MGT 311 FINAL EXAM 1) In her work in the publishing industry, Vera seeks out new authors whom she considers promising. In the past 2 years she has found a number of new writers whose work she thought was exceptional, and immersed herself in the task of helping them shape their manuscripts for submission to her managers for publishing. Although she was extremely proud of the results, none of the authors she worked with were chosen for publication. Vera believes that the decision not to publish these authors was based on personal rivalries within management, rather than the quality of her writers' work. She is extremely frustrated, dreads coming into work each morning, and is seriously thinking of resigning. How can Vera’s job attitude best be described? A. Low job satisfaction and low job involvement B. High job satisfaction and low job involvement C. Low job satisfaction and high job involvement D. High job satisfaction and high job involvement 2) Julia works as a receptionist at a real-estate company. Her boss just came in the door and yelled at her, telling her that the front office was a mess and that she needed to get up and clean it immediately. After her boss left the room, Julia grabbed three magazines and violently slammed them into the trash can. Which of the following best describes Julia's action? 3) Erin works on a software help desk. After being yelled at by a customer about the state of her company's software, she becomes angry, and has to take a short break to calm down. What makes her anger an emotion, rather than a mood?
Swiffer's Launch 2 Running Header: Proctor and Gamble sell its own product. When consumers in China see the products Proctor and Gamble sell, the desire to purchase is strong; however, China’s consumers might not buy from a shop around the corner but from the Internet. The Internet is convenient, and is a place the Chinese population is comfortable buying from. Introducing the Swiffer cleaning wipes can change the way the Chinese people go from their couch to the streets to buy their products. Organization and Product or Service Analysis Procter & Gamble (P&G) is an American global corporation; manufacturing a large variety of consumer products. P&G is a publicly traded company owned internationally by more than one million shareholders from around the world. Its organizational structure consists of three global business units as well as Global Operations, Global Business Services, and Corporate Functions (Procter & Gamble [P&G], 2010). P&G’s products are “sold in more than 180 countries primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores and high-frequency stores, the neighborhood stores that serve many consumers in developing markets” (Procter & Gamble [P&G], 2010, para. 2). Additionally, the organization has on-ground operations in 80 countries. According to Chairperson of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Bob McDonald, a simplified summary of the company’s purpose is as follows: “touching and improving people’s lives in meaningful ways— drives the Company’s actions, every day” (Procter & Gamble [P&G], 2011, para. 5). Consequently, this company applies a purpose-inspired growth strategy that focuses on expanding its product portfolio through innovation and consumer added value in more part of the world.