Vision Vision refers to the ability to think and plan for the future through simply perceiving visuals and imagination. Therefore, action needs to be taken so that a vision can take effect in any society. I would like an integrated management system in real estate, to be my world-changing initiative. An integrated management system in
Lack of Significant Health Care for Small and Medium Enterprises Abelson Reed.(2019). Employer Health Insurance Is Increasingly Unaffordable, Study Finds. The New York Times. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/health/employer-health-insurance-cost.html In her article, Reed Abelson highlights the main reason why many small and medium enterprises cannot be able to provide health insurance benefits for their employees is affordability.
Policy Recommendations on Raising the Minimum Wage in Texas Wages represent an essential factor in the capacities of communities, households, and individuals to meet their needs. The levels of wage that individuals earn are a critical indicator of their capacities to access and utilize services and socioeconomic resources for their wellbeing, and a determinant of
High Staff Turnover Organizations face many human resources and other organizational problems that require a strategic change to address them. Most often, the management is able to put in place strategies and measures to handle these issues. However, sometimes it is difficult for the management to identify the main problem affecting the effective flow of
Motivating a High-Potential Person Identifying and retaining high-performing employees is a crucial talent strategy successful organizations implement. Most organizations perceive such employees as innovators and leaders they need to stay competitive in a competitive and often disruptive business environment. However, organizations face challenges retaining such employees because of the competitive talent market. Two strategies that
Copyright Concerns Summary of Ethical and Legal Facts of the Case Ralph was dishonest with SDX Alliance Manger. Had he disclosed to the manager that he had used the code in the previous company, he would have saved the company the time and resources spent in rewriting the entire code. The start-up company where Ralph
Macy’s and the Retail Industry Introduction In the year 2018-2019, more than 3900 retail stores have been closed in the United States alone. This number has been the highest since the beginning of retail store tracking research in 2012, and a 59% jump from the number that closed in 2017 (Valinsky, 2020). One of the
Athleisure Trends: Market Analysis Introduction Athleisure has increasingly grown as a lifestyle choice among many people. Previously, athletic wear was considered mostly during workouts and other intense exercise activities, a trend that has since changed as more people recognize the comfort offered by athleisure. In contemporary times, athleisure has gained popularity for both workouts and
Jim Bean Bathroom-Break Policy In recent decades, new ways of thinking with regard to the approach to management have emerged. Indeed, there has been a gradual shift from the traditional approach to modern approaches to management. The traditional approach to management uses management functions such as organization, leadership, and control, as well as planning. However,
Inventory Control and Product Recall Crisis Management Part I Inventory control is the process employed by a company to track and manage its operations such as warehousing and storage, and shipping. Generating maximum profit from the least inventory investment is the ultimate goal of inventory control. Businesses need to integrate effective inventory control in their
“On the Good Life” The story, On the good life, offers insights into the true meaning of life and happiness and is based on the teachings of Aristotle. Aristotle argues that happiness depends on an individual’s actions, as it is the core purpose of each individual’s life (Johnson, 1978). In the story, Aristotle opines that
Why are People the Most Important Aspect in an Analytics-Driven Culture? Today’s business environment is largely digital thus the analytics culture is an essential component of gaining a competitive advantage. Indeed, organizations use data analytics to support decision-making. The decision-making should be embedded in organizational culture to inform people about their responsibilities in the wake
The GM Workers Sit Down 1936 It can be stated that industrial unionism was created from sit-down strikes. From the victory of rubber workers to the GM’s workers sit-down of 1936, it is comprehensible that workers took the initiative to change their working conditions. Through the sit-down strikes, workers found an avenue they could use
Discussion 6: Making Ethical Choices Persuading and manipulating workers to donate towards a charity is unethical. The use of facts and data by the business communicators to persuade and manipulate workers into donating directly violates the principle of autonomy. The principle of autonomy exemplifies the right of an individual to be left alone and accorded
Financial Decision Making: Time Warner, Inc. Making financial decisions can be challenging especially when the objective is to improve the financial report. Various financial ratios give the impression of what the business looks like at any given time. With a current ratio of less than 1, Time Warner, Inc. should be increasing the value of
Individual Strategic Analysis and Decision-Making Introduction Ryanair is one of the largest budget airlines in Europe. It was established by the Ryan family in 1985 with the main objective being provision of an alternative to state monopoly airline, Aer Lingus. When it began its operations, Ryanair provided scheduled passenger services between the UK and Ireland,
The Statement of Cash Flows In the financial accounting context, a cash flow statement refers to a financial statement showing the manner in which the balance sheet account changes as well as income influence cash and cash equivalents. Essentially, the cash flow statement focuses on the inflow and outflow of cash in a business. However,
MGT 7800 The overall strategy of a business entity is to maximize its profitability while improving its competitiveness. These two elements of a business complement each other in perfect synergy. It would be difficult to achieve one without the other. Nevertheless, the real debate is not how to achieve competitiveness and profitability but how to
February 02, 2020 Mr. David Rebuck, Director Division of Gaming Enforcement Dear Mr. Rebuck, Attached is a report on the fraud cases facing casinos in New Jersey, the casino revenues, community benefits, and the risks they are likely to encounter. The report analyses the role of the casinos in New Jersey’s revenue and their contribution
Compensation: External competitiveness and Defining Competitiveness and Defining Pay Level Every organization’s objective is to gain a competitive advantage over its competition to enable the firm to retain its employees and attract more customers. Some of the factors that can help a company achieve such an objective are market competitiveness and internal consistency. This paper
Leadership Integration Essay 2 Basic Collection Methods to Keep a Business Competitive Contemporary business organizations are acing fierce and aggressive competitive rivalry. It is increasingly becoming hard for businesses to remain competitive in their respective markets. Competition can reduce the overall market share, improve efficiency, lower prices, and elicit innovative thoughts and ideas among entities.
E-Sourcing Benefits of E-Procurement Adopting e-procurement for purchasing is becoming a widely accepted method for purchasing in organizations. E-procurement has many benefits to the firm, including reducing paperwork, reduced costs, increasing transaction speed, and increased productivity. Online transactions reduce paperwork as all data used in the procurement is stored electronically where little space is required,
Module 6: Whistleblowing Describe the elements of Whistleblowing The elements of whistle-blowing envisage the why, what, and where. Before the employees are encouraged to speak up against injustice or ethical violations, there have to be laws or established ethical frameworks to justify reasons why they must speak up. Besides, whistleblowing is only effective if employees
MGT 7800 The evolution of Amazon from a meager garage bookstore to the largest superstore in the world is both bewildering and informative. The initial focus that Jeff Bezos had for Amazon was a large online bookstore. However, this focus changed to an online marketplace for all types of products and services. The first reason
Branded Products. A Brand influences people’s views and attitudes towards a product. Therefore, a brand that meets the customer’s needs creates a long-lasting relationship. Additionally, satisfied customers might associate a need with a brand to the point of visualizing the brand whenever a need arises, therefore, remain loyal. This paper reflects on my association with
Market Analysis of YUM Brand Yum Brand is a strong, fast food company that operates more than 37,000 operational units globally. The company owns renowned global fast-food chains such as KFC and Taco Bell (Yum Brand, 2019). The entity has been successful in building a strong, most respected, and trusted brand in the world. Yum
The Digital Economy Article 1: How Should We Measure the Digital Economy? The article, authored by Erik Brynjolfsson and Avinash Collis, relates to measuring the digital economy in tandem with the conventional economy. The authors posit that policymakers and regulators err by failing to recognize digital marketing in their calculation of GDP (38). Additionally, the
Building Long-Term Success Part A: Case Study- Uber and London Taxis Question 1 Stakeholder analysis is a tool that helps in identifying an organization’s relevant or key stakeholders and their interests, clarifying the views or perceptions of stakeholders of the organization, identifying fundamental strategic issues, and rolling out the process of determining support and interest
Virtual Teams The technological revolution has transformed many organizations into modern workplaces. The need to stay ahead of the competition and to survive in the modern economy forces organizations to adopt innovative approaches. For example, a virtual team is one of the innovative approaches that is increasingly gaining more appeal as opposed to traditional face-to-face
Internal Environment: Strength and Weaknesses Corporate Structure Netflix Inc. has a unitary corporate structure that involves a hierarchy for maintaining executive control and direction throughout the company’s operations. However, the company has a relatively flat corporate culture when compared to corporations that have hierarchical organizational architecture. The following are the characteristics that define Netflix’s corporate
Office Party Blame Gam Vicarious liability is a concept in law in which employers take up the burden of their employees. This concept enables an employee, who is the injured party, to seek compensation or recover their losses from the employer. Employers have the responsibility of monitoring employees to decrease any risk that may happen
Tesla Plans of Diversifying Into Other Business Tesla is experiencing a lot of competition in the market, and CEO Elon Musk is planning for diversification as a tool of remaining competitive. The leadership of Tesla is planning a significant international expansion to help them in dealing with business losses experienced at the start of 2019
Customer service experience I took a Mexican friend of mine by the name of Mike to a shop of Michelin Tires around my vicinity. Upon arrival at the shop, all the attendants were willing to help. Mike’s English is conspicuously poor. Upon noticing that Mark was not good at English, the attendant summoned a multilingual
J & J Case Study As a leading healthcare corporation globally, J & J has focused on the following areas to ensure its success. Research and development rank top in the company’s priority areas such that the company has research laboratories around the world with approximately 9000 scientists in employment. The research spending exhibits an
The One Minute Manager The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson offers advice to individuals on how to be effective managers. The two authors wrote the book because they believed that it was necessary to strike a balance between autocratic and democratic leaders. The protagonist in the book is a young man
Why do many corporations continue to use the payback period method? The payback method involves evaluating the period that a project takes to recover its initial capital expenditure. Per Rossi, payback represents the required amount of time before a project or investment breaks even (352). If a project requires the shortest time to recover its
Apple Inc. Marketing Apple Inc. is a multinational technology company based in the U.S. It is one of the most valuable companies in the world. Marketing has played an important role in generating Apple Inc.’s repute. The company’s excellence in marketing and branding is often attributed to the management approach adopted by one of the
Business and Ethics in Spain The business environment is essentially the same for most European countries. Spain, like other European countries, is more than ever a democratic economy with hundreds of multinational companies and fully integrated into the European Union. Multinational companies continue to establish businesses on Spanish soil through alliances, direct investment, and capital
Bank Management U.S. Bank Performance Analysis Capital One Bank is ranked 98th among the fortune 500 companies. It has 755 branches, including thirty café style locations and 2,000 ATMs (Schwert 788). Capital One bank is ranked fifth in credit issuance, after Citigroup, Bank of America, American Express, and JPMorgan Chase (Schwert 788). In the fourth
Drug Testing in Employment Drug abuse poses unprecedented threats to employees as well as clients. The threats that drug users pose to other people in the workplace have created ethical dilemmas for employers in deciding whether to have drug testing programs in their workplaces or not. Employers believe that requisite drug testing creates a safe
Environmental Sustainability and Business Introduction For a long time, environmental sustainability has been a pillar of ethical business practices. Although some businesses have incorporated environmental concerns in business decisions to attract customers and investors, certain businesses have opted not to incorporate sustainable practices due to weak laws and guidelines. Nonetheless, environmental concerns should influence business
Risk Management Plan The Situation             Anonymous Company Limited is a bottle-making firm with heavy machines that cut plastics and give them a bottle shape. The machines have been in operation for 15 years and some parts are rusted and loose, thus, producing more noise than is expected. The firm’s employees are constantly handling the
Harmonie Water: Refreshing the World Naturally Question 1 Harmonie is a global brand: a company that is well recognized across the world. It is characterized by various features, such as a strong brand personality. According to the case study, Harmonie has sold bottled water in over 130 countries with $7.1 billion in sales revenue (Quelch
The Culture of Virtual Corporations The internet has influenced the corporate culture of firms leading to the establishment of virtual corporations. A virtual corporation is a network of independent firms which come together remotely to produce a product that meets customer needs. The firms that make up a virtual corporation include manufacturers, suppliers, and other
Environmental Sustainability and Business Introduction For a long time, environmental sustainability has been a pillar of ethical business practices. Although some businesses have incorporated environmental concerns in business decisions to attract customers and investors, certain businesses have opted not to incorporate sustainable practices due to weak laws and guidelines. Nonetheless, environmental concerns should influence business
Bank Management U.S. Bank Performance Analysis Capital One Bank is ranked 98th among the fortune 500 companies. It has 755 branches, including thirty café style locations and 2,000 ATMs (Schwert 788). Capital One bank is ranked fifth in credit issuance, after Citigroup, Bank of America, American Express, and JPMorgan Chase (Schwert 788). In the fourth
Research philosophy refers to a system of beliefs and assumptions about the development of new knowledge. In researching a particular problem, one has to make some types of premises, such as ontological, epistemological, and axiological, at every research stage, and the assumptions shape how one understands the research question, methods that can be used, and
Trader Joe’s Case Study Analysis Introduction The grocery industry in the US is evolving at a rapid pace with the market being dominated by huge retail giants such as Walmart that own thousands of stores. Trader Joe’s is a relatively large grocery store with over 400 store chains spread in suburban areas. However, a closer
Reflective Essay: Business Planning As part of my undergraduate program, I had to work with my colleagues on a business plan project for attracting foreign investment to the country. We were required to work on the project in a team of six and submit it within 10 weeks, a failure to which we would get
Environmental Management Environmental Management involves understanding the earth’s system through monitoring and predicting future changes. It focuses on maximizing human benefits on a sustainable basis while minimizing damages to natural ecosystems.  Undertaking environmental management has numerous advantages to businesses. For example, it helps businesses to reduce costs, ensure environmental and legislative compliances, improve the business’s
Impact of Cov-19 on the Travel & Tourism Industry Background Information COVID-19 is a new strain of infectious disease characterized by respiratory complications, such as a common cold. The WHO (World Health Organization) declared the new virus a global pandemic (Kaushik et al., 2020). The signs and symptoms of the virus on the infected individuals
The Influence of Reference Group on Consumer Purchasing Pattern Problems Description Reference group refers to a modern trend in marketing that has taken the field of corporate marketing and consumer behavior by storm. Though many scholars and researchers provide in-depth analysis of the concept and its relation to consumer behavior, reference groups remain contentious in
Analyzing Your Audience Promoting a new product to college students can be challenging because of the technology dependence characteristic they exhibit.  Social media, especially Facebook can easily reach college students, establish connections, as well as engage them to accept a product. College students are essential demographic niche marketers should not assume. The college market niche
Stakeholders The success of healthcare organizations relies on the effectiveness of the healthcare practitioners in performing their tasks and the leadership of the organization. Stakeholders offer their support to healthcare organizations in different ways and obtain their power from governing boards and their perception of their responsibilities to patients. Stakeholders play different roles in healthcare
Zappos: Happiness Organizational Culture Question 1 The average organizational structure in modern business organizations is made up of four building blocks. The building blocks include specialization, centralization, formalization, and hierarchy. These building blocks determine the work efforts of individuals and teams within an organization and resource distribution. Specialization is concerned with the degree to which
Market Structures At their core, firms operate to maximize their profits while consumers are keen on maximizing their satisfaction. The intersection between the goals of firms and consumers creates markets within which the different firms operate. A market, therefore, is the constellation of consumers and organizations involved in the production of particular goods or services.
Supply Chain Decisions Interview Component I interviewed one of the operations managers at General Motors Company. The manager has held several positions before rising to one of the highest ranks at the company. He started by working during night shifts as a temporal operations manager before he was permanently employed after a three-year waiting period.
Why Bob Nardelli fail as CEO of Home Depot? Bob Nardelli was different from the company’s founders because he did not have retail experience for a large retail company, unlike his predecessors. Initially, all things worked well for him: the company’s profit margins increased and he received an award for Best Manager of 2004 on
Project Costs and Cost Classification Direct and Indirect Cost The merit in which line managers use in determining whether a cost is direct or indirect is based on whether the product can be traced to the specific cost objective. According to Walter and Skousen (2009), direct costs are costs that compile the cost of a
Ford Motors Introduction As one of the “Big Three” car manufacturers in the U.S., Ford Motors has a rich history. Incorporated in 1903 as Ford Motors Company, it has grown over the years to have international operations in virtually every continent in the world. The company’s production capability, innovation, and supply chain mark some of
Problem Solving and Proposal: Australian Construction Industry Issues Introduction Recent reports about the use of biker gangs by the construction industry union in Australia to intimidate players in the industry indicate the need for strategic actions aimed at offering long-term solutions to the problem instead of depending on short-term solutions. Addressing this issue requires an
This e-portfolio describes various artifacts that have been instrumental in attaining a deeper understanding of various concepts learned in the classroom. The reflection paper provides an overview of the mentioned artifacts, beginning with case analyses. Case analyses are presented for the Queensland Government Flood of Decisions Case and the Mercedes Benz case. The micro-credential section
Fraud at wells Fargo: An Ethical Analysis From 2002 to 2016, Wells Fargo employees were involved in massive fraud, in which several accounts were opened fraudulently in customer names, fake credit cards and bills were issued, signatures were forged, and fake personal identification numbers were created for customers. The reasons behind the fraud and the
Effects of Debit and Credit on Different Accounts Accounting for different business transactions uses an account that is specific to the particular transaction. An account is an important component in accounting since it records all business transactions, and it classifies and takes note of increases, decreases, and balances in stakeholders’ equity(capital), liabilities, and assets of
Descriptive Statistics Activity 1 Scale variables have numeric value. The variables have to be scale to enable calculations of a wide array of statistics using SPSS. Nominal and ordinal variables limit the statistics computed to describe a data set since they can only be ordered, or grouped. In case the variables were nominal, the descriptive
Costco Wholesale Corporation Executive Summary of Costco Wholesale Corporation Costco Wholesale Corporation is a multi-million dollar membership warehouse club that specializes in acquiring bulk, quality, and brand-name products at the best possible price. The corporation takes pride in offering a low-maintenance shopping experience at relatively cheap prices on selective brand merchandise and label products such
Abstract At some point, an individual might get stuck in life or a particular activity, but with another person’s help, the individual might get an opportunity to progress. Although motivation might be a complex subject within an organization, it is an essential aspect that may allow an individual to progress at work. This can be
Business Ethics and Society Part A Question 1 Although it is feasible to develop a set of universally applicable ethical principles, it is not possible or practical to develop a universally set of standards for business. The principle is a comprehensive and fundamental law, doctrine, or assumption while a standard is a guide that has
Problems in Global Production and Supply Chain Management The article “Discrete and Dynamic Optimization Problems in Operations Management 2014” by Xiang Li analyzes the problems that are encountered in operations management of logistics and supply chain and proposes future research into some areas of the subject. As per the article, companies have to adapt and
Literature Review Synthesis Employee Retention and Turnover The essay on “Employee Retention and Turnover” is a literature review of previous studies. While the essay presents the findings from the studies, the writer neither tells the reader the number of studies reviewed, the sampling criterion applied, nor the methodology used during the review. Moreover, the objective
Exploratory Vistas Key Takeaways Analyzing data is a complex phenomenon. Indeed, the process of analyzing data requires analysts to familiarize themselves with data sets. The most notable takeaways from the article include; data distribution and correlation, use of specific graphic tools to examine data, and use of modern data visualization tools to provide an overview
Alibaba and Amazon Company Background Amazon is an e-commerce company founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994. The firm started as an online bookstore and later diversified into a business model with multiple moving parts.  First, Amazon sells merchandise directly. The company provides buyers with a portion of its goods through its online storefront based on
Global Expansion Project Examining similarities and differences in the culture of various countries is important in business, particularly when a firm needs to expand its operations internationally. This approach ensures that firms start and run smoothly by reducing the chances of misunderstanding or conflict between individuals from different backgrounds. There are many cultural differences between
Vision, Mission, and Target Audience Informax digital education platform provides access to instructional and resource content for use across all academic levels and multiple educational systems. The vision of the platform is to be the leading digital education avenue in terms of diversity and be aligned to the evolving needs of global communities in education.
Airplane Industry The airplane industry has greatly developed since its initial establishment by the three Wright brothers in the year 1903. The industry has gradually transformed over years from low-speed mail and passenger transportation to high-speed heavy cargo carriers. Although the introduction of airplane mode of transportation was not well received by the public due
Organizational Culture and Structure The results of the Gallup research fit my general expectations of the attributes that make a great workplace. Upon researching some of the great places to work, I discovered that workplaces qualify as ideal working environments because of great workgroups. This observation aligns with the findings of the Gallup research, which
Course Reflection The MBA and my Goals and Contributions to Social Change Which content, conceptual ideas, frameworks, tools, and assignments in your MBA improved your understanding and skills in ways that will enable you to achieve your professional goals? The MBA program has played an important role in shaping my view on various concepts related
Operations Strategy in the Global Environment Operations strategy underlies overall business strategy, and they are both essential for a company to gain a competitive advantage over other firms in the ever-changing global business environment. Many companies around the world are responding to the competitive nature within the global business environment by adopting effective operations strategies.
PESTEL Analysis of Romania’s Current Business Environment  Introduction Expanding a brand overseas might be appealing, and many entrepreneurs would adopt such a strategy to ensure an increase in profit margins. However, the process may be quite challenging due to numerous factors. The road to penetrating a new country’s market may be challenging given that an
Case Study Analysis: Wells Fargo’s Unauthorized Customer Accounts Question 1 The unauthorized customer accounts at Wells Fargo were bank accounts opened without prior authorization by the owners using either fake PINs or email addresses. The accounts comprised 1,534,280 deposits and 565,443 credit card accounts opened between 2011 and 2015 (Lawrence and Weber, 458). The bank
Analysis of Walmart’s External Environment Walmart is one of the largest retailers in the United States in terms of revenues. The company was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton in Rogers, Arkansas. Walmart serves its customers with the lowest priced products anytime and anywhere. The company focuses on making a difference in the lives of
Toyota’s Organizational Structure Toyota Motor Corporation has adopted one of the best effective organizational structures in the automobile industry to respond to various issues they may experience in its operational processes. The company’s effective organizational structure has helped the firm to establish itself as a leader in the global automobile industry. The firm relies on
Discounted Cash Flow Capital Budgeting Method Introduction Discounted cash flow (DCF) is a capital budgeting method used to determine the value of a business venture or opportunity. DCF is used to calculate how much investment is worth based on its present value. The value is projected to estimate the business returns in the future. DCF
Google Analytics Google Analytics is a powerful web analytics tool offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. This analytic tool is used by both small and large websites, and it costs zero charges. Google Analytics is the most widely used analytics service on the web and it provides a service that allows gathering
Individual Resistance to Change Leo Tolstoy gave one of the most famous quotes on change: “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Thus, change is an inevitable process. Even with this reality, individuals resist change within an organization and in society. Individuals’ resistance to change emanates from different sources
Strategic Management Case Studies Q1. Identify the strategic environment that the aviation industry is facing in UAE in particular and in the Middle East.  (4 marks) The success of the aviation industry in the UAE and the Middle East can be immensely attributed to the strategic environment in which the airlines operate. The UAE is
Inequality for Women in the Workplace Introduction This research examines the factors perpetuating unequal treatment of women at work. Women have made significant strides at work in recent years, but inequality still persists. There is sufficient evidence showing that women are discriminated against and unfairly treated at work. The prejudice and discrimination directed at women
Human Resource Management Principle In the news article published by Vox on September 9, 2019, some of Google’s current and former employees claim the company is retaliating against them for reporting sexual harassment at the company. The employees that filed complaints with the Human Resource (HR) Department were retaliated against through demotion, dismissal, or placed
Developing a Market Niche Dunkin’ Donuts has rapidly expanded into a national coffee chain competing head-to-head with Starbucks, the country’s leading coffee powerhouse. Dunkin’ conducted simple research to identify its target segment’s needs and serve them better. Dunkin’ and Starbucks target distinct customers who want entirely different products and services. While Dunkin has positioned itself
Business Methods Question One Al-Shami et al. explore the effects of online social networking websites on the performance of hotels across Malaysia and on the core capabilities of tourist firms across the country. The issues the study explores have been clearly stated. The study presents the issues by first outlining how the use of online
Putin’s Russia Question 1 The Russian economy is primarily dependent on oil and gas. In fact, oil and gas account for 75 percent of Russia’s export (Komolov 329). During the 2001 and 2013 periods, Russia’s economy performed exemplary because there were peak demands for oil and gas, the retail price rose to 100 dollars per
Developing a Market Niche Dunkin’ Donuts has rapidly expanded into a national coffee chain competing head-to-head with Starbucks, the country’s leading coffee powerhouse. Dunkin’ conducted simple research to identify its target segment’s needs and serve them better. Dunkin’ and Starbucks target distinct customers who want entirely different products and services. While Dunkin has positioned itself
Strategies for Customer Loyalty Question 1 Marked out of 6 Name several factors that can cause people to have poor listening skills. How does this relate to customer service and loyalty? Poor listening skills, which negatively impact customer service and loyalty, are caused by several factors, such as distractions, personal bias, poor listening habits, and
Rational, Natural, And Open System Perspectives of Organizations An organization is a social unit of people that is structured and managed to meet the need or pursue collective objectives under the direction of a leader. All organizations have a certain management structure that determines relationships between the members while subdividing and assigning roles, responsibilities, and
Auto Insurance According to the United States law, every state requires all car owners to have auto insurance. Although auto insurance can be expensive, particularly for low-income families with more than one car, it is essential. Auto insurance policy helps pay for insured damage in case an accident occurs. It can also protect travelers by
Contractual Mistakes and Discharge of Contract Mistakes often occur in bilateral and unilateral contracts. Bilateral mistakes refer to errors involving both parties of a contract having an understanding not captured in the contract terms outline (Harutyunyan 452). As such, bilateral mistakes exist in instances in which both parties to a contract are misguided and misinformed
Production and Costs Part A: Conceptual questions The marginal cost is lower than the average variable cost. This implies that both the average total cost and average variable cost are decreasing. The average variable cost will reduce to meet the marginal cost at the shutdown level. If this level is higher than the price the
Dell Technologies Inc.’s Economic and Business Structure Comparison Business Structure of Dell Technologies Inc. Dell Technologies Inc. is an American multinational technology corporation and its headquarters is located in Texas. Its shareholders have limited liability; hence, their assets are protected from the company’s debts and liabilities. Moreover, due to Dell Technologies Inc.’s corporate business structure,
Credible Sources Credible sources enable writers and researchers to produce legitimate scholarly work based on real and accurate references to support their arguments. The prudent use of credible sources enables writers to write high-quality academic papers without plagiarizing other scholars’ works. Credible sources have unique attributes that distinguish them from the litany of scholarly materials
Learning Journal This reflection journal outlines my learning experience in the MBA program, detailing the specific competencies gained in each course undertaken, while also highlighting my personal growth and development in the course. I have given an in-depth analysis of areas I thought established the biggest influence on me in this program. This is in
The American Airline Report The Business Model Canvas The Business model canvas for American Airlines provides a rationale, through which the company creates, delivers, and enhances values in the company products and services. American airlines have nine blocks that show how the company has the interest to improve its service delivery. The main four areas
Behavioral Questioning Question: Name a time when you had a conflict in the workplace and what you did to solve it I agree with Samuel’s response to the behavioral question. This interview question normally seeks to evaluate an individual’s understanding of what constitutes conflict in the workplace and how conflicts can be differentiated from other
Critical analysis: Blackberry In 2009, Blackberry, then known as Research in Motion (RIM), was a leading player in the Smartphone business (Palenchar, 2013). The company had a 20% share of smartphones and had a near-monopoly in the business services sector with its business solutions. The company was valued at over US$ 83 billion (Blackberry Still
Motivation Case Study Expectancy Theory             The theory that could be best applied to this case is the expectancy theory. The theory states that motivation is a rational process. People will put extra or less effort into their work after rationally calculating the pros and cons of working hard. The theory states that individuals consider
The Flower Exercise Abstract In life, an individual is required to make everyday decisions. These decisions determine how well or badly the individual will lead his/her life. It is necessary that an individual gets to know himself/herself better to ensure that the decisions made do not contradict his values, goals, likes, and dislikes. This paper
Ethics and Strategy Ethics are a necessary virtue in all aspects of life. This is especially the case in the field of business. Liver notes that upholding ethical standards and corporate social responsibility (CSR) is rewarding to both the giver and the recipient. I agree with this argument because adherence to CSR and ethical standards
Kids Getting Older Young Researches that have been done in recent years have shown that kids are growing faster than ever before. Marketers admit that kids between the ages of 3 to 5 years today behave more like kids of ages 8 and 9 of the past decades. They are more aware of brand influences
Path-Goal Theory of Leadership The Path-Goal theory can be best applied to the leading case of Jonathan, Stephanie’s supervisor. The theory proposes that leaders usually seek to create satisfied and highly performing employees by ensuring that employee effort leads to high performance that should be rewarded. The main task of the leader is to create
How Business Can Use New Technology to Increase Organization’s Profitability Information is critical, and the rapid development in technology has increased the significance of information in every aspect of human life. The current business environment is dynamic and vulnerable to change owing to technology, innovation, awareness, and demand from consumers. Technology has had a substantial
Credible Sources Credible sources enable writers and researchers to produce legitimate scholarly work based on real and accurate references to support their arguments. The prudent use of credible sources enables writers to write high-quality academic papers without plagiarizing other scholars’ works. Credible sources have unique attributes that distinguish them from the litany of scholarly materials
Divine Chocolate Company 1.0 Introduction The purpose of this report is to analyze the external forces affecting the UK confectionery industry and specifically, Divine Chocolate UK. The report will therefore delve into the PESTLE analysis of the confectionery industry, with a special focus on Divine Chocolate. Additionally, the report will detail Divine Chocolate’s Porter’s Five
History: Boeing Company is the leading aircraft manufacturers in terms of production and sales. This American corporation design manufactures and sells fixed-winged aircraft, satellites, and rockets. William Boeing trained in woodwork at Yale University and founded the Boeing Company on July 15, 1916. Boeing and George Westerville, a Navy engineer, then embarked on a plan
Disabilities Kindergarten The Executive Summary Golden Kids Kindergarten (GKK) will be a social enterprise based in Saudi Arabia particularly within the Eastern region, focusing on helping disabled children. The company will take the form of a kindergarten targeted towards disabled children, particularly children with difficulties in speaking, pronouncing words, or children that have slower understanding
Global Business Entry Plans In order to achieve success in the market and the industry in which the firm is operating, there is a need to initiate effective plans to ensure effective entry into the desired market. Firms often integrate various strategies that will make sure that firms are well-positioned in the market besides allowing
Crisis Management for MovilExpress 1 Definition of crisis management 2 Purpose of Crisis Management Team.. 2 Internal landscape survey. 2 External landscape survey. 2 Strategic Planning For Movil 3 Crisis Management for MovilExpress             Movil Express is a Telecommunication Company that has the intention of expanding and tapping into the growing market of internet voice,
Ethical Behavior Introduction The paper discusses ethical behavior in both the work place and the educational institutions such as universities and colleges. Employees are the most significant threats to any organization as they have internal access to data. As a result of this, they should apply ethical behaviors to avoid problems like misuse of data,
Case Study: Business Ethics and Laws Course about Starbucks Question 1 Starbucks Corporation has been concerned with the integration of social responsibility in relation to its overall corporate strategy. The main reason behind this integration is to enhance the image and reputation of the company. In addition, Starbucks Corporation ensures that it offers effective services
The New Audi Advertisement Organizations invest in advertisements when selling their goods and services to their consumers. Advertisements persuade consumers to purchase their products by employing various theories and principles. For instance, advertisements appeal to the target audience’s logic, emotions, and belief systems. Thus, consumers end up buying products that they really do not need
Tesla Motors Incorporation To: From: Date: Re: Memo Tesla Motors demonstrated an increasing trend in their revenues over the years, rising from $413.3million to $2.0billion between the fiscal year 2010 and 2013. Percentage operational costs in general expenses, selling costs, and administrative costs also dropped substantially, reducing from 36.30% to 14.18%. This enabled Tesla’s bottom-line
Wal-Mart’s SWOT Analysis Introduction SWOT is an acronym referring to strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Management teams often use SWOT analysis to identify internal and external factors that can possibly affect the company’s future performance (Faarup, 2010, p. 182-184). Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, can use SWOT analysis results to enhance its performance as it
The Fifth Discipline Summary             The Fifth Discipline assists the managers in understanding how they can effectively modify the essential assumptions, values, and norms in an organization. The basic underlying principle behind this summary is to develop system thinking, where the focus is the interrelations of different systems with a large system. Personal mastery and
Maslow on Management Introduction Management refers to the process of coordinating efforts of people who are working in a particular organization so that the desired goals and objectives of the firm may be accomplished. This involves the management team in the organization undertaking five functions that it allocates to its departments. The functions involve keeping
Emerging Technologies 1 The risk of not sharing knowledge with others At IVK, employees worked independently. This led to several issues in the organization. Even after being fired from the organization, some employees were still accessing the company resources. The lowest moment in the organization happened when the company’s system was hacked. When employees such
Management and Organizations Self-assessment involves standards identification by students and their judgments on whether they have met these standards. Self-assessment in students involves the process of evaluating what is good work in any particular situation. Reflection involves students processing their endeavors and understanding their progress in their activities (Towndrow 36). In reflection, learners act from
Leadership Manipulation and Ethics in Storytelling Storytelling is a tool that leaders use to manipulate their subjects and motivate them. The article points out why this is unethical. It claims that getting someone to do something without the consent of that particular individual is unethical (Auvinen, Lamsa, Sinoten & Takala, 2013). Therefore, the article is
Brand Comparison In most cases, manufacturers will produce products that are almost the same. However, they will differentiate those products in one way or the other. This essay compares and contrasts coca-cola soda with Pepsi soda. The two products are the same in terms of the type of product, but different in terms of pricing
Foreign Direct Investment Introduction             Many policymakers are largely concerned with how to attract foreign direct investment in their countries. Additionally, the sender countries are concerned with the facilities, policies, and political stability of the host countries. Foreign direct investment is the investment in the production and businesses of a nation by either an individual
Walsh Sanctions It is one of the Board of Public Accountancy’s main obligations to defend the people’s welfare by ensuring that all the regulated persons are competent.  The competency of an individual is evaluated by the board through the administration of Certified Public Accountants assessments, issuance of permits and legal certificates, and by supervising the
Issues of Contemporary Canada: Missing Aboriginal Aboriginal women face significant issues in the contemporary world stemming from the aspects of the colonial history of Canada. This also includes the imposition of the relative patriarchal system, especially in the formerly egalitarian native societies. According to the 2006 statistics, about 4 percent of the total Canadian population
Low-Cost Loans Entice Students More for the Cash than a Degree: A Response In this article, Josh Mitchell writes that some Americans who find themselves in the weak job market are turning to federal student aid just for the sake of taking out low-cost loans instead of attaining education that will boost their job prospects.
The Floridas Hotel Mission Statement The Floridas Hotel is a new enterprise that specifically targets motorcycle riders in Florida. One thing we know about Florida is that it offers breathtaking scenery for motorcycle riders.  The state boasts some impressive highways and byways that match those found anywhere else in the United States. In addition, it
Running Documentation on Personal Learning Total Quality Management (TQM) concepts are combinations of approaches used to ensure long-term success in every area of production or service delivery (Hewitt-Edmond, 2009, p. 66). With the concept of TQM in mind, there is a need for every participant to improve on business processes and to diversify its product
Avon Case Study How Avon Should Handle HR Globally             Avon is a leading beauty product company and the largest direct seller in the world. The company has a large network of sales representatives, reaching numbers of well above 5.8 million. These representatives are highly spread out geographically, with a global reach of 100 countries.
Big Rock Brewery Introduction Big Rock Brewery is an alcoholic beverage manufacturing company that is located in Alberta Canada. It was founded in the year 1985 by Ed McNally, who was acting on behalf of barley growers after he realized that barley was mostly used to feed cattle in Alberta (McClearn 13). Since then, the
Response to the Project of Annecto Annecto is an organization that works with people in communities at the individual level and communally. The company seeks to identify approaches that are favorable to society to offer support services to individuals, families, and perform other voluntary tasks. It seeks to establish connections between the local communities making
Are Business and Social Responsibility Incompatible? Background The relationship between business and social responsibility has always been widely discussed, with various scholars in the field examining and analyzing the concepts of social responsibility and its compatibility with business. Although some arguments may purport that it is not the responsibility of the business to be socially
Human relation school Abstract The human relations school of management thought has grown in terms of influence since its emergence in interwar America. Human relations theory influences the structure of relationships in most workplaces. There is an argument that the approach is much superior in its outcomes compared to the scientific management approach. The emergence
Positive Impacts of Technology in Organizations Owing to industrialization in various sectors of the US economy, technological embracement has been manifested in most industries. Technological considerations refer to the use of advanced technologies in most of the processes of organizational operations. In the current century, technological integration majorly refers to the use of various computing
Critical Analysis Report: Case Study- Sharp Corporation Introduction Sharp Corporation is a manufacturing company that produces electronic goods for its clientele. The Japanese domestic market was recovered in 2009, leading the company to generate an operating income of JPY 51.9 billion, which was an improvement of JPY 107.3 billion as compared to the operating loss
Coca-Cola Product Life Cycle Analysis Coca-Cola is presently undergoing the maturity stage, which has a longer duration than the three other stages in the product life cycle. The managers of companies with products at this stage, such as Coca-Cola, have to show particular concern about the product (Lussier, 2008). This stage is characterized by a peak
How to Stay Competitive in the Leather and Fur Industry The most challenging aspect of management and leadership that the organization faces during policy formulation and implementation is competition. Competition is a force to reckon with in the market and business arena. In this particular case, there is a challenge of a new entry that
Industry and Competitive Analysis Situation Analysis Lathery Rides offers a premium hand auto washing administration. The fundamental business sector requirement is a premium auto washing administration that is far less grating than the conventionally programmed auto washes (Mplans 2). Market Summary Lathery Rides have great data about the business and know an incredible arrangement about
Literature Review: Management And Leadership Introduction Business organizations are in constant pursuit of transforming their managers into leaders and subordinates into followers. A manager operates from a power pedestal, while a leader creates a platform of influence in order to encourage and motivate (Vera &Crossan, 2004, p. 230). Nevertheless, organizations need to balance managerial capabilities
Table of Contents Introduction and Research Questions Importance of the research Research objectives Research Methodology Literature Review: Chapter 1-Criticism and Historical Background of the problem : Chapter 2- Analysis and Discussions : Chapter 3- Conclusion and Recommendations References Appendices Abstract Saudi Arabia has a very strong economy. The core of Saudi Arabia’s economy is the
Improving Management Practices in New Zealand Problem This paper reviews the management practices in New Zealand by the Ministry of Economic Development (MED). The aim of the research is to benchmark the economic performance of New Zealand against some of the best performing economies in the world, such as the US, Japan, the UK, and
Fashion and Inner Self The fashion industry is among the major sectors of the economy in today’s world. Fashion-related industries represent a huge proportion of consumer markets in the Western economies (Nam, 2007, p.102). The term fashion describes a person’s style in dressing, accessories, footwear, and hairstyle. It has taken a center stage in media
Question 1 The technique used is hierarchical in nature and involves the use of folders and sub-folders, where similar items are stored together. The technique is easy to see through and the user should try to strike a balance in-depth/ breadth because of too much piling up of files in the folders and subfolders (Usenix.org).
Spirituality in the Places of Work: A Wake-up Call from The American Dream Despite the fact that the American dream was created out of a need to liberate citizens through the principle of the personal right to freedom, it has transmuted. The dream has changed into an acquisitive, self-serving nightmare and has stirred a wealth-creating
Best Practice Approach for Reviewing a Case Study Effective case study review is characterized by four main requirements; the case study itself, instructions from the professor, writing materials, and proper working environment. A case study enables the researcher/learner to apply the concepts they have learned for the analysis of the issues identified in the case
Robotic Exoskeletons Technologists are developing technologies in many fields, and warfare has become one of their interests. Currently, people with mobility issues are under consideration because there are exoskeletons, which can help them move. In the military, exoskeletons are becoming common to increase the strength of soldiers (Burks). This exoskeleton belongs to the American military
Use of Mobile Phone on Airplane Background The emerging trends in the usage and the accompaniment of mobile phone gadgets will form the major part of this section. Opposing arguments based on different premises have been erected with each trying to outdo the other on the debate of mobile phone applicability on airplanes. Many firms
Team Paper: Difference in Earnings Earnings refer to the amount of money that is designed for employers with respect to their duties. Members of every organization receive varying earnings for different reasons. People receive different earnings because of their profession, or level of education, as well as competency. Some reasons do not emphasize much on
Components of “Respect for Employees” In 2013, on November 23, Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart) held protests demanding that employees be respected. Respecting people means having due regard for their rights, feelings, and wishes (Cascio 27). The employees wanted Walmart to compensate their suppliers who would in turn enhance safety conditions in
Globalization brings about many developments in global commerce. Businesses ever quest for expansion beyond borders in order to achieve their growth strategies. Investing in an unstable environment can be tricky and costly for most enterprises, but this does not curtail the growth efforts of businesses. Multinationals like coca-cola need to plan effectively when venturing into
Executive Summary The Smart Real Estate Company (SREC) is a UAE-based company, which will be offering benchmarked rental units for the residents of the different regions of the United Arab Emirates. Its housing units will balance safety, the innovative features, as well as create a positive atmosphere for each of its tenants. The SREC will
Wall Street Journal Notebook Knight, E. S. (2014, March 26). The SEC’s Corporate Proxy Rules Need a Rewrite Communicating with stakeholders and shareholders is a vital responsibility for modern business leaders. Many of them acknowledge the significance of doing so. Furthermore, the proxy-proposal system, set up by US Security and Exchange Commission, is a vital
Ethical Codes of Conduct One function of an HR manager is to hire or fire staff as they dim fit within a company. The hiring and firing process can be done to maximize or minimize profits, depending on the target of the company. It is much easier for an HR manager to turn down a
Case Study IMF The IMF is the primary steward of the globe`s monetary system. When the need arises, member countries of the IMF often call upon it to help them deal with severe sovereign debt and stop the problem from spreading across the world`s financial system. Historically, much of IMF`s work was mainly in the
Ethical Dimension of Business Decision Making A moral dilemma is a point at which a circumstance emerges and causes a single person to address how he/she ought to respond towards a certain circumstance and how they ought to settle on an educated choice dependent upon what they accept as correct or wrong. It’s the principle
Retail Communications Mix Retail communication mix entails a number of approaches and expressions of a marketing idea adopted by a given organization with the hope that the diverse population would accept it. Building a brand image for the retailer is one of the functions that the communications mix helps to achieve. Brand image is important
Databases in an Organization Databases have become increasingly significant in various areas, which include scientific study, business, law enforcement, and government (Goguen 1). Managers at several levels use comparable information. Operating managers need information that is auspicious, exact, historical, and interior. Upper-level supervisors need information that is totaled, external and interior, future-oriented, and also authentic,
The Selling Process– A Commentary on the Sale of Caboki Hair Loss Concealer A Commentary on the Sale of Caboki Hair Loss Concealer 1.0 Introduction The success and growth of any business require that the business owner puts a lot of effort into getting new customers rather than receiving orders from existing customers (Campbell et
Organizational Change and Development in Ford Motor Company Introduction  The aspects of organizational change and development are mandatory in any organization. Management has to devise ways of ensuring that the organization is compliant with the current trends. It is imperative to ascertain the efficiency and the growing concern of the organization (Anderson, 2012). The appropriate
Introduction Ebid is an online closeout site established in the United Kingdom in 1999. Ebid.net is currently a worldwide commercial center for dealers and purchasers with vicinity in 23 domains over the UK, Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, USA, and Canada.  in excess of 4 million day-by-day postings representing a $6 Billion commercial center for individuals
Business Consulting Report Executive Summary The banning of bottled water at Trent University based its decision on the claim that transportation of water from a distant source via truck, rail, boat, and even by air could lead to environmental contamination. Additionally, policymakers argued that the disposal of the plastic containers could lead to possible water
Corporate Social Responsibility Introduction Corporate social responsibility is the process that aims to embrace responsibility for the actions of a company and encourage a positive mark through the activities of the company on the environment, its consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders, and the public in general (Cramer, J., & Bergmans, F. 2009, 67). It is more
Factors that SDSU Students Ought to Consider When They Purchase Products Purchasing decisions are among the tactical decisions that university students are faced with as they decide what to buy. Limited financial implications, choices of the products to buy, the manufacturer, and use of the products among other factors, are some of the considerations that
Opel Boutique in Essex (London) Introduction Initially formed as a wholesaler back in 1997, the Opel Boutique in Essex had its large break six years afterward, when it entered into retail, and the break-neck growth continues. Now, there are over 1000 stores across the world and more are opening all the time. The company self-assuredly
Emergency Operations Plan An Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) is a comprehensive emergency management system that stipulates the relevant information regarding emergency services. The principal function of the plan is to acknowledge and react to incidents by delineating the duties of emergency service providers. City of Moreno Valley Emergency Operations Plan (EOC) is located in northwestern
Cross-Cultural Communication Communication plays a vital role in human interaction and business. Communication determines the success of a business in the increasingly competitive business environment, especially for multinational organizations (Guang & Trotter 6457). On the other hand, culture is another important element of human organization and socialization. Apart from defining an individual or a group
Executive Summary Employee selection criteria and process are critical components of any employee recruitment strategy in an organization. Using valid employee selection tools is important for establishing an effective hiring process. A firm with a sound hiring process is assured of sustainability. Good employees who are best fit for their jobs will be productive at
Business Ethics When considering ethical recommendations, the study by Milgram was unethical. In ethics, the research study lacked the moral aspect. This is because it was causing pain to some of the participants in the study though they were innocent. The teacher would apply shock pains to the learner for wrong answers given by the
Blockbuster Inc. Bankruptcy BlockbusterInc. failed due to missteps in marketing and adoption of modern technology. Although Blockbuster was a market leader in the rental video at the end of the 20th century, these missteps resulted in the failure and bankruptcy of the company (Lucas, 2012). At the beginning of the 21st century, many homes in
Google Company Module 111 Business ethics describes the adoption of proper business practices in organizations.  It calls for the elimination of controversial issues such as bribery in business operations. The laws often guide them. Google’s cooperate ethics are guided by the phrase` Don’t be evil’ that enhances acting with the relevant laws and increasing respect
Case Study: The CEO with a Plan As the senior decision-maker of the hospital, the CEO should first consider investigating the reason behind his employee low motivation levels and why they are negotiating with the union. This will enable him to understand his employee in preparation for the remedial action to take. Issues of concern
Executive summary This essay is an investigation into the internal operations of Apple Inc. It conducts strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis to come up with recommendations for the company’s success. Among the findings, Apple Inc. is a large multinational corporation in electronic products and has a high market capitalization. With more than 60,400 employees
Introduction The current business environment has made technology its core nervous system to support the smooth flow of information, which enhances business processes. Intel Corporation is one of the multinational firms, which has taken technology to a greater height. Intel has its headquarters in the US but has opened its branches all over the globe.
Improving Group Productivity Introduction XUZ Company is a virtual manufacturing company that deals with the making of vehicle components. Various processes are involved with each stage having distinct requirements. This being the case, various personnel are involved in the production process. In the manufacturing unit, there are those team members headed by a supervisor who
Self Expression In my learning experience, I was introduced to the various self-perception skills that occur in a person’s mind. The self-perception scores illustrate the positive feeling on personal understanding and expression.   Through the emotional intelligence skills, it illustrates the self-awareness on the friends, TV programs, or my current social interactions. It helps to reveal
Strategic Planning at the Chronicle Gazette Introduction The chronicle gazette falls among the oldest in the history of print media houses in the United States. Started out by two brothers in San Francisco, the media house has experienced unprecedented growth, including winning awards. Following the historic breaking of the news concerning the assassination of Abraham
Customer Services Introduction The creation of real customer-centric culture is considered a vital aspect for the success of any organization. The culture that revolves around customers brings about a corporate platform where strategies are built in order for businesses to succeed. Management of teams in customer service recognizes the need to display vision and customer
Global Warming Currently, the world is dominated by various human activities, most of which pose great danger to us and to future generations. Agriculture, as well as the human industry, are some triggers to global warming, which has had disastrous long-term effects, among them flooding, recurrent El Niño and La Niña weather varieties, droughts, and
Jewelry Online Store Purpose: The main purpose of the research is to determine the probability of selling jewelry online to provide consumers with high-quality jewelry pieces and to increase the market share. This is because there are many companies that are selling counterfeit jewelry products online. Most of the products that are sold by most
Apple Company Description of organization Apple is an American international company with headquarter located in California. The company designs, assembles and sells electronics, software, and various online services. Apple was instituted in April 1976, to make and sell PC computers. It acquired its’ certificate of incorporation in January 1977 and was renamed Apple in the
Fraudulent Financial Reporting Accounting is one of the ethical dilemmas that management experts experience in their respective organizations. It involves providing a record that discloses the financial information of an organization and how the finances are managed. Obviously, some organizational stakeholders have malicious motives and they intend to interfere with the accounting records for their
Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness Background             Wal-Mart is the world’s chief public corporation operating in the retail industry. The company is based in Bentonville, Arkansas, and was instituted in 1962 by a renowned businessman and entrepreneur called Sam Walton. In the United States, it is the leading grocery retailer and operates in all 50
Australian Consumer Law Introduction A consumer is any individual or a group of persons who are the last to enjoy the products or services. Virtually, the manufacturer produces his commodities to make a profit out of the consumer; however, some producers, and other related individuals in the channel of product distribution, may have malicious motives
Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate social responsibility refers to initiatives that are put in place by corporations and organizations in order to ensure they abide by the needs of the community (Luo & Bhattacharya, 2006). These are activities usually executed in a way that improves the living standard of people in one way or another (Luo
Kotter’s 8-Step Approach Change forms part of the perpetual improvements realized in the contemporary world because any meaningful improvement in the existing situation can only be realized if there is a shift in the existing status quo. This means a new process of producing goods, as well as the realization of new products, can only
Deontological Ethics Deontological ethics are morality identification regarding an individual’s social duties and are concerned with what people do in relation to the consequences. For example, a top-secret service software programmer in a country called Zulu discovers that some government officials want to launch a missile attack on the neighboring country, Delta, and he is
The Marketing Executives Profession With every company striving to be market-driven and customer-focused, marketing representatives among other professionals are important tasks for companies. These representatives have a mandate to push the agenda of the company by ensuring that they establish a pricing structure, set up channels of distribution, and articulate the firm’s pricing through promotions
Application of MIS in the retail sector The management of information is key to business efficiency. Well-managed information helps organizations in preventing unauthorized access of information to the wrong persons. Unauthorized access may lead to information going to the wrong persons or being accessed by unintended persons.  This may have adverse effects like stealing confidential
Globalization Summary and critique of articles Part 1 of the book debates about globalization, and it consists of articles 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, which give various opinions regarding the concept of globalization. A common perspective among the articles is that they underscore the benefits as well as drawbacks of globalization, especially after the
Strategic Planning at the Chronicle Gazette Introduction The chronicle gazette falls among the oldest in the history of print media houses in the United States. Started out by two brothers in San Francisco, the media house has experienced unprecedented growth, including winning awards. Following the historic breaking of the news concerning the assassination of Abraham
Introduction Over the last three decades, economic ties between the US and China have expanded substantially. Between 1979 and 2013, trade between the two countries rose from $2 Billion to $562 Billion. Today, China is the US’s “second-largest trade partner, its third-largest export market, and its biggest source of imports”[1]. Over the same period, the
Human Error in Food and Beverage Industry Introduction The food and beverage companies operate at multiple levels of society. Families can grow crops for home consumption. Moreover, communities can trade home-based and fresh produce. Multinational corporations can purchase products in various parts of the world. The Food and Beverage industry is under constant pressure to
Deontological Ethics Deontological ethics are morality identification regarding an individual’s social duties and are concerned with what people do in relation to the consequences. For example, a top-secret service software programmer in a country called Zulu discovers that some government officials want to launch a missile attack on the neighboring country, Delta, and he is
Online Shopping Information systems and technology have revolutionized the way organizations handle their work and the way documents are generated. Indeed, technology is bound to vary the way individuals exchange documents and information. In fact, most companies currently use electronic programs and machines to process, present, transfer, and store information. Nevertheless, information systems encompass different
Ethics in Business Ethics within the business is an integral aspect of how it behaves and manages its operations. The moral and social principles of ethics mean that businesses have to structure their management and business operations to suit the needs of ethics. Ethics do not only affect the relationship between the management and its
Used Car Sale Contract This was a contract made between John and Peter, for the sale of John’s Toyota Premio model 2007. The vehicle was a Premio 1800cc with good condition, gunmetal color only 25000km done genuinely. The VIN number was four and the odometer read < 100,000 as of 24 August 2008. The date
Abstract Today’s demanding market is constraining organizations to change at a fast rate. An organization’s capacity to adjust, invigorate, inspire, and enable a workforce to grasp new values or practices will be the basis of building a manageable good fortune. Regular subjects include the absence of an apparent need, absence of administration support, absence of
Employee Wages and Work Hours Program INTRODUCTION Topic and Purpose Wal-Mart has been at the center of criticism based on its policies on employees. There is argumentative evidence proving the company’s position on employees’ low pay, lack of health insurance for some workers, questionable dignity regarding the job, company heavy dependence on part-time and low
Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness In various instances, we realize that certain corporations release products that sell highly in different market segments (Hitt, Hoskisson & Ireland, 2013, p. 21).  The improved industrial operations and high sales rely on vital processes like performance analysis, decision making, and accurate execution plans.  Under strategic management, a corporation analyzes
Death and Dying Why Did God Choose Our Family for This Journey: Death and Dying The realization that my mother was suffering from a cancer disorder known as leiomyosarcoma, cancer of the spinal cord, brought devastating news to my family. Initially, we had encountered a similar situation when my father was killed. However, my father’s
Customer Services Introduction The creation of real customer-centric culture is considered a vital aspect for the success of any organization. The culture that revolves around customers brings about a corporate platform where strategies are built in order for businesses to succeed. Management of teams in customer service recognizes the need to display vision and customer
Global Warming Currently, the world is dominated by various human activities, most of which pose great danger to us and to future generations. Agriculture, as well as the human industry, are some triggers to global warming, which has had disastrous long-term effects, among them flooding, recurrent El Niño and La Niña weather varieties, droughts, and
Qualitative A grounded theory is a research method that helps an individual to provide an explanation about the key issues of the population of a given area and how that issue can be solved. It is a general research method on how one can collect information and how they can carry out data analysis. Phenomological
Immigrant Reform and Control Act The law was passed in 1986 with an intention to protect as well as preserve jobs for Americans and aliens who are legally allowed to do them. The law demands that employers do not recruit or hire any worker that without authorization by the law to work (Sommerville, 2007). The
Jewelry Online Store Purpose: The main purpose of the research is to determine the probability of selling jewelry online to provide consumers with high quality jewelry pieces and to increase the market share. This is because there are many companies that are selling counterfeit’s jewelry products online. Most of the products that are sold by
Apple Company Description of organization Apple is an American international company with headquarter located in California. The company designs, assembles, and sells electronics, software, and various online services. Apple was instituted on April 1976, to make and sell PC computers. It acquired its’ certificate of incorporation on January 1977, and was renamed as Apple in
Fraudulent Financial Reporting Accounting is one of the ethical dilemmas that management experts experience in their respective organizations. It involves providing a record that discloses the financial information of an organization and how the finances are managed. Obviously, some organizational stakeholders have malicious motives and they intend to interfere with the accounting records for their
Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness Background             Wal-Mart is the world’s chief public corporation operating in the retail industry. The company is based in Bentonville, Arkansas, and was instituted in 1962 by a renowned businessman and entrepreneur called Sam Walton. In the United States, it is the leading grocery retailer and operates in all 50
Australian Consumer Law Introduction A consumer is any individual or a group of persons who are the last to enjoy the products or services. Virtually, the manufacturer produces his commodities to make profit out of the consumer; however, some producers, and other related individuals in the channel of product distribution, may have malicious motives that
Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate social responsibility refers to initiatives that are put in place by corporations and organizations in order to ensure they abide by the needs of the community (Luo & Bhattacharya, 2006).These are activities usually executed in a way that improves the living standard of people in one way or another (Luo &
Kotter’s 8-Step Approach Change forms part of the perpetual improvements realized in the contemporary world because any meaningful improvement in the existing situation can only be realized if there is a shift in the existing status quo. This means a new process of producing goods, as well as realization of new products can only be
Motivating Factors Attracting Applicants and That Retain workers Employee dedication, efficiency and retention subjects are emerging as the most serious labor force management challenges of the immediate future. These issues are driven by worker loyalty concerns, business streamlining efforts and competition for key competences. For many organizations, worker departure can have a considerable effect on
Evaluation of Advertisement Effectiveness Advertisement testing is a research done on the planned advertisement in order to improve the effectiveness of an advertisement. The testing is mostly carried out on a small sample of the market being targeted before allowing it to roll on the wider target group. The testing saves the amount of money
Virtual Workplaces Pros and Cons of a Virtual Workplace A virtual workplace refers to a working environment that does not have a specific physical location. It is typically a network of various workplaces technologically connected through Internet to various geographical regions. Therefore, workers are in a position to work together in a collaborated environment irrespective
Tango Reflects Argentina’s Culture Throughout history, man has over time used music to express himself. Tango lyrics are probably the most popular culture storehouse of the immigrant culture and its linguistic impact to a nation. Clark (2002) says that Tango is a complicated genre that involves dance, music, poetry, philosophy, narrative, and drama. It has
Management Within the period of my internship at the restaurant, there are a number of experiences that I went through that improved my understanding on many human resource and general management procedures. Firstly, within the hours that I was with the human resource department, the aspect of employee motivation became critical. We constantly got engaged
Organizational culture Organizational culture is the practice that guides how people execute activities. This could be interactions amongst themselves, with customers, or with other stakeholders. The level of cultural control in any organization is important for its success as it checks on the consistency of the members’ conduct and performance. On that note, individuals’ behaviors
Wal-Mart Vision Statement This paper aims at using Porter’s Five Forces model to analyze the processes and strategic posture of Wal-Mart, and in the end give recommendations on measures the company should take. Strategic Concepts: Explanation Porter’s Five Forces: This is a structure for the analysis of an industry and the development of a business
Marketing strategy Executive company It is without any doubt whatsoever that the elderly population living in China is increasing at an alarming rate. Today, the demand for nursing homes and shelters has become eminently high as compared to the limited supply. It is for this profound reason that the Old Apartment organization was formulated with
The corporate culture of Emirates airlines and the Etihad airways How have Etihad airways and Emirates airlines become leaders in the aviation industry in the Middle East despite the varied culture of its people? Even so, Emirates airlines has performed better than Etihad airways. Therefore, what is the different corporate culture that has made Emirates
De Beers Diamond Company De Beers Diamond company has formed a number of individual organizations in South Africa that deals in mining activities of diamond in the country. The company was formed on the foundation of extensive market research on various diamond deposits in the country. The market analysis majorly targeted to attain the specific
(Slide 1) Hello everyone, my name is A A and I am currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration.  Today I will talk about the importance of integrating a company’s CSR policies into the corporate strategy.  The information provided in this presentation will be based on the case of BP PLC’s 2010 oil spill in
Findings The cases that were studied were Chelsea Football Club and Sunderland Football Club. Their financial situation for the period between 1990 and 2013 were studied in order to see if it was possible to decipher any trend. The period of observation was then split into two phases, the first phase being the duration from
Executive Summary Current market trends in the confectionery industry are moving towards healthy choices. Dark chocolate is increasingly being taunted as the healthy chocolate. Divine Chocolate should therefore develop a new variety of beverage (dark chocolate coffee), as a new offering in its product lineup. Currently, none of the confectionery and beverage manufacturers is offering
External and internal environment: Coca Cola Company Introduction For this research paper, I choose the soft drink industry as my industry and specifically choose Coca Cola Company as my company of interest. I have not written about this industry in this course, and in line with the instructions, Coca Cola Company is a publicly traded
Online Purchases The growth and development witnessed in the innovation sector has facilitated the technology to advance. More so, it has facilitated people to conduct online purchases rather than making visits to traditional retail stores. However, it is still challenging for people to undertake online purchases due to security issues. Some prefer traditional to web
Social Performance of Organizations: A Case Study of British Petroleum (BP) Introduction British Petroleum (BP) is an international organization that deals with oil and gas and its headquarters are in London, England. It has been based in the United Kingdom for over 100 years gaining coverage of around 80 countries in the entire world. The
1.0 Introduction 2.0 Coca-Cola External Environment Analysis Pest analysis is the process of analyzing external factors affecting a business in relations to political, economic, social and technological aspects. In recent years, some scholars have added environmental and legal factors making it to be known as Pestel analysis, According to Yuksel (2012) researchers require a more
Melbourne’s Transport Strategic Plan Introduction Melbourne’s government works to maintain a broad objective of sustaining its reputation as the most livable, attractive and prosperous area in the world for residents, business, and visitors by continuously anticipating and projecting the size of its population growth by the target year. Transport infrastructure is important in ensuring high-quality
Comparison of Thames Barrier & TESCO in terms of handling Risks A comparison of risk management framework of Thames Barrier and Tesco companies indicates that both companies face unique risks associated with their industrial operations. Thames barrier faces risks of flood while Tesco faces reputational risks arising from accidents of its vans, loss and reputational
Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership The correctness in accepting the gift or not can be based on Kohlberg’s stage, one of moral reasoning of punishment-avoidance and obedience. It will help the employee act in a way that would avoid punishment after accepting the gift. This is a sample email from the department leader: With
Business Economics Introduction Companies invest in various strategies to ensure efficient continuity in operations and to maximize their profits. One of the strategies used by various companies is Vertical Integration. This article seeks to justify the intention of LG Company to venture into Vertical Integration as a business strategy to improve the production of cell
Leadership Style Introduction Organizations that perform well in the current turbulent and challenging environment rely heavily on the skills and capabilities of their leaders. Effective leaders are able to provide a sense of direction within the organization and guide people towards meeting important and common organizational goals. In addition to motivating employees, such leadership encourages
Rationale Essay Goals in Pursuing BS in Business Management and Economics My degree program is Bachelor of Science focusing on business management and economics. The primary reason to pursue this degree is that it offers the necessary concepts that are in line with my dreams. The degree course will give me the knowledge of managing
Frog’s Leap CSR Analysis Report Introduction Frog’s Leap is a wine producing company in California, U.S. This company began its production with 653 cases of its brand Sauvignon Blanc in 1981. The company has been experiencing exponential growth in terms of production (Gilinsky, 2011). By 2010, it was producing about 62, 000 cases of wine,
Project Motorcycles Types of project organization that would suit the development of the larger touring class motorcycles To develop larger touring class motorcycles, I will use functional organization type of project organization. This structure involves assigning each employee to a supervisor. The scope of the project organization is limited by the extent of the role
Psychological Contracts Introduction Regardless of the surge in exploration on the psychological contracts in the course of recent decades, there has been minimal integrative research that has inspected psychological contracts in conjunction with lawful contracts. We address this inadequacy by exhibiting a system for comprehension that contrasts between psychological contracts and lawful contracts in the
Employee Motivation – Assessment of the Organization’s External Environment Opportunities and threats create a platform for external assessment. By discovering opportunities, a company is able to realize untapped markets, and fresh products, or discover possible opportunities for diversification (Pfeffer, and Salancik 113). By scrutinizing threats, a company can discover harsh market shifts or technological change,
Corporate Social Responsibility Background The concept of corporate social responsibility has been integrated in business for quite some time. The European Commission defines CSR as “a concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interactions with their stakeholders on a voluntary basis” (European Commission, 2004, 3). The role
Quantitative Designs Multiple independent variables refer to variables that have more than one independent variable while multiple levels of independent variables are variables whose participants are usually nested under various treatment combinations and are measured using various continuous dependent variables. It upholds the benefits that factorial designs have over other designs (2012books.lardbucket.org, 2014, p. 1).
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Fingerprint Security Fingerprints’ shopping is an upgrade on the current security technology. It makes online payments more secure and easy to undertake. The threat of losing money always scare people away from maintaining big cash deposits in their PayPal accounts. This is likely to change because it is hard to hack into a PayPal account
Improving Group Productivity Introduction XUZ Company is a virtual manufacturing company that deals with the making of vehicle components. Various processes are involved with each stage having distinct requirements. This being the case, various personnel are involved in the production process. In the manufacturing unit, there are those team members headed by a supervisor who
Self Expression In my learning experience, I was introduced to the various self-perception skills that occur in a person’s mind. The self-perception scores illustrate the positive feeling on personal understanding and expression.   Through the emotional intelligence skills, it illustrates the self-awareness on the friends, TV programs, or my current social interactions. It helps to reveals
Mars Incorporated Mars was established in 1911 by Frank C. Mars in Tacoma, Washington, USA, to manufacture butter cream candies (Bouquet, Birkinshaw & Ken, 2010). The company showed its interest in the reliance on innovation to promote success from an early age when it ventured into the field of radio advertisement in 1935. In 1939,
The Customer Satisfaction Division at Adobe Systems The customer satisfaction division is a new entity that will enable the Adobe Systems to achieve a lot of global success. There is fierce competition from its direct rivals in the digital market, which include GIMP, Apple and Microsoft. As such, it is important to undertake an internal
Business-Level and Corporate-Level Strategies Apple Inc. The report focuses on Apple Inc. strategies. Moreover, the report analyzes the two strategies that have facilitated the competitive nature of the firm in the electronics industry, and the emergence and growth of relatively competitive firms. The firm is one of the contemporary firms committed in the course of
Quality Management Initiatives into the Project Environment Introduction Before any product or service is released into the market or used within an organization, the management team must ensure its quality. The worth of a product or service is very important for any project process (Wiltschko & Kaufman, 2006). The environment in which the product is

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Code Enforcement Research A joint study conducted by the Urban Institute, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the U.S. Fire Administration and the National Science Foundation on fire inspection and prevention outlines the significance of code enforcement research (Robertson, 2010). Code enforcement refers to the process of facilitating compliance with all codes, laws, ordinances, and other
Collaborative Sustainable Management: A Psychological Perspective Of Supplier-Marketer Relationship Literature Review Supply chain sustainability has been of immense significance in the past decade in the industrial sphere and academic circles due to the demands of different stakeholders to assume a commitment to sustainability performances. Sustainable supply chains are a major constituent of sustainable growth where
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The enhancing effect of customer satisfaction on operational efficiency at the MD Anderson Hospital of Houston One can only imagine the nightmare that cancer patients and their families go through due to the fatalities brought about by the disease and the complicated and expensive nature of its treatment. Because of this, the proper handling of
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Introduction Merging two established companies like the merge between Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron is not just an amalgamation of two operations to run under one management. Rather, an effective integration transforms, replaces and combines different processes, organizational structures and systems. A successful merge results in a totally different and improved entity compared to the
The Human Relations Movement Management Theory Management theories are strategies initiated in an organization to promote production and quality of goods and services (Gomez-Mejia, et al., 2008). The nature of the workplace and the products being manufactured provide for the basis of implementing a management theory. However, the management theories continue to advance because of
Business models and strategies             Although most people tend to use e-business and e-commerce interchangeably, the two terms have significant differences that are of great significance in business and contemporary economy. According to Brynjolfsson (2001), e-commerce is defined as any form of transaction that may be carried out through an electronic network, and it mainly
American Red Cross Introduction This paper will look at the history, mission, vision and goals of the Red Cross Organization. The paper will also define and describe core values and practices of the organization. The American Red Cross Foundation is an international humanitarian, Non Governmental Organization (NGO) whose primary mandate is availing safe blood for
What major companies could benefit from Kelly Services and why? Kelly Services is one of the most successful companies that offer an array of comprehensive consulting, outsourcing and staffing services that meet the precise needs of a business (Mitchell, 2003). The company operates on the basic objective of investing in people without limitation factors. As
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Introduction Social media has among the widely used means of communication across different age groups, gender and cultures. In its basic form, social media is and continues to be the preferred means of communication and interaction, especially among the younger generation. Although a recent phenomenon, social media continues to draw attention over its importance in
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Tablet Computers for Traveling Salespeople Recently, tablet computers have considerably improved in popularity. Their sales have radically improved, in fact, sales of tablet computers increased by 80 percent in the year 2012. According to a certain forecast conducted, the sales of tablets may surpass PC sales in two years time. At the same time, majority of salespersons have already adopted
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The Evolution and Importance of Advertising Advertising refers to the commercial marketing of services, commodities, and activities usually carried out by a specific individual or through various types of media. Advertising started in the 1970’s when communication was by word of mouth, and the passive recipients of information were consumers. In the 1980’s, there was
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Alignment of Strategies The strategic alignment process involves connecting the organization structure to its resources in order to achieve its set objectives and goals (Bradford, 2001). This process incorporates the coalition of strategies, structures, and management systems. The coalition or alignment of these aspects impacts the organization’s operations; hence, this paper outlines the importance of
MTC Africa Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC) has made an exceptional step by investing in the African continent. The Kuwait’s telecommunication company, better known as Zain, decided to enter in Africa in 2005 through the purchase of Celtel, which had already spread its roots in 13 African countries. Through the company’s CEO, Dr. Saad Al-Barrak, MTC
Comparison of E-Marketplaces and EC Store Software Options In the long run, it is more beneficial to sell products and services through both marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay, and through one’s own online store. The reason for this is that the marketplace’s infrastructure provides sellers the opportunity to access wider markets, such as overseas
Research Analysis This paper analyses a scholarly article on ‘fashion theory’ to depict how research in clothing industry is understood. The significance of this research is to show the change that occurs in the fashion sector in relation to novelty, time, users and venues. Fashion is an influence that is facilitated by taste and selection.
Case Summary The case concerns nominations of academic awards for best picture and animation feature. This was developed by Professor Jamal Shamsie-Michigan State University in conjunction with Professor Alan Eisner-Pace University. The winning picture and animated feature was Toy story 3, which was the second film (after Finding Nemo film) from Pixar studio. The film’s
Adolescence and Identity Introduction This paper depicts a summary of an interview that I conducted with two adults based on how they felt while growing up from adolescence to maturity. It focuses on their youth experience, and ways it led to their current unique personality. I opted for a one-on-one interview, whereby interviewees were of
Design a Clothing Exhibit The fashion industry has experienced new changes in terms of new designs as well as the use of new fabrics in making different types of clothing for different occasions, for instance clothing for the cloudy and hot seasons. Due to the different trends that have occurred in this industry from previous
Entrepreneurial DNA’s Book Review Entrepreneurs assume an essential part in the worldwide economy. By creating new organizations, they build job opportunities, increase financial action, and drive development. Yet regardless of business entrepreneurs’ sure impact on worldwide boom and development, they remain a frequently misjudged fragment of the business world. In spite of many years of
Ethnical Background My ethnic background is Ukraine, having specifically come from eastern Ukraine. The dominant language group in eastern Ukraine is Russian, and this makes my parents have a Russian heritage. Despite my Russian heritage, I identify myself more as a Ukrainian and have ensured that I learn the Ukrainian language, as it is the
Introduction  International business and globalization has become the norm in building the competitive advantage for the survival of companies in a competitive market. The current business environment is very dynamic due to the unpredictable changes in the external environment. Currently, economic variables are complex and dynamics and it requires a proper audit before a manger
Abstract This essay contains Finland’s country profile. It starts with brief background information of the country including its history. There is Information on the country’s economy and an economic indicator listing included. It has information on Finland’s transport system including road, railway, water, and air transport. It examines the state and nature of the country’s
Overfishing refers to the act of taking out too many fish from the water bodies (Palkovacs, 2011) . Although fishing is legal, there are certain restrictions about the amount of fishing that should be done. This helps to ensure that the ones remaining get to reproduce. When overfishing occurs, there is a disturbance in the
Hotel Customer Service Policies The paper will provide a scenario analysis of the customer service policies for GLH Hotels in the UK. GLH hotels management is a global hotel company that is based in UK with branches across the world. GLH realizes the important of using the costumer service policy in its operations.  The use
Business Plan (Exquisite Service) Executive Summary Everyone at one time or another has surfed the Web, whether to shop for a holiday gift or special item, for a school project, check a sports score, scrolled a page, just for fun our hands and might have clicked a hyperlink, used a shopping cart or instant messaged
Evaluation of customer service policies Introduction Customer complaints, inquiries and feedbacks from customers are important pieces of information that when used in the appropriate manner may help a company or a hotel gain competitive advantages over others in the same industry (Andrews, 2011 198). Hotel chains like McDonalds’ in the UK denote that the key
The world is now a global society this is because of the interdependence among states on different spheres. Cross cultural interactions were necessitated by the rapid expansion of trade and business has been experienced between states and continents. The world is now an interdependent society. Due to this rapid growth between different cultures, there is
Retail in the States The Zip code 28801 belongs to Asheville North Carolina. This essay will provide an analysis of the external environment associated with conducting a service industry retail business in the area. The essay will also explore the available opportunities in Asheville North Carolina, and adjacent areas based on the needs that a
Organizational Plan for the Research Proposal MEMO To: Paul Grant From: John Doe Date: October 2014 Subject: Challenge of foreign students in adapting to their new surroundings in a foreign country.   Introduction With globalization and the need to become part of the global network/community more and more persons consider acquiring an education in some
Global Warming Global warming is one of the subjects of great concern across the globe. What remains unclear is when and how the solution would actually be arrived at since several challenges are associated with this issue in the society and business environments. Stakes and stakeholders Ethics refers to the manner in which certain standards
Strategic Management and Competitiveness Intel Corporation is a global business based in America, headquartered in California. It is not only the world’s largest semiconductor, but also the most valued chipmaker grounded on revenue. It designs the x86 microprocessor common in most laptops (Sappington, 1991). The corporation further designs controllers on network interface, rooted processors, card
Workplace Violence Prevention Program Introduction Consistently, a great number of individuals are harmed and hundreds murdered because of brutality in the working environment. Details demonstrate that episodes of working environment violence have heightened over the past a few years and can cost organizations many cash if not overseen legitimately. Violence in the working environment is
Harvard Business Review – Teaching Smart People How to Learn by Chris Argyris Chris Argyris educational and experience background shows his understanding of organizational behavior and the learning of managers. He has an undergraduate degree in psychology, “masters in economics and a PHD in organization behavior” (Pfeffer & Sutton, 2013). The educational backgrounds equipped well
Retention as a key to human capital cycle Retention refers to the “effort by employers to retain current employees in their workforce” (Sinha & Somesh, 2013).  Retention is key and very important to human capital cycle as turnover can cause companies millions dollars a year (Burkholder, Edwards, & Sartain, 2003). Trained and experienced workers need
Knowledge Management Introduction Knowledge-based theory of the firm considers knowledge as the vital part in a firm where it is a very significant source. It usually argues that knowledge is the most complex part in an organization where without it a firm cannot achieve the competitive advantage (Leonard & Swap, 2005). It is also a
Executive Summary The paper will provide an analysis of Marriot International to understand its organizational behavior aspects. Organizational behavior involves the study of individual groups and the structure of the organizations with the aim of applying appropriate knowledge and techniques to improve organizational effectiveness. In addition, it will also analyze the implications of the leadership
Culture in Organizations Introduction             Culture in business and public institutions describes the conduct of individuals as well as the overall meaning that they associate to those conducts. Organizational culture can include different aspects that range from norms, values, assumptions, behaviors and beliefs. It can as well refer to a pattern of collective habits that
Introduction Advertising is a way of communicating to the intended audience informing them of an available product. It’s basically intended to persuade an audience be it specific or general audience. Advertising helps a product manufacturer to increase consumption. The advertiser tries to market the product by informing the customer of the good attributes of the
Peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have gained wide popularity for being an alternative to client-server computing. As the name suggests, a P2P is a network structure that allows two or more remote PCs to share resources without necessarily having to go through a distinct server (Vassilakis & Vassalos, 2009). Although they have become the subject of heavy
Background and Setting Niuswise Media is a social media provider and a PR firm that offers communication and Public Relations services to its customers. The media was established on the backdrop of technological advancement in communication and aimed to tap the growing need for communication. It seeks to establish a niche in communication market by
Introduction In dynamic business environment, enterprises have to maintain a continuous pace for change to deal with the emerging competitors aggressively. Change is inevitable in the business world because without change, organizations would lose the competitive edge and fail to meet the increasing customer needs and requirements. I have chosen Wal-Mart for diagnosis of change
Introduction The aim of any business organization is to make a profit from its products or services in the market. This means that an organization in the manufacturing industry has to critically develop its marketing strategy to ensure that the products are bought in the market. Similarly, a service company has to develop strategies that
Reflection on Group Representation Introduction The main purpose of our write up is to analyze strengths and weaknesses about our group presentation and how to improve on such weaknesses in future learning process.  The presentation was on sustainability in the NZ forestry. Each member had the opportunity to express their thoughts with regard to learning
Networking Assignment My choice of the interviewee was a local manager working at a private hospital as an administrator. He has a degree in business management and administration, and another master in business administration (MBA). He has worked as the hospital administrator for the past five years, and has prior experience of working in a
Supply Chain Design of Wal-Mart Successful global companies in the global arena have been at the top of the competition due to innovative strategies implemented in their workflow processes. Technology being a key factor in integrating these aspects together forms a formidable aspect in achieving the result, which has always been on time delivery, efficiency
Community Development Community development is the substantial growth in terms of the social amenity, infrastructure and even the education of a given community. The various development projects in a community raise the standard of living of the people. The growth is usually funded by the government who particularly raise these funds from taxes. At times
Workplace Violence Prevention Program Introduction Consistently, a great number of individuals are harmed and hundreds murdered because of brutality in the working environment. Details demonstrate that episodes of working environment violence have heightened over the past a few years and can cost organizations many cash if not overseen legitimately. Violence in the working environment is
Cover Letter Yana Consultants 8768, Dubai. TARDIS Travel Company Dubai.   Dear CEO, Please find our enclosed report for TARDIS Travels Company. The report brings into focus the substantial characteristics, for example cost reduction, enhanced productivity, efficiency and broader access to possible consumers, which has made other travel businesses adopt an effective web service quality.
Harvard Business Review – Teaching Smart People How to Learn by Chris Argyris Chris Argyris educational and experience background shows his understanding of organizational behavior and the learning of managers. He has an undergraduate degree in psychology, “masters in economics and a PHD in organization behavior” (Pfeffer & Sutton, 2013). The educational backgrounds equipped well
Retention as a key to human capital cycle Retention refers to the “effort by employers to retain current employees in their workforce” (Sinha & Somesh, 2013).  Retention is key and very important to human capital cycle as turnover can cause companies millions dollars a year (Burkholder, Edwards, & Sartain, 2003). Trained and experienced workers need
Knowledge Management Introduction Knowledge-based theory of the firm considers knowledge as the vital part in a firm where it is a very significant source. It usually argues that knowledge is the most complex part in an organization where without it a firm cannot achieve the competitive advantage (Leonard & Swap, 2005). It is also a
Executive Summary The paper will provide an analysis of Marriot International to understand its organizational behavior aspects. Organizational behavior involves the study of individual groups and the structure of the organizations with the aim of applying appropriate knowledge and techniques to improve organizational effectiveness. In addition, it will also analyze the implications of the leadership
Operations Management Article Review In the article Working Knowledge: the Thinking that leads http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/7615.html, Kathleen M. and George S. (2014) identify the various stages that organizations go through as they struggle to increase their commitments toward sustainability over time. In this process, Kathleen and George identify the roles of Chief Sustainability Officers in an organization
Advertising Advertising is a critical thing in creating awareness and promoting goods and services offered for sale. However, unless conducted in the right way, advertisers may manipulate it to promote their goods and services at the expense of consumers. This may happen because advertising is a persuasive force that other than creating awareness to consumers
Cultural Bias and Types of Cross-cultural research Cultural bias is a situation where one interprets and judge things by standards associated to one’s own culture. On the other hand, cross-cultural research is study of practices, beliefs, social roles, norms, expressions of different human communities. This paper reviews biases that make it difficult overcome one’s cultural
Online Advertising The online social platform has revolutionized how businesses conduct their activities. In the current competitive business environment, social platforms count due to the magnitude in terms of sales they are capable of bringing for the business. Businesses have currently implemented online advertising strategies with some creating business pages on these platforms in order
Google and ethics For this essay, I choose Google as a company that addressed an ethical concern effectively. Google was recently threatened with a lawsuit because of nude photos that had been posted online by hackers. Jennifer Lawrence is one of the celebrities who faced the $ 100 million lawsuit claiming that the company had
Effective Leadership This essay will discuss effective leadership and the role of ethical leadership in an organization. Leaders are the individuals that guide the employees in an organization towards the direction of success. An effective leader in an organization is aware of the mission, vision, and short-term objectives that should be achieved with specific timelines.
Advertising Regulations in the United Arab Emirates: An Excellent Example of Paradox. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) are a Persian Gulf country, consisting of seven distinct emirates all united together, with Abu Dhabi as the capital emirate.  Dubai, a highly affluent emirate in the UAE, attributes its success especially in the advertising industry, to its
Introduction The aim of any business organization is to make a profit from its products or services in the market. This means that an organization in the manufacturing industry has to critically develop its marketing strategy to ensure that the products are bought in the market. Similarly, a service company has to develop strategies that
Reflection on Group Representation Introduction The main purpose of our write up is to analyze strengths and weaknesses about our group presentation and how to improve on such weaknesses in future learning process.  The presentation was on sustainability in the NZ forestry. Each member had the opportunity to express their thoughts with regard to learning