Essays Tagged: "business activities"

Intermediate Accounting GAAP Discussion

sability, damage to property, injury to others (in terms of liability), and interruptions to normal business activities. The primary focus of SFAS # 120 is to extend the guidelines described in statem ...

(4 pages) 477 1 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

The Export Development Corporation (EDC). The corrupt ways the Crown Corporation is run and how it brings tragic results to third world countries.

ve. It is also clear that the EDC's activities are a perfect breeding ground for corruption and for business activities that destroy the environment, sink Third World citizens in debt, and cost Canadi ... ble. The EDC should be subjected to the Access of Information Act. The Act would provide legitimate business claims for commercial confidentially while protecting the public's right to know what the E ...

(12 pages) 77 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Knowledge engeering.

owledge . Organizations are interested in acquiring knowledge from valued individuals, andanalysing business activities to learn the lessons from successes and failures; suchcaptured knowledge then ne ... ghout the organisation ina timely fashion. Most knowledge management activities are a combination ofbusiness processes and information technology. As currently practiced,knowledge management" is a bro ...

(4 pages) 114 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

This essays talks about how the monetary policy is used by Federal Reserve in America.

es not have a stable economy, you tend to find high levels of unemployment, low spending and little business activities and investment. For example, If America does not have a stable economy, foreigne ... lowering interest rate and increasing money supply. The point of doing this is to affect people and business firms demand for goods and services. Changes in real interest rates affect the demand for g ...

(4 pages) 487 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Maketing strategy "PEPSI IN CHINA"

Pepsi in ChinaPepsi, with a global business turnover of $29.292 billion, ranked 92 among the Fortune 500 and first among all beverage m ... in China in 992, Pepsi has set up 15 such factories in the country. In order to further expand its business activities and improve its production capacity in the Chinese market, it even built a conce ... 40%Apart from Pepsi's successful advertisements and sales promotions, the company's ever-increasing business turnover in China is also due to its correct market positioning and good sales personnel ma ...

(5 pages) 242 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

With Reference to at least three companies of your choice, critically evaluate Dunning's Eclectic Paradigm as a framework explaining the reasons why companies engage in Foreign Direct Investment.

however, is the drive for profit, which is the quintessence of all capitalist activity.In extending business activities beyond national frontiers, firms must explore a myriad of avenues. As uncertaint ... onal frontiers, firms must explore a myriad of avenues. As uncertainty is paramount in the world of business, predictions made in explaining why certain phenomenon occurs are essential. These theories ...

(12 pages) 348 2 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign direct investment occurs when a firm invests resources in business activities outside its home country. Many barriers to international trade took the form of ...

(11 pages) 359 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Value Chain Analysis of the bodyshop

ctivities and support activities. It highlights the explorations of internal analysis of a chain of business activities and explores the role and contribution of organization's resources corresponding ... f The Body Shop stores are franchised and it accounts for the majority of both sales and profits in business. It is a successful model in spreading its business quickly in Europe and US by franchising ...

(4 pages) 437 1 3.3 Apr/2004

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

The Great Gatsby

y he leads his life, as well as the actions and behaviour of the other characters. Gatsby's illegal business activities and wild parties, his attempted destruction of a marriage for his own personal g ... explains what he does: "'Oh, I've been in several things,' he corrected himself. 'I was in the drug business and then I was in the oil business. But I'm not in either one now.'" (Fitzgerald 87). In hi ...

(5 pages) 25 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Essay on E-commerce

E - Commerce; a Brief OverviewIn today's unpredictable, ever changing market, where many businesses, from small entrepreneurs to giant corporations, with the help of technology development, ... to giant corporations, with the help of technology development, have been looking forward for other business alternatives in order to enhance their productivities as well as profitability. The most pr ... fitability. The most preferable alternative is by implementing Electronic Commerce as part of their business activities. Firstly, let us define what E-commerce is. According to Turban et al (2000), e- ...

(9 pages) 945 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An evaluation of porters diamond as a means of explaining why some countries and industries have competitive advantage over others.

nization does not plan to import or to export directly, management has to look at the international business environment, as it will inevitably have an affect on their business activities. They have t ... s proves more difficult. They are heavily influenced by structures of ownership and control. Family-business based industries that are dominated by owner-managers will behave differently than publicly ...

(6 pages) 229 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Adding Value to the Organization

The term "human capital" is now part of everyday business language. It represents the sum of a workforce's skills, knowledge, and experience, and is ... esources Management (HRM) adds value to a company I would like to look at what some common core HRM business activities are. Some examples are: recruiting, hiring and retaining faculty and staff, payi ... t as being equally a partner and a cost center. Human Resource management is the effective use of a businesses most valuable resource, its employees. Their valuable knowledge and function forms the co ...

(5 pages) 305 2 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


Why Is It Necessary To Keep Accurate Financial Records?In order to make judgements about business activities, individuals require accounting information from an accounting system by process ... ng system by processing business data so that those parties either interested in or affected by the business can be provided with the means to find out how well or badly the organisation is performing ... o find out how well or badly the organisation is performing.There are a number of reasons as to why businesses keep accurate financial records. One of which is, to monitor the success of the business ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Case of "Sutera Liner"

BACKGROUNDSutera Liner was registered on 22nd April 1998 and its core business is provision of express bus services. The business started in 1996 when Abd Rahim Mohamed ( ... ilarly both companies are considered as failed bus concerns and in the case of JBEA, it has stopped business activities since 1994. As with the case of Tembah, these companies were acquired from their ... co-ordinate the activities of Warisan, Tembah and Mesra. Sutera Liner then was also involved in the business of leasing buses to these 3 companies.In December 1999, Hj Rahim was given the permission b ...

(11 pages) 43 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


AbstractThis coursework seeks to demonstrate how branding fits into a company overall business activities, and how its strategic importance has not only remoulded the very concept of bra ... insic value a brand has in the market place is developed over a period through superior sustainable business strategies. BMW, for instant, has developed an image of high product quality and performanc ... grows stronger versus competition, and delivers more profits to its owners.BRANDING AS A STRATEGIC BUSINESS TOOLBrands are important aspects of any business, but unlike money or bricks, mortar and pa ...

(15 pages) 627 0 4.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Value Chain Differences Between B2C and B2B Organizations E-Bus 400

Value Chain Differences Between B2C and B2B OrganizationsE-Business, as defined by Wikipedia, an Internet encyclopedia, "is any information system or applicati ... y information system or application that empowers business processes (, 2005)." With e-businesses, the internet becomes the hub for all business activities. Simply stated, it just means c ... means conducting or doing business over the internet. There are several distinct benefits to doing business over the internet. These benefits include the ability to reach a greater number of people a ...

(5 pages) 667 0 3.2 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Benefit of information system for business

Benefits of information system for businessAfter several years of turbulence of internet stocks and the resulting failure of many compa ... n system in daily life. Yet, everyday we read article about IT technology helping the growth of the business. They are many advantages that most people agreed: they create value largely or exclusively ... ion in the furious competition.Among the main advantages of the information system been used in the business are its ability to facilitate business activities with huge amount of information and organ ...

(3 pages) 261 1 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Would a stronger U.S. economy would benifit the Global Economy?

. In order to understand this concept you must understand trading. Trading is part of international business which is all business activities that involve exchanges across national boundaries. Countri ... U.S. investors can purchase foreign stocks/bonds at "lower" prices. (P12 L 3-6)Disadvantages* U.S. businesses find it harder to compete in foreign markets.* U.S. businesses must compete with lower pr ...

(3 pages) 96 0 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges


What Is E-business?It refers to selling products /or services over the Internet.E-business has been the "next ... ally over the last 3 years - and research shows that this trend is likely to continue to increase.E-businesses is becoming an increasingly important selling channel for today's businesses - firms that ... always relied on face-to-face customer interaction are launching or planning e-commerce Web sites.E-business is transforming the way of doing business , The internet is transforming business activitie ...

(7 pages) 368 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Real to Reel is a retailer. A company symbolwas devolved by a consultant at a cost of $154,000. How should this transaction be recorded and reported?

ies that is useful for making sound economic decisions. Accounting is often called the "language of business" because it provides the means of recording and communicating business activities and the r ... ement of financial position as it is an identifiable asset without a physical substance held by the business.In conclusion, these irregular and not always clear types of transactions are what accounta ...

(4 pages) 37 1 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting