Essays Tagged: "Standardization"

Why stick to Qwerty keyboard

an lead to bigger health problems that develop from continuous typing. Third, and most importantly, standardization has led the qwerty keyboards to firmly hold the position as the keyboard.There are m ... d is less efficient presents typists from getting more serious health problems.Finally, the role of standardization greatly influences where the qwerty stand in the keyboard market. Once the qwerty wa ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Internationalization of Accounting Standards for Consolidation

nternational perspective - specifically, in the US and Japan. This is an especially timely topic as standardization of financial markets is a prerequisite to international free trade. Given the trends ...

(9 pages) 440 2 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Integration issues businesses may encounter and methods of countering them.

is working to better meet consumer needs, the integrated human resources departments struggle with standardization, and communication blanketing several groups ('cross-pollination') is ongoing. These ...

(4 pages) 299 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What contribution did Jean Piaget make to the understanding of child development.

went to the Sorbonne University in Paris, while in Paris Piaget worked at Binet laboratories on the standardization of intelligence tests. Piaget then left and set up his own research programme, he in ...

(8 pages) 313 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Organizational structure of Dimitri.

ll bakery business firm. The job is relatively routine and highly repetitive. So Dimitri needs high standardization to increase job efficiency and ensure its quality standards. It implies that it need ... cialized than that of Dimitri, such as accountant, agent and broker. The job is not routine so high standardization is not necessary. It implies that it needs more autonomy and less control. Paul and ...

(12 pages) 341 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Taylor's management system.

elements of the Scientific Management are [1] : "Time studies Functional or specialized supervision Standardization of tools and implements Standardization of work methods Separate Planning function M ... ay's work for approximately the same pay that they received in the past." [17] Scientific Study and standardization were important parts of the Scientific Management. One example, was the study undert ...

(9 pages) 236 1 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Part A Compare and contrast standardization with customization of international marketing strategies. Part B Is one approach better than the other?

Part ACompare and contrast standardization with customization of international marketing strategies.The notion of globalization ... strategy or customization strategy is suitable for the particular foreign market.1.The meanings of standardization and customization strategiesStandardization became a popular buzzword in the 1980s, ... vements, lifestyles, and aspirations. (Manoney, Trigg, Griffin, and Pustay, 1998, p612). Therefore, standardization strategy indicates that the firm tends to offer the similar products with same price ...

(6 pages) 224 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Scientific Management Is Outdated and Detrimental

The kernel of scientific management consists of "Time studies functional, specialized supervisions, standardization of work methods, separate planning function, the use of slide-rules and similar time ... ly draw the conclusion that designs based on the principles of scientific management -- with single standardization, powerful centralized bureaucracies, narrowly defined jobs and limited working motiv ...

(9 pages) 231 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


organization increases, coordination relies increasingly on the use of direct supervision and task standardization. So, with increased organizational complexity comes an increased need to manage huma ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Contrasting High School and Community College Writing Prompt

are providing to you at a cost. At high school comparatively, you are thrown into a meat grinder of standardization that just pumps you through four years and throws you out at the end of it. The teac ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

The Fordist approach is equated with mass production

: from $780 in 1910 to $360 in 1914 (D. Hounshell, 1984; W. Abernathy, 1978). Fordism thus involved standardization a product and manufacturing it by mass means at a price so low that the common man c ... ordism had begun to haunt it. Workers eventually found the homogenization of work in the pursuit of standardization a disheartening and unfair way of life. Somewhat ironically, it was the very homogen ...

(9 pages) 79 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Analysis of the mass of acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) in an Aspirin Tablet.

Procedure:Standardization of dilute sulphuric acid1. 1.32g of the sodium carbonate was weighted accurately in ... efore this, as the molarity of the sulphuric acid used is unknown, so that we have to carry out the standardization of the sulphuric acid first. This can be done by the titration between sodium carbon ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Production Teams: "Airline Cockpit Crew", "Semiconductor Manufacturing Team"

and group development stages formed very different from the traditional way. This is achieved with standardization. In my opinion this is actually a good and necessary thing for teams that work in su ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Introduction of Globalization and Standardization of Markets

A brief introduction and know how globalization and standardization ofmarkets through expressing different view points and examples in livingworld of gl ... t there standardized products and services all over the world.Secondly, we can understand what does Standardizationmeans,"Standardization , in the context related to technologies andindustries, is the ... arket, where this will bring benefits without hurtingcompetition. Despite the important benefits of standardization, which couldbe seen from a company's vast expansions in global arena, there are also ...

(6 pages) 141 0 3.0 Apr/2006

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

EuroDisney Global Markets

due to their diverse businesses, customers, products and services. Patrizio states, "To strive for standardization across the enterprise is not a wise endeavor, because it doesn't acknowledge the uni ...

(10 pages) 197 1 4.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Retaining employees in a Small Business Organization

ver than a larger company? In general, small companies have less official company documentation and standardization with regard to job descriptions and responsibilities. Because there is a smaller emp ...

(12 pages) 328 1 4.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Quality Improvement Process

o employees-have a significant impact on quality." (Burrill, 1999)Currently, there is no particular standardization for the process. Each manager's evaluation process differs from another. Below you w ...

(5 pages) 377 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Strategic Management Processes in Eskom, South Africa

r objective of government with these changes government was targeting at cutting costs and bringing standardization in the tariff structure.Eskom is to this day striving to implement the changes that ...

(17 pages) 99 0 1.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Learning From A Distance

when there is no need to ?attend? class? Why have a registration building if it is done online? The standardization of this technique would not only affect the universities but also many others. No lo ... would not have to publish them for that matter.Aside from all the people who would be against this standardization, there are many other things that would have to be done to assist in the process. Fo ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


y schools on the "permissiveness" of progressive and humanist methodologies. This one-size fits all standardization is a hard core return to dominating form of education. I think that the essential go ... force fit inner-city multicultural students into the dominating culture. Although the advocates of standardization and authority say it is working, I have yet to be convinced that the results are any ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science