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Motivational theories
Motivational theories
motivational theories Laura S Sides Black MGT 300 11-22-00 The success of any organization depends on the ability of managers to provide a motivating environment for its employees. Motivated employees are more productive, happier, and stay with the organization longer. One of the primary tasks a manager faces is to find out what motivates their staff. By understanding employee needs, managers can understand what rewards to use to motivate them. Abraham Maslow proposed the theory called hierarchy
MOtorola
MOtorola
MOtorola Motorola The phone rings. Your pager vibrates off the bed stand. Your PowerPC boots up for the day. Your boss calls you on your cell phone claiming that you’re late. The supercomputers that operate the streetlights in your neighborhood continue to keep your streets safe. If not for Motorola, none of these everyday occurrences would be possible. Motorola, Inc. is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois with other offices throughout Illinois and the US, plus offices in China, Japan and thro
MOtorola
MOtorola
MOtorola Motorola The phone rings. Your pager vibrates off the bed stand. Your PowerPC boots up for the day. Your boss calls you on your cell phone claiming that you’re late. The supercomputers that operate the streetlights in your neighborhood continue to keep your streets safe. If not for Motorola, none of these everyday occurrences would be possible. Motorola, Inc. is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois with other offices throughout Illinois and the US, plus offices in China, Japan and thro
Consumers have so many choices to make compared to
Consumers have so many choices to make compared to
Mr Consumers have so many choices to make compared to ten or even twenty years ago. Today as always, business growth depends heavily on loyal customers who return because they are satisfied with the product and/or service they have received. But first companies have to bring consumers into the stores. The companies bring consumers into the store by marketing their product. The average consumer would probably define marketing as a combination of advertising and selling. It actually includes a goo
Sony and Marketing WHAT MARKETING IS: The primary
Sony and Marketing WHAT MARKETING IS: The primary
Mr1 Sony and Marketing WHAT MARKETING IS: The primary concern or objective of marketing is to identify and satisfy, or exceed the changing needs of customers. In view of this broad concern of marketing, it can be seen that the concept of marketing encapsulates many activities in a business. Marketing, in fact, refers to any activity undertaken by a firm that has been designed to plan, price, promote and distribute ideas, goods and services to target markets. These marketing activities were execu
Consumers have so many choices to make compared to
Consumers have so many choices to make compared to
Mr Consumers have so many choices to make compared to ten or even twenty years ago. Today as always, business growth depends heavily on loyal customers who return because they are satisfied with the product and/or service they have received. But first companies have to bring consumers into the stores. The companies bring consumers into the store by marketing their product. The average consumer would probably define marketing as a combination of advertising and selling. It actually includes a goo
Sony and Marketing WHAT MARKETING IS: The primary
Sony and Marketing WHAT MARKETING IS: The primary
Mr1 Sony and Marketing WHAT MARKETING IS: The primary concern or objective of marketing is to identify and satisfy, or exceed the changing needs of customers. In view of this broad concern of marketing, it can be seen that the concept of marketing encapsulates many activities in a business. Marketing, in fact, refers to any activity undertaken by a firm that has been designed to plan, price, promote and distribute ideas, goods and services to target markets. These marketing activities were execu
Individual Assignment
Individual Assignment
mr2 Individual Assignment Compare and contrast two problem-solving methodologies, select one of these and apply it to a situation in your organisation. The latter should be written in a \'case study\' format Introduction – What is a Problem? In an individuals professional and social life, they will have objectives or desired outcomes that they aim to reach. These may be in preparing to take a family holiday or meeting a high sales target at work. During the course of attaining that goal they wil
Mutual Reward Theory
Mutual Reward Theory
Mutual Reward Theory MUTUAL REWARD THEORY (MRT) Working relationships are a necessary part of life and the functioning of an organization. The quality of these relationships can be measured by the quality of communication that takes place. One of the more important relationships that exist within an organization is the interpersonal relationship. These are the most intimate relationships that we have with other people in the workplace. In a true interpersonal relationship, no one feels excluded.
NAFTA
NAFTA
NAFTA Introduction to International Business Professor Natalie M. Leonard NAFTA’s Today & Tommorow By Sema Kaya Richard Hushion Chuck Lundy Vui Loong Tsui Joab Magara Abdul Jahadhmy Table of Contents Page NAFTA Background and History 2 Positive Effects on NAFTA 2 Growth in Trade 2 Growth in U.S. Exports 2 U.S Compliance with NAFTA 4 U.S.-Mexico Trade Relations 4 Reform Process in Mexico 4 Negative Effects on NAFTA 5 On the Mexican Side 5 On the American Side 6 Environmental Issues 7 Future of NA
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NAFTA1
NAFTA1 North American Free Trade Agreement In December of 1992, President Salinas of the Government of the United Mexican States, President Bush of the Government of the United States of America, and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney of the Government of Canada signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA); however, it was not ratified and fully effective until 1 January 1994. NAFTA, which established a free trade area among the aforementioned nations, consistent with the previously institu
Napster Unethical or Ethical
Napster Unethical or Ethical
Napster Unethical or Ethical Napster: Unethical or Ethical? In the music industry various artists work hard in order to make music that many people enjoy listening to. They then sell their music to record companies such as Arista, RCA, Warner Brothers, and Jive, just to name a few. These record companies make multi million-dollar deals with these artists with the intentions that once they distribute the artists’ music to the record stores they will be selling a favorable amount of albums. In tod
National variations in policy stance
National variations in policy stance
national variations in policy stance National variations in Policy Stance The major industrialized nations of the world have all had their similarities and differences throughout time. The U.S., currently begin the strongest economy in the world is among some of the few countries that has been trying to begin free trade throughout the world economies. The E.U. is also starting to begin the processes of free trade throughout their Union. The U.S and the U.K. have more in common than the European
Nike
Nike
Nike SHORT CASE SUMMARY Nike, Inc. (503-671-6453, www.nike.com) is the worlds #1 athletic shoe and apparel seller. Nike currently employs 20,700 employees, with total sales of $8.78 billion. Nike and the athletic shoe industry have evolved into one of the most competitive market in recent years. But, analysts believe that athletic shoe sales will slow down over the next few years. The slowdown will come with the change in consumer trends. For instance, the younger market is beginning to buy more
Nike1
Nike1
Nike1 The athletic apparel industry in which Nike is involved is a major money maker in the United States, but the fact that none of the factories are located in North America has brought some heat to the company. Nike controls more than 40 percent of the U.S. Market for sports related goods, but doesn’t have a single sneaker factory in this country (Miller 1). Nike continues to make millions of dollars yet exploits workers overseas by paying them very little, while requiring long hours without
Nike2
Nike2
Nike2 The Nike Foundation, formerly the Nike P.L.A.Y. Foundation, is reflection of the Nike Cultures. Nike is committed to assisting youth to achieve both their personal goals as well as to contribute to the overall betterment of our society. The focus of Nike\'s resources will be applied to your empowerment, sports, after-school programs, and community and environmental learning to develop skills, build confidence, and to apply critical thinking to solutions to individuals, community and global
Nintendo
Nintendo
Nintendo SEGA’s Strategy SEGA’s strategy is to become a world leader in video entertainment. Their strategic intent is to build an entertainment empire. To achieve this, SEGA has adopted a technology oriented strategic plan that focuses on acquiring and maintaining competitive advantages in fields such as multimedia, computer graphics, virtual reality, and high tech amusement theme parks. The research and development spending has been boosted to capture the market before the competitors. SEGA’s
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None Provided MARKETING PLAN OUTLINE Company: “Youth Outdoor Adventures”: Our mission is to provide educational outdoor experiences for underprivileged youth. Strengths: Unique opportunity Not a lot of competition Free to kids School support Weaknesses: Cliental is not traditionally familiar with product We currently cannot accommodate all who apply Starts up costs are high Large staffing needs Opportunities and Threats: The average child who grows up in a large urban area stays there for most o
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None Provided1 The number one question to ask when starting a business, whether on the Web or in a traditional setting, is why would people want to buy the product or service. Somewhere in the world, one can find people selling anything so why would people come to you? Are you selling something unique, do you make or market something that no one can find anywhere else or would find it almost impossible to find elsewhere? Do you sell your product at a lower price then anyone else? Maybe your pric
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None Provided2 Running head: The Edge of Excellence The Edge of Excellence Kathleen P. Munn Community College of Philadelphia Recently, the media has spent an increasing amount of broadcast time on new technology. The focus of high-tech media has been aimed at the flurry of advances concerning artificial intelligence (AI). What is artificial intelligence and what is the media talking about? Are these technologies beneficial to our society or mere novelties among business and marketing profession
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None Provided3 Globalization of Marketing. “Our age is driven by the Republic of Technology whose} supreme law…is convergence, the tendency for everything to become more like everything else.” Daniel J. Boorstin. After reading the assigned articles, I realized that nowadays a lot of changes occur because of companies’ tendency to globalize. Growing opportunities of e-business and other Internet activities allow companies to focus not only on domestic or national markets, but also on diverse glob
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None Provided4 Sample Work When evaluating the quality of EssayEdge\'s edits, please bear in mind the quality of the original version to understand the dramatic improvement made to the essay. Praise The below edit and critique earned this comment from the customer: I would like to thank you for a job well done! You improved upon these essays immensely. Unedited Version: Unedited version will contain poor writing and uncorrected typos. To view the edited version and critique, please click here. Q
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None Provided5 Final Exam 2. The six M’s of modern industrial organizations are: money, manufacturing, machinery, manpower, market, management. These are all related in a way because in order to be successful in a business you must focus on all six of these equally. Mass production x efficiency = success. 3. Demings 14 points method: 1) Create a statement of aims and purposes of the company to give to the employees. 2) Learn the new philosophy. 3) Understand the purpose of inspection, for improv
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None Provided6 The differences between the traditional and modern organization and why clearly defining organization helps managers. The traditional organizationonal structure was established and became popular in the first part of the 20th century, a time, where multilayered beauracracies were seen as the most effective and efficient approach to manage large, complex corporations. Constarints on transportation, modest education levels among the workforce, and the limited technical ability to co
Nucor
Nucor
Nucor Previous Engagement Last time our consulting firm found several major points of question and recommended solutions. Some of these recommendations were implemented with excellent success. The first and most arduous problem we examined was of expansion. Our recommendations for expansion were put into effect with several projects in various stages. In the past several months, the company has announced plans to build a structural mill next to its flat-rolled plant in Berkeley County, South Car
Occupational Stress
Occupational Stress
Occupational Stress Abstract Job stress can be defined as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker. Job stress can lead to poor health and even injury. This paper will discuss the four primary areas from which occupational stress originates. Next, the outcomes of stress will be discussed, followed by an examination of the classifications of stressors. The remainder of the discussion w
Ohio Lemon Law
Ohio Lemon Law
Ohio Lemon Law Ohio Lemon Law Introduction In 1994, the National Association of Attorneys General conducted a nationwide survey that placed problems with automobiles as the number one consumer complaint. Somewhere between 2 - 30% of all new domestic and foreign vehicles sold each year have substantial performance or safety problems that cannot be readily repaired. State lemon laws provide consumers with courses of action they can take when they have purchased a defective automobile, motor home
Online banking
Online banking
online banking Banking Online Imagine banks without tellers, desks, brochures, or ATM’s. Picture, a virtual bank, residing inside of a computer, projected by images on a computer screen. US financial institutions are moving towards virtual banking”; a strategy making bank services available to customers any time and place they need them. Banks are offering more services as virtual banking becomes more popular, while the number of traditional teller-staffed branches are declining. Bank customers
Op Management
Op Management
Op Management Operations management is the key, to a successful business strategy, quite lucently because; operations management is the soul of business. Simply put operations management is concerned with the value adding process of converting inputs into outputs. Converting inputs into outputs is all any business can do. Whether your business is electronic-based or a traditional brick-and-mortar building, your supply-chain goals are the same -- to efficiently deliver goods and services to your
OPTIONS AND FUTURES
OPTIONS AND FUTURES
OPTIONS AND FUTURES The Options and Futures Market Outline 1. Introduction: The world of futures and options. 2. Futures Market A. Explanation of futures contract. B. The risk of futures contract. 3. Options Market A. Explanation of options contract. B. The risk of options contract. C. Intrinsic value and time value of contracts. 4. Conclusion: Risky investments. Futures and options are very similar financial investments. Basically, these two investments are the result of financial uncertainty.
Oral communication
Oral communication
oral communication Once viewed as two separate disciplines, business and communication, have now meshed together to produce a hybrid business environment in which the everyday functions of business are intimately tied to communication (Pincus, 1997). Communication in the business world is imperative for success. This holds true for interpersonal communication, communication between management and staff, and for practically every other contact a business has, both within its own establishment and
Organizational Structure
Organizational Structure
Organizational Structure Organizational Structure In 1997 McKesson Corporation sold PCS INC. to Eli Lilly Company. It was a time when all employees were unsure of what was in store. Were there going to be layoffs, major changes or status quo? As it turned out, there were few changes that impacted the day to day life of the employees. In 1998 PCS was once again sold to Rite Aid Corporation. We are about to embark on this activity again as Advance Paradigm has purchased us from Rite Aid Corporatio
Outsourcing and its advantage and disadvantage
Outsourcing and its advantage and disadvantage
outsourcing and its advantage and disadvantage Introduction : Nowadays, many organisation are outsourcing their non- core activities to an external agents. Distribution is one of these activities as distribution consider as a non-core activity for many firms. Although, there are many advantage for outsourcing, there are also risks and disadvantage in this process. In this essay I would explain the term outsourcing and explain why organisations are preferring to outsource some of its functions in
Outsourcing in logistics sector
Outsourcing in logistics sector
outsourcing in logistics sector Introduction : Nowadays, many organisation are outsourcing their non- core activities to an external agents. Distribution is one of these activities as distribution consider as a non-core activity for many firms. Although, there are many advantage for outsourcing, there are also risks and disadvantage in this process. In this essay I would explain the term outsourcing and explain why organisations are preferring to outsource some of its functions in today’s enviro
Payment Methods for an International Transaction
Payment Methods for an International Transaction
Payment Methods for an International Transaction One of the subjects of international business that I have a particular interest in concerns the different payment tools that importers and exporters use when selling goods. There is an added level of risk present when conducting transactions internationally. This risk is in the form of theft, fraud, non-payment, complications of multiple governing agencies, and the inability to meet time deadlines. There are many financial payment tools that are c
Peoples bank and porters five forces
Peoples bank and porters five forces
peoples bank and porters five forces Introduction People’s Bank is a multi-service financial institution that has grown to have assets reach nearly $12 billion. When it started in 1842, it opened as a general savings bank aimed at the blue-collar worker who wanted to save his/her money. Now People’s offers many services such as mortgage loans, credit cards, checking accounts, and investment advisory and brokerage services. People’s also offers many different ways in which to do your banking whet
Pepsi Cola
Pepsi Cola
Pepsi Cola Pepsi Cola Pepsi Cola beverage business was founded at turn of the century by Caleb Bradham a New Bern N.C druggist who formulated Pepsi Cola. Pepsi Cola Company now produces and markets nearly 200 refreshment beverages to retail, restaurants and food service customers in more then 190 countries and territories around the world and generates revenue of over 18 billion dollars. Although Pepsi holdings over the years have become diverse in such fields as the snack industry and restauran
Periodical journal
Periodical journal
periodical journal Periodical Journal November 3, 2000 Bibliography: Unknown Author, (1995) “Yearly review of management: special issue of the Journal of management”, Journal Of Management, Vol.21 No. 3, Pages 357-609. Abstract: A special issue reviews recent management scholarship and discusses areas for future research. In the lead article, the important areas for future strategy-related research at the international, corporate, and business levels are identified, and the research questions th
Persuasive letter
Persuasive letter
persuasive letter November 15, 2000 Michael Jackson 475 Congressional Way Davie, FL 33314 Dear Mr. Jackson: Writing used to be a difficult task for me; however, since attending your class, I have started to appreciate the art of writing. You have helped me tremendously improve my writing techniques. For example, you have taught me to be clear, complete, correct, concise and most importantly to use the “you attitude” when writing business correspondence. Mr. Jackson it gives me great pleasure to
Portrait of a companies success
Portrait of a companies success
Portrait of a companies success Portrait of a Company’s Success by Introduction One can hardly find a party without them, the Kelly products: Popcorn, chips, peanuts have been keeping the American Party flair going for more than 40 years. Kelly’s is a brilliant Viennese company with a long traditional success story. The crunch-munch story began in Vienna during the post wartime, 1955. The US major Howard M. Kelly tried to find a way to stay in beautiful Vienna – he met Herbert Rast. In 1955 nobo
Positive Changes in the Workplace
Positive Changes in the Workplace
Positive Changes in the Workplace Hi ho, hi ho, it\'s off to work we go. So sang the charmingly quirky dwarfs in Disney\'s Snow White. In many ways they stood for the hopes of mid-century Americans: Hold down a secure job, produce your share of goods or products, do what the boss says, go with the program, and earn enough to support a comfortable lifestyle for yourself and your family. Things haven\'t really changed all that much--or have they? Only a few of us are currently involved in any ty
PQ DISTRIBUTION
PQ DISTRIBUTION
PQ DISTRIBUTION CASE STUDY Procter & Gamble Going Global in Cosmetics Q1. Critically review the current marketing situation facing P&G. Company, which wants to grow, develops ambitious aims and a plan to achieve it. A feasible plan is based on an analyse of the strengths and weaknesses of the company (the internal analyse) and opportunities and threats (the external analyse). Together it is called the situation analyse. Marketing Audit Internal analyse The financial opportunities of P&G are very
Privatization
Privatization
privatization Privatization What is Privatization? Privatization is the process of transferring productive operations and assets from the public sector to the private sector. Broadly defined in this fashion, privatization is much more than selling an enterprise to the highest bidder, as it includes contracting out, leasing, private sector financing of infrastructure projects, liquidation, mass privatization, etc. My testimony will argue that there is no single best approach to privatization; t
Problem Solving
Problem Solving
Problem Solving PROBLEN SOLVING and DECISION MAKING Making a choice between a specific behavior that I would change would be a rather easy decision. The first behavior that I will seriously work on is procrastination. This behavior falls under the managerial skills of problem solving and decision making. Procrastination is a habit of needlessly putting off relevant activities until another day or time. Procrastination is a behavior that I really need to change. I am the type of person who will w
Public Companies
Public Companies
Public Companies PUBLIC COMPANIES Public Companies are those which are listed on the stock exchange. The public may buy and sell shares in them. A public company will have the word \'limited\' after the company name (usually abbreviated to Ltd). Characteristics The characteristics of a public company are that they are limited by shares and have limited liability. \'Limited by shares\' means that shares in the company can be bought and sold freely (shares are featured in the stock-exchange). Whil
Purchasing A Small Business
Purchasing A Small Business
Purchasing A Small Business Purchasing a Small Business Financial Management for the Small Business Purchasing a Small Business Outline I. Deciding to buy A. Why buy a small business? B. Starting out-the nine steps C. Initial details to consider 1. Are partners needed? 2. Economic factors 3. Is the location acceptable? 4. Tax strategy II. Where to start A. How much income is needed? B. The Thirteen Steps to acquiring a business III. Locating a potential purchase A. The Acquisition Plan B. Begi
Radio station survey
Radio station survey
radio station survey Introduction Music is a general love of almost every college student. Many develop their personalities, profiles, and various other tastes based on their listening choices. In general, many college students acquire the same spectrum of listening values. If a radio station, one that wishes to target the college student population, can discover the musical preferences of the general population of students, they will be able to grow within the specific market. Since the target
Recruitment
Recruitment
recruitment On dealing with the premiss that the practice of recruitment and selection is a long way from the recommendations of personnel textbooks, distinction must be taken into account between explicit recommendations and guidelines, on one hand, and, on the other, implicit suggestions stemming from the author’s own stance. The implications of distancing from, or identification with, such explicit recommendations and implicit suggestions will be viewed in this paper as well as forms of overt
Research Proposal
Research Proposal
Research Proposal REDUCING THE TIME AND EXPENSE CREATING PROPOSALS PRESENTED TO: Jill Marhefka Professor of Business Research, BSAD 400 . PRESENTED BY: Tracy E. Baker October 11th, 1999 TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1 BACK GROUND INFORMATION 2 PROBLEM AND OBJECTIVES 3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 4 ESTIMATES OF COST AND SCHEDULE 6 QUALIFICATION OF REASEACHER 8 APPENDIX 9 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AUTOMATING TO MEET THE NEEDS OF XYZ CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Proposals are extremely important tools in constructi
Restaurant business
Restaurant business
Restaurant business The restaurant industry is very competitive, the lifestyle changes created by modern living continue to fuel its steady growth. More and more people have less time, resources, and ability to cook for themselves. The most important things that we have to concern before opening the restaurant is site selection. I have decided to open a restaurant in Seoul Korea near downtown urban setting; it is an area where people would go out to eat. The customer base will come from 3 major