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Apart of the business rules engine within SOA Suite, Oracle bought a few years a ago another great rule engine, Haley. This product is rebranded and optimzied to Oracle Policy Automation (OPA). The product is a real tool that can be supplied to business analysts. The rules can be defined by Microsoft Word or by Microsoft Excel. These rules are saved to OPA. OPA is more or less just an Java application that can be deployed to Weblogic and can be accessed via SOAP or via Java API. When you deploy OPA to Weblogic, you will run into a deployment error. Deployed applications on WLS are not unpacked, this will result into an error ...
When splitting business development into two parts, we have: ‘business’ and ‘development’. The first things that come into mind when looking at business are: economics, finance, managerial activities, competition, prices, marketing, etc. All of these keywords are related to risk and entrepreneurship and clearly indicate the primary scope of the term ‘business development’. Development is very abstract and can be linked with some of the following keywords: technological improvement, cost reduction, general welfare, improved relations, movement in a (positive) direction, etc. In the traditional definition of Business development , ...
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Robert Benmosche: New leader, old leadership style? « Leaders We ...
Robert Benmosche was appointed as a tough guy to do a tough job at AIG. Is such a job ‘situationally’ right for such a leadership style? To address the question, we have to take a fresh look at an old leadership theory According to The Financial Times Robert Benmosche has the toughest task in corporate America – keeping AIG afloat while finding some $80bn (£50bn, €56bn) to repay US taxpayers and free the insurer from government ownership. Since taking over in August , Mr Benmosche has clashed with government officials over executives’ pay, threatened to resign and halted the “fire sale of the century” – a plan to sell large ... market research, surveys and trends
Managment Essay - Contingency Theory
In this day and age where there is a vast variety of different industries; each with a different set of objectives which has different sets of rules of operation, one will not be able to say that there is one set of management system that will fit across the whole industrial spectrum. This is where Joan Woodward’s work on contingency theory plays a major role in fitting in to each variation of management. Her work marks the beginning of a situational approach to organization and management (Golembiewski. R, Gibson. F & Miller. G, 1978). This essay will look into 4 types of contingency factors in light of Joan’s ... market research, surveys and trends

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In the process of using the open systems model to legitimize organizational studies, Katz and Kahn (1966) discussed the properties of open systems and included the notion of equifinality. The systems paradigm peaked in 1972 and eventually went out of fashion by 1976 (Ashmos and Huber, 1987). However, in the strategic management and strategic marketing literature, many statements have been made that within a certain strategic typology, no one strategy is neither inferior nor superior to that of another strategy (Kald et al., 2000; Deshpande and Farley, 1998). In fact, Miles and Snow (1978) and Porter (1980) argue that the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The third-sector organization has evolved as an increasingly important influence on contemporary America. This type of organization is one of three relatively distinct organization groups in American society. Organizations operating in the "for-profit" sector comprise the first group while the second and third groups are, respectively, the government sector and other nonprofit organizations. The three-sector classification of organizational groups is useful to the extent that it recognizes a distinct division in the nonprofit sector (i.e., government and other). A network of around one million organizations, the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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TOWARDS A CONTINGENCY THEORY OF THE PRESIDENCY REVISITING NICE ...
In this article we elaborate a framework, hased on contingency theory, that makes the roles of the presidency explicit and that links them to the conditions ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Contributions of Management Theory and Practice in Emergency ...
The contribution and role of systems theory and contingency theory to the emergency management process is stressed. Although some might view that we do not ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Contingency Theory
These run counter to the optimizing notions of many rational theorists. Scott adds that in contingency theory "the best way to organize depends on the nature of the environment to which the organization relates" "Contingency theory is guided by the general orienting hypothesis that organizations whose internal features best match the demands of their environments will acheive the best adaptation" (Scott p. 89). The termed was coined by Lawrence and Lorsch in 1967 who argued that the amount of uncertainty and rate of change in an environment impacts the development of internal features in organizations. Different subunits within ...
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Human Resources: management, contingency management theory ...
Contingency Theory Is a class of behavioral theory that claims that there is no best way to organize a corporation, to lead a company, or to make decisions. An organizational / leadership / decision making style that is effective in some situations, may be not successful in other situations. In other words: The optimal organization / leadership / decision-making style depends upon various internal and external constraints (factors) CONTINGENCY THEORY FACTORS Some examples of such constraints (factors) include: � The size of the organization � How the firm adapts itself to Its environment. � Differences among resources and ...
Human Resources: HRM, contingency theory of leadership, different ...
I can answer questions pertaining to Human Resorce Management ,particularly in the Indian Context.The specific areas I could tackle include Training,HRD, Human Behaviour At Work ,OD and such Experience About Prof R S S Mani : Prof. R S S Mani has been active as a HRD specialist & Mentor in the areas of Education Management, Organizational Behavior and Career Guidance for over 18 years. He is currently involved in advising several blue-chip companies and business schools in Mumbai & other metros. He continues to contribute actively in Human Resource Development of the present & the future generation professionals. He has done ...