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10 Jan 2011

Is the World Trade Organization (WTO) in crisis?

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The World Trade Organization succeeded the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1995. It aims to dismantle trade barriers and harmonize trade rules to allow all states to benefit from global trade and promote their growth. While at first the advent of the WTO was accompanied by a wave...

12 May 2009

A focus on Russia in terms of managerial practices versus France

Thesis - 7 pages - Management

Russia represents a good economic potential, investors and firms that are more and more attracted by the country as well as hydrocarbons, which are the first factor of export of the country. For both exports and imports; economic, social political and business relationships between France and...

21 Nov 2006

What skills does it take to "manage" cross-cultural M&A?

Essay - 13 pages - Business strategy

Comment réussir des fusions-acquisitions "cross-culturelles"? Mergers and acquisitions continue apace in spite of an alarming failure rate and evidence that they rarely manage to benefit shareholders. Most completed takeovers damage one party: the company making the acquisition. Many studies...

07 Mar 2013

OPEC's effective resistance to strong western powers

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was one of the first organizations of the developing world to effectively resist Western superpowers. Before OPEC, Western countries colonized developing nations and exploited their natural resources with little resistance from these countries....

16 Jan 2009

The impact of congruency and contrast on the effectiveness of happy ads

Essay - 11 pages - Services marketing

Big companies have more and more interest in improving the image of their brand to increase their sales but also their profits and there are several reasons for this: According to Malinvaud, using ads enable the brand differentiate itself from its competitors, so this is for a company a way to...

01 Aug 2013

Water: The real perpetrator of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Case study - 17 pages - International relations

The vast majority of literature around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been expressly focused on negotiating a peace treaty that satisfies the nationalistic urges of both parties in the conflict. Many prominent authors have simply designated the “right to exist” as an independent...

21 Nov 2006

« EU loses a landmark sugar case at the WTO », by SAPA-AP & Blomberg, business Report, 29 April 2005

Essay - 9 pages - Management

The trade of agricultural products is increasing a lot all over the world. In many countries (mainly the poorest ones), agriculture is the dominant sector of the economy and plays a very important role. To control the trade of agricultural products and to limit unfair practices, international...

29 Sep 2010

Competition between European football clubs - published: 29/09/2010

Case study - 25 pages - Business strategy

In Europe, the economical competition is as relentless as the sport competition between professional football clubs and this fight is clearly unequal between the big and small clubs. How can we explain the competitive differences between the best French football club and the best clubs of the...

24 Nov 2009

A critical examination of European Union's economic policy

Thesis - 12 pages - European union

The EU's trading policy towards the rest of the world is called the Common Commercial Policy and is established under Articles 100-116 of the Treaty of Rome (Title IX Articles 131-134 of the Consolidated Treaty). “By establishing a customs union between themselves Member States aim to...

29 Sep 2010

The Intercultural management in the tourism sector: a new opportunity for a sustainable performance

Dissertation - 60 pages - Management

The tourism sector is clearly characterized by the number of nationalities that form it. Culture is also part of it. Employees from a specific country can face a customer from another country, whose culture is totally different. In the same way, an employee can work in team with another employee...

29 Nov 2006

The US and Guantanamo Bay

Essay - 7 pages - International relations

In 1898, the United States intervened in the Caribbean and Pacific to fight against Spanish imperialism. In the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the United States occupied Cuba from January 1899 to May 1902. On February 25, 1901, Senator Orville H. Platt introduced in Congress “the...

07 Nov 2014

British Policy of Appeasement: Great Britain and the Second World War

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

The policy of appeasement pursued by Great Britain in the years leading up to the outbreak of World War Two is among the most controversial events studied by historians. Assessments of the policy of appeasement offered by historians include those who criticize the actions of the British state...

29 Sep 2010

Is there a common European culture in diplomacy?

Essay - 5 pages - European union

At the moment, the question of culture is fundamental in the construction of Europe. The European Union is in fact searching for its identity which would be the basis to develop the political integration. Diplomacy has always played an important role in Europe: to represent and inform countries...

27 Jan 2011

Competition between European football clubs

Dissertation - 37 pages - Management

In Europe, the economic competition is as fierce as the sporting competitions that engage among the professional football clubs, and this fight is somewhat uneven between very large European professional clubs and other smaller clubs. How can we explain the differences in competitiveness between...

04 Oct 2012

Conflict, decision making, and organizational design

Case study - 6 pages - Business strategy

At Verizon Wireless conflict is pretty much taught as the rule not the exception. We're trained to deal with conflict and negotiation strategies to help ourselves get out of the conflict. It's part of the job and expected that customers are not always going to be happy with Verizon and...

28 Jul 2020

The Northern Ireland Conflict and paths to Peace - How was a peace settlement to end the Troubles achieved in April 1998?

Essay - 6 pages - Modern history

The peace settlement that was achieved in April 1998 results from a long period of negotiations, doubts and violent attacks from all communities. The inter-communal conflict of The Troubles had lasted for more than thirty years leaving a city and a country deeply broken. Historians agreed...

29 Sep 2010

Sales assistant at Sabotage wines, Melbourne, Australia

Dissertation - 16 pages - Management

Sabotage Wines was founded in 2001 by the French winemaker David Baldet with the French style wines sourced from low yielding cool climate grapes from Victoria, in Australia. The principal customers are restaurants, wine bars and liquor stores. In this company, my mission was to sell the Sabotage...

29 Sep 2010

Humanitarian corridors

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

A humanitarian corridor aims at facilitating the transportation of charitable supplies like food, clothes, medicines, and hospital services such as ambulances that are directed to the local population in times of crisis in conflict zones. It is set on a specific route for a given time....

29 Sep 2010

Great Britain, the United States and the Commonwealth

Essay - 14 pages - Modern history

The aim of the lecture is to determine whether there is really a special relationship between Britain and the US. It was only in the aftermath of the Second World War that the term of special relationship came to be used to describe the partnership between Britain and America. Indeed, despite the...

03 Jan 2011

Is the mechanism of settlement of the disputes of the World Trade Organization (WTO) effective?

Thesis - 5 pages - International law

The dispute settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO) is a mechanism whereby a member state that was injured when a benefit was offset by another Member State, can initiate proceedings before the Settlement of Disputes in order to restore the balance upset by the cancellation. This...

22 Jul 2008

What would Marx say? Labor agreement with the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW)

Essay - 4 pages - Human resources

This past 12th of September, 2005, Ford's labor agreement with the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) reached its three-year expiration date, and was remade and renewed after negotiations between the two parties. Talks focused on questions of wages, benefits, retirement plans, and other...

25 Sep 2008

Sample resume for advertising and sales

Sample resume - 2 pages - Business strategy

Person 4312 Any Court Winston, North Carolina 27613 (000) 888-8365 home (000) 652-4392 cell PROFESSIONAL PROFILE A creative, articulate achiever with excellent organizational,...

19 Jan 2009

Lenôtre 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,...

03 Feb 2011

The right to strike in Europe

Essay - 9 pages - European law

'A strike is the name given to a collective movement conducted at the initiative of all or part of the staff of a company, usually intended to compel employers to negotiate working conditions and pay (Law Dictionary). The right to strike presupposes that there is a contract of employment....

14 Apr 2009

Competitor analysis of financial securities industries: Religare

Case study - 36 pages - Finance

The securities markets in India witnessed several policy initiatives since the year 2000, which further refined the markets micro-structure, modernized operations and broadened investment choices for investors. The irregularities in the securities transactions in the last quarter of the previous...

14 Oct 2020

SWOT Analysis - British Airways (2010)

Case study - 8 pages - Business strategy

British Airways (BA) has recently announced a merger with Iberia the results for both firms are due in May 2011. This case study will look at industrial relations within BA and how they will affect the recent merger and what is necessary to align both firms' resources whilst causing the least...

24 Nov 2021

The company's strategic diagnostic tools - Toyota SWOT analysis

Course material - 3 pages - Marketing theories

In 1979, Michael Porter developed the five forces strategy based on a competitive analysis. These 5 forces all influence the performance of the company. There are initially five groups of players: competitors, customers, suppliers, potential entrants and substitute products. It will therefore be...

09 Jan 2009

Was the NATO bombardment of Serbia legitimate?

Thesis - 3 pages - Services marketing

After the disintegration of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Kosovar Albanians became targets of the Serb policy of "ethnic cleansing". UN requested both parties to the conflict to stop hostilities and to return to negotiations. However, peace negotiations between the...

04 Sep 2008

Empirical feasibility in Kant's Perpetual Peace

Book review - 8 pages - Humanities/philosophy

In his essay Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch, Immanuel Kant prescribes the means of attaining a worldwide peace among nations. In theory, Kant's idea of achieving Perpetual Peace relies not on reactionary peaceful measures of ending wars once they have begun, but instead on creating a...

15 Jan 2009

The completion of the wto free trade agenda will produce both winners and losers in the eu: to what extend do you agree? - published: 15/01/2009

Essay - 5 pages - European union

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an international body, the purpose of which is to promote free trade by persuading countries to abolish import tariffs and other barriers. It has little by little become closely associated with globalisation. The WTO is the only international institution...