An Analysis of the Classical Management Theory and Its Application

An Analysis of the Classical Management Theory and Its Application

Johnny Doelacker December 8, 2000 Broadcast Management 1. The “classical” management theory leans toward the administrative, bureaucratic and scientific approaches to management. The “behavioral” theory emphasizes employee needs and their motivation. The ”behavioral” approach is best suited for media management because t…

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Many Argued About a Firms True Goal in the Economy

Firms are in business for a simple reason: To make money. Traditional economic theory suggests that firms make their decisions on supply and output on the basis of profit maximisation. However many Economists and managerial Scientists in our days question that the sole aim of a firm is the maximisation of profits. The…

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An Analysis of Community and Economic Status of St. Andrews in New Brunswick

St. Andrews is a small coastal town in New Brunswick, situated at the end of a peninsula jutting out into the magnificent Bay of Fundy. The Town is conveniently located 30 km from St. Stephen and the Maine border, 100 km from Saint John and 120 km from Fredericton. The Town was founded in 1783, by Loyalists escaping persecu…

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An Analysis of the Advantages and Disadvantages of Advertising for Consumers

Nowadays, advertising is a very big business. Very often is the major means of competing among firms. Furthermore, supporters of advertising claim that it brings specific benefits for consumers. First off all, they claim that advertising provide information to consumers about the quality or the availability of several pro…

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A Close Look at the Formula One Race Car and Its Performance

A Formula One race car accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in under 3 seconds. How could a car that goes 0 to 60 mph in 12 seconds ever be considered cool? The people at Engine Technology International must be impressed because they’ve crowned the gas-electric hybrid powerplant from the Honda Insight as International Engine of the…

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The Origin of Collective Bargaining “There Is Strength in Numbers”

Collective Bargaining “There’s strength in numbers” This is a cliché, or could even be called a proverb that most of us have heard at some stage in our lives. This is what lies at the heart of collective bargaining, and it provides a reasonable reason for the use of collective bargaining. It also gives us an indi…

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An Evaluation of the Assumption of Rational Self-Interest used in Priceline Company

Priceline.com is an Internet company that has pioneered a unique type of e-commerce known as “demand collection system” that enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a wide range of products and services while enabling sellers to generate incremental revenue. Using a simple and compelling consumer proposition…

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An Analysis and an Introduction to Coke and Pepsi in Russia

Coke and Pepsi in Russia: In 1972, Pepsi signed an agreement with the Soviet Union which made it the first Western product to be sold to consumers in Russia. This was a landmark agreement and gave Pepsi the first-mover advantage. Presently, Pepsi has 23 plants in the former Soviet Union and is the leader in the soft-drink…

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An Introduction to the Issue of CEO Compensation in the United States

1 November 1999 CEO Compensation The lead story in the March 31, 1997 issue of The Wall Street Journal was an in depth study of the life of a seventy-three year old man. This man is still forced to punch a time clock and his duties involve demanding manual labor. His Social Security benefits aren’t enough to cover his mon…

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The Details of the Merger Between The Top Floor Restaurant and Tampa Bay Buccaneers

BUCCANEERS TO TACKLE RESTAURANT PROJECT Tampa, FL- The Top Floor, the fastest growing restaurant of the Tampa Bay area, announced its merger today with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This is a new concept where sports are concerned and has been the talk of town since the Buccaneers’ victory last week over the Miami Dolphins. “…

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An Analysis of the Summary of Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc.

Executive Summary Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. continually seeks opportunities to maximize shareholder value and increase efficiency. Through their extremely effective marketing strategies A-B has gained control of over 47% of the global market share. In the process of doing this, Anheuser-Busch has become one of the…

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An Introduction to Salomon S.A. A Fast Growing French Company

‘SALOMON S.A. a fast growing French company is the world leader based on its sales in winter sports equipment. Started as a small producer of steel edges for ski, the company always aiming at improving its position in each of its market areas. Number one in ski-bindings market with 46% market share, number one in cross-coun…

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An Introduction of the International Mergers and Acquisitions Experienced in the United States and the UK

The wave of international mergers and acquisitions experienced in both the United States and the UK in the 1980’s and 1990’s is known as the fourth merger and acquisition wave. The fourth wave began just as the U.S. emerged from the recession of 1981-82, which as a result of global competition had laid bare the weaknesses o…

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The Accounting Principles in Economics and Its Application at the Tonto Star Company

protection because the total revenue did not exceed the variable costs that was incurred in the barial of people that wish to be baried in their cementary. Article #1 Date: November 2, 1999 Week # 1 Source: Toronto Star “Lowen posts small profit” This article deals with accounting principals in economics. In the past yea…

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The Problems and Solutions Addressed in the Article “Training as a Recruitment Tool”

The title of the article is “Training as a recruitment tool”. It begins by addressing the problem which is that although we are living in a time of good conditions like low unemployment rate, many employers fell so bad. In the last decade employers had a deep and wide pool of new college graduates and recently laid-off, tra…

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The Birth of Yahoo in 1995 and the Changes in Its Stock over the Years

Eric Czachor 3/19/00 The Yahoo stock has taken a huge drop and has taken the rest of the stock market with it. The first quarter sales are set to be 40% off last year’s estimates. The stock is down 92 % from its peak, which was set on Dec 30, 1999. The Yahoo stock has been in a steady downfall since its peak. There were a…

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An Overview on Yummy Gelato!, the Problem, Project, and Proposals

Yummy Gelato! Introduction Early Monday morning John Clarence reported to his first day at work for Yummy Gelato!, Inc. He was recently hired as VP Strategic Initiatives. Although the title sounded impressive, it was deceiving since it had no direct reports, no budget, John had very little experience in the work force and…

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An Introduction to the Development of Time Warner Corporation

Time Warner Corporation has numerous subsidiaries which are moving media materials across media boundaries. They are doing this in numerous ways, based on synergies and joint ventures. For example some of these include gaining more access to cable lines by a joint venture with US West, and merging with AOL. They are also us…

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An Introduction and an Analysis of the Chiquita Brands International Inc. The World’s Number One Distributor of Bananas

Chiquita Brands International Inc. is best known as the world’s number one distributor of banana’s, which account for more than half of its sales. For the past decade, Chiquita’s sales have dropped dramatically and the company is now on the verge of bankruptcy. Currently, Chiquita is trying to avoid filing for a Chapter 11…

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An Introduction to the Three Distinct Periods of the American Workplace

The new global economy has forced a reorganizing of the American workplace. In times past the workplace provided job security, training and internal employee development to improve employee performance and commitment. The new revolution in employee-employer relationships has allowed companies to reduce costs, increase flexi…

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An Introduction to the Standard Oil Company Owned by John D. Rockefeller

Judson Wright Microeconomics The Greatest Oil Man The majority of people in the world dislike monopolies. People do not like monopolies because they are allocatively inefficient and because they produce less than consumers want. John D. Rockefeller was a good example of a monopolist from 1880 to 1911. Most people in that…

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An Introduction and an Analysis of the Coca-Cola Enterprises

Coca-Cola Enterprises is the self-proclaimed largest bottler of “liquid, nonalcoholic refreshment” in the world. More than 350 million people live in Coke territory and since late last century most have been addicted to the sweetened water. Anyone who prefers sipping an ice-cold Coca-Cola Classic (or one of their companion…

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An Analysis of the Success of Wal-Mart by Sam Walton

Sam Walton, a leader with an innovative vision, started his own company and made it into the leader in discount retailing that it is today. Through his savvy, and sometimes unusual, business practices, he and his associates led the company forward for thirty years. Today, four years after his death, the company is still gro…

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The History and Widespread Use of the Balance Sheet Over the Years

Although the balance sheet was first implemented just a couple of centuries ago, it has quickly developed and sophisticated to become nowadays a widely used and powerful tool in the hands of professional users, well known and popular even among the mass public. In spite of its prominence, or may be because of it, the bal…

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A Look the History and Operations of the Bank of New York

HISTORY OF THE BANK OF NEW YORK On February 23, 1784, a small advertisement appeared in The New York Packet, one of the many New York newspapers of that era. This advertisement announced that prominent New York citizens had established a bank. The bank, established by the prominent, would not officially open for business…

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