BUSN 460 ALL COURSE DISCUSSIONS
BUSN 460 Week 1 DQ 1 Selling your team’s services to CanGo
As a team of management consultants, your job is to persuade CanGo to purchase your services to help them correct their management issues. Tell us your Team Name, identify your individual team members and give us some idea of the individual strengths you bring to this picture.
BUSN 460 Week 1 DQ 2 Mission, Vision & Values
How does a corporation determine what direction they will take in the marketplace? The first three elements of setting this direction are Mission Vision and Value Statements. What do these mean? How do they impact decision-making at a corporation?
BUSN 460 Week 2 DQ 1 Planning a Technological Solution
Nick has been handed a project where he has to implement Online Gaming, requiring significant technological integration. What factors does he need to consider and manage for the project to be a success?
BUSN 460 Week 2 DQ 2 Cost Benefit Analysis
What are the costs of the new systems that may be implemented? How do we justify their implementation at CanGo?
BUSN 460 Week 3 DQ 1 Flow Charting Processes
Jack shows us a flow chart of the new warehouse system this week. What does a flow chart tell us? How can we use that information?
BUSN 460 Week 3 DQ 2 Implementing Technology
What do we still need to investigate and decide for implementing the new system into CanGo’s operations?
BUSN 460 Week 4 DQ 1 Group vs Team
Let’s discuss the differences between groups and teams. How do we convert a group to a team? What benefits might come from this conversion in a business environment?
BUSN 460 Week 4 DQ 2 Matrixed Employee Environments
Today, employers are using employees more and more in a matrixed environment. What does that mean? How can we contend with the various stressors in such an environment? How do we manage expectations up for various projects?
BUSN 460 Week 5 DQ 1 Performance Review Session
Let’s talk about the performance review Nick received from Warren. Would you accept the review if you were Nick? What would you want to be different and why?
BUSN 460 Week 5 DQ 2 Status Reports
You’ve had a variety of weekly leaders in this class, and you’ve all turned in Status Reports. What can you do to improve that process and better evaluate and manage your teammates?
BUSN 460 Week 6 DQ 1 Corporate Decision Making
CanGo is looking at ways to grow its business. How should they approach the decision on how to do it?
BUSN 460 Week 6 DQ 2 Weighing Decision Criteria
How do we assign weights to criteria? Is it always based strictly on logic and achieving the best quantitative result and why?
BUSN 460 Week 7 DQ 1 Corporate Ethics Tactics
Operating a business in an ethical manner takes time, effort and commitment. What are the key elements to a company having successful organizational ethics? What can we do as managers to encourage ethical behavior and to raise ethical standards in our organizations?
BUSN 460 Week 7 DQ 2 Profit vs. Responsibility
There is sometimes a perceived conflict between earning profit and being responsible. What should CanGo do about adding violent games to their product mix? What impact might this have on the various stakeholders for the company? Why might the perception that profits can’t mix with responsibility be false? How does this affect CanGo’s decision whether to sell games with violent content?