Agility in Strategic Communication

Research Background and Purpose This paper presents the results of a multi-method study that looked at the problems and consequences of the idea of agility in strategic communication. Despite its widespread use in business, there is little study on agility in strategic communication. Corporations are currently confronted with a more...

Strategic Challenges in Multinational Organizations

Operating a multinational business entails many challenges because such an organization is usually of considerable size and has to have a lot of assets, both financial and physical. Multinational companies usually maintain manufacturing and marketing operations in several countries and in each of them, an organization oversees multiple offices through...

Apple Inc.’s History and Strategic (SWOT) Analysis

Introduction Apple Inc. has a rich history. Although the first products were conceptualized and manufactured by Steve Wozniak, it was Steve Jobs who introduced the business aspects of the organization. Wozniak was used to making technology products for fun. When Jobs realized this, he pleaded with him to commercialize and...

Conflict Management Techniques

Summary Business corporations and institutions are prone to experiencing conflicts between the employees or management and employees. Within a workplace, various kinds of disputes may arise, and in turn, they determine the direction towards which the business institution is driven. All of the preceding workplace confrontations are caused by miscommunications,...

Du Pont: Case Study Analysis

Du Pont – the company with a long history in business – has suffered from weak performance compared to its main competitors for approximately the last twenty-five years. Currently, the company suffers from the world financial crisis and seeks methods to address its adverse effects. However, Yang and Huang (2021)...

Analysis of Walt Disney Company

Disney uses product differentiation as its generic strategy to be a competitive advantage. Based on Michael Porter’s model, this strategy comprises unique products offered to many market segments. For instance, Walt Disney offers its entertainment products to almost every person globally, especially with the core emphasis on family-oriented programming. This...

The Facebook Company’s Breach of Privacy

In 2018, the Facebook Company has faced a major controversy regarding its breach of privacy. Uncovered through intensive investigations, reliable information about the company’s data-sharing policies was found. In particular, a concerning connection to a group Cambridge Analytica caught the media’s attention (Facebook value drops by $37bn amid privacy backlash...

The Features of a Company: Corporate Governance and Accountability

A company is a legitimate body established by individuals to partake in or run a business. When a company is registered under the Companies Act, it is referred to as an incorporated association (Hannigan, 2018). A firm is also an artificial person because it only exists in the eyes of...

The Digitalization Impact on Management Accounting

Introduction: Background and Motivation Digitization should not be disregarded in MA because it has essential economic benefits, including increased quality, efficiency, speed, decision-making, value-added opportunities, and increased resource availability. Mechanization and the outsourcing of repetitive tasks to Shared Service Centers (SSC) lead to efficient planning, prediction, monitoring, and consolidation. Similarly,...

Optus and Tesla Firms’ Business Strategy in the UAE

Introduction There is a lot of positivity in the business environment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) right now, with various companies attempting to survive in the wake of the global financial downturn. This is true for all businesses, including telecommunications companies like Optus and Tesla. To achieve transformation, it...

Post-9-11 Veterans’ Influence on Corporate Culture

Introduction It is agreed that military men possess certain skills and character qualities that are precious in other spheres, such as the business world. They include leadership, organization, adaptability, discipline, teamwork, and resilience (Dillon & Advocate, 2017; Adler & Sowden, 2018; Georgiev, 2019; Williams et al., 2017). The proposed study...

Samsung Firm’s Integrated Marketing Communication Planning

Introduction In this presentation, I will evaluate Samsung’s integrated marketing communication plan by reviewing its current objectives and comparing them against the potential for employing customer-centric models of communication to meet the needs and requirements of Millennials, who are the preferred target market for its smartphone business. By analyzing the...

Risk Management: Researching of Mine Safety

Summary The Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996 oversees mining health and safety in South Africa. Essentially, it is critical to understand the laws and regulations governing South Africa’s mining safety. The Act’s goals are to foster a health and safety culture, enforce the measures, and establish suitable...

Emaar Properties: Financial Management

Executive Summary The present report aimed at conducting an analysis of the financial statements of Emaar Properties. First, the report discusses the importance of financial statement analysis for the decision-making process of the internal and external stakeholders. Second, the report applies a ratio analysis framework, capital asset pricing model (CAPM),...

Integrity or Compliance Based Ethics in Business

Nowadays, ethical leadership is a subject of scientific research, and scholars examine the antecedents and outcomes of ethical and unethical leadership in organizations. Moral leadership is not only about acting morally and being kind to the followers. It is also about being creative and able to encourage people to perform...

Environmental Consciousness and Business Sustainability

Introduction In the ever-changing climate of today, every business strives for better longevity and sustainability. The operation in an open environment created by globalization signifies the constant emergence of competition and other shifting factors that organizations have to take into account. To best adapt to the future, outlive the competitors...

Social Media and Use of Mandatory Policies

Facebook, Twitter, and other social media are helpful tools to disseminate information quickly. However, they also lead to security and legal liability issues for employers. Besides, there is relatively limited case law that can help organizations in gauging the risk. According to Stohl et al. (2017), the risks in using...

Professional Practice in HRM

One critical part of successful academic training is conducting a reflective analysis. This strategy allows for a competent synthesis of existing knowledge and significantly increases awareness of one’s own experiences and learning weaknesses and strengths. For this reason, as part of this introductory assignment, we were asked to reflect on...

Risk Management Systems: Control Systems and the Management of Risk

According to the case study, the managerial staff responsible for the global expansion and acquisition of foreign energy plants did not have sufficient knowledge of the topic, and no research was done. In combination with fast-paced expansion and a little pressure on performance, Lincoln would achieve 12 points in the...

How to Lead With Purpose and Global Impact

The global impact has positive and negative effects in the business world depending on the type of operations and activities carried out. Some of the challenges of global impact include international recruiting, whereby recruiting across borders creates new human resource teams. Companies such as Bcomp have to create a plan...

Integrated Marketing Communication: The Case of Under Armor

Introduction / Background The modern athletic apparel industry involves a variety of successful companies, such as Adidas, Nike, Reebok, and others, which indicates a high level of competition in this market. Among them, Under Armor, a multinational sports equipment business, acts as the most innovative and creative company. It was...

Grape Valley Wine Trading Company’s Marketing Strategy Plan

Overview of Product Grape Valley is a wine trading company engaged in importing and distributing premium and exclusive wines in North America. The beverage range consists of more than a thousand products. Currently, the company’s collection includes more than 1,500 items of wine and spirits. The main distribution channels are...

Human Resource Specialists: Professional Map

The modern profession map creates the international benchmark for professional development. The map is essential in making better decision-making, high performance, motivating change in a company, building confidence in actions, and helping career progression. The map focuses on the impact that a professional has on an organization and not the...

Supply Chain Management: The Elusive Concept and Definition

Make decision Make decision is a legitimate thought at any cost decrease or product development plan. Thus, the benefits and effects of conceivable choices should be assessed and the decision that distinguishes the base cost accepted as the official choice. Such activity requires quality production materials, equipment, realistic capacity, satisfactory...

What Is Corporate Social Responsibility?

For any organization or business to work following the owner’s wishes, it is necessary to have a specific marketing model. Most of these models focus only on making a profit; however, this is not the only way to build a business. The so-called corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a self-regulatory...

The Enron Company’s Financial Statement Fraud

Companies can manipulate their financial statements to make their financial performance appear different from what it actually is. The reasons for businesses’ involvement in such fraud are varied and may include the attempt to hide the firm’s true performance, preserve status, maintain personal income, or meet business goals to obtain...

Risks Associated with Bond and Stock Market

In the economy, financial markets play a significant role in providing a place where sellers and buyer of financial instruments can easily trade their securities. Since the break out of COVID-19, the overall operation of the most institution has been affected. This report will analyze extensively the risks associated with...

Evidence-Based Practice in Organization

Introduction Evidence-based practice in human resource management is a scientific approach in an organization that evaluates decisions by processing the data. It involves data analysis, expert opinions, and real experience from past events information to ensure that the decision made will meet the expected outcomes. It helps the human resource...

Competitive Advantage Through Training and Development in McDonald’s

In business terms, development and training is the framework that assists workers in increasing their skills, competency, and knowledge to improve job performance. The basic purpose of human resource growth is to create competent, multi-skilled workers so that both business and employees may achieve their communal objectives. Human resource management...

Income Statements, Their Types and Inventory

Definition and its Components The income statement is a financial statement prepared for showing the revenues and expenditures of the company at a given period. The difference between revenues and expenditures is profit or loss, which is its main objective. It is also referred to as the statement of financial...

The Most Important Financial Statements in a Company

The income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows are essential documents that report the financial information about the company. The three statements are usually used together to illustrate the various financial elements. For instance, the income statement generally concerns the overall profits over a certain period (Zarzycki, 2019)....

Delta and United Airlines Companies’ Organizational Culture

Culture is interpersonal knowledge among employees of a business institution, and as a result, personnel learns about the most significant parts of tradition through their colleagues. This transmission of information might be by verbal conversation, subjective opinion, or other, less evident techniques. Enterprise culture influences and promotes specific work attitudes...

Dubai Port World Firm’s Supply Chain Processes

DP World is a multinational firm that specializes in logistics and it is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The company has ventured into cargo logistics, port terminal management, maritime operations, and free trade zones as depicted in Figure 1 below. In supply chain affairs, the firm is certified...

Haraqisha Grocery Business: Lewin’s Change Management Model Application

Haraqisha grocery store is an example of a real business that has responded quite well to external factors for the past few years. Before the outbreak of the corona pandemic, the company was physically serving its customers face to face where they could visit the store to buy groceries. Service...

Analysis of Factors Impact on Organizational Management

Abstract Organizations require human resources to survive and one of the main responsibilities of a manager or organizational head is to ensure that all employees in an entity exhibit a high spirit and motivation. This ensures that the mission and vision of the employer organization are met. Moreover, the quality...

Global Market Entry Strategies: Licensing, Investment, and Strategic Alliances

Introduction In the modern business world the market has become more competitive than ever. This is as a result of entry of many players in the business industry. As a result, every organization is determined in implementing strategies that can help increase their customer base. One of these strategies is...

The Air Cargo Industry: Issues, Safety

Introduction Over the years, airlines have been working to create their cargo strategies, seeking additional revenue sources. The industry and its logistic processes are a part of active transport economics, where developments and business models unfold continuously and at a very high pace. An extensive range of economic and industrial...

Website Development and Risk Management

Executive Summary This paper discusses risk management in a web creation project. Risk management helps minimize the threats which can cause project failure and enables the project team to operate within the stipulated schedule, quality, and budget constraints. According to the PMBoK guide, risk management involves risk assessment and mitigation....

Marketing Plan for the Accor Group

Marketing Plan Rationale Company Overview A creative marketing plan is a planned roadmap that organizations use to reach a target market. Accor Group is a chain of hotels founded in 1967 by Paul Dubrule and Gerard Pelisson. It originated fin France and has over five thousand franchises in 110 countries...

Intercultural Communication Business Practices in China

Introduction The business environment is widespread nowadays, meaning that many organizations go international and operate in many countries. These organizations may do their businesses worldwide or cooperate with their foreign business partners. Managing a multinational corporation requires applying intercultural communications practices because different cultures have different views and ways of...

International Marketing, International Conventions

Introduction International marketing is a wide subject that all the corporations willing to conduct their business on a global scale must look into. In this context, the conventions of trademark and their importance to the international marketer are analyzed. Several trademark conventions are available, however, the highlighted brands include the...

Pepsi Inc.’s Global Business Mistakes in China

Achieving global business success depends on various factors that facilitate a company to fulfill these aspects. Many businesses enter the international market, but a few would succeed in these markets due to multiple reasons. For a company to succeed in the global perspective, it needs to align its strategies with...

Leadership Models in Contemporary Management Theories

Introduction Every leader of a successful organization has at least once wondered why some businesses achieve their goals, and others do not. Much of the success of a business depends on whether employees can meet the challenges they face at work. Furthermore, this, in turn, depends on the forms of...

Information Systems for Business and Beyond

Introduction There is now use denying the fact that development of digital technologies influences all spheres of human activity. Business is not exception. Being very important for society, it develops along with it and influences evolution of other issues. That is why, within the framework of digital revolution, business suggests...

Supply Chain Process in Nike

Supply Chain Organizations and Functions Supply chains are specific networks, including employees, organizations, resources, production, and carriage, designed to manufacture and market a product. Therefore, supply chains are closely linked to the primary goals and activities of any corporation and require careful consideration. It may be necessary to constantly develop...

Change in the Recruitment Process

The recruitment process is one of the most significant processes within an organization aspiring to achieve its goals and objectives. Putting at bay traditional ways of recruiting new employees and embracing technology will be a giant step in the company. It is an indisputable fact that technology will escalate the...

Role of Marketing Strategies in the Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company is a global leading entertainment corporation founded by innovative enthusiasts Walt and Roy Disney. They developed a recognizable brand displaying strong operational performance and growth rates with widely diversified geography and business segments. The organization has been successful throughout its history, becoming a legend in the...

Group Decision-Making Techniques

Introduction In business, cooperation and timely creative decision-making constitute the core of the effective solution to a critical problem. The application of a competently selected group decision-making technique allows for eliminating such risk factors as intragroup conflict, inefficiency, tardiness, or bias since multiple individuals contribute to the group’s decision. Different...

Main Business Organizational Form

The forms of business organization, otherwise known as business entities, are critical for the functioning of the company in the modern economy. The type of business organization impacts elements such as taxation, legal liability, and investment possibilities. Oftentimes, the business entity also reflects the scope, size, and nature of the...

Marketing Plan: Help Desk Service

Introduction The company for which I will develop a marketing plan is a Help Desk Service that repairs office computers. Purpose of the Marketing Plan The main reason why I am creating this marketing plan is to outline the strategies and tactics of my company. A plan helps to direct...

Oil and Gas Industry: Effects of Risk Management on Product

Abstract Firms that operate in the oil and gas industry experience a number of risks in the supply chain of oil and gas and petrochemical as by-products. These risks are inherently inculcated into the supply chain of oil and gas and related products ranging from the exploration, production, and marketing...

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Introduction Entrepreneurship can be defined as the process of creation of an enterprise that is comprised of such components as the actor’s skills and capabilities, as well as the obstacles and difficulties he or she needs to overcome; in turn, the result of this entrepreneurial activity is an enterprise, or...

Cautages: Cat Sausages Branding

Cautages — Cat Sausages The cat food market is a slowly changing market with the most popular product options limited to wet and dry food. The suggested new product is named Cautages and is promoted as sausages for cats that look like regular sausages but are made from high-quality organic...

T-Shirts With Variable Prints – Price Discrimination

Introduction This Executive Memo is an outline for integration into online retail in the field of small and medium-sized businesses. More specifically, it is a brief scenario of the business approach using price discrimination, as well as its possible incomes that will be presented to the company’s President and later...

Manager’s Behavior: Impact on Employees

Introduction For production purposes, an organization requires both human and physical capital. Managers are given the responsibility of ensuring that employees and physical resources are efficiently utilized in the production. The success of an organization is based on these principles. InterClean, Inc. and EnviroTech would like to merge with the...

Utah Symphony and Utah Opera: Strategic Planning for a Merger

Introduction Companies may opt to merge for various reasons. Among other reasons include the need to reverse poor performance, to gain competitive advantage over others, and to gain enormous market share among other reasons. A proposal was put forward to merge the businesses of Utah Symphony and Utah Opera. The...

Emirates Airlines’ Accounting Principles and Business Performance

Introduction Listed companies should present a true picture of their financial performance to investors. However, some arguments suggest the financial statements developed by these companies oversimplify their financial performance and are not objective. These concerns have been exacerbated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has ravaged industries due to restrictions...

State Farm Insurance HRM System Analysis

Introduction One machine can replace the work of thousand ordinary men, but not a single extraordinary man. Human resource management (HRM) entails acquiring the right talent for the right task and developing their skills for their personal and organizational mutual benefits. In the 21st century, businesses have adopted HRM as...

The Morrison Company: Major Problems, Capacity and Utilization Analysis

Major Facts The Morrison Company has two separate product lines, Retail and Pharmaceutical. It produces four different types of RFID finished tags (smart labels). The competition in the market is intense and growing. The Morrison Company has only one manufacturing unit. Pharmaceutical line produces two types of smart tags and...

Organizational Structure and Strategy Implementation

Summary Organizational structure refers to the formal task system and reporting relations that control, coordinate, and motivate employees toward achieving particular goals. It focuses on the task and role correlation to realize competitive advantage through quality, efficiency, and customer satisfaction optimization. Strategy implementation refers to translating chosen strategies into organizational...

Manager’s Leadership Style Regarding Project Type

Introduction It is common knowledge that the leadership style and behavior of the leader should have a specific and vast influence on the performance of the organization, its employees, and project execution. The article Matching the project manager’s leadership style to project type by Muller & Turner (2007) presented an...

Company Analysis for Golden Arrow Bus Service

Capabilities Analysis The Golden Arrow Bus Service’s line of business is providing transport to people within their larger Cape Town Metropolitan Area. Consequently, its key capabilities are identified as the factors perform the value-added activities to develop the company’s service offerings and support the growth of its market1. Theoretically, a...

Business Ethics for Partnership Form of Business

Business ethics is a form of moral that analyzes various problems inherent in the business environment. In particular, much attention is paid to the struggle between competitors, the social responsibility of the business community, and effective methods of managing companies and organizations. The central values of business ethics are honesty,...

The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits

As modern economics grow bigger worldwide, new social aspects of business become more and more significant. The issue of corporate social responsibility was first encountered by transnational corporations, which were hugely influenced by the effects of globalization and had to adhere to international standards. As competition between companies increases and...

Motors and More Inc.: Recruitment and Retention Plan

Employee Turnover It should be noted that the strategy employed by Motors and More Inc. is aimed at capturing more customers and enhancing company profits. To do this, the enterprise will have to hire more employees and expand its staff in such areas as HR, marketing and sales, and customer...

Leadership Communication Strategies

Introduction Influential communication is one of the key skills effective leaders should have. In order to lead, they have to effectively communicate their message and encourage people to follow (Harrison & Mühlberg, 2014). Ruben and Gigliotti (2016) stress that communication is more than an instrument of leadership but a “process...

Brandwatch: Dashboard Wizard

Brandwatch is a social media monitoring company based in England that provides a vast array of tools and services for social media analysis. The main goal of the company is to provide businesses with a more comprehensive understanding of how their brands are promoted online, which is needed to “help...

Sweet Bits: Marketing Strategy

Introduction The Sweet Bits Company (SBC) has been operating in the environment of the New York market for several years from now. With a focus on quality and the willingness to cater to the needs of the target audience to the greatest extent possible, the entrepreneurship has rather big chances...

Job Analysis Techniques

The area of job analysis techniques in human resource management focuses on the systematic assessment of various aspects of a job that an employee is expected to accomplish. Studying the area of job analysis is important since it reveals the skills, knowledge, experience, and qualifications that employers require when allocating...

The Evolving Role of Human Resources in the Contemporary Business World

Introduction The human resource department is the center of all the functions in a company. Without the involvement of which, a business cannot conduct its financial and operational processes effectively. Human resource management (HRM) in contemporary society is a procedure that uses the skills, capabilities, and knowledge of workers to...

Importance of the Organizational Behavior Studies

Organizational behavior is a scientific discipline about the causes and factors of people’s behavior in an organization; a field of scientific research that uses the theory, methods and principles of various disciplines to study individual perceptions, values, and behaviors when working in groups and in an entire organization. The study...

V-Phone: Target Market Strategy

Target Market Strategy Getting a new product into the market can be a challenging task; and one has to have excellent product knowledge, creativity, imagination, determination and patience. Besides, the marketer must have the market information and this depends on the product type. He must also have psychographic information such...

Benihana Tokyo: The Company Analysis

Company owners and managers have currently discovered that the information gained by reviewing business reports is highly beneficial. Many different facets and everyday business activities are continuously evolving, such as warehouse organizational adjustments, marketing efficiency indicators, revenue patterns and volume, and inventory management improvements, among others. These minor changes in...

Allied Cooperative Insurance Group: Financial Analysis

Introduction Allied Cooperative Insurance Group (ACIG) is a joint-stock insurance public company, registered with Saudi Stock Exchange “Tadawul” as of the year 2007. It primarily offers financial services, it is situated in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and it is part of the Brokerages business and Insurance activities which links the potential...

Gross Domestic Product and Economic Well-Being

National economies tend to have different management systems and tactics, but there is a commonality of critical metrics that are important to absolutely every government. One such metric is the gross domestic product (GDP), often referred to as a measure of a country’s economic health (Fernando, 2021). In terms of...

Balanced Scorecard and Other Performance Measurement Tools

The Balanced Scorecard An integrated perspective is a today regarded as the standard approach for measuring performance, especially since the introduction and wide usage of the Balanced Scorecard. Kaplan and Norton (1992) stated that the integrated approach emphasizes the need to use measurements that are process-oriented while cutting across functional...

Panera Bread Company: Case Study

Introduction Panera Bread Company originates from the organization that started operating under the name Au Bon Pain in 1976. It was a demonstration bakery owned by Pavailler. In two years the organization was bought by Louis Kane, who opened 13 stores in Boston. Unfortunately, the business was not very successful...

Nintendo Company’s Domestic Marketing Strategy in America

Introduction Nintendo is one of the most famous and large-scale companies in the software & tech services industry, or rather in the field of video games since many children and adults in the United States and the world love its games. The company is the creator of games with famous...

Communication and Personality in Negotiation

Negotiation is important in most business transactions especially those that involves selling or purchasing of high valued commodity. Personality contributes either positively or negatively to the communication ability of a person. Personality therefore plays an important role in determining a person’s communication power in the negotiation process. This essay focus...

Communication in Organization

Introduction Communication is an important component of positive worker relationships in any organization. Whatever type of communication two employees have, not only has an effect on their relationship but also on the overall organization because organizations are a system (McCroskey and McCroskey 1). Worker satisfaction is also dependent on the...

Communication and Culture in Organizations

Introduction Regardless of the size, nature or structure of the organization, communication is a vital element that helps in ensuring that there is sustainable relationship in the organization. Given that organization is a system, what a single person says to another may have an impact in the entire organization (Bratt...

Price Setters vs. Price Takers: Pros and Cons

Perfect competition assumes that no supplier would make any meaningful decision regarding the price it sets for its goods. This is, however, not the case because goods and services can easily be replaced by others, making firms primarily price takers. Market equilibrium is determined by the relationship between supply and...

Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Financial Institutions

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic can be described as one of the most devastating public health crises in recent history. The outbreak began in early 2020 and was first reported in Wuhan, China. Since then, the virus has spread across the world, affecting almost all countries. According to Song et al....

Role of Property Tax in New Jersey

Introduction New Jersey has a population of about 8.8 million people as per the 2012 census report. This figure shows a slight increase in population by about 0.8% as the 2010 census report. This mean the population of this state is increasing at a very slow rate due to economic...

The Minimum Wage Calculation in the United States

The minimum salary is the lowest amount that employees earn from their employers, changing from state to state across the United States. In the United States, the lowest payment is $7.25 per hour to cater to basic human needs. Government regulations on minimum wage affect the quality of life. Although...

The Luxury of Electricity in Africa

Introduction Over the years, the world has witnessed substantial progress in connecting people to reliable electricity supplies. However, some regions are still lagging in electrical services delivery. Although Nigeria has the largest population in Africa, it is one of the world’s most underpowered countries. Nigeria’s actual electrical consumption is 80%...

Wakewood: Managing Conflict in Organization

Key Issue within Wakewood Inapt Organizational Structure The unit’s general manager has implemented obstinate and bureaucratic organizational structure that fails to address conflict management and organizational change. The focus of the general manager is to heighten production whilst decreasing the functional expenditures. The obstinate and bureaucratic approach to organizational management...

Yahoo! Inc.: Workforce Planning Analysis

Introduction The influence of an organization’s workforce on its general performance makes it necessary for executives to ensure the selection and strategic positioning of its employees. The competitive nature of the environment wherein organizations operate requires a continuous change in the strategic positioning of the organization’s workforce. Influential and successful...

Repositioning Dynamics and Pricing Strategy

Price Considerations The majority of business experts consider pricing crucial for the product development. Pricing is a challenge for many companies because they consider that correct pricing can intensify the product sales. Some researchers such as Ellickson, Misra, and Nair (2012) believe that revenues received by a company are connected...

The Timeless Principles of Successful Business Strategy

The Difficulty of Management The management of a business, especially a new one, is a highly challenging task. According to Hisrich and Ramadani (2017), approximately 80-85 of new ventures in the U.S. cease to exist as independent entities within the first five years. However, even well-established companies may struggle with...

The Role of CRM, ERP and SMIS in Organizations

Customer relationship management Customer Relationship Management, or CRM, is a powerful tool for the assessment and analysis of all the information regarding the customers. The primary tasks of CRM software suites are recording, processing and storing data that include customer preferences, tendencies, and trends, response to various strategies implemented by...

The Role of USA in Global Financial Crisis

Introduction The global financial crisis is affecting the entire world and it is causing slow down of the growth in both the developed and underdeveloped countries. The governments of all the countries are trying their level best to contain the crisis and many economists of the world believe that it...

Strategic Management Concepts: The Case of Apple

Introduction Apple has emerged as one of the most successful companies that deal with information technology products. Many people have been wondering how Apple is able to get a bigger market share than the other companies that sell the same merchandise, considering that Apple products are less expensive than the...

International Harmonization of Accounting Standards

Introduction Harmonization of accounting standards means the matching of accounting standards and practices implemented in domestic jurisdictions, such as the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) in the United States, with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), or formerly the International Accounting Standards (IAS). The IFRS is adopted by the London...

Haier Group: Marketing and Internationalization Strategies

Introduction Extending the business on a global level has its own attractions as well as challenges. However, it is a difficult proposition to achieve a completely global presence in all the markets with an identical core value. The decision of an organization to take its brand globally stems from the...

Artificial Intelligence and Saudi Employees’ Perceptions

Introduction Despite the fears of many entrepreneurs and employees, especially in markets with high unemployment rates, confidence in AI adoption remains rather high. As a country with vibrant entrepreneurship and a large percentage of young people, Saudi Arabia must consider the opportunities and prospects that AI opens up to business...

Risk Management in Abu Dhabi National Oil Company

Abstract The primary goal of this research project was to determine how companies in the oil and gas industry could overcome various risks that may affect their operations. The researcher used information gathered from secondary sources to inform the study. It is clear from the report that risk management in...

High Performance Work Practices and Employee Motivation

Introduction In today’s competitive world, it is imperative for businesses to develop a highly effective and motivated workforce to outwit their competitors and remain relevant within the market (Mehta & Chugan 2016). Recently, many organisations have placed considerable emphasis on boosting employee performance as a strategy for achieving this goal....

The Business Environments of China and the UK

Introduction This chapter will cover the essential peculiarities of the research methodology – approach, inquiry, design, site, methods, data analysis, and methodological considerations. It will be a foundation for addressing the following issue – the topic is under-researched. The latter statement is founded on the above literature review and the...

Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Competitiveness

The concept of competitiveness permeates every aspect of all businesses. It is an issue that concerns large corporations and small enterprises alike. However, while established companies with vast resources and connections can use them to expand and develop further dominance over the market, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) do not...