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  • Philhealth’s Indigent Program

    Philhealth’s Indigent Program

    CHAPTER I. RATIONALE Introduction The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation was created by Republic Act No. 7875 to administer the National Health Insurance Program which is designed to provide health insurance coverage and ensure affordable, acceptable and health services for all Filipinos. The Enhanced “PCSO Greater Medicare Access (GMA) Program” is a partnership forged by four important agencies of the government: the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), the Local Government Unit (LGU), Department of Budget and

    Essay Length: 1,809 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Yan
  • Philip Crosby

    Philip Crosby

    “Doing it right the first time”, has been a stimulating quote from a man that was an inspiration to thousand of companies around the globe, Philip Bayard Crosby. Mr. Crosby was a practitioner, writer, and philosopher of quality management. His works range from books, seminars, and Philip Crosby Associates, which has helped to change the ever growing companies in corporate quality. Philip Crosby was born on June 18, 1926 in Wheeling West Virginia to Mary

    Essay Length: 2,171 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Vika
  • Philip Morris

    Philip Morris

    The history of what is now a global company can be traced back to Philip Morris's 1854 opening of a single shop on London's Bond Street, selling tobacco and ready-made cigarettes. In 1847, the famous Phillip Morris is established, selling hand rolled Turkish cigarettes.Cigarettes became popular around this time when soldiers brought it back to England from the Russian and Turkish soldiers. In 1902, the British Phillip Morris sets up a New York headquarters to

    Essay Length: 314 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • Philip Vs Mitsushita: A New Century, A New Round

    Philip Vs Mitsushita: A New Century, A New Round

    Case background: This case is about two giants in the global consumer electronics market, namely Philips and Matsushita. Their international strategies and organizations are very different ЎV while the former pursued a localization strategy, the latter pursued a global standardization strategy; while the former made use of highly self-sufficient national organizations (NOs) for strong local responsiveness, the latter adopted Ў§1 product 1 divisionЎЁ structure for cost cutting. Nevertheless, both companies encountered their difficulties as the

    Essay Length: 993 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Philippine Retirement Authority

    Philippine Retirement Authority

    An Information Technology Audit on the Philippine Retirement Authority Special Retiree Service Syste 1.0 INTRODUCTION The previous paper illustrated the present state of the Philippine Retirement Authority, its processes, and finally concluded with an assessment of its the SWOT elements. This report follows up by asking: Given its vision of developing the Philippines into a retirement haven, will investing in information technology bring the PRA closer to its vision? We believe that there is

    Essay Length: 2,178 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Vika
  • Philippines Economy

    Philippines Economy

    The Philippines is located in South East Asia and the Philippines economy has been industrialized in the recent times. In terms of the purchasing power parity it ranked 24th according to the World Bank. The sectors that are of key importance in the Philippines Economy are agriculture, industry and mining each of which can be detailed under the following heads; Agricultural sector contributes about 17.1% of the GDP, Industrial Sector contributes 18.1% in the GDP.

    Essay Length: 587 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Philips


    Philips versus Matsushita: The Competitive Battle Continues Throughout their long histories, N.V. Philips (Netherlands) and Matsushita Electric (Japan) had followed very different strategies and emerged with very different organizational capabilities. Philips built its success on a worldwide portfolio of responsive national organizations while Matsushita based its global competitiveness on its centralized, highly efficient operations in Japan. During the first decade of the 21st century, however, both companies experienced major challenges to their historic competitive positions

    Essay Length: 1,103 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2011 By: nepal
  • Philips Vs Matsushita (summary)

    Philips Vs Matsushita (summary)

    Philips was founded by Gerard Philips and his father in 1892 in Eindhoven, Holland . Then, they recruited Anton Philips (Herard’s brother), an excellent salesman and manager, and soon after they became the third largest light-bulb producer in Europe. However from its beginning on it always took care for his workers. As an example in Eindhoven it built company houses, bolstered education, and paid its employees so well that other local employers complained. When larger

    Essay Length: 2,293 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Phillips-Versus-Matsushita


    Questions:1.How did Philips succeed to become the leading consumer electronics manufacturer in the world after WWII? What were its competencies and incompetencies?2.How did Matsushita succeed to replace Philip as No. 1? What were its competencies and incompetencies?3.What do you think of the change each company has made today? Why is it so hard to change?4.What recommendations would you make to Cor Boonstra? Yoichi Morichita?Case background:This case is about two giants in the global consumer electronics

    Essay Length: 1,048 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 16, 2011 By: busicher5
  • Philosophy


    Aristotle agreed with Plato’s approach to science but also thought it was important to study living things. He first defined scientific knowledge, and why it should be required. He had invented science as the collective organized enterprise as it is today. Aristotle had the first science department to biology, but it was a bit weak in the physics side. Aristotle’s method for living things was to define the subject matter, to consider the difficulties involved

    Essay Length: 396 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Artur
  • Phipps Plaza Mall Analysis

    Phipps Plaza Mall Analysis

    Mall Analysis: Phipps Plaza How exciting malls are in terms of architectural and interior design! Just by going around the heart of any major city and seeing new steel and glass structures stretching towards the sky, many people may feel that shopping malls are a perfect destination for a combination of shopping and entertainment. As the largest city in the Southeast, Atlanta along with its vast history and historical museums, also offers the region’s largest

    Essay Length: 1,574 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Janna
  • Phising


    Phishing is the act of using electronic communication in an attempt to fraudulently obtain confidential information from a business or individual by posing as a legitimate entity. Typically a phishing attack has two components a: a legitimate looking email from a trustworthy entity and a fraudulent web page. Individuals are enticed into revealing personal id and financial info on fraudulent web sites, also know as spoofed web sites. Governments, financial institutions and online services are

    Essay Length: 523 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Phoenix Pay Problems Case Study

    CMIS4450 – Managing IT Portfolio Section: A02 Student: Adriana Trifan Phoenix Pay Problems Case Instructor: Dong Ye Northern Alberta Institute of Technology February 22, 2018 ________________ Table of Contents Executive Summary 1 Current Situation Analysis 2 SWOT Conclusion 4 Problem Statements 4 The first problem: positions eliminated 5 The second problem: more expensive than expected 5 The third problem: technical. 5 Criteria / Measures 6 Alternatives and Evaluation of the Alternatives 6 Alternative #1 6

    Essay Length: 2,519 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: July 5, 2018 By: trifanadriana
  • Phone Plastic T-Test

    Phone Plastic T-Test

    Running head: PHONE PLASTIC T-TEST Phone Plastic t-Test Lisa Boyle University of Phoenix Cell Phone Plastic t-Test Research Problem Question and Purpose The research problem is, is there a there a difference between cell phones that are heated and unheated that would cause damage in temperature over 120 degrees? The purpose is to gain insight about the company’s cell phones. There are fifteen observations for each of the two batches of cell phones. By reducing

    Essay Length: 396 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Photo Studio Marketing Plan

    Photo Studio Marketing Plan

    Contents Executive summary 4 Corporate strategy 5 Corporate mission, objectives and keys to success 5 Summary of overall position and corporate strategy 5 External and internal analysis 6 Overview of market 6 Competitor analysis 6 Future trends 8 PEST analysis 8 SWOT analysis 8 Marketing objectives 9 Financial objectives 9 Marketing objectives 9 Marketing strategy 10 Market segmentation and targeting 10 Competitive advantage 10 Marketing strategy 10 Growth plans 11 Specific marketing programs 11 Marketing

    Essay Length: 2,710 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Vassili
  • Physical Distribution Management

    Physical Distribution Management

    One company that many do not know about is the air separation industry. This industry is a vital component to everyday life. The process of separating air is a simple process that is dominated by a handful of companies throughout the world, which are as follows: Praxair, Linde, Air Products, Air Liquide, and some smaller companies. Cryogenic air separation process is one of the most popular air separation process, used frequently in medium to large

    Essay Length: 1,634 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2011 By: tplaya4za
  • Physical Vs. Financial Aspects of Development

    Physical Vs. Financial Aspects of Development

    “Physical- Financial” Product and the Effects on Cost, Income, and Value The physical- financial entity is a balance of two different components working towards the same common goal. Each one has their areas of focus and attributes to contribute to the project. If one has more influence than the other, an imbalance could occur and result in problems with the development and its success. The physical side must work with the architects, engineers, and construction

    Essay Length: 825 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Top
  • Piaggio-Mp3


    I. Executive summary Since the foundation by Rinaldo Piaggio in 1884 the core of the business at Piaggio Group, has been the focus on creativity and innovation. These values have been maintained until today, enriched by a mix of accessibility, freedom, differentiation and equilibrium, which distinguishes all motorcycles, scooters and moped produced by the company and its owned brands. A new scenario of mobility has been created- nowadays together with the increased need of security

    Essay Length: 1,244 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Jack
  • Pianificazione


    L'importanza di pianificare prima di agire nel business. Analisi e commento del paper Does Business Planning Facilitate the Development of New Venture? In un mondo incerto, dai mercati economici in costante e forte evoluzione, riteniamo che l'attività dell'imprenditore debba essere sempre più sistematizzata e supportata da adeguati strumenti. È necessaria, in altre parole, un'attività di analisi dinamica dell'evoluzione del mondo esterno e interno all'impresa, la cui efficacia consiste nel ridurre i margini di eventi imprevisti,

    Essay Length: 255 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2010 By: se
  • Pie Chart - Data Visualization for Businesses

    Pie Chart - Data Visualization for Businesses

    Pie Chart Data Visualization for Businesses A picture is worth a thousand words. The ability to graphically represent your business data gives you the power to make informed business decisions quickly. (, 2002) This representation must be visually appealing and easy to understand. By keeping it simple, it allows the broadest number of users to interpret the data, gain insights as to its meaning and facilitate communication on the data ultimately to solve the companyЎ¦s

    Essay Length: 913 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Steve
  • Piele Sa

    Piele Sa

    1. Introduction Piele SA started a budget committee consisting of the chief accountant, a cost accountant, a technical director, and heads of the production departments. The committee was formed to help develop a budget using the zero-based budgeting system. Piele SA’s budget was based on the expected level of activity in sales that the firm expected to generate during the year. Piele SA started its budget from zero, and continued to re-evaluate and adjust targets

    Essay Length: 2,393 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • Pier1 Imports

    Pier1 Imports

    Although Pier 1 Imports has two measures for quality assurance, one of them being the US government regulations regarding various product categories that are studied and communicated to the manufacturers of other countries, and the second being the products conforming to aesthetic standards that guarantee the products fitting the Pier 1 image and Pier 1 customer desire, these quality assurance measures are lacking. There are several other product quality assurance measures that should be explored,

    Essay Length: 667 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Jack
  • Pilgrim Assurance Building

    Pilgrim Assurance Building

    Pilgrim Assurance Case Pilgrim Assurance is a case that involves a sealed bid auction. Therefore, the auctioneers will need to sell the building to the highest bidder involved at a minimum bid of $15 million. David Bailey is given the decision to decide on how much to bid for an office building. Furthermore, he needs to make the decision whether to lease it as office space or to convert this office space into condominiums. In

    Essay Length: 1,327 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Pinnacle Manufacturing Part II

    Pinnacle Manufacturing Part II

    a. Identif specific considerations from part I and II of the cas that affect your assessments of engagement risk and acceptable audit risk. use each of the three factors in the text to categorize your conclusions: External users' reliance on financial statements likelihood of financial difficulties Management integrity Acceptable Audit Risk and Engagement Risk Issues: External users’ reliance on financial statements: 1. The company is privately held, but there is a large amount of debt,

    Essay Length: 690 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Janna
  • Pioneer Petroleum

    Pioneer Petroleum

    Pioneer Petroleum is a multinational corporation that is in position to capitalize on investments all around the World. Within the industry Pioneer’s gasoline are among the cleanest burning fuels. They are better position than most to meet strict environmental guidelines as they currently have clean efficient running plants positioned to capitalize on less polluted products. Also Pioneer Petroleum is heavily involved in exploration and devilment. From 1924 to the present, pioneer has been able to

    Essay Length: 1,514 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Steve
  • Pioneer Petroleum Corporation Analysis

    Pioneer Petroleum Corporation Analysis

    Pioneer Petroleum Corporation’s (PPC) has been through a diverse amount of changes throughout the years. They were originally were a merger of several different independent firms operating in the oil refining, pipeline transportation, and industrial chemicals fields. PPC then integrated vertically into exploration and production of crude oil and marketing refined petroleum products, but horizontally into plastics, agricultural chemicals, and real estate development. They decided to restructure the company into a hydrocarbons-based company, concentrating on

    Essay Length: 780 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2010 By: David
  • Pippins Jazz Club and Southern Dining Business Plan

    Pippins Jazz Club and Southern Dining Business Plan

    Tammie Pounds Business Enterprise March 2, 2004 “PIPPINS JAZZ CLUB AND SOUTHERN DINING”BUSINESS PLAN I. DESCRIPTION AND OWNERSHIP OF PROPOSED BUSINESS Pippins Jazz Club and Southern Dining restaurants strive to be the premier restaurant from the West coast to the East coast. Our goal is to be a step ahead of the competition. We want our customers to have more fun during their leisure time. We provide a fascinating, tasting and appealing combine of Southern

    Essay Length: 2,278 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Pippins Jazz Club and Southern Diningпїѕ Business Plan

    Pippins Jazz Club and Southern Diningпїѕ Business Plan

    I. DESCRIPTION AND OWNERSHIP OF PROPOSED BUSINESS Pippins Jazz Club and Southern Dining restaurants strive to be the premier restaurant from the West coast to the East coast. Our goal is to be a step ahead of the competition. We want our customers to have more fun during their leisure time. We provide a fascinating, tasting and appealing combine of Southern and Cajun menu selection, atmosphere, ambiance, and service to create a sense of "place"

    Essay Length: 2,268 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Pitfall of Forecasting

    Pitfall of Forecasting

    Pitfall of forecasting In forecasting, it is seldom perfect. This means that there are many outside factors that we cannot predict or control that have impact on the result. Moreover, many forecasting technique assumes that there is some underlying stability in the system. Therefore, some firms do their predictions using computerized forecasting software first and later closely monitor the product items when the demand is low. Besides that, using product family and aggregated forecasts are

    Essay Length: 401 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Pixar - the Future of the Disney Alliance

    Pixar - the Future of the Disney Alliance

    Pixar 2001 The Future of the Disney Alliance I. Introduction It was Monday morning, November 5, 2001. Steve Jobs, CEO of Pixar Animation Studios, had just finished reviewing the opening weekend box office receipts for Monsters, Inc., the latest theatrical release produced by the partnership between Pixar and Disney. He sat back and pondered the future of his company and its relationship with Disney. Jobs needed to consider the brand equity that Pixar had established

    Essay Length: 5,457 Words / 22 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Artur
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