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Webonomics
Webonomics
Webonomics Introduction Webonomics, by Evan I. Schwartz, is a practical, strategic tool for positioning and growing your business in the today’s exploding World Wide Web economy. Schwartz addresses the unique problems and rewards businesses can expect to encounter when conducting business in cyberspace. He also dispels some of the most common misconceptions about doing business on the Web. More importantly, Schwartz targets the key to business success on the Web: understanding consumer behaviors
Women
Women
Women Throughout the myriad of cultures on our planet, we find different and sometimes opposing beliefs defining the values of an ideal citizen. Among these beliefs it is difficult to isolate a single set and deem them to be superior to another. The reason for this is that they vary based on cultural tradition, religious beliefs and even the technological advancement of that particular society. Although it is more evident with multicultural belief differences, we find large contrasts within the
Problems In Chinas Economy
Problems In Chinas Economy
Problems In Chinas Economy Problems In China¡¯s Economy And Their Solutions Today, at the turn of the century, the People¡¯s Republic of China who has a history of over 5000 years is facing a very important choice. After the revolution of 1949,new China has devoted himself to improving his peoples¡¯ living condition, and developing the economy. Although we encountered some difficulties on the way of development, we still make a rapid progress in many fields, such as, we have already solve the p
Accounting differences
Accounting differences
Accounting differences General Comments about the Insurance Industry Insurance Companies generate revenues by selling insurance policies. These policies provide a known amount of revenue for an unknown amount of losses offsetting that revenue. This can make the matching principle difficult. Some of the potential losses can come years after the insurance policy was written and the premiums received. The liabilities for these future losses are estimated by actuaries and are subject to a certain am
Accounting Software Decisions
Accounting Software Decisions
Accounting Software Decisions Selecting Accounting Software is one of the most important and, potentially, one of the most costly decisions a business makes. The decision is important because if the right choice is made, internal control of most accounting functions will provide a lower risk of doing business. An accurate method of keeping track of the essential financial functions of the business also will result. However, the decision could be costly if it is made without a thorough evaluation
Accounting1
Accounting1
Accounting1 ACCOUNTING THE LIFE-LINE OF THE BUSINESS WORLD Christian De Church Professor Hercer Communications 215 April 18, 2000 Introduction What goes on in business and other organizations? How are their activities carried out? Who is responsible for them? And, what part does accounting play? These questions and many more are often thought about by many confused and mislead business majors. The main purpose of accounting is to provide useful, reliable, and timely information to people who mak
Activity Based Costing
Activity Based Costing
Activity Based Costing The Use of Activity Based Costing By Joseph P. Milazzo Masters of Business Administration Hawaii Pacific University Fall 2000 Activity based costing (ABC) is a relative new way to allocate costs to specific processes and services. This system assures that the costs are accurately distributed to the products or services that generated them. ABC illustrates costs more accurately, giving management insight to the cost associated with certain business activities. ABC extends t
ACTIVITYBASED COSTING BEYOND THE SMOKE AND MIRRORS
ACTIVITYBASED COSTING BEYOND THE SMOKE AND MIRRORS
ACTIVITYBASED COSTING BEYOND THE SMOKE AND MIRRORS ACTIVITY-BASED COSTING: BEYOND THE SMOKE AND MIRRORS Summary The business environment in the 1990s is markedly different from that of the past when conventional cost accounting procedures were established. Activity-based costing (ABC), pioneered in the late 1980s, offered a new costing approach consistent with the changed environment. However, ABC did not diffuse rapidly into the business community. This article demonstrates why adopting ABC is
ADC Telecommunications Financial Ratio Analasis
ADC Telecommunications Financial Ratio Analasis
ADC Telecommunications Financial Ratio Analasis Accounting 6000 Financial Statement Analysis ADC Telecommunications October 29, 2000 Corporate Background ADC Telecommunications (ADCT) is a communication equipment manufacturer located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Since 1952, the company has successfully weathered the tumultuous transformation process of technology. Today, ADC Telecommunications exclusively focuses on manufacturing computer-networking equipment. Increasing demand for fiber opti
ADP Security Evaluation
ADP Security Evaluation
ADP Security Evaluation Valuation of a Security Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ADP by: Katie S. McCarthy April 7, 1999 Spring Hill College Management of Financial Resources Dr. Ralph Sandler ADP – Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE:AUD) ADP is one of the largest independent computing services firms in the world with more than $4.5 billion in annual revenues and more than 425,000 clients. Founded in 1949, ADP provides computerized transaction processing, data communications, software, and inf
Advanced Micro Devices
Advanced Micro Devices
Advanced Micro Devices Table of Contents Table of Contents 1 Corporate Overview 2 Company History 2 Products 3 Financial Information 4 Market Conditions and Competition 5 Strategies & Goals 6 Foreign Operations 6 International Production Facilities 6 Fujitsu Alliance 7 Foreign Currency Translations 8 Hedging 8 Problematic Issues & Their Solutions 9 Lawsuits 9 Taiwan Earthquake 9 Outlook 10 Appendix A – Balance Sheets 11 Appendix B – Income Statements 12 Appendix C – Foreign Subsidiaries 13 Corpo
Advantages and disadvantages of a Web Presence
Advantages and disadvantages of a Web Presence
Advantages and disadvantages of a Web Presence Advantages and disadvantages of a Web Presence The World Wide Web is a World Wide Market. It is a new way of selling. More and more customers expect to find your product news and specifications on the web. But even on the Net, you have to advertise your product. Using Internet as a media to advertise your product is different from traditional media. Through Internet companies can be present all over the world. Using the web as an advertising tool is
Analysis of BoozAllen and Hamilton
Analysis of BoozAllen and Hamilton
Analysis of BoozAllen and Hamilton Introduction Booz-Allen & Hamilton is one of the world\'s largest management consulting firms. Traditionally, the firm had decentralized regional offices serving clients independent of other offices. This made cooperation between offices difficult, which was hurting company\'s overall performance. To overcome this problem they came up with a Vision 2000 plan under which the company was divided into three regions which were further sub-divided (see exhibit 1). T
Analysis on Booz Allen and Hamilton
Analysis on Booz Allen and Hamilton
Analysis on Booz Allen and Hamilton Introduction Booz-Allen & Hamilton is one of the world\'s largest management consulting firms. Traditionally, the firm had decentralized regional offices serving clients independent of other offices. This made cooperation between offices difficult, which was hurting company\'s overall performance. To overcome this problem they came up with a Vision 2000 plan under which the company was divided into three regions which were further sub-divided (see exhibit 1).
AOL Business Strategies
AOL Business Strategies
AOL Business Strategies A. Business Strategies 1. Strategic Objectives Ø Brand Name Recognition Ø Alliances with Suppliers to provide Customers with one-stop shopping Ø Develop massive customer base Ø Create an easy internet/email service Ø Create non-financial costs to customers to dissuade them from moving to competitors 2. Cost Strategy Ø Profits mater more than growth Ø Make cost to switch not financially practically Ø Make it financially difficult for competitors to contend with AOL 3. Di
Arthur D Little Inc
Arthur D Little Inc
Arthur D Little Inc Arthur D. Little, Inc. Does Process, Form, and Strategy make a business successful? The 60\'s and 70\'s ADL enjoyed a pre-emptive market share originating from the late 1800\'s, and became the leader of a growing management consulting practice during 60\'s and 70\'s. By the end of the 70\'s and early 80\'s they lost their dominant position as the market grew, and they continued to slide as the success of new companies tooled with contemporary technologies and skills, identifi
Asian Crisis
Asian Crisis
Asian Crisis Introduction A financial crisis swept like a bush fire through the “tiger economies” of South East Asia between June 1997 and January 1998. One country after another, local stocks markets and currency imploded. When the dust started to settle, the stock markets in many of these countries had lost over 70% of their value. Leaders of some these nations had to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to beg for massive financial assistance. The crisis in Asia has occurred after s
Big Oil and Bus Ethics
Big Oil and Bus Ethics
Big Oil and Bus Ethics Big Oil in the Arctic It can be argued (convincingly) that humans usage of fossil fuels is responsible for a large part of the worlds pollution problems. The area that I will discuss is the interaction that the big oil companies have had with the environment surrounding their businesses in Alaska. I will not tackle the issue of whether it is right or wrong to extract or use fossil fuels. Instead, I will ignore the larger issue and concentrate on specific issues concernin
Block buster
Block buster
block buster BLOCKBUSTER ENTERTAINMENT David P. Cook created the first Blockbuster Video store in October 1985 in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Cook intended to establish video superstores that would respond to the on going trends in the video industry during the 1980\'s because the number or households buying VCRs was increasing very much and so was the number of film titles. He wanted to create a store that would respond to the customer\'s needs such as: nice facilities, wide selections of videos, fas
Blue Jeans
Blue Jeans
Blue Jeans Marketing Plan for the introduction of Wide-bottom jeans Business Mission Purpose In order to understand why the Wide-bottom Jeans Group exists, it is inalienable to especially focus on one person, the founder and the core of the company Christie Clark. Her personality alone already legitimates the purpose of the company, playing the role of the every positive thinking entrepreneur, that is strongly drawing together stakeholders and employees by showing them that they can commit thems
Brief Review of PlatiNUMs Medical Products and the
Brief Review of PlatiNUMs Medical Products and the
Brief Review of PlatiNUMs Medical Products and the Additional Funding Required PlatiNUM Medical, Inc. Brief Review of PlatiNUM’s Medical Products and the Additional Funding Required Prepared for Greg Krel Chief Investment Officer Westwood Ventures Irvine, California Prepared by Andrew S. McAlister, CEO, Co-Founder Jason J. Smith, Senior Vice President, Co-Founder December 6, 1999 TO: Mr. Greg Krel, Chief Investment Officer FROM: Andrew S. , Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder Jason J. , Senior V
Business analysis of a Limited Company
Business analysis of a Limited Company
Business analysis of a Limited Company The Limited, Inc. Three Limited Parkway Columbus, Ohio 43230 614-415-7000 www.limited.com Written by:Dan Di Pietro [email protected] Administrative Decision Making BSAD 490 Dr. Roth July 12, 1999 Overview Name: The Limited, Inc. Headquarters: Three Limited Parkway Columbus, Ohio 43230 Telephone: 614-415-7000 Internet Address: www.limited.com Top Officers: Leslie H. Wexner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth B. Gilman, Vice Chairman and Chie
Business and the Internet
Business and the Internet
Business and the Internet Business is any activity that seeks profit by providing needed goods and services to others. The nature of providing these goods and services has changed drastically throughout the history of time. During the last thirty years of business activity, there has been new ways and means of conducting business through something we call technology. Technology is the advancement and uses of electronic devices and other high-tech equipment to produce and progress knowledge into
BUSINESS PLAN
BUSINESS PLAN
BUSINESS PLAN Introduction to the Sample Plan The following document is a sample of a finished business plan. In your final plan, you have the opportunity to elaborate on those ideas in your outline that you feel are most integral to your business. In composing your business plan, you can follow your outline as loosely or closely as you choose. For instance, in the sample plan, the Executive Summary, which is the last section of the Business Planning Wizard, is presented first in order to emphas
BUSINESS PLAN
BUSINESS PLAN
BUSINESS PLAN Introduction to the Sample Plan The following document is a sample of a finished business plan. In your final plan, you have the opportunity to elaborate on those ideas in your outline that you feel are most integral to your business. In composing your business plan, you can follow your outline as loosely or closely as you choose. For instance, in the sample plan, the Executive Summary, which is the last section of the Business Planning Wizard, is presented first in order to emphas
BUSINESS PLAN
BUSINESS PLAN
BUSINESS PLAN Introduction to the Sample Plan The following document is a sample of a finished business plan. In your final plan, you have the opportunity to elaborate on those ideas in your outline that you feel are most integral to your business. In composing your business plan, you can follow your outline as loosely or closely as you choose. For instance, in the sample plan, the Executive Summary, which is the last section of the Business Planning Wizard, is presented first in order to emphas
Campbell Soup Co
Campbell Soup Co
Campbell Soup Co 1. Company Overview Founded in 1869, Campbell Soup Company is one of the leaders in manufacturing & marketing branded consumer food products with approximately 24,250 employees world wide, total revenues of 6.7 billion, 36 manufacturing plants in 10 nations, and over 2000 products on the market. Over the years, Campbell Soup Company has diversified into number of businesses – from frozen dinners to retail garden centers. However Soup has been its core business. Some major brands
Cannington
Cannington
cannington Cannington Remuneration Policy Investigation. The organisation studied for the purpose of this investigation is Broken Hill Proprietary / Limited (B.H.P.). B.H.P. is Australia’s largest company and was ranked 125th on the fortune global 500 list of the worlds largest industrial companies in 1993. The company was incorporated in 1885 and began mining silver , lead and zinc at Broken Hill in NSW Cannington is BHP’s latest mine which is still yet to officially open, the mine was a Greenf
Case study The Flame
Case study The Flame
Case study The Flame Case Study: A Flame The technology revolution is upon us. In recent years there have been many triumphs in technology. Now more than ever, people are able to communicate over thousands of miles with the greatest of ease. Wireless communication is much to thank for the ease of communication. What used to take weeks threw mail, now takes seconds over the Internet or even through the company network. However, just like any revolution there are social consequences. Email technol
CEO Duality
CEO Duality
CEO Duality October 22,1999 Term Paper Separating the Board Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer: Pro and Con By: Danielle Thomas & Rebecca Hundley I Introduction Numerous reports on corporate governance have emphasised the desirability of increasing the number of outside directors on boards. An equally important and related issue is a growing insistence that the role of chairman and chief executive should be separate, though on this issue there is less unanimity in the U.S. than in other cou
Changing Job Roles
Changing Job Roles
Changing Job Roles Introduction This paper is the result of research into and reflection on the roles carried out by those who are responsible for managing the \'people\' function within organisations. Whether these incumbents are called personnel or HR managers is not necessarily important; it is however critical to give recognition to the complexity of the task that faces those who have to take responsibility for this function. This paper raises two inter-related issues. First, in what sorts o
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 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
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 fraud
Computer fraud
computer fraud As much as $40 billion are lost every year due to flourishing computer crimes. In 1993 alone, Internet, the world wide system of computer networks, was swindled out of approximately $2 billion, and about $50 million were stolen from various companies such as GTE Corp., AT&T, Bell Atlantic and MCI ( Meyer and Underwood 45). Ironically these same organizations have been collaborating with software manufacturers for an expanded software production ( Cook 53 ). Multinational corporati
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
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
Consumer driven advertising
Consumer driven advertising
consumer driven advertising The speech titled Advertising\'s Overdue Revolution is a very interesting read. I will attempt to break the speech down into a number of main themes discussed by the author. I will then examine each of these themes and decide whether or not I agree with the points presented. On the issues that I have a difference of opinion, I will examine why, and try to support my argument with relevant facts. How much is advertising responsible for the highest credit card debt an
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
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
Drug laws
Drug laws
drug laws NOTE:This draft document represents a joint effort by the SAMHSA/CSAP Division of Workplace Programs and members of the SAMHSA Drug Testing Advisory Board (DTAB). It has not been reviewed by all members of the DTAB, by industry working groups, or by other Federal agencies. This draft document is the first release to a wider audience. It will serve as the basis for developing the guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs. All interested parties are invited to comment on the
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 on economy1850 to 1914
Effects on economy1850 to 1914
effects on economy1850 to 1914 Effects on Trends in Trade Policy from 1850-1914 The modernizing world of 1850-1870 belonged to an age of remarkable growth in international trade, stimulating the largest free market the world had ever seen. Yet by 1914, only 30 years later, the trend towards liberal trade policies had mostly ended, replaced by a revival of the protectionist system. A study of the variation in trade policies over time shows a remarkable growth in the power of interest groups to in