Chief Essays

Women in Top Corporate Sectors

Few men and even fewer women make it to the role of chief executive officer (CEO) at major corporations. Although there are fewer female CEOs than males (only 13 of America’s largest 500 companies were run by women in 2009), the route to the top is not much different. Unfortunately, it can get lonely at the top for female executives. According to a study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, women account for just 2% of top…

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Human Resource Management

Riordan Manufacturing has put in a service request SR-rm-022 for the HR system to be analyzed. Hugh McCauley, who is Riordan Manufacturing’s COO (Chief Operating Officer), submitted the service request for all plant locations to integrate existing variety of HR tools into a single integrated application. Riordan wants to take advantage of a more sophisticated, state-of-the art, information systems technology in our Human Resources department. The expected results of this service request is to define the business requirements of the…

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Improvement of Internal Control Weaknes

In Improving weakneses on the internal control PCI Sdn Bhd should develop more comprehensive Standard of Procedure on preparing Purchase transaction also the accounting preparer role treatment. Refer to the first problem occur where planning section should not easily give MMR to En.Razi without any proper authorization, there should be the MMR must be authorized by their head department first before sent to En. Razi to recheck the exactly amount and sent to his manager to double check it and…

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Foundations of Information Systems Chapter 1 Notes

Case Study #1 – Information Technology Helps LCBO Transform Itself Information Technology has helped improve LCBO to become a sophisticated Canadian retailer by helping the organization become more organized (if a bottle is sold, it is deducted from the inventory), it has helped them attract the interest of more customers by introducing Vintages.com where customers could choose from a variety of unique wines and have it delivered to their nearby LCBO store. LCBO.com helped make the company more interactive with…

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