Research Papers on Misc. Issues In Business

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ANALYSIS OF LEARNING ORGANIZATION CONCEPTS

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

  • 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.

  • SPEEDING UP TEAM LEARNING ARTICLE ANALYSIS

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Entrepreneur Henry Ford

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Employee Satisfaction Bibliography

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Executive Position in Corporate Retail

    In four pages the position of corporate retail executive is considered in terms of necessary qualifications, salary, and retail career outlook. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A REVIEW OF SMALL BUSINESS FRAUD PREVENTION MANUAL

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

  • INSURANCE CLAIMS ANALYSIS: TECHNOLOGY

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bank Consolidation Editorial

    In five pages this report is presented as an editorial that addresses the impact of the merger or consolidation of large banks on their much smaller community bank counterparts. Four sources are cited 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.

  • 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.

  • ISSUES OF ORGANIZATION DESIGN - WAL-MART

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

  • CASE STUDY: EMPLOYEE ABSENTEESM

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Real Estate Market: The Views of Smith and Keynes

    This 3 page paper examines the economics of real estate. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Real Estate and the Internet's Impact

    In seven pages this paper examines the commercial and residential real estate industry in terms of how each has been affected by the Internet's 'cyber real estate.' Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • CANGO, PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS AND OPPORTUNITY COSTS

    Discusses CanGo's performance appraisal system and economic concepts the company must deal with Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Supply Chain Management Performance Measurement

    A 22 page paper that presents a literature review of supply chain management and supply chain management performance measures. The writer discusses the major components in SCM and the advantages of effective supply chain management. The writer discusses e-supply chain management. Examples are embedded in the text. The dearth of information regarding supply chain management performance measures is discussed and the writer provides examples of some approaches being used, such as SCOR and the Balanced Scorecard and demonstrating how the components of SCM fit into the Scorecard framework. Examples are provided. Bibliography lists 15 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Packaged Foods of Nestle Company

    In six pages this paper examines Nestle's packaged food division in a SWOT analysis. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • U.S. Steel Industry and Legacy Costs

    In three pages this paper discusses how the U.S. steel industry has been crippled by legacy costs in an assessment of their impact.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Economy and the Real Estate Bubble

    In seven pages this essay discusses whether or not there is a 'real estate bubble' in a consideration of economic cycles. Six sources are cited 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • SWOT Analysis of GE's Management Control System

    In seven pages this paper provides a SWOT analysis of General Electric's Management Control System. One source is listed in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Printing Industry and Its Technology's Economic Impact

    In ten pages the printing industry is examined in terms of the economic impact of technology and print value. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • PROMOTIONAL CONTEST - SELLING A BOOK

    This 3-page paper provides a proposal on a contest that helps spur book sales.

  • 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.

  • AMAZON AND ANALYSIS

    This 3-page paper discusses Amazon.com, Inc. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Total Quality Achievement

    Production and services quality management are the focus of this paper consisting of five pages and includes the Total Quality Management principles that involve the utilization of all corporate resources, proper employee training, and teamwork in order to maximize effectiveness and efficiency. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • Overview of Pizza Hut

    In five pages this Pizza Hut overview includes corporate history and a management plan outline that includes franchising, services in the community, and hiring practices. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Semiconductor Manufacturing, Purification of Water, and Reverse Osmosis

    In five pages this paper discusses the technology of reverse osmosis in water purification in semiconductor manufacturing industries. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • U.S. Mutual Fund Industry and Competition

    In two pages Porter's Five Forces of Competition is used to evaluate the performance and competition of the American mutual fund industry. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Teachers, Performance Pay, and Human Resources

    In thirty three pages this paper considers performance pay for teachers in this human resource concentration that features the December of 1998 Great Britain's Secretary of Education and Employment's Green Paper entitled Teachers Meeting the Challenge of Change. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography along with 2 appendices and the inclusion of a hypothetical teachers' survey.

  • Wine Production in California

    In a report that consists of eight pages Californa's wine production and why it represented the finest producer of wines in the world are examined. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Mutual Funds

    This paper consists of five pages and examines financial stability and how it can be achieved through selection of mutual funds that are lucrative. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Economics

    In fifteen pages this paper examines MRIs in a history that examines its market value, financing, marketing, and business implications. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Microsoft's Organizational Design

    In seven pages this report discusses the organizational design and functional parameters that are in place within the Microsoft Company. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Global Soft Drink Industry and its Changes

    In five pages this paper examines the international soft drink industry in a consideration of its many changes. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Employee Hiring at Tall Pines Hotel and Conference Center

    In five pages the hiring tactics of Tall Pines Hotel and Conference Center are examined in a consideration of 4 questions.

  • Overview of Venture Capital Financing Options

    Venture capital financing is examined in an industry overview that compares groups and the venture capital funds that are provided. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Health and the Effects of Stress

    In seven pages this paper discusses the adverse effects of stress upon health with workplace stress being the primary focus. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Responsibilities of Business Owners

    In three pages a business owner's responsibilities are outlined. There is no bibliography included.

  • Considering a Sick Leave Case

    This paper consists of 5 pages and is based upon the text entitled ‘Sick Leave' by Laura Turek and examines if this sick leave case could have been prevented, the source of the conflict, and what people should do if they are affected by the case. There are no additional bibliographic sources listed.

  • Monopolies and the Telecommunications Industry

    In five pages this paper examines the potential for a monopoly in the telecommunications industry and also considers the industry's future outlook. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Questions on Corporate Culture Answered

    In five pages the questions regarding why organizational culture students often ignore ambiguity and the strong corporate culture threat subcultures pose are answered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Problem Solving with the Decision Tree

    In nine pages this paper examines how problems requiring sequential decisions can be solved through the decision tree approach. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business and Creative Problem Solving

    In six pages creative problem solving in the business sphere in terms of information and applications of various problem solving processes. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Boeing's Manufacturing Management and Stress

    In five pages this paper discusses stress, stressors, and how a Boeing manufacturing manager can cope with work related stress. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Natural Disasters and Emergency Planning

    In five pages natural disasters are examined within the context of business strategies and emergency planning measures. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Top Performance How to Develop Excellence in Yourself and Others by Zig Ziglar

    An overview of this text is presented in five pages. There are no other sources listed.

  • Analysis of Nike Inc.

    In five pages this corporate analysis of Nike includes corporate history, financials, alleged sweatshops in the Third World, and its strategic advertising approaches. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Italian and British Water Industry and the Effects of Onetime Utility Monopolies and State Withdrawal

    In eleven pages this paper discuses how the state withdrawal resulting from utility deregulation in these regions is impacting urban water supply. Fourteen sources are listed 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.

  • CPM and PERT Management Tools of Project Planning

    In twenty one pages this paper discusses how management utilizes Critical Path Management and Program Evaluation and Review Technique in project planning with risk management one of the topics considered. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Competition Issues and Microsoft

    In five pages this paper examines 3 issues regarding Microsoft and competition including Microsoft corporate acquisitions and the impact on Internet competitors' share prices, Microsoft's potentially threatening financial moves where competitors are considered, and if Microsoft's market dominance is threatening to competition. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of 'Fannie Mae'

    In fourteen pages the Federal National Mortgage Association is presented in a comprehensive overview that examines its purpose, operations, history, impact of technology, SWOT analysis, exeuctive summary, and recommendations. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography and there is also the inclusion of one table.

  • Satanism Rumors and a Proctor and Gamble Trademark Study

    In six pages this paper discusses the issues associated with the Procter and Gamble's trademark and the rumors associated with it that links it to Satan worship. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Employee Benefits Package Sample

    In eight pages this paper presents a management and nonmanagement employee benefits package in a sample that includes employee distinctions, benefit descriptions, and the reasons organizations should present attractive benefits packages. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Major Title Company Marketing Plan

    In ten pages this paper presents a marketing plan for a major title company seeking to enter the market of Las Vegas, Nevada, with a marketing and advertising strategy and SWOT analysis among the topics of consideration. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Reasons for a Small Business's Failure

    In four pages the reasons including ineffective management and lack of funding that can result in small business failure are examined. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nokia Corporation Analysis

    In a paper consisting of sixteen pags Nokia is briefly introduced and then a discussion of the company's growth from an historical perspective is presented followed by the challenges the corporation has faced, its response and the business strategies compared with Motorola are examined along with a market share data consideration. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Student Case Study on 3 Dimensional Printing

    In three pages this student submitted case study discusses commercial development requirements and patents' value as each pertains to this topic.

  • Student Case Study on Business and Personal Risks

    In three pages this student submitted case study examines the personal and business risks involved in company expansion.

  • Research Recommendations for Portugal's Small to Medium Sized Businesses

    In four pages this dissertation or project proposal discusses how to approach SMEs in Portugal. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Change and Its Effects on Corporate Culture

    In ten pages organizational or corporate culture is describes in a consideration of the effects of the process of change, the organizational culture typology of Handy and Harrison, and leadership implications. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • United Kingdom Workforce Diversity Management

    In twelve pages this paper examines 2 UK companies in a consideration of diversity management in the workplace with the 1976 Race Relations Act last amended in 2003 and the 2000 European Union Race Directive among the topics of discussion. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Marketing Strategies for Coca Cola

    In ten pages this paper considers Coca Cola in terms of its new product development, diversification, new market creations and penetration of markets with an evaluation of targeting certain niche markets and their effects on company positioning. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Case Study of The Frigidaire Company

    This paper provides a case study conducted by the student regarding Frigidaire's front-loading washing machine. The author examines reasons why such an innovative product failed to meet market projections by using the Four P's marketing technique. This six page paper has one source listed in the bibliography.

  • Market Research on Frigidaire's Front Loading Washing Machines

    This paper provides a case study relating to Frigidaire's innovative front loading washing machine. The author provides an outline of market research and an overview of market segmentation, and makes recommendations for different strategies. This three page paper has one source listed in the bibliography.

  • Three Questions of British Commercial Law

    A three part English law paper addressing three specific questions relating to insolvency law, agency, and contract law. The author addresses questions of liability and discusses the British common law and the Commercial Agents Regulations of 1993 This twenty page paper has twenty-one sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Volunteer Program Success and Staffing

    In four pages this paper discusses a 6 step management program for volunteer staffing and also examines the contents of Susan J. Ellis' Staffing the Volunteer Program Success. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Online Shopping Analysis of Singapore's NTUC FairPrice Supermarket Website

    In fifteen pages this report examines NTUC FairPrice in a consideration of online revenue, customers targeted, position in the market, 4Ps, design of the website and web page, methods of payment, security, and policy regarding privacy. Five sources are cited in the bibliography with the inclusion of two tables.

  • Outsourcing Trend Reversal

    In three pages this paper considers how the United States can reverse the increasing trend of outsourcing employment to developing countries. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Venture Capitalist Factors and Items

    In three pages this paper discusses a manufacturer's future potential in a consideration of venture capitalist items and various factors regarding invention, patenting, and the funds provided by a national venture capital company. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ethics Code, Progressive Discipline, and Conduct Code

    In four pages the process of progressive discipline is provided in an example along with the response to pertinent questions offered regarding whether or not a code of conduct can also be regarded as a code of ethics if it is nothing more than legal requirements restating, ways in which codes of ethics can be promoted, five employee behaviors that represent unjustified termination. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Grand Strategy of Caterpillar

    In three pages Caterpillar's 2000s strategy is presented in an overview and discusses the strength of their marketing strategies, diversification, and distribution.

  • Book Sales Negotiations

    In four pages this student submitted case study examines BATNA, PATNA, and WATNA as each pertains to book sale agreement negotiation strategies.

  • Open and Closed Organizational Systems

    In three pages this paper discusses the criminal justice system in a consideration of the differences that exist between open and closed organizational systems. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business Probability and Statistics

    In four pages 288 employees represent data to be statistically analyzed in terms of their answers to questions in which probability is calculated. These questions include 'What is the probability this person will be an hourly employee whose intrinsic satisfaction is 6 or more?' and 'What is the gender distribution?' Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • New Durable Medical Equipment Company in Maryland and Business Form

    In four pages the choice of new company business form LLC along with senior manager liability positions at RiteAid and HealthSourth are assessed in terms of senior management fraud actions with the structure of LLC protecting owners from lawsuits that are frivolous along with no fear regarding those that are legitimate. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Training Considerations for Preparing Dealers to Sell An Italian Brand of Short Wave Radio

    This paper has five pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.This paper considers a problem faced by an Italian manufacturer of short wave radios for the amateur market. That manufacturer is Radio Palermo. While the radios are well received in Europe, U.S. sales have been slow. This paper analyzes the possibility of training U.S. dealers to sale these radios and the likely resistance that would be waged by those dealers to that training.

  • Virtual Prototyping and Virtual EngineeringTechnology in Manufacturing

    In four pages this paper examines 2 articles which consider how manufacturing utilizes technology. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • Security Partnership

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    The writer justifies the need for research to determine potential strategies for firms during a recession. The paper contains a discussion on the problems associated with recession and why primary research is required. The justification also includes an assessment of the benefits of the research for a future leader. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography this six page paper.

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    It is common practice to perform a literature review before undertaking any primary research. The writer examines how and why this is the case, assessing the benefits that are gained from a good literature review and how it adds to the quality of any research undertaken. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

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    The writer looks at two different issues where there may be security concerns. In the first section security of airlines and aircraft are discussed, with consideration to the sources of risk and the mitigation of risk. In the second section the use of water pipes provided by a third party is discussed, along with the benefits and challenges identified. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

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