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08 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: demography and energy in the world as predictable long-term factors

Course material - 11 pages - World geography

The current policy, and even more the future policy of any country is difficult to assess, because it depends on a lot of factors, many of them (public moods, politics, personalities) being of a transient nature. But the current and future policy of any country also depends largely on...

21 Feb 2022

A comparison of PayPal, AliPay and similar payment systems - What were the success factors behind them? What are their challenges for success?

Sectorial analysis - 15 pages - Digital & e-marketing

E-payment or electronic payment is a means of conducting commercial transactions for the exchange of goods or services over the Internet. The focus on e-payment services that support B2C e-commerce transactions or P2P consumer-to-consumer electronic payments are innovations that enable a new...

22 Jan 2020

Economy - Types, factors and effects of inflation in Malaysia

Essay - 21 pages - Economy general

In the economy, inflation means an increase in the general price of goods and services in an economy from time to time. G. Ackley defined inflation as ‘a persistent and appreciable rise in the general level or aver­age of prices'. With the increase in general price levels, each unit of...

24 Oct 2019

Change: Factors contributing to an individual's resistance

Essay - 5 pages - Human resources

In an ever-changing world, it is inevitable to experience change in everyday life. Change may occur in diverse ways (either planned or unplanned). One's ability to adapt to change goes a long way in influencing the impact it creates on the individual and/or the organization. One change that keeps...

30 Jan 2017

Investigation of the factors and forces that promote internationalization of firms - A case study of Wal-Mart stores Inc.

Case study - 67 pages - International marketing

The world is more independent in recent time more than ever and changes occur constantly. Due to such changes, most of the organizations with the potential to grow tend to take their operations to foreign countries away from their home country through internalization. The level at which a firm...

04 Jul 2017

Risk factors, etiological factors, clinical manifestations and specific implications of osteomyelitis

Essay - 4 pages - Biology

Osteomyelitis is a microbial infection that infects the bone and associated with fungi, bacteria, and rarely mycobacteria. The microbial infection causes a destructive inflammatory process. Osteomyelitis can happen in any bone in the body. The infection starts with an acute infection, which if...

21 Apr 2014

What were the main factors of the collapse of " Social Democracy " in Britain?

Essay - 11 pages - Modern history

After the Second World War, the British political and economic landscape underwent a radical transformation in its own foundations. Indeed, the previous economic orthodoxy that had characterized the governing of Britain was substituted by a Keynesian form of welfare state. It was the beginning of...

13 Jan 2014

Socio Economic Factors Influencing Delinquency

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

Contemporary delinquency theories can be deployed in supporting economic deprivation as a contributing factor in elucidating many crimes, though it is directly linked to property crimes like theft (Borraz & González, 2011). However, this does not imply that the cause-and-effect association...

28 Feb 2014

Key success factors in retail industry

Case study - 28 pages - Business strategy

The retail industry is today a huge market where competitors are a lot. In order to overview the market of the retail industry, we will list the main actors in the world: Wal-Mart, Carrefour, Ahold, Kroger, Metro group, Target, Albertsons, Kmart and Tesco. However in order to seize more deeply...

05 Aug 2014

Factors that influence school Performance in Students

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

There are variety of factors that determine the excellence of children in school. Most of these factors are psychological factors, which motivate the children to learn well. The child's environment also plays an immense role in determining their prosperity in school. Children...

17 Jul 2014

What Factors Are Likely To Result In Greater Delinquency Among Abused Children?

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Juvenile justice system in the US focuses not only in disciplining juvenile offenders but also in trying to come with factors which accelerate these offences. This is with the aim of avoiding these problems in the future and also trying to identify the most effective methods of handling...

22 Oct 2014

Discuss the main microeconomic environmental factors affecting the junior mineral resource industry

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

This report is to discuss the main microeconomic environmental factors affecting the junior mineral resource industry. To avoid confusion the report will concentrate on the junior exploration mineral industry versus the mining industry. The mining industry is directly related to the junior...

27 Aug 2014

Essay & Annotated Outline "Factors That Shape the Financial Literacy in Youth"

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

An explanatory field study by de Clercq named, “Do our children know anything about money?”, is vivid in illustrating financial literacy among youths in relation to how they spend money. The discussion in the Clercq's article raises the topic of why the youths do not consider saving...

12 Dec 2014

Social and Cultural Factors Giving Rise to Depression and Anxiety

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

The World Health Organization further explains that anxiety disorder and depression are characterized by factors such as emotional, physical, and behavioral symptoms that build an uncomfortable feeling that is usually described as uneasiness. Worry is usually followed by symptoms like...

08 Aug 2013

The factors influencing stress and strategies to overcome: A study among software professionals in Bangalore

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

Stress, mainly Work-related stress, has aroused growing interest across all over the world in recent years. The workplace has changed dramatically due to the globalization of the economy. The concept of stress was first introduced in the life sciences by Selye Hans in 1936. It was derived from...

11 Jul 2013

A survey about key factors influencing the women's buying behaviors in London

Case study - 30 pages - Business strategy

London's e-retail industry is as big as most of the developed cities in the world. Technology has been developed to an extent where in people purchase any thing from their home computer. Moreover, in cities like London, internet has been prevalent and most of the women are working women. When...

08 Jun 2012

Critically analyse gender roles and other factors surrounding family businesses

Essay - 8 pages - Management

Family firms have played and still play a significant role in European economy. Most small businesses are family owned (Boissevain and Grotenbreg, 1987), and the importance of this type of business has experienced a significant development during recent decades. As Sampson (1982) indicated, the...

30 Jul 2012

What factors account for the long-lasting neglect of Women in Public Welfare Systems?

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

Today, in Britain's full-time workforce, there is an average 16.4 gap between women and men in their hourly rates of pay . Although it varies across work sectors, the most striking is the 55 gap in the finance sector. In total 64% of the lowest paid workers are women . ‘A' 40 years on...

31 Jan 2011

The role of HR managers in the context of changing external environmental factors

Thesis - 13 pages - Human resources

Over the last two decades, the work environment has improved in new techniques that no one expected, causing growth in innovation and globalization. The following era will witness superior changes, influencing all sides of the workstation, containing main variations for HR managers. To respond...

03 Mar 2011

Strategy of the Nutella brand and explanatory factors of its leadership

Case study - 13 pages - Services marketing

Nutella stands for fun and enjoyment for young and old, and has been so for over forty years. Distributed by the Ferrero Group, a Product Specialist of cocoa, the pot of Nutella has become indispensable and ubiquitous in family kitchens. However, the success of this spread is based on a secret:...

29 Sep 2010

Internationalisation process of firms: theories; motives and influencing factors

Essay - 23 pages - Business strategy

In today's world, "globalization" is a very commonly used term but there are many ambiguities with respect to its definition, when the phenomena was born and why is it so important for companies? Although this term is imprecise, literature enables us to define it using two very distinct...

29 Sep 2010

The key success factors for "Overnite Express" company.

Case study - 5 pages - Business strategy

Entrepreneurship is a mindset or a way of thinking that is opportunity-focused, innovative, and growth-oriented. We will examine some key success factors required to start a company and how these can be linked to Overnite Express company. Rob Ukropina learned a good deal about...

20 Oct 2010

Key operational and strategic factors of the United States' Victory at the Battle of Midway

Thesis - 2 pages - Political science

The Battle of Midway proved to be a decisive naval victory for the United States to establish a dominant Pacific presence. This critical defeat of the Japanese came as the result of successful strategic and operational planning by the United States Navy. Effective strategic and operational...

29 Sep 2010

Comparative analysis of the key success factors in a public relations agency in GB and other countries. (Placement report)

Essay - 15 pages - Management

During June and July, I did my first internship in a public relations company based in London, called Bell Pottinger. I didn't know exactly what the challenges were in this field, so it was a chance to learn many new things. Chime Communications PLC is the holding company of 35 companies...

22 Jun 2010

The factors determining the top players in the video-gaming industry

Thesis - 6 pages - Business strategy

The competition in the gaming industry can be termed as oligopolistic competition as there are few major players and many buyers. The major players have maximum market share and maintain prices through a mutual understanding or by price leadership. They also have the advantage of economies of...

29 Sep 2010

Discuss the main factors that determine product prices in the UK - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Predicting firms; behavior and reactions to events is central for current microeconomics. Economists have put forward many theories to analyze the behavior of firms, main decisions of economic interest related to outputs, investment, and technology and above all prices which are the object of...

29 Sep 2010

Race and gender as structuring factors of election: A typically American reality?

Worksheets - 1 pages - Political science

Does racism still prevail in the US? The last election in the United States was a forceful reminder that race and gender have always played a role in the American elections and, more generally, in the American society. It is only in 1920 that American women were allowed to vote and much later in...

29 Sep 2010

Illegal immigration in the United States: push-pull factors

Essay - 2 pages - Social sciences

Mexico is a two-faced country: you can be influenced by cities like San Cristobal, Oaxaca, Mexico city and start to think that Mexico is a developed country but whereas on the countryside the states remain in what we would call “the third world”. Mexico shares its biggest border with...

30 Dec 2010

Dominos pizza - Failures and key success factors

Case study - 8 pages - Management

With beginning of the year 1960, the pizza pie registered such an obsession in the USA that many specialized chains were created in order to answer the requests. The first Dominos Pizza opened in 1960 in the State of Michigan. In order to meet the needs of its customers, the students of the...

14 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 group of programs...