Essays Tagged: "business decisions"

Main contributing factors for the success of Hong Kong in attracting and sustaining new start companies.

ations have a perfect 'habitat' where they will flourish and environments in which they will fail . Business type, potential customers and resources will limit the choice of suitable location . Succes ... location falls under which category. "Choosing the right location can be one of the most important business decisions that you will make" . Hall stresses location importance when searching for creati ...

(21 pages) 448 1 3.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A Business Plan

Carrie ChildsBusiness 2051. What is the purpose of a business plan and why is it an essential first step for a st ... an and why is it an essential first step for a start-up firm?A business plan precisely defines your business, identifies your goals, and serves as your firm's resume. The basic components include a cu ... analysis. It helps you allocate resources properly, handle unforeseen complications, and make good business decisions. Because it provides specific and organized information about your company and ho ...

(6 pages) 767 3 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Corporate VS. Individual Responsibility

Susan GustafsonBusiness EthicsProfessor Mark Matthews, Ph.D.March 12, 2004Corporate Crime--Who Should Be Held Respo ... es" themselves, or should we hold a more inclusive view and hold individual agents responsible?Dark business decisions are being brought to light by market watchdogs such as Russell Mokhiber. He publi ... d of corporate fraud; infuse more tax dollars to support the SEC who in turn will better police big business; urge the stock exchanges to better police corporate boards and shareholders rights. July 2 ...

(10 pages) 323 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Ethics and the Merck & Co., Inc. Case Study

Susan GustafsonBusiness EthicsMark Matthews, Ph.D.February 10, 2004Applying Ethics to the Merck CaseThe purpose of ... .D.February 10, 2004Applying Ethics to the Merck CaseThe purpose of my essay is to show whether the business decisions made by the management team of Merck pharmaceutical are ethical. Using corporate ... se of scarce resources. Efficiency, according to utilitarians is a means to maximize human good. In business, management by objectives and cost-benefit analysis are the result of a strong utilitarian ...

(11 pages) 675 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Walker and Company: Profit Plan Decisions

ance of the assumptions embedded in a profit plan2. To familiarise students with various sources of business information3. To learn how to use a profit plan to test key business decisionsCase Synopsis ... shing company. The case is written by and about the same individual, Ramsey Walker, a young, recent business school graduate. The case begins with a quick overview of Walker & Company's (Walker) h ...

(10 pages) 332 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

5 fundamental demands on business decisions to be ethically acceptable

Business, as a market subject, has to aim efficiency and profit. That's why decisions based on the m ... uneconomical reasons not using valuable human resources. One of the fundamental ethical demands on business decision is conscious generating utility for everybody's welfare.Ethics demands impartialit ... sical and emotional wellbeing using fairness as a rule. Justice and fairness are to be base for all business decisions both in external and internal environment; fairly acting and honest statements ar ...

(8 pages) 222 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

GUANXI IN CHINA

Thinking about doing business in China? Before you begin an understanding of "guanxi" is of paramount importance. One of ... fectively in Chinese society.In order to make your products presence in China last, and ensure your business expansion successful in the long run, you must understand one of the most important element ... na without this practice. Technically, "Guanxi" stands for any type of relationship. In the Chinese business world, however, it is also understood as the network of relationships among various parties ...

(10 pages) 135 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Ethics - Moral Philosophy

ality's primary function. I believe that virtue ethics is a moral philosophy best suited for making business decisions. Most theories do not emphasize the agents or actors who perform actions, have mo ... city properly trained and exercised. The virtue ethics relies on correct motivational structure.The business world could be quite a conducive place for activating this choice to lead a life of self-im ...

(2 pages) 196 0 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What are the arguments for and against, greater control being exercised over business by government?

What are the arguments for and against, greater control being exercised over business by government? How do these arguments differ between the countries of the group members?We ... Chief Justice John Marshall made many landmark court decisions which played a role in defining the business climate that developed during the industrial revolution and strengthened the central govern ... veloped during the industrial revolution and strengthened the central government's control over the business.Thus finally the government was involved in the early stages of the industrial revolution. ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critical Thinking Study Case

Goal, and Objective DefinitionTo address the first problem of increased costs, the hospital's basic business structure needs to be reviewed. Faith Community Hospital is a non-profit hospital that serv ... a non-profit hospital that serves the community. It has a Board of Directors that assists in major business decisions. Although they are a non-profit, they still have to meet their basic financial ob ...

(13 pages) 118 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Critial thining tool

intended for internet research but I felt that it could also be a good technique for making certain business decisions.Credibility, The first step in evaluation and decision-making is to determine the ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Business Plan

A Business PlanExplain why Kyle and Chad need a business plan.Without a business plan a company can ru ... business plan a company can run blindly, missing crucial opportunities. Most importantly, without a business plan you have no means to attract investors or lenders. A business plan is the companies re ... e companies resume. It is your plan for the present and future. It identifies the strategies of the business and the goals for the future. It is what guides the company through good times and bad, to ...

(2 pages) 290 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Decision analysis

first stage is to illustrate the theory of decision analysis in general then to apply it to actual businesses and show the theory in practice. Two cases that will be discussed in this essay. The firs ... s embracement of the Millennium Dome project.Organizational success or failure is determined by the business decisions made each day in every facet of operations. From interacting with customers to tr ...

(14 pages) 128 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Database Management

management system where the data can be retrieved by organizations to aid them in making strategic business decisions. The information from these databases are organized and collected in ways to help ... d for data organization in a database.A data warehouse stores all the meaningful information that a business accumulates. The information in a data warehouse must not only make data available to organ ...

(3 pages) 171 0 2.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Cost of Capital is a critical element in business decisions.

The Cost of Capital is a CriticalElement in Business DecisionsA Report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Mast ... 2004ABSTRACTThis paper discusses the issue of whether the Cost of Capital is a critical element in business decisions through the topics of Capital Structure and the effects of the Cost of Capital on ... cusses the two main perspectives on the Cost of Capital, that it is or is not a critical element in business decisions, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of use of debt and equity within cap ...

(16 pages) 625 0 4.1 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ethical problems of organizations.

ore on company's disasters than typical ethical issues within companies. According to this chapter "business wasn't always as complex as it is today". (pg.195)Today, big companies have many stakeholde ... holders and the community."(pg 197)In fact, some of these stakeholders can affect or be affected by business decisions. So any bad decisions a company makes affect its stakeholders as we are going to ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Capital Budgeting Decision-Making Tools.

to shareholders" (en.wikipedia.org).Careful budgeting is essential in marketing decisions, for any business. "Decisions on investment, which take time to mature, have to be based on the returns which ... r to invest it. Typical Capital budget decisions include the decision to build or invest. A smaller business manager may need "to evaluate whether to spend more on advertising or increase the sales fo ...

(11 pages) 512 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

FIN 325 - Financial Analysis for Managers II-Capital Budgeting Decision-Making Tools.

to shareholders" (en.wikipedia.org).Careful budgeting is essential in marketing decisions, for any business. "Decisions on investment, which take time to mature, have to be based on the returns which ... r to invest it. Typical Capital budget decisions include the decision to build or invest. A smaller business manager may need "to evaluate whether to spend more on advertising or increase the sales fo ...

(11 pages) 391 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Functions of Management

g, and last but not least is controlling. These four key functions are essential to produce dynamic business decisions within a company. To carry out these practices in effective manner, it's importan ... d. Leaders must posses the drive, the desire, honesty, integrity, self-confidence, and knowledge of business. Although some managers are able to influence followers to work toward the achievement of o ...

(4 pages) 72 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Decisions every day.

We make decisions every day. I had to make many business decisions includingdownsizing the department I was working for. This is not an easy task in ...

(1 pages) 426 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers