An Analysis of the Topic of Databases in the Modern Business World

An Analysis of the Topic of Databases in the Modern Business World

Databases are vital for almost every company in today’s business world. Databases can help us track inventory, billing, pay roll, and much more. Without the use of databases, work will take longer to accomplish. A database system, such as Microsoft Access, would help increase the productivity of all users on the system. (Ch…

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A Research on Data Mining and Its Benefits in Providing Information About the Customer

In today’s business world, information about the customer is a necessity for a businesses trying to maximize its profits. A new, and important, tool in gaining this knowledge is Data Mining. Data Mining is a set of automated procedures used to find previously unknown patterns and relationships in data. These patterns and re…

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An Examination of the Reason Behind the Prevention of Daimler-Chrysler from Achieving the Promised Synergies

What prevented Daimler-Chrysler from achieving the promised synergies? Daimler-Chrysler had two different people with two different management philosophies operating the same company. The fundamental differences in management, operational and decision making styles caused a significant discord between the Germans and the A…

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An Overview of International Marketing Strategy

1 International Marketing Strategy Strategy is a firm’s theory about how to compete successfully. It represents the cumulative direction of the organization, given the internal and external factors. An International Marketing Strategy has to ensure that the firm’s overall business strategy is supported. You can divide t…

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The Importance of Cross-Cultural Training in Business

Business people today face an increasing range of culturally diverse situations. To ensure success in business, many organizations are using cross-cultural training to improve their manager’s cross-cultural effectiveness and enhance their communication skills. In a diverse workplace there are many cultures collide. Many cul…

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An Examination of Quality Service Cycle and Its Four Main Elements

The model that Disney uses in the Disney Institute, and which much of this book is based on, is call the Quality Service Cycle. It is made up of four main elements: “a service theme, service standards, delivery systems, and integration” (p. 29). These are what are described in the opening chapter as part of “…

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An Assessment of Competency Based Training (CBT)

Assessment Item 1 – Critically Evaluate an Assessment Process The assessment system being evaluated is Competency Based Training (CBT). This is used by myself and my colleagues in the Automotive Trade section. This report will include the processes implemented by my section, and what issues are present that impact on how…

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The Role of Organizations and Organizational Design

Every part of our lives is affected by organisations – we work in them, shop in them, have children in them. Therefore organisations are groups of social entities, to which all groups need some sort of co-operation in order to exist and function. Organisations are characterised by formalised goals, and some sort of delibera…

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An Essay on Critical Thinking and Decision Making

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Critical thinking involves the ability to weigh evidence, examine arguments, and construct rational bases for generally accepted beliefs. In order to establish a theoretical basis for studying critical thinking, a great quantity of research has been done. Critical thinking is not only…

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An Analysis of the Basic Concept of Critical Thinking Styles and Forces of Influence

Critical Thinking Styles and Forces of Influence by MGT 350 Our basic concept of critical thinking is, at root, simple. We could define it as the art of taking charge of your own mind. Its value is also at root simple: “if we can take charge of our own minds, we can take charge of our lives; we can improve them, bringi…

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A Review of the Employees in Crazy Eddies

  1. Compute key ratios for period 1984-1987 1984 1985 1986 1987 Current .93 1.56 1.40 2.41 A/R turnover 52.7 49.8 116.8 32.5 Inventory turnover 4.58 3.9 3.25 2.5 Debt-to-equity 4.9 1.75 1.98 2.16 Efficiency 3.75 2.08 2.07 1.2 GM% .22 .24 .26 .23 Return on assets .21 .19 .2 .06 Red Flags The Inventory turn…

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An Analysis of the Article “Cost Cutting in a Downturn”

Article 1 reviews “Cost cutting in a downturn”. This article states that “according to a study of 377 large businesses by the consultant Bain & Company, sharp managers respond to a downturn by tightening their alliances with stakeholders, not just cutting costs”. Aggressive cost management is ext…

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An Analysis of the Topic of the History of the Corvette Car

The history of the Corvette started in the 1950’s when Harley, a top designer at GM, Earl told General Motor’s high executives that GM should build a sports car. He though if Jaguar, Ferrari, and Porsche ruled the roads of Europe, then GM should build a sport car that could rule the roads of America. But as usual they disag…

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An Analysis of the 16th Century Spanish Attack on the Coast of Mexico

Cortes and Castillo Introduction It was during the early portion of the 1500’s that the Spanish infiltrated Mexico. It was a time of great change and great conquest for many, although it was also a time of great despair and struggle for others. In examining this particular period of time we discuss two individual writ…

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A Company Overview of Avon Products, Inc.

Current Situation Performance In 1999, Avon Products, Inc., was one of the worlds largest direct-selling merchandisers of beauty and beauty-related products. Avon markets product lines to women in the United States as well as in many different countries through 2.8 million independent sales representatives who sell primar…

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An Analysis of the Topic of the Cola Fiasco and the Rating Agency Analysis

The Cola fiasco brings the issue of Corporate governance not being adhered will lead to affect the business severly. Resilience But the Dhara brand after Dropsy cases in India (threat of “Argemone Mexicana,” the minuscule mustard seed look-alike which wreaked havoc in most of the states.) in September 1998 is a g…

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Electric Companies and the Convenience They Bring in the United States of America

Rural electric cooperatives are formed in order to bring rural areas of the United States fast, affordable, and efficient electricity. An electric co-op is designed to offer you electricity at a cheaper rate and enables one to make use of modern electric conveniences. Conveniences that an electric co-op bring…

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A Description of the Southampton Institute Business Support Enterprise Network

Introduction Southampton Institute Business Support Enterprise Network (SIBSEN) is an informal study group combining the knowledge and expertise of Southampton Business School (SBS) lecturers and PhD students. Now in operation for over one year, SIBSEN’s researchers are community focused and are currently lending their s…

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A Description of the Confectionary and Court Line Market as a Huge One With Many Different Types of Products and Companies

Introduction. Confectionary and count line market is a huge one with many different types of products and companies in it, these rang from crisps, cakes and chocolate bars to cereal bars and traditional sweets Chocolate bars are the product with the highest market share and possibly the hardest sub-market o break into du…

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An Analysis of the Rise of the International Business

Since the 1980’s, international business has been on the rise. Negotiating and building effective relationships is vital for the success of Westerners conducting business in China. BACKGROUND As with most Asians, where ritual and personal relationships are a vital part of the smooth functioning of society, Chinese busin…

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A Description of the Several Types of Employees

In any given company, there are several types of employees. Most middle to large sized companies have some type of upper management, middle management, and regular workers/peons. There are many differences and few similarities between the divisions of workers. Such things as salary and responsibility are only two things tha…

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An Explanation of Commodity Fetishism

Discussion Board “Commodity Fetishism” defines commodity as “something useful that can be turned to commercial or other advantage,” for example, any item made to make life a little easier, socially or otherwise, such as a new sweater, or a cell phone. The site also describes feti…

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An Analysis of the Marketing of Coca-Cola, a Soft Drink Distributor

Nick Pourakis Marketing Dr. Priluck 10/12/2000 Coca Cola The Coca-Cola Company is the worlds leading manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. Its world headquarters is based in Atlanta, Georgia. The company and its subsidiaries employ nearly 31,000 people around t…

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The Classical Decomposition Method for Calloway Golf

Classical Decomposition Method for Calloway Golf (1995-1999) For this paper I have gathered quarterly data on the sales of Calloway Golf Company from 1995 to the third quarter of 1999,and will attempt to fit a time series model using the Classical Decomposition Method, which uses a multifactor model shown below: Yt = f…

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A Company Report on the Citigroup Inc

Company Report Citigroup Inc. is a diversified global financial services holding company whose businesses provide a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers with some 200 million customer accounts in over 100 countries and territories. The Company’s activities are conducted through the Global Co…

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