A Review of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R. Covey

A Review of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R. Covey

The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People Written By Steven R. Covey A Business Book Report By Peter Lang The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People was written by Steven R. Covey. I chose this Book because I thought it looked interesting and I was hoping that I would learn about how to be successful. This book was en…

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A Review of Selling The Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing by Harry Beckwith

Title: Selling The Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing Author: Harry Beckwith Publisher: New York, NY/ A Warner Time Company, hardback 1997 Book Review: Harry Beckwith is the founder of Beckwith Advertising and Marketing. He has worked with four of America’s best 100 service companies, nine Fortune 500 companie…

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Bill Gates’s Foundation of Microsoft and His Work

Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft in 1975 and served as its Chief Executive Officer form the time the original partnership was incorporated in 1981 until January 2000. Then he resigned as Chief Executive Officer and took on the position of Chief Software Architect. Mr. Gates has served as Chairman of the Board since the compa…

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The Steps Involved in the Successful Recruitment of Trainee Accountants

Finding ways to support improvements on traditional approaches is a constant challenge to any field and control professionals, who must be open and receptive to change. Not being afraid of change isn’t enough, however; accountants must be excited and motivated about new ways of doing things. With the introduction of Human…

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Creating a New Dynamic Organization in Leading the Revolution by Gary Hamel

Leading the Revolution was written by Gary Hamel and published in September of 2000. Hamel writes a how to book on creating the new dynamic organization. His main theme is that old business strategies are not going to survive in what he calls the age of Revolution. In his premise to the book, he states that he will show the…

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An Analysis of In Search of Excellence

In Search of Excellence was the 1982 best-selling look at excellent companies and an attempt to identify the attributes they had in common that helped to make them successful. Thomas Peters and Robert Waterman studied dozens of American companies and deemed these companies to be excellent: Bechtel, Boeing, Caterpillar, Dana…

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The Importance of the Mining Industry in Canada

The importance of mining is definitely significant to Canada. Mining, is an important industry, and Canadians are very advanced in their mining technology, but during the mining process, there is certain level of pollution produced. The Canadian government and the mining companies have very good plans and contro…

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A Description of Business Studies in the Study of How Businesses are Set Up

[ Your display is set for the “US-ASCII” character set. ] [ Some characters may be displayed incorrectly. ] ^ÑWhat is Business Studies?^Ò ^ÑBusiness studies is the study of how businesses are set up, financed, organised and controlled, how people are employed, managed and paid, how goods are developed, prod…

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A Biography of the Early Life of Bill Gates and the Start of Microsoft Company

Bill Gates Ever think about paying cash for your house? How about your car? You would probably consider it if you carried that kind of cash just in your wallet. Wouldn’t you? Just picture walking down to the nearest bank and saying I’d like to cash my paycheck….Oh and by the way, I need 100 million in 1000’s, and the oth…

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The Biography of Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet was born August 30, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska. He lived much of his life in Nebraska and later moved to Washington D.C. At 11 he purchased his first stock which he ended up making a five-dollar profit on this investment. He got his bachelors degree from The University of Nebraska. For some time he attended Whart…

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The Key Requirements Needed for the Design of Rip Curl Wetsuits

Two Australian surfers started rip Curl in 1969, at Bells Beach. They first designed surfboards, but then soon moved into wetsuits designs. They were wetsuit ‘designed by surfers for surfers’. At the time, there was a great demand for wetsuits. In 1970 they designed a new and improved wetsuit for diving, it had under arm gu…

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John Davison Rockefeller as a Ruthless Businessman and Generous Philanthropist

John Davison Rockefeller (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was the guiding force behind the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big trusts in the United States, thus engendering much controversy and opposition regarding its business practices…

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A General Environmental Analysis of the Airline Industry

The airline industry is very stable and unlikely to change in the near future. There are many reasons for this. Air travel continues to grow and will continue in this fashion as long as the economy stays in an upward trend. US domestic air traffic grew 2.3% in 1998 and 3.5% in the first six months of 1999 according to Air T…

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An In-depth Overview of the Human Resource Functions at HausAir Base Operation

HausAir Fixed Base Operation Chicago, IL Jason Bushouse 407 Professor Skramstad Table of Contents Page Mission Statement 3 Human Resources/ManagementEmployees 4 Organizational Chart 5 Job Description 6 Legal Requirements 7 Aircraft Rental 8-9 Flight Instruction Rate 9 Charter Service: Baron 10 Air Taxi Requi…

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An Overview of Fred Smith and Federal Express (FedEx)

Perry 1 Patrick Perry Webb BA-410 04/01/2001 How “Absolutely, Positively Overnight!” Came To Be Mark Twain once said, “The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds”. This phrase could be applied to Fred Smith and Federal Express. From their beginnings in Little Rock, Arkansas in the early 70’s deliv…

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A Review of the Role of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Do we need more space? The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA for short, plays a necessary and vital role in human life. It provides economic stability for the country, the common-day luxuries we have all come to expect, medical discoveries and advances, an insurance policy for the planet, and fulfills…

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A History of the Delta Airlines and Boll Weevil Insects

Delta Airlines Who would have thought that a major airline of today could contribute it’s success to Boll Weevil insects that decimated the cotton fields of the south. Some say there would not have been a Delta Airlines at all if it were not for the Boll Weevil infestation of the early 1920’s. Even the name came from the M…

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A Cultural Biography of the Volkswagen

in this paper I intend to introduce to the reader, the aims and objectives which will hopefully set the foundations to the arguments which will be raised in, the cultural biography of the Volkswagen. I shall be predominantly observing the Volkswagen beetle in my research, although, parallels will be drawn by also includ…

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How Bill Gates Started off in Life to Became the Brain Behind Microsoft and the Wealthiest Man

Bill Gates, the wealthiest man in North America. Readers Digest did a well brought out biography the most well know man in the business today, but doesn’t go into his role in Microsoft itself, but rather in his home life and how he got so smart at what he does. Everything between him as a child dreaming of the perfect com…

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An Anlysis of the Succinct and Helpful Exploration of EDI & E Commerce

  1. EDI A reader from Chicago, IL , September 9, 1998 Susinct and helpful exploration of EDI & E Commerce From a management review perspective, this is an excellent book. It is not geared toward “techno-geeks”, is not a programming guide but is an excellent source of information on EDI and it’s role in t…

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A History and Impact of Ruth Handler in Relation to the Toy Industry in America

Since the beginning of time, toys have often been an indicator of the way a society behaves, and how they interact with their children. For example, in ancient Greece, artifacts recovered there testify that children were simply not given toys to play with as in the modern world. The cruel ritual of leaving a sick child on a…

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The Importance of Andrew Carnegie’s Work

Andrew Carnegie always thought reading was one of the best ways to learn. He was also a very generous person in the industrial revolution. To be very generous in donations you do need money, and he definitely had a lot of money to be generous. This generosity completed the industrial revolution. He made most of his money…

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An Analysis of the Bulletin Prepared From Grocery Industry Committee on Solid Waste

The following bulletin was prepared from Grocery Industry Committee on Solid Waste October 24, 1991 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Solid waste composting is an important component of an integrated solution for solid waste management. Composting can divert organic, compostable materials, not otherwise recycled, from the solid waste strea…

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The Modernization of America’s Media and Business in the 1920s

The Modernization of America The Transcontinental Railroad was completed in 1869. The telephone was invented in 1876. The first practical system for a radio was developed in 1895. The Wright brothers created a flying machine in 1903. The first gas powered automobile, the assembly line and the refrigerator were produced in…

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An Introduction to Henry Ford and the Beginning of the Automobiles Industry

Transportation has become a major necessity in today’s society. Without the industrial revolution introducing the automobile, most people would find it very hard and frustrating to get around. Henry Ford had become a big part of starting this faster and safer “transportation era”. His brilliant thoughts and ideas brought ab…

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