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Staff Matters: How Will The New Federal Earnings Threshold Impact Our Practice?, Jodi Schafer SPHR, SHRM-SCP 2024 Principal, HRM Services, Williamston, Michigan

Staff Matters: How Will The New Federal Earnings Threshold Impact Our Practice?, Jodi Schafer Sphr, Shrm-Scp

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

This article addresses impending changes to overtime rules under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and their implications for dental practices. The Department of Labor's recent updates on the minimum earning threshold for exempt employees necessitate adjustments in employment classifications. Starting July 1, 2024, the threshold will increase to $844 per week and subsequently rise every three years. Dental practices, including salaried employees like dental hygienists and management staff, must reassess classifications to ensure compliance. For affected employees, reclassification as non-exempt may be necessary, entailing eligibility for overtime pay. However, a hybrid approach—paying non-exempt employees a weekly salary while …


Mda Foundation: $110,000 Raised At Sparkling Smiles Event; Mini-Grant Awarded, Anne Berquist 2024 Michigan Dental Association Foundation

Mda Foundation: $110,000 Raised At Sparkling Smiles Event; Mini-Grant Awarded, Anne Berquist

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

The 2024 MDA Foundation’s Sparkling Smiles event raised a record-breaking $110,000, surpassing last year's total by $30,000. The Holland Free Dental Clinic received a $2,500 mini-grant. Keynote speaker Todd J. Duckett's address inspired generosity. The Foundation awarded $110,000 in grants this past year, including 12 scholarships totaling $31,000. The event featured a successful Wine Lotto and was supported by numerous sponsors.


Outgoing Mda President Knudsen: ‘I Strongly Believe In The Mda!’, Eric Knudsen DDS 2024 Michigan Dental Association

Outgoing Mda President Knudsen: ‘I Strongly Believe In The Mda!’, Eric Knudsen Dds

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

In his outgoing address, MDA President Knudsen expressed excitement about the association’s future and highlighted key achievements and challenges. He thanked his wife, staff, and interim executive director Bill Sullivan for their support, particularly after the sudden passing of Karen Burgess. Knudsen emphasized initiatives to improve rural dental care, restructure the finance department, and address insurance reimbursement issues. He praised the MDA’s advocacy efforts, including expanding Medicaid and legislative accomplishments. Knudsen concluded by welcoming new executive director John Tramontana and expressing confidence in MDA's continued success.


Mda Insurance: Weave A Financial Safety Net To Protect Your Income Stream, Future, And Family, Craig Start 2024 Michigan Dental Association IFG

Mda Insurance: Weave A Financial Safety Net To Protect Your Income Stream, Future, And Family, Craig Start

The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association

It's crucial to have a financial safety net, especially for small-business owners and parents, to protect against career-ending injury or illness. Key insurance policies include life insurance, disability income insurance, and business overhead expense insurance. Life insurance ensures financial support for your family, while disability insurance provides income if you cannot work. Business overhead insurance covers business expenses during your disability. Contact MDA Insurance for a consultation on these essential protections.


Build, An Unorthodox Guide To Making Things Worth Making, Jay Nathan 2024 The Peter J. Tobin College of Business St. John’s University, New York City, USA

Build, An Unorthodox Guide To Making Things Worth Making, Jay Nathan

Journal of Global Awareness

No abstract provided.


Global Brands Value Chains Create Competitive Advantage, Adriana N. Marchetti 2024 The Peter J. Tobin College of Business St. John’s University, New York City, USA

Global Brands Value Chains Create Competitive Advantage, Adriana N. Marchetti

Journal of Global Awareness

Marriott International, Inc., is an American international hospitality company that operates a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities. Founded by J. Willard Marriott in 1927, the company is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. In May 1927, the company began as an A&W Root Beer franchise in Washington, DC. Founders J. Willard and Alice Sheets Marriott started their business by selling cool drinks in the hot, muggy Washington, DC summers.

Since then, Marriott International has established itself across 139 countries with 8,000+ properties offering around 1.5 million guest rooms. This paper will explore Marriott International’s products and services, global …


Target: How A Top Retailer Overseas Global Sourcing Challenges, Gloria Clarissa 2024 The Peter J. Tobin College of Business St. John’s University, New York City, USA

Target: How A Top Retailer Overseas Global Sourcing Challenges, Gloria Clarissa

Journal of Global Awareness

As one of the largest and most distinguished retailers in the United States, Target Corporation has faced a multitude of global sourcing challenges, as well as other internal and external issues. Through research, Target’s implementation of several processes and systems can be analyzed to explore how it counters the ever-changing market and global supply chains. This includes analyses of its history, business model, supply chain components, and value chains. In conclusion, this comprehensive study provides valuable insights into Target Corporation’s business operations, market positioning, supply chain management, and challenges. By capitalizing on opportunities and fortifying its brand promise, Target has …


Zara, The Global Fast Fashion Pioneer From Spain, Hibah Ahmad 2024 The Peter J. Tobin College of Business St. John’s University, New York City, USA

Zara, The Global Fast Fashion Pioneer From Spain, Hibah Ahmad

Journal of Global Awareness

Zara, a renowned fashion retailer, has gained a reputation for its innovative approach to global supply chain management. Zara is committed to providing affordable luxury clothing, home décor, accessories, and footwear. The company’s unique business model, characterizing them as “fast fashion,” allows them to continuously change their product lines to reflect the consumer market. Their incredibly fast turnaround time and affordable costs for modern and trendy pieces can create value for their customers while keeping inventory costs low. Overall, Zara’s supply chain practices reflect their success as a powerhouse in a highly competitive fashion industry.


How Does Pepsico Manage To Navigate In A Market Characterized By Intense Competition?, Thor K. Søndergǻrd 2024 The Peter J. Tobin College of Business St. John’s University, New York City, USA

How Does Pepsico Manage To Navigate In A Market Characterized By Intense Competition?, Thor K. Søndergǻrd

Journal of Global Awareness

This research article is about PepsiCo's evolution, supply chain, and how they manage in a market characterized by intense competition. PepsiCo has grown into a strong global company with a diverse portfolio. Positioned in competitive beverages and snacks markets, the company faces a lot of competition but manages to maintain its market position and continues to generate market share. The "PepsiCo Way" initiative focuses on optimizing the supply chain for effectiveness, strength, and sustainability. While navigating challenges, including the trend toward healthier options, PepsiCo continues to adapt and innovate for future success.


Elevate Organizational Survival: Introducing An Adaptability Assessment/Test In Organizational Premortem Strategies Toward Developing Performance-Based Navigation, John Pourdehnad, PhD, Larry Starr, PhD, Vincent Barabba, LLD 2024 Systems Wisdom, LLC; IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain

Elevate Organizational Survival: Introducing An Adaptability Assessment/Test In Organizational Premortem Strategies Toward Developing Performance-Based Navigation, John Pourdehnad, Phd, Larry Starr, Phd, Vincent Barabba, Lld

School of Business Faculty Papers

No abstract provided.


Office Appearance Matters: Office Atmospherics Signaling As An Antecedent For Newcomer Proactive Behavior, Joe Story Dr., Cameron Sumlin Dr. 2024 University of Nebraska Kearney

Office Appearance Matters: Office Atmospherics Signaling As An Antecedent For Newcomer Proactive Behavior, Joe Story Dr., Cameron Sumlin Dr.

Mountain Plains Business Conference

No abstract provided.


A Phenomenological Study On The Perceived Impact Of Bass's Four I'S Of Transformational Leadership, Yarissa Marn 2024 UMass Global

A Phenomenological Study On The Perceived Impact Of Bass's Four I'S Of Transformational Leadership, Yarissa Marn

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this phenomenological study was to identify and describe World of Warcraft game leaders’ perceptions of the impact on their guilds regarding Bass’s 4 I’s of transformational leadership.

Methodology: This qualitative study interviewed 13 World of Warcraft game leaders who have led their guild members for at least one year. The main source of data collection was semi-structured open-ended interview questions with other resources to include artifacts. The researcher coded and analyzed data for themes and patterns.

Findings: Several domains of Bass’s Four I’s Transformational Leadership framework were found to have an impact on World of Warcraft …


Importance Of Intergenerational Leadership In Organizations, Kelta Tabaku Ms. 2024 University of New Hampshire, Durham

Importance Of Intergenerational Leadership In Organizations, Kelta Tabaku Ms.

M.S. in Leadership

Abstract

This study delved into the details of leadership within intergenerational settings, spotlighting the pivotal role of effective communication and cultural comprehension. It underscores how intergenerational leadership shapes organizational dynamics, necessitating innovative methods and meticulous succession planning. The research emphasizes the imperative of acknowledging each generation's distinct contributions and the deployment of leadership training and mentorship initiatives to cultivate inclusive leadership spanning generations. This capstone research thesis aims to explore the challenges in executing effective intergenerational leadership practices in contemporary organizations, potentially uncovering issues like communication barriers, change resistance, or generational misunderstandings. The hypothesis posits that adeptly implemented intergenerational leadership …


The Importance Of Intergenerational Leadership In Organizations, Kelta Tabaku Ms. 2024 University of New Hampshire, Durham

The Importance Of Intergenerational Leadership In Organizations, Kelta Tabaku Ms.

M.S. in Leadership

Abstract

This study delved into the details of leadership within intergenerational settings, spotlighting the pivotal role of effective communication and cultural comprehension. It underscores how intergenerational leadership shapes organizational dynamics, necessitating innovative methods and meticulous succession planning. The research emphasizes the imperative of acknowledging each generation's distinct contributions and the deployment of leadership training and mentorship initiatives to cultivate inclusive leadership spanning generations. This capstone research thesis aims to explore the challenges in executing effective intergenerational leadership practices in contemporary organizations, potentially uncovering issues like communication barriers, change resistance, or generational misunderstandings. The hypothesis posits that adeptly implemented intergenerational leadership …


Developing And Modernizing Small Businesses In Dangriga, Belize, Abby Teague 2024 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Developing And Modernizing Small Businesses In Dangriga, Belize, Abby Teague

Management Undergraduate Honors Theses

This thesis evaluates the effectiveness of the Small Business Development project located in Dangriga, Belize, and includes research on the challenges of entrepreneurship in developing countries. The project consisted of research and the implementation of marketing workshops to teach businesses how to manage their online and social media presence through the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) Dangriga. The impact of the project was significantly important because many Belizeans struggle to survive and succeed within their businesses. Belize contains multiple microenterprises that cannot meet their potential because of a lack of knowledge and communication. Overall, the project aims to give BTIA …


Decoding Generation Z: A Perceptions Content Analysis, Olivia Larson 2024 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Decoding Generation Z: A Perceptions Content Analysis, Olivia Larson

Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology Undergraduate Honors Theses

This thesis explores the multifaceted nature of Generation Z through a content analysis, aiming to identify the range of characteristics and preferences within this cohort. By delving beyond prevalent stereotypes, this study addresses the gap in understanding regarding Generation Z's learning styles, communication preferences, work ethics, and personal values. Through examination, this research provides insights crucial for marketers and educators seeking to engage and educate Generation Z effectively.


Lululemon Strategic Audit, Tessa Mozingo, Olivia Eno, Molly Mitchell, Connor Morrissey, James Eshleman 2024 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lululemon Strategic Audit, Tessa Mozingo, Olivia Eno, Molly Mitchell, Connor Morrissey, James Eshleman

Honors Theses

This case study focuses on lululemon, a prominent athleisure apparel company. Our team conducted an audit of the company revolving around strategic business management principles. Our research used publicly available information that included the company’s website, SEC filings, news articles, lululemon’s annual reports, financial statements, IBIS industry reports, and online sources. The goal of this strategic audit is to develop an understanding of lululemon’s business activities and strategies, collect and analyze both internal and external data, and evaluate lululemon based on strategic management concepts.

In this strategic audit, we conduct internal, external, performance, and competitive analyses and an examination of …


Lockheed Martin Strategic Audit, Trevor DeBoer, Gunnar Lombard, Sam Nelson, TJ Taylor, Paul Wynegar 2024 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lockheed Martin Strategic Audit, Trevor Deboer, Gunnar Lombard, Sam Nelson, Tj Taylor, Paul Wynegar

Honors Theses

Abstract

This case study explores Lockheed Martin, a global leader in defense contracting. Our team performed a strategic audit using the theories of strategic management. Our research was pulled from various sources, including Lockheed Martin’s website, SEC filings, related news articles, and relevant industry analysis. The goals of this case study revolved around collecting data and performing analysis to evaluate Lockheed Martin’s potential for competitive advantage in the airplane and parts manufacturing industry.

Some of the various analyses performed on Lockheed Martin include firm analysis, industry analysis, internal analysis, external analysis, competitive dynamics, business-level strategy, corporate-level strategy, and exploring their …


Organizational Cultural Entrenchment: Exploring Cultural Antecedents Of Actively Destructive Employee Behaviors As A Manifestation Of Voice In Mergers And Acquisitions, Keith Dellano Holloway 2024 Florida Institute of Technology

Organizational Cultural Entrenchment: Exploring Cultural Antecedents Of Actively Destructive Employee Behaviors As A Manifestation Of Voice In Mergers And Acquisitions, Keith Dellano Holloway

Theses and Dissertations

Mergers and acquisitions are frequently leveraged as a vehicle for company growth. However, many of these transactions fail to yield a positive result and often cause a net loss of shareholder value.

There are many interrelated factors at work within a merger or acquisition. Structure, leadership, finances, strategic fit, market, and price are just a few variables to consider. However, the factor of culture, and the failure of cultural integration, has surfaced in literature as a significant contributor to losses within mergers and acquisitions.

This study built on the work of Harris, Hirschman, Kotter, and Schlesinger and examined the deleterious …


Examining The Career Path Of Certified Public Accountants In Audit And Tax Services: Perceptions Of Accounting Graduates' Competencies, Steven Mulhollen 2024 The University of Southern Mississippi

Examining The Career Path Of Certified Public Accountants In Audit And Tax Services: Perceptions Of Accounting Graduates' Competencies, Steven Mulhollen

Dissertations

Accounting professionals claim there is a deficiency of individuals with the appropriate competencies to enter the accounting workforce (Pasewark, 2021; Richardson, 2020; Sandifer, 2018; Thomson, 2017). Also, recent trends indicate a need to increase the number of qualified accounting professionals who can pass the Certified Public Accounting Exam (CPA Exam) and enter the public accounting workforce (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants [AICPA], 2021a; Dawkins, 2023). This quantitative, causal-comparative study expands existing studies by analyzing the impact of CPA's chosen career path of audit or tax on their perception of the required and attained accounting competencies. This study contributes to …


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