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  • The Important of Press Release

    The Important of Press Release

    TABLE OF CONTENT Part A The importance of Press Releases 1 Press Release 4 Part B Advertisement 6 References 7 PART A: THE IMPORTANCE OF PRESS RELEASES Though human beings have witnessed the dramatic development of the media that enables people to gather information everywhere via cell phones or digital devices, the newspaper unquestionably remains an important source of news for almost all people. Readers, through newspapers, can find information about upcoming events or new

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Improving Conditions of Flexible Work Are Blurring the World of Work, but It Is a Useful Form of Flexible Contract for Employers. Critically Examine This Contention?

    The Improving Conditions of Flexible Work Are Blurring the World of Work, but It Is a Useful Form of Flexible Contract for Employers. Critically Examine This Contention?

    The improving conditions of flexible work are blurring the world of work, but it is a useful form of flexible contract for employers. Critically examine this Contention? Flexibility with in the work place really took off in the early 1980’s. Research by John Atkinson discovered that organisations were beginning to see the importance of flexibility within the workforce. From this he developed the model of the flexible firm (Atkinson 1984), which claimed two types of

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and a Critical Analysis of Ranbaxy's Strategies to Build a Global Presence

    The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and a Critical Analysis of Ranbaxy's Strategies to Build a Global Presence

    THE INDIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY AND A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF RANBAXY’S STRATEGIES TO BUILD A GLOBAL PRESENCE (I) THE INDIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY – A GENERAL INTRODUCTION The pharmaceutical industry is currently acknowledged as one of the leading industries in India. The growth rate has been significant and has recently accelerated substantially due to new products launched in recent years. Almost 3000 new products were launched between 2002 and 2004, with sales estimated at US$280mn.The domestic pharmaceutical

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Inequality Problem (economic Development)

    The Inequality Problem (economic Development)

    The inequality problem Nearly all underdeveloped countries are ruled by the upper class elites, sometimes taking into considerations to the middle ‘educated' classes and even rarer to the organised labour, which is a very privileged worker class. And in these countries, the ruling governments have announced that they are in favour of decreased inequality and the raising of the living levels of the poor. However the trend is going in the complete reverse direction, with

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    Submitted: May 2, 2011 By: swimmingtoad
  • The Inestment Detective

    The Inestment Detective

    When ranking projects there is a lot of criteria to be considered before making a decision. While it is important to have a project that generates a large excess of cash flow over the initial investment, however, it is not an accurate depiction of how profitable a project can be in the long term. Some other criteria that should be used when determining which project is profitable are the net present value, internal rate of

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    Submitted: March 4, 2016 By: Michele Kinama
  • The Influence of Ethics on Decision Making

    The Influence of Ethics on Decision Making

    The Influence of Ethics on Decision Making Ethics can have a big influence on decision-making in the workplace. Ethical behavior in the workplace is behavior that is accepted as morally “right,” rather than “wrong.” (Organizational Behavior). Unethical behavior can be considered illegal, or merely against the norms of society. Employees encounter ethical decisions every day in the workplace, whether they realize it or not. The stock boy must make a decision on whether it is

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Influence of Organisational Culture Versus National Culture

    The Influence of Organisational Culture Versus National Culture

    The Influence Of Organisational Culture Versus National Culture Within The Global Group of Companies Author: Paul RB Kelly Date: 12th March 2004 Course: Organisational Behaviour Table of Contents: Executive Summary Page 3 Company Background Page 4 Research Analysis Page 6 Recommendations Page 13 References Page 15 Appendix (Survey questionnaire attached as a separate document) Executive Summary: Research (1) indicates that national culture has a greater impact on employees than does their organisation’s culture and

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Victor
  • The Initiative for Policy Dialogue - Corporate Governance Task Force Meeting

    The Initiative for Policy Dialogue - Corporate Governance Task Force Meeting

    The Initiative for Policy Dialogue Corporate Governance Task Force Meeting September 25, 2003 Columbia University New York, NY Notes taken by Tomasz Michalski. Bolton: What is corporate governance? This is what I picked up from the NYT on Monday. It’s not very encouraging for us. (shows slide) Here’s our attempt to organize a few thoughts. What are the key issues for corporate governance in developing countries? We thought we’d take a mainstream approach. This is

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    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Insider Analysis

    The Insider Analysis

    The Insider Analysis 1. What response or reaction do you have to any aspect or part of this movie. ? (Give at least two reactions and clearly explain your reactions) It was disappointing to see how much power corporations have over media outlets. The general public has a collective vested interest in the news media to provide trustworthy and free press. The key word is “free” meaning the absence of outside influence and manipulation by

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Insider Movie Questions

    The Insider Movie Questions

    May 21, 2014 Memorandum To: Dr. Lakatos From: Matthew Cox Date: 5/21/2014 Re: The Insider Discussion Questions Discussion Questions 1. Provide your argument as to whether confidentiality agreements in severance agreements should apply to Whistleblowing? Apply any of the material covered thus far including any ethical or legal theories. I feel that confidentiality agreements in severance agreements should not apply to Whistleblowing. Under the utilitarian mind set, if someone has knowledge that will benefit or

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    Submitted: June 23, 2014 By: mrcox3
  • The Insider: An Ethics Perspective

    The Insider: An Ethics Perspective

    The Insider: From an Ethics Perspective The Insider was an excellent movie that depicted a multitude of ethical dilemmas. Although the focus of the movie surrounds the two main characters, Jeffrey Wigand and Lowell Bergman, there is unethical behavior behavior existing amongst these individuals and everyone in their surroundings. The film's depiction of ethics is a perfect example of what situations one can face in the modern business world. Some of the ethical issues in

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Insurance Sector in India

    The Insurance Sector in India

    The Insurance Sector in India The insurance sector in India has been traditionally dominated by state owned Life Insurance Corporation and General Insurance Corporation and its four subsidiaries. The government of India allows FDI in the insurance sector up to 26%. As a result, a number of new joint venture private companies have entered into life and general insurance sectors and their share in the insurance market in rising. Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IRDA)

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    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Top
  • The Internal Environment - Review of Marketing Goals and Objectives

    The Internal Environment - Review of Marketing Goals and Objectives

    MARKETING PLAN Fall 2007 Bryan Dickey Paul Harlacher Sarah Stratton Lauren Tanner THE INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT REVIEW OF MARKETING GOALS AND OBJECTIVES The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has stated its mission as "to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics research." NASA will spend approximately $10.5 billion in 2008 to accomplish its objectives. Of its total budget, NASA plans to spend $23.5 million toward education and outreach. "The Earth Science

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    Submitted: April 18, 2011 By: q529157830
  • The International Response

    The International Response

    The International Response The problem of conflict diamonds was first made public thanks to the efforts of several international NGOs, who bluntly denounced the links between the diamond trade and the wars in the African continent. NGOs played a major role in denouncing the trade of blood diamonds and ultimately demanding a response from those responsible. Notable about this campaign was its success in uniting unofficial diplomatic channels with a number of official as well

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Monika
  • The International Trade Liberalization of India

    The International Trade Liberalization of India

    Final Paper March 14, 2005 The International Trade Liberalization of India According to many global economic studies the key to peace is through the promotion of free trade and the institution of democratic principles, this theory also known as liberal international relations theory. In late 1991, with the transfer of the Indian Parliament into the hands of political and economic reformers, despite much opposition, India began its quest towards liberalization. The reform implemented freer trade

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Top
  • The Internet

    The Internet

    The internet, the world wide data connection that has caught on like a wild fire sweeping through a parched California forest, has wide ranging implications on our world economy. Locally, we have witnessed staggering swings of fortune in more "dot-com" firms than any other form of business in American history. The old adage of that "American Dream" - starting a business in the garage to see it one day be listed on the stock exchange

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    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • The Internet

    The Internet

    I understand this only works when i turn in a paper, so I keep trying otherwise this site is worthless. The Internet was first conceived in the early '60s, under the leadership of the Department of Defense's Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA). DARPA grew from a paper architecture into a small Advanced Research Project Agency network (ARPANET) intended to promote the sharing of super-computers amongst researchers in the United States. The researchers had to work

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Internet

    The Internet

    Webster’s dictionary defines the Internet as “a widely used networking interface, connecting several very large information servers” (193). The Internet is a good way for companies or anyone to get information out to the entire world. Electronic marketing (e-marketing) is a very large part of the Internet. E-marketing is “the process of creating, distributing, promoting, and pricing products for targeted customers in the virtual environment of the Internet” (Ferrell 597). There are many advantages

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    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Internet and Business

    The Internet and Business

    Assignment BRITISH AIRWAYS Introduction The websites that have been chosen for this assignment are the British Airways website (www.ba.com) and Amazon.co.uk (www.amazon.co.uk). British Airways (BA) is the UK's largest international long haul airline and it flies to over 550 destinations around the world. It is also one of the largest airlines in the world, with more flights from Europe across the Atlantic than any other airline. Their website is owned, managed and operated by British

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    Essay Length: 2,832 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Internet as a Medium of Marketing Communication

    The Internet as a Medium of Marketing Communication

    MASTER'S THESIS The Internet as a Medium of Marketing Communication YAN FENG PO LI Department of Business Administration and Social Science Division of Industrial Marketing and e-commerce Supervisor: Tim Foster Date: 04-01-2005 1 Abstract The Internet is changing the way businesses communicate with their markets. It gives the marketers new and unique opportunities in their communication. The advent of the Internet as added various new dimensions to the promotional management process. One dimension is that

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    Submitted: May 20, 2011 By: wickedarsi
  • The Internet: A Way to Communicate

    The Internet: A Way to Communicate

    The Internet: A Way to Communicate The word communicate means to send a message. You communicate when you talk to someone, or when you write a letter to a friend. Communication means all different ways of sending messages or passing information from one person to another. These include visual methods such as sign language, auditory, such as voice and music, and physical, such as touch. Communication allows us to give this information to others

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    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Internet: An Opportunity for Businesses Worldwide

    The Internet: An Opportunity for Businesses Worldwide

    The Internet: An Opportunity for Businesses Worldwide Amazon, the most popular book store on the Net, provides more than 1 billion books and discounts best sellers up to 30 percent. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has authors post comments about their books, and readers are encouraged to post reviews. Customers also fill out a profile and are alerted by e-mail of books about favorite subjects or authors. Sales have increased 34 percent a month and 44

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: regina
  • The Interrelationships of the Four Management Functions

    The Interrelationships of the Four Management Functions

    The Interrelationships of the Four Management Functions Over recent years companies have become less dependent on paper and more dependent on technology. Take American Honda Motors for example; the Davenport Parts facility recently converted computer systems to more efficiently manage its inventory. Prior to its new system months of preparation was needed in order to ensure a smooth change over. Without the four basic functions of management all working together success would not have been

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Investment Detective

    The Investment Detective

    1) Without taking into account the time value of money, the projects ranked according to the cash flow are as follows: 3 , 5 , 8 , 4 , 1 , 7 , 6 , 2 Based strictly on cash flow, the project that can generate the most excess cash over initial investments will be ranked first. 2) Criteria used are the no. of years that the investment amount was recovered and the discount rate.

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Investment Detective

    The Investment Detective

    Project Free Cash Flows (dollars in thousands) Project number: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Initial investment (2,000) (2,000) (2,000) (2,000) (2,000) (2,000) (2,000) (2,000) Year 1 $ 330 $ 1,666 $ 160 $ 280 $ 2,200 $ 1,200 $ (350) 2 330 334 200 280 900 (60) 3 330 165 350 280 300 60 4 330 395 280 90 350 5 330 432 280 70 700 6 330 440 280 1,200 7

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: David
  • The Isab Argues That the Accruals and Going Concern Concepts Are Key Underlying Assumption in the Preparation of Financial Statements. Discuss the Problems for Companies in Applying These Accounting Concepts and Explain Why Other Concepts Might Also Be Co

    The Isab Argues That the Accruals and Going Concern Concepts Are Key Underlying Assumption in the Preparation of Financial Statements. Discuss the Problems for Companies in Applying These Accounting Concepts and Explain Why Other Concepts Might Also Be Co

    Accruals concept is the concept that attempt to correctly match all the accounting expenses (cost) to the income (revenues) to the year at which it occurs at that accounting period, thus referred to as accrued expenses. Whilst a going concern is an assumption that every business will continue in operation for the anticipated future, thus is a going concern for several years, unless if there is evidence i.e. owner acknowledgement. In the Introduction to Accounting

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Issues Related to Stock Options and How They Should Be Accounted For

    The Issues Related to Stock Options and How They Should Be Accounted For

    The purpose of this case study is to discuss the issues related to stock options and how they should be accounted for. Introduction In the early 1990s, FASB proposed an accounting rule calling for corporations to recognize compensation expense for certain stock options when they were granted to executives and employees. This proposal was met with strong opposition from many different sources including: Congress who passed a resolution by vote urging FASB to drop the

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: David
  • The It System That Couldn’t Deliver (lenox Case)

    The It System That Couldn’t Deliver (lenox Case)

    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Three years ago, Diana Sullivan, was recruited by Lenox from a major competitor to work as its Chief Information Officer. Sullivan, a 20-year veteran information systems executive, knew going into this job that computers had never been one of Lenox's strengths. James Bennett, Lenox’s Chief Executive Officer told Sullivan that they simply need a tool that would help their agents provide fast and reliable information needed to close a sale. After

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Jack Welch Era

    The Jack Welch Era

    The Jack Welch Era John Francis “Jack” Welch Jr. became CEO of General Electric in April 1981. He held this position for twenty years. Within those twenty years he accomplished things no other CEO had in GE’s history; he fulfilled the company’s primary economic responsibilities to society by turning it into an exceptionally profitable conglomerate. Shareholders and managers became rich off of Welch’s vision. Within his first five years as CEO he closed 73 plants,

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Jam Market in Austria 2008

    The Jam Market in Austria 2008

    CHAPTER 1: Executive Summary To begin with, the aim of this project was to investigate the level of market penetration for a company that wishes to enter the marmalade/jam market in Austria. Thus, task involved the four project team members to have a better understanding of the structure of the market. In order to do so qualitative and quantitative research was carried out, by the usage of personal knowledge personal relations, and internet. Moreover, the

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Mike
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