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Economic Perspectives on the Internet International Legal Considerations This chapter covers a wide range of regulations, procedures, and practices that fall into three categories: regulations that exporters must follow to comply with U.S. law; procedures that exporters should follow to ensure a successful export transaction; and programs and certain tax procedures that open new markets or provide financial benefits to exporters. Export Regulations General Introduction The Export Administration
moral Introduction Lawrence Kholberg spent many years researching how individuals develop their own moral codes. For nearly thirty years he has amplified his Cognitive-Developmental theory of moralisation which has now become prominent in the field of moral development and its application to moral education. Kohlberg proposed that moral difficulties motivated their own development through a fixed sequence of increasingly adaptable kinds of moral reasoning. He conducted most of his work at Harva
Hostile Takeover of the New World The Effects of the United States Government on the Indians The responsibility of any nation, and the particular responsibility of elected officials of any nation, is not to justify what has passed for legality but to anticipate the conditions and problems of tomorrow and attempt to deal with them. The current confusion and violence in Indian Country are a result of the failure to do so by generations of elected officials in this country. To continue to perpetu
Drowning Islands All over the world indigenous communities are faced with an array of new problems, though the public continues to gain insight into the lives of these people they continue to be marginalized in the global arena as well. The Pacific Islands are an entity far removed from the minds of most westerners. The primary focus of any political discourse within the United States places most emphasis on Australia and New Zealand ignoring the smaller less politically salient states. However
Global wariming Skeptic or Believer- An Important Choice There is little doubt that the airs carbon dioxide concentrations have been increasing since the Industrial Revolution and there are few who do not attribute this increase to the rise in humanitys use of fossil fuels. There is also little dispute that the earth has warmed slightly over the same period. During our interview Adam told me that he believes strongly in the dangers of global warming and feels great animosity towards critics o
Global Warming There is little doubt that the airs carbon dioxide concentrations have been increasing since the Industrial Revolution and there are few who do not attribute this increase to the rise in humanitys use of fossil fuels. There is also little dispute that the earth has warmed slightly over the same period. During our interview Adam told me that he believes strongly in the dangers of global warming and feels great animosity towards critics of this theory. Our conversation had an ang
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Nuclear Power Nuclear Power Nuclear energy in California has produced 36,186 million Kilowatt/hours of electricity in 1995. The total dependable capacity of Californias nuclear-supplied power is 5,326 megawatts, including the two operating nuclear power plants in California and portions of nuclear plants in other states owned by California electric companies. There are two ways to release energy from nuclear reactions: fission and fusion of atomic nuclei. Electricity generating technologies ar
proces art In mid 20th century, the art world completely changed into a new way of expressing ideas. Many artists began to look for different ideas and styles. It started in the 1960s and 1970s, as many artists attempted to free art from the art markets—a system in which works of art become commodities to be bought and sold or held as a financial investment (Lucie-Smith 220). They wanted to create art that would be too short-lived to be sold. To them the beauty of their work is the process of i
Airline Industry General Environmental Analysis The airline industry is very stable and unlikely to change in the near future. There are many reasons for this. Air travel continues to grow and will continue in this fashion as long as the economy stays in an upward trend. US domestic air traffic grew 2.3% in 1998 and 3.5% in the first six months of 1999 according to Air Transportation Association. The percentage of flyers has increased an average of 2% each year and the percentage of people who
Benjamin Jerome Cayetano … No matter what kind of origin you have, you can succeed and rise to unprecedented. The American dream is still alive, but it definitely takes hard work and a lot of luck. This is a statement of Benjamin Cayetano when he was asked to give encouraging words to other Filipino American politicians. A lot of luck and fortune and hard work played a role in the life of Benjamin Cayetano, who is the first governor in the United States who is of Filipino ancestry. Governor C
Come Home Growing from its humble beginnings as an ash dump in the late 1800\'s, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has come to represent today the very best in urban gardening and horticultural display. The Brooklyn Botanical Garden blooms in the middle of one of the largest cities in the world. Each year more than 750,000 people visit the well-manicured formal and informal gardens that are a testament to nature\'s vitality amidst urban brick and concrete. More than 12,000 kinds of plants from around
Te water we drink Three Medical Doctors wrote the book, The Water We Drink: Water Quality and Its Effects on Health. Their names are Joshua I. Barzilay, M.D., Winkler G. Weinberg, M.D., and J. William Eley, M.D. In order to put the issue of drinking water quality and its effects on health into perspective, the book is divided into three parts. It first reviews the history of water, disease, and sanitation. The next section deals with health issues. At the conclusion of the book are chapters reg
The Handmaids Tale A Product of Debates The Handmaids Tale : A Product Of Debates Often times a reader finds that a character in a novel resembles the authors friend or a distant relative. There is almost always some connection to the author, his surroundings, or events in his life. The Handmaids Tale reflects the life of Margaret Atwood on a much stronger level. It is a product of debates within the feminist movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Atwood has been much a part of that m
The Lorax The Lorax The Lorax by Dr. Seuss is a children\'s book about greed and destruction. The book is set in the forest of Truffula Trees. The Once-ler was riding through the country in his wagon one day and discovers the beautiful forest of Truffula Trees. Way back in the day when the grass was still green And the pond was still wet And the clouds were still clean, And the song of the Swomee-Swans rang out in space… One morning I came to this glorious place. And I first saw the trees! The
what is the ozone hype anyway What Is the Ozone Hype Anyway? The ozone is a pale bluish form of oxygen gas with an odor like chlorine, formed by an electrical discharge in the air (Webster 185). The first time that I thought about this research narrative was the first time that I read the syllabus for class. My immediate reaction was that I could not believe that we were actually going to write a ten-page narrative. I was never expected to write a paper of this length before and I was unsure
Arctic PowerA Case Analysis ARCTIC POWER—A CASE ANALYSIS CURRENT SITUATION It is the summer of 1987. Arctic Power laundry detergent has contracted with the consulting firm of Smith and Jones, LTD to assist Arctic Power in determining their strategic direction and their product positioning. BACKGROUND AND HISTORY Arctic Power, a laundry detergent specially formulated to clean in cold water, is part of Colgate-Palmolive Canada family of products. Colgate-Palmolive Canada is a wholly owned subsidi
Becoming a CPA Becoming A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) What is a CPA? These three letters mean that you have received a broad-based education. They mean you have passed all parts of a very difficult exam. They mean you have the knowledge, skills and abilities to be a trusted business advisor to your clients or employer. They mean you feel comfortable with the latest technology. They mean you are an ethical individual who can provide an independent analysis. CPA’s are many things. They are
Ben Jerrys Ben and Jerrys marketing stratgies Ben & Jerryˇ¦s was experiencing a steady growth within their sales figures from 1990 to 1993. However, In March 1994, Cost of Sales increased approximately $9.6 million or 9.5% over the same period in 1993, and the overall gross profit as a percentage of net sales decreased from 28.6% in 1993 to 26.2% in 1994. This loss might have been a result of several reasons, such as high administration and selling costs, a negative impact of inventory manageme
bus industry analysis Industry and Competition Several large companies have focused on the multi-occupant vehicle market, specifically school bus production, in North America. Competitors within the school bus manufacturing industry consist of the Henlys Group PLC, a British based company, and two U.S. bus companies, Collins Industries Inc. and Navistar International. Henlys consists of Blue Bird Corporation, Prevost Car Inc., Nova Bus and TransBus International Ltd. Collins Industries operates
Business and the economy Task - 1 Discuss whether firms like Rechem should be allowed to import chemical waste from overseas to be disposed of here in the U.K. ANALYSIS Rechem have thirty years of experience in solving environmental problems caused by a wide range of hazardous and toxic materials. Their range of services included the following: · Waste Management · Logistics · Incineration · Project Management · Recycling · Environmental Monitoring (See APPENDIX A) DISCUSSION Not all Countrie
Business Ethics3 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 organizations affect many people, they have obligations to their employees, consumers, community and the world. They have a responsibility to conduct business in a way that is not harmful and which positively benefits as many people as possible and themselves. Although this sounds simple, it is easier said tha
Business Research Introduction and Overview Businesses in today\'s economy often face challenges that are not readily apparent until, more often than not, the costs of those challenges become critical. A businesses ability to identify the fundamentals of these challenges and act accordingly to squelch the damage that has been done while bouncing back is paramount to the businesses success. This paper will identify three key areas in identifying and repairing the critical problems that can occur
Cambodia Cambodia finally experienced its first year of peace in over 30 years. This may look attractive to many investors. In this profile report, Cambodia’s demographics, economy, political environment, investment laws, socio-cultural risk, and technological environments will be discussed. Demographics · Poor and young population The EUI estimates the population was around 11.3 million in 1998 based on a UN Population Fund/ Cambodian government survey in December 1996. Estimates for this coun
Change Management The world in which business operates is changing at a rapid pace. Developments in technology, communications and competition have forced businesses to update their work practices and become globally competitive. Pressures for change in business can arise internally, that is from staff or management observing current processes, or from external pressures like changes to government policies. There are several pressures currently affecting large organizations in Australia, they a
Electrolux Acquiring Zanussi Electrolux: The Acquisition and Integration of Zanussi 1) How would you describe the key characteristics of Electrolux and Zanussi in 1983, in terms of strategy, organization, capabilities, and performance? International acquisitions have become an extremely important vehicle for growth for multinational companies. In this case, and because of the particular industry in which Electrolux operated in, the trend of the whole appliance industry was facing a long period
environmental impact on Marketing Introduction In recent times environmentalism has been the focus of much attention in Ireland. Issues such as conservation, recycling, pollution, waste management and organic and natural products have stirred much interest in the public arena. Political initiatives at European Union and Government level, competitive activity and changing market expectations all have a major effect on a wide range of marketing functions. As environmental pressures on producers a
Ethics and HR Ethics and Human Resources Ethics commonly refers to the rules or principles that define right and wrong conduct. In the United States, many believe we are currently suffering from an ethics crisis (Ricklets, Robbins & Coulter, 1996). Behaviors that were once thought unacceptable -- lying, cheating, misrepresenting, covering up mistakes -- have become in many people\'s eyes acceptable or necessary practices. Managers profit from illegal use of insider stock information and members
foeign affairs My personal view on this issue is that America should pay equal attention to both domestic and foreign affairs. You cannot just focus on one without the other because they intermingle into the same issue. For instance, Americas businesses have branched out all across the world and if those places of business are not ensured safety then both the economy of that particular country as well as our own is affected. Adding onto that, America is not a self-sufficient country. We have t
foreign market entry 1.0 Objectives The authors objective in this article is to discuss on the effective modes of entry for businesses that is planning to venture into international market. The entry modes methods discussed are aimed to help businesses to formulate an effective international business strategy and to position themselves to be successfully established in the global market. 2.0 Central Theory The central theory introduced in this article is developed based on a comprehensive fram
Global Warming The humanity is currently facing one its biggest problem ever. Indeed, the Earth is warming and consequences might be devastating for the future generations. There is a general agreement among scientists that Earth\'s climate is being affected by industrial society. Industry affects global climate by releasing greenhouse gases (GHGs). The most significant GHG is carbon dioxide (CO2). While some GHGs occur naturally, others are released in the atmosphere by certain human activitie
HR UCTION The topic under review is strategic alliances. This particular form of non-equity alliance between firms in the same industry (competitors) is becoming an increasingly popular way of conducting business in the global environment. Many different reasons of why such alliances are occurring have been recognized. These include: the increasing globalization of the world\'s economy resulting in intensified global competition, the proliferation and disbursement of technology, and the shorten
HR Management This essay will evaluate the statement, made in the assignment question by reviewing the role of human resource management (HRM) in the strategy process. This will include the function of recruitment and training programs in HRM, the concept of strategic fit and how human resource management can lead to a competitive advantage. The manner in which an organisation’s personnel are managed has a tangible influence on the productivity of the employees, which ultimately acts upon the f
Human Resource Managementa case study Management of Human Resources-Assignment 1 Introduction: In order to critically assess and recommend alternatives, I would like firstly to give a brief description of the business crisis the company was facing and the subsequent need for change in the companys overall business strategy. I would then like to focus on the key aspects of the firms human resources strategy and the changes that were made in order to supplement the overall changes in the busine
Human Resource Mangement Describe and critically evaluate the key factors that shape the role and practices of the HR/Personnel function within an organisation with which you are familiar. On the basis of your analysis identify the main HR challenges currently facing this organisation. Relate your analysis to appropriate literature. Introduction People are an important and expensive resource to a business. This asset has the capacity to be highly productive and generate revenue for the firm, bu
Kao executive summary Kao Corporation Executive Summary In this project, I have chosen the Fast Moving Consumer Product industry as the topic of study. First of all we will take a brief look at how the industry started in the late 19th century as soap making companies and slowly evolving into some of the most successful multidomestic company of today. Following we will have insight on the industrys prominent characteristics and highlight some of the major players. We will also get an idea of t
Lifestyles Introduction If you look up the word Lifestyle in the dictionary you will find the definition a way of life or style of living that reflects the attitudes and values of a person or group. However this definition does not pertain much to marketing, or consumer purchasing habits. Another definition that would be of more relevance and importance to marketers is Lifestyle refers to a pattern of consumption, of how he or she spends their time and money. A lifestyle marketing perspecti
MANAGING the FUTUREDARDEN RESTAURANTS INC DARDEN RESTAURANTS, INC.’S STRATEGIC EVOLUTION Darden’s strategic evolution has been centered on customer service and quality. This dedication to the customer has been evident since the company’s inception and is demonstrated in its strategic decisions. Darden knew superior service was critical to his success. At 19, Bill Darden opened his first restaurant in Waycross, GA. It was a 25-foot by 30-foot lunch counter called the Green Frog that featured Se
Marketing Plan for Skydiving Co 1) What is your competition doing? The competition is doing well. They currently have holiday promotions on Christmas and Labor Day. They offer a discounted rate if you are part of a group of 7 or more. They are larger than us and operate in several states. Their marketing plans are lacking impact in that they mainly focus on billboard advertising and word of mouth. They also do not actively participate in public relations, however they do have a very good web si
Marketing Strategy and ECommerce Marketing Strategy and E-Commerce By: Ron Hogan E-mail: [email protected] Introduction With the rapidly advancing technologies that are occurring in modern business, organisations are required to be ready, and able to adapt within their ever-changing environment. It is true across all diverse industries that in order to stay competitive, organisations must be able to utilise the various tools that technology has to offer. Technological factors have been of grow
Motivation Theory Organisational Behaviour Term Paper Organisational behaviour is described as “A field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behaviour within organisations, for the purpose of applying such knowledge towards improving an organisations effectiveness.” (Robbins and Millet and Cacioppe and Waters-Marsh, 1998, p.10). An important area within organisational behaviour is motivation. Herzberg describes the main problem in business practi
NAFTA NAFTA – North American Free Trade Agreement The North America market is one of the richest in the world. Measured in terms of GDP, it is the equivalent of Western Europe. But with a somewhat smaller population, GDP per capita in North America, Canada, Mexico and the U.S., is around 12 percent higher than in Western Europe. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which came into effect January 1, 1994, sets out the schedule for tariff elimination for members.. As a small country,
Negiotiations Japanese Negotiation When thinking about negotiations one might not realize how often that we negotiate in our everyday lives. Almost every activity that we do, especially when involving more than just ourselves, involves negotiations in some way, such as should we eat at Burger King or at McDonalds. You negotiate with someone else or even yourself in your decision. Negotiations are also very important in business dealings. The negotiation can make or break a business deal and eve
new Product Difussion New Product Diffusion The environment in which we all live and enjoy, is an interactive human orientated and based, as well as a financial one. This is so, since every movement, or satisfaction of a certain need, is actually translated into monetary transactions, between men or even big, multinational, organisations and firms. In our case this transaction is present, and people and their service needs satisfaction, those on which we have to depend upon, matching every
Occupational Stress and way in which it may be overcome Abstract This paper examines stress in the workplace and examines secondary literature to recommend methods of reducing and preventing stress. The literature used provided great insight into the causes and effects of occupational stress and its affects on organizations collectively. The recommendations and techniques discovered were very interesting and provided detail pertaining to stress management. Introduction Most people experience st
Performance appraisals Introduction: We have researched performance appraisals by reviewing literature on the subject and by interviewing an individual who is responsible for giving performance appraisals as a part of her job. We found several similarities between the two and a few differences, all of which is discussed in the following analysis. Literature Review: The most obvious purpose of a performance appraisal system is as a decision aid. Performance appraisals provide a basis for decidin
Reverse logistics as an integral part of Supply Chain Management TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.Introduction 2 - What is reverse logistics? - Why reverse logistics is so important? 2. Body 4 - Components - International Reverse Logistics - Outsourcing 3. Conclusion 11 References 12 Introduction Most of us think of logistics as a one-way street. Products are manufactured, packaged, stored in a warehouse, sold, and then shipped off to the customer ... end of story. Yet for many logistics managers today, tha
Social Responsibility It is widely known that for a business to be successful it needs to provide a good or service that is desired by the public and also to obtain a profit in providing said good or service. Now while these are the most important components to a successful business, they are not the only ones. The social responsibilities of a business include the following: environmental protection and preservation, employee safety and morale, product safety for the consumer. The financial man
soft drink industry Coke vs Pepsi Fighting for Foreign Markets Introduction The soft-drink battleground has now turned toward new overseas markets. While once the United States, Australia, Japan, and Western Europe were the dominant soft-drink markets, the growth has slowed down dramatically, but they are still important markets for Coca-Cola and Pepsi. However, Eastern Europe, Mexico, China, Saudi Arabia, and India have become the new hot spots. Both Coca-Cola and Pepsi are forming joint bot
soft drink industry in usa Coke vs Pepsi Fighting for Foreign Markets Introduction The soft-drink battleground has now turned toward new overseas markets. While once the United States, Australia, Japan, and Western Europe were the dominant soft-drink markets, the growth has slowed down dramatically, but they are still important markets for Coca-Cola and Pepsi. However, Eastern Europe, Mexico, China, Saudi Arabia, and India have become the new hot spots. Both Coca-Cola and Pepsi are forming jo