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Case Study Of Nokia

- It was 22nd April 2008. Two and a half years into Apple’s iTune Music Store dominating the global market, Nokia is finally challenging its status quo. This day saw Nokia Music Store opening its door to music lovers in Australia – the eighth media store after Britain, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Finland, The Netherlands and Singapore. The Nokia Music Store contains millions of tracks from both global and local artists and users will be able to download songs to their computer supported by Windows XP or Vistas PC and transfer them to their mobile phones be it Nokia or other brands7....   [tags: Case Study, Music, Market, Analysis, solution]

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Gap Analysis: Global Communications

- Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications is looking to maximize profits and reduce cost by marketing itself on an international level and becoming a global resource. The company and other telecommunications companies are under tremendous economic pressure. The company must determine future end-state goals while making critical changes to the company and possibly the loss of dedicated and skilled employees. The situation with Global Communications is that the company is looking to realize growth....   [tags: Business Analysis Management]

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Gap Analysis: Global Communications

- Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications, a leader in the telecommunications industry wants to expand into global market due to competitive pressure and looking to maximize profits and reduce cost by layoffs. This paper identifies the issue that led to the problems and the opportunities, the dilemmas facing stakeholders, employees and the Union, and establishes the end goal and course of action. The paper will use the problem- based diagnostic approach, analyze alternative solutions, and understand a solution....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy]

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Gap Analysis: Global Communications

- Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications soon came to the realization if business and profits do not increase; they are facing going out of business completely. Over a three year period with the decline in profits of more than 50% the ability for the company to rebound is being questioned. Global Communications has to take action by improving technology and expanding globally. This will result in outsourcing thousands of jobs overseas and a layoff is expected. Alluding to contractual manipulation and unethical business practices the Union has elected to pursue legal action....   [tags: Business Analysis Management]

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DataClear Going Global Analysis

- Go Global—or No. In my view, the answer is "not yet." To survive, DataClear has to go global in the future but its current decision-making process and rationale are flawed. What DataClear needs to do is to not panic, slow down, and take a clearer look at its situation and the business environment and develop some strategic options that will allow it to go global when the time comes. They've got some time but not a whole lot of it. As stated in the case, they need to focus. Despite VisiDat's emergence and its contract with Shell, DataClear still has the data analysis market in the U.S....   [tags: Business Strategy Analysis Management]

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Gap Analysis: Global Communications

- Gap Analysis: Global Communications The purpose of this gap analysis is to take the current situation at Global Communications and outline problems and opportunities, identify stakeholders and the roles they play in the decisions Global Communications are making to outsource jobs, and discuss the end-state goals that the company needs to reach to be successful and analyze what they have accomplished and what it will take to achieve. Global Communications is a successful telecommunications company that recognizes the advantages of global competition and through recent decisions, has forged a plan that could launch them to a successful place in the world of global telecommunications....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy]

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Information Society

- Introduction "An information society is a society in which the creation, distribution, diffusion, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political and cultural activity’ (Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia). Societies have evolved over recent centuries from agricultural communities to industrial giants. Sociologists, amongst others, are fascinated by the changes that have occurred in society, particularly since the advent of the industrial revolution to recent times....   [tags: Sociology]

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Chilean Economic Market

- Chile has become the preferred test market in Latin America, in recent years the private sector from many industries used as the entry county for the Latin America market that is the case of the Chinese automobile industry, the since 2006 start it export vehicles in this country an today has share market of 8% (Chile C. , 2010) . The small size, economic and political stability make Chile an excellent country for experimentation, which can give the experience and the funds need it for AKH to start its expansion in the Hispanic market as the strategic used by Chinese automobile industry ....   [tags: Economics]

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Company Restructure Summary

- Executive summary The purpose of this report is to reorganize the company for growth, higher revenues, profitability and for greater competitiveness as well as give recommendation. This report has considered the organizational features to be re-modified and challenges to encounter This report summarizes the process that will follow and the proposed restructures. The proposed restructure reflects the need for new ‘‘organic’’ organizational forms. Not only does a company’s organizational structure help determine how well its workers make decisions, but it also reflects how well they respond to environment conditions....   [tags: Business Management ]

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The Network Effect

- Some products generate value only when they are combined with others, otherwise they have small or no value at all in isolation (Katz and Shapiro, 1994, p. 93). This is so called network effect – the fact that higher consumption of specific products makes them more valuable (Sundararajan, 2003, p.1). Another scientist Leibenstein, calls this effect as “bandwagon effect”- “the extent to which the demand for a commodity is increased due to the fact that others are also consuming the same commodity” (Besen, 1999, p.1)....   [tags: Technology, Microsoft Products]

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Globalization and Technology

- Introduction Throughout the essay, I will be evaluating how globalisation and technology may influence future offices being paper-less and people-less and how communication is heavily influenced by technology. Globalisation is a very complex term with various definitions, in business terms, “globalization describes the increasingly global nature of markets, the tendency for transnational businesses to configure their business activities on a worldwide basis, and to co-ordinate and integrate their strategies and operations across national boundaries” (Stonehouse, Campbell, Hamill and Purdie, 2004, p....   [tags: Globalization Essays]

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AT&T Stock Basis

- The Basics of Basis To really understand the difficulties behind researching stock basis, you must first learn how to compute basic stock basis. The cost basis of any investment is simply what you paid for it, including any fees and commissions. However, complications arise when there have been changes to the stock. These changes include stock splits, stock dividends, reinvested dividends and capital distributions, as well as changes made to the structure of the company. The following paragraphs will outline the basic methods allowed by the IRS for figuring cost basis, the history behind AT&T, and the computation of cost basis for AT&T Corp....   [tags: INvestment, Fees, Comission, Stocks]

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DISH Network Company

- DISH Network was organized as a corporation in 1995 under the state laws of Nevada and began operation on March 4, 1996. They are primarily focused on delivering high-quality video entertainment. DISH is a publicly traded company with common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market and is traded under the ‘DISH’ symbol. DISH is a nationwide company, and is the United States third largest pay-TV provider. DISH Network’s three main business subsidiaries are DISH, Blockbuster, and Wireless Spectrum....   [tags: satellite, handbook, pay, spectrum]

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Statement of Purpose

- Ever since I was a child, my most remarkable characteristics have been my curiosity to learn new topics and appease my inquisitiveness. My keen interest for learning new ideas, combined with my inner desire to reach pinnacles of excellence enabled me to acquire good knowledge on various aspects. From early childhood of my school life, I have had a tremendous interest in Mathematics and Physics. Learning various phenomena like refraction, total internal reflection; communication techniques employed in television and radio transmission further increased my orientation towards subjects that help in acquiring practical knowledge....   [tags: engineering, electronics, education]

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Nokia's Business Innovations

- ... Hence they sold the electronic devises, rubber and cable. Nokia tune and snake game: In the nineteenth century Nokia ringtone was launched. It was launched in the 2100 series. It has become one of the frequently played music in the world. The Nokia 2100 series was sold worldwide in a huge number. Around 20 million phones were sold. Though the target set by Nokia was 400000, that has crossed to a very big extent. A snake game was introduced by Nokia in their mobile phones. The game was launched through Nokia 6110 series....   [tags: electronics, phones, environment]

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NAFTA amid Globalization

- The world today is as interconnected and interdependent as never before mainly due to rapid globalization. The process of globalization has long began with human migration and trading of goods (Chanda). More recently, the world has experienced three rapid globalization periods. First, from the Industrial Revolution in Europe that opened up new resourceful lands in many other countries which encouraged the flow of people and foreign investments for productions (Salvatore and Dominick, page 2). The second phase of rapid increase in international trade happened during post WWII when heavy trade protections during the depression period were dismantled (Salvatore and Dominick, page 3)....   [tags: integration of economies, inequality]

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Information Technology Industry

- ... Thus, risks generate due to the customers unsteady demands level and inaccurate market positioning. Technical risk Technical risk means Information technology risk particularly in IT industry. This is an unignored risk when we focus on the IT industry, which not only has impact on revenue but also on companies’ reputation. Companies in IT industry must keep renewing in case be left behind by competitors. The patents and technical expertise that an IT company owes can lead to a good reputation and competitiveness....   [tags: Definition, Struggles, Risks]

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Case Study

- Telecommunications is the commercial and non-profit organization involved in development, production, distribution, and exhibition of entertainment and information to the public by electronic means. Recently, interactive media has began to interest many consumers. Of the four media functions, the distribution section is most effected by any changes made in the industry. Because changes like these are always being made, media businesses must be prepared, so they can continue to produce revenue and profit....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- The advance in telecommunications will not cause people to be dependent on their computers and alone in a world of billions. Rather, it will open up new avenues in democracy and will help people involve themselves more in the democratic process. Computers can simplify voting, create less biased views of world events, and encourage more political awareness. Going to the polls could be a thing of the past. A click of the mouse could instantly register your vote. Furthermore, nationwide results could be instantly tabulated, to increase voter participation and decrease costs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Multicultural Workforce

- The Multicultural Workforce: Inside Worldwide Telecommunications Inc. Introduction Telecommunication is a vital element within a growing company. But it is the diversity of a multicultural workforce that is the actual drive of the business. Telecommunication is the fastest way businesses are conducted all over the world. Employees would be lost without the aide of their computers, fax machines, and cellular phones. These machines not only make the work load process smoother and faster, but it also gets results quicker....   [tags: Diversity Work Environment Multiculturalism]

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Sun Microsystems, Inc.

- Sun Microsystems, Inc. Sun Microsystems, Inc. is a worldwide provider of products, services and support solutions for building and maintaining network-computing environments. The Company sells scalable computer systems, high-speed microprocessors and high performance software for operating network computing equipment and storage products. The Company also provides support, education and professional services. The Company's products are used for many demanding commercial and technical applications in various industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, financial services, education, retail, government, energy and healthcare....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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electronic payment method

- 1. Introduction ABC Company operates telecommunications business. Management prepares to launch a new service to the market. The researchers use data mining techniques to obtain information of market profile. This paper describes how Market Basket Analysis (MBA), Memory Based Reasoning (MBR) and Neural Networks (NN) analyze the data. The data analysis methods generate valuable information for ABC Company constructing the marketing campaign. Management evaluates the business problems, and converts into the data mining problems....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Vosper Thornycroft plc

- Vosper Thornycroft plc Vosper Thornycroft plc are a provider of services and products for Governments and Government Agencies internationally. They employ around 10,000 people globally have had a turnover of £479,000,000 for 2002 and made 34.1million pounds in profit post tax. [IMAGE] [IMAGE] Akcros Chemicals ================ Akcros Chemicals is one of the market leaders in Polymer Additives and High Performance Polysulphide Chemicals for sealants. Akcros is part of the market-driven, technology-based Dutch Chemicals multinational, Akzo Nobel NV....   [tags: Papers]

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The Competition Commission

- The Competition Commission The Competition Commission is an independent public body established by the Competition Act 1998. It replaced the Monopolies and Mergers Commission on 1 April 1999. The Commission conducts in-depth inquiries into mergers, markets and the regulation of the major regulated industries. Every inquiry is undertaken in response to a reference made to it by another authority: usually by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) but in certain circumstances the Secretary of State, or by the regulators under sector-specific legislative provisions relating to regulated industries....   [tags: Papers]

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Telekom Malaysia Expansion

- The Internet Infra-structure The internet usage is growing very rapidly in Malaysia in the recent years. The internet is well-known as JARING (Joint Advanced Research Networking) in Malaysia. Currently, MIMOS (Malaysian Institute of Microelectronics Systems), a governemt agency is overall maintaining and responsible for the the network backbone for JARING. Due to the rapid growth, the director-general of MIMOS Dr Tengku Mohamed Azzman Shariffadeen has made a press statement lately that under the Seventh Malaysia Plan, the speed of the network will be upgraded to about 20 to 300 times....   [tags: Malaysia Internet Business]

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Mobile Telephone Masts

- Mobile Telephone Masts Abstract Mobile telephones have transformed the telecommunications industry. These devices can be used to make telephone calls from almost anywhere, the explosion in the popularity of having one means that over half of everyone in Britain has one. The increase in the amount of telephones can only have a “knock-on” effect on the amount of mobile telephone masts, and these are considered to be the most dangerous. The media have had a focus on the dangers that mobile telephone masts pose in the long term, and the public are most definitely concerned with the risks involved in having mobile telephone masts near where they live....   [tags: Papers]

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Mexico Business

- For simplicity, we have broken down the country of Mexico into five major regions: Northwest (Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango, Baja California Sur), Northeast (Coahuila, Zacatecas, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas), West Coast (Sinaloa, Jalisco, Nayarit, Guerrerro, Oaxaca, Colima, Michoacan), Central (Morelos, Aguascalientes, Michoacan, Guanajuata, Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, The Federal District), and South (Chiapas, Vera Cruz, Tabasco, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatan)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Millennium Conservatories

- Millennium Conservatories Organisations all over the world use various methods to send and receive information as well as many types of software applications to process information and data. This report follows on from the first report and is an in depth look at the computing resources of a chosen business, the telecommunications methods it utilises, the software application it uses if any and the security measure the business uses. In a meeting with the Mr Medi Ghafarian, the proprietor of Millennium Conservatories which this assignment is based on, many questions where asked about the business and its information systems, software applications and methods of sen...   [tags: Papers]

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American Based Media Corporations: Opening the Global Lines of Communication

- Abstract The world is separated by many barriers that are today being overcome by technology. Leading the way in this explosion are American based media corporations. Earlier on many businesses saw investing in operations overseas as being a waste of money and time. Americans have had the tendency to think that the world revolves around them. This thought process has kept many companies from expanding into the international markets. The American culture dominance in regards to music, style and way of life is spreading like wildfire through out the world....   [tags: International Business Technology]

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Business Proposal to Implement New IT Infastructure

- Business Proposal to Implement New IT Infastructure 1.0 - INTRODUCTION Welcome to the Information Technology Era. Ever since the Stone Age, Man has begun the quest of improving the efficiency of life. Today, this mission continues and the hottest topic in our company, as a matter of fact, is to unite our business with the Information Technology. Information Technology general means the acquisition, processing, storage, and dissemination of massive information by aid of computers or by telecommunication devices while the processed data can be ranged from vocal, pictorial, textual and numerical, etc....   [tags: Papers Business Info Technology Essays Papers]

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Report On Amex, Nasdaq And Worldcom Inc.

- Report on AMEX, NASDAQ; Different/Similar. WorldCom Inc. This report will cover the AMEX and NASDAQ and how they are similar and how they are different and will give some background on each. It will also cover the WorldCom Inc chief executive Bernard J. Ebbers conviction and how it affected them and the Telecommunication Industry as a whole. It will also discuss the merger of AMEX and the NYSE Euronext and a little background on that as well (Assignment List, 2008, Unit 1, Assignment 2). When the marker opened in 1971 all markets worldwide were floor based....   [tags: Compare Contrast Finance Investment]

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Business Strategy of Virgin Atlantic Airlines

- Business Strategy of Virgin Atlantic Airlines Contents 1) Introduction to airline industry 2) Drivers of globalisation using yip’s model 2.1 Market globalisation 2.2 Cost globalisation 2.3 Globalisation of government policies 2.4 Globalisation of competition 3) Localisation- arguments against globalisation 4) Pestle Analysis 5) Porter’s 5 forces analysis and their application to Airline industry 5.1 Rivalry amongst Existing Firms 5.2 Threat of substitution 5.3 Threat of new entrants 5.4 Power of customers 5.5 Power of buyers 6) Opportunities and Threats of Airline industry 7) Internal analysis of Virgin Airlines: Strengths and Weakness 8) Financial Statics of Virgin Atlant...   [tags: Airline Business Analysis Strategy]

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WorldCom and The Mississippi Scheme Scandals

- WorldCom and The Mississippi Scheme are both large financial scandals that have occurred. WorldCom was a telecommunication company that overstated their cash flow by reporting $7.6 billion in operating expenses as capital expenses. WorldCom is the largest accounting scandal in US history as of March 2002. The Mississippi Scheme was a business scheme that destroyed the economy of France during the 1700’s. The scheme involved the loss of paper money’s purchasing power as a result of asset inflation....   [tags: Finance Accounting Scandals Fraud White Collar Cri]

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- Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) began in 1989 in reaction to the developing interdependence among Asia-Pacific economies. At first this organization was a group that met unofficially. APEC now has become the crucial provincial conduit for encouraging open trade and realistic economic cooperation. It’s objective is to progress Asia-Pacific economic vitality and the essence of the people. APEC consists of 21 nations and other political units that border the Pacific Ocean. Economic and political alliances have been formed among the countries of the Pacific Rim....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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International impact on Telephone Company

- International Internet Telephony has been evolving since its introduction in mid-1990s. With the Information Technology changing rapidly, different companies that work in telecommunications market are using various strategies to stay competitive. The main change has been noticed has been when more and more companies become IP carriers and multiple services providers whereas certain companies have refrained from any expansion into new infrastructure. For a growing number of telecommuting workers, a cell phone, a PDA, and a high-speed laptop can be indispensable tools for earning an honest day’s pay....   [tags: essays research papers]

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English as a Second Language

- English as a Second Language The field of work I have chosen requires allot of talking this is because I am going to be an ESL ( English as a Second Language) instructor. I believe that by me going into that field I will help give students a chance to expand their learning skills and help them get through the rest of their life with a good standing of themselves. Many schools are in great need of people in the field of this type of education. They are faced with a language challenge because most of the students who are from foreign countries do not speak English at all....   [tags: Papers]

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Technology: Legal Issues In Australia

- Advances in technology has brought many benefits but also problems. The use of new technology creates moral and ethical problems and conflicting attitudes in society. The complexity of the issues and the pace with which technology changes mean that legislators have difficulty making laws that can keep in control of these changes. Technology affects all areas of society, forcing changes in a range of laws. Advances in computer technology have resulted in a new brand of cyber crimes such as computer fraud, computer hacking, email spam, pornography (especially when it relates to children) and stalking online....   [tags: Comparative Analysis Technology]

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Proposal for a Downsizing Program

- Proposal for a Downsizing Program 1.1 Main aims and Objectives This report is to recommend a downsizing programme which is built upon the companies previously agreed redundancy programme and to carry out a cut of 50 employees within the production and distribution department, these cuts will also include job redesign. The downsizing recommendations for the remaining departments will follow in a different report. The downsizing programme also aims to work with the union and non-union members in a consultation process to ease the transition....   [tags: Employee Downsizing Firing]

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China and the WTO

- China and the WTO Agricultural Challenges after its Accession to WTO Who is really benefiting from it. The membership of Taiwan Province of China in the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in the early 1980s contributed to ending China’s isolation of its economy from the world. By 1986, China had started lobbying to be readmitted to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade after it had left it in 1949 when the People’s Republic of China was founded. As the result of 15 years of laborious negotiations, on December 11 2001, China officially became the 143rd member of the World Trade Organization, and while an economy as large as China can cause commotion for developing countries...   [tags: Trade Agricultural Economy Economics Essays]

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Bead Bar Network Paper

- The Bead Bar is in dire need of a well-designed network structure. Each executive of the organization has specific needs for their department. The Bead Bar is steadily growing and requires a complex network capable of handling daily business functions and processes. The current system in place does not allow effective communication between all Bead Bar locations. Bringing in new technology will reduce redundancy and create a more effective business flow, introducing new network topology and architecture....   [tags: Case Study, Information Technology, solution]

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Irish History and Economy

- The “New Ireland” emerged in the 1990s’ when the country experienced an economic-cultural boom in which it was transformed from one of Europe's poorer countries into one of its wealthiest. In the 1990s the socioeconomic prosperity that spread across the country found its origins in the evolution from a subsistence economy to a market economy. It was at the end of the 1950s when the Irish economy moved its first steps in condition of normal political stability and, new polices and plans were introduced and implemented to transform an Ireland that based her economy on rural and agriculture industries, to a country able to create high standard of living, consumer goods, and economic opportuniti...   [tags: Ireland History Economy]

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Global Communications Business Analysis

- Global Communications Business Analysis Situation Analysis and Problem Statement This paper will examine the scenario pertaining to Global Communications. I will identify five issues and opportunities that surround this company. In addition, I will look from the perspective of the stakeholder and the interest, rights, or value each hold with this scenario as well as any ethical dilemmas that may have arisen. From there, I will provide a problem statement that will present opportunities for future consideration....   [tags: Business Management Analysis Finance]

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Gap Analysis: Global Communications

- Gap Analysis: Global Communications With the onslaught of competition in the telecommunication industry, Global Communications has come under tremendous economic pressure. Over a three-year period, stockholders have seen a steep decline in their investments and are now questioning the ability of the company's ability to rebound. "Local, long-distance and international markets are all competing for the same business but the industry suffered a huge blow at the hands of the cable companies, who stepped in to provide complete solutions encompassing computers, televisions and telephone service" (University of Phoenix, 2006)....   [tags: Business Management Analysis Strategic]

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Distance Education

- Distance education has changed and grown a lot from external studies and correspondence education during the last century. Distance education has become a recognized phenomenon today, thanks to technology which has shortened the physical distances. DEVELOPMENT OF DISTANCE EDUCATION The evolution of Distance education could be divided in four periods. The first period was from 1850 to 1960, this generation used correspondence classes which used radio and instructional television. The second period was from 1960 to 1985....   [tags: Education ]

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Virtual Communities

- Virtual communities are a big part of informatics in today’s society. A virtual community can be described as an online space that is a social unit that involves members who can relate to one another as a group. It is a place that people can communicate to each other that bridges geographical distance. There are various online communities and social networking sites that can help people to exchange information. Connections can be made with various groups and can a solid base for information, support and services....   [tags: Technology]

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Customer Loyalty

- The Customer loyalty has been a major and unanimously acknowledged as a valuable asset in competitive markets according to Srivastava, Shervani, & Fahey, 2000. As a result, it becomes more important to give power to in loyalty panel particularly when the consumers faces very low switching or moving cost to other product or service, because they are not locked in by a contract (Shapiro & Vivian, 2000). It is also become important in competitive markets due to availability of more lucrative and easily available options....   [tags: Business, Customer Relationship Management ]

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Clouding Computing

- History of cloud computing The word "cloud" is used to represent the internet and other communications systems. Cloud computing is the result of an evolution of the widespread adoption of virtualization, service-oriented architecture, autonomic, and utility computing in the past, telecommunications companies mainly gave simply dedicated, point-to-point data circuits to their users. Starting from the 1990's, virtual private network services was included in their contributions. It made the telecommunication companies offer equally improved services whereby cutting down on cost as well as using resources effectively....   [tags: internet, communication systems]

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Attempts at Internet Censorship

-        Ever since the Internet became such a large source of information in our lives, there has been a group of people who believed it need be cleansed of certain material.  These people believe that groups, corporations, and the government have the right to block whatever material they deem objectionable.  They are quite simply wrong.  The First Amendment guarantees our right to freedom of expression.  Furthermore, the ability to block or ban these sites does not exist.  There have been several attempts to enforce some sort of standard of morals on the Internet.  The online community has always fiercely opposed these intrusions on its Civil Liberties and privacy.  One of the most famous...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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the paper

- Chinese Space News Marks 10th Consecutive Successful Launch of Long March Yesterday's ChinaStar-1 launch was the 52nd launch by Chinese Long March rocket and the fourth by a Long March 3B, the country's most powerful launch vehicle. Long March experienced 3 failures in 1995 and 1996. The successful launches in recent two years will undoubtely strengthen Long March's position in the competition of global launch market. The Long March 3B placed the 2984 kg ChinaStar-1 into an orbit of 201x85732km with 24.5 degree inclination....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Global Communications

- Global Communications Paper This paper will begin with an overview of Global Communications present situation. This will be followed by Global Communications Leadership team’s plan for economic recovery. The author will then present a situation analysis that will include issues and opportunities identification and stakeholder’s perspectives. Then Global Communications end state goals will be presented, followed by a gap analysis definition and the conclusion. Overview Global Communications is a telecommunications company who along with many others are struggling to stay in business....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Organisational Behaviour

- A telecommunication firm is facing difficulties in the financial year 2002-2003 and I am the line manager of the software development group in this company. Chapter 4, in the book "Essentials of Organizational Behavior" by Stephen P. Robbins states that motivation theories are culture-bound (Page 53), hence to give this paper and the situation described in the question a different perspective I am going to set this telecommunications company named BPL Mobile in India and I am going to take into account the cultural factors affecting motivation and productivity and explain them in this paper....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy Management]

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Network Administration

- Network Administration I have worked as a computer network administrator for over 5 years. I have worked mostly with networks in a mixed Microsoft Windows NT and Novell Netware environment. I am a Novell Certified Novell Engineer (CNE) and I am a certified Novell GroupWise Administrator. I have taken classes in configuration of Cisco routers. In this essay, I will discuss the definition of a network administrator, the tasks and responsibilities of a network administrator and share a day in the life of a network administrator....   [tags: Computer Science]

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Telecom Technology

- 1.0 Executive Summary Over the last four years, OSS Telecom Technology, a well respected $300 million steel conglomerate, has built up significant interests in the telecom sector ranging from wireless and paging services to billing software. OSS Telecom Technology Taiwan, was formed in Taiwan in 1994 to pursue opportunities in the Operations Support Systems (OSS) telecom software market, with a particular focus on customer care and billing software solutions (CCB systems). Since 1994, OSS Telecom Technology Taiwan has grown steadily, building a customer base of 24 telecom operators for its software....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Wireless Industry

- Over the past decade the wireless telecommunications industry has undergone a multitude of changes and experienced rapid growth. Developments in technology and consumer demand have fueled this growth and research shows that this growth will continue in the years to come. This paper will analyze the basis for these trends in consumption patterns, to include the utility derived from the products, changes in demand, market prices and the elasticity of demand of wireless services. Utility is defined as the “satisfaction one get from consuming a good or service” (Colander, 2004, p.179)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Internet

- In a period of ten short years the Internet has profoundly changed the way modern telecommunications function. Today, it is hard to imagine a world without the Internet. The Internet's roots date back to the 1950s, when researchers realized there was a need to allow general communications between users of various computers and communications networks (History of the Internet, Wikipedia). However, it wasn't until 1986 and the National Science Foundation's (NSF) construction of a university network called NSFNet that the Internet truly began to take off....   [tags: Technology]

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Singtel Services

- SINGTEL OVERVIEW In 1879, 3 years after Alexander Graham Bell patented his telephone invention, Mr Bennet Pell started a private telephone exchange in Singapore that had 50 lines and made Singapore one of the first cities in the East to have telephone service. Singapore Telecommunications Limited was formerly known as Telecom equipment and is singapore largest telecommunications company. ( Last Updated: May 13, 2008 01:14 EDT SingTel was incorporated in March 1992 and became a public company in October 1993....   [tags: Business Analysis Management]

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Intersect Investments

- In order to survive in the tough financial market Intersect Investments must make some radical changes. In order to excel and succeed Intersect must increase it’s customer base, add diverse financial services and create an environment of change with it organizational culture. This paper will present two benchmarks of companies that successfully created a change environment and dramatically increased their customer base which in turn increased profits. These companies have overcome similar circumstances faced by Intersect Investment....   [tags: Intersect Financial Investments Economics Economy]

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Global Information Infrastructure

- Global Information Infrastructure Introduction Regardless of a nation’s level of economic development; political, economic and social structure; and language and culture they are all seeking to develop and improve the quality of life of their citizens. At present, the industrialized countries have an overwhelming lead in development over most developing nations. However, modern information and communication technologies offer a significant window of opportunity for developing countries to accelerate their development in all spheres of economic and social activity and to narrow the gap between countries....   [tags: Economy Information Papers]

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Wireless Network Security

- Introduction Wireless networks have grown in popularity. This is largely due to the increase in the value of a network as more users are attached to it. The value added to a network by nature of connecting more devices to it, is summarized in 'Metcalf's law.' Metcalf's law states that if you 'connect any number, 'n,' of machines - whether computers, phones or even cars - and you get 'n' squared potential value.'[1] The incredible growth of the Internet seems to validate Metcalf's law. It then seems reasonable that eliminating physical constraints to connecting to a network would provide value by allowing more devices to be connected to a network regardless of physical location....   [tags: Wireless Networks Technology Essays]

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Management Information System

- It deals with planning for, development, management, and use of information technology tools to help people perform all tasks related to information processing and management. In the above definition you can find the three key resources-information, information technology, and people. You will also find various functions that you as a knowledge worker must undertake to ensure that your origination maximizes its advantages. It doesn't matter if you are preparing to work in the area of finance, human resource management, logistics, marketing or even information technology, you will still have responsibilities that include planning for, developing, managing and using MIS function with in your...   [tags: Computers Business Information Technology MIS]

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AT&T Business Strategy

- AT&T Wireless is the leading wireless telecommunications provider in the US market. The US wireless market constitutes over 243M wireless subscribers. This represents a market penetration of 81%. The wireless market sells mobility of voice and data (video-media, download content and internet access). The wireless market is distributed between the following major competitors and distinguishing technology. AT&T- TDMA,GSM, UMTS/HSPDA Verizon Wireless – CDMA, EV-DO Sprint-Nextel- CDMA, EV-DO T-mobile - GSM, UMTS Upon the acquisition and merger of legacy AT&T Wireless by Cingular Wireless and the solidification of SBC, BellSouth and Cingular Wireless, the New AT&T mobility business unit...   [tags: Strategic Management]

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Bellsouth & Ford

- Bellsouth & Ford BellSouth Corporation was formed in 1983 and employs about 63,000 people. The company has revenue of 20.5 billion, 40% of which came from Cingular Wireless. Their main goals are to provide the best telecommunication services to their customers. Its business strategy had three parts: to provide premium local service in the Southeast, to maintain its substantial wireless communications business across the rest of the country, and to continue to expand into the booming Latin American communications market (BellSouth Corporation, 1999)....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Business Situation Analysis

- Situation Analysis Issue and Opportunity Identification Global Communications is currently looking to expand to a global market within three years. In order to be competitive they will need to look at adding services and customer solutions. Basically, Global Communications wants to capture a share of the international telecommunications market. The opportunity is there for Global to meet this vision. In order to do so, Global will have to make changes in their ways of doing business. Prior to looking in the global market, Global Communications will have to deal with the local competition....   [tags: Business Case Study]

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Mass Media

- Issue # 14 1. Media Monopolies: Are the Dangers of Concentration Overstated. Yes, by Eli M. Noam and Robert N. Freeman No, by Ben H. Bagdikian 2. The main focus behind the two articles are the concentration of media. Through the Telecommunications Act of 1996 attempts were made to limit the amount of monopolies in media. However this opened the door for other large businesses to merge and gain even more control, therefor creating more concentration in the media. Are the “media monopolies” doing their job in surveying national and local issues and are they acting in the public interest....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- An oligopoly describes a market situation in which there are limited or few sellers. Each seller knows that the other seller or sellers will react to its changes in prices and also quantities. This can cause a type of chain reaction in a market situation. In the world market there are oligopolies in steel production, automobiles, semi-conductor manufacturing, cigarettes, cereals, and also in telecommunications. Often times oligopolistic industries supply a similar or identical product. These companies tend to maximize their profits by forming a cartel and acting like a monopoly....   [tags: Business Oligopolistic Industries]

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- T-mobile is a leader in Hungary compared to the other providers, since it has existed the longest in Hungary and the other two providers are the followers Brief history of the company The begining The company was found in 1989 by the american U.S. WEST and the Hungarian Telecommunications Corporation. Its first company name was Westel telefon Ltd.. This company introduced an entirely new type of phone, which can be used for telecomunication at any place from home. It is true that in the beginning, very few people lived with this opportunity....   [tags: Business and Management Studies]

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- The dominant economic traits of this industry start with having an enormous amount of capital required for staying competitive. One is also required to spend lots of money on research and development, as the telecommunications industry seems to be the vision of the future. More and more companies like AT&T are trying very hard to combine their network services of phone line, video and data transfer, high speed internet access, and television cable via one line in the consumers homes. With a successful combination of the above stated services AT&T is hoping to be the industry leader in the near future....   [tags: essays research papers]

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call centers

- Call Centers -- RP's Emerging Sunshine Industry The call center service has been dubbed the country's latest sunshine industry, expected to generate around 24,000 jobs in the next two years. When a door closes, a window opens. Even as the Philippines feels the fallout from the global IT crunch, it has benefited from the prevailing cost-cutting trend in an unexpected way -- an unprecedented boom in the call center business. Indeed, the call center service has been dubbed the country's latest sunshine industry, with the sector expected to generate around 24,000 jobs in the next two years, according to Toby Monsod, former assistant secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- CONTEMPORY MANAGEMENT Examine the implications of globalization for Australian business and discuss whether Australia should become more integrated into the global economy Australia is an excellent object of study of globalization and its implications for business as its economic structure is at an unusual 'mid-way' point. New market opportunities, competitive threats and opportunities alike have been the key drivers of globalization since the 1980's. This essay analyzes a variety of topics to determine whether Australia should become more integrated into the global economy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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International business

- Protectionism in the global economy The global economy has seen a dramatic increase in services trade between countries. The regulation and monitoring of service trade between countries has become much harder. As highlighted by Johnson, trading in services was the fastest growing constituent of global trade during the 80’s and 90’s. Cross border transactions include anything from banking to software. When services are offered to another country, the provider has to interact with the customer through either, cross border communications, movement of the provider or the consumer moving to the supplier’s state of residence....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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France's Economy

- France's Economy One of the four West European trillion-dollar economies, France matches a growing services sector with a diversified industrial base and substantial agricultural resources. Industry generates one-quarter of GDP and more than 80% of export earnings. The government retains considerable influence over key segments of each sector, with majority ownership of railway, electricity, aircraft, and telecommunication firms. It has been gradually relaxing its control over these sectors since the early 1990s....   [tags: Papers]

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Greenland's Climate

- Greenland's Climate Anyone who can locate Greenland on a world map knows that the world’s largest island is not a sunny tropical paradise. Greenland is a place of climactic extremes, lying mostly within the Arctic Circle, where dog sleds are preferable to cars for out-of-town transportation. Residents of Greenland can by no means ignore the weather. Climate has played a leading role in Greenland’s history and even today plays a large part in any Greenlander’s existence. It is responsible not only for the state of their economy, but also for the limits that exist on their infrastructure today....   [tags: Greenland Weather Environment Essays Papers]

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Global Communications

- Problem Solution: Global Communications The following is an analysis of the problems evident in the Global Communications scenario. The management team within Global Communications is weak in many areas including internal communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. The lack of effective communication could easily be held to blame for the recent demand for immediate actions to be taken due to the drop in stock value. If there was better communication within the company, this decline in the cost of shares could have been forecasted and addressed appropriately rather than being forced to make drastic, last minute decisions....   [tags: Case Study Analysis Problem Solution]

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Marconi Plc

- Marconi PLC The case deals with two major transformational organisational changes that take place within a span of 5 years in Marconi PLC. The first change process was under the leadership of Lord Simpson who took over this large diversified conglomerate in 1996 when the company was in a mature phase, already in decline. The company was under performing, had a rigid structure, lacked a clear vision and the employees had become change averse and complacent. To recharge the company Lord Simpson lead a change process with a clear vision with a growth oriented strategy, acquisition and a cultural change process for the employees....   [tags: Business Case Study]

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Marketing Research

- Safaricom is the leading telecommunications company operating in Kenya. It provides a host of products and services for telephony, GPRS, 3G, EDGE and data and fax. It has been faced with a number of problems with time, one of which is the entry of many other telecommunication companies into the market over the years. The companies include, Telkom Orange, Yu and Zain. So far the main rival is Zain. The problem caused by the entry of other companies is that they bring about unwanted competition (decrease in market share)....   [tags: Business Marketing Research]

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Organizational Change

- Change Management Introduction A need for growth in any organization to stay a viable entity must occur. Organizational change is inevitable. Just like anything in life, markets and cultures change which require constant attention and preparation. In order to be successful in any market, an organization has to be able transform itself to the needs for the market. CrysTel is no stranger to change. CrysTel is a telecommunication company with over 2500 employees and a gross income of approximately $200 million a year....   [tags: Organizational Behavior]

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- Telecommuting TELECOMMUTING: WHAT BOTH EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW INTRODUCTION Businesses now have to deal with technology, and telecommunication is a new prevalent technology. There are advantages and disadvantages to telecommunications, and employers need to be aware of these pros and cons in order to evaluate whether to have telecommuting employees. Employees who telecommute also need to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of this style of work before they opt for that type of employment....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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- At the early part of the 1990s, a major change in ideology was changing the face of Eastern Europe. With the collapse of the Soviet authority in 1989, many of the Eastern European countries claimed their independence, and started the process of Democratization in a Post-Communist environment. On January 1, 1993, almost three years after they claimed independence, the first Czechoslovakian constitution was ratified, thus putting the wheel of Democracy into motion. For a little more than ten years, Czechoslovakia has been fashioning itself into a more Democratized country....   [tags: World Cultures]

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- Level of planning paper In 2000, the Primeco Wireless submerged, and emerged as Verizon Wireless; the need for speed was gaining momentum. Verizon Wireless Online DSL, digital subscriber’s line, is the number one telecommunication industry appearing in the FORTUNE Magazine; it has listed as the most Admired Company. Hay Group Fortune Magazine. The founder of Verizon Company is Darby Checketts; he was a man with a vision. This fast speed company under the CEO, Chairman, leadership of Ivan Seidenberg, has grown into an internet king....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Portugal Portugal is a country located in southwestern Europe, situated on the western portion of the Iberian Peninsula. It is bounded on the north and east by Spain, and in the south and west by the Atlantic Ocean. The total area of metropolitan Portugal is 35,655 sq mi. The capital and largest city is Lisbon. The climate in Portugal is varied with considerable rainfall and marked seasonal temperatures in north; dryer conditions in the south with mild temperatures along the coast but sometimes in the low 40°Cs in the interior....   [tags: Papers]

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