An Introduction to the General Motors Corporation

An Introduction to the General Motors Corporation

Abstract General Motors Corporation achieved $186,800,000,000 in revenue for the year 2002. The internationally acclaimed automobile giant approaches the advertising efforts of its numerous brands on every imaginable front. From television, with over 10,000 commercials per week beamed to American households to magazines, ne…

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An Introduction to Adidas Sporting Goods Company

Executive Summary: Adidas was the dominating manufacturer of sporting goods. It achieved this success by developing cleated shoes for the soccer and track and field sports. The landscape of the sporting goods industry has changes, but Adidas has not changed with it. Sporting good textiles and footwear have become popular w…

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An Analysis of the type of Organization

The accounting cycle for some organizations can be the same or different depending on the type of organization. Within a school district, such as North Merrick Union Free School District, the accounting cycle is geared around the spending per child. It is also a not for profit organization; this differs from an organiza…

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An Introduction to the Creative Essay on the Topic of Gloria

Most accounting cycles are similar, which means that they usually contain the same steps. However, the items and people involved in each of the cycles vary. For example, a typical accounting cycle consists of identifying and recording transaction and other events, journalizing, posting, trial balance, adjusting entries, adj…

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A Financial Accounting Case Study of General Mills Consolidated Statements of Earnings

General Mills, Inc. Financial Accounting Case Study Module 1: A. General Mills Consolidated Statements of Earnings: 1. The recorded sale amount of almost $8 billion is not the actual amount of cash collected. The amount of $8 billion includes cash and credit sales. 2. Sales increased each year from 2000 to 2002. Th…

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An Introduction and a Defeinition of E-Commerce on the World Wide Web

E-commerce A term that refers to the growing retail, service and business to business industries on the World Wide Web: Marketing, Strategy, Training, Research, Practice, and Services, among other topics that are related to E-commerce. E-commerce websites facilitate the buying and selling of goods and services over the Int…

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A Biography of Yang Ian a Businesswoman

Yang lan, is a self-employed businesswoman who owns a media company that is called Sun TV. I admire her quite a lot. She was graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University. However, when she was in her senior year at university, she imagined that she would do some kinds of job such as cultural communication, trade, or in…

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A Strategic Case Analysis of MCC SMART

STRATEGIC MARKETING CASE MCC SMART 1.1 – COMPANY DESCRIPTION MCC SMART (Micro Compact Car) was established in April 1994 by the Mercedes and Swatch association. The Swatch main idea was to create an urban, simple, environment-friendly and inexpensive car for the new century. The name SMART is a combination of Swa…

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A Marketing Plan for Australasian Share Fund Manager

Develop a comprehensive marketing plan for an organisation that you are familiar with, covering; current marketing situation opportunity and issue analysis objectives marketing strategy action programs projected profit and loss statement controls A marketing pla…

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Effective Management as a Vital Dynamic of a Forward Moving Society

(Reflective Paper) By Roderick Smith Good and effective management is vital to the dynamics of a forward moving society. This is true in all organizations, including business and government. Society could function with ineffective managers and management to some extent but not to its optimum. ‘Good’ management can map o…

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A Marketing Plan of New Zealand Based Toy Producer on Chinese Market

After a 20-year reform and opening, China’s economic system and operating mechanism have undertaken great changes and formed a frame of diversified ownership where the public ownership is primary. As one of the biggest business partner, New Zealand firms are going to enter into Chinese market. The author believes it is very…

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An Analysis of Thomas Barr Shop

  1. Introduction – Consultancy Task Thomas Barr’s is a small snack shop located in the centre of Paisley. Although the shop is currently successful, busy and providing returns, the owner-manager, Thomas Barr, has recognised that the business could improve. As a result the consultancy team has been invited to complete a ma…

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An Analysis of Triodos Bank

BUSINESS ETHICS An analysis of Triodos bank Introduction Triodos Bank is a social bank lending only to organisations and businesses with social and environmental objectives. Triodos Bank is well known for its innovative and transparent approach to banking. Savers at Triodos Bank kn…

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An Analysis of the Influence of Technology in Business and Management

  1. INTRODUCTION Today, business and management continue to be transformed by high technology. An interesting description of the modern era is the Information Age The Information Age implies a time for a revolution in the information environment for business and management. The changes that are taking place may be more si…

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An Analysis of the Irish Hotel Industry with Specific Reference to the City Hotel

The following report is an analysis of the Irish Hotel industry with specific reference to the City Hotel. After identifying the main problems facing the Hotel, I have completed an external analysis on the environment the hotel is currently operating in. A review of the hotel’s current strategy determined whether it can ope…

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An Analysis of the Balance of a Bank

A Serious Interest Penalty In this case, a bank, The Western National Bank, is trying to offer free checking benefits to those customers with a minimum balance great enough to do so. The banks problem is finding the amount the minimum balance should be, as well as meeting certain criteria given in their advertisement. S…

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The Impact of AT&T Breaking Up into Four Satelite Companies

AT&T Breakup Our book talks about managing strategy and strategic planning. I chose to write my paper on AT&Ts recent breakup into four satellite companies. I intend to show how their past planning was not well-suited for their rapidly changing industry, and how they are now adjusting strategies and preparing for t…

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The American Society for Quality as a Leading Quality Improvement Organization in the United States

Research Paper The American Society for Quality (ASQ) has been the leading quality improvement organization in the United States for more than 50 years. Its members have initiated most of the quality methods used throughout the world, including statistical process control, quality cost measurement and control, total qualit…

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A Comparison of the Business Models of AOL United States and AOL Latin America

AOL Latin America 1. Business model US The success of AOL-US business model comprises the following factors: The easy to use proprietary portal software, the flat fee pricing structure, high brand awareness, a large user community, good content and immense marketing efforts. The proprietary…

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A Personal Recount on Fulfilling a Dream of Success

I always feel that one needs to know where one is going in life so that when one reaches the place he can move beyond the horizon set for him. That is why it is essential for every person to have some aim in life. This aim gives people the strength to face obstacles and move the barriers in path to success. Almost every…

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An Analysis of Changes in AES Corporation

AES “Culture is comprised of the assumptions, values, norms and tangible signs (artifacts) of organization members and their behaviors. Members of an organization soon come to sense the particular culture of an organization” [McNamara]. Interaction with one another and communication between departments of differ…

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An Analysis of Effective Decision Making Process

Case Study Outline. This essay will discuss the case where A.H. Robins made unethical decisions that caused resulted in serious ramifications for their customers and the company. A.H. Robins purchased the company Dalkon Shield in 1970 (Nelson & Trevino, 2004, p.203). The company was manufacturing a devise called an IUD…

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The Other Side of Major League Baseball: The Business behind Entertainment

Major League Baseball is viewed by most Americans as a source of entertainment. Millions of people turn out during a regular season to see there favorite teams and players play a good game of baseball. However, few see the other side of this form of entertainment. Baseball is as much of a business as it is a source of recr…

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The Importance of Diversity for an Organization

Why is Diversity Important? For an organization, diversity is important because a variety of ideas that are constructively pooled and managed wisely can be vital to the success of that organization. Individuals with different backgrounds bring different ideas to an organization. As stated in the Thomas and Ely article on…

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The Hostile Takeover of Pacific Lumber in the Last Stand by David Harris

In his book, The Last Stand, David Harris vividly documents the events leading up to, and directly following, the hostile takeover of Pacific Lumber. Harris presents the heartrending story of a logging company whose noble ideals were corrupted by the sudden influx of greed. Prior to Charles Hurwitz’s company Maxxam gaining…

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