Essays Tagged: "determinants"

Wind chimes

h of said tone is governed by the length of the rod, but the perceived loudness is affected by many determinants: the force of the clappers impact, the alloy's density and structure, and the speed and ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) Foraging Response to Predator Scent in Rural versus Urban Settings

r into the tradeoff that the squirrels made in the field.The idea that such factors are significant determinants of foraging, lead us to ask the questions: 1. Would predator odor be as effective on th ...

(2 pages) 103 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays


Y. Females have XXand males have XY. In addition to the information on sex, 'the Xchromosomes carry determinants for a number of other features ofthe body including the levels of factor VIII and facto ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Organizational Behavior class: A Manager as a Successful Oracle. Discusses the effects of self-fulfilling prophecy in the workplace. Examples from two movies: "Gung Ho" and "White Man's Burden".

organizational effectiveness, or how well an organization operates. The factors that are viewed as determinants of organizational effectiveness are productivity, absenteeism, turnover, organizational ...

(4 pages) 159 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Discuss and evaluate the importance of perception and memory and learning at each stage of the consumption process for marketing managers' understanding of consumer behaviour.

In this essay I am going to look at two separate but related individual determinants that influence a consumer's buying habits. As I will show, it is imperative that the ma ... ing habits. As I will show, it is imperative that the marketing manager understands these and other determinants so that he or she can target their product and create a positive image that will increa ...

(10 pages) 292 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

'Globalisation does more harm than good to a country's economy.'!!

oss-border and cross-sectoral integration in which capital movements and financial services are key determinants." (Oxelheim, 1996, p. 21) The large multi national corporations (MNC's) play a major ro ...

(3 pages) 408 0 4.3 Feb/2003

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

Management of an ecological dilemma. Warning world population trends

onomic development, and environmental protection.''TABLE OF CONTENTTHE GROWING WORLD POPULATION3KEY DETERMINANTS OF POPULATION GROWTH5ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS5THE EARTH IS FINITE7QUALITY OF LIFE AND THE E ... implications for the human condition and for the natural environment on which all life depends.Key determinants of population growthHigh fertility rates have historically been strongly correlated wit ...

(13 pages) 338 2 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Behaviourist and cognitive approaches to consumer learning theory

and discuss the implications of these theories for marketing practice'Learning is one of the major determinants of human behavior. Psychologists are of the opinion that all human behavior involves so ...

(6 pages) 397 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Zenith-case summary

al mature in the near future. But is there also a promising market in the near future? What are the determinants of successful commercialization of HDTV? The following analyses may answer these questi ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Theories of delinquency

live. Impoverished physical, social and family environments have long been considered to be primary determinants of the development of criminal behaviour. Living in poverty, isolation from social supp ...

(10 pages) 518 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Porter's five forces sports good store

er for other companies to enter this industry. In such a situation, new entrants could change major determinants of the market environment (e.g. market shares, prices, customer loyalty) at any time.*D ...

(1 pages) 95 2 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Human resource management and Personnel management

areas for analysis: belief and assumptions; strategic aspects; line management; key levers as major determinants of HRM practice. Legge: The underling value of personnel management and HRM differ litt ...

(8 pages) 835 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

A Critical Appraisal of the Determinants of Global Integration

nt languages and culture, differences in government policy, and business practices are now merging. Determinants include reductions in trade barriers, advances in transport and telecommunications tech ... eloped nations.ObjectiveThis paper will ultimately seek to identify and find fault with the various determinants of global integration. Initially, an understanding of what is meant by Global Integrati ...

(7 pages) 143 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Leadership and Decision Making Style of George C. Halvorson CEO and President of Kaiser Permanente

ion. The subject of leadership has been under a lot of speculation, while philosophers focus on the determinants of leadership effectiveness. There are so many theories, styles and opinions that are a ...

(10 pages) 313 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Merge analysis of walmart

ty?Answer.Earning quality refers to the relevance of earnings in measuring company performance. Its determinants include a company's business environment and its selection and application of accountin ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

All about organization behaviour

ng such knowledge towards improving an organization's effectiveness and efficiency.It studies three determinants of behavior in organizations: individuals, groups, and structure. In addition, OB appli ...

(17 pages) 677 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Unchanging nature of politics-dr. stangelove & wag the dog

the politics issued in both of them. Politics is a manipulative game. Politics have always had some determinants throughout the history. Economics has always been one of them. Powerholders have always ...

(18 pages) 109 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Poter's diamond model

uses for this has become known as 'Porter's diamond' (See Figure). Porter used it to illustrate the determinants of national competitive advantage.Porter argues that the strategy of companies that hav ... etitiveness comes from firm's competitiveness. Firm become competitiveness through innovation. Four determinants and two influences (see following graph) of national competitive advantage must be unde ...

(6 pages) 188 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Generic Competitive Strategies

Porter describes a structure for evaluating the behavior of costs, the determinants of relative cost position, and the way firms can gain a sustainable cost advantage or m ... to analyze the behavior of cost, using the concept of cost drivers. Cost drivers are the structural determinants of the cost of an activity, and differ in the extent to which a firm controls them. Cos ...

(9 pages) 269 1 3.8 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

National Income

and therefore much time and efforts are dedicated to its studies. In this paper I will analyse the determinants of the national income, its distribution to the factors of production, the determinants ... nd services into equilibrium.List of Content:1. Definitions2. Determinants of National Income3. Distribution of National Income to the Factors of Production: ...

(11 pages) 115 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics