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Market Positioning of Samsung

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Samsung Cell Phone Market Segmentation

Samsung cell phones have a competitive advantage over most competitors based on the outstanding characteristics such as the apps support, size, the weight, the ability to retain the charge, the number of games it supports, the possibility of paying for gams and install, the aesthetics, the internal memory and the camera quality among other things.

Segmentation

The Samsung cell phone will target two main segments; the trendy young professionals getting into the job market and secondly, the professional middle aged men with a few years of experience in the job market.

Geographic variables in this market segmentation include the rural areas as well as the urban regions where the population is high. These are areas where both the young professionals and the middle aged professionals can be found establishing themselves in various employment sectors or setting up their own businesses.

Psychographic variables considered here are…… [Read More]

References

Zincubate, (2015). 5 Great Phones for a Young Entrepreneur. http://zincubate.com/5-great-phones
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Market Driven Management

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Pharmaceutical industries have to operate in an environment that is highly competitive and subject to a wide variety of internal and external constraints. In recent times, there has been an increasing trend to reduce the cost of operation while competing with other companies that manufacture products that treat similar afflictions and ailments. The complexities in drug research and development and regulations have created an industry that is subject to intense pressure to perform. The amount of capital investment investments required to get a drug from conception, through clinical trials and into the market is enormous. The already high-strung pharmaceutical industry is increasingly investing greater amounts of resources in search of the next "blockbuster" drug that can help them gain market position and profits. Laws, regulations and patents are important to the industry while spending billions of dollars in ensuring the copyright of their products.

It is the intention of this…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Ansoff, H.I. (1957). Strategies for diversification. Harvard Business Review, 35(5), 113-124.

Ansoff, H.I. (1965). Corporate Strategy. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Ashour, M.F., Obeidat, O., Barakat, H., & Tamimi, A. (2004). UAE Begins Examination of Patent Applications. Tamino.com. Retrieved January 18, 2004, from the World Wide Web: http://www.tamimi.com/lawupdate/2001-01/intprop.htm

Bain, J.S. (1954). Economies of scale, concentration, and the condition of entry in twenty manufacturing industries. American Economic Review, 44, 15-36.
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Job Stress

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American today, works more that an American worker of even a generation ago. A 1999 Government report stated that workers worked 8% more hours than the previous generation. This translates to an average workweek of 47 hours. Twenty percent of workers today work more than 49 hours. The work place has been constantly changing -- the revolution from agronomies to industrialization having had its origins in the industrial revolution. Most of the industrialized regions of the world have attained better standards with significant improvements in quality of life as a result of the industrial revolution. In turn, however, the workplace became more formal and restrictive. Any personal skills of an individual worker were generally ignored. These abilities were not essential a worker's role in the "new" work environment.

Mass production was the next phase of change in the workplace. It made standardization the norm. Greater emphasis was placed on conforming…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Armour, Stephanie. "Workers Seek Compensation from Employers for Job Stress." USA TODAY May 15, 2002.

Barsade, S, and B. Wiesenfeld. Attitudes in the American Workplace Iii. New Haven, CT: Yale University School of Management., 1997.

Bond, J.T., E. Galinsky, and J.E. Swanberg. The 1997 National Study of the Changing Workforce. New York, NY: Families and Work Institute, 1998.

Briggs, Susan. To Think or to Do? 2001. Available. December 8, 2002. http://www.pacpubserver.com/new/business/3-12-01/motivation.html
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Job Status and Future

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Accounting

As I pursue a degree in accounting, I am constantly searching for the variety of opportunities and options that my degree completion will bring to me. According to Money magazine, accounting is currently one of the 50 hottest jobs (JobWeb, 2003).

In addition, the U.S. ureau of Labor Statistics (LS) says that accounting professionals will experience a 10 to 20% increase in job openings by the year 2008. These factors give me confidence that my future in accounting is secure and promising. This paper will examine the possible avenues, rewards, job market and concerns involved with being an accounting major.

Career Choices for Accountants

Accounting majors are presented with a variety of options for careers. Many choose traditional accounting careers, while others branch out to become appraisers, budget officers, loan officers, financial analysts and managers, actuaries, underwriters, tax collectors and revenue agents, securities sales representatives, and purchasing agents (JobWeb,…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Cabrillo College. (2003). Accountants and Auditors. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from the Internet at http://www.cabrillo.cc.ca.us/oir/oops/account_.html.

Giles, Darrell. (2003). It is an Exciting Time for Accounting Majors.

The Black Collegian Magazine.

JobWeb. (2003). Options and Opportunities for Accounting Majors. National Association of Colleges and Employers. Retrieved from Internet at http://www.jobweb.com/Resources/Library/Careers_In/Options_and_47_01.htm.
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Job Creation and Other Economic Myths

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Economics

There is a belief, common to economists, that government intervention is necessary to assist economic growth. The current belief that the reason that the economy is faltering is that job growth has faltered, has not altered this perception, even though it probably should have. Recently both the Bush and Obama administrations have tried many different means of stimulating the economy (much as Franklin Delano Roosevelt did during the "Great Depression"), and these means have had varying levels if success. However, despite some small amount of relief and a stronger stock market, job growth remains stagnant and the economy slugs along with it. The efforts of the current administration toward job growth and creation, whether that be in State of the Union speeches or actually policies, have not produced the desired effects. hy is this? Could it be that the Keynesian methods of economic growth and job production are faulty?…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Buzzeo, Fred. "Job Creation and Other Economic Myths." Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2010. Web.

Hazlitt, Henry. Economics in One Lesson. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946. Print.

Mises, Ludwig von. "Capitalism, Happiness and Beauty." Capitalistic Mentality, 1954. Web.
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Market Model Changes the Medtech or Medical

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Market Model Changes

The medtech, or medical technology, industry is a large and intensely competitive industry that produces highly innovative medical devices for hospitals and other healthcare facilities in the effort to save lives and improve health for patients (Research, 2012). It is spread across different segments including, cardiology, oncology, neuro, orthopedic, and aesthetic devices. It relies largely on aging baby boomers, high unmet medical needs, and increased incidence of lifestyle diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.

The industry is being challenged by pricing concerns, hospital admissions and procedural volume, uncertainty concerning healthcare reform, Medicare reimbursement issues as agencies are looking for cost reduction measures, and regulatory overhang. There is a rise in patients deferring treatment in elective procedures. "One factor aligning economic and clinical forces: in the U.S., the number of medical practices owned by hospitals grew from 25% in 2005 to 50% in 2008" (practice, 2011).…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Blog, I. (2012, Mar 12). MedTech Industry Stock Outlook. Retrieved from Financial Content: http://markets.financialcontent.com/stocks/news/read/20832505/MedTech-Industry-Stock-Outlook

practice, B.G. (2011, Feb 9). Creating a new commercial model for the changing medtech market. Retrieved from Bain & Company: http://www.bain.com/publicatgions/articles/creating-a-commercial-model-for-changing-medtech-market.aspx

Research, Z.E. (2012, June 15). MedTech Industry Stock Outlook-June 2012-Zacks Analyst Interviews. Retrieved from Nasdaq: http://community.nasdaq.com/News/2012-06/medtech-industry-stock-outlook-june-2012-zachs-analysts-interviews.aspx?
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Market Analysis of House of Fraser House

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arket Analysis of House of Fraser

House of Fraser was founded in 1891 by James Arthur in Glasgow. Originally a drapery shop, the store quickly expanded and by the end of 1891, the entire Fraser family was investing in the company. At this point, the store was renamed to Frasers & Sons. Over time, the store expanded from selling draperies to selling clothing, shoes and other department store apparel.

The company has continued to grow through the purchase of smaller companies. In 2005, House of Fraser aquaired Jenner's department store and in 2006 it took over Baugur. In 2008, the company had three new openings in London, Belfast and Bristol. The company continues to grow and is a ripe competitor.

House of Fraser is ranked high in the market overall with its six major competitors being arks & Spencer, John Lewis, Harrods, Debenhams, Selfridges and Fenwick. John Lewis is by…… [Read More]

Mintel (2011), Department Stores Retailing-UK-March 2011, http://academic.mintel.com/sinatra/oxygen_academic//display/&id=545274

Office for National Statistics (2012), Consumer Prices Indices- RPI Annual Percentage Changes 1948 to 2011, http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/datasets-and-tables/data-selector.html?cdid=CDKQ&dataset=mm23&table-id=2.2

Wikipedia (2012), House of Fraser, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Fraser
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Job Analysis Selection & 8226 Conduct a Job

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Job Analysis Selection • Conduct a job analysis. • Outline a workforce planning system. • Create a selection process staffing. Course Assignments 1. eadings • ead Chapter 5 -- 7 Managing Human esources.

Job Analysis Selection

As InterClean and EnviroTech completed their merger, the operational complexities of the resulting companies significantly increased. At the primary level, one could observe the fact that the organization would no longer simply offer cleaning products, but also cleaning services to the local health care institutions. As a specification, these institutions require the highest possible quality cleaning products and services. Nevertheless, the ability to kill as many germs as possible does no longer represent the main competitive advantage.

The modern day society is extremely dynamic and continually challenges the economic agents to rise up to amounting expectations. While a high quality of the manufactured products and delivered services is imperative, it is no longer sufficient…… [Read More]

References:

Jobber, D., Lancaster, G., 2009, Selling and sales management, Pearson Education

2010, Sample job analysis, Staffing and Recruiting Essentials,  http://www.staffing-and-recruiting-essentials.com/Sample-Job-Analysis.html  last accessed on December 21, 2010

Business open learning archive, The BOLA Project, http://www.bola.biz/jobs/salesjob/salesrep.html last accessed on December 21, 2010
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Market Failure an Analysis of

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With all of these factors contributing to the American auto industry nearly collapsing, the U.S. government had to take into account how critical this is as an industry for the economically ravaged states of Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin and many of the southern states including Alabama, Kentucky and Mississippi. The U.S. government actually had no choice but to bail out this failed industry as at one point it was projected that nearly 250,000 to 350,000 jobs would be directly or indirectly lost as a result of the failure of the American auto industry. Further, foreign auto makers including enault, Daimler Benz, who eventually did buy a significant portion of Chrysler, and Hyundai all began bidding on the assets of American auto manufacturers. Congress was pressure to save this industry and the jobs associated with it. The fact that many in congress owed their jobs to the constituents whose jobs would…… [Read More]

References

Hansen, J.. (2009, October). Buy American: a matter of the heart ...and the pocket. Summit, 12(7), 21-24.

Hortaccsu, A., Matvos, G., Shin, C., Syverson, C., & Venkataraman, S.. (2011). Is an Automaker's Road to Bankruptcy Paved with Customers' Beliefs? The American Economic Review, 101(3), 93-97.

Lucas, J., & Furdek, J.. (2010). Did The Labor Contracts Between The UAW And The Big Three Automakers Work? American Journal of Business Education, 3(1), 9-14
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Market Equilibrium War Outbreak What Are the

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Market Equilibrium War Outbreak

What are the effects of Market Equilibrium at the outbreak of War on the Economy?

Over the decades, there has been the continuing debate about the underlying effects that war is having on the economy. At the heart of this argument, is the belief that once a war begins it will have a positive impact. This is because it effectively, controls the forces of market equilibrium. Simply put, this is when there is a perfect balance between: supply and demand. As this helping to: ensure price stability. The reason why, is because of: the massive amounts of spending and the allocation of various resources in supporting these efforts. ("Market Equilibrium") Once this takes place, it means that there will be the ideal conditions for the economy to begin to experience above average growth. As there are no economic forces, that can create the kinds of situations…… [Read More]

Bibliography

"Consequences of War on the Economy." Maliganani, n.d. Web. 21 Mar. 2011.

"Market Equilibrium." Business Dictionary, 2011. Web. 21 Mar. 2011.

Campagna, Anthony. The Economic Consequences of the Vietnam War. New York: Praeger, 1991. Print.

DeGrasse, Robert. Military Expansion, Economic Decline. Armonk: Sharpe, 193. Print.
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Market Research Discuss Market Research Is Probably

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Market esearch

Discuss: "Market research is probably the greatest single deterrent to excellence in modern business. It's crutch for manager with no vision and no conviction."

One of the most famous corporate success stories of recent memory, the Apple Corporation, did almost no market research. Instead it relied upon the vision of its CEO and founder Steve Jobs. "Apple as a company follows its instincts. They're less interested in giving the market what it wants as they are in giving the market what it doesn't yet know it wants. Apple aims to create innovate products that didn't previously exist (iPad) or take existing products and redefine them in a way that makes them completely new (iPod, iPhone)" (Bradley 2010). Apple customers are loyal, yet it does not use focus groups, surveys, questionnaires, or other conventional methods of assessing what consumers want. Consumers do not know what they want, Jobs believed.…… [Read More]

References

Bradley, Stephen. (2010). Who knows better? You or your customers?

http://www.vanseodesign.com/marketing/who-knows-better/

Skibsted, Jens Martin & Rasmus Bech Hansen. (2011). User-led innovation can't create breakthroughs: Just ask Apple and IKEA. Fast Co Design.

Retrieved November 12, 2011 at  http://www.fastcodesign.com/1663220/user-led-innovation-cant-create-breakthroughs-just-ask-apple-and-ikea
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Job Portal Security the Objective

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XML is used not only to represent the data but also as a messaging protocol called SOAP; and (6) Portal Integration is another popular integration methodology in use today. It doesn't involve expensive and time consuming technologies and processes that EAI and data warehousing require. Also, it is the most customer-facing of all the methods described in this section. This means that it can be highly personalized and customized to the customer's requirements. In future, portals will present their functionality as web services so that multiple portals from different vendors can be integrated.

Architecture of Portals

The portal, when speaking technically, is "a framework that enables developers to plug various software components called portlets, and then deliver the aggregated content to multi-devices." (Mohan, 2003) Integration may be accomplished through using HRML, JSP, Java eans, Java servlets, XSL that transforms XML through XSL transformation or even CGI. Sun Microsystems' Java Community…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Mohan, Sajeev (2003) Mechanics of Oracle Portal and Identity Management. Online available at http://download.oracle.com/owsf_2003/36786_Mohan.doc

Reducing the Costs of it Security Management (2006) Sumner Blount eTrust Solutions Online available at  http://i.cmpnet.com/ittransformationcenter.techweb.com/pdfs/reducing_costs_security_mgt.pdf 

Building a Portal? Vive La Difference (2001) Information Week. 5 November 2001 Online available at http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=6508083

Oracle Solutions for Workforce Excellence - HR Transformation: Transform HR from an Administrative Function to a Strategic Partner. http://www.oracle.com/global/uk/hcm/9575%20Transformation-2-9-4.pdf
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Job Application Consulting Technology

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Job pplication

s noted on the JP Morgan's own website, the evolution of the credit derivatives market has shifted the entire technology agenda into the banking environment because of the creation of electronic markets. full understanding of how recent changes in technology can be related to international economics and development is thus critical to success in the field of consulting.

I believe I can offer a unique combination of technical, business, and personal skills to JP Morgan that relate directly to the interrelationship of technology, structural development, and international economics. My background in the electrical and structural aspects of engineering, my personal and social education in Europe, and my familiarity with business culture and terms would all make me a valuable asset to JP Morgan.

In September of 2002, I graduated with honors in Civil Electronic Engineering from the Free University of Brussels (V.U.B.). This background in engineering has given…… [Read More]

At university, I honed and developed my analytical skills, the apex of which was my thesis on the simulation of an ADSL-modem. My work has taught me how to tackle unstructured problems, rather than simply to apply outmoded concepts to new ideas. I am extremely comfortable with several program languages, including Visual basic, C++, Java and Matlab-Simulink. But beyond comfort, I know how to think creatively in the language of technology, much as I know how to communicate in a variety of languages.

A interned in 2001 with the Telindus Company in Beligu, an International telecommunications company, for which I wrote a program to use a sampler as an oscilloscope enabling the company to test modems. In my work for Eleven 11 in Antwerp, Belgium, I wrote a specific program to facilitate this Belgian diamonds company's accounting. Even during my 'leisure' time I found myself fusing my interests in technology and business, when I created with some friends of mine an investment club in February of 2000.

But at JP Morgan, my passion for technology and business would be fused, not simply into a single investment club, but would become the focus of my professional and intellectual life. I offer my skills, my energy, along with my passion to this great and renowned company.
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Job Placement Describe Four Sources

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Discuss why they are significant and how clients can be trained in those areas.

Persistence: Encourage the client to see every experience as valuable, even a bad interview is still practice

ritten communication: Know how to communicate briefly and effectively through an online resume, over email, which can be honed with practice

Oral communication: Know how to communicate in interviews and over the phone which can also be honed with practice in mock-interviews

Turn negatives into positives: Even a stay-at-home mother has skills that can be valuable in the workforce

You are discussing hiring people with disabilities with an employer. The employer asks the following questions:

If I hire a person with disabilities or promote the person, how will my company's health-insurance and workers compensation costs be affected?

They should not be unduly affected, given that according to the ADA website, an employer "must provide a reasonable accommodation if a…… [Read More]

Works Cited

The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Primer for Small Business. The U.S. Equal Employment

Opportunity Commission. February 4, 2004. May 3, 2009. http://www.eeoc.gov/ada/adahandbook.html#medical
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Job the Work of a Chef Is

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Job

The work of a chef is multifaceted and requires a wide range of skills and competencies. This interview with a head chef highlights the primary tasks and critical competencies for being a chef. Obviously, a chef's job is to prepare food tasty enough to continue attracting and retaining customers. To achieve this goal, the chef needs to be aligned with the core values of the restaurant owner. With a shared vision, the chef can help create a team of qualified kitchen personnel that collaborate to create menu items. The chef is the commander of the kitchen on multiple levels: as leader of a team of employees, as chief technician, and as creative visionary whose expertise informs a menu that offers competitive advantage.

Therefore, a lot of different types of skills comprise the actual work of being a professional chef. The head chef is the manager of the kitchen and…… [Read More]

References

Association of College Unions International (2014). Executive chef. Retrieved online: http://www.acui.org/content.aspx?menu_id=188&id=2682

Career Planner (2013). Chef and head cook. Retrieved online: http://job-descriptions.careerplanner.com/chefs-and-head-cooks.cfm

"Chef or Cook," (n.d.). Retrieved online: http://www.snagajob.com/job-descriptions/chef-or-cook/

"How to Write a Job Analysis and Description," (n.d.). Entrepreneur. Retrieved online: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/56490
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Market Research in Order to

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Meanwhile, band images that emeged fom the FGDs will then be detemined and assessed quantitatively, wheein detemined images will be pesented to espondents, and will be asked to choose which image best fits the poduct cited in the suvey.

To evaluate the eseach conducted, I will coss-check the suvey esults, ensuing that the conduct of eseach was conducted in eithe one of the following manne: (1) a homogenous goup of espondents wee given equal chances to view animatics of diffeent kinds of Akie Feet Fam ads, showing diffeent feet food, o (2) showing of one kind of Akie Feet Fam ad to thee o moe diffeent goups that ae consideed homogenous in almost all majo qualifies, except pehaps fo a distinguishing facto distinct in the goup (i.e., occupation of espondents, geogaphic location, poduct patonized, among othes).

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references be obtained from third-party data generators such as government and/or non-government trade and industry agencies. These agencies will ensure the fair assessment and recording of data, documented objectively and for purposes of information provision and research only.

The focus group discussion would be more productive if the female ferret owners will be engaged in a creative activity wherein they will verbally share, envision, and possibly draw ideas on what they may consider as the "ideal" ferret toy. Through this activity, the moderator and company will be able to draw out ideas on the needs, met and unmet, of ferret owners with regard to ferret toys.

Telephone surveys are easier to use and can be accomplished faster; however, this kind of interview could lead to high refusal rate due to technical problems and can yield only shallow data due to the short period of interaction between interviewer and respondent. Personal interviews provide more interaction between interviewer and respondent, and can provide better clarification and probing on responses. However, personal interviewers can take too much time, and can result to interview fatigue, which may affect survey results. Mail surveys are easy to administer and cheaper in cost; however, this kind of survey has the highest refusal rate, and results may no longer be relevant due to this time lag. Electronic mail surveys is easiest and fastest to administer; however, they tend to be ignored and considered as spam mail and responses cannot be clarified further since respondents cannot be tracked easily because surveying is in online mode.
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Job Analysis Report Sales Representatives at Circuit

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Job Analysis Report

Sales Representatives At Circuit

Job summary:

Sales representatives play an important role in most organizations. We visited Circuit, the largest computer dealers in our area and spoke to some of the sales representatives there. It must be borne in mind that sales representatives are not salespeople. They have an absolutely different job to perform even though it is connected with sales too. Sales representatives are required to promote company's business and to attract new customers, keeping in view the core objectives and values of the firm. Sales Representatives at Circuit are responsible for attracting new business without losing the sight of company policies.

Benefits:

Sales Representatives earn around $17,000 P/A with commission. They earn $10% on every sale generated by them and are given transport facility. Company also covers 15% of medical expenses and paid leave of 2 days a month is granted to sales representatives with…… [Read More]

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Jobs Act American Jobs Act the American

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Jobs Act

American Jobs Act

The American Jobs Act of 2011

The American Jobs Act

This paper advocates passage of the American Jobs Act of 2011. Two years after the Great Recession of 2007-2009 ended, unemployment continues at near record highs. As of September 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate held at 9.1%, with the number of unemployed persons at 14.0 million. The unemployment rates for adult men (8.8%), adult women (8.1%), teenagers (24.6%), whites (8.0%), blacks (16.0%), and Hispanics (11.3%) were essentially unchanged for September. The number of long-term unemployed, those who were jobless for 27 weeks or longer, was 6.2 million individuals, accounting for 44.4% of the unemployed. The number of individuals employed part-time for economic reasons, also referred to as involuntary part-time workers, rose to 9.3 million in September. These persons worked part-time because their hours had been cut back, or because…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Boushey, Heather and Gadi Dechter. "The American Jobs Act." Center for American Progress. 14 Sept. 2011. Web. 18 Oct. 2011.

Bureau of Labor Statistics. "The Employment Situation -- September 2011." BLS.gov. 7 Oct. 2011. Web. 18 Oct. 2011.

Calmes, Jackie and Binyamin Appelbaum. "Bigger Economic Role for Washington." New York Times. 13 Sept. 2011. Web. 18 Oct. 2011.

Costa, Kristina and Adam Hersh. "Infrastructure Spending Builds American jobs." Center for American Progress. 8 Sept. 2011. Web. 18 Oct. 2011.
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Market Analysis and Marketing for

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For this type of customers, Diesel should create a special line of clothing items, different from the one for the primary target customers. For the primary target customers the central piece is the jeans. For the secondary target customers Diesel designers should combine jeans with other clothing items that are best suitable for 25-35 aged customers, that have good jobs and that are present in high social circles. For the secondary target customers the price should be significantly higher than the price for the primary target customers. The secondary target customers are trying to buy a certain status together with the clothing items they buy, so the higher the price of the clothes, the higher the status they are achieving. Other than this, the price should reflect the work invested in creating these clothing items, which require extra care for the secondary target customers.

As mentioned above, the communication strategy…… [Read More]

Reference List

Nordas, H.K. (2004). The Global Textile and Clothing Industry post the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing. World Trade Organization. Retrieved July 8, 2007 at http://www.wto.org/english/res_e/booksp_e/discussion_papers5_e.pdf.

Diesel History (2007). Diesel Clothing. Retrieved July 8, 2007 at http://www.diesel.com/#/dieselinfoandpress/.

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 8, 2007 at  http://www.census.gov/main/www/cen2000.html .

Consumer Buying Behavior Notes. Retrieved July 8, 2007 at  http://www.udel.edu/alex/chapt6.html#personal .
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Job Find Programs the Department

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Congress allocates approximately $220 million annually for TAA training (Labor, 2006). Each year, the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration allocates 75% of available TAA funds, or $165 million (Labor, 2006). The remaining 25% of funds are reserved for states experiencing large, unexpected layoffs during the year. States may request additional money from the reserve account after they have spent at least 50% of the allocated TAA funds (Labor, 2006). "

As this allotment and others like it illustrate the job programs in place are designed to help those who have educations or trade backgrounds and experience.

They provide additional benefits and perks to those in that position but for those who are unskilled and have been laid off of minimum wage positions the job programs do very little to assist them.

A case in point was when Kmart opted to close down more than 300 of…… [Read More]

References

FISCAL 2007 BUDGET: UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS at LABOR:WAYNE BROUGH DEPARTMENT From: Congressional Testimony | Date: May 4, 2006

U.S. Department of Labor Teams up with Kmart to Connect Kmart Employees with Job Opportunities. From: U.S. Newswire

U.S. Department of Labor Releases $154,962 to Assist Trade- Affected Workers in New Mexico.

From: U.S. Newswire | Date: August 21, 2006
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Market Entry the Introduction of

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com. In case of several companies, enhancing customer relationships is among the most capable features of e-commerce. However, whereas the Internet has presented the consent of a novel method to draw and communicate with the customer, hardly few enterprises have discovered a method to efficiently manage interactions with their customers on the Internet. (David, 2000)

The real skill is involved in making the device suitable to accomplishment of the business strategy and also makes profit persistently. (Howard, 1999) This makes McGrath and Heiens to describe the failures of Internet startups as a moot testimony that "the Internet is a tool, not a panacea" and that a "sound business strategy is always a prerequisite for success" Therefore, even though many successes have appeared to day on the Web in the online industry and in the digital forms in general still more are to be explored for accomplishing long-term goals of the…… [Read More]

References

Allbritton, Marcel M; Rogers, Everett M. (1995) "Interactive Communication Technologies in Business Organizations" the Journal of Business Communication. Volume: 32; No: 1; pp: 36-43

Archer, Norm; Head, Milena; Wang, Fang. (2002) "E-Tailing: An Analysis of Web Impacts on the Retail Market" Journal of Business Strategies. Volume: 19. No: 1; pp: 114-120

Baker, John. F. (December, 1998) "Hyper Wars: Eleven Strategies for Survival and Profit in the Era of Online Business-review." Publishers Weekly. Volume: 12. No: 1; pp: 27-33

Beck, John C; Lynch, Patrick D. (2001) Profiles of Internet Buyers in 20 Countries: Evidence for Region-Specific Strategies. Journal of International Business Studies. Volume: 32; No: 1; pp: 57-63
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Market Research at Kudler Foods Market Research

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Market esearch at Kudler Foods

Market esearch at Kudler Fine Foods

The catalyst of any successful business is the ability to quickly translate customer data in its many forms into a competitive advantage (Perreault, Cannon, & McCarthy, 2008). For Kudler Fine Foods, they have many opportunities to learn from their customers and grow their core business in the process. The intent of this analysis is to evaluate how the many concepts, frameworks and structures of market research can be used to augment and strengthen the store's ability to serve existing customers and gain new ones.

etailers especially need to be cognizant of how to best to coordinate all the market research functions in a concerted and focused base of knowledge which can be used for making insightful, intelligent strategic decisions (Perreault, Cannon, & McCarthy, 2008). For retailers this focus needs to include the complete customer experience from an authenticity and…… [Read More]

References

Vasco Boatto, Edi Defrancesco, & Samuele Trestini. (2011). The price premium for wine quality signals: does retailers' information provision matter? British Food Journal, 113(5), 669-679.

Iglesias, O., Singh, J., & Batista-foguet, J.. (2011). The role of brand experience and affective commitment in determining brand loyalty. Journal of Brand Management, 18(8), 570-582.

Morrison, M., Gan, S., Dubelaar, C., & Oppewal, H.. (2011). In-store music and aroma influences on shopper behavior and satisfaction. Journal of Business Research, 64(6), 558.

David Pearson, Joanna Henryks, Alex Trott, Philip Jones, Gavin Parker, David Dumaresq, & Rob Dyball. (2011). Local food: understanding consumer motivations in innovative retail formats. British Food Journal, 113(7), 886-899.
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Job Application

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Job Application

Why are you applying for a role in your chosen area? (Demonstrate your suitability for the position(s) sought.)

In September of 2002, I graduated with honors with a degree in Civil Electronic Engineering from the Free University of Brussels (V.U.B). Although I enjoyed studying this discipline and pursuing my degree, I have come to realize that my naturally extroverted personality is far more suited and more fulfilled in the fast-paced world of business and finance. This is why I have decided to apply for an entry-level position for the Financial Management Program (FMP) at General Electric.

I do not only seek an education for myself in my new, chosen field. I also believe that my background has given me, as a person, a good deal that I can offer to GE as a company. A civil electronic engineer, such as myself, is often confronted with highly complex mathematical…… [Read More]

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Market Needs

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Market Needs

Marketing

It is likely that there would be no direct effect on marketing caused by a change from batch to line processing. However, depending on what was happening outside the company, there could be an effect. If, as is arguably the case, line processing is more costly than batch processing, it might be necessary to market the product without discounts and so on. This could be problematical if there was a demand for lower costs from major clients (Cohen, 1994, p. 24+). On the other hand, it is probable that a perceptive marketing function could use the new 'flexibility' and customize-ability as a marketing tool. The concern for marketing might involve the potential delay in shipping and/or smaller lots of product available.

Finance

A change from batch to line processing is likely to have several effects on finance, arguably most of them adding costs and potentially diminishing the…… [Read More]

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Cohen, H.B. (1994) The Forgotten element of quality programs. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 599(3), p. 24+. Retrieved October 11, 2005 from www.questia.com.

Hirst, P. And Zeitlin, J. (1992) Flexible specialization vs. post Fordism, in A. Scott and M. Storper (eds.) Pathways to Industrialization, London: Routledge.
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Jobs Gazing at the Seoul Skyline for

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Jobs

Gazing at the Seoul skyline for the first time after graduating from the University of Massachusetts, I felt the pulse of metropolitan life and the whispers of change taking place in my life and in the life of the city. It is because of this pulse that I am applying for a job with HSBC, one of the world's most reputable companies. I had lived in Boston for the past several years and soaked up all the experiences I could while I was there. When I returned to Korea I realized that the world had become so linked because of globalization that companies like HSBC made inroads in nations far beyond their own borders. I also appreciate the world of commerce and banking, which I believe are at the root of how whole societies change and grow.

I too hope to change and to grow through exciting opportunities working…… [Read More]

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Job Fair Brochure Half Time Sports Bar

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Job fair brochure: Half Time Sports Bar & Grill

Looking for a fun place to work? Love sports? Love to eat? The Half Time Sports Bar & Grill is a rapidly-expanding local franchise that offers traditional American food in a relaxed and homey setting. Customers can watch their favorite sports while they are served by a dynamic and engaging wait staff. Behind the counter, equally enthusiastic line cooks prepare the perfect burgers, fries, wings, and seafood to go with the football, basketball, and baseball games on-screen. The beer is cold, and the atmosphere is filled with a sense of friendly rivalry. Half Time Sports Bar & Grill needs new wait staff and cooks: do you have what it takes to serve on our team?

Servers must be motivated, and used to working in a fast-paced environment. Earning potential is high, given that customers often order multiple appetizers, drinks, and entrees…… [Read More]

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Job Creation and Government Job Creation Should

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Job Creation and Government

JOB CEATION SHOULD NOT BE GOVENMENT'S ESPONSIBILITY

Government in all capitalist nations is actually responsible for efficient allocation and diversion of resources and not for creation of employment opportunities for the people. Capitalist countries thrive on the principle of entrepreneurship and in such countries corporations literally control all economic activity. For this reason, it is impractical to expect the government to intervene when employment opportunities are scarce. Instead government's intervention must be limited to efficient allocation of economic resources and regulation of financial markets through fiscal measures during times of economic slow-down. But under no circumstances, should the government be expected to raise employment level in the country because it is essentially incapable of carrying out the task successfully. It has been noticed that when government is assigned the task of job creation, it does so inefficiently usually hiring more people than needed for various government…… [Read More]

References

Milton Friedman, "Can Government Make Jobs?" Newsweek, December 13, 1982, p. 122.
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Markets & Economy a Budget

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Rational firms will choose the lowest-cost option between the two. The market is expected to be efficient, so that while some firms will find it cheaper to pollute, other firms will find it cheaper to install pollution abatement mechanisms.

Ultimately, the system will seek to deliver the lowest per-unit cost of abatement. This will be achieved because the firms that are going to abate their pollution are the ones for whom the cost of abatement is lower than the cost of polluting. With these firms focused on their abatement efforts, they will deliver a greater degree of pollution abatement at a lower per-unit cost with the marketable permits than any other system.

To see the value in this system, the alternative must be considered. If firms are mandated to reduce pollution, they will do so to bring themselves under the maximum allowable pollution levels. However, firms will have no economic…… [Read More]

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Job Analysis From Undercover Boss

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Job Analysis from 'Undercover Boss'

From the 9th episode, "Subway" of Undercover Boss -- Season 2, two jobs have been identified: Store Manager and Chief Development Officer.

In the episode, Subway's Chief Development Officer (CDO), Dan Fretman goes undercover in order to assist with the development of Subway stores. The position of Store Manager in the episode involves 4 persons who work alongside Dan.

Job Analysis

For Chief Development Officer Position

The central part played by development in the area of strategic business decision-making has given rise to a need for managers who understand the concepts of development as well as gainful applications to processes, products, and services. A number of firms have dealt with the above need by creating the post of CDO or Chief Technology Officer (CTO), in charge of: Monitoring novel technologies and evaluating their capacity to develop into novel services or products; Supervising research venture selection…… [Read More]

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Barwa, T. M. (n.d.). The Effectiveness of Position Analysis Questionnaires (PAQ) in Performance Appraisal Systems . Institute of Management Specialists.

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Mishra, D. (2013). Subway Customer Loyalty and Evaluating Marketing Strategies. Journal of Business Management & Social Sciences Research, 17-30.

Smith, R. D. (2002). The Role of the Chief Technology Officer in Strategic Innovation, Project Execution, and Mentoring.
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Market Effects of Immigrant Labor

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emaining workers will get jobs at higher than equilibrium wage, the Supply curve shifts to the left, and wage and output stabilize until something else changes like input cost or legislation.

Were firms able to hire workers at less than minimum wage, say like in Figure 4, where the cost of paying illegals including the enforcement cost results in lower demand for legal minimum wage workers, the result would be a total average cost between the two supply lines, increased outcome for the firm, at less than average minimum wage cost. The new Alabama law seems to attempt to drive off the black line "illegals" by mandating stiffer enforcement for services and privileges like business or auto licenses, awls (2011) explains. This creates an interesting distribution of costs if firms derive profit, but the cost of enforcement is being pushed onto others not employing illegals. If the black line in…… [Read More]

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Rawls, P. (2011). Ala. GOP leaders have 2nd thoughts on immigration. The Associated Press, 8

Dec. 2011. Financial News, Bloomberg Businessweek Retrieved from http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9RGJL8G1.htm
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Nurse Jobs Increase the Proportion of Nurses

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Nurse Jobs

Increase the proportion of nurses with baccalaureate degrees to 80% by 2020

By increasing the proportion of nurses with advanced degrees, health care firms can hire skilled workers at a lower cost. In has been proven that workers are, in many instances, the highest cost insured by businesses. By increasing the level of baccalaureate degrees for nurses to 80%, competition is enhanced significantly. This competition ultimately will lower labor costs for businesses. Through this competition, potential employees will work for less money as the supply of labor outweighs the demand for labor. Therefore, it is my belief that to compete in this market, potential candidates must possess skills that differentiate themselves relative to peers in the industry. Aspects such as interpersonal skills, which are highly desirable within the health care profession, would become highly sought after. In addition, transferrable skills such as leadership and communication skills would be…… [Read More]

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Individual Analysis the Current Job Environment Means

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Individual Analysis

The current job environment means that people have to be well qualified for the job they are seeking or they will not be considered a candidate. There are people hunting for jobs who have decades of experience in a particular field, so it is difficult for a recent graduate, even one with a graduate degree and some experience in management, to compete with this type of candidate. This is the situation that I find myself in. I am going to hit the job market with a graduate-level degree and some amount of experience, but very little practical experience. It is possible to entice a prospective employer with the fact that I am young and have recent intense theoretical knowledge (which may help in some instances, but not many), but most employers realize that they have a wide pool of applicants to look through with vastly greater amounts of…… [Read More]

References

French, W. (2005). Organization development and transformation: Managing effective change, McGraw-Hill / Irwin.

Hellriegel, D. (2007). Competency-based management, 11th ed., South Western.

Paton, R., & McCalman, J. (2008) Change management, London: Sage.

Senior, B., & Swailes, S. (2010). Organizational Change, 4th ed., New York: Prentice Hall.
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Why Are Jobs Going Out of the USA

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jobs going out of the U.S.A.

Thirty years of developing computerization, as well as global rivalry have cut down the requirement for physical work in America, as well as increased requirement for a diverse sort of labor, a supplier of services and information. elow are some signs for the job ratio to go down in America:

In almost 30 years, the U.S. economy has produced 48 million novel jobs. However, total-manufacturing jobs has remained unaffected at approximately 20.5 million jobs, and now accounts for only 16% of the sum.

In that identical era, service-sector employment has multiplied twice over, and at present accounts for 35% of all jobs in the United States.

It is estimated that the service sector will comprise approximately 64% of total job growth in the subsequent eight years.

Technological progress powering economic growth is, in addition, causing unsteadiness in the job market, with the average American…… [Read More]

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Labour Market Flexibility Causes and Consequences of

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Labour Market Flexibility

Causes and Consequences of Labour Market Flexibility

The world has been going through dramatic changes for the past few decades. Uncountable inventions are made which influence not only the life of an individual but also the face of economy and nature of political affairs. Particularly speaking in the context of 21st century, the world has become so dynamic that everyday brings some news of invention and innovation. This change is reflected both positively and negatively in the matters of world.

Globalisation, IT advancements, convergence of products and integration of operations are only a few major names in the list of changes brought about by the time. There is not a single field which is left intact of the changes and advancements brought in. The industry of education has been enriched with many new fields which were unknown to the man of previous ages. The concepts which were…… [Read More]

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Chick, E.D. (2004). Fundamentals of Work-Life Balance. USA: ASTD Press.

Crane, A. And Matten, D. (2004). Questioning the Domain of the Business Ethics Curriculm. Journal of Business Ethics, 54, 357-369.

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Economics Market

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North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Specifically, it will present the pros and cons of NAFTA, and how it will affect the apparel industry, especially in the California and/or Los Angeles market. It will consider such factors as how it affects the job market, manufacturers, contractors, etc.

THE EFFECTS OF NAFTA

The NAFTA agreement has been controversial since it first began in 1992. Many experts felt that the United States would lose a large amount of jobs to Mexico, because of lower wages and fewer trade union restrictions. It created Free Trade between Mexico, Canada, and the United States, and eliminated a large number of tariffs on a sliding scale over the next fifteen years. "On 12 August 1992, the United States, Canada, and Mexico agreed on a plan for free trade that would gradually eliminate tariffs over fifteen years and stimulate trade and investment. hile protecting the 1988 free…… [Read More]

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Clement, Norris C., et al. North American Economic Integration: Theory and Practice. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 1999.

Editors. "NAFTA and Workers' Rights and Jobs." Public Citizen.org. 2002. http://www.citizen.org/trade/nafta/jobs/

Gianaris, Nicholas V. The North American Free Trade Agreement and the European Union. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1998.

Rosenberg, Jerry M. Encyclopedia of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the New American Community, and Latin-American Trade. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1995.
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Ethanol Market Ethanol Is a

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This growth has attracted the attention of major industry leaders such as General Electric and Cascade Investment LLC, which has invested $84 million into Pacific Ethanol.

Despite the favorable outlook and the generally accepted need for renewable energy sources, there are those who are opposed to the source for several reasons. According to Lewis, for example, even while the growing ethanol market may be providing an increase in job opportunities, income is taken away from working families within the oil industry. Obviously therefore, the oil industry and its affiliates will be in opposition to the growing use and mandates for ethanol. Furthermore, the claim is that the ethanol market is dominated by a few giant producers such as Archer Daniels Midland. This is neither a fair distribution of the income from the new market, nor a fair distribution of jobs. The argument related to this is that the existing fuel…… [Read More]

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Eckhart, Michael. "Renewables: Looking tward inexhuastible energy." E-journal, USA, 2006. http://usinfo.state.gov/journals/ites/0706/ijee/eckhart.htm

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Lewis, Marlo Jr. "Ethanol mandate sparks Democrats' opposition." In Environment News, July 1, 2002. http://www.heartland.org/Article.cfm?artId=906
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Influence of 2007 Economic Crisis on American Car Market

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2007 Economic Crisis on American Car market

Effect of the 2008 global economic crisis on automotive industries

Crisis in the United States

Crisis in Canada

Crisis in ussia

Crisis in European markets

Crisis in Asian markets

Effects by other related crisis events

In this paper, we will review the effects of 2008 global automotive crisis. Our main focus will be on the American car manufacturers and the negative impact they suffered due to the crisis. We will also have a look at how this crisis had affected car manufacturers in other major markets around the world notably Europe, Canada and the prominent Asian markets such as China and India. Finally, we will look at some of the other factors which were important to this event namely the energy crisis since the cost of fuel is directly related to the car industry.

Introduction

The automobile industry is a very important part…… [Read More]

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Lee, C. (2003). Financial Liberalization and Economic Crisis in Asia. New York: Routledge.

Pempel, T.J. (1999). The Politics of Asian Economic Crisis. New York: Cornell University Press.

Arestis, P. (2001). What Global Economic Crisis? New York: Palgrave.

Liou, K.T. (2002). Managing Economic Development in Asia. Westport, CT: Praeger.
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Graduates Job Seeking Methods Job Seeking Is

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Graduates Job Seeking Methods

Job seeking is tedious activity that requires a coherent and justified approach. In most cases, job seekers encounter challenges when they lack ideas of entering a given job market. Besides, competition for a qualification and experience are becoming a bottleneck for most job seekers. Many companies often request job seekers to meet a given threshold of a number of practice years in a given field. This study borrows concepts from May and May (2012)'s book "Effective Writing: A Handbook for Accountants." The analysis examines the process involved in seeking for jobs so that new job seekers will compete equally and fairly with veteran graduates.

Main ideas

Determination of Possible Employers

From this chapter, the authors have emphasized on the need to uphold professional standards, especially in relation to proper time management. For the new job seekers, it is important for them to polish their communication skills…… [Read More]

Reference

May, C. & May S. (2012). Effective Writing: A Handbook for Accountants. New York: Pearson

Prentice Hall
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Competency Modeling and Job Analysis to Select

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competency modeling and job analysis to select suitable candidates for different positions in the organization has increased the effectiveness of the recruitment and hiring process. The two processes make it easier for human resource practitioners to determine the best competencies for a particular position and make use of assessment strategies and instruments that will choose a candidate that is fit for the position. However, to be effective, assessment strategies have to match the competencies with the goals and objectives of the organization. Assessment instruments should also monitor and measure the knowledge, skills, and abilities of potential candidates adequately. This text presents a competency modeling and assessment strategy for the Weston Family Practice Clinic. The owners intend to hire an Office Manager to oversee all the non-medical aspects of the clinic.

A Competency Modeling and Assessment Strategy for the Weston Family Practice Clinic

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McCloy, R.A., & Whetzel, D.L. (2010). Assessment for Administrative and Professional Jobs. Handbook of workplace assessment. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Morgeson, F.P., Mumford, T.V., & Campion, M.A. (2005). Coming Full Circle: Using Research and Practice to Address 27 Questions about 360-Degree Feedback Programs. Consulting Psychology Journal, Vol. (57)3, 196-209

O*Net (2015) Medical and Health Service Managers. O*Net Online. Retrieved from http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9111.00

Schmit, M.J., & Strange, J. M (2010). Assessment for Supervisory and Early Leadership Roles. Handbook of workplace assessment. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
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Getting a College Degree Isn T Always Enough to Get a Good Job

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Extra Curricular Activities and Career Success

Introductory Paragraph - Thesis

How important is it to become involved in extracurricular activities while in college? Some students who do the research about how education impacts their lives and maybe helps their careers know that just attending classes and getting grades may not be good enough. To have a full life and have a job that is a good one, a graduate looking for a job should have good communication and interpersonal skills, in addition to good grades and a smart outlook on life (Chia, 2004). The author Chia makes a point that is very important: having a good job interview means showing the company you apply to that you have what is called emotional intelligence (how to control your emotions and use them wisely), that your grades are good, and that you were involved in extracurricular activities in college. Thesis: Students taking…… [Read More]

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Chia, Y.M. (2005). Job Offers of Multi-national Accounting Firms: The Effects of Emotional

Intelligence, Extra-curricular Activities, and Academic Performance. Accounting Education:

An international journal, 14(1), 75-93.

Roulin, N., and Bangerter, A. (2013). Students' use of extra-curricular activities for positional advantage in competitive job markets. Journal of Education and Work, 26(1), 21-47.
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Robotic effect on'society today jobs and future advancements

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obotic, Effect on Society Today, Jobs, and Future Advancements

Advances in technology in recent times have lifted computers, softwares and robots to a level that almost pairs them with humans; in terms of what they can do. These developments have made the machines effective to the extent that they even beat humans in several respects. They can process tons of data in a short while and carry out commands without the biases that are common with human judgment. Unlike humans, the machines do not need breaks. They do not experience concentration lapses like humans do. These technological advances will provide numerous benefits to humanity. New services, goods, jobs, markets and greater productivity are only some of the benefits that accrue from the technological gains (Wong, 2015). Although these machines have introduced significant changes in human life, including employment, there is little information that analyses their impact on the latter. This…… [Read More]

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Dashevsky, E. (2016). ARE HUMANS EVEN NECESSARY? (Cover story). PC Magazine, 84-97.

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PCPI Canada market development

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Progress Career Planning Institute

Strategic Analysis

Strategy Formulation

Analysis of Mission & Vision

Vision

Values

Services Portfolio

External Factor Evaluation Matrix

Porter's 5-Forces Analysis

Bargaining Power of Suppliers -- Medium

Bargaining Power of Buyers -- High

Threat of New Entrants - High

Competitive Rivalry -- Medium

Threat of Substitutes -- High

Internal Factors

SOT Matrix

Strengths

eaknesses

Opportunities

Threats

BCG Matrix

Strategy Implementation Draft

Measurable Objectives

Organizational Structure Proposed Objectives

Strategy Justification

Product Positioning Map

Strategy Evaluation

Balanced Score Card Categories

Financial Perspective

Customer Perspective

Internal Perspective

Learning and Growth

Conclusions

orks Cited

Executive Summary

The company being analyzed is known as PCPI, Progress Career Planning Institute which represents an organization that emerged from humble beginning in 1996. It has grown from strength to strength and has the ingredients to go for another 20 years; however, while it may have the ingredients, I am not sure of the current recipe…… [Read More]

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U S Immigration and Jobs

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It is also believed by some that there are particular parts of the country, population areas or other niches where immigration is more problematic than others. However, studies have also found this to mostly untrue. Even in particular areas of the economy, the evidence of a negative effect of immigrants on natives is limited. An overview of studies by Passel of the Urban Institute (1994) found that "The majority find no more evidence of displacement than is revealed by the aggregate data. Even studies of more highly skilled occupations, (e.g., registered nurses), find no strong evidence of displacement."

In the future, in fact, the immigrant population will be even more advantageous to the American labor market. Immigrants will fill niches at the high and low ends of the spectrum. As the U.S. population continues to age, many skilled workers and professionals will retire and leave openings for employers to…… [Read More]

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Jobs Overseas and the Effect it Has

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Jobs Overseas and the Effect it has on Employees in the Financial Industry: A Correlational Study

After globalization

Global changes in the banking and financial sectors have cause flow of not only work but finance to countries that were unreachable like China and Indian have opened markets globally owing to the international and U.S. pressure after globalization. The need to invest in these countries stem from the fact that Indian market is very lucrative especially with the Forex and commodities. These changes have resulted in the introduction of information technology, networking, the way work is done, and qualifications has caused the outsourcing of jobs to foreign countries and thus has become the biggest economic issues of recent years. Thousands of American jobs are lost each year resulting in a fall of pay for workers around the world thus: "We need taxation on companies that export jobs and incentives for those…… [Read More]

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Market Analysis of Texas Cities

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market and innovation in the field of information technology is growing too fast in the United States. Even though a lot has been said for last few decades about the employment shift in the field of IT, however, as stated by McKinsey (2009) the field still remains the most significant sectors of the economy. In Texas the Information Technology is playing a vital role in the development of the City. There are a number of companies offering various IT services within the five cities in Texas, such cities are Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Fort Worth (McKinsey, 2009).

This paper however, seeks to analyze the entry and Mid-level information Technology jobs and the top IT companies within Texas. It also seek to highlight what most IT recruiters normally look for in a prospective candidate and the average wages offered in each city. Finally, the study analyzes the average cost…… [Read More]

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Barry, B., (2011). For Texas 'Miracle,' Cut the Cost of Doing Business

Glassdoor (2012). Information Technology Salaries in Houston, TX Area.Available online at http://www.glassdoor.com/Salaries/houston-information-technology-salary-SRCH_IL.0,7_IM394_KO8,30.htm

Glassdoor (2012). Information Technology Salaries in San Antonio, TX Area.Available online at http://www.glassdoor.com/Salaries/san-antonio-information-technology-salary-SRCH_IL.0,11_IM757_KO12,34.htm

McKinney, D (2012). Top of the list: Houston Technology Employers. Houston Business Journal.Available online at http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2011/10/14/top-of-the-list-houston-technology.html
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Jobs Job Analysis Discuss the Extent it

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Jobs

Job Analysis

Discuss the extent it would be worthwhile performing job analysis on complex and senior job roles.

Assessment of executive leadership capacity and aptitude is not a straightforward practice. An enormous array of assessment instrumentation has been developed over the past several decades. It is big business and a strong pantheon of supporters -- consisting primarily of human resources managers -- fends off attacks on the practice of assessing executives and quantifying complex and senior jobs. The Leadership Practice Inventory, for just one example, has mixed reviews. Zagorsek, et al. (2006) describe the LPI as being a moderately reliable instrument, which is more precise for individuals with low to moderate leadership ability, but not as reliable for high performers, and "better suited for leader development than for leader identification, selection or promotion purposes" (p. 190). Assuming other assessment tools will not fare much better, it is worth exploring…… [Read More]

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Job There Are a Number of Really

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Job

There are a number of really wonderful employers in the United States; companies that are consistently known for their excellent treatment of their employees. Fortune Magazine identifies the top 100 companies to work for each year and gives various details about each company. The company I would like to work for is Methodist Hospital System, Houston. It has consistently been identified as one of the best employers in the country, with a reputation for treating its employees fairly and establishing a great atmosphere. Moreover, this career would be in the healthcare industry, which is projected to be a growth area for the foreseeable future, so it is an excellent field.

Create a brief job description for a position within the company you research that you would like to fill.

The job that I would like is Senior Marketing Specialist. Marketing specialists with the Methodist Hospital System have a unique…… [Read More]

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Meyer, J.P., Becker, T.E., Vandenberghe, C. (2004). Employee commitment and motivation: A
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Job Listings When Most People Think of

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Job Listings

When most people think of Anheuser-Busch, they will often associate it with a large multinational company that produces Budweiser. While this is true, the firm has operations in 23 countries and employs 116 thousand people worldwide. This means that they must utilize different strategies for attracting and retaining key personnel. To fully understand how this takes place there will be a focus on: recruitment strategies, the way the organization classifies job opportunities, factors for determining the right mix of local / international employees, the benefits and expatriate programs. Together, these different elements will provide the greatest insights as to how the firm is able to locate and hold onto critical talent. ("Anheuser-Busch," 2012)

Outline the recruitment strategies the organization uses.

The basic recruitment strategy at Anheuser-Busch is focused on locating individuals who are coming out of college. During this process, they will talk with them about their future…… [Read More]

References

Anheuser-Busch. (2012). Anheuser-Busch. Retrieved from: http://www.ab-inbev.com/go/about_abinbev/our_company/ab_inbev_company_profile.cfm

Explore AB. (2012). Anheuser-Busch. Retrieved from: http://www.ab-inbev.com/go/careers/explore-ab-inbev-careers

Our Graduate Recruitment Programs. (2012). Best Beer Job. Retrieved from:  http://www.bestbeerjob.com/global_management.html 

Our People and Culture. (2012). Best Beer Job. Retrieved from:  http://www.bestbeerjob.com/ourpeople.html
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Market Orientation Strategies Affect the Acceptability of

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market orientation strategies affect the acceptability of their products and services among their customers. Even though banks -- above all -- are utilizing old-style approaches of endorsing their financial services and products; their marketing strategies have mainly been controlled by relationship marketing, digital marketing, rivals' strategies, and complete industry behavior. The entire attention of their marketing orientation stratagems is to appeal to new customers in addition to keep the present customers by proposing the most inexpensive and consistent banking services and products at the most reasonably priced fees. As a result, there is a huge necessity to recognize how these marketing orientation strategies truly influence the level of suitability of the general consumers. In order to gather the information a phenomenological study will be used because it is one that focuses on descriptions of what individuals are experiencing and how it is that they experience what they are experiencing. Interviews…… [Read More]

Mike Chen-Ho Chao, & Spillan, J.E. (2010). The journey from market orientation to firm performance. Management Research Review, 33(5), 472-483.

Rojas-Mendez, J.,I., & Michel, R. (2013). Chilean wine producer market orientation: Comparing MKTOR vs. MARKOR. International Journal of Wine Business Research, 25(1), 27-49.

Zolfagharian, M.A., & Cortes, A. (2010). Linking market orientation to strategy through segmentation complexity. Journal of Business & Economics Research, 8(9), 79-91.
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Jobs Are Paid More or Less Is

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jobs are paid more or less? Is this what you would expect? Why or why not? What factors could explain the difference in salaries?

As would be suspected, the Director of Human Resources job paid the most with a median salary level of $140,750. All comparisons in this analysis are based on the U.S. national averages. The lowest-paid position was Financial Analyst I, which has a salary of $49, 350. This is to be expected as any director-level role will have the highest salary, as these are senior management positions with a correspondingly higher level of authority and responsibility as well. Director- and Vice President-level roles often require 10 years of experience at a minimum, followed by advanced degrees including MBAs or MA degrees in Human Resources as well. The higher the pay the exponentially greater the experience, training and expertise required, in addition to more insight and intellect un…… [Read More]

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Job That You Are Familiar

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Technology has made the old-fashioned typist and secretary a thing of the past. More files are kept as computer files, rather than in bulky file cabinets. It is necessary that every worker be technically fluent on some level in an office, and know how to trouble-shoot simple technical problems, rather than waiting for an expert. Technology has made things faster, but it has also required people to know how to do more, rather than less, as part of their general job descriptions.

Because of the Internet, working from home is increasingly common in the modern age. However, a worker who works from home must have intense self-discipline and the trust of his or her company. Being a self-starter is a more important personal quality today, and this is frequently seen in many job descriptions. It is possible to telecommute from far away to an office, and for different branches of…… [Read More]

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Market Structure You Believe Wal-Mart

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Mergers can also help at least come domestic companies become competitive with international ones. Mergers potentially free up increased money for research and development.

Yes, it is possible for mergers to be beneficial overall. There is no blanket yes or no judgement that applies to whether or not mergers are beneficial. They are generally beneficial if the above conditions are met along with the following conditions: There remains sufficient competition that the newly formed company cannot enforce monopolistic conditions and that there remains freedom of entry into the market sector for new firms.

3. Why are competitive markets considered more efficient than monopolistic markets? Give economic reasons. Give a real-live example of a market that tends to be competitive and one that tends to be monopolistic. Describe characteristics that support your classification. Is there evidence of efficiency or inefficiency in either of the markets you describe?

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Job Is Largely an Outgrowth of the

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job is largely an outgrowth of the industrial revolution's efficiency demands. There was a widespread notion of substitution of machine power for people power, management specialists Adam Smith and Fredrick Taylor have given their remarkable contribution in creating positive correlation between specialization and efficiency (Litterer, 1969). Among the management experts and managers the popularity of specialized and short cycle jobs have climbed its peak. Job specialization was initiated in organizations by breaking down jobs into its lowest level and designing jobs for each part. It evolves specialization, expertise and improved quality. Job specialization implication is seen in workplace in manufacturing and assembly lines where workers were specialized for specific task for the whole shift.

In job specialization the same task is repeated whole day long. The benefits of job specialization can be drawn from the concept of 'Division of labor' proposed by Adam Smith. Smith had a strong conviction that…… [Read More]

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Litterer, Joseph (1969) Organizations. Published by New York John Wiley & Sons.

Niederhoffer, Victor (2006) Specialization and the Division of Labor. Retrived on 22nd August

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Job Evaluation As Evident in the Works

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Job Evaluation:

As evident in the works of many professionals and scholars, job evaluation is described as a way that helps in establishing a justified rank order of jobs. This process is considered as the starting point for developing the virtual variations of wage rates. In some cases, job evaluation is considered as a systematic process that is geared towards developing pay variations among jobs within a single employer. In the past few years, several methods of job evaluation have been developed to help understand this process and make relatively easier to carry out. In addition to being used as a formal method for setting wage rates and pay scales by an employer, job evaluation methods are used for assessing the value links between jobs. Some of the most common methods of job evaluation include Lott's Point Method, Benge's Factor Comparison, and Multiple egression method.

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Henderson, R.I. (2006). Compensation management in a knowledge-based world (10th ed.).

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