Essays Tagged: "University of Oregon"

Describes marketing scheme of Nike and Michael Jordan

ing First Endorsers5Michael Jordan6The Jordan Empire7The Jordan Brand10ConclusionIntroductionFormer University of Oregon track coach and co-founder of Nike Bill Bowerman once said: "If you have a body ... Ribbon Sports, launched its first branded shoe at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials. A former University of Oregon track team member Phil Knight created Blue Ribbon Sports. At Oregon, Knight was ...

(10 pages) 691 1 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Biography of Ken Kesey and his studies towards "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

high school sweetheart, Faye Haxby whom he had three children with. He went on to graduate from the University of Oregon with a major in Speech and Communications, but that is not where his education ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Steve Roland Prefontaine: a brief biography of one of the most famous track stars of all time

ring Prefontaine's impression in history.In 1969, Prefontaine graduated from highschool and went to University of Oregon. He earned his B.S. in 1973. While at the University, he was trained by the leg ... and NCAA records for 5,000 meters, and in 1973 he set U.S. and NCAA records for six miles. While at University of Oregon, Prefontaine was Pacific Eight Conference three-mile champion all four years an ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

About Nike

Officer and Chairman of the company. Knight's education, within the field of business, began at the University of Oregon. There he met Bill Bowerman, his running coach, who later became his biggest in ... e degree, he furthered his education through Masters in Business Administration program at Stanford University in 1962.Knight's search for a way to make money without giving up his love for athletics, ...

(7 pages) 293 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Success of Nike.

trends in the operating environment.Nike was started when Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman met at the University of Oregon and had the vision to start a shoe company. They first called it Blue Ribbon Sp ...

(8 pages) 533 2 4.4 May/2004

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

A Comparison Essay on The University of Oregon and The University of South Carolina

g run. For the past three weeks, I have closely compared two closely related options: attending the University of Oregon and attending the University of South Carolina at Columbia. For my future, I am ... qualities that one school excels at over the other, with regards to myself, I am convinced that the University of South Carolina is a better university for me to attend than the University of Oregon.T ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Physics in 3D Worlds - Relating Video Games to Schoolwork

Relating Video Games to Schoolwork Have you ever wondered what goes into the visual creation of those 3D worlds (and video games)? If you ever look closely at the 3D characters (and objects), y ... rames, you'd be surprised to see the whole 3D world without it's shading and only having multitudes of odd shapes that are made up of only edges. What you would be seeing is the visual coding of the o ...

(2 pages) 28 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

P.E.T.A -The Protection of the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Special Interest Groups)

iple that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment.Testing at the University of Oregon, Barbara Gorden-Lickey, Ph.D, sewed kittens' eyes shut and forced them to jump ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Animal Abuse

animal abuse thathave unfortunately been enhanced from previous problems of abuse. Forexample, the University of Oregon has experiments in which they wouldsew kittens' eyes shut and were forced to th ...

(3 pages) 89 2 3.4 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Nick- case study

n in 1962. Knight was an accounting student and mid distance runner meet training coach Bowerman in University of Oregon in 1957. The frist product was named tiger which is manufactured in japan and t ... . Leenders, and L. A. Mauffettc Leenders, Teaching with Cases. London, Ontario: School of Business, University of Western Ontario, 1981.Gragg, C. J. "Because Wisdom Can't Be Told,"The Case Method at t ...

(5 pages) 196 0 4.0 Apr/2007

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

The Human Spirit

overcoming obstacles. He starts out by overcoming his high school obstacle that is to get into the University of Oregon, the founder of distance running. He does this by setting goals. By college, Pr ...

(5 pages) 444 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Althusser And Surveillence

duction to the "special needs" classroom I was introduced to the class as a "student from the University of Oregon who is here to help anyone with their homework." This introduction suited ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Foreign Labor

April 14, 2000, Nike founder Philip Knight cut off millions of dollars of personal donations to the University of Oregon. This sudden retraction was the result of the University's support of the Worke ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How dams affect salmon migration

en, Laura Fetherston, Jonette Ford, and Shannon Nichols (Group 30), Biology 130 students at University of Oregon. Since early times, the rivers of the Pacific Northwest have been filled ...

(8 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Successful Businessman

s a young boy he played sports and covered the sports beat for his high school. Knight attended the University of Oregon; there he competed on the track team. There he earned a B.S. in business admini ... he earned a B.S. in business administration in 1959. In 1962, Knight received an MBA from Stanford University. At the same time Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman founded Blue Ribbon Sports, Inc., wh ...

(3 pages) 873 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Teenagers in Small Town USA

alers during the nighttime. Down on campus is where all the city's energy is stored for without the University of Oregon, Eugene would be one step away from becoming another suburbanized hell hole. Wh ... lly care about, but was always amusing to watch when driving by. The full court basketball games at University Park after school and before dinner, which were usually followed by loads of homework due ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Preparation and Distillation of Cyclohexane

innovative techniques that serve to prevent pollution as well as save on cost wherever possible.The University of Oregon also has a considerable online presence with respect to green chemistry informa ... ntal Protection Agency. Green Chemistry. 28 June 2007<>.(7) University of Oregon. 01 November 2007 Green Chemistry at the University ofOregon. <http://www.uo ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Case Study: The Nike Sweatshop Debate

PAGE \* Arabic �1� Case Study: The Nike Sweatshop DebateEstablished in 1972 by former University of Oregon track star Phil Knight, Nike is one of the leading global designers and markete ... rnational Business. Competing in the Global Marketplace, (7th ed.). Retrieved August 14, 2008, from University of Phoenix, eResource, MGT - 448 Web site

(3 pages) 416 0 3.9 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


e company was established in 1950’s by, Bill Bowerman, a national track and field coach at the University of Oregon constantly giving his athletes a competitive advantage trying different track s ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Nik:e The Sweatshop Debate

MAT �1� Running head: NIKE: THE SWEATSHOP DEBATEWeek Four ~ Nike: The Sweatshop DebateUniversity of PhoenixMGT 448~Global Business StrategiesMarch 30th, 2009��Nike: The Swe ... and operational challenges facing global managers at Nike.Founded in 1972 by Phil Knight, a former University of Oregon track star, Nike is one of the leading global designers and marketers of athlet ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.7 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management