Essays Tagged: "shareholders"

Paper on the unions in America

rise, however, from the fact that in the short run higher wages for workers imply lower profits for shareholders. Power, too, is a matter of dispute. In the absence of unions, managers have a monopoly ...

(2 pages) 415 1 4.2 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Benefits of Incorporating a Company

divided into many units called shares of stock. The owners of the stock are called stockholders or shareholders. One of the advantages of incorporating a business is that because a corporation has a ... ion can not go beyond the assets of the corporation to satisfy their claims.The stockholders or the shareholders are the ones who have control over the management of a corporation's operation and acti ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Gilded Age, it earned a reputation of widespread corruption in government and business, as well as persistent economic, social, and political problems facing the nation.

technologies revolutionized business, and the economy became increasingly composed of managers and shareholders. The United States built up a national marketplace connected by railways in which mass ...

(3 pages) 235 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Foreign Investment in Australia

10% is considered to be 'significant influence'). This investment comes in many forms: partners or shareholders of Australian companies, international expansion or stock acquisition when companies ar ... t rural services.üTelstra will inevitably end up being controlled by foreign interests and big shareholders with all the profits going to those shareholders. At present the profits go to governme ...

(12 pages) 297 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

"Commercial Banking and Finance"

ing book. Thank youCommercial Banking and FinanceAssessment OneBanks exist to make profits to their shareholders, and a lot of the time, that it exactly what happens. Its not all smooth sailing though ...

(2 pages) 250 1 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Great Eastern Failure- The Curious and Mysterious World of Mr. Brunel. Launch of the "Leviathan" otherwise known as the "great eastern"

cing up the soil, tearing up the very bed of the river, expending vast sums of money, impoverishing shareholders, ruining the vessel herself, spreading terror around, imperiling life-keeping this up d ... oice of the iron rails. Mr. Brunel preferred them, you may depend on it; and that's final. Even the shareholders will not, we fear, get beyond this point.The after cradle has to sustain much more than ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comparison of business ethics in different countries.

l its activities and relationships. It should identify principal responsibilities its stockholders, shareholders, employees and communities. Its main function is to provide guidance in cases of moral ...

(13 pages) 921 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

this is an essay about the effects of Andrew Jacksons presidency on the United States economy and society.

of the logistics and representation of the bank. It was represented with more than 8 million of the shareholders being foreigners and the rest of the holders being only of the richest class (9.2). To ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.7 Feb/2003

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

Harley Davidson case analysis -- with IFE, EFE, CPM, and TOWS matrix...

y improve our mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders (customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, government and society). Harley-Davidson believes the key to success is to balance sta ...

(6 pages) 1100 0 2.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

The makeover of Avon Products, Inc headed by CEO Andrea Jung greatly transformed the company in all aspects and who benefited from the change.

transformed the company in all aspects - the stakeholders, whether they are customers, employees or shareholders have undeniably benefited from the change. The analysis in this paper will closely exam ...

(4 pages) 584 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Stakeholders are in a business and what the companies responsabilities are to these stakeholders.

ization has a great responsibility to each and everyone of these groups. First and foremost, to the shareholders the organization has a duty and responsibility to make a profitable return on their inv ... company purchases cheaper materials their profit margin may go up satisfying and even exciting the shareholders but upsetting the customers who are in turn offered a sub-par product. So the question ...

(2 pages) 190 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Strategic Management, Why & How.

opment of new opportunities. Also it produces the idea about the people and groups such as manager, shareholders, union, stakeholder etc. associated with organization and their contribution for the de ...

(15 pages) 1583 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Describe the 2 views of Corporate Social Responsibility.

e only responsibility to society is to provide goods and services and to return maximum benefits to shareholders (Robbins, Bergman, Stagg and Coulter, 2003: 136). The Nobel Prize winning economist Mil ... said the primary responsibility of manager's is to operate the business to satisfy the interest of shareholders, and this interest of course is profit maximization (Robbins et al., 2003: 136). At the ...

(10 pages) 816 0 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Wal-mart casestudy

ers are consumers looking for price sensitive merchandise. Our stakeholders are Wal-Mart employees, shareholders, business partners and our community. "«Wal-Mart provides their customers with a ... cost of equity capitalLong-term/Short-termMVA performance(Current Stock price*#Outstanding Shares)-Shareholders EquityCurrent stock price not availableLong-term/Short-termIf stock price were availabl ...

(65 pages) 4005 1 3.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Loblaw Companies.

dent accounts.63% owned by the George Weston Group, Loblaw's goal is to provide high returns to its shareholders through a combination of share price appreciation and dividends. To this end, it follow ... tracting and retaining the "brightest and the best" workforce and attracting capital investment and shareholders.However, Loblaw should also be responsive about the fact that diversity now is not just ...

(16 pages) 126 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

About Corporate Citizenship .

, and the natural environment.What about the argument that a company's primary obligation is to its shareholders?Evidence suggests that when a company invests in socially responsible business practice ...

(3 pages) 109 2 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Senior managers can be rewarded as much for their contribution to organisational failure as for their contribution to organisational success. Discuss.

ing displays of shareholder activism have led to heightened tensions between company bosses and the shareholders who own their companies, often led by the Association of British Insurers and the Natio ... ately half the shares traded on the London Stock Exchange. As boards of directors are the agents of shareholders they are technically accountable for their actions, yet to many they appear not to be. ...

(13 pages) 228 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business studies coursework, unit 1, task 1- the business at work. Project on Boots plc

purchased by the public, bankers, prospective investors and competitors, therefore establishing the shareholders as the company owners. This is seen as beneficial to the company, as it allows capital ... Public Limited CompanyThe main similarities between a PLC and a Ltd is the liability of the owners (shareholders), and their control they have over the business. Becoming a company means that you redu ...

(8 pages) 163 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The following paper evaluates a study that was conducted to find out ways which enables large firms to resolve the problem of having managers whose objectives differ from the firm owners.

ther words, problem arises when the objectives of those managing the firm differ from the owners or shareholders. The study makes use of agency theory analyses to address the problem. "There are two p ... e has been some extensive research done on corporate governance schemes that reduce the gap between shareholders and agents interests. This article investigates four of such schemes to construct the h ...

(6 pages) 221 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Organizational effectiveness depends largely on the degree of "fit" between an organisation's structure and its environment

ction can all be interpreted differently by its various stakeholders (employees, top management and shareholders). It can be broadly defined as "the importance of achieving productivity through the ef ...

(5 pages) 523 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management