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  • The Life Styles Inventory

    The Life Styles Inventory

    LSI PAPER Richard Timian Leadership and Organizational Behavior Friday, September 14, 2007 Introduction The Life Styles Inventory (LSI) is a self-assessment diagnostic instrument that measures 12 key thinking patterns, or "styles". The LSI promotes performance change and improvement by increasing personal understanding of one's thinking and behavior. By responding to these 240 inventory items, individuals learn exactly where they need to focus their development efforts, without ambiguity or guesswork. The results of the self-description are

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Top
  • The Lincoln Electric Company, 1996

    The Lincoln Electric Company, 1996

    The Lincoln Electric Company, 1996 Background The Lincoln Electric Company is a leading manufacturer of arc-welding and cutting products. Founded by John C. Lincoln in 1895, Lincoln Electric began its business with the design of electric motors. John’s younger brother, James, joined the company in 1909 as a salesman. Almost twenty years after founding the company, John C. Lincoln decided to concentrate on being an engineer and inventor, and turned the duties of running the

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Loewen Group

    The Loewen Group

    Threat of new entrants: The barriers to entry are high due to high fixed costs, lack of history in the local community, zoning regulation, and “not-in-my-back-yard” protests. Power of suppliers: Funeral consolidators such as Loewen group can put a great deal of pressure on suppliers to reduce prices. Power of buyers: The funeral home is usually the buyers first point of contact, therefore the funeral home has first chance at selling all related services and

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Loewen Group, Inc

    The Loewen Group, Inc

    Introduction The Loewen Group, Inc. began its consolidated death care business in 1969 and is the second largest death care firm in North America. In the 1970s and 1980s, the company experienced explosive growth through the acquisition of many funeral homes. By 1999, the company is in major financial crisis because of enormous debt acquired as the result of financing through debt. This death care industry has two primary activities: providing services such as funeral,

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Lonely Wanderer

    The Lonely Wanderer

    The Lonely Wanderer The poem "The Wanderer," is written in many different methods which allow readers to perceptibly understand its many aspects. The poet's vivid description creates imagery to better stimulate the agony of a wretched wanderer. It is written with many uses of assonance along with alliteration. It also has two different points of view, one is the wanderer and the other is the narrator. Beyond that, the poet expresses the complex issues

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Long Tail a Fairy Tail?

    The Long Tail a Fairy Tail?

    The Long Tail a Fairy Tail? 1. Introduction What is the Long Tail theory? Is it a myth or the reality? Is it working theory or is just applicable in some particular examples? In this essay I will try to give an answer of all these questions by analyzing all the pros and cons about the Long Tail theory. The interesting thing about search's long tail and the way that search queries work, is that

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    Submitted: May 11, 2011 By: adi_bg
  • The Low-Price Strategy of Hasee Computer

    The Low-Price Strategy of Hasee Computer

    Hasee Computer Company was founded in September 2000, and in April 2001 its products come into market formally. In 2006, Hasee captures the second largest market share of computers in the Chinese domestic market. Lenovo has the largest market share. Hasee international sales department started business with Korea Market, and now sells more than 20000 laptops each month in the international market in 2006. In 2006 Hasee won the bid and delivered 15,000 laptop computers

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Lt Business Technology Company

    The Lt Business Technology Company

    LT Business Paper GEN 480 Team Analysis The team of four individuals involved in starting a consulting firm will build on the strengths of each individual. The following sections will analyze the strengths of team as well as each individual and the roles and responsibilities of each member. In addition a summary of the consulting firm will be discussed as well as five core courses that will be used to ensure the team’s success.

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Lumen and Absorb Teams

    The Lumen and Absorb Teams

    An Information Week survey of tens of thousands of IT workers confirms that theory: On-the-job challenge ranks well above salary and other financial incentives as the key source of motivation. This is no surprise -- since the pioneering work of Frederick Herzberg, managers have known that learning and being challenged motivate workers more than money or fear of disciplinarian bosses. What's different about SAS is that it goes to uncommon lengths to find the right

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    Submitted: October 31, 2012 By: Tiffanyhe
  • The Main Idea of a Multiple Regression Analysis

    The Main Idea of a Multiple Regression Analysis

    Introduction: The main idea of a multiple regression analysis is to understand the relationship between several independent variables and a single dependent variable. (Lind, 2004) A model of the relationship is hypothesized, and estimates of the parameter values are used to develop an estimated regression equation.(abyss.uoregon.edu) The multiple regression equation used to describe the relationship is: Y' = a + b1X1 + b2X2 + b3X3 +……. + bkXk. It is used to estimate Y

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: David
  • The Make or Buy Decision at Sensormatic

    The Make or Buy Decision at Sensormatic

    The Make or Buy Decision at Sensormatic Available Options Outsourcing. There are suppliers available to Sensormatic that are reliable and offer attractive prices for the plastic components of Sensormatic’s tags. The Asheville manufacturer sells plastic components at roughly the same cost as the one in Mobile (Canon), and shipping costs are similar. The only apparent disadvantage to relying on the Asheville facility is that it has no ties to Sensormatic and cannot be counted on

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Management Appraisal

    The Management Appraisal

    Table of Contents Introduction 4 1. Why a Management Appraisal? 5 3. Basics of a Management Appraisal 7 3.1 Differentiation of the Management Appraisal 7 3.2 Limits of a Management Appraisal 8 3.3 Advantages and Disadvantages 8 4. The Egon Zehnder Model of Competence 9 4.1 Definition, Selection and measuring competence 9 4.2 Evaluation of Performance and Potential 12 5. Reflection of German management 13 5.1 Strengths and Weaknesses of German executives 13 5.2 Potential

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: David
  • The Management Failure of Tyco International

    The Management Failure of Tyco International

    The Management Failure of Tyco International Tyco International was founded by Edward Breen in 1960 (Wikipedia, 2007). According to Wikipedia, (2007), Tyco International’s operational headquarters is located in Princeton, New Jersey, and employs 247,900 employees. Dennis Kozlowski became the CEO in 1992, leading with aggressiveness acquiring several other companies into the organization (Wikipedia, 2007). In 1999, after a stock split, rumors began to spread about Tyco’s accounting habits. It was said that Tyco was producing

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Max
  • The Management of Ability (green River)

    The Management of Ability (green River)

    Introduction There are a few differences that exist between FMC green River and FMC Aberdeen. I will first explain the background for both of these facilities. Then I will describe my analysis of the situation in regards to the management of ability, organizational commitment, job satisfaction, and organizational ethics. Following that I will explain some alternatives and recommendations that I have for them. After all that is said and done I will explain how the

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Management of Theory Jungle

    The Management of Theory Jungle

    The Management Of Theory Jungle It was Harold Koontz who introduced the concept of Management Theory Jungle. 'Management Theory Jungle' was made in an environment where the development of management theory had escalated over a period of two decades. This has resulted to confusion and conflict which many theories have entangled in it. As such, it is seen as a jungle. Koontz defined the management theory jungle by identifying and classifying major management theory. Six

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Managerial Problem of the Disgruntled Customer

    The Managerial Problem of the Disgruntled Customer

    The Managerial Problem of the Disgruntled Customer The problem for managers is miscommunication between managers and customer lack of listening, lack of willingness to compromise, and a lost of temper. Such problems are avoidable and can be stopped if the two parties work together to solve the problem. In every business there are going to the times when the rules clash with the wants of he customer. Lack of listening can and usually is

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: David
  • The Managerial Skills Development Guide

    The Managerial Skills Development Guide

    The Managerial Skills Development Guide A manager is an important position for an organization. Every manager should have their own strategy of leadership style and motivation theory to effectively support and influence other employees to work hard and achieve the goal in order to gain an organizationЎ¦s competitive advantages in the complex market. Being a successful manager should have the leadership styles of developing a harmony and trustful relationships with employees at the position of

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Jack
  • The Market Is Changing.Will the Marketer Come Up with New Rules or Just Tweak the Old

    The Market Is Changing.Will the Marketer Come Up with New Rules or Just Tweak the Old

    The Next Frontier The market is changing. Will the marketer come up with new rules or just tweak the old? Prasad Sangameshwaran /data/data/com.infraware.PolarisOfficeStdForTablet/files/.polaris_temp/image1.jpeg Today it has become obvious that advertising is entering a new era. An era where creativity is no longer the key to success. Today's marketplace is no longer responsive to the kind of advertising that worked in the past. There are just too many products, too many companies, too much marketing noise.

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    Submitted: August 11, 2014 By: Anuj Bhatia
  • The Marketing Communications Mix

    The Marketing Communications Mix

    The Marketing Communications Mix The product I have chosen to analyse is the sunsilk colour collection which is a range of shampoos to wash your hair. This is a range branding strategy which is a number ol related products grouped together. They are a shampoo, conditioner and leave in cream. The audience for this product is aimed at women in their 20s with blonde hair. This impression is given because the advert in the

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Marketing Communications Mix

    The Marketing Communications Mix

    The Marketing Communications Mix A Consumer Service I have chosen to investigate Vodafone and their marketing campaign of the new 3G service. With 3G you can send and receive larger pieces of information. Not just voice, text messages and pictures, but video and music too. 3G allows you to: • Make video calls • Send video messages • Play the latest games • Listen to full music tracks • Watch TV on your phone To

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Marketing Mix

    The Marketing Mix

    The Marketing Mix Introduction Setting the right marketing mix for the product or service means that it including all of the important bases in marketing strategy. The marketing mix is generally established as the use and requirement of the 4P’s which is describing the strategic position of a product in the marketplace. One version of the beginning of the marketing mix starts in 1948 when James Culliton said that a marketing decision should be a

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Marketing Mix

    The Marketing Mix

    The Marketing Mix There are many items or situations that require a well-balanced mixture in order to be successful. For instance, a cake mix requires a specified amount of each item, otherwise the cake might be too sweet or just not good at all if the ingredients aren’t mixed right. The same is true with marketing. Marketing requires a good mixture in order to be successful in the final sale of the product at a

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Marketing Mix

    The Marketing Mix

    The Marketing Mix Marketing Mix is a way for the organization and the consumer objectives to be reached. It was developed by a man named Neil Borden in 1949 (NBA, 2005). It was formed by the idea of mixing ingredients like a cook would to make something that no one else has come up with. Borden came up with a plan that would satisfy the wants and needs of the consumer. Marketing decisions are grouped

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    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Marketing Mix

    The Marketing Mix

    Chapter 38: Marketing Mix 1. Product * Functional – means that product must perform the function its been bought for * Appearance – product should look good * Unique Selling Point (USP) – it is better if product contains something different from other similar products * Product Lifecycle – businesses should modify the products or make new products 1. Price * Customers want value for money. Price should be set depending on the following factors:

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    Submitted: October 26, 2016 By: Biessan Zeidan
  • The Marketing Planning Process

    The Marketing Planning Process

    MARKETING CONCEPT: The broad definition of marketing describes it as the combination of all activities designed to generate and facilitate any exchange intended to satisfy human needs and wants. In this case, Kumar intends to market Swift’s runner shoes to Bangladesh. For successful marketing of the product, Swift has to prepare a marketing plan which consists of various tools like the 4 P’s of marketing, target marketing, segmentation, positioning etc. The promotional mix is

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Marketing Techniques

    The Marketing Techniques

    Abstract The marketing techniques have considerable potential for the leading fitness and weight loss platform in America. Introducing this new service will give clean radiance on the underline problem faced by the youth of America today. This article will explore the internal most dealing of our new organization by describing the new services and examining the importance of marketing for the organization successes. The SWOTT of this organization will be analysis in order to determine

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Marriot Corporation

    The Marriot Corporation

    Executive Summary The Marriot Corporation began in 1927 with J. Willard Marriott’s root beer stand. In the last 60 years, the Marriot Corporation grew into one of the leading lodging, and food service companies in the United States, with profits of $223 million and sales of $6.5 billion in 1987. The company consists of three divisions; lodging, restaurants and contract services that generate 41, 13, and 46% of sales, respectively. The company’s strategy is to

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Maxfli Approach - the British American Tobacco

    The Maxfli Approach - the British American Tobacco

    The British American Tobacco (BAT) company is a large global Fortune 500 company with operations in more than 120 countries. The MaxFli sales force automation system is BAT’s new global direct distribution system developed to take advantage of BAT’s economies of scale, as well as, offer end-market design allowing for local customization and implementation. However after MaxFli’s implementation over three countries, mixed results were obtained, and implementation over three countries revealed strengths and weaknesses inherent

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: David
  • The McDonald's Corportation

    The McDonald's Corportation

    The McDonald's Corportation The late 1940s would forever revolutionize the way the world eats out. In 1948, the McDonald brothers sold their first hamburger at their fast food restaurant in San Bernardino, California. No one at the time had any idea that McDonald's would become a restaurant chain loved by people around the world. McDonald's is now the largest and best-known fast-food retailer in the market. There are more than 30,000 restaurants in 119

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Fonta
  • The McKinsey 7s Framework - Ensuring That All Parts of Your Organization Work in Harmony

    The McKinsey 7s Framework - Ensuring That All Parts of Your Organization Work in Harmony

    The McKinsey 7S Framework - Ensuring that all parts of your organization work in harmony How do you go about analyzing how well your organization is positioned to achieve its intended objective? This is a question that has been asked for many years, and there are many different answers. Some approaches look at internal factors, others look at external ones, some combine these perspectives, and others look for congruence between various aspects of the organization

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jessica
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