Until statehood, Hawaii was ruled economically by a consortium of corporations
known as the “Big Five”: C. Brewer and Co., sugar, ranching, and chemicals,
founded in 1826; Theo. H. Davies & Co., sugar, investments, insurance, and
transportation, founded in 1845; Amfac Inc. (originally H. Hackfield Inc.-a
A strong culture is one that has dependency upon itself along with
outside resources. The economy is hard if nearly impossible to predict, and
this puts severe strain on a community that is dependent on one employer.
Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Flint are examples of these types of communities.
When a manufacturing process or…
Coal Mining in Eastern Kentucky Two years before Kentucky broke from Virginia to become a state, the first coal production was reported in the area around Beattyville, the present day seat of Lee County. Lee County yields rose steadily from 20 tons in 1790 until 1819 when production rose to 1600 tons. Also before 1800,…
Workplace Learning YouthNow seeks to develop relationships between schools and local businesses through our Workplace Learning Coordinator (WLC) Program. Senior secondary students are placed with a host employer to practice industry and work related skills learnt during their VET, VCAL or Year 10 courses. This program r…
“Quality is possible without irony;emotion is possible without gushiness. The best are, high and pop, finds a middle way.” Gordon’s statement carries an immense weight of truth with it. In our society, we aree surrounded and ambushed by ironic images, that in fact border on sarcastic cynicism and contempt. Althoug…
“? He’s a man who turns his leisure time into an adventure…He’s a man with a discriminating eye…He’s a man who is smart about his future.” Playboy-Aug.,Sept.,Oct. 1996 While flipping through the pages of a once controversial but now globally excepted magazine, one will find an interesting adv…
The study sheets exploring political, religious, social, intellectual, and personal freedom can be printed out and distributed to students. (Study sheets are provided on PBS ONLINE courtesy of General Motors.) When using the study sheets in conjunction with the series Thomas Jefferson (PBS airdate: February 18-19, 1997), i…
There is currently a war being fought in the northern half of Wisconsin between Nicolet Minerals Company, a subsidiary Rio Algom Mining Company, and many of the area residents and legislature. The Nicolet Minerals Company (formerly Crandon Mining Company) is planning to open a copper mine in the center of the headwaters of…
How to Make More Successful Deals
In this book the author uses the salesperson relationship of the buyer and seller to discuss negotiation. The author identifies the sources of power that a seller has when negotiating, and the tactics used by buyers to get what they want. Recognizing these key points allows sellers to bec…
is an acronym for the initials National Confectionery Co. It is a very popular brand name in England, which tries to satisfy the needs of the Asian community it is often mistaken that is the name of the company; but this is not true. is only a brand name for an international trading company, a specialist in Indian foods, -T…
In the literature concerning leadership, vision has a variety of definitions,
all of which include a mental image or picture, a future orientation, and
aspects of direction or goal.
Vision provides guidance to an organisation by articulating what it wishes to attain. It serves as “a signpost pointing the way for all wh…
In order to answer this question its first of all necessary to determine what management really means. Unfortunately management is not simply a term that can be described explicitly. Management is much more interdisciplinary and therefore its nature rather variable. But there are some things that can be stated for certain n…
My aim is to thoroughly investigate how the total cost of running a fleet car could be kept to a minimum. Having completed this investigation I will then make a recommendation to Lee on how this could be achieved.
Lee is the fleet manager of Three Cs trading Company, whom maintains a fleet of cars for its executives. Part o…
Thesis: An accountant has many choices to what particular field of accounting to specialize in depending on the financial information she wants to analyze and how it is done.
Class: Special Interest: Analyzing Financial Information
Subclasses: Financial Tax accountants Internal auditors A college student decides she wa…
The American History Illustrated, published in July of 1981, featured an essay by Bonnie Mitelman. The essay expounds on the tragedy of a horrific fire at the Triangle Waist Company on March 25, 1911 and the impetus it had on a union activist, Rose Schneiderman. Ms. Mitelman emphasizes the altering change such a tragedy can…
Some small-business owners view bookkeeping as a burdensome task that takes them away from running their business. It makes others nervous, and they may second-guess their knowledge and skills in fear of the Internal Revenue Service knocking on their door. You dont have to be intimidated or bored by accounting. Successfu…
I believe that the Principles of Management course provided me with
invaluable information which will help in furthering both my professional as
well as personal life. I believe that learning is a process by which an
individual undergoes certain changes. Also, during the learning process, many of
the beliefs which a person…
Training employees is a fundamental element of a corporations success. A
company succeeds only as well as the people running it can perform. This
training process can cover many skills and go into many areas of expertise. One
key element that has only recently come into action is an outdoor- based
experiential training prog…
Human Resources Project Proposal Natasha McNeal BUS303 Human Resource Management Dr. Amy Kramer PhD 03/12/09 Introduction Have you ever wondered how it would be to be an admissions advisor at a college/university? Well I interviewed Anabel Duarte an Ashford University admissions advisor. To be a successful admi…
As the quote from the Work in America report indicates, people want
to feel that their work matters, that what they do gives them some sense of
fulfillment. Of course, other factors matter too, especially room for
advancement and compensation, but the most important thing here is that
work be meaningful. But are these need…
Why Is Monopolies Harmful and How Can Regulation Ameliorate These Harmful
Why is monopoly harmful? How can regulation ameliorate these harmful effects?
What problems confront the regulators?
In order to deduce that a monopoly is harmful’, there must be another market
system which is preferable to monopoly so as to offer gre…
The case study titled, ?, is primarily concerned with the issue of an employers liability with respect to the health and safety of its employees. This case deals specifically with how much of what an employer knows, or ought to know, about a potential hazard should be communicated to workers, and what steps the company is o…
What is management by different authors’ point of view? What are the main features of models of management? To begin with, this essay aims to discuss and compare different approaches towards management. Particular attention will be given to various definitions of management. Finally it represents two models of management…
? Definition of Business Failure: Business that ceased operation following
assignment or bankruptcy; ceased operation after foreclosure or attaching;
voluntary withdrawal leaving unpaid debts. It is a common assumption in the restaurant industry that restaurants fail
at an exceedingly high rate, the highest failure ra…
TABLE OF CONTENTS
01.00………… EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
02.00………… TRENDS IN RETAIL BANKING 03.00………… ABOUT THE INTERNET 04.00………… VIRTUAL BANKING AND APPLICATIONS 04.01………… SMART CARDS 05.00………… EXAMPLES 06.00………… SECURITY ON THE INTERNET 06.01…….