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MGOL 412 - Data Informed Decision Making : Team Project Assignments

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Projects

Your projects should propose to gather data on critical dimensions such as attitudes, opinions, experiences, behaviors, values, and preferences of employees. These critical dimensions should focus on answering the question for the project.

NOTE:  Assignment specific article result links are included under each topic.

The Analysts

The question you have been invited to answer through your proposal is: How can InFocus Corporation improve employee motivation?

Company Profile: InFocus Corporation - MarketLine Report (downloadable PDF)

The project should propose to gather data on critical dimensions such as attitudes, opinions, experiences, behaviors, values, and preferences of employees.  These critical dimensions should focus on answering the question for the project.  The expectations are that the proposal will look at existing research and at using a survey instrument that will measure employee preferences to arrive at potential answers for the InFocus leadership.

Article Result Links (From Business Source Complete database, published within 2007-2017):

The Examiners

The question you have been invited to answer through your proposal is:  How can Columbia Sportswear Company lower employee work stress?

The project should propose to gather data on critical dimensions such as attitudes, opinions,  experiences, behaviors, values, and preferences of employees.  These critical dimensions should focus on answering the question for the project.  The expectations are that the proposal will look at existing research and at using a survey instrument that will measure employee preferences to arrive at potential answers for the Columbia Sportswear leadership.

Company Profile: Columbia Sportswear Company - MarketLine Report including SWOT Analysis (downloadable PDF)

Article Result Links (From Business Source Complete and Academic Search Premier databases, published within 2007-2017):

The Questioners

The question you have been invited to answer through your proposal is:  How can Precision Castparts Corporation improve the work/life balance of their employees?


Company Profile: Precision Castparts Corp. Marketline Report & SWOT

The project should propose to gather data on critical dimensions such as attitudes, opinions, experiences, behaviors, values, and preferences of employees.  These critical dimensions should focus on answering the question for the project.  The expectations are that the proposal will look at existing research and at using a survey instrument that will measure employee preferences to arrive at potential answers for the Precision Castparts Corporation leadership.

Article Result Links (From Business Source Complete database, published within 2004-2016):

The Explorers

The question you have been invited to answer through your proposal is: How can Providence Portland Medical Center improve job satisfaction of their employees?

Company site: Providence Portland Medical Center  - Overview Providence Portland Medical Center  - Further information can be found on the Providence Portland Medical Center Wikipedia page (check references!).

The project should propose to gather data on critical dimensions such as attitudes, opinions, experiences, behaviors, values, and preferences of employees.  These critical dimensions should focus on answering the question for the project.  The expectations are that the proposal will look at existing research and at using a survey instrument that will measure employee preferences to arrive at potential answers for the Providence leadership.

Article Result Links (From Business Source Complete database, published within 2007-2017):