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07 Jul 2008
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The impact of technological development on mobile phone companies living in a virtual world

Essay - 6 pages - Business strategy

Introduction Over the course of the last two decades, telecommunications organizations have made notable innovations for consumers. While these technologies appear to be quite popular overall, the reality is that innovation in the telecommunication's industry carries with it a...

30 Jun 2008
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How six sigma impacts the development of operations in organizations

Essay - 7 pages - Business strategy

A precursory overview of the modern organization demonstrates that there are a host of inefficiencies in various departments and areas. Although most organizations accept some degree of inefficiency as part of the operational process, the reality is that there are notable steps that can be taken...

30 Jun 2008
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The Hybrid Car

Essay - 4 pages - Business strategy

The hybrid auto, a concept introduced to the U.S. market in 1999, now accounts for 10.6 percent of the 8 million cars sold every year. Consumers and manufacturers alike have great incentive to buy and make hybrids because the perceived benefits of this auto—lower CO2 emissions and fuel...

29 Jun 2008
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Combating a Coffee crisis: Starbucks strengthens its semblance

Market study - 4 pages - Business strategy

Coffee is an essential part of the morning for many people in America and all around the world. For some people, not having that morning cup of coffee can mean the difference between a productive day at the office, and a miserable day filled with sleepiness and aggravation. As...

26 Jun 2008
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Doing international business in Asia

Essay - 11 pages - Business strategy

It is important to know the different cultures, economies and the different business procedures of different countries if we would want to do business with them. Just the understanding of the financial situations of each country is not enough if we want to successfully do business with...

26 Jun 2008
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Microsoft's Pursuit of Yahoo!

Thesis - 3 pages - Business strategy

Founded by Harvard dropout Bill Gates in 1975, Microsoft began as a software program that allowed others to write programs. In 1980, the modern PC era, IMB chose Microsoft to develop its operating system. Gates purchased QDOS and renamed it the now famous Microsoft Disk Operating System (MS-DOS)....

23 Jun 2008
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A review of the gas station/convenience store industry

Essay - 4 pages - Business strategy

Consumers who purchase gasoline often choose suppliers based on both location and cost. While this combination ensures that many gas stations/convenience stores remain profitable over the long-term, some organizations operating in this industry have significant difficulty maintaining profit...

15 Jun 2008
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Google as an organization and evaluating its strategic management

Essay - 8 pages - Business strategy

Executive Summary Google is perhaps one of the most successful dot.com companies of the new millennium. Although the company was developed during a time when the popularity search engines had not yet peaked, Google managed to find innovative and creative methods not only to make search...

15 Jun 2008
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Corporations in Texas

Essay - 9 pages - Business strategy

When the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, they included a provision that would allow states to dictate laws for issues that would not be directly dealt with by the federal government. The tenth amendment to the Constitution allows states to have some control over...

15 Jun 2008
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Evaluating the Performance of Saturn Car Company

Essay - 6 pages - Business strategy

Over the course of the last two decades, changes in the competitive environment of business have prompted some organizations to develop new business models intended to boost innovation and provide a competitive edge. While many of these business models have succeeded, many have failed...

15 Jun 2008
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Summary of Ethical and Business Issues

Essay - 3 pages - Business strategy

Wal-mart, the world's biggest retailer owning 48,000 stores worldwide, is famous for its low-price products and strong, distinctive corporate culture. All employees are made sure to know Sam Walton's personal values, beliefs and culture. These values are passed on from managers to their...

12 Jun 2008
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Examination of the Application of Change Models on the case of Marriott

Essay - 3 pages - Business strategy

Introduction The proposed project for the Marriott organization involves the development and implementation of virtual private networks as a central means for the organization to integrate all of the technological advances that have been put in place in the organization in the past...

11 Jun 2008
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The development and implementation of a project office function to support a multi-release program within the project management office at Abbott Laboratories

Essay - 6 pages - Business strategy

Researchers examining the development of project office function note that early efforts to support these constructs have failed. Despite this failure however, the recent streamlining of information technology in the organization has created a situation in which organizations are now looking to...

21 May 2008
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Public Relations in the Nonprofit Sector

Thesis - 5 pages - Business strategy

Public relations is a growing field, not only in the United States, but around the world. Today more and more businesses and organizations are recognizing that the reputation, profitability, and success of a company depend largely on its relationship with the public. Public...

21 May 2008
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Business Plan Gourmet and specialty food expo planning and execution Non-profit management

Business plan - 14 pages - Business strategy

We aim to be a non-profit non-governmental agency that specializes in the organization and execution of specialty food exhibitions and trade shows. With an emphasis on workplace diversity, we also intend to write a manual every year filled with successful strategies for implementing and...

13 May 2008
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International trade theories - An overview from Mercantilism to Porter's Diamond

Essay - 7 pages - Business strategy

International trade among nations is an old practice that can be traced back to early Assyrian, Babylonian, Egyptian, and Phoenician civilizations. These and other ancient civilizations acknowledged that trade can be tied directly to a superior quality of life for the citizens of all the...

03 May 2008
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Ethical Considerations of the Ford Pinto Case

Essay - 3 pages - Business strategy

In the 1970's, the question about the Ford Pinto arose and became a very large issue about whether or not it was safe in a rear end collision. The problem in this case is whether or not Ford conducted business morally and ethically in regards to recalling the Pinto. There are many factors...

03 May 2008
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The Contrarian Investor

Essay - 4 pages - Business strategy

Investing The average every day investor is likely to follow the trend of investor's market-wide. Most investors look at what the market is doing and will follow the trend. If everyone is buying a stock and the price is rising, people buy. If everyone is selling a stock and the price is...

28 Apr 2008
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Forecasting in a travel agency - Flaws and improvements

Tutorials/exercises - 9 pages - Business strategy

This project investigates the importance of forecasting in a travel agency. Operating in an industry, which is heavily subject to seasonality and trend features, travel agency should be able to identify appropriate forecasting techniques to improve its current practices and to add value to its...

28 Apr 2008
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Starting a Flower Shop : A business Strategy

Essay - 10 pages - Business strategy

Opening any type of business is a challenging and monumental task that requires dedication and perseverance. Starting a flower shop brings its own unique set of challenges to the fore. No matter what type of business you are opening, careful planning is essential to your success. When to...

25 Apr 2008
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Tips for Expanding your Floral Business

Case study - 18 pages - Business strategy

When you initially open a shop one of the hardest tasks is building a customer base and keeping those customers. If you are lucky enough to open in an exclusive area with heavy walk-in traffic, then you don't have to rush to build up your customers. However, if you off the beaten path and need...

17 Dec 2007
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The importance of leadership pattern in strategy implementation

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Business strategy

Within the context of democratic leadership, organizational members are both allowed and desired to participate in the decision making process shifting strategic planning from being the sole liability of the leader to be a shared organizational responsibility. In contrast, authoritative...

17 Dec 2007
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The French Wine Industry

Essay - 2 pages - Business strategy

France has historically been one of the oldest and most prolific wine producing regions in the world. Statistically, France produces the most wine by value, though it is rivaled in other ways by Italy (most wine by volume) and Spain (most land under cultivation). The four major red grapes...

23 Oct 2007
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Tyco

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Business strategy

Tyco was founded in 1960 by Arthur J. Rosenberg as a small research laboratory that did testing for the government. Throughout the 1960's Tyco began to focus on the commercial sector by producing new technology and materials as well as energy conversion products. The company went public in 1964,...

23 Oct 2007
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Total Quality Management and Toyota

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

Total quality management is “a management approach of an organization, centered on quality, based on the participation of all of its members and aiming at long-term success through customer satisfaction, and benefits to all members of the organization and too society” (Wikipedia). This...

22 Oct 2007
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Total Quality Management in Services

Tutorials/exercises - 11 pages - Business strategy

Total Quality Management is a component of strategic managment, which improves an organization from top to bottom. In particular, it is a structured approach, which aims at enhancing customer satisfaction and loyalty through a continous improvement of services quality. Total Quality...

09 Oct 2007
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"The Tigerenten" German Day Care Center

Market study - 5 pages - Business strategy

“A strategy is important, but the process of developing a strategy is even more important” (Turban p. 583). The state of New Hampshire licensed German Day Care Center “The Tigerenten” provides a unique learning environment to children between the age of one and five during the...

09 Oct 2007
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My-Corp, Inc.: Ethical implications of offshoring from the view of the Financial Manager

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Business strategy

Not long ago, offshoring was uncommon for companies. Today, however, it is becoming a more commonplace practice: as prices for manufacturing rise in the US; shipping these operations overseas becomes more appealing. If we talk about offshoring we can separate the practice in two distinctive types...

03 Oct 2007
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The Knowledge Economy

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Business strategy

Knowledge economy integrates effectively knowledge aiming to enhance organizational performance, competitiveness, and corporate social responsibility. Being a source of innovation and creativity, it attains organizational competence through the proficient and continual exchange of...

12 Sep 2007
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Co-Op Reflection

Essay - 2 pages - Business strategy

The tools and skills that I needed to complete the job I had already acquired through independent study. There were some software packages that I had become very fluent in the last Co-op that I did, and I kept using them this time, as well. The job required that I have a supreme knowledge of...