Essays Tagged: "Diversification"

Diversity of Plants

lular green algae. By 300 million years ago, trees had evolved and formed forests, within which the diversification of vertebrates, insects, and fungi occurred. Roughly 266,000 species of plants are n ...

(11 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Thomas's short story "test".

trepidation of divergence and government control.The short story "Test" is derived from the fear of diversification and self identity. From the moment Robert Proctor wakes up from his hypnosis, the re ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Effects of Third Party Politics on Presidential Elections

democratic nation as a mono-party system leads toward tyranny,and a multi-party system creates over-diversification and gridlock (Mazmanian 6). TheConstitution of the United States does not in any way ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Rural Tourism in Cyprus

Rural tourism and the challenge of tourism diversification: the case of CyprusRural tourism has long been considered a means of achieving econo ... rmer Eastern Europe and the Pacific region, tourism is employed as an engine of economic growth and diversification in rural areas ( Hall & Jenkins, 1998).Beyond, and alongside, this general and w ... for more environmentally appropriate forms of tourism.One such destination that has sought tourism diversification and economic regeneration through the promotion of rural tourism is Cyprus. Over the ...

(12 pages) 130 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Case Study about a merger between Kennecott and Carborundum.

tion, Kennecott had experienced wide swings in its profitability, which it was looking to offset by diversification. Investing in another company in a different industry was an intelligent decision; h ... its excess cash. By doing nothing, it will be vulnerable to a takeover; however, we do not believe diversification is the most prudent form of action. Kennecott is simply reacting to low and unstable ...

(4 pages) 504 3 2.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Why is the risk of a portfolio of shares normally lower than the average risk of the shares of the portfolio?

o optimise expected returns for a given level of market risk. The theory quantifies the benefits of diversification. Out of a universe of risky assets, an efficient frontier of optimal portfolios can ... s of portfolio theory is used extensively in financial risk management. In this way we can see that diversification in the form of holding a portfolio of shares will lead to maximising your return at ...

(9 pages) 512 1 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


R MERGERS:1.growth2.economies of scale3.power4.better management5.accumulated knowledge6.stability7.diversification8.incerease market share and eliminate competitionTYPES OF MERGERS:CONCETRIC MERGERS: ... nt assets3.Ease of access to the capital market4.Saving in overhead expenses5.Research expenditure6.Diversification of industryDISADVANTAGES:1.Elimanation of the personal touch2.Loss of trade name3.In ...

(10 pages) 419 0 2.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Mergers & acquisition

1. IntroductionDiversification, mergers or acquisitions since the 1980's, and even more in the late nineties, has b ... . They may end up buying a company that makes no sense at all. This happened during the 1970s when "diversification" was the buzzword du jour. Some heavy manufacturing companies got into services that ...

(12 pages) 1100 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Fiat case study

of ideas, determination and success for Fiat. Fiat, once the largest carmaker in Europe implemented diversification of production and focused on the most promising markets which has characterized its ...

(6 pages) 113 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Jacksonian Era: Defined The main objective of thise essay was to give a biography of Andrew Jackson and a description of the Jacksonian Era

The Jackson Era, running from around 1820 to 1845, was a time of rampant growth and regional diversification. Worldviews and ways of living changed as quickly as in the 20th century. Transporta ...

(3 pages) 68 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Ansoff matrix

tool was first published in the Harvard Business Review (1957) in an article called 'Strategies for Diversification'. It is used by marketers who have objectives for growth.Ansoff's matrix offers stra ... auto markets where existing models are updated or replaced and then marketed to existing customers.DiversificationThis is where we market completely new products to new customers. There are two types ...

(1 pages) 167 2 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Diversity Paper

es in management practices have altered in the workforce. People have grown to understand workplace diversification and employees individual behavior. "diversity management provides a climate where al ...

(2 pages) 921 1 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Doing Business in Lebanon

ween Lebanon on one side and the whole Arab world on the other hand, since Lebanon is known for its diversification and openness to the world since ever.At the heart of the Middle East, and the crossr ...

(9 pages) 74 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Disagvantages and advantages of business

AdvantagesWhat are the key advantages of mutual fund investing?DiversificationUsing mutual funds can help an investor diversify their portfolio with a minimum inve ... ue or become worthless, the loss maybe offset by other securities that appreciate in value. Further diversification can be achieved by investing in multiple funds which invest in different sectors or ... ctors or categories. This helps to reduce the risk associated with a specific industry or category. Diversification may help to reduce risk but will never completely eliminate it. It is possible to lo ...

(3 pages) 90 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Ways of Risk Management

t land, hills, and stepper terrain. These factors encourage one form of risk management strategies, diversification. My SAE project includes fruit production, vegetable production, and forage producti ... rations are basically gambling in the hope that no elements negatively effect their one crop. While diversification is a sound risk management strategy, it is not the only one. Success or failure of a ...

(4 pages) 329 2 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Bmw strategic analysis

ring, as well as a highly skilled work force. The company has always followed a strategy of limited diversification, sticking to its core values of premium and luxury cars. An attempt to broaden its p ...

(8 pages) 667 2 2.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Investment Term Paper

training, content, customer financing, and Internet services. This concentration on growth through diversification comes as a reaction to declining market share and a response to increasing competiti ...

(15 pages) 378 0 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Affirmative Action in Medical Schools is a Must

of education. I believe that in medical schools affirmative action should be allowed. The need for diversification in medicine is absolutely vital to the health of the U.S. medical system. One of the ... raw scores ("Attacks on affirmative action threaten medical school diversity"). The need for diversification in medicine is absolutely vital to the health of the U.S. medical system. Affirmativ ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Shaping the Market Offering

ificant share; already, it is high on the top-ten list of travel Web sites. After a brief period of diversification into name-your-price sales of groceries and gasoline, the company has refocused on i ...

(4 pages) 84 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Southern Reconstruction

orth had. The New South was characterized by an increase in industrialization, urbanization and the diversification of agriculture to promote more domestic independence. However, the idea of the New S ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History