Essays Tagged: "rivals"

Psychologial Motivation

orts display competition at its best because of the bonds made out on the playing field between two rivals in an attempt to achieve victory and receive the distinction of being declared 'The Winner.'W ... ue to competition, and the fact that there's going to be a winner and a loser some people feel that rivals cannot be friends. As mentioned by Alfie Kohn, studies show games played for a common goal by ...

(4 pages) 200 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Response to "Why I Hate The Celestine Prophecy" by James Redfield

Redfield. More popular than The Bridges of Madison County, more philosophical than Socrates, and it rivals onlu R.L. Stein's Fear Street series in bad writing. It's a 'novel of ideas' says Kenneth Moy ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

anization are more willing to transfer technology and other competitive assets. The idea of denying rivals access to resources is called the appropriability theory.Governmental authorities worry that ...

(10 pages) 665 1 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Decline of the American Empire

he undisputed superpower in the world. Today, there is one such nation that has outlived all of its rivals in the great game, it is the United States of America.This vast empire of political power, ec ...

(19 pages) 315 2 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Business Ethics

to consumers on products that are available.* The product being sold must be distinguished from its rivals* Advertising is vital in establishing brands that consumers can recognize* Volume can be buil ...

(14 pages) 634 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Kmart, Falling on hard times.

ankruptcy. They have been known for their great value and convenience. With fierce competition form rivals such as Wal-Mart and Target, Kmart has seen its market share plummet. Wal-Marts and Targets a ... choose. This will most likely discourage shopping at Kmart and encourage people to shop at Kmart's rivals. With out the right tools and supplies Kmart will not be able to operate correctly and thus w ...

(2 pages) 181 1 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business: Strategy. Case study examining Motorola.

mmunications. Unfortunately, 1996 through 1999 proved to be hard times for Motorola. Innovations by rivals in wireless communication decreased the demand for semiconductors and pagers, and the Asia cr ... Motorola to protect their market share.Rapid technology gains and product innovations by Motorola's rivals in wireless communications, combined with a downturn in demand for semiconductors and pagers, ...

(15 pages) 1779 2 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Analysis Of The Success Of Cultural Change Within British Airways.

s no real need for BA to adopt competitive strategies, being that there was little competition from rivals. There appears to be little in the way of strategy formulation and strategy implementation. T ... o frill' carriers has created a condition of constant disequilibrium and change within BA. Its main rivals, Ryanair, and EasyJet, which recently formed an acquisition with GO, BA 'no frills' carrier, ...

(23 pages) 1612 2 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Market of Operating Systems - A political-cultural approach -

Theory of Fields (part of the political-cultural approach) to the market of operating systems. Two rivals are identified (Micrsoft and Linux). Patent rights, conception of control, emergence and cris ... itors do not only interact with customers, but also with each other. Besides the fact that they are rivals they also share particular interests. Through the course of time they develop a common concep ...

(18 pages) 347 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Party Animals By, Ernesto Sanchez The complete history of the republican and democratic mascots. From conception to the present. Also a mini biography and a tribute to the creator Thomas Nast.

own benefit, by displaying the animal on his campaign adds and posters. While he was president his rivals used the donkey once more to illustrate Jackson's stubbornness when he vetoed the re-charteri ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Oligopoly: Description of and application of. Very precise

firms inthe industry. In these markets, a small change in price will send customers to and from therivals.In markets where the products are differentiated, producers are not quite as sensitive toeach ... ves amongrival firms. It analyzes the behavior of decision-makers and how their choices affect theirrivals.The focus of game theory is on the player's incentive to cooperate or compete.The firms' act ...

(4 pages) 242 0 2.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Mussolini and the Church; rivals or collaborators?

'Rivals' or 'Collaborators'? Which description of the relationship between Fascism and the Church 192 ...

(5 pages) 37 0 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Outsiders - summary

greasy long hair. Walking home from a movie, Ponyboy is attacked by a group of Socs, the greasers' rivals, who are upper-class youths from the West Side of town. The Socs, short for Socials, gang up ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay prompt: Discuss the extent to which there was colonial unity and identity in America by the eve of the American Revolution.

arly colonial days, there was absolutely no colonial unity. The colonies actually saw themselves as rivals, competing for land and trading rights. This left them defenseless against attacks by the Ind ... This meeting brought an end to most colonial distrust. The colonies no longer viewed each other as rivals, but allies.After the failure of the Stamp Act, Parliament debated how America should be gove ...

(5 pages) 130 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Stormtroopers and Hitler.

that followed the First World War) and had considerable experience in using violence against their rivals.The SA wore grey jackets, brown shirts (khaki shirts originally intended for soldiers in Afri ...

(4 pages) 24 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The cold war causes and root of World War II.

ht together to defeat the nazi German armies. The Unites and Soviet Union became better enemies and rivals. The causes: After world war II the Unites States and the Union Soviet could not agree on a t ...

(2 pages) 192 1 2.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

An analysis of HBS case Acme Trust (Private Equity finance).

ile trying to finance its access to increasingly scarce investment opportunities and deny it to its rivals through a price-war.Warburg, Pincus is proposing to shift its fee structure by lowering its c ...

(4 pages) 134 1 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

This is an essay about my committment to the future of the U.S.

he undisputed superpower in the world. Today, there is one such nation that has outlived all of its rivals in the great game, it is the United States of America.This vast empire of political power, ec ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Will China's rise ruin business in the rest of Asia?

ging to emerging Asian economies, whose low-cost model is now being successfully applied by Chinese rivals in everything from plastic Christmas trees to computer chips.The continuing rise of Thai Carb ...

(4 pages) 118 1 4.4 Nov/2003

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

Kmart Corp. Case

ompany was struggling, with losing billions of dollars in sales. They were falling behind their top rivals Wal-mart and needed firm management and implement new plan that they could stick to it. They ...

(2 pages) 197 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers