Business

Logic Model Design of Macdonalds

RESOURCES ACTIVITIES OUTPUTS SHORT TERM AND LONG TERM OUTCOMES IMPACT So as to accomplish the desired objectives the following resources are essential So as to ensure success the following activities will be undertaken The activities are expected to lead to result in the following improvements in service delivery The accomplishment of all these activities ill…

Fake Luxury Brands

Introduction In recent times, there has been a marked increase in interest towards luxury products. This renewal of interest in luxury products is mostly driven by demand from the youth. This increased interest may be attributed to several factors such as the media. The macro environment of the globalised world has also been touted as…

Aligning Business Strategy and Compensation Strategy

Business strategy is a long and short-term plan which aims at realizing set goals and objectives. Compensation plan, on the other hand, is a plan containing the description of remuneration components and is used by firms to create a competitive advantage in the market. In order to establish a successful entity, firms need to align…

United Utilities Report

Introduction The United Utilities is a provider based in England that is engaged into water and waste water services. Its headquarters are in Warrington, the United Kingdom, but it also has the operations in the United States, Philippines, Australia, and Canada. The company serves more than 200,000 businesses and has 3 million households by delivering…

International Business

The statement “Show me a bad boss, and I will show you a strong union” denotes the cooperation workers or employees tend to form in the eventuality of an employer treating them unjustifiably. The sentence means that employees pool their efforts to work together towards the achievement of their goals. Some of the goals that…

Goodwill Industries Organization

Recently, I had an opportunity to read an article about Hayat. Hayat is a woman who relocated to the United States to seek political asylum from Ethiopia seven years ago. Her story is both shocking and interesting. After working for six years, she suddenly lost her job due to child-care issues. The reason why my…

Target Goals and Pricing

This essay would utilize Selfridges Company in the analysis of target market and pricing. Selfridges Company is a chain of departmental stores located in the United Kingdom. The Company was opened in 1909, and it is the second largest shop in the UK. It operates as a private Company in the UK, and it is…

Ethics in Business

Ethics in business is a matter that is discussed extensively across the world. However, this is a matter that still baffles many individuals regarding to different organizations and individuals. An individual should be able to conduct himself in different situations. Thus, this essay examines different context where ethics is applicable, especially in business cases. This…

Market Structures

There are four types of market structures. They are perfect completion, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly. A large number of sellers characterize perfect competition. The large number of sellers in a perfect competition is because there are no barriers of entry or exit in the market. Sellers can enter and leave the market at their…

Organizational Change

About J.C. Penney J. C. Penney Company Inc, also known as JCP, is one of the mid-tier departmental stores in the United States. JCP’s headquarters are located in Plano, Texas. It operates more than 1,110 stores distributed among all the 50 states of the USA, as well as in Puerto Rico (JCP, 2012). In addition,…

Wall-Mart and Unions

Wal-Mart is a private multinational company that deals with warehousing and departmental stores. The corporation would reap several benefits if it worked with workers’ unions. It would also experience some benefits because of working with the labor unions. The following is a discussion of how both the company and the workers would benefit or suffer…

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a policy adopted into business models, whereby a business adopts a self-regulating culture. This entails active compliance with the rule of law (both international and local), ethical standards, as well as the cultural norms of the areas where a business is located. Over the years, since the establishment of CSR,…

Addressing International Legal and Ethical Issues

One of the issues involved in resolving legal disputes in international transactions is confirmation of the enforceability of the resulting decision. This includes a decision arrived through a court process or through arbitration. In international transactions, parties usually get into contractual agreements. One thing that a party involved in international transaction should ensure when getting…

Forward Air Corporation

Forward Air Corporation is one of the companies operating in the transport industry (ground and air delivery services) in North America. One of the interesting things about Forward Air Corporation is that it operates two business segments in the transport industry, which make it competitive in the industry. These segments are Forward Air Inc and…

Business Memo

On March 15, 2012, Cisco announced its intent to acquire NDS Group Ltd, a leading provider of wide software and content security solutions that enable service providers and media companies to securely deliver and monetize new video entertainment experiences. This acquisition is a reflection of Cisco’s increased strategic focus on video, one of its five…

Hyundai’s Entry into Brazil

In the recent past, Brazil has become a favorite destination for foreign investors. There have been a lot of uncertainties by companies to invest away from their home countries. This has however not been the case of Latin America. Latin America countries, where Brazil is located, are believed to be among the few regions where…

Operations Decision

The Company (X) The company, X, business involves the production of aluminum beer and soft drink cans. It recycles beer and soft drink cans by re-moulding them and selling them to beer and soft drink manufacturing factories. The company has been in this industry for only one year and the management team believed that it…

Clarifying Business Strategy through Database Analysis

To increase the profits of the company, it is essential to incorporate technological advancement that allows for communication in the data base. This will help the company to relate with clients in the bst way possible. It will also help the business to relate with suppliers and other stake holders. Communication is one sure way…

Success and Failure of Entrepreneurs in the UAE-Proposal

In the United Arab Emirates there is lot of factors that makes business people and investors successful. However, there are factors leads to failure of entrepreneurship in this Region of the world. Cantilon maintains that entrepreneurs are risk takers because they operate under conditions where expenditures are known and certain but incomes are unknown and…

Business Law

An unconscionable contract between parties is an agreement that grossly unjust, dishonest or unfair. Questions of competency, fairness, and honesty arise in determining whether an agreement is unconscionable or not. If parties manipulate these elements in that the agreement will be intolerable and shocking to the conscience of a normal person, then  court of law…

Exchange Rates

The modern world is full of different notions that are considered to be very important for the market and its participants. Undoubtedly, exchange rate is one of such notions. The drastic changes in computerized systems of management have led to the development of a new way of dealing with shares and investments such as high…

Current Events – Business

For a business to be successful in implementing its strategies, the management should always strive to obtain information concerning the current business events. Current business events are a major indicator of economic, social, and political changes, which are major determinants of whether the organization can achieve its objectives effectively. Therefore, proper business event management should…

Business Process Management and Service-Oriented Architecture

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is a form of architecture that is used in designing and developing a software in which services allow for exchange and use of information in a large unrelated network made up of numerous local area networks. SAO supports both application-based-work-flows and e-business integration workflows. Moreover, it enables an organization to save…

Market Research Implementation Plan

Market research can be defined as a systematic plan and efforts to gather information about customers or the market.  A well-conducted market research provides essential information about the organization and individuals. The information gathered will be interpreted using statistical and analytical methods and techniques to aid in decision-making. For the purpose of this research, we…

Human Resource Development

Organizational skill formation and learning initiatives are, to a great extent, the major contributors of the competitiveness achievement in an organization in the present-day economy. Consequently, the employees’ development has become a prominent practice in many organizations. Since practitioners in Human Resource Development (HRD) are primarily concerned with the development of employees’, there is a…

Forces in International Business

Summary International businesses are those enterprises that are found to operate across the borders. This means that, they buy or synthesize products from the domestic country before marketing or selling them in the other countries. On their line of operation, they face the international business environments which are the forces that can create opportunities or…

Value Creation and Stickiness

Introduction E-commerce has experienced phenomenal growth, not just in the United States but all over the world. Consumers continue to embrace e-commerce and internet both in the developed, as well as the developing countries. Internet usage was, in 2011, estimated to be at roughly 2.095 billion people which accounted for approximately 30.2 percent of the…

Personal and Professional Development

Introduction Sometimes, in the process of conducting business, there arise issues of dissatisfaction among clients (Langer et al., n.d.). Mostaghel (2006) argues that in any business the customer forms the most important link. The level of competition in this industry calls for businesses to ascertain that they establish and maintain excellent standards if they want…

Website Marketing and Promotion

Introduction Marketing and promotion is the key aspect that maintains the company. Many companies have struggled in coming up with different means of advertise, promoting their products and making more and more people aware of the company. The website or the online marketing refers to the use of internet capability to induce a response from…

Business Organisations in Global Contest

The recent years has seen more and more companies outsourcing either there entire production processes or part of it. Most of them are attracted to opportunities on the global market that they may not enjoy if they carry out their manufacturing process on the local market (Washburn & Huang, 2009). An explanation of the implications…

New Business Venture

Introduction The new business will be a venture within an existing company, which is Apple Company to support the imitative of establishing an appeal application in iPhone for offering health consolation to the users through an online health magazine to advocate for personal health reforms. The organisation The company will be based in London city,…