Kayla Cardwell ARTH 2010-W91 Amy Evans 11-10-15 A Bone to Pick The catacombs walls are very structured in they way they were built, the walls hold a lot of history, and the catacombs today are a very large tourist attraction. The Catacombs are located in Paris, France. Paris is not all about romance and love. Paris’ medieval vibe was once overwhelming. By the seventeenth century it was in fact, so overwhelming that there were literally dead bodies filling the streets. They then had the idea to m
Bibliography Porter, Michael E. 2008 “The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy.” Harvard Business Review Vol.86 Issue 1, p78-93 Grundy, Tony.2006”Rethinking and Reinventing Michael Porter’s Five Forces Model.” Strategy Change, Vol.15 Issue 5, p213-229 Porter, Michael E. 1979 “How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy.” Harvard Business Review Vol.57 Issue 2, p137-145 Barney, Jay B. 1995 “Looking inside for Competitive Advantage.” Academy of Management Executive Vol.9 No.4 Porter, Michael E. 1
What is the strategy? According to Oxford business dictionary, strategy is a planned action designed to achieve long-term or overall aim. Ohmae (1983) say, “Over the past decades, quite a few new concepts of business strategy have emerged. Good strategies, however, remain difficult to develop, largely because strategy is so much easier to classify in retrospect than to plan and create.” Strategy is important for a firm because the resources and capabilities which enable the firm to achieve their
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Anthony Moreno RES/351 Stages of the Research Process Instructor: Said Nik-khah October 19th, 2015 Stages of the Research Process This week\'s assignment is to research peer-reviewed articles in our schools library. The topic I chose to find these articles is guns since my learning team is also doing the same topic. I will attempt to state the purpose of the business research, determine the research questions & hypotheses, and identify the dependent & independent variables being manipulated to
Anthony P. Moreno MKT/421 Instructor: Fritz Beiermeister December 21st, 2015 Pink Mustache Delivers! The company that I previously used was, Lyft, a ride within minutes. The new product that I would add to Lyft would be to branch out and become a delivery service. Within the Lyft app there would be another area that rather than asking for a lift, you can order anything you want and the Lyft driver would deliver it to wherever you needed it. The target market for this product would be adults ran
Cristal Williams, Anthony Moreno, Alex Adkins, Kelvin Burford, Rocio Terry RES/351 Preparing to Conduct Business Research Instructor: Said Nik-khah October 12, 2015 Schools Safety This paper will describe the selected issue of School Safety. There comes a time in everyone\'s life where they have heard of, dealt with, or come in contact with the issue of School Safety. In recent events, school safety is questioned because of gun violence. There have been many school shootings that put school saf
Blue Ocean Strategy In 2005 the book Blue Ocean Strategy, by professors W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne, was published. The book is based on the studies over one hundred strategic moves of industries over the years. The publishers argue the successes firms achieve when creating “blue oceans”. The strategic moves made focus on the increase of the company’s value, buyers, as well as achieving new demand and knocking out competitors. Instead of constant competition the blue ocean strategy focuses
The plummeting price of oil is still the biggest energy story in the world. The oil price has fallen by more than 40% since June, the price of Brent crude as in Diagram 1.This comes after nearly five years of stability. At a meeting in Vienna on November 27th the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which controls nearly 40% of the world market, failed to reach agreement on production curbs, sending the price tumbling. Also hard hit are oil-exporting countries such as Russia (wh
Nemo judex in re sua is both an ancient and fundamental principle of English law. A judge is disqualified from determining any case in which he or she may be, or may fairly be suspected to be, biased. The word ‘bias’ comes from the tendency of a bowl to turn in one direction of another. It thus means simply an improper predisposition of a judge to decide in one way or another. But if the fundamental nature of the rule is well recognised, its application and reach is less clear. The law is set ab
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Week 1 Assignment: Chapter 16 Kristopher Watkins ACC/400 June 22, 2015 Kylene Smith Week 1 Assignment: Chapter 16 BE-16.9 Star Repairs Co. does all the repair work for a medium-sized manufacturer of handheld computer games. The games are sent directly to Star, and after the games are repaired, Star bills the game manufacturer for cost plus a 20 percent markup. In the month of February, purchases of parts (replacement parts) by Star amounted to $97,000, the beginning inventory of parts was $38,5
University of Phoenix Material Standard Cost and Variance Analysis Complete this matrix by providing at least 2 reasons why you agree and 2 reasons why you disagree with each of the following author’s statements (shown on page 17 of the article). Support your arguments with at least 125 words for each agreement/disagreement. Author’s Comment I agree because… I agree because… “In the future, I envision more companies moving toward actual cost systems. Standard cost variance analysis will no longe
Early Latin America CCOT Essay Thesis: Throughout the settlement of the Spanish in Latin America, ____ changed through _____, while ______ persisted through _____. PRIMES of Latin America Conquest (1492­1570s) Political : ­Unplanned: King and Council of Indies will take charge ­To rule, Spain created administrative institutions: the governorship, the treasury office, and the royal court of appeals staffed by professional magistrates ­Spanish legalism was part of the institutional transfer Religi
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Name: Muhammad Adeel Qayum Shaikh ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Managerial Exercise 2 The Asian country of Tamoa imports large quantities of down pillows each year. DownPillow, a US company, would like to do more business there, but it has a problem. Tamoa has a large number of regulations affecting importation and the sale of down bedding. After reading the following five regulations, evaluate their legality and their impact on DownPillow. What course of action should D
1 Unemployment and under-employment: the case of Switzerland Dragana Djurdjevic * SIAW, Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research, St.Gallen First Version: August 2003 This Version: November 2003 Abstract I analyze the effect of unemployment on subsequent employment history for Switzerland. Using administrative panel data from the unemployment insurance system and the social security databases, I estimate a discrete time hazard model for the exit from the differen
Ministry of Urban Development Government of India June 2015 Smart Cities Mission Statement & Guidelines Government of India Ministry of Urban Development (June, 2015) Contents 1. The Challenge of Urbanization 5 2. What is a ‘smart city’ 5 3. Smart City Features 7 4. Coverage and Duration 7 5. Strategy 8 6. Proposal Preparation 9 7. Smart Cities Selection Process 10 8. How Many Smart Cities in Each State/UT? 11 9. The Process of Selection of Smart Cities 11 10. Implementation by Special Purpose V
Page 1 of 18 Expression of Interest (EOI) Implementation of Smart BKC initiatives in Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai For: Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) Ref Number: Date: 10th September, 2014 In-charge, Information Technology Cell Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority 2nd Floor, A wing Bandra Kurla Complex Bandra (East), Mumbai- 400-051 Tel: 022-26595919 Fax: 022-26595943 Email: [email protected] [email protected] Page 2 of 1
THE MISSING PIECE: VOICE OF SMART CITY CITIZENS FROM PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE-CITIZEN PARTNERSHIPS Market Analysis Abstract The smart city concept recognizes information and communication technologies as drivers of economic competitiveness, environmental sustainability and general livability. The challenge for governments, private industry, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders is to determine collectively how to realize a smart city vision that meets their n
: Non-verbal aspects of written communication: Colours and Pictures Written communication involves any type of message that makes use of the written word. Writing skills are an important part of communication. And I\'m sure that all of you know the key factors of effective written communication. They are grammar, spelling and punctuation, suitable structure and style of your document. But the purpose of my presentation today is to explain the importance of non-verbal aspects of written communicat
PRINCIPLE OF SUSTAINABILITY Hello everyone! I\'m Yana and I\'m Mary and today we are going to talk about principle of sustainability. I\'d like to start with a short plan of our presentation. Plan: First of all, we\'ll talk about sustainability in general. After that we\'ll move on to definition of b usiness sustainability. And finally we\'d like to give some examples. Please feel free to ask any questions at the end of our presentation. And let\'s get it started. Sustainability is concerned wi
DEFINITION OF A STAKEHOLDER Sparked by the labor movement, the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has only been in existence since the 1950\'s. Society began to expect companies to accept additional social responsibilities outside of the fundamental business functi ons, including being profitable. Starting in the 1960\'s and 1970\'s, the civil rights movement and environmental protection agencies influenced the way consumers looked at businesses. Consumers believed that those with
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Human Resource Management Student Name Institution Affiliation Overviews Human Resource Management can best be portrayed as the zone of an association that is in charge of motivating, retaining, and training employees. In spite of the fact that these are the principle elements of Human Resources, different capacities fall under the umbrella of Human Resource. Throughout the years Human Resources has developed and including numerous more capacities including pay, benefits, execution administrati
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The skills we learn in school to became a sales person ? A sales person is who sells goods and services to other entities. The amount of sales usually measures the successfulness of a salesperson he can make during a given period and how good that person is in persuading to make a purchase. If a salesperson is employed by a company, in some cases compensation can be decreased or increased based on the amount of goods or services sold. Understand what the buyer wants Sell in a buyer-responsive m
Information technology is a big part of the business and living world. Business world is using it to improve the utilization of resource and make reasonable decisions. IT is also widely adapted to human activities more convenient. However, this is not surprising that IT problem cause upset for everyone. From my own experience, many websites mandatory require you change your passwords once a year like Google and RamWeb. If you didn't do it, website system will remind you over and over again afte
GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO Primary life Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was born on April 5, 1947, in San Juan in the Philippine province of Rizal. She is the daughter of former Philippine president Diosdado Macapagal and his second wife, Evangelina (Macaraeg) Macapagal, the daughter of prominent parents who worked as a doctor until the outbreak of war in 1941. Reportedly, Macapagal-Arroyo moved in with her grandmother because she was jealous of her younger brother, Diosdado Jr. After the age of 11, Macap
Benigno Simeon " HYPERLINK "" Noynoy " Cojuangco Aquino III (born February 8, 1960) is a Senator of the Philippines and a candidate for President of the Philippines in the 2010 election, as the standard-bearer of the Liberal Party. He is the only son of former President Corazon Aquino and formerΒ  Senator Benigno Aquino , Jr. A graduate of Ateneo de Manila University, he was seriously wounded by rebel soldiers in a failed coup attempt during his mother's presidency.
JOSEPH EJERCITO ESTRADA Primary life Jose Ejercito y Marcelo was born at 8:25 PM on April 19, 1937 at Manuguit Maternity Hospital (now known as Amisola Maternity Hospital) in Tondo, an urban district of Manila. He was 8th of 10 children. Estrada's father, Emilio Ejercito, was a government engineer. His mother was named Maria Marcelo. Joseph's parents were wealthy landowners. Education Estrada received his primary education at Ateneo de Manila University. After graduating, he enrolled in enginee
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: STAT 1350: Elementary Statistics Names: Lab Activity #2 Statistical Scavenger Hunt I The Gallup Organization ( provides data on all aspects of the attitudes and lifestyles of people around the world. Gallup is just one of many organizations who try to determine what the public is thinking by conducting scientific polls. Try to find a report at Gallup or any other opinion poll source that lists as much information as possible. 1. What is the title and source of the report you foun
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How businesses are affected by competition Some markets are highly competitive, while others are a lot less so. A good example of a competitive market in which there are many buyers and sellers is that of Internet booksellers. Because there are so many firms selling identical products then the price of these books will be highly similar. This competition helps to drive down the profit that such firms can make. Competition occurs when two or more organisations act independently to supply their p
Q6) What are the major cost drivers for the bottlers? The cost drivers for the bottlers were as follows: Bottlers had a "direct store door" arrangement, which increased the cost of transportation and labour because their own personnel did the driving, unloading and stacking. Retail stores were paid by bottlers for promotional activities and discount levels. The bottling process in itself was highly capital intensive requiring high speed production lines etc. The other main costs were the concen
Ground Zero for C limate Change Anything having to do with the physical world and developing a deeper understanding of it has always enthralled me. Accordingly, the field of biology, specifically climate c hange biology, is one which is I follow with keen interest . The independent writer Wen Stephenson 's article tackles the issue of climate change biology in a way that I found to be unique. His article " Ground Zero For Climate " discusses the sphere of climate chan ge and environmental condi
: The aggregate supply curve: Is explained by the interest rate, real- balances,and foreign purchases effects. gets steeper as the economy moves from the top of the curve to the bottom of the curve. 
 shows the various amounts of real output that businesses will produce at each price level Β is downsloping because realpurchasing power increases as the price level falls Growth is advantageous to a nation because it: Β promotes faster population growth. 
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Ansoff's growth-vector matrix For CIC Holdings Figure SEQ Figure \* ARABIC 1 Ansoff's Growth vector matrix Market penetration isΒ the safest of the four options. Here, the company should focus on expanding sales of its existing product in its existing market. CIC can develop new strategies, to encourage more people to choose the company's product or use more of it. As CIC is in the agricultural industry, where consumers purchasing it uses the product in the kitchen, CIC could develop new strate
Introduction The company I have chosen for this topic is the Coca-Cola Company. The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and nearly 3,900 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, the company's portfolio features 21 billion-dollar brands, 19 of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. These brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fant
Event marketing plan Just like a company, an event needs to be marketed properly to reach out to everyone that you want it to. The concept and the theme of the event should reach the right audiences, and for this, there needs to be the right event marketing. The first step towards the right event is to make a plan for the marketing Market objectives To increase the rate of customers by 3% through each event respectively during a period of three months Decrease customer acquisition cost by 2% pe