Managing Change (Case studies in management)

Anand, N. & Barsoux, JL. 2017. What Everyone Gets Wrong About Change Management. Harvard Business Review, 95(6):78-85.

Groysberg, B., Lee, J., Price, J. & Cheng, J.Y. 2018. The Leader’s Guide to Corporate Culture. Harvard Business Review, 96(1):44-52.

Leetaru, L. 2019. The Wrong Ways to Strengthen Culture. Harvard Business Review, 97(4):21-24.

Weitzner, D. 2019. Fifteen Paths. Chapter 14: Re-create Yourself. ECW Press.

Video: The 8 Types of Company Culture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZaBZH-D1Qk

Second written case due: Loblaw in Canada’s Stagnant Grocery Market

Ivey Product Number: 9B17M169

Durability of Concrete (Questions and Answers)

Durability of Concrete Assignment 

Answer the following questions about Durability of Concrete. Use not more than 550 words in each question.

What are Design Codes and their application?

What is the main concept of the Limit States Codes?

What are the main Limit States requirements for the concrete structures?

Briefly explain the differences between serviceability and ultimate limit states, giving examples of each?

Name the different types of cracks and their sources?

What are the load combinations for serviceability and why do we need them?

Why do we need load factors and capacity reduction factor?

Why and how can we protect the reinforcing steel?

How can we satisfy durability by cover requirements?

What is Fire Resistance Period (FRP)?

What are the main concerns of design for fire load?

Reinforcement will not prevent the formation of cracks and indeed may cause cracks to form. Explain why?

What are the bases of crack control in AS 3600-2009?

Basis of Crimes (Questions & Answers)

Instructions

Please answer the following questions for your research response. They cover Chapters 4 and 5 in your text. They all have a basis in your book but you will probably have to do some outside research.

1) What is the Actus Reus of a crime? When does failure to act constitute an act?

2) What is the Mens Rea of a crime? What is the difference between general and specific intent?

3) Think about the modern approach to the law of principals, discussed on pages 111-112 of your text. Is it fair to assess the same degree of fault and impose the same punishment on an accomplice as on a perpetrator? Why or why not?

4) What are inchoate offenses?

5) Define the crimes of attempt, solicitation, and conspiracy, including whether or not they merge with the underlying crime if that crime is completed.

6) What is the “actus reus” or act requirement for each of the offenses of attempt, solicitation, and conspiracy?

7) Provide an example of an attempt, a solicitation, and a conspiracy for a serious crime.

8) What are the justifications for criminalizing the offenses (each addressed individually) of attempt, solicitation and conspiracy, and do they make sense?

This assignment should be 2-4 pages, double spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, with one inch margins all around. Please submit this assignment as a word document and cite all of your references in APA format. (Citations to your book are required in text and in the reference section, as well as any outside resources you use).

The book is Criminal Law & Procedure. John Scheb and John M. Scheb II. 8th Ed.

Social work practice approaches in mental health

Journal Questions
Address the following question areas in your reflective journal:
Social work practice approaches in mental health (800 words)

Reflect on your experience of engaging and listening in the triads. How did you feel?  What did you do well and why?  Which skills do you think you need to develop further and how might you go about this?

Describe your experience of practising assessment and counselling skills behind the one-way mirror. This should include:-how you handled the fact that the class was observing on the other side of the mirror; what you enjoyed about the practice; what was difficult; how you felt when you received feedback from the class; what you took away from this for future skills development.

Describe your experience as an outsider witness.  How did you feel about commenting on fellow students’ practice?  What did you gain out of this exercise?

Atmospheric Pressure and Boiling Point of Water (Lab report)

In this lab report, include:

Introduction/background

Aims of the experiment

Objectives

Apparatus

Theory

Procedure

Health and safety

 

Management Communication (Case studies in management)

Weitzner, D. 2019. Fifteen Paths. Chapter 4: Change the Way You Listen. ECW Press.

Sull, D., Turconi, S. & Sull, C. 2018. Six Steps to Communicating Strategic Priorities Effectively. MIT Sloan Management Review, 59(3):1-4.

Video: Think Fast, Talk Smart – Communication Techniques

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAnw168huqA

 Taking Successful Managerial Action

Sull, D., Homkes, R. & Sull, C. 2015. Why Strategy Execution Unravels and What to Do About It. Harvard Business Review, 93(3):57-66.

Sull, D., Turconi, S., Sull, C. & Yoder, J. 2018. Turning Strategy into Results. MIT Sloan Management Review, 59(3):1-12.

Video: Why Strategy Execution Unravels and What to Do About It

https://hbr.org/video/5143339694001/why-strategy-execution-unravelsand-what-to-do-about-it

Mid-term assignment due

Managerial Planning (Case studies in management)

Porter, M.E. 1996. What Is Strategy? Harvard Business Review, 74(6):61-78.

Porter, M. E. 2008. The Five Competitive Forces that Shape Strategy. Harvard Business Review, 86(1):78-93.

Video: The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYF2_FBCvXw&t=184s

First written case due: Toys “R” Us Canada: Is Playtime Over?  

Ivey Product #: 9B18M167

Career objectives, plans, goals, aspirations

I want a summary of my career objectives, goals, and aspirations in one page. I will attach further details.

Purpose, Principles and Leadership (Case studies in Management)

 Purpose, Principles and Leadership

W1: Managing with Purpose

Quinn, R.E. & Thakor, A.V. 2018. Creating a Purpose-Driven Organization. Harvard Business Review, 96 (4):78-85.

Porter, M.E. & Kramer, M.R., 2011. Creating Shared Value. How to reinvent capitalism—and unleash a wave of innovation and growth. Harvard Business Review, 89(1-2):62-77.

Video: Shared Value as Corporate Strategy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaEv4frj-88&t=0s&list=PL4pqY0N7PHPaF5VWDZ_NUBEqfN702cfOM&index=4

W2: Responsible Management

Weitzner, D. 2019. Fifteen Paths. Chapter 5: Trade Fairly. ECW Press.

Weitzner, D., & Deutsch, Y. 2019. Why the time has come to retire instrumental stakeholder theory. Academy of Management Review, 44: 694-698.

Harrison, J.S., Felps, W., & Jones, T.M. 2019. Instrumental Stakeholder Theory Makes Ethically Based Relationship Building Palatable to Managers Focused on the Bottom Line. Academy of Management Review, 44: 698-700.

Video: IHMA Necessary Conversation with Ed Freeman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leDhu6XXr3Q

Managerial Leadership (Case studies in management)

Managerial Leadership

Hamel, G. & Zanini, M. 2018. The End of Bureaucracy. Harvard Business Review, 96(6):50-59.

Gulati, R. 2018. Structure that’s Not Stifling. Harvard Business Review, 96(3):68-79.

Martin, R.L. 2019. The High Price of Efficiency. Harvard Business Review, 97(1):42-55.

Video: Social Intelligence and Leadership

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Qv0o1oh9f4

Case 1 for posting: Alexa: A Pandora’s Box of Risks
HBP Product #: KE1143-PDF-ENG