The Expansion of the Oak Tree Ltd.

A Look at the Budgeting Process

  1. The budgeting process consists of figuring out how much needs to be alloted from one’s monthly income to various expenses. How much is alloted is a function of what kind of lifestyle one aspires to acheive, as well as ones monthly income. An example of a monthly budget is as follows: $400 for groceries, $200 for dinining…

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The Expansion of the Oak Tree Ltd.

Our products refer the total concept that could be sold with design and quality. The Oak Tree Ltd. has agreed on the special concept to expand into other EU countries, however, to advertise a target group with a high income and customers who are interested in garden/balcony furniture which are lifestyle oriented. For the…

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The Importance of Leadership Skills in Companies and Different Ways of Teaching Leadership to Employees

Websters Dictionary defines leadership as the position or guidance of a person or thing that leads, directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity. However Leadership has not one single definition, but many. Leadership is often an intangible factor that makes one group more effective than another. It exis…

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A Literary Analysis of the Merchants of Cool

The Merchants of Cool “They don’t call it ‘human’ research or ‘people’ research, they call it ‘market’ research.” Did the marketers in “The Merchants of Cool” get it right? Do they really know you? If MTV was really based on understanding you as a person, what would it look like? Since the beginni…

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The Creation of American Freedom through Legal Business

The Makings Of A Superpower America is home to the free, proud, and prosperous. How did we come to achieve these three great intangibles? That question can be answered with one word: business. It is business that keeps our families fed, a roof over our head, and, most importantly, our constitutional rights in check. Bus…

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The Basic Seven Steps that Need to be Taken Before an Industry Can Start

There are basically seven factors that must be met before an industry can start to take place in a particular area. Those seven factors are: raw materials, transportation, energy, markets, labour, capital, and government. The Industrial Heartland is almost like one big industry, connected in a vast megalopolis. I’ll be t…

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A Description of Henry Ford as an Extremely Hardworking Man

Henry Ford, an extremely hardworking man, was very curious in his early life because he liked to take things apart and ask many questions. He designed and manufactured many cars, including the Model T which was the second largest selling car totaling over 15,000,000. In addition to doing this, he managed an enormous company…

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An Introduction to the History of Mutual Funds for Investing Purposes

The History of Mutual Funds The concept of pooling money together for investing purposes started in Europe in the mid-1800s. The first appearance of a similar fund in the United States was in 1893 when a fund was established for the faculty and staff of Harvard University. These early pooled-funds (trusts) resembled…

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An Analysis of the Basis For the Crisis of Exxon

  1. What was the basis for the crisis? The basis for the crisis was that Exxon really didn’t have an emergency plan for a spill that near to shore. They were more concerned with losing tankers at sea. “The company must do well solving the actual problem – in this case, cleaning up 10 million gallons of spilled oil. An…

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Instructions for Starting a Small Business

If you are thinking about starting a small business, now is the time. Personal computers and software that are business quality are far better and cheaper than those of just five years ago. Coupled with the internet, today’s computers, and software, the small business is on a more level playing field with larger companies….

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The Issue of Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace

INTRODUCTION Scan the newspapers, listen to the evening news, peruse a periodical, survey the literature, talk to a friend, and you too will find example after example of organizations and individuals faced with the costly effects of discrimination and harassment in the workplace. The basic federal law against job discrimin…

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A Description of Organisations Trying To Be All Things To All People

Many organizations try to be all things to all people, and end up being mediocre or worse on everything. As an old saying says “A Jack-of-all-trades is a master of none!” This can be very true to most companies but the problem is they fail to realize it. The authors’ thesis stresses that successful organizations d…

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An Introduction to Decision Making Tools and Techniques

Decision Making Tools and Techniques. There are several different tool the aide in the decision making process. The Deming Cycle is just one of the techniques. The Deming Cycle is used to control improvements to projects and the required outcome. The Deming Cycle is a process used for continuous improvement efforts. The D…

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An Analysis of Lists of Suppliers and More Information

——-**** LISTS OF SUPPLIERS AND MORE INFORMATION ****——– Most, if not all, of the information in this publication can be obtained through a public or university library. There are also many publications that are put out by people who want to make money by telling other people how to make explosives at home….

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An Introduction to the Taco Bell Corporation

Executive Summary The Taco Bell Corporation is well positioned to continue to be a strong and expanding presence in the highly competitive fast food industry – if they maintain their strategic vision. The combination of strong, supportive knowledge based IT systems complementing a corporate culture that rewards innovation…

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An Overview of TD Bank

TD Bank’s vision is to be the best retail bank in North America. TD Bank is founded on six guiding principles – ” Be Customer Driven, Respect Each Other, Execute with Excellence, Know Our Business, Enhance Our Brand, Increase Shareholder Value”. For my field trip I went to TD Bank to interview Ken Vashisht….

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An Introduction to Health Clubs

Introduction Most health clubs offer similar services and activities. Fit for Life Health Clubs has approached their business with innovative ideas and a unique philosophy. In essence, the philosophy is that properly designed information systems will enhance profits and reduce overhead while improving existing health club…

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A Case Study of Coca-Cola in American Culture

Coca-Cola Case Study. 1. SWOT ANALYSIS: Strengths Coca-Cola has been an intricate part of American culture for over a century. The product’s image is laden with sentimentality, and this is an image many people have taken deeply to heart. The Coca-Cola image is displayed on T-shirts, hats, and collectible memorabilia. T…

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Understanding the Supply Chain Management (SCM) in Business

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an approach that is focused on managing the entire process as products are transformed from raw materials into finished goods and then delivered to the customer. SCM is primarily concerned with three flows – product, information, and money. “The scope of SCM is extremely broad, involvin…

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An Analysis of Supermarket Retail Industry

Contents Abstract 1. Introduction – Supermarket Retail Industry P3-5 2. Strategy P6-12 2.1 Tesco 2.1.1 Business-Level Strategy 2.1.2 Corporate-Level and international Strategy 2.1.3 Strategy Development 2.2 Sainsbury’s 2.2.1 Business-Level Strategy 2.2.2 Corporate-Level and international…

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An Analysis of Super Bowl Advertising in United States

Super Bowl advertising: What really works? Introduction. 1. Introduction. Once a year almost the entire U.S. population sits down to watch the same program, the Super Bowl. But they are also watching scores of brand new commercials. The commercials they are watching are produced by the best and the brightest in the b…

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An Analysis of Value Creation in Customers Place

Value creation Two basic conditions determine a firm’s profits: the amount of value customers place on the firm’s goods or services and the firm’s costs of production. In general, the more value customers place on a firm’s products, the higher the price the firm can charge for those products. Note, however, that the pric…

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An Overview of Strategic Planning

What Is Strategic Planning? Strategic planning and business development are intrinsically linked; the latter cannot be successfully accomplished without regard to the former. A strategic plan should not be confused with a business plan. The former is likely to be a very short document whereas the latter is likely to be mu…

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Strategic Marketing Planning for Entrepreneurs


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An Introduction to the Siemens Company

Siemens is a huge 155 year old multinational $77 billion German based company operating through 16 big business units with one of the world’s largest communications, electronic and engineering company and 1200 fully consolidated subsidiaries in more than 190 countries, which are run by 484,000 employees. All Siemens busi…

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