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Corporate Structure - Corporate Structure Introduction Corporate structure is the way in which the parts of a corporation are put together. Corporations usually have several strategic business units (SBUs). These SBUs are also called strategy centers, strategic planning units, or independent business units (Jain, 1990, p.17). Kotler (1997, p.71) states that an SBU is a single business or collection of related businesses that can be planned separately from the rest of the company. An SBU can be a company division, a product line within a division, or sometimes a single product or brand (Kotler et al., 1998, p.35)....   [tags: Business Corporation SBu Essays]
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criminal justice - Tushnet's A Court Divided By R. Anastasia Tremaine - February, 2005 Tushnet's A Court Divided Tushnet (2005) takes an insightful look into the current Supreme Court and what it means for the future in his work entitled A Court Divided. Much has been discussed about the Court, particularly since the 2000 election ended up being referred to the judicial branch of government. Constitutional law has always been fascinating subject, as it broaches the areas of guaranteed legal protections....   [tags: essays research papers] 1334 words
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Downsizing - “Less Is Not Always More” Downsizing; everyone has heard about it, talked about it, been a victim of it, or even had to implement it. Reports of downsizing occur frequently. I have repeatedly read the newspaper, watched the news on television, or listened to the radio and heard about mass lay-offs. There have been times that I have felt pity for the various people who lost their jobs, and there have been instances that I have not given it a moment’s consideration. I just thought, “I’m so glad it is not happening where I work!” Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony....   [tags: essays research papers] 1456 words
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Erwin Rommel - ERWIN ROMMEL Erwin Rommel Jr. was born on November 15, 1891 in Swabian. His father Erwin Rommel Sr., was a schoolmaster in Heidenheim in Wurttemberg , and Rommel's mother was Helene von Luz was a daughter of the local Regierungs-President. As a child, he was even tempered and was unremarkable academically and athletically. After high school, Rommel Jr. was thinking of applying to the Zeppelin works at Friederichshafen, but his father, an ex-artillery officer, advised him to go to the army instead....   [tags: essays research papers] 1541 words
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Gender Inequality in the Domestic and Occupational Divisions of Labor - Assess the claim that gender inequalities in the domestic and occupational divisions of labour are best understood with reference to the concept of patriarchy. You should illustrate your answer with reference to a range of feminist perspectives. Introduction Western female thought through the centuries has identified the relationship between patriarchy and gender as crucial to the women¡¦s subordinate position. For two hundred years, patriarchy precluded women from having a legal or political identity and the legislation and attitudes supporting this provided the model for slavery....   [tags: Feminist Patriarchy]
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The Great Wall of China - The Great Wall of China To the northwest and north of Beijing, a huge, serrated wall zigzags it's way to the east and west along the undulating mountains. This is the Great Wall, which is said to be visible from the moon. This massive wall has not only been one of the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World, but it has also been inspiration for many artists, and writers. The building of the Great Wall is one of the biggest tragedies, but through this tragedy arose triumph with the wall, being so much to so many people....   [tags: History Historical China Chinese Wall Essays]
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Just in Time Distribution - Just-In-Time Distribution and Barilla SpA Anybody who knows something about business had heard the term Just-in-time (JIT) inventory. It involves producing only what is need, when it is needed. The principle of Just in time is to eliminate sources of manufacturing waste by getting the right quantity of raw materials and producing the right quantity of products in the right place at the right time.(1) In this way, manufactures receive parts and materials “just in time” to meet the day’s manufacturing quota with hardly any extra.(3) JIT is a manufacturing management method developed in Japan during the 70’s to meet customer demands....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Needs Assessment Pertaining to Pro Specialties Group - OVERVIEW Our team decided to choose to evaluate the needs assessment pertaining to Pro Specialties Group. In regards to improving the team structure, we have narrowed our discussion down to two areas: Structure and Compelling Direction. We will make suggestions on how the two areas can be revamped from a team perspective, resulting in the divisions of Pro Specialties Group to work together, grow together, and inspire each other. Ideally, after implementing these suggestions as well as others, the departments will work better together, the artists will function as a unit, money will be saved, production will improve, and profits will rise....   [tags: essays research papers] 1451 words
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physics - There are many explanations for what punishment characterises. For Emile Durkheim, punishment was mainly an expression of social solidarity and not a form of crime control. Here, the offender attacks the social moral order by committing a crime and therefore, has to be punished, to show that this moral order still "works". Durkheim's theory suggests that punishment must be visible to everyone, and so expresses the outrage of all members of society against the challenge to their collective values....   [tags: essays research papers] 1113 words
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Socialism - What would happen if we all made the same amount of money. To understand what our society would be as socialist, we must understand the difference between socialist and capitalist ideas. The question becomes not so much as what is socialism, but how does it differ from capitalism, and what is wrong with capitalistic ideas to where we would need socialism. The problem becomes where do you draw the line between capitalism and socialism to where we have trust, sense of community and also competition....   [tags: socialist] 1750 words
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Stakeholder Relations - Brief Many organisations are addressing the relationship they have with stakeholders. Select an organisation that is currently changing its policies towards stakeholders and, acting the role of a key stakeholder representative prepare a positioning statement/report that summarises key issues for your supporters. Background In 1875 J H Mills in Bristol opened a small family grocery store, and in 1900 became a limited company with 12 shops. J H Mills Ltd. turned into Gateway, in 1950, when a major finance house became the major shareholder....   [tags: essays research papers] 1534 words
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The Black Panther Tank Battalion - The 'Black Panther' Tank Battalion The 761st 'Black Panther' Tank Battalion was the first African-American armored unit to see combat. Before and during mobilization for World War II, officials in Washington, D.C., debated whether or not African-American soldiers should be used in armored units. Many military men and politicians believed that blacks did not have the brains, quickness or moral stamina to fight in a war. Referring to his World War I experiences, Colonel James A. Moss, commander of the 367th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Division, stated, "As fighting troops, the Negro must be rated as second-class material, this primarily to his inferior intelligence and lack of mental and moral qualities." Colonel Perry L....   [tags: essays research papers] 2858 words
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The Female Manager - Reasearch Report I have decided to write my report on the female manager, identifying three women who are presidents or CEO’s of companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, providing information on their background and how they made it to the top. The first female I wanted to talk about is Muriel Siebert. She is currently CEO of Siebert Financial Corporation. She has had a chair on the National Women's Business Council and she made history as the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange in 1967....   [tags: essays research papers] 1306 words
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Mitosis - Mitosis July 21, 2005 Summary In the lab exercise related to Mitosis, we view various slides containing cells undergoing Mitosis. We viewed 2 different specimens; a slide of an onion root tip and a slide of Ascaris eggs. Some of the cells are at different phases of Mitosis (Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase). We viewed it under HPO and LPO. Chromosomes were visible in both the LPO and the HPO although the spindle fibers were not very visible because of limitations in the light microscope....   [tags: Biology] 1116 words
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Rich versus Poor in The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara - Missing Works Cited In Toni Cade Bambara's, "The Lesson", the story seems kind of linear when you start reading it. At first, it is just about a girl named Sylvia and her childish, rebellious nature toward Miss Moore. But you later discover that there is much more to this story than you initially expected. The seemingly insignificant quarrels that Sylvia has with Miss Moore have a deeper meaning to it. The resolution of the conflict between Sylvia and Miss Moore shows the struggle Sylvia has regarding whether she should not learn things because it appears like a weakness to her or to learn and accept what Miss Moore is trying to teach her....   [tags: American Literature] 1738 words
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Human Nature: The Double Character of Dr. Jekyll - Naturally, it is human nature to yearn for some sort of evil. Sinning is common on a daily basis. Kids lean towards destruction. Countless people have the urge to gamble at casinos. Human beings are lustful creatures and have sexual notions constantly in their minds. Evil is not something that can be avoided. For those who appear perfect, their "evil" is well hidden. Thus, ."..humanity is...synonymous with the struggle of good and evil" (Abbey, et al. 328). Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr....   [tags: European Literature] 1690 words
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Prokaryotic Cells - Prokaryotic Cells All living things are made of cells, and cells are the smallest units that can be alive. Life on Earth is classified into five kingdoms, and they each have their own characteristic kind of cell. However the biggest division is between the cells of the prokaryote kingdom (monera, the bacteria) and those of the other four kingdoms (animals, plants, fungi and protoctista), which are all eukaryotic cells. Prokaryotic cells are smaller and simpler than eukaryotic cells, and do not have a nucleus....   [tags: Papers] 794 words
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America as a Divided Society in the 1920s - America as a Divided Society in the 1920s America was born from immigrants and during the 1920's it was called a 'melting pot' due to the increase in social, political and economic differences from all these new races. During the 1920's, America went through a number of test cases to determine to what extent America was divided. It was obvious that America was gong through some changes as it had just emerged from the Great War as the world's leading superpower. Although there were an immense amount of change in all aspects of society-socially, politically and economically-there was evidence that America did want to be united....   [tags: Papers] 1920 words
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A Brief Overview of D-Day Parachute and Glider Operations - A Brief Overview of D-Day Parachute and Glider Operations Airborne troops led the D-Day landings in a combined parachute and glider assault, to throw a net of protection around the Normandy beaches, where a massive invasion force would sweep ashore and advance into Europe. Among their initial objectives, the British airborne units were to destroy a German gun battery that threatened the lives of seaborne troops, and protect the left flank of the sea assault by seizing strategic points, which would prevent the enemy from reaching the beaches....   [tags: Papers] 908 words
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The Lottery by Shirley Jackson - The Lottery by Shirley Jackson Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" portrays a small town in which the citizens gather for a yearly lottery. Unlike the "typical" lottery, this is not one you would want to win. Throughout "The Lottery," Jackson focuses on families from the village in order to demonstrate the role of separation of genders. Gender is defined as the sexual identity of a person, especially in relation to society or culture. Gender divisions exist within the community in "The Lottery" and issues of gender help to explain the characters action and thoughts....   [tags: Papers Shirley Jackson Lottery Essays]
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Necessity of Pre-nuptial Agreements within Australia - Necessity of Pre-nuptial Agreements within Australia Legislation recognising pre-nuptial agreements has been well overdue and this recognition will significantly improve the social and economic impact of divorce. Pre-nuptial agreements, however controversial, are nothing more than a commonsense idea which not only eases the burden that the financial division of divorce has of the courts, but makes the whole divorce proceedings emotionally and financially easier for everyone involved. Something as simple as a contract which states the financial situation of each party before marriage is not "giving up before you've even started", but an effective marriage contract which allows the partners to discuss their financial situation in a committing, fair and stable environment....   [tags: Papers] 1002 words
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Down Syndrome - Down Syndrome Down's Syndrome, it is one of the most frequently occurring chromosomal abnormalities found in humans effecting people of all ages, races and economic levels. It is a chromosomal anomaly in cell development that results in a person being born with forty-seven chromosomes instead of the normal forty-six chromosomes. People with Down syndrome may have mild to severe learning disabilities and physical symptoms, which include a small skull, extra folds of skin under the eyes, and a protruding tongue....   [tags: Papers] 1511 words
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Karl Marx and Adam Smith - Karl Marx and Adam Smith Karl Marx and Adam Smith wrote in the same time period – during the industrial revolution, where the bourgeois had risen to power by oppressing and exploiting the proletariat. The term bourgeois refers to the people in the class of modern capitalists, owners of the means of social production and employers of wage labor. The proletarians are the people in the class of modern wage laborers who, having no means of production of their own, are reduced to selling their labor power in order to live....   [tags: Papers] 1390 words
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Biography of Emile Durkheim - Biography of Emile Durkheim Emile Durkheim was born in the eastern French province of Lorraine on April 15, 1858. He was the s on of a rabbi and descending from a long line of rabbis, he decided early that he would follow the family tradition and become a rabbi himself. He studied Hebrew, the Old Testament, and the Talmud, while following the regular course of in secular schools. He soon turned away from all religious involvement, though purposely not from interest in religious phenomena, and became a freethinker, or non-believer....   [tags: Papers] 660 words
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Music Business - Music Business Music Business Exam Number One Question 1. The music publishing industry at a glance would seem to be those who print sheet music, method books, lead sheets, and all of the texts or notated music that musicians (and those aspiring to be musicians) use. Years ago, this was what most music publishers did, but as the industry has evolved the process that become much more complex. Music is not just ink and paper, intellectual material and property to the individual who writes it....   [tags: Papers] 3873 words
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Comparing Marx and Freud - Comparing Marx and Freud Marx and Freud are regarded as very controversial individuals. They both had very unusual view of the world around them but were not afraid to express their ideas, which to many people were revolutionary. Marx and Freud formulated their opinions about the development of human history with which some might disagree. In the Communist Manifesto, Marx states that development of human history is based on economics, while Freud in Civilization and its Discontents claims that history of civilization is influenced by human nature and interaction with one another....   [tags: Papers Karl Marx Freud Compare Contrast Essays] 901 words
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Industrial society - Industrial society ‘The Fordist system led to both labour market and production inflexibility, which prevented organizations from competing in increasingly fluid markets’. Discuss the economic and workplace policies which were proposed under the broad title of ‘flexibilisation’, providing relevant examples. Between 1908 and 1929, Henry ford clearly established the linkages between division of labour and mass markets. His methods of mass production came under the title of ‘Fordism’....   [tags: Papers] 1275 words
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The Different Ways Organizations Can Be Structured and Operated - The Different Ways Organizations Can Be Structured and Operated There are four major ways a company - organization can be structured and operate. P.C.G (o) Ltd I would dare say that is structured and operates with the functional structure. In order to make it clear and understandable I am analyzing here below the four ways that organizations can structure and operate. We will observe that all four structures have there advantages and disadvantages. In order also to assist you understand better the differences of the four ways that organizations can be structured see in Page 4 & 5 Figures 1,2,3 which are the layout of the organization charts for each structure: 1....   [tags: Papers] 681 words
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The Battles Of World War II - Normandy Invasion, D-Day In December 1943, the chiefs of staff of the Allies chose American General Dwight D. Eisenhower as supreme commander for the Allies in Europe. British General, Sir Frederick Morgan, developed a number of plans for the Allies, most extraordinary was Operation Overlord, a full-scale invasion of France across the English Channel. This was the code name for the most secret command in the war. The invasion force was to cross the English Channel, land in France, and push on into Germany....   [tags: History WWII World War 2 Two] 1682 words
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Title IX - As part of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title lX states that, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” This act has been one the most controversial and most scrutinized amendments to be passed in years and it has never been re-evaluated. It has done a lot during its years by increasing womens sports at all levels and even decreasing mens sports at mainly the collegiate level....   [tags: Sports Discrimination Women] 1204 words
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Bobby Knight - Robert Montgomery "Bobby" Knight (born October 25, 1940 in Massillon, Ohio) is the head men's basketball coach at Texas Tech University. He previously held the same position at Indiana University and the United States Military Academy. Knight is one of NCAA Division I college basketball's most controversial coaches but is the third all-time winningest coach in the men's division, behind Dean Smith and Adolph Rupp. With only 10 wins separating him and all-time leader Dean Smith, Knight will probably break the all-time record next season....   [tags: Biography] 1694 words
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Chanel And L'Oreal Competition - The second direct competitor to Chanel is L'Oréal, the world's largest manufacturer of high-quality cosmetics, perfumes, and hair and skin care products. Although L'Oreal the company doesn't manufacture a perfume it owns the brand Lancôme that produces Tresor a perfume that rivals Chanel. In the chart below, it lists the US female fragrances brand share by value from the 2002 Tablebase data. The chart shows how the Lancôme perfume Tresor, Estee Lauder and Chanel are in relation to each other. Manufacturer Brand % 1996 % 1997 Estee Lauder Pleasures 5.8 5.9 Estee Lauder Tommy Girl n/a 5.7 Estee Lauder Beautiful 5.1 5.2 Unilever Eternity 3.6 3.5 Lancome Tresor 2.9 3.1 Unilever Elizabeth Taylor 2.7 2.9 Unilever Obsession 2.6 2.4 Chanel Chanel No 5 2.2 2.2 Elizabeth Arden Fifth Avenue 1.6 1.6 Estee Lauder White Linen 1.3 1.6 Other Overall 72.2 65.9 Tresor, French for "treasure" is priced at around $86.00 while its competitor Chanel perfume has a range of $70-$250 per ounce....   [tags: Marketing Market Competition Perfume Cosmetics] 1451 words
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Organizational Leadership - Table of Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Comparative analysis of S & F Company's formal organizational structure with other organizational structures. 3. Impact of informal culture on formal structure. 4. Role of Power and Politics. 5. Recommendation. Introduction: In the face of a technological revolution, the tele-shopping and mail-order industry must develop new and more convenient ways for their customers to purchase their goods. In the last six months the Smith & Falmouth Company has launched an e-tailing division: Smith & Falmouth On-line....   [tags: Business Management Analysis Strategy] 1797 words
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Social and Economic Decline in the Western Roman Empire - By the fourth century, the Roman Empire had developed exponentially with significant growth in cultural, social, and political activity. Leading up to the Battle of Adrianople of 378 AD, the Empire suffered significant division and its once uniform body began to splinter. After multiple attempts to unify the empire, the East and the West grew increasingly independent. The battle proved a critical turning point in the prominence of the West significantly foreshadowing its future. While the declining reputation of Rome was apparent long before the battle itself, it was clear that the Roman defeat at Adrianople significantly contributed to the Western Empire’s gradual disintegration as the dominance of the East thrived....   [tags: world history]
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An Effective Urban Educator: My Future in Education - There are many things that can define an effective urban educator. Some of these are dependent on the school setting, some on the home setting, some on the community setting, and others still from different elements of a child’s life. I’ve decided to look at limitations that schools place on teachers, an aspect of multicultural education in the classroom, an aspect of cultural background in the community and school population, and parental involvement in students’ education. A characteristic of an effective urban teacher is the ability to face and challenge the bureaucracy....   [tags: teaching, teachers] 1151 words
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Anzi and the Anzio breakout - January 22, 1944. The sun is shining, and there is a quiet wind blowing across the beach of Anzio. The quiet unsettling for it is the silence before the storm. In the following couple of days the aforementioned beach will be covered by upwards of 30,000 allied troops. This beach will also see some of the bloodiest fighting of the entire war in the next few months. The final months along the Gustav Line had come to a stalemate because Albert Kesselring, the German commander, was stopping any attempts by the Allies to advance at Cassino, causing a stalemate between the two factions....   [tags: Military History]
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