The Role of the Human Resource Professional

The Role of the Human Resource Professional

Introduction No matter the breadth or the depth of an organization, it will always have the inherent need for human resources. It is safe to say that without manpower, no organization in the world would exist. Recognizing not only the need for people, but more importantly, the need for skilled, efficient and loyal employee…

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The Pros and Cons of Raising the Minimum Wage of Workers

Raising minimum wages actually promotes growth (Meroney, 1995) and will have a positive effect on the economy. The positive effect will come from promoting job growth. This statement was made by U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich. Reich recommended that the minimum wage of $4.25 and hour be pushed up to $5.15 an hour over a…

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A Brilliant Pepsi Cola Marketing Gimmick

Pepsi Cola Marketing Mix Pepsi Co., one of today s leading soft drink companies, has not only revolutionized the soft drink industry with its creative marketing techniques and unforgettable taste, but for years has dominated the snack food and juice industry as well. PepsiCo. is amongst the most successful consumer product…

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An Overview of Organisational Commitment

Organisational Commitment What is organisational commitment? Why should manager want it in their workforce? Is there any cost effective way to secure it? The concept of organisational commitment (OC) is not easy to describe. By studying the literature on OC it becomes apparent that there is little consensus as to the me…

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An Analysis of the Two Leading Companies in the Clothing and Accessory Industry-Calvin Klein and Benetton

For our ISP research assignment, Christina and I have chosen to analyze two leading companies in the clothing and accessory industry, Calvin Klein and Benetton. Both companies have proven distinction and success in today s global market, as they have gone beyond the expected and have used alternative methods in their campai…

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A Company Profile of Nike from the United States

Introduction *Subject of the project The subject identified for this research project is the soccer boots of Nike, particularly the Mercurial. Nike was founded in USA and it is a global sports gear manufacturer. The company has four series of soccer boots, namely, Speed, 90 minutes, Tiempo, Training and Women’s. The Mercu…

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E Brief History of the Atlanta Bread Company

Justin Weigt Into to Business 10-24-00 I researched my own place of employment, which was the Atlanta Bread Company. Atlanta Bread Company is located in Batavia at 207 Randall Rd. I was very lucky because my managers are also the owners. Their names are Robert and Claudia Curtis. They are married and they are responsibl…

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An Company Overview of Unum Corporation

Unum Corporation Unum Corporation was a small life insurance company in the1850 s known as Union Mutual. Finding a better way, was a philosophy of the original founder and that philosophy had grown to become a deep-rooted value in the company s development. Unum had reorganized and gone public in the 1980 s, and in the 199…

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The Application of Total Quality Management in the Industry

Total Quality Management (TQM) has been around for several years. The concept is being applied to business and industry processes for the purpose of quality improvement. Many businesses feel that TQM is only for large manufacturing type businesses or major industries. (Lee p1) TQM can be used for everyone with managers and…

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The Goals and Advantages of Triple Platinum

Prices are the key to income, which in turn are key to profits for an organization. To earn a profit, Triple Platinum must choose a price that is not too high or to low, a price that equals the perceived value to target consumers. In setting our price, we attempted to find a level high enough to produce a satisfactory profi…

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A Comprehensive History of AT&T

AT&T • Corporate History- (formerly known as American Telephone & Telegraph) AT&T was incorporated on March 3, 1885. At this time in the companies history it was supposed to manage the long-distance business of American Bell Telephone Company. AT&T continued this operation until December 30, 1899, wh…

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A Profile Overview of the Company AT&T Wireless Services, Inc (AWS)

AT&T Wireless Services, Inc., (AWS), a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T, operates their digital wireless network in North America. AWS is a leading provider of wireless communications services throughout the United States and in its international ventures. Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, the company employs mor…

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An Argument in Favor of the Importance of Job Training

Job Training Part I: The Importance of Training A new employee in the job of Banquet and Conference Services Manager will need training so that they can be as effective as possible in their job function. Although the new employee will come to the Statler with at least two years of experience in banquets or catering, there…

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A Competitive Analysis on AT&T Company

Researching A Company The organization chosen for my company profile is AT&T. AT&T is currently ranked no. 10 for Fortune 500 companies. AT&T is run by CEO: C. Michael Armstrong. AT&T is one of the top Telecommunications companies in the world. AT&T’s national headquarters is located at 32 Sixth Avenue…

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An Analysis of the Management Challenges That the Organizations Face Today

Managing people effectively is one of the major challenges facing organizations today. Effective managers should be able to clearly define his/her role within an organization. Managers need to make appropriate decisions, delegate tasks, empower people, manage conflict well and listen. Managers need to identify specific ski…

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An Introduction to the

AMAZON.COM The Internet has become an extremely popular place for small businesses and firms to advertise and sell their products. Although this is a very easy and popular way to sell, it all depends on how well you use your marketing ideas. One firm that is widely known across the country and famous for having grown so fa…

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An Introduction to the Sociological Explanation of Downsizing in Corporations

Sociological explanation Downsizing has become a common occurrence in corporations today. More then half of the fortune 500 corporations have slashed their corporate staffs. Since 1979, over 1.5 million managerial and staff positions have been eliminated. (Karake 1). Downsizing is an inescapable reality and constant threa…

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Walt Disney’s True Success That Lies in Fantasy Land

Disneyland: Fantasy vs. the Future Walt Disney had a dream. He wanted to conjure up a place, where every one is happy and nothing ever goes wrong and where you could wish upon a star and your dreams would come true. (Mouse Tales, pg. 18) It sounds nice but in a world that had recently been wracked by world war and would so…

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An Article on Deutsche Bank, AG

This article is about Deutsche Bank AG, which six months ago tried to sell its retail business to concentrate on corporate and investment banking, is working on a plan to turn its retail unit into a pan-European outlet for stocks, mutual funds and other investment products. Top executives of Deutsche Bank, the world’s larg…

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An Introduction to the History of eBay Auctions

eBay Auctions It has been 4 months since I’ve come to this country and I already have spent hundreds of dollars for shopping online in some auctions in the Internet. There are a lot of auctions web sites in internet, such as Ubid, Webauctions, Yahoo!Auctions; and also Excite Auctions, Upstock, e-witch, and eBay, and hundre…

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An Analysis on The Crucial Role of Good Manager in Literature

Introduction We live in an era when the only constant is change. Everything in our lives, no matter how big or small important or not changes rapidly. Companies therefore wouldn t escape from this reality. It is common in literature and as a saying that the organization, which will not adjust to its internal and external…

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An Introduction to the Black and Decker’s Dewalt Line

  1. FINDINGS Black and Decker’s DeWalt line has been so successful in the USA that it is now the standard for both the Professional-Industrial and the Professional-Tradesman market segments. Nolan Archibald, Chairman, President and CEO of Black and Decker (B&D) saw the potential in 1994 to increase the companies market s…

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An Introduction to the Importance of Humor in Advertising

Humor and Advertising I. Introduction Advertising is one of the critical marketing variables which marketers use to differentiate products in a cluttered marketplace. In order to increase the effectiveness of advertising for a product, advertising messages should be unique and meaningful. This concurs with the von Restorf…

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Cambodia’s Labor Standards and Its Role in the International Business

Cambodia is known for its war torn history as well as its factor in international business. By using Griffins framework, and reading the article A Bumpy Road to Reform out of the September 11. 2000 issue of Business Week it is easy to see why such large companies such as Nike, Target, Gap, JC Penny and Wal-Mart see interest…

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An Introduction to the History of E-Commerce in Today’s Society

IT AND RETAILING What is e-commerce? E-commerce is the buying and selling of products and services by both businesses and consumers over the Internet. Such practices have exploded over the last year as security has improved with more and more consumers now buying goods and services online. This coupled with the computer r…

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