Research Papers on All Business Management

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the research paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

  • Learning from Errors - The Impact of Organizational Perception

    If organizations and individuals are to learn from mistakes, the organization in which they occur need to have a positive approach towards dealing with errors. The writer looks at how firms and individual may perceive errors, which will also impact on subsequent actions and reactions. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • The Rise of mLearning

    e-Larning and mLearning are increasing in use in different venues, including industry and education. This paper discusses the tools and models of e-Learning, the rise of mLearning, the roles of learner and instructor and how to assess them. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Crisis - The Mindful Coach and Leadership

    The writer answers three questions set by the student concerning change in the context of a crisis. The first section looks at how and why coaches should be aware of the way individuals and groups learn. The second section examines the potential emotional issues that limit leaders ability to adopt change and see it as an opportunity. The last section discusses how and when changes of leadership may benefit the firm. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Exploring Learning Management Systems - Skillsoft

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at learning management systems. The software "Skillsoft" is examined in depth. Paper uses five sources.

  • Strategies Starbucks May Learn From

    Starbucks face a number of challenges, the writer considers other companies that have faced similar challenges, and discusses the strategies that they have utilized, companies discussed include McDonald's, Disney, Tesco's and Costa Coffee. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • A Business Plan for Wal-Mart

    This 27 page paper presents a business plan for Wal-Mart with the aim of helping Wal-Mart become a learning organisation. The paper starts with some background to the organisation; an examination of the organisational issues and problems and the potential solutions. The paper then presents a plan to implement the change looking at how and why the solution of becoming a learning organization will benefit the company and how the change may be introduced and managed. The bibliography cites 22 sources.

  • Learning Teams

    This 6 page paper about teams is written in three parts. The first part of the paper looks at the strengths and weaknesses associated with learning teams, the second part of the paper discusses the way conflict within a learning team can be dealt with and resolved and the last part of the paper examines some effective group decision-making skills and problem-solving techniques used by the team. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Wal-Mart in 2007

    A 6 page paper discussing a case dated late 2007. A time of economic contraction is an excellent time for learning, applying lessons and building for the future and the better days ahead. Recommendation for Wal-Mart is that it focuses on the US market and seeks to learn all it can about changing economic conditions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Corporate Environments and Action Learning

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at action learning. A video animation is dissected which reveals the value of critical questioning as a way to improve perspective and also highlight institutional injustices. Paper uses three sources.

  • What Really Helps Diverse Team to Perform

    This essay reviews a journal article and research study, entitled Cultural Diversity And Team Performance: The Role Of Team Member Goal Orientation. They argue that go learning and performance orientation has a direct impact on how well a culturally diverse team performs

  • Leadership Qualities

    The writer looks at the way the ideal qualities or characteristics of a leader may be assessed. The different approaches and assessment of the need for flexibility are all discussed. The writer then looks at the role of learning theories and the value of experience and considers how a difficult situation may be handled.

  • HRM Reflective Learning Exercise

    The writer examines a case study provided by the student looking at a HRM issue where employees are unhappy and the team manager cannot get the line manager to deal with the problems. The events are examined to assess what occurred and how it may have been handled differently. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • e-Learning Personnel Development

    This essay provides an historical overview of technologies used in personnel development programs beginning with Lantern slides through the ELMO projector. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Peter Senge's Five Disciplines

    In eight pages this paper considers each of the disciplines described by Peter Senge in The Fifth Discipline The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • E-Learning In Employee Training

    This 3 page paper presents examples of two companies that have been using E-learning in their employee training programs. The companies, Circuit City and Wal-Mart, while both retailers, are vastly different organizations. The writer describes the programs put in place by each company, the goals of the programs and the outcomes. Bibliography lists 2 sources.This paper provides examples of E-learning programs as used by two companies, Wal-Mart and Circuit City. The author explains programs used in each company's employee training, and the results. This three page paper has two sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Training and Change

    This 8 page paper looks at a number of issues concerning training and HRM. The first part of the paper discusses the different ways people learn and the type of learning opportunities there may be in the work place. The second part of the paper considers how a training program may be developed for an employee. The third part of the paper looks at a case study supplied by the student (GFS) and discusses the organizational issues, the last part of the paper looks at the role managers can play in HRM teams during a period of organizational change. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Learning in an Age of Global Technology

    In eight pages this paper discusses rapid economic changes as a result of technology and the importance of education to keep pace globally. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • WAL-MART STORES: A LEARNING ORGANIZATION?

    Discusses Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as a learning organization. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • REFLECTIONS ON A LEARNING ORGANIZATION

    Focuses on an overview and characteristics of a learning organization. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 9-page paper.

  • Learning from Leapfrog

    This 4 page paper uses a case study to discuss the success of Leapfrog Enterprises. It discusses the No Child Left Behind Act, as well as Leapfrog’s business model. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Change and the Learning Organization

    In six pages questions regarding to change adjustment and leadership styles are answered from a learning organization perspective. There is 1 source cited in the bibliography.

  • Plan to Enhance Personal Learning and Growth

    The writer presents a strategic approach which may be adopted towards learning and the gathering of relevant skills and experience in order to enhance personal development and increase career prospects. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • GENERAL ELECTRIC AND THE LEARNING ORGANIZATION

    This 8-page paper discusses the learning organization and appropriate approach to management, trust and pay in General Electric's Asia-Pacific region. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • SOCIAL NETWORKS AND THE LEARNING ORGANIZATION

    Describes how social media networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn can be beneficial to a learning organization. There are 7 sources listed in the bibliography of this 6-page paper.

  • Experiential and Reflective Learning - A Presentation

    A key skill for those pursuing a career in leadership is the ability to learn. This paper is a presentation looking at the experiences of a DBA student, learning how to learn, focusing on experiential process and the use of reflective learning. The paper consists of 14 slides, and the speak notes. The paper is sixteen pages in length and cites seven sources.

  • Does An Effective Learning And Development Strategy Enables Organizations To Compete More Effectively?

    This 10 page paper looks at whiter learning within an organization is able to help it compete. The paper considers how learning may help with the development and maintenance of competitive advantage, the concept and application of knowledge management, the way it needs to be applied as well as created, the concept of the learning organizations and the role of mentors in creating and supporting commercial goals through a learning strategy. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Business Studies' Project Reflective Learning Document

    In twenty four pages this business studies' project's reflective learning document includes learning theories such as those by Lewin and Kolb, communications, competitive positioning, and game theory uses. Twenty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Evolution Of Groups; The Developmental And Systems Psychodynamic Consideration

    This 16 page paper looks at group development from the perspective of developmental and systems psychodynamic theoretical perspectives by comparing a large learning group and a peer learning group in an educational setting to identify and examine the processes and evolution that can be observed. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Public Relations Field and Mathematics

    Mathematics and its implications for PR is discussed in depth. There are four sources listed on the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Organizational Learning and Business Performance

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at organizational learning. Evidence is presented that learning positively impacts performance and innovation. Paper uses one source.

  • The Relationship Between Organizational Learning and Organizational Knowledge

    A 3 page paper discussing organizational learning and organizational knowledge. Certainly there is a direct relationship between the two; determining that relationship begins with defining the terms. The paper holds that organizational knowledge is the result of organizational learning. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Learning Organization Power and Leadership

    In nineteen pages this paper discusses learning organizations in a definition of the term and then considers how to effectively wield power and apply leadership types to a learning organizational model. Eighteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Hospital Learning Community Development

    In fourteen pages the many definitions attached to a learning community are considered and a case study is employed to determine how to develop such a learning community within a hospital environment. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • On The Job Training

    This 4 page paper is written in two parts. The first part looks at the advantages and disadvantages or costs of on the job training (OJT). The second part of the paper describes the learning cycle and considers how a company is a case study supplied by the student is complying with the learning cycle and how training may be improved. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Learning Organization Advantages and Disadvantages

    In this paper that contains twenty pages Peter Senge's learning organization five disciplines are identified along with building a learning organization and the advantages, disadvantages, strengths and weaknesses that are involved with supplemental examples provided. There are seventeen bibliographic sources cited.

  • Workplace Drug Testing III

    In eight pages the workplace and illegal drug testing are exained in terms of various types, issues, and employer suggestions regarding random testing acceptance. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • When To Test Employees for Drugs

    As drug laws tighten and companies become concerned about being held liable for an employee's actions, more and more are turning to drug testing. This paper discusses criteria that should be used in deciding whom to test. This paper has two and a half pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Drug Testing and Small Business

    In nine pages this paper considers small business drug testing program strategies designed to curtail the amount of workplace drug usage. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Post Communist Romania and Conducting Business

    In eleven pages what needs to be known by a company considering conducting business with postCommunist Romania is examined with such topics as contracts, disputes, copyrights, finance, foreign controls, boycotts, safety and health markings, special temporary imports, and tariffs mentioned. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Training and Learning Project

    In six pages this paper examines a project that emphasizes learning during training and how learners can actually gauge their own competence level which will assist them in establishing their own personal objectives. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Suntory Water Group Expansion Business Plan

    In ten pages a proposed Mexico expansion of Suntory Water Group is considered in this business plan that discusses marketing and the Mexican economy among other issues. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management According to Drucker

    In six pages the enhancement of organizational learning through knowledge management is examined through Drucker's perspectives. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Training System Assessment

    A training session is examined in terms of effectiveness in an assessment of materials, media use, teaching style, feminine and masculine tool content, and overall impressions. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Hormel Company and the Lessons Learned from the Mid 1980s' Strike

    In five pages this paper discusses the Austin, Minnesota Hormel strike and how the union activity was defeated in a consideration of how more beneficial results could have been achieved by the local union. One source is listed in the bibliography.

  • Learning Organization and Organizational Learning Differences

    In twelve pages this paper defines concepts of learning organization and organizational learning and then contrasts and compares them. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Managerial Control, Organizational Learning, and Theory

    In thirty two pages this paper designs a qualitative case study in a consideration of how to match theories such as those by Deming and Chris Argyris with organizational characteristics. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • United Kingdom and Eastern Europe Privatization

    In five pages this paper discusses privatization as it relates to Eastern Europe and former Communist bloc countries. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Learning, Organizational and Personal Levels

    In eight pages this paper discusses case samples in order to examine the personal and organizational levels of a learning organization. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Employee Training and Organizational Learning Initiatives

    In eight pages this proposal outlines employment training program outsourcing in a consideration of budget issues and how training can increase without cost increases. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Learning Organizations' Functions of Management

    In six page pages this paper examines management's 4 major functions of controlling, leading, organizing, and planning, within the context of a learning organization and how each can be effectively applied. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • GE CEO Jack Welch and Lessons Learned from His Autobiography

    This paper examines the corporate leadership climb of Jack Welch and the management techniques his autobiography provides with comparisons made between his GE leadership and that of H. Lee Scott Jr., CEO of Wal Mart in six pages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Post Communist Bulgaria and German Business Relocation

    In ten pages the Bulgarian relocation of German companies is discussed with avoidance of globalization's disadvantages among the topics addressed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Learning Organizations and The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge

    In nine pages this research paper analyzes the author's discussion of continuous learning to achieve improvement with the management model's major points examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Decision Making and Global Expansion

    In six pages this paper considers the decision making process involved in selecting a water filter company destination when the choices are Kenya, Nigeria, and Iran in an assessment of the benefits of each country with Kenya ultimately being selected. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Operating a Small Business While Learning

    In ten pages this paper examines Kolb's experiential learning cycle to determine how learning takes place for a manager or owner while operating a small business. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Self Learning and Organizational Learning

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses Senge's learning organization in an application of an actual corporate scenario in which self learning benefits both the organization and management. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Kolb's Experiential Learning Model and the Entrepreneur

    In ten pages this paper examines the relationship between the intellectual entrepreneur and the Kolb experiential learning model. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Utilizing a Learning Contract Within an Academic Setting

    This paper addresses the use of a learning contract as an academic tool to quantify and define personal, educational objectives, goals, and targets. This twelve page paper has six sources in the bibliography.

  • Pharmaceutical Industry, Prices, Returns, and Generic Drugs Competition

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses how generic drugs compete with the pharmaceutical industry and the impact this has on the price and returns of drugs with the U.S. Hatch Waxman Act among the topics of consideration. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Corporations and Learning Organizations

    In sixteen pages Shell, Boeing, and Visa are considered within the context of the statement 'The learning organization is the Loch Ness monster of modern management much discussed and sought after but very rarely seen.' Seventeen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Efficacy of Learning Teams

    This paper addresses the efficacy of learning teams in terms of conflict management and problem solving. This seven page paper has three sources in the bibliography.

  • Issues of Employment Learning and Loyalty

    In eight pages this paper examines theories by Maslow, Mayo, and Taylor in a consideration of organizational loyalty and issues involving workplace commitment and loyalty. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Management, Employees, Creativity, and Opportunities for Learning

    In fourteen pages this paper examines whether or not keeping employees motivated and creative is the responsibility of management through the implementation of learning opportunities with theoretical references to Alderfers ERG, McGregor's X and Y theories along with Senge's Learning Organization concept discussed. Nineteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Consumer Shifts and Cola Manufacturers

    In five pages shifting consumer tastes are examined in terms of cola manufacturers now concentrating on bottled water in light of declining cola sales. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Learning Organization Creation

    In seventeen pages the manner by which a company can evolve into a learning organization is examined in terms of definitions, barriers, benefits, and transformation. Twenty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Sylvan Learning Systems

    A 5 page paper. Using a case study provided by the student along with other sources, the writer provides a history of Sylvan Learning Systems. The writer discusses the operating strategies used at different times by the company, which now belongs to Educate Inc. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Southwest Airlines as a Learning Organization

    A 4 page paper assessing Southwest Airlines on the characteristics of a learning organization as defined by Sandra Kerka (1995). Kerka (1995) defines six characteristics; Southwest Airlines possesses at least five of them. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Learning and Growth Objectives

    This 3 page paper looks at the potential learning and growth objectives that could be used in the development of a balanced scorecard for a hospital. The paper presents to objectives and gives tangible ways of measuring them. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Learning, Reinforcement And Work Performance

    A 3 page paper that discusses a possible evaluation tool to determine the degree of learning and provides suggestions for reinforcing that learning. The writer comments briefly on the disciplines contributing to organizational behavior. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Strategy Plan for a Regional Water Bottling Company

    This 6 page paper proposes a strategy that a regional water bottler could use to compete in a market with the large international firms. The strategy proposed is one of differentiation using local image and environmental issues to create a desirable image and help increase sales cost effectively. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Empowerment and Delegation: Learned Business Skills

    This 8 page paper considers the difference between empowerment and delegation, and then discusses empowerment in detail, as well as some of the issues involved in building an effective team. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Comparing The Larger Learning Group And The Peer Learning Group

    These 14 page paper compares the development and take-up of the primary task roles of individual within two groups. This is considered by examining the group development process and looking at how roles are taken up by group or team members. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Wal-Mart's Illegal Immigrant Workers

    A 7 page paper discussing the ethical aspects of Wal-Mart's use of illegal immigrants. In 2003, federal agents arrested more than 300 illegal immigrant workers as they finished their shifts cleaning 60 Wal-Mart stores in 21 states. Wal-Mart avoided any problems of implementation by simply bringing all cleaning activities back in-house. It cannot hope to control the actions of other companies, but like its own customers, it can refuse to do business with them. Whatever savings the company gained from using contractors was more than offset by its single $11 million fine. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Organizational Learning at Airbus

    Airbus is a company that relies on the use of knowledge, with particular challenges as a result of the fragments structure of the firm. This 12 page paper examines the firm, its structure, culture and systems and the way it has adapted and changed using knowledge in order to assess whether or not the firm could be classified as a learning organization. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Organizational Learning

    A 5 page paper discussing organizational learning within the concept of the organization as a "brain" in which many bits of information are stored. These bits must be retrievable to be useable, indicating the need for a central repository system (i.e., accessible information systems). Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Report: “Teaching the Elephant to Dance”

    This 4 page paper reports on the book “Teaching the Elephant to Dance” by James A. Belasco. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Thornton's Strategy in Action, Strategy Development and Organizational Learning

    Thornton's is a premium chocolate supplier in the UK, selling though their own shops other outlets and on the internet. This 14 page paper is written in two parts. The first part identifies the strategies used by Thorntons and then looks at how they can be seen in action in the company. The second part of the paper looks at the way strategy may be developed and ho it appears to evolve at Thornton's and the way that organizational learning may be seen within the company. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Social Networking and the Learning Organization

    A 6 page paper discussing the potential benefit of using the equivalent of the social network within an organization. Dell has IdeaStorm; Starbucks operates My Starbucks Idea; and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland uses one to share information internally. A specific-use network modeled after a purely social network can be of direct benefit to the organization supporting and providing it. Idea exchange can result in knowledge greater than the sum of its information parts, and the social network setting provides a venue for that exchange. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • HRM Learning Log; Reward and Motivation

    This 11 page paper is written as three log entries. The first outlines why looking at motivations and rewards is interesting and the underlying theories that can be applied to the study. The second entry looks at the way this is seen in Starbucks, considering the different rewards that are offered and what they communicate to the employees. The last entry is a reflective entry, looking at the research and the theory and discussing general findings. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • ANALYSIS OF LEARNING ORGANIZATION CONCEPTS

    This 6-page paper discusses concepts of a learning organization including systems thinking. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Krebs Cycle and Enzymes

    In five pages basic enzymes are discussed with the inclusion of the citric acid cycle also known as the Krebs cycle that is the final step in the energy conversion of food. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • How to Manage Time Effectively

    Learning to manage time is essential to success in any field. This four page essay discusses some of the ways in which a person can learn to manage their time effectively. There are three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • COMPARISONS BETWEEN IBM AND LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS

    This 4-page paper compares IBM to a typical learning organization, focusing on educating the workforce, encouraging innovation and creativity and learning from mistakes.

  • Knowledge Management and Learning in Low Cost Airlines

    Using two low cost airlines as examples; EasyJet and RyanAir, this paper assesses the way that knowledge management is already utilized within the industry and considers the way the concept of the learning organization may help the firms to deal with difficult trading conditions. The bibliography of this three page paper cites five sources.

  • Is the Marketing Mix Outdated?

    The marketing mix, also known as the 4 P’s is taught in many schools and used by many marketers, but with increased complexity in the marketing environment is the has the model become outdated? The writer examines the marketing mix, including the way it has developed and the way it may be applied in the modern world before reaching a conclusion. Fifteen sources are cited in this sixteen page paper.

  • Learning Theory Applied to a Government Department

    The writer looks at the tax collection department within the UK; the Inland Revenue, and considers the way in which the concept of a learning organization can be seen as emerging within this department. The writer presents a literature review concerning relevant theory before applying theory to the case study. Sixteen sources are cited in this eleven page paper.

  • LEARNING TEAM COLLABORATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM APPLICATION

    Explains methods of implementation for a training program in an organization that has experienced failure. There is 1 source listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Potential ADR Clause for Inclusion in a Learning Team Charter

    The writer presents a potential alternative dispute resolution which is suitable to be included with in a charter, proposing use of mediation, and when mediation fails use of arbitration. Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • The Learning Organization

    The writer discusses the idea of a learning organization, looking at the potential characteristics which a learning organization should possess, comparing and contrasting different approaches to this concept. Consideration is also given to the way in which these characteristics may be seen in real world, supporting or undermining the theoretical basis. Twenty-one sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • Reflection on Leadership

    Leadership is impacted by personal values, characteristics as well as learning in terms of leadership styles and theories. The right to prevent writer presents a reflective document considering different styles of leadership may have been learned during a college or university course and the way that the student may utilize these theories in order to improve their own leadership abilities. Twenty-three sources are cited in the bibliography of this thirteen page paper

  • Social Networking and Transformational Leadership in Learning Organizations

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at social networking in organizations. The value of social media in the context of transformational leadership is examined. Paper uses six sources.

  • Organizational Learning Consideration for Entry into a Middle East Country

    The writer looks at the importance of organization learning and the way in which it should be considered when examining cultural differences due to the impact that this will have on the learning process. The paper is written as a report with specific consideration of Saudi Arabia. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • The Influence of Culture on Organizational Learning and Business Practice

    The writer looks at the way in which business practices and organizational learning may take place in the Arabic World and the way that this differs from western nations. The writer looks at the concept and practices with a focus on Saudi Arabia discusses the differences in business practices and the way learning organization concepts may be considered within this context. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • SPEEDING UP TEAM LEARNING ARTICLE ANALYSIS

    Analyses the article "Speeding Up Team Learning" by Edmondson, Bohmer and Pisano.

  • Illegal Workers and Ethical Responses

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at illegal workers. A case is made for civil disobedience as an ethical response. Paper uses three sources.

  • Examples Socially Responsible Companies

    This essay discusses two companies that are trying to provide a better world. Honest Tea produces an completely natural, organic, bottled tea and is heavily involved in social responsibility activities. Mycorrhizal Applications, Inc. is changing how plants of all sorts can be grown. It is able to produce a natural seed/spore that allows remarkable growth with less water. There are three sources used in this four page paper.

  • Production of Cars and Henry Ford

    In eight pages Henry Ford's mass production implementation and its effects on society and the production of automobiles including his early Mode T and Model A are discussed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Benefits of Diversity Management in the Workforce

    In five pages this paper examines diversity management in the workforce in a consideration of its benefits. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Corporate Law, Federal Regulations, and State Laws

    In eight pages issues and differences that exist among federal regulations, state and corporate laws are considered along with their corporate developmental implications. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Disabilities and Discrimination

    In ten pages disabilities are considered in the forms of mental illness and dwarfism in a discussion of discrimination against people with disabilities or handicaps with the implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act also examined. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Retaining Employees and Corporate Turnovers

    In thirteen pages this paper discusses the causes of employee turnover and the costs of retention, which are ultimately less than what turnovers cost organizations. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Programs for Employee Assistance

    In eight pages this research paper considers employee assistance programs or EAPs and discusses their benefits. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of a Study on Employee Assistance Programs

    In five pages this paper considers EAPs that address employee workplace problems in a study of internal and external systems in a study that evaluates advantages and disadvantages of each system type. There are no other sources listed.

  • Workplace and Transsexual Issues

    In ten pages this paper discusses transsexuality in an overview that includes public perceptions, workplace security, and the obligations of an employer. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Encryption Program 'Pretty Good Privacy'

    In seven pages this paper discusses the email privacy protection offered by the encryption program 'Pretty Good Privacy.' Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business Climate of Costa Rica

    In eight pages Costa Rica is examined in terms of its foreign investment receptiveness as well as is environmental attractiveness with impressive sustained growth. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Celebrity Product Endorsement and Reaction of Consumers

    In seven pages a research project on advertising utilizes a survey in order to evaluate how effective celebrity product endorsements are with study limitations noted but supporting evidence is provided and the need for additional research is clearly stated. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Employment Satisfaction and Contributing Factors

    In eighteen pages this paper examines the position of government or public sector administrators and the contributing factors of employee satisfaction. Thirty nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Foreigners' Workplace Discrimination

    In ten pages the U.S. is the primary focus of this discussion of foreign employee discrimination in the workplace. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Future of Managed Care and Specialized Laboratories

    In nine pages this paper discusses managed care in a consideration of future roles of specialized laboratories as detailed under new health care insurance provisions. There are 8 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Construction Safety and Accident Prevention

    In 5 pages this paper examines construction sites in the United States in a consideration of the importance of safety, accident types, and how these accidents can be prevented. There are 5 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Study Questions on Philips Electronics

    In five pages business strategy, value chain methodology, and core competence questions regarding Philips Electronics are examined.

  • Shareholder and Business Imposition of Government Regulations

    In five pages this paper examines how businesses are regulated by the government in matters considering the wealth of shareholders in a consideration of hiring people with disabilities, sexual harassment, and the corporate environment. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Marketing Research Firms and 'Unnecessary' Copyright Laws

    In six pages the notion that copyright infringement laws are not necessary for marketing research firms that freely borrow from existing concepts is considered. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Restaurant Industry and Digital Marketing

    In five pages digital marketing is examined as it pertains to the restaurant industry and the need to maintain presence through expansion. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Investigating an Accident

    This paper examines the conducting of accident investigations on eight pages and also provides various safety suggestions.

  • Workplace Discrimination Problems

    In eight pages this paper examines the workplace in an overview of sexual harassment and discrimination problems with recommendations offered to business owners and a critique of these suggestions also included. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Project Management and Critical Chain Scheduling v. Critical Path Scheduling

    In six pages the pros and cons of project management's critical chain management and critical path scheduling are examined in order to determine a scheduling preference. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Career of The Body Shop Creator Anita Roddick

    Entrepreneur Anita Roddick's career and her enterprise The Body Shop are examined in 6 pages.

  • Property Management and Database Design

    In thirty one pages a small real estate management company and the database design that would best meet its needs are considered with SQL based distributed software recommended in this instance. Twenty six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Ford Motor Company

    In eight pages this paper examines Ford Motor Company in terms of a general company overview and a concentration of employee related issues including discrimination and sexual harrassment cases with recommentations offered. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Should Your Company Accept Credit Cards Over the Internet?

    Nowadays, a company that cannot or will not accept credit cards for payment over the Internet is at a distinct disadvantage in terms of customer acceptance. This paper examines the issues a company wishing to start accepting credit cards must face, such as security and software available. This paper has seven pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Endorsements by Celebrities

    In six pages products being endorsed by celebrities are examined through provided examples with reasons discussed why marketing campaigns feature celebrities, how the celebrity and product are matched and protection against scandals involving these celebrity pitchpersons by companies. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Benefits Package Design

    In fifteen pages designing an employee benefits package that will successfully recruit and retain employees is examined with simplified pension fund projection calculations provides along with different types of benefits discussed. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Motivation and Workforce Diversity Management

    In nine pages this paper examines executive information systems and gain sharing in a consideration of various motivation methods in the management of diversity in the workplace. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Settlement, Secrecy, and Smith Barney

    In five pages this paper examines the veil of secrecy over the sexual discrimination case of Smith Barney and the lack of settlements by such plaintiffs as Pamela K. Martens. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Case Study on Staff Turnover Reduction

    In seven pages this student submitted case study considers how management can reduce a company's high rate of employee turnover through various theoretical, motivation, and retention approaches. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Specific Issues Related to Cash Flow at a Small Company

    3 pages and 1 source. This paper provides an overview of the problems in assessing cash flow issues for one small company, called Perform, Inc. this paper provides an overview of the factors influencing their debt management and their cash flow issues.

  • Transformational Leadership Example of U.S. Hockey Coach Herb Brooks

    In four pages this paper examines the effective transformational leadership of American hockey coach Herb Brooks, who took his inexperienced team of underdogs and went on to orchestrate a miracle on ice during the 1980 Winter Olympics. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Wireless Industry Overview and ATandT

    In fifteen pages a U.S. ecomomy overview is first presented before a discussion of the wireless industry is introduced with a concentration on ATandT Wireless and includes a Porter's Five Forces analysis, company background and a competitive strategy consideration. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Harry Potter Film Marketing

    In eight pages this paper considers the marketing of the first Harry Potter film in a manner that was short on commercialism and long on life cycle. Eleven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Studies of Employee Absenteeism

    In five pages various studies for employee absenteeism are examined from a psychological perspective. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Employees and Electronic Monitoring

    In three pages electronic monitoring is first considered in terms of its history and then how it found itself in the workplace is explored with the electronic monitoring of employees and why many employers engage in this practice. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Examination of Employee Absenteeism

    In ten pages employee absenteeism and its reasons are examined in this overview. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Innovation and Creativity Enhancement

    In sixteen pages the ways in which organizations can encourage creativity and innovation are discussed in a discussion of theories and the introduction of a Hong Kong case study. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Emergency Management

    In six pages organizational capabilities, risk assessment, hazard vulnerability and analysis are among the topics discussed in this consideration of disaster planning and emergency management. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Turnover of Employees and Contribution of Management

    In three pages this paper examines behavioral and classical management schools in a consideration of which would most effectively address the problem of employee turnover. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Causes of Employee Turnover and Solutions

    In nine pages employee turnover is examined in terms of causes with solutions such as recognition of the importance of respecting employees and good communications offered. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nonprofit Organizations and High Turnover of Employees

    In ten pages and 3 sections this paper examines various issues associated with nonprofit organizations' high employee turnover rates with suggestions offered. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Chage Management and Diversity

    In thirteen pages diversity with the emphasis upon the UK is discussed in terms of how to implement diversity in the workplace through strategic planning. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Diversity Practices and Google

    In five pages this paper examines Google's diversity practice in a consideration of its culture and also discusses Silicon Valley's inclusion programs and attitudes concerning diversity. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Supplier Positions in the Cell Phone Market

    In five pages LG Electronics, Sony Ericsson, Siemens, Samsung, Motorola, and Nokia are examined in a consideration of handset suppliers and their positions within the market of cell phones. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The American Market for Cable Based Telephone Service

    5 pages and 10 sources used. This paper provides an overview of the American market for cable based telephone services. This paper relates the specifics of this market including the major factors influencing the development of the market, the significant competitors in the market, the possible or potential trends in this market and the future of this market.

  • Appraisals of Work Performance and Employee Satisfaction

    In six pages reasons why employee performance evaluations oftentimes fall short are discussed in a consideration that identifies employee satisfaction levels and the various factors that influence them. Twenty one sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Coca Cola and Employee Performance Management

    In fourteen pages this paper examines Coca Cola in an assessment of its employee performance management. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Evaluating UK Fire and Rescue Service's Disability and Race Policy

    Iin sixteen pages this paper discusses how the UK fire service can be assessed as far as equality and fairness in an examination of the ethnic minorities' presence and the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act with an inclusion of dyslexia as a disability also included. Fourteen bibliographic sources are listed.

  • Workplace Creativity

    Creativity in the workplace is considered in four pages in an assessment of the statement 'Modern organizational structures are just as limiting of creativity and discretion as bureaucracy ever was' and an alternative that might be more welcoming regarding creativity. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Guardian Higher Education Supplement Article on Academic Stresses and Challenges

    In three pages this paper is written in a GHES article style and concerns Business Management Department interviews regarding coping strategies of academic stress management.

  • Entrepreneur Henry Ford

    In five pages entrepreneurism is defined and then applied to automaker Henry Ford. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Value Chain Analysis of Papa Geno's Herb Garden

    In five pages a Papa Gene's Herb Garden case study provides a value chain analysis that includes Porter's competitive advantage strategies, intangible assets, core competencies, and primary and support activities. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cheap Mexican Labor, Supply and Demand

    In four pages this paper discusses the exploitation of cheap labor in Mexico and the influence of supply and demand on this practice. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • UK, Work, and Disabilities

    In twenty one pages UK employment and individuals with disabilities are examined with a consideration of statistics, perceptions regarding disability, changes, and the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995 and its legal ramifications. Twenty three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Performance Management and Incentive Plan Design

    In ten pages a fictitious company needs to design a field management and incentive plan that is both individual and team based and needs to utilize both cash as well as non cash incentives. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Absentee Employee Reduction

    In five pages this paper examines the causes of employee absenteeism and how it can be reduced. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Museum and Community Arts Center Governance and Effectiveness Enhancement

    In three pages the ways in which the effectiveness and overall governance of a museum and community arts center can be achieved are examined with a consideration of such topics as an Executive Director's management techniques and style of leadership, a Board of Directors' purpose, and a strategic plan. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • English Law, Corporate Identity, and the Doctrine of Separate Corporate Personality

    In seven pages this English law paper discuses the separate corporate identity concept and then examines the application of the doctrine of separate corporate personality. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Case Study of Evans Shampoo

    In six pages this student submitted case study on Evans Shampoo is presented in a financial and strategic analysis with relevant questions answered.

  • The Vitamin and Supplement Market In Belgium

    This paper examines the potential market for vitamins and dietary supplements in Belgium. The author provides demographic and other marketing data. This five page paper has six sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Frozen Foods Industry and Energy Conservation

    In three pages the frozen foods industry and the application of the latest trends in energy conservation are considered. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Positive and Negative Aspects of Fast Food Restaurants

    In three pages fast food restaurants are the focus of this assessment of their pros and cons. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cingular Wireless and Diversity Audit

    In eight pages a Cingular Wireless diversity audit is considered with its workforce diversity implementation analyzed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Diversity Management

    In three pages this paper examines diversity management in an overview that includes definitions, stereotypes, obstacles, and the advantages of workplace diversity.

  • Kona Coffee Making and the Hawaii Coffee Company

    In three pages the processes of Kona coffee making are examined in this consideration that also includes an overview of the Hawaii Coffee Company. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Job Satisfaction of Supermarket Employees in Kuwait

    This 15 page paper examines the potential satisfaction levels of employees employed in Kuwait by the supermarkets. The paper starts by considering what is meant by job satisfaction and then considers different models that may be used to explain how employers may try to provide satisfaction. The models of economic man and social man are considered and then applied to the supermarket industry in Kuwait, using information regarding the levels of satisfaction and employment condition in Kuwait. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • Tobacco Industry

    This 10 page paper provides a history of the tobacco industry, noting there is evidence of the use of tobacco several centuries B.C. The discussion includes the importance of tobacco to economy of certain colonies/states as well as the importance of this industry to the economy and revenue to governments. In the last part of the paper, the writer argues against banning smoking and suggests the government has exploited the anti-smoking movement to its own gain while those who smoke have lost their civil rights. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Improving Diversity Recruiting

    A 5 page paper proposal to assess a tool supply company for increased diversity in its recruiting. Project phases include assessing CEO commitment, human capital, corporate communications and supplier diversity separately, combining results to gain an overall view but keeping divisional results separate as well to facilitate closer examination. Human capital and supplier diversity will be more quantitative, but CEO commitment and corporate communications will need to be assessed using qualitative tools such as the case study. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Employee Satisfaction Bibliography

    This 2 page paper is a 15 item bibliography for a paper on employee satisfaction.

  • HR Employee Benefits and the Impact of Rising Employer Costs

    The cost of employee benefits, such as payment for prescription drugs and healthcare is increasing. This 4 page paper looks at how companies are dealing with this, such as measures to limit cover, or degrease cover, increasing the level of the contribution from the employee, looking for other areas of cost cutting or ending the benefits altogether. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Ethical Issues - Globalization - Cultural Diversity

    A 17 page paper. As might be anticipated, this paper discusses a myriad of issues and topics, beginning with a brief definition of culture and globalization. The writer discusses, in detail, globalization and cultural diversity, reporting and discussing arguments that promote the premise that globalization diminishes cultures and the primes that globalization may be an advantage. The next section discusses ethical issues inherent in globalization. These focus on a respect for cultural diversity. Examples are provided. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Globalization - Overview

    A 10 page paper that begins with a definition of globalization, which is followed by a history of globalization. The writer illustrates globalization as international trade has been practiced since at least a few centuries B.C. The rise in globalization in the last forty years is discussed as are the arguments for and against it. The writer reports the rise in FDI and the identifies the countries most globalized. The writer comments on how culture evolves with or without economic globalization. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Suing Fast Food Restaurants For Obesity

    A 5 page paper that argues against class action lawsuits against fast food restaurants for causing someone to get fat. The writer reports some of the pending lawsuits and the absurdity of them. As one Senator said, this is another case of legislation through litigation, a very dangerous condition this society has fostered. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Semiotic Analysis of Print Advertisement

    This 4 page paper is a semiotic analysis of a print advertisement for Big Red chewing gum. It argues that Big Red is using sexual innuendo to sell its product.

  • De Beers Control of the Diamond Market

    This 4 page paper considers the dominance of De Beers compnay on the diamond industry from an economic perspective. The paper shows how the compnay has sought to manage the process of diamonds by managing and manipulating the supply and demand factors. This is discussed with examples of De Beers strategies and practices. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • The Likely Effects Of E-Commerce On The Future Of Book Publishing

    This 10 page paper looks at the way on which e-commerce and the electronic media is likely to change the way books are published and sold in the future, looking at companies such as Amazon, eBay and Abe Books. The paper looks at the importance of the printed word and how publishing has changed in response to technology in the past and looks forward to the potential changes that may occur, especially with the concepts of e-books sold on the internet. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Is Globalization Colonialism?

    A 3 page paper which examines whether globalization is colonialism. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Diversity in the Workplace

    This 5 page paper is written in two parts. The first part pf the paper considers the way in which diversity in the workforce was approached at SBC and Denny’s Restaurants. The second part f the paper considers whether or not Denny’s should have received an award for diversity as the strategies they used was forced upon them. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Should a Company Become a Carrier of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

    This 8 page paper discusses whether a company should formulate and implement company codes and policies as a carrier of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by looking at the benefits and the disadvantages of such a move. The paper look at the different perspective on corporate governance and argues that social responsibility and profit making are not always diametrically opposed. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Why I Want to be a Mechanical Engineer

    This 4 page paper is an essay written to express why a student might want to become a mechanical engineer. The discussion includes childhood motivation, the passion for the career path and the skills and academic abilities that the student may already have.

  • Support for Women Entrepreneurs in the UAE

    This 12 page paper looks at the different organizations that provide help and support to female entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates, outlines the help that is provided and the way they operate. The paper looks at those which are set up specific to give women help and those that help all entrepreneurs. The paper then considers what help is needed in the future and the gap between current provision and current needs. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Creativity and Innovation

    This 62 page paper is an examination of the way that creativity and innovation take place in the commercial environment with a special focus in information technology. The paper presents an introduction and an aims and objective section before defining what is meant by creativity and innovation and examining the way that it can and does take place constraints and influences and the way it is managed comparing theory to reality. A research methodology using two case studies is presented and a conclusion presented. The bibliography cites 46 sources.

  • Implementation of CRM at Verizon

    This 10 page paper discusses the implementation of customer relationship management (CRM) at Verizon. The paper looks at how and why the project was initiated, how it was planned, the identification of business needs, the design of the system and the result of the CRM implementation. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Choosing a Promotion for Piggy Bank

    A 3 page paper discussing the focus of a promotion offering cash back on credit card purchases made with a Piggy Bank credit card. Choices are to offer incentives at traditional retailers or limit the incentives to online sales. The paper recommends choosing traditional retail because its growth is slower and more predictable, allowing the bank to enter the promotion with a better sense of what the total cost will be. A 9-slide PowerPoint presentation is available. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Synthesist, Analyst And Idealist Thinking Styles

    Just as there are different personality styles there are also different thinking styles; synthesists, idealists, pragmatists, analytical thinker and realists. Three of these are examined, looking at their general characteristics, strengths and weaknesses. Four sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • Ethical Case Study; Is It Ethical for an Employee to Use Work Time for a Personal Projects?

    This 9 page paper discusses the ethics concerning an IT professional who has used the slack time at work to write a program for personal use. The program is to identify undervalued stocks on the stock market so that the employee can purchase them. The employee has made personal gains. The paper looks at the situation from a range of ethical perspectives including consequentialism, deontological theories and principilism to determine whether the employee has acted ethically or unethically. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • The Problems of Football Clubs and How to Increase Revenues Through Ticket Sales; A Research Proposal

    This 12 page paper looks at the problem faced by many football clubs; the need to increase revenue. The paper outlines a proposal to investigate the way football clubs may be able to enhance revenue through ticket sales. The introduction, problem statement and research objectives and literature review are presented before a research methodology is proposed. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Job Satisfaction And Communication

    This 11 page paper is comprised of these sections: problem statement, definitions of communication, employee satisfaction and 360-degree feedback approach, job satisfaction trends. Discussions focus on employee satisfaction, management communication and the 360 feedback model. A generic satisfaction survey is included. 1 Table is included. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Is Corporate Social Responsibility in the Interests of Business and Society?

    This 10 page paper looks at the use of corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and considers whether they are always in the interests of business and society. Different approaches to corporate social responsibility are discussed from the perspective of businesses and from the perspective of society as a whole in order to assess if, when and how CSR can be beneficial. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Leveraging Resources; The Retail Environment

    This 3 page paper looks at management issues concerning the use of resources by a retail firm. The paper answers 4 questions, considering whether retail firms have access to, or can obtain the resources it needs to be successful, the importance of clear directions and incentives, the importance of the supporting structure and whether the creativity of the employees is fully leveraged. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Benefits of Performance Appraisal, Diversity Management and Employee Participation in a Troubled Firm

    This 7 page paper looks at three issues concerned with human resource management; performance appraisals, diversity management and employee participation. Three issues are considered from the perspective of a company which is suffering from claims of discrimination based on its' existing predominantly white married male management structure. Each of the factors is discussed in the context of improving internal culture of the company and reducing the potential for discrimination as well is changing attitudes of management. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Book Review; the Fundamentals of Production Planning and Control by Stephen Chapman

    This 6 page paper is a book review on Stephen Chapman's book "The Fundamentals of Production Planning and Control", looking at the approach and contents of the book summarizing the main contents of the book and assessing his usefulness to operations management managers and students. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Corporate Culture, Customer Relations, Social Responsibility

    A 4 page paper that discuses the relationship between corporate culture and customer relations and corporate culture and social responsibility. Examples of real companies are includes as are data regarding how executives feel about the benefits of social responsibility. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Motivation for the Purchase of Cosmetic Surgery

    The ability to sell any product or services is likely to be reliant on the marketing. For marketing to be effective marketers need to understand the motivation behind a purchase. This 9 page paper looks at the motivation behind the purchase of cosmetic surgery using feminist models and the desire for empowerment as a framework for examination of the purchase motivation. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Price Discrimination Strategies

    This 5 page paper looks at price discrimination as a business strategy. The paper outlines what is meant by price discrimination and considers the motivation behind the adoption of price discrimination and then discusses the different ways that price discrimination may be implemented as a strategy. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility And Energy Management

    This 14 page paper is written in two parts. The first part of the paper looks at the concept of corporate social responsibility discussing what it is or why companies may choose to adopt it, frameworks may be used as guidance and essential elements of corporate social responsibility strategies. The second part of the paper looks at the concept of energy management, examining why and how it takes place and uses the example of Hewlett-Packard to demonstrate energy management in practice. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Compensation and Performance Evaluation at Arrow Electronics

    Performance Appraisal at Arrow Electronics: A 6 page paper discussing Harvard case 9-800-290: Arrow Electronics is traveling in the right direction, but the system it is trying to make fit its company likely never will unless it can be customized to suit the company's needs. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Lester Electronics Case Study

    This 20 page paper is based on a fictitious case study supplied by the student. Lester Electronics faces several problems, it may loss an exclusive contract with trading parent Shang-wa Electronics is a takeover bid for the firm is successful. It is also facing a potential take over bid of its own. The paper discusses the different issues and opportunities that the company faces, looks at the perspectives of the different stakeholders, identities the problems and then identifies and assesses different solution before determining the optimal solution and developing an implementation plan. The paper includes a range of tables that were used to help determine potential solutions. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Evaluation of Talent Management Strategies; A Case Study Of a University

    This 50 page paper looks at the issue of talent management. The paper starts with an introduction with background, aims and objectives limitations. This is followed by an in-depth literature review that looks at relevant topics including the definition of talent, how it may be identified and the use of training and development programs and the value of mentoring in developing skills and talent. A methodology is presented for use in gathering primary data with the use of questionnaires to assess the way talent management is taking place in an organization. Simulates results are presented and discussed and recommendations are made based on the research findings and the literature review. The bibliography cites 36 sources.

  • Diversity and HR Departments

    This 3 page paper examines diversity in the workforce and how this affects human resource departments. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Diversity at Cingular

    This 12 page paper looks at the diversity at Cingular. Carrying out a limited diversity audit the paper looks at the level of diversity and the underlying policies and strategies that have brought the company to this position. The paper goes on to assess how the already good position could be improved. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Leadership in Healthcare

    A 4 page paper discussing effective leadership in healthcare. The paper discusses leader-member exchange as an appropriate leadership theory for healthcare, as well as the use of power in leadership. The paper identifies informal, positive power as being most effective in professional healthcare settings. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Why is Talent Management Increasing in Popularity?

    This 16 page paper looks at the rise in interest in talent management. After defining what is meant by talent management the reasons that explain this increase are examined along with the methods and approaches to talent management that can be adopted, including the recruitment and training approaches. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Responsibility Accounting Applied to Coca-Cola

    A 3 page paper discussing the benefits and uses of responsibility accounting. The antidote to micromanaging is delegation, but with that delegation arises the need for managers delegated to, to be accountable for their decisions. Responsibility accounting fills that need and is practiced at many companies, including Coca-Cola. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Managing Change; The Chemical Industry

    This 12 page paper is a report looking at change and the considerations that should be made when it is implemented. The first part of the paper looks at changes which have occurred in the chemical industry in the since the 1990's, then issues concerning the way change may be resisted and managed are discussed, including potential types of change, potential reactions and strategies to overcome the barriers to change. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Friedman and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman commented that "There is one and only one social responsibility of business to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say engages in free and open competition, without deception or fraud." This 3 page paper considers this view and discusses it in terms of corporate social responsibility and a firm's strategy. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Managing In An Inclusive Environment: Diversity

    This 3 page paper considers the issues of creating and managing an inclusive environment in the context of managing diversity. The paper considers what an organization that values diversity needs to consider and address in order to manage and balance issues related to facets of diversity. The paper looks at an example of good diversity management. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Risk Management Questions

    This 16 page paper answers a set of questions set by the student concerning risk management. Issues discussed include the types of data that may be recorded by an airline for risk management purposes, the risk management cycle, why risk management is important, the direct and indirect impact on profitability and the types of probability measures that are useful. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Current Issues in Sex Discrimination Law

    This 3 page paper looks at an English sex discrimination law issue. The paper, written as preparation for a presentation looks at what is meant by discrimination, how sex discrimination can take place, and the impact of the Gender Recognition Act 2004. The paper includes a poster designed to raise awareness of this new act. The Bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Personal Development Plan

    This 10 page paper is a personal development plan based on information supplied by the student. The paper proposes a career goal for someone in junior management to reach middle management and run a department within years, current skills are identified a needed skills are identified. A plan to obtain them is then presented. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Marketing EMI Music in the Digital Age

    EMI are facing a number of marketing challenges, the decision by Radiohead to release tracks on their own website and increase in digital music downloads are all indicators of the changes. This 11 page paper looks at some of the challenges EMI face in terms of the general marketing of a service rather than a physical good and consideration of the influences and impact of marketing on the internet. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Health Care Insurance And The Unemployed

    A 9 page paper that is written as a proposal. The paper discusses the issue of continuing health care insurance after losing one's job. Statistical data are included regarding the unemployed and the uninsured. The writer points out the greater difficulties single individual unemployed persons have obtaining health care coverage. Annotated bibliography included in the page count. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Using Encryption as a Key for Corporate Security

    This 5 page paper discusses the pros and cons of using encryption as a security tool for corporate security. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Causes and Remedies of Discrimination in the Workplace

    Discrimination is the manifestation of prejudice. This 11 page paper considers a case where discrimination is taking place and looks at the way that a firm may deal with the problem, The paper starts by assessing the potential causes and aggravating issues that cause prejudice and discriminatory behavior and then looks at the strategies that an employer may utlize to deal with the problem in the workplace. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • REDUCING EMPLOYEE TURNOVER IN LONG-TERM CARE

    Reasons for high employee turnover in the long-term care field and some solutions for counteracting the problem. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • The Potential of the Energy Drink Market

    The energy drinks market has a great deal of potential, the right to looks at a case study supplied by the student concerning the Dr Pepper Snapple Group and the way in which they were considering entering the energy drink market in 2006. The writer starts by looking at the market and its main features, considering what this means for a new entrant into the market, defines a potential target market and presents an outline marketing mix. The paper ends with a financial projection for the first 24 months. Three sources are cited in the bibliography this eleven page paper.

  • Developing a Digital Marketing Strategy for Southern Comfort

    In 2009 Southern Comfort to a brave decision and announced they would be using their entire marketing budget on digital media. The writer this is his decision and proposed the potential marketing strategy that could be utilized in line with this new approach. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • An Examination of the Credit Card Industry in the United States

    The credit card industry has suffered as a result of the global recession which started in 2008. The writer is a good overview the industry, including a comprehensive history of the development and use of credit cards, before looking at the current industry structure, and the impact of economic influences as well as political influences on general operations as well as profitability of the industry. Porters Five Forces framework is been utilized to examine factors present in 2010. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this ten page paper.

  • Emotional Intelligence

    This paper describes and discusses Goleman's theory of emotional intelligence, including the components. The writer comments on the importance of emotional intelligence for effective leadership. There are eight sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Subjects

    The writer discusses the subject of corporate social responsibility (CSR) what the term means and then identified five areas which are is likely to see increased attention over the next decade. The issues discussed are those of global warming, the need for sustainability, child labor, the need for fair trade and the concept of environmental accounting. Twenty-five sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • Electronic Medical Records: An Overview of Benefits

    In a paper of three pages, the writer address the benefits conferred by electronic medical records to access and patient privacy. Legal risks are also considered. Paper uses one source.

  • Google's Android OS - A Value-Driven Assessment

    In a paper of four pages, the writer examines Google's Android OS. Market factors related to Android's success over Apple's iPhone are examined in detail. Paper uses three sources.

  • Modelo’s Beer Market

    The paper is based on a case study provided by the student, answering a set of questions concerning the company and its market. The paper starts by examining the global beer market along with trends that are emerging, and then discusses the reasons behind the success of this Mexican company’s expansion into the US. Other issues discussed include competition from the largest global brewery, the potential for further international expansion and potential benefits of diversification. Three sources are cited in the bibliography this six page paper.

  • Resource Analysis for Seifelden Electronics

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at Seifelden Electronics. An analysis of the company's tangible and intangible resources, competencies, and strategies is utilized to make future recommendations. Paper uses three sources.

  • Corporate Governance

    This paper discusses issues related to corporate governance at Hess Corporation. Topics include compensation for executives and directors, stock holdings, how directors are elected, criteria for board directors and other issues. Data are included. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Implementing Electronic Health Records in the US

    In the US there is a requirement for healthcare organizations to use electronic health records (HER), also known as electronic patient records (EPR) to be implemented by 2015. The writer considers the way that this may impact on organization and how they may change following implementation. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • The Approach of Multinational Corporations to the Ethical and Social Responsibilities

    The writer considers the way in which multinational organizations may then responsibilities in terms of ethical values and corporate social responsibility, discussing whether this is adopted as a result of optimistic values or as a profit maximization strategy. The concepts of ethical behavior and corporate responsibility are defined, and a number of different companies are used as examples to demonstrate the way different behavior patterns may be observed in the commercial environment. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography this eighteen page paper.

  • The Diamond Industry and De Beers

    In a paper of twenty pages, the writer looks at the diamond industry. Challenges facing players like De Beers are explored, and strategic solutions are developed. Paper uses one source.

  • A Plan For Diversity

    Diversity in the workplace pays off. Companies gain a competitive advantage and consistently outperform other companies. This essay provides a guide for implementing a diversity plan. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Managing Diversity

    The writer defines and discusses the management of diversity in the workplace. The paper includes consideration of potential advantages which maybe realized where diversity management is practices, as well as the problems which may accompany its implementation and how those problems may be overcome. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Leadership Style Using Goldman's Model

    The writer uses the leadership model of Goleman with 6 styles of leaders to assess the personal leadership. The different styles are all discussed before the dominant leadership style is identified. One source is sited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Reactions to Change

    In many cases of change employees may not react in a positive manner. The writer considers some of the less positive reactions, such as silence and cynicism, and looks at how management may influence the reactions to change. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • The Strategic Position of Apple with in the Electronics Industry

    The writer examines the influences that are present on Apple and their consumer electronics and the way that Apple competes. The paper starts by looking at the influences on the industry, focusing on technological and socio-cultural influences. Two of Porter's Five Forces; competitors and power of suppliers and considers the way that the firm may improve the competitive position. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • When Should You Disclose a Disability

    The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed in 1990. It was a major law that affected every business, organization, and enterprise in the nation. It prohibits any kind of discrimination in the workplace because of a disability. However, the law states that the person must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodations. This paper discusses if an individual should disclose the disability in a job interview. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Criminal Sexual-type Conduct Data

    There have been a number of laws passed and numerous court cases regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. These span more than four decades and yet, it does not seem that the incidence of sexual harassment has been reduced. Statistical data are reported from an older Federal Government Report, a military academies report, and a general public report. The incidence of harassment at each military academy is reported for women and men along with the reasons they seldom report these crimes. The physical and emotional effects of experiencing this type of crime are discussed. There are three sources used in this three page paper.

  • Data Analytics Plan

    Big Data Analytics is becoming more common in healthcare institutions because the outcomes include cost reduction, error reduction, better patient care, and many other outcomes. This paper is a Big Data Analytics process map. No Bibliography.

  • Current Fashions in Risk Management

    Risk management takes place organizations with the use of different tools and approaches. This six page paper looks at three approaches which have become popular over the last few years. Firstly the concept of enterprise risk management is defined and examined. Secondly, the role of culture in risk management is discussed. Lastly, the utilization of strategic partnerships to reduce risk, and the use of increased collaboration in partnerships to reduce exposure to risk. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • iPhone and Android Companies

    The smart phone market is the primary one in which Apple and Google compete directly. Google gives its Android away while Apple charges high prices. Even so, it is the iPhone that is the gold standard in this market. External and internal analyses for each company are reported. There are ten sources used in this five page paper.

  • One Corporate Health Program for Employees

    Improving the health of employees is a valuable endeavor because the healthier they are the more productive they are. Johnson & Johnson implemented a comprehensive employee wellness program with multiple components about 20 years ago. The purpose was to help employees know their health risks and how to prevent illnesses. This paper explains the program and the challenges J&J faces. There are four sources used in this nine page paper.

  • Job Satisfaction Motivation and the Leader

    A great deal has been written about how leadership styles and behaviors impact and influence employee motivation, job satisfaction, and employee commitment to the organization although not necessarily in the same articles. This essay reports literature that has concluded which leadership styles have a more positive impact on morale, commitment, and job satisfaction. There are six sources used in this three page paper.

  • Leadership Motivation Conflict, Emotional Intelligence

    What leadership styles can be related to what motivational theories? Effective leaders know there is a direct connection between their leadership behaviors and employee motivation but are their certain models that are more complementary.. and how do conflict theories, emotional intelligence, and goal theory fit into the mix? These are the issues discusses with specific styles and theories identified. There are seven sources used in this five page paper.

  • MARK HURD AND ETHICS AT HEWLETT-PACKARD

    Examines the ethics of Mark Hurd's leadership during his tenure at Hewlett-Packard. Discussions focus on the corporate spying and alleged sexual harassment scandals. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography of this 7-page paper.

  • ANALYSIS OF CARREFOUR AND MANAGEMENT

    Focuses on a management analysis of the retailer Carrefour, and other management discussions. Powerpoint presentation and mind map are included There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography of this 12-page paper.

  • A COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS FOR UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

    Provides information on University of Maryland University College's strategic position, as well as where it is from a competitive standpoint with other schools. SWOT, PESTLE and comparative analyses are included. There are 7 sources listed in the bibliography of this 8-page paper.

  • Current Status of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in the United States

    In five pages this research paper examines the impact of technology upon the U.S. tourism and hospitality industry and the effects of this techmology upon industry higher education. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Use of Lean Production Within the Automobile Industry

    This paper addresses the impact of the automobile industry's implementation of lean production practices. The author discusses the transition from mass production to lean production. This twenty page paper has ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Spending and Advertising Microeconomics' Consideration

    In ten pages this research paper examines how advertising influences consumer spending habits in a consideration of how consumer decisions are made, ROI on advertising, and spending ratio graphs are included. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Arguing Why Advertising Should Not Be Considered 'Free' Press

    In two pages the argument that advertising should not be regarded as an example of 'Freedom of the Press' is presented. There is no bibliography provided with this paper.

  • Middle Managers and the Negative Impact of Information Technology Growth

    In ten pages this paper examines the rapid growth of IT and how middle management positions have been adversely affected in terms of the difficulty to successfully fill them. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Decisions and Data Warehousing

    In ten pages this research paper discusses decisions made in information storage and data warehousing with a definition of data warehousing and why businesses decided to use it along with pertinent issues such as security, maintenance, operation, and implementation included. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Modern Corporations and Data Processing

    In four pages data processing within the corporate sector is examined in a discussion of such topics as data warehouses and information architecture along with their value to modern business. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Success of the Fast Food Conglomerate Sonic, Incorporated

    In six pages a corporate analysis of the successful Sonic fast food chain is presented with recommendations to ensure future success offered.

  • Service and Customer Satisfaction

    In six pages business services are examined in terms of improving customer satisfaction with more emphasis on the customer and less on so called company policy. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sun Rize Fruit Drink Marketing

    In eleven pages this paper examines the fictitious product Sun Rize Fruit Drink in a consideration of marketing approaches. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 5 Web Pages and an Overview of Business Management, Marketing, Accounting, Economics, and Finance

    This paper considers 5 web pages as they represent marketing, business management, economics, accounting, and finance. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Research Analysis on Impulse Buying

    This paper represents a research project proposal consisting of eleven pages which discusses advertising and marketing geared toward increasing the impulse buying of consumers. There are twelve sources used in the bibliography.

  • Decision Making, Interpersonal Skills, and Leadership

    In nine pages this paper discusses leadership principles including decision making, interpersonal skills, and communication. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Beyond Customer Satisfaction to Customer Loyalty by Keke Bhote

    In ten pages the author's theories on how enduring success can be achieved by U.S. businesses are analyzed. There are no other sources listed.

  • Organizations and Internal Control

    In five pages this research paper examines organizations within the context of internal operational control in a consideration of accounting systems and internal checks. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sam Adams Beer

    The writer examines the Boston Beer Company, which manufactures Sam Adams. The writer discusses the company's market position and finds it is leading in the craft beer market. The writer reveals that Anheuser-Busch would like to capture some of the Sam Adams market share for Michelob. The writer uses a SWOT analysis and Porter's Five Forces analysis to examine the industry. The paper is five pages long and there are seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • LA Gear Shoes' Marketing

    In eight pages this paper presents BCG and SWOT analyses in this consideration of how to market LA Gear for men's athletic shoes despite its reputation as a women's shoes manufacturer. There are no sources cited.

  • Globalization, Banking, and Mergers

    In eight pages this paper examines the increasing practice of global banking mergers in a consideration of the successful 1996 Chemical Bank and Chase Manhattan merger and the failed Deutsche and Dresder Banks of Germany merger. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Management Tool of Handwriting Analysis

    In seven pages handwriting analysis as a tool of management is examined in terms of its characteristics, weaknesses, and motivations. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The 'Turbulence' Aircraft Insurance 'Rolls With'

    In this paper consisting of 5 pages a comparative analysis of insurance companies within the aircraft industry in terms of the market impact of additional companies, superjumbo jets and losses incurred in recent years. There are 4 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Marketing to the International Community

    Culture is important for a business to consider in international marketing, but also such mundane issues as electrical service and differing standards of business practice. This paper examines how a company can determine whether the international marketplace is right for its products and services. Examples include computers and candy bars. This paper has five pages and four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Interpersonal Relationships

    In eleven pages this paper examines organizational interpersonal relationships in a consideration of the importance of effective communication. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hypothetical 2000 Advertising and Marketing Plan for Budweiser

    In fourteen pages a hypothetical Anheuser Busch marketing and advertising campaign is presented in terms of company challenges, and suggestions that favor Internet advertising with traditional approaches. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Hybrid Electrical Vehicles

    In eight pages this paper discusses how hybrid electrical vehicles such as the Insight by Honda and the Prius by Toyota are powered, manufactured, with hybrid advantages and disadvantages also considered. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Coca Cola Advertising's Impact

    In seven pages this paper discusses Coca Cola's advertising and marketing impacts upon consumer product purchasing. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Fictional Conversation With Author Tom Peters

    This paper provides a conversation between a professor Ralph Stacey and author Tom Peters. The author pays particular attention to Peters' book, In Search of Excellence, and how the two intellectuals advocate changes in the workplace. This seven page paper has two sources in the bibliography.

  • Professional Morality, Ethics, Email Privacy, and System Administrators

    In ten pages this paper examines Internet privacy issues and ethical problems that confront many systems administrators. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Model Analysis of Rent Controlled Properties

    This 6 page paper discusses real property management and the methods of traditional assessment, including easily available statistics such as occupancy rates, average rent per square foot and net operating income among others. The writer provides a model analysis of rent-controlled properties using diagramatic analysis, and esplains actions that are necessary to maximize the return from non-residential rental properties. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Different Generations and Marketing

    In twenty four pages the newly developed marketing 5Ps are examined and 8 questions are answered in this consideration of how marketing varies among the different generations such as Baby Boomers, Generations X and Y, and the Millenial Generation it wishes to target. Twenty five sources are cited in the bibliography with the inclusion of two tables.

  • Intellectual Property and Economics

    In six pages the relationship that exists between economic prosperity and intellectual property rights are discussed. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • American Economy and International Trade

    In five pages this paper examines the U.S. domestic economy effect of trade, comparative advantage, and America's international trade policy. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Iceland

    In twelve pages this paper presents a global trade overview of Iceland in a consideration of its society and economy. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography and an appendix of 1 page is also included.

  • Problems of Workplace Absenteeism and Solutions

    In five pages this paper examines how the problems of workplace absenteeism can be solved. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Transportation Industry and Human Resources

    In seven pages this paper examines the impact of global technology upon the transport industry with human resources the primary focus.

  • Monitoring of Email and Internet Usage and Ethics

    In five pages this paper considers the ethical implications of Internet and email monitoring and offers a resolution that is both ethically as well as legally appropriate. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hotel Industry and Employee Outsourcing

    In eight pages this paper examines labor outsourcing by the hotel industry in a consideration of its advantages and disadvantages.

  • Economic Outlook of Chile

    In five pages the economy of Chile is discussed and its future outlook is also considered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Pension Business and Insurance Companies

    In ten pages this paper examines insurance companies in a consideration of types of pension and retirement programs. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Pursuing a Career in Management

    Management encompasses a number of career paths. This five page paper describes the importance of this exciting career choice and outlines the path the student needs to pursue to land a job in management. Two sources.

  • Ritz Carlton Hotels and Customer Service

    In five pages the excellent customer service techniques Ritz Carlton Hotels employ are examined with its commitment to constant improvements and attention to customer suggestions so that the process never deviates from the primary goal of customer satisfaction. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizations and Incremental and Transformational Change

    In five page these organizational change types are contrasted and compared with Senge's and Lewin's models also examined. Thirteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • International Athletic Shoe Company Establishment

    In five pages the global establishment of a company that manufactures and markets athletic shoes in the United States, Canada, South Korea, and Singapore is discussed in a consideration of its $350 million budget and an industry five forces analysis is also presented. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Paperboard Exportation to China

    In nine pages this paper examines the exporting of paperboard to China in terms of advantages and disadvantages with an operational export function established using a $117 million budget. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Bonsize Plant Hormone Marketing Case Study

    In five pages a new product, Bonsize Plant Hormone, is featured in this marketing case study analysis.

  • Rainbow Plant Food New Marketing Plan II

    In five pages this paper discusses a new product marketing strategy for Rainbow Plant Food.

  • Environmental Changes and HR Planning

    In five pages this paper examines the importance of different types of human resource planning to maintain pace with an ever changing environment. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Malaysia Human Resource Analysis

    In six pages this human resource analysis of Malaysia includes economic statistics, industrial types, government, GDP, rates of literacy, and population data. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • UK Workplace Absenteeism Management

    In twenty five pages this paper examines the United Kingdom workplace and the increasing problems of absenteeism among employees in a discussion of control, management, methodology, and recommendations are also offered. Twenty three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Encouraging the Development of the Internet in Developing Nations

    This 16 page paper argues that developing nations should develop Internet usage and its supporting infrastructure within their borders. The writer suggests that it's arguable whether or not the government should be involved, but there is no argument that the Internet would have tremendous benefits for the economy, particularly as it has become so vital for business transactions. There are 25 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Career Opportunities in Accounting and Auditing

    This five paper examines careers in accounting, while comparing current trends in the field as well as salaries. This paper has seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Seeking a Job in Investment Banking

    5 pages and 2 sources used. This paper provides an overview of the elements required for a career in investment banking. This paper relates to everything from job expectations to specific educational requirements and skill sets.

  • Insurance Regulations in Hong Kong

    In five pages the insurance industry is considered within the context of Hong Kong and whether or not consumer interests will be protected by insurance regulation. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Corporate America Communications and Cultural Diversity

    Affirmative Action is one of the topics discussed in this paper of ten pages that examines the impact of cultural diversity upon communications in corporate America and also considers the failure of programs on cultural diversity. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Toy Helicopters' Marketing

    In five pages this paper examines Majestic City Helicopters and its problems regarding the growth of its toy helicopters' industry in London with a suggestion that mass marketing be replaced by targeting upscale outlets in a marketing mix consideration. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace Absenteeism Management

    In thirty eight pages UK workplace absenteeism and the management problems it presents are analyzed. Twenty nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Information Management and Hotels

    In ten pages a fictional hotel's strategies are featured in this discussion of the hotel industry and its various uses and applications of information technology. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Relationship Between Andersen and Enron

    In five pages the Enron crisis is explored first in terms of how the relationship between these two firms impacted upon Arthur Andersen and then discusses the responsiblity for this crisis. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Automotive Industry and JIT Inventory Management

    In five pages this paper discusses how Japan's Just In Time management system of inventory control could assist an automobile manufacturer with problems of backlog but no inventory in order for completion. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hotel Industry and the Value of Efficient Customer Service

    In five pages this paper considers the hotel industry's customer service problems with seven bad service examples and discusses how customer service can be improved by one hotel that deals with a large number of complaints. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Connection Between HRM and Human Resource Development

    In twelve pages this paper discusses the connection between human resource management and human resource developmental programs. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Porter's Five Forces Analysis of United Kingdom Supermarket Chains Safeway, Iceland, Asda, Sainsbury, and Tesco

    In seven pages these UK supermarkets are subjected to a Porter's Five Forces model analysis. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Market Research and Role of Competitive Intelligence

    In ten pages competitive intelligence as an important business strategy tool is assessed in terms of the differences and similarities between competitive intelligence and market research with a consideration of the Rockwell case included along with company protection from the gathering of intelligence information. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • EasyJet and Implementation of CRM Program

    In five pages this paper discusses how the CRM program has been successfully implemented by EasyJet. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • UK Marketing Demand and Organic Dairy Farming

    In a paper consisting of forty pages an extensive examination of the UK organic dairy industry is discussed in light of supplying now exceeding demand and how this situation warrants farmers to adapt and change production and also reduce imports along with other influential factors in an expansive assessment. There are twenty nine bibliographic sources listed.

  • Hospitality Industry and HRM

    In twenty one pages human resource management issues as the pertain to the hotel industry are considered in a hotel chain case study that considers HRM's 4 primary functions and how each is practiced along with functional improvement recommendations. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography and there is also the inclusion of one table.

  • Case Study on HR Planning Issues

    In six pages this paper examines human resource planning issues in a discussion of a case study involving a procedure manual's design with the inclusion of a vision or mission statement and company goals provided. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Industrial Relations and HRM

    In fourteen pages this paper considers human resource management in a discussion of labor unions and industrial relations from a historical perspective and an examination of globalization's effects along with various theories, management components, and the importance of harmony in industrial relations and human resource management. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Overview of International Trade

    This 4 page paper discusses four different concepts in international trade: direct foreign investment (DFI), invisible exports, privatization, and trade restrictions.

  • United Kingdom's Franchise Industry

    In thirty six pages this paper examines United Kingdom's franchise industry in a consideration of popularity of franchises, franchise workings in comparison with subsidiary and business licensing issues with retail, distribution, services, finance, manufacturing, and 5 franchise area statistics provided. Twenty three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Research Proposal on a Rental Equipment Business's Management Information Systems

    In ten pages this research proposal endeavors to study a rental business's use of management information systems in a literature review, answers to questions, project planning, and methodology. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Regina Vacuums and Quality Issues

    In five pages this paper discusses the quality issues Philips must address regarding Regina vacuum cleaner production. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Real Estate and IRS Customer Quality Control Survey

    In six pages this paper considers a quality control survey that compares the private real estate sector and the public IRS sector in terms of customer satisfaction and quality of service. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Advertising and the Internet

    In eight pages this paper examines Internet advertising in a discussion of marketing strategies and comparisons with conventional approaches to advertising. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Analysis of the Property, Casualty, and Automobile Insurance Industries

    In twenty pages this paper concentrates on Progressive Insurance in an overview of the auto insurance, casualty, and property insurance industries. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Human Needs, Human Resources, and Human Resource Management

    In ten pages this paper discusses the importance of human resource management in order to successfully manage human resources while satisfying that human needs are being met. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • CSR and PR Public Relations: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

    In eight pages this paper examines public relations within the context of corporate social responsibility with Oxfam, Starbucks, The Cooperative Bank, The Body Shop, and Shell among the companies referenced. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Studying Interpersonal Communications

    In five pages the weaknesses and strengths of interpersonal communications are examined along with steps one should take to strengthen interpersonal communication. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Literature Review on AT&T's Management

    In twenty four pages this paper examines the AT&T Corporation in a management analysis that reviews relevant literature and also considers its post 1980s evolution and the roles played by Michael Armstrong and human resources. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Article on Diversity Management Critiqued

    In five pages the ways in which the authors discuss diversity management aspects in their article are considered. There is no bibliography included.-

  • How Decisions Are Made

    In eight pages this paper examines decision support systems, management support systems and their role in the decision making process and also considers Simon's and other strategic model approaches. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Employee Absenteeism Predictors

    This paper discusses the potential of human resources to predict absenteeism in employees in four pages. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Internet Marketing

    In eight pages this paper examines ecommerce in a consideration of Internet marketing, its opportunities, and emerging markets. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Hospitality Industry and the Americans with Disabilities Act

    In this paper consisting of eight pages the ADA is defined, discussed in relation to its effect on the hospitality industry and cases that are related to other hospitality industries are also included. There are seven bibliographic sources cited.

  • Porter's Five Forces Model Analysis of the Lodging Industry

    In six pages the Five Forces Model of Michael Porter is applied to the hotel industry with lodging industry's market structure and traits also examined. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace Absenteeism

    In five pages the problem of workplace absenteeism and reduction methods are explored. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Mobile Telephone Company and a Decision Support System

    In five pages a mobile telephone company is examined within the context of establishment an Internet based Decision Support System that requires an understanding of its developmental methods and what constitutes and effective online Decision Support System. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hospital Information Systems and Inventory Process

    In four pages this paper discusses a hospital's inventory system automation upgrade as featured in a December 2003 article that appeared in Hospital Materials Managements. There are no other sources cited.

  • The Ethics of the Phillip Morris Company

    9 pages and 1 sources. This paper provides an overview of the case of the Phillip Morris Company and the ethics of doing business as a part of the American Big Tobacco Industry. This paper considers the ethical issues that relate to doing what is best for stakeholders, and integrates an ethical analysis. this paper considers the issues that impact the views of the company and the nature of emerging expansion projects, including those aimed at expanding into Third World countries.

  • Global Production Patterns and Hardware and Software Industries

    In nine pages this paper examines China's hardware production and India's software production in this consideration of emerging global patterns of production with international comparative and competitive advantages also discussed. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Strategy Goal Achievement and the Value of HR Planning

    In seven pages this paper discusses how organizational goal strategies can be achieved through human resource planning. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Trade Unions and Their Functions

    In five pages this paper discusses the policies, purposes, and functions of trade unions with the European Trade Union's history the primary focus.

  • Should Comcast Buy Disney?

    Mergers and acquisitions are still underway in the 21st century, though sharply declining from the madness of the 1990s. This paper focuses on the attempt in 2004 by Comcast to buy media giant Disney. Included are pros and cons for both companies, shareholders and the buying public.This paper has five pages and one source is listed in the bibliography.

  • New Athletic Shoes Line Creation

    In six pages the creation of a new line of athletic shoes is considered in terms of a marketing plan featuring running shoes in all styles for women. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Controlling Workplace Internet Usage Through Planning

    In five pages the problems of Internet usage are supplemented with a balanced plan to deal with privacy and security issues. There are five sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Analyzing a Security Guard Company

    A SWOT analysis of Command Security Corporation, one of more than 10,000 small companies providing security guards. Details a strong company with flexibility, and illustrates some concerns it has had. Includes statistical data.This paper has four pages and no sources are listed.

  • Human Resources - Two Case Studies

    This 10 page paper describes two human resources case studies, and offers solutions for the questions raised.

  • Corporate Expansion from India to China

    In eighteen pages this paper features an HR perspective regarding the China entry of an India company, Delhi Manufacturing. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Bridgewater Castings and Strategic Decision Making

    In seven pages Bridgewater Castings cast iron wood burning stove manufacturer is the focus of 7 questions involving strategic decision making and management accounting. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • British Airways and Iceland Air's E-Commerce Ventures

    A two-part paper, one looking at Iceland Air's and British Airway's web sites, the other providing a PEST analysis of economic, political, technological, and social influences on airlines, with respect to the Internet and e-commerce. This eight page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Data Mining and Hurricanes

    In six pages this paper examines the data mining endeavors of 'hurricane' Wal Mart. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 4 ANOVA Statistics Questions Week II

    In seven pages this paper examines 4 issues regarding ANOVA statistical testing and include Riverside, California employment and ABC Corporation, strength of trash bags, ColorSmart 5000 TVs, and record comparison of professional golfers Tiger Woods and Arnold Palmer. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Insurance Industry and Testing for Adverse Selection

    In a paper consisting of nine pages the insurance industry and adverse selection testing along with the difficulties of information symmetries are examined. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Lazard and the Investment Banking Industry

    In forty two pages and two parts this paper analyzes the investment banking industry utilizing game theory, quantity and price dynamics, strategic group mapping, PEST analysis and Porter's Five Forces models among others and also analyzes Lazard employing the blue ocean strategy, BCG Matrix, Porter's generic strategies, Ansolf's Matrix, and Mckinsey's 7 S's model. Thirty eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Best Companies According to Fortune Magazine's '100 Best Companies to Work For'

    In twelve pages this paper examines what traits employers must have in order to earn a place on the '100 Best Companies to Work For' list by Fortune Magazine. Five sources are cited in the bibliography with a letter of transmittal, and executive summary, and three tables included.

  • Retail Sector's Interpretation of Corporate Social Responsibility

    In six pages this paper discusses how the UK retail sector interprets corporate social responsibility with examples of the Tesco supermarket chain and Anita Roddick's Body Shop examples examined. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Hockey, Helmets, and Efficiency

    In six pages this paper considers a situation in which helmets would not be worn by hockey players because it was not mandatory and then discusses how to make certain of efficiency in rulings to require wearing them. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Human Resources Management and Boeing

    In six pages Boeing's human resources management is discussed in terms of current relevant literature, knowledge management, safety factors, and ways in which a strong program of human resources can be developed. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Corporate Identity and Image

    In three pages this paper discusses the relationship between a corporate image and its identity and assesses tools that can effectively communicate an image to shareholders. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Decision Support Systems

    In four pages Decision Support Systems are explained and their uses are considered through examples.

  • Issues Pertaining to Interpersonal Relationships

    In five pages this paper features some scenarios involving interpersonal relationships in a consideration of relevant human resource and sociological issues. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nonmonetary Recognition Rewards Programs

    In four pages this paper examines what must be considered before enacting a workforce nonmonetary recognition rewards program with recognition of teams among the topics discussed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Putting Company Brands on the Internet

    The writer evaluates the idea that a brand is the same no matter where it is found, and that no special theories need to be developed when a company moves into Internet marketing. The writer argues that the statement is flawed and that a company needs to find a different approach for the Internet, particularly in an international market. The paper is seven pages long and there are eleven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Quality Initiatives of Rosenbluth Travel Agency

    In three pages this paper discusses how quality service initiatives can be continued by the U.S. based Rosenbluth travel agency.

  • Human Resource Managements and Its Functions

    In this overview of human resource management, the writer defines the functions of management with an organizational structure as pertaining to the obtainment of organizational goals in an effective manner through efficient organizing, planning, and controlling of all organizational reosurces. This paper is written with the assumption that its readership concists of human resource managers and it offers advice relative to the need for increase in information flow that will aid in reaching institutional goals. This eight page paper has ten sources in the bibliography.

  • Case Study on Shell Oil Company's Sustainable Development

    In six pages this case study considers the problems Shell is facing with regards to sustainable development with potential solutions offered.

  • Human Resources Case Study

    In six pages arbitration and negotiation processes are applied to a human resources case study.

  • Case Study of China and Petroleum Company Franchising

    In ten pages this paper examines a China petroleum company franchise that considers what franchises are, advantages and disadvantages, and focuses upon the February 2005 'Measures for the Regulation of Commercial Franchise.' Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Free Labor Movement and International Law

    In eighteen pages this paper examines free movement of labor and workers in a consideration of international law, concentrating on the European Union and Articles 39, 43, and 49. Eighteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Banning of Smoking in Bars

    The legislation that prohibits cigarette smoking in bars forms the basis of this paper containing five pages and the question of appropriate government intervention is discussed. There are three bibliographic sources cited.

  • Workplace and Human Resources Article Review That is One of Eight Total

    In four pages this article that is part of a series of eight on human resources and the workplace is reviewed.

  • Moscow and Chocolate Exportation

    In twelve pages this paper discusses the possibility of exporting chocolate to Moscow in a consideration of the market conditions, supply chain management, and solutions for technological problems along with shipping chocolate recommendations. There are the inclusion of data statistics and one table.

  • How To Successfully Franchise in East Asia

    In moving to a global franchise model, American companies face a number of critical factors. This paper looks at Marriott Hotels, UPS, McDonalds and Starbuck, and what factors are necessary for successful franchising in the East Asian market. This paper has twenty pages and fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Avian Flu and its Effects on Business

    In three pages this paper discusses how an avian flu economic would effect domestic and international business in a consideration of its indirect and direct impacts. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Masaaki Imai's Gemba Kaizen A Commonsense, Low-Cost Approach to Management

    In three pages this text is reviewed in terms of its time management and lean manufacturing implications. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Southwest Airlines Fortune 500 Company Analysis

    In six pages this paper examines the company that occupies no. 310 on Fortune 500's list in an analysis of the airline's characteristics and operating strategies. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gold Mine Selling

    In three pages and 2 parts this paper discusses a gold mine's present value and considers whether Cisco Systems or GM bonds are more financially attractive. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • GE in Top Ten of Fortune 500

    In eight pages GE which earned the distinction of being 2006's most admired company in addition to being featured in Fortune 500's top ten is discussed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography and a PowerPoint presentation is also available.

  • Dell Computer Pop Up Ad Design

    This paper consists of twelve pages and designs an Internet pop up ad for Dell which examines the intrusive nature of pop up and also considers ad goals, anticipated ressults, Internet advertisging costs, ad placement and adjustment, as well as results. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Indian Real Estate Corporate Merger Proposal

    In five pages this paper discusses India's real estate market in this proposal for the successful merging of companies. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Taking a Cruise to Puerto Rico

    Cruising the Caribbean can be a major adventure, but for the businessperson in charge of a cruise line, it can be serious business. This paper takes the form of a marketing plan for a cruise between the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico over a weekend. The idea is to increase tourism and to use the weekend to scout sites and accommodations. This paper has twenty-three pages and nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Development of Career Models based on Existing Theory

    4 pages and 6 sources. This paper relates a number of different career models based on career theory, including the Protean Career Model and the Boundryless Career Model. This paper assesses specific personality types created through the Myers-Briggs test and the impact on their occupational focus.

  • Dried Fruit Snack Expansion of Tyrell's

    In five pages this paper discusses Tyrell's market expansion efforts as it pertains to dried fruit snacks. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • America's Waste Management Services

    In six pages the United States' waste management industry is defined and a comparative analysis of the strategies, sales, and profits of leading industries Republic Services, Allied Waste Industries and Waste Management Inc. is presented.

  • Chile and Dispute Resolution

    In six pages doing business in Chile is considered in terms of disputes and the influence of business climate with a discussion of how Chile resolves disputes examined. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Systems Management, Human Relations, and Scientific Management Styles

    In four pages this paper considers the criminal justice system and which of these 3 styles of management would be most effective. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business Franchise Selection

    In five pages business operations and ownership are considered in terms of franchising and the assessment of a franchise's value. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography, with an outline, Table of Contents, and List of Figures also included.

  • ASP Code and Internet Shopping Carts

    In three pages this research paper discusses Internet shopping carts in a consideration of the ASP code, Security Sockets Layer code, and shopping transactions as handled by PayPal. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Trouble Shooting in Services Industries

    Companies providing services to consumers, such as in the tourism industry, need to understand where there may be gaps in the services that are provided and the services expected. This 3 page paper discusses 4 potential gaps considering the causes and potential solutions. These four gaps are the gap between a customer expectation and the expectations perceived by management, the Gap between the management perceptions and consumer expectations and the way it is translated into service quality specifications, the gap between service quality specifications and the delivery of those specifications to the customer and the gap between the service delivered to customers and the external communication about the service. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • The Principle Agent Relationship between Management and Employees

    This 8 page paper examines the principle-agent relationship that takes place between the management and staff of a company. The paper explains what the relationship is and how it manifests, looks at what is meant by agency costs and considers how elements such as moral hazard, adverse selection, asymmetry of information and signalling are seen I the way the relationship ship is run. The paper ends by considering how the employer should management the relationship.

  • Measuring Value in Publicly Owned Organizations

    The way that value is measured in firms usually focuses on financial or economic measures. This 8 page paper considers the measurement of value in publicity owned organizations and whether traditional measures such as profit levels or market value added, or if benefits and costs can be measured in a more holistic manner. The paper discuses the uses of a stakeholder approach to performance and the use of social accounting as well as issues of accountability. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • India-Australia Trade

    This 5 page paper looks at the trade that takes place between India and Asia, considering the trade levels, the increase and influences in trade such as reduction in trade tariffs and considers why India may be an attractive export destination for Australian goods and looks at potential barriers. The last part of the paper considers the viability of exporting beef from Australia to India. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Plan for Exporting Beef from Australia to India

    This 5 page paper considers why exporting beef from Australia to India would be a good plan. The paper outlines the reason for beef being chosen as the export and then considers why beef is a good import for India and the basic underlying business issues that makes this an attractive proposition. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • How 4M Readiness Factors Play a Role in a Production Environment

    This 3 page paper examines readiness factors as it relates to the the production environment. Examples are provided. 4M readiness factors can impact production and whether or not production will go smoothly and this is the position emphasized. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Burt's Bees

    A 4 page paper discussing two cases, one on how Burt's Bees can increase sales from $6 million to $25 million over five years, the other on the founder of Burt's Bees, Roxanne Quimby. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Advertising Hershey Chocolate

    A 7 page paper tracing the advertising of Hershey chocolate from the 1930s through the 1990s and into the present for the purpose of assessing message changes over time. It can be argued that advertising changes society, but in the case of Hershey's chocolate it needed to follow society rather than seeking to change it as leading products changed from cocoa to candy in individual servings. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Exporting Vegetables to Thailand

    An 11 page paper examining Thailand as a market to receive vegetables produced in the United States. The paper discusses characteristics of the market; trade agreements between the two countries; sociocultural factors; and marketing strategies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Factors Influencing CRM Implementation in a Logistic Environment

    This 46 page paper is a proposal and literature review for research to identify the different influencing factors that are present when a firm wants to successfully introduce customer relationship management (CRM) system. The paper gives an introduction with aims and several hypotheses to be tested and then undertakes an input literature review, considering the different elements of CRM implementation that may be influential. Factors consider range from the functionality of the system, its ability to access and interpret data to the management of human factors and managing change. The paper then gives a methodology to be used for the primary research along with a short timetable and budget. The bibliography cites 41 sources.

  • Customer Satisfaction/Profitability v. Production & Quality

    A 12 page research paper that explores the topic of customer satisfaction and how it is related to both profitability and product/service quality. This relationship reveals why customer satisfaction has taken center-stage in the new economic paradigm. No longer is customer satisfaction a cursory consideration to profitability. Customer satisfaction, in many ways, is profitability. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Adding a Catering Business

    A 7 page paper providing preliminary investigation into whether Kudler Fine Foods should add a catering business. The paper discusses three articles addressing niche, technology and consumer taste. Kudler has been contemplating adding an organic department; the paper suggests creating a catering service that specializes in organic foods. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Factors of Organization Behavior and Job Satisfaction

    A 4 page paper discussing some of the contributors to job satisfaction in terms of organizational behavior. Ethical decision making can greatly improve when individuals have time to think, and "pulling the plug" on technological assistants can provide a measure of that time. Culture that matches in practice what it claims in rhetoric and enabling (and expecting) employees to act ethically all positively contribute to increased job satisfaction. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Impulse Buying

    A 4 page exploration of this consumer phenomenon. This paper identifies several factors that relate to impulse buying. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Employee Development in the U.S. Army

    A 7 page paper discussing salient points regarding employee development and retention using training as a tool. The paper discusses the reasons for pursuing employee development and retention and offers a training plan using an approach similar to that already in use by the 84th U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Command, and it shadows the approach of both online and on-ground universities, as well as corporate training programs. LMS-centered applications are well developed and lend themselves well to employee development training within the U.S. Army. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Self Service Kiosks for Hotel Check-in and Check-out

    A 5 page paper discussing the development and use of kiosks for use in hotel lobbies that customers can use to check in, select their own rooms, pay for their rooms and print receipts for themselves. Already in use at several large chains, the kiosks can improve productivity and reduce costs, while increasing customer satisfaction by eliminating or reducing wait time to check in. Desk service still will be available for those who cannot or choose not to use the automated system. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Research into the Use of CRM in a Kazakhstan Hotel

    This 5 page paper is a proposal for a study to look at the best type of CRM to use in a hotel in Kazakhstan. The paper includes an introduction, objectives, brief literature review and presents an outline methodology for primary research. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Problems with Employees

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and considers why the company is having problems wit the employees including absenteeism and high turnover rates. The situation of the case includes an autocratic owner with no management training and the employees are refused a pay rise when the company is doing well. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Global Communication and Marketing; Disney

    Disney is a global media company; this 10 page paper looks at the strategy of Disney Corp., focusing on media and marketing issues. The paper looks at how the company has communicated in the past, the current strategy, the impact of technology and the actions and reaction of competitors. The paper ends with some future marketing strategy recommendation. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • How Has Services Marketing Shaped The Concept Of Marketing For Organizations

    This 11 page paper looks at the way in which the marketing of services has impacted on marketing as a whole and how organization use the lessons and models created and enhanced by marketing of services or intangible goods for the marketing of other goods. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Getting Real with Diversity and Leadership

    A 4 page paper assessing the role of leadership in promoting cultural diversity. The position of this paper is that many of today's organizations pursue greater cultural diversity but often do so mechanically from duty and matters of law rather than from an awareness of the improvement that cultural diversity can bring to the organization and that true benefits are realized only in an atmosphere of clear and dedicated leadership. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Apple Inc; Product Perception Maps

    This 4 page paper presents three product perception maps for Apple products. The products examined are the iMac, the iPod and iTunes. Each are discussed and placed on a two dimension grid which assess the most important perceptions to the customer when making the purchase decision. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Technology at Shell

    This 5 page paper examines the use of different types of technology and information systems art Shell, the paper starts by looking at the technology in developing creative thinking at managerial level, the paper then moves on to look at information systems and technology used in the oil drilling aspects of the business. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Factors One Should Consider When Establishing A Useful Management Accounting Information System

    This 5 page paper considers what factors need to be looked at before a company decides upon, and implements a new management accounting information system. Factors discussed include functionality, current and future information needs, the decision whether to buy or lease and influence and impact on employees. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • The Language of Security

    This 12 page paper discusses the following statement “If the language of security is in conflict with that used in other areas of the organisation, the security message will never get through and the business will remain vulnerable” and considers how can security and risk managers use communication in order to promote and enhance the security function and its’ realisation. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Security In Hospitality For The Guest

    6 pages in length. Safeguarding a guest's physical and tangible protection involves myriad variables and approaches within the hospitality industry. The extent to which guest safety is divided into two distinct categories - front and back of house - is both grand and far-reaching; that each specific factor of protection works synergistically with all others to promote a holistic application of guest safety speaks to an industry whose potential threats are offset by its proactive procedures. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Child Labour

    This 11 page paper looks at what a company can and ought to do to ensure that there is no child labour in its operations and supply chain, looking at the human rights issues as well ad the general issues involved in terms of measures that can be taken directly and indirectly to avoid the need for child labour. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Motivation In Three Companies

    A 4 page paper that begins with an introduction to motivation theories, identifying the two major categories of theories. The essay reports some of the activities in three companies and correlates those to Maslow's and Skinner's theories of motivation. The companies are: HSBC, Tesco Plc, and Google. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • ITC eChopaul Case Study

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student where ICT Ltd introduce a system called ‘eChopaul’ in order to create value in the supply chain for for soybeans in India. The writer answers four questions. The questions look at the objectives of the eChopaul system, the principles if supply chain management are seen, how it adds value and whether or not all parties to the transaction under the older system can still be ‘winners’ with the new system. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Organizational Behavior And Teamwork

    This 14 page paper begins with a definition and an historical overview of the study of organizational behavior. The writer explains how organizations are defined and described and the many different aspects of organizational behavior and what affects organizational behavior. The writer then discusses teamwork and its relationship to organizational behavior, the obstacles to successful teamwork, the need to consider diversity and how this issue may be addressed, the group development process and the need for training. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Managing Diversity

    A 5 page paper discussing 4 points of diversity management: changing definition of diversity; changing US population; bringing groups together; and recommendations for diversity management. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Work-Life Balance and its Effect on Ethical Decision Making

    A 28 page paper discussing how "workaholism" may affect individuals' ethical decision-making abilities. The paper includes a review of literature in work-life balance; a discussion of the philosophical base of ethical decision-making; and a review of how "labor saving" devices at home and work during the last half of the 20th century have resulted in less leisure time rather than more. When those individuals with poor work-life balance – whether by their own doing or through requirements of the employer – "live" the job, then they have little time to think before acting and merely react. The annotated bibliography lists 23 sources.

  • Security and Secrecy Issues Following the Cases of Wen Ho Lee and Robert Hanssen

    This 10 page paper considers a range of security and secrecy issues following the cases of Robert Hanssen and Wen Ho Lee, in the light of the Webster Report. The paper discusses what policies and practices can be put into place to protect security, why securely breaches have taken place with specific attention to government organizations, the problem of balancing privacy and confidentiality issues with investigating espionage, the problems of data security and role of digital forensics and evidence standards and the short falls of many systems. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Sustainable Development; The Influence of the United Nations

    This 9 page paper looks at the contribution of the United Nations (UN) towards the development of the idea of ‘sustainable business practices’, evaluates the United Nations political influence and examines the different geographical and political agendas which have contributed towards the concept of sustainable development from this institution. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • How To Maintain Intercontinental Hong Kong As The Market Leader In The Hospitality Industry

    This 40 page paper, including executive summary, examines the way in which the Intercontinental hotel in Hong Kong may retain its position as the market leader in hospitality industry. After a brief introduction the paper examines the position of the hospitality industry in Hong Kong and then looks at the competition faced by Intercontinental. A SWOT analysis is used to analyse the position of the hotel internally and within a broader environment. Following the analysis innovative plans are presented that will help the hotel remain as an industry leader. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Information Management

    The 16 page paper is written in five sections and looks at the subject of information management. The first section considers the way in which the management of information has changed in recent years and the way it has developed into knowledge management. The second section discusses the way that information flows through a company and the way that it is managed to create useful knowledge. The third section discusses the practical management of information including its collection and storage and what can go wrong with the process. Before section discusses the way that information systems can help companies effectively meet strategic and operational objectives. The last section discusses some of the potential challenges that information management will face in the future. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Business Plan to Open a Chain of Fruit Juice Cafes

    This 14 page paper presents a business plan for the start-up of a new (fictitious) business selling fruit juices, fruit juice cocktails and smoothies. The plan proposes the opening of a chain of outlets with expansion using a franchise model from year three onwards. The plan includes information under growth and financial objectives, legal structure and ownership, finance, organisational structure, stockholders, marketing plan including customer and competitor analysis. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Absolute Advantage, Comparative Advantage and Opportunity Cost

    This 3 page paper looks at the concepts of absolute advantage in comparative advantage comparing and contrasting the two. The paper then defines and discusses opportunity cost and considers the way in which this is seen with in international trade theory. The bibliography cites for sources.

  • Gretchen Fox And Fox Relocation Management Corp

    A 5 page paper that presents a profile of the company and of its founder. The essay discusses the company's growth and success and its strengths, which include a collaborative culture. The writer comments that weaknesses, if any, are not apparent and ends with comments about the company's future. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Apple; Background and SWOT Analysis

    This 11 page paper examines Apple Inc. The first part of the paper looks at the background of the company and its development. The second part of the paper discusses the position of the company in late 2007 and performs a SWOT analysis to examine the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that the company faces. The paper ends by presenting potential strategies which may help the company grow in the future. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Design Company in Ireland

    This 6 page paper looks at a design company in Ireland and considers the different aspects of business in Ireland. Included is a discussion on forming businesses in Ireland, taxation, legal issues such as patents and trademarks, as well as looking at how the company competes. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Guest Service Management and Customer Satisfaction

    This 3 page paper looks at how or why go services management is important in attaining customer satisfaction. The paper starts by discussing what is meant by Guest service management, looks at why it is important and compares customer satisfaction with intangible and tangible goods. The paper then considers the way in which satisfaction can be measured. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • The Pharmaceutical Industry

    This 4 page paper is written in two parts. Using GlaxoSmithKline as example the first part of the paper discusses the key to success factors for pharmaceutical companies and which of the success factors can be transferred to generic drug manufacturing companies. The second part of the paper discusses what lessons can be drawn from the development of sustainable competitive advantage for other companies outside the pharmaceutical industry. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • The Value of Diversity

    This 4 page paper looks at cultural diversity in the work place and considers if and how embracing cultural diversity can ad value to a firm. The paper looks at the cists and benefits and examines examples of value added by diversity management. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • McDonalds in Ireland

    This 17 page paper examines the marketing strategy of the fast food chain McDonalds in Ireland. The paper gives some background to the company in the Republic of Ireland and the some of the problems it is facing. The analysis looks at the company's marketing objectives, the target market segments and ways that the segments are approached. The strategic marketing analysis makes use of a BCG Matrix, Porters Five Forces model and a SWOT analysis. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Launching a New Product in International Markets; a Product Plan

    This 19 page paper looks at launching a brand new product on the market. The product chosen is an anti-ageing product. The paper describes the new product, outlines the goals and strategies for the launch and first few years, defines and examines the target market considered competitors and substitutes, and then looks at the pricing, distribution and promotion of the product. The paper ends with a three-year budget. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Google's Entry into the Email Market (Analysis in Question and Answer Format)

    This 19 page paper examines Google and competitors, with attention to email programs. Five questions are answered. MSN Hotmail, Yahoo Mail and Gmail are compared and contrasted. Research is provided to support the assumptions. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Absenteeism, Tardiness and Dismissal

    This 3 page paper examines these concepts as it relates to the managerial function. Research is provided to support the assumptions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Should A Company Undertake Loss Management If They Have Insurance?

    This 14 page paper discusses the statement "As an organisation we pay a lot of money on insurance. There is therefore no need for us to invest time and resources in other methods of loss management." The paper discusses this looking at what losses insurance can cover, alternatives to insurance, the need for a cost benefit analysis, responsibility and the influence of asymmetrical information and moral hazard. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Environmental Risk Management

    Environmental risk management is becoming in recent important within a commercial environment. This 14 page paper looks at a number of into related issues that need to be considered when undertaking environmental risk management. The paper starts by considering the concept of environmental risk management and then looks at environmental impact assessments, environmental audits, life cycle assessments and waste management. Each aspect of environmental management is considered separately as well is being seen as interdependent. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Trends and Influences on the Pharmaceutical Industry

    This 4 page paper looks at the influence of external trends and forces on the pharmaceutical company; in particular their impact on Pfizer. The influences considered are the increasing life expectancy level within the US, the trend of acquisition and merger within the pharmaceutical industry and the condition of the US economy. Each trend or force is identified and the impact on Pfizer discussed. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • HIRING, TRAINING AND DEVELOPING A SUCCESSFUL INSURANCE AGENT

    This 5-page paper cover the steps of hiring, training and developing an insurance agent that can help a company improve its bottom line. Bibliopraphy lists 5 sources.

  • Monster Networking Case Study

    A 15 page paper. Monster.com is the best known job search e-business in the world. In 2003, the company launched Monster Networking, a work-related social networking site. This essay begins with an overview of the history of Monster.com, its sale to TMP, its growth and competitors and the issues surrounding the Monster Networking site and its disappointing results. The problem is identified and discussed, alternative solutions are analyzed and discussed and a recommendation is made. This is based on a Harvard case study. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Service Characteristics and Consumption Trends That Impact on a Travel Agent

    This 9 page paper looks at the service characteristics needed by a travel agent and examines the trends within the travel industry. The writer looks at issues such as the changing role of the travel agent, increase consumer empowerment, the role and importance of the internet and general trends and preferences. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Production Scheduling Case Study

    This seven page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The company manufactures disk drives and east to develop an effective production schedule that maximizes resources and is sufficiently flexible to be adjusted if the forecast demand changes. The writer answers four question, looking at the required demand each month, a potential production schedule and then issues which will need to be considered, including production strategies and the way the schedule may be adjusted if forecast demand changes. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Sustainable development and The United Arab Eremites

    This 10 page paper looks at the concept and practice of sustainable development in a global context, including what it is, how it takes place and general attitudes and practice. The paper then considers the way that the UAE is adopting sustainable development policies and practices within the global context. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • Information Technology and Competitive Advantage

    This 14 page paper looks at the way in which information technology may, or may not, influence or impact on the way competitive advantages are gained by discussing the statement that "Information technology [IT] does not gain an organization a competitive advantage". The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • The ITC eChoupal Initiative

    This 17 page paper is based on a Harvard Business School case study provided by the student. ITC have developed the eChoupal initiative, a system aimed at improving efficiency and value within the supply chain in a rural area of India. The paper looks at four issues; we objectives behind the initiative and the problems which were faced, the principles of supply chain management which present in the initiative, the ways in which value is created and whether or not the model of the eChoupal is transferable. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • The Use of Technology at Tesco

    This 6 page paper looks at the way that the UK supermarket chain Tesco uses technology and manages information and the way it has helped the company gain and retain its' dominant position. The paper considers the history of technology and information management within the firm and discusses the current use of the loyalty card as well as technology in inventory management including EDI and RFID. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • An Evaluation Of Training And Development And Its' Impact On Staff Performance; A Case Study Of HSBC Bank

    This 82 page paper looks at the role of training and development and the impact that it can have on staff. The paper starts with an introduction and then moves to an in-depth literature review which looks at the value of training and development to staff, the way training can be delivered and the links between training, development and motivation. The background to HSBC is considered along with its strategies and the current training and development practices. The paper then simulates primary research with HSBC employees to assess the way that the training and development is impacting on them. The paper ends with a discussion and conclusion. The bibliography cites 90 sources.

  • Hotels - Added Value

    This 3 page paper responds to three questions: how organizations in a fragmented industry add value, which discusses Porter's ideas; should hotel companies follow these same methods; and the strengths a hotel needs to be successful. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • CASE STUDY - BIG WAVE CRUISE

    This 9-page paper focuses on a case study, detailing how a human resources director can turn around a poor-performing staff of a cruise. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • EXAMINATION OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINE'S BLOG

    This 3-page paper examines a blog developed by Southwest Airlines and determines its effectiveness as a marketing tool.

  • Information Systems Technology Projects Fail

    This 14 page research paper responds to two questions; What factors contribute to the failure of information technology systems projects? and How does leadership affect the success or failure of information technology projects? A literature review reports the excessive proportion of information technology projects that fail, the major reasons projects fail, the categories incorporated in a project and the phases in any project. The analysis section discusses the importance of communication and suggests and justifies the transformational leadership style as the most appropriate for project leadership in today's complex world. Statistical data are included. Examples are included. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Huffman Trucking Case Study

    This 30 page paper is a case study on the fictitious company Huffman Trucking. The company is successful and growing, but a major competitor is growing at a faster rate and Huffman ant to compete more effectively. The CEO has decided that the firm should adopt a customer centric strategy. The paper examines the situation and the potential solutions focusing on internal marketing as a key strategy. The bibliography cites 23 sources.

  • Reallocating Marketing Budgets

    A 5 page paper that introduces the topic by commenting on marketing changes when television became popular. The essay comments on Internet marketing and corporate sponsorship of different events with examples. The last part of the paper focuses on sponsorship marketing in Singapore. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Marketing the Harley Hydrogen Cycle

    A 7 page paper creating a product and a marketing plan for the VROD-H, a hydrogen-cell Harley-Davidson motorcycle based on its 1130 cc motor developed for the VROD series. EPA and California emissions requirements for motorcycles become much more stringent in 2008 and again in 2010; the product will be marketed first in California because of that state's existing and still-developing "hydrogen highway." Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Performance Of HR Activities By Line Managers

    Front line managers are taking on increasing levels of activities that for once performed by the human resource departments of companies. This 16 page paper looks at what type of activities nine managers are taking on, why there is a shift of HR activities to nine managers, and how companies can be sure that the line managers a suitably qualified to undertake these tasks. The paper reference to specific companies to illustrate the points raised. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • The Human Resource Planning Process

    This 8 page paper Describe the process of HR Planning in organizations, looking at the purpose and stages which are inherent within human resource planning. The paper then goes on to consider some of the challenges we faced HR specialists in the future, with specific attention to the practices, challenges and issues relevant to human resource planning in Ireland. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Coca-Cola Production Costs

    A 4 page paper answering several production costs questions and using Coca-Cola as the reference company. Questions address production costs; supply chain management; and the production possibility frontier. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Lincoln MKS (Ad Analysis)

    This 3 page paper evaluates an ad according to the AIDA concept. No bibliography.

  • TECHNOLOGY, CUSTOMERS AND THE EXAMPLE OF VOLVO

    This 7-page paper examines the impact of technology on customers (in this case, customer service) by examining the case of Volvo Cars Belgium. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • iPhone; Opportunities and Threats

    This 5 page paper examines Apple's iPhone and considers its position in the market, how it is sold and current market trends in order to identify potential opportunities and threats that face Apple in selling the iPhone. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Apple and Dell, Supply Chain Management

    This 12 page paper looks at the supply chain of Apple Inc., focusing on the computers and the physical supply chain and compares it with Dell Inc. The paper gives some background to the companies and then looks at the way the supply chain operates upstream and the type of suppliers that are used as well as the management of the downstream supply chain. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Organizational Behavior and PepsiCo

    A 12 page research paper that offers an overview of organizational behavior. First of all, it offers an overview of the some topics encompassed by this field, and then it discusses organizational behavior further by offering a comprehensive company profile and investigating what literature concerning this company, i.e., PepsiCo, reveals about its corporate culture and typical organizational behavior. The emphasis in the paper is on diversity. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Google And Internet Search Engine Industry

    This 4 page paper begins with a brief overview of Google, Inc. The paper provides an analysis of Google using Porter's 5 Force analysis. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Knorr Packet Soup in Ireland

    This 18 page paper examines the Knorr packet soups operation in Ireland in order to develop a new marketing communication strategy. The paper starts by examining the soup industry in Ireland and then looking more carefully at Knorr and the way that they compete. The target market is also considered. All of the information is used to suggest a marketing strategy which is based on an integrated marketing communication strategy. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • Changing Labour Relations in Germany

    The German model of labour relations has for some time been said to be under threat as a result of the process of globalisation and the activities of MNCs. This 12 page paper looks at the model of labour relations in Germany and considers how it is changing. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Aspects of Managing Diversity in the Workplace

    This 7 page paper looks at a range of issues concerning the use of diversity management in a workplace environment, including aspects of equality, positive discrimination, impact on culture and general benefits. The paper then considers how diversity management may be observed in a German transportation company. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Carnival Cruise Lines (SWOT Analysis)

    This 4 page paper examines this cruise line. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Image Analysis Of Two Different Advertisements

    3 pages in length. The desire to enhance physical features with such tools as color and adhering objects to the body has held historical importance throughout the human time line. Whether for personal or cultural identity, adorning the body serves to distinguish social status and gender; some cultures engage in the practice of physical mutilation as an expression of beauty while others cover their flesh in permanent artwork. Contemporary society has not only continued the practice of personal adornment as a statement of identity but has done so to the point of tapping into the duality of vanity and insecurity, with women especially being targeted to always second guess their beauty by the barometer of media influence. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • CAREER MANAGEMENT -- EMPLOYEES

    This 3-page paper provides an overview of how a career management plan for employees might appear. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Case Study: Askinosie Chocolate

    4 pages in length. The ethical/policy principles that seem important to Shawn Askinosie are those that improve the alliance between business and social foundations, which are reflected in Askinosie chocolate by virtue of his strict mission policies. Askinosie has set his sights upon making a premium quality dark chocolate in association with his quest to sidestep the traditional format of inequitable practices that took a majority of profits from the hands of those who actually grow the beans; with brokers and other middlemen entities, farmers retain meager financial support from selling their crop. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Responses of the International Community to Climate Change Issues

    This 8 page paper looks at some of the international responses to the threat of global warming and climate change. The responses include the use of legislation and voluntary agreements at international, national and local levels as well as the responses of businesses, including large corporations such as Hewlett Packard. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Challenges of the Retail Market in Chile

    This 8 page paper looks at an issue concerned with doing business in Chile. Most goods will be sold through retail outlets, or resellers, however the retail industry and structure in Chile is different from the retail markets seen in many other countries. The paper looks at the structure and patterns seen in the retail industry in Chile with a focus in the grocery and department store segments. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Systematic Learning And Development

    A 14 page paper. This essay reports the amount spent on personnel development in the UK and U.S. in 2008. The essay discusses employee training and development programs in general and the concerns that are voiced about them. The essay then explains and discusses the systematic learning and development approach to training programs, including the steps involved in planning this kind of program. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • How Will Tata Gain Value from the Jaguar Land Rover Acquisition?

    This 3 page paper looks at the potential value that will be created as a result of the acquisition of Jaguar Land Rover by Tata Motors. The acquisition does not increase the answers, but it gives access to a brand name and the potential to create value. The paper assesses how that value will be created. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Why has Fair Trade Chocolate Failed to Become a Top Selling Chocolate Bar; A Research Proposal

    This 14 page paper is a research proposal for assessing why a fair trade brand of chocolate does not outsell a well known brand of chocolate that is not fair trade certified. The paper starts with an introduction, aims and objectives and gives a justification for the subject. A literature review of relevant concepts is then followed by the outlining of a methodology and a timetable of undertaking the research. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • INSURANCE CLAIMS ANALYSIS: TECHNOLOGY

    This 6-page paper focuses on how technology helps improve claims processing in the insurance industry. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Work Life Balance Strategies and the Impact on Women Employees

    This 4 page paper looks at the issue of work life balance and how and why a lack of work life balance strategies in the work place are likely to have a greater negative impact on omen compared to men. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • ISSUES OF ORGANIZATION DESIGN - WAL-MART

    This 3-page paper focuses on Wal-Mart's organizational design. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • A COMPARISON OF PERFORMANCE MEASURES

    This 3-page paper provides a comparison of three performance measures: input measures, output measures and outcome measures. The paper also discusses the need for performance measures. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • MCBRIDE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETING

    This 3-page paper provides a marketing plan for McBride Financial Included in the paper is a discussion about Internet marketing. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Information Management at Sony

    This 11 page paper looks at the use of information management systems by Sony. The paper examines the company background before looking at the way information is used, including management information systems and the creation of a division to deal specifically with information issues. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty

    The difference between customer loyalty and customer satisfaction is considered in ten pages with a comparison of Customer Loyalty How to Earn It and How to Keep It by Jill Griffins to other theories along with an examinations of its economic implications and advantages. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Blood Diamonds

    A three page research paper that defines the term "blood diamonds" and its various synonyms, such as "conflict diamonds" and also discusses why this topic is extremely controversial in regards to human rights. The Works Cited page lists seven sources.

  • Spend Less, Live Better - Marketing at Wal-Mart

    This 4 page paper examines the marketing of Wal-Mart and looks at the way the marketing message is communicated through advertising, public relations, interactive marketing, and supported with in store products and promotions and the use of emotional marketing. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • CRM IMPLEMENTATION AND ITS IMPORTANCE

    This 10-page paper examines the concept of customer relationship management (CRM) through a case study concerning Evergreen Investments. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Importance and Influence of Group Performance on Organizational Behavior

    This 5 page paper looks at the way that the presence of groups and their performance can impact on organizational behavior and why employers will seek to influence group behavior. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Google in China

    Seven pages examining the ethical issues involved in Google's decision to operate two Chinese language sites, one self-censored within China and another uncensored site outside of China. The decision allows Google to operate within China law while also serving stakeholders. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Concepts and Terms Used in the Study of Organizational Behavior

    The study of organizations and their behavior is a complex subject. A number of different concepts and terms used in this discipline are described, including terms such as diversity, organizational culture, organizational effectiveness and efficiency, corporate social responsibility as well as the definition of organizational behavior. Six sources are listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Market Research Proposal for A Starbucks Fruit Juice Drink

    Starbucks has a core competency in selling beverages. The firm needs to introduce new drinks in order to keep customers happy and renew the image. The writer outlines the reasons why the firm should investigate launching a fruit juice drink, defines a suitable sample population and gives a summary of the contents of the final research report. Four sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • A Marketing Campaign to Promote Tasmania as a Tourist Destination

    Tasmania is an area of diversity and natural beauty. The writer presents a marketing campaign. The first part of the paper identifies a potential target market and justified why that market is to be targeted. The second part of the paper moves on the development of a marketing campaign using billboards, the internet and magazines. Six sources are cited in this seven page paper.

  • Why is Transformational Change Less Attractive than Incremental Change?

    Organization have to change in order to survive, change can take place gradually with incremental changes or in large steps with transformational or revolutionary change. The writer assesses why transformation change is more problematic than incremental change for both employees and employers. Thirteen sources are cited by this nine page paper.

  • HAIR STYLING AND NAIL SALON OPERATIONS

    Talks about operations and business flow of a newly launched hair and nail salon. There are 2 sources in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Analysis of Jaguar's Web Site

    The writer provides a brief introduction to Jaguar Limited located in the UK. The major portion of the paper is an analysis and evaluation of the company's Web site, including how easy it is to use, what in formation is and is not provided and if the site provides a global perspective. Several URL addresses are incorporated into the discussion. There are two other sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • PowerPoint Presentation of Aims and Methods of Training

    and Development In ten slides accompanied by speaker notes the writer explain the importance of training and development and how it may add value to an organization, the way a training and development Program may be designed and the tools that could be used in that program, such as classroom training and on the job training. Eight sources are cited in this eighteen page paper.

  • Strategic and Environmental Analysis of the iPhone

    iPhone is one of a line of lifestyle products introduced by Apple. The writer examines the strategies adopted by Apple n developing and selling the iPhone and then looks at the external environment using a PESTLE analysis. Six sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • Assessment of the UK Supermarket Industry

    In 2009 the supermarket industry in the UK was under pressure due to the poor economic conditions. The writer looks at the structure of the industry and the performance of the main competitors. Eight sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • USA TRADE WITH CHINA

    Aspects of U.S. trade with China including imports and exports and how much U.S. debt China holds. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • A REVIEW OF SMALL BUSINESS FRAUD PREVENTION MANUAL

    A book review about Joseph Wells' The Small Business Fraud Prevention Manual.

  • Search Engines and Google from a Commercial Perspective

    Google are the dominant web search engine, but there is a dynamic environment and there are many influences present that may impact on this position. The writer looks at these influences and the way that Google compete, ending with recommending for the future. Six sources are cited in this seven page paper.

  • iPhone Marketing

    This paper provides an introduction to some of the many different marketing principles that are found in the literature. The writer discusses Apple's marketing with an emphasis on the marketing approaches for the iPhone to illustrate which marketing principles were included. There are eight sources listed in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • The Applications and Benefits of Human Resource Development

    The writer examines the concept of human resource development, what it is, how it may be implemented in a firm and the potential benefits that may be realized. Ten sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • Leading Plastics Injection Molding Company

    This company, Riordan Manufacturing, has headquarters in San Jose, California. This essay considers the company's operations systems and makes recommendations for greater efficiency. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • INTERCLEAN, PERFORMANCE AND CAREER MANAGEMENT

    Focuses on career and performance management for employees at InterClean. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • Human Resource Problems at One Company

    Human resource business solutions can improve management but no system will solve the problems before the executive team is unified. This paper discusses human resource problems at Riordan Manufacturing. The writer identifies what the executive team needs to do and also identifies a human resource system that will improve management. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • LABOR RELATIONS AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    Discusses the concepts of labor relations management and human resources management, pointing out similarities and differences. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Employee Absenteeism as a Form of Negative Behavior

    Not all absenteeism in the workplace is the result of illness or authorized absences. The writer looks at how absenteeism may have a direct cost of firms and the way it may be seen as a result of dissatisfaction with the employment relationship and how equity theory may explain this behavior. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Will Customer Service Improve with Employee Training?

    Many organizations perceived training and development in terms of cost, whereas others see it as an investment. The writer proposes a research project to determine whether or not there is a direct impact on the levels of service which are provided to customers following employee training and development. The paper presents introduction, hypothesis, literature review and for methodology and a timetable. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty page paper

  • MARKETING, CSR AND THE TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE

    Discusses the importance of marketing as it pertains to corporate social responsibility. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Consideration of the Brazil for Investment by a Biomedical Technology Firm from the United States

    Before a particular countries considered a viable target for action by any company it is necessary to undertake an environmental analysis. The writer uses the example of a US biomedical firm to assess the potential of Brazil as a destination for expansion. Relevant areas of consideration include the economic influences and potential, the legal protections for biomedical innovations, general demand conditions as well as the availability of suitable workers. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of the six page paper.

  • Nonparametric Testing and ANOVA

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at ANOVA and other forms of nonparametric testing. Based on a simulation exercise, the value of tools such as ANOVA, Kruskal-Wallis, and F-testing are explored. Paper uses one source.

  • Negative Outcomes Resulting from the Impact of IT on Globalization

    There is no doubt that information technology has had a major impact on the way that globalization takes place, driving forward many of the phenomena that are associated with international business. The majority of papers consider how and why these influences a positive, the writer takes an alternative approach, and looks at the arguments that support the use of IT, and discusses the negative impacts that the company is used. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this fourteen page paper

  • CLOUD COMPUTING, ITS ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES

    Discusses the advantage and disadvantages of cloud computing, with focus on the security issues. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 14-page paper.

  • The Corporate Culture at Google

    Google was voted the best employer by Fortune Magazine. The writer examines the corporate culture at Google, looking at how and why it is different from many other large corporations, and the way that this may be a source of competitive advantage. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • Corporate Strategy and Information Technology

    The writer looks at different issues concerned with the way that strategy is linked to information technology. The first part of the paper examines the interdependent nature of strategy and information technology one operation. The second section of the paper discusses the use of information technology at a large corporation, looking at the way in which it has value. The final section of the paper discusses potential differences and similarities between IT/IS and IT/IS strategies. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography this seven page paper.

  • The Irish Labour Court and Labour Relations Commission (LRC)

    The way in which industrial relations is regulated in Ireland involves the use of a Labour Relations Commission and a Labour court. The writer explains the role and function of these two bodies, explaining their jurisdiction and the way in which the bodies operate. Two cases heard by the Labour Court are discussed at the end of the paper. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eighteen page paper.

  • Relevant Theories to Support International Expansion

    There are a number of different theories that may be used not only to explain how and why international trade takes place, but to aid and guide decision for those looking at undertaking international trade. Using the example of a beef farmer in New Zealand a range of theories that are relevant are explained. This includes international trade theory and comparative advantage, culture and the Uppsala model of internationalization. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • Why Does International Trade Take Place?

    In the 20th century international trade escalated, the writer considers some of the reasons for the increasing level of international trade, looking at the benefits and advantages that may be realized. The paper includes discussion on the theory of comparative advantage. Two sources are cited in the bibliography this three page paper.

  • IPHONE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Examines Apple Inc.'s global supply chain for its iPhone. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Adversity Management and the Case of John Hancock

    The writer considers the potential benefits of diversity management, and the way it has been implemented at John Hancock, which is part of the Manulife Financial Corporation. The implementation of diversity management, along with the recommended improvements, are assessed based on an interview conducted by the student. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.

  • Drinking Glass Recalled

    As part of the promotion for the movie, Shrek Forever After movie, McDonald's offered a drinking glass with one of the characters painted on it. They subsequently recalled twelve million glasses. This paper reports why they did the recall. The writer comments on the relevant and non-relevant variables in that decision and also comments on the contribution margin ratio. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Comparison of the German and British Corporate Governance Systems

    The writers explains what is meant by corporate governance and then looks at the way that it can be seen to operate in both Germany and the United Kingdom assessing the advantages and disadvantages found in each of the systems and the way in which the different benefits of the systems may be leveraged with an international approach. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this seventeen page paper.

  • Business Ethics: Coca-Cola India

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at Coca-Cola India in the context of ethical business practice. Coca-Cola India's method for improving its negative public image through ethical works is explored. Paper uses six sources.

  • Business Basics - Competitive Advantages and Challenges of International Trade

    The writer presents a paper in two section outline basic concepts in business. The first section examines the concept of competitive advantage and how it may be gained. The second section examines why firms undertake international trade problems that may be faced by firms undertaking international trade and the difficulties or risks that are associated with it, and some of the strategies that may be used to reduce the risk. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this none page paper.

  • Labor Productivity: A Statistical View

    In a paper of eight pages, the writer looks at labor productivity and its causes. Organizational factors such as motivation, job satisfaction, and job security are analyzed for their statistical causal correlation to productivity. Paper uses five sources.

  • How to Increase the Emphasis on a Code of Ethics

    In recent times the emphasis placed on a code of ethics are a code of conduct has increased. The writer looks at the problems associated with implementing and enforcing a code of ethics or a code of conduct, and then the way in which enforcement may be enhanced. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • The Management of the BP Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Crisis

    On the 20th April 2010 and explosion on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig located in the Gulf of Mexico resulted in the largest oil spill to date, which took place over a period of three months. The disaster is examined from a quality management point of view, assessing the actions and rhetoric that emerged from BP before, during and after the disaster to assess the quality of management which was taking place within the organization and identify ways that a higher quality management of the event may have taken place. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography this fifteen page paper.

  • The Development of Male Stereotypes in Advertising

    The way in which males are represented in the media and advertising has evolved over the last few decades. The writer considers stereotyping, examining what is meant by gender stereotyping and the way it has emerged for in magazine advertising. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Flow Diagram and Explanation of an Automated Telephone Hotel Booking System

    The paper is based on a case provided by the student with a proposal for a new automated booking system accessible to clients through the telephone. The writer presents a flow diagram demonstrating the process and explains the concepts and ideas behind the process. Four sources are cited in seven page paper.

  • Promotion and Marketing of Islamic Banking

    The writer presents a proposal to assess the way that Islamic banks based in western countries can support growth through marketing. The proposal includes the research questions, the reason for the research a literature review and a methodological framework. Fifteen sources are sources in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Managing Quality in a Logistics Firm

    The writer assesses the relevance and importance of service delivery in a logistics firm, discusses the way service quality may be measured and gaps identified and proposes a strategy to measure and improve relevant areas of quality. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this fourteen page paper.

  • On-Site Childcare Programs: The Work Life Benefits

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at work life balance and child care programs. The benefits to both organizations and working parents are explored. Paper uses two sources.

  • WTO Regulations - Anti Dumping and Countervailing Measures

    The writer explains when and how country may introduce anti dumping measures such as duties, and countervailing measures, looking at the WTO requirements that are needed before any measures are introduced, how levels of duties may be calculated and the period that measures may be enforced. The paper is written with reference to a fictitious case to demonstrate the application of the regulations. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • Issues in HRM - The Work Life Balance and Issues of Fairness

    The writer looks at a number of different but related issues concerning the quality of the work lifer balance, the role of legislation and fairness. The advantages of a good work life balance, the benefits of a fair workplace and the range of legislation that has been seen over time in the UK guarding against discriminating. Six sources are sources in this eight page paper.

  • Customer Relationship Management in the Public Sector

    The writer looks at the way the concept of customer service may be interpreted and applied to government departments and the public sector. The way that a customer may be defined and the way in which improving customer relationship management may be beneficial are discussed. Three sources are cited in this three page paper.

  • Human Resource Development

    This paper discusses how to improve employee training and development programs. Data are included. There are nine sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Intelligence Tests and the Subjectivity of Results

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at intelligence testing. The value of intelligence testing is questioned by an appeal to differing theories of intelligence. Paper uses four sources.

  • APPLE PRODUCTS/MARKETING SCENE

    This 3-page paper provides an example of an article for the publication Marketing Scene about Apple Inc.'s target marketing efforts.

  • Google

    Google is a dominant provider of search engine services and other complimentary web based services. The writer looks at the firm to describe the areas of Google’s activities and their core revenue generating operations and then considers the challenges that any search engine company will face when seeking to market themselves. Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Plan for a New Restaurant

    The writer presents a plan for the opening of a New Peruvian restaurant in California. The writer looks as the general and local market conditions and considers the way in which the restaurant will fit in with the currently emerging trends and tastes in the Californian restaurant industry. The outline plan for the new restaurant is then presenting, looking at the way that the restaurant will be designed and how it will compete in an already mature and competitive industry. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this nineteen page paper.

  • Promoting a Supermarket - the Design of an Integrated Marketing Communication Approach

    The writer looks at the way in which a local chain of supermarkets may benefit from utilizing an integrated marketing strategy in order to promote sales within the stores. The paper starts by examining the theory of integrated marketing, defining the concept and how it can be implemented before designing and original integrated marketing campaign using local media as well as Facebook and a website. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.

  • Analysis Journal Articles

    This paper discusses three research articles on leadership. This paper reports research questions, sample populations, and results. Transformational and transactional leadership are included. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Outsourcing and In-House Services - Contemporary IT Infrastructure

    In a paper of fifteen pages, the writer looks at the process of implementing a new IT infrastructure at a major corporation. Riordan Manufacturing provides a valuable example for exploring the difference between ASP outsourcing and in-house services. Paper uses eight sources.

  • A Proposal to Examine How The Effectiveness of Advertising May be Improved

    Advertising is undertaken to attract consumers and support sales. The research proposed has the aim of assesses the way that advertisements may have a direct impact on consumers and what factors may influence the consumers perception of an advertisement. The document is a fulfill research proposal including justification, research questions, literature review and methodology. Twelve sources are cited in this twelve page paper.

  • The Impact of Communication, Transportation and the Benefit of Comparative Advantage in Driving Globalization

    The writer discusses the way that trade and comparative advantage, transportation and communication have all aided to increasing levels of international trade. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • A Differentiated Hotel

    The writer looks at a highly differentiated hotel; The Good Hotel, located in San Francisco assessing the way it is different and competes and assessing the hotel as part of the broader hotel environment. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Macro-Factors that May Impact On The iPad Market And Marketing

    This paper is written in two parts. The first part considers three influences that are likely to effect the development and marketing of the iPad in the future, why they will have an influence and the way Apple may respond. The second part of the paperlooks at what it meant by the term marketing and discusses the importance of marketing for Apple's iPad. Nine sources are cited i the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Marketing of the iPad

    This paper is written in two parts, the first looks at the target market, differentiation and competition in the tablet PC market and the competitive advantages leveraged by Apple in order to consider future marketing approaches for the iPad. The second section looks at the way a purchase of an iPad is made, using a five stage purchase model. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • A Marketing Campaign to Encourage responsible Water Usage

    The writer develops a marketing campaign to support responsibility water usage. The campaign is targeting children, based on television advertising and an internet web site. The justification for the planned approach which uses an animated character is considered in the context of marketing theory. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • International Financial Reporting Standards and US GAAP

    A new set of global financial reporting standards has been developed. This essay focuses on standard 13 which addresses measuring the fair value of assets and liabilities. Examples compare the IFRS 13 standard to GAAP fair value. The essay comments on Pfizer and whether or not IFRS 13 would affect them. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Explanations of Communication in Organizations

    This paper discusses several communication concepts as they relate to the workplace. These include informal communication vs. formal communication, virtual offices, internal communication and more. There are eight sources listed in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Apple U Phoenix U Texas Health

    This paper explores the training programs at three very different organizations. Two types of training at Apple Company are described, two at the UT Health Systems at Harris County Psychiatric Center and one at the U. of Phoenix. The essay begins with a sentence outline. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Bilateral Trade between United Kingdom and United States

    The writer examines the type of trade which takes place between these two countries, looking at the level of products which are imported and exported. The writer then looks at inherent risks associated with trade potential mitigation strategies. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • Google, Ethics and China

    The way Google have complied with Chinese government regulation towards censorship has been controversial with human rights activists. The writer looks at the issues faced by Google and the reason which may have been behind their decision to set up in China, with consideration of the ethical issues. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Competitive Advantage Through Information Systems

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at information systems. The role of J2EE developers and information systems in competitive advantage is examined. Paper uses five sources.

  • Innovation - Theory and Manifestation

    The writer starts the paper with a literature review examining issues related to the implementation of innovation, including different approaches to innovation and barrier which prevent it taking place. The writer then looks at the way innovation is seen in Tata Motors, examining the processes and the ways in which they are aligned with theory. Twenty-nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this 29 page paper.

  • Architectures of Data Storage and Access

    In a paper of eleven pages, the writer looks at information systems. The virtues of different types of systems such as storage area networks and network attached storage are compared. Paper uses five sources.

  • Challenges for Employers in the Hotel Industry

    Two articles looking at different issues associated with employing workers in the hospitality industry are examined. The first articles deals with the perception of a job in hospitality, and how it may or may not be perceived as a career. The second looks at the way different theories and influences may be applied to the staffing rosters and schedules. Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Proposal for the Marketing of a Driverless Car

    Marketing a new product presents a number of challenges, including establishing the new market. The writer uses the example of a driverless car to show the process, including an assessment of the primary target market, and the type of message that will be effective is stimulating sales. The writer presents a proposal for a marketing campaign. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • One Company's Social Responsibility

    This essay discuses one of the social responsibility programs of one yogurt company, Dannon. The essay provides a brief background of the founding of this company and the focus on social and corporate responsibility activities. The essay also discusses whether or not to communicate CSR achievements. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • csr Largest Yogurt Company

    The largest yogurt company in the world is Dannon, a subsidiary of Danone. This essay discusses a case study from Harvard regarding Dannon's and Danone's social responsibility activities. There are seven sources listed in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • New Tools for Marketing

    Included in this report are names of companies who are using social media to market their products. Starbucks and Ford are successful with their social media marketing. The paper discusses why social media marketing is popular, the advantages and disadvantages, and impact over the next decade. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Formation of a Marketing Strategy for a New Travel Product

    The paper is the start of the formulation process to develop a marketing strategy for a new travel product. The product, aimed at theme park visitors, is outlined and the primary and secondary target markets are determined. The writer also presents a SWOT analysis of the product. The paper is written as a basis on which later papers may build. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • The Strategies and Competitive Environment of Google

    The writer examines Google Inc., looking at the strategies found at business and organizational level. The writer then considers the firms closest rivals and the way those rival compete. The paper ends by considering how the position of Google may have been impacted if the firm operating in a long cycle sector. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Inventory Systems for Small Businesses

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at inventory systems. Different inventory management systems are explored in the context of a bagel shop case study. Paper uses three sources.

  • Listening Skills

    This essay pertains to a student's listening skill strengths and weaknesses and offers strategies that can be used to improve listening. Four pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Ads, A Good and Bad Example

    This research paper/essay offers analysis of two ads, one for Legos and one for McDonald's. The Legos ad is described as adhering to the principles of AIDA, a method of evaluation for advertising, and the McDonald's ad is described as its antithesis. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Challenges to International Supply Chain Management

    International supply chains are becoming increasingly popular. The writer examines some of the challenges faced by the management of international supply chains and potential causes of inefficiency. The potential impact of government policies, difficulties associated with integrating operations between different members of the supply chain, and internal challenges all discussed. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography this six page paper.

  • Job Analysis in Electronic Equipment

    This essay offers a job analysis. The job description was obtained through a Dept. of Labor publication and compared to what an employee actually does. The job is Computer User Support Analyst. Both the employee and the employee's supervisor were interviewed. There is one source listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Corporate Culture Theories that Impact it

    The corporate culture is like an unwritten code of conduct. It is not a document, it is just the way things get done in that organization. Some believe that it takes a crisis to change the culture because it is embedded in the minds of everyone. This essay explores how certain organizational theories might impact the culture. Examples of theories include dialectical and complexity. There are seven sources used in this three page paper.

  • Howard Schultz Power and Influence

    The power and influence of Howard Schultz, CEO, Starbucks. The essay discusses who has power and influence over Schultz and who he has power over. Examples are given. The second section discusses what emotional intelligence is and how it relates to leadership and culture. There are seven sources used in this six page paper.

  • ANALYSIS OF CONTROL PROCESS

    Focuses on case studies that involve management control processes, as well as certain management control systems. There is 1 source listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • A HUMAN RESOURCES PLAN FOR FLAT METAL PRESSING

    Focuses on the employee problems at the fictitious Flat Metal Pressing, and provides solutions, based on human resources management (HRM) and strategic development suggestions. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 9-page paper.

  • Supply chain management improvement

    Supply chain management, from the upstream supply to the downstream supply, has the potential to present organisations with unnecessarily high costs due to waste. The paper examines supply chain management and the way in which efficiency may be introduced through cost reductions. The literature examined may all be applied within the cement industry. 29 sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • HUMMING BIRD ALL NATURAL DRINKS: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

    covers strategic positioning and environmental analysis for the fictitious product, Humming Bird All Natural Drinks. There are 6 sources in the bibliography of this 9-page paper.

  • Accounting Board Oversight

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 mandates that company management to assess and report the effectiveness of their internal control each year. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board adopted a standard to reflect these new laws. This essay discusses auditing deficiencies found in audits of internal control and the root causes of those deficiencies. There are two sources used in this three page paper.

  • Code Green - A New Challenge

    Code Green is a huge global project that Thomas Friedman proposed in his book, Hot, Flat, And Crowded. Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How it Can Renew America. New leaders are needed, which leads to a discussion on leadership development and the need to include spirituality in the programs. There are thirteen sources used in this twenty page paper.

  • CSR and Consumer Behavior

    In a paper of three pages, the author reflects on the concept of corporate social responsibility. The author identifies themes in the existing research. The author also provides an overview of corresponding themes. There are five sources.

  • Apple Leads in Customer Service

    Apple employees are trained to help people and to provide excellent customer service. The training is comprehensive. This paper emphasizes this factor and discusses relationship marketing as part of it. The essay also provides a great deal of information like background, products, innovations, etc. There are eight sources used in this ten page papera

  • CASE STUDY: EMPLOYEE ABSENTEESM

    This 4-page case study provides a fictitious situation facing a boss, concerning a chronically absent employee.

  • Globalization, Effects of Protectionism

    This paper pertains to protectionism and globalization, and argues that protectionism only serves to complicate globalization, and does not provide can effective approach to economic problems. Four pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Computers and the Y2K New Millennium Bug

    This paper examines the many computer problems that can result from the Y2K bug upon the year 2000 in five pages. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Aviation Management, the FAA, and Y2K Concerns

    In twenty five pages a literature review on the topic of how the Y2K issues could affect aviation industry management. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Shrinking Inventory and Inventory Management Practices

    In fifteen pages this paper considers various practices of inventory management in a consideration of effective and positive inventory shrinkage. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Information Retrieval and Business Consulting

    In six pages the ways in which data can be effectively collected by business consultants in order to address individual company issues are discussed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Children and Advertising

    In this paper that consists of five pages discussing with children advertising ethics are examined in order to teach them to make responsible consumer decisions and to protect younger children from being deceived by creative advertising. There are eight bibliographic sources cited.

  • The Oxymoron of Advertising Ethics?

    In a paper that contains eight pages the lines that should be drawn in the name of ethics are considered from an advertising perspective that considers tobacco and sexually exploitive advertising types. There are seven bibliographic sources cited.

  • A Porsche Advertisement Analysis

    In seven pages a Porsche magazine advertisement is analyzed with such criteria used as target audience, message, imagery, sociocultural appeal, encoding, and reference groups among ohters. The original advertisement copy is unavailable. There is no bibliography included.

  • A Software Advertisement Analysis

    In nine pages Microsoft Office magazine print advertisements are analyzed in terms of such considerations as psychological screens, cultural messages, use of reference groups, and target market. There is no bibliography included and the original advertisement is not supplied.

  • Print Advertising and Public Opinion Effectiveness

    Public opinion and print media's effectiveness in influencing it are the focus of this paper consisting of six pages in which an analysis of various magazine advertisements is included. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sweden, Japan, and China's Automobile Advertising Practices

    In ten pages this paper examines similarities and differences in automobile advertising in Sweden, Japan, and China. There is the inclusion of a bibliography.

  • Business and Ethics

    In four pages this paper considers companies and multinational corporations in an evaluation of the statement 'Ethics has no place in business.'

  • Incidence of Bribery in the International Business Environment

    In ten pages international business is discussed with the focus on the incidence of bribery and efforts to curtail what has become an unethical 'business tool' that is used far too often because of its beneficial results. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Breast Implants and Dow Corning

    In five pages silicone gel usage in breast implants are exmined within the context of Dow Corning. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Different Health Plan Types

    12 pages and 12 sources used. This paper provides an overview of an emerging system in providing health benefits by employers. This paper specifically looks at a plan called the Cafeteria Benefits Plan, in which employees are giving a choice of types of health care plans designed to reduce the costs to the employer and improve the types of plans available to employees. This paper relates a plan that allows employees to select plans that relate to their specific situations, whether they are single individuals or people with families including small children. The call for this type of plan is related within the scope of this paper and relates to the fact that different types of plans have variant costs, including HMOs, Medical Savings Accounts and other plans.

  • Importance of Literacy in the Workplace

    In eight pages this paper examines the importance of literacy in the workplace such as organizational, computer, cross culture, interpersonal, listening, speaking, and writing skills. There are about fifteen sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Private Sector, Public Sector, and Pay Equity

    In six pages this paper discusses how private sector changes are echoing those of the public sector with regards to pay equity as examined in Michael McCann's Rights at Work Pay Equity Reform and Politics of Legal Mobilization. There are no other sources listed.

  • Ethical Issues and Illegal Alien Hiring

    In ten pages this paper discusses illegal alien employees in predominantly the Southwest United States in a consideration of problem resolution regarding their hiring and how this would impact upon the American economy, society, and workers. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Literature Review of Tuition Reimbursement Articles

    This 10 page paper examines ten journal articles about tuition reimbursement programs. The writer includes statistics on the number of companies that provide this type of benefit, and in some cases, the dollar amount provided. It has been found that reimbursing tuition has a number of benefits for both employers and employees. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • UPS Strike of 1997, Labor and Management

    In ten pages this paper examines the relationship between management and labor unions in a consideration of the 1997 United Parcel Service Strike. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 1997's UPS Strike

    The United Parcel Service strike of 1997 is examines in an overview of whether or not objectives on both sides were met in a paper consisting of five pages. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Federal Express and Human Resources

    In four pages Federal Express's human resource management is examined in a consideration of how well it conforms to three strategic business strategies.

  • Information Systems Management and Expert Systems

    In ten pages IS technologies are examined in a discussion that supports expert systems' application. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Systems of Decision Support

    In five pages the marketing sphere is examined in terms of the functioning of an expert system with its pros and cons and money saving implementation benefits discussed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Computer Security

    In ten pages this research paper focuses on computer security and its breaches with statistics covering its type, incidences, and losses for 1998 along with security techniques to protect computers against hacking along with improvement recommendations. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Basics of Algorithms

    In ten pages this research paper considers basics of data structures and algorithms in terms of design, graphing, heaps, hashing, trees, data types, and queues. There are eleven sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Sony's Information Management

    In four pages this paper discusses information management at Sony in a corporate profile and consideration of processes, procedures, hardware, product information, control of inventory, and company wide inventory accounting. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Russell Corporation's Information Management

    In eight pages the Russell sportswear corporation is examined in a consideration of how it manages its systems of information technology to its best strategic and competitive marketing advantage. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Significance of Database Security

    In ten pages the possibility of database attacks by hackere are discussed in an examination of database security and its importance with a consideration of tools that are designed to prevent such external threats. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • History, Design, and Usage of Neural Networks

    In sixteen pages this paper discusses neural networks in a consideration of history, design, uses as systems of decision support and also includes its artificial intelligence developmental role. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Neural Networks

    In twenty five pages the process of neural networking is considered in an overview that includes its history, applications, and decision making capacity. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Overview of ATM or Asynchronous Transfer Mode

    In five pages ATM and ATM networks are examined in terms of advantages, disadvantages, and their implications. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ford and Coca Cola Presence In Mexico

    The area south of the U.S. border has become a hot commodity among multinationals. In particular, the Coca-Cola Company and Ford Motor Company have aggressively targeted Mexico for expansion. This paper discusses their resounding success, in particular the fact that executives responsible for Ford's accomplishments being tapped to duplicate it in Europe.This paper has fifteen pages and twelve sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Japan and Kentucky Fried Chicken

    In a ten page paper considering international business the successes and problems of the KFC franchise in Japan are examined in terms of necessary promotional strategy changes. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Solving Problems in 6 Phases

    In eight pages this paper examines how industries can solve problems in 6 phases with each phase outlined as well as how solution resistance can be eliminated also discussed. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Human Behavior and the Impact of the Internet

    In six pages this essay discusses how human behavior is affected by the Internet.

  • Apple Computers' Struggle Against Microsoft.

    A paper that addresses the problems faced by Apple Computers, Inc. The author contends that Apple computers main competition, Microsoft, is the industry leader and maintains a monopoly on the home and business PC market. However according to the author, Microsoft's monopoly is due to a negative stigma on Apple Computers and clever marketing my Microsoft, not because Apple's are inferior. This five page paper has one source listed in the bibliography.

  • Discount Competition and Why KMart was Defeated by WalMart

    In three pages this paper discusses how WalMart emerged victorious overK Mart in the rivalry of the two leading US discount chains. There are no sources listed.

  • Import Export Zeigler Coal Holding Company

    In seven pages this paper analyzes the performance of the Zeigler Coal Holding import and export company. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Proposed Research Project on Impulse Buying

    In eleven pages this paper presents a research project proposal regarding consumers, impulse buying, and purchase advertising perspectives of consumers. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Importance of Brand Loyalty

    The writer discusses various aspects of brand loyalty, including how to create it. The writer also describes brand value and equity, and the management of the brand asset. The paper is six pages long and there are five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Analysis of an Article on Branding

    The writer critiques the article Brands, Brand Management & The Brand Manager System by Low and Fullerton. The paper is four pages long and there is one source listed in the bibliography.

  • Kean College Consumer Satisfaction Study

    In nineteen pages Kean College 1995 surveys of college students regarding their school attitudes are analyzed in terms of data examination, consumer behavior theory application, and recommendations. There is no bibliography included.

  • Consumer Behavior Changes and Marketing Implications

    In thirty three pages consumer behavior since the 1920s is examined along with the implications changes had upon marketing with World War II, the Consumers Bill of Rights, TQM, and the Internet among the topics discussed. There are more than twenty sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of the Internet and Marketing III

    In ten pages this paper examines Internet marketing in a consideration of what it is, how it takes place, and its benefits with online marketing approaches, credit card alternatives, costs, and Internet security issues among the topics discussed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Assessment of a Marketing and Advertising Plan

    In six pages this paper examines how to evaluate the effectiveness of advertising and marketing plans. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lush Ice Cream and Sorbets Marketing Plan

    In twelve pages this paper examines a marketing plan for the Lush Ice Cream and Sorbets startup ice cream business. There are 10 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Home Shopping

    In twenty five pages this overview of home shopping services such as QVC and the Home Shopping Network include history, increasing popularity, and Internet shopping's future. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Automobile Sales and Distributive Negotiations

    In five pages automobile sales are examined in terms of distributive negotiations. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Car Purchasing

    In six pages the economic aspects of buying a car are considered such as blue book use, determining best buy, new and used car differences, and the long term consequences of such a purchase. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Domino's Pizza Marketing

    In eight pages this paper examines how Domino's can creatively market itself and maintain its competitive edge. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business Writing, Car Buying, and Letters of Transmittal

    In sixteen pages a business writing report concentrates on a new car purchase and transmittal letters that will assist consumers in car buying. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • AOL Marketing

    In five pages this paper examines the marketing endeavors of American online as an external advertising venture for others and regarding prospective subscribers to the online service. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and Individual Privacy Right

    In three pages this paper examines the workplace in a consideration of an individual's right to privacy. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Light Coke Commercial Analysis

    In six pages this paper examines a commercial for Light Coke and then provides an analysis that considers messages, production values, and target audience impact. Color, lighting and camera shots are also discussed but the commercial's emphasis remains the primary focus. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Relevance of Performance Appraisals on Remuneration

    The benefits of the performance appraisal is relayed and how an effective appraisal may be realized is discussed in depth. This report also links the appraisal to raises and discusses whether or not this is fair. This five page research paper provides six references.

  • Advanced Report on Financial Markets in Australia

    In fifteen pages the status of financial markets in Australia is further examined in terms of the environment in which it operates, with background considered along with constraints both regulatory and legal. Money markets, futures, warrant, derivatives, and equity are also examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of the Tire and Nontire Rubber Industr

    In eight pages this paper examines the rubber industry in a consideration of the present, challenges, and where it is headed in the future. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Managing a Company's Branding

    The writer discusses the importance of correct brand management by the company and the customer sales representative. If the company fails to understand how to manage its brand properly, it cannot help its sales rep deal effectively with customers. The writer provides examples of material that should be provided by the company for use by its sales force. The paper is seven pages long and there are seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • SPSS Advertising Effectiveness Analysis

    In five pages advertising with SPSS is analyzed in order to ascertain effectiveness and assessments of both positive and negative product aspects are discussed. There are no sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Drugs, Zero Tolerance and City Ice and Cold Storage

    The question of drugs in the workplace is the subject of this paper, which deals with City Ice and Cold Storage, which has a zero tolerance policy. It details the problems drug use causes in a professional environment and the difficulty some employees have in keeping their home habits at home. Includes the problems causd by alcohol addiction.This paper has ten pages and six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • WalMart Opportunities and Constraints

    In six pages the micro economic aspects that influence companies are considered in this consideration of WalMart in order to support the argument that micro aspects are every bit as important as macroeconomics. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Saudi Arabial and Civil Engineering Construction

    In twenty pages UK and Saudi Arabia civil engineering construction businesses are examined and include discussion of the UK's Alfred McAlpine Plant and Saudi Arabia's Al Khodari Group. Tender examples are provided and there are eigh sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Banking Industry and Bank One Corporation

    In ten pages the banking industry is examined and then Bank One's activities are compared with others in terms of electronic banking and acquisitions. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lean Machine

    In three pages James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones, and Daniel Roos' The Machine That Changed the World is examined in this lean machine overview. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Pizza and the Compatibility of Chicken

    In ten pages pizza chains' decision to include Buffalo wings among their standard menu items is discussed. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography and two tables are also included.

  • Flexible Assembly Line Advantages

    In nine pages this paper examines case studies to assess the advantages of a flexible assembly line in manufacturing with both nonsynchronous and synchronous systems discussed. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Question Three of a Reebok International Analysis

    In five pages this paper discusses operations, financial ratios, marketing, and management in a Reebok International analysis.

  • Art Weinstein's Market Segmentation

    In three pages this paper compares Market Segmentation by Art Weinstein with Theodore Levitt's The Marketing Imagination and David Ogilvy's Ogilvy on Advertising.

  • Internet Advertising Effectiveness

    In six pages this research paper discusses the Internet with the focus being banner advertising. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and Dress Codes

    In five pages the evolution of dress codes in the workplace is examined in terms of employees being expected to reflect company values in their style of dress. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Louisvill Slugger Baseball Bats Manufacturers Hillerich and Bradsby

    In ten pages this company is presented in an overview that includes its history, marketing and market position, objectives and mission statement, product and employment analyses, and yearly financial statement information. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • NEA and Strategic Planning

    In twelve pages this paper refers to John M. Bryson's Strategic Planning for Public and Non-Profit Organizations and Sharon M. Oster's Strategic Management for Non-Profit Organizations: Theory and Cases in a consideration of strategic planning as it pertains to nonprofit organizations such as the National Endowment for the Arts. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Process of Coloring Carpets

    The writer discusses changes that have occurred in the process of carpet coloring in recent years, including the digital carpet printing. The writer focuses on digital coloring and how it relates to quality, cost, colorfastness and other factors. The paper is seven pages long and there are four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Profit and Not for Profit Organization Balanced Score Cards

    In a report consisting of ten pages the balanced scorecard tool of management is examined within the contexts of both profit and not for profit organizations with the emphasis upon the balance it seeks to provide. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Great Britain's Supermarkets and the Effects of Products That Are Environmentally Friendly

    In seven pages this paper discusses the UK's supermarket industry standards and government regulations in a consideration of how the economy and society are affected by supermarket products that are environmentally friendly. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • European E-Commerce

    A paper addressing the current state of European e-commerce. The author suggests strategies for American businesses releasing European websites for retail commerce. This eleven page paper has thirteen sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Management Science Journal Articles Reviewed

    In seven pages this paper reviews 7 articles on business management as they relate to the insurance industry.

  • Business Administration Overview

    In ten pages the functions of business administration are examined in this overview that includes statistics, management accounting, marketing, and overall management skills. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Case Study Analysis on a Taxicab Driver

    Legal rights of a taxi driver are duly noted in this eight page research report that examines decisions. Financial aspects are explored in the context of this case that lists no references.

  • Fiber Optics of Corning

    In five pages this new fiber optic technology is examined in terms of its implications on the industry as a whole and how it has led to Corning's seven fold, three quarters' stock value increase. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Strategies to Cope with Managing Workplace Stress

    In nine pages this paper discusses stress management in a consideration of 8 companies and 4 strategies that can be applied to the management of stress. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Case Study of Domino's Pizza

    In six pages business ethics are considered in this Domino's case study with problems of service delivery and satellite telecommunications discussed. There is no bibliography included.

  • Case Study of the Westchester Distributing Company

    This paper consists of seven pages and examines business kickbacks and fraud as they pertain to the Westchester Distributing Company.

  • Nokia and Ethics

    In six pages this paper discusses the Nokia mobile telephone corporation in an industry consideration that focuses on ethics. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The International Relations and Trading Systems in Africa

    24 pages and 19 sources. This paper outlines the international business operations, international relations and the current and potential trading systems for Africa. This paper considers the nature of business in the countries of Africa, including the specific problems and the political views that influence trade.

  • The Use of Statistics in Behavioral Sciences

    This 20 page paper discusses how behavioral scientists use statistics. The writer reviews three journal articles that discuss studies in various areas of behavioral science: researchers' interpretations of the data; hypotheses named in the study; and data analyses. An outline is included. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Marketing Strategies and the Mobile Telephone Industry

    In five pages this paper discusses mobile phone marketing with the primary emphasis upon Nokia but Siemens, Motorola, and Ericsson manufacturers are also mentioned. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Nokia and Advertising Communications

    In this paper consisting of six pages the Nokia advertising strategy as it relates to the mobile telephone market is compared with the communications advertising of Ericsson and Siemen's competitors. There are ten bibliographic sources listed.

  • New Running Shoes' Line and Market Research

    In ten pages this paper considers a new athletic shoes' line in an examination of appropriate market research with such approaches as mall shopper population samples and a Likert scale questionnaire discussed. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Use of a Variety of Accounting Elements in Business Operations, including Financial Statements and Cash Flow Statements

    5 pages and 3 sources used. This paper provides an overview of the process of financial management in the corporate setting, with a focus on the use of a variety of accounting elements. This paper relates the connection between business management and the creation of financial statements and business management and the analysis of cash flow statements.

  • Automobile Industry Analysis

    In eleven pages AB Volvo is featured in this automobile industry analysis that is analyzed utilizing Michael Porter's Five Forces of Competition model and includes threats from new and existing competitors, product substitutions, bargaining power of suppliers and buyers, and future outlook. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • eCommerce and Global Business

    In ten pages this paper examines the connection between ecommerce and international business with various topics discussed and a general ecommerce SWOT analysis is also provided. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Proposal for Water Massaging Machines in Airport, Casino Hotels, and Shopping Mall Kiosks

    This water massaging machine propsal is examined in five pages. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Consumer behaviour, coffee and culture.

    This paper considers the impact of coffee consumption, especially Turkish coffee, on customer behaviour. The paper also looks at the history of coffee and its cultural implications. This fifteen page paper has eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Issues in Business

    6 pages and no sources cited. This paper provides rhetorical discourse on three different topics that have to do with business operations and business thinking. This paper relates the problem of women in business in Saudi Arabia, the ethical operation of companies in the tobacco industry, and the nature and business opportunities of yuppies from countries in Asia.

  • B2B and B2C Electronic Commerce

    In six pages business to commerce and business to business types of electronic commerce are discussed with sales data and management factors considered. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Electrolux Financial Analysis

    In ten pages an overall financial analysis of this company is presented and includes economics and current industry placement. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Multiplex Market Analysis

    In six pages the UK multiplex cinema development is considered and includes supply and demand mismatches, incorrect market readings along with competitor analysis and also includes future industry recommendations. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of the Automobile Industry

    In eighteen pages the automobile industry is examined in an overview that includes industry changes, strategic growth, quality assurance policies and considers what the future holds in store. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Battery Recycling and the Recovery of Lead

    In five pages this paper discusses used batteries and how SED battery processing and heavy metal recycling services can result in increased corporate profitability. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Policy and the Promotion of Economic Growth

    In nine pages this paper discusses how government policy can promote the economic growth of developing countries. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Business Plan for Vernon and Sons Home Improvement

    This 5 page report describes a business plan for Vernon and Sons, a small start-up company that plans to employ two people full-time. The company is aiming at a growing market: people who start do-it-yourself projects but then find they need additional expert help. Vernon and Sons plans to be that help.

  • New Market Entry and India Car Parts Business

    In twelve pages this marketing report discusses an India based automotive spare parts business and how a new market can be successfully entered with marketing strategies discussed and Porter's Five Forces model and SWOT analyses also included. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Change and Geocast Network Systems

    In five pages this paper discusses the problems confronting Geocast Network Systems when it introduced a new product and concept for the transmission of information. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • China's Kentucky Fried Chicken Fast Food Chain

    In five pages this paper examines KFC in China in a consideration of sociocultural barriers and how the fast food conglomerate confronted them. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The UK Government's Draft of 'A Way With Waste'

    In this paper consisting of six pages a reduction of ion waste is examined with the writer pondering how this policy change will impact upon waste management companies in terms of structure and operations. There are four bibliographic sources listed.

  • Camel's Cigarette Advertising Campaign Layout

    This consideration of Camel's layout for its advertising campaign consists of 6 pages and includes target audience, presentation, and message conveyance techniques.

  • India, China, the World Trade Organization, GATT Treaty, and Multilateral Relationship Advantages and Disadvantages

    In fourteen pages this paper examines negotiation and trade relationships between India and China in this economic comparative analysis.

  • Marketing and IKEA North America L.L.C.

    In fifteen pages this paper examines various marketing aspects of IKEA's North American facility such as definitions, price strategies and demand elasticity, marketing differences, product hierarchy, online marketing, channels of distribution, product life cycle 4 cycle stages, differentiation strategy, and marketing information and research. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Airline Industry After Terrorist Attacks of 2001

    In five pages the impact of the 2001 terrorist attacks upon the airline industry are considered in an analysis that includes airline industry health and stockholders along with American Airlines' CEO quotesalso included. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Mass Advertising and Consumerism

    In ten pages this paper discusses mass advertising and its impact upon consumerism. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Oil Industry of Syria

    In thirty four pages this paper presents an overview of Syria's gas and oil industries with a petroleum PEST analysis and demands in the future among the topics discussed. Seventeen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Conduct and ELearning Effects

    In twelve pages elearning is examined in terms of how it affects organizational behavior with a discussion of corporate successes that have resulted from elearning traning. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Limiting Liability in Effective Employee Handbooks

    In six pages this paper considers how important employee handbooks are in terms of limiting employer liability regarding current and past employee lawsuits with state Supreme Court decisions from South Carolina, New York, and California discussed. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • E-Commerce, Tax Revenues and Physical Stores

    A paper discussing two specific questions relating to the impact of e-commerce on brick-and-mortar stores, and the impact on tax revenues generated for cities and states. The author presents arguments that e-commerce will continue its growth-trend, as well as arguments that state the opposite, concluding that neither argument is valid. This eight page paper has nine sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Demand Forecasting and Xerox

    In five pages this paper discusses demand forecasting and simple methodology benefits in an overview of Xerox's software program. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Environmental Issues and Role of Accountants

    This five page paper examines issues of whether accountants and auditors should become more proactive in regards to environmental issues and if so what should their role be. Also, the writer outlines the steps toward more proactive environmental involvement. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Coca Cola Out of the Slump

    Opportunities for growth in the Coca Cola Company are the focus of this essay, which tracks the company after a two-year sales slump which impacted both revenue and stock prices.This paper has five pages and seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Syria's Gas and Oil Industries

    In five pages this paper discusses the oil and gas industries of Syria in an analysis that includes Porter's Five Forces model. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Current Thinking and Management Issues Regarding Corporate Governance

    In a paper consisting of twenty seven pages the state of corporate governance in light of the Enron scandal is considered in terms of lack of corporate board accountability to shareholders along with various management issues regarding improving corporate governance. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Economic Infrastructure of Brazil

    The writer evaluates the ability of the infrastructure, including banking, transportation and other entities, to support further economic growth in Brazil. The writer focuses on Tyco International Electronics and concludes that it should be able to do business in Brazil with little or no difficulty. The paper is five pages long and there are eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Automotive Industry and Changes in Management

    In eight pages this paper discusses how management changes have led to the automobile industry having to adapt to these changes in a rapid and efficient manner. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Corporate Ethics

    In six pages this paper considers the significance of corporate ethics and business efforts to improve workplace ethics. Five sources are cited in the bibliography and a paper outline is also provided.

  • Nike Strategic Planning Theory Application

    In a paper consisting of fourteen pages strategic planning's Design School Theory is introduced and then a SWOT analysis is discussed before being practically applied to Nike and conclusions include analytical ideas and strategic planning suggestions. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Globalization's Human Benefits

    In five pages this paper considers the benefits to humanity of a global community. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Global Setting and Strategic Brand Management

    In sixteen pages this paper discusses how corporations such as Gillette, Proctor and Gamble, Reebok, and Nike can maximize their returns and values through strategic management on a global scale. Seventeen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Economic Behavior, Social Class Income, and Consumer Behavior

    In eight pages the influence of income social class on consumer behavior and economics is considered. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Chapter Outline of Public Relations Strategies and Tactics

    In thirty two pages various chapters from the 6th edition of this text are outlined and summarized.

  • Cablevision and The Cable TV Industry

    10 pages and 10 sources used. This paper provides an overview of the existing cable TV industry in America and the elements impacting this industry. This paper begins with a look at the specifics of this industry including the competitors, the format, the central characteristics and the projections in this industry. This paper then applies what is known about this industry to a view of one company, Cablevision. This company is assessed relative to the overall view of the cable television industry as a whole.

  • Business Intelligence Competitive Tool of Data Mining

    In seven pages data mining is discussed as an important competitive tool of business intelligence with a sample of PNC's bank purchase of Unica's Model 1 in order to sustain a marketing competitive advantage while at the same time expanding their base of customer satisfaction. Six sources are cited in the bibliography and a one page outline is also included.

  • Data Mining and Business Intelligence

    In a paper consisting of seven pages data mining is considered in terms of how it can be used as a competitive instrument of business intelligence with the examination of a PNC Bank Corporation case study. There are six bibliographic sources cited.

  • Overview of International Equity Portfolios

    In five pages the traits of international equity portfolios are examined in terms of emerging market portfolios and cross country return correlations. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Telecommunication Battery Industry

    In ten pages this paper presents an overview of computer and cellular telephone battery manufacturing in a consideration of competition and marketing issues. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Case Study of Johnson and Johnson's Critikon Subsidiary and Kaizen's Successful Implementation

    In six pages this paper considers the successful change kaizen implementation can provide in this Critikon case study. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Possible Futures Within the International Battery Market

    This paper addresses the international battery market and various concerns for the future. The author comments on growth potential, environmental concerns, dependence on other industries, and changes in import prices since September Eleventh. This seven page paper has six sources in the bibliography.

  • Kaizen Style of Management

    In five pages a Critikon case study is featured in this overview of the Japanese style of management known as kaizen. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Buying Behavior of Consumers

    In a paper consisting of 5 pages influences upon buying behavior of consumers are considered along with marketing strategies that take advantage of thes factors. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • UPS' 1997 Labor Strike and Management Lessons Learned

    In eight pages this paper examines the lessons learned from the labor standoff involving the UPS Corporation and the Teamsters Union. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • International Marketing, Strategy Shift, and Coca Cola

    In twenty pages Coca Cola is examined from a marketing viewpoint that shifts from a global perspective to an approach that is more localized with France's Coca Cola plant emphasized. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • WorldCom, Enron, and the Application of Business Failure Prediction Models

    In twenty seven pages this paper applies Argenti's Failure Model and Altman's Z Score Model to the business failures of WorldCom and Enron. Twenty two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Work Teams and Conflict Resolution

    In five pages conflict is defined and analyzed before considered within the context of work teams with the assertion that conflict can be minimized through a team application. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Three Essays on Business Management

    In ten pages three business management essays are presented and include new companies' five stages and why various stages need management, changing the vertical organization concept to one that is horizontal or flat, and leader and management roles in the corporate culture of the contemporary business world. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Building Image, Brand Awareness, and Textron

    In five pages this paper discusses Textron Financial and Textron Inc.'s various brand awareness and image building techniques. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace Safety and OSHA

    In five page this paper discusses Occupational Safety and Health Association workplace safety meetings and how they can be used to promote goodwill.

  • TQI and Its Implementation at Coca Cola

    The inauguration of the Total Quality Implementation program at the Coca Cola Company is addressed in this essay. The attempt of the company to implement this plan is addressed, centering on customer relations, employees and management.This paper has five pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Safety and Health

    In six pages this paper examines the workplace in terms of pertinent safety and health issues in terms of moral responsibility and also considers the Health and Safety Executive's role as well as the roles of a modern factory's health and safety committee, health and safety engineers, considers measures of health and safety along with risk assessment tool usage. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Kant, Ethics, Drug Companies, and Drug Sales

    In seven pages the morality of physicians being provided with various incentives by drug companies in order to favor prescribing certain drugs over others is examined from a Kantian ethical standpoint. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Two Articles Compared Regarding Business Ethics

    In a paper consisting of seven pages business ethics are considered as discussed in the opposing articles Sondra Wheeler's 'Christian Character: A Different Approach to Business Ethics' and Rushworth Kidder and Curtis Verschoor's 'Entering the Third Age of Ethics.' Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Examining Business Ethics

    The writer discusses the changes in ways of doing business in the last three decades, and examines the origins of business ethics. The writer asks whether ethics can be taught or must be ingrained, and also asks why businesses today abandon ethics for short-term profits. The paper is eight pages long and there are thirteen sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Daycare Facilities and the Workplace

    Daycare centers in the workplace are examined from social, legal, and ethical perspectives in six pages. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Company Conflict Management

    In five pages the differences in company conflict management styles are considered in a discussion of Ernst and Young with its styled compared to a particular conflict management preference. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Technology and Privacy Rights

    In six pages this paper examines privacy rights and the impact of exploding technology with such legislation as 1998's Information Protection Act and Human Rights Act as well as the Regulatory of Investigatory Powers Act discussed. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Internet Marketing of Nokia to Students

    In twenty six pages this paper examines how to market Nokia cellular telephones and accessories to a student target market in a discussion of ecommerce and emarketing concepts, approaches, security, advantages and disadvantages, with a recommendation offered. Twenty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Multicultural Corporate Ethics

    In twelve pages a company case study set in Germany is the focus of an examination of corporate ethics and programs that can encourage and emphasize ethics in the workplace. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gap Inc, Nordstrom Inc and E-Commerce Operations

    A paper comparing the competitive e-commerce practices of two companies, Gap Inc and Nordstrom Inc. The author provides a background of both companies and addresses their e-commerce strategies. This seventeen page paper has eleven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Competitive Advantage and Value Creation

    Value creation for competitive advantage maintenance is discussed in a paper consisting of fourteen pages with a presentation of value formula, value migration, value creation, and customer value management. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography with the inclusion of one table.

  • Marketing Campaign Case Study Development

    In ten pages a rural school's once weekly student health clinic serves as the case study for a discussion of a marketing campaign that includes discussion of a target market, budget, and effective strategies. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Aluminum Baseball Bats and Marketing Challenges

    In seven pages this report examines the ongoing baseball bat controversy of wood vs. aluminum in a consideration of how to meet the challenges of marketing aluminum bats. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Esperanto Inc. Export Analysis

    In seven pages this paper considers the U.S. based company Esperanto's export goal to sell unique gifts in Canada and includ such issues as long term objectives, goals, export policies, timelines, internal conditions and a corporate venture risk analysis. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Michael Porter's Model and Bank of America

    The banking industry and the Bank of America are examined within the context of Porter's model of generic competition in this paper that consists of five pages. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tutorial on Electronic Commerce Quality Management

    In eight pages Dell Computer Company and Amazon.com are discussed in this ecommerce tutorial that considers the importance of quality management with commentary and a literature review included. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Environmental Protection and the Rainforest Café Restaurant

    In five pages this paper considers the environmental preservation instruction served up by the Rainforest Café Restaurant. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Analyzing the Steel Industry

    The U.S. steel industry status is considered in this paper consisting of five pages and includes competition among steel manufaturers and the impact on tariffs on foreign steel imports. There are ten bibliographic sources cited.

  • Cai Lan Oils and Fats Industries and Organizational Change

    In ten pages this paper discusses organizational management theory in a consideration of Cai Lans Oils and Fats Industries and how their future challenges can be met. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Economic Forces and the Fast Food Industry

    This paper discusses how economic factors affect businesses in the fast food industry. The author includes data pertinent to the fast food industry. This six page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Consumption and Human Behavior

    Consumer behavior studies are applied to human behavior sciences in terms of examining differences and similarities as a way to evaluate consumption behavior in a paper consisting of five pages. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Marketing and Ethics

    In eight pages this paper considers marketing, the role of ethics, marketing research, advertisements, pricing, the American Marketing Association's Code of Ethics, and other pertinent topics. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • GM's Hybrid Car Crown Victoria and Marketing

    In five pages this paper examines a fictitious General Motors and Ford alliance and the external factors involved in hybrid car marketing. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Financial Risk Management

    In ten pages this paper examines the reasons why financial risk should be managed by companies. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Case Study of Precision Systems, Incorporated

    In five pages this paper discusses the attempted Total Quality Management implementation of Precision Systems in this case study.

  • 'Dumping' and Exports of German Steel

    In five pages this paper discusses the steel trade between the United States and Germany in an examination of steel product exports and the accusation by the U.S. Department of Commerce of steel product 'dumping' by Germany. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Meta Analysis and Choices in Research

    In ten pages this paper discusses a sample research project with the recommendation of meta analysis as the beneficial research choice. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Marketing Plans and the Incorporation of eMarketing

    In eight pages this paper examines the importance of ecommerce in a consideration of how marketing plans should incorporate emarketing with 3 Web positioning types among the topics of discussion. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nail Enamel Marketing

    In five pages a new nail enamel product and how to develop a market is examined by using the 4P's model and a consideration of price, promotion, and product placement. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Consumer Behavior and the Luxury Fashion Industry

    In fifty pages this paper examines the luxury fashion industry in a consideration of the industry itself, competition, 911 corporate impact, consolidation, media, purchasing, and a psychological discussion is also included. Twenty five sources are cited in the bibliography and there is also included a graphic illustration.

  • Industrial Districts, Industrial Clusters, and Influences

    In five pages this paper examines industrial clusters and industrial districts by answering 5 business questions on what institutional and economic conditions influence how they emerge. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Software Engineering and TQM

    In twelve pages this paper discusses Total Quality Management with regard to software engineering and the importance of quality control with references made to the models of Juran and Crosby and Deming. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of India's Tata Consultancy Services

    In three pages this global software services consultancy firm based in India is examined in an overview of company mission, offered services, clients, and various other aspects. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of UK's Shepherd Construction

    In five pages this paper examines Shepherd Construction through a SWOT analysis. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Societal Marketing and Green Marketing

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses societal marketing principles including Kotler's five concepts along with the triple bottom line notion along with green marketing, its environmental origins, and previous failures. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Women Influenced by Shopping Malls

    In five pages this paper examines how shopping malls influence women's retail purchases with a consideration of fashion and cosmetic items. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Analyzing Martha Stewart Everyday Colors® Advertisement

    In six pages the full page advertisement featured in Budget Living's August September 2003 issue is assessed in terms of message effectiveness and audience appropriateness and determines both criteria is successfully met. There is one bibliographic source cited.

  • SWOT Analysis of Best Buy

    In ten pages consumer electronics' trends are discussed before a detailed examination of Best Buy via a SWOT analysis is presented. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Evaluation and the 4Ps Marketing Mix

    In six pages 3 nonprofit organizations and emarketing efforts are examined in an overview of how marketing mix success can be ensured through the 4Ps. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Approaches to Conflict Management

    In three pages this paper is based upon a student's problem solving method of conflict management with a win-win outcome supported that is a contradiction of her employer's direct conflict management preference of lose-lose or win-lose. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Kentucky Fried Chicken and Quality Management

    In five pages this paper discusses drive through window quality management objectives of Kentucky Fried Chicken as considered by the 1995 Institute for Operations Research case 'Quality Management at Kentucky Fried Chicken' by Uday M. Apte and Charles C. Reynolds.

  • Two Approaches to Workplace Communication

    In four pages two approaches are explored in a consideration of generating more effective workplace communication that will invariably result in a more effective and productive workplace. There is no bibliography included.

  • A New Coca Cola Plan

    In this paper containing fourteen pages the Coca Cola company background and market alignment are discussed and then changes in employee value and culture and lowering costs along with increasing consumer perception are examined in detail. There are sixteen bibliographic sources listed.

  • Pros and Cons of E-Commerce for SME's

    A paper evaluating the pros and cons that the growth of e-commerce and the Internet has on small and medium sized enterprises (SME). The author also presents some possible solutions to the problems faced by SME's within the world of e-commerce. This four page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Types of Performance Assessments

    In sixteen pages this paper examines such performance assessment models as 360 degree appraisal, MBO, Behaviorally Anchored Ratings Scales, development and documentation, administrative, and TQM framework appraisals with several relevant topics also discussed. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Roles of the Computer and E-Commerce in a Video Store

    A two-part paper investigating the growing necessity of e-commerce and the computer in business, and examines computer-cataloguing system options for a video-rental store's website. The author applies conclusions from the first part to the video-rental business discussed in part two. This twenty-three page paper has thirty sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Market Segmentation's Influence

    In eight pages this paper discusses market segmentation and how it influences Nike with both marketing mix and segmentation examined within the context of the observation that 'Market segmentation and positioning are the keys to building a strategy for corporate growth.' Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Compensation and Employees of the El Dorado Company

    In three pages this canoe manufacturer is discussed in a case study that examines the company's employee retention and compensation and includes issues such as salaried employees and management rewards, collection of data, and nonfinancial compensation.

  • Overview of Ecotourism

    In three pages ecotourism and its advantages for the travel industry are discussed in this informational overview. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Oral Business Communication Research Study Proposal

    In thirteen pages this research proposal is examined. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Lack of Communication Resulting in a Rain of Fish

    This paper describes a workplace incident in which poor communication resulted in a cargo of fish mistakenly falling out of an airplace due to the fact taht the fish should not have been on the plane in the first place. The writer discusses issues such as chain of command and methods of communication. This three page paper cites no sources.

  • Taco Bell's LMS

    In four pages customer service and labor distribution effectiveness are among the considerations in this Labor Management System analysis of Taco Bell.

  • Contemporary Corporate Sector and Social Responsibility

    In eight pages this paper discusses the roles ethics and social responsibility play in corporate management decision making. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Small Business Venture and Receiving Government Assistance

    In seven pages this paper considers starting up a business and the availability of government assisstance and the information that can be received from the Small Business Administration. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Research Methodology on Women and the Glass Ceiling

    In five pages this paper discusses women and the proverbial glass ceiling in regards to qualitative research in a consideration of circumstances that have enabled some women to break through the corporate patriarchy. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Positive Accounting Theory and Environmental Accounting

    In five pages environmental accounting is examined in an assessment of the statement that positive environmental accounting explains financial account disclosure greening. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Marketing Principles, Brand Loyalty and Globalization

    Marketing principles that should be considered by any international marketer are duly noted. The research report reviews literature to that end. This eleven page paper has eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Purpose of Performance Appraisals

    In seven pages this paper examines the 360 degree feedback method in a consideration of the purpose performance appraisals serve and also discusses when managers and employees should be assessed by customers. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • United Kingdom Business and Environmental Issues

    In nineteen pages the business impact of environmental law and controls are examined in a breakdown of five sections that include HAZOP use, the 1990 UK Environmental Protect Act, environmental audits, environmental statute law, and planning decisions. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Risk Management and Construction Information Sharing on the Internet

    In ten pages this paper discusses the importance of information sharing on the WWW in the construction industry in this risk management overview. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • E-commerce Service Options

    A paper addressing out-sourced customer service options and payment services available to on-line merchants. The author presents a variety of services available and notes that the costs for said service providers is less than would be seen with in-house attempts to provide the same services. This five page paper has six sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Risk Management Plan

    In three pages this answer discusses risk management and prioritization and the importance of plan reviewing.

  • Reforming Corporate Law and English Company Law Modernization

    In three pages this white paper from 2001 examines UK case law's role in reforming corporate law. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Process of 'Big Bet' Business Risks

    In three pages business risks known as 'big bets' are assessed in terms of their prudence, what constitutes a big pet and whether these forms of thought are rational or nonrational.

  • Shell Oil and Environmental Sustainability

    In twenty four pages Shell's approaches to environmental sustainability are examined with model identifications and examples provided. Nineteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Advertising Effectiveness

    In five pages diesel X type Jaguar and Maybelline Sky High Curves mascara are examined in terms of their advertising effectiveness and message communication. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Thomas Cook, Shell, and eBay Business Analysis

    In sixteen pages this paper concentrates primarily upon Thomas Cook and Shell Oil and contrasts and compares its research, positioning, segmentation and also provides an environmental analysis of each. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Perceptions, Products, and Marketing

    In ten pages this paper examines how direct and indirect marketing is not selling products to the consumer but rather consumer perceptions. Fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Perceptions and Product Marketing

    In ten pages this paper examines how consumer perceptions are developed through marketing and communications. Fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Economic Growth and Innovation

    In four pages this paper examines the concepts of Adam Smith, economic growth and innovation within the context of the observation, 'Research and development is the central cause of economic growth.' Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Selection and Recruitment Guide

    A step by step process for selection and recruitment comprises this simple guide of ten pages that explains and justifies selection choices. There are ten bibliographic sources listed.

  • UK Gender Discrimination

    In twelve pages this essay examines the gender discrimination that exists within the United Kingdom workplace. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Student Supplied Case Study on PRODEM FFP Banking Services in Bolivia

    In four pages this paper examines the competitive advantage strategies and their effectiveness as they pertain to this Bolivia banking services institution with a SWOT analysis also included regarding its future.

  • Marketing Feasibility of Natural and Organic Food Products

    This paper examines the marketing strategies necessary in launching specialty foods products such as organic and natural products. The author discusses the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as well. This six page paper has six sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Critical Thinking, Making Decisions, and Fallacies

    In six pages fallacies and their impact upon critical thinking and decision making are examined in a consideration of rhetoric, syllogism fallacies and inductive and deductive types of reasoning. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Survey Questions on Corporate Governance

    In six pages questions along with their rationale are considered as they relate to corporate governance in an examination of how changes in standards influence the perceptions and behavior of financial management and the effects of corporate governance. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Performance Appraisals and Management

    In ten pages this paper discusses 360 Feedback and MBO appraisal models along with two other in a consideration of how management can improve performance by using performance appraisals. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Collaborative Communities by Twombly and Shuman

    In six pages this paper discusses the importance of collaborative communities and their creation as considered by the authors in this text.

  • An Original UK Business Startup Plan

    This paper consists of 9 pages and discusses an original UK business startup plan for an independent financial adviser company and includes such key issues as necessary resources, all aspects of planning including financial, strategy, and a focused company mission. This 9 page paper is an original business plan for starting up a business, looking at company mission, strategy, planning including financial planning, required resources, the sector's past, present and future UK market, and other key issues. There is 1 bibliographic source listed.

  • An HR's Decision to Insource or Outsource at An Auto Dealership

    In six pages the options availabele to an HR regarding this decision are assessed in order to reach the conclusion that a new strategic HR inhouse function would be more beneficial than would outsoursing recordkeeping. There are eighteen sources cited in the bibliogrpahy.

  • 1997 to 2004 Pueblo, Colorado Steel Workers Strike and Settlement

    In four pages this paper focuses upon forced overtime issues in this overview of the strike of Pueblo, Colorado steelworkers and the eventual 2004 settlement. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • McCann Erickson's Project Implementation and Corporate Culture

    In ten pages the corporate culture concept is defined and examined and then applied to an examination of the McCann Erickson advertising agency where its project implementation and management of corporate culture are considered. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Information Security Management

    In ten pages this paper discusses information security management in an overview that describes how information leakage or security breaches can be prevented in the computerized workplace. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cable Telephony Services of Time Warner Cable

    In five pages this paper examines how Time Warner Cable has developed its cable telephone services with competition and VoIP services among the topics discussed. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Smyth Printing and Ecommerce

    In six pages this paper discusses how Smyth Printing should plan to design and implement ecommerce and analyzes whether it should be automated or manual, identifies ecommerce applications, and considers cost effective goal ways of achieving these objectives. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Electronic and Physical Best Buy Stores

    In six pages the shopping experience is discussed in a comparative examination of physical and virtual shopping with Best Buy serving as a sample with complementary strengths that are contributing success factors considered. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Strategies of Gerber Products Company

    In four pages this paper examines Gerber's various strategies regarding management and baby food products. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Image Improvement and Walmart

    In ten pages this tutorial type paper answers student posed questions regarding what Walmart can do in the area of image improvement. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Impact of Workplace Design on Productivity and Efficiency

    This 8 page paper discusses the impact workplace design can have on the productivity and efficiency of the people who work there. The writer first looks at the evolution of workplace design over time, a process aimed at increasing productivity and efficiency levels. The writer further argues that the psychological impact of design is the most important component in any type of improvements. There are 8 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • 1987's Consumer Protection Act and its Impact

    In fourteen pages this paper critically analyzes the impact of the CPA of 1987. Twenty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Industry Clustering and Takeover Activity

    This paper discusses why industry clustering characterizes acquisition and merger takeover activity in nine pages. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Increasing Retention of Employees Management Style Research

    In four pages research proposal focuses upon a qualitative research study on managerial style and characteristics preferences of employees that can go a long way toward improving corporate employee retention. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Automobile Manufacturer's eBusiness System Enhancement

    In seven pages this paper considers how an automobile manufacturer can enhance its ecommerce system with a project description, relevant headings, and the addition of components and functions. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Children Promotion of Advertising Ethics

    In a paper consisting of seven pages ethics in advertising particularly in the area of children's advertising are discussed. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Ethics and Communication

    In thirteen pages questions involving verbal communication improvement and applications, making ethical decisions, gender bias, employee reference and personal opinion are answered with references made to Mary Ellen Guffey's Business Communication. One source is listed in the bibliography.

  • The Importance of Communication Skills in Management

    This paper examines the influence of communication in management, and the impact that proper communication skills can have on a manager's productivity. This six page paper has eight sources in the bibliography.

  • Offering a New University Course Risk and Benefit Assessment

    In fourteen pages risk assessment tools such as NPV, cost benefit analysis, Monte Carlo, HAZIM, and HAZOP are discussed and then models that could assist an institution of higher learning to determine rewards and risk are analyzed with the last part of this paper discussing progress monitoring. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Functions of Companies' Human Resource (HR) Departments

    This paper discusses the functions of human resource (HR) departments within companies, as well as the recent trend of outsourcing HR management to other companies. This five page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Nail Clippers' Marketing

    In twelve pages this paper examines the marketing of nail clippers and features a Gantt chart and discusses strategic marketing, position and target market, pricing and distribution, general strategy, and provides a budget outline. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • International Business and the Implications of Religion and Ethics

    In three pages doing business overseas and the implications of those countries' religions and ethics are considered.

  • WalMart Market Planning and Internationalization Theory

    In sixteen pages this paper examines internationalization theory in a consideration of its various aspects and then discusses the China destination of a new WalMart facility and what marketing plans might be implemented. Fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Southwest Airlines Report Analysis of Investment, Valuation, and Capital Structure

    In a paper consisting of nine pages Southwest Airlines is examined in terms of its history, capital structure, corporate culture, management style, and financials as a way of conducting an analysis that will be complete in terms of valuation, investment, and capital structure. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business Communication Skills Development

    In six pages the significance of workplace communications are discussed in a consideration of oral and written forms along with recommendations offered as to how effective communications between supervisors and employees can be fostered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Stock System Design

    In seven pages a design for a stock control system and its necessary information are outlined with a discussion of users and system uses, assessment questionnaire, potential system design with both functional and nonfunctional requirements evaluated. One source is listed in the bibliography.

  • Example Entrance Essay

    In four pages this entrance essay example features a student informing a business school how a unique background can distinguish this individual from other students. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • A Dilemma of Ethics in the Workplace

    In a paper consisting of eight pages a fictional situation is presented in which a systems administrator must uphold high corporate ethics that are in place to protect the privacy of email in the workplace. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Women's Apparel and the Life Cycle of the Fashion Industry

    In four pages this paper discusses the fashion industry life cycle in a consideration of women's apparel and its placement. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Scenario on Ethics in the Workplace

    In five pages this paper examines a scenario involving a coworker in this ethical problem and solution example. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Unique Restaurant Opening Business Plan

    In twenty one pages this new restaurant business plan begins with an executive summary, description of business, data analysis of marketing and industry, management, operations, marketing plan, and financial plans and projections. Five sources are cited in the bibliography with statistics and three financial tables also provided.

  • MacIntosh Branding

    The writer describes branding in detail, paying special attention to the MacIntosh (Mac) brand, which is an example of passionate branding, which is also explained. The writer argues that part of the extreme loyalty of Mac users may be due to its passionate branding. The paper is fourteen pages long and there are nine sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Benefiting and Educating Consumers Through Advertising

    In this paper consisting of four pages the benefits of properly *educating consumers particularly in the area of pharmaceuticals, online bankers, and online trading are discussed. There are six bibliographic sources cited.

  • Online Marketing Strategy and the Case Study of Reg Vardy

    In fourteen pages this student submitted Reg Vardy Case study examines how an ecommerce and marketing strategy can be developed for a car seller with E CRM adoption advocated. Seventeen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • International Business and Bank Selection

    In five pages an international business scenario is considered with a possible corporate international expansion and the benefits of either Bank of America or Citicorp are assessed in terms of which would best meet the company's needs with Citigroup choice recommended. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • HR Planning Practices and Theories

    In six pages this paper considers human resource planning and how theory usually develops before rhetoric and reality is always lagging behind from a UK perspective. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Exporting Computers to Kenya

    In seven pages the ways in which an American company can export computers to the African region of Kenya are examined in a discussion that includes Kenya economic information, the market potential, political system, taxes, necessary licenses, and promotion methods. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ecotourism Marketing Plan

    In six pages this ecotourism marketing plan proposal includes a description of the product; pricing, distribution, and promotional strategies; and a situational analysis. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nonprofit Organizational Motivation

    In ten pages this paper considers Herzberg's and Maslow's theories and how they may be applied to employees who work for charities, NGOs and other types of nonprofit organizations. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • SWOT Analysis of a Construction Site's Hazardous Working Conditions

    In four pages this paper examines employee violation of OSHA standards and problems a construction company wrestles with a site's hazardous working conditions.

  • Retaining Employees

    In four pages 4 student posed questions are answered as they relate to the retention of employees including the impact of economic performance, negative aspects of good and poor retention, employee turnover causes and a comparison of internal and external retention and turnover drivers. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Profit and Nonprofit Organizational Performance

    In three pages this paper discusses organizational change impacts on profit and nonprofit organizations in a comparison of the metrics used by each. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Future Services and Sales Demand Forecasting

    In four pages this paper considers the forecasting of demand for services and sales. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The History and Significance of Communication Skills

    This paper addresses the history of communication between employers and employees, and discusses various approaches to improving listening and communication skills. This ten page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Disposable Hospital Glove Stocking

    In three pages this paper considers management operations of a six hundred bed hospital in terms of disposable latex globe order determinations. There are no sources cited.

  • Fact and Fallacy Regarding Body Language

    In eight pages body language interpretation effectiveness is considered within the context of the business environment and discusses how while useful is too variable to rely upon when important business related decisions need to be made. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 2005 Pepsi v. Coke

    In three pages changes regarding Pepsi and Coke's financial positions are examined as of 2005 which recommendations for each company offered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Marketing Metaphor of the Water Cycle

    In five pages this paper metaphorically analyzes the water cycle. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • China and India Level of Trade

    In five pages this paper discusses how the trade relationship level between India and China is influenced by both economics and politics. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Demand Forecasting

    In four pages ABC Floral Shop is the focus of demand forecasting by using sales data of geraniums over a period of 2 weeks. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Chemical Engineering and Process Control

    In seven pages this paper discusses process control as it relates to chemical engineering with system design and information management among the topics covered. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Oil Company Perspectives on the Natural Gas Industry

    In forty nine pages this paper examines an oil company's views on the natural gas industry. Nineteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Candy Store Problem Management

    In three pages this paper examines such leadership theories as leader member, contingency, and situational in a consideration of problem management of three candy store employees. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sunburst Hotels and ERP

    In six pages a student submitted case study provides answers to four questions regarding Sunburst's need for an ERP system and also addresses pertinent technical and operating concerns.

  • Indonesia Rice Shipments by the United States

    In sixteen pages various marketing and logistics issues are examined in this U.S. shipping of rice to Surabaya, Indonesia by way of the Maersk Sealand shipper. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Software Quality and Can It Be Measured?

    In nineteen pages whether or not software quality can ever be measured is considered in terms of defining quality and developmental software along with various applicable theories including hard systems modeling, soft systems modeling, agile engineering, requirements engineering, and actor network theory. Twenty nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Dubai and Astrology Promotion

    In twenty four pages this paper examines if in Dubai astrology should have any business applications. Twenty five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Addition of Alternative Fuel Cars to Lotus Rental Cars

    In three pages the prospect of adding rental cars that utilize alternative fuel sources is discussed. There are three bibliographic sources cited.

  • Coffee Shipping to Miami from Lebanon by DDP Shipping

    In ten pages the process involving in shipping coffee from Beirut to Miami is examined in a discussion of coffee cargo, DDP INCOTERM definition and explanation, along with a letter credit's role and the identification of various exporter stages and responsibilities. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Nonprofit Organizations and 2002's Sarbanes-Oxley Act

    In five pages this paper discusses the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act in an overview of its impact upon nonprofit organizations. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business Administration Doctorate Program Design

    In nine pages this proposed doctorate program design for Business Administration examines subjects and module content along with reasons for including them offered. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Organizations and Conflict Management

    In five pages a conflict dealing protocol is discussed along with various conflict styles with a commentary on persuading management to enact a conflict management approach also included. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Public Sector Organizations

    In three pages this paper defines the public sector and its role in a consideration of various organizations.

  • United Parcel Service Strike of 1997

    In ten pages this August of 1997 UPS strike is examined in terms of issues, union strategy, outcomes, and lessons learned. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • English Law and Directors' Duties

    In eleven pages this paper examines duties of directors' within the context of the Company Law Reform Bill and various cases pertaining to the United Kingdom. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • eCommerce Systems Development Plan

    In twenty five pages the ways in which an existing company can introduce a system of ecommerce are discussed with a sample business that examines present available resources and the application of an effective strategy for ecommerce. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Global Trade and the Effects of Outsourcing

    In seventeen pages this paper discusses global trade in terms of the effects of outsourcing for strategic purposes with partner relationships, demand increases, and global trade patterns among the topics covered. Thirty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • German Retail Industry Case and General Application of Business Ethics

    A three part paper consisting of sixteen pages explores business ethics and then applies philosophy to the concept with a discussion of the German retail industry and two models of corporate governance pertaining to the market in Germany also included. Fourteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Business and Ethical Practices

    In five pages three questions pertaining to ethics in business, a Georgia commuity college and a consideration whether or not the term business ethics is an oxymoron are answered. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 2004 Annual Report of Cooper Tire and Rubber

    This company's online annual report for 2004 is critiqued in three pages that discusses how company stock purchases may not be the best way to use investment resources that are clearly limited. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Domino's Pizza, IS Investments, and Competition

    In three pages IS use by Domino's Pizza is discussed along with a consideration of how this restaurant chain could benefit through the application of other types of technology. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Business Plan for Cannondale Bicycle Company

    In four pages a business plan for Cannondale bicycle company is presented in an outline of possible marketing options, strategies, and goals that might encourage increased profits. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Automotive Industry and Management Theory's Evolution

    In ten pages this paper discusses commercial environmental changes and how they have impacted the automotive industry and influenced the evolution of management theory with Ford, GM's Alfred Sloan, and Japanese automakers among the topics examined. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Boeing Lean Manufacturing Possibility Evaluation

    In five pages lean manufacturing is examined in an evaluation of the customer service system at Boeing and the possibility of enhancement through lean manufacturing. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Nonprofit Organizations

    In nine pages 6 student picked organizations are presented in outline summaries and the objectives of nonprofit organizations and how they gauge success are also included in this overview. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hersey's and the ERP System Implementation

    In five pages this student submitted case study provides answers to questions concerning Hersey's faulty ERP system design and implementation. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Global Outsourcing

    In five pages this paper represents the textual content of a PowerPoint presentation of thirteen slides on international outsourcing and its alternatives. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Atlantico and River Beverages Accounting

    In this paper consisting of seven pages Atlantico and River Beverages budgeting process are discussed with comparisons made between Atlantico's 'do even better next year' philosophy and River's striving for accuracy through the incorporation of unnecessary steps. There are three bibliographic sources cited.

  • Overview of Intercultural Communications

    In three pages intercultural communication is defined in a consideration of relevant issues and problems associated with it. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Definition of Logical Fallacies and Their Types

    In four pages this research paper defines fallacy and considers several logical fallacy types and how they impact making decisions. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A look at the Hotel Mini Bar

    The mini bar is the subject of contemplation in this eleven page analysis of Bartech's products. The specific items included in the bars, and other relevant details, are a part of this paper that contains three bibliographic sources.

  • Bullying in the Workplace

    A fictitious scenario is presented in four pages in order to examine issues pertaining to bullying in the workplace. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nestle's KitKat Candy Bar Marketing

    In three pages this paper considers the two and four finger marketing of KitKat candy bars by Nestle in terms of the separate marketing variation approach. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Human Resource Management, High Road, and Low Road

    In three pages three student posed questions are answered involving the definition of HRM concepts high and low road, then examining a UAE application of them, and finally a UAE government department application. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Article Analysis and Practical Applications of Ethics

    In three pages accounting ethics are discussed in an analysis of an article that practically applies information regarding a mortgage company to a consideration of ethics in business. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Electronic Media and Direct Marketing

    In thirteen pages direct marketing and the influence of electronic media such as the Internet and the marketing changes and adaptations that have resulted are considered within the context of the statement 'The power of the web…is as a direct marketing medium par excellence…the web or…email marketing…are simply new media offering new scope for the exercise of direct marketing skills.' Fifteen sources are listed inthe bibliography.

  • Appraisal of Team Performance

    In three pages this paper examines health care team performance appraisal with one nurse rejecting the 360 degree team appraisal approach. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Types of eMarketing

    In six pages the differences between traditional and Internet marketing are considered in a discussion of various types of emarketing tools that are employed in enticing and retaining online customers. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Induction Pack for Trainees

    This 6 page paper considers what should be in a supervisors pack when planning an induction for trainees including a schedule for the first day and the supplementary items that will be used during the induction period including the reflective diary and supervisor sheets. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Doing Business in Russia

    An 8 page paper discussing the business climate and culture in Russia. The bottom line as it exists today is that Russia still is full of promise as in the past, and positive changes are occurring. Business people from other cultures – particularly the US – should be cognizant and respectful of Russia's love for formality and tradition, but they also should be aware that both the Russian people and government also seek positive change in business and opportunity while retaining Russia's unique culture. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Review of "Making Horses Drink: How to Lead and Succeed in Business"

    A 3 page book review. Author Alex Hiam refers in the title of his book Making Horses Drink: How to Lead and Succeed in Business to the old adage, "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink." The author maintains that astute managers not only can "make horses drink" – it's their job - but must do so if their companies are to be successful over time. In the end, "making horses drink" is a function of being honest with employees; communicating with them fully and frequently; and treating them as valuable assets rather than necessary evils. The author and the paper uses Southwest Airlines as a primary example. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Schlosser: "Fast Food Nation"

    This 4 page paper discusses what Schlosser says about standardization, uniformity, and conformity in the fast food industry on one hand, and nonconformist entrepreneurs on the other. It also considers the movie industry, which is becoming standardized in the same way as fast food. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Forecasting

    This 24 page paper looks at the importance of forecasting in a business environment and looks at a ranger of forecasting methods, explaining how they can be used. The paper starts with basic supply and demand forecasting and moves onto statistical and trend forecasting, simulation and marketing models used to make forecasts. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Review of "Making Horses Drink: How to Lead and Succeed in Business"

    A 3 page book report listing all of the chapters of the book. Author Alex Hiam refers in the title of his book Making Horses Drink: How to Lead and Succeed in Business to the old adage, "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink." The author maintains that astute managers not only can "make horses drink" – it's their job - but must do so if their companies are to be successful over time. In the end, "making horses drink" is a function of being honest with employees; communicating with them fully and frequently; and treating them as valuable assets rather than necessary evils. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Collecting and Using Marketing Data; The Case of Tesco

    This 4 page paper looks at a company that has shown great skills in the collection and use of market data. Tesco, a UK supermarket, has used its’ ability to collect and analysis market data to create a competitive advantages. This paper looks at how the data collection takes place and why the data collection has been so successful. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Marketing McDonalds

    This 15 page paper considers how the fast food chain McDonalds is and should be marketed, looking at the use of the marketing mix to attract the target markets considering the segments the company markets in line with concepts such as Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and personality types. The paper then considers how the marketing mix is used or could be used to create classic and operate conditioning. The paper focuses on the company’s marketing to children. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Customer Satisfaction Action Research

    A 25 page paper providing methodology and proposal sections of a larger paper addressing airport customer service. The methodology section discusses the nature of action research at length and includes brief discussions of the case study and survey methods of qualitative research that will be employed as well. The proposal section fully describes 4 iterations of the action research project. Includes a table and 3 diagrams. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Ethics for Business Research

    This 5 page paper looks at the issues of ethics in business research and discusses what areas of ethics need to be considered when designing business research, in this case a case study for strategy development of a low cost airline. The paper considers how ethical considerations may change the plan of research that involves a corporate case study and quantitative research using questionnaires. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Management Support Systems and Outsourcing

    The use of Management Support Systems (MSS) and outsourcing are two separate events that are both seeing increased occurrences. This 16 page paper considers the way in which the potential impacts of outsourcing management support systems. The paper starts by considering what is meant by a Management Support System (MSS) and how they are used. The potential advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing are then discussed before being applied to the potential outsourcing of MSS services or functions. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Quality and the Shop Floor Control System

    This 3 page paper examines production operations in a manufacturing setting. Shop floor control system, which is often referred to as SFCS, is the focus of this paper. Quality as it respected SFCS is examined. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Selling T-Shirts to China for the Beijing Olympics

    This 26 page presents a report to support the idea of selling T-shirts branded for the Beijing Olympics in China in the run up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The considers China as a destination for a business venture including aspects such as culture and commercial environment before considering how the product should be deigned and marketed. The last part of the paper assumes that the company is an international company and proposes a method of market entry. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Ethics for Business Research

    This 8 page considers the issues of ethics when undertaking business research with the use of quantitative research using questionnaires and qualitative reseach using a commercial case study. The paper discusses the areas of ethics that should be considered when designing business research, in this case a case study for strategy development of a low cost airline. The paper considers how ethical considerations may change the plan of research that involves a corporate case study and quantitative research using questionnaires. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Managing Operations

    This 7 page paper looks at the role of operations management and the transformation process. The paper starts with an overview of the operations management based on readings provided by the student. The paper then looks at a company that is having problem on their payroll due to departments filling and sending in forms late. Using operations management ideas the paper looks at the current system, the key success factors for an improved system and then suggests changes that could be made to improve the process used. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Consumer Behaviour and Marketing a Hotel

    This 5 page paper is written in to parts and is based on a case study of a budget hotel located on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The first part of the paper considers customer behaviour and the influences on how they make the decision to book rooms at the hotel. The second and longest part of the paper outlines a marketing strategy that uses advertising in the press, the sue of direct marketing to existing customers and the setting up of a public relations event to get free publicity and enhance the hotels’ reputation.

  • Conflict Resolution within Teams

    A 3 page paper discussing the need for and approaches to managing conflict within teams. Denial of the existence of or potential for conflict cannot serve the best interests of the firm or the individual team. Real communication and consensus decisions can avert team-destroying conflict. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Book Report: Finance

    A 7 page report on "Finance" by Groppelli and Nikbakht, a volume of the Barron's Business Review Series. The book focuses on the finance associated with investments and includes discussions of capital budgeting, risk, capital structure and other basic finance concepts. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Amazon.com and Internet Jurisdiction

    A 5 page paper discussing Amazon.com's international operations and legal problems that the company potentially could become entangled with as Internet law continues to change. Amazon operates 9 sites (US, UK, China, etc.) and likely is bound by the laws of the country in which those sites are located. Jurisdiction changes have been occurring since an Australian court decided in 2002 that the site of injury imposed by a US site owner was Australia. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Strategic Plan for Dell

    A 6 page paper providing two sections of a strategic plan – Plan Goals and Implementation and Financial Projections and Analysis – for a larger strategic plan for Dell. The plan calls for Dell to modify its Indian customer service call center to handle more customer requests in chat than by voice, preserving Dell's ability to realize cost savings by using an Indian call center while also providing superlative technical expertise without invoking communications barriers based on Indian accents. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Product Operations Management and Services Operations Management

    This 7 page paper considers the differences in management of a company selling products and companies providing services from the perspective of an operations manager. The paper looks at the similarities in the way customer satisfaction needs t be created and discusses the tools that could be utilized to ensure that the services are meeting the market needs. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Creating Value with ERP Enterprise Resource Planning

    (ERP)is becoming more popular, this 17 page paper considers how ERP may be used to create value and why it may sometimes fail. The paper starts by looking at the reasons firms may choose to migrate to an ERP system, the benefits of that system and the potential. The paper then looks at the way the implementation should be managed before considering the way in which a bank has used ERP to create value. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

  • Cutting Inventory Costs

    This 10 page paper considers the way in which inventory levels and inventory costs may be cut. The paper looks at tools such as just in time inventory management, forecasting, pull systems and the use of consignment stock. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • The Marketing Information System

    A 6 page paper discussing the use of marketing information. The marketing information system is comprised of internal data, marketing intelligence and marketing research. Each form of information has its place in consumer and business behavioral models; the purpose here is to assess those facts for both consumer and business buying behavior models. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Understanding the Consumer Decision-Making Process

    This 5 page paper summarizes the elements of the consumer decision-making process and considers how marketers can use the consumer decision-making process to increase sales and the way consumer satisfaction influences marketing strategies. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Strategic Human Resource Development

    This 30 page paper looks at what is meant by Strategic Human Resource Development (SHRD), how it differences from human resource development (HRD) and how firms using SHRD may be identified and separated from those who do not. The paper then examines the well known company Coca-Cola in order asses to what extent this company embraces SHRD. The last part of the paper considers the way in which Coca-Cola could change in order to take a more strategic approach to human resource development and human resource management. The bibliography cites 21 sources.

  • Some Barriers to Effective Implementation of a Safety Management System within an Airline Environment

    There are many pressures for constant change and implementation of new safety procedures in the airline industry. This 8 page paper looks at some of the barriers, including barriers at national level and the ICAO and the internal organizational barriers to change. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Automotive Robotics Venture

    A 6 page paper providing pro forma statements and a marketing focus for a company offering generic robotic applications to the auto maker industry in the US. When a single unskilled worker costs upwards of $100,000 annually, the cost of robotic applications is not so daunting. Generic applications that can be customized to the needs of an individual manufacturing site further increase the overall economic benefit, and it will be that point on which Applied Auto Robotics focuses in marketing its products to the entire industry, beginning with Ford and GM. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Does Global Outsourcing Lower A Firm's Costs and Improve It’s Profitability?

    This 8 page paper looks at whether global outsourcing can result in lower coasts and increase the profitability of a company. The paper looks at the theoretical reasons why outsourcing may cut costs and considers the hidden costs. Specific cases are cited and the impact on profits is considered. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Strategic Planning at Riordan Manufacturing

    A 6 page paper answering 5 questions about strategic planning, economic forecasting and creating a master budget using the fictional Riordan Manufacturing as the subject. No forecast can be expected to be absolutely accurate simply because all of the events and expectations are set in the future that no one can foretell. An accurate economic forecast should be more than a best guess and have real meaning for planning for the short-term future. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Annotated Bibliography for Paper on Affirmative Action

    This 4 page paper is an annotated bibliography listing 8 sources of material for affirmative action.

  • The Petrochemical Industry in Saudi Arabia

    This 6 page paper examines the petrochemical industry in Saudi Arabia looking at the level of importance of the industry, the types of oil, locations of the oil fields and the level of oil reserves and the current and future capacity of the industry in Saudi Arabia. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Ideal Inventory Control for a Manufacturing Business; Economic Order Quantity

    This 20 page paper is an examination of the Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) system of inventory control. This system seeks to optimize the use of resources by deterring the most appropriate levels of stock ordering to minimise holding and order costs. The paper considers why this is a good system of stock control, how it works, whether it works with or contradicts just in time (JIT) inventory management and gives an example of its use. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Cola Wars; Marketing Case Study of Coca-Cola and Pepsi

    This 7 page paper looks at the way in which sales of Coca-Cola and Pepsi have suffered, examining this from a marketing perspective. The paper uses the product lifecycle to explain the problems and patterns seen in the marketplace and considers the way in which Pespi and Coca-Cola have and could respond to retain sales. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • The Economy of Bangladesh

    This 8 page paper examines the economy of Bangladesh. The paper is written n 2 parts. The first, and largest part of the paper part looks at the overall economic performance and international trade patterns for Bangladesh. The second part of the paper the paper presents information on the business environment from the prospective of a business person in the country. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • ERP Risks

    This 3 page paper looks at the risks which may be faced when a US company acquire a Scottish company and plan to install an ERP system. The paper looks briefly at a range of different risks. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Financing Considerations: American Superconductor Corporation

    A 4 page review of the factors that entered into one company's decision to forgo million secured debt financing in favor of an equity financing strategy. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Global Branding And Global Brands

    An 8 page paper that begins with a discussion about brands and branding and the importance of branding. The essay then reports the most recognized brands and the top global brands, according to different reports. One report includes a comparison of the top brands in different geographic regions. Another study reports top brands in terms of brand value. Brands are identified. 1 Table included. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Can and Do Global Brands Exist?

    Many companies seek to compete with the development of global brands. This 9 page paper considers what can be defined as a global brand, looking at the spread of the brand and the way the branding messages are communicated. The paper considers the theory and uses examples to illustrate points raised. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Performance Management

    A 5 page paper that discusses the importance of appraisals, what performance management is and its components, the goal of performance management, and two examples of performance appraisal models. The writer also comments on behaviors supervisors need to exhibit during the appraisal process. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Intercultural Communication In The Workplace

    4 pages in length. Faarooq, a third generation Muslim whose family has worked at ABC Merchandising, Inc. for the past twenty years, experienced unexpected culture shock when the company was sold and the CEO - a person with whom Faarooq and his family had become friends over the years - was ousted from his position. It was obvious the tremendous changes this new company head had intended to pursue, but one in particular left Faarooq and his family personally impacted due to its intercultural insensitivity. The Muslim religious holiday of Ramadan was in two weeks and as in every other year previous, Faarooq, his brother, sister, cousin and father submitted for the time off for observance. Within thirty minutes, each submission was declined without explanation; when Faarooq inquired directly with the new boss, he was told that only American holidays are recognized within an American company. Faarooq and his family immediately contacted HR to file a cultural discrimination action. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Building Customer Loyalty Through Loyalty and Reward Schemes

    This 17 page paper looks at the way that companies try and create loyal customers with the use of reward schemes. The paper looks at the use of reward or loyalty schemes, how and why they have become so popular and the way loyalty is seen in the real world, including the idea of polygamous loyalty and the way they may support brand values and their potential to provide differentiation. The bibliography cites 22 sources.

  • Marketing Issues; Segmentation

    This 14 page paper looks at the issues and the challenges for the marketing managers in consumer goods companies when applying market segmentation including why market segmentation matters and how it relates to target marketing and positioning. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Discrimination In Job Advertisements

    A 12 page paper. There are many ways a job advertisement can covertly convey a preference for a certain type of applicant. This essay provides a brief overview of the laws concerning discrimination and discusses the types of discrimination that may be found in job advertisements. The writer provides a few examples of this type of EEOC complaint. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Ice-Fili and Russia's Ice Cream Market

    A 7 page paper discussing conditions at Russia's leading domestic ice cream producer, Ice-Fili, as of 2002. Russian ice cream is unique in that it is much higher in fat and contains less sugar than Western ice cream, and by 2002 Ice-Fili was facing significant competition from Western companies including Baskin-Robbins, Ben & Jerry's, Nestlé and Unilever. The paper discusses the Russian market (Russians are devoted to their ice cream) and recommends that Ice-Fili open stores in urban areas. Based on Harvard Case 9-703-516. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Operations Management; Recruitment Process

    This 7 page paper considers the recruitment process. The paper starts with some background on a company, McDonalds, is chosen as an example, then looks at an idea recruitment processes that can be used as a benchmark, produces a flow chart for the observed process and then suggests ways it may be monitored and improved. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • The Cost of Discrimination of Women in International Business

    This 5 page paper looks at the issue of gender discrimination in senior management of international companies. After assessing the extent of the issue and establishing that this type of discrimination exists the writer goes on to look at the potential business consequences and the evidence indicates business are loosing out as a result. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Ehreirch/Serving in Florida

    A 3 page overview of an essay on what it is like to hold down a low-wage job. In her essay "Serving in Florida," Barbara Ehreirch describes what it is like to be on the low end of the socioeconomic ladder, surviving on wages and tips, which collectively equal the minimum wage, while working as a waitress in Florida's food service industry. Ehreirch's experience demonstrates that while management theories and practices regarding white-collar workers may have changed in recent years--becoming more progressive--these humanistic reforms have failed to filter down to pink-collar work, as Ehreirch and her co-workers are treated more like indentured servants or automatons than human beings. No bibliography is provided.

  • Ways to Improve Communication Between a New York City Daycare and the Department of Daycare

    A 14 page contention that maintaining effective communication between New York City daycare establishments and the New York Department of Daycare is imperative to meeting the common goal of optimizing child welfare. The author emphasizes the proper approach to making communication more effective. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Managing Business Ethics: Tools and Techniques of Business Ethics Management

    This 10 page paper examines ethics in the business environment and how they may be determined and managed as well as the use of codes of ethics as specific tools t0 help with management and ethical guidance for companies and individuals. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Financial Trend Analysis in Healthcare

    A 5 page paper discussing financial trend analysis as it applies to health care. Financial trend analysis is a tool commonly used in making investment decisions because it allows potential investors to assess the path that a potential investment target is following. Analysis of financial statements using methods that make trends more readily apparent can inform those who seek to know the true financial outlook for an organization and make adjustments for the future. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Transient - and Disappearing - Benefits

    A 5 page paper assessing a newspaper article and its implications. The USA Today article appearing in late 2003 reviews the decline of several family-friendly benefits programs offered by large employers. The purpose of the discussion is to answer several questions about the benefits class and organizations' decisions to withdraw them. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Corporate Entrepreneurship

    An 8 page paper that begins with an explanation of what corporate entrepreneurship is. The major part of the paper reports examples of corporate entrepreneurship in four companies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Technology/Hospitality Industry

    A 4 page research paper that discusses the many uses of technology in today's hospitality industry. Technology has changed the way in which the hospitality industry operates. It has gone from pen-and-paper accounting to utilization of the latest computer and automated technology. The writer discusses property management systems and other innovations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Ethics, Corporate Governance and Financial Management

    This 13 page paper, including a 1 page executive summary, looks at the way in which ethics will impact on corporate governance and financial management. The paper shows how the different ethical approaches will influence the financial management decision making process and reflect in the results companies report. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Car Rental Business

    This 8 page paper considers the potential start up of a new car rental business. The paper outlines the business profile, performs a SWOT analysis on the business and the position it will have in the industry and then finishes with recommendations of the type of owners and some strategies that may help the business develop. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Coca-Cola Supply Chain

    This 3 page paper examines the supply chain of Coca Cola around the world and considers why PepsiCo has a better logistics system than Coca Cola. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Intercultural Communication

    This 9 page paper examines the way that mistakes or misunderstanding may occur in intercultural communication. Using the example of a business meeting between western and Vietnamese business people the paper looks at examples of cultural differences, looking at the cultural barriers that exist and how they may be overcome. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Buying a Laptop

    This 5 page paper considers the process of buying a laptop computer with the use of a needs analysis. The example used in s laptop computer for family use. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Marketing Communications and the Selling of Financial Services

    Financial services products are an intangible good and may often be a grudge purchase making them harder to sell. This 5 page paper considers the role of communications in marketing financial services and looks at how a financial services company can gain a competitive advantage. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Cinnabon; Competitive Analysis

    This 8 page paper examines Cinnabon and performs a strategic external analysis of the company in the wider environment. Using Porters Five Forces model as a framework to look at factors such as market attractiveness, major trends, value delivery systems as well as a customer and competitor analysis. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Human Resource Management: A Comparison Between Civilian and Military Management

    This 11 page paper examines Human Resource Management. The paper compares and contrasts human resource management in the military and in the civilian world. While some similarities are noted, it is concluded that that things are remarkably different between the two. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Fast Food Culture

    This 14 page paper argues that the fast food industry has brought a fundamental change to the eating habits of people both in the United States and around the world, and that the change is not for the better. It also briefly discusses alternatives to fast food, such as the slow food movement. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Business Planning Books

    This 10 page paper looks at 7 books that can be used for business planning, outlines their contents, style and presentation and then considering the ways that they would be valuable for a business student when writing a business paper or business plan. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Macro Economic Influences on New Car Sales 2002 - 2006

    This 4 page paper discusses the performance of the new car industry in the US and the level of sales between 2002 and 2006 considering the different macro economic factors that may have influenced the level of sales. The paper includes two graphs, one comparing new car sales with the growth on the GDP and one comparing the sales with unemployment rates. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Ethics in Accounting Practice: Rules Based Accounting versus the Conceptual Framework

    This 4 page paper asks: will liberalizing the rules, while relying on a conceptual framework, result in an improved situation? Both sides of the issue are considered. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Corporate Culture And Corporate Social Responsibility

    A 6 page paper that focuses on three multinational corporations who have operations in Brazil. The essay reports and discusses CSR activities of Archer Daniels Midland Company, Diageo plc, and Chiquita in Brazil. The writer comments on how the corporate culture supports these activities. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Analysis of Marketing Opportunities; The Car Market in Australia

    This 16 page paper examines the macro environment in Australia to consider the suitability of launching a new luxury hybrid car. The paper outlines the product and then considers the economic, demographic, cultural, natural, technological and political influences from the theoretical and the practical perspective. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Fast Food and E-Commerce

    This 10 page paper considers the impact that e-commerce has had on the fast food companies and their financial management. The paper looks at the potential ways e-commerce may be used, such as management of the supply chain, marketing and the use of the internet as a sales medium. The paper uses examples of real companies to illustrate the points raised. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • E-sourcing Strategy at Sun Microsystems

    A 4 page paper discussing a Stanford case, "E-sourcing Strategy at Sun Microsystems." The case discusses Sun's plans to implement a dynamic bidding system for vendors, altering the company's procurement process. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Conflict Styles At Workplace

    A 3 page paper that discusses conflict management styles, which styles exist in the writer's workplace and which style the writer prefers. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Retail Automotive Industry

    This 3 page paper begins by reporting the importance of this industry to the national economy. The essay reports sales increases and increases of major brands and models and which types of automobiles are selling best. The writer comments on the major American manufacturers and how this industry needs to change. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Value-Based Management in the Financial Services Industry

    A 10 page paper discussing the interest that a financial institution is likely to have in value-based management and value chain assessment for decision-making purposes. Value-based management rests on the concept of the value chain, consisting of the inbound logistics; operations; outbound logistics; marketing and sales; and service (The Value Chain, 2005) activities of the organization. Financial services organizations must address all of these issues as well as the financial aspects of operations of businesses they are assessing for investment or financing services, or even for acquisition. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Root Production on Kava Island

    A 3 page paper providing the text contents of an available PowerPoint® presentation addressing establishing commercial production of kava root extract on Kava Island, a "virtual" island in the South Pacific. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Amazon's Frontiers

    A 7 page paper assessing some of the areas that Amazon.com traveled through before becoming profitable. Preceding Amazon's arrival at profitability was a metamorphosis almost as complete as that which takes the caterpillar to the form of butterfly. Along the way the company developed a business model that serves it and its customers well. Three of the areas that Amazon has had to navigate are those of technology, the "chasm" of customer acceptance and its own evolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Global Workplace

    In this five page essay the writer explores the global workplace and the possible connection to it being a solution to social conflict.

  • Training Program For McDonald's Franchisees

    This 7 page paper is an analysis of a group project provided by the student. This essay discuses the organization, purpose of training and participants; the effectiveness of the training program; challenges the team faced during the project; interpersonal relationships of the team members; the effectiveness of the project as a learning experience and what could be done differently. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Courting the Customer at Best Buy

    A 6 page paper based on a case discussing Best Buy's experiments in customer centricity and how to move the successful experiment to all of the company's 822 stores. The recommended alternative is phased implementation, beginning with the most important features. After customer centricity has been in place for some time, per-store revenues are likely to be greater by the time to begin the more visible phase of the shift. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Leadership at Gene One

    A 5 page paper providing a leadership concepts worksheet and discussion of corporate culture. Gene One's senior management has decided to pursue a strategy that will result in the company's IPO within three years. Not all of its management personnel are in agreement, and the CEO has had to insist that everyone work in the same direction, and work as a team. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Improving Ethics In Finance And Corporate Governance

    A 5 page paper that begins with comments about how ethics emerged in the first place. The essay discusses the importance of ethics and comments on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and how this can be used to improve ethics in the company. An example of how one company changed its procedures to become more ethical is provided. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Small Business And Entrepreneurship: Values, Ethics And Social Responsibility

    4 pages in length. To understand the broad scope of challenges that face small business owners is to realize the fundamental components associated with entrepreneurship. Indeed, the extent to which such industrialists must abide by certain standards of operation in order to be successful is both grand and far-reaching; that small business preparation and performance represent a mixture of concepts and real world issues speaks to the way in which owners incorporate various tenets that work best for their specific small businesses. However, there is one area Joyner (2002) discusses whereby all small business must comply if the owner expects it to thrive: values, ethics and social responsibility. No additional sources cited.

  • The Bead Bar Network

    This 6 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student; Bead Bar, to assess the outline of a potential network structure. The paper considers the background of the company, the use of the network, topology and architecture and the inherent advantages and disadvantages in the choices made. The recommendations made included a distributed network and a client/server architecture. The bibliography cites resources.

  • Motorola's Quest to Regain Market Share in China

    A 6 page paper discussing Motorola's history in China and its loss of wireless handset market share in the early 2000s. The paper recommends that the company focus on long-term profitability, in the form of working to increase market share now and then preserving the market share it is able to gain. In no event should the company allow competitive pressures to force it to market with an inferior product as it did in the US with the low-end Razr. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Operations Management and the Fast Food Industry

    This 7 page paper looks at operations management and considers operational difficulties faced by the fast food industry and looks at the way operations management may be used to help resolve some of these difficulties. The potential benefits, as well as limitations, are discussed by considering the way in which the industry embodies many characteristics of a service industry. The bibliography cites resources.

  • The Importance of Effective Selection and Recruitment

    This 8 page paper looks at the importance of effective selection and recruitment strategies. The paper outlines benefits and costs associated recruitment and considers the way in which recruitment should fit in with the overall strategy of the company. Effective recruitment is examined in the context of different organisational approaches the paper goes on to look at the different talks which may be used to help create an effective selection and recruitment strategy. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Assessment Three Cinema Websites Using Nielsen's 10 Heuristics

    This 27 page paper examines three cinema websites which markets the cinema and encourage ticket sales. The three websites assessed in terms of their target population and the way they are presented with reference to Neilson's 10 usability heuristics. The cinemas chosen for the assessment the Odeon, Vue and a small independent called Palace Cinema. The websites assessed the UK websites for the cinema. The bibliography cites eight sources.

  • McDonald's in China; SWOT, PEST and Porters Five Forces Analysis

    This 8 page paper examines McDonald's in China. The paper presents a SWOT analysis examining the strengths, weaknesses opportunities and threats; a PEST analysis looking at the political, economic, social and technological influences; and finally a Porter's Five Forces analysis discussing the current competitors, the threat of new entrants, the power over buyers and suppliers and the power substitutes. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Amazon.com Case Study

    This 6 page paper answers specific questions regarding Amazon and its market. The questions include consideration of how or why Amazon have been a successful online retailer, whether or not Amazon customers also use other sites to shop for books and CDs, what aspects of customer services have aided Amazons development, why high turnover does not necessarily result in higher profits, the differences between an online and a bricks and mortar experience and the potential problems Amazon.com may face as they continue to expand their product ranges. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Populations Services International Marketing Case Study

    This three page paper examines aim marketing case study supplied by the student. Population Services International (PSI) has been employed to market the Raja condoms and Maya contraceptive pill in Bangladesh. The sale of the condom is has been successful, but the Maya pills have been less successful. The paper considers why there have been difficulties in marketing than and suggests a new strategy to improve sales. The bibliography cites two sources.

  • Inventory Control at Toyota

    Toyota is credited with developing the just-in-time inventory management this 5 page paper examines the inventory management systems used at Toyota, the way they are implemented along with the advantages and disadvantages associated with the systems that they use. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • What Is Strategic Human Resource Management?

    This 10 page paper considers what is meant by the term strategic human resource management (HRM). The paper discusses the importance of HRM, considers the different approaches to HRM and the way they may be used, the benefits of the different approaches and the ways in which they can be strategically applied. The discussion includes subjects such as Taylor and scientific management, the human relations school, motivation theory, the matching model and the resource-based view. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • New Coke: Marketing Flop

    4 pages in length. Diversity is a critical component to any company's continued success; without the benefit of change, organizations cannot expect to remain competitive within their own industries. However, there is a fine line between reinventing an already popular product within acceptable consumer boundaries and completely altering the product so it is wholly unidentifiable. The Coca-Cola company crossed over this line when they introduced the ill-fated New Coke in response to Pepsi's many offshoot products. The extent to which consumers shunned New Coke is both grand and far-reaching; that the manufacturer was compelled to bring back original Coke a mere seventy-nine days after New Coke's release (McGregor et al, 2006) speaks to a marketing faux pas that should have been realized long before New Coke ever progressed beyond the proverbial drawing board. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Philippines As a Potential Business Destination

    This 5 page paper examines the Philippines a potential business destination. The paper starts by examining the economy of the Philippines; its’ performance, its’ structure and its’ trade patterns, the nearby economies of Malaysia and China are also outlined. The paper then considers some of the potential issues management may face with setting up a business in the Philippines including the cultural differences. The bibliography cites eight sources.

  • Change at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Nigeria

    This 26 page paper considers the subject of change management and how it has been applied in the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission. The paper starts with an introduction, aims and methods and a justification for the research. This is followed by an in-depth literature review regarding change management, looking at a range of change models and approaches to managing change. After a brief consideration of the role and structure of the CAC the organisation is examined in terms of the way change has been undertaken with recommendation made for future change management. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN: GETTING BOTTLED WATER DELIVERED IN INDIA

    This 3-page paper examines a logistics method of getting bottled water to tourists spots in southern India. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Asian Cultures and Business Management

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of research on Asian cultures and business management. This paper looks at the influence of Western culture on Eastern business management strategies. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Future Of Television Advertising

    This 17 page paper looks at a future of advertising on television. A large number of influences are changing the way television is being used for marketing purposes. Changes include technological advances and the increased number competing media channels. By looking at the way television advertising is used today and emerging patterns the paper discusses the ways television advertising is likely to emerge in the 21st century. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Alcoholism in the Workplace

    A 4 page overview of the impacts of alcoholism in the workplace. This paper focuses on the Canadian workplace and emphasizes the value of treatment programs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Does Clever Advertising Entice Consumers?

    This 3 page paper discusses whether or not advertising actually causes people to buy things they don’t need or want. It also explores the way in which advertising affects people’s lives, favorite/least favorite ads, most effective approach, and products advertised. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • GLOBAL TECH AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT

    This 3-page paper focuses on some aspects of change management, as presented through a fictitious company called Global Tech. The paper delves into certain aspects of change management. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Is The Japanese Manufacturing System Appropriate In The U.S.

    A 4 page paper. Manufacturing in the U.S. has been declining for years in volume and quality. This essay comments on possible reasons for that situation. The essay also compares some of the aspects of the manufacturing system of Japanese and American companies and ends with a conclusion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • MANAGING CHANGE AND CHAOS

    This 8-page paper discusses change management in the ophthalmic industry. Included is an overview of the industry in general, as well as the concept of corporate genetic code and its impact on change and the 10 principles of effective change management. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Devil Wears Prada: The Glass Ceiling

    This 4 page paper uses the movie “The Devil Wears Prada” as a “springboard” to consider the fact that Miranda Priestly, though successful, is still constrained by men’s rules of what the success should be. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • HRM Practices in Europe and Asia: the Case of The UK and Japan

    This 16 page paper looks at two different HR systems, those seen in the UK and Japan, comparing and contrasting their similarities and differences. The paper considers how these two countries HR systems and their development reflect national cultural differences, discusses some of the functional differences and considers the way that they are changing with increasing levels of convergence. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Technology Helps Companies Become Global

    This 5 page paper begins with reports of entrepreneurs in developing countries who are becoming successful because of technology. The paper then discusses how Zurich Financial Services Group became a truly global company by improving their technology. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Successful Project Teams

    This 3 page paper looks at what is meant by a successful project team, the benefits and costs associated with successful project teams and what it takes for the team to be successful, including the support from management and the balancing of conflicting pressures by the team leader.

  • Risk in Project Management

    This 4 page paper looks at risk in the context of project management, discussing what is meant by risk, how firms may identify it, who is responsible for its' management and the costs, the negative impact of risk assessment and the final part of the paper considered whether risk can ever be assessed unemotionally. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Sustainability Strategy at Wal-Mart

    This 5 page paper looks at the sustainability strategy at Wal-Mart considering it from a business perspective. The paper argues that in the past sustainability strategy has been half-hearted and that a new approach which demonstrates the way that environmental and business goals can be aligned is essential if the company wants to succeed in influencing its' suppliers and creating business opportunities in the long term. The paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • EMS and Sustainability

    This 10 page paper is a PowerPoint presentation which aims to show the way that the principals sustainability under pin environmental management systems (EMS's). The paper defines sustainability looks at different EMS's and considers the way in which they reflect the principles of sustainability as well as good business practice.

  • Co-Leadership

    This 5 page paper comments on the origins of the co-leadership model and its re-emergence. The essay discusses what co-leadership is, the pros and cons of the model and offers one example of how it works successfully in a large corporation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • History Of Leadership Theories

    A 10 page paper. The first part of the paper discusses the Great Man theory, trait theories, role theory, managerial grid, Lewin and Likert. The second part of the paper explains situational leadership theory, transformational leadership and leader-member exchange theory. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Balanced Scorecard; The IT Balanced Scorecard As An Extension of the Business Balanced Scorecard

    This 9 page paper looks at the concept and the use of balanced scorecards in business, considering their general use and potential benefits as well as costs and comparing the IT balanced scorecard proposed by Van Grembergen with the business balanced scorecard of Kaplan and Norton. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Boeing 787 Project Supply Chain

    An 12 page paper. The first part of this paper is devoted to supply chain management, in general. The writer explains and discusses supply chains and supply chain management, including the JIT approach. Following the information and discussion on supply chain management, the essay continues to discuss this in terms of the aerospace industry, in general, and Boeing's 787 project, in particular. The writer makes recommendations for others who have large complex supply chains. The stimulus question is: whether or not Boeing's supply chain for the 787 project will become the normal way of establishing supply chains. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • The Companies Act 2006

    It has often been stated that the courts have traditionally interfered too much in the field of company law. This 9 page paper considers whether or not The Companies Act 2006 reduce the need for court intervention by providing a coherent and comprehensive statutory code. This is discussed using two areas of the new act as the discussion point; duty of directors and environmental reporting. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Review of "Delivering the Goods - The Art of Managing Your Supply Chain" by Damon Schechter and Gordon Sander

    This 6 page paper gives an overview of Damon Schechter and Gordon Sander's book "Delivering the Goods - The Art of Managing Your Supply Chain". This book, which is heavily based on military logistics presents a range of lessons which can be learned from the history of supply chain management and the useful tri-level view for the analysis of logistics and supply chain management. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products

    This 28 page paper examines the California company Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products, the major supplier of the beverage yerba mate in the US and Canada, a beverage that is able to compete with coffee and tea as well as energy drinks. The paper looks at the company background, history and business model, assesses current and future competitors, identifies potential future markets and then performs a SWOT analysis discussing the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that the company faces. The paper entered a conclusion and considers the potential international job opportunities with the company. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Knowledge Management at Molnlycke Health Care

    This 19 page paper is a proposal to develop knowledge management at a medical equipment company, including a sample cover letter. The paper examines the concept of knowledge management looking at what it is and how it can add value, and then examines the company, what it does and the way it competes and along with the existing level of knowledge management. Based on these two sections a strategy to increase the use of knowledge management is proposed. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Above the Glass Ceiling? A Comparison of Matched Samples of Female and Male Executives

    This 4 page paper provides an overview of an article on the glass ceiling in the workplace. This paper outlines the basic elements of the study. No additional sources cited.

  • Friendly Cards Finance

    A 4 page paper discussing Harvard Case 9-293-135: Friendly Cards, Inc. Friendly Cards has been on a buying spree for several years in an apparent attempt to bypass at least some of the effort of organic growth on the basis of a sound product and solid management. Ms. Beaumont has no data on the company's true market but directs the company on the basis of what she feels about its customers. There are several choices in the path of Friendly Cards; the paper recommends that the company does not acquire another company but that it does take advantage of the other opportunities before it. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • How Can A Football Club Increase Ticket Sales?

    The 34 page paper undertakes research to examine what potential strategies a football club could use to increase their ticket sales. The paper are stocked with an introduction and an in-depth literature review, looking at the UK football tickets sales in the past in the and the influences on those sales. The paper then simulate primary research to identify areas of potential strategies the clubs could utilize to increase their overall level of ticket sales. The paper ends with recommendations. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

  • Branding

    This 16 page paper looks at how successful branding takes place. The paper start by examining what is meant by branding and successful branding and then looks at the way it may be achieved, including the similarities and differences between B2B and B2C branding. Based on the findings at set of steps to successful branding are formulated. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

  • Japan and India as Potential Business Markets

    This 14 page paper looks at two potential new markets for a high-tech company wanting to expand. Two countries; Japan and India are assessed, looking at the conditions that indicate there is a good potential market for the company as well as the issues which may exert a negative impact. In addition to looking at the markets there is also a discussion to assess the most appropriate method of entry. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Communication and Leadership

    This 16 page paper (including PowerPoint Presentation) examines the role of communication in leadership. The paper starts by looking at the topic of communication, how it takes place and potential problems. The paper then discusses leadership characteristics and styles and the way that style can impact on communication. The paper ends by considering the benefits of role play for leaders in developing leadership and communication skills. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Measuring Brand Equity

    This 8 page paper looks at issues concerning the way brand equity is measured and why it is important. The first part of the paper considers the measurement of brand equity including looking at brand assets and liabilities. The second part of the paper looks at what it meant by hard equity and why it is different to brand equity. The third part of the paper looks at the work of Interbrand in measuring brand equity. The last part of the paper discuses how brands can act as signals and looks at the link between brand and hard equity. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Green Supply Chain Management

    This 16 page paper examines the concept of the green supply chain; managing the supply chain in a sustainable or environmentally friendly manner. The paper starts by examining what a green supply chain is and how it may be defined and put into practice and the considers additional issues such as the potential benefits, costs, the key factors for implementation and then considers examples of firms that hover elements of a green supply chain in the UAE. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • The Leadership of William Henry Gates

    This 6 page paper dissects the leadership style of Bill Gates. Various traits are discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Online and Print Marketing at Starbucks

    This 4 page paper compares the online and printed advertisements of Starbucks, looking at what they communicate, the way they support sales and try to motivate purchases and how they compare. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Consumer Behavior

    This 4 page paper discusses some aspects of consumer behavior, such as the stages in the buying process beginning with the perception of need and the level of involvement based on the type of purchasing. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Management Control Systems at Jazeera Airways

    This 27 page paper looks at the concept and practice of management controls over people and systems, using the Kuwaiti airline; Jazeera Airlines as an example. The paper discusses at the company and management control systems (MCS) that are in place, including employee appraisals, financial controls and marketing assessments. The systems are assessed in terms of congruence with the company strategies and a recommendation is made for a strategy to enhance the management control systems. The bibliography cites 21 sources.

  • Exporting to China

    This 11 page paper considers China as an export destination for household electronics to be exported from a country such as the US. The paper uses vacuum cleaners as an example. The macro environmental conditions are discussed, including the economy and distribution issues, influences on demand are considered, including social changes, import controls are discussed and the paper ends with the potential influences that could result from changes made by the exporting country's central bank. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Responsibilities of the Security Manager with Regard to Understanding Financial Management and Accounting

    This 3 page paper discusses why it’s important to have a Security Manager who understands something about finance and accounting, and what they might mean to internal and external threats to the company. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Social Networking and its Future Implications for a Non Profit Making Organization

    This 22 page paper considers the potential impact that social networking may have on a non profit organization. After an introduction the paper considers three different methodologies before choosing one, and then looks at what is meant by social networking and the way it is undertaken and influencing society already. The paper then moves on to a consequence analysis, discuses the way it will impact in planning by looking at soft systems methodology and finally considering ethical implications. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Communication in the Workplace

    This 3 page paper explores communication practice in the workplace. Several examples are provided. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Sustainability and Business

    This 7 page paper looks at the way in which sustainability is a current issue in management and the way it is developing and emerging in the commercial environment. Different approaches to sustainability and sustainable developed are discussed and examples of companies adopting various strategies are presented. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Developing A New Branding Strategy for A Fashion Firm

    This 17 page paper looks at the way that a new branding strategy could be developed for a fashion company which has a target market of male and female 14 – 22 year olds. The paper examines the target market and the influences on that target market, determines the brand message and values and proposes a brand strategy that can be used to communicate that brand message to the target market in a way that will be well received. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Three Essays on Realtors and Real Estate

    This 3 page paper comprises three short essays on realtors and some of the issues they face in the real estate industry.

  • DELL INC. - A MARKETING ANALYSIS

    This 6-page paper provides an overview of Dell Inc., as well as a SWOT analysis of the company and its competitors. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Entrepreneurship And Human Capital

    A 5 page paper that provides an overview explanation of Schultz's Human-Capital Approach to Entrepreneurship. The writer reports a research study that focused on the importance of entrepreneurship in certain cultures, the one reported is Brazilian. The writer concludes with comments about entrepreneurs being developed at established firms. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Healthcare Industry Phase

    A 4 page paper. The writer identifies the four phases of industry growth with comments about the healthcare industry related to each growth stage. The essay also identifies some advances made in the industry, demonstrating why this industry will always be in a growth phase. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Supply Chain Management at Carrefour

    A 12 page paper examining the supply chain of the world's second-largest retailer and the largest retailer in Europe. The paper discusses the company's history; its Aldata supply chain management software; JIT; Carrefour's shared service centers; global supply chain management; RFID; and Future Supply Chain 2016. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Intercultural Communication In Organizations

    A 10 page paper that begins with comments about the importance of these interactions. The writer reports and describes Hofstede's dimensions that describe a culture with examples. The essay also reports the six barriers to intercultural communication as presented by Jandt. The writer discusses and comments on cross-border mergers and joint ventures reporting a couple of the problems with the Daimler-Chrysler merger. Examples of marketing miscommunications are provided. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • CUSTOMERS AND BRAND RELATIONSHIPS

    This 3-page paper examines the concept of brand loyalty as it applies to cell phones (Sprint) and movies (Disney). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Issues in e-Commerce

    This 10 page paper discusses five issues that are of importance in e-commerce: security; identity theft; legal issues such as copyrights; cross-border problems; and market valuation. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Corporate Governance

    This 58 page paper look at the issue of corporate governance, including what it is, how it can emerge, different models of corporate governance, the approaches regulation including mandatory compliance and legislation which includes consideration of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and self regulation. Also included in are discussions on ethics in terms of corporate governance and cases, including Enron, Parmalat and Johnson & Johnson that demonstrate good and poor corporate governance practices. The bibliography cites 37 sources.

  • Central Bark Dog Daycare Marketing Plan

    This 16 page paper is a marketing plan for starting up a new doggie daycare center in San Francisco. The idea and potential market are both examined along with a launch campaign and initial marketing budget. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Event Management;' The Live Aid Concert

    This 15 page paper looks at event management. The management of the original Live Aid concert is examined using Shone and Parry (2004) event planning model, the event is then considered using a SWOT analysis examining the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats as well as a PEST analysis which looks at the external influences, including political, economic, social and technological influences. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Airline Industry Trends

    A 6 page paper discussing trends in the global airline industry. Several airlines have made changes specifically targeting the business traveler, but many of the world's leading airlines face survival issues. All airlines are required to address financial, security and customer issues. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • The Steel Industry

    This 28 page paper is an examination of the global steel industry. The first part of the paper looks at the historical and the current performance and structure of the steel industry. The paper then looks at the performance of three international steel companies representative of different segments of the steel industry; The United States Steel Corporation, China Precision Steel Inc. and Acrelor Mittal. The background of each company is outlines and the financial performance is assessed with ratio analysis before an assessment of the stock performance and the stock price. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • SunPower Case; Considering FDI in Brazil and UAE

    This 3 page paper answers questions set by the student concerning foreign direct investment. This includes defining FDI and looking at vertical and horizontal FDI, the levels of FDI in Brazil and the United Arab Emirates, and questions that the firm may want to ask regarding FDI patterns before determining international expansion plans. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Conflict Management - Hypothetical Case Study

    A 7 page paper that begins with a scenario of a conflict in a hypothetical work team. This is a situation where there are negative behaviors and underlying tension and conflict rather than a two-sided or other type of conflict. The paper draws on the ideas of Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith's book, Resolving Conflicts at Work. The writer also comments on different approaches to conflict management. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Diversity Audit; The Bank of America

    This 12 page paper looks at the Bank of America and conducts a brief diversity audit on the human resource practices. The paper starts with some background regarding the bank and then considers the most appropriate approach the research. The audit is conducted using data already in the public domain and the paper ends with a recommendation. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY - AN OVERVIEW

    This 4-page paper examines the video game console industry, its major players and its strategies (both development and marketing).

  • 10 Drivers for the Development of Manufacturing Industries in Small Economies

    This 3 page paper outlines 10 different drivers that will impact on the development of manufacturing industries in a small economy. Drivers considered include, income and disposable income, exchange rates, interest rates, liquidity in the credit markets, consumer confidence, employment levels, technology and supporting or complimentary industries. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Who Should Pay For The Infrastructure

    A 5 page paper. The question is whether or not the government should pay for the infrastructure. The paper reports the condition of the infrastructure in the U.S. and how much it would cost to bring it up to standards. The writer reports and comments on the debate of who should pay for improvements as the population grows and also reports what some states have done to address the problems. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Who Killed the Electric Car?

    A 3 page paper which examines elements of the film Who Killed the Electric Car? Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • To What Extent Can Decisions About Operations Really Be Strategic From The Firm's Point Of View?

    This 3 page paper considers to what extent operations management, and decisions regarding operations management may be strategic. Examples of strategic operations management are considered along with the constraints that may be present, in order to determine the extent to which there is the potential for strategy in operations management. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • What are the Most Economically Beneficial Services Exports?

    The exporting of services is increasing. This 9 page paper considers which services may be most economically beneficial for a city to export. Different types of service exports are discussed and the way that the most economically valuable service may be deterred is examined. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • BUSINESS TOOL TEMPLATES: AN ANALYSIS

    This 3-page paper is an analysis of various business intelligence tools, offering the idea that the tools are good for numbers-crunching.

  • Marketing Plan for the World Wildlife Fund

    This 17 page paper is a marketing plan for the World Wildlife Fund, (WWF). The paper starts by looking at the organization and considers its current situation, the target market and the competitors. A new strategy is then suggested, presented using the 4 P's and 6 M's. The plan ends with the presentation of the financial forecasts. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Making Hospitals Eco-Friendly

    A 3 page paper that reports what some hospitals are doing to become 'greener.' The writer reports hospitals building new facilities who are trying to attain the LEED certification. The paper also discusses some of the things existing hospitals can do to reduce waste and energy costs and the benefits of doing so. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Harley Davidson - Strategic Analysis and Choices

    This 18 page paper looks at the well known motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson, examines it performance and the environment in which it operates in order to determine a potential future strategy. A PEST and a SWOT analysis is used to examine the form in its environment and the industry along with the competitors is assessed. The paper ends with some potential strategy recommendations defied in the gap that is present between the objective of growth and the current strategies and performance. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • How to Increase FDI Into Libya; Introduction and Methodology

    This 16 page paper is the introduction and methodology for a large project which looks at the way FDI may be increased in Libya. The purpose of the research, aims and objectives as well as constraints are discussed and then the methodology, which is targeted at FDI decision makers, using surveys is outlined including sampling and the application of the surveys. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • The Application of Game Theory

    This 8 page paper is an explanation and an application of game theory, including a consideration of the normal form and the extended form with the use of a game tree, the Nash equilibrium, sub game perfect and the application of game theory in an extended game. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • The Organizational Structure Where Managers Have Strategy-Executing Responsibility And Employees That Participate In Strategy Execution

    This 4 page paper considers the quote All managers have strategy-executing responsibility in their areas of authority, and all employees are participants in the strategy execution process" and looks at a different range of organizational structures to assess which is likely to be the most supportive of this approach. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Ethics In Information Technology

    13 pages in length. Information Technology (IT) is arguably one of the most expansive and influential forms of advancement mankind has ever created; that it serves to connect, facilitate, market and educate the entire global community speaks to a human discovery of monumental value. Indeed, something so significant in a positive light must also harbor shortcomings that can be just as substantial, which is clearly the case with the ethical concerns inherent to IT. Considered the four most prevalent ethical issues in today's IT - privacy, accuracy, property and accessibility (PAPA) - they garner tremendous attention as the illustration of how imposing an otherwise beneficial human advancement can be to its own makers. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Marketing a Hospital

    This 10 page paper considers the way that a hospital will develop a marketing strategy to market its services. The paper considers the way that marketing theory will be used to help identify and develop a plan, what marketing elements the plan should include and how the plan should be linked to the overall business plan. The paper looks at who the marketing plan will be developed it does not present a marketing plan. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Integrated Marketing Communication and Creating Brand Awareness

    This 4 page paper is written in two parts, the first part looks at what advertising and promotion is so importance in an integrated marketing communication (IMC) strategy. The second part of the paper considers the way that brand issues and desired image need to be considered before formulating a brand strategy. Both sections are illustrated with examples from the marketing of Calvin Klein. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Knowledge Management

    This 11 page paper looks at knowledge management and the ways in which a firm can gain value from a knowledge management strategy or system. The paper defines what it is meant by knowledge management, looks at the different types of knowledge management that can take place and the barriers to successful implementation and what approaches should be taken in terms of knowledge creation and leveraging knowledge to overcome potential barriers. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • The Main Strengths And Weaknesses Of Tourism As A Means Of Economic Development

    Tourism is a growing industry and has a great deal of potential to aid with the economic development of developing countries. This 4 page paper considers the potential strengths and weaknesses of a developing country using a tourism strategy to increase revenue. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Information Management

    This 9 page paper is written in 4 parts. The first part looks at information management methods and system, including paper files, databases and management information systems. The second part of the paper considers storage issues, the third part looks at decision making and the last part of the paper outlines the stages to running a meeting. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Design for Repair

    This 7 page paper is a presentation on design fir repair, focusing on the car industry, the reasons what design for repair is advantageous and then looking at how it takes place. A PowerPoint file accompanies the paper.

  • IBM Systems and Technology Marketing

    This 8 page paper examines the marketing approach of IBM Systems and Technology, part of IBM, in order to determine whiter or not they are a marketing orientated firm. The paper includes a discussion on the propose of marketing in a modern organization, a SWOT analysis of the marketing, consideration of the B2B model and the use of customer relationship management, the marketing mix and the general marketing strategy. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Market Research Proposal

    This 3 page paper is a proposal for market research to help a hotel chain determine whether or not they could save money by decreasing the quality of the bedding and the towels. The proposal contains the aims of the study and a methodology is presented.

  • Healthcare And Strategic Management

    A 4 page paper that responds to specific issues. The first is why healthcare organizations need to adopt strategic planning processes. The paper provides an overview of the evolution of strategic management and defines the terms, strategic thinking, strategic momentum, strategic planning and strategic management. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Consumer Purchasing Decision Making

    A 6 page paper that begins with a short introduction and three hypotheses regarding consumer purchasing. The bulk of the paper discusses how and why consumer decide to buy a product or service and includes a decision making process and personality variables that influence the decision. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Business Proposal for Mobile Oil Change, LLC

    A 9 page business proposal for a mobile oil change service in Denver, Colorado. The paper provides business description, competitive analysis and marketing concept. Mobile Oil Change provides a necessary service at competitive prices and at times and places convenient for customers. All companies owning any size fleet of vehicles needs the service, and every business needs the increased efficiency that Mobile Oil Change service can provide. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • PROMOTIONAL CONTEST - SELLING A BOOK

    This 3-page paper provides a proposal on a contest that helps spur book sales.

  • Military Supply Chain Management

    A 4 page paper discussing general supply chain needs for the U.S. Army. Though the principles of supply chain management are the same for both corporate and military models, there are significant differences that directly affect supply chain management. Military supply chain management requires the addition of these other needs and influencers. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Strategic Planning

    A 3 page paper that discusses the strategic planning process. The paper proposes that all organizations must be involved in strategic planning for their own success. The writer identifies some of the tools/techniques that can be used for analysis, such as PEST, Porter's Forces, and SWOT. The paper explains the SWOT in more detail. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Wal-Mart - How the Marketing Mix Satisfies the Target Market

    This 10 page paper is written in two parts. The first part of the paper looks at the marketing mix and assesses how successfully Wal-Mart's marketing mix suits it target consumers. The issues pr product, price, placement and promotion are all considered. The second part of the paper looks at the way that Wal-Mart could develop future strategies that would appeal to the target market and enhance revenues. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Corporate Governance at HSBC

    This 5 page paper looks at the way corporate governance is undertaken in the HSBC group, looking at the way communications take place with shareholders, internal controls and the use of committees. The paper then makes recommendations for the improvement of corporate governance at HSBC. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • PANERA BREAD - CASE STUDY

    This 5-page paper provides a case and operations study on Panera Bread. Topics covered include a situational analysis, industry analysis and strategic recommendations.

  • REQUIREMENTS FOR LAUNCHING A BUSINESS IN ONTARIO

    This 10-page paper describes various requirements for launching a business in Ontario, Canada. Topics under discussion include employee regulations, business entity types and various laws. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • TURNING POINT DRUG REHAB AND SOLUTION DESIGN

    This 9-page paper suggests steps and methods to technology project plans for a fictitious rehab center's web-based customer service design and Internet banner advertising. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Business Process Re-engineering - Implementing a New ICT System

    This 14 page paper looks at the way business process re-engineering can take place in a firm. Using a fictitious example of a firm which wants to change the way it manages the goods inwards and outwards as part of the value chain by introducing a new ICT sysytem. The paper outlines the problems and looks at what is needed and then consider the way that the change may be facilitated, using the tools of requirements engineering and change management in order to achieve the end goals. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Outsourcing at Tata Automotive

    This 4 page paper looks at Tata Automotive and considers why a firm India, the destination of a great deal of outsourcing, uses a strategy of outsourcing. The paper looks at the potential reasons around the outsourcing, at the type of outsourcing that is taking place and the benefits that the company is realizing. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Fair Trade

    A 4 page memo discussing fair trade as it relates to the international coffee industry. The concept of fair trade relative to subsistence farmers in developing countries ensures that small farmers receive sustainable prices for their goods while also encouraging sustainability in production. The memo recommends that a local coffee company commit to making a portion of its coffee sourced in fair trade. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Health and Safety and the Workers Compensation Scheme in New Zealand

    This 10 page paper examines the legislation and regulation of health and safety in the workplace in New Zealand. The workers compensation system administered by the ACC, put in place under health and safety legislation, with the aim of reducing risk in the work place as well as compensating sufferers of occupational injury or disease is discussed and the basis of the system, which has its' basis in the Woodhouse Report, is discussed with the principles used compared to the Meredith Principles. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • CONSUMER DECISION-MAKING AND MARKETING

    This 7-page paper focuses on the consumer decision-making process and outcome as it pertains to a fictitious brand of ice cream.

  • The Don Café; A Business Plan

    This 10 page paper is a business plan to open a movie themes café and shop in the English town of Canterbury. The plan puts forward the concept, identifies the critical success factors, looks at the potential target markets and the competition and then proposes a marketing plan. The paper ends with a budget and financial forecast for the first year. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • The Real Estate Market: The Views of Smith and Keynes

    This 3 page paper examines the economics of real estate. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • How Important Suppliers are In the Development Of eBusiness B2B Solutions?

    This 5 page paper considers the B2B eCommerce and looks at how important the suppliers are in the development of ebuisness solution and the advantages of using B2B ecommerce. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • SAMPLE MANUAL - DEVICE SOP SONY ERICSSON MD 300 MOBILE BROADBAND USB MODEM

    This 7-page paper provides a sample manual for a modem. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Texas Instruments Business Code Of Conduct

    A 4 page paper that reports and discusses this company's ethics code, business code of conduct and compliance. The writer reports the three questions to determine if a decision is ethical from the Institute of Business Ethics and compares them to TI's simple test. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Rayovac Corporation - The Rechargeable Battery Opportunity

    A 5 page paper based on Ivey Case 906A36. The paper assesses opportunities and risks of increased focus of rechargeable batteries in North America, recommending that Rayovac develop the market to take advantage of the high growth stage of the product life cycle. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Performance Assessments

    This 17 page paper looks at the subject of performance appraisals, examining what they are, why they take place, how they can support an organizational vision and/or mission and the achievement of organizational goals, as well as the types of performance appraisal that can take place, the way that they may be used and the influence of motivation theory, and then gives an example of the way performance appraisal and assessment can be used as part of an integrated HR approach. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Consumer Behavior and Analysis; Greetings Cards

    This 10 page paper looks at the consumer behavior that is observed in the greetings card market. The behavior is analyzed using a range of approaches, including Maslows Hierarchy of Needs, personality types, emotions, attitude and segmentation. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Long term Influences on the Airline Industry and the Position of Easyjet and Germanwings

    This 16 page paper examines the potential future of the airline industry, looking at the political, economical, social and technological influences that may impact on airlines planning, Two no frills low cost airlines are then considered assessing the way that they are performing within this industry, and how looking at how they may deal with the future, the products that they sell and compares the firms financial performance between the years 2004 - 2008. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury - Job Coaching

    A 7 page paper that discusses the challenges persons with traumatic brain injury face in returning to the society in general but to the work environment, in particular. The paper discuses why a job coach may be essential in this process. A case study is reported. The writer also discusses the importance of self-efficacy and comments on positive psychology and brain injury. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Recommendations for the Implementation of ERP

    This 6 page paper is the recommendations section of a larger paper. The paper recommends the implantation of an ERP system and justification for the recommendation as well as the approach that should be adopted to manage the implementation. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Knowledge Management Implementation; Two Cases

    This 7 page paper looks at the way knowledge management is implemented in different organization, uses two case studies; one where the implementation was successful and one where it has not yet succeeded; the e-government system implemented at Chaoyang District in China and the Shanghai company GEM services implementation of ERP. The implementation of knowledge management at both of these organizations is examined and compared. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Business Differences: Canada and Egypt

    A 20 page paper discussing business risk in Egypt; potential benefits of doing business there; and the cultural differences between doing business in Canada and doing business in Egypt. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Industrial Organizational Psychology

    A 5 page paper that defines and discuses industrial organizational psychology and also discuses the evolution of the field. The writer briefly discusses personality psychology and developmental psychology to illustrate the interrelationship of the different fields. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • SCRUBBING BUBBLES - A COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS

    This 4-page paper provides a competitive analysis about Scrubbing Bubbles, which is a cleaning product manufactured by SC Johnson Cos.

  • Enterprise Wide Risk Management

    This 10 page discuses the following quote "Enterprise wide risk management as an assurance tool is increasingly being mandated as either principle or requirement within developed markets and economies". To discuss this the concept if Enterprise Wide Risk Management (EWRM) is defined and compared to traditional risk management, the way in which it has become a corporate culture issue and whether or not it can add value. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • The Perception of Ethics in Marketing

    This 11 page paper presents research findings based on a questions provided by the student to assess the perceptions of the general public regarding the presence and influence of ethics in marketing. The paper presents an introduction, methodology, findings and analysis of findings. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Printing Industry in Australia

    This 11 page paper looks at the printing industry in Australia within a context of starting a new printing firm. The industry, its performance and segment are discussed, a PEST analysis performed and key success factors are identified before a SWOT analysis is undertaken to assess the potential of a new businesses this industry. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • AMAZON AND ANALYSIS

    This 3-page paper discusses Amazon.com, Inc. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Adidas Promotional Campaign during the 2008 Beijing Olympics; A Case Study

    This 4 page paper looks at the marketing undertaken by Adidas during the 2008 Beijing Olympics looking at the sponsorship during the Olympics and the 'heritage' campaign considering how and why they were undertaken and assessing the results of the marketing actions. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Kudler Performance Appraisal

    Four pages presenting a weighted approach to performance appraisal at Kudler. Five sources.

  • Important Issues in Project Management

    This 14 page paper looks at a number of concepts or models that would aid a student studying project management and would be useful when creating a project plan including the role and tasks of a project manager, critical success factors and project lifecycle models. The paper is presented as a research proposal. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT COMPARISON BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS

    This 3-page paper discusses the concept of knowledge management by reviewing case studies for knowledge management implementation by Frito-Lay and Roads & Traffic Authority. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • EXPLAINING POSITIVE, NEGATIVE AND CONTINUOUS REINFORCEMENT

    This 8-page paper discusses positive, negative and continuous reinforcement in a workplace environment, and whether or not these reinforcement tools are effective. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Environmental Risk Management In the Construction Industry and the Role of the Project Manager

    This 82 page paper is investigates the role of project manager in the construction industry with a focus on the UK. The paper includes an introduction, aims and objectives and methodology, and presents an in-depth literature review concerning the responsibilities of a project manager and issues related to environmental risk management in construction, including approaches to environmental management systems and waste management. Simulated primary research is presented and the findings are used to make recommendation for practices that would improve environmental risk management in the construction industry. The bibliography cites 62 sources.

  • Marketing Issues for Banks

    Written in four parts, this 18 page paper looks at several issues pertinent to the marketing of banks, such as the international bank HSBC. The first part pf the paper defines what it meant by a marketing audit as well as how and why it would be useful to a bank. The second part of the paper discusses the importance of innovation for banks. A marketing plan for a bank is suggested in the third part of the paper. The last part fo the paper looks at ethics in marketing, looks at the way other companies have approached ethics and considers how should approach their marketing in order to be ethical. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Google’s Decision to Launch an Operating System

    This 3 page paper examines the decision made by Google to launch Chrome; a new operating system which will compete with Microsoft Windows. The paper discusses some of the potential motivations behind the strategy and assesses how successful the launch announcement has been in supporting that strategy. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Assessing the Quality of High Heeled Shoes for Babies

    This 8 page paper looks at the new product of high heeled shoes for babies launched by Heelarious in 2008. The company promotes the product as high quality, the paper assesses the way this is achieved by looking at the product itself, the way it is packaged, the pricing and the marketing support. The paper then proposes a system, to rate the quality of babies’ shoes. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Ben and Jerry’s Entrance into the Japanese Ice Cream Market

    In 11 pages this paper examines the way that Ben and Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream approached entrance into the Japanese market, one very different from the home US market. The company had faced difficulties with previous international expansions, the context of the strategies adopted for the entrance into the Japanese market, undertaken with Seven- Eleven is considered in the context of the former difficulties. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • A Friend's Letter of Referral

    This three page paper presents a personal letter of recommendation from a friend. The applicant and letter writer share the same profession but do not work together. The friend describes the character, personal traits and personality of the applicant. There is no bibliography.

  • McDonald’s and Carlton Draught Beer Television Advertisements Compared

    This 12 page paper looks at the advertisements of two companies sending food and drink products in Australia. The advertisements for McDonald’s and Carlton Draught Beer are compact and contrasted, looking at which targets markets the companies are trying to attract, and the way that they are trying get the attention of those target markets. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Advertising and Consumerism

    3 pages that look at how print media advertising has affected consumerism. There are 4 sources.

  • BALANCED SCORECARD AND APPLE INC.

    This 12-page paper describes how a balanced scorecard might work with Apple Inc.'s culture. Also discussed are the balanced scorecard theory in general. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

  • Relationship of Ethics and Management Functions

    This three page paper reports the fact that ethical companies are more successful than unethical companies. How ethics and social responsibility are involved in the four functions of management is discussed. Enron is used as an example of doing things wrong. Three sources are cited on the bibliography page.

  • The Potential Conflict Between Permanent and Casual Employees

    It is becoming increasingly common for employers to use casual staff as a way of cutting costs and increasing flexibility in the workplace. The practice has the potential of creating tensions or conflict in the workplace. The writer examines how and why these conflicts may arise, looking at aspects such as differing motivation of the employees and equity theory, and suggests ways of resolving the conflicts. There are eleven sources cited in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Inventory Management Problems at Hewlett Packard

    Hewlett Packard is a successful company, but as sales of printers increased they faced problems managing their inventory. Using a student supplied case study the problems are assessed and writer identities suitable forecasting approaches that could be used as well as looking at the links between forecasting and the management of production schedules. The writer ends by considering the direct and indirect costs associated with inventory management. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • The Evolution of Organizations

    Organizations have to change and develop as the environment that they compete within changes. Larry Griener discusses change in his article “Evolution and Revolution as Organizations Grow”, the writer of this article takes this, and other authors such as Charles Handy into consideration to forecast then next stage of organizational evolution, arguing that it will be a leaner structure with network or lattice based composition. Eleven sources are cited in this nine page paper.

  • Managing Change

    Over the years management styles have changed, there are increasing uses of models such as participative management and the concept of the learning organization that focus ion human aspects of leadership. The writer assesses the degree to which change management is part of modern management and whether there is a continued argument for the separate study of changer management. Ten sources are cited in this six page paper.

  • AN OVERVIEW AND REGULATORY EXPLANATION OF JET AIRWAYS (INDIA)

    Provides an overview of Jet Airways (India), as well as an overview of airlines regulatory markets in India and Europe. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 6-page paper.

  • Managing Risk

    Risk needs to be managed in both private and the public sector organizations. The writer first defines risk and different types of risk and then considers the risk assessment and management tools in private and public sector organizations. Ten sources are cited in this nine page paper.

  • Explaining the Phenomena of Increasing Protectionist Policies During a Global Recession

    In 2009 there has been an increase in the level of protectionist policies seen across the globe. The paper is a presentation explaining how and why this occurs, looking at the reasons that international trade takes place and the issues associated with recession and advantages as well as disadvantages associated with protectionism. The paper is a presentaion including slides and speaker notes. Seven sources are cited in this ten page paper.

  • The Use of Customer Relationship Management in High End Fashion

    The fashion industry is highly competitive and gaining customer loyalty can be a challenge. The writer looks at the luxury end of the fashion market and considers the way that some of the high end fashion houses manage their relationship with their customers, looking at both the haute couture and prêt-a-porter markets. Fifteen sources are cited in this fourteen page paper.

  • Marketing an Ice Rink

    The writer assesses a case study of Ty Taffe and the Ice Land Ice Rink to determine the flaws wit the current marketing strategies and make suggestion for how the level of business may be effectively improved. The paper is based on a case the student provided. Two sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • Using a Balanced Scorecard in a Bank

    The use of balanced scorecards is increasing; the writer assesses the way that a balanced scorecard (BSC) may be used in a bank. Looking at potential measures for each of the dimensions, the way it may be used and the potential inclusion in an incentive scheme for the bank executives. Three sources are cited in this six page paper.

  • Examination of the Structure, Conduct and Performance of Airlines

    The airline industry has faced many challenges, including the major 2008/9 recession. The writer looks at the industry in 2009 and conducts an SCP analysis, which looks at the structure, the conduct and the performance of the airline industry. Eight sources are cited in this seven page paper.

  • Walmart Good or Bad?

    The writer examines the question of whether or not Walmart is good for America and argues that it is both. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Development and Marketing of Flying Cars

    The idea of a car that can transform into an airborne vehicle has been around for many years, the writer assesses the progress towards market in 2009/10 and considers marketing approaches that may be applied. Four sources are cited by this three page paper.

  • Tourism and the Internet

    The internet has increase the flow of information that tourisms can use to make travel arrangements, from social networking forums and information site to the proliferation of travel agents and travel portals that are found on the internet. The paper examines the influences that are present and why the travel industry, especially companies like Expedia has benefits to such as high degree from the internet with specific interest its role as a distribution medium. Twenty sources are cited in this sixteen page paper.

  • The Cars of the Future

    This research paper describes electric cars, giving a little of their history, but concentrating on their future and the role that is emerging for this type of car. Six pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Lessons That May Help Smith Systems Consulting

    Montblanc pens and Marks and Spencer’s have faced similar problems to the case study, problems with their position in the market and the way in which they differentiate themselves. The two cases are used to identify the way Smith Systems Consulting may overcome the problems that they are facing in the case that was provided by the student. Three sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • Statistics in Business Decision

    The paper examines the way statistics may be used in business with a simple example, the use of a firm that has to determine the level of inventory to order. The way that the statistics can be used is discussed as well as the way that errors maybe reduced. One source is cited in this four page paper.

  • AN OVERVIEW OF HUMAN RESOURCES RECRUITMENT

    Focuses on the recruitment and interview process for an addiction counselor and supermarket employee.

  • Human Resource Management at a Telecommunications Company

    The telecommuncations industry is facing a great deal of change, many long established companies are facing challenges. In the UK British Telecom has had to undertake radical change, which has impacted on its' human resource management policies. The writer examines the human resource management policies at the company, considering the potential impact they will have on the working environment as well as the practices themselves. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper

  • Potential Marketing for a Flying Car

    The writer presents a marketing analysis to identify the features of the flying cars that may be important when marketing and selling them, distinguishes several target markets and then presents a plan for distribution channels for two target markets.

  • Fair Trade Goods and Consumer Purchases Patterns

    In recent years there has been an increased demand for fair trade goods. The writer looks at why this trend may be taking place the way it is seen in marketing practices, how it is emerging in marketing trends and the constraints in the concept of fair trade in the mass market. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Nano Car and the Company's Financial Goals

    The Nano car is heralded as the people car in India. It is the lowest price car in the world. This paper discusses the strategic and financial goals of Tata Motor and how the Nano car played a role. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • The Effectiveness of McDonald's Advertisements

    The writer uses the example of the advertisement for McDonald's showing in Australia, to examine how and why the marketing of McDonald's has been so effective at appealing to families. The analysis looks at the direct and indirect messages, including the way that the advertising appeals to emotional aspects of the purchase decision. Five sources are cited with in this four page paper.

  • The Ethics of Marketing to Children

    children are increasingly seen as a potential target market by marketers. The writer considers the potential ethical issues to marketing may need to consider when selling goods directly to children, when seeking to influence the children's perspective through indirect marketing. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography this five page paper

  • Environmental Analysis of the Fast Food Industry in Australia with a Focus on the Asian Sector

    This paper looks at the influences on the fast food industry in Australia, focusing on the Asian fast food sector of this industry. The paper begins with a PEST analysis, moves on to the industry itself and finishes with a TWOS analysis. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper

  • Bullying in the Workplace

    How bullying manifests and how it affects the workplace is central to the information contained in this paper. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • The Job of a Real Estate Manager

    The writer examines the tasks that need to be undertaken by a professional real estate manager, in either the residential or the commercial environment. The job is described in the task broken down into different areas which are subsequently considered to describe and define the professional responsibilities of real estate manager. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this eight page paper

  • Human Resource Management and the Case of AXEON

    The first section of this paper, which is based on a case provided by the student, examines the way in which different theoretical models of human resource management and motivation may be relevant to the case. This part of the paper outlines the theory of Maslow, Hertzberg and McGregor. The second section of the paper examines the strategy that is being utilized by the company for the human resource management.Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Marketing Bottled Water in the UK

    The writer examines the market for bottled water in the UK, including the demand of potential growth, and then presents a marketing plan designed for a company that is considering entering the market, including an examination of the potential target market and the 4 P’s of product, price, placement and promotion. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper

  • The Value Chain at Kellogg's

    The writer looks at the way that Porters concept of the value chain can be seen in action at Kellogg's, and the way in which the organization are able to add value in the supply chain through the utilization of value adding activities. The firm is considered on a global basis. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • Comparison of British and Libyan Corporate Governance

    Good corporate governance is seen as needed for the development of an economy and attracting investors. The writer looks at cooperate governance, and how good corporate governance may be identified and then compares Libya with the UK. Sixteen sources are cited in this twenty page paper.

  • Workplace and Intercultural Communications

    Knowledge dependency and communicative convergence are the methods selected to address a workplace conflict in this 5 page analytical essay citing 3 sources.

  • SWOT Analysis: Whole Foods

    This 3 page paper explores a swot analysis of Whole Foods organic food markets, listing 2 references.

  • QUESTIONS - AJAX MINERALS

    Answers questions concerning change management as they pertain to a case about Ajax Minerals. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • The Importance of FDI to Economic Development in China

    China has an increasing level of involvement in the world economy and has benefited from a significant increase in the level of inward foreign direct investment; the writer assesses the extent to which FDI has been important in the Chinese economic development looking at the benefits that FDI may help a country to realize and the way in which China has managed its’ own development. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • The Problem with Statistics

    Statistics are used in a wide range of contexts, usually to bolster or support a specific argument, The writer shows discusses some of the problems with the way statistics are used demonstrated how they may be misleading though the way that they are formulated and presented. One source is cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • CHANGE MANAEMENT MODELS - CONTRASTING AND COMPARING

    Discusses various models of change management, and what might be missing from them. Also includes a "student" change management model. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Marketing in Different Scenarios

    Marketing may be guided by the marketing mix, but the way marketing take place will vary depending on the different scenarios in which it takes place. The paper is written in three parts, the first part looks at the differences in marketing to different segments of the market, the second look at the differences in marketing goods and services, the final part looks at the differences that may be present when marketing in an international environment. Seven sources are cited in this eight page paper.

  • Challenges and Practices for Ethical Recruitment

    The recruitment process is a potential ethical minefield. There are many areas within the recruitment process where unethical practices may take place, either purposefully or unintentionally. The writer examines the recruitment process and discusses areas such as advertising, interviewing and testing of candidates to determine areas where ethics needs to be considered to ensure that recruitment processes are fair and equitable. Twenty-two sources are cited in the bibliography this sixteen page paper.

  • THE FAILURE OF 360-DEGREE FEEDBACK

    Focuses on problems inherent in the 360-degree performance appraisal process. There is 1 source listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Communication in Organizations

    This paper discusses the roles of communication in business and how important they are. The writer identifies current and future trends in business communication. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Assessment and Needs for the Sales and Marketing Systems at Riordan

    The paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Riordan manufacturing wants to increase their sales, and need to update their sales and marketing systems. The writer examines existing systems, and considers what features or characteristics would be needed in the new system to help readers achieve its goal. Two sources are cited in the bibliography this three-page paper.

  • How One Major Corporation Changed Directions

    This paper discusses the changes IBM's new CEO made to the focus on the organization. The writer uses the Tushman-O’Reilly congruence model and reports which facts in the case fit into which box. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Offshoring In India and Cap Gemini Sogeti

    Cap Gemini Sogeti have a division that providing offshoring services for their clients. The main locations is India, but with changes in the commercial environment and many developing countries increasing their skills base there is more competition for offshore business. The writer examines the influences, the way they may change and the potential of other countries and models to that may pay a part in the way that the firm provides the offshore services. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • THE TURKISH MARKET, BRAND AWARENESS AND MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

    Discusses market entry and marketing communications in Turkey. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Integrated Communications Marketing Plan for Ecotourism

    The writer the potential market for ecotourism and then present a marketing plan designed to attract a specific target market. The marketing plan incorporates the identification of the market segments, objectives, an examination of the target market and design of an integrated communications marketing campaign. 10 sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.

  • BEARING STRAITS PROJECT: RISK ANALYSIS PLAN

    Provides a scope and risk analysis about building a bridge over the Bearing Strait. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • Three Dimensional Television - Bringing the Technology to Market

    New technological products face challenges in preparing them for market. The writer considers the difficulties faced by the development of 3D TV and the way that market was prepared and the technology brought to market. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • The Benefits of Flexible Working Arrangements

    The writer looks at the concept of flexible working arrangements, such as time workers, provision of flexible working hours and job share arrangements, from the perspective of an employer, considering the advantages that they may help to realize. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Providing Service in the Hospitality Industry - A Case Study of a Gordon Ramsay Restaurant

    The writer examines the way in which a premier restaurant, differentiated by quality of food and service provides that services. The paper starts with a background to the restaurant and then defines the service experience before considering potential standards which may be used, the importance of employee and customer inputs. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT OUTLINE

    Proposes an outline discussing job analysis and its importance to HRM. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND HR POLICIES

    Discusses HR policies to prevent sexual harassment. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • CANGO, PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS AND OPPORTUNITY COSTS

    Discusses CanGo's performance appraisal system and economic concepts the company must deal with Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Project Management - the Failure of the Tacoma Bridge

    The writer looks at the failure of the project to build the Tacoma Bridge, which resulted in a suspension bridge stood for only four months. Written in two parts the first part assesses the risks which were present within the project and the second part considers how this might be mitigated. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper

  • The Strategic Use of Human Resources

    Human resource management has changed over the years, the discipline has received increasing levels of attention as the strategic potential of the department has been gradually realized. The writer examines the concept and practice of strategic human resource management (SHRM) and what this involves for firms. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this fourteen page paper.

  • The Importance of Prioritizing Database Security

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at database security from a prescriptive standpoint. A hypothetical business situation of a director of security reporting to senior management is utilized. Paper uses three sources.

  • Implementing Performance Management within an Organization

    The writer considers how or why an organization may consider implementing a performance management strategy, defining the term, identifying the potential outcomes in looking at the way in which performance management is highly aligned with HRM practices. The writer then goes on to consider different types of performance assessments there may be useful employees, and make recommendations regarding and implementation plan. The paper includes PowerPoint presentation consisting of seven sites and accompanying speaker notes. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography this thirteen page paper.

  • Large Event Risk Management

    In a paper of three pages, the writer takes a look at risk management procedures in the context of a large event. Scenario analysis is used to give specific examples of the risk management process. Paper uses three sources.

  • Oil Production Questions

    The paper is written in four parts looking at different issues concerning the operation of oil companies. The first part of the paper looks at areas where there may be potential to reduce the delays in the process of converting oil into gasoline. The second part of the paper explains the link between the retail price of gasoline and the price of crude oil. The third part of the paper considers strategy the company may use to retain profits while keeping gasoline prices steady where crude oil prices increase. The final part of the paper looks at potential inputs that may need to be considered is the short-term ban on deep-sea oil drilling off the coast of the US remains in place. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • A Cost Benefit Analysis of Cloud Computing in Developing Nations

    In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at the evolution of cloud computing. Examples are given of how cloud computing might assist in establishing IT networks in rural areas. Paper uses ten sources.

  • ETHICS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND STRATEGIC PLANNING

    The concept of combining ethics and social responsibility with strategic planning. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • TRADITIONAL HR VERSUS STRATEGIC PARNTER: COMPARING AND CONTRASTING

    Compares and contrasts traditional human resources management (THRM) with strategic human resources management (SHRM). There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Strategies for Cyber Security

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at cyber security. Best practices for reacting to and containing cyber attacks are recommended. Paper uses two sources.

  • New Search Engine for the Chinese Market

    ABaidu is the dominant search engine utilized in China, the writer considers the way in which a new engine may be designed in order to compete effectively in gain a dominant position. The general environment, including the motivations and characteristics of the users and difficulties faced by other search engines in the country such as Google are all examined. Requirements for a new search engine, including the way that the new search engine may gain a competitive advantage and compete effectively are presented. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this noneteen page paper.

  • A Comparative Overview of Security Risk Analysis and Planning

    In a paper of four pages, the writer analyzes a series of security risk analysis methodologies. Emphasis is placed upon an analysis of VSAT, ORM, and CARVER + Shock. Paper uses four sources.

  • Costs and Risks in Project Management

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at cost and risk analysis in project management. Building upon a previously constructed hypothetical project model, risks and cost calculation techniques are explored. Paper uses three sources.

  • Implementing Performance Management

    Before performance management can be implemented it is necessary to determine suitable processes to support the implementation. The writer provides an outline for the practical aspects of performance management implementation, with a plan for the introduction of performance appraisal system, including the processes that were utilized and post implementation evaluation. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.

  • The Use of Psychology in the Development and Use of Brands

    The writer looks at how and why it is important for marketers to understand consumer psychology when they choose why and how to brand products or services. The paper includes a definition of brands and branding, and consideration of the way tht consumers may relate to products and/or brands. The paper ends with a case study of psychological branding. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this fifteen page paper.

  • Glass Ceiling

    This is a paper that looks at a case study of a woman and her experience with the glass ceiling. There are four sources in this three page paper.

  • Does the World Trade Organization Hinder Economic Growth in Developing Countries?

    This argumentative paper is written in support of the view that the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its regulations, along with the global political culture of the 21st century, are a hindrance to the economic growth of developing countries, supporting the ongoing dominance of existing developed countries and slowing growth which occurs as a result of comparative advantage. Four sources are cited in the bibliography this three page paper.

  • Managing Employee Performance

    The writer considers the concept of performance management and the different aspects of performance management before examining some of the HR tools that can be used in active performance management strategies. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • The Importance of Branding in Marketing and Sales

    The writer looks at how marketing takes place. The paper starts by defining marketing and the way that it supports sales. The definition of a brand and an examination of branding strategies are then discussed, with consideration of the way a firm may use them to increase product awareness and support revenue generation. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this seventeen page paper.

  • Event Management - Using the 5 W Model

    The writer demonstrates the way that the 5 W model developed by Goldblatt, looking at what where, why, who and when can be used to help design, plan and examine an event. The writer uses the annual comedy festival in Melbourne, Australia, as an example. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Employee Retention Through Leadership

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at employee retention. Employee empowerment is facilitated through leadership skills in speaker notes for a PowerPoint presentation. Paper uses three sources.

  • Reflection on a Research-Based Team Exercise

    The writer presents a reflective learning document looking at the way in which the team-based exercises undertaking research and write a number of different which is the articles took place, considering the strengths and weaknesses of the process, how team theory can be seen emerging the process and the way in which improvements could be made in future team-based exercises. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this seven page paper.

  • Sports Markets and Demand Forecasting

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at demand forecasting. The example of the emerging popularity of mixed martial arts and the declining interest in baseball is examined. Paper uses four sources.

  • A Facebook Group for Students - The Marketing Strategy

    The writer presents an assessment of the target market and a proposal for a strategy to market a Facebook group with the aim of helping marketing and business students. The paper begins with an in-depth assessment of the profile and motivation of the target market and then looks at the way marketing may take place, including the use of word of mouth to create cost effective marketing. Nineteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this nineteen page paper.

  • Business Ethics: An Overview

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at business ethics. Practical and moral justifications for business ethics are promoted. Paper uses two sources.

  • BED, BATH AND BEYOND: AN INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

    Provides a company and industry overview for Bed Bath & Beyond. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 6-page paper.

  • Advertising in Wind Power

    In a paper of eight pages, the writer looks at the wind power industry. The capacity of the industry to support profitable advertising is explored. Paper uses eight sources.

  • Marketing AOB

    Australian Online Bookshop is an online business based in Australia specializing in Australian books. The writer considers the business, how it operates and the general industry environment and the competition and then makes a marketing campaign proposal. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography of this nineteen page paper.

  • The Competitive Position of Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts

    The writer examines Banyan Tree and the way that the firm competes, including the sources of competitive advantage. The hotel industry is considered with the use of a Porter’s Five Forces analysis before the positioning and strategy of Banyan Tree is assessed. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty page paper.

  • Chinese Energy Needs and Supply

    By 2030 China is projected at being the world’s largest consumer of energy. The writer examines the position of China, looking at the current and projected demand up until 2030, and the way in which different sources of energy may satisfy this demand. The problem of the shortfall in energy supply and policies to increase internal energy provision are also discussed.

  • The Selection and Use Secondary and Gathering of Primary Data - A Practical Demonstration

    The writer shows the way that relevant data may be identified and gathered and then used to help a business decision. The case used by the writer is the opening of a restaurant, where the owner has to decide between a steakhouse and vegetarian concept. Data is gathered, including primary data to be collected from market research, in order to help make the decision.

  • Performance Appraisals

    Performance appraisals are important for within the practice of human resource management. The writer outlines several important areas concerning the way that performance appraisals and reviews. In the first section the issue of frequency is discussed. Section outlines the benefits of performance appraisals from the perspective of business owners and managers, and from the perspective of the employees. The third section of the paper outlines the potential performance appraisal process. Two sources are cited in the bibliography this two page paper.

  • JC Gear Risk Case Study

    JC Gear has a choice; they can buy software off the shelf or design their own. The writer identifies and discusses the potential sources of risk for each decision and compares the risk for the two choices. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Managing Risk with the ATOM Process

    The paper is a risk management document that has been prepared for a fictitious firm demonstrating the process and requirements. The document has been produced to support a project launching a new product that allows small businesses to access card payments using mobile computing devoices. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this fifteen page paper.

  • Progress in a Degree Course and Plans for Future Career Progress

    For students to attain their long term goals it is essential top assess learning and progress as well as plan for their career. The paper starts with a reflection on progress to date and the knowledge as well as transferable lessons learned on a BA risk and security course. The second section presents a potential plan for career development, with explanations for each recommendation. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Business Ethical and Environmental Issues

    This paper discusses four issues: ethical tests for actions; need for government to ensure environmentally friendly actions; environmental sustainability; and online pharmacies. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Persuasion Analysis of Mac Advertisement

    This paper analyzes an Online advertisement for Mac computers from Apple, Inc. The paper discusses routes to persuasion, psychological concepts and elements of persuasion. Discussion is directed at the Mac advertisement. There are eight sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Employee Motivation and Retention

    In a paper of seven pages, the writer looks at employee retention. Motivation and its link to retention is examined. Paper uses three sources.

  • Starbucks - Planning a New Product

    The writer presents a plan for Starbucks to create and then lunch a new product in their coffee shops as a way of increasing revenues and expanding their market. The writer identifies and discusses suitable objectives, the stages that will be needed, resources required, key success factors and financial forecasts along with contingency planning. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Best Buy: A Corporate Analysis

    This paper provides a strategic plan for Best Buy. General information about the company is included. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • PEPPER CONSTRUCTION GROUP: IMPROVEMENT IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT

    Analyzes Pepper Construction's safety program. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 7-page paper.

  • Operations Management: The International Issues

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at operations management. Operations management is often impacted by international issues. Paper uses three sources.

  • Business and the Law

    The writer looks at a number of different facets of the law which impact either directly or indirectly on businesses. The consideration paper looks first at the different elements of law, including the way in which law is created in the judicial process. The second part of the paper examines some of the assets of law which are important within the business environment, with particular attention paid to contract law. The third part of the paper discusses the emergence and enforcement of international law and the last section looks at the importance and application of antitrust law. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography this eighteen page paper.

  • Bumble Corporation: Exploring the Improvement of E-Commerce

    In a paper of six pages, the writer looks at the topic of e-commerce. Using Bumble Corporation, a hypothetical company, as the basis for the study, this paper cites the value inherent in e-commerce. Paper uses three sources.

  • A Research Proposal to Determine How Employers May Decrease Employee Absences

    The writer presents a proposal for primary research to assess how employers may be able to reduce absenteeism. The proposal focuses on unnecessary absences, proposing an assessment of why they occur and the strategies an employer may use to change the influences and resulting behavior patterns. A brief literature review, methodology and reflection on the challenges of the research are also included. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Amazon.com and the Kindle Fire

    In 2011 Amazon launched their first tablet PC known as the Kindle Fire. The writer looks at how and why this was developed. The paper starts by considering the company and reviewing the product and then looks at the development from a project development perspective. The paper ends by discussing potential improvement to future project management at Amazon. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography of this fifteen page paper.

  • Consumer Behavior

    This paper discusses the psychology of marketing and consumer behavior. Consumers have access to more information which changes their decisions. The economic recession has also changed their motivation when making purchases. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Operational Improvements in Manufacturing Environment - The Case o Morgan Cars

    The writer looks at the British car manufacturer Morgan Cars Ltd, a company serving a niche market with manually built cars. The manufacturing process is examined, looking at the stages and practices. The analysis is used to identify ways that the firm may improve efficiency and increase capacity while still retaining the quality and control. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • PowerPoint Slides for a Presentation on Research Assessing Commonalities in Characteristics of Learning Organizations and Organization which are Ready to Embrace Change

    The paper is a PowerPoint presentation only, presenting a research project. The slides outline the research project, including the aims and objectives, justification for the research, theories that are used in the research, the methodology and the results. The paper is nine pages in length.

  • Comparison of Internet and Traditional Shopping

    The writer looks at the way consumer experiences of internet and traditional shopping takes place with the aim of assessing whether or not there is a good potential for businesses to increase revenues by competing online. The two concepts are contrasted and compared and the general trend in shopping patterns in order to determine the potential for firms. There are specific references to firm in Turkey. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this none page paper.

  • Are Learning Organizations Ready For Change - Summary of Research

    The writer presents five slides summarizing some key aspects of a research project. The research sought to assess the commonalities between organizations where there was a high level of readiness for change and those classified as organizations. The five slides, which are presented with speaker notes, look at the problem the research was addressing, the objectives of that research, the final conclusions and recommendations and the potential direction of further research. The paper is seven pages in length.

  • Organic Food Industry

    This paper examines the trends in the organic food industry and includes Porter's Five Forces analysis. The paper also discusses Whole Foods Market in terms of the industry and includes a SWOT analysis. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • A Price Hike at Redbox

    The writer provides a précis of a news article discussing the decision of Redbox to increase the prices charged for DVD rentals. Following the summary the article is discussed. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Starbucks in 2011

    The paper looks at some of the changes which impacted on the performance of Starbucks in 2011. The strategies that helped the firm recover and increase business are discussed including assessment of their financial and economic merit. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Customer Trust and Security of Information

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at information security. Building trust through security is demonstrated by appeal to strategic systems. Paper uses two sources.

  • Marketing and Brand Management at JetBlue

    JetBlue is one of the younger airlines in the US. The writer examines the role of marketing and branding and the way it has been strategically developed to support the firms success. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Riordan Information Technology Systems

    The writer identifies the various IT systems that are used at Riordan Manufacturing, discussing on of the systems considering the potential problems of the system if it failed. The potential ways in which the weaknesses may be reduced is also discussed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • The Use of PM Tools to Improve Project Management

    The writer looks at the way tools may be used to optimize project management. The writer look sat the way a previous small project has created lessons for a student to assess tools that may be used to manage projects in a reflective context. The general approach to project management, use of different management tools and management of teams are all discussed. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.

  • Business Education Lessons

    In a paper of four pages, the author reflects on the six facets of understanding and utilizes these in the creation of two business education lessons. These lessons focus on topics like ethics in business and the creation of a small business budget. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • India and McDonalds - Exploring Multinational Markets

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at McDonalds and its expansion into foreign markets in India. This is used to illustrate the necessities of researching foreign markets prior to expansion. Paper uses three sources.

  • Considerations for a Scholar Practitioner Undertaking Research on Communication

    The paper looks at some of the issues a scholar practitioner if undertaking research concerning the problem of poor communication in the workplace. The writer looks at the potential for subjectivity, the value of action research, the way it may be used for the benefit of the organization and the problems associated with ongoing poor communication. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Imports, Exports and Environmental Policies

    The characteristics of imports and exports are discussed, looking at the positive and negative aspects associated with exporting and importing. The writer then looks at the way government may try to improve the environmental performance with different policies. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Developing a Marketing Plan for Viagra

    The writer examines Pfizer's marketing of sildenafil citrate, marketed under the brand name Viagra. The overall strategy and approach to marketing as well as a PEST and SWOT analysis are used to assess the position of the brand. The general marketing strategy is then considered ands used as the basis for a proposed new marketing campaign. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • The Issue of Poor Communication in the Workplace

    A major constraining influence on the performance of the organization can be the way communication takes place. Where this is ineffective or poor it is likely to impact on the organization in numerous ways. The writer looks at the problems associated when there is poor communication with in an organization, the costs associated with poor communication and the way in which it may emerge. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • A Drink to Compete with Coca Cola and Pepsi - LOL in Australia

    A new drink has been launched in Australia and New Zealand. LOL is a carbonated fruit juice drink which is competing head to head with major carbonated brands. The position and achievements of the brand are examined using a SWOT analysis. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Problem in the Sun Inc. Team

    Using a case provided by the students, the problems faced by a Team at Sun Inc. are assessed. The problems are assessed from the perspective of the different team members before a strategy is suggested which will overcome the problems identified. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • THE MASTERS DEGREE IN GEOGRAPHICAL ENGINEERING

    Explains how a master's degree in geographic engineering systems might impact an employee working in business development for a major automobile chain. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • State Owned Enterprises (SOE's) and their Role in International Business

    The subject of international business has traditionally focused on private firms. In recent years there has been increased participation by state through state owned enterprises and sovereign wealth funds (SWF). The writer considers the problems with the way international business theory deals with these issues. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Profit in the Film Industry - An Economic Analysis

    In a paper of sixteen pages, the writer looks at profit in the film industry. The live action industry is compared to the animation industry in terms of profits through statistical analysis and a review of literature. Paper uses ten sources.

  • Using a Consequence Table to Aid with Decision Making

    The writer using a consequence table and a weighted score process to assess three potential conference venues. This assessment is based on information provided by the student. The paper is three pages in length.

  • Plan to Rehabilitate an Old Building into a New Restaurant

    The paper, written in the style of an essay, looks at the way in which an old building may be converted into a new restaurant. The paper is written looking at the feasibility of the pound. The paper starts by examining the way that the building conversion should take place, considering local stakeholder needs as well as the way it will suit different types of business. The feasibility of the conversion is then considered in terms of the potential demand in the local market.

  • Expanding Virgin Cola by Exporting to East Africa

    The writer presents a proposal to expand the market for virgin Cola with an export strategy, targeting East Africa, identifying it as a developing market. The writer starts by examining the company using a SWOT analysis. The potential target countries for export are discussed followed by the outline of an entry strategy. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography this fourteen page paper.

  • India and China - Tapping into Foreign Markets

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at marketing in foreign countries. Cultural norms of India and China are examined for marketing purposes. Paper uses four sources.

  • Incorporating Ethics and Social Responsibility

    Ethics and social responsibility need to be a focus in the organizational culture. People just know that this organization abides by certain ethical principals and that the organization will live up to its social responsibilities. This begins in the strategic planning process. An example is included in this paper. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Examining the Brand Equity for Coke

    The concept of brand equity is discussed. The concept is then used to examine the way brand equity is created by Coca Cola though the different characteristics of the brand and the product. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • The Long Term Potential of Groupon and other Group Buying Web Sites for Businesses

    The writer looks at the rise of the online group buying discount site in order to assess whether the concerns expressed regarding the sites being a temporary phenomena are correct. The issue is examined looking t the benefits and the potential sustainability from the perspective of the businesses that provide the deals. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty-one page paper

  • Can The Coffee Trade be Fair on Farmers?

    Coffee is a popular drink, with the industry worth billions of dollars. The trade relies on exports from developing nations. The trade is characteristics by inequality. The writer looks at the trade and the way in which fair trade concepts have been applied to determine if the trade can ever be fair. Thirteen pages are cited in this six page paper.

  • Conflict Resolution

    The most common types of workplace conflict are explained and described. A conflict management policy that could be adopted in any organization is presented. It is based on mediation as the format for resolving conflicts. Steps for conflict management are reported as well as an outline for training employees and managers in conflict management. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Talent and its Business Value

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at the value of talent to business. "Business intelligence" is examined as an alternative to conceptions of innate talent. Paper uses two sources.

  • Crisis Communication and Social Media

    In a paper of six pages, the writer looks at social media in crisis communications. Using BP as an historical example, the paper reveals how social media can mitigate crises of public perception. Paper uses six sources.

  • S-D Logic - A New Paradigm for Value Creation

    The writer reviews an article entitled "On value and value co-creation: A service systems and service logic perspective", which advocates looking at production and value creation in a new light, reducing the barriers between buyers and suppliers and taking a longer view where value is created only when a product is used rather than when it is created. The model is explain, applied to different examples and assesses in terms f the impact it may have on strategic decision making by firms. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten papge paper.

  • Appling Reliability and Validity Concepts to Qualitative Research

    The writer examines whether or not the concepts of reliability and validity are suitable when applied to qualitative research methods. The paper takes the form of a literature review, examining the different views and ways in which the quality of qualitative research may be assessed. even sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Businesses Clustering

    The writer looks at what is meant by clustering and why it may provide advantages to firm that are part of the clusters. Different types of clusters are discussed with real world examples provided. The potential disadvantages or problems associated with clustering are also examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Chapter 7 Chapter 11

    This essay discusses small business and bankruptcy laws, the changes in the 2005 reform act, how exit strategies should be prioritized and more. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Small Business vs. Large Business

    This essay compares and contrasts human resource management between large and small businesses. The paper discusses laws, strategic planning, laws, technology, and how small businesses can compete with large business for talent. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • The Mercedes-Benz 2013 Superbowl Ad

    This paper argues that although using blatant sex and sexuality to sell items is not immoral, when considering that there is still a gender pay gap, it seems wrong to objectify women, and highlight the male gaze. The Kate Upton commercial is highlighted. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Analysis of Macro Environmental Factors Influencing Samsung in the US

    The writer examines the external influences which impact on the electronics firm Samsung. The competitive environment is examined using an extended PEST analysis as well as Porter Five Forces framework. The analysis looks at the influences that Samsung is facing in the United States in 2013. Sixteen sources are cited in this fourteen page paper.

  • Drawing and Using a Decision Tree

    Decision trees can be useful tool when making decisions. The writer looks at what a decision tree can do, and then uses a scenario provided by the student to show how a tree may be created and probabilities assessed. Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • International Communication in Business

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at business communication in the international community. A review is included of ways in which culture and language differences affect communication. Paper uses one source.

  • Does Leadership Style Impact on Projects Team Member Performance?

    Extensive research has taken place regarding key success factors for project management, by separate research has been undertaken to identify characteristics and strategies associated with positive leadership. The aim of this paper is to present a research report is to extend this research, to determine whether or not there is a relationship between leadership style and the performance of projects teams. The paper is formatted as a short research paper, with an introduction, literature review, methodology, and findings section. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • Summary and Review of Two Papers Using Meta Analysis

    The writer looks at two research papers that used meta-analysis as methodology, but are presented in very different ways. The two articles are "Determinants of retail patronage: A meta-analytical perspective" and Park & Gretel's " Success factors for destination marketing web sites: A qualitative meta-analysis". Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • How Companies Treat Employees

    In 1867, Karl Marx wrote that all capitalists exploit their employees, that employees were just another commodity to them. Sadly, there are still companies who really do treat their employees as disposable commodities but there are more companies that value their employees as a major factor in their success. This essay provided a discussion, an example of the disposable commodity company and examples of companies who highly value their employees. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Marketing Research Proposal To Identify the Features of Effective Social Networking Media Messages

    Social media is playing an increasingly important role in firms marketing strategies. This paper presents a research proposal designed to assess which types of messages on social media are most likely to help stimulate positive consumer responses. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Strategic Direction Case

    This paper presents a case study about how the owner of a small store planned to make changes and how the changes linked to the vision and to strategic direction.

  • Challenges for Online Merchants

    E-commerce has grown exponentially over the last several years but many consumers are still fearful of using this mode of shopping. This essay reports what a business must do to set up e-commerce capabilities. There is an emphasis on Online shopping carts. How does a merchant set these up? What challenges exist-shoppers abandon billions of dollars left in those carts but do not complete the sale. There are three sources used in this three page paper.

  • Canadian Drug Testing in the Workplace

    Employers in Canada face legislative restrictions concerning their abilities to test employees for drugs. This foundation level paper discusses the employer responsibilities, when they can test and the related issues of privacy. The paper is three pages in length.

  • Five Themes for Increasing Performance

    Management was first studied during the early years of the industrial revolution. Theories and practices have changed dramatically since then. What has not changed is the continual search for ways to increase a company's performance. For that to happen, employees must perform at higher levels. This essay reacts to and reflects on an article entitled, "Creating High Performances Workplaces" by Martin Staubus who describes five themes related to performance. There is one sources used in this three page paper.

  • A Successful Marketing Strategy: Clearly Contacts

    This 3 page paper gives an overview of the campaign strategies that the Canadian company Clearly Contacts uses to get more buyers. This paper includes the strategies such as low prices, quality contacts, and a money back guarantee. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Research Proposal to Increase Knowledge of Online Purchasing Processes

    Before buying a product or a service online consumers traverse a number of processes, identifying potential products or services, and potential suppliers. This 21 slide presentation is a proposal for research to increase knowledge regarding the way consumers develop preferences. The proposal is for the research to be undertaken using online hotel booking. The slides are provided with speaker notes. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this seventeen page paper.

  • A SWOT Analysis of Unconventional Gas and Oil in the UK

    Polices supporting the pursuance of unconventional gas and oil are found in the UK. The paper looks at the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats associated with the development of this industry, and energy source, in the UK. Comparison are made with solar power generation. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography of this sixteen page paper.

  • How is Strategy Impacted by Institutional Factors?

    Institutional factors have a significant impact on firms. This paper considers the way that different institutional factors will influence the way strategies are, or should, be determined by firm that are in under developed and emergent economies. The type of institutional factors which may be present are identified, and then discussed in the context of strategy decision making. Twenty five sources are cited in the bibliography of this sixteen page paper.

  • Outline for Research Utilizing Existing Data

    This paper presents a research outline for a research proposal provided by the student. The research proposal is for an ex post facto quasi experimental design. The paper presents details on variables which will be utilised, selection of the sample, and suitable statistical tests which may be applied with consideration of classification of the variables identified. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Cyber Attacks in Healthcare

    Few people realize how vulnerable healthcare operations systems, from electronic health records to connected medical devices, are to cyber attacks. There have been major cyber attacks against some healthcare organizations involving millions of patient records. This essay discuses three major threats to healthcare operation systems. There are five sources used in this five page paper.a

  • Parts of Logistics

    Logistics is a big topic because it is comprised of so many parts. This paper emphasizes two of those parts, inventory management and packaging and spends more time on inventory. Technology that is using in these areas is identified and explained. There are eight sources used in this five page paper.

  • A New Financial Bubble

    Car collecting began in the Great Depression when individuals restored their cars, then established clubs. That style was continued until the inception of classic car auctions in the 1970s. Given today's values and prices, many believe classic cars are in a financial bubble. The essay discusses this global market, how it began, how is has been maintained and sustained, and forecasts for the market. The writer comments on how this bubble affected some other goods. There are five sources used in this three page paper.

  • Business Issues in sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Basic Principles of Production Management

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  • Costs of Pollution Control to Businesses

    In five pages the impact of 1990's Clean Air Act relevant to business costs to conform to environmental regulations are examined. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

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  • Should the Federal Government Regulate Tobacco Advertising?

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  • How Internal Employee Motivation Can be Encouraged

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  • Workplace and Noise Pollution

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  • Workplace and Racial Discrimination

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  • Male Sexual Harassment

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  • Nonverbal Communication Across Cultures

    Nonverbal communication can be just as important as verbal in conveying intent and feeling. This paper discusses nonverbal challenges for the businessman when dealing with China, Indonesia, Ghana and other markets. This paper has twelve pages and fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Nike, Inc. Import and Export Problems

    In nine pages this paper examines how Nike's import and export problems found global market solutions. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sunscreen Marketing In The Caribbean

    This paper provides an analysis of the marketing climate in the Caribbean in terms of introducing a high-end sunscreen. This ten page paper has seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Reasons for Small Business Failure

    In eighteen pages this paper explores why small businesses that appear to be sound oftentimes fail. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Merging with Microsoft

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  • Retail Stores and the Impacts of Foreground and Background Music

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  • Increasing Laptop Sales Overview and Marketing Plan

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  • Marketing Plan for Parrot Place Sales

    In twelve pages this paper examines The Parrot Place, which sells large domestic breeds of parrots in an overview of its marketing plan. There are 7 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • SWOT Analysis and Case Study of Video Concepts

    In six pages this paper presents a SWOT analysis of a small video store Video Concepts and the threat posed by Blockbuster Video.

  • Selling Radio Promotion for KikiCars, Inc. Car Dealership

    In four pages logic is pleaded by the radio station's sales representative regarding a sales plan to sell KikiCars Inc. a radio promotion costing $1,000.

  • Establishing a New Clean Air Recycling Company Business Plan

    In twenty pages a business plan for a proposed company that would recycle ribbons, tape and toner cartridges and then resell the recycled products is examined in terms of industry overview, company description, potential risks, management and marketing plans along with annual balance statements and cash flow financial information. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography along with the inclusion of 4 tables.

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    A V14 engine fictitious car is the focus of this business slide show video script in five pages.