A Research on Credit Derivatives

A Research on Credit Derivatives

  1. INTRODUCTION Considerable research effort has gone into Credit Derivatives since the early 1990’s. The roots of credit derivatives can be traced back to the notion that the credit risk of a firm can be captured by the credit rating ascribed to it. This premise is also the cornerstone of loan pricing and credit risk man…

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An Analysis of the Discussion Whether Firms Like Rechem Should Be Allowed to Import Chemical Waste from Overseas in the UK

Task – 1 Discuss whether firms like Rechem should be allowed to “import” chemical waste from overseas to be disposed of here in the U.K. ANALYSIS Rechem have thirty years of experience in solving environmental problems caused by a wide range of hazardous and toxic materials. Their range of services included th…

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An Analysis of the Aspects of Leadership

New Aspects of Leadership A significant part of effective leadership is the close connection between the leader and the follower, which often determines the success of the leader’s mission. Unfortunately, this leader-follower relationship cannot be created according to some simple formula. Without inspiration, involvement,…

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A Report on a Large Group Lecture Consisting of a Speech from Professor Deb Notsky from the Syracuse University and a Small Group Lecture with Computer Exercises

This week’s large group lecture consisted of a very interesting speech from Deb Notsky. She is a professor at Syracuse University. She spoke to us about the topics of participation and networking. She told us a lot about participation. She gave us her grading structure for participation which consisted of an A being week…

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An Introduction to the School Bus Industry and a Competition in North America

Several large companies have focused on the multi-occupant vehicle market, specifically school bus production, in North America. Competitors within the school bus manufacturing industry consist of the Henlys Group PLC, a British based company, and two U.S. bus companies, Collins Industries Inc. and Navistar International. H…

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An Introduction to the Definition of the Business Ethics in the United States and Europe

Business ethics is a multifaceted field that cannot be defined with a single definition. This area is addresses numerous issues, problems, and dilemmas within the management of businesses. And it does this through numerous perspectives and methods. Of course, in order to present the complexities of business ethics, we must…

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The Importance, Stages, Effective Meetings, Techniques, and Exercises of Team Building

In this age of rapidly changing technology, market-driven decision making, customer sophistication, and employee restlessness, leaders and managers are faced with new challenges. Organizations must build new structures and master new skills in order to compete and survive. As work settings become more complex and involve…

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A Report on Strategies to Improve the Retention and Motivation of Employees

1 Introduction 1.1 REDE Engineering is a medium sized engineering company that is family owned and run. The company in the past few years has been experiencing problems retaining its staff. 1.2 Ray Sessions the Managing Director has asked John Shaw the Personnel Manager to investigate the problem and identify strategies…

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The Position, Products, Merger, Employees, and the CEO of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a worldwide health and personal care company with major businesses in medicines, beauty care, nutritionals, and medical devices. BMS is a leader in innovative therapies for cardiovascular, metabolic and infectious diseases, central nervous system and dermatological disorders, and cancer. They are als…

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The Contributions of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth to the Study of Scientific Management: Fatigue Study and Motion Study

Abstract – Frank and Lillian Gilbreth were two of the great pioneers of in the study of Scientific Management. Two of their major writings were on Fatigue Study and Motion Study. Business scholars use many of their writings, today. Many of their results affect the work conditions in many companies. Frank Gilbreth was bor…

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An Analysis of the Success of the Multinational Corporation

Measuring a potential business venture has many aspects which the international manager must be aware of in order to convey the correct information back to the decision makers. Being ignorant to any of the aspects can lead to a false representation of the project, and hence an uninformed decision being passed. In order for…

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Airline Giant Boeing Company Purchased McDonnell Douglas Over Its Price Stock

On December 1996, the Boeing Company purchased McDonnell Douglas for a premium of 21% over the price of its stock. This move gave Boeing the opportunity to increase its value by transferring its knowledge across business units, both commercial and defense aircraft. But in the two years after the merger, Boeing’s stock lost…

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A Quantitative and Qualitative Look at Southwest Airlines Operations

In today’s competitive marketplace, all firms are seeking ways to improve their overall performance. One such method of improvement, recently adopted by many firms, is benchmarking. Benchmarking is a technique used to evaluate internal business processes. “In this analysis, managers determine the firm’s critical processes a…

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An Analysis of Ben and Jerry’s Marketing Strategies

Ben and Jerrys marketing stratgies Ben & Jerry¡¦s was experiencing a steady growth within their sales figures from 1990 to 1993. However, In March 1994, Cost of Sales increased approximately $9.6 million or 9.5% over the same period in 1993, and the overall gross profit as a percentage of net sales decreased from 28.6%…

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An Analysis of the Importance of Informal Groups in an Organization

There Has Been a Change of Plans… Introduction The equipment was operating properly and the group had the training and experience to meet expectations, yet it was not performing well. What was wrong? And what could they do to correct the situation? Managers and supervisors frequently face such a dilemma-standards that sh…

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A Company Analysis of Ben & Jerry’s Company and Foundation

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield would have never imagined in 1978 that their small ice cream parlor would one day turn into a multi-million dollar business producing over 10 million gallons of ice cream. Through their dedication to quality and corporate citizenship, Ben & Jerry’s successfully became one of the leading ic…

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An Introduction to Becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

What is a CPA? These three letters mean that you have received a broad-based education. They mean you have passed all parts of a very difficult exam. They mean you have the knowledge, skills and abilities to be a trusted business advisor to your clients or employer. They mean you feel comfortable with the latest technology….

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An Introduction to the Alternatives to Bureaucracy as an Organization

There are many alternatives that are used to motivate workers beyond the conventional bureaucratic ways that was once thought of as the only way to control workers. Since the 1960’s we have learned a great deal of information leading to the discovery of alternatives to bureaucratic organizations. Today, bureaucratic ideas a…

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An Introduction to the Company Barilla Spa

Barilla SpA (A) Giorgio Maggiali was becoming increasingly frustrated. As director of Logistics for the world’s largest pasta producer, Barilla SpA, he was acutely aware of the growing burden that demand fluctuations imposed on the company’s manufacturing and distribution system. Since his appointment in 1988 as Director o…

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The Impact of the External Environment on the Financial Services Industry

The banking industry has come under increasing pessimism of late because of rising short and long-term interest rates. The banking industry’s market capitalization made a substantial decline. Most investors are concerned with whether the industry can sustain continued profitability as a result of these factors. Banks have…

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The Importance of Using Balanced Scorecard as a Tool of Evaluating Company Performance

Abstract Many organizations are usefully viewed as a web of relationships between and among various stakeholder groups. An organization may be defined as a “nexus of contracts,” where said “contracts” are relationships that are marked by contributions from the various stakeholders in return for induceme…

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An Introduction and an Analysis of the Characteristics of a Good Business

What the characteristics of a good business looks like? The basic element of a good business is derived from a good management. It is true since business is run by individuals known as managers that perform specific business functions, such as manufacturing and production, finance and accounting, sales and marketing, and h…

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An Introduction to Auto Competition and Auto Manufacturers

Auto Competition Intro When an auto manufacturer needs to cut costs it will sometimes look for help from another manufacturer. This process results in a merging between companies in order to benefit one another. Companies may merge to be cost efficient or even to gain entry into another market segment. Either way, manufac…

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An Introduction to AT&T’s Use of Total Quality Management

AT&T’s use of Total Quality Management The following is an attempt to analyze AT&T’s use of Total Quality Management throughout its organization. Since AT&T is an elaborately enormous corporation I will focus my study to AT&T Power Systems/Lucent Technologies. This division of AT&T has been the industry…

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An Analysis of the Significance of Attitudes in Marketing

Attitudes and intentions have always been a major part of the marketers’ research. Attitudes, a person’s overall evaluation of a concept, is used in the integration process to see how an object is thought of and viewed. Intentions also determine most voluntary behaviors. Measures of consumers’ intentions may not be perfect…


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