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26 Sep 2016

The price of the dream: subprime mortgages in the African-American community

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

Let us first say that the financial disaster which has just recently occurred has effected the entire world, regardless of race, color, or creed. It is perhaps a testament to the new levels of equality and interconnectedness that what may have started out primarily among certain populations can...

16 Sep 2016

Financial anomalies and behavioral finance

Essay - 25 pages - Finance

A market in which prices of all securities quickly and fully reflects all available information. OR The market operating on the hypothesis known as Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) that states the securities markets are efficient with the prices of securities reflecting their economic...

14 Sep 2016

The subprime loan crisis

Thesis - 9 pages - Finance

There is always debate during an election year whether there is too much or too little government intervention in the social or economic realm, but whatever a person's personal beliefs are, the truth is that government regulation is a fact of life. The topic of this paper is the role that the...

07 Sep 2016

Corporate governance, ethics, and success in business

Essay - 2 pages - Management

When seeking to define exactly what corporate governance is, it is likely that an individual will come across a number of terms and ideas all in a single sentence. For example, one website defines it as "a term that refers broadly to the rules, processes, or laws by which businesses are operated,...

07 Sep 2016

The importance of planning in business management

Essay - 3 pages - Management

Within any large or small organization, planning is usually an essential step towards ensuring that organization's long-term success. There is a famous saying that suggests the importance of planning: "When you fail to plan, you plan to fail". In other words, planning, especially formal planning,...

06 Sep 2016

The success and strategy of Dell Computer

Essay - 4 pages - Business strategy

Dell Computer, founded in 1984 by Michael Dell, has experienced major international growth in recent years, and it continues to expand. The business model of the company is unique in that it was the first company to build computers and sell them directly to consumers, cutting away the middleman....

27 Jul 2016

The idea and history behind Google

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Google, a multibillion dollar company that has changed the way the world searches for information, had a very humble beginning. What started out as merely a great idea for a new algorithm eventually transformed into a complex and extremely sophisticated system for ranking pages and making...

22 Jun 2016

The management system of cash flows in a unipersonal and anonymous company - The case of Sotra-Industries.

Case study - 6 pages - Management

Like all the students at the end of the fifth year at INP-HB, the student of CETIG (center of study of the techniques of management engineering) must write a thesis after an internship of at least 4 months in a company. The aim is to allow the students to natch their theoretical knowledge with...

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. ...

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...

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