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22 Jun 2016

Project and operations management assignment

Thesis - 12 pages - Management

The main aim of the report is to demonstrate the objectives of operations management, identify different strategies and also demonstrate how the strategies impact process design. The report is divided into three sections or parts namely - Analysis, Conclusion and References. Analysis -...

29 Mar 2016

Corporate Governance in U.K and Corporate Financial Performance

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

The issue of corporate governance and whether it affects the financial performance have for many rears been a center of curiosity for economic researchers. Researchers have been seeking to establish whether or not there is a direct relationship between these two forces in the corporate world....

29 Mar 2016

Group auditing: Tiger pride enterprises

Case study - 9 pages - Accounting

Conventionally, in auditing, a component is a business activity for which the group or component management provides financial information to be included in the financial statements of the group. Group financial statements refer to the combined aggregated financial statements of the...

22 Mar 2016

Product mix: Head and Shoulder shampoo

Case study - 2 pages - Business strategy

Head and Shoulder shampoo is one of the brands of Procter and Gamble Company, which has a wide range of products. The company is a top notch in its field dealing with care and hygiene products aiming different market groups. The company has a well spread out product mix. In this regard the...

22 Mar 2016

How is technology improving sustainability in fashion ?

Essay - 7 pages - Management

From the literature review that was carried out, it was evident that sustainable technology that is environmentally friendly and will not lead to the extinction of any animal or plant species is requisite in these modern times as seen in Gwozdz, Netter, Bjartmarz, &Reisch (2013) research....

22 Mar 2016

Evaluate the predictability of excess stock returns

Essay - 4 pages - Finance

First and foremost, predictability of excess returns in the stock markets is an issue which is affected by not just a factor but many factors in the environment. The issues which daily affects the markets such as politics and economical environments will definitely affect the predictability of...

21 Mar 2016

The concept scoring matrix

Essay - 2 pages - Business strategy

The selection process for new products involves the first stage of concept screening and a second stage which entails concept scoring. Screening is normally quick and approximately evaluates different alternatives so as to remain with a few viable ones for scoring. The concept scoring solves the...

21 Mar 2016

Analysis of the investment environment of UK with regard to the Nelly Capital business

Essay - 6 pages - Business strategy

Traditionally, the investment climate in a country or in the world refers to the prevailing financial and economic conditions that affect the investors in a place. In this case, an investor is an individual or institution that is willing to lend money to an operating business in order to get a...

21 Mar 2016

Effects of piracy on cruise ships' business

Essay - 1 pages - Business strategy

Smooth Sailing, a private cruise ship company, has seen a decline in performance due to an increased presence of pirates in the area in which it cruises. This has contributed significantly to the decline of its overall sales value and presently it has seen a decline of about 30 percent of its...

03 Mar 2016

Customer value creation: The case of Beats Electronics

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

Value creation is one of the core aspects of any firm as it is linked to shareholder value. It is important to care about the manner in which customers place value in the brand. Customer perceptions of value are often unclear which creates a wide opportunity for companies to tap into. This...

16 Feb 2016

Contemporary Business Management issues such as reducing the carbon footprint

Case study - 6 pages - Management

BP, which is popularly known as British Petroleum, is the world's third largest energy corporation. In 2010, BP, which has $272 billion worth of assets, registered $308 billion worth of profits. BP has more than 79,000 workers employed in different capacities in branches across the globe. The...

08 Feb 2016

Information technology benefits in e-supply chain coordination

Essay - 4 pages - Business strategy

Information technology (IT) has enhanced Improvement of the customers' services. Fast services to the customers get enhanced resulting to customers' satisfactions leading to more sales thus high profit. IT reduces the time cycle right from the acquisition of the inventories to the...

08 Feb 2016

HRM Practices in Post-bureaucratic Era

Essay - 3 pages - Human resources

The history of human resource management (HRM) dates back in the 19th C, when the then called “welfare secretaries” came to existence in organizations. These welfare secretaries were women solely concerned with the protection of girls and women. Their establishment was triggered by the...

07 Jan 2016

The influence of culture on Business activities: a comparative analysis of China and Nigeria

Case study - 5 pages - Management

According to Zimmerman (2015), culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, defined by everything from language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts. It was also described by Murphy (1986) as that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art,...

17 Nov 2015

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre - Turnaround in Action: Paul Levy

Essay - 3 pages - Management

Beth Israel (BI) and Deaconess (D) were two hospitals with totally different approach towards medical care and patients. BI focused more on personal care and comfort of patients, whereas, D was a more specialized hospital with commercial focus.

14 Oct 2015

Strategic planning at United Parcel Service

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

This case is about strategic planning at United Parcel Service (UPS). UPS was created by Jim Casey in 1907. The company is the world's largest package-delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistic services. The aim of the company, focused on efficiency...

09 Oct 2015

Andrew Ryan at VC Brakes Case Analysis

Essay - 5 pages - Human resources

Andrew Ryan is the Senior Manager of Engineering Services at VC Brakes, a manufacturer of automotive brake parts in Middletown, Ohio. Founded in 1985, VC Brakes operated independently and adhered to its traditional top-down authoritative management culture during its first dozen years of...

18 Sep 2015

Causes of employee and customer dissatisfaction

Essay - 3 pages - Management

Employee dissatisfaction in the HR department of the public sector is a matter of if employees within the HR department are happy with their jobs. It is through employee satisfaction survey that employee satisfaction can be measured. Such survey address such topics as workload, compensation,...

18 Sep 2015

How Ajax Minerals and Perrier dealt with various types of resistance workers and supervisors

Case study - 5 pages - Management

In the Ajax Minerals' case, the sources of resistance to change were the workers and supervisors. These employees would not be willing to follow any directions given by the management regarding the impending change. According to the case, supervisors and hourly workers were satisfied that work...

18 Sep 2015

The staircase approach at Mckinsey & Company ? To increase competitive advantage

Essay - 2 pages - Management

McKinsey & Company suggest seven staircases that companies use to grow. In athletic management, improvement is constant since individuals usually join the profession with limited resources and experience, but with visions of greatness. The Athletics management firm that I work for was...

18 Sep 2015

Leadership qualities that make a successful organization

Essay - 2 pages - Management

Leadership is one of the most important aspects in every organization since the leaders oversee the development of the organization and also make decisions that are good for the organization. It is therefore important for a leader to have good leadership qualities if the organization or company...

17 Sep 2015

Operational framework for the DRNC Convention

Essay - 5 pages - Management

The threats that political party meetings entail requires the planning for a proper operational framework for emergency management. The emergency response framework should consider the potential sources of threat, particularly the risk of attack arising from the crowds of protestors who always...

16 Sep 2015

Implementing POS System

Essay - 2 pages - Business strategy

Finish Line is a small bar with a big problem. Mr. Prescott is losing more money than making in sales each month, due to employee theft. Over pouring, over/undercharging, run a tab without a credit card, giving away to customers and drinking on the job are stealing, intentional or not.

16 Sep 2015

Corporate investment banking : Barclays bank group

Case study - 2 pages - Business strategy

Multinational companies have looked to improve their products and come up with the best strategies in order to compete with other companies. One of the main aspects that the multinational companies look to improve is the innovative strategies and the best methods that can transform and change the...

15 Sep 2015

Strategy and transformation portfolio - Corporate Social Responsibility

Essay - 7 pages - Business strategy

Over the years, organisations have continually engaged in activities that aim at improving their position and competitiveness in the market. They have been taking more considerations towards the wellbeing of the community as well as trying to improve their business models. This paper entails a...

15 Sep 2015

Information security system management for Swift Courier Company

Essay - 40 pages - Management

This paper focuses on the information security management of Swift Courier. Swift Courier is a relatively small company deals in courier services involving the delivery of various goods and services. The company is based in Abu Dhabi and has clients across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The...

15 Sep 2015

Comparative law in a global development context

Essay - 7 pages - Management

Globalization and the changes in different countries to ensure that the different laws formulated meet the policies and laws of other countries have been among of the issues witnessed in the present society. There are changes in the technology, systems, health care, education and all the...

15 Sep 2015

Applied problem solving in a workplace

Essay - 50 pages - Management

Problems are a natural part of the human form since the numbers of times that people make the wrong decisions are too many as a result the errors made. There is however a difference between the complex problems and the simple local problems that is easy to solve. Complex problems are the...

10 Sep 2015

Analysis : minimax portfolio choice based on pessimistic decision making

Book review - 1 pages - Finance

This paper entails the analysis of the article “Minimax: Portfolio Choice Based on Pessimistic Decision Making,” by Steffen Schaarschmidt and Peter Schanbacher. The objective of the paper was to propose a strategy on fund allocation for an investor who is highly risk-averse. The...

04 Aug 2015

The impact of good employee relations practices on an organisation's success

Essay - 2 pages - Management

An organisation will only run smoothly if there are certain practices are enforced (Pot, Howchin & Douma, 2011). These are known as employee relations practices. According to Deery, Walsh and Waring (2005), these are practices established by the organisation in order to regulate the...

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