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Retour Aux Origines: A business plan

Retour Aux Origines: A business plan

| March 31, 2015

1. INTRODUCTION A. BUSINESS DESCRIPTION Retour Aux Origines is a clothing range and label which will be conceptualized and developed by a collection of London based fashion designers that are concerned about the environmental issues facing the world today. The textile industry, according to Dr Dorothy Maxwell, has a detrimental effect on the environment. She […]

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Business Plan Template

| March 31, 2015

Think of a business idea, then create a business plan so that potential financiers will be interested in providing you (the new entrepreneur) with money for your new venture. Be guided by The Business Plan Template- below. You must help a potential financier understand why they should put money into your business. Overall, you should […]

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Research proposal: Fashion retailer that sells ethical clothes

| March 28, 2015

Introduction: People had become concerned about chemicals in fabrics. In response to worries about toxics fabrics, labels began to appear on clothes to show they were natural or chemical- free. But some committed pioneers began to understand what a raw deal producers and workers in developing countries were getting. “Fashion is not something that exists […]

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BP Case Study of Leadership During Criss

BP Case Study of Leadership During Criss

| March 28, 2015

1. Introduction Background to the Research Although effective leadership is essential in order for organizations to achieve their objectives and vision, it may be argued that such leadership is most important during periods of crisis and turmoil. Indeed, it is often during such periods of organizational turmoil that true leadership is best exercised – in […]

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The effects of different warm up times on performance of 400 metre sprint

The effects of different warm up times on performance of 400 metre sprint

| March 28, 2015

1. Introduction The following is a proposal for a research study looking at the effects of different warm up times on performance of 400 metre sprint. Warming up, it is popularly thought, is beneficial for athletic performance, although there is a need for more empirical evidence to support this, as well as more research into […]

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Crisis management and leadership as related to BP’s most recent organisational crisis

Crisis management and leadership as related to BP’s most recent organisational crisis

| March 28, 2015

Literature Review This section briefly discusses crisis management and leadership, the two key areas of literature that will help to examine Tony Hayward’s leadership during BP’s most recent organisational crisis. Crisis and Crisis Management There is no one definition of the term ‘crisis’ (Keown-McMullan, 1997), however, a guiding definition is that a crisis is an […]

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Crisis management, with specific emphasis on leadership during organisational crises: A Dissertation proposal

| March 28, 2015

Introduction Unlike the stable conditions of the past, risk has become a key aspect of every area of life as the way in which modern society has been constructed has led to a series of striking changes in the conditions of risk management (Borodzicz, 2000, Smith, 1990). For example, Rasmussen (1997) highlights three key things […]

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Critically assess the implementation of Special Guardianship Orders

| March 28, 2015

1. Introduction This study aims to investigate the current situation with regards to special guardianship, introduced in the early years of the 21st century following the Adoption and Children Act in 2002. It was designed to provide an option to allow a more secure and permanent option where formal adoption was not appropriate, for example […]

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THE LISBON TREATY

| March 28, 2015

Introduction The Lisbon Treaty, born from the chaos of the heated second Irish referendum and the Czech Republic’s constitutional court stalemate on ratification (Mathijsen: 2010), went into force on 1st December 2009 and promised a more united and stable future for European Union foreign policy than its conception would suggest. The preamble to the Treaty […]

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Reflection Essay on Completing a Dissertation

| March 28, 2015

“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labour and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine […]

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Developing access to foreign market

| March 28, 2015

1.1 Introduction That contemporary firms need access to foreign markets to sustain their market strength and improve their competitive position is not new to the study of strategic marketing. Indeed, foreign market entry is a concept which has gained sway at the height of the Second World War in the late 40s and before the […]

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Strategic Issues and Challenges of Eastman Kodak

Strategic Issues and Challenges of Eastman Kodak

| March 28, 2015

Introduction In an era when there are only a few companies selling the same or similar products in a given market, with the demands of prospective customers not being sophisticated, strategy may not be regarded as a critical or important element for business success. That was true for most of the first half of the […]

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An overview of the theoretical perspectives on strategic management for Kodak

| March 27, 2015

Introduction Strategies are the corner stone of organizations. They help define the overall direction of businesses and delineate the boundaries within which the business operates. Without clear and robust strategies, businesses would not be able to set precise objectives, and thus won’t succeed in developing their competencies or allocate their resources to achieve those objectives. […]

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Marketing Activities in the Global Alcoholic Spirits Market: A Look at the Marketing Mix Strategies of the Top Spirits Producers

Marketing Activities in the Global Alcoholic Spirits Market: A Look at the Marketing Mix Strategies of the Top Spirits Producers

| March 26, 2015

Introduction The global alcoholic beverages industry was found to have produced around 183bn litres at the end of 2004, increasing steadily at approximately 2% annually since the end of the 20th century. The industry is segmented into the different types of alcoholic drinks, and also the several different brands offered by various industry players. Over […]

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The Concept Development Corporation Case Study

| March 26, 2015

Introduction This essay is centred upon the Concept Development Corporation case study in Crawford & Di Benedetto, which contains important aspects about launching tangible products and intangible services. The case study would be linked to the product evaluation task in Figure 8.1 in order to ascertain the major differences between the evaluations of tangible goods […]

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The Impact of Culture and Performance Management in the Work of the UNFPA in Afghanistan

| March 26, 2015

Chapter 1: Introduction Organisations operate in a variety of arenas and contexts. They have to work within a broader economic framework, operate in accordance to political demands and legal structures, and deal with other technological and infrastructural realities. The wider social and cultural context also impacts the operations of any organisation. Prevailing values, traditions and […]

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To what extent it is true that comparative advantage determines the pattern of international trade, while absolute advantage creates wage differentials between countries?

| March 26, 2015

Introduction Both comparative and absolute advantage are theories of international trade. International trade itself involves “two or more economic systems in an exchange of goods and services which transcend international boundaries” (Menipaz and Menipaz, 2011). As an economic principle of international trade, the absolute advantage theory states that countries should focus on producing goods that […]

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Post Modernism and International Affairs

| March 26, 2015

INTRODUCTION In the recent years, postmodernism has come under intense attack with regards to its approach to international relations. A number of political analysts have attempted to dismiss postmodernism by claiming it to be self-contradictory and irrelevant in its analysis of international relations. While the former may have some grounding, the later assertion has no […]

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Cairn Energy Plc Analysis

Cairn Energy Plc Analysis

| March 26, 2015

INTRODUCTION Cairn Energy Plc (“Cairn”) is an Edinburgh based publicly traded Oil & Gas Exploratory & Production (E&P) company dealing primarily within its operated assets in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Greenland (Cairn, 2009). Major products sold are crude oil and natural gas, produced from both offshore and onshore drilling blocks (Hoovers, 2009b). Cairn was founded […]

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Evaluate the effectiveness of the newly introduced “Learning Exchange” intranet platform: Research Proposal

| March 26, 2015

Purpose Thomson Reuters is a global information company, headquartered in the Canada, and operates in 93 countries with over 50,000 staff (Thomson Reuters, 2009). Being a knowledge based organization, Reuters was having problems with the flow of knowledge amongst different departments across several countries. The purpose of this paper therefore is to evaluate the effectiveness […]

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