Determine why organizations can have higher productivity when top managers encourage supervisors to set goals, assess performance, and provide feedback to employees.
Week 6 Discussions
“Performance Appraisals” Please respond to the following:
Determine why organizations can have higher productivity when top managers encourage supervisors to set goals, assess performance, and provide feedback to employees. Support your answer with examples. Then, describe the experience you have had with performance appraisals and how your performance has been influenced by them.
Go to businessballs’ Website and review the information regarding performance appraisals. Next, rate the importance of measuring performance and providing an opportunity for feedback. Support your position.
“Pricing Products and Distribution Channels” Please respond to the following:
* From the scenario (attached), evaluate the capacity of the most common distribution channels available for the new product launch to provide consumers with easier access to the product. Speculate on the extent to which Golds Reling, Inc. could use each channel to meet profit goals. Choose the most beneficial distribution strategies, and suggest two (2) ways in which this selection could potentially affect consumer adoption of the new product. Provide a rationale for your response.
Imagine that you are a manager at a brick and mortar store that has an online storefront as an additional source of revenue. The company has tasked you with creating ideas to improve logistics in order to increase profitability. Upload a short (one to two [1-2] minute) video using Kaltura to share your ideas. Review the Kaltura tutorial “Student Video Assignment Submission”, located in Week 6. You may use an iPad, cellphone, laptop, desktop, or traditional video recorder to record your discussion response. You may embed your video or include the link in the discussion board. Note: Your video must be professional and of academic quality.