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03 Jun 2008
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Public perception of the pay and benefits given to executives

Essay - 8 pages - Management

Research on executive compensation packages clearly demonstrates that the general public is incensed and outraged by, what they perceive to be, excessive pay and benefits for these professionals. Throughout the course of the twentieth century organizations have argued that executive pay and...

03 Jun 2008
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How does the organizational culture of General Electric affect organizational behavior?

Essay - 6 pages - Management

Competition among organizations in the same industry has promulgated the development of numerous strategies to facilitate the success of the organization. While some strategies focus on streamlining operations to reduce fixed costs of their strategies focused on the development of internal...

03 Jun 2008
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How does Confucian management influence ethical development in western organizations?

Tutorials/exercises - 7 pages - Management

Over the course of the twentieth century, researchers have spent a considerable amount of time and energy examining the development of ethics in the context of organizational behavior. While some experts have concluded the ethics are difficult to incorporate into the context of the activities of...

03 Jun 2008
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Easy-jet's position in the low-cost carrier market: Recommendations for the best strategic plans the company should pursue in future

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Management

Easyjet began operations in November of 1995. Although the organization spent a number of years struggling to establish itself, by 2000 stock for the organization was being offered on the London Stock Exchange. By 2004, Easyjet was named the top low-cost airline in Europe. Despite this...

22 May 2008
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It is unethical to use politics within a business organizational setting

Case study - 4 pages - Management

The notion that it is unethical to use politics within a business organizational setting is not one that is without validity. In this context, the word 'unethical' refers to peoples' ability to behave in unacceptable or immoral ways within a business environment. The...

21 May 2008
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Construction Management

Essay - 5 pages - Management

The world of construction management has grown in a multi-billion dollar industry and a force that must be reckoned with for anyone that ever has to deal with a build project. Gone are the days of an elusive contractors that may or may not finish a build within the parameters of the project. The...

12 May 2008
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Can the development of online business activity weaken the influence of organizational culture?

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Organizational cultures have been a popular topic since the advent of the 1980s. At that time, the management literature began to popularise the claim that the ‘excellence' of an organization is seen in the ways by which its members have learned to act and behave. Using the...

09 May 2008
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How firms use efficiency wages to raise employee productivity and how it explains wage stickiness in the labour market

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Some firms will attempt to increase their profits by improving their worker productivity by paying a wage that is above the wage paid by other competing firms. A well known example of the gains from this sort of wage setting is found in third world economies. At the market level wage, workers may...

09 May 2008
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Why do firms alter labour hours just before employment?

Case study - 4 pages - Management

The model of labour demand in terms of hours worked by employees assumes that firms instantly adjust their employment when the economic environment or business cycle changes. A firm looking to change the size of its work force will always find that it is costly to make spontaneous changes...

03 May 2008
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Narcissist Leadership: Its traits and their impact on strategy implementation

Case study - 5 pages - Management

The mistakes that leaders make in the context of strategy implementation are often the result of a narcissistic behavior which denies the participation of subordinates in the strategic decision making. Narcissistic leadership refuses updating obsolete organizational knowledge, participating to...

01 May 2008
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Employee Commitment: A comparison between theory and business reality

Essay - 3 pages - Management

This practicum field project is the result of an interview conducted with the Group Strategic Analyst of ING Group, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.* The goal of this project is to compare the views of a prominent executive with the theoretical approach provided by famous scholars about employee...

30 Apr 2008
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The roles of a manager: A comparison between theory and business reality

Case study - 4 pages - Management

This practicum field project is the result of an interview conducted with the Investor Relations & Strategic Development Director of Citigroup in Athens, Greece.* The goal of this project is to compare the views of a prominent executive with the theoretical approach provided by famous...

29 Apr 2008
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Characteristics of effective leadership A comparison between theory and business reality

Case study - 4 pages - Management

This practicum field project is the result of an interview conducted with the VP Corporate Communications in Alcatel-Lucent, Paris, France.* The goal of this project is to compare the views of a successful executive with the theoretical approach provided by several scholars about the...

18 Apr 2008
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Military Efforts to Meet Soldiers Needs Faster

Essay - 5 pages - Management

The following essay compares the Lean Six Sigma and Uniformed Army Scientists and Engineers (UAS&E) transformation efforts of the United States military. This analysis will identify key factors which led to the transformation as well as, policies which were enacted in order to effect this...

17 Apr 2008
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Human Resource Development in the Law Enforcement Field

Essay - 6 pages - Management

Law enforcement is a unique field which is highly dependent on human resource development (HRD) but is often times lacking in individual training and support. Regardless of the type of law enforcement officer (LEO), individuals in this field take numerous risks and may witness disturbing actions...

12 Apr 2008
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Creative tension in learning organizations and the role of leadership

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Learning organizations develop and sustain an environment, which stimulates the power of learning in all organizational members, allowing organizational flexibility and adaptability. Successful organizations use the power of learning in order to produce the maximum benefit for the organization,...

01 Mar 2008
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Team Effectiveness - How can it be achieved? An analysis of the team attributes that could contribute to team effectiveness

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Management

Theory holds that working together brings better results than working alone. Team structures often account for organizational success in the contemporary corporate environment. Modern organizations favor team structures and teamwork viewing them as key elements for organizational success. ...

11 Feb 2008
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Study of nursing management

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Nursing management remains a critical component in today's healthcare. Due to a wide array of factors, the number of nurse managers is diminishing, and the healthcare industry is scrambling to stop this trend from continuing. Research and surveys have shown that the nurses are...

10 Feb 2008
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Study about Administrative Bureaucratic Theory and Scientific Management View in Organizations

Essay - 5 pages - Management

It is first important to understand management in general in order to understand how it had developed through the years from the 17th century until presents. The basic concept behind management is that it is the field in human behavior wherein the manager needs to plan, organize, direct, and...

28 Sep 2007
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Cost-efficient Business Management

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Cost-efficient business management is on the tip of the mind for many business owners across the world. It does not matter whether the business in question is a corporation employing several thousand team members or a start-up in a local community with just a few over the counter employees;...

29 Aug 2007
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Sample resume for a financial or managerial position

Sample résumé - 1 pages - Management

This resume is targeted towards anyone who needs a template or a guideline for writing their own resume for a financial or managerial positon. The other has taken care to write in detail what she/he did in the past. Use this example to inspire you when writing your own. Here is an excerpt from...

23 Aug 2007
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Problems with Am in UK Electricity

Essay - 3 pages - Management

The first chapter sets out the problems of AM within the electricity in UK. In fact the UK electricity companies have owned and operated the UK electricity distribution networks since privatisation took place within UK electricity industry in 1990. Presently the RECs are coming...

18 Aug 2007
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Executive Planning

Presentation - 16 pages - Management

Steve Kaye shows how to become more effective by working smarter. He helps companies that value learning as the key to increased profitability. Here's why. Steve Kaye thinks out of both sides of the brain. Kaye brings a system approach to his work, which means his material well designed,...

25 May 2007
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Experiencing Acquisition Through a Process of Culture Change in a Serbian Organization

Essay - 61 pages - Management

This study addresses the issue of culture, acquisition and change in Serbia. Specifically, the project focuses on a Serbian bank which has recently been taken over by a Greek bank and explores organisational culture in a Serbian bank. Culture can be an image created by its members. It is both a...

06 Mar 2007
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The transformation of Hoechst into Aventis - published: 06/03/2007

Case study - 18 pages - Management

THE COMPANY Hoechst was a chemical and pharmaceutical company founded in 1863 Hoechst internationalizes its production after WWII AVENTIS 1999: Hoechst and Rhône-Poulenc decide to create a subsidiary company, Aventis THE FUSION 1999 : Hoechst + Rhône-Poulenc = Aventis THE MAN Jürgen...

14 Dec 2006
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Credibility is a critical resource at start up and represents an important element of the entrepreneur's personal contact network

Essay - 6 pages - Management

Traditionally, entrepreneurs have been considered as individuals with a strong, often charismatic, leadership as well as a high drive for individualism and independence. However, a business unit does not exist in isolation since it is, or will be, in contact with a whole range of other...

14 Dec 2006
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Strategy and planning process in the Small Business and the Small & Middle Enterprises (SME) Sector - published: 14/12/2006

Business plan - 7 pages - Management

Business planning is perceived by both governments and business support infrastructure, such as the Business Links, to be an essential ingredient to the success of small businesses (Beaver, 2002, p88). Similarly, O'Gorman bases his idea on the fact that one approach to developing a...

30 Nov 2006
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Customer Loyalty

Essay - 6 pages - Management

With the globalisation of the world competition has become challenging. Competitors from emerging markets are entering into the developed markets. Attracting new customers has become a more expensive and exhausting business. Therefore the customer is one of the most valuable assets of a company;...

22 Nov 2006
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Volvo's Modern Management

Case study - 9 pages - Management

Volvo Group is a manufacturer that develops trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, aerospace components and services. It also provides solutions for financing and services. This international company is not only present in Western...

21 Nov 2006
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« EU loses a landmark sugar case at the WTO », by SAPA-AP & Blomberg, business Report, 29 April 2005

Essay - 9 pages - Management

The trade of agricultural products is increasing a lot all over the world. In many countries (mainly the poorest ones), agriculture is the dominant sector of the economy and plays a very important role. To control the trade of agricultural products and to limit unfair practices, international...