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Balanced Scorecard for Corus Group PLC

- Aim : Analyzing and identifying the limitations of the balanced scorecard performance measure. With the assistance of this assignment, the author will cover learning outcome 2, which is to produce an alternative set of measures for the same organization-Corus Group plc (chosen in assignment 1), which contains factors other than financial factors that contribute to company performance, and suggest how such factors might be measured. Introduction Corus Group plc was formed on 6th October 1999, through the merger of British Steel and Koninklijke Hoogovens....   [tags: Corus Group PLC]

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Strategic Analysis of Barclays Group PLC

- Introduction Barclays group PLC is one of the largest financial providers in America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and Middle East. , It which is mainly engaged deals with credit cards, retail banking, investment banking, corporate banking, and wealth management. The bank is made up of investment and corporate banking, global retail banking and wealth management, each of which has several business units (Burn, Cartwright &Maudsley, 2009). Barclay’s group practices integrated global banking that which serves their clients and customers and also optimizing risk adjusted for their shareholder returns....   [tags: financial provider, banking, industry growth]

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Lenovo Group Plc. Marketing Analysis

- Introduction During the last 15 years Lenovo Group Plc. has developed rapidly in the world of PC manufacturing. Through the innovation and the high quality of its products Lenovo tries to obtain an important market share in hi- tech products not only in China where its headquarters are but also in the EU and USA. To achieve this it is essential to develop the brand equity of its products and services which is an intangible asset which helps every company to obtain and retain its customers with the positive awareness, thoughts, feelings and loyalty on behalf of the customer....   [tags: Marketing ]

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An Analytical Report on Human Resources at HSBC Group Plc.

- Terms of reference: This report is being produced to fulfil the criteria required for Unit four of the Advance Vocational Certificate of Education (AVCE) course in Business Studies. It will give a comprehensive overview of the way's in which the human resources function(s)', within businesses are organised and managed and how they operate, and an analytical insight into the human resource management team, of the business that I' am focusing on, which is HSBC Group Plc. The report will specifically focus on the possible conflicts of interest between employees or individuals, the way's which human resources planning procedures take place, the recruitment and s...   [tags: Human Resources Essays]

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PLC: A Teacher Development Program

- ... For collaborative teams to be effective, the team must focus on the development of curriculum concepts, assessing student data, developing student-centered quality lessons, and providing daily collegial support. In healthy developing schools, professional development in the form of reflective practice, supportive supervision, cooperative evaluation, and work-study groups are routine practices in the day-to-day operation of administration, faculty, and staff; they are embedded in the school's culture, rather than artificially injected or superimposed as an event, such as a workshop or in-service experience scheduled intermittently (Gupton, 2003a, p....   [tags: Instruction, Education, Curriculum]

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Debenhams PLC

- Debenhams starts its history in 1778 when William Clark opened a store, selling expensive fabrics, bonnets and parasols. In 1813 renamed to Clark and Debenhams because William Debenhams invest in the business, and in the following years the firm was profitable from the Victoria fashion. In 1851 Clement Freebody invested in the business and renamed to Debenhams and Freebody. A wholesale business was born, selling cloth to dressmakers and other large retails. In 1905 Debenhams Limited was incorporated, and in 1919, the business joined with Marshall and Snellgrove....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Leadership as a PLC at Inman Middle School

- Shortly after our session began, Dr. Hooper asked us to give a short “elevator speech” designed to provide others with a glimpse of the nature and work of the PLC groups we are leading in our schools and departments. As each of us shared our thoughts, one recurring theme emerged – time. Most students stated finding the time to meet with their PLC was difficult. Some said their PLCs were frequently cancelled. Others indicated they wanted to ensure the PLCs they were leading made the most of teachers’ time....   [tags: Leadership ]

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Case Study of Boots Plc

- Case Study of Boots Plc Boots Plc have various kinds of stakeholders in their business who do various kinds of jobs suitable for which group there are in. Like any other Plc their stakeholders at least have a say in the business depending their role. E.g. shareholders have a bigger say than the employees who have very little say in the business. Boots Plc have the following external stakeholders in their businesses that play different roles between them are: - Ø Pressure Groups Ø Local Community Ø Government Ø Financers (Banks/Creditors) Ø Suppliers Ø Customers Although they have external stakeholders in their business the must have intern...   [tags: 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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British Airways PLC British Airways

- British Airways PLC British Airways British Airway’s PLC is the largest international airline in the world. It is based at Heathrow airport in London, the busiest international airport in the world, and has a global flight net-work through such partners as USAir in the United States, Qantas in Australia, and TAT European airlines in France. Via its own operational and those of its alliance partners, British Airways serves 95 million passengers a year, using 441 airports in 86 countries and more than 1,000 planes....   [tags: Business Management Studies]

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Financial Reports of Tesco plc

- Introduction In the current competitive supermarket industry one of the biggest company is Tesco plc. Tesco operates 2318 stores in 12 countries and employs 380,000 people around the world. As for other companies in the market, the main purpose of the business is maximizing profit for its owners. What's more Tesco trying to expand in international market, thus it is possible to find some Tesco supermarkets in continental Europe, in some parts of Asia and in some cities of the United States. As other public companies do, Tesco have to provide annual reports to the public that include the financial statements of the company, such as Statement of financial position, Income Statement, Statement...   [tags: Business]

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Swot analysis of Tesco plc

- Swot analysis of Tesco plc We all know Tesco as a food retailer, and we know that they are in constant competition with other retailers such as Sainsburys and Asda, yet we do not know much about what goes on beyond the shelves and the tills, the marketing plans and the day to day tactics that have to be devised to stay the number one food retailer in the United kingdom today. I am going to analyse Broughton Parks Tesco and their possible competitors Swot Analysis Firstly, four main goals, under which these particular four are Strengths: 1....   [tags: essays research papers]

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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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Kerry Group Case Analysis

- The Kerry Group began over thirty years ago in the south west region of Ireland. Beginning as a dairy and ingredients plant the company has now flourished into a global leader in the food ingredients and flavor products area. Kerry Group is headquartered in Tralee, Ireland and through its manufacturing, sales, and technical centers around the world, employs over 20,000 people. The company supplies over 10,000 food, food ingredients and other flavor products to customers in over 140 countries. Kerry Group also has manufacturing and sales facilities in over 20 countries....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Business Analysis of Stead and Simpson Plc.

- Business Analysis of Stead and Simpson Plc. Introduction ============ The company I have chosen is Stead and Simpsons Plc. ---------------------------------------------------- Stead and Simpsons has been involved in retail since 1834, this means that this year is their 170th year. Stead and Simpson was a leather merchant and curriers business but soon expanded to include the production of leather and ready-made boots and shoes nationwide. Stead and Simpson moved to the midlands during the late 1840's and established factories in Daventry and Leicester....   [tags: Papers]

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Organizational Review Of Plant Automation Group

- Organizational Review of Plant Automation Group It is intended that this organizational review, will provide the Districts with a better understanding of the changing process computer hardware and software support needs. Also to review the department location for the Plant Automation Group (Group), and develop recommendations on the proposed reporting relationships. ¨ Review the background information. ¨ Identify the primary and secondary functions of the Plant Automation Group ¨ Review possible location of the Plant Automation Group....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Corporate Governance Code and the Satutory Provision Responsible for Regulating listed PLC’s

- This essay would be discussing the extent to which the corporate governance code and the statutory provision responsible for regulating listed PLC’s have addressed the concerns arisen from recent corporate scandals. Corporate governance is the “framework of rules and practices by which a board of directors ensures accountability, fairness and transparency in the firms relationship with all its stakeholders” . The stakeholders include financiers, customers, employees, management, government and the community....   [tags: business]

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Barclays plc: Socially Responsible Corporate Behaviour

- Barclays plc: Socially Responsible Corporate Behaviour How does Barclays plc fulfil its obligations to their stakeholders in terms of ethical business practice and socially responsible corporate behaviour. According to The Institute of Business Ethics (cited in MORI, 2003), “80% of the public believe that large companies have a moral responsibility to society but 61% also thought large companies don’t care”. Why this shocking conclusion. Due to major accounting scandals such as Enron and WorldCom the public’s confidence in organisations have decreased....   [tags: Business Management Studies]

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British Nuclear Fuels plc (BNFL) as a Business

- British Nuclear Fuels plc (BNFL) as a Business BNFL is an international nuclear energy business, wholly-owned by the UK Government. Its focus is to serve its nuclear utilities and government customers across the world by providing a broad range of technical and engineering products and services. The Company operates in the UK, Europe, Former Soviet Union, USA and Far East. There are two business groups: Nuclear Utilities Group "a leading provider of advanced reactor design, nuclear plant services, fuel manufacture, spent fuel recycling, engineering and transport services to nuclear utility customers" and Government Services Group "an international provider of nuc...   [tags: Papers]

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Conflicts between Organizations

- ‘’Conflict is the process of opposition and confrontation that occur in organizations between either individuals or group-occurs when parties exercise power in the pursuit of valued goals or objectives and obstruct the progress of other parties’’ (Wagner and Hollenbeck 2010, p.227) . Oceanic Bank International Plc(OBI) is one of Nigeria’s foremost financial services institutions. The bank serves customers spread across all tires of government, corporate organisation, small and medium enterprises and individuals....   [tags: Marketing, Oceanic Bank International Plc]

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Reflective Group Dynamics Essay

- Each individual is categorized into a group from the day they were conceived. According to Kozier et al (2010) a group is “two are more people who have shared need and goals, who taken each other in account in their and who, thus, are held together and set apart from others by virtue of their interaction” (p. 400). The communicate that takes place between members of the group is group dynamic (Kozier et al, 2010). Motivation for participation and similarity of other group members and the goals of the group will affect the group dynamic (Kozier et al, 2010)....   [tags: Group Dynamics]

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Art Psychotherapy: Group Dynamics

- One of the many significant concepts of group dynamics that I found to be the most interesting is the idea of how any and all aspects of the group process has the natural ability to bring up all the past relatable experiences of each individual group member. I found this to be very true on so many levels within each session, process and the overall development of the group. It has personally been meaningful to view the life of a group as a story with a beginning, middle and end—simply a process of constantly moving succession of moments....   [tags: Group Psychotherapy]

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The Major Reasons to Conform to a Group

- Conformity is a type of social influence that adjusts one's behavior, attitudes or beliefs in order to match those of other people or a group standard. There are lots of reasons to why people conform, it could be because of one’s desire or need to fit in or be accepted by others and maintaining order in ones life. In this essay, I am going to discuss about the three main factors that influence conformity; culture, unanimity and minority influence. Culture can be defined as the distinct ways that people who live in different parts of the world or areas, or belonging to different social groups, classify the world, represent their experiences, the norms, values and behavior that they have....   [tags: culture, unanimity, minority, group]

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Ethical Issues in Group Work

- Group therapy has become a popular form of therapy lately; it used to be used more as a last option, but now group therapy is often the first or better choice for some clients. Group therapy can be helpful in an assortment of ways. Group counseling has provided constructive results, Corey, Corey, & Callanan (2011) explain some factors that have helped “such as skilled leaders, appropriately referred group members, and defined goals” (p.480). There are many different types of group therapy. I think practitioners should know not only how too effectively handle group therapy if they are doing group work, but if group is the right choice for everyone involved....   [tags: Group Therapy, Screening]

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Critical Analysis of Group Work

- After completing the group task of preparing a presentation on, transferring individual facilitation skills into a group work setting I will critically reflect upon my own participation. I will evaluate my self-awareness while working in the group, as well as those around me. The way that I personally dealt with any issues that arose within the group and how that affected the group dynamics. I will also briefly discuss the roles in which each member of the group took and how role allocation affected, the group dynamics and the working relationships....   [tags: Organizational Dynamics, Group Leadership]

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Self Evaluation on Group Discussion

- The group discussion has just passed, and it was really a hard work and challenging. There were many precious lessons I got, and, hopefully, so did with my friends. Our group was consisting of four students. As a quantity, reasonably, we had had enough power to do a better work and gained a satisfying result. As I flashed back to the group discussion, it was enriching my memories. Some were in high spirit, remarkable and enjoyable. Opposite to it, few were disappointing. I still remembered that when we directed for the first meeting everyone was very enthusiastic and really keened to do it sooner....   [tags: Self Evaluations, Group Discussions, ]

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The Musgrave Group: Project Management

- Table of Contents Executive Summary 3 Introduction 4 About Musgrave 4 Project management 6 Project 6 Project management process 6 Project management in Musgrave group 7 Case Study 8 Project Overview 8 Supply Chain Management 9 Project conception – Challenges faced 9 Planning & design 10 Implementation 10 Project Completion 11 Recommendations 12 Project Plan for delivery of the assignment 13 Project Environment 13 Project Planning 14 Project Implementation or Execution 14 Project Control (Completion & Closure) 14 Project management approach taken while developing this document 16 Conclusion 17 References 18   Executive Summary This report provides a detailed analysis and evaluation of the M...   [tags: Musgrave Group Case Study]

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Group Work Report

- Well, lets see where I should begin. The first day in class, we all collectively decided that we were going to write about the issue of homosexual marriage. It was a good topic but was already being overused so when you came around to ask what we were going to write about, Tanner and I said that we had chosen the topic aforementioned. Summer spoke up and said that we no longer wanted to do this because we had decided to write about gender and sports. Shocked, Tanner and I both just went with it because you seemed to like the idea....   [tags: Group Writing]

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Borders Group, A Failed Business

- Introduction There are many businesses failing in the world today but there also a lot of business thriving. It is situations like this that leads to potential entrepreneurs to ask the question of why are some businesses successful while others are not. This course has given me some insight as to why some businesses fail. Having that information would make me better prepared for when I decide to start my business. My Failed Business Choice The company I chose to do research on is Borders Group, Inc....   [tags: Borders Group, Barnes and Noble, bankrupcy]

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Analysis of the Oxygen Group on the Periodic Table

- ... Sulfur also has six outer electrons in its electron cloud. The octet rule stats that an element will want eight in its outer shell, so sulfur will go and take two electrons from another element. When it fills its outer shell with eight electrons it will have a negative two charge do to the protons are less than the electrons. Sulfur has many different characteristics. It is a solid at room temperature and 1atm pressure. Sulfur is also odorless (almost), usually yellow, and tasteless. Sulfur is very abundant in the Earth’s crust....   [tags: group, element, electron]

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The Importance of Facilitation in Group Decision-making

- The need for a facilitator arises from the dynamics of group decision-making. In real and everyday life in business, management, politics, crisis conflict, education, etc. group meetings, each individual in the group does not think in the same way (divergent thinking) in real life, humans tend to go off on tangents, lose the original focus for the group meeting. Facilitators are needed to get ideas to converge in a way that reaches the decision point (Doyle and Kaner, 2007). A facilitator is a person who creates an environment which allows groups or organizations to be able to be more effective; to achieve their goals....   [tags: Group Decision-making Essays]

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Group Analysis Essay

- Groups were assigned by professor and consisted of diverse students with various backgrounds. Our first task was writing group contract which involved participation of all group members and required closer contact among students. Tuckman’s Group Development Stages model can be used to show how our group worked together, as our ‘4U’ team had gone through each stage. Example of the forming stage was the first meeting when all group members tried to be polite and asked questions, such as ‘what is major?’, ‘what is your GPA?’, we tried to be kind to each other and be cautious to avoid misunderstandings in the beginning of our work....   [tags: Tuckman's Group Development Stages]

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Business Strategy of Company BMW Group

- In order to identify BMW Group’s internal strengths and weakness, here applied strategic capability which combined three keys of resource: tangible resources, intangible resources, and competences. All of these resources enable a company to attain a sustainable competitive advantage (Dess et al, 2010). Tangible Resources are physical and financial assets that BMW uses to create value for the customers. In 2012, BMW’s financial report shows a sharp increase in revenues by 11,7% reaching a total of €76,848 million, instead of €68,821 million recorded in 2011 and with respect to the Group’s earnings, its Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) rose by 3.5%, from €8,018 million in 2011 to €8,300...   [tags: audi group, bmw, automotive industry]

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Creating an Effective Group Therapy Environment for Adults

- Group therapy is an important method that is commonly used by psychiatric professionals in the treatment of many types of mental illnesses. They consist of three or more people and are targeted at promoting psychological development and change. There are three different types of groups. The task group works by using tasks, such as activities and techniques, designed to help clients work toward desired goals. In addition, midrange groups work by allowing clients to share their thoughts and feelings with others who have learned to cope with similar problems over a longer period of time....   [tags: Effective Group Counseling]

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The Bystander Effect: How Big Is to Big of a Group?

- ... The need to conform to a group is present in all individuals. Even when someone knows they need to aid someone else, if they notice everyone else not doing so they will follow the majority’s lead. No one wants to be the outsider, so naturally people submit to conformity. The influence of “in- groups” and “out-groups” has affected the intervention of bystanders (Paull et al., 2012). Conformity ties in to the bystander effect because people follow others around them, and sadly this means that on several occasions people go without being helped....   [tags: group, individual, victim, transfer]

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Resolving Problems in a Multi-specialty Group Practice

- You are the CEO of a large multi-specialty group practice and have financial problems, as well as conflicts over compensation between your primary care and specialty care physicians. There have been substantial changes over the years regarding payment structures, case mix, and capital costs. Now, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has added other potential changes into the mix and has raised the question as to whether your practice should become an ACO. Discuss what analyses you would undertake to evaluate the financial situation of and the conflicts within the group practice....   [tags: Dimensions of Group Practice]

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Example of Using a Lobby Group to Help the Community

- After our discussion Rick formed a meeting to begin organizing a lobby group. They created an agenda which included an invite of social service agencies to the meeting to discuss suggestions from them on how to develop a lobby group. They prepared a mission statement believing it will unite the group, as well as provide focus and draw attention to the lobby group. In this meeting the five set up an outline that involved organizing the group to address the needs of people with disabilities and how the inequality and stigma they face creates social barriers....   [tags: lobby group, committee members, resources]

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The Importance of Group Work in Education

- The Importance of Group Work in Education When I was in high school, and one of my teachers would ask us to form groups in order to do something, I would usually roll my eyes. Ironically enough, some of the best work that I put forth and learned from was done in a group work setting. By working with my peers towards a common end, I got things done much quicker and thorough than I ever did on my own. I chose to research group work for this essay, because in my limited experience as a teacher, youth worker, and student, group work proves to be a most effective teaching method; when it is done successfully....   [tags: Group Work Education Essays]

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The Interest Group

- An interest group is a group that seeks a collective good, the achievement of which will not selectively and materially benefit the membership or activists of the organization. These organizations try to achieve at least some of their goals with government assistance. The difference between interest groups and political parties is that political parties seek to constitute the government, whereas interest groups try only to influence it. Some of the things that interests groups seek from government are information that affects the interests of the interest group, influence of the government policy, goodwill of the administrators who carry out the policy, and symbolic status....   [tags: Political Special Interest Group Politics]

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The Importance of Group Work in Today's Organizations

- The Importance of Group Work in Today's Organizations It could be argued that in order to be successful, modern organisations must actively develop strong and cohesive work groups. Why. Is it true that there is no room for the individualist in today’s organisation. The rapid progression and improvement in information and communication technology has led to modern organisation finding new ways to work. One of these innovation ways is using work group. More organisations are now becoming global than ever, which means they rely on distributed teams to carry out certain tasks (Nedelko, Z, 2007)....   [tags: Team Group Work ]

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Perspective on Group Project for Mont Blanc

- The Genesis of "Reading Mont Blanc" The project entitled "Reading Mont Blanc" began as a faint wisp of an idea while my group and I were browsing the hypertext in search of other topics. Happening upon the wonderful maps and illustrations of Wordsworth's travels through France and Switzerland, one member remarked that perhaps we could make use of these in some manner. Then, as the various images of Mont Blanc passed before our eyes -- some picturesque and others clearly sublime -- we wondered if these could not somehow frame an exploration of how nature was conceived and presented by the various travel writers, 'grand tourists', and (of course) poets of the Romantic era....   [tags: group project mont blanc]

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Analysis of Group Work

- Analysis of Group Work In the APS module, we have been allocated into different groups, and my group number is 48, our tutor is Barbara Allan. The contact numbers of the members were given and we were asked to finish a project on a team basis by using the information we learnt in this module. 2. Working process and group development ======================================== Initially I was really excited about this group work. As a foreigner, this was a good opportunity to practice my communication skills and group working skills....   [tags: Group Team Project Teamwork Papers]

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NEXT PLC: Company Analysis

- ... By retrieving data from paragraph above, it will be simply calculated by inventory plus receivable days minus payable days. The cash cycle for company in 2010 and 2011 were approximate 29.52days and 41.91days. In contrast 2010 with 2011, company in 2011 was took 12.39days more on the cash cycle, which was a indicator that there was longer time for business to receive the working capital from expenditure. This result may arise from the tough environment in these years, and increasing sale. Compare NEXT PLC Current performance, financial position and liquidity with Competitor - DEBENHAMS PLC DEBENHAMS PLC DEBENHAMS PLC was a well-known British retailer group under the department basis, i...   [tags: Finance, Performance, Competition]

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Mullin PLC Dividend Policy

- Publicly traded company decides on whether or not to pay dividends to its stockholders and how much in the form of dividends at the end of financial period. Private companies too decide on amount to withdraw from business or reinvest back to the business. This is the dividend decision. Mullin plc has three available types of dividend policies that it can choose. They include constant payout ratio dividend policy, regular dividend policy and, low regular and extra dividend policy. Constant payout ratio dividend policy refers to paying a certain percentage of earnings and distributed to owner in the form of cash....   [tags: business cycle, financial period]

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Conflict And Resolution Within A Work Group

- Effective communications is defined as the successful exchange of information between individuals. An effective communicator is successful in establishing an active two-way link with another individual or group. When people work in groups, there are two quite separate issues involved. The first is the task and the problems involved in getting the job done. The second is the process of the group work itself: the mechanisms by which the group acts as a unit. Without due attention to this process the value of the group can be diminished or even destroyed; yet with a little explicit management of the process, it can enhance the worth of the group to be many times the sum of the worth of its indi...   [tags: Group Team Work Conflict Management]

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A New Algorithm for Age Group Recognition from Frontal Face Image

- In this paper, a new algorithm for age group recognition from frontal face image is presented. The algorithm classifies subjects into four different age categories in four key stages: Pre-processing, Facial feature extraction by a new projection method, Face feature analysis, and Age classification. In order to apply the algorithm to the problem, a face image database focusing on people’s age information is required. Because there are no such these databases, we created a database for this purpose, which is called Iranian Face Database (IFDB)....   [tags: algorithms, age group recognition, frontal face im]

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Tesco PLC Business Analysis

- The assignment will be as discussed in the following way: Task 1: Introduction of Tesco PLC's company background. Task 2: Comparison and difference between the Aims and Objectives of Tesco PLC, Sainsbury and Aldi. Task 3: Identifications of the key stakeholders of Tesco PLC and explain their competing priorities. Task 4: Identifying the current ownership structure of Tesco PLC and analysing the advantages and disadvantages of the type of ownership structure, recommendations of any changes to the current ownership structure and justification if the current ownership structure is most suitable....   [tags: case study]

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Prison Gangs: Gangs and Security Threat Group Awareness

- One of the major problems of corrections today is the security threat group - more commonly known as the prison gang. A security threat group (STG) can be defined as any group of offenders who pose a treat to the security and physical safety of the institution. Throughout the 1960's and 1970's, prison gangs focused primarily on uniting inmates for self protection and the monopolization of illegal prison activities for monetary gain (F.B.P., 1994, p. 2). STGs are mostly divided along racial lines and practiced defiance towards authority....   [tags: security threat group (STG)]

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Group Think

- Group Think This type of dysfunctional operation of an organization has many ways and opportunities for failure. The basic fundamentals of this process are the beginnings of failure as groups seek conformity and unity they sacrifice everything in order to maintain peace within the group. Many times this will take the individuals creative thoughts and ability to voice the creative edge thinking away. In many organizations this is a process that is continually used. It is perceived that management wants the organizations operation or process to run without any type of question or waves....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Group Thinking Essays]

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Group Development: The Formation of Informal Work Groups

- Group Development: The Formation of Informal Work Groups “Informal groups have a powerful influence on the effectiveness of an organization, and can even subvert its formal groups. But, the informal group’s role is not limited to resistance. The impact of the informal group upon the larger formal group depends on the norms that the informal group sets. So the informal group can make the formal organization more effective, too.” Informal groups can either be a manager’s best friend or worst enemy....   [tags: Group Development Theory Human Resources]

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Easy Jet Plc: Company Overview

- Introduction The purpose of this essay is to analysis the easyJet plc about the company’s operation performance, financial status and the ability to control different risks. To achieve the aim, the investigation of the essay will include the following parts: the introduction of the company, the financial trends during the last 5 years, the method about how does the company do their globalization, and how does the company manage the risks that along with the globalization. Finally, the recommendation will be given to the company....   [tags: Finance, Globalization]

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SWOT Analysis of Ryanair Holdings PLC

- This report is based on Ryanair Holdings PLC which was established in 1985. “Ryanair obtains permission from the regulatory authorities to challenge the British Airways and Aer Lingus' high fare duopoly on the Dublin-London route. Services are launched with two (46-seater) turbo prop BAE748 aircraft” (Ryanair, ND). Ryanair Holdings PLC is an Ireland based airline which is the largest low fare airline with 32 bases & over 800 low fare routes across 26 countries, connecting 146 destinations. Ryanair fleets are made up of 196 Boeing 737-800 crafts with a seating capacity of 189 seats....   [tags: business, case studies,]

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In-group and Out-group Bias

- One of the most robust phenomena in psychology is ingroup/outgroup bias. Past research has shown that while people empathize with almost anyone in distress they empathize more with their in-group - family, friends, or their own ethnic group (Society Of Neuroscience, 2009). Previous studies have shown that stereotypes, that are believed to contain the summary of our cultural beliefs about a group, are often automatically activated these when group members are encountered or even thought about (Scott, 2005)....   [tags: psychology, stereotypes, victims]

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An Analysis of Richer Sounds PLC

- An Analysis of Richer Sounds PLC 1.0 A Report on How Richer Sounds Functions 4.1 A Classification of the business according to its ownership, and an explanation of the benefits and constraints of this type of ownership Richer Sounds is part of the Private Sector, which consists of businesses who seek to make a profit. Julian Richer is the sole owner of Richer Sounds, which means he has full control over the business, but the Directors run it. Richer Sounds is a regional unlisted Public Limited Company, which means it is not listed on the Stock Exchange....   [tags: Business Management TQM Essays]

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Light House PLC- Sustainability Reporting Practice

- LIGHT HOUSE PLC SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING PRACTICE In Sri Lanka Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Guidelines on Sustainability Reporting, is considered as the best practice for corporate sustainability reporting. However very few companies in Sri Lanka follow these (GRI) guidelines and their reports are prepared with the minimum application level of the (GRI) guidelines. On the other hand many of the companies only made disclosures relating to sustainability reporting practices in their annual reports in which their social and environmental impacts are included....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Global Reporting Initiative, Reporting]

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My Experience Working in a Group as a Group

- Working together with other people for an assignment can be a challenging task in some cases but luckily, I worked well with my group members. The decisions we made were anonymous although we paced ourselves individually when it came to completing our separate parts of the essay. As a group I believe that we connected well on an interpersonal level as all four of us were able to make alterations to any problem together . Furthermore, we did not give each other a chance to get angry at one another as we knew that this would only cause conflict that would disrupt our flow as a group....   [tags: personal reflections]

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Group Dynamics: Criterias for Describing a Group

- BERNAMA: ACase Study Generally, a group can be defined as more individuals that are connected to each other by social relationship (Forsyth, 2006). Something should be noted that, most of organisations are consist of several people who work together in particular situations and times (Gordon, 2001). There are four criteria in describing a group; i) the members of the group must perceive themselves as a unit; ii) rewards must be provided by the group to its members; iii) if anything happens to one of the members in the group, the other members should feel the affect; and iv) they must sharing a common goal....   [tags: interrelations, unity, muslim, quraish]

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Managing Performance at Halifax plc

- Managing Performance at Halifax plc The email from the District Manager John West to the Customer Marketing Area Manager, Alan Clarke: Dear Alan, I am writing to you regarding the branch 5446 which is led by Frank Innes and not performing well over the last years. I intend to give you an overview on the issues and problems, assess the reasons for it and give you my opinion on how we could solve the problem. Just to be clear on this I would like to state that in my opinion Frank has the ability to manage branch 5446 and lead it towards a successful part of my district....   [tags: Business Management Analysis]

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Establishing EffectiveIncentive and Reward Systems at Barclay Banks PLC

- 1. Introduction There are thousands of organizations in the world, including service providers, retailers, government enterprises, non-profit organizations and so forth. Although they have various differences between each other, they still have some things in common. For example, it is essential for each organisation to have a stated objective and then formulate strategies. In order to fulfil the objective, managers should conduct management control and then make decisions to implement strategies....   [tags: business strategies, organizational procedures]

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Report on Tesco's PLC

- Report on Tesco's PLC The organisation in which I have decided to produce a written report on is Tesco's PLC as they are proving to be the most dominating organisation within the supermarket market despite Wal-Mart taking over Safeway’s. Tesco's as an organisation is classed as the leading supermarket within Britain, it is also the national leader within the food sector. It is now a global organisation as tesco stores are available in countries such as Ireland, Asia and Central Europe....   [tags: Papers]

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The Group of Seven

- Canada’s national culture has been shaped by prose, poetry and painting in varying degrees since the country’s early days. The artistic movement in Canada has transitioned significantly throughout the course of the nation’s development, from an agricultural society to the urbanized one known today. Early periods view art much differently than those who followed, like the Group of Seven. A notably nationalist art movement suggests that their art represented a dramatic departure from earlier styles of painting in Canada....   [tags: styles of painting in Canada]

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Belonging to a Group

- As mammals, humans share the same traits as wolves. We feel the need to form packs as an inherent part of life. I think this feeling derives from years of solitary confinement and the lack of individuals to comfort you through your times of need. This could both be beneficial and a hindrance. If you are not accepted into a group, your self-esteem plummets beyond despair and you begin to deem yourself unworthy. Social status in this world means everything. It is the so called ‘friends’ who aid in this bittersweet process....   [tags: social status, influence, friends]

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Advantages of a Public Limited Company (Plc)

- Advantages of a Public Limited Company (Plc) Tesco is a public limited company (plc). A lot of big companies go public. This is because unlike a private limited, a plc is able to advertise the sale of shares and sell them to members of the general public though the stock exchange. Advantages of a Public Limited Company (Plc) · Shares can be advertised · Shares can be sold through the stock exchange · Large plc’s may find it easier to borrow from banks · Shareholders have limited liability · Cheaper borrowing and bulk purchasing Disadvantages of a Public Limited Company (Plc) · Going public can be expensive · Some plc’s can grow so large that they may become difficult to manage effectiv...   [tags: Business and Management Studies]

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J. Sainsbury's PLC

- J. Sainsbury's PLC Introduction For this unit I have chosen to do J Sainsbury's PLC. I have chosen to do this because I work part-time there and information on human resources is easy to access. In this portfolio I will show how important HR is to a large company and how it operates within a business to make it more efficient. Sainsbury's is one of the leading food retailers in the UK, and also operates property and financial services....   [tags: Papers]

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Tesco PLC's Expansion in North Bracknell

- Tesco PLC's Expansion in North Bracknell Introduction: Tesco PLC is an international supermarket not only selling high quality goods but has now also become one of the biggest job markets. As well as this Tesco has been running sub-projects to increase the level of customer care. [IMAGE] Tesco's main aims are shown by the steering wheel provided by their website (www.tesco.com). Tesco want to have good quality for value to earn their customers loyalty while still making a profit....   [tags: Papers]

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J Sainsbury PLC

- J Sainsbury PLC INTRODUCTION J Sainsbury PLC is one of the leading food retailers in the UK and also has interests in financial services. It comprises of Sainsbury's Supermarkets, Bells Stores, Jackson's Stores and Sainsbury's Bank. There are currently 583 Sainsbury’s supermarkets throughout the UK employing over 145,000 people, offering over 34,000 products and serving over 11 million customers a week. It is for these reasons that careful management of operations within each of the stores is vital to ensure that all processes are kept running smoothly so that customers can be served and products can be replenished....   [tags: Business and Management Studies]

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Jaguar PLC, 1984

- Executive Summary: Jaguar PLC, 1984 This case explores the operating exposure of Jaguar PLC in 1984, just as the government is about to relinquish control and take the company public via an IPO. The primary concern of the CFO is that Jaguar sells over 50% of its cars in the US, while its production costs and factories are U.K.-based. This currency mismatch creates operating exposure for the firm that needs to be hedged. While the current trend in the USD has been higher, the markets are expecting a pullback in the currency....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Grand Metropolitan Plc

- The issue: Grand Metropolitan PLC is the world’s largest wine and spirits seller. It mainly operated in London, USA. In 1991, it beats market expectation with a 4.8% increase in pretax profits, and the company Chairman stated that company’s goal “to constantly improve on”. Despite the great performance in the world recession in 1991, the price of GrandMet shares was 10% below the average price/earnings ratio of the companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. And more important, rumors had that GrandMet, valued at more than $14 billion in the stock market, maybe a takeover target....   [tags: Business Finance Analysis]

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The Surrealist Group

- What if dreams could be seen, heard, and read rather than just experienced. What if there were a way to express the unconscious consciously, and how could one go about accomplishing this. In the early 1920’s a small group of writers grappled with similar questions. This group grew to include upwards of twenty artists and became the Surrealist Group. There were many revolutionary and imaginative artists in the Surrealist group, Magritte being one of them. In his painting completed in 1933, The Human Condition, Magritte comments on the perception of the human condition as only a painter can – through paint....   [tags: Art History]

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The BreadTalk Group

- ... Companies that are involved in CSR have major funds reserved for environmental programs and they devote time, effort and financial support for social well-being that benefit their employees (Investopedia, 2014). Employees’ job performance will increase when they are happy with the benefits BreadTalk can provide them, leading to greater organizational and work efforts as they are feeling more motivated to do their job now. Motivation must be highly utilized and BreadTalk can do so by recognizing employees’ hard work through social welfares....   [tags: social welfare, inspiration, food republic]

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Regulatory Intervention Within Major UK Banks

- This essay will examine and analyse regulatory intervention within major UK banks such as HSBC Bank Plc and Standard Chartered in the United States, the intervention’s outcomes and the relationship between these banks and the US regulatory bodies. The intension of financial regulation is to protect savers, borrowers and investors that participate within financial markets and to pursuit financial stability within a country by achievement of equilibrium as this is a vital component of economic growth and development....   [tags: HSBC Bank Plc and Standard Chartered]

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Taking a Look at the Lego Group

- History of Lego In 1932, Ole Kirk Kristiansen founded the LEGO Group. The name “LEGO” is inspired by two word “leg godt” which means “play well” in Danish. Actually, since 1916, Ole Kirk Kristiansen has begun his business at his own carpentry workshop which manufactured furniture in Billund, Denmark. His workshop started producing small wooden toys in 1920s. In 1932, his son, Godtfred, started working in business with him at the age of 12. Godtfred worked hard and played an active role in his father’s company....   [tags: business analysis, toy companies]

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Examining the Group Dynamics of a Team

- Forming In the forming stage, group members at ECI are polite and enthusiastic to be involved with a potential new business opportunity. The forming stage is relatively short, mainly due to the fact that most personnel on the team have known each other for many years. Storming Storming is one of the more difficult stages of group development and can often lead to team tension and potential failure. Stein (2014) adds that behaviors during the Storming stage may be less polite than during the Forming stage, with frustration or disagreements about goals, expectations, roles and responsibilities being openly expressed....   [tags: storming, norming, motivation]

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Language as Connectivity in a Group

- Language is a crucial part of how people in a group show their solidarity to each other. Discuss Through the use of language, each member of a group is able to construct and reflect their identity. Through the language features present in slang and jargon, users are able to communicate their social identity and group belonging. They are also able to portray their cultural heritage and background through ethnolect varieties of English. Language plays a crucial part in enabling the speaker to communicate belonging to a specific social group, reinforcing solidarity....   [tags: Language]

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The History of the Terrorist Group Hamas

- Terrorism in the Middle East has brought the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the attention of the world. These terrorist groups use murder, bombs, threats, and other violent acts to get their way politically. Hamas, the organization that has replaced Fatah as the representative of the Palestinians, is a leading sponsor of terrorism. The Hamas are the leading reason there is not peace in the middle east as they strongly embrace terrorism. This group was created in 1978 and continues to expand its power today....   [tags: hamas, terrorism, middle east,]

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The Businesses and Development of AKH Group

- ... Good community development is action that helps people to recognize and develop their ability and potential and organize themselves to respond to problems and needs which they share. It supports the establishment of strong communities that control and use assets to promote social justice and help improve the quality of community life. It also enables community and public agencies to work together to improve the quality of government. Source: SCDC A Healthy Community Skill development and Primary Health – Skill Development means developing yourself and your skill sets to add value for the organization and for your own career development....   [tags: community, health, organic]

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Taking a Look at the BMW Group

- The BMW Group, with its main quarters in Munich, Germany, manufactures and sells BMW, MINI, and Rolls Royce cars. Also, the company offers motorcycles and financial services, which engage in car leasing, fleet business, retail customer and dealer financing, customer deposit business, and insurance activities. Primarily, the BMW Group has its sights set firmly on the premium sector of the international automobile market and targets affluent middle aged men and women. Although the corporation’s products contain the full range of size classes and car types, BMW’s international product line consists exclusively of premium-class cars....   [tags: business analysis]

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My Role As a Group Member

- I used to believe that I did not perform very well in groups. I am an observer who likes to learn alone. I thought I learned best when I worked on my own. Even though I always knew group work had many positive values, I was more comfortable with the lecture-based approach and resisted group work merely because it involved change, not because it had a collaborative learning approach. However, during the learning community project, I came to realize that I learn more effectively when I work in groups....   [tags: Personal Reflection]

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The Psychology of Terrorist Group Recruitment

- Introduction One of the most complex aspects of counterterrorism (CT) for the intelligence community (IC), law enforcement (LE), and CT communities is the psychology of terrorism. In the broad study of the psychology of terrorism, a highly misunderstood and challenging subject area is the recruitment of terrorists. A “normal,” rational person would wonder why an individual would pledge to commit acts of terror that would inflict lethal or grave danger upon innocent civilians for a politically educed cause....   [tags: Psychology of Terrorism]

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The Aggregate Group: Children and Adolescents

- ... Children of poverty have a higher incidence of caries from poor dental care which leads to disease. Poverty itself does not cause illness; the lack of adequate education and health care does lead to a greater risk for health problems (Nies & McEwen, 2011). One study evaluated Legacy for Children a “public health strategy to improve child health and development among low-income families” (Kaminski et al., 2013). Between 1994 and 1998 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that there were significant differences in children of poverty in their cognitive and developmental outcomes....   [tags: Healthy People 2020, health, nursing]

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