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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...

05 Sep 2007
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Written Case Study: eBay

Case study - 14 pages - Business strategy

After completing my analysis of eBay, I have come to several conclusions that I would like to share with you. First, I will outline the problems that eBay and the rest of the online auction industry will face in the future. Then I will discuss my analysis and evaluation of eBay within the...

05 Sep 2007
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What science says on « Strategy of " differentiation rupture" and chain value »

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Business strategy

Strategy of ? differentiation rupture ? is based on the observation that the current situation comes from the compliance with the rules of the game accepted by all. For a firm being in an unfavourable competitive position, the solution can be to look for the means of making,...

30 Aug 2007
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Punk Rock: Nonconformists, Idealists, and Shameless Sellouts

Essay - 5 pages - Business strategy

Perhaps one of the most controversial genres or sub-genres of music, punk rock has been flowing fresh, hot blood through the veins of teenagers and young adults since its inception in the late 60's and early 70's. Punk rock's “anybody can do this” attitude strikes a resounding chord...

27 Aug 2007
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Risk in Modern Finance

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

Modern finance and much of economic theory is based on the assumption that individuals that make up the marketplace in which transactions occur, act rationally and know every piece of information associated with their decision-making process in purchasing or selling a product (whether it is a...

27 Aug 2007
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Case Study: Issue of building good relationships with workers, creating good work environments, and threat of job lost

Essay - 3 pages - Business strategy

Healthy relationships and healthy work environments are just two components of a productive work place. This case deals with workers who felt in danger of losing their jobs because co-ops were doing almost the same job and gaining more responsibilities. Instead of trying to find...

27 Aug 2007
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Best Stuff Case

Case study - 8 pages - Business strategy

Here is an excerpt from the Best Stuff Case: Because with a good CRM system, even if there are 100 stores with a thousand sales people, information will move through fast and with less contradictions. This will allow every sales member and the people at headquarters to know the best...

22 Aug 2007
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What Is Behind That Morning Cup of Joe?

Tutorials/exercises - 8 pages - Business strategy

For many, a morning cup of coffee may be a daily ritual. In today's fast-paced world, many may not even have the time to brew it at home, preferring instead to stop at a coffee shop on the way to work or school. There are plenty of chains in many areas to frequent, especially Starbucks. Some may...

08 Aug 2007
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North American Palladium: Where is company going?

Market study - 5 pages - Business strategy

Precious metals such as palladium have been in great demand for the past five years, and thus there have been strong pushes for production increases. This year, palladium production by North American Palladium is expected to be 290,000 ounces, which includes production from their underground...

12 Feb 2007
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Sample Resume for MBA Student with NGO and Marketing Background

Sample résumé - 1 pages - Business strategy

Sample Resume for MBA Student with NGO and Marketing Background. Contains: ...