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  • The online Entertainment Rental Industry

    The online Entertainment Rental Industry

    Introduction The Online Entertainment Rental Industry is new and growing rapidly. Online DVD rentals are very popular and book loaning is closely following this trend. This paper explores the Internet business strategies of two industry leaders: Netflix.com (Netflix) and Booksfree.com (Booksfree). Netflix is the founder of online DVD rentals. Booksfree is currently the only known online book loaning company. These two companies currently dominate the Online Entertainment Rental Industry and are studied in this paper.

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Organization of Tomorrow

    The Organization of Tomorrow

    What measures should be taken in order for a company to be classified as an organization of tomorrow? With the constant evolution of technology and ever changing consumer preferences it takes an organization tremendous effort to remain competitive. In order for an organization to stand the test of time there are three questions that always have to be answered “Where are we now? Where do we want to go? And how do we reach our

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Organizational Behavior

    The Organizational Behavior

    ntroduction The organizational behavior is important when employees working in the field. Emotions can drive employees' thought and behavior to positive and negative ways. Employees want to have the positive working behavior they should find the correct attitude to their satisfaction of job performance. (David, 2001) At the first, it is important to know what is emotional intelligent; emotional intelligent can influence most workplace in management development, customer relations, and human resources planning. (Cynthia, 2000)

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    Submitted: May 1, 2011 By: sallyyle
  • The Organizational Behavior of Kudler Fine Foods

    The Organizational Behavior of Kudler Fine Foods

    The Organizational Behavior of Kudler Fine Foods Kudler Fine Foods is a triplex of successful gourmet food stores nestled in the San Diego metropolitan area of southern California. The gourmet food store is a one-stop shop for the freshest ingredients and most unique tools serving the most discriminating cooks. Kathy Kudler, the President, who had tired of her marketing position with a large defense contractor as it involved constant travel and pressures typical of corporate

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Organizing Function of Management

    The Organizing Function of Management

    The organizing function of management is crucial to the success of the overall performance of a business. Each organizational resource depends on an extensive amount of organizing. I have chosen human resources and knowledge resources as my focus for this paper because I believe they are two of the most important resources. Human resources are the most valuable asset Summa Health System or any business organization can rely on. Human resources consist of the employees

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Original Chicken Sandwich

    The Original Chicken Sandwich

    The Original Chicken Sandwich Starting out at a new job is not so bad until you have to learn and memorize all the steps and processes. When I began my job at Chick-fil-A, I had to quickly learn how to “run boards” or basically how to make the sandwiches that are being ordered. The Original Chicken Sandwich is the most famous and most purchased item in the restaurant, so there for I had to make

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    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Origins of the Circus

    The Origins of the Circus

    Indeed, the circus tent is a unique and evocative icon that has featured prominently in circuses for centuries. Relying extensively on a flamboyant entry into town, the big top was their primary tool to attract audiences to the spectacles taking place inside. Nevertheless, while the symbolism of the tent is important in the contemporary interpretation of circus, most early shows, particularly the European precursors of what would be recognized today as circus, took place in

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    Submitted: April 20, 2011 By: madziula0089
  • The Overall Process of the Project Description Process

    The Overall Process of the Project Description Process

    The overall process of the project description process can be summed up by: Phase 0: Concept - Project Definition; Project Team Setup Phase 1: Initiation - Project Definition and Requirements; Planning, Scope and Tradeoffs; Scheduling, Costs and Estimating; Team and Communication Phase 2: Execution - Ongoing Planning; Specifications; Tracking and Control; Reviews; Testing Phase 3: Approval - Test Planning and Test Execution; Completion Criteria & Checklists Phase 4: Delivery - Project Completion; Close-out Activities Project

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Overview of Samsung in China

    The Overview of Samsung in China

    Overview Mr. Chung Yong, President of Samsung China Headquarters (SCH) was trying to integrate various business units in China into a single Samsung which differ from the prior in 1995 that each business activities had been conducted separately by each business units that mean done base on its own business strategies. At that time, he was considering about marketing strategies for color TVs which had been very important products in China market. So, he had

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Pain of Wanting to Be Beautiful

    The Pain of Wanting to Be Beautiful

    The Pain of Wanting to be Beautiful "Starlight star bright" make me beautiful tonight. So many young girls gaze into the stars wishing that they could be beautiful so they would be accepted at school, as well as loved and acknowledged more. Pecola Breedlove in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye is no different than any other little girl. She too wants to be beautiful. America has set the standards that to be beautiful one

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Paper

    The Paper

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    Submitted: April 20, 2011 By: saeed951395
  • The Past and Future of Competitive Advantage

    The Past and Future of Competitive Advantage

    C H A P T E R S I X The Past and Future of Competitive Advantage CLAYTON M. CHRISTENSEN Competitive advantage is a concept that often inspires in strategists a form of idol worship—a desire to imitate the strategies that make the most successful companies successful. It is interesting, however, that strategists have viewed precisely opposite factors to be sources of competitive advantage at different points in the histories of a number of industries.

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Victor
  • The Past and the Present

    The Past and the Present

    THE PAST AND THE PRESENT China, one of the last Communist holdouts, has made enormous advances over the last two decades in the direction of becoming an industrialized country with a market-driven financial system. Its people, a fifth of the world’s populace, are still amid the world’s poorest; however, the effects of quick industrialization and urbanization will make China a main economic power in the 21st century. In 2000 and 2001, China’s economy was performing

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the present reality of healthcare in American society; but unless this imperfect framework is continually improved, it will crumble under its own unbalanced weight, crushing those lives it means to improve. With recent news of rising premiums, falling enrollments, and absurdly low rates of effective care, actions must be taken now to preempt ACA's impending doom. The Affordable Care Act's Value-Based Purchase (VBP) provisions must be reformed

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    Submitted: December 5, 2016 By: mcaldwell48
  • The Performance of Performance Appraisal

    The Performance of Performance Appraisal

    The Performance Of Performance Appraisal Sanjeev Kumar Saxena - Jodhpur Today, most of organisations attempt to develop the outlook and performance of its employees by using multiple and complex training and educational programmes. In comparison to this, several academician's, researches and professionals hold that the personality of employees is generally developed when they learn several dimensions of job while working. Similarly, it is also believed that proper development of the personality of an employee by

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Performance of the Euro

    The Performance of the Euro

    The Performance of the Euro “Leading nations in Europe wanted to increase their economic ties to promote growth and piece. In 1951 Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxemburg and The Netherlands signed the Paris Treaty, creating the European Coal and Steel Community. In 1957, the same six countries signed the Treaties of Rome, creating the European Economic Community.” (Olmstead&Graves, 2003) In 1979, the European Monetary System created a currency unit called the ecu to stabilize

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Pest Analysis for Pc Market in Uk

    The Pest Analysis for Pc Market in Uk

    The PEST Analysis for PC market in UK Changes in interest rates, exchange rates, technology and the law are all external factors, which can affect a firm. These factors can affect the firms’ costs or the market as a whole. Changes that take place in the external environment can be evaluated and analysed by using a PEST analysis. To analyse the firms’ external environment, the following headings are used; Political, Economical, Social, and Technological. A

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Peter-Principle

    The Peter-Principle

    Gliederung 1. Einleitung 2. Leistung, Befцrderung und das Peter-Prinzip 2.1. nicht auf Befцrderung basierende Anreize 2.2. auf Befцrderung basierende Anreize 2.2.1. uninformierte Arbeitnehmer 2.2.2. informierte Arbeitnehmer 2.3. optimales Befцrderungsschema 2.4. Verzerrungen 2.5. Schlussfolgerung 3. Interpretation des Peter-Prinzips nach Edward P. Lazear 3.1. das Modell 3.2. Implikationen 4. Glьck und das Peter-Prinzip nach Audas, Barmby und Treble 5. Vergleichende Zusammenfassung der Ergebnisse Abkьrzungsverzeichnis AG Arbeitgeber AN Arbeitnehmer Abbildungsverzeichnis Abb. 1 „Abfolge der Handlungen und Ereignisse“ S.

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    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Pinto Case

    The Pinto Case

    This story tells the case of the 3 girls who died in an accidedent of a ford pinto, being one of some many victims of this car, which had been publicly known already for its readiness to fire in low-speed rear-end collsioions. this case was the most famous of them, as it resulted in prosectutions of criminal conduct against ford motors. f) In this case, there are 6 different parites relevant to this case: 1-

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Planning Function

    The Planning Function

    Planning is concerned with the future impact of today's decisions. It is the fundamental function of management from which the other four stem. The need for planning is often apparent after the fact. However, planning is easy to postpone in the short-run. Postponement of planning especially plagues labor oriented, hands on managers. The organizing, staffing, leading and controlling functions stem from the planning function (Higgins, Figure 6.1.) The manager is ready to organize and staff

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: regina
  • The Planning Function of Management

    The Planning Function of Management

    Most companies have a vision, mission statement, and a set of core values. These three things are normally made up by a group of senior managers or a leadership team. Once these three things are decided upon, the upper management or leadership team should deliver the information to the management below them, so the important information is delivered to all levels of employees within the company. After the these three things have been set, most

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Planning Functions of Management

    The Planning Functions of Management

    The Planning Functions of Management “Leaders are proactive. They make change happen instead of reacting to change.” (Lateiner 2004) The future requires all levels of management to have the skills and ability to combine many unanticipated and diverse events into its planning. “Planning is the conscious, systematic process of making decisions about goals and activities that an individual, group, work unit, or organization will pursue in the future.” (Bateman, T. 2004) In order for an

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Political Economy of Exchange Rates

    The Political Economy of Exchange Rates

    References Bearce, D. 2003. Societal preferences, partisan agents, and monetary policy outcomes. International Organization, 57: 373–410. Bernhard, W., Broz, J. L., and Clark, W. R. 2003. The Political Economy of Monetary Institutions. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. and Leblang, D. 1999. Democratic institutions and exchange-rate commitments. International Organization, 53: 71–97. Broz, J. L. 1997. The domestic politics of international monetary order: the gold standard. Pp. 53–91 in Contested Social Orders and International Politics, ed. D. Skidmore.

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    Submitted: May 7, 2011 By: DanicaCui
  • The Political Environment of the Philippines

    The Political Environment of the Philippines

    The Political Environment of the Philippines Historical Facts: The Philippines overcame many obstacles in history that reshaped the political environment of modern times. The Philippine islands have a strong Spanish influence. Records in history date back to 1521 where Ferdinand Magellan colonized the islands in the name of Charles I of Spain. The Spanish objectives focused Philippine society toward the spread of Christianity, colonization in the name of Spain, and acquiring key positions in the

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    Submitted: March 4, 2009 By: David
  • The Political Environment of the Philippines

    The Political Environment of the Philippines

    The Political Environment of the Philippines Historical Facts: The Philippines overcame many obstacles in history that reshaped the political environment of modern times. The Philippine islands have a strong Spanish influence. Records in history date back to 1521 where Ferdinand Magellan colonized the islands in the name of Charles I of Spain. The Spanish objectives focused Philippine society toward the spread of Christianity, colonization in the name of Spain, and acquiring key positions in

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Politics of Accounting Standards

    The Politics of Accounting Standards

    The Politics of Accounting Standards Over the past two decades there has been a growing controversy over the rules set forth involving the expensing of stock options. The big debate is between whether companies should have to expense stock options on their income statement, or just disclose the cost of the options in the footnotes and not actually record an expense. FASB has been pushing toward making it mandatory to expense stock options at the

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    Submitted: May 5, 2011 By: rec09876
  • The Population Growth and Its Effect on Development

    The Population Growth and Its Effect on Development

    There are three different types of countries in the world, developed, developing or undeveloped. There are many different reasons to why a country is undeveloped. One reason could be the country's population growth. To understand what the relationship between population growth and development is, you need to understand what development and population growth means. Development means that a country is advanced in terms of infrastructure, income per capita and standards of living. Population growth is

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    Submitted: October 28, 2016 By: clarakallstrom
  • The Porter Analysis

    The Porter Analysis

    Introduction To perform the Industry Analysis it is better to follow Michael Porter's five forces model. This analysis framework was created so that it helps managers in their task to analyze competitive forces to the company. (Hill & Jones 80) This model is only one of the models that can be used for this task but it is one of the more popular models. The five forces that we will have to look at for

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    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • The Porter Analysis

    The Porter Analysis

    Introduction To perform the Industry Analysis it is better to follow Michael Porter's five forces model. This analysis framework was created so that it helps managers in their task to analyze competitive forces to the company. (Hill & Jones 80) This model is only one of the models that can be used for this task but it is one of the more popular models. The five forces that we will have to look at for

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Portman Hotel Company

    The Portman Hotel Company

    The Portman Hotel Company is facing some serious issues after its first year of operations: The personal valet’s (PV’s) morale is down. 50% quit their job since the hotel opened. Many PVs are not performing up to expectancy. The guests are starting to see mistakes. This gives rise to ask what the causes for the problems Portman is experiencing are. I see the job design as the main cause for the unsatisfactory performance of the

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Wendy
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