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  • The Japanese Retail Bookselling Industry

    The Japanese Retail Bookselling Industry

    Although many people in Japan read, and Japan is a large market for retail bookselling industry, there is a steady decline in the sales of books. This essay will provide an analysis of the situation in the Japanese retail bookselling industry. It will first identify the causes of the decline in book sales; justify the pros and cons of the Saihan system, followed by an explanation of the success of Bookoff and Amazon Japan.

    Essay Length: 449 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Minity
  • The Jergens Story

    The Jergens Story

    JERGENS MADINA COSMETICS 100 YEARS OF BEAUTIFUL SKIN The Jergens Story On April 5, 1882, Andrew Jergens Sr. and Charles H. Geilfus founded The Andrew Jergens Company in Cincinnati, OH. Known then as "The Jergens Soap Company" the original product was coconut oil soap, specially designed to perform in hard water. Over the years, the Company has developed into a leading competitor in the soap and cosmetics industry. In 1901, Jergens expanded its business by

    Essay Length: 3,565 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: David
  • The Jew Is Not My Enemy

    The Jew Is Not My Enemy

    The Jew Is Not My Enemy Review Not many books have been written by moderate/liberal Muslims speaking out against the extremist acts. Tarek Fatah, a Canadian of Pakistani descent, is a journalist and the founder of the Muslim Canadian Congress, a liberal group. In his introduction to the book he says that he is on a jihad against Muslim anti-Semitism. Prior to the terrorist attack on Mumbai in 2008, the small Indian Jewish community had

    Essay Length: 642 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 16, 2014 By: junaramz193
  • The Jones Blair Company

    The Jones Blair Company

    Problem Recognition The Jones Blair Company is a small paint (coatings) producer in the southwestern United States. The company plant and headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas; and it does most of its business within this 11 county Dallas-Fort-Worth region, and also Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana. Currently the company sells top quality architectural paint and accessories to various markets. The company also sells OEM materials to domestic and international customers. Jones Blair is

    Essay Length: 1,212 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Joy of Pepsi

    The Joy of Pepsi

    “The Joy of Pepsi” Britney Spears. Everyone knows who she is. So, of course, Pepsi chose her to be their ticket to obtain more Pepsi drinkers. After all, it is the soft drink of the new generation, right? I choose this commercial because it is obviously overt in the sexual tones for men and influential for the new generation (young girls and boys). This commercial is influential in almost any generation. This commercial is enjoyable

    Essay Length: 286 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Jury System in the Uk

    The Jury System in the Uk

    The Jury System in the UK What is a jury? “A body of usually twelve persons [people] sworn to render [give] a verdict on the basis of evidence submitted to them in a court of justice” (Concise Oxford Dictionary, 1990, ed R E Allen) Who can be a juror in the UK? “You could be selected to serve on a jury if you [comply with all of the following criteria]: * will be aged at

    Essay Length: 951 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 7, 2017 By: Yue Pan
  • The Just-In-Time Inventory System

    The Just-In-Time Inventory System

    Introduction The just-in-time (JIT) inventory system was developed in Japan after World War II, in an effort to control costs during fiscally challenging economic times (Waguespack and Cantor, 1996). The challenge that faced many Japanese companies in the post-War era was to find a way to meet the needs of customers and businesses while utilizing as few resources and as little capital as possible. The Japanese developed these set of techniques in order to control

    Essay Length: 1,330 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • The Karachi Stock Exchange

    The Karachi Stock Exchange

    Karachi Stock Exchange Abstract This report will introduce the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) to readers with the assumption that they have no prior knowledge regarding the entity. The report begins with an introduction to stock exchanges in general and the KSE in particular. This is followed by an examination of the particulars of the operations of the entity. These include items such as membership criteria, and the trading and settlement system in place. The report

    Essay Length: 5,239 Words / 21 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Keebler Company

    The Keebler Company

    The founhder of the company, Godfrey Keebler, started with jus a small bakery in Philadelphia, PA in 1853. During the next two generations, local bakeries popped up around the country, including Strietmann, Hekman, Supreme and Bowman. With the introduction of cars and trucks (carrying the Keebler logo), bakery goods could be distributed beyond the neighborhood and regional distribution began. In 1927, United Biscuit Company of America was formed. By 1944, there were 16 bakeries in

    Essay Length: 954 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2009 By: David
  • The Key Themes of Finance for a Multi-National Corporation

    The Key Themes of Finance for a Multi-National Corporation

    ENVIRONMENT OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT _____________________________________________ This section consists of the following subsections: пЃ¶ Determination of Exchange Rates пЃ¶ The International Monetary System пЃ¶ The Balance of Payments пЃ¶ Foreign Exchange Market пЃ¶ International Parity Conditions These five themes basically define the environment in which a MNC functions. Determination of Exchange Rates One of the basic issues which a company should consider when stepping on a foreign market are the exchange rates of this country

    Essay Length: 2,650 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Key to Wal-Mart’s Success

    The Key to Wal-Mart’s Success

    The Key to Wal-Mart’s Success The Key to Wal-Mart’s Success The Key to Wal-Mart’s Success In 1962, San Walton founded Wal-Mart in Roger, Arkansas. “As in all things, in our people practices, we take to heart our core belief to strive for excellence. That means constantly looking for ways to improve, whether it's connecting executive compensation to diversity goals or improving the supplier application process. Improving these vital relationships is key to a better Wal-Mart

    Essay Length: 2,382 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: David
  • The Labor Unions

    The Labor Unions

    The Labor Unions Unions have become commonplace in the labor arena. They provide employees with a valuable tool that allows them to stand together against their employer to make sure that their rights are upheld in the workplace. This paper will focus on labor unions with regards to how they work in two very different companies, Ford Motor Company and United Airlines. Also, a brief history will be outlined as well as legislation regarding unions.

    Essay Length: 2,746 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Latest Trends in Marketing Methods in the Brewing Industry

    The Latest Trends in Marketing Methods in the Brewing Industry

    TARGET GROUPS OF THE BEER INDUSTRY Main Consumers of Beer Products Every product has a group that is labeled as it’s main consumers. As shown in figure 1, the primary consumers of beer are males from the ages of 21-30. This age group annually consumes 58% of America’s beer. The rest of America’s beer is consumed by males in other age groups and females. Figure 1. Main Consumers of Beer Source: Primary ? Groups Targeted

    Essay Length: 4,821 Words / 20 Pages
    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Leading Edge

    The Leading Edge

    The Leading Edge Management in organizations today are trying to capture both quality and productivity (bottom line results) from their employees, and are spending millions of dollars in time, capital, and human resources. However, without the proper paradigm shift in leadership roles, which must include a new appreciation on the importance of principled centered leadership that recognizes that people are the highest value in any organization, the investment no matter how great will not accomplish

    Essay Length: 675 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2009 By: David
  • The Legacy of Texaco in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    The Legacy of Texaco in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    Barnuevo Geraldine Barnuevo Professor Frederick Hoffman, J.D. Management 550 22 September 2014 The Legacy of Texaco in the Ecuadorian Amazon United States multinational companies should abide by rules of their home country on environmental matters in the absence of equally protective laws when they are operating abroad. Multinational oil and gas companies attracted by developing countries nascent regulations in matters of environmental and labor law, invested in countries like Ecuador during the 60s and 70s.

    Essay Length: 274 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2015 By: Diego Cevallos
  • The Legal and Ethical Aspect of Drug Testing in the Workplace

    The Legal and Ethical Aspect of Drug Testing in the Workplace

    The Legal and Ethical Aspects of Drug Screening in the Workplace Introduction Workplace drug screening policies in America revolve around the risk management views of corporate accountants and lawyers, and do not consider the individual rights of employees. Risk management can be defined as the process of analyzing exposure to risk and determining how to best handle that exposure ( Since companies are concerned with profitability, the risk can further be defined as what is

    Essay Length: 739 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Legal Implications of Private Healthcare in Canada

    The Legal Implications of Private Healthcare in Canada

    “Our proudest achievement in the well being of Canadians has been in asserting that illness is burden enough in itself. Financial ruin must not compound it. That is why Medicare has been called a sacred trust and we must not allow that trust to be betrayed.” -- Justice Emmet Hall  INTRODUCTION A Little Background History Since 1962, Canada has had a government-funded, national healthcare system founded on the five basic principles of the Canada

    Essay Length: 338 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Legal Industry: A Marketing Perspective

    The Legal Industry: A Marketing Perspective

    The Legal Industry: A Marketing Perspective The state of marketing in the legal industry is growing by leaps and bounds. Just a few short years ago, lawyers depended solely on word of mouth and yellow page ads to publicize their business. Slowly over time, this has changed, and lawyers are now taking a more proactive approach to marketing their firms and shopping their services in the market place. The following research will show that law

    Essay Length: 1,430 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Lesson - the Story

    The Lesson - the Story

    The Lesson is the story about poore harlem children and their educator Miss Moore who teach them a lesson about their lives. The picture of children before the appearance of Miss Moore was innocent.They were happy in thir world.They through that everyone else old, stupid,young,or foolish while the children were perfect.Miss Moore taking kids to the expensive toy store to show them what they truly were and why education is so important. .The narrator

    Essay Length: 542 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: David
  • The Lessons Enron Taught

    The Lessons Enron Taught

    The Lessons Enron Taught 1985, was the year that Enron was born. The company was devised of two corporations that merged Houston Natural Gas and InterNorth. As a result of the merger Enron acquired huge liabilities and also lost exclusive rights to its pipelines because of deregulation . The company at this time was in survival mode and needed to earn profits. McKinsey & Co. was hired by then CEO, Kenneth Lay, to assist the

    Essay Length: 2,461 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Leveraged Recap of Sealed Air Corp.

    The Leveraged Recap of Sealed Air Corp.

    The Leveraged Recap Of Sealed Air Corp. Prof. Ian Giddy, New York University The Leveraged Recapitalization Less than a year after Sealed Air embarked on a program to improve manufacturing efficiency and product quality, the company borrowed almost 90% of the market value of its common stock and paid it out as a special dividend to shareholders. Management purposefully and successfully used the leveraged recapitalization as a watershed event, creating a crisis that disrupted the

    Essay Length: 806 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Top
  • 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

    Essay Length: 1,662 Words / 7 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,198 Words / 5 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    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,

    Essay Length: 1,362 Words / 6 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 442 Words / 2 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,267 Words / 6 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,005 Words / 5 Pages
    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.

    Essay Length: 1,418 Words / 6 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 373 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 31, 2012 By: Tiffanyhe
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