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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...

04 Aug 2015

The role of trust in a manager-employee relationship in an organisation

Essay - 2 pages - Management

Trust is known as the psychological state in which a person makes themselves vulnerable to any consequences because they have a positive expectation on their decisions (Robbins & Judge, 2013). Trusting someone means that you are giving a person the right of authority to do something on...

29 Jul 2015

Human resource strategy : recruitment, selection and renumeration

Case study - 3 pages - Human resources

International human resource management is a contentious issue currently, and therefore it is crucial to have the right expatriate. This paper will consider a Human Resource Strategy for an expatriate recruitment, selection and training for companies in the Beverages producing sector. Country...

29 Jul 2015

Repositioning juico: Helping recovery in hospitals

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

The Juico Company aims to adopt the blue ocean strategy by pursuing differentiation in the new hospitals market segment. The private hospitals will form a new demand for the juice, which will enhance the patient's health. The strategy will create great value for the Juico Company, the hospitals,...

27 Jul 2015

Important information on writing a business plan for a fitness company

Business plan - 3 pages - Management

K2 Fitness is a limited liability corporation that operates within the United States. K2 Fitness targets the average health conscious consumers and people who might be uncomfortable with their body sizes. The fitness company keeps the members and the whole family involved by exposing them to a...

24 Jul 2015

Gaining employees trust in management decisions and organizational change

Essay - 2 pages - Management

Organizations occasionally fail to remain productive. They maintain the ability to change with the times. Several precautions are necessary to ensure the success of an organization. Attaining the trust of the employees is one of the primary provisions that may be taken. Employees must trust in...

24 Jul 2015

The use of recycled materials in pavement construction

Essay - 2 pages - Logistics

The rise in the amount of waste as well as by-products released into the environment has seen the cost of disposing this waste also rise significantly as such necessitating the consideration for alternative use of such material to prevent the extra cost of doing away with ‘waste'. This in...

24 Jul 2015

Taxation limits on local governments; municipalities and school districts in the state of Georgia

Essay - 9 pages - Government finance

There exist a number of limits on taxation both statutory and constitutional that apply in the state of Georgia. The reasons for the existence of such limitations vary, but majorly they are meant to check county government expenditure, Ensure property taxes are maintained at reasonable and...

24 Jul 2015

Managing Work Health and Safety

Essay - 2 pages - Management

WHS stands for Work Health and Safety. Its main aim is to give organizations great ideas on how to make the work places conducive for the workers and eliminate any imminent danger that the workers are likely to be exposed to while working. It is helpful in preventing disasters from occurring at...

24 Jul 2015

Management : the Abbvie Company

Essay - 2 pages - Management

The Abbvie Company was founded in the year 2013 in the United States of America. Its Chief executive officer and chairman is a 30 year old Richard A.Consalez. Its headquarters are in North Chicago, Illinois and it has 25000 employees. The journey of forming this company began on October 19, 2011,...

24 Jul 2015

How to synergize the works of internal auditors and external auditors to listed companies

Essay - 9 pages - Finance

Internal and external auditors have been used over the years to promote transparency and compliance with the accounting procedures in listed companies. The external and internal auditors have had separate duties in the audit process. However, conflicts have been witnessed between the internal and...

24 Jul 2015

The importance of an accountant

Essay - 3 pages - Management

Companies are prone to failure. Due to the vulnerability of failure, most companies take several precautions to prevent collapse. One of the most important actions a company can take to combat failure is arranging a team that will ensure success. If appropriately assembled, the team will certify...

24 Jul 2015

Nursing field career

Essay - 2 pages - Human resources

Children have a dream regarding their future occupation. Some even bring their childhood imaginings to fruition. Nursing is a career choice that is fulfilling for anyone, regardless of the age. It requires hard work and dedication. The work input is rewarded in a variety of ways. An analysis of...