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The Role of Business in Foreign Policy - Throughout the course of American history, business-related interests have played a predominant role in influencing foreign policy. Foreign policy determines how America conducts its relations with other countries. It is designed to further certain goals such as security and trade. More importantly foreign policy seeks to ensure America’s security and defense and its ability to protect America’s national interests around the world. National interests that shape foreign policy covers a wide range of political, economic, military, ideological, and humanitarian fields....   [tags: Foreign Policy ]
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Business Policy - Strategic decisions are the decisions that are made within the entire operational roles within a corporation. They deal with the entire resources as well as the human capital within a corporation and act as the interface between the resources and the human capital (Kuhn, 2006). They entail the major resource propositions for a corporation (Baden-Fuller, 2004). This may entail the taking into possession new resources as well as organizing and reallocating other resources. Further to the above role, strategic decisions ensure there is harmony in regards to the organizational resource capabilities in contrast to its threats and opportunities....   [tags: Business Management ]
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International Business Policy - Reasons for HTC Success The competitive stance In the mobile phone operator business that HTC operated, HTC was able to differentiate itself from the other ODMs. Moreover, according to David (2010), HTC decided to optimize the operators’ services by giving each operator a unique phone. Other competitors like Nokia did not optimize phones for the operators and this gave HTC a better chance since their customers, the mobile phone operators had the feeling that the phone belonged to them. Value chain HTC was dedicated towards fulfilling the needs of the customers and always came up with new products that gave it a competitive advantage....   [tags: Competitive Stance, Value Chain, Core Competency]
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Strategic Management And Business Policy - Introduction Jet Blue Airways is a major airline operating in the United States. The company was founded by David Neeleman in 1999. Since then the company has had many high and low points but continues to progress, working toward company goals as well as stockholder needs. (jetBlue.com, 2007) In this paper I will be addressing the current concerns of the Jet Blue Airways Corporation. I will be focusing on what I believe are the best recommendations for the company, based on my education in project management and from personal experience....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 1129 words
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The Sample Company: Business Case and Policy for Remote Employees - The Sample Company is involved in delivery services, paper shredding, and documents and records storage. The annual business sales of the company are about $500,000, which is below the average sales levels of similar companies. The number of employees is 5-9, which is below the average number of employees in this category. The annual sales per employee and the years in business are low compared to other companies in this category. This indicates that the Sample Company can use the remote routing of employees to increase sales per employee, annual sales, and number of employees....   [tags: documents, monitor employees] 1148 words
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Book Review of Business Policy and Strategy: An Action Guide - Book Review of Business Policy and Strategy: An Action Guide Business Policy and Strategy: An Action Guide, by Robert Murdick, R. Carl Moor and Richard H. Eckhouse, attempts to tie together the broad policies and interrelationships that exist among the many functional areas which undergraduate students typically study. The authors intend the text to supplement the typical case book and/or computer simulations used in teaching business strategy (ix). Situational analysis is presented, as is a structure for developing strategy....   [tags: Accounting Finances Businesses Essays] 4443 words
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IBM’s Public Policy - IBM has been a global leader in taking the initiative to bring about change. Structured by firm public policy, they have been recognized for their achievements in going above and beyond, while dragging those expectations on to their suppliers as well as internal departments. With IBM’s four major points of public policy being environmental, supply chain, employee well-being and political issues, they have carved the way to being one of the largest and most successful companies in the world. The larger a company becomes, the larger their global footprint....   [tags: corporate policy, business models]
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Comparing Pfizer’s Business Standards to the Global Business Standards Codex - Living in the United States of America can give us a false sense of comfort in our democratic system. At the core of the democracy system is the belief that the voice of the people, either directly or through representative, is the defining power within the country. Due to the freedom within our culture, our economy has grown at unprecedented rates and to levels that exceed almost all other countries. However, because of the growth and size of industry their voices are also being heard and followed within our democratic system....   [tags: Pfizer’s Policy Business Conduct]
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Policy Review - Introduction A policy is defined as a definite course or method of action selected from among alternatives and in light of given conditions to guide and determine present and future decisions (Miriam Webster, para. 1). Policies are used in acute settings as operational tools that give support and direction to staff, patients and the public (Collins & Patel, 2009, p.42). In nursing practice, it is important to understand these different policies as they influence our nursing practice every day. Ballarat Health Services (2011) developed a policy to provide a guideline on storage, transport and checking procedures for expressed breast milk in the scope of maternity and pediatric units (p.1)....   [tags: business strategy, marketing, policy]
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Impact of Law Changes on Tourism Industry - This essay will discuss how recent changes in the law may impact the tourism industry, as it is extremely vulnerable when it comes to these emendations in regulations and that is why politics contributes to these impacts. Governments introduce different laws and regulations which every individual and business must follow or adapt to, organisations often have to change the way they operate due new policies, and these alterations cost a lot of capital and if they fail to follow the rules, organisations can face court for example if customers feel that the facilities doesn’t meet their needs e.g....   [tags: Business Policy]
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An Analysis of Policy and Business Solutions to Global Climate Change - ... While there are several natural causes that contribute to climate change, man-made causes have obtained significant attention from scientists and policymakers. This focus is rationale because humans have the greatest ability to govern their own actions while many natural causes are beyond the scope of human intervention. However, another reason that policymakers focus on human contributions to climate change is because the human impact on global climate is more significant and profound than many of the natural causes....   [tags: standards to curb greenhouse gas emmissions]
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Business Development Policy of the Post-Socialist States of Central and Eastern Europe - Business Development Policy of the Post-Socialist States of Central and Eastern Europe DISSERTATION PROPOSAL 1. Title of Dissertation: Small & Medium Business Development Policy of the Post-Socialist States of Central and Eastern Europe in their Transition to an Open Market Economy: Lessons and Applications for Cuba. 2. Aim of Dissertation & Motivation for Research: The objective of this dissertation is to study the small and medium business policies developed in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as a result of their transition to an open market economy....   [tags: Open Market Economy Economics Cuba Essays]
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Models Supporting the Economic Theory - Alfred Marshall defines economics as the "Study of mankind in the ordinary business of life; it examines that part of individual and social action which is most closely connected with the attainment and with the use of the material requisites of well-being”. Hence, the study of economics is based upon the needs and wants of an individual and three factors determine how an economy functions, consuming, producing and the sale of goods and services. The above definition allows the creation of many models to support the economic theory....   [tags: business, neoliberalism, policy] 1353 words
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The Effects of Politics on Fiscal Policy over the Last Seven Business Cycles - Abstract Being an election year, all you hear is the incoming presidential nominee bashing the policies of the current president. Of all of the administration policy, his economic stance, the health of the economy under his administration, and this fiscal policy are among the most prevalent. Does the possibility of losing an election affect how administration reacts to a recession. This paper shows that out of the last seven business cycles, during the last five, politics does not seem to be an issue when administrations consider what needs to be done to boost the economy....   [tags: Macroeconomics Research Paper] 2921 words
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Icelandic Companies in Norway: What Methodology to Use to Get an Overview - - Icelandic companies in Norway - What methodology to use to get an overview Table of Contents SUMMARY II 1. INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 ROLE OF EMBASSIES AND FOREIGN POLICY IN ICELAND 1 1.2 EMBASSY OF ICELAND IN OSLO, NORWAY 2 1.3 PROMOTE ICELAND 2 1.4 ICELAND’S EXPORT TO NORWAY 3 2. METHODOLOGY 3 2.1 METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE 3 2.2 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 4 2.3 INTERVIEWS 4 2.4 SAMPLING 5 2.5 ETHICS IN BUSINESS RESEARCH 5 2.6 ANALYSIS AND CODING 6 2.7 VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY 6 3. APPLIED METHODOLOGY 7 3.1 MY REPORT 7 3.2 OTHER SOLUTIONS 8 4....   [tags: embassies, foreign policy, business]
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Planning Methods Brief - The recently introduced Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP’s) should be meticulous in identifying barriers that impede growth in local and regional economies and subsequently apply the necessary strategic planning policies to overcome socio-economic issues. Relative to this, the specific focus of the following briefing paper analyses the methodological steps required by the policy makers in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP to assess current issues correctly in order to apply appropriate strategic policy action....   [tags: Business, Public Policy] 1128 words
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American Apparel - Introduction American Apparel is a well-known clothing brand and company across the world. Basically AA is a manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of clothes with its headquarters based in the Los Angeles, California, U.S. Today it is known to everyone that this company is a sweatshop-free, vertically integrated, with a robust CRS stance which strongly supports the workers’ rights and tries to legalise the illegal foreign workforce of the American clothing industry. American Apparel is also known as a corporation that rejects the typical fashion ads and performs its own design, marketing, and advertising of fashionable clothes....   [tags: business policy, illegal sweatshop]
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The Merger of Two Competing Hospitals: A Case Study - A merger is a partial or total combination of two separate business firms and forming of a new one. There are predominantly two kinds of mergers: partial and complete. Partial merger usually involves the combination of joint ventures and inter-corporate stock purchases. Complete mergers are results in blending of identities and the creation of a single succeeding firm. (Hicks, 2012, p 491). Mergers in the healthcare sector, particularly horizontal hospital mergers wherein two or more hospitals merge into a single corporation, are increasing both in frequency and importance....   [tags: healthcare policy, medicine, business]
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Ethical Issues within Organizatoins - Week three describes specific description of ethical issues; developing a communication plan for change and identifying both organizational and individual causes of resistance during the process of change. In today's business practices executives, managers, and employees must act in accordance to the business code of conduct. This will prohibit discrimination, harassment and address acceptance and respect throughout the business. This week provides the fundamentals of various change strategies to illuminate the success of the business....   [tags: policy structures, communication, business code]
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Analysis of the Business Environment of the Telecommunication Industry in India - India is the second largest telecommunications market in the world with around 900 Million subscribers at present. Since its liberalization in 1994, the industry has seen considerable growth with enactment of different regimes and entry of new players. However, in the last few years, the industry has been affected by the constant regulatory disputes and intense business environment leading to price war. The objective of this study is to analyse the impact of New Economic Policy, 1991 on the Telecommunication (Voice) industry....   [tags: Policy, Market] 1276 words
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Mullin PLC Dividend Policy - Publicly traded company decides on whether or not to pay dividends to its stockholders and how much in the form of dividends at the end of financial period. Private companies too decide on amount to withdraw from business or reinvest back to the business. This is the dividend decision. Mullin plc has three available types of dividend policies that it can choose. They include constant payout ratio dividend policy, regular dividend policy and, low regular and extra dividend policy. Constant payout ratio dividend policy refers to paying a certain percentage of earnings and distributed to owner in the form of cash....   [tags: business cycle, financial period]
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Chinese Business Ethics - According to Dr. Georges Enderle (2001), he thinks that it is time for business ethics in China. He advanced four reasons to explain his position. First, as a developing country China must develop its productive forces before addressing ethics. Second, top priority should be given to market forces, which if allowed working without hindrance will yield wealth and resolve many ethical problems. Third, for an orderly transition from a planned to a market economy, China must establish a strong legal framework so market forces and personal interest will not jeopardize economic development....   [tags: economics, sustainablilty, policy] 520 words
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Macroeconic Impact On Business Operations - Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations The following analysis will be conducted on the Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations. This analysis was conducted to observe the affects of monetary policy on macroeconomic factors that influence GDP, unemployment, inflation, and interest rates. It will also identify tools used by the Federal Reserves to control money supply, explain how these tools influence the money supply and macroeconomic factors, elucidate how money is created, and give a recommendation on monetary policy....   [tags: Economics Finance Monetary Policy] 1593 words
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A Business Analysis of Best Buy - Best Buy was not always called Best Buy. In 1966 Richard M. Schulze and his partner (Gary Smoliak) founded Sound of Music. This was later renamed to the name that many know as Best Buy. But is there more to Best Buy that consumers should know. For example who is in charge, how much do they make a year, how do they make their decisions, how many people work for them and more. Sound of Music was mostly known for audio specialty. In the same year (1983) Sound of Music changed its name to Best Buy; they also went from audio specialty to consumer electronics....   [tags: electronics, policy, management] 1148 words
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MacDonald - Although they represented differed political parties, Sir John A. MacDonald and Sir Wilfred Laurier pursued the same goals while in office. MacDonald recognized Canada's need for protective tariffs on exported goods, the need of settlement in the west, and the need for a railway to unify the nation. MacDonald immediately implemented protectionism and the establishment of a railway. On the other hand, Laurier took these goals and expanded on them. John A. MacDonald outlined the goals of Canada in the National Policy and these goals were accomplished in the period of the Laurier Boom....   [tags: Business, Protective Tariffs Policy] 1180 words
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Ethical Behaviour Policy And Practice In Organisations - 1 ETHICS 1.1 Defining ethical behaviour Ethics is a philosophical term derived from the Greek word "ethos" meaning character or custom (Sims, 1992). Ethical behaviour is behaviour that is morally accepted as good and right, as opposed to bad and wrong (Wood, Zeffane, Fromholtz & Fitzgerald, 2006). An ethical dilemma requires a person to make a choice between competing sets of principles based on how morally good and right as opposed to how bad and wrong they are (Wood et al., 2006). While striving to always do right, – with this paradigm – sound ethical conduct will likely become second nature in today’s world (Zazaian, 2006)....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1817 words
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Business: Profit Distribution Among Shareholders - ... Essentials of a sound dividend policy: Sound dividend policy is a long-term policy that aims in maximization of shareholders’ wealth. While determining such a policy investment opportunities of the firm, its present economic status and investors preference should be given due weightage. Generally a wide-ranging dividend policy comprises the following elements: 1. Distribution of dividend in cash: A dividend policy is good only when dividends are paid in cash. Dividend paid in property, scrip or bond is not considered good....   [tags: sound dividend policy, financial manager] 1257 words
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The Home Working Policy - In 2005 (later revised in 2007 and 2008) Bolton Council introduced its home working policy as part of the wider flexible working strategy. The policy applies to all employees of the Council but particularly for white collar workers where the traditional office can be replicated in the home. The home working policy sets out its key components and provides:  Definitions and assumed benefits of occasional, regular and mobile based home workers  Eligibility criteria for staff to work from home  Practical considerations for effective home working  Responsibilities for managers, staff and HR to support home working Background Bolton Council recognising that changes to the traditional work...   [tags: Business Management] 2299 words
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Stratgies for Negotiation in Business - ... The next step in the negotiation process requires a deeper understanding of the parties involved and the specifics of the conflict itself. As negotiation is a three party process, it is necessary for the mediator to build and utilize the relations between the conflicting parties to help reach a settlement. The mediator will firs need to identify the primary parties, “those directly engaged” in the conflict (Crocker, 2004). Indirect parties should also be understood as they may influence aspects as well....   [tags: policy, resolve, disputes, resolution] 2521 words
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The Role of Security Policy - All companies and organizations have information that must be secured. This information is secured using security policies and standards. These security policies are practiced by the employees and written for the information systems. The employees will use the policies for the system to protect the information. The roles of the employees are also considered for the protection of information. Role-based access control (RBAC) is another way that a company or organization can use for policies and standards....   [tags: business, information, information system, RBAC]
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China Entrepreneurs: Voices of Experience from 40 International Business Pioneers - Policy makers around the world often bring up competitiveness as a central objective of national economic policy, even though they often disagree about the ways to achieve it. The challenge comes from not having a single definition of competitiveness. Policy makers generally think about the competitiveness in two ways: the way it is associated with qualities that enable high standard of living or the way it is associated with locational attributed that drive growth. Regardless of the perspective, the commonly used definition of the competitiveness always has an indirect connection to overall national economic performance....   [tags: competitivess as national economic policy]
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Ethnocentric Staffing Policy - The ethnocentric or home country approach focuses on full-scale transfer of the host country’s HRM system to the subsidiary and emphasizes consistency and integration across all subsidiaries. However, this approach is often viewed as inflexible. It ignores potentially critical local differences and may overlook opportunities with respect to HQ-subsidiary and cross subsidiary learning. This may result in foreign subsidiaries resisting HR practices they feel are inappropriately imposed on them by HQ (Fisher, et al., 2006, p....   [tags: Business Management] 623 words
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Lawrence Sports Working Capital Policy Paper - Lawrence Sports Working Capital Policy Paper Lawrence Sports needs to review its working capital policy and come up with a better way to conduct its day to day business. Within this paper 3 aspects will be discussed: Cash balance requirements including cash reserves needed for long term opportunities that may arise, supplier negotiation strategy for terms of payment that balances the costs to Lawrence Sports and their cash requirements, and short term financing strategy to ensure availability of an adequate line of credit while minimizing the cost of that credit....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 1909 words
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Corporate Code of Conduct Policy - Code of Conduct guidelines must be practical, compliable and of dynamic essence. The guidelines should encompass a reactive and proactive approach, thus should consider past experiences that touched our organization’s fiber, as to future challenges and potential risks that could be avoided or minimized if we plan ahead. Even though our Code of Conduct prefers to display a proactive envision, the truth is that we are unable to provide for every single situation that we’ll encounter while fulfilling our responsibilities....   [tags: Business Ethics]
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EU Competition Policy: The Vitamin Cartel Case - EU Competition Policy: Vitamins Cartel Case The turnover of Microsoft as for 2010 is estimated at $62.484 billion . This is more than the budget of an average less-developed country. It is argued that multinational companies are now gaining power over the governments and placing themselves above the law. With huge profits, latest technologies, big connections, global companies became extremely influential. However, European Union proved that it still controls the enterprises regardless their size and possible influence on governments in order to protect the interests of consumers....   [tags: International Business]
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Demand Management and Fiscal Policy - Demand Management and Fiscal Policy Fiscal policy is the manipulation of aggregate demand using taxation and or government spending. The government tends to make most of its fiscal decisions in the annual budget, usually announced in March of each year. However, there are a number of problems in using fiscal policy to control aggregate demand - one of the most significant is the problem of time-lags. 1. Time Lags Many aspects of fiscal policy have a delayed effect on aggregate demand. Changing the fiscal stance can take some time to achieve....   [tags: Fiscal Policy Interest Rates Essays] 1016 words
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THE RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS - There are two factories and an explosion at each of them: both result in the same cost in damages and casualties, but one was caused by a bolt of lightning and the other by a corroded pipe and a smoking employee. One is considered as an act of God and the other is negligence. After these events occur the only difference is who is responsible and thus who will pay the bill. In the end, responsible actions should have been taken in both cases because when lives and money put in the hands of others, ethical steps should be taken to protect these assets....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
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Use of Monetary Policy and Fiscal Policy During The Great Recession - How can monetary policy and fiscal policy greatly influence the US economy. Keynesian economics says, “A depressed economy is the result of inadequate spending .” According to Keynesian the government intervention can help a depressed economy through monetary policy and fiscal .The idea established by Keynes was that managing the economy is a government responsibility . Monetary policy uses changes in the quantity of money to alter interest rates, which in turn affect the level of overall spending ....   [tags: Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy]
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Teaching Strategy and Policy - Teaching Strategy and Policy Using Reading this article was as painful as getting teeth pulled. The article was a professor's review of a class he instructed at the University of Chicago on strategic planning. The class was not conducted in a typical class format, but instead had students actively involved in groups that gathered data, analyzed, critiqued, and prepared strategic plans for area businesses who volunteered their records time and employees for such scrutiny. Much of the article was focused on the first class session, which from the sounds of it was quite hectic....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 751 words
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New Public Management and Decision Making in UK Public Policy - Discuss how the tendency of New Public Management has impacted on decision making in UK public policy. New Public Management is generally used to describe a management culture that emphasises upon the citizen or customer as being central, as well as having accountability for results. It also suggests organizational structures and promotes decentralized control, many different types of service delivery mechanisms, including quasi-markets with public and private service providers competing for resources....   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 1427 words
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Central Banks: Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy - 1) (A) Analyse both the conventional and unconventional tools used by central banks. (a) Cash related course of action alludes to the measures which the national bank of the country takes in directing the trade and credit supply in for cold hard currency the country with a viewpoint to fulfilling certain specific financial targets. This is the Monetary Policy. Objectives of Monetary Policy:- 1. Regulating Inflation and Deflation:- Swelling and emptying in the costs both are bad for the budgetary development....   [tags: monetary policy, cash]
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Factors Impacting Business Management - Halliburton is one of the chief oilfield service businesses in the world. The organization primarily serves the upstream oil and gas industry with an all-inclusive range of services, from the place of hydrocarbons to the construction of oil and gas. Services offered by the organization include furnishing production optimization fluid services, oilfield drilling software, drilling valuation, and therapy. The business combines tried-and-true well drilling and optimization proficiencies with high-tech investigation and modelling software and services (About Us, 2010)....   [tags: Business Management ]
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UK Competition Policy - UK Competition Policy UK Competition Policy can be broadly defined as "a means by which governments hope to improve the competitive environment in which firms operate, in order to enhance the overall performance of the economy."(Lees and Lam, 2001) Competition law is enforced by the Office of Fair Trading. Their aim is to make the market place fair, by eliminating any unfair practices. Under the title of Competition Policy, a number of factors are taken into account. Competition Law is used to impose certain regulations on companies....   [tags: Business Competition Economics] 1731 words
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Public Policy of Globalization in Canada - Public policy is embedded into the day-to-day lives of Canadian citizens. Although some may not be actively aware of the multitude of policies, they do determine every aspect of the Canadian society. There are policies that govern air, water, food, transportation, technology, taxes, health and immigration. But this is not an exclusive list of Canadian public polices. Two domains of public policy are domestic and foreign. Internal rules and regulations that govern within a nations border are known as domestic policies (Gale, 2008)....   [tags: Public Policies, Political Policy] 2264 words
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Policy Analysis: Stabalizing The Firm - Policy Analysis: Stabilizing the Firm a. Generally speaking, stability in terms of the firm is simply consistency. Most firms base major decisions on some of the key parameters in this model. To maintain stability, a firm desires to keep standard deviations of these parameters low. Additionally, a stable firm wants to be able to maintain real numbers that are close to desired or projected numbers. For example, how much warehouse space needs to be rented may depend on what the inventory levels are predicted to be for the next year....   [tags: Business Management Analysis] 1604 words
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Macroeconomic Impact On Business Operations - In the following text, readers will form an understanding of what monetary policy is and the effect monetary policy has on macroeconomic facts such as gross discount products (GDP), unemployment, inflation, and interest rates. The text will also explain how money is created and give a combination of monetary policy that will best achieve a balance between economic growth, low inflation, and a reasonable rate of unemployment. Monetary policy is the process governments and central banks use to manipulate the quantity of money in the economy to achieve certain macroeconomic and political objectives....   [tags: Macroeconomics Monetary Policy] 1739 words
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Ethics in Business Decision Making - The field of ethics (or moral philosophy) involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior (Fieser, 2009). Many of the decisions one faces in a typical day could result in a multitude of outcomes. At times it can be hard to determine whether or not the decision you are making is an ethical one. Many philosophies have been devised to illustrate the different ways of evaluating moral decisions. Normative ethics focuses on assessing right and wrong behavior. This may involve reinforcing positive habits, duties we should follow, or the consequences of our behavior (Fieser, 2009)....   [tags: Business Ethics, Normative Ethics]
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Building a Cyber-Security Policy - Organizations which rely on network infrastructure for their business operation must utilize security technology to protect the network from harmful actions of automated attacks as well as malicious human activity. It is also important to enact policies and guidelines for the employees of the organization, which in many regards can be the weakest link in the chain of security. According to a survey by The Ponemon Institute (2012), “78 percent of respondents said their organizations have experienced a data breach as a result of negligent or malicious employees or other insiders” (p.1)....   [tags: Network Security Policy]
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Assessment of Changes in New Zealand Employment Policy Since 1984 - Historically New Zealand has had an industrial relations system based on principles of collective bargaining, with union and employer representatives negotiating minimum employment terms and conditions. The Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act of 1894 established principles of; wage fixing through conciliation and arbitration; multi-employer awards; blanket coverage of conditions; compulsory union membership; and compulsory arbitration. This system served New Zealand for almost a century with only minor changes....   [tags: International Business ]
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Policy-makers and Demographic Patterns - The term demography originates from Greek literally translating as ‘people writing’, and, hence refers to the statistical study of human population and its vital statistics: birth, death and migration rates. However, changes in the demographic trends not only involve the study of changes in population size, but also its structure and distribution - as, for example, its age, gender and ethnical distribution. It, therefore, can be equally applied to macro and micro level analysis, where the former is applied to the aggregates of people, groups or societies and the latter – to small groups or families within a community or local area....   [tags: economic policy essays]
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Sequestration and Monetary Policy - President Obama signed the Budget Control Act on the third year of his administrative term. The Budget Control was enacted to address the growing concerns over uncontrolled government spending created by both parties. The Budget control Act was made law to curb government spending by $1.3 trillion over ten year span. Democrats and Republicans have engaged for several decades in unscrupulous bills, pork barrel projects, and bailouts spending without any regard to the National Debt. Sequestration, according to Merriam Webster dictionary, is the act of taking away the plaintiff’s material assets; until the plaintiff has remedy or made restitution of his or her financial obligation with the cou...   [tags: contractionary momentary policy ]
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Compare and Contrast British Tourism Policy vs. Maltese Tourism Policy - Introduction The report presents an overview of the national and international tourism policies that have been drafted and implemented throughout the years. I will compare and contrast the Maltese Tourism Policy (2006 & 2012) with the British Tourism Policy (2011). Goeldner and Ritchie (2009) identify a tourism policy as a set of regulations, rules, guidelines, directives, and development/promotion objectives and strategies that provide a framework within which the collective and individual decisions affecting long-term tourism development and the daily activities within a destination are taken”....   [tags: Tourism Policy Essays]
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Restaruant And Technology Portion For Policy - Restaurants and Technology With the health conscience society on the rise, new technology is being formulated to help restaurants and other food companies stay ahead of the game. Listed is a few of the technologies being formulated. I. Government initiatives and changes in the way food is formulated, packaged, and marketed may help to prevent obesity. (http://members.ift.org/NR/rdonlyres/1BAF932C-E1E2-4A52-99D4-8E1811048AB3/0/0208obesity.pdf) II. High-fiber diets are linked to lower body weight, but not all fibers are equally effective at enhancing satiety and decreasing food intake....   [tags: Business Technology] 1329 words
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