An Analysis and a Comparison of the Relationship Between Critical Thinking and Decision Making

A Case Study on the Dissatisfaction of the Employees with the “Shift” Mode of Working Hours: The Method, Advantages, Disadvantages, and Recommendations

Problem Mr. Weslow, the personnel manager Omar’s Fast Freight is seeking for a solution to the problem of dissatisfaction of the employees with the “shift” mode of working hours. He also intends to learn if workers are drinking on the job. This is a descriptive research intended to describe what is happening and to lear…

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An Analysis and a Comparison of the Relationship Between Critical Thinking and Decision Making

In the corporate environment critical decisions must be made, sometimes quickly, whether because of changes in market conditions, corporate profits, or corporate performances. The decision-making process is vital to good management in today’s work environment. This paper will examine the relationship between critical thinki…

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The Characteristics of Accounting for Real Estate Investment Trusts

Derrick Robicheaux Auditing 11:00-11:50 Accounting for REITs A real estate investment trust, or REIT, is a company that buys, develops, manages and sells real estate assets. There are three types of REITs; they are equity REITs, mortgage REITs, and hybrid REITs. An equity REIT is a corporation that purchases, owns and m…

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An Introduction to the Federal Express Corp. – FedEx

Federal Express Corp. started tracking packages electronically well before the commercial Internet emerged. Now, that infrastructure has been firmly plugged into the Internet, letting customers track shipments in real time and even pull reams of shipping data into their internal systems. Meantime, the shipping giant is ta…

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An Analysis of the Important Factors in Retaining Employees in a Company

An important factor in retaining employees that is sometimes highly overlooked is making the employee feel that they make a difference, and the rewarding of exceptional employee performance. When searching for employment almost everyone looks for salary, benefits, and other perks but more recently another important factor i…

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An Analysis of Project Scheduling at Craft Construction

Managing a project is no easy task. A project is a series of tasks or jobs that are related to each other and directed toward a common goal or output. Projects usually require a significant time commitment, and tend to be handled by groups of workers. The employees at Craft Construction, a small business that deals with com…

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An Overview of the Production Process at Washburn Guitars

There are many small manufacturing facilities in and near my city and town. Some of them would include The Washington Post, Berreta USA, and The Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Engraving and Printing. I have visited the Berreta factory in Akokeek, Maryland and toured the plant to observe their manufacturing process. T…

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An Analysis of the Pricing Strategy Employed by the North Pittsburgh Telephone Company

Main Issue What pricing strategy should North Pittsburgh Telephone Company use and how will it be created? Related Issues What is North Pittsburgh’s performance to date? What is the nature of the industry? What is NPT’s competitive positioning in the market place? What type of communication/media is needed to attract…

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An Analysis of the Purpose of Performance Appraisal System as a Decision Aid

Introduction: We have researched performance appraisals by reviewing literature on the subject and by interviewing an individual who is responsible for giving performance appraisals as a part of her job. We found several similarities between the two and a few differences, all of which is discussed in the following an…

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A Look at the Process of Portfolio Management and Diversification in a Company

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND DIVERSIFICATION Introduction: Portfolio management is a conglomeration of securities as whole, rather than unrelated individual holdings. Portfolio management stresses the selection of securities for inclusion in the portfolio based on that security’s contribution to the portfolio as a whole. This…

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A Look at the Tools Involved for Good Product Layout and Group Technologies

Product Layouts & Group Technologies In today’s world of operations management, layouts of manufacturing processes play a key role in achieving and maintaining long term goals. These layouts need to be well thought out and carefully planned for they can effect the cost or producing goods and delivering services for…

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An Analysis of the Proposal Which Identifies the Need For a Document

INTRODUCTION Topic and Purpose This proposal identifies the need for a document, which will propose and develop reasons why a for-profit transportation service for Kent should be perused. This service should be considered because of the recent parking and commuting problems both on and off campus. There have been many…

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A Discussion on the Cost and Benefits of Trade Unionism in United States

This paper will attempt to discuss the cost and benefit of trade unionism, as it exists in the United States. To understand the pros and cons, it is important to understand the environment in which trade unionism developed and the needs they attempted to satisfy. It will discuss the evolution of Trade Unionism through the c…

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A Newspaper Article Review of “Price ‘Test’ Triggers Outrage on Internet”

Will dynamic pricing become the next trend in e-commerce? Maybe, to unsuspecting consumers, it already is. The Internet provides consumers with many shopping advantages including the ease and availability of shopping from home, and the benefit of easily comparing merchandise and prices at various online retail locations. Dy…

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An Analysis of the Importance and Role of Communication in Business

INTRODUCTION After researching Communication, I have developed the following conclusions, which I will explain in this memo. I will attempt to answer several questions that pertain to communication and the importance. I developed my conclusions from researching provided handouts and the Internet. HOW IMPORTANT IS COMMUNI…

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A History of the Object-Oriented Database Management Systems in the 90’s

The construction of Object-Oriented Database Management Systems started in the middle 80’s, at a prototype building level, and at the beginning of the 90’s the first commercial systems appeared. The interest for the development of such systems stems from the need to cover the modeling deficiencies of their predecessors, tha…

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The Characteristics, Causes, Effects, and Methods of Reducing and Preventing Stress in a Workplace

Abstract This paper examines stress in the workplace and examines secondary literature to recommend methods of reducing and preventing stress. The literature used provided great insight into the causes and effects of occupational stress and its effects on organizations collectively. The recommendations and techniques disc…

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A Case Analysis of the Current Company Culture and Organizational Theory in Antonio’s Company

PART i Introduction Antonio’s, as it will be referred to for confidentiality purposes from here on in, is a retail shoe store that operates in Fredericton, N.B.. It is part of an open system. This company originated in Montreal, Quebec. The head office is now located there and retail outlets are located throughout Canada,…

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Organization Change and Its Effects to 3J Tech Company

Organization Change · Describe the present of situation of the company, and the main reasons that causes the problems. 3J Tech Company now is faced with high percentage of sales drop and huge amount of its customers complaining. The situation is overwhelming because the customers have been asking not to continue the cont…

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Owning a Business

There are many advantages and disadvantages when owning your own business. When you own you own business, it’s known as a sole proprietorship. But with any type of business, there will always be advantages and disadvantages. Five advantages for owning your own business are: 1) The owner receives all profits, meaning that…

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An Analysis of Current Company Culture of Antonio’s Retail Shoe Store

PART i Introduction Antonio’s, as it will be referred to for confidentiality purposes from here on in, is a retail shoe store that operates in Fredericton, N.B.. It is part of an open system. This company originated in Montreal, Quebec. The head office is now located there and retail outlets are located throughout Canada,…

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The History, Market and Operations of Paccar Inc. Company

PACCAR INCORPORATED Not too many people would guess Paccar Incorporated to be “a high-tech growth company.” But that is how Mark C. Pigott, the 46 year-old chairman and CEO, describes his family-run, Seattle-based, heavy-duty truck manufacturing company. The growth part, at least, is undeniable. In March, Paccar made Busin…

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An Analysis of Team Effectiveness and Motivation

Our group consists of five members: rick, Brendan, John, Sasha, and Dan. Even though we come from diverse cultural backgrounds and families we have many similarities which potentially makes us a very effective group. Two of the five members are international students and the other three were born and raised in the United St…

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A Comparison of Strategies in The Oil Industry

  1. The Oil Industry The oil industry can not be discussed without mentioning the name John D. Rockefeller. Rockefeller changed the business of oil distribution. In the 19th century Rockefeller began his humble beginnings with a small investment, along with two other partners, in the oil refining business. Eventually Rockef…

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An Overview of Office Depot’s Corporate History and Success

Introduction The Office Depot case study is designed to measure the skills of success of the well known office supply chain. This study analyzes key strategic issues that are important for Office Depot’s sustained growth and success. Office Depot maintains its success as the result of their relentless focus on a simple for…

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