Business

Etihad Airways’ Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) within an organization stands for a business model and a set of policies that integrates social and environmental concerns of the population implemented to establish the company’s accountability. Etihad Airways is one of the largest airline operators of the United Arab Emirates. This essay will explore...

The Coca-Cola Company’s Strategic (SWOT) Analysis

Introduction Coca-Cola Company SWOT analysis discloses how the organization controls its iconic brands and uses its competitive advantages to be one of the world’s largest beverage manufacturers. In essence, this SWOT analysis identifies vital strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that directly affect the company. Strengths Coca-Cola is one of the...

Talent Planning Strategy for PTP Soda Drinks Firm

Introduction Effective talent management is vital for companies operating in such tight industries as sugar-sweetened beverages production. The industry is facing considerable challenges due to the changing habits of customers and certain trends taking place in the global and local markets. The present report includes the key highlights of the...

Successful Mentoring and Its Key Components

Full bibliographic information of source Zachary, L. J., & Fischler, L. A. (2010). Those who lead, mentor. T+D, 64(3), 52–57. Stated research question and thesis The paper aims to discover what contributes to successful mentoring. The authors believe that the results depend on the steps organizational leaders make to ensure...

Supply Chain Risk Management and Its Key Aspects

Supply chain risk management (SCRM) was developed in the last decade as a result of the financial meltdown of companies in 2008, due to companies’ meltdown. SCRM was also developed due to supply chain problems occasioned by cancellation of customer orders, volatility in commodity markets, and bankruptcy of suppliers (Fan...

Southwest Airlines’ Mission and Corporate Culture

Introduction Southwest Airlines is one of America’s prime airlines and the world’s biggest low-cost carrier. The company’s head office is in Dallas, Texas, and it operates in 121 different destinations in the US and ten other countries(Cote, 2018). The airline was started by Rollin King and Herb Kelleher, who named...

Alphabet Inc.’s Board of Directors and Its Role

Brief Company Description Alphabet Inc. is an American holding company and technology conglomerate. The corporate headquarters is located in Mountain View, California, United States of America (Headquarters Office, 2021). The Alphabet company was established to allow subsidiaries of Google more autonomy and further transparency and accountability within the technology business...

COVID-19: The Impact on Supply Chains

Introduction Today it is possible to state confidently that the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt massive damage to global logistics and supply chains. Lockdowns and restrictions on transportation and traveling made many businesses suffer or shut down. Therefore, it is important to analyze the past and understand what risks affect global...

Supply Chain Management: The Main Strategies

Abstract Manufacturers, suppliers, customers, merchants, and distribution systems constitute supply chains, which connect players in both directions by moving information, materials, and money. Many supply networks are made up of unaffiliated agents with varying tastes. Smaller batch sizes and shorter lead times have resulted from centralized information brought about by...

Management Accounting: Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

Memo CVP or cost-volume-profit analysis is one of the comparatively easy and, at the same time sufficient ways of analyzing operational and strategic planning. It is also helpful for the management of the financial and economic activities of an enterprise. It gives the opportunity to come to the most favorable...

Integrated Marketing Communications: The Case of Samsung

Introduction and Background In this study, the role of integrated marketing communications in improving business-to-customer relationships will be explored using Samsung as a case study. The company is selected for this review because it has propelled itself from a small, low-cost television manufacturing company to a formidable brand in the...

Network Safety of E-Business and Blockchain Technology

Information security threats are various activities that can lead to violations of the information protection state. In other words, these are potentially possible events, processes, or actions that can cause damage to information and computer systems. Information security threats can be divided into two types: natural and artificial (Bieder &...

The Food Truck Business: SWOT Analysis and Project Involved

Abstract The business will involve offering food to people during their movement to different places, cooking food on the vehicle, driving a food truck, and having a legal parking permit. The track visits different places to take its services to near customers (Yoon & Chung, 2018). Managers need to analyze...

Supply Chain Management Between the US and Other Countries

Introduction For an extended period, various changes took place in world trade, which was caused by various factors. For example, developing trade agreements between other countries and strengthening the role of developing countries. The key role in the development of world trade has been played and, despite the current difficulties,...

Theory of Constraint and Supply Chain Management

Introduction Eli Goldratt developed the concept of Theory of Constraint (TOC) in the mid-1980s as a general view of running organizations. The TOC explains that in every organization or production situation, at least one constraint should exist. If this argument is incorrect, profit-making companies and corporations will make infinite money....

Leadership Competencies: Organizational Capability

Leadership competencies involve a specific combination of skills, knowledge, and abilities that represent effective organizational leadership. Eduardo should develop leadership competencies such as strategic thinking, change management, emotional intelligence, inclusiveness, organizational citizenship behavior, and communication skills (Anderson & Adams, 2019). Eduardo’s case clarifies that he can make informed decisions if...

NIST Risk Management Framework: A Briefing

The NIST Risk Management Framework (NIST SP 800-37, RMF) is a set of rules and guidelines a company must follow in designing, implementing, and operating its information system. Its goals are to ensure that the organization utilizes appropriate information risk management strategies in regard to data privacy and security (Scherer,...

Human Resource Management: HRM Course and Career

I would advise my friend to do whatever it takes to join a human resources management (HRM) course because HRM has a lot to offer as a profession. Moreover, it has diverse opportunities as it is a course of the century. HRM, also called human capital management, involves strategic planning...

Impact of Celebrity Influence on Purchasing Decision

Abstract This paper will investigate the influence of celebrity endorsement during purchasing of goods and services for some of the renowned brands. Before presentation of the key issues of this paper, its enough significant to address the core point of the paper as a part of marketing brand management strategies...

What Does Risk Management Mean in the Context of Project Management?

Introduction Risk management forms an integral part of Project Management. This is precisely because of the fact that a project is susceptible to various risks. Any undesirable event or incident that is likely to hamper the progress of a project may be considered a risk. Importance of Risk Management Risk...

The Importance of Financial Management in Business

Introduction Financial management is an essential process to be implemented by any profitable company because it provides the most efficient methods to organize the corporation’s finances. This factor is sometimes crucial to accomplish particular goals and objectives of any company. The following paper is to discuss the importance of such...

Leader-Member Exchange and Other Leadership Theories

The use of the LMX model, in conjunction with other leadership theories, allows finding new ways of effective management. The theoretical basis for the LMX model is of interest since the model has good potential for further integration into leadership theories focused on the high-quality relationships between leaders and followers....

Essence of E-marketing and Its Impact on Business

Introduction E-marketing is a term that is used often to refer to the marketing of products online. This involves carrying out the traditional physical marketing activities online and in a more digitized way. It could also refer to the sale of products and services online although this has not been...

Information Technology Risk Mitigation in Organizations

Today, many organizations throughout the world tap into the benefits of cost reduction and enhanced performance offered by information technology. Digital information can be stored, shared and retrieved from any place at any time over internetworked computers and the cloud computer application. However, information technology (IT) poses a threat to...

Google: Implementing Blockchain Technology

Today, the global arena is offering numerous opportunities in every industry. Entering the market, introducing new products, or deciding on the development strategy are the essential steps of every business’s success. The market followers gain the advantage of being in the so-called “free-rider position” because they do not carry the...

Mobile Manufacturing, Inc.: Pricing Strategy

Introduction Pricing strategy is one of the most important parts of the entire marketing effort. While there are many factors that influence the potential buyer, an attractive price plays a key role in their final decision-making. A well-thought pricing strategy will allow the company to maximize its revenue, promote its...

An International Study of Sustainability Reporting

Abstract In the last decade, a general surge in the financial sustainability reporting instruments has been experienced as economies and financial sectors experience paradigm shift from the traditional to the modern and dynamic financial management systems. Through a mixed methodology, the findings revealed that the number of reporting instruments has...

Palladium Int.: Management Practices, Employee Loyalty

Abstract The ability of managers to ensure skillfulness and competence of their workforce and manage them accordingly results in job satisfaction, employee motivation, employee retention, improved performance, and eventually, organisational success. People management skills are the most powerful tools for boosting the levels of employee commitment and loyalty within an...

Starbucks Strategic Management: The Vision and the Mission of the Company

Introduction Starbucks was established in 1971 in Seattle and its journey is still on as a proud lead marketer in the field of retailing coffee. At present, the company has retail outlets in “36 countries outside the US and in all the 50 states of US” (Malhotra, 2009). Apart from...

Starbucks Starbucks Strategic Management: Strength and Weaknesses

Introduction Starbucks is a name that is so readily recognizable that it almost does not need any introduction. Within the US and outside, they have become the best known and dominating brand in the field of retailing coffee and related products. It still continues to increase its profit and improve...

Apple Computer Incorporation: Company Analysis

Introduction Background to the study The computer industry has undergone rampant growth over the past decades. One the factors that contributed to the growth is the high rate of technological innovation (Hitt, Ireland & Hoskisson, 2009, p. 289). In order to attain a high competitive advantage, various firms have incorporated...

Challenges in Integrating Environmental Issues Into Operations Management

Introduction Background and Context In the 21st century, it is expected that enterprises focus significantly on developing environment-friendly approaches to organising all the business processes and procedures (Gustafsson, Hermelin & Smas 2019; Reid & Sanders 2019). The idea of achieving sustainability in various modern organisations causes leaders to pay special...

Corporate Social Responsibility

In all business environments, the agenda of competition is the most significant. A business has to present competitive strategies concerning the market it shares with other similar entities. Even if a business enjoys monopoly power, it has to keep devising ways of streamlining its efforts towards its goals. Business goals...

Contribution Margin Operating Income Statements: The Case of Hershey Company

Introduction Contribution margin operating income statement is a financial statement that is used in the budgetary control of costs. Management accountants are interested in distinguishing the proportion of the income that is generated by a single unit of production. There are many ways of classifying costs in cost accounting. Costs...

Balance Sheets as the Statement of Financial Position

Balance Sheet Also known as the statement of financial position, the purpose of Balance Sheet is to help the investors or other interested groups in understanding the financial position of the company. It is an expression of all the assets that the company owns, all the liabilities of the company...

Risk Management in a Crisis

Risk can be defined as the uncertainty about the future occurrences (Bénéplanc and Rochet 5). Risk management therefore may be defined as the process of identifying, measuring, prioritizing and setting up ways of minimizing the risks in an organization (Bénéplanc and Rochet 6). Risk management is a major goal in...

Management Accounting & the Importance of Costing

Introduction Management accounting is one of accounting branches which provides accounting information to the management in order to make decisions. It is therefore, important to ensure that the information that is disseminated through management accounting is relevant and reliable by the management in order for right decisions to be taken...

SWOT Analysis of the Nokia Company

Strength Nokia is the largest producer of cell phones and has the advantage of having the largest distribution network in the world. The nokia mobile phones have a reputation for durability, reliability, and innovative designs that captivate the customers. These have given the company’s products an edge in the cell...

Aspects of Pricing Strategy

The art of field management has a critical and unexceptional strategy of regulating the outcomes of any profit making organization. Apparently, the strategies of pricing were a fundamental aspect in this research. Running a hotel relies significantly on the income that arises after delivering a service and renting rooms. According...

The Role of Organizational Communication on Organizational Growth

Introduction Communication stimulates productivity. It is a means of sending and receiving messages in an organization. Organizational communication can affect the growth of an organization thus; it is the key to success in the organization. Organizational communication is a link by which messages are sent by the sender to the...

Tailoring of Marketing Plans Analysis

Firms develop marketing strategies to help them achieve a competitive advantage. In today’s business environment, market segmentation has gained a lot of acceptance as a marketing tool. The proponents of market segmentation argue that, for firms to attain competitive advantage and improve their financial performance in terms of profitability, they...

Just for Feet Inc: Financial Risk Analysis

Common-Size Balance Sheet for period ended January 31, 1996-1998 Just for Feet Inc Common size balance sheet For the period ending January 31st 1996 1997 1998 Current Assets Cash equivalents 36.93% 18.40% 1.80% Marketable Securities AFS 9.04% 0.00% 0.00% Inventory 35.74% 46.97% 58.01% Accounts receivables 1.74% 3.53% 2.74% Other Current...

A Good Employee Relations as the Backdrop of Success in an Organization

Introduction Employees in an organization are the most important assets in ensuring that an organization achieves its objectives. Therefore, any organization that has employees with relevant skills and knowledge is deemed to perform better in terms of attaining its objectives (Wang, Chi & Chiu-Mei, 2012, p. 109). One aspect that...

An Evaluation of an Electro-Mechanical Assembly Manufacturing Process

Introduction A histogram is a bar graph that displays the frequency of a set of categorized data (Thomas, 2001). A histogram can be used as a quality control tool by observing the distribution of outcome of processes against pre-set benchmarks (Juran, 1988). The visual display imposed by histograms presents one...

American National Insurance Company: Review

Introduction American National Insurance Company is a company with a long history of service in the U.S insurance sector. The company was established in 1905 and since then, it has made significant progress in terms of revolutionizing the insurance industry as well as increasing health insurance cover to the people....

The Types of Cost Accounting: Review

Manufacturing cost element responsible for the fluctuating costs The manufacturing cost element which is responsible for the fluctuating costs in the production of TC-1 is the manufacturing overhead. This is because manufacturing overhead is an indirect cost which remains fixed regardless of the number of batches of TC-1 produced. Thus,...

Marsh & McLennan Companies Analysis

Today Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) can be considered as one of the world’s largest insurance agency and professional services firms. The researchers agree that its success depends on the effective practices in corporate governance. The main principles of the corporate governance are separation, independence, and control. Thus, the...

The Moderation Effect of Service Quality on Employee Commitment

Summary The main aim of my research is to analyze the moderation effect of service quality on relationship between employee commitment and job attitude of performance for elderly on tourism industry. My research study attempts to explain the various theories related to employee commitment and job attitude. With this regard,...

The Importance of Management Discussion and Analysis

Management discussion and analysis is part of the structure of a company’s annual report. This section of the annual report enables the management of a company to discuss various aspects of the business. These aspects normally include the past and the present issues that affect the company. Through past years’...