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Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises - ... It will increase effective and efficient business activities. Furthermore, the advantages of Web services can reduce revenue cost for the organization. The software model that they are using is an excellent and exceptional tools that works with popular developer tools. Web services are making easiest method of the business operation that combining application, information and business processes. It eliminates the traditional business method that more expense with the new way to link the system together and computerize business operation....   [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 - ... Ever since the assessment in 2008, the scope of this limited tax exemption scheme was raised to S$300,000, as a result of which the tax system was augmented for small and medium enterprises. Prior to 2008, taxable companies in Singapore were subject to an 80% tax rate, which was effectively reduced to less than 10%. Full tax exemption scheme 2005, which was also a year of assessment in Singapore, was when the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore made the full tax exemption scheme to new start-up companies, so that they could gain the chance to flourish and triumph....   [tags: capital, allowance, assessment] 683 words
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Research on the Development of Harayana's Enterprises - ... For the attainment of first objective pertaining to studying the pattern of growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in Harayana and the second objective which relates to studying the level of contribution of the units of SME’s of Harayana in providing employment opportunities, GDP and exports of India and the third objective of analyzing the impact of policies initiated by Government of Harayana for the development of SMEs the secondary sources of data such as the published data from census reports, economic surveys, journals, news papers government and non government organizations associated with the industrial sector especially the Directorate of Industries, Chandigarh, Direct...   [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 - ... In 1955 Hefner took the Post Office to court and was awarded second-class mailing privileges. In 1956 the magazine moved from its original 2 page center spread, into a 3 page center fold. The first foreign edition of the magazine is launched in 1972 in Germany, and now there are 29 editions being published worldwide. Playboy Magazine was a huge success, and they were also starting branch out into other industries. In 1959 Playboy joined the television industry. "Playboy's Penthouse" was a talk show on TV hosted by Hefner....   [tags: business analysis]
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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 - ... Of course the aforementioned countries too, possessed such an immense SME infrastructure in their own, but the government here in Malaysia had responsibly provided an immense amount of support to the business out there. Political climate here could still be considered safe and steady despite all the turmoil that you can find in it. Businesses, particularly, could be if not easily, still be maintained with a little bit of hard work, creativity and smart studies on the field you’ve been resting your investing money on....   [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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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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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 - 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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Leadership Styles as Applied to JLB Enterprises - ... This could be done in many different ways, such as one on one conversations, anonymous surveys, or group conversations. Gathering and utilizing the input of the employees is a component of the Participative Leadership theory. By allowing the employees to give input on why the problem exists and how it can be improved, leadership can empower and motivate the workers. According to Coutts (n.d.): It is assumed that employees are more committed to actions where they have been involved in the relevant decision-making and that they are less competitive and more collaborative when working on joint goals....   [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) - ... 11. Strategies adopted by emerging markets • Export strategy. • Licensing strategy. • Franchising strategy. • Strategic alliance with foreign partners. • Strategies of local companies in emerging markets. 12. Globalization of the beer markets in the emerging markets. 13. Reference/Bibliography. 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....   [tags: globalization, global integration strategy] 957 words
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JLB Enterprises: Managing Performance Through Participative Leadership - ... The consultative style takes an optimistic view towards its employees. McClelland (1987) says, “The consultative style is based on the belief that employees are responsible, and that if left to their own means will actually perform at above-average and possibly at optimal levels” (p. 13). This implies that sometimes employees know best and JLB Enterprises may benefit by including them in coming up with a solution. Leading By Serving In addition to consulting with employees, the leadership at JLB Enterprises should consider a servant leadership approach....   [tags: loyalty, employees, workforce]
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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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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 Succes and Difficulties Faced by Small and Medium Enterprises - ... This issue is complicated by the absence of efficient internal check and balances to ensure that the management and business practices are within the legal and ethical framework. As a result, unscrupulous employees are likely to take advantage of the lax internal control environment for personal gains. The issues of bribes and kickbacks will definitely arise. All over the world, businesses have a tendency to offer modest entertainment to their clients in a bid to solidify business relationships....   [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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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 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 - ... The authors also wanted to find out whether there was a link between the culture of Greece and any new investments made in its tourism industry. The statistical method used was the ordinal regression model and in order to effectively analyze the study, the target population was from the tourists of Greece. The target population was determined by the nights spent in tourists’ lodgings and this secondary data were received from the National Statistical Service of Greece (NSSG) and covered an extensive duration from the year 1991 to 1998....   [tags: tourism industry, culture, ] 571 words
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Current Relationship between Small and Medium Size Enterprises in Nigeria and E-Marketing - ... (Hak Kee and Ziph-Yun, 1986). SSEs are considered the “lifeblood of modern economies” (Rao, Metts & Monge, 2003), creating far more jobs than those created by large businesses. SSEs provide a variety of goods and services for customers to choose from, some of which might otherwise not be provided by large businesses (Jackson, 2004). SSEs act as catalysts for economic growth as well as for the development of the arts, human resources, manufacturing and sport sectors (Cronje., 2004:6) Studies conducted by Moodley (2000) from a development perspective reported that SSEs are important because of their potential for job creation and distribution of wealth which results in a multiplier effect...   [tags: aid to developing countries]
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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 author is in favor of this view comparatively. Many aspects of enterprises need to be integrated, such as internal organization, business, whole system and culture as well. Currently, the definitions of “integration after mergers and acquisitions” are distinctive, thus the understandings are different according to different perspectives of research. Acquirer integrates the acquiree and expands the scale value of enterprise after getting acquiree’s equity, asset ownership and operational control....   [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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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 - ... • He has the ability to obtain products from suppliers at reasonable prices due to the scale of company. • The prices are reasonable. WEAKNESS • High cost of operation due to large fixed costs. • Very thin margin. • High attrition rate of employees • Many of the offers and schemes fail to attract the youth. OPPORTUNITIES • There is a large future scope for the retail industry in India, as income rises and consumption increases. • Consumer preferences evolved towards the hypermarkets. THREATS • Competition from current Indian retail companies like Easy Day, Reliance Fresh, More and other unorganized retail outlets....   [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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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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Procurement Process in Small or Micro Enterprises - ... Business 1 Procure to Pay Process diagram (restaurant industry) Identify the requirements Clarify with other department Supplier selection Negotiate Receive orders and COD Business 2 Procure to Pay Process diagram (clothing industry) Identify the requirements Supplier identification Request for quotation Contract Receive the orders Settle the payment Business 3 Procure to Pay Process diagram (Oriental supermarket) Identify the requirements Supplier selection Contract Receive orders & document Settle payment (30 days) Based on the diagrams above, it clearly shows that Business 2 and Business 3 have more similar procurement process....   [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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