… manager, I intend to focus on identifying and replacing the outdated equipment, raising the required funds using appropriate strategies.
1.1 Purpose of Project management Plan
The purpose of the Hospital Equipment Upgrade (HEU) PMP is to identify all outdated equipment in the target hospital, develop a plan … delivery. Among the clinicians surveyed, each wastes an average of 45 minutes per day because of outdated communication technology. These were the biggest time wasters identified in the poll. This problem goes beyond only communication equipment and affects all kinds of outdated equipment used in the hospital. … used in the hospital. Outdated technology supposedly causes as much as 35% waste in healthcare. This waste occurs in areas such as increased time, maintenance costs, reduced productivity, etc. (Lee, 2016).
The objective of this project is to identify, systematically, the equipment in the hospital environment that … the project as staff members……
Healthcare Business. (2013, May 15). Report: Hospitals waste billions using outdated technology. Retrieved from Health Care Business Tech: http://www.healthcarebusinesstech.com/outdated-technology-wastes-money/
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Moran, W. J. (2019). Hospital Fundraising Best Practices. Retrieved from The Moran Company: https://morancompany.com/hospital-fundraising-best-practices/
Parand, A., Dopson, S., A. R., & Vincent, C. (2014). The role of hospital managers in quality and patient safety: a systematic review. BMJ Open.
Pohjola, T., Suhonen, M., Mattila, K., & Meretoja, R. (2016). The work done in healthcare projects . Journal of Nursing.
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… process, which was not something I really quite grasped fully before. I understood that digital communications and record keeping can facilitate supply chain management, but I did not ever stop to imagine what a manufacturing firm would be like without any of these tools—it would be like … not ever stop to imagine what a manufacturing firm would be like without any of these tools—it would be like stepping back in time. Thus, this article really helped me to appreciate the tools that are available in the developed world and how they can be used ……
Afshan, N. (2013, December). The performance outcomes of dimensions of supply chain integration: A conceptual framework. Business: Theory and Practice, 14(4), 323.
Georgise, F. B., Thoben, K. D., & Seifert, M. (2014). Supply chain integration in the manufacturing firms in developing country: An Ethiopian case study. Journal of Industrial Engineering, 2014.
Prensky, M. (2001). Digital natives, digital immigrants part 1. On the horizon, 9(5), 1-6.
Spiess, J., T'Joens, Y., Dragnea, R., Spencer, P., & Philippart, L. (2014). Using big data to improve customer experience and business performance. Bell labs technical journal, 18(4), 3-17.
… Focused Therapy, FSCJ, Behavior
Managing Behavior in Adolescents and Children through Solution-Focused Therapy
Behavior is a common occurrence for children and adolescents with time predominance rates running from 2.6% to 20% (Brockman et.al, 2016). Children and adolescents adapting to overseeing conduct may experience lower accomplishment, challenges with … Currency: This Journal article was published in 2016, therefore it is current. Authority and credibility: It is located in FSCJ database cited four time by authors under library and learning commons with publication authority from Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment where the key focus … under library and learning commons with publication authority from Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment where the key focus is conflict management, literacy, negotiation, theory, financial management, a trans-theoretical model of change, and couples therapy where it is cited fifteen time by Plum X metrics or Google scholar. Audience: The journal……
Boyer, B., MacKay, K. J., McLeod, B. D., & van der Oord, S. (2018). Comparing Alliance in Two Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for Adolescents with ADHD Using a Randomized Controlled Trial. Behavior Therapy, 49(5), 781–795. 10.1016/j.beth.2018.01.003
Brockman, M., Hussain, K., Sanchez, B., & Turns, B. (2016). Managing Child Behavior Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Utilizing Structural and Solution Focused Therapy with Primary Caregivers. American Journal of Family Therapy, 44(1), 1–10. 10.1080/01926187.2015.1099414
Gonzalez, C. (2017). Recovering Process from Child Sexual Abuse During Adulthood from an Integrative Approach to Solution-Focused Therapy: A Case Study. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 26(7), 785–805. 10.1080/10538712.2017.1354954
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Smith, T. E., Shelton, V. M., & Richards, K. V. (2016). Solution-focused financial therapy with couples. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 26(5), 452–460. 10.1080/10911359.2015.1087921
… resilient organizations. To begin with, it should be noted that the resilience building ought to be a continuous exercise. It is not a one-time exercise. This essentially means that resilience ought to be normalized and embraced as part and parcel of organizational identity. The institutionalization of resilience … should see to it that resilience is underpinned by physical wellbeing. On this front, physical wellbeing has got to do with the effective management of fatigue and implementation of deliberate measures to promote fitness within the operating environment’s constraints. Alongside physical wellbeing, the relevance of ensuring that ……
Meredith, L.S., Sherbourne, C.D., Gaillot, S., Hansell, L. Rtschard, H.V., Parker, A.M. & Wrenn, G. (2011). Promoting Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Military. Retrieved from https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monographs/2011/RAND_MG996.pdf
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Literature Review for Capstone Project
In the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D), medication adherence is a crucial issue. One of the strategies to ensure medication adherence among T2D patients is … that analysis eight literature materials.
A comparison of research questions
In all the articles, the research questions incorporate the aspect of nonadherence to medication/management strategies, however, there are varying aspects in the details of each research question. In Costa et al. (2015), the study focused on chronic ……
Balducci, S., D’Errico, V., Haxhi, J., Sacchetti, M., Orlando, G., Cardelli, P., ... & Lucisano, G. (2019). Effect of a Behavioral Intervention Strategy on Sustained Change in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: The IDES_2 Randomized Clinical Trial. Jama, 321(9), 880-890.
Costa, E., Giardini, A., Savin, M., Menditto, E., Lehane, E., Laosa, O., ... & Marengoni, A. (2015). Interventional tools to improve medication adherence: review of literature. Patient preference and adherence, 9, 1303.
Guo, Z., Liu, J., Zeng, H., He, G., Ren, X., & Guo, J. (2019). Feasibility and efficacy of nurse-led team management intervention for improving the self-management of type 2 diabetes patients in a Chinese community: a randomized controlled trial. Patient preference and adherence, 13, 1353.
Johansen, M. Y., MacDonald, C. S., Hansen, K. B., Karstoft, K., Christensen, R., Pedersen, M., ... & Iepsen, U. W. (2017). Effect of an intensive lifestyle intervention on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized clinical trial. Jama, 318(7), 637-646.
Mohd, M. M. A. H., Phung, H., Sun, J., & Morisky, D. E. (2016). Improving adherence to medication in adults with diabetes in the United Arab Emirates. BMC public health, 16(1), 857.
Sapkota, S., Brien, J. A., Greenfield, J., & Aslani, P. (2015). A systematic review of interventions addressing adherence to anti-diabetic medications in patients with type 2 diabetes—impact on adherence. PloS one, 10(2), e0118296.
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Whitehead, L. C., Crowe, M. T., Carter, J. D., Maskill, V. R., Carlyle, D., Bugge, C., & Frampton, C. M. (2017). A nurse?led education and cognitive behaviour therapy?based intervention among adults with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice, 23(4), 821-829.
Of Workforce management
Workforce management is one of the most important aspects of operating a business (Randolph Thomas & Horman, 2006). From a Workforce management standpoint, Bass Pro Shops is strategically committed to the pursuit of quality over the long term. However, there are areas for improvement, as … the workforce and leadership are being developed there. It will conclude with a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of Bass Pro’s workforce management, opportunities for improvement, and proposed actions.
Field of inquiry #1: Workforce Environment
How does your selected organization build an effective and supportive workforce … front of a customer or continuously making mistakes through a process of guess and check until they get it right.
At the same time, Bass Pro uses inspirational leadership to guides its workers to be self-motivated (Life at Bass Pro Shops, 2018). It promotes teamwork in an … teamwork in an effort……
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De Vries, M.F.K., 1998. Charisma in action: The transformational abilities of Virgin's Richard Branson and ABB's Percy Barnevik. Organizational Dynamics, 26(3), pp.7-21.
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… offered (Brown, 1981).
The faith was especially important in facilitating the organization of these communities…[break]…identified and honored with respect, while at the same time the leaders have to implement a type of leadership style that follows in the servant leadership tradition. This approach to leadership is about … of set-up by emphasizing the development of culture through the expression of a clear and unifying vision, a mission that is realistic, a management style that allows workers to celebrate victories and maintain a……
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Kotter, J. P. (2012). Accelerate! Harvard Business Review, 90(11), 44–58.
Price, J. (2012). Structured to Flourish: Organization Design Lessons from the Early Church. Journal of Strategic Leadership, 4, 42-47.
Strategic Supply Chain management: Case Study
I. Executive Summary
Strategic supply chain management consists of strategic, tactical and operational levels, wherein general planning, short-term process decision-making, and day-to-day operations are planned and executed. This case study … outside of Canada, the company has made no inroads of any substantial impact in foreign markets. [3: Krebbler Furniture Case Study, Supply Chain management Association, 12.]
The market for household furniture in Canada is extremely competitive. The founder Michael Krebbler took the company public five years ago … at present are still operating as two separate businesses though they are owned by one owner.[footnoteRef:5] [4: Krebbler Furniture Case Study, Supply Chain management Association, 3.] [5: Krebbler Furniture Case Study, Supply Chain management Association, 8.]
Operating expenses have increased drastically since the sale of Krebbler’s to McCray. Two years prior they 7.23 million CAD compared to … between before and after the merger can……
Channick, Robert. “Fallout from China Trade War,” Chicago Tribune, 2019. https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-china-tariffs-illinois-impact-20190510-story.html
Krebbler Furniture Case Study, Supply Chain Management Association. Digital File.
… production problems for Nike in Asia. While Nike has been active in promoting the ultimate Trump antagonist in Colin Kaepernick, it is now time to bury the hatch and put America first but cutting ties with Kaepernick and opening up production in the US so as to …
Literature Review 3
Application of the Theory to the Organization in Question 4
Bibliography and References 9
Change management is about managing people and their reactions to change (Cameron & Green, 2015). However, the need for change is typically related to business … a sustainable plan or strategy for companies that need laborers and supply chains. To maintain the livelihood of the nation at the same time that people are protected, changes need to be made. Transportation may be halted altogether in the coming months and years, which means Nike … labor or goods made overseas……
Bibliography and References
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Cameron, E. and Green, M. (2015), Making Sense of Change Management: A complete Guide to the Models, Tools and Techniques of Organizational Change. Kogan Page: London
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Purchasing and Supply management
Why is purchasing and supply management so important to a firm’s success? Burt (2010) perhaps puts it best: “Historically, supply management has been considered important because of its impact on costs” (p. 9). In other words, a firm seeking to be competitive and profitable … impact on costs” (p. 9). In other words, a firm seeking to be competitive and profitable must have a good purchasing and supply management process in place—otherwise it risks watching its bottom line whittle away due to costs that it did not try its hardest to reduce. … to costs that it did not try its hardest to reduce. This paper will discuss the importance and value of purchasing and supply management by 1) looking at how the function relates to selecting a qualified supplier, 2) selecting the best strategies for negotiating prices, 3) creating … for detailed requirements, 4)……
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