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29 Sep 2010

Why does the Canadian productivity lag behind that of the US?

Essay - 8 pages - Management

"Productivity is our economic destiny," says Andrew Sharpe, Director of the Centre for the Study of Living Standards in Canada. Productivity is indeed important because it is related to the level of living standards (defined as GDP per capita) and the economic well-being of a...

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,...

01 Aug 2008

A closer look at corporate productivity: Reducing occupational stress and enhancing team effectiveness at workplace

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Developing productive workplaces has long captured the attention of many organizations. Issues such as occupational stress and lack of teamwork can, however, hinder corporate development. Occupational stress has been researched extensively within the industrial-organization psychology...

17 Dec 2007

The Morpho-Semantics of English Compound Words: Formation, Meaning and Productivity

Essay - 3 pages - Linguistics

The ability to compound words in the English language has always been a very productive method of adding new words to the lexicon. Compound words are generally formed in one of two ways, as root compounds or synthetically. Whichever way they are formed, the rightmost constituent is always the...

30 Jul 2015

Demonstrating that Art is a product of its context

Case study - 2 pages - Arts and art history

From an examination of cultures throughout history, it can be established that artistic works within respective cultures were based on the prevailing cultural contexts. In such regard, this paper attempts to show that art is indeed a product of its context. This assertion is depicted through...

28 Sep 2016

Michael Foucault: power is productive

Essay - 2 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Since the beginning of time, power has been an issue in many different ways; how to gain it, how to keep it, how to destroy it. According to Michel Foucault, "power is productive". Power is what molds society into what is, and what it should be. Foucault believed that through repression,...

14 Jun 2021

Advertising Production For Television

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Ads give thanks, shower praise, confirm self-worth, answer prayers, express devotion, foster hope and inspire belief … In the end, we buy the advertising, not the product, because it promises something we want. This quote is somewhat true, as it is saying that adverts promise to make our...

20 Oct 2014

Products Liability Research Paper

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Product liability is one of the sections in the law whereby the manufacturers who make products to the public must be responsible for the injuries the products might cause to the customers. The claims which are commonly associated with product liability include the following; strict liability,...

28 Dec 2021

Sustainability in the Fashion and Apparel/Consumer Products Industries

Essay - 4 pages - Fashion and ready to wear marketing

Sustainability in global industries such as Fashion & Apparel, Consumer Products, and Food & Agriculture is a major subject of society. All of these industries face major sustainability-related problems and challenges that they need to overcome to protect the planet. Among these industries, it is...

24 Aug 2022

Improving the Company's Production and Retail - Purdy's Chocolates Undercover Mission

Case study - 3 pages - Catering marketing

The Chief Executive Officer of Purdy's Chocolates noted that, for a company to keep growing and expanding, there was need for the top management to become aware and alive to the employees' and customer's opinion and view (Reality, 2014, p. 1). It was for this very purpose that she asked one of...

19 Nov 2014

Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) Software Package and it's Impact on Social Sciences

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

This paper discusses the impacts of Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) on social sciences. Social life is full of analytical demands from day to day activities that many of the programs that were initially developed have not been able to meet. The world is in the cusp of great...

17 Apr 2015

Production and Delivery of Five 800-Seater Aircrafts Model 702

Case study - 6 pages - Business strategy

The virtual management system will require that each firm have teleconferencing equipment that is also functional. Due to the time differences between the locations of the four firms involved in the overall production process, there will be need for stretching the day hours in other regions so as...

21 Nov 2014

Climatic Change and its effect on Food Production

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The agricultural sector plays an important role within our country's economy. Other than agriculture providing us with food, agriculture also comprises of seafood, and livestock which all together contribute an estimate of $200 billion dollars annually to our country's economy (Brian & Matt...

22 Apr 2015

The integration with production systems

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The industrial refrigeration of meat, grain crushing and oil filling are segments of the agroindustrial complex that brings together a set of productive chains that downstream characterized by the use of goods from agricultural activities and the amount by marketing process increasingly complex....

29 Mar 2016

Product mix: Head and Shoulder shampoo

Case study - 2 pages - Business strategy

Head and Shoulder shampoo is one of the brands of Procter and Gamble Company, which has a wide range of products. The company is a top notch in its field dealing with care and hygiene products aiming different market groups. The company has a well spread out product mix. In this regard the...

18 Aug 2017

New product report of SOOTHE Inc.

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

SOOTH Inc is an American company that is specialized in the massage therapy business. This new product management report indicates the extent to which this company can increase its profitability and gain a competitive advantage if it penetrates the new Markets of Asia, Middle East and Europe. Two...

30 Aug 2022

The organic products market in the US

Case study - 9 pages - Distribution marketing

The organic products industry within the United States markets has grown significantly within the past twenty years. As a matter of fact, the organic products sector has ranked highest among the fastest-growing sectors within the United States, which further raises questions about how this...

09 Sep 2022

The organic products market in the UK

Case study - 9 pages - Distribution marketing

The consumption of organic food substances has soared within the past years across the United Kingdom, as people have sought high-quality food substances and eaten healthy foods, driving the most considerable year-on-year increase in the sale of natural substances in fifteen years. The organic...

26 Nov 2019

Assess the Online sales of fresh products in China - The case study of fresh products application (Freshippo)

Essay - 4 pages - Business strategy

With the popularity of the internet and the development of e-business, an increasing number of consumers tend to shop online. Fresh agricultural products also need to grasp this opportunity as there is a large potential market on the internet.

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 became...

24 Mar 2015

Artificial intelligence in multimedia production

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Artificial intelligence an approach used to design intelligent agents. Intelligent agents are systems that are able to perceive their environments and use the perception results to maximize on its chances of success. Multimedia is an approach that combines sound, visuals, animations, text, and...

11 Mar 2023

West African Anglophone Literary Productions

Course material - 21 pages - Literature

By and large, the objective of this course is to get students in the humanities to cast a meaningful glance at the landscape of the aesthetico-social and political realities which have affected the continent, ever since slavery days through colonization up to the contemporary stage, in the prism...

17 Apr 2015

Immigrants and the development of small-scale market production

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

The Santa Catarina historiography describes the process of occupation of the western part of the state as a result of the signing of the "limits of agreement between the Paraná and Santa Catarina" in 1916 and the completion of the stretch of railroad São Paulo-Rio Grande (Cabral, 1970). The...

28 Sep 2016

The analysis of the link between posttraumatic stress disorder, stress-induced cortisol production, and heart disease

Case study - 5 pages - Medical studies

A number of links between posttraumatic stress disorder, cortisol, and heart disease have been established, although the final synthesis has yet to be developed. The pure correlation between heart disease and posttraumatic stress disorder has become a standard conclusion. Recent studies have...

29 Sep 2010

Production of bacteria colonies containing normal and mutated version of the same gene (encoding for Bacillus thuringiensis toxin) to compare the activity of the corresponding proteins

Essay - 13 pages - Medical studies

The Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a bacterium which mostly has insects as hosts. When the growing conditions are bad (lack in nutrients, bad temperature etc.), Bt produces spores, sleeping forms of the bacterium, which are able to resist even extreme conditions. What makes Bt different from...

12 Dec 2012

Cover letter for the position of Director of Channel Management and Product Management Sales

Sample letter - 1 pages - Management

I am writing to express my interest obtaining the position of Director of Channel Management and Product Management Sales at Titan Global Services. After conducting extensive research on Titan GS, I have been very impressed by the firm's outstanding reputation and culture. I am native to the...

12 Oct 2007

Cover letter for production assistant job

Sample letter - 1 pages - Journalism

From Beacon Press's website I learned of a job opening as a production assistant. I am very interested in this position, and believe I can contribute much to the company. I also believe the company can contribute to my own growth as well. I graduated in May from Emerson College with a BFA in...

15 Jan 2009

"What is queer theory and how does it explain the production of knowledge about sexuality?"

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

Introduction Applied to homosexuals, queer was initially a term of homophobic abuse, and while it retains that meaning, it is also now used as a neutrally descriptive term. (As an ethnic label, black has made the same semantic journey.) Queer is also provocative: a pejorative and stigmatizing...

22 Jan 2005

The current situation of small scale coffee production in Latin America

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

Recently, the global coffee market has fallen into a profound crisis. Prices paid to coffee producers in real dollar terms, have fallen to a hundred year low. Many families have been forced to abandon traditional farming. There is consequently an important wave of unemployment in the farming...

21 Nov 2006

Total Productive Maintenance

Case study - 9 pages - Logistics

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) manufactures activities that are productive and implemented by everyone in the organization. The main focus of TPM is to maximize the overall equipment effectiveness of the asset which is utilized to produce the goods and services. TPM focus on establishing...