Essays Tagged: "rapid change"

Evaluation: Twenty years ago natural hazards were a major topic of study as people were seen to be at risk from the environment. Today the situation appears to be reversed, and there is concern that t

The 20th century, especially in the second half, has been one of rapid change in the Earth's environment. The impact of humans on the physical form and functioning o ... th though has always been plagued by natural disasters. Now, with the world population growing at a rapid rate more people are living in hazard prone areas. Events which may have gone unnoticed previo ... re of their impact on human populations and what they valued was increasing in frequency at quite a rapid rate (Burton, Kates, White, 1978). During the 75 years after 1900 the population of the earth ...

(8 pages) 169 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Ozone Depletion

Nice little paper on Ozone -Ozone DepletionIn this world of rapid change, it's extremely difficult for a company to stay ahead of the game even using all the re ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Management Theory, Practice and Application MGT/330.

nd internal factors considered by HP during their planning process through the following scenarios: rapid change, globalization, technology, e-business, innovation, diversity, and ethics.FactorsRapid ... ng from others is a cost effective way to avoid pitfalls and exploit opportunities. This means that rapid changes in products and product management have allowed HP to be one of the top competitors in ...

(5 pages) 724 3 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

External & Internal Factors: Verizon's strategic planning to deal with these factors

defined strategic planning implemented will be the guidelines in dealing with each factor, such as, rapid change, globalization, technology, e-business, innovation, diversity, and ethics. We will brea ... as how Verizon's business plans set their objectives in being the leader of communications services.Rapid ChangeIf there are two issues that characterize the challenges twenty-first century corporatio ...

(6 pages) 658 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A critical appraisal on the article by John A. Cross titled, Megacites and small towns: Different perspectives on hazard vulnerability.

ENT PERSPECTIVES ON HAZARD VULNERABILITY"In a world of uncertainty, the only constant is change and rapid change produces amultitude of diverse facts." Risk is an integral part of life and it is based ... owns. However, after the Second World War, largenumbers of people began migrating to urban areas at rapid rates. By 2015, approximately 20% ofthe urban population in developing countries will be livin ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ford Ka: Breaking New Ground in the Small Car Market : Insead case on market segmentation

Central IssueWith the small car market in France undergoing rapid change, the strategies of yore are making way for newer methodologies. No longer can a car man ...

(7 pages) 396 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Case Study - EasyJet

Sabena, U.S. Airways, United Airlines, and most recently Lufthansa. Major Airlines were faced with rapid cost cutting initiatives in order to survive the rapid change in the business environment. On ... ion of the turnaround times lower than 30 minutes EasyJet can achieve extra rotations through these rapid turnaround times, and thus maximizing the utilization of its current fleet.As the key success ...

(19 pages) 637 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

External/Internal Factors

Rapid ChangeChange in a growing business is inevitable. Changes must take place in many chapters of ...

(5 pages) 418 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The evolution of families

ngle idealized image cannot be promoted. Over the past thirty years families have gone through many rapid change. Trends like dual earner families, women in the labour force, increases in divorce rate ...

(5 pages) 122 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Case study on Xerox's downfall - Analysis and remedies

fall of Xerox?The downfall of Xerox is a result of technological change and management failure. The rapid change of the technology sector makes most of the technological companies suffer. However, the ...

(3 pages) 227 0 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Technology Stress Persuasive

riencing stress at work due to technology. They may be coping with too much pressure, long hours or rapid change. The nature of employment has now changed, and the idea of a job for life has been repl ...

(4 pages) 125 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Looking for Alibrandi- Melina Marchetta

ral part of growing up, every person faces their own perspectives and that adolescence is a time of rapid change.A key event in the novel that changes Josephine Alibrandi's perspective is the meeting ...

(4 pages) 53 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Information Management at ImageStream

any encounters new equipment and services from existing players and new entrants in the market. The rapid change in ImageStream's market means that ImageStream must constantly update its specification ... and answer questions for the channel promptly and help close sales.Another example of a dynamic and rapidly changing store of information is technical support. ImageStream also uses information compil ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


Executive SummaryToday's organizations are undergoing rapid change. No more so than in the area of the human resource. Organizations are becoming more div ... binets. The company enjoyed tremendous growth over the last decade, penetrating new market areas at rapid pace. Corporate sales increases averaged 15 percent for each of the last six years.Back to lat ... e overheads and payroll were cut off significantly. However, the production in the company declined rapidly. The retrenchment didn't bring in the increase of sales and profit as Pata had intended prev ...

(24 pages) 671 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


trees e-books would save. E-books are definitely the way of the future, but it won't be a simple or rapid change.In a perfect world 20 years from now, students will no longer carry around bulky backpa ...

(1 pages) 36 0 1.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Report on conditions under which organizations should consider changing their existing structures and the benefits which may be excepted structure.

s become one of the biggest business concerns of contemporary management. To understand why today's rapid change is causing traditional structures to be replaced by more responsive ones, it is useful ... realizing that, although this point of view may have been common during that era, globalization is rapidly occurring. As technology and communication improve, barriers between nations and regions are ...

(9 pages) 341 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Anomie and Alienation: Catalysts for Society's Disintegration by PJ

odernity triggered a breakdown in social solidarity. Anomie, or normlessness, was a product of this rapid change and breakdown. He spoke of this state of anomie leading to the individual succumbing to ... wnfall for society as a whole. One of the obvious questions raised is why would this rapid transition into a modern state bring about such negative consequences in the first place? Durk ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Starbucks Coffee Company

business in the face of both external and internal factors because, it has responded accurately to rapid change, globalization, technology, and the ever-changing world of e-business.In 1971 Starbucks ... ironment today, organizations are challenged to acclimatize, stay competitive, and motivate despite rapid change. Starbucks is challenged with organizational and industrial changes while maintaining t ...

(4 pages) 634 2 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The role of outsiders bring their knowledge and experience to that field of study"

In the era of rapid change, studies once regarded as independent are lively interacting, while each study is too s ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

External/Internal Factors Paper

maintenance provider and distributor of Nortel and Avaya telephony products. These factors such as rapid change, technology, and innovation are in part responsible for how TRCA management must delega ... to prosper.A company can be negatively affected when internal changes take place, especially if the rapid change leaves employees floundering with fresh objectives. TRCA recently appointed the owner's ...

(6 pages) 276 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management