Essays Tagged: "Capital Investment"

Current Economics Conditions in the United States.

eep increases in energy prices. The remarkable wave of new technologies and the associated surge in capital investment have continued to boost potential supply and to help contain price pressures at h ... uce consumers to buy vehicles. Consumer spending and employment aren't growing as fast as they were.Capital equipment outlays are still robust, but they atrophy only after the recession is manifest en ...

(6 pages) 383 0 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

International Trade Agreements

of the goods when full employment is maintained. The theorem is useful in analyzing the effects of capital investment, immigration and emigration within the context of a given model.This means that i ...

(4 pages) 317 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Market-Entry and Competition A Discussion of Strategies available to Entrepreneurs

-ordinated and adapted to the market-entry strategy. The main activities concerned are:1)Resources2)Capital Investment and Scale Requirements3)Product Life Cycle4)Proprietary Protection5)Market Struct ... observed in many of these businesses.A broad market-entry strategy requires a much larger amount of capital investment and resources, making it less attainable to most prospective entrepreneurs. The m ...

(6 pages) 200 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Objective: to evaluate financial and non-financial implications of Winston Barkwith's proposal in relation to the North West Trust stated aims (case study example).

roject plan put forward by Winston. The basic idea which underlies the model is that the process of capital investment can be considered to flow from strategic planning through to search for investmen ... tee. I mentioned the word contradictory because according to the opinion of many leading financists capital investment decisions should allocate resources within the organisation to offer the best pot ...

(6 pages) 145 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Australian Casino Industry and Competitive Analysis

s so as to remain a player in the industry. New entrants are forced to enter the industry with high capital investment or accept cost disadvantages. Government policies also control a tightly regulate ... rriers...............................................................32.1.1 Economies of Scale2.1.2 Capital Requirements2.1.3 Government Policy2.2 Determinants of Supplier Power....................... ...

(14 pages) 255 1 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Islamic interest-free banking:is it feasible in the Western world?

vices for various purposes: to finance new business ventures, buy a house, to buy a car, facilitate capital investment, undertake trading activities, and to offer a safe place for savings. However, wh ... dmitted that the banking system has failed to 'finance either maturing smaller companies or venture capitalist' and 'though awash with funds, is not encouraged to deliver competitively priced funding ...

(8 pages) 127 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Should the Three Gorges Dam have been built? -From an economist's point of view

the reservoir is to be maintained, dredging will be required. This will need a huge and continuous capital investment.The sediment deposits in the reservoir may even pile to such an extent that it ma ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Case Analysis of K-Mart

r strategy, so they refurbished, expanded stores, on lifestyle departments, merchandising, and more capital investment in retail.Page 2It was a $2.3 billion dollar program, which involved all stores. ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

China policy

enough food and everyone could have a job. In the industry the government planned to use the high- capital investment production technique. Therefore, this could catch up the modernization in the wor ... ll decided by the state. In the five years plan it aimed to develop the heavy industry. Most of the capital goods, equipment and industry facilities were purchased from Soviet Union. At that period Ch ...

(3 pages) 104 1 2.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Autocratic business leadership in a recession

sensitive, a cut in output, making workers redundant, not implementing expansion plans, postponing capital investment and cutting under-used capital equipment.Efficiency is a quality inherent in a su ...

(6 pages) 97 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Social and economic freedom in China through Globalisation.

comprised mainly of primary industry like steel production and agriculture.It was then that foreign capital investment could be made which laid the foundations for its economic expansion in other indu ...

(2 pages) 43 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Rostow and Barke and O'Hare Models, and how it applies to North Korea.

In the 5 stages of the Rostow model, the role of capital investment is greatest during the preconditions to take off stage and take off stage. The am ... reign investment (10%-15% of GDP) or borrowing from other countries. In the stages beyond take off, capital investment usually decreases because the country becomes economically self sustainable, mean ... their country. Therefore money begins to flow back into the country, generating a stronger economy.Capital input is a crucial factor in driving the development in the Rostow's model, especially in th ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Patents - The Question of Ethics

oping, improvising and producing the "new" product. It also serves as means for encouraging further capital investment for current and future research and development which will lead to subsequent inv ... their inception. Initially designed around socialist ideals, patents now seem to have taken a more capitalist tinge. By design, patents allow exclusivity over all business functions related to a prod ...

(20 pages) 240 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Supply Chain Management Case: Dumala Electronic Supply

ave also been given a number of inventory-related cost factors: cost/unit, order cost, tax rate and capital investment ($235, 000.00). Additional data is also given on service level (98.5%), the ratio ... s an annual cost saving of $4,312.72.After taking into account the depreciations, tax rate, and the capital investment, we arrived at 54.11% as the internal rate of return on investment.Additional Fac ...

(3 pages) 133 0 2.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

GM Powertrain Case Study

Issues About PowertrainHigh capital investment plant and facilities with highly specialized products, the TCC (Torque Converter ...

(4 pages) 138 1 2.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Selection and Recruitment of Chinese Banking institutions

China will reduce the time limit for foreign institutions to open a new branch, lower the required capital investment, and authorized foreign banks to operate Chinese currency. It is a good opportuni ... ion; and fifth is Shandong has $2,259 million. In year 2001, Shandong, Shanghai doubled its foreign capital investment, Jiangsu increased 50%, and Guangdong and Fujian slightly decreased. The top five ...

(23 pages) 109 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Case study: Debt Policy at UST Inc.

FIN 5204Managing Corporate Capital Investment and Capital StructureFall 2007Debt Policy at UST Inc.1. What are the primary busi ... be a driving force in the smokeless tobacco industry.3. (a) Compare UST's financial performance and capital structure to other tobacco firms.Exhibit TN-3 Summary Financial Information for UST and othe ... onishing 103.4% and its ROA is equally impressive at 53.8% compared to a 3.1% median. Its debt/book capitalization and debt/market capitalization is 3.7x and 32x lower than the median respectively. It ...

(7 pages) 153 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

American Home Products Corporation

Managing Corporate Capital Investment and Capital StructureCase 5American Home Products CorporationAssess American Home ... me which should be higher than 25%. The value of the firm will decrease under this scenario.4. What capital structure would you recommend as appropriate for AHP? Are there any other sources of value, ... decrease if the firm holds increasing amounts of debt.5. How might AHP implement a more aggressive capital structure? What are the alternative methods of leveraging up?There are two ways of leveragin ...

(4 pages) 108 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Whirlpool Europe

Managing Corporate Capital Investment and Capital StructureCase3Whirlpool Europe1. What are the sources of cash flow/va ...

(3 pages) 82 2 2.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Cost of Capital at Ameritrade

Finance 5204Managing Corporate Capital Investment and Capital StructureCase1Cost of Capital at AmeritradeBy:Elaine HuangJonathan Hu ... y measure Beta and likewise risk.Using the stock price and returns data in Exhibits 5 and 6 and the capital structure information in Exhibit 4 estimate the equity beta βs, asset beta βa and ... e long term bonds for Rf. Since large company stocks capture a greater fraction of the total market capitalization it is a better proxy for the market portfolio. Since the life of the asset being anal ...

(3 pages) 73 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies