Essays Tagged: "business operations"

Stouffer's Strategy Implementation in Italy MGT 448: Global Business Strategies

panies should perform an analysis to determine how they will address the often-overlooked issues of business, including human resource requirements, legal and ethical issues, information technology, c ... ects, as well as the inherent risks associated with the country in question, Italy, will impact our business operations. These risks can also affect the employee productivity, especially if certain as ...

(8 pages) 685 4 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Job Market Today.

redit because he knew the important role that integrity would play in ameliorating a great country. Business is the same: integrity cannot only create public trust, but also enable businesses to be ob ... create public trust, but also enable businesses to be obtain loans. By borrowing money from a bank, businesses attain resources to further augment business operations. High excellence is as equally im ...

(1 pages) 66 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Economic activity is conducted by separately identifiable units.

be discussed. Finally, the last part of this essay is dedicating to New Zealand and how New Zealand business has embraced environmental issues.Discussion:Economic activities are responsible, directly ... ities are responsible, directly or indirectly, for most human impacts on the earth ecosystems ? and business operations today are conducted with too little thought as to their sustainability. Accordin ...

(8 pages) 141 1 3.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Kaizen: Building a Business Plan of Continuous Improvement

Scope:Creating a management plan for business operations is vital for all organizations. Although management directs the process it invol ... uccessful. One type of plan that is gaining continued exposure in the United States is the Japanese business plan called "Kaizen." This Case Study will look at how Kaizen can help a company develop a ... to maximize efficiency and eliminate wastes; this will become a part of the organization's overall business plan.Identifying the common areas of waste:There are a number of common areas of waste that ...

(4 pages) 326 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Selecting the Optimal Business Structure: An Analysis of the Four Major Forms of Business Ownership.

Thinking about starting your own business? Whatlegal form of business will you choose? An individual can form a business in one of se ... will you choose? An individual can form a business in one of several ways. The four major forms of business ownership are (1) sole proprietorships, (2) partnerships, (3) corporations and (4) limited ... companies. There are numerous issues to evaluate when determining the appropriate legal entity for business operations. While some of the ownership options seem to offer more incentives and fewer dra ...

(4 pages) 343 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Management information systems

Introduction.1.1 About this report.1.2 Background on the company.2. Overview of the company and its business operations.2.1 Organizational structure.2.2 Company's products.2.3 Business operations.3. A ... Technology.4. Solution to problems.4.1 Management Plan.4.2 Costs and Benefits.4.3 Major Changes in Business Processes.4.4 Steps Managers Should Take to Handle the Conversion.4.5 Quality Assurance Mea ...

(19 pages) 899 0 4.6 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

Case: Grounded: Business Solutions for Today's Traveler

office center. Grounded will operate under the management of Jason and nine client assistants. The business will provide a way for travelers to conduct their day-to-day business operations while on t ... cess the Internet via ISDN and T-1 connections. Each office will be equipped with all the amenities business travelers need when they are on the road: Gateway PC, laptop data port, color printer, scan ...

(6 pages) 49 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

E-commerce growth in New Zealand

entrepreneurship has a wide range of meanings. A definition in dictionary is "to undertake"; small business defined as "to start up a small business; and in business context, it means, "the process o ... epreneurship can be defined as "how people generate possible solutions to solve the problems during business operations. It is an integrated strategy to help the business growth. At this stage, an ent ...

(7 pages) 81 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Functions of Management

Functions of ManagementFunctions of Management in today's business world, managers follow certain rules that help them be better at their job and also contrib ... ollow certain rules that help them be better at their job and also contribute to the success of the business. The functions of management are established to help managers see the business operations w ... e functions should be established to ensure that a company has the capability for succeeding in the business world. With out these functions working properly in the business world, the chance for a bu ...

(4 pages) 104 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Can anticipatory logistics work in the corporate world?

Supply chain management (SCM) is one of the most important factors in today's business operations. With international product raw material sourcing and international sales, the s ... their sales or operations do not stall while waiting for additional product delivery. With today's business information technology (IT), any corporation has the potential to effectively utilize antic ... ely utilize anticipatory logistics in their supply chain. There are already several corporations or business that are successfully using anticipatory logistics in one way or another.I intend to prove ...

(5 pages) 112 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

DiamlerChrysler Supply Chain Management

In an economy where it is essential to minimize costs in every possible aspect of business to remain competitive, many traditional methods of conducting business operations have to b ... on that the suppliers' must make a profit3. Feedback from the suppliers encouraged4. Expectation of business relationship beyond the contract5. Considerable performance expectations beyond the contrac ... duce their prices by 5%, contradictory to their traditional practices. John Wilson, the director of business alliances for IBM's Global B2B Solutions said, "Ultimately, if they don't change their supp ...

(3 pages) 160 1 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Financial performance of Scottish power

and timely information to all its audience. It also reflects the effects of economic events on the business.Financial statement reporting, business events are categorized into three types: financing, ... usiness events are categorized into three types: financing, investing, and operating events. When a business is started finance needs to be arranged. With this finance the business invests in assets f ...

(1 pages) 456 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Ethics

I. ABSTRACTWithout question "business ethics" is one of the hot topics of the day. Over the past months we have seen business aft ... has led to a loss of confidence in corporate management, and has had severe economic consequences. Business ethics serves the important social function of integrating business and society, by promoti ... s the important social function of integrating business and society, by promoting the legitimacy of business operations, through critical reflection. The social function of business ethics is implicit ...

(14 pages) 932 1 4.9 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The case of the furniture sector in China

TIONToday, more and more transnational companies (TNCs) are seeking to take advantages of operating business in foreign countries. Founded in 1963, Hong Leong Management is one of Malaysia's largest c ... ring and infrastructure. Though the conglomerate has already obtained success through its intensive business operations in different countries including Australia, New Zealand, China, Singapore, the P ...

(15 pages) 271 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

International Finance

Conducting everyday business operations for any company can be a challenging adventure. Every business starts out with p ... re. Every business starts out with practically nothing but an owner with imaginings of a prosperous business. One of the challenges that these business and owners may face, is the opportunity to condu ... er countries with dissimilar currencies. These challenges create many financial risks of conducting business internationally. Since the two different countries have unalike types of currency then the ...

(3 pages) 183 0 2.6 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING: TYPE OF COST INVOLVED IN TAMIN'S FRIED CHICKEN COMPANY

LEARNING ISSUES1. What are the costs that are involved in Tamin's business operations?2. What is Fixed Expenses?3. What is Variable Expenses?4. What is Semi-variable ... his fried chickens but is unsure of the volume needed to recover all his costs. Just like any other businesspeople, Tamin would need to know when the break-even will be achieved or whether if it is po ... even will be achieved or whether if it is possible to be achieved. If the revenues generated by his business is not even enough to cover all his costs, there is no point in starting the business in th ...

(13 pages) 188 0 4.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Case Analysis : New York Times Digital

n particular, had adopted the "Chinese Wall" principle-- the separation of editorial operations and business operations as a gatekeeping function. The industry is cyclical: when the economy is depress ... tertainment--provides the company a leverage for multi-platform expansion, brand extensions and new business initiatives. Accordingly, it has to maintain its brand recognition to continue to be compet ...

(6 pages) 104 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case Analysis : New York Times Digital

n particular, had adopted the "Chinese Wall" principle-- the separation of editorial operations and business operations as a gatekeeping function. The industry is cyclical: when the economy is depress ... tertainment--provides the company a leverage for multi-platform expansion, brand extensions and new business initiatives. Accordingly, it has to maintain its brand recognition to continue to be compet ...

(6 pages) 170 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Polaroid Goes Bankrupt; Plans to Sell Existing Assets

its workers.Polaroid intends to continue making and shipping its products while it restructures its business operations and finances and searches for buyers for all or parts of the company. Declining ... also a corporate sponsor for the annual Sloan Challenge, in which teams compete to solve fictitious business problems.Polaroid had innovative historyLand's emphasis on research and development establi ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies