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Dissertation on how customer values lead to competitive advantage. Case study of Dell

Dissertation on how customer values lead to competitive advantage. Case study of Dell

| March 7, 2015

1. INTRODUCTION 1.1. Background The personal computing industry is one that is constantly evolving and fiercely competitive. Few players have been able to achieve long-term success and this is reflected in hugely changeable industry market shares. The lucrative exceptions to this rule have emerged to lead and define the market through marketing innovation as much […]

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Tourism: An Attractive Industry For Economic Development

| March 7, 2015

ABSTRACT Tourism is widely recognized as an important catalyst for economic growth. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the tourism industry is amongst the biggest industries that make substantial contribution to the economy in terms of its contribution to the GDP, the revenue generated, increased employment and other benefits. The success of […]

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An Evaluation of the impacts of Non-financial Rewards on Employee Engagement: Chevron Nigeria

| March 7, 2015

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study In view of the importance of employee engagement for organizational performance and effectiveness, organizations constantly seek to determine the most effective ways of ensuring that employees are motivated and committed enough to apply themselves passionately to their work. In a general sense, employee engagement describes the level […]

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Learning and Development

| March 7, 2015

INTRODUCTION Today’s flat organizations and lean departments are increasingly creating new challenges for training (Hale 2006). Companies are concerned with increasing their productivity and performance. As a result, they must rely on training in bringing their employees up to speed. Training of employees is often called for where they lack the knowledge, skills and experience […]

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Critically Evaluate and Discuss the Contribution of Clusters Theory in International Business Management

| March 7, 2015

Introduction International trade is not a novel phenomenon. For centuries, traders and merchants have wandered across national and regional boundaries to conduct international trade. However, it has never been conducted with such an enormity or with such an impact on national economies, firms and individuals, like it has been done in the past few years […]

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International Business And Mergers And Acquisitions

| March 7, 2015

Introduction   Many activities of mergers and acquisitions involve companies that are relatively small- those that are inexistent on the mainstream business radar (James, 2007). There is a particular theory among executives that expansion is the best way to approach globalization. The idea has been shared for more than 100 years as illustrated by Karl […]

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Assessing the effects of evolving consumer expectations of corporate philanthropy on the shareholder and stakeholder primacy models of CSR. A case study of Marks and Spencer

| March 7, 2015

Introduction The purpose of the current research is to ascertain and assess the changes in customer expectations with regard to corporate philanthropy on the stakeholder’s model of CSR. There are many driving factors, which has led to changes in the perspective of corporate philanthropy. The concept of corporate philanthropy entails the act of giving donations […]

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Management and the Business Environment

| March 7, 2015

Abstract Porter’s Diamond Model analysis reveals that all the important factors used in the assessment of a nations’ competitiveness in the global business, seem to indicate a positive score for India in both the embedded software as well as the robotics field. Industry friendly polices by government, continuously available pool of high quality IT professionals, […]

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It is widely acknowledged that pay plays only a small part in the motivation of employees.

| March 7, 2015

Background Motivation is the process that initiates, guides and maintains goal-oriented behaviours (Price, 2000).Motivation is the inner drive that plays a vital role in employee satisfaction. Different source of motivation in workplace are pay, monetary or non-monetary reward such as verbal or non-verbal appreciation, promotion, rewards etc. Motivated employees deliver superior performance where as de-motivation […]

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Case Study – Global Social Policies: Older People and Employment

| March 7, 2015

The case study examines the domain of workless, looking at the prejudices faced by older people looking for work or within work, in order to address issues of social policy. The context of the issue is first examined, looking at the overall political, economic, social and technical background. Next, the multiple opinions of the various […]

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Economic interdependence as a driver of Regional integration in east Asia

| March 7, 2015

Introduction Regional integration has become the focus globally, and East Asia features prominently with its efforts to formalize cooperation in the region into a workable arrangement for the promotion of trade, investment and security. This cooperation is gaining much attention as the world shifts from a U.S-centered system to a new system in which China […]

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Grain Traceability in Supply Chain Research Proposal

| March 5, 2015

Research Design Aims and Objectives: 1. Critically examine the current state of traceability in the Nigerian grain sector 2. Conduct a need assessment on the Nigerian grain sector with regards to its traceability: quality and information visibility. 3. Critically explore the benefits of applicability of traceability systems in the Nigerian grain supply chain 4. Develop […]

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Application of Management Information Systems

| March 5, 2015

Introduction In an organizational setting, the main application of information is in making sound decisions and finding the best remedies to a problem. These practices are closely related, and form foundations of all successful companies (Oz, 2008: p.8). In order to achieve this, most organizations have embraced different information systems. By definition, an information system […]

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Workforce Diversity Report

| March 5, 2015

Introduction Diversity within the workforce is one among the significant objectives of LOCOG. This broad objective of acknowledges differences among people in a number of ways with factors which include age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, disability, social status, personality, culture and ethnicity (Foot 2008). Managing of diversity is significant for the successful attainment […]

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To what extent do The World Trade Organization (WTO) rules prevent the use of trade sanctions against countries that produce in unsustainable ways? Problems and implications for International Environmental Governance.

| March 5, 2015

Intoduction The World Trade Organization, (WTO), is a renowned international organization with a primary agenda to initiate and promote “free trade” (Montgomery 2008). In order to attain this objective, the trade system tries to eradicate various barriers against the liberalisation of trade or any other existing trade barriers, irrespective of their cause being against unsustainable […]

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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: The Role of Vocational Education and Training in Skill Development

| March 5, 2015

Introduction This study is aimed at exploring the role of vocational education and training (VET) in developing a skilled workforce and meeting the requirements of an efficient and well-functioning modern economy. The discussion will focus on vocational education and training being one of the crucial responsibilities of employers and employees and on the part to […]

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ALTERNATIVE LABOUR MARKET THEORIES AND PAY STRATEGIES AND PRACTICES

| March 5, 2015

Introduction The labour market includes all markets in which people sell their mental and physical services in employment from which they earn their living (Kersley 2006). It is a part of the economy in which various kinds of industrial and commercial services intermediated by people are brought, sold and priced. Employment, therefore, refers to participation […]

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Social business models; are they any different from traditional business models? Discuss by drawing on at least two industry cases.

| March 5, 2015

INTRODUCTION Businesses exist to make a profit by effectively utilising their resources, targeting their customers and proposing a value offering. The structure of these businesses differs, and it defines how they compete within their markets, and ensure sustainability. The manner in which a business operates is usually considered as its business model, however, according to […]

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Managing ethics and responsibility -v2

Managing ethics and responsibility -v2

| March 4, 2015

INTRODUCTION Managing ethics and social responsibility imply taking account of an organization’s impact environmentally, socially, and economically (Briggs 2012). The growing societal and ethical concerns among consumers have led to them focusing primarily on ethics and companies social responsibility when deciding on which to favour with their spending. Managers today are becoming increasingly aware of […]

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A critique and comparison of relevant literature in relation to organizational learning and knowledge management

| March 4, 2015

1. INTRODUCTION Fiol and Lyles (1985) describe organizational learning, as being the process wherein organizations being cognitive enterprises, have the capability to accumulate information regarding their own actions, understand the effects against those of alternatives, then adopt the most relevant action in relation to future decisions. Therefore improvements within organization is based on how well […]

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