$12.00 Emerging Management Practices
2. Business process reengineering and downsizing often occur together. Why?
3. Describe “downsizing,” its causes, and its primary risks.
5. Besides increasing globalization, what trends within the United States are causing firms to seek more diversified workforces?
9. How does the implementation of open-book management require and organization’s accountants to change their traditional practices?
20. ERP software programs allow tighter linkages within a supply chain than were possible with earlier generations of software. Consider the possibility of a tighter link between the marketing and engineering functions within a firm that makes consumer electronics. Discuss how the link between these two functions could improve the following:
a. customer satisfaction
b. time to bring new products to market
c. cost management