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Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises - SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are broadly defined as manufacturing, manufacturing-related services (MRS) and agro-based industries that employ around 200 full-time employees or have annual sales turnover of not more than RM50mil (Chermaine, 2013). Besides, the term also refer to enterprises in the services, primary agriculture and information and communication technology industries with not more than 75 full-time employees or annual sales turnover of not more than RM20mil. According to the SME Annual Report 2012, small and medium enterprises represent 98.5% of the approximately 78,000 companies in Malaysia, with the remaining 1.5% made up of multinational and public-listed companies....   [tags: Small and Medium Enterprises, Manufacturing] 2581 words
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Increased Efficiency of Privatised Enterprises in Developing Nations - 1. INTRODUCTION The issue of State owned enterprises, or Public enterprises, versus Privatised enterprises have been topic of controversy in the economic development in developing in past decades. According to Van de Walle (1989, p. 601), privatization can be defined as “a transfer of ownership and control from the public to the private sector, with particular reference to asset sales”1. In the analysis of whether there has been an increase in efficiency of privatization of State owned enterprises in developing nations a distinction must be made between the effects of privatization and liberalization; however the economic reform often goes hand-in-hand with each other....   [tags: State Owned Enterprises, Public Enterprises]
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The Importance of High Growth Enterprises (HGEs) - Definition of High Growth Enterprises In order to perform any empirical research on the effect high growth businesses have on the economy, clear guidelines have to be established to categorise and identify them. The most widely used and accepted guideline is the OECD definition of high-growth firms. The OECD suggest to use two performance indicators, the employment size and the turnover. Enterprises are classified in the high growth sector if their average annualised growth is larger than 20% per year over a 3 year period, ideally in both previously introduced indicators (OECD, 2007, Ch 8)....   [tags: Analysis of High Growth Enterprises]
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Enterprises in Singapore - Today, there are a variety of forms of Small & Medium Enterprises in Singapore, such as companies, partnerships and sole proprietorships. Usually, the following taxes tend to be applicable on them: 1. Income Tax: Income that is earned within Singapore or comes from outside is subject to income tax. 2. Goods and Services Tax (GST): Goods that are imported into Singapore, and goods and services that are supplied in Singapore are subject to GST. Income Tax Limited tax exemption scheme This scheme exempts three-fourths of the initial S$10,000 of chargeable income that is earned by a company from tax, along with half of the S$90,000 that it earns next....   [tags: capital, allowance, assessment] 683 words
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Research on the Development of Harayana's Enterprises - Objectives of the Study 1. To study the pattern of growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Harayana. 2. To study the level of contribution of the units of SMEs of Harayana in providing employment opportunities, GDP and exports of India. 3. To analyze the impact of policies initiated by Government of Harayana for the development of Small and Medium Enterprises. 4. To examine the initial and operational problems and challenges faced by the Small and Medium Enterprises in Harayana 5. To provide suggestive measures to the Directorate of industries, Chandigarh for enhancing the national competitiveness of SMEs of Harayana....   [tags: growth, government, employment] 814 words
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Small and Meduim Sized Enterprises - SMEs (small and medium –sized enterprises) are increasingly becoming one the most important enterprises with the most significant change in the economic situation of many countries. Government has since realised the importance of such business and started developing the SME sector. SMEs have reached a 7 percent growth rate and account for approximately 40 percent of the GDP (Gross Domestic Product). There are about 40 000 entrants every year. SMEs account for 60-70 percent of most jobs but are also confronted with challenges in the industry such as limited access to bank credit....   [tags: South Africa, economic growth, recovery]
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A Brief History of Playboy Enterprises - There are many different aspects of American Culture. One part of this culture is the idolization of beautiful women. Playboy is one of many examples of how Americans idolize women. Playboy Enterprises, recognized by their iconic Playboy Bunny symbol, started off as just a men’s magazine that includes journal articles, fiction, and of course, photographs of nude women. Playboy Magazine was founded by Hugh Hefner in Chicago, Illinois in 1953. Hefner incorporated HMH Publishing Co., Inc. in Delaware on October 1, 1953....   [tags: business analysis]
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Small and Medium Enterprises in Malaysia - ... Not only high per capita income, Malaysians too have the least economy crime in the last decade for the countries in South East Asia. The authorities are guided quite clearly with little damage could happen to be broken in. Less criminals and frauds regarding economy in this country compare to neighbouring countries could be an exceptional thing for Malaysia. Working chances and availability that had been racking up in this country too, had been rocketing directly proportional to the economic health of the country....   [tags: organization evaluation] 1920 words
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China, India, and Multinational Enterprises - Relevance According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Economic Outlook, advanced economies with deficits will need to compensate for decreases in domestic demand with increases in international exports. Emerging markets such as China and India will compensate by shifting from international markets to their own domestic markets. The IMF has also projected that China will overtake the US economy by 2015 and India is expected to be equal in size to the US economy by 2020 (International Monetary Fund (IMF), 2011)....   [tags: Economics]
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Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises - SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are broadly defined as manufacturing, manufacturing-related services (MRS) and agro-based industries that employ around 200 full-time employees or have an annual sales turnover of not more than RM50mil (Chermaine, 2013). Besides, the term also refers to enterprises in the services, primary agriculture and information and communication technology industries with not more than 75 full-time employees or annual sales turnover of not more than RM20mil. According to the SME Annual Report 2012, small and medium enterprises represent 98.5% of the approximately 78,000 companies in Malaysia, with the remaining 1.5% made up of multinational and public-listed companie...   [tags: vital component of development]
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The Development of Sustainable Enterprises - ... There are a number of factors which explain this improvement, such as the ratification, in 2006 of the African Union Convention on Combating Corruption . The political commitment to combating this issue was further reflected in the establishment of committees dealing with cases of corruption and by launching investigations on corruption cases . Thus, in June 2012, the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) – the government’s anticorruption watchdog created in 2001 – was made an autonomous body with full control over its budget , but effects are still expected....   [tags: peace and political stability] 1887 words
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Chinese State Owned Enterprises - ... Also, the enterprise system and the market structures in China are incomplete and unstable. In such environment, waves of laid-off workers appeared as the victims of the economic transformation from planned economy to market economy. Thus, SOE managers usually controlled the amount of workforce adapting to the business environments. Shunfeng Song (Song, 2003) gave us a table to display the dramatic changes since 1978. He elaborated that in 1992, the SOEs expenses on workers insurance and welfares occupy 35% of the total wages....   [tags: planned to market economy] 1412 words
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Small and Medium Enterprises - 1.1 Function of SME 1. Coordination of policies and programmes -Formulate broad SME policies across all sectors coordinate, monitor and evaluate effective implementation of policies and programmes across relevant Ministries and Agencies. 2. Centre on advisory and information -Provide business advisory through the “SME Business Advisory Centre” Disseminate information on Government funds and incentives on SMEs Channel for feedback on SME issues Liaison for domestic and international communities on SME matters....   [tags: implementation of policies and programs]
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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises - INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been identified as one of the growth engines for various countries in the world, since SMEs make up over 90 percent of all enterprises. For instance, United States, 99.7 per cent (Heneman, Tansky, & Camp, 2000), China, 99 per cent (Cunningham & Rowley, 2008), Europe, 99 per cent (Andreas Rauch & Frese, 2000), Holland, 95 per cent, Philippines, 95 per cent and Taiwan, 96.5 per cent (C. Y.-Y. Lin, 1998) as well as Malaysia, 99.2 per cent (Man & Wafa, 2007; National SME Development Council (NSDC), 2009; Saleh & Ndubisi, 2006)....   [tags: International Development, Malaysia, Economy] 2584 words
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JLB Enterprises and Leadership - ... Motivated followers will do a few things that can boost productivity according to the level of their motivation. They may be motivated to produce a better product at work, or to continue to work and be productive even when they don't want to, or when continuing to work may be against their best interests. They put the good of the company or the customer above their own. One transformational technique that Grant (2012) studied shows positive correlation between its use and employee motivation....   [tags: productivity, morale, motivation, satisfaction]
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Small and Medium Enterprises - Introduction Environmental practices among Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are increasing being supported as the vital approaches that are needed to shapes and sustains the environment (Schaper 2002; Hillary 2004; Redmond, Walker et al. 2008; Rasi, Abdekhodaee et al. 2010; Revell, Stokes et al. 2010). Many large organizations have taken considerable steps to reduce or eliminate pollution that might occur from their operations. Small and Mediums Enterprises (SMEs), however, continue to be overlooked on it consequences on environmental management issues (Melton 1999)....   [tags: Business, Environment, Politics] 1616 words
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Small and Medium Enterprises - ... QUESTION 1 Conduct organization evaluation by using any ONE (1) of appropriate analysis tools (Porter 5 Forces or PEST Analysis (Political, Economic, Social and Technology). For answering this question, I will chose the Porter Five Forces as Gamat eMas company (GESB) because Gamat eMas company is one company that register under SME corporation. This meaning that this company is actually stabilize in their business. As a business that selling the product, this tools is very commonly be use by other company in selling product because it have many parts that the user must to identify and researching to make sure the product and the company will become known by the buyer....   [tags: SME, sales, shareholdes, Malaysia] 2716 words
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Small and Medium Enterprises - Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of global economic activity. In emerging economies, SMEs account for over 90% of firms, 60-70% of employment and 55% of GDP. In fact, in India, SMEs contribute more than 8% of the country’s GDP and account for 45% of the manufactured output and 40% of exports. However, the growth of SMEs, especially in India and other emerging countries has slowed down over the last few years. As I see it, a good number of these companies — as enterprising as they may be — are unable to transcend the barrier of scale....   [tags: global economic activities, personal experience] 952 words
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Analyzing Multinational Enterprises - MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES (MNE’s) A MNE is an enterprise, which has its services and assets in more than one country. MNE’s have offices and production unit in different countries known as host countries with a head office in the home country where all global management decisions are coordinated. E.G.: Coca-Cola, Toshiba, and Honda. MNE’s play a very important role in globalization. STRUCTURE OF MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES MNE’s have three different and unique structures (transnational corporations,2011) Horizontally integrated MNE’s: Horizontal integration is a plan where a company manages its production units in different countries to manufacture identical products....   [tags: globalized business] 1983 words
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Domino's Pizza Enterprises - Domino’s Pizza Enterprises 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The main objective of this report is to provide a SWOT analysis of the Domino’s Pizza Enterprise. the information presented in the SWOT analysis which is compiled with information ranging from various types of data sources, such as newspapers, magazines, company reports, books and journals. 1960 and onwards, Domino’s has proven to be quite successful. Even with the decline in the economy which did in fact pose as a significant threat to the company, Domino has still proven to all why it is so highly ranked in the pizza industry....   [tags: Pizza Industry, Fast Food Industry]
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Improving Quaity of Services in KENIKA Enterprises - ... These trucks are tested for presence of suitable purchase Demand and Distribution Point through an Accessible record control system. The vehicles are given a PGIN. After which, loaded mass of the vehicles are then taken and can now be unloaded. After delivery material, unloaded mass of the truck is taken and now allowed to go out. This whole process of service takes a lot of time and effort to complete. Customers want a new process or system for this. Two hundred trucks undergo this process every day for delivering....   [tags: vehicles, management, research] 544 words
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Innovation Management and Market in Global Enterprises - Innovation Management and Marketing in Global Enterprises by Ersun and Karabulut (2013) is an article that presents varying positions of several writers on the importance of establishing innovative strategies in developing and managing new product and markets in the global business communities. The concept of innovation in this article is defined in terms of products, processes, marketing and management practices. The product of innovative strategies as outlined in the article is understood to impact the product’s value to the end-user in the form of increased customer appeal and utility, and to the business entity in the form of increased revenue....   [tags: Article Analysis, Innovative Strategies]
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Revitalizing JBL Enterprises - ... In the process of analyzing the management staff’s leadership abilities, JBL leadership must gather data directly from employees on additional components causing lower morale. Using management leadership performance data, coupled with key factors based on employee input, JBL leadership can establish a morale increasing action plan. Situational Leadership Change management requires strong leadership abilities across the full management staff implementing changes. JBL senior leaders must take a two-pronged approach using contingency leadership....   [tags: situational leadership, management performance]
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Leadership Styles as Applied to JLB Enterprises - JLB Enterprises finds itself in a situation that will likely get worse if they don’t address it. Research by Murlis and Schubert for Hay Group (2001) concludes that organizations with less satisfied employees are much less productive. This dissatisfaction can lead to a loss in production and can negatively impact the long-term stability of the company. A company that has dissatisfied employees can have a hard time attracting and retaining good workers. It isn’t known for sure whether the drop in satisfaction and morale are the cause for the drop in productivity at JLB....   [tags: dissatisfied employees]
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Small and Medium Enterprises in South Africa - HOW SME'S IN SOUTH AFRICA CAN CONTRIBUTE TO ECONOMIC GROWTH RECOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) make up the largest number of firms in the private sector. They are known to comprise up to 90% of all registered firms in the economy including the informal sector (Jeppesen & Kothuis & Ngoc Tran, 2012). According to Falkena et al. (2001), the total economic output from SMEs amounts to 50% of gross domestic product (GPD). This sector also employs 60% of the total labour force....   [tags: economic growth recovery, development]
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Understanding Multinational Enterprises (MNE’s) - INDEX 1. Multinational Enterprises (MNE’s). 2. Structure of MNE’s. ➢ Horizontally integrated MNE’s. ➢ Vertically integrated MNE’s ➢ Diversified MNE’s 3. Generic strategies of MNE’s. ➢ Global integration strategy. ➢ Host country focus strategy. ➢ Hybrid international strategy. 4. SWOT analysis of MNE’s. 5. Advantages of MNE’s. 6. Disadvantages of MNE’s 7. When is a company classified as an MNE’s. 8. Top ten MNE’s in the world. 9. Reasons why companies would want to be a MNE. 10. Emerging market....   [tags: globalization, global integration strategy] 957 words
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JLB Enterprises: Managing Performance Through Participative Leadership - JLB Enterprises: Managing Performance Through Participative Leadership A participative leadership approach is a very promising and viable solution to address the problems faced by JLB Enterprises. This paper will use the participative leadership theory, specifically including a mix of consultative and servant leadership styles, to offer a solution to the issue of an underperforming workforce and low job satisfaction. Effective implementation of the following could potentially position JLB Enterprises to stop the downward trend, rebound to prior performance, and may even encourage growth....   [tags: loyalty, employees, workforce]
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Promotion and Development of Small and Medium Enterprises in Egypt - In light of the declining of the FDI inflows as a direct result of the global economic crises, the Egyptian government is very vigorous in promoting SMEs in Egypt during the coming fiscal years. Such eagerness came as a result of recent market surveys which showed that SMEs contribute to 80% of the total GDP and hold 75% of employment opportunities in Egypt. Such efforts started in the few past years, during which the Law No. 141 of 2004, in respect of the development of the small enterprises was issued....   [tags: Economics] 613 words
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A Transformational Solution: Influencing Motivation and Production at JLB Enterprises - Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, sits at an elevation of 29,035 feet and is known best as the “greatest mountain on earth”. Climbing Everest requires not only skill, but great leadership to reach the summit (Dickinson, 2002). The leader chosen must be capable of inspiring strength in ability, creating a vision of success, motivating the team to keep moving forward, and praising each step of the way. Similarly, leading and motivating employees in a culturally declining work environment can be just as challenging as climbing Everest....   [tags: environment, growth, leadership]
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Balanced Scorecard Systems for Small and Medium Enterprises - ... When we inquired about EA’s performance management system, they started to talk about their appraisal system. Although appraisal system is in fact a part of performance management, however, performance measurement is an integral part as well. EA consultants’ PVT ltd emphasized on the use of 3 steps. 1. Setting, aligning and managing employee goals. 2. Giving employees formal and informal feedback on their performance. 3. Providing employee with opportunities for development based on their performance evaluation....   [tags: huan resource management] 782 words
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A Short Motivational Program to Increase Performance at JBL Enterprises - A Short Motivational Program to Increase Performance at JBL Enterprises Over the past two years, efficiency has decreased 15% at JBL Entreprises leading to an increase in costs. Analysis of the 2011 employee survey identified motivation has being one of the contributing factors to the reduced efficiency. In order to solve the problem, we recommend the implementation of a two-step motivational program based on the characteristics of Transformational Leadership Theory (TLT). The Transformational Leadership Theory The basic idea behind the TLT is that a good leader will cultivate good relationships with his subordinates....   [tags: leadership, goals, employees]
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The Rules and Principles of Corporate Governance - ... During the founder stage, normally a single person, founder, runs the venture. A set of rules are certainly necessary for this stage, but the main challenge in keeping a family business intact rises thereafter that is to preserve the unity of the family members and their interests. This problem is certainly more critical after the second stage where the family members/shareholders barely know each other and each has a different vision for the business. Such a contrast of visions results in chaos that ultimately leads to destruction of the business....   [tags: business, enterprises] 924 words
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The Succes and Difficulties Faced by Small and Medium Enterprises - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play a fundamental role in the economic development of a country. They have assisted in rapid economic industrial development of Asian countries especially the Asian Tigers. Nonetheless, they have faced major challenges in the competitive global environment that have led to their engagement in unethical practices that negatively affect their reputation. The problem with SMEs begins at the infancy stage; most of the SMEs are small-sized that are started by the owner based on experience gained in a particular industry....   [tags: market, management, integrity] 1058 words
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Telecommunication and Network Technology Advancements - ... Companies are deriving strategic business worth from the internet, which enables them to disperse information globally. These capabilities permit generating cost savings, revenue increase from electronic e-commerce, and higher client service and relationships through interactive selling and client relationship management (Sachenko, 2007). Because of the features and multiple influences on the success and development of organisation in the diversity of industries, e- commerce is now a worldwide phenomenon....   [tags: interworked enterprises] 639 words
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Small and Medium Sized Enterprises - ... In many cases, the transition process environment for doing business, the weak institutions and poor governance law and regulations made the growth of SMEs slow (Aidis, 2005). Corruption and environmental changes In transition countries are much larger scale than in advanced western countries. Most of studies in private businesses have identified the obstacles which they are affecting business operations like formal barriers which associated with the role of the government, such as high level of taxes (Bohata and Mladek, 1999; Hashi, 2001; Bartlett and Bukvic, 2001) and the regulatory environment for the financial sector (Jancauskas, 2000; Bartlett and Bukvic, 2001, Informal barriers as...   [tags: literature review] 587 words
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Rural Banking and Administration - ... Looking at these definitions of capacity building, it can be agreed that microfinance play significant role in building the potentials of the active poor. The majority of these active poor are women who considered more vulnerable in various societies. Microfinance providers such as NGOs provide capacity training for women where they are educated on social and community issues. These people are also empowered financially through microfinance and this contributed to social change (Ministry of Finance-Ghana 2014; Johnson and Rogaly, 1999; Nkua et al, 2013)....   [tags: microfinance, enterprises] 2543 words
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Cox Enterprises - Cox Enterprises Media Corporations in the Global Marketplace Cox Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) is an Atlanta-based media conglomerate that has ties into nearly all media forms today. Since the founding of Cox Enterprises by James M. Cox in 1898, CEI has been established as a media staple through newspapers, radio, television, cable, telephone, and Internet communications . As of 2000, Cox Enterprises was ranked seventh in AdAge’s “100 Leading Media Companies” . Cox Enterprises is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is currently being led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James C....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]
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Criminal Enterprises in Question - The Mafia, gangs, and motorcycle clubs are involved in a variety of violent crimes. From murdering, to extortion of drugs and money, to sex, they sell it all and love to control it all. These gangs are very similar in that any means necessary to spread the violence and create notoriety. As long as whatever the act they do gets the point across. This is what made each one of these groups extremely dangerous and not to be trifled with. One of the most important factors of any organized criminal enterprise comes form the hierarchy that takes care of and controls all acts of the group, be it motorcycle clubs, gangs, or the Mafia....   [tags: mafia, gans, extortion, drugs]
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Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. - Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. INTRODUCTION The main aim of this Advanced VCE Business project is to produce a detailed report on a medium to large business including such things as descriptions of the businesses objectives, identifying the businesses type of ownership, explaining the work of the functional areas in the business etc. The business I have chosen is Coca Cola. This company is quite large but I have chosen it because I know that it is quite successful. The product that has given the world its best-known taste was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 8, 1886....   [tags: Advanced VCE AVCE Business Project Essays]
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The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and The Industries Development and Regulation Act - ... Registered enterprise benefits from the MSME schemes under the following areas: a) It gains timely payment in terms of supply of good or rendering of services to any buyer. b) The interest on delayed payment to SME’s under 1993 act is cancelled with enactment of MSMED Act, 2006. c) When any buyer purchase any goods or asked services from MSE’s which has registered, the buyer shall make payment on or before the date agreed between him and the supplier in writing or within 15 days from day the delivery of goods happened and services rendered....   [tags: powers, information technology] 1101 words
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The Effect of Technology to the Competitiveness and Productivity of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SME’s) - ... For this will be the field that the researchers are going to face in the future, the researchers want to gather more data and information about this problem. This research aims to identify what SME's are, discover how technology plays a big role for their competitiveness and productivity and know how technology pose as an advantage or disadvantage to stores. This research shall focus on how technology affect the competitiveness and productivity of small and medium scale enterprises but its effects are the limitation of the paper....   [tags: innovated business establishments]
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Article Analysis: How to Find the Best Locations for Tourism Enterprises’ in Greece - In this article, the authors also included how investors could be helped in making the right decisions when it came to choosing locations for tourism enterprises’. There were two research questions, namely can tourism clusters be organized or structured to operate in particular locations in Greece through programmes offered by the government and also can tourism clusters develop on their own as a result of the requirements from societal influences such as demand from consumers. This article relates to chapter nine of the text because it uses the ordinal regression model to analysis the connection between the location decisions of tourism enterprises’ and the factors that influence them, such...   [tags: tourism industry, culture, ] 571 words
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Current Relationship between Small and Medium Size Enterprises in Nigeria and E-Marketing - CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Marketing has pretty much been around forever in one form or another. Since the day when humans first started trading whatever it was that they first traded, marketing was there. Marketing was the stories they used to convince other humans to trade. The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM 1999) offers the following definition for Marketing:” Marketing is the management process responsible for identifying, anticipating and satisfying customers’ requirements profitably”....   [tags: aid to developing countries]
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Knowledge of Accounting System as Effective Tools in the Decision-Making of Micro Enterprises - ... This was done to gather first hand information about how accounting tools aid small businesses in their daily transactions and decision making. The survey was composed of two parts, the first for the demographic profile of the respondents and the second, with six questions, for the assessment of the research objectives. The following data were gathered. Graph 1. Nature of Business From the respondents, 15 of them or 75% were engaged in food business. Three out of 20, which led to 15%, had loading business while two of the respondents were selling school supplies which led to 10%....   [tags: economy, food business, education] 1333 words
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Focused Procedure: Methods for Dissecting Commercial Enterprises and Contenders by Michael E. Watchman - ... The goal of corporate methodology ought to be to adjust these aggressive constrains in a manner that enhances the position of the association. Watchmen model backings dissection of the main thrusts in an industry. Taking into account the data determined from the Watchman's Five Powers Examination, administration can choose how to impact or to adventure specific attributes of their industry. Threat of New Contestants - The simpler it is for new organizations to enter the business, the more vicious rivalry there will be....   [tags: rivalry, power of supplier] 551 words
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India's Small and Medium Enterprises Export Goods Around the World - ... Furthermore, the ability of different sectors to withstand the impact is not the same. For instance, the IT sector having higher margins than the handicrafts sector, can relatively withstand the adverse impact of the appreciation of the rupee to a greater level. 1. Impact on exporters: Currency fluctuation impact exporters significantly. Appreciation of currency adversely impacts exporters while depreciation benefits exporters. 2. Impact on importer: Currency appreciation or depreciation impacts importers too in the opposite way i.e....   [tags: financial, risks, hedging] 2100 words
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Statement of Intent to Study Agricultural and Resource Economics at Kasetsart University - ... In our society beleaguered by agricultural problems that ranges from economic to environmental problems such as weather and global warming, issues concerning trade and management of agricultural enterprises has been the topic of debate for the past decade. Many developing/poor countries who earn their living from agriculture continuously suffer from poverty and hunger as a result of the increasing pressures on the world's resource base. Policymakers are gripped with finding solutions to problems such as structural and technological constraints, inappropriate domestic policies and an unfavourable external economic environment....   [tags: enterprises, research, academics] 519 words
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Overview of Mergers and Acquisitions - The overview of mergers and acquisitions and literature review The topic of mergers and acquisitions has been increasingly investigated in the literature in the last two decades (Appelbaum et al., 2007) in response to the rise in M&A activities as well as the increasing complexity of such transactions themselves(Gaughan, 2002). With the purpose of setting an M&A context for the thesis topic, we will explore M&A activities in terms of its definition and classification, motivations, post-merger integration....   [tags: Transactions, Economy, Enterprises] 1872 words
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Domestic Competition: Helped or Hindered by Foreign Firm Entry - Domestic Competition: Helped or Hindered by Foreign Firm Entry The presence of foreign firms improves domestic competition; if the foreign entrant is bringing anything new to the table in order to expand in a new market, it brings technology and ideas that domestic companies can emulate. This is especially true in the case of countries new to capitalism, such as China. According to Crocker and Yi-Chung (2004) foreign firms entering China during the 1980s faced negligible competition from domestic businesses....   [tags: multinational enterprises, foreign entrant]
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Production Planning and Control Activities - ... Kanban is at the central of the JIT system and makes for a simple but effective control and planning function through real operation of the “pull” concept. Kanban is a symbol such as Toyota as well as a system which provides information for integrating processes, helps climax and reduce waste, and lessen overproduction for effective “pull” system. The SMEs could ensure the minimum inventory will not cause delay to the production by using strategic (or long-range) choices of relevance to the production area (but with significant interactions with other functional areas) involved which products to produce, on which of the sizes of cost, quality, delivery and flexibility to participate; whe...   [tags: small and medium enterprises] 1671 words
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From Swords to Ploughshares - Meritex Enterprises Inc. was successful recognizing and satisfying stakeholders (2010) interests in the company by diversifying into three core businesses involving warehousing, third-party logistics, and facilities modernization. The mechanisms available to senior leadership were the diversification strategies to expand business. The newly elected CEO and Chairman, Paddy McNeely’s implementation of the related diversification strategy enabled him to restructure the company, by negotiating buyout of the management company, Space Center Enterprises....   [tags: Meritex Enterprises Inc]
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Developing the Third World - Promoting the development of the ‘Third World’ is a constant goal of the United Nations and other enterprises aiming to promote equality amongst humankind. However to promote development, the issue of mass poverty must first be addressed. Poverty is a constant problem, which exists in various levels and forms within our society and the world. At the current poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, the Word Bank estimates that around 25%, of the population in developing nations, live below the poverty line (United Nations, 2009)....   [tags: Microfinance, United Nations, Enterprises]
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The Indian Big Bazaar - Big Bazaar As one of the pioneers in India retail with multiple retail formats, they unite a diverse and eager community of Indian buyers, sellers and enterprises. The combined impact on business is intense: Around 300 million customers to go into their stores each year, and select more than 30,000 small, medium and large business owners and manufacturers from all over India delivered products and services. This number is finally set to grow. You have 35,000 people from every area of our company is engaged....   [tags: Indian buyers, sellers and enterprises] 1366 words
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Toyota Business Model Analysis - ... It may be new models came up with flawed (launched in 1957 as the first American car), but in the second version, many of the shortcomings of the first cars were fixed, and then the third version introduced, these disadvantages disappear entirely. Manager adheres to a production line issue must be thoroughly analyzed and resolved, rather than deal with it in quick and convenient way. It is this persistent attitude has been promoting the development of Toyota Recently, Toyota's European competitor felt its perseverance....   [tags: auto industry enterprises] 998 words
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Foreign Direct Investment Inflows Help Countries Improve their Economy - ... They used OLS analysis with fixed cross – section effects in order to specify the effect of every variable on inward FDIs. They used 9 independent variables such as trade openness, economic growth, inflation and infrastructure in their analysis. They found that infrastructure is the only determinant with positive and significant effect in both advanced economies sample and emerging economies sample. According to their analysis, trade openness has different effects on FDIs in advanced and emerging economies....   [tags: trade openness, market, multination enterprises] 2042 words
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SME company case study - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) or small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are companies whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits. The abbreviation “SME” is used in the European Union and by international organizations such as the World Bank, the United Nations and the World Trade Organization (WTO).Small enterprises outnumber large companies by a wide margin and also employ many more people. SMEs are also said to be responsible for driving innovation and competition in many economic sectors....   [tags: Small Medium Enterprises, Businesses, Companies]
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Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises - ... Being listed into the top 10 SMEs in Malaysia says it all. They’ve been really good and consistent in building their own brand or we might want to say – empire. The fact that Groupon has made this vast differences since joining the scene is never a coincidence, it is the mixture of hard work and creativity added with the predatory instinct in hunting for chances that landed them there. Here’s my PEST analysis that I’ve prepared for Groupon:- Political This part will mostly get intervened with authorities be it the government or anyone who set the rule within the ground of the place business taken place at....   [tags: GrouponSdnBhd, PEST analysis] 1181 words
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Critical Success Factors for Small Business Enterprises in Saudi Arabia - The overall objective of this research is to study which the critical success factors that are necessary for achieving success for a small business in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Small Business Enterprise or Small-Medium Enterprise (SME), in today's business environment, faces a lot of daily major challenges. Balancing the SME’s effort to address these challenges can be an intimidating task, unless a systematic approach is identified and followed. Recently, SMEs started moving towards the utilization of business success which enables SMEs to learn how to continuously improve the utilization of resources to achieve better productivity and performance....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Role of Cost Accountants in Small Scale Manufacturing Industries in Nigeria - ... 3. To determine whether information generated by Cost Accountants can be used in improving the profitability of small scale manufacturing industries. 4. To verify whether detailed information for planning, control and decision-making in small scale manufacturing industries are provided by Cost Accountants. 1.4 RELEVANT RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1. How can information provided by Cost Accountants help in minimizing cost incurred by small scale manufacturing industries. 2. How effective are Cost Accountants in improving productivity level in small scale manufacturing industries....   [tags: small-medium enterprises management]
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The Importance of Small Enterprises in the United States - ... Even with these government agencies put in place to help stimulate small business growth, it seems that the government still tends to favor large firms large businesses over small ones, with policies that tend to help big businesses grow. In recent history, with the technology of the internet, small businesses have been able to expand their customer base without having to expand the actual building in which their business exist. This is helping small businesses to continue to grow even in the presence of big business....   [tags: American economy, the American dream] 1137 words
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Procurement Process in Small or Micro Enterprises - The two main products sold of the supermarket are Indomie which is instant noodle and Pokka green tea. For Indomie, the supplier is from Carrefour, which the business imported from Indonesia whereas Pokka green tea’s supplier is Intradco which operating in Australia. These suppliers usually deliver the products to the business 3 three times a week to keep maintaining the stocks. Regularly the products arrive with around 15-20 boxes. For the payment of these products, usually manager pays in every last month to make effective and efficient in the process of purchasing by using check....   [tags: Instant Noodle, Green Tea, Grocery Store, Products]
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Environmental Influences On Business Enterprises - Problem Statement Peter owns a chain of health food stores in the United States. His store specializes in selling organically grown produce and health food to the local niche market. The entry of a new rival into the market has reduced the market dominance previously enjoyed by Peter’s company. The rival company, an established grocery store, is offering similar organic and health products. Relevant Facts Related to the Problem Some of the main factors for the decline in customers and sales are: Competition: Entry of the grocery store chain into the organic and health food market has made a cut into the customer base....   [tags: Business Analysis Management] 1010 words
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Adoption and Implementation of BIM by Small and Medium Enterprises - ... Why should BIM be implemented. What are the barriers to the successful implementation of BIM for SME’s. Chapter 3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Research Introduction This research paper looks to ensure that the aim and objectives are reached with as much factual, impartial and relevant data as possible. The objectives set within this research paper take root in the Construction Industry and its evolving ‘BIM Culture’: 1) To understand what Building Information Modelling (BIM) is. 2) To understand what SMEs are....   [tags: Building information modelling] 2001 words
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Warm House Lodge Business Analysis - ... 1.8 Insurances Insurances would cover the promises. 2. GOALS, MILESTONES, STRATEGIES 2.1 Goals and milestones Warm House Lodge intends to provide superior hospitality services and thus remain competitive in the market. We aim to create a dream holiday for guests who stay with us. Our well-trained staffs and excellent facilities will contribute to the enrichment of our products. In the next few years, we will keep our high standard accommodation and pay more effort to enhance the quality of our food services and recreational amenities....   [tags: hospitality enterprises] 1408 words
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Human Trafficking is Becoming One of the Largest Criminal Enterprises in the US - When the words “human trafficking” are heard, most people have mental images of young girls and women being beaten and abused (Walker-Rodriguez and Hill, 2011). Often times people’s mental images automatically assume that these victims of human trafficking are from Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa (Walker-Rodriguez and Hill, 2011). Unfortunately, human trafficking is a global issue (Jac-Kucharski) and happens everyday in the cities and towns surrounding us. Unfortunately, human trafficking isn’t as easy to recognize as other crimes and requires law enforcement officials and the public to understand what types of signals to look for in a victim....   [tags: prostitution, human rights, abuse, sex labor]
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Conflict With Mining Enterprises in Northern Wisonsin: Environment vs. Economy - Imagine having a backyard where one had prime cross country skiing slopes, trickling streams and waterfalls, natural caves to go swimming and spelunking in, wetlands to go wild-ricing, fly fishing for trout, and mountains and valleys to take 5-day canoe portages and hiking adventures throughout, all near one’s own house. With the cool breeze and the abundant snowfall the often accumulates up near the Upper Peninsula, due to the lake effects of Lake Superior, there would never be a dull moment with the weather, either....   [tags: environment, lake superior]
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Improving the Working Capital Cycle for SMEs in the UK - ... While you’re waiting for your customers to pay, you’re funding their business at your cost. The reverse is also true, as while your suppliers are waiting for you to pay them they are funding your business at their cost. The cycle is the difference in time between the two payments. Managing Cash flow In a business cycle, cash flows into, around and out of the business. Cash is lifeblood of a business, and a manager's key mission is to assist in keeping it to flow and to take the advantage of the cash flow in making profits....   [tags: small and medium enterprises] 2004 words
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Correlation between Cost Reduction and Manufacturing Perishable Food Reduction Items - ... The presence of several cost cutting techniques that are being used in the food manufacturing industry since ages. This paper focuses on ensuring to choose best alternative and efficient technique which is highly effective and productive for the contemporary food manufacturing industry. Various cost cutting techniques along with various parameters The above table shows the cost cutting techniques which are used to attain their respective objectives. These techniques have their loci on cost reduction and Quality maintenance....   [tags: key barriers in small and medium enterprises] 1065 words
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Enterprise Architecture, Questions and Answer - ... Finally, the concept of an enterprise wide scope of activities for the development of an Enterprise Architecture is dated. It is an established occurrence that architectures with broader scopes are more prone to failure (Perkins, 2000). Thus to avoid overscoping, It is more common today for compartmentalisation to take hold in large enterprises and for emergent Enterprise Systems using agile methodologies to tackle issues as they arise, than to rework the architecture of an entire organisation in one attempt (Armour, Kaisler, and Liu, 1999)....   [tags: big data environment] 1760 words
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Staff Selection for a Multinational Enterprise - 1. Multinational Enterprise. 1.1.1 Definition of Multinational Enterprise. The multinational enterprise (MNE) can be measured as the most powerful organisation in the world today. Globalization is the development that has a significant impact on how the world operates today and is mostly driven by the expansion of MNE’s. Internationalisation has lined the technique for the eradication of boundaries between countries and now multinational enterprises (MNE’s) can be distributed across the world in exploration of new markets, opportunities and wherewithal....   [tags: Multinational Corporations (MNCs)]
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IBM Globally Integrated Enterprise - Case Summary IBM, founded in 1911, based in New York, transformed over a period of about one hundred years from an international, multi-national, to a global integrated enterprise. In 2008, IBM shifted its focus to define and develop leaders for a global economy. This effort included making the globally integrated enterprise relevant to all employees through IBM values, culture, and global citizenship. The aim was to ensure IBM could compete globally. IBM realized it was necessary to examine how it functioned, while gaining a better understanding of any gaps, dilemmas, and opportunities (Moss Kanter, 2008)....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Enterprise Resource Planning Systems - ... The project also became a success in terms of reaching their goals set out prior to the project, such as the estimation of the project deadline of nine months and the budget plan. Additionally, good decision planning was evident when the aim of the project was to have the budget below $15 million. An article on decision making that I reviewed and feel it is very relevant to the topic and a good guideline for any future decision maker “The Hidden Traps in Decision Making” by John Hammond, Ralph Keeney and Howard Raffia (2006)....   [tags: information and data technolgy] 871 words
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Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) - BACKGROUND Small or medium-sized enterprise (SME), of which definition varies in different countries and different economic development levels, normally is known as relatively small business unit in terms of employees, capital and operations scale in compared with large enterprises in the same industry. In spite of the diversity of its definition, SME plays a crucial role in almost every economy, tremendously contributes to economic development, job creation, and social stability. According to Popa (2012), it becomes a common place to speak of SMEs as an engine of economic growth for any European Union country....   [tags: financing, economy, development, investment]
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Failed Company Paper: Champion Enterprise - Company Description Champion Enterprises Inc. is one of the leaders in the manufactured home building industry. The company specializes in factory manufactured housing and building materials, specializing in two-story homes, multi-section homes, ranch-style homes, single-style homes, Cape Cod style homes, townhouses, duplexes, and triplexes. Modular homes maintenance cost is lower than traditional homes making them a better option. Champion Enterprises traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CHB....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Enterprise System Governance - 21st century is a growing market for software packages demanding to provide a total, integrated solution to companies’ information-processing needs. Even companies that choose to implement such packages are following aggressive approaches of systems integration by regenerating custom software and adopting technologies such as adopting Enterprise Systems (ES) (Markus & Tanis; 2000). Enterprise systems ought to have serious research attention because of their immense potential for financial, technical, managerial, human, and strategic benefits, costs, and risks (Markus & Tanis; 2000)....   [tags: Government]
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Management Accounting in Modern Business enterprise - Excellence in manufacturing and service enterprises can provide a competitive weapon to compete in the worldwide markets. In order for the competition to be effective, organizations have to perform under a combination of triple, strategic priorities, management techniques and management via accounting (MA). As a first part, the essay will define (MA) Under Chandler’s book ‘The Visible Hand’. It will also explain three advantages, of how (MA) assists in modern business enterprise and the new line and staff structure to enable economic, efficient and effective administrative coordination....   [tags: Internal Transaction, Firm Strategy]
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A Free-er Enterprise - Welcome graduated business student to the unemployed masses. After four to six years in college, some money is in order, right. Sure the easiest way to increase that cash flow would be to join a corporation like Dell or General Motors. However with Michigan’s current job market that just is not feasible. By now ever student knows that the higher the risk the bigger the opportunity for success or failure. One must set their standards above the norm and journey into the wild world of the entrepreneur....   [tags: Entrepreneurship]
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Enterprise Recourse Planning (ERP) Implementation - 1. Introduction Selecting an IT system for a company can be a very complex decision to make. According to Zachman (1987) it is becoming more and more of a necessity to be able to keep organizations from disintegrating their supply chains, to be able to 'architect enterprises'. By asking 'Why?', 'What', 'How?', 'Where?' and 'When?' one can get a clear view of a company and how it operates. Furthermore a company needs to be able to: - Effectively communicate business requirements with ICT people; - Have total top executive support; - Involve users from the start; - Have a clear decision model, business rules and objectives (Zachman, 1987, pp....   [tags: Cisco, Oracle, IT system, efficiency]
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Technology Advances Enterprise-Wide Planning - Technology Advances Enterprise-Wide Planning Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems utilize internal and external management information across an entire organization (Alshare & Lane, 2011). This systems embraces finance/accounting, manufacturing, sales and service, customer relationship management, and many more. The ERP system uses an integrated software application that helps the system to become automated. Its purpose is to facilitate the flow of information between all business functions inside the boundaries of the organization and manage the connections to outside stakeholders (Alshare & Lane, 2011)....   [tags: Technology Business Management]
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