Category Critical Analysis of Organisation

Portfolio Management – What are the mean returns and risk of a portfolio if the investment manager invests

Consider the following information about three assets:
Stock                                 Mean Return                                 Standard Deviation
Moose                                   10.00%                                               5.20%
Gnu                                        8.00%                                                 2.70%
Wildebeest                           12.00%                                               6.50%
a) What are the mean returns and risk of a portfolio if the investment manager invests in:
i. 25% in Moose and 75% in Gnu if the correlation between Moose & Gnu is 0.2?
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Critical Analysis of Organisation Functions – Management Theory

Critically evaluate the benefits of outsourcing to your organisation (or one with which you are familiar). Undertake a functional analysis and give reasons why or why not the function could be outsourced. Use academic theory to support your case.

Your answer should cover the following areas:

  • Functional analysis
  • Benefits of outsourcing
  • Disadvantages of outsourcing
  • Conclusion
  • Recommendation (What functions can be outsourced and which can not).

Critically analyse a significant change that has been undertaken in your organisation recently (or one with which you are familiar). How successfully has the management of change been undertaken? Use appropriate theory to support your case.
Your answer should cover the following areas:

  • Trigger for change
  • Process used
  • Communication
  • People management
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