Essays Tagged: "acquisitions"

Bombardier Report

les. The company was renamed Bombardier Inc. in 1978. The company has been active ever since in the acquisitions of various aerospace and transportation companies around the world.Nature of the Busine ... pment, which is primarily sold in the North American and European markets. Bombardier has made many acquisitions in this industry that are usually acquired at a loss. These acquisitions along with the ...

(11 pages) 166 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A Brief History of Library Automation

s one where a computer system is used tomanage one or several of the library's key functions such asacquisitions, serials control, cataloging, circulation and the publicaccess catalog. When exploring ... ment began in the1930's when punch card equipment was implemented for use in librarycirculation and acquisitions. During the 30's and early 40's progresson computer systems was slow which is not surpr ...

(6 pages) 103 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

This is about the greek tragidy Oedipus. Includes quotes. About one of the themes From ingorance to knowledge.

. Oedipus' pride blinds him from the beginning of his own mystery.Kreon and Oedipus argue about the acquisitions from Oedipus in at the beginning of scene two, as Kreon undoubtedly did not plot agains ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Human Wisdom and Virtue in Plato's Apopogy.

philosophical views. In the Apology Socrates attempts to give an unapologetic defense against false acquisitions and attempts to go against the people who are condemning him. However, in the Crito Soc ...

(5 pages) 154 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Cornelius ("Commodore") Vanderbilt 1794-1877.

e had been spent accumulating large amounts of money, first through shipping, then through railroad acquisitions. He was the first to admit of his obsession, which had driven him since he was a boy, " ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Strategic Analysis of Conseco Inc.

r four questions pertaining to Conseco Inc.1. Conseco management emphasizes a strategy of growth by acquisitions for the first 20 years of the company's life. Critique this approach, identify the adva ... dvantages and disadvantages associated with this strategy?AdvantagesA. Increase Market ShareThrough acquisitions, Conseco can gain greater market share very quickly. Acquisitions of other companies ha ...

(6 pages) 171 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Loblaw Companies.

ificant program of reinvestment in and expansion of its existing markets. It is highly selective in acquisitions and continues to invest in products and technology. This makes Loblaw the #1 food retai ... s. In the 1970's, when Loblaw was in the midst of expansion in the supermarket industry, one of its acquisitions was attaining a controlling stake in The National Tea Company in Chicago. In their mad ...

(16 pages) 126 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Organizational Behavioral Application in Mergers.

carving strategies for the functioning of the organization, and can extend further during and after acquisitions to extend financial benefits. The merger is the combination of two companies to form a ... on's emerging culture starts to become the shared experience of those who work within it.Mergers or Acquisitions are complex challenges for the management. There are major challenging employee related ...

(9 pages) 434 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case Study: Swatch and the Global Watch Industry International business, repositioning strategies, marketing, management issues, and recommendations for growth.

uctionThe Swatch Group had many early on successes due to repositioning strategies and a boost from acquisitions. On the surface, the Swatch Group was the world's leading manufacturer of watches in th ...

(7 pages) 854 0 4.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Harvard Business School case: Smithkline Beecham. Corporate strategy. Scope, Scale,5 forces, SWOT, Direction, long term, Competitive advantages, Stakeholders.

. Five years later, the Annual Report Chief Executive Leschly wrote: "Through a series of strategic acquisitions and disposals, SB made progress in its transformation from a company made up of four su ... rtnerships, etc. the culture changes constantly. SB earned lots of financial resources with several acquisitions and partnerships. The financial resources were mostly spend on R&D and marketing, t ...

(12 pages) 750 1 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"United Parcel Service: Basic management structure."

e United States ground delivery market. UPS is announcing that it's ever expanding company with new acquisitions in the Asia/Pacific region, Latin America, and Europe. With its bureaucratic approach t ...

(6 pages) 354 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Bear Stearns Business Overview

istory of business success and high profit margin, integrity; these are all qualities which make an acquisitions and investment banking firm successful. Bear Stearns Inc. is a firm which comprises all ... e from a modest New York investment banking firm into a multinational player in capital markets and acquisitions. To highlight the depth of business and the successes in the past, business volume as w ...

(11 pages) 208 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Matel case study

share in line with the company's stated goal of 15 % per annum compounded before the effects of any acquisitions. Despite Mattel's past and Barad's starring role in it many observers of the toy indust ...

(4 pages) 120 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


ux's evolution is an aggressive strategy of expansion through acquisition. In the beginning, mainly acquisitions of Nordic firms were established to strengthen their position of leader of household ap ... n of leader of household appliances in its traditional market. Eventually, they engaged in deals of acquisitions in Europe to broaden its presence, coupled by a desire to develop products for new mark ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Anti Trust Laws in the COmmunications Industry

. According to an article written by Joseph Nacchio, CEO of Qwest Industries titled, Communications Acquisitions, he stated, " Much of what the law claims to accomplish has been happening anyway. Take ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


nnels are through independent distributors, representative offices, exports agents, joint ventures, acquisitions of others distributors and subsidiaries.2) How does Loctite's channel strategy differ b ... l products sales were made by overseas sales before the constructions of manufacturing plants. Some acquisitions and joint ventures helped to achieve a faster international expansion. Loctite acquired ...

(2 pages) 114 2 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Newell Strategy

aking high-volume products at low cost and selling them to volume retailers. It normally looked for acquisitions that would add value to Newell's multiproduct offering and increases their importance a ... multiproduct offering and increases their importance as a supplier to volume retailers. Attractive acquisitions include brand-name staple products that will bring in more shelf space for Newell, and ...

(3 pages) 207 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


nse, appliance manufacturers, and beverage bottlers. This rapid growth, enabled through a series of acquisitions, an excellent product line, and aggressive sales, has enabled Riordan to increase marke ... orecast of business technology needs for the next five yearsRecommendations on systems integration, acquisitions and consolidationsBased on these goals, the Operations department has identified areas ...

(9 pages) 3145 3 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Assess the moral arguments and political actions of those opposed to the spread of slavery in the context of two of the following

act, they settled with the idea of them being in a state of popular sovereignty. The acquisitions of the Mexican War triggered an upset in the balance of free and slave states. The solu ...

(2 pages) 68 2 2.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Newell / Rubbermaid Case Study - Strategy

ed manufacturer of a wide range of plastic products ranging from children's toys through housewares.Acquisitions are the foundation of Newell's growth strategy and the company has an aggressive and di ... pany has an aggressive and disciplined approach to achieving its' growth targets. Newell focuses on acquisitions that are generally mature businesses with 'unrealized profit potential', and pass a num ...

(2 pages) 254 0 3.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies