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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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Organization Development (OD) is the application o
Organization Development (OD) is the application o
OD Organization Development (OD) is the application of behavioral science knowledge to improve an organization\'s health and effectiveness through it\'s ability to cope with environmental changes, improve internal relationship and increase problem-solving capabilities. OD is an effort of planned, organizationwide, and managed from the top, to increase organization effectiveness and health through planned interventions in the organization process\'s using behavioral science. It must be managed fr
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
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
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
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
Sabre
Sabre
Sabre Sabre is a complex company that is difficult to fit into a specific industry. Although they were once a division of American Airlines, and remain closely tied to the airline industry, they are not direct competitors of other airline companies. Sabre has several business lines, therefore determining true competitors change with each business unit. Because the core competency is its computer reservation system, the competitive focus will be on other computer reservation system\'s companies.
Sharp Corporation
Sharp Corporation
Sharp Corporation SHARP CORPORATION: Technology Strategy Summary Sharp Corporation was established in 1912 by Tokuji Hayakawa as a small workshop. The Company was a small, second-tier assembler of TV sets and home appliances which competed mainly on price. However in the early 1970’s Sharp Corporation focused on technologies which competitors ignore , developed expertise in certain electronic devices, such as integrated circuits and liquid crystal displays (LCD) and used them to develop innovati
Shrinking buying power of the middle class
Shrinking buying power of the middle class
Shrinking buying power of the middle class The Shrinking Buying Power of the Middle Class According to the Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary, the middle class is “a class occupying a position between the upper class and the lower class; especially: a fluid heterogeneous socioeconomic grouping composed principally of business and professional people, bureaucrats, and some farmers and skilled workers sharing common social characteristics and values (Merriam-Webster). In the United States, their
Small Business funding gap
Small Business funding gap
Small Business funding gap “The Funding Gap” Due Date: Wednesday November 1st, 2000 The question “The funding gap” is always quoted as a major issue for dstart up and developingh small businesses. What evidence is there to support this view and what measures have relevant organisations taken to overcome the problem? Executive Summary This report critically examine concerned with how young small businesses and start up business fund themselves externally. Firstly we look at the funding ga,p what
Social Responsibilities of Business
Social Responsibilities of Business
Social Responsibilities of Business Social responsibility is the concept that business is part of the larger society in which it exists and must therefore act in a way that not only advances the firm, but also serves the society. More than ever firms are being challenged to integrate social responsibilities in to their operations. Many firms now believe that social responsibility to be a lot more than granting money to community groups or volunteering their time to organizations - although these
Strategic Management of Quaker Oats Company
Strategic Management of Quaker Oats Company
Strategic Management of Quaker Oats Company Introduction The Quaker Oats Company, officially formed in 1901, is currently undergoing massive reorganization, which will dramatically change its position in the industry. Over the last four years, Quaker Oats\' returns have been consistently rocky. Quaker unloaded Snapple, its ice-cream toppings and condiments business, and its frozen bagel business 1997. The company has turned to an emphasis on its high performing products such as Gatorade and bagg
Strategic Plan for GNC
Strategic Plan for GNC
Strategic Plan for GNC Company Background General Nutrition Companies Inc., was founded 65 years ago in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on the premise that Americans wanted to maintain control over their health. David Shakirian founded the company. In 1935 he launched a dream of his by establishing a little health food store in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He called it Lackzoom. The products that were offered at his store included yogurt and healthy foods such as honey, grains and healthy sandwiches. The
Strategic plan GNC
Strategic plan GNC
strategic plan GNC Company Background General Nutrition Companies Inc., was founded 65 years ago in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on the premise that Americans wanted to maintain control over their health. David Shakirian founded the company. In 1935 he launched a dream of his by establishing a little health food store in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He called it Lackzoom. The products that were offered at his store included yogurt and healthy foods such as honey, grains and healthy sandwiches. The conc
Student
Student
Student Topic Selection for a Managerial Business Plan Crystal Pierson MGT/583.1 Workshop I Eric Brown 16 February, 2000 In an era where everything, including the S&P index revolves around technology, manual or labor intensive operations cannot survive. Technological advancements range from nuclear science/medicine to new ways of preparing food. To see a manual typewriter in an office seems extremely antiquated and laborious. Technology today compared to a hundred years ago moves at lightening s
System Fits
System Fits
System Fits Introduction This paper will discuss two system fit issues at The New York Times Shared Services Center. A system fit is the examination of how an organization\'s system elements and subcomponents fit with one another whether it is a loose or tight fit. Poor system fits lead to macro-problems with micro-level symptoms. An example of this would be micro-level symptoms may effect the employee, which in turn effect the employee\'s performance. Two system fit issues are lack of employee
Tales of marketing
Tales of marketing
tales of marketing MARKETING CHAPTER 1 Field Of Marketing INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -New marketing based on info technology. EX. Royal Bank -Royal spent $15 million on data base technology to serve customers more uniquely. -Increased response rate from 4% to 60%. NATURE AND SCOPE OF MARKETING EXCHANGE AS THE FOCUS -Marketing occurs any time 1 social unit (person or organization) exchanges something of value with another social unit. -Marketing consists of activities designed to generate & facilitat
Target Corporation
Target Corporation
Target Corporation MEMO To: Bobby C. Vaught, Ph.D. Date: July 11, 2000 Professor of Management From: John Schindele Subject: Target Corporation (Formerly Dayton Hudson) The main issue facing Target Corporation is what it should do with its department store and Mervyn’s divisions. The company has considered closing or selling the divisions several times over the past few decades. Although both divisions continue to make a profit, the company could be better off focusing all of its attention on th
The Effect of Innovative Benefits and Services on
The Effect of Innovative Benefits and Services on
The Effect of Innovative Benefits and Services on Employee Retention WEBSTER UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL THE EFFECT OF INNOVATIVE BENEFITS AND SERVICES ON EMPLOYEE RETENTION AT SAS INSTITUTE, INC. by A paper presented to the Graduate School of Webster University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts July 26, 2000 Pope Airforce Base, NC Abstract Employee benefits programs are crucial to the recruitment and retention of employees in any industry. Effective prog
The risk management of asset and liabilities by de
The risk management of asset and liabilities by de
The risk management of asset and liabilities by developing countries The risk management of assets and liabilities by developing countries. Greater access to the international financial markets has bestowed many benefits on developing countries, but it has also exposed them to the vicissitudes of these markets. In addition to the macroeconomic challenges posed by large, potentially volatile flows, the sizable external foreign currency debt of many developing countries makes them vulnerable to sw
Total Quality Management
Total Quality Management
Total Quality Management Total Quality Management Total Quality Management is a strategic system involving teamwork, which is essential to the success of all businesses. This process has been developed and strengthened over several decades. This has caused businesses to work together to improve their knowledge of recent technology and approaches to training. Total Quality Management helps to competitively meet the demands of customers’ by bringing organizations together with management enabling
The Granddaddy of Total Quality Management(TQM)
The Granddaddy of Total Quality Management(TQM)
:TQM The Granddaddy of Total Quality Management(TQM): Dr. W. Edwards Deming was known as the ‘Granddaddy’ of total-quality-management. Total Quality Management (TQM) can provide organizations with the incentive for positive change, stirring the workforce and creating an environment that gives a company the competitive edge. To succeed, however, TQM has to be more than a catchword. If it is looked upon as a nuisance or an excuse for employees to take advantage of the employer, it won’t work. TQM m
Wal Mart Turnaroud
Wal Mart Turnaroud
Wal Mart Turnaroud Sam Walton, a leader with an innovative vision, started his own company and made it into the leader in discount retailing that it is today. Through his savvy, and sometimes unusual, business practices, he and his associates led the company forward for thirty years. Today, four years after his death, the company is still growing steadily. Wal-Mart executives continue to rely on many of the traditional goals and philosophies that Sam\'s legacy left behind, while simultaneously k
What Computer Skills Do Employers Expect From Rece
What Computer Skills Do Employers Expect From Rece
What Computer Skills Do Employers Expect From Recent College Graduates What Computer Skills Do Employers Expect From Recent College Graduates? By: Philip Davis, Instructional Technology Librarian Cornell University Ithaca, N.Y. Table of Contents Cornell University 2 Cornell Library Conducts Study 2 Research Methodology 3 A Review of the Results 3 Rankings, Groupings, and Correlations 4 Ranking Computer Skills: 4 Grouping Computer Skills: 4 Other Computer Skills 4 Comments From Employers 5 Variab
Where is Your Company Among the Life Cycles
Where is Your Company Among the Life Cycles
Where is Your Company Among the Life Cycles Where is Your Company Among the Life Cycle’s? (How Long will the PBX Life Cycle Be?) Recently we did a detailed life cycle evaluation not only on some companies but the system or product used. This example, the PBX system or private branch exchange, would be considered “buried in overhead” by some, but we broke down into detailed areas evaluating specifics that effect ever-changing technology factors. As PBX technology becomes more advanced, the life e
Who Wants to Make Themselves a Millionaire
Who Wants to Make Themselves a Millionaire
Who Wants to Make Themselves a Millionaire Why are we working to make other people rich? Is it because we are trained to in school? Or is it because big business makes an offer we can’t refuse? I think that at an early age we are taught to be a good employee rather than live life in a business state of mind. At an early age we are taught to be employees. We are taught to work together to help us socialize with others in our work. We are taught to follow directions to help us be better employees,
Who Wants to Make Themselves a Millionaire1
Who Wants to Make Themselves a Millionaire1
Who Wants to Make Themselves a Millionaire1 Who Wants To Make Themselves A Millionaire? Why are we working to make other people rich? Is it because we are trained to in school? Or is it because big business makes an offer we can’t refuse? I think that at an early age we are taught to be a good employee rather than live life in a business state of mind. At an early age we are taught to be employees. We are taught to work together to help us socialize with others in our work. We are taught to foll
Why the Wall Street Bubble Must Burst
Why the Wall Street Bubble Must Burst
Why the Wall Street Bubble Must Burst Why the Wall Street Bubble Must Burst? In 1938, and in the teeth of the longest and fiercest depression that the United States had ever known, capital spending hit an all time high. Thats right! In 1938 the men who owned America began to pour millions of Dollars into new plant and equipment as if there was no tomorrow. We dont think much about it today, because it has been a long time since the United States has experienced a real bone jolting economic slo
Workplace Violence
Workplace Violence
Workplace Violence Workplace Violence Statistics Workplace and Violence two words that until recently were never associated with one another. Yet when these words come together they strike terror in the lives of the people that are affected by them. Workplace, when we think of this word we think of a safe environment where we go to make to our lives better, a place to make careers for ourselves. The workplace is supposed to provide security for our families and to help to one day achieve the goa
Zero Inflation
Zero Inflation
Zero Inflation Introduction Hyper inflation has plagued most of the world’s developing countries over the past decades. Countries in the industrialised world, too, have at times duelled with dangerously high inflation rates in the post WWII era. With varying degrees of success, all have employed great efforts to bring their inflation rates within acceptable limits. Generally, a moderate rate of inflation has been the ultimate goal. More recently, however, a few countries have pursued policies th
ADSL
ADSL
ADSL ADSL has been of interest to me for the past couple of years because it enables high-speed data on a single pair of local copper loop. It is phenomenal how it can allow voice and data to run concurrently over the same pair of wire. The article of choice for this report is in the subject of ADSL technology and the integration of the chip sets. Within these five pages the author examines the design methodology that Alcatel has used to develop their mixed signal “chip set-asynchronous digital
Advancements in Peripherals
Advancements in Peripherals
Advancements in Peripherals Introduction Peripheral Devices A Peripheral device is any external device attached to a computer. Without Peripherals a computer is just a box full of wires, transistors and circuits, which is able to: - 1. Respond to a specific set of instructions in a well-defined manner. 2. Execute a prerecorded list of instructions (a program). The only problem being that without any input Peripherals you cannot tell the computer to do any of the above processes, and if you could
Advancements in Peripherals1
Advancements in Peripherals1
Advancements in Peripherals1 Recent Developments in Computer Peripherals Including an in-depth look at Multimedia Input Devices A Report by Mr Matthew James Smith HNC BIT Year One Contents Title Page Number Introduction Two Section One - Development in Peripherals Three Section Two - Multimedia Input Devices Five Section Three - An in-depth look Digital Cameras Six The History of the Digital Camera Six How Digital Cameras Work Seven Conclusion Nine Appendix / References Ten Glossary Eleven Intro
Apple vs The World
Apple vs The World
Apple vs The World Apple vs. The World In past years, Apple was on a downward spiral, but now the Mac is back on the right track. The interim CEO Steve Jobs has brought them from expected quarterly loses to now, first quarter net income of some 150 millions dollars. The question still remains, is Apple back to stay? With the Windows driven world of today, can Apple assert them self to claim market share? Apples stunning new hardware, user-friendly operating system, and drive for incredible new
Are You Certified
Are You Certified
Are You Certified The impact of technology in our lives has grown exponentially over recent years. The demand for better, faster, more productive software and hardware equipment has increased the need for more experienced and better qualified IT (Information Technology) specialists. These IT professionals must possess a degree of knowledge and expertise that sets them apart from others in their field. One way industry has set the standard in recruiting such specialized individuals is certificati
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence ABSTRACT Current neural network technology is the most progressive of the artificial intelligence systems today. Applications of neural networks have made the transition from laboratory curiosities to large, successful commercial applications. To enhance the security of automated financial transactions, current technologies in both speech recognition and handwriting recognition are likely ready for mass integration into financial institutions. RESEARCH PROJECT TABLE OF CO
Artificial Intelligence1
Artificial Intelligence1
Artificial Intelligence1 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 professionals? Medical facilities, police departments, and manufacturing plants have all been changed by AI but
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
Asynchronous Transfer Mode Asynchronous Transfer Mode: Asynchronous Transfer Mode By Gene Bandy State Technical Institute Asynchronous Transfer Mode: Asynchronous Transfer Mode(ATM) is a high-speed transmission protocol in which data blocks are broken into small cells that are transmitted individually and possibly via different routes in a manner similar to packet-switching technology. In other words, it is a form of data transmission that allows voice, video and data to be sent along the same
Bill Gates
Bill Gates
Bill Gates In its 23-year lifetime, Microsoft has had three distinct phases. The first, from 1975 to 1989, was characterized by both bold thrusts into new businesses. Among their many successes were MS-DOS, Word, Excel, Macintosh software and Windows. The company relied on the success of Windows, banking every penny they had on its success, which paid off in Microsoft\'s second phase from 1990, when Windows 3.0 was released, to 1994. Customer driven change also marked phase two. Customers wanted
Bill Gates and Steve Jobs since 1980
Bill Gates and Steve Jobs since 1980
Bill Gates and Steve Jobs since 1980 In the early 80s the world so the initial boom of the computer era. The first personal computers were sold and the main players of the business were sorted out. Two of the prominent figures were Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. Each pioneering their own front, the two entered the 90s as the computer world celebrities. By the mid 90s each of these tycoons\' life had taken many turns and twists, albeit for the better usually. Bill Gates\' 1995 was a bit hectic, this
Brave new world vs Matrix
Brave new world vs Matrix
Brave new world vs Matrix Since the begging of humanity, mankind tries to predict the soon to be future. Many scientific books and movies thrilled readers and viewers with visions of the future world. The book Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and the movie Matrix directed by The Wachowski Brothers tried to put forth-such views. The strongest theme in both the book and the movie was the idea that as humanity progresses through the centuries, the advancement of science leads to perfecting the
Building a computer
Building a computer
Building a computer BUILDING A COMPUTER With increasing popularity of computer games, and multimedia home PC users often need an unexpensive computer system upgrade. By building a custom computer one is able to combine componenets, and operating system to provide maximal gaming performance. Computers are often called number manipulators, because of their ability to run millions of mathematical operations per second (White 43). Computers use binary system of numbers, which allows them to operate