Essays Tagged: "business leaders"

An essay on the essence of leadership, and what it takes.

people. People of different cultures come to the United States daily to live, travel, or engage in business. Leaders must respond to this challenge of globalization so they can effectively reach out ...

(2 pages) 194 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Environmental effects on global business

the factors that could potentially effect their specific industry. Successful management in today's business atmosphere depends on being able to predict and correctly respond to unforeseen environment ... n being able to predict and correctly respond to unforeseen environmental issues that effect modern businesses.In the past thirty years, there has been a tremendous increase of globalization of compan ...

(5 pages) 270 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A Framework for Understanding Organizational Ethics

t perhaps one of the most overlooked and misunderstood concepts in corporate America and schools of business. Organizational ethics initiatives have not been effectively implemented by many corporatio ... ning the usefulness of such initiatives in preventing ethical and legal misconduct. Simultaneously, business schools are attempting to teach courses and/or integrate organizational ethics into their c ...

(22 pages) 1567 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Decentralized Management

nomic conditions of the United States had a major impact on the nature of management of the nations business firms (Blackford pg 237). New management methods were required because of the broadened ran ... ly operations of their firm and at the same time, could not plan for the future (Blackford pg 237). Business leaders were forced to revamp their centralized management structures from 1920 - 1922. To ...

(3 pages) 111 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The study of history has value only to the extent that it is relevant to our daily lives.

om the ancient Chinese author Sun Tzu's book "The Art of War", today's military commanders and even business leaders gather valuable information that allows them to operate more efficiently and effect ... has a value beyond the daily lives of people. It can lead to a military victory or the success of a business that directly affects what happens in the future, including the futures of those that are p ...

(3 pages) 70 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Japanese Political Reform

at culminated in a consensus within the mass media and among a considerable number of Diet members, business leaders and bureaucrats, and the ignoring of other institutional and societal factors, resu ...

(4 pages) 38 2 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Business Ethics

What Advantages do Business Practices Programs Provide to Organizations?Business leaders increasingly recognize the dir ... t relationship between fulfilling a company's responsibilities and corporate survival. An effective business practices program ensures:A Marketplace Advantage: Customers and investors cite corporate p ... primary considerations in their decision-making.Superior Employee Performance: Companies with sound business practices and established values report improved employee morale, reduced employee turnover ...

(1 pages) 224 2 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Funding the future

nies are funneled from tax rich districts to those that are tax poor, everyone from politicians and business leaders to educators and parents have questioned how we will overcome next year's 1.65 bill ...

(7 pages) 161 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Lee Iacocca....Business stratagy and success of Lee Iacocca

IacoccaLee Iacocca is one of America's best-known business leaders, for reasons ranging from his successful rescue of Chrysler Corporation to his appe ... s were climbing and Chrysler Corporation was forced to borrow money at these high rates to keep the business afloat.If this was not enough Chrysler Corporation also had major management troubles as we ...

(6 pages) 90 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Lions Don't Need to Roar

oxical: you want to fit in and stand out, at the same time. Based on her experience in working with business leaders as a coach, trainer, and consultant, Benton offers a variety of techniques that emp ... eful to anyone who wants to get ahead. This book also features quotes and advice from scores of top business leaders, from the president of Equitable Life to the editor of The Wall Street Journal. It ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Dishonest Corporate Executives, Managers and Owners

Today's business world is certainly full of honest and dishonest corporate executives, managers and owners. ... rporate finances-. While it's possible that some of the blame cast upon suspected fraudulent business leaders is politically based, I believe these executives shouldn't fear court appearances o ... nd a way to restore the American people's faith in the economy. That's very hard for him to do when business executives are swindling, embezzling and cheating their stockholders. In a July 31, 2002 Wa ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Sliding greenback boosts economy

ong, because of the linked exchange rate with US dollars. However, according to some economists and business leaders said, this phenomenon would cause some positive effects on Hong Kong. For instance, ... Europe are enjoying the increase in purchasing power because of currency movements. In Europe, many businesses are using US dollars, as their currencies; therefore, the falling in greenback will cause ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Corporate Finances

ial Ethics After Enron by Gregory J. Millman. In this article, Millman interviews several different business leaders and executives to get their opinion on ethics within financial management and how t ... by the Enrons of the world. I will provide a highlight of the main objectives these executives feel businesses should have in order to maintain a strict code of ethics. I will also give you their take ...

(2 pages) 123 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Jack Welch- Human Resource Leader

One of the greatest and most effective business leaders of all time was Jack Welch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Electric (GE). ... CEO) of General Electric (GE). Over his 20 years as CEO, he established himself as the most admired business leader in the world. His initiatives of Six Sigma, globalization, and e-business have defin ... k closely to the idea that rewarding the best and removing the weakest was the only way to run this business. He has spoken on this view throughout his career at GE, and acted on it in many ways.The s ...

(11 pages) 229 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Team Dynamics.

ent have been replaced by self directed teams, which are becoming the basic building blocks of many businesses. Business leaders now realize that a team and mentoring approach can be the catalyst for ... ve a positive experience, and deadlines can be made on time.Roles are a part of any organization or business, in order for a team to be successful there needs to be several roles within the team. Role ...

(12 pages) 133 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Jack Welch

Microsoft, Disney or Intel for example. He is considered one of the most influential and effective business leaders in the world. His business initiatives such as Six Sigma, globalization and e-busin ... ves such as Six Sigma, globalization and e-business have defined our current standards in corporate business. His ideas of creating a democratic work environment have allowed the company as well as it ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Early American Entrepeneurs.

During the 1870's and 80's big business arrived in the United States. The growth of railroads had laid the basis for further expans ... growth of railroads had laid the basis for further expansion but the actual overall success of big business came during difficult economic times. Large efficient corporations began to prosper. Busine ... ve and even develop monopolies in certain industries.John D. Rockefeller was one of the most famous business leaders of his time. Rockefeller had been in the oil business since the mid 1860's. He owne ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Combating Detrimental Social Influences

are all signals within an organization that will create an atmosphere of failure within a company. Business leaders should be aware of the warning signs of groupthink so that change can be implemente ... s. Individuals showing a disagreement are exactly as it states, individuals and are necessary for a business to be successful.Social psychology theoryMany businesses experience difficulty creating an ...

(6 pages) 129 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What makes someone a better business leader?

everywhere. Enterprises demand that the leaders will be strongest and most qualified to lead their businesses.A prominent leader makes a better performance of the company. The challenge is that only ... stacles to leadership and stay focused on doing more than develop strong companies, they are better business leaders. "The common characteristic of these leaders is their ability to inspire and stimul ...

(9 pages) 323 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

GE's Two-Decade Transformation: Jack Welch's Leadership

Brief SummaryOne of the greatest and most effective business leaders of all time was Jack Welch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Electric (GE). ... General Electric (GE). Over his 20 years as CEO, he established himself as one of the most admired business leaders in the world. His initiatives of Six Sigma, globalization, and e-business have defi ... eholder confidence. There are four main areas of development that should be managed carefully.* The business portfolio. GE should continue to reposition itself to maximize growth opportunities and ach ...

(2 pages) 312 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies