Department Essays

  • Improving a Department

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    of a department that is struggling to survive. The problems this department is currently faced with include an outdated product line, ineffective interdepartmental communication and fierce competition for corporate funding. These problems must be corrected in order for this department to survive, if this department cannot be turned around then corporate will see it as a liability and eventually find a way of their own to remedy the problem. I have outlined a plan to turn this department around

  • Communicating With The It Department

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    What is the best way to communicate with the Information Technology (IT) department? In this paper, we will look at two IT personnel and comparre communication styles. The most effective way to present this scenario is to engage you, the reader, in a mock computer/network crisis in your company. For many years communicating with the IT department was not a priority. Most businesses used computers for word processing and simple spreadsheets. Networks were stations on the televisions and there was


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    MARKETING DEPARTMENT The aim of this department is to make sure that the business produces goods that consumers would want to buy and sell. Activities of marketing and sales department at Sainsbury's: Market Research: this type of research is a research that Sainsbury's would like to find if a product or a service is suitable for the consumers. This is because they can find out what kind of products or services the consumer's wants. Sainsbury's would also like to find out about if the

  • H.R. department at Coca-Cola

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    Q1- Introduction, business profile of Coca-Cola, and its historical prospective. In May 1886, Coca-Cola was invented by Doctor John Pemberton a pharmacist from Atlanta, Georgia. The name was a suggestion given by John Pemberton’s bookkeeper Frank Robinson who was the first to script “Coca-Cola” into the flowing letters which has become the famous logo of today. Until 1905, the soft drink, marketed as tonic, contained extracts of cocaine as well as the caffeine-rich kola nut. As we know, every new

  • Appleton Police Department

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    Appleton Police Department Appleton is in the heart of the Fox Cities in east central Wisconsin. The population is about 70,00 and is the 6 largest city in Wisconsin and the metropolitan area is more then 155,000. The history of the police department is in 1854 they only had a single lawman which was a marshal they didn’t have a jail so they shared one with a neighboring town. In 186 the city counsel voted in January to start a permanent police department, so it started out as 1 policeman and as

  • Internship with the Police Department

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    Internship with the Police Department Throughout my one hundred and twenty-hour experience with the Gloversville Police Department, I learned many skills, values and the ways of this Police Department. Many of the calls and situations I went to often could relate to a certain theory that I learned in any of my law classes. I would recommend any student majoring in Criminal Justice to try to take an internship with a local law enforcement agency. I am currently signed up for the civil service

  • Federated Department Stores

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    because they represent such a large portion of Federated, I will further explore their current characteristics and behaviors that suggest that they possess qualities of both monopolistic competition and oligopolies. II.     Brief History Federated Department Stores was founded in 1929, the same year the stock market crash signified the commencement of the Great Depression, with the merger of Abraham & Straus of Brooklyn, Filene’s of Boston, F&R Lazarus & Co. of Columbus, Ohio and Bloomingdale’s of New

  • The Impact of Department Stores

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    The Impact of Department Stores Departments stores introduced the customs of shopping as we know them today. Before the advent of giant emporiums like Macy's and Saks, people made their purchases in specialty and dry goods houses, usually located in a nearby part of town. Store owners in small or rural areas, expecting a slow turnover of merchandise, sold their goods at a high mark-up, but allowed thrifty customers to bargain for lower prices or barter with cash crops. Window-shopping had yet

  • The Art Department is Essential for Student Expression

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    The Art Department is Essential for Student Expression Walking down the halls of the school, students are never at a loss for something to look at. The walls of the school are constantly plastered with posters and fliers. More importantly, though, there are the products of the school’s art department. The paintings, drawings, sketches and photographs turn bland walls into something to be admired and awed by everyone. And none of these would be possible without the art department. The pictures

  • The Research and Development Department of a Business

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    The Research and Development Department of a Business The work of research and development involves developing new products and improving current ones through various forms of research. New products and improvements to current products are needed to meet the requirements of customers, taking into consideration changes in consumer demand, seasonal sales changes, and the availability of new materials and technology. The marketing department collects information about changes in consumer demand

  • History Of Department Store

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    Department Store A department store has a mixture of goods and services that are organized into different segments for the ease of shopping for the consumer. In India, the number of department stores is less compared to other retail formats such as supermarkets and discount stores. The store is based on lifestyle retailing and is divided into segments such as apparel, accessories, home appliances etc. Hypermarket Hypermarket is very popular with the customers. They offer consumers the mix of variety

  • Los Angeles Police Department and New York City Police Department

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    The Los Angeles Police Department and the New York City Police Department are from two major cities, but are their hiring standards different or alike? After comparing these two law enforcement agencies I found that they were both alike in their hiring standards. The Los Angeles Police Department is committed to serving the community while protecting the rights of all persons. It is the mission of the LAPD to safeguard the less and property of the people they serve, to reduce the incidence

  • History of the American Department Stores

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    years, the American department store has developed and evolved as not only a commercial business but also a cultural institution. While it has weathered many storms and changes since its inception and throughout history, its most predominant enemy has been a change in the lifestyle of the American people (Whitaker, 2013). As the customer’s needs and wants have shifted, department stores have struggled to keep up with demands. It has been argued that the decline of the department store has been ongoing

  • Macy's Traditional Department Store

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    Make a situational analysis of the traditional department store industry and of Macy’s as of 2005. Which factors in the external environment could (positively or negatively) affect the success of Macy’s new strategy? Which internal factors could affect the success of the company’s strategy? (don’t forget to look at the exhibits!) Established in New York City in 1858, Macy’s has become one of the nation’s most important fashion retailers in the United States of America and around the world through

  • Personal Experience: My Experience In The Emergency Department

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    emergency department at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center. However, this past summer, my duties at the hospital changed slightly after another volunteer joined me in the emergency department. It was her first time volunteering at this hospital, so she knew very little about the hospital’s logistics. Being highly experienced in the emergency department, I acted as her mentor. In any other department of the hospital, volunteers can ease into their environment. But in the emergency department, you need

  • The Department of Motor Vehicles

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    the misfortune of spending a day. Somewhere we all spend countless hours standing in lines. A government department plagued with incompetent employees; employees that can turn something as simple as renewing a driver’s license into an all day affair. I am of course, referring to the Department of Motor Vehicles or hell on earth as I often call it. Part of the issue with the DMV, or the Department of Motor Vehicles as it has been hitherto called, is the people - from the customers to the employees.

  • A Woman’s Paradise on Earth: The Rise of the Department Store

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    woman’s heaven on Earth became the department store in 1838 in Paris. The department store became a haven where women of the wealthy middle class and the Bourgeois could spend their free time there and feel safe, much like they did at church. It also became an expansion of a woman’s sphere in both her work life and in public. But since the department store was first erected, it begs the burning question: why would the women of Paris feel safe in the department stores? Why would the lower middle-class

  • Take A Trip To A Department Store Case Study

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    Assignment 2 Question 1. Take a trip to a department store. Evaluate the in-store marketing effort. Which categories or brands seem to be receiving the biggest in-store "push?" What unique in-store merchandising efforts do you see? I took a trip to a department store named ‘Rainbow Cash & Carry’. There were a lot of products being marketed in the store but some of them were marketed with extra efforts. There were a lot of banner and signs put up in the store regarding products and deals. As I entered

  • Home Plus Case Study Department Store

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    Home Plus is a discount big box retailer. They have high end product and low end items with competitive discounts. Their main competitors are Walmart and Target. When I think of Walmart and Target I think of low prices and value products. Walmart has marketed a brand essentially catering to everyday low prices. While Target has products for the middle class consumers, but with a discount. Walmart and Target are both thought as discount stores which carry standard merchandise that are sold at lower

  • The Department of Homeland Security

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    I am going to discuss the plan that the Department of Homeland Security has set forth for the years of 2012-2016. This plan outlines the entire vision of the department to essentially accomplish their missions and goals. The plan consists of missions varying from border security to cyber security. We must not forget the men and women on the front line working hard to ultimately secure and provide safety for the United States of America. The Department of Homeland Security National Strategic Plan