An Analysis of the Complaints in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration About Firestone Tires

An Analysis of the Complaints in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration About Firestone Tires

Agency Missed Early Tire Warnings _____Correction_____ In some Sept. 12 editions, a headline in the Business section misstated how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration handled some complaints about Firestone tires. The headline should have said, as it did in other editions, that the agency missed the compla…

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The History and Achievements of Affirmative Action in the United States

The Unites States Constitution, in Amendment XIV, Section 1, states, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immuniti…

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How the Precision Machine Tool Works and Its Uses

Introduction Industry Precision Machine Tool is a machine tool company that primarily manufactures for the automobile industry. The machine tool industry is self-sufficient in that they use their resources to manufacture products; that is, they use their own tools. Precision Machine tool uses big machines to build parts…

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The Importance of Culture in International Business Relationships

Culture exists in every society. It is the specific learned norms based on attitudes, values and beliefs. Culture is often based on long standing traditions that have been passed from elders to the younger generation. It can be evolved through societal and religious influences. Changing culture, though difficult, can be don…

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Why Cover Girl Is One of the Most Successful Cosmetic Companies Since the 1960s

Cover Girl Cosmetics Why Cover Girl is one of the most successful cosmetic organizations since the 1960’s? Cover Girl cosmetics have been the top-seller since 1961 and are still going strong. It is hard, with all the advanced lines of make-up for one product to go as far as Cover girl has, so how does Cover Girl cosmetics…

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The History of the Waterford Crystal

HISTORY OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL Waterford Glass was started by two brothers, George and William Penrose, in 1783. It was the most notable of all Irish crystal companies. In 1799, the Penrose brothers sold Waterford Glass to the Gatchell family. The crystal industry was prosperous until 1825. Irish glass manufacturers began to…

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The Importance of Total Quality Management in the Food Industry

Introduction One of the most important industries overall is the food industry. The food industry consists of everything from food processing plants to fast food restaurants. The food industry affects nearly every living person. Most people don’t realize how important this industry is and how it affects their everyday liv…

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The Importance of the Work of Assembly Line Workers

A global assembly line is a capitalist’s dream come true. It allows companies to do business in free trade zones to manufacture goods throughout the world at the lowest possible cost to the company. This assembly line enables companies like Nike, with corporate headquarters in the U.S. w to shut down their factories here, a…

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The Changes in the U.S. Furniture Market over the Years

As late as 1996, a total of 1406 firms comprised the furniture industry at a value of over 5.6 billion dollars. Household furniture warehouse sales totalled 2.1 billion dollars in 1997, and is expected to increase at 1 percent annually into the next century. This figure, however, is lower than the overall goods increase, wh…

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The Importance of Drug Testing in the Workplace

As widespread drug use is on the rise, many employers have begun to worry about the performance of their employees. Absenteeism, injuries, loss of productivity, employee morale, theft and fatalities are just some of the causes of drug use in the workplace. The idea of drug testing among workers has developed from society’s…

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The Strategic challenges in Globalization

Introduction This module describes ‘what is strategy’ and ‘what kind of strategic challenges can be faced by the organisation in the next century’ by the impact of globalisation. The module of ‘Strategic Challenges’ consisted of 10 weeks’ time. During these sessions, I will be able to understand the strategy and its positi…

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The Discussion of Solomon About the Seven Presuppositions of the Ethics & Excellence Book

Soloman believes that as the game theory gets more sophisticated, we tend to lose sight of the problem rather than solve it. He sees the problem as how to get people to think about business and about themselves in an Aristotelian rather than a neo-Hobbesian (or even a Rawlsian) way, which the game theoretical models simply…

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Presenting the Arguments in Nike’s Asian Labor Practices

There has been much debate and controversy recently concerning Nike’s Asian labour practices. This is a very complex issue and one that is a long way from being solved. It is very difficult to determine which side of this argument to defend, as both sides acknowledge the facts, yet put a completely different spin on them. D…

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The Leadership Theory and Common Traits of Leaders

According to Nathan F. Iannone, leadership can be defined as the art of influencing, directing, guiding, and controlling others in such a way as to obtain their willing obedience, confidence, respect and loyal cooperation in accomplishment of an objective. Leaders are not born-sure there are some gifts-traits-attributes,…

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The Issues of Internet Domain Name Business

The companies who want to acquire Internet address are facing many difficulties nowadays. There is clearly an excess of demand in domain name business. The prices of effective Web-site addresses have become very expensive. Initially, there were so-called cybersquatters, speculators, who brought attention to the Internet…

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A Review of the Book “In Search of Excellence”

In Search of Excellence is a book dealing with many different principles of economics and what makes big business’ excellent. The first idea that Peters discusses is his chart of the McKinsey 7-S Framework. The graph is very simple but the ideas are fairly complex. In their research, they found that their philosophies were…

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An Examination of the Effectiveness of the Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)

HMOs: The Health Care of the BeastMany people are concerned about rising health care costs. In reaction to this, some individuals and companies are gravitating toward the assumed lower prices of Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) health plans. HMOs spend billions of dollars each year advertising their low cost servic…

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A Comparison of Gates and Rockefeller Business Moguls

Gates vs. Rockefeller (an epic duel between to huge business moguls)Over the years there have been many businesses and businessman. Some have prospered and some have lost everything. But only a select few have ever dominated an entire market and form a true monopoly. The government forbids such businesses but people still…

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A Business Analysis: Frito-Lay Inc. Company

Frito-Lay Inc. has a very profitable dip product line. This is not only a great deal now, but also has shown tremendous sales growth over the past few years. In 1981 their sales reached 30 million dollars, with the sales figures almost tripling by 1985, reaching 87 million dollars. However, this success brings the corporati…

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An Examination of the External Factors Affecting Ford Motor Company

Introduction The purpose of this report is to examine the external factors affecting Ford Motor Company within the last four years. Dr. John L. Waltman has authorized this report. It is based on secondary sources, mainly gathered through the First Search Periodical Index. Authorized Publication includes Wall Street Journ…

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A Description of National Semiconductor Cases in Work Force

From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and d…

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The History and Economic Impact of e-Commerce

With the astonishing growth of the Internet, many companies are finding new and exciting ways to expand upon their business opportunities. There are very few successful companies that do not use computers in their everyday business activities, which also means there are few companies that do not use e-commerce. To emphasise…

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The Oil Company Monopoly of Rockefeller Family, The Oil Baron

The Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and the U.S. Steel Company founded by Andrew Carnegie. The Standard Oil Company and U.S. Steel Company were made successful in different ways due to the actions of their different owners. The companies differed in their labor relations, market control, a…

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A History of the Invention of Collective Bargaining

Collective Bargaining: A Great Social Invention? =”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. It also lies at the heart of collective bargaining, and it provides a reasonable, although simplistic reason for the use of coll…

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The Introduction and Growth of Soft-drinks in the Western Countries

IntroductionThe soft-drink battleground has now turned toward new overseas markets. While once the United States, Australia, Japan, and Western Europe were the dominant soft-drink markets, the growth has slowed down dramatically, but they are still important markets for Coca-Cola and Pepsi. However, Eastern Europe, Mexico,…

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