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Evaluate the relative advantages and disadvantages of a conventional deferred profit-sharing plan and a simplified employee pension (SEP) in terms of their application to a self-employed individual as a means of establishing a formal program for accumulating retirement funds.

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Assume that an employer has had a Cash or Deferred Arrangement (CODA) for several years and that the reaction of the employees toward the plan has been unsatisfactory. Discuss the plan design flexibility available for a CODA that may be used by the employer to improve the employees’ reaction with increasing annual organizational contribution.

 

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Assume that an employer has had a Cash or Deferred Arrangement (CODA) for several years and that the reaction of the employees toward the plan has been unsatisfactory. Discuss the plan design flexibility available for a CODA that may be used by the employer to improve the employees’ reaction with increasing annual organizational contribution.

 

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Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 to maximum of 250 words. Remember to in-text cite and then reference materials where required. As a note, initial responses require demonstrated research.

 

Discuss the Following in a Single Initial Response:

Assume that an employer has had a profit-sharing plan for several years, and employee perception of such has been less than satisfactory.

 

Discuss possible design flexibility available for a profit-sharing plan that may be used by the employer to improve employee satisfaction by increasing contribution on the part of the organization.

 

Do not include the questions in your initial response or replies.

 

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Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

  • Provide a workplace example of an ethical violation.
  • Explain why you feel this is an ethical violation and what you would do to ensure that it didn’t happen again?

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  • Describe how leaders can create and maintain a healthy organizational structure.

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The Electoral College and the dominance of the two major political parties are controversial aspects of the U.S. electoral system.  

 

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words: 

  • What was the Founders’ original purpose for the Electoral College?
  • How has the purpose or role of the Electoral College changed from its origination to today? Provide at least 1 specific example to support your position.
  • Should the United States consider changing the two-party (i.e., Democratic and Republican) political system? Use the information you have learned in this course to support your answer.

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  • Keeping in mind the aspects of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling, explain how you would evaluate the effectiveness of a strategic plan.
  • What do you think is the most important piece of information to consider when determining effectiveness? Why?

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Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words: 

  • In strategic planning, what components would you consider necessary for creating a strategic plan?
  • Using your chosen company for this course, explain what components they use and whether they do a good job of communicating their plan to their workforce.

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Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words: 

  • Explain when a Balanced Scorecard would be most useful for a company and who would be in charge of creating one.
  • Describe how different aspects of the scorecard can be more beneficial for some companies rather than others.