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Business environment assessment

| October 28, 2015

Abstract This paper provides answers to different questions relating to the dynamic business environment in the UK. The aim is to understand the organisational purposes of UK businesses as well as of the nature of the national environment in which UK businesses operate. Another important objective of the paper is to provide a relevant understanding […]

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Business Plan: African Second Kitchen

Business Plan: African Second Kitchen

| April 6, 2015

  1         Executive Summary 1.1 Description of Business This restaurant/ethnic food business plan is a candid disclosure of African Second Kitchen business proposal. Our intent is to set realistic business expectations, and eliminate any questions about the profitability of this business venture. Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint the restaurant business plan with a very […]

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Yummies Restaurant Business Plan

Yummies Restaurant Business Plan

| April 6, 2015

  1      Executive Summary 1.1         Description of Business The restaurant business strategy will be an open disclosure of Yummies business proposal. The intention will be to establish practical business expectations, as well as to eradicate uncertainties regarding the profitability of the project. Entrepreneurs often optimistically forecast their restaurant business plan, underlining the benefits and disguising […]

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The management of the psychological contract (Dissertation)

The management of the psychological contract (Dissertation)

| April 6, 2015

ABSTRACT In recent times, there seems to be a competition among many organizations in a bid to become the employer of choice. The psychological contract which is the mutual and unwritten relationship that exists between employees and employers, have been seen as a major tool in standing out in the competition. The importance of the […]

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MANAGING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CONTRACT

MANAGING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CONTRACT

| April 6, 2015

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background The psychological contract is a widely researched issue that has affected many business organizations. And this is a challenge that many employees and their organizations face in trying to keep up the pace with a constantly changing business environment. Most of the pressures that business organizations face constantly has come […]

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Order winners and qualifiers: A case study of British American Tobacco plc.

Order winners and qualifiers: A case study of British American Tobacco plc.

| April 6, 2015

1. Introduction The concept of order winners and qualifiers In the current market climate and competition, companies are continuously challenged on how to serve its customers better in terms of achieving lower cost to serve which leads to lower price, improving quality, product design, delivery speed, reliability and on-time delivery – while continuing to innovate. […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Conceptual Research

| April 6, 2015

Background The idea of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is one that has come to stay in the world of business, as its importance has gradually increased over the years. CSR essentially reflects the realization that business, including the oil and gas business, does not exist in a social, environmental, or cultural vacuum. Indeed, different organizations […]

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Strategic Management: What’s Brewing at Whitbread?

Strategic Management: What’s Brewing at Whitbread?

| April 6, 2015

Introduction At the beginning of the 21st century Whitbread, decided to leave its 250 year history of brewing and beer sales behind by divesting of its brewing interest and pubs and refocusing on the hotel sector among other interests (Whitbread 2011a [online]). Among a number of strategic and circumstantial considerations was an increasingly favourable competitive […]

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The financial and operational consequences of a merger: AOL and Time Warner

| April 6, 2015

INTRODUCTION WHY MERGER AND ACQUISITION? During the economic downturn in 2008 and 2009, companies pile on cash as it was considered the safe option due to the continuous decline in stock and equities. After the downturn, with all the cash on hand combined with a record low interest and lending rates, companies started to look […]

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Building a People Strategy – Nando’s

| April 5, 2015

1. ORGANISATION Founded in 1987 in Johannesburg, Nando’s is a casual dinning restaurant known for its unique Portuguese and Mozambique style cuisine. The restaurant gets its name from its founder Fernando, who is the son of a Portuguese national living in South Africa. Nando’s specialises in chicken dishes including its famous peri-peri chicken. Currently Nando’s […]

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IMPACT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEES’  PERFORMANCES: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRY

IMPACT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEES’ PERFORMANCES: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRY

| April 5, 2015

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background One of the major concerns of the organisation is its profitability, hence the need for efficiency. In this era, organisations are in a continuous state of competition and this has intensified the need to improve employee’s performances and invariably that of the organisation (Barney, 1995). Organisations are faced with a […]

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Human Resource Management: Dissertation Proposal

| April 2, 2015

Literature Review Among many targeted aims of Human Resource Management, one of its primary function is to recognize the employees as a resource to company which depends upon the functioning and evolution as an economic entity. Tippins (2002) analysed that the selection methodology is a complete process to select the most perfect candidate to fill […]

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Managing Global Trade Operations

| April 2, 2015

Introduction This purpose of this document is to discuss the trade between McDaniel’s Commodities UK Ltd and Yamaha Koshimoto (YK) Impex Japan. The document specifies the seller’s conditions for the completion of the export of dried cassava chips to YK Impex Company. The transportation method, payment terms, required documentation and other important inputs, processes and […]

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ROLE OF A PROJECT MANAGER

| April 2, 2015

INTRODUCTION Project management has in the recent years received much attention and has become a highly desired competency in most organizations (Morris & Peter 2000). It is widely recognized as an efficient tool for handling complex projects. Bringing new projects on stream and into the market demands the need for efficient project management techniques to […]

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HR Proposal: The recruitment and selection strategy adopted by McDonald’s

| April 2, 2015

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION The following study will be based upon the recruitment and selection strategy adopted by McDonald’s. McDonald’s is the largest chain of fast food restaurants. Currently the company operates in 119 countries, having approximately 30 thousand restaurants across the globe. Its headquarters is located in the United States. In 2011 McDonald’s increased its […]

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A comparative evaluation of Twitter’s current revenue model

A comparative evaluation of Twitter’s current revenue model

| March 31, 2015

1. Introduction 1.1 Background The social network is a medium which can be considered to have taken off quickly by any estimation. The first vague concepts are traced back only to 1997 (Boyd & Ellison, 2007), yet only 14 years later there is a situation where companies are valued in the tens of billions, with […]

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The benefits of promoting diversity and equal opportunity

| March 31, 2015

As Gary Hammel said in his Keynote address at the CIPD Annual Conference in October 2004: ‘the one certainty in business today is that change is the only thing that is constant but he warned is itself changing’. 1. Write a full synopsis highlighting the benefits of promoting diversity and equal opportunity. Society within the […]

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Trade Union in the UK

| March 31, 2015

Introduction This paper focuses on the evaluation of trade union activities in the UK with a view to establishing key facts about its operations, past, collective bargaining process, objectives as well as successive government policies that has influenced its existence over the past several decades. Accordingly, the paper is divided into several sections each focusing […]

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Report showing a Business is Viable

| March 31, 2015

Introduction As an innovative and profit oriented enterprise operating in an increasingly challenging globalised market, the viability of our business plan matters to our future outlook because it would help to understand and plan breaking-through complex marketing and operational issues. This section of the entire report clarifies some of our business plans and strategies employed […]

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Critical Analysis of Job Design, Recruitment Methods, and Selection Processes in Employee Resourcing

| March 31, 2015

Introduction With the increasingly competitive business environment, many organizations realize that the way employment resourcing is handled may significantly affect their capacity to perform optimally, compete favourably, and achieve their business objectives. It is for this reason that employee resourcing, an aspect of the broader human resource management, is concerned with not only helping the […]

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