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29 Sep 2010
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Consultant-client relationship and the consequences of the role change during the consulting process

Essay - 10 pages - Management

The client-consultant relationship is usually treated as central to the nature of a management consultancy work. Though it is true that consultants need to have a clear conceptual picture of their definition of consultation, and they need to understand how the operational model they choose helps...

29 Sep 2010
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The application of the flexible production system to high-tech industries and services

Essay - 5 pages - Management

More than 20 years ago, Toyota revolutionized the production methods in the car industry due to its flexible production system called Toyota Production System. Originally called 'Just in Time Production', this system was built on the approach created by Sakichi & Kiichiro Toyoda...

29 Sep 2010
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Business research and professional development

Essay - 7 pages - Management

Is knowledge management a key factor in performance and sustainability in the management of organizations in the modern times global competitive market place? What are the issues of this concept and what does it provide organizations? How do managers perceive knowledge management? The objectives...

29 Sep 2010
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Cross-Cultural Management - Culture Portrayed in Popular Media: Bend It Like Beckham

Essay - 5 pages - Management

The movie shows us two major cultures; on the one hand, the Indian culture and on the other hand the British culture. We also see a little of the Irish culture portray itself through the coach. Even though the coach is Irish and the soccer team goes to Germany, these two different cultures are...

29 Sep 2010
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Supply chain management assignment

Essay - 8 pages - Management

Identifying order winners and order qualifiers is a way to better integrate a company in its market allowing full potential and optimization of the way a product is built and delivered. In the case of Manufacturer of seats, we can see, as order winners, the quality and security the seats offer,...

29 Sep 2010
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"Cracking the weasel code of politicians"- Newspeak as a form of political language manipulation

Essay - 59 pages - Management

In this thesis the phenomenon under examination is newspeak -a highly manipulative form of political language. The proposed research, conducted from the perspective of political language, attempts to account for mechanisms that govern the use of newspeak in Anglo-Saxon countries, including...

29 Sep 2010
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How do the French and Chinese negotiators process their thoughts in negotiation? Do different thought processes result in different opinions and solutions?

Essay - 13 pages - Management

In the context of globalization, models of businesses and management tend to be similar across the globe. Import-export is increasing everyday; for business purpose, people are flying from western to eastern countries and eastern to western countries all the time. However, some cross cultural...

29 Sep 2010
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Are we born with Charisma or can we learn it?

Essay - 15 pages - Management

For generations, the representation of the charisma concept has been characterized by leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr, Gandhi, John F Kennedy, or more recently Barrack Obama. Although these leaders engaged in completely different things in their life to be recognized as charismatic, they...

29 Sep 2010
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Cross-cultural management: Female expatriates

Essay - 5 pages - Management

This essay analyzes the evolution of female expatriates in Western multinational corporations in the recent years and confronts the issues of gender stereotyping, discrimination and family responsibility. The small number of women on global assignments is disconcerting, given that...

29 Sep 2010
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Managing international teams

Essay - 22 pages - Management

With an ongoing globalization of activities and companies, heterogeneity in companies' workforce has become a reality. Managing diversity has turned into a major challenge for companies' survival. As a matter of fact, large companies can no longer boast their national affiliation as the workplace...

29 Sep 2010
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The American system of political communication

Essay - 3 pages - Management

The American system of political communication encompasses a broad range of mediums like the radio, newspapers, news magazines, network and cable television, and an increasing amount of independent Internet sources through the use of "blogs". The Politics of Illusion, network news...

29 Sep 2010
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In any large organization, team work is the ultimate key to success

Essay - 1 pages - Management

Applied at workplaces, teamwork can be defined as a co-ordinated effort from a group of people acting together towards a specific business purpose. In large organizations, individuals play certain roles and carry out certain responsibilities, which are determined in advance. Each task is...

29 Sep 2010
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The future of the outsourcing

Essay - 6 pages - Management

In future, companies will continue to focus increasingly on their core business; even more in difficult economic situations like the present one. They will have to concentrate their efforts on areas of strength in order to gain competitive advantages. What is not in the core business of the...

29 Sep 2010
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Change management: Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of evolutionary and revolutionary change

Essay - 2 pages - Management

Change management in an organization can be a very difficult task to assume. First you need to diagnose the change needed, set objectives, apply the strategy, measure the results and then re-adjust in consequence. In all those steps, you need to take into account the scope of the...

29 Sep 2010
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Entrepreneurship

Essay - 8 pages - Management

Being an entrepreneur is more about doing something what one loves and especially something which can bring creativity, innovation and change. Over the last twenty years, entrepreneurship has been viewed mostly as the action of starting a new business and nothing more than it but a lot of...

29 Sep 2010
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Finnish management vs. Greek management

Essay - 11 pages - Management

We wanted to create our report on the difference of management between Japan and the United States but we were one of the last groups to choose our theme and it was already taken. So we took the last theme that was left: Europe. A lot of the European countries we wanted to study had already been...

29 Sep 2010
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The influence of advertising and medias on children

Essay - 10 pages - Management

It has become obvious that advertising is designed to influence children. Advertising has an impact on their needs, their desire and their requests. How has it evolved in this way and what are the reasons of this interest for such a young audience? How can we define advertising? Advertising is an...

29 Sep 2010
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Centralization versus decentralization in multinational companies

Essay - 6 pages - Management

The emerging debate over centralization vs. decentralization highlights one of the most challenging issues in management- what the most efficient corporate structure is for a company. Globalization makes multinational enterprises develop their ability to respond quickly to changes in the...

29 Sep 2010
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US management and leadership: Martin Luther King Jr., the birth of a leader

Essay - 15 pages - Management

This paper is about the leader Martin Luther King Jr. and his leadership role in the 1950s. First, the context will be introduced followed by King's life in correlation with the current event at that time. In the final section, his leadership style will be analyzed. After the war, the veterans...

29 Sep 2010
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International accounting regulations: Understanding differences - USA/ Europe

Essay - 6 pages - Management

Throughout the globe, U.S.A. has been famous for their notion of freedom, their way of life, and their entrepreneurship, stemming back to its very origins. This is a legacy from the very first pioneer, which still affects them nowadays either in their private or business life. It's a country...

29 Sep 2010
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Business ethics Moral issues facing a company involved in the fast food industry

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Contrary to Friedman's theory which claims that corporations only aim at increasing profits and shareholders revenues, companies have moral responsibilities. Indeed, shareholders are not alone in a firm and have to compromise with the interests of the other stakeholders. According to Freeman...

29 Sep 2010
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How companies develop global leaders?

Essay - 16 pages - Management

How companies develop into global leaders: Globalization has now invaded the world. Globalization means integrating each of the world's countries into a single unified society, where it is able to found great business opportunities by discovering new markets, new capital investments, new...

29 Sep 2010
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Culture and cultural diversities impact on business in India

Essay - 17 pages - Management

Culture is defined as a system of shared beliefs, values, customs, behaviors, and artifacts that the members of society use to cope with their world and with one another, and are transmitted from generation to generation through learning. This document focuses on the impact of culture and...

29 Sep 2010
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How a company can implements an ERP system? What are its advantages and disadvantages?

Essay - 12 pages - Management

Nowadays information represents a huge benefit for companies and its customers; the amount of internal and external data assumes gigantic proportions in every department of each company. But data could be a veritable advantage if this information is well organized and standardized. Some companies...

29 Sep 2010
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Information system management: the Blackberry

Essay - 11 pages - Management

Information system management: the Blackberry The products of Blackberry consist of wireless solutions to provide e-mail and data bases wireless access. The company has targeted people, especially professionals (we will specifically talk about them in this work), and has access as an...

29 Sep 2010
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The respect of copyright on the Internet

Essay - 15 pages - Management

In this work, I have chosen to talk about the respect of the law in e-business. More specifically, I'm interested in the problem that artists and music producing companies are facing, namely the non-conformance to of copyright acts through peer to peer and free download. We have all heard...

29 Sep 2010
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Discuss the idea that mission may not necessarily be the first step in the strategic management process and explain the role played by mission in that process

Essay - 4 pages - Management

The 'raison dĂȘtre' of each company is its mission, it is written down as a mission statement. A mission is a general expression of the overall purpose of the organization. It should answer to the question, 'what business are we in?'. Managers have to set strategies in order to...

29 Sep 2010
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Leadership: Jack Welch, CEO of GE (1981-2001)

Essay - 13 pages - Management

The last decade has witnessed the rise of some very charismatic leaders. One of them, Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric (GE) from 1981 to 2001, was among the most admired and respected leaders. Named in 1999 by the Fortune magazine as ‘Manager of the century', Jack Welch was more than a...

29 Sep 2010
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Process mapping

Essay - 20 pages - Management

The challenge faced by librarians today is "to maintain or cut costs, while, at the same time, increasing both the range and quality of services and programs." This assignment looks at library design, mainly including issues like new technologies, process layout, process type and job design and...

29 Sep 2010
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Human resources strategy, SIEMENS

Essay - 20 pages - Management

Electrical and electronic engineering constitute the backbone and hence the identity of the SIEMENS group which celebrated 160 years of existence in 2007. This company has several basic trade segments such as: energy, industry, telecommunications, information, transport, and health etc. In 2007,...