Essays Tagged: "return on investment"

Web Services Return on Investment: Working out what you're getting out of Web Services In this article, the authors have tried to keep a realistic, pragmatic, and balanced approach

Web Services Return on Investment:Working out what you're getting out of Web ServicesIn this article, the authors ... le, the authors have tried to keep a realistic, pragmatic, and balanced approach in determining the ong>returnong> on investment on Web Services. It is worth mentioning that, no matter how promising a new tec ... siness students, and software developers (Samtani and Sadhwani 1). I will concentrate mostly on the Return on Investment (ROI) section of their article.Defining Return on Investment (ROI) (Samtani and ...

(6 pages) 257 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

An analysis of HBS case Acme Trust (Private Equity finance).

However, this does not hold since Warburg would be better off (except when assuming a low 5% annual ong>returnong> on investment) raising a fund similar to its 1989 one in both size and fee structure.More con ... as now aligned its price structure at least 25% below the market average regardless of the expected ong>returnong> on invested funds. The increase of its management fee may only signal that it was historicall ...

(4 pages) 134 1 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Types of markets in economics.

profit. The prices will normally be far in excess of actual manufacturing costs and above a normal ong>returnong> on investment.Natural monopolies this is where the market structure of monopoly is the 'natur ...

(3 pages) 178 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The strategic alliance of bang and olufsen.

e data that has been provided we see that the company is currently doing poorly in 1990-1991 as its ong>returnong> on investment is -22.5(down by 40.9%), which shows that it cannot even get back even what has ...

(4 pages) 171 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Quantative Methods for Business. Managerial and scientific report Best Bike Ltd. Simulation with Excel Cristal Ball.

can only produce one of the two proposed bikes. BestBikes wants to select the bike with the highest ong>returnong> on investment (ROI) and wants to limit the amount of risk.The calculation of the ROI ratio by ... e costs are presumed a correct reflection of the future.2.3 ResultsIf one only looks at the highest Return On Investment (ROI) than one could conclude that Mountain Bikes generate a higher ROI in comp ...

(9 pages) 229 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics


s paper discusses the physical advantages and disadvantages of AFV as well as the cost and possible ong>returnong> on investment for Lotus Car Rental Corp.BackgroundA wide variety of alternate fuels-fuels exc ... eing the first "kid on the block" to drive an AFV.A brief survey given to the drivers following the ong>returnong> of each AFV would help Lotus in determining the success or failure of the program. A series o ...

(6 pages) 216 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Balanced Scorecard

o a concern that many senior executives were focusing exclusively on financial measurements such as ong>returnong> on investment and earnings per share to run their businesses, Robert Kaplan and David Norton ...

(3 pages) 848 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Human Resouces - ROI (Univ. of Phoenix 422)

Human Resources - Return on InvestmentThe tight labor market is making it difficult to find qualified and experienced ... s through the measure of a business's overall performance in relation to its investment capital, or Return on Investment (Link and Boger 15).Return on investment (ROI) is the information a company loo ... company looks for to determine the value of a business plan. Human resource departments must show a ong>returnong> on investment like any other organizational department and performance measurements are key t ...

(4 pages) 277 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Social Security Alternatives

risk.Proponents of privatization believe that the plan would have the following outcomes: a greater ong>returnong> on investment compared to the current system, an increase in national savings, and the plan w ... e plan would not require tax increases or benefit cuts.The main argument that many make for greater ong>returnong>s is often accompanied with a reference to the Chilean privatization of social security. There ...

(2 pages) 136 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Runners World SWOT Analysis

ked runner, faces some difficult decisions ahead. Her business, Runners World, has made a very good ong>returnong> on investment in the last ten years, but has recently seen sales flatten out for several reas ... s will also help determine future market strategy.StrengthsBranded productKnowledge of runners needsReturn customersCapitalThe business must first look internally at its own strength. Its primary stre ...

(3 pages) 194 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Security for Information Technology: Return on Investment

Return on Investment (ROI) is a common issue among corporate management. The question can seldom be ... threat. In other words, they cannot justify the spending as they do not have a clear picture of the ong>returnong>s. It happens everywhere. For example, no one buys a burglar alarm until someone they know is ... is clearly delineated, and therefore requires a quantified ROI. What does one mean exactly by this "Return on Investment" - and apart from it, what other common metrics are used to measure security in ...

(2 pages) 163 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Evaluating the State of Leadership Training in Today's Business Organizations

nited States, concentrating on target audience participation, resources used to implement training, ong>returnong> on investment and benefits associated to program development, and methodology when conducting ... survey; consisting of AMA member and client companies and Training subscribers. There was a rate of ong>returnong> of 639 usable surveys with a margin of error at plus or minus 4 %. Company representatives, w ...

(16 pages) 421 2 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Work/Life Balance

the organization. I thought to does a company arrive at such a decision? What type of ong>returnong> on investment (ROI) does an organization have to reap to substantiate a 50 million dollar inv ... nt to work/life programs is influenced by the perception that such initiatives will have a positive ong>returnong> on investment. There appears to be several key data points for quantifying this ong>returnong>: Time ...

(5 pages) 338 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Boeing Company: Strategic Audit SWOT,EFAS,IFAS,SFAS,TOWS,Financial Ratios Set at the year 2001

UATION A. Current Performance Boeing performance has been outstanding for the past few years. Their Return on investment rose from three percent to 6 percent from 1998 to 1999, but it did drop to five ... h the International Associates of Machinists to assist people that have been disabled on the job to ong>returnong> to work as soon as possible (Whiting 87).Threats The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ha ...

(39 pages) 888 1 4.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Accounting Project: Take 100,000.00 dollar endowment make the most growth possible in a three month period. Includes research and detail analysis of real companies and markets.

ANAGERSASKIA ROBERTSInvestment ObjectiveInvest an endowment of $100,000 and get the highest rate of ong>returnong> possible in a three-month period. Date of investment transactions will begin on September 2, ... ons will begin on September 2, 2004 and terminate on December 6, 2004.GoalSimply stated, to yield a ong>returnong> on investment 10% or higher in one quarter of investing.StrategyBuy low, Sell high. The manag ...

(8 pages) 47 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Radio Frequency Identification

ily processes, both logically and physically. This may include better reporting of profit and loss, ong>returnong> on investment using a low cost technological solution. Radio Frequency Identification Device ...

(10 pages) 257 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Entity Selection Exercise.

cult to make a priority. Collection attempts for services rendered became a task that proved a poor ong>returnong> on investment. While most paid for services, many were late, which sometimes made Joe late in ...

(5 pages) 136 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pfizer: An Economic Report

namics of the company must be accounted for. Companies are becoming more cost focused to ensure the ong>returnong> on investment of developing new pharmaceutical drugs in the Twentieth Century. An example of ... ge percentage of their profits into research and development, Pfizer continues to steadily grow and ong>returnong> value to its shareholders. As the average cost of producing a single product from development ...

(18 pages) 260 0 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Algemene juridische vaardigheden

re manieren zochten om hun verkopen te doen vergroten.b) Gegevens m.b.t. de economische conjunctuur'Returns have been dropping for several years'. Het gaat dus waarschijnlijk niet zo goed met het bedr ... ) Gegevens m.b.t. de doelen van de organisatie op lange termijnVergeleken met 1988 viel in 1992 het Return On Investment tegen. In 1988 was lag deze nog rond de 20%, in 1992 is dit gedaald tot slechts ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Finanical Ratio Analysis Report- Pfizer

, and Zoloft.Financial Ratios for Pfizer, Inc. from Mergent Online2004 2003 2002Profitability RatiosReturn on Equity % 16.6 2.51 46.02Return on Assets % 9.16 1.4 19.81Return on Investment 181.71 90.51 ... 5.2The meaning of these ratios is as follows.Profitability ratios focus on the earnings of a firm. Return on equity is a measure of the ong>returnong> on shareholder's equity. Return on assets measures profi ...

(8 pages) 296 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics