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Cisco
Cisco
Cisco Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco operates in one industry segment and creates hardware and software solutions that link computer networks so that people have easy access to information without regard to differences in time, place or type of computer system. Networking is a multi-billion dollar global market whose growth is spurred by the belief that the Internet is changing the way we all work, live, play and learn. Over the last year, there
Coca cola
Coca cola
coca cola Coca-Cola and its Evolution The Coca-Cola company started out as an insignificant one man business and over the last one hundred and ten years it has grown into one of the largest companies in the world. The first operator of the company was Dr. John Pemberton and the current operator is Roberto Goizueta. Without societies help, Coca-Cola could not have become over a 50 billion dollar business. Coca-Cola was invented by Dr. John Pemberton, an Atlanta pharmacist. He concocted the formul
Coca cola SWOT
Coca cola SWOT
coca cola SWOT History It is rare to find any staple of American life that has its roots in the preceding century. This is one facet of the Coca-Cola Company that makes it very interesting. From its very meager beginnings, to a multinational fortune five hundred company that has the distinction to serve over one billion people in the course of a day. Dr. John Stith Pemberton founded the Coca-Cola Company in 1886. The first batch was mixed in a three legged brass kettle in his back yard. He then
CocaCola
CocaCola
CocaCola History Coca-Cola enterprises Incorporated, employees 66,199 operates, 444 facilities, 47,235 vehicles, 1.9 million pieces of cold drink equipment and sold 3.8billion unit cases in 46 states in the united states, all 10 provinces of Canada and portions of Europe including Belgium, France, Great Britain, Luxembourg and the Netherlands (Coca-Cola facts 99). An, Atlanta Pharmacist Dr. John Slyth Pemberton founded Coca-Cola on May 8, 1886. The carmel colored ingredients, Coca leaves and k
Coffeplan
Coffeplan
coffeplan Components of the Marketing Plan I. Situation Analysis: Where are we now? A. Historical Background The coffee tree is native to Ethiopia. From there it spread throughout the Middle East. Until the 17th Century all the coffee of commerce came from Arabia. Slowly, the efforts of Dutch merchants spread cultivation to the East Indies. Coffee cultivation began in the Americas in the early 1700’s. Most of the coffee trees of the Western Hemisphere are said to be descended from a single plant
Collective Bargaining Agreements
Collective Bargaining Agreements
Collective Bargaining Agreements TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction………………………………….Page 2 Management Rights…………………………Page 3 Union Security……………………………….Page 4 Wages and Benefits………………………… Page 5 Individual Security (Seniority) Rights……..Page 6 Dispute Resolution…………………………..Page 7 Bibliography…………………………………Page 10 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS A collective bargaining agreement collectively sets the terms on which an employer offers individual work contracts to each of its employees in the bargaining u
Collective Bargaining in the Workplace
Collective Bargaining in the Workplace
Collective Bargaining in the Workplace Britain has one of the most developed systems of collective bargaining in the world, especially amongst manual workers. Its sophistication is one of the main reasons why British workers traditionally pressed less for the statutory provision of basic rights in the work place than their Continental colleagues. Most trade unionists prefer to put a grievance ‘through procedure\' rather than go to an industrial tribunal. Dubin has described collective bargaining
Communication is Structure
Communication is Structure
Communication is Structure Communication is structure In collapsible corporations, communication is the dynamic structure between the individual members that shapes and guides the progress and actions of the people. It is the communication that coordinates and not formal written procedures. The success of dynamic organizational forms such as collapsible corporations is inversely related to the quantity and quality of communication between members around the world. Problems arise when communicati
Communication is Structure
Communication is Structure
Communication is Structure Communication is structure In collapsible corporations, communication is the dynamic structure between the individual members that shapes and guides the progress and actions of the people. It is the communication that coordinates and not formal written procedures. The success of dynamic organizational forms such as collapsible corporations is inversely related to the quantity and quality of communication between members around the world. Problems arise when communicati
Computer Software
Computer Software
Computer Software Comparison of Three Tax Preparation Software Packages, Including: Turbo Tax by Intuit, Inc., Simply Tax by 4Home Productions, and Tax Cut by MECA Software Prepared for Finnerty Professor Prepared by Joseph Wise Accountant Wise’s Wild Toys Bay Village Ohio, 44140 April 13, 2000 Wise’s Wild Toys 24407 Electric Dr. Bay Village Ohio, 44140 Tel. # (440) 835-1234 April 6, 2000 Ms. Finnerty, Chief Financial Officer Finnerty: Per your request, I have chosen to do my report on an evalua
Comunication analysis
Comunication analysis
comunication analysis This report will give a greater understanding of the information needs of a business. I will be looking at the: - v Material Flow and Information Flow v The annual report v Information needs For this, I will be using Bathtoys Ltd, to give an example of what information is required for the annual report. 1.0 Overview of Communication in Business A business has to have a defined flow of information, either internal or external to the business. In addition, the business needs
Consulting Business Plan
Consulting Business Plan
Consulting Business Plan Business Plan Business Plan: Progressive Consulting What follows is a complete business plan for a hypothetical company. Please copy or save to your disk and use as an example in developing your own business plan. If you would like to read a series of articles jump to Web Marketing . For additional business aids click on The Practical Tools of Consulting 1. 0 Executive Summary Progressive Consulting will be formed as a consulting company specializing in marketing of high
Contracts
Contracts
Contracts Lump Sum Contract A defined lump sum plan expresses employees\' pension benefits as a lump sum amount, which makes it easy for them to understand and appreciate the benefits. In many cases, the plans also allow employees to accrue larger benefits at younger ages than they would under a traditional pension plan. And, increasingly, defined lump sum plans provide portable benefits that employees can take with them if they leave the company before retirement age. Cost plus percentage con
Copyright and Patent Fraud
Copyright and Patent Fraud
Copyright and Patent Fraud Copyright and Patent Fraud by David Lee Roth 12th hon. Government Mr. Pibb January 5, 1998 Roth 1 Today, more than ever before, products, goods, and services are being provided by businesses of all variations. Fewer and fewer people today are self-sufficient. Practically no one today makes his or her own clothes, and some people do not even prepare their own meals. Today\'s business world and modern day technology make it possible for people to obtain almost anything a
Corporate Downsizing
Corporate Downsizing
Corporate Downsizing Corporate Downsizing Organizations in every segment of business, industry, government, and education are downsizing. Downsizing is and has been a controversial phenomenon in the last few years. The controversy that surrounds downsizing may be better described as a debate in organizational theory about whether change is adaptive or disruptive. The issues which establish the outcome of the controversy include why the downsizing is taking affect, how it is implemented, and what
Country Risk Analysis
Country Risk Analysis
Country Risk Analysis In the effort to reduce company risk while simultaneously expanding operations, the firm should consider expansion into a new geographic market. By taking advantage of the unique attributes of the Irish economy and aligning them with the characteristics of this company, the potential to maximize shareholder wealth improves while the risk exposure of the company declines. By expanding our information technology operations into Ireland, this risk/return strategy can be succes
Creating A Statement of Vision
Creating A Statement of Vision
Creating A Statement of Vision Creating a Statement of Vision Today\'s companies are faced with an exponential amount of change. Mission statements, goal setting, and planning methods of the past are no longer producing acceptable results. Successful companies are now achieving breakthrough objectives through utilizing a technique of discovering their core ideology, stimulating progress through an envisioned future, and seeking support by the alignment of intellectual capital. Mission statements
Critical analysis of marketing oppotunities for Go
Critical analysis of marketing oppotunities for Go
Critical analysis of marketing oppotunities for Goodman Fielder Question – Analyse Market opportunities using S.W.O.T analysis. STRENGTHS · Meadow Lea is regarded as an icon brand – awareness is high and it has been a top selling brand for 26 years. Consumers clearly understand that that it is positioned as a family brand. · ‘You ought to be congratulated’ is an icon ad campaign, appearing in various guises on T.V screens since June 1977. – Few people under the age of 50 cannot sing the Meadow L
Critique of The Limited INC
Critique of The Limited INC
Critique of The Limited INC Critique of The Limited INC. Overall, we think that our classmates, Melissa and Jay, did a good job in their paper. Here are just few comments and suggestion that we think our classmates have missed. History: The management of the Limited relies heavily on the shoulders of CEO Leslie Wexner. The analyst has criticized him that he is frequently creating new businesses that evidently fails. The underperforming stores are as follow: *sum* 1995 Limited Inc. own 84% of Int
Cross Border Negotiations
Cross Border Negotiations
Cross Border Negotiations Dennis Kelly MGT 425 Special Project: Getting Your Yen\'s Worth Robert T. Moran February 1, 1999 Cross border negotiations are often complicated endeavors, especially when the negotiations are taking place between a Western culture like that of the U.S. and one of the East like that of Japan. Cultural and philosophical differences along with differences in tactics, perspectives and language can all complicate an all too often difficult process. It was noted by the autho
CrossCultural Communication
CrossCultural Communication
CrossCultural Communication 1. Topic The report is about the difficulties based on cultural differences marketers and advertising agents have to deal with when setting up an advertising campaign. 2. Introduction The research report will try to show what are the main problems marketers are confronted with when they set up an advertising campaign for the world markets. It is not the goal of the essay to find new approaches to avoid expensive mistakes connected with the wrong advertising campaign.
Customer Service Dead of Alive
Customer Service Dead of Alive
Customer Service Dead of Alive Customer Service, Dead of Alive? Is customer service dead or alive? My career experience has been primarily in residential property management, where I have had extensive training in customer service. As a result, I have higher professional expectations for those whose job it is to deal with me as a consumer. In the past two weeks certain events lead me to believe that customer service is a dying concept for some companies. In the beginning of February I started
Debt service funds
Debt service funds
debt service funds A major goal of governmental financial reporting is assessing financial performance, that is, how well the government is doing with the money entrusted to it. From the standpoint of making judgments about the performance of government funds and government finance, the financial reports are a good place to start. These reports can provide a considerable amount of the information for gauging financial compliance, success, and health. Governmental and nonprofit accounting both us
Deming
Deming
Deming Deming believed that quality must be the foundation of everything that businesses do. A consistent theme in Deming’s work has been the reluctance of managers to accept that theirs is the key role in changing process and driving the improvement in quality. Deming believed that organizations should be more responsive, more democratic and less wasteful. Deming’s ideas challenged past beliefs and legacies and started a revolution in a new wave of management. A principle of Deming Management i
Diversification
Diversification
diversification Diversification involves directions of development which take the organisation away from its present markets and its present products at the same time. (Johnson Scholes page 323) Diversification is traditionaly under two broad headings: related and unrelated diversification. Related diversification is developemt beyond the present product and market, but still within the broad confines of the ‘industry’ (i.e. value chain) in which a company operates. (Johnson Scholes page 323) Un
Diversity
Diversity
diversity With today\'s workforce becoming increasingly diverse and organizations doing more to maximize the benefits of the differences in employees, Human Resource managers are evolving from the old school sideline player to the front-line fighters. Organizations are relying on managers to get the people who get the job done, and of course, make the company money. People have always been central to organizations, but their strategic importance is growing in today\'s knowledge-based business
Diversity in the Workplace
Diversity in the Workplace
Diversity in the Workplace Workplace Diversity: Fact or Fiction? Are today’s corporate diversity programs truly effective? That question, posed by Robert J Grossman in an article carried by the Wall Street Journal Online on June 28, 2000, will be explored as part of the review of Mr. Grossman’s article. The concept of diversity goes well beyond the historical employment equity legislation enacted in both federal and local jurisdictions. It calls for the recognition of the contributions that indi
Dref
Dref
dref CREATE YOUR OWN INFORMATION PRODUCTS! Millions and millions of full sized books and small booklets are sold each year. Most are produced by the large publishing houses. However, there are also several million books sold every year by small, unassuming, one-person publishing companies. Many of these one-person publishers operate from a home-based office. And, surprisingly, some home-based publishers earn excellent incomes. (What\'s more, some are even becoming very rich.) In this report yo
Dunkin Donuts
Dunkin Donuts
Dunkin Donuts Dunkin Donuts by Edelia Jackson Bus 181: Intro to Business Dr. Winter November 22, 2000 Jackson 2 Dunkin Donuts first obtained fame through their wonderful tasting donuts. Today Dunkin Donuts has a total of forty-nine different kinds of donuts to choose from. They come in flavors like Apple ‘N’ Spice, Éclair and Bow Tie donut. As time progressed Dunkin Donuts not only included donuts on their list of treats but other products as well. These added products consist of muffins, bagels
E Commerce In Brazil
E Commerce In Brazil
E Commerce In Brazil E-commerce is not just buying and selling products on the web, but it includes lawyers giving legal advice on the web, consumers buying grocery on the Internet, colleges offering online courses etc. With 170 million people and more than 10 million computers, five times the number in use 5 years ago, Brazil is the most promising Internet and e-commerce market in Latin America (Source: New York Times). Morgan Stanley Dean Witter predicted that Brazil would represent about one-
Ecommerce
Ecommerce
Ecommerce E-Commerce E- Commerce is another name for Electric- Commerce. Electronic-commerce offers what many people believe to be an effective property of the Web. That property is the ability to adjust sites to the different needs, wants, desires and, even personalities of each individual customer. This ability is known to many experts as cognitive computing, a blend of behavioral sciences and computer science. Increasing competition worldwide, increasing demands made by customers, and the r
Ecommerce companies and stock valuations
Ecommerce companies and stock valuations
ecommerce companies and stock valuations eCommerce Companies and Stock Valuations 1. Introduction A hot topic in today’s business culture is eCommerce. Experts argue about whether eCommerce will change business, whether or not it is a fad, and what viable strategies there are in a business world that is changing at the speed of idea generation. One thing that nobody argues about is the fact that eCommerce oriented companies have stock prices and market capitalizations that are enormous. Based on
Effects of free agency in sports
Effects of free agency in sports
Effects of free agency in sports Professional baseball is in a state of turmoil. While the National Basketball Association and the National Football League are prospering, America\'s favorite pastime is faltering. It is no coincidence that this downward spiral began in 1976. That year the court decided in favor of Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally, two pitchers fighting for their own free agency (Burns and Ward, Art. 10). Free agency grants players the ability to choose what team they want to
Employee attitudeOrganizational Behavior
Employee attitudeOrganizational Behavior
Employee attitudeOrganizational Behavior Introduction A happy worker makes for a good worker you say? Well, United Airlines had somewhat of an “all for one” employee attitude in July 1994. They announced the purchase of their own company for which they work for $5 billion through ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). So now, in the case of United Airlines, there obviously is a soar in employee productivity and spirits. Stocks have risen 120% due to this buyout (almost three times higher than the
Employee benefits
Employee benefits
employee benefits Rob Barr Benefits that will come with a job might not make you take the job just because of that. But It could have major influence over your decision. Flexible scheduling, paid time off, and child care were singled out as key programs that impress job candidates. (http://www.amcity.com/)3 Employee benefits are becoming a major part of what employees are looking for from their companies. And in return companies are looking at their benefit packages trying to trim benefits tha
Employee Retention
Employee Retention
Employee Retention In 1999 employee turnover shot to its highest level in nearly two decades. On average, 1.2 % of the workforce left their jobs each month last year. This did not include departures due to layoffs, downsizing, or departures of temporary staff. Job turnover is soaring for a few reasons. One is definitely the strength of the economy. If companies need to find workers they can raise salaries, which increases the likelihood that someone will leave a job for one that pays more. Anoth
Employment relations
Employment relations
employment relations EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT 1999 The following are the main provisions in the Act. TRADE UNION RECOGNITION – The new legislation will allow Trade Unions to seek collective bargaining rights with employers in certain circumstances. Independent trade unions can exist in organisation’s employing 21 or more workers, if that is the wish of a majority of the workforce. The procedure seeks to encourage voluntary agreements where possible. However sometimes Trade Unions and Employees c
Empowerment and Participation
Empowerment and Participation
Empowerment and Participation Empowerment and Participation It is interesting how the word communication can change life at home and at work. When everyone is aware of what is going on around him or her, they can function better. What a concept! All of the readings I have done taught communicating is the key. We read about ridding the stigma of upper management, getting their hands dirty, understanding their position, and why it is important to the rest of the company. This chapter takes it on
Entertainment or Beyond
Entertainment or Beyond
Entertainment or Beyond Entertainment or Beyond… Should movie producers make movies that are entertaining to the public, rather than making them appear as a teaching tool? This is a difficult question to answer, and depending on your views of society, there may be several opinions on this subject. Let us not forget that movies cost money to produce, and the investors of these firms want a return on their money. Therefore, a producer must create a film that will be profitable, while at the same t
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship \'A Balanced Economic State\' Two main economic systems have been developed since the Industrial Revolution, these are Capitalism and Socialism. Both systems have advantages and disadvantages, this essay will explain these, and also give my proposals for a mixed system for the whole society of the United Kingdom. Capitalism Capitalism generally started as an economic system in the United Kingdom at the time of the Industrial Revolution. The basic explanation of Capitalism would
Equal Pay
Equal Pay
Equal Pay EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Pay equity means of eliminating sex and race discrimination in the wage-setting system. The wage gap is currently at 73 cents to the dollar. That means the wage gap has narrowed by less than a half penny per year. There are currently two laws that protect against wage discrimination, The Equal Pay Act of 1963, which prohibits unequal pay or “substantially equal” work performed by men and women. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits wage discrimination on
Ethicks
Ethicks
ethicks By: Paul Landa Contents 1. Introduction 2. What is Business Ethics? 3. The 10 Benefits of Business Ethics 4. Case Study on Nestle 4.1. The Impact of Business Ethics on Nestle 4.2. Nestle\'s view on Business Ethics 4.3. The Implications of Business Ethics on Stakeholders 5. Conclusion Introduction Businesses have power through their ability to spend vast amounts of money. They have the ability to enhance or change situations that the common individual does not. As organisations affect man
Ethics In Business
Ethics In Business
Ethics In Business Business Ethics By: Anonymous Business Ethics Ethics in Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can
Ethics In Business
Ethics In Business
Ethics In Business Business Ethics By: Anonymous Business Ethics Ethics in Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can
European Union
European Union
European Union Assignment on the European Union 1. Winston Churchill took the first step towards a European Union in 1946; he called for a United States of Europe. This Union was going to be very strong, and it has developed some very important decisions since 1946. In 1948, the Congress of Europe brought all the European movements together in The Hague. The first really big change that EU accomplished took place in 1950. The Treaty of Rome was signed and that was the beginning of EEC, the Eur
Executive Memo
Executive Memo
Executive Memo DATE: 11/20/00 TO: Board of Directors FROM: Team E SUBJECT: Past Years Performance Team E wants to first thank the Board of Directors for giving us the wide range of authority to institute whatever strategic actions and operating changes we decided were appropriate. Eight years ago my colleagues and I were given the responsibility to take charge of Ethical Wares’ rapidly expanding athletic footwear business. Through our actions we were expected: · to make the company a leader in t
Exxon Mobil Merger Trend Analysis
Exxon Mobil Merger Trend Analysis
Exxon Mobil Merger Trend Analysis Exxon Mobil Merger Trend Analysis With the Exxon-Mobil deal official, other big oil companies are now in a mating game. The companies are mulling their own mergers to keep pace with this new mega-rival, and to survive the near-collapse of world oil prices that spawned the marriages of Exxon and Mobil--and British Petroleum and Amoco Corp. --in the first place. Exxon and Mobil\'s $75.3-billion merger gave the combined company a dominant presence in U.S. and world
Fed and Monetary policy
Fed and Monetary policy
Fed and Monetary policy Justin McVay Period 4 Macroeconomics Term Paper FEDERAL RESERVE AND MONETARY POLICY Monetary policy affects the economic and financial decisions of virtually all of us from workers to borrowers to investors (Rukeyser 105). Louis Rukeyser wrote, If we want monetary policy to play its proper role in a true national economic reconstruction, the authentic task is to get the Fed to stop bouncing like a Chinese Ping-Pong ball, switching every few months between the inflationar
Federal Express
Federal Express
Federal Express FEDERAL EXPRESS Since 1971, time sensitive packages and letters have been delivered safely and punctually to anyone, anywhere in the world. Often times, the contents of these packages contain life saving materials. The company that makes efficient delivery possible is Federal Express. FedEx’s guaranteed overnight delivery, or your money back offer, makes it a unique and highly trusted company. Many aspects go into making this company work like a well-oiled machine; including pack
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fgfgg 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. Beginning the search-who can help? III. Negotiating a purchase price A. Valuation of a small busin