An Analysis of the Advantages of Electronic Commerce in the Modern Era

An Analysis of the Advantages of Electronic Commerce in the Modern Era

Electronic Commerce The last decade has seen the rise of many new technological developments, one of the most prominent of these developments has been the internet. The Internet has already managed to weave itself into our daily lives where we use it for the simple communication of e-mail or to retrieving large volumes of…

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An Analysis of the Technological Advancement of the Automobile Industry

When cars were first invented, something like an electronic map that “pin-points” you on the globe and could find the shortest route for you to take to get to your destination in your car would be rediculous, and would only be dreamed about by the people with the greatest imaginations. But today, this concept is…

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An Overview of the Gold Mining Industry in the United States of America

Gold mining is a rapidly growing industry, with new laws being passed each day for protection of waterways, endangered species and their habitats. New ways of extracting the gold are also being introduced. Gold is a very valuable substance, both financially and scientifically. Gold is completely unreactive with oxygen, so…

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Understanding the Motivation Behind the Decision Making Process

I am interested in what drives the human mind to make decisions, good or bad. Of all the problems in society everyone of them come back to what actions we decide to make in our life as individuals and as a society. To understand what motivates the decision making process is the first essential step to understanding if not r…

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An Analysis of the Use of Data Warehouses in Business Organisations

Contents 1. Introduction 2. What is a data warehouse 3. Past, Present and Future 4. Data Warehouses and Business Organisations 5. Conclusion 6. Bibliography 1.0 Introduction In recent years, data warehousing has emerged as the primary method of analysing sales and marketing data for a competitive advantage. As the n…

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A Look at the Newest and Most Popular Alternatively Powered Vehicles, The Hybrid Vehicle

The current vehicles that are powered by gasoline pollute, but as technologies improve and the human way of life changes alternatively powered vehicles enter the automotive industry. These vehicles developed to achieve better gas mileage and to help slow the production of the gasses that cause Global Warming. The hybrid ve…

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An Overview of the Ballard Fuel Cell Production

Introduction: Ballard Power System is the world leader in developing and commercializing proton exchange membrane fuel cell power systems. At the heart of this corporation is the Ballard Fuel Cell, a propriety zero-emission engine that converts natural gas, methanol, or hydrogen fuel directly into electricity without combu…

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An Argument in Favor of the Stricter Regulation of the Tobacco Industry

Tobacco has been a highly discussed and controversial topic for many years now. While it has been almost fifty years since the dangers of cigarette smoking were first discovered, it seems as though with each passing day that new information is being discovered or divulged as the case may be. Is this emergence of “new&q…

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An Analysis of the Characteristics of Commercial Bank Organizations in the United States

Chapter 1 Typical commercial bank organization. —* Shareholders—* Board of Directors—*Chairman of the Board—* President—* Specific officer positions, divisions, and departments. Customers must feel confident. Some banks are organized as bank holding companies. The BHC owns the stock of the bank or banks…

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An Overview of the Service of Virtual Banking in the United States

Banking Online Picture a bank without any branches, tellers, rows of desks, racks of brochures, no automated teller machines outside. Picture, in fact, a virtual bank, one that for the customer exists only in his or her office or home, as images on a computer screen. US financial institutions are moving towards “vi…

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An Introduction to the Analysis of Whistle Blowing

WhistleBlowing Whistle blowing is informing on illegal and unethical practices in the work place is becoming increasingly common as employees speak out about their ethical concerns at work. It can have disastrous consequences for the individual, as well as threatening the survival of the organization that is being complai…

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An Overview of the Competitive Environment of the Firms and the Open Market of the United States

If firms were not in a competitive environment, they would be able to control the market. Still, there are other factors, which stop firms from controlling the market. Namely the fact that firms do not have perfect information, issues about its objectives or firms may not even know how to maximise profits. This is due to th…

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An Analysis of the United States’ Deficit Issue in the Past Three Decades

Spending financed not by current tax receipts, but by borrowing or drawing upon past tax reserves. , Is it a good idea? Why does the U.S. run a deficit? Since 1980 the deficit has grown enormously. Some say its a bad thing, and predict impending doom, others say it is a safe and stable necessity to maintain a health…

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A Discussion on Cost-Benefit Analysis

Is cost-benefit analysis a morally defensible technique for making decisions in business? Questions around the use of cost-benefit analysis as a tool in the decision making process in business have become even more relevant in the past decade with the increase in cost cutting and productivity enhancing pressures brought on…

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A Profile Overview of W.L Gore & Associates, Inc

W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. I am very impressed with this company, not only because of the way it started and the people that believed in the company, but also the product line it produces. It started in Bill Gore s basement with the help of his wife, Genevieve, and their son, Bob. Bill quit his job of 17 years at Du…

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The Management of Workplace Relationships

The Management of Workplace Relationships In recent years the corporate workforce has become more diversified in gender, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation. As a consequence the workforce at most major corporations is now more reflective of the general population than it was in the past. Yet the issue of diversity in t…

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The Unique and Well Known Features of the Japanese Employment System

The Japanese Employment System One of the unique and well known features of the Japanese employment system is permanent employment for workers. Japanese corporations responses to recessionary periods provide an opportunity to sort out the myths from the realities of the Japanese permanent employment system. Durin…

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Not Taxing Internet Commerce Would Deprive State and Local Government of Revenue That Is Essential to Community Services and Projects

Argument: Not taxing Internet Commerce would deprive state and local governments of Revenue that is essential to community services and projects. Yes, The Internet is the future. It is growing at a phenomenal rate and new businesses are popping up every minute. According to the Treasury Dept., in 1998, approximately…

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The Best in the Business: The Robinson Ransbottom Pottery Story

The Robinson Ransbottom Pottery has been in operation since 1900. Its founders had close ties with the world famous art potteries of this early era, the Weller and Roseville Potteries. During the late 1890 s, Frank Ransbottom was one of the area s best known and most successful jobbers of the stoneware and earthenware…

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An Overview of Intellinex LLC

Executive Summary Intellinex LLC is an eLearning company that was recently spun off from its parent Ernest & Young LLP. At its inception Intellinex claimed to be one of the largest eLearning providers. They have an aggressive strategy to take advantage of the consolidating eLearning market and become a “one-stop&q…

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A Look at the Software Industry in America

In 1993 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $12.5 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $2.2 billion in the United States alone. Estimates show that over 40 percent of the software industry s piracy losses occurred outside of the United States borders. The Software Publishers Ass…

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The Importance of the Midwest High-Speed Rail in America

MIDWEST HIGH-SPEED RAIL Where would America be without the train? The train and rail are as much a part of American heritage as the land itself. The train connected the east to the west. Trains ushered in the industrial revolution of the later 19th century. Trains not only ushered in industry, but also commerce America int…

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The Requirements of Being an Executive Chef

The experience of a fast-paced job can be very exciting. A career as an executive chef is exactly that. In order to become a chef in a high-class restaurant, you must possess a relevant education, proper training, and be willing to work very hard. With these prerequisites accomplished, obtaining a position as a chef in a fi…

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An Evaluation of the Automobile Industry in the U.S. and Its Competition

The automobile industry right now is not as good as it used to be a couple of years ago, where big companies such as General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co.and, DaimlerChrysler AG delighted themselves seeing how their sales and profits increased in their quarterly report. Now instead, is the flip side of the coin, where these…

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A Case Analysis of Werner Ketelhoehn’s “Building the Benetton System”

ORGANISATION DESIGN CASE STUDY: “Building The Benetton System”, Werner Ketelhoehn. Benetton, having been around since 1965 has had some massive changes and events to respond to and so I feel that a timeline of the events since the company was founded to be of significant use. 1960’s; Development of Lucianos com…

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