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Operations management

| November 17, 2016

Introduction Strategic Focus, one amongst the most important step in the design and development of a product, enables companies to discover and explicitly commit themselves to important considerations (Ahoy, 2008). In the current case studies of Ready Materials and Zara, efficient and effective strategic focus assisted in expanding and extending the business into the narrow […]

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AstraZeneca Financing Analysis

AstraZeneca Financing Analysis

| November 17, 2016

Introduction AstraZeneca Plc is financed through a combination of equity and debt. It’s 2011 financial returns showed that it has total assets of $52.830 billion, compared to total liabilities of $29.358 billion. Thus amounting to net assets of $23.472 billion. Her balance sheet also indicates that the bulk of her liabilities are in the form […]

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Impact of culture on cross cultural managerial practices:

Impact of culture on cross cultural managerial practices:

| November 17, 2016

Introduction In this study the researcher has chosen to compare and contrast the managerial practices of British and Chinese managers in relation to their respective cultures and how their cultures affect their management.

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It could be argued that the patient is now the consumer of health care. Do you agree and to what extent do you think this consumerism has succeeded in placing the patient at the centre of healthcare?

| November 17, 2016

Abstract The essay examines the idea that the patient is the consumer of health care.  It assesses the extent to which patients can be seen as ‘consumers’, and also looks at how far this definition of patients succeeds in delivering the patient-centred care that current government guidelines suggest. 

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Social Media And Marketing

| November 17, 2016

Abstract The growth of social media has brought about numerous changes in the way companies perform their responsibilities. With modern changes in the way people communicate, there is a need for businesses to embrace modern technology in undertaking their activities which were traditionally performed by other means.

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Logistics and operations mgt

| November 17, 2016

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.

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What is an information system? What is the difference between information systems and information technology?

| November 16, 2016

Introduction 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 […]

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To what extent do you agree that vocational education and training should be the responsibility of employer and employee, with the state’s role being limited to largely one of encouragement and facilitation? Discuss with reference to the different systems of vocational education and training and their implications for skill development.

| November 16, 2016

Introduction One can agree that vocational education and training should be the responsibility of the employer, however also that the state should play a proactive role in the facilitation of this VET to ensure that the right kind of training and labour market formation takes place. In the absence of standardized tertiary education for these […]

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Management and welfare

| November 16, 2016

INTRODUCTION Statistics have shown that every year, domestic violence is responsible for an estimate 1200 deaths and 2 million injuries among women (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 2003). Last year, in England and Wales, there were over 1 million female victims of domestic abuse[1].

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Knowledge Management

| November 16, 2016

Abstract By evaluating the core policies and strategies of the NHS in the United Kingdom one can evaluate if these are aligned to the knowledge management and customer knowledge management objectives in a learning organization. The discussion will first approach the theoretical bases for these concepts as well as how they relate to one another […]

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Brand Loyalty Depends On Brand Elements

| November 16, 2016

Introduction 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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Characteristics of global organisation and the specificity of motivating employees in a multinational company

| November 16, 2016

Introduction A Multinational Corporation (MNC in short) can normally be described as an organisation carrying out its business operations in more than one country (Porter, 1990). MNC alias transnational enterprise can be defined as “a firm which owns or controls income-generating assets in more than one country” (Frieden and Lake, 2000, p. 167).

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Entrepreneurial Business Plan: Learning Disability Service

| November 16, 2016

Introduction There are those who seek out opportunities from the very situations where others fear chaos or are lost in confusion. These individuals often act as catalysts to bring about a change that reshapes a market place. They are thought of as Olympic athletes who constantly challenge themselves to surpass barriers, or long distance runners […]

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Proposal for redesigning the selection and assessment process for Graduate Recvruitment

| November 16, 2016

Introduction The selection procedure of HAL is arduous and outdated, specifically with regards to the initial application process which is poorly run through expensive advertising mechanisms. The initial application is done by way of an initial application form assessed by junior personnel, which may not represent the most effective means of screening initial phase applicants.

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Practice Experience, Decision-Making and Professional Authority

| November 16, 2016

Abstract The essay describes a case study from the author’s experience working for a domestic violence agency.  The case involves a French woman whose partner is violent towards her.  The theoretical background is set out, and theory applied to this particular situation.

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Human Resource Analysis Of Air National

| November 16, 2016

Introduction Air National, Europe’s largest airline company, dominated other carriers in the 1980s onward onto the late 1990s aided by a highly regulated civil aviation market in which competition was managed through harmonious inter-airline, competitor, and government relationships, which enabled the domination of markets by national carriers including AN.

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Principles of marketing

| November 16, 2016

Introduction: This report is aimed to briefly yet comprehensively analyse the idea presented by Piercy (2009) that states that marketing is a set of management activities that define value, create value and deliver value for customers. The researcher in this report will explain the following three ideas; existence of brand value, creation of brand value […]

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Perceptions Of Workload

| November 16, 2016

Introduction The purpose of this research paper is to investigate and explore how academic workload is perceived by students, particularly those of Master’s level study, and how it is in contrast with the perceptions of teachers. The paper will begin by stating research questions on the grounds of which the entire research methodology will be […]

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The Impact of Trading Volumes on Stock Market Volatility and Returns: A Case of the Swiss Stock Market

| November 16, 2016

1. Introduction 1.1.  Background to the Study There is a general consensus among financial economists that the distribution of stock returns can be completely described by two moments: (i) the conditional mean; and (ii) the conditional variance (volatility). The conditional mean is the lower moment, which is difficult to predict. In contrast, the conditional variance […]

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