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10 Jul 2008
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Lowe's companies inc.

Essay - 10 pages - Business strategy

Lowe's Companies, Inc. is the second largest home improvement retailer in the United States. It offers specific products and services in line with decorating, renovating, remodelling, repair of home and commercial buildings. As of February 2, 2007, Lowe's has opened 1,534 stores in all 50 states...

10 Jul 2008
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A descriptive study of international business potentials: From China to Asia pacific rim countries and vice versa ( Data and graphs included )

Tutorials/exercises - 32 pages - Business strategy

The present study is an exploration of the international business potential of China with other countries in the Asia Pacific Rim and vice versa. Moreover, the study employed a descriptive design in order to thoroughly explain all factors that account for economic conditions of the country. The...

08 Jul 2008
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Is it possible for a construction project to be delivered on time and within budget when the customer is unsure of his or her needs?

Essay - 9 pages - Business strategy

Project management for construction is a complex process that must combine the efforts of a number of individuals in order to be successful. According to Hendrickson (2000) “Like the five blind men encountering different parts of an elephant, each of the numerous participants in the process...

07 Jul 2008
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Two different types of retirement benefits that have been developed by private organizations: Defined benefit and defined contribution

Essay - 9 pages - Business strategy

In recent years concern over the financial solvency of Social Security has lead to considerable controversy over when the fund will be exhausted. This issue has become a pervasive concern in light of the fact that the 78 million baby boomers currently living in the United States will soon reach...

07 Jul 2008
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Broad review of interface, its micro-and macro-environment, issues for development and potential mechanisms for improving outcomes

Essay - 7 pages - Business strategy

In recent years advancements in technology have revolutionized a number of industries, even those that have been widely established for a number decades. Interface, Inc. has been no exception to this reality. The largest soft floor covering manufacturer and marketer for more than 30 years,...

07 Jul 2008
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Overview of the Dell organization and how it can improve its stability in future

Essay - 8 pages - Business strategy

Over the course of the last two decades a number of new companies have made their mark on the business world. In many cases, these organizations have been successful because they have made the choice to utilize unique business models or organizational cultures that set them apart from more...

07 Jul 2008
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An overview of the AT&T and Cingular merger and its potential future outcomes for both companies

Essay - 6 pages - Business strategy

Mergers between organizations often take place when it is financially or strategically advantageous for one or both organizations. While the ideal merger occurs when both organizations see the value of combining, even when the situation is ideal the end result can have a detrimental impact on the...

07 Jul 2008
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The benefits and risks associated with the implementation of 3G technologies at Vodafone

Essay - 6 pages - Business strategy

Mobile phone technology has evolved rapidly in recent years. In particular the mobile phone industry is now witnessing the development of third generation or 3G mobile technologies. While these 3G technologies appear to provide a number of market and financial benefits for the mobile phone...

07 Jul 2008
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A proposal for improving the existing strategic quality management framework that is already in place in GE

Essay - 6 pages - Business strategy

The central goal of this investigation is to provide a strategic quality management (SQM) implementation plan for an organization. General Electric has been selected as the organization most in need of this type of program. Although the organization has a long history of implementing Six Sigma as...

07 Jul 2008
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A comprehensive assessment of the viability of operating an online gaming business in China

Essay - 6 pages - Business strategy

Introduction Researchers examining the overall variables that can impact the success of new businesses note that there are a host of variables that can impact overall success (Daniels, Radebaugh & Sullivan, 2004). In particular, market size, resources, regulations and procedures and risks must...

07 Jul 2008
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Bank of America

Essay - 17 pages - Business strategy

Background Information History of the Company Bank of America is one of the oldest and largest banks in the United States. With its home office in Charlotte, North Carolina, Bank of America is the third-largest commercial bank in terms of assets. Additionally, the bank originated under the Bank...

07 Jul 2008
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Business development plan for cleaning service company

Business plan - 7 pages - Business strategy

For the purposes of this investigation a comprehensive review of a new cleaning company will be provided. The company, named “Next Best to Mom” seeks to provide college students and young professionals with all of the home-based and cleaning-based services provided by “mom.”...

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 considerable risk....

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 Americans, when...

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 them....

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 engines...

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 overall....

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 several...

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 Relations employees...

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...