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28 Aug 2009
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A case study on Commerce Bank

Thesis - 4 pages - Business strategy

Commerce bank was a bank that came into existence in 1865. It was started by Francis Reid Long in Kansas City. From that day the bank has grown and evolved into the enterprise that it is today. The intention of this paper is to analyze, in brief, the trends and situations that have come to pass...

25 Aug 2009
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Retention of guest with reference to reservation system used by the front office of a hotel

Tutorials/exercises - 28 pages - Business strategy

The front office department is the nerve center of any hotel. It is the first view that the guest gets of the hotel and if this place does not create an impression on the guest, then nothing will. It is this department which welcomes the guest to the hotel and arranges for all the required...

25 Aug 2009
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Understanding the problems faced by various departments in a hotel

Thesis - 21 pages - Business strategy

Tourism is one of the world's most important activities, involving millions of people, vast sum of money and generating employment in developing and industrialized countries. Tourism has become the 'World's first largest industry in recent years. It has the highest growth rate in...

25 Aug 2009
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Tourism and marketing

Thesis - 7 pages - Business strategy

A market is a place where people come looking for goods and services that they might need, while marketing is the attempt made by the producer to make sure that the customer knows about the company and its products. Marketing does not stop at just creating awareness about the product. It also...

25 Aug 2009
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An overview of the problems faced in managing a hotel

Thesis - 22 pages - Business strategy

The growth of modern hotel industry took place in the United States of America, beginning with the opening of the CITY HOTEL in New York in 1974. Some of the hotels of USA were built in this era. This period also saw the beginning of changing operations under the guidance of E.M. Statler. It...

25 Aug 2009
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A study on the kinds of departments that form a hotel

Tutorials/exercises - 33 pages - Business strategy

The past, present and perhaps the future of the hospitality industry are closely linked. Today's lodgings are a result of many centuries of social and cultural evolution. Comfortable, sanitary and lodging once was considered the exclusive privilege of the wealthy, but with the rise of industry...

25 Aug 2009
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Classification of hotels

Thesis - 6 pages - Business strategy

A hotel is defined by British law as the place where a bona fide traveler can receive food and shelter, provided he is in a position to pay for it and he is in a fit condition to be received. Hence, a hotel must provide food and shelter and has, in turn, the right to refuse if the traveler is...

25 Aug 2009
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The ABN Amro bank

Thesis - 7 pages - Business strategy

On 29 March 1824 King Willem-I issued a royal decree creating the Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij with the aim of reviving trade between the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies. In 1964, NHM merged with De Twentsche Bank to form Alegeme Bank Nederland (ABN), while Amsterdamsche Bank and...

25 Aug 2009
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Reva: The Indian electric car

Case study - 22 pages - Business strategy

REVA electric car company is a joint venture between the Maini group and AEVT Inc. of USA. Other companies, world leaders in their respective fields, have also partnered with Maini and AEVT to design and develop key components for the REVA. Today, Maini is a multi-product, multi-division...

25 Aug 2009
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Operational aspects of a hotel and an analysis of the problems encountered

Thesis - 27 pages - Business strategy

To understand tourism we can divide it into two parts or sections, namely the dynamic sector & the static sector; the dynamic sector is concerned with economic activities of the formation of community, motivation of demand and provision of transport. It involves the activities of tour operators,...

25 Aug 2009
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Operating a hotel efficiently

Thesis - 40 pages - Business strategy

The hotel industry is perhaps, one of the oldest commercial endeavors of the world. The first inns date back to the first century B.C., The inns of the biblical time offered a little more than a cot or bench at the corner of a room or a table. Most such establishments were no more than private...

25 Aug 2009
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Investigating the market feasibility of a hotel

Thesis - 15 pages - Business strategy

Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. A tourist is someone who travels at least eighty kilometers (fifty miles) from home for the purpose of recreation, as defined by the World Tourism Organization (a United Nations body). A more...

25 Aug 2009
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Basic concepts involved in planning the set up of a hotel

Thesis - 17 pages - Business strategy

Till the downfall of the Roman Empire, i.e., about 500 A.D., the inns and taverns were well developed. The churches, monasteries, cathedrals and temples made suitable arrangements for devout traveling taken by the pilgrims. But, the downfall of the Roman Empire created problems, and for several...

25 Aug 2009
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An overview of Kinetic Engineering Ltd & the Indian two wheeler industry

Case study - 28 pages - Business strategy

The Britannica Encyclopedia describes a motorcycle as a bicycle or tricycle propelled by an internal-combustion engine (or, less often, by an electric engine). The motors on mini bikes, scooters, and mopeds, or motorized velocipedes, are usually air-cooled and range from 25 to 250 cubic cm (1.5...

25 Aug 2009
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An overview of Coca-cola and its work process

Tutorials/exercises - 18 pages - Business strategy

The U.S. market for non-alcoholic beverages is valued at over $160 billion annually. Within this market, soft drinks account for roughly 59% of sales. Fruit juices account for a further 26% of the market, while hot drinks and bottled water account for 9% and 5%, respectively. The US Gross...

25 Aug 2009
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An introduction to the hotel industry: An investigation of the departments

Thesis - 36 pages - Business strategy

To most people, the hospitality industry consists only of hotels and restaurants. However, the Oxford English Dictionary defines hospitality as the 'reception and entertainment of guests, visitors or strangers with liberality and goodwill'. Therefore, the hospitality industry can be...

25 Aug 2009
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An examination of a hotel and its various departments

Thesis - 46 pages - Business strategy

Under the British law “a hotel is a place where the bona fide traveler gets shelter and food provided they are in a position to pay for it and are in a fit condition to be received.” Origin: The discovery of wheel brought development to trade and tourism; horse carriages, and caravans...

25 Aug 2009
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A study of the various departments in a hotel and the cooperation needed to run the hotel smoothly

Tutorials/exercises - 19 pages - Business strategy

A hotel is not just one department nor is it a place where things just happen. It is a collection of various departments working together to make the organization, as a whole, a success. What one must appreciate is the size of the hotels and what it takes to make them run smoothly. This study is...

25 Aug 2009
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A study of the different departments in hotels

Tutorials/exercises - 38 pages - Business strategy

The British law has defined hotel as ‘a place where a bonafide traveler can receive food and shelter, provided he is in a position to pay for it and he is in a fit condition to receive it'. The main aim of the hotel is to provide food and shelter to the travelers for a price. Hotel industry...

25 Aug 2009
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A look at the company Delphi

Tutorials/exercises - 21 pages - Business strategy

Peter Drucker called the Automobile Industry as "the industry of industries". During the last few years, the production and management systems have been revolutionized in the automobile industry. One of the major changes in the industry has been the opening up and growth of several emerging...

25 Aug 2009
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A look at the beer making process with reference to SAB Miller

Thesis - 3 pages - Business strategy

SAB Miller plc is one of the world's largest brewers with a brewing presence in over 40 countries across four continents and a portfolio of strong brands and leading market shares in many of the countries in which it has brewing operations. Outside the USA, SAB Miller plc is one of the...

25 Aug 2009
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A brief look at the market feasibility of an intended hotel

Thesis - 5 pages - Business strategy

As per the definition of MANZINKER and KRAFT of Beam University, tourism is the sum of the phenomenon and relationship rising from the travel and stay of a non-resident so far as they do not lead to permanent residence and are not connected to any earning activity. Tourism today is one of the...

25 Aug 2009
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A brief look at some of the products and job roles in Honeywell

Thesis - 15 pages - Business strategy

The Security Solutions Industry is growing at an accelerating pace in the global scenario. As compared to few years back, the industry has shown considerable growth. However the industry is still in a nascent stage. There are few players in this segment - Honeywell being the leader in majority of...

17 Aug 2009
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Tutorials/exercises - 19 pages - Business strategy

The history of corporate social responsibility is as old as trade and business itself. Business-related operations, for example, along with laws to protect forests, can be traced back to almost 5,000 years ago. When we look at history, we can see that in Ancient Mesopotamia around 1700 BC, King...

17 Aug 2009
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Strategic planning and implementation

Tutorials/exercises - 9 pages - Business strategy

In today's industrial market, the level of competition is increasing by the day and along with it, the difficulty of survival. We are seeing the Darwin's theory of Survival at its best. If you are not the best and don't evolve according to your surroundings, you would not thrive the environmental...

13 Aug 2009
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An overview of Netflix

Thesis - 8 pages - Business strategy

Reed Hastings founded Netflix in 1997 during the emergent days of Internet retailing, to offer home delivery of DVD rentals through the U.S. Postal Service. The company has grown at a rapid pace since to the point that in 2006, subscribers could use Netflix's website to choose from over 70,000...

12 Aug 2009
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An overview of JetBlue Airways

Case study - 6 pages - Business strategy

JetBlue is quickly becoming one of the best examples of a succeeding business because of excellent costumer service. David Neeleman, pronounced (Nee - Le - Man), has been able to build one of the top grossing airlines in just 6 short years. This airline has been built around the idea that the...

11 Aug 2009
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The anthropology of dresses: Clothing industry analysis

Thesis - 5 pages - Business strategy

Rugby Ralph Lauren, the newest division of Ralph Lauren Clothing, was established in October of 2004. At just four years old, the branch boasts ten locations across the United States. The oldest of these stores is located on Newbury Street in Boston while the New York City location pulls in over...

30 Jul 2009
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Corporate politics: Strategy and structure

Thesis - 4 pages - Business strategy

Organizational management theories are models based on the strategic core elements that define corporate structure. These strategic essentials are aimed towards corporate planning and decisional management processes. By essence, models follow the economic principle of ceteris paribus -...

29 Jul 2009
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Internet ethics

Thesis - 2 pages - Business strategy

Unable to control its content or charge them with violating Chinese law, the CCP banned access to Google outright in 2002. International pressure caused them to reverse this decision. Cautious to limit access to politically sensitive material, China has now brought in the Green Dam software which...