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Economic Development in a Global Perspective

| March 18, 2015

Introduction Recent decades have witnessed an acceleration of economic globalisation, in particular international trade. Indeed, world trade has risen more quickly than world GDP since 1947, with the major industrial economies dominating world trade (Sloman, 2008). However, during this time many countries have had growling levels of poverty, a ruined environment, and the destruction of […]

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Impact of Recession on Gold Prices

Impact of Recession on Gold Prices

| March 18, 2015

1 METHODOLOGY The main aim of this study is to investigate the impact of recessions on gold prices. Several empirical findings have been published that assert that gold is usually a safe haven during recessions, and as a result, when the economy goes down, gold prices turn up. According to Saunders et al (2009), the […]

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FDI & Benefits to the Developing Economies

| March 14, 2015

INTRODUCTION Among the different forms of capital flows, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has attracted greater attention amongst the academics and policymakers. This is due to its many benefits and its importance in the world economy in comparison to the other forms of capital flows (Brooks et al. 2003). FDI has in the recent years been […]

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Recession and Gold Prices

Recession and Gold Prices

| March 14, 2015

Introduction The proposed topic of this dissertation is to explore the impact of the recession on the price of gold. The objectives of the study are to examine the recession and the impacts, positive and negative, it has had on the price of gold, reasons for these impacts, and how this has affected the overall […]

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Critique of a research study by Ongori and Agolla (2008), ‘Occupational Stress in Organizations and its effects on Organizational Performance’.

| March 14, 2015

Introduction The following presents a critique of a research study by Ongori and Agolla (2008), ‘Occupational Stress in Organizations and its effects on Organizational Performance’. There is great interest in the area, as “occupational stress affects employee turnover, productivity and firm performance” (Ongori and Agolla 2008). The authors carry out a study in Botswana amongst […]

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Change Management Principles in the Privatization of the Public Sector in Saudi Arabia and the impact on the employee: A Case Study of Saudi Telecom Company (STC) in the Mobile Sector

| March 14, 2015

Chapter 1: Introduction 1.1 Introduction This study will look at the nature of change management in the privatization of the public sector in Saudi Arabia. It is important to understand the nature of change management, but also to understand something about the process of privatization. Understood as the break up of state-run monopolies, privatization is […]

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OUTSOURCING: BENEFITS AND RISKS-A CASE STUDY ON UNILEVER

| March 14, 2015

INTRODUCTION 1.  THE EVOLUTION OF OUTSOURCING Businesses have evolved consistently over the years driven by different factors. First it was to build market share and market dominance, especially in the 1960s with the invention of new technologies and the evolution of the service industry. Then in the 1980s, it was on competition for market dominance […]

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What is an information system

| March 14, 2015

The interaction between people, processes, data, and technology within an organisation is conceptualised as an information system (Kroenke, 2008). Information systems are ubiquitous in businesses. From speeding up visits to the GP, to enabling online-banking, they enhance performance and efficiency in areas from decision-making to management and enable the formation of strong knowledge bases (Tutor2u). […]

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Total Quality Management

Total Quality Management

| March 14, 2015

1. INTRODUCTION This report has been divided into two sections. The first section consists of defining TQM in the context of product and service and applying TQM methodology to the development of product. The second section would consider five objectives of operations management against a budget airline (i.e. Ryanair). 2. Total Quality Management It is […]

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The changing role of Trade unions in the UK: Focus on Unite the Union

| March 12, 2015

Unite the Union, often referred to as Unite, is a British and Irish trade union with approximately 1.5 million members in diverse workplaces. Established in 2007 as a result of a merger between Amicus and Transport & General Workers Union (T&G), it was formed with the prospect of solving predicaments faced by employees in the […]

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Brand loyalty depends on brand elements

| March 12, 2015

Introdction A brand is a design, term, name, or any feature used to identify the products or services of a seller from the ones of other sellers in the market (Jacoby and Chestnut, 1978). Although there is a large body of research on brand loyalty in marketing literature, the relationship between brand loyalty and brand […]

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Global Marketing: An Analysis of IKEA and Ashley Furniture Industries’ Marketing Activities in the Furniture Market

| March 12, 2015

Introduction For most ambitious companies in today’s complex business environment, gaining competitive advantage and achieving expansion in capacity often requires internationalizing operations and entering new markets with the goal of building a broader and more diversified customer base. However, internationalization typically presents the problem of how to establish the company’s business or brand in a […]

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The external marketing environment of Robert Dyas

| March 12, 2015

1.0 Introduction The highly upward, certain and steady business environment which once determined pace for most organisations in the past 30 years has been gradually replaced by a constantly shifting, dynamic and uncertain environment which defines today’s business climate. Globalisation and competition are some of the forces which dictate modern business tunes – thus for […]

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Discuss the compatibility of the different theoretical leadership styles and approaches of Tesco Retail Company

| March 12, 2015

Introduction The process of organizing and managing a group of people has been in existence since time in memorial. The styles and techniques have however changed over the millennia while the notion of leading to achieve a particular vision still remains the same. A vast number of scholars and academic research scientists have sought to […]

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Behavioural brand loyalty requires deep attitudinal attachment to the brand. Discuss the evidence for and against this statement.

| March 12, 2015

Introduction The ultimate aim of all brands as well as those who market them is to build up a large, solid following of customer who are loyal to the brand, discussing it and favouring it in purchasing decisions where it is involved. The question that needs to be answered by all good brand promoters then […]

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Consumers are highly involved in the brands they buy and purchase brands that are highly salient to their own personality. Discuss the evidence for and against this statement.

| March 12, 2015

Introduction Since the publication of Marketing Behaviour and Executive Action in the 1950s (Alderson, 1957) the importance of consumers as individually motivated decision makers has been recognised. This assertion gives rise to debates about the motivation for consumer decisions: Does a consumer choose to buy a brand simply because they have heard a lot of […]

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The importance of performance management as a human resource tool

The importance of performance management as a human resource tool

| March 12, 2015

1. INTRODUCTION There has been a phenomenal change in the world of business over the last few decades. Globalization and the influx of technology have not only created new markets but also intense competition for businesses. Performance management has developed into an important organizational process and since the 1990’s there has been increasing stress on […]

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Evaluation of the Food Control Systems in Saudi Arabia

| March 12, 2015

Introduction According to the World Trade Organisation, Saudi Arabia is a developing country and is part of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Due to increased tourism, religious trips, foreign workers, recent food scares, and a high reliance on imported food, the need has arisen for the establishment of a common market and common […]

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An Examination of the Requirements of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007

| March 12, 2015

Abstract This study focuses on the key requirements of Construction (Design and Management) 2007 (CDM 2007) and on its practical application. In particular, the demands and challenges faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are explored, in order to gain a clear understanding of how successful implementation may be affected by scale of operation, if […]

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Organizational Entrepreneurship

| March 12, 2015

Introduction There was a time when only a few companies use to sell either similar or same products or services in any particular market. The demands of potential customers were rarely sophisticated and the product life cycles were relatively long. This was true for most of the 20th century, throughout which, businesses usually operated as […]

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