- Free Essays, Term Papers & Book Notes


In the Business section, you can find material dedicated to all things business. This section collects data on the activities of the various companies operating in markets all over the world.

17,334 Essays on Business. Documents 12,061 - 12,090

  • Pm 587

    Pm 587

    PROJECT PORTFOLIO CRITERIA A basic objective of project portfolio management (PPM) is to maximize the contribution of the projects to the firm with the use of project portfolio criteria. The decision-making process for portfolios prioritizes the best high-profitability, low risk and strategically aligned projects so that the allocation of funding is efficiently distributed. This process can terminate less profitable projects at the beginning or slipping projects in order to start a more desirable project. This

    Essay Length: 828 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2011 By: katjack85
  • Podcasting and Vlogging

    Podcasting and Vlogging

    INTRODUCTION The emergence of the internet has brought about many advertising opportunities. Podcasting/Vlogging is one recent innovation in Internet communication and entertainment. Businesses serving niche market are capitalizing on this new concept to directly target their markets with there advertisements. This assignment attempts to broaden ones understanding of this new initiative and how it fits into the marketing world. For the purpose of this assignment we are going to refer to Podcasting as a general

    Essay Length: 5,961 Words / 24 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • Point Plan of Job Evaluation for University Administrative Jobs

    Point Plan of Job Evaluation for University Administrative Jobs

    POINT PLAN OF JOB EVALUATION FOR UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE JOBS C Compensable Factor Definition Importance Relative Weight Total Points Minimum Point Value Levels within Factor Education This factor measures the minimum level of formal education, specialized training, and professional licensing and certification required to perform the work. 100 20% 400 66 6 Work Experience This factor measures the minimum amount of job-related experience, whether gained inside or outside the University, in order to be hired

    Essay Length: 1,783 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Pokemon Themed Hotel Report Plan

    Pokemon Themed Hotel Report Plan

    Pokemon themed hotel Report Plan Date of Submission : 20/8/2016 Name : QiaoHaoyu(G1095266U) Matriculation No. : 40293691 Program of Study : Facilities Planning for Hospitality Tourism & Events Tutor’s name : Soh Bee Hong Jacqueline 1.0 Introduction Pokemon is popular among many Asia countries, such as China,Japan,and Malaysia especially Singapore. As we know, Singapore is the biggest tourism country in Southeast Asia. In the current year, more and more tourists choose Singapore as a great

    Essay Length: 853 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2017 By: w83281185
  • Polaroid


    Case Study: Polaroid “As digital cameras proliferate, they suck the life out of Polaroid’s older instant-film products. It’s only a question of how rapidly these products will fall” -Cravens et al. 2003- Referring to this digitals world, if I were a CEO of Polaroid, I would set a new strategy; corporate strategy, business strategy, and functional strategy respectively. To begin with corporate strategy, the CEO of the company should re-brand Polaroid from a toylish

    Essay Length: 320 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Jon
  • Polaroid Case Study - Quality Management

    Polaroid Case Study - Quality Management

    Polaroid Case Group Members B S Uday Kiran Reddy(159278020) Dhondi Sai Krishna(159278024) Gorle Krishna Chaitanya(159278030) Kasarabada V Kishan Karthik(159278037) B Krishnamoorthy(159278040) Key Findings: Pod Weight Control * As per the graph for the Shift A, the pod weight performance variability lies between the UCL and LCL. This means that the process is under control. This indicates that the quality is good as the process is under control. * Similarly, for Shift B, the pod weight

    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 14, 2015 By: Gk Chaitanya
  • Pole Climbers

    Pole Climbers

    HALIFAX UNIVERSITY Submitted by: Qais Qureshi POLE CLIMBERS Ringing Bell Company has to redesign the selection process for the position of outdoor craft technician due to an adverse impact on employment opportunities for women. Currently the failing rate is at 70% for women compared to 30% for men. The reasons identified for high failing rate for the installation school’s training program include physical inability to climb poles, fear of height, an accident during pole climbing

    Essay Length: 1,330 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: David
  • Police Department - Ob

    Police Department - Ob

    ORG STRUCTURE: HIERARCHY With sergeants for the officers to report to, a Division Commander for the sergeants to report to, and so on, there is a strict and rigidly observed hierarchy at the police department. DIVISION OF LABOUR AND SPECIALIZATION There is a high degree of division of labour within this organization. In fact, there is specific mention about "specialized units" at the police department. RULES AND REGULATIONS There are strict rules and regulations to

    Essay Length: 489 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Leah
  • Policy Analysis Market

    Policy Analysis Market

    Introduction The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) was born in the uncertain days after the Soviets launched Sputnik in 1958. Its mission was to become an engine of technological change that would bridge the gap between fundamental discoveries and their military use (Bray, 2003). Over the last five decades, the Agency has efficiently gone about its business in relative obscurity, in many cases not getting as much credit as it deserved. The Agency first

    Essay Length: 497 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Artur
  • Policy Analysis: Stabalizing the Firm

    Policy Analysis: Stabalizing the Firm

    C. Policy Analysis: Stabilizing the Firm a. Generally speaking, stability in terms of the firm is simply consistency. Most firms base major decisions on some of the key parameters in this model. To maintain stability, a firm desires to keep standard deviations of these parameters low. Additionally, a stable firm wants to be able to maintain real numbers that are close to desired or projected numbers. For example, how much warehouse space needs to be

    Essay Length: 974 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: July
  • Policy Framework

    Policy Framework

    2. RELEVANT PROJECTS Assignment Institutions/Organization Activities performed International Trainer Consultant (May—June, 2007) UNDP, Kenya Designed and Conducted Training of Trainers in BDS for Women entrepreneurs for Equity Bank of Kenya (under UNDP, Kenya Support) Conducted Enterprise Development Agent under the framework of Business Skills and Entrepreneurship Development (BSEDP) – developed by the consultant 1 International Trainer Consultant (Nov—Dec- 2006) UNDP, Kenya Institutionalise Business Skills and Entrepreneurship Development programme through developing Resources as Enterprise Development Agents

    Essay Length: 1,223 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Política Empresarial Y Ética

    Política Empresarial Y Ética

    Política Empresarial y Ética Tema: Gerente General Fecha: 29/3/2016   Introducción El éxito o fracaso de una empresa depende del buen trabajo del gerente general, ya que este tiene la responsabilidad de planear, organizar, dirigir y controlar las operaciones de la empresa. (Sallenave, 2002) Desarrollar estrategias que ayuden a fortalecer el mejoramiento tanto interno como externo requiere que el gerente general tengas ciertas habilidades y actitudes que le ayuden a entender y resolver situaciones

    Essay Length: 943 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 30, 2016 By: cojuji
  • Political Instability Curbs Thailand's Economic Growth

    Political Instability Curbs Thailand's Economic Growth

    The economic growth of Thailand is mostly sustained by exports. However, recently a political crisis over several months continues to make its local consumption and investment slump and even curbs economic growth. That is to say, political situation plays an important role in economic growth which is mostly estimated with GDP. The National Economic and Social Development Board said the second quarter gross domestic product is 4.9%, year to year percentage change, slowing from 6.1%

    Essay Length: 543 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Edward
  • Political System

    Political System

    POLITICAL SYSTEM Since the establishment of the federation in 1971, the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have forged a distinct national identity through consolidation of their federal status and enjoy an enviable degree of political stability. The UAE's political system, a unique combination of the traditional and the modern, has underpinned this political success, enabling the country to develop a modern administrative structure while, at the same time, ensuring that the

    Essay Length: 2,312 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Edward
  • Political System in Vietnam

    Political System in Vietnam

    By political system we mean the system of government in a nation (Hill, 2007). Supposedly, Vietnam’s reform approach based on history above followed “step-by-step” migration to more market based mechanisms of political, legal and economic environment rather than quick “big bang” changes (Herold, 2004). Initially, the persistent division among the political among the political elite has so far prevented the leadership from clear direction and objective setting (Herold, 2004). A key feature of state capacity

    Essay Length: 349 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Political/legal Factors Exxon Mobile

    Political/legal Factors Exxon Mobile

    Political and legal factors Christian Birke Factors in the political and legal environments appear to represent an important influence on decisions made within companies. It seems as though changes in this environment can directly affect company performance. With ExxonMobil operating in nearly 200 countries worldwide (ExxonMobil, 2001) the list of possible political and legal aspects appears to be endless. Importance should be given only to implications that can gravely affect operations. Making this choice of

    Essay Length: 1,835 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Politics


    An essay on politics In this essay I will consider the social, economic factors of politics. At first glance politics may seem unenchanting, however its study is a necessity for any one wishing to intellectually advance beyond their childhood. Remarkably politics is heralded by shopkeepers and investment bankers alike, leading many to state that it is yet to receive proper recognition for laying the foundations of democracy. It still has the power to shock those

    Essay Length: 497 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Steve
  • Politics and Power: Examples from Today’s Corporate World

    Politics and Power: Examples from Today’s Corporate World

    Politics and Power: Examples from Today’s Corporate World An effective organization focuses on strong leadership, power and political issues. These components are critical to creating an organization mindful of values, ethics, culture and innovation. Analyzing the use of power and politics are essential to understanding the behavior of individuals within organizations. There are two sides to power and politics. In one respect power and politics imply the shady side of leadership. However, power and

    Essay Length: 2,260 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Politics of Life: The Castle

    Politics of Life: The Castle

    The Castle Fictional Story by Biresh Thakkar The Past There once was a vision. That vision started with a few that dared to push the envelope and think outside the box. How to take an organization to the next level? Guiding and nurturing to create productive results. Results that would put $’s in their top and bottom line revenues. This could be accomplished by having individuals that were progressive and forward thinking in leadership roles

    Essay Length: 1,322 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Pollution Prevention in Enforcement

    Pollution Prevention in Enforcement

    Pollution Prevention in Enforcement Mead Paper - Case Study August, 1998 The Mead Corporation in Chillicothe, Ohio used a P2 SEP (pollution prevention supplemental environmental project) to settle an enforcement action with Ohio EPA. The project involved replacing 36 solvent-based degreasers with 17 aqueous parts washers, resulting in: elimination of 34 tons per year of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions elimination of over 33,000 lbs. of hazardous waste reduction in worker exposure to solvents

    Essay Length: 1,728 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Pollution-Eating Bikes Pestel Analysis

    Pollution-Eating Bikes Pestel Analysis

    Assignment one MKTM028: PESTEL Analysis Pollution-Eating Bikes ________________ Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 3 INTRODUCTION 4 REVIEW OF PESTEL- STRATEGIC MODEL 5 PESTEL ELEMENTS 7 POLITICAL FACTOR 7 ENVIRONMENTAL FACTOR 9 SOCIAL FACTOR 11 CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS 12 REFERENCES 13 ________________ EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In the history of Pakistan, bicycle industry has a significant background as there were no as such registered manufacturing business units that were on bicycles. And for the same, it stood as

    Essay Length: 2,908 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: July 1, 2018 By: Jigyasa Garg
  • Pollution: Business Ethics

    Pollution: Business Ethics

    Pollution is the act or process of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances ( Pollution is a universal problem. It seems that many businesses and people are unaware of the effect that pollutants have on people. Car exhaustion, tobacco smoking, dumping waste, and emission from factories and plants are just a few ways to pollute our ozone. I will

    Essay Length: 1,537 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Pols 6000 Corporate Governance

    Pols 6000 Corporate Governance

    POLS6000 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Case Study Report Ethical Apple Table of Contents 1. Executive Summary 2 2. Introduction 2 3. Issues and Theory 3 4. Bad Corporate Governance 4 5. Conclusion 4 6. References 5 ________________ 1. Executive Summary This case study analysis shows the failures of Apple's governance. This leads to lose the customers' trust which is considered as the most important thing of corporate. The bad governance practices caused administrators and receivers have to

    Essay Length: 1,400 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 24, 2018 By: Said Conter
  • Polytechnic Gym Plan

    Polytechnic Gym Plan

    Polytechnic Gym Business Plan 2010 Table of Contents: Page 3 Executive Summary Page 4 Goals Page 5 Action Plan Page 6 Operational Plan Page 9 Marketing Plan Page 10 Financial Plan Executive Summary: This business plan was prepared by ……………………………………. It's purpose is to present before the Board of Directors and interested parties the plan to offer a exercise and health gym here at Polytechnic It's basic mission is to provide access for students and

    Essay Length: 827 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2011 By: baipangzipcc
  • Poor Communication Systems in Expanding Company

    Poor Communication Systems in Expanding Company

    Introduction The purpose of this report is to give an overview of poor communication systems in expanding (…) Company and to present solutions to those issues. The investigation was undertaken at the request of Helen Marcy. Our group of communication consultants from “Rush, Reed and Associates” conducted interviews with number of Branch Managers of respective divisions as well as their staff, and made a research based on our own observation. 1.0 Methodology The report was

    Essay Length: 1,166 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Poor Decision

    Poor Decision

    Introduction I have analyzed a poor decision that I have made on the job in which the results of that decision making turned out poorly. I am preparing this analysis because my supervisor is concerned and wants to make sure that I learned from my mistake(s) so that the likelihood of the same mistake happening again is minimal. In my analysis of this decision I will describe the decision, the negative consequences of the decision,

    Essay Length: 848 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Monika
  • Poor Decision Making

    Poor Decision Making

    The poor business decision that I made was in talking my husband into hiring his brother to do some sub-contracting work. The situation at the time was this: My husband and I owned a general contracting company and it was going pretty good. So good in fact that we needed to hire a new employee. At the time my brother-in-law was unemployed and living at home with his parents. I personally felt that he was

    Essay Length: 595 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Pop Culture Inventory

    Pop Culture Inventory

    Pop Culture Inventory The pattern most identifiable for the artifacts in my inventory list is being modern and up to date with the latest fashions and trends as there is an influence with the style of clothing I wear the kind music I happen to be listening at the moment, what kind of music videos I am watching more and what types of media I am using to be able to listen or hear my

    Essay Length: 612 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Pope Individual Chpt 1

    Pope Individual Chpt 1

    Chapter I:1 An Introduction to Taxation Discussion Questions I:SEQ 1_0 * Arabic r 11-SEQ 1_1 * Arabic r 11 The Supreme Court held the income tax to be unconstitutional in 1895 because the income tax was considered to be a direct tax. At that time, the U.S. Constitution required that an income tax be apportioned among the states in proportion to their populations. This type of tax system would be extremely difficult to administer

    Essay Length: 7,274 Words / 30 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2011 By: Tenneyd
  • Pope Joan

    Pope Joan

    Pope Joan My name is John Anglicus, but my birth name is Joan Anglicus and I am the only female Pope or Popess known to history. My story begins in Mainz, a city in Germany and the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland Palatinate. Mainz is located on the river Rhine across from Wiesbaden, in the western part of the Frankfurt Rhine MainArea, (Wikipedia). My exact birth date is unknown. My life notable

    Essay Length: 601 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Edward
Advanced Search