Essays Tagged: "Organisations"

A definitive guide to outsourcing and how it can help IT managers enhance there Projects.

sponsibilities to external parties is becoming more and more attractive to the IT Managers of large organisations. The common name for this type of operation is 'Outsourcing'. It is the attempt of thi ... o transfer non-core activities or 'in house' services and support activities to external specialist organisations who can deliver quality services at a lower cost.FundamentalsIn deciding whether to us ...

(9 pages) 529 0 4.8 Jul/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Scientific Management is sadly underestimated as an approach in modern organisational life. Provide a detailed justification of your agreement or disagreement of this statement. (i disagree with it)

s the classical viewpoint, 'a perspective on management emphasising finding ways to manage work and organisations more efficiently' (Management: A Pacific Rim Focus, 2001, p.36). This definition, prov ... ompetitive advantage in the marketplace.Perhaps a more appropriate management theory for modern day organisations would be the contingency theory of management. This particular contemporary concept is ...

(8 pages) 517 1 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Money Laundering in the UK

d how it is done? I will then go on to explain the effects of money laundering and the institutions/organisations that are at risk from these activities. I will also be discussing the current situatio ... c crimes unit. About one in five was found to have some criminal connection.In the UK the following organisations are most vulnerable to fall prey to the money launderers:* Deposit-taking institutions ...

(7 pages) 136 0 3.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Explore the relationship between the various ways that decision making in organisations may be described and explained and the methodologies to support decision making.

ries and the methodologies.The REM assumes that decisions are made rationally by decision-makers in organisations. Clegg et al argues that 'individuals act as maximisers of utility or a similar measur ... ex situations. This is different to SSM because they look at decisions made when there were several organisations and agencies.There are criticisms of the SSM. One is that the process can be on going ...

(7 pages) 773 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

"Strategy without action is only a daydream, but action without strategy is a nightmare" Discuss the benefits of formal corporate planning in directing organisational action

rganisation. Secondly, what types of strategic models are used for planning, and finally given that organisations are increasingly complex and market dynamics are constantly changing is there a need f ... as a discipline, and by the 1960s and1970's strategic concepts and techniques were being adopted as organisations began to take a more national approach to business.Richard W. Oliver wrote in his arti ...

(6 pages) 668 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"God is on the side of the large battalions." Are larger, wealthier pressure groups invariably more successful?

fine them as one of the key pillars in determining policy outcomes. In essence, they are defined as organisations which seek to "represent the interests of particular sections of society in order to i ... terests of particular sections of society in order to influence public policy" (Smith 1993:2).These organisations are literally groups of people who have come together to make their voices and views h ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


olated from the key trends and changes, which surround their product. To continue to be successful, organisations must receive information, from the researcher that is clear and accurate. It also has ...

(7 pages) 868 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

For an organisation to succeed, there needs to be not too great a gap between the managerially espoused and the 'actually prevailing' sets of meanings, values and norms.

chieve a set of common goals, often in the form of a firm or other business entity (Daft, 2000: 6). Organisations can be any size, from a joint venture or partnership between two people, to a sprawlin ... g messages which are being received from a management level. This could be of particular concern to organisations which contain many layers of management, and have a tall organisational structure, rat ...

(9 pages) 284 2 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

'Globalisation does more harm than good to a country's economy.'!!

ulti national corporations (MNC's) play a major role in this transformation process, as it is these organisations that have a very wide variety of funding options. A number of the large corporations e ... and monetary authorities like the central bank, prudential regulation authorities and other similar organisations of the country are responsible for market regulations and supervision.The global finan ...

(3 pages) 408 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

TQM versus BPR ( operation management)

new approaches to operations and business processes and tools, in order to reflect the way in which organisations are evolving at the beginning of the 21st century.To proceed I will first introduce th ... e changing and the trend that are causing these change to occur. Perhaps the most important is that organisations are under intense pressure to be better, faster, and more competitive. The combined ef ...

(12 pages) 760 0 3.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How do the Functionalist and Conflict theories explain trends and change in our [Australian] society? What does each view emphasise in considering the importance and the roles of the family?

y see groups as interdependent, working together for the good of the whole society. They claim that organisations and groups are largely benevolent, and that they are there for useful purposes. A pers ...

(5 pages) 204 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A case study on business ethics performed by Triodos Bank. -Ethical banking-

BUSINESS ETHICSAn analysis of Triodos bankIntroductionTriodos Bank is a social bank lending only to organisations and businesses with social and environmental objectives. Triodos Bank is well known fo ...

(7 pages) 426 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What does it mean to 'think sociologically'? Illustrate your answer with examples from sociological research and from your own experience.

systems, social institutions and social structure, and social aggregates, relationships, groups and organisations (Reiss 1968: 1), or by key mental tools that people who call themselves 'sociologists' ...

(8 pages) 413 3 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This document clearly summarizes the subject of Management.

TABLE OF CONTENTMANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR3BEHAVIOUR AND ORGANISATIONS3Organisational behaviour3Development of organisations and definitions3The many questio ... periment17Stanley Milgram: Obedience to Authority17Management implications17POWER AND LEADERSHIP IN ORGANISATIONS17Leadership theories18Trait theories of leadership18Behavioural styles theory18Conting ... tural standards and critical incidents21Structural view of organisational culture22THE STRUCTURE OF ORGANISATIONS22Contingency approach to organisational structure22Technology and organisational struc ...

(27 pages) 1489 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Main contributing factors for the success of Hong Kong in attracting and sustaining new start companies.

INTRODUCTIONOrganisations have a perfect 'habitat' where they will flourish and environments in which they will ... es to business, markets are dynamic and change rapidly, due to increasing consumer awareness. Large organisations are often slow to react, whereas entrepreneurial ventures are flexible. Some argue tha ... hipping, aviation, land-transport and personal taxation . Success is proven: over 800 international organisations have regional headquarters in Hong Kong, with 2,146 regional offices .Future of Hong K ...

(21 pages) 448 1 3.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Core Competence is the secret to success: it cannot be replicated.

o success, whether this is the best strategy for an organisation. We will look at a few cases where organisations have employed the strategy of seeking out core competences and we shall look to see wh ... mplication for strategy: a company should focus on doing only what is close to its core competence. Organisations need to operate in an industry with good profit potentials but managers still have to ...

(6 pages) 323 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Mass Media's role in influencing 'New' Terrorism.

ferent aims and objectives which intend on being achieved by the perpetrators themselves, or by the organisations (also known as cells) that support them. With the aid of the present day media, acts o ... e to be held as such a tremendous success from the view point of the terrorists and their following organisations. Within minutes of the first tower being struck, the devastation had been relayed arou ...

(11 pages) 574 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Sexploitation in Sport.

n's Hockey or the National Netball Championships is not free, thus sponsorship is then needed. Many organisations gain there sponsorship by providing viewers that will inevitably watch the ad-breaks w ... l receive as much attention and publicity it can before a sponsor will agree to help out.So what do organisations do to receive such high profile? They sexploit. Sexploitation is the means of exploiti ...

(6 pages) 101 1 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

New Managers Guide to Success.

NEW MANAGER'S GUIDE TO SUCCESSHOW TO HELP GROUPS AND TEAMS WORK AT THEIR BESTOrganisations are becoming aware of the benefits that group and team work can provide by increasing ... resolve the conflict?Conflict is a natural phenomenon in our everyday lives, especially within organisations. This is because people have different goals and agendas that don't necessarily work i ...

(14 pages) 447 0 2.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Managing Organisations.

Advantages and disadvantages of a matrix structure in organisations.DEFINITIONIn the economic literature no one generally corresponding definition for the ...

(6 pages) 183 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management