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29 Sep 2010

Are the migrant workers competing with locals in China's urban labour market?

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

At the end of the 1970s, the Communist Party of China (CPC) acknowledged that planned economy had not managed to increase the Chinese standards of living. Consequently, it started to reform the economic system in order to modernize it. The labor market was also not been excluded from such...

09 May 2008

How firms use efficiency wages to raise employee productivity and how it explains wage stickiness in the labour market

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Some firms will attempt to increase their profits by improving their worker productivity by paying a wage that is above the wage paid by other competing firms. A well known example of the gains from this sort of wage setting is found in third world economies. At the market level wage,...

06 Sep 2022

Working People in Alberta - Alvin Finkel (2012) - Labour Movements in Alberta

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

Working People in Alberta by Alvin Finkel traces the history of labour in the country during the first nation's residence to the current occupants. The book describes the movement from interviews with ordinary citizens, activists, and labour leaders. It also draws inspiration...

05 Sep 2023

Football teams in the stock market

Litterature review - 9 pages - Business strategy

To diversify the football club's ownership and financial base. Thus, it can be interesting for a football club to diversify its economic activities to diminish the sporting uncertainty, making financial results uncertain. Such a strategy was made for instance by the Danish club FC Copenhagen....

05 Sep 2022

The similarities and differences in the development of labour movements in different parts of Canada

Dissertation - 5 pages - Micro-economy, job-unemployment

The labour history of Canada can be traced back several years to 1812 when Halifax formed a union for the tailors. Just four years later, the formation of labour unions was deterred by the Nova Scotian Union which passed the Anti-union Act. Such has been the trend in the Canadian...

06 Sep 2022

The Role of Industrial Production in Labour Organizing

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Modern history

A look back at the development of the labour movement in Niagara can be traced back to the commercial capitalism facilitated by the construction of the well and canal. In this period, the majority of waged workers involved in the construction were unskilled laborers. Their lack of skills...

17 Apr 2015

Tewkesbury Borough - Marketing Communications

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Tewkesbury Boroughis currently characterized by dropping rates of tourism compared to the rest of the country. The rates of tourism have been declining over the last few years in the entire country. However, Tewkesbury Boroughis affected more than the rest of the country. In addition, the rates...

19 Feb 2015

Over-Education in the Graduate Labor Market

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

This paper discusses the issue of over-education in reference to the labor market in UK. In addition, enough evidence have been provided to show the impacts of graduates' over-education and how they are treated in the labor market in relation to the returns they receive and the...

05 Oct 2020

Is there a place for sustainable marketing in the beauty world?

Dissertation - 39 pages - Luxury marketing

Sustainability is not a new trend. It appears for the first time in the 1970s. For many years, beauty brands knew zero competitions. This market changed with the arrival of new brands such as NYX cosmetics, ELF, or Kiko Makeup. Now, we can talk about fast beauty, an industry where we...

15 Aug 2021

Marketing mix - The tourism

Case study - 11 pages - Tourism marketing

Tourism marketing is a term used to refer to the business discipline by which visitors are drawn to a particular place, which may be a state, city, particular heritage site or tourist destination, hotel or convention centre. The place can be anything that has the potential to attract a tourist...

03 May 2021

Marketing Mix - H&M

Case study - 4 pages - Fashion and ready to wear marketing

Since the opening of the first store in 1947, the H&M brand has continued to perfect its growing success. Specialising in the sale of ready-to-wear clothing, H&M is known for its good quality products at affordable prices. It evolves in the market of clothing and accessories for women,...

18 Nov 2020

Traditional and low cost airlines - marketing strategies

Case study - 11 pages - Tourism marketing

The airline industry has undergone profound changes in the space of a few years. First of all, because of increased digitisation, but also because of other so-called low-cost companies which have emerged and which have disrupted the traditional aviation pattern. This has been a great thing for...

25 Nov 2022

Marketing Issues in Humanitarian Non-Governmental Organizations

Dissertation - 15 pages - Brand management

Non-profit organizations have only recently integrated marketing as a part of their strategy. These relatively new behaviours are still lacking for implementation. Indeed, Non-Profit Organizations (NPO) are still sceptical regarding the utility, effectiveness and reputation of using marketing in...

17 Oct 2014

Marketing Strategies Helping UK Firms Achieve Competitive Advantage in Ghana

Case study - 15 pages - Educational studies

The participants of the survey were employees and managers of Cadbury Ghana Ltd and Nestle Ghana Ltd. We collected data from both companies to get a full overview of the cocoa industry in Ghana and challenges international firms need to face, due to the increased legislation. The two company...

28 Jul 2021

Market Study - Sustainable tourism

Market study - 8 pages - Tourism marketing

The tourist is, according to UNWTO, a traveller who travels away from his usual place of residence for at least one night and a year at most. The tourism market has a significant weight in the world economy, and its influence is not about to end, as it is constantly growing. France is the...

11 Feb 2016

Global oil market price

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

This essay briefly describes the various principles of economics and economic theories that determine the price of the oil in the global market. It describes vividly the major reasons that have led into the decline of the oil substantially over the past 7 years. Therefore, the essay uses...

17 Apr 2015

Enhancing Employability in Marketing

Case study - 4 pages - Marketing theories

The marketing and advertising industry has proved to be a very lucrative industry in the U.K of late. This is because of the various improvements that the industry has been experiencing. (CBI Employability Report 2011) The last ten years had not been so good for the economy of the U.K due to the...

12 Apr 2021

Marketing Mix - Zara

Case study - 4 pages - Fashion and ready to wear marketing

Zara is a Spanish brand of clothing for women, men and children. A few years ago, the brand created a line called Zara HOME, which includes decorative objects and articles intended for the home, sold in different stores. The Zara brand is owned by the Spanish group Inditex. Zara is originally...

09 May 2008

Why do firms alter labour hours just before employment?

Case study - 4 pages - Management

The model of labour demand in terms of hours worked by employees assumes that firms instantly adjust their employment when the economic environment or business cycle changes. A firm looking to change the size of its work force will always find that it is costly to make spontaneous changes...

09 Jan 2009

Where would you place New Labour on the ideological spectrum?

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

Since its foundation in 1900, the British Labour Party has been in power eleven times, and has had five Prime Ministers. It was founded as a social-democratic party, close to the unions and advocating the rights of the working class. On June 2001, led by Tony Blair, it won its second...

19 Jan 2009

The labor market in Spain

Essay - 13 pages - Human resources

Today, a lot of desires or worries of the European population are linked with the employment. From the question “What would you do when you grown up?” to the social claims and the general strikes. The reason is simple: a job provides a means to live but above all, work is presented as a...

29 Sep 2010

In order to promote the wealth of nations, what should be the relationship between the visible hand of the state and the invisible hand of the market?

Essay - 8 pages - Economy general

The decline of social democracy in Europe during the last decade is one of the examples which seem to show that there is no other global alternative for a state regulation under the market in the globalisation context. The predominance of the market in a political economy is not...

05 Apr 2007

How were the 2006 labour protests seen in France and abroad?

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

On 9 December 1905, a law was passed in France separating the church and the state. However, today in the United States of America, the President takes an oath on the Bible to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution against all enemies both foreign and domestic. To the French, it may sound...

20 Jan 2009

The global youth market (with a case study about Converse)

Market study - 30 pages - Services marketing

Hassan and Prevel in 1991, defined the global marketing segmentation ‘as the process of identifying specific segments- whether they be country groups or individual consumer groups- of potential consumers with homogeneous attributes who are likely to exhibit similar responses to a company's...

29 Sep 2010

Harboe : implant a Danish brewery in the French market

Case study - 32 pages - Services marketing

To export beers in the French market is quite different than selling it in Denmark. The concept of the company is selling a very wide range of products. Due to the success achieved in other Nordic Countries we thought it would be interesting to see if Harboe would succeeds in the French...

15 Jan 2009

The impact of demographic development in international marketing

Market study - 5 pages - Services marketing

This paper seeks to show the different impacts of demographic development on International Marketing and how enterprises may deal with this phenomenon. With the worldwide population ageing, new markets and new opportunities are opening for entrepreneurs. This shift in demographic...

20 Apr 2007

Discuss the shift away from the conglomerate form in the advanced industrial countries, and its persistence in most emerging markets performance?

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Western business strategies are often held as models for emerging countries. Despite General Electric being the largest worldwide conglomerate, such success stories have become rather rare nowadays in the United States and Europe, although this is not true in Japan for cultural and historical...

29 Sep 2010

To what extent is Blair's New Labour party the true heir to Thatcherism?

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

Thatcherism may be defined as the economic, social and political ideas and particular style of leadership associated with Margaret Thatcher. The British Prime Minister who served the nation from 1979 to 1990, believed in a mixture of neo-liberal beliefs in the free market and...

13 Jan 2009

Conservative and Labour Economic Policies

Essay - 17 pages - Political science

After World War II, a new economic philosophy called “Keynesianism” - different from the “laissez-faire” of old - became prevalent; to his main proponent, John Maynard Keynes (1883-1945), free operation of the market was a good thing but it might prove insufficient to...

19 Jan 2009

LenĂ´tre in China Beijing: The biggest market for the biggest gastronomical group

Presentation - 135 pages - Services marketing

Strengths: Global fame built on fine upscale products and services, genuine production processes, know-how and licenses (patents), staff (teams, chefs, wine steward...)very well trained, large implantation across the world, profitable company, diversified services (cocktails, buffets, marriages,...