Deciduous trees and shrubs shed their leaves seasonally in response to environmental factors
1. Deciduous trees and shrubs shed their leaves seasonally in response to environmental factors. What two biomes have predominantly deciduous vegetation and what are the abiotic factors that affect leaf loss in each of them? Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
2. In “What Was Volkswagen Thinking?,” Jerry Useem (2016) discusses James Burke, the CEO of Johnson & Johnson, and highlights Burke’s decision to hold a meeting with his top executives to discuss eliminating the company credo. Burke was concerned that the managers were not reflecting upon the company credo for everyday decisions. He called for a debate among his top managers about the document and the role of moral duties in daily business. Instead of voting to remove it, the managers chose to revitalize the message of the credo within the company (Useem, 2016).In your response, explain why this meeting was effective. Why do you believe Burke chose this type of channel—where the managers could not only directly talk to him, but they could also talk to each other—over other types of communication?Your response should be at least 500 words in length.
3. Managing project teams
How do organizations determine the need for organizational change? What process do they follow?
Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
4. Managing project teams
Describe the five necessary conditions for project success. What are some project constraints that could affect project success? Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
5. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of functional, projectized, and matrixed organizational structures.Your response should be at least 200 words in length.6. What are the four steps for assessing knowledge management and why are they essential to fostering a successful project? Your response should be at least 200 words in length.