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June 19, 2021

cultural management technique

How and why do organisations use cultural management technique to manage employee behavior? Discuss this view and critically assess the use of cultural management technique in organizations.
June 19, 2021

Professional identity

Professional identity is an important aspect of individual self-identity.  Evaluate why professional identity is so important, explaining why the realities of professional identity often contrast individual’s initial assumptions about what it means to be a professional.
June 19, 2021

Aspects of the psychoanalytic perspective on identity

Choose three aspects of the psychoanalytic perspective on identity and describe how each aspect can be said to explain employee behavior.
June 19, 2021

Social group norms

Social group norms are seen to shape individual behaviours in important ways in organizations. Discuss this statement with reference to social identity theory and explain why social group differences may lead to problematic outcomes for organizations.
June 11, 2021

budgeted overheads

Given: Total budgeted overheads = Shs.240,000 Production budget is as follows: Product A B Units 20,000 10,000 Labour hours 20,000 20,000 Labour cost Shs.17,500 Shs.22,500 Machine hours 45,000 15,000 Material cost Shs.15,000 Shs.25,000 Required Compute the overhead absorption rate per unit of A and B using the following methods: a) […]
June 11, 2021

A factory consists of two production cost centers (G and H) and two service cost centers (J and K)

A factory consists of two production cost centers (G and H) and two service cost centers (J and K). The total overheads allocated and apportioned to each centre are as follows: G H J K Shs.40,000 Shs.50,000 Shs.30,000 Shs.18,000 The work done by the service cost centers can be represented […]
June 11, 2021

Activity Based Costing

a)Explain how Activity Based Costing differs from traditional absorption costing, giving an example b) Explain the following terms giving an example of each: (i) Service centre; and (ii) Production centre. Explain how the treatment of overheads differs between the two different types of centers.
June 11, 2021

Divergent thinking

Abram’s first year was very difficult, and he found that he was not as successful as he would have liked. Explain with an example how each of the following may help Abram be more successful in the future. Divergent thinking Elaborative rehearsal Intrinsic motivation Self-efficacy
June 11, 2021

Authoritarian parenting style

Abram recently graduated from high school and began his first year at a four-year university. Explain with an example how experiencing each of the following in the past may affect Abram’s ability to succeed in college. Authoritarian parenting style Identity versus role confusion Unconditional positive regard