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13 Dec 2010

Market Overview: India's Automobile Industry

Market study - 10 pages - Economy general

India's automobile industry holds many opportunities for profitable foreign investment. I believe we can find success by expanding our company's market into India. The recession has impacted the growth of the automobile industry worldwide, not excluding India, but India's market...

13 Dec 2010

Tourism: Las Vegas

Thesis - 11 pages - Economy general

With a total $800 billions turnover, the tourism market is more and more competitive. Each destination around the world has to find significant differentiation to appeal to new visitors and/or increase loyalty among their current “fans”. Las Vegas is one of the most famous...

13 Dec 2010

Can A New World Currency Displace The Dollar?

Thesis - 2 pages - Economy general

In the article “China suggest an end to the dollar era2”, The Economist outline the fact that, “in the future, changes to the international system are likely to be shaped by Beijing as well as Washington”. To replace the current system, Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the...

13 Dec 2010

Factors that determine the health of a Nation's economy

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

A budget deficit occurs when the government spends more money than it brings in. Every year the government prepares an annual budget and this budget assumes that a certain amount of money comes in through taxes and other sources. The government then spends the money on a large...

30 Nov 2010

The capitalization of SMEs in Morocco: The case of Dari Couspate

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

The SMEs in Morocco neglect their external financing sources. Equity investments in Morocco is accounted to 38% whereas the long-term liabilities debt is 16% and short-term debt is 13%. The importance of equity is affected by the short-term debt. Cash management is one of the greatest failures of...

30 Nov 2010

Importance of the wine sector in Australia

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

France is the eighth largest foreign investor in Australia. There are nearly 250 subsidiaries, employing 70,000 employees. Australia has a real passion for wine consumption. This is partly due to the development of vine cultivation, and improvement of the quality of wines that are placed on the...

30 Nov 2010

Business appropriateness in the Mexican food market

Thesis - 48 pages - Economy general

The 12 presidential elections that took place in Latin America have attracted considerable media attention this year. Indeed, in addition to informational interest, a considerable change is looming on the American continent and a new socialist trend creates a major part of Latin America. Outside...

30 Nov 2010

The car industry in China (2008)

Thesis - 32 pages - Economy general

In the current context of significant economic growth of China, with 2008 being a year when Beijing hosted the Olympic Games, it seems wise to focus on the country. Indeed, it officially aims to give way to a spirit of conviviality around sports, but does not forget to...

30 Nov 2010

"Freakonomics" of Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (2OO5)

Thesis - 13 pages - Economy general

Unlike the corporation that attempts to describe the living world as we would prefer, the economy seeks to describe the actual working based on incentive mechanisms. This field of study is not limited to businesses, unemployment and growth: it can provide an analytical model for virtually all...

30 Nov 2010

Nestle monograph

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

Peter Brabeck of Nestle has championed global nutrition and well-being as the former adviser to Francois Mitterrand, but because the driver of the super tanker Swiss chocolate, showed his genius for growth. Nestle is indeed a multinational world leader in food both for humans as well as animals....

30 Nov 2010

David Ricardo (1772-1823)

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

David Ricardo was a prominent figure of his time. He participated in the great debates on the currency, the Corn Laws and so on. He associated with Smith and found numerous proposals that needed to be discussed. He published the 'Principles of Political Economy and Taxation' in 1817....

29 Nov 2010

Why are foreign exchange rates of G3 (the United States, Japan, Europe) so unstable?

Thesis - 12 pages - Economy general

In 1973, Nixon unilaterally decided to break off all references to gold and to float the dollar to escape the constraints of the international monetary system of Bretton Woods which was becoming increasingly burdensome on the U.S. economy. This ended the system of fixed exchange rates, which had...

25 Nov 2010

Strategies France must implement to stay a leader in the global wine market

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

Answers to a Questionnaire' is a short story which was written by James Graham Ballard, and published for the first time in the English literary magazine 'Ambit', in 1985. Ballard's style of writing is highly important to understand his works, he is a member of the 'New...

22 Nov 2010

China, the 'auto'-mobile zone

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

China has long been regarded as the land of the bicycle. This Asian country is now a new Eldorado for the automotive industry. In 2005, China became the third largest producer of cars after the U.S. and Japan, and the fourth largest market in the worldwide vehicle sales. Within a span of...

22 Nov 2010

Business success in Chile

Thesis - 11 pages - Economy general

For many, Chile still evokes the military dictatorship of General Pinochet, the repression and violence that caused 17 years of tyranny. Yet the return to democracy has made it possible to rediscover this beautiful though often misunderstood country. This thin strip of land, nearly 4300...

22 Nov 2010

The Role of Logistics in Sustainable Development

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

In 1987, the Commission of Brundtland focused on the concept of sustained development. This concept continued to serve as the central element of the Summit of Rio which took place in 1992, and gave rise to the view that 'sustainable development is development which makes it...

25 Oct 2010

Feasibility of Proposed China-Australia: Free Trade Agreement

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

It is believed that it would be highly beneficial for the Australian Government to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China. The negotiation of an FTA is a potential win-win situation for both Australia and China. Australia and China share a strong and rapidly mounting economic and trade...

08 Oct 2010

China in the global economy: A fast growing export country

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The economy of China is particularly interesting to look at, because China was still over two decades ago a very poor country, whose planned economy didn't allow any improvement for its citizens' standards of living. But after a series of reforms oriented towards the market and initiated by Deng...

08 Oct 2010

E-business, three case studies : Spreadshirt, Bigadj.com, Emusic.com

Case study - 8 pages - Economy general

Case 1 - Spreadshirt.net is a new website which allows to create its own shirts, apparels and to personalize a lot of items (mugs, aprons, bags, etc..). It is a German company which received several prizes for its business idea (for instance, the Hewlett Packard Business Innovation Award...

08 Oct 2010

To what extent the Fair Trade can move from a niche market to the mainstream and sustainable business?

Tutorials/exercises - 47 pages - Economy general

“This is the moment when we must build on the wealth that open markets have created, and share its benefits more equitably. Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development. But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few, and not the many. Together, we...

06 Oct 2010

Globalization: Knowledge-based economy in Europe

Tutorials/exercises - 31 pages - Economy general

It is a fact that today's European economy is strongly impacted by globalization. European firms have the opportunity to go to the global market. In order to be successful and to achieve a local and international development, those companies have to adapt and to reinvent their strategies. The...

04 Oct 2010

What accounts for differences in the ownership structures among advanced industrialized countries? What are the leading theoretical perspectives? What are their strengths and shortcomings?

Thesis - 8 pages - Economy general

Corporate governance is a topic which is becoming more and more discussed in international business academia; there is still intense debate amongst leading theorists about the key issues concerning ownership structuring differences . Corporate governance and ownership structures are two...

04 Oct 2010

Economic protectionism: A continental comparison

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

Abstract: This paper analyses some of the occurrences of economic protectionism against M&A in Europe and North America. It attempts to rationalise the protectionist actions taken by countries within these continents by linking the causes of protectionism to the current wider issues in...

29 Sep 2010

China and India- the most powerful success stories of this century

Market study - 9 pages - Economy general

Indians have woke up: The birth of a giant: As everybody speaks about China and about its growth, India is now giving a good economic potential, maybe better than China for the long term. India, like China, is accumulating performances. India is following China's way according to what the...

29 Sep 2010

Management of Starbucks to Enter New Foreign Markets

Case study - 12 pages - Economy general

Starbucks is a company that is already 23 years old, and has been working internationally for 14 years. Starbucks is a Seattle, Washington- based coffee company. It buys, roasts, and sells whole bean coffees and coffee drinks through an international chain of retail outlets. From its beginnings...

29 Sep 2010

Asian Pacific Business - Malaysia

Market study - 7 pages - Economy general

The world has seen the most important economic growth since the end of the Second World War in the region of East Asia. This incredible economic phenomenon had emerged more particularly in Japan during the 1950s. This trend has been followed later by what is known as the four dragons: Taiwan,...

29 Sep 2010

The World Trade Organization (WTO) - successes and failures

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

In order to make the world trade as free as possible, the World Trade Organization (WTO) relies upon principles. Firstly, the non-discrimination principle ensures that no country benefits more from trade than another country. The WTO wants to promote equality among the members. Moreover, the...

29 Sep 2010

Starbucks Coffee in China

Case study - 13 pages - Economy general

Because of the globalization phenomenon, people living in emerging countries have new expectations and needs. That's why big companies are developing their offers on the global scale in order to tempt these potential customers, increase their recognition and gain market shares. However,...

29 Sep 2010

What effects does globalization have on emerging markets?

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Following the abandonment of the Bretton Woods system in 1971, the US and Great Britain started to spread their market-oriented policies leading to what we call today, globalization. The European Commission defines globalization as 'the process by which markets and production in different...

29 Sep 2010

How Can Outsourcing to Emerging Markets Be Used to Gain Competitive Advantage?

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Since the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989, the world has become more globalised than ever (Global Policy, 2003). This globalisation has changed the world and especially the economic and business structure of emerging countries. Outsourcing is ‘a contractual delegation to an...