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Reasons Why Investment Trusts Trade at a Discount

| February 8, 2017

Abstract The fact that investment trusts and close-end funds in general trade at a discount has elicited debates among financial scholars and practitioners, often referred to as the closed-end puzzle. Based on this, this paper explores and explains some of the reasons that investment trusts trade at a discount.

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Microsoft strategic alliance with Nokia

| February 8, 2017

Abstract Nokia is a very big telecommunications company that has experienced serious brand and financial issues in the recent years, and lately forged an alliance with Microsoft to try and save the situation.

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Capabilities in the Workplace Bangles Pvt. Ltd.

| February 8, 2017

Abstract: A business is likely to flourish when it makes best use of its core competencies, organization capabilities, and increases its capacity.

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Exploring Strategy

| February 8, 2017

Abstract This essay examines the state of the Hi-Fi sector utilizing the PESTEL and Porter’s Five Forces. This assessment illustrated that with factors depending heavily on technology there is a real opportunity in the Hi-Fi sector.

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Analysis of the Warehouse Automation Failure at Sainsbury’s

| February 7, 2017

Abstract All organizational departments play a collective role in ensuring that the intended goals and targets are achieved. It is vital that they work together because the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Because of the connection that exists amongst different departments, failure in one department may have a detrimental effect to […]

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Factors that compelled Tesco to exit the Japanese Market

| February 3, 2017

Executive summary Tesco is the third largest retail company in the world after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Carrefour SA.

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Individual Management and Leadership Plan

| February 2, 2017

Introduction This brief is aimed at investigating and reporting my own individual management and leadership plan.

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A Critical Analysis of the Procurement Policy for a Local Government

| February 1, 2017

Executive Summary This paper analyses the recent changes to the procurement strategy of Leeds City Council and how such changes are comparable to the procurement strategy of Staffordshire County Council.

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A report to the Board of Directors at Ennismore Capital Regarding the Expansion Idea at Hoxton Hotel

| January 20, 2017

Abstract The hotel industry has gained more popularity over the recent decades in most parts across the globe. London, like other cities has manifested stiff competition among different hotels in offering high quality services, including meals and accommodation to both local and international customers.

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Strategic Benefits of Effective Diversity Management

| January 18, 2017

Abstract Diversity management acknowledges the reality that people are different with respect to factors such as gender, marital status, age, disability, social status, sexual orientation, personality, ethnicity, religion, and culture.

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Security Manager – Working with and leading people

| January 17, 2017

Task 1: Teamwork mini project  The teamwork mini project demonstrates its main target to discuss the role play of a selection day at St Patrick’s College. The conduct of this role play is done by a team of three students. The job title introduced for this selection day is the post of a security manager.

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Analysis of Nestlé’s Business Environment

| January 17, 2017

Company Overview Nestlé, based in Switzerland, is the world’s leading food and nutrition company measured by revenues (Nestlé, 2013). The company sells baby foods, breakfast cereals, coffee, confectionery, frozen food, pet foods, yoghurt and snacks through extensive distribution channels all over the world spreading out from facilities run by the company in over 100 countries.

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A comparative study of Omani employees’ perception toward managers’ leadership styles and management competences in public and private sectors.

| January 17, 2017

Introduction Leaders are fast becoming recognised as the key to success for organisations across the globe and as such studies on how leaders are created and how leaders interact with others are becoming much more prevalent (Chemmers, 1997).

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How does the organization you work for or an organization you are familiar with ensure that their training is effective? Drawing on the relevant literature, critique their existing approach. Identify and discuss how, according to the literature, practice could be improved. Highlight any possible constraints to improving practice.

| January 14, 2017

Introduction Historically, the training culture of the Civil Service was weak.  It existed mostly for technical tasks that were related to administrative jobs rather than having a focus on leadership and management.

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The International Strategy of TESCO PLC

| January 14, 2017

Abstract This study explores the different theories of international entry strategies and then analyses the international strategy of Tesco Plc. Firms can enter the international markets through different strategies, including licensing technology abroad, direct investment acquisition, exporting, strategic alliance in foreign market and establishing joint ventures.

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People Management and Organisation Development

| January 14, 2017

Executive Summary The introduction of changes in a business is usually related to resistance at lower or higher level. Such risk can be reduced if appropriate measures are taken in advance. In this study, reference is made to an organisation’s effort to implement a change plan in order to secure the benefits of Organisational Development.

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Strategic Management Case Study

| January 13, 2017

Introduction Harley-Davidson is one of the oldest business organizations in the motorcycle industry with over 10 decades of experience in the production and supply of motorcycles. This is evident in its historical performances attributed with sustained competitive results of the company’s motorbikes in the racing arena (Vasudha 2011).

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Levis Strauss Case Study Analysis

| January 12, 2017

Introduction Companies use various strategy models to analyse their current status and formulate strategies for future directions they ought to take (Johnson et al., 2014). With the high level of dynamism than characterises the present-day business environment, companies need to be aware of their internal capabilities, and use them to deal with the external threats […]

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Can netflix recover from its strategic mistakes?

| January 11, 2017

Introduction and company overview Netflix is the world’s leading provider of online streaming media and movie rentals with more than 50 million of online subscribers.[1]  It is the most prominent provider of online streaming media in the world with operations in the US, Canada and in 42 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Continuous I In Managing Health And Safety, Along With Quality And Environmental Considerations

| December 19, 2016

Introduction Organizations today, in addition to ensuring customer satisfaction and loyalty, must also demonstrate to its broader stakeholders a corporate strategy which underscores social, environmental and health and safety concerns.

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