Are contingency theories of leadership, or trait theories of leadership, more useful for leaders in organisations?

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Assignment topic: Are contingency theories of leadership, or trait theories of leadership, more useful for leaders in organisations? Write an essay demonstrating critical awareness of the issues involved. Word count: 800 words Structure and general requirements for an essay task: Introduction: A good essay should have an introduction that makes it clear what is the […]

Tesla?Marketing?Plan

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Description This is for my marketing management class. This is a group project and I need my part completed. Keep in mind that this is a marketing plan for Tesla and is based around the idea of their charging stations and needs to be original. ***NO PLAGIARISM*** Attached are the instructions. Marketing Plan for Tesla […]

David?Garland,?The?Culture?of?Control?(Oxford:?OUP,?2001)

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Description What?is?the?book?s?argument? 2.?Does?the?book?do?what?it?says?it?is?going?to?do? 3.?Is?the?book?a?contribution?to?the?field?or?discipline? 4.?Does?the?book?relate?to?a?current?debate?or?trend?in?the?field?and?if?so,?how? 5.?What?is?the?theoretical?lineage?or?school?of?thought?out?of?which?the?book?rises? 6.?Is?the?book?well?written? 7.?What?are?the?books?terms?and?are?they?defined? 8.?How?accurate?is?the?information?(e.g.,?the?footnotes,?bibliography,?dates)? 9.?Are?the?illustrations?helpful??If?there?are?no?illustrations,?should?there?have?been? 10.?Who?would?benefit?from?reading?this?book? 11.?How?does?the?book?compare?to?other?books?in?the?field? It?can?be?worthwhile?to?do?an?on?line?search?to?get?a?sense?for?the?author?s?history,?other?books,?university appointments.?This?can?provide?you?with?useful?context. Making?a?Plan You?should?really?try?to?outline?the?book review?before?you?write?it.?This?will?keep?you?on?task?and?stop?you?from?straying?into?writing?an?academic essay. Classic?book?review?structure?is?as?follows: (?very?important),? 12.?Title?including?complete?bibliographic?citation?for?the?work?(i.e.,?title?in?full,?author,?place,?publisher,?date?of publication,?edition?statement,?pages,?special?features?[maps,?color?plates,?etc.],?price,?and?ISBN. 13.?One?to?two?paragraphs?identifying?the?thesis,?and?whether?the?author?achieves?the?stated?purpose?of?the?book. 15.?Two?to?four?paragraphs?summarizing?the?book. 16.?One?paragraph?on?the?book?s?strengths. 17.?One?paragraph?on?the?book?s?weaknesses. 18.?One?paragraph?on?your?assessment?of?the?book?s?strengths?and?weaknesses. Avoiding?Five?Common?Pitfalls 1.?Evaluate?the?text,?don?t?just?summarize?it.?While?a?succinct?restatement?of?the?text?s?points?is?important,?part of?writing?a?book?review?is?making?a?judgment.?Is?the?book?a?contribution?to?the?field??Does?it?add?to?our knowledge??Should?this?book?be?read?and?by?whom??One?needn?t?be?negative?to?evaluate;?for?instance, explaining?how?a?text?relates?to?current?debates?in?the?field?is?a?form?of?evaluation. 2.?Do?not?cover?everything?in?the?book.?In?other?words,?don?t?use?the?table?of?contents?as?a structuring?principle?for?your?review.?Try?to?organize?your?review?around?the?book?s?argument?or?your?argument about?the?book. 25/11/2016 Register now with WritersHub.org! http://www.writershub.org/writer/orders/94358#instructions 4/5 3.?Judge?the?book?by?its?intentions?not?yours.?Don?t?criticize?the?author?for?failing?to?write?the book?you?think?that?he?or?she?should?have?written.?As?John?Updike?puts?it,??Do?not?imagine yourself?the?caretaker?of?any?tradition,?an?enforcer?of?any?party?standards,?a?warrior?in?any ideological?battle,?a?corrections?officer?of?any?kind.? 4.?Likewise,?don?t?spend?too?much?time?focusing?on?gaps.?Since?a?book?is?only?200?to?500?pages,?it?cannot possibly?address?the?richness?of?any?topic.?For?this?reason,?the?most?common criticism?in?any?review?is?that?the?book?doesn?t?address?some?part?of?the?topic.?If?the?book purports?to?be?about?ethnicity?and?film?and?yet?lacks?a?chapter?on?Latinos,?by?all?means, mention?it.?Just?don?t?belabour?the?point.?Another?tic?of?reviewers?is?to?focus?too?much?on books?the?author?did?not?cite.?If?you?are?using?their?bibliography?just?to?display?your?own knowledge?it?will?be?obvious?to?the?reader.?Keep?such?criticisms?brief. 5.?Don?t?use?too?many?quotes?from?the?book.?It?is?best?to?paraphrase?or?use?short?telling?quotes?within?sentences.

Women?s role in society in Europe (swaying toward gender role under patriarchy and English Law).

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Focusing?on?the?materials?from?the?nineteenth?and?twentieth?centuries,?in?an?essay?of?6?8?pages, demonstrate?how?a?particular?idea?or?topic?is?developed?in?a?primary?source?(Mary?Wollstonecraft)?selected?from the assigned?readings,?music,?and/or?art.?Your?essay?should?include?supporting?materials?from?two secondary?sources?.?These?secondary?sources?should analyze?and?discuss?the?primary?source?in?a scholarly?fashion.?The?essay?should?analyze?your?secondary?sources?as?well?as?include?your?own reflective?perspective?on?the?topic.?However,?you?should?not?just?summarize?what?your secondary?sources?said?and?then?add?a?section?of??what?I?think?about?this?topic.??As?you?learned?in?BIC?1323, you?should?have?a?clear?thesis?with?well?defined?main?points?and?should?use?your secondary?sources?to?support?your?thesis.?You?may?disagree?with?a?secondary?source,?but?should also?include?quotes?from?your?primary?source?(or?descriptions?of?the?art?or?music)?to?refute?a secondary?source?s?stance?while?strengthening?your?thesis.?Also?remember,?that?you?must?take?a stance?before?your?topic???a?thesis;?this?is?an?essay,?not?a?report. Use?at?least?two?secondary?scholarly?sources?for?this?assignment.

Security Technology and Innovation in the Transportation Industry

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Description Develop?a?10?minute,?7?slide?max,?power?point?presentation?on?the?assigned?topic?from?our?course.?The presentation?has?to?be?on?your?assigned?chapter?from?the?book,?but?you?have?the?latitude?to?choose?any?topic within?that?chapter?for?their?presentation.?A?video?can?be?embedded?and?shown?with?a?3?minute?time?limit.?The attached?material?is?Chapter?8?of?our?book?to?get?more?detailed?information?on?what?is?being?presented.

Entrepreneurship and new venture planning

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Description The?informational?interview?involves?meeting?and?interviewing?an?entrepreneur,?business?owner,?or?financial professional?to?gather?information.?You?should?not?wait?until?the?due?date?to?prepare,?as?meetings?may?be difficult?to?arrange?at?short?notice.?If?your?work?schedule?inhibits?such?preparation,?you?may?conduct?the interview?by?telephone?or?via?online/e?mail?format. Required?Elements?to?include?in?the?Informational?Interview?Write?Up: Students?are?responsible?for?developing?questions?that?will?garner?the?responses?necessary?to?address?the?key elements?of?the?assignment. Include?all?of?the?following?elements?in?your?interview?report: Provide?a?brief?description?of?the?business?which?includes?the?business?form?the?nature?of?the?business,?how many?years?in?business,?and?whether?the?business?is?local?in?nature,?national,?or?international?in?scope; Why?did?the?person?decide?to?go?into?business,?and?what?was?the?biggest?obstacle?they?had?to?overcome?in?the early?stages?of?the?business; Did?the?owner?develop?a?Business?Plan?before?starting?the?business,?why?or?why?not; Discuss?what?makes?the?business?unique?and?different?from?its?competition?and?what?is?its?value?proposition; Does?the?company?have?a?clearly?defined?strategy,?what?do?you?believe?it?is; Discuss?the?owners?marketing?and?sales?strategy?for?gaining?and?maintaining?new?business?opportunities; What?core?business?functions?if?any?did?the?business?decide?to?outsource?and?why; Discuss?the?hiring?process?and?the?core?values?that?have?been?established?for?the?organization; Discuss?the?financial?management?tools?and?metrics?that?the?business?owner?depends?on?too?manage?growth?and profitability; Discuss?keys?to?success,?from?the?owner’s?perspective; What?the?person?would?do?differently?if?he/she?had?it?to?do?all?over?again. Critically?assess?the?current?status?of?the?business?based?on?concepts?presented?in?class.?What?would?you?say?is the?future?for?this?business??Would?you?invest?in?this?business??Why?or?why?not?? Interview?questions?must?be?included?as?an?addendum?to?the?assignment;?however,?these?should?not?be?counted toward?the?length?requirement?of?the?paper.? Required?Formatting?of?Informational?Interview?Report: This?report?should?be?double?spaced,?12?point?font,?and?three?to?five?pages?in?length?excluding?the?title?page?and reference?page; Title?page; Introductory?paragraph?and?a?summary?paragraph; Use?headings; Write?in?the?third?person; Use?APA?formatting?for?in?text?citations?and?a?reference?page.?You?are?expected?to?paraphrase?and?not?use quotes.?Deductions?will?be?taken?when?quotes?are?used?and?found?to?be?unnecessary; Submit?the?paper?in?the?Assignment?Folder.

Is pay a motivator?

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Description Define the different forms of pay. e.g. pay could also mean: stock   options,compensation,salary,bonus,commission for sales etc.. Need to mention pay will motivate people until a certain level e.g. to meet their basic needs (link to Maslow hierarchy of needs) but beyond that money is not a motivator anymore. because after they reached their basic […]

Hundred Years Year

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Description Discuss?the?Hundred?Years’?War.?Why?did?the?war?continue?for?so?long?a?period?in?the?fourteenth?century??What advantages?did?each?side?possess??What?were?the?results?of?this?war?for?England?and?France?

Literature Review Resources

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Description Successful?completion?of?a?doctoral?dissertation?requires?significant?amounts?of?independent?reading?on?the research?topic.?This?allows?the?doctoral?learner/researcher?to?become?familiar?with?the?scope?of?the?topic?and?to identify?gaps?or?tensions?within?the?existing?literature?on?the?topic.?These?gaps?and?tensions?become?the?source of?the?dissertation?research.?In?this?assignment,?you?will?read?and?annotate?potential?sources?in?your?dissertation field?of?interest.?Those?demonstrating?the?most?merit?to?the?best?of?your?understanding?of?the?topic?at?this?time should?be?added?to?your?RefWorks?list?for?potential?inclusion?in?the?literature?review?section?of?your?dissertation. General?Requirements: Use?the?following?information?to?ensure?successful?completion?of?the?assignment: ?Locate?the?assignment?submission?for?”Literature?Review?Resources”?from?LDR?802.?You?will?add?to?this document?to?begin?building?a?running?literature?review. ?It?is?recommended?that?you?engage?in?this?activity?throughout?the?duration?of?this?course. ?Instructors?will?be?scoring?your?submission?based?on?the?number?of?unique?sources?identified?in?the?list submitted. ?Download?the?resource??Literature?Review?Resources?Tool??(if?needed)?and?use?it?to?complete?the?assignment. ?Doctoral?learners?are?required?to?use?APA?style?for?their?writing?assignments.?The?APA?Style?Guide?is?located in?the?Student?Success?Center. ?Refer?to?”Preparing?Annotated?Bibliographies,”?located?in?the?Student?Success?Center,?for?additional?guidance on?completing?this?assignment?in?the?appropriate?style. ?You?are?not?required?to?submit?this?assignment?to?Turnitin. Directions: Read?at?least?10?empirical?articles?in?your?general?dissertation?field?that?you?have?not?read?previously. In?the?”Literature?Review?Resources”?document?that?you?submitted?in?LDR?802,?provide?the?following?for?each source?that?you?are?adding?to?the?document: 1.The?APA?formatted?citation. 2.A?brief?annotation?of?the?key?points?of?the?source. 3.An?indication?of?whether?the?source?has?been?added?to?(Y)?or?excluded?from?(N)?your?RefWorks?list. Highlight?the?additions?to?the?document?so?your?instructor?can?readily?identify?them.