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11 May 2018

Managing diversity-related interactions

Case study - 3 pages - Management

Managing diversity-related interactions could sometimes seem awkward or uncomfortable to a person who has never encountered these kinds of situations before, according to Ghillyer (2018). This case study will analyze three different scenarios depicting diversity-related interactions and the...

17 Apr 2018

Knowledge management and decision making: Uber case study

Case study - 9 pages - Management

Decision-making is an intellectual process taking the assessment to a collection of a course of activities among dissimilarities. Making decision creates a last choice; therefore, in terms of recruitment and personnel selection the outcome is the successful applicant (Timar and Balas, 2007)....

21 Dec 2017

Merger and acquisition - Buffett's bid for Media General's newspapers

Case study - 21 pages - Management

The U.S. Newspaper industry has faced, since the late 1980s, significant challenges due to competition of other source of news and information, and saw a progressive and constant decline of daily circulation. Media General Inc., a company that entered the newspaper business in 1850, is no...

05 Aug 2017

International finance distribution of currency of AUD and USD

Worksheets - 4 pages - Finance

The distribution above conforms to the features of a normal distribution in terms of skewness, kurtosis, and tails. The mean-mode-median of the distribution is at the center. The mean is the arithmetic average of all the scores recorded, mode refers to the fact that the mean appears near the most...

05 Aug 2017

New product report of SOOTHE Inc.

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

SOOTH Inc is an American company that is specialized in the massage therapy business. This new product management report indicates the extent to which this company can increase its profitability and gain a competitive advantage if it penetrates the new Markets of Asia, Middle East and Europe. Two...

05 Aug 2017

Megacorp's Crane Manufacturing company (CMC) operations analysis

Essay - 7 pages - Business strategy

Megacorp's CMC manufactures cranes which can be used for different factory and process line operations in various factories. They manufacture small and large cranes which are able to hoist different rectangular containers. For fifty years, the company has been relatively successful in the...

05 Apr 2017

Organizational behavior - Payment as motivation

Essay - 3 pages - Business strategy

Motivation, which can be defined as a psychological feature that drives an individual to act toward desirous goals, is a major topic of organizational behavior. With the increasing importance of work efficiency, more managers start to realize the existing issue of employee motivation. According...

09 Jan 2017

Case analysis - Ust Inc. Debt Policy

Case study - 10 pages - Management

UST Inc. is the dominating smokeless tobacco company in the market with over 75% of market share and 90% of sales coming from their tobacco products. Their declining market share poses a problem for the company. As a premium and leading brand, the company ignored lower priced competitors. ...

22 Nov 2016

The O.M. Scott & Sons Company - Financial analysis

Case study - 12 pages - Finance

From 1955 to 1961, the O.M. Scott and Sons Company experienced an exceptional growth in sales, stock price, and expansion. O.M. Scott and Sons (the company) increased sales by 231% from 1957 to 1961. The rapid growth can be explained by the company's management in expanding to new locations,...

22 Nov 2016

Ford Motor Company versus Subaru of America

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

When asked the question, "Who are the most profitable corporations in the world?" Ideas that come to mind may be pharmaceutical companies, banks, oil manufacturers, airlines, software companies, real estate corporations, but what about automobile manufacturers? The automobile sector for the US is...

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

Presentation - 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...

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

Business plan - 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...