Essays Tagged: "Comcast"

Big Media.

ps expressed distress because of future concentration of ownership this court ruling has let loose."Comcast and Time Warner will be kicking tires on NBC before the week is out," said Andrew Jay Schwar ...

(10 pages) 243 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Management-Theory, Practice, and Application

wn the terms that I have picked and studied for each week and explained how it relates to my job at Comcast at the end of this essay.In week one, for the term environment of management, we studied how ...

(4 pages) 142 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Aol, Time Warner Case Study

customers could jump between companies, they would have no loyalty to cable. They then lost out to Comcast in an attempt to acquire AT&T Broadband. Comcast is backed by Microsoft (who is heavily ... pt to acquire AT&T Broadband. Comcast is backed by Microsoft (who is heavily invested into both Comcast and AT&T.) Then there was the spin off of the AOL unit. With the change of management th ...

(3 pages) 193 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Control Mechanisms

on of the firm's activities are productive and moving the company closer to its goals of success.At Comcast, time reports are distributed to the different managers for their review. Managers must conf ...

(3 pages) 390 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Microsoft Corp.'s Pricing Policies"

ch money as possible.The first situation that came to mind when I thought of a monopoly was how the Comcast cable company had a virtual strangle-hold on the cable service in my home's area. Since they ... service", in this case they were the only cable provider in our area, you were forced to settle for Comcast's service unless you had satellite television or you were willing to settle for the wonderfu ...

(11 pages) 101 0 3.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Control Mechanisms.

Thoughts are welcome, but formal control is definitely more necessary.Evaluation Number 3:Company: ComcastComcast uses bureaucratic control through the use of rules, policies, and hierarchy of author ... onalcontingencies as routine technology, stable environment and large size. This is demonstrated at Comcast.Managers at top can choose from three overall approaches for control. We have suggested thre ...

(4 pages) 322 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Mandatory Overtime

Comcast and Managing OvertimeIntroduction to ProblemCan forced overtime hinder a manager's workforce ... e unimaginable a short time ago, " stated Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation. This statement was made during the conference call and webcast in 2005 for the ... uring the conference call and webcast in 2005 for the Fourth Quarter and Year End Results. In 2005, Comcast's Consolidated Operation Income grew from $26.9 to $3.7 Billion (Comcast, 2006). As a result ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What is Organizational Culture? Explain both how the culture of an organization might evolve and why an understanding of the organizational culture is important

usinesses to stay ahead, and at the same time act as a cost-cutting measure. For example, recently, Comcast, a huge corporation in the United States specializing in communication technology and provis ... ch merger could have benefited Disney, especially in the distribution and broadcasting areas, where Comcast is really good at.Identifying and understanding the sources of organizational culture are on ...

(6 pages) 417 1 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The "Sweet Spot" Of The Telecommunication Industry

le as business ventures, such as the recent announcement of a merger between AT&T Broadband and Comcast. Other operators in the industry are doing well also, with revenues averaging $3 "“ 5 b ... tml) "¢ Cox Communications ( "¢ Comcast ( Recent Developments ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Functions of Public Relations

al and societal functions of public relations and identify an issue within the organization picked; Comcast. Furthermore, this paper will address the audiences, affecting both employee and community, ... ences, affecting both employee and community, which impact organizational and societal functions of Comcast.Functions of PRThe primary goal of public relations is to harmonize internal and external re ...

(4 pages) 258 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Distribution Causing Changes in the Film Industry."

"Video Killed the Radio Star, Simultaneous Distribution Killed American Theaters"Comcast found itself in the corner fighting for an idea that could further a billion dollar industry ... atrical window of exclusivity one of the biggest threats to their health. (Friedman, 2007) Although Comcast tried to show the benefits of this simultaneous distribution, I do not agree with the releas ... ptual idea and finally discuss alternative methods for cable providers and satellite providers.With Comcast now allowing release of movies to Theater, DVD and on Demand Cable, the distribution methods ...

(4 pages) 40 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Delivery Automated

(4 pages) 548 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Merger Acquisition Finance

seCons:Cost of the merger increased to 4.85 from 4.7 billion.MGM will still be having 60% ownership.Comcast will have a minority interest in the ventureValue of MGM's stock can decrease.Factors used i ... ; Providence Equity Partners, Texas Pacific Group, and DLJ Merchant Partners, and $300 million from Comcast. The deal would make Comcast a minority holder in the merger. The ending stock offer was $12 ...

(10 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

On the passage of Net Neutrality Legislation

as Google/YouTube, Amazon, and Yahoo and internet service providers such as AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast. The broad term used in this debate is "Network Neutrality," however, the issue address here ... of 2007, the FCC began looking into complaints made by content providers and customers who claimed Comcast, an Internet service provider, was blocking network traffic for peer-to-peer (P2P) applicati ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Test Case Analysis Comcast

Company ProfileComcast Corporation is an American provider of entertainment, information and communications product ... ential and commercial customers in 40 states and the District of Columbia.The Case analysis for the Comcast account will only pertain to the one that is located in Convergys, UP Ayala Land Technohub, ... he one that is located in Convergys, UP Ayala Land Technohub, Quezon City, Philipines.Nature of WorkComcast's customer service stems in three ways: through phone, email, or chat. The case will only ta ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Negotiation Article Review

et. The first article will analyze the use of accommodation while negotiating and will focus on the Comcast/Time Warner merger proposal. The second article will use the integrative negotiation model a ... e World Cup. Finally this analysis will outline how these strategies impact my current work setting.Comcast and Time Warner announce MergerComcast and Time Warner are the number one and number two cab ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Net Neutrality

ias, search neutrality and tiered internet. A famous issue of this regulation is seen in 2007 where Comcast throttles BitTorrent sharing speeds, BitTorrent being a famous Peer to peer sharing program ... iles of any nature can be duplicated and downloaded by any user who wishes to attain certain files, Comcast had started to replace the so called "packets" used by BitTorrent with "reset" packets inste ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

media practices in context

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays