Essays Tagged: "Xerox"

Artificial Turf: A Dangerous Playing Surface

the fans, and most importantly to improve the sport overall.What Is Artificial Turf?Like Kleenex or Xerox, AstroTurf has become the popular moniker for all artificial playing surfaces impersonating na ...

(7 pages) 81 1 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

THe Evolution of the PC and Microsoft

Xerox, Apple, IBM, and Compaq all played major roles in the development of the Personal Computer, or ... the size of a Buick, used only by zit-faced "nerds," to the very machine I am typing this report on.Xerox started everything off by creating the first personal computer, the ALTO, in 1973. However, Xe ... ey did not think that was the direction the industry was going. This was the first of many mistakes Xerox would make in the next two decades. So, in 1975, Ed Roberts built the Altair 80800, which is l ...

(3 pages) 189 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Wall Street Journal Article discussing corporate dishonesty.

ness come at the expense of dead presidents - the goal of every successful business to have many of.Xerox learned this the hard way. On October 4th, the company was forced to pay a lump sum in excess ... en given false information as to the true amount available from their pension. The judge found that Xerox was dishonest in their actions and ordered the payment. If Xerox was instead honest about thei ...

(2 pages) 129 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critically evaluate the role of the accountancy profession in recent corporate scandals such as Enron, Xerox and WorldCom.

ected that the accountancy profession would play quite an important role in scandals such as Enron, Xerox, and Worldcom, as all they all deal with the financial accounts not showing a true and fair vi ... ndal-plagued Arthur Andersen', with KPMG. Ironically KPMG are currently been sued in respect to the Xerox scandal mentioned below. Though its involvement in the WorldCom scandal is doubted because of ...

(9 pages) 563 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Case Study on Xerox's Downfall and understanding a sequence of leadership misjudgments in the upper management

Introduction - The Start To A DownfallAs Xerox's stock has been plunging up and down the last few months, the search for a guilty party is on ... pointed an accusing finger at the company's inability to invoice customers correctly. So why would Xerox one of the most respected corporations and an acknowledged IT leader - be hurt by something so ... isjudgments. A few essential events can permanently deflect an enterprise toward its rise or demise.Xerox's fate can be traced back to 1983, when conflicts between its computer-oriented innovators and ...

(4 pages) 222 0 2.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Networks and Modern Communications

With the emergence of the Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) introduced in the early 1970's by Xerox, the telecommunications world has welcomed this newfound gift with open arms. Since communicat ...

(10 pages) 321 0 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Canon strategic analysis case study (resource based view)

rategy that enabled the "camera company from Japan"1 not only to break down the monopoly enjoyed by Xerox in the copier business in the 1970s but also to grow into a highly diversified, multi-product ... f perspectives, Canon can indeed be regarded as successful. It effectively damaged the dominance of Xerox over the copier market, developing its market shares during the period. It also successfully d ...

(8 pages) 622 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Human Reproductive Cloning Vs. Therapeutic Cloning

s really is not how cloning works. In spite of the myths of human reproductive cloning, it is not a Xerox duplicate of a person. We would not have multiple copies of me, or any other person, walking a ...

(6 pages) 192 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This essay is to do with accounting scandals, and what accountants are doing to change their image.

by omission whether or not there is an actual loss of funds. Accounting irregularities reported by Xerox, Enron, Global Crossing and WorldCom have raised the general awareness of accounting practices ... ractices involving the recognition of revenues and profits.Recently, the issue that rises upon with Xerox is to do with accounting irregularities. Xerox Corporation is a $15.7 billion technology and s ...

(4 pages) 420 3 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

NEC Radical inovation

arch facility that would give back to the community and further NEC's technological strength. Like Xerox, NEC looked toward well-respected educational communities for the best location for that facil ... oked toward well-respected educational communities for the best location for that facility. Unlike Xerox's PARK facility, NEC chose a location close to its home office at the prestigious Princeton Un ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Xerox fall into complacency and the struggle for innovation

Enjoying for decades a first mover's advantage, Xerox had a prominent beginning with the first xerographic copier. Recognized as the biggest selling ... the biggest selling industrial product of all time, the 914, with a 70% gross profit margin, became Xerox' Cash Cow for many years, and its profits covered whatever losses the company had in other uns ... d whatever losses the company had in other unsuccessful business ventures. Spoiled by this success, Xerox harbored a bureaucracy within its administration (Burox) that did not allow for change and thw ...

(3 pages) 148 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Three Takes on New Product Development

gobal product marketing team at The Rochester Institute Technology's New Product Development Forum.Xerox:Speaker from Xerox emphasized how common goals are central to any multinational team. The firs ...

(2 pages) 182 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Buy-Grid model? Why is it important in decision making? What is the indication?

ts to be straight rebuys. Annual contracts are one method of creating straight rebuys. For example, Xerox offers its customers an annual supply contract. Each time a department is low in copier suppli ... ch time a department is low in copier supplies, the purchasing department orders automatically from Xerox, perhaps using EDI. Out-suppliers would be locked out until the next time the contract comes u ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Detection Measures

eganography) can work to secure online copyright. An instance has been the alliance between IBM and Xerox. As a result an image could be put in IBM's "Cryptolope", which could be sent to another perso ... be sent to another person who would then have to pay to receive the key to unlock it. This is where Xerox's Digital Property Rights Language (DPRL) helps by providing a language that allows content pr ...

(6 pages) 51 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Airborne Express

ompanies tailored their activities for their business customers e.g. Airborne customizing those for Xerox- High discounts from list prices of 50% were common. These discounts were based on volume, and ...

(2 pages) 164 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case Study: Xerox Corporation

tualized in 1946 as a manufacturer and supplier of photographic paper and related office equipment, Xerox is presently one of the biggest and oldest document-management company in the world. Xerox, in ... ntly prominent in 1959 with the introduction of the world's first plain paper photocopier dubbed as Xerox 914. Utilizing the process of xerography or electrophotography, Xerox 914 became an instant of ...

(7 pages) 328 0 3.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Xerox: Book-in-Time

ories that could be tapped into.Plan of ActionThe plan of action that should be followed is to have Xerox undertake the task of selling the Book-In-Time system of equipment to all potential buyers in ... stomers, such as commercial printers, already own some of the equipment necessary which would allow Xerox to sell more parts of the process than if they had to sell the whole process and all the equip ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Benchmarking Interclean

ent. (Please expand on the laws and concepts from our readings to support your benchmark comparison)Xerox (Rene)Xerox is a worldwide leading document management company, headquartered in Connecticut i ... ment company, headquartered in Connecticut in the United States with annual revenues of 17 billion; Xerox provides a broad portfolio of products such as printer devices, publishing systems, digital pr ...

(11 pages) 70 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Corporate Compliance Benchmarking

chmark is two Japanese based companies (Toyota and Cannon) and two US companies (General Motors and Xerox). The purpose of the assignment is to determine what role corporate governance plays in the su ... highest in performance, and has managed to be more profitable that US companies (General Motors and Xerox).In the reading of the article, key stakeholders, the governing board and the company's strate ...

(16 pages) 210 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Buck & Pulleyn

ompany had two core teams, one had been operating as a semi-autonomous unit serving the division of Xerox, this team, which provided a full spectrum of marketing communications services to its client, ...

(11 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies