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07 Apr 2010
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Integrating supply chain management and strategic management: The basis for analysis of the grain industry

Thesis - 6 pages - Management

The observed corporate changes in many supply chains in Australia suggest that instability rather than stability is a consistent pattern in corporate supply chain relationships. This observation should not be surprising given the dynamic impacts of competitive strategy and has been extensively...

07 Apr 2010
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Conceptualization and operationalization of process management from multiple theoretical lens (A hybrid approach)

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

We cast doubt on the adequacy of current conceptualization and operationalization of process management (PM) based on quality management (QM), particularly when PM is considered as comprising of only control and incremental improvement practices. Furthermore, the dimensionality of PM is hitherto,...

07 Apr 2010
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Empirical study on effect of quality management on competitive performance in manufacturing companies: International perspective

Thesis - 11 pages - Management

This paper presents results of an empirical analysis on quality management and its impact on competitive performance. These results have been derived from the third round survey conducted during 2003 and 2004 under the framework of High Performance Manufacturing Project. After presenting a simple...

06 Apr 2010
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An exploratory study on consumer psychological contracts

Thesis - 4 pages - Management

The concept of the psychological contract is widely applied in organizational research. This article explores the consumer psychological contract in marketing context. Some situations are designed in a questionnaire and the data are analyzed. The findings show that whether the consumer...

06 Apr 2010
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From habitual problems to a systematic approach for problem solving

Thesis - 7 pages - Management

The current presentation- the systematic approach for problem solving. Starting from identifying the habitual problems in an organization, this leads to the awareness to the areas of concern. Then, performance measure is assigned to monitor the habitual problems. It aims to be a tool to highlight...

05 Apr 2010
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The impact of power on relationship commitment in supply chains

Thesis - 11 pages - Management

While power-relationship commitment theory in relationship marketing area has been established well in the west literature, few studies examine the robustness of it in the Chinese context with a different culture. The generalization of power-relationship commitment theory in supply chain triple...

05 Apr 2010
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The relationships among information sharing, process integration and supply chain responsiveness

Thesis - 5 pages - Management

How to survive and develop in this hyper competitive environment has become a major concern for many companies. To deal with the increasing uncertainty, manufacturers need to respond the customer demands quickly. But manufacturers can not improve supply chain responsiveness by themselves, they...

05 Apr 2010
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The impact of alignment between supply chain strategy and is strategy on SCM performance

Thesis - 13 pages - Management

Supply chain (SC) strategy and information system (IS) strategy to implement Supply Chain Management (SCM) processes have been individually regarded as the vital and imperative ways to improve SCM performance. Yet what kinds of IS strategies to be implemented under what condition of manufacturing...

05 Apr 2010
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Knowledge bases for users' attitudes toward ERP systems

Thesis - 7 pages - Management

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have gained much attention from both practitioners and researchers because they are generally regarded as tools to improve business efficiency and employee productivity. Previous surveys featured ERP software markets as high potential margin and intense...

05 Apr 2010
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Impact of leadership style on performance: A study of six sigma professionals in Thailand

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

Superior performance requires a fundamental paradigm shift in managerial approach and leadership style to address the impact of rapidly evolving technology accompanied by increasing competition and market globalization. Six Sigma is one of the quality and productivity improvement initiatives...

05 Apr 2010
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Transformational vs. transactional leadership: A path analysis of the direct selling industry in Thailand

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

As the direct selling industry becomes more competitive, many direct selling firms are trying to find ways to succeed. The “distributor” or salesperson lies at the heart of the direct selling business. If there is no distributor, there is no revenue. In this industry, the distributors...

05 Apr 2010
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The mediator effect of supply chain agility on firm performance

Thesis - 9 pages - Management

While it is generally acknowledged that an organization's supply chain agility is crucial to its competitive advantage, the impact of agility on firm performance has not been adequately researched. This research uses structural equation modeling to examine the effect of supply chain agility on...

05 Apr 2010
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Relationship between strategic planning and SME success: Empirical evidence from Thailand

Thesis - 7 pages - Management

The role of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is becoming increasingly prominent throughout the world. Thailand is no exception. SMEs in Thailand represent over 90 percent of the total number of entrepreneurs in nearly all business sectors, and employ over 60 percent of the labor force....

05 Apr 2010
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Developing supply chain management focus through ISO 9000: An empirical assessment

Thesis - 14 pages - Management

The ISO 9000 quality management (QM) standard, a key approach to implementing QM in organizations, also has many supply chain management (SCM) concepts associated with it. In this paper, we assess the extent to which organizations can use the standard to develop a SCM focus. Specifically, we...

24 Feb 2010
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The importance of developing and then using cultural stereotypes to enhance, or make more effective cross cultural communication in an international business

Thesis - 4 pages - Management

The integration of the globalization phenomenon into business has had a significant impact on international business strategy (Croucher, 2004). The most common definition of globalization encompasses the political and cultural and social economic aspects of regional and local territories, which...

12 Feb 2010
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Assess the significance for employees of the decline in trade union recognition and collective bargaining

Thesis - 6 pages - Management

The continuous development of different working structures to accommodate the modern business environment has rendered the complex area of employment law a legal minefield. The significant variances in contemporary working relationship structures have compounded the need for legal certainty...

22 Jan 2010
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Task management time management and leadership theories

Thesis - 12 pages - Management

The task management is all about organizing groups of people to work together productively towards clear goals, or objectives. There are many attributes for specifying a given task. One has to do a proper research on the task before implementing it. Before that we need to write our expectations...

22 Jan 2010
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Total quality management (TQM)

Thesis - 7 pages - Management

Over the past several decades, countless construction projects have failed as a direct result of poor quality management. The relationship between client and contractor is at times strained by deviant expectations and building requirements, thus reducing the capacity for effective...

22 Jan 2010
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Supply chain management and OEMS

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

The competiveness of international companies is highly dependent on their ability to deliver customized products quickly and timely all over the world. Therefore the focus has moved from competition between firms at the same level in the production process to competition between the supply...

06 Jan 2010
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Strategic management: A look into Porter's five forces

Thesis - 10 pages - Management

Since the mid twentieth century, strategy has been spreading worldwide (Bracker, 1980). Nowadays, the strategic management require much more than the operational management tasks. According to Johnson & Scholes, “Strategic management includes understanding the strategic position of an...

06 Jan 2010
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United Arab Emirates (UAE): Scenarios 2025

Thesis - 9 pages - Management

The United Arab Emirates is among the most surprising countries of the Middle East regarding their development over the last 30's years. This country previously knew as an oil producer, mainly with the capital of Abu Dhabi, has attracted the world thanks to a new luxury business hub, Dubai. This...

06 Jan 2010
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Corporate governance and business ethics of Diageo

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

In spite of a global crisis, global businesses are reaching record profits like Exxon. In fact, businesses are more powerful than ever and the biggest ones are even wealthier than some countries (Leonard, 2008; Johnson et al., 2006). The power of these corporate influence policies and could...

09 Dec 2009
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An analysis of the leadership styles at CASH & HAWK

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

Organizations need to strive to change and find new ways and venues to keep a competitive edge. The change that organizations need to go through is in itself difficult. All types of supply for customer demand, organizations, firms, companies…etc. are titles given to groups of individuals who...

24 Nov 2009
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Understanding the complex relationship between human resource management and trade unions

Thesis - 7 pages - Management

The history of trade unions can be traced back to nearly 400 years ago when such groups as the Craftsmen and the Levelers were organized to protect their own products and interests. At the end of the 18th century, the labor surplus caused by industrial revolution made the working classes...

12 Nov 2009
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Small business loans and management decisions

Thesis - 2 pages - Management

The results of this study of business and society will illustrate that borrowing money through business loans is a more logical option using details described in our business scenario and to describe another form of a financial management decision that could fund your business start-up. I will...

14 Oct 2009
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A study on organizational change

Thesis - 17 pages - Management

Change is inevitable in the life of an organization. In today's business world, most of the organizations are facing a dynamic and changing business environment. They should either change or die, there is no third alternative. Organizations that learn and cope with change will thrive and flourish...

07 Oct 2009
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Across the board leadership and new value development organizes changing companies

Thesis - 11 pages - Management

InterClean, a major sanitation competitor realizes that in today's environmentally friendly atmosphere, customers express increased interest in solutions and services (rather than products) to contour cleaning endeavors. InterClean, through its reorganization, hopes to offer increased...

01 Oct 2009
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Operations management: Kudler fine foods contracts organic produce growers

Thesis - 3 pages - Management

What makes-up the core of the American gourmet marketing business reflects various traditional European foods. Kudler Fine Foods excels in this burgeoning scene of artisans. Kudler Fine Foods' great cheeses, meats, condiments, bakery, produce, dairy and other goods (offered)...

01 Oct 2009
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Problem solution: Riordan manufacturing

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

In order for a comparison of gauging present performance with expected future performance, Riordan Manufacturing must assess the process ascertaining the discrepancy between business demands and present potentialities. As a manufacturing leader in the plastic injections molding...

29 Sep 2009
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Strategic management in an organization

Thesis - 14 pages - Management

According to Johnson, Scholes and Whittington, ‘Strategic Management includes the understanding the strategic position of an organization, strategic choices for the future and turning strategy into action' (Johnson, Scholes & Whittington, 2005, p.16).There are many models and senior...