Work Papers

  • Macro Trends Analysis/idea Generation

    1140 words, 5 pages

    UGBA 195A An area in business and startups that interests me at the moment is this idea of “deals” and how consumers react to deals in the market place. This coupled with demand and profit maximization struggles in the retail, food, and beverage industry has led me to research a few macro trends that has led to my idea. The macro trends that I would like to discuss today are that of consumerism in the retail space and consumer behavior in general and how it affects business. The subprime crisis of 2007-2008/2009 was devastating in that there was a huge loss of consumer demand in the econ

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    Fiscal Cliff Impact And Decisions

    1582 words, 7 pages

    ECON 1 With the “Fiscal Cliff” coming close, it is important that we take a look at the effects of different kinds of cuts and increases in spending and taxes will have on the economy. The decisions that the Congress makes is very important because we are at a time where increasing GDP is very important to US recovery, as the US is just coming out of recession. Many believe that if no action is taken regarding the fiscal cliff, then the US will spiral back into recession, especially because GDP will drop so much. This is because a $600 billion dollar cut will have an

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    Us Monetary Policy

    1569 words, 7 pages

    Running head: Monetary Policy: Monetary Policy Monetary Policy Introduction The objective of this paper is to study the monetary policy and its impact on the economy. Monetary policy is the process by which the Federal Reserve Bank manages the supply of money in order to influence the economy. By regulating the supply of money, the Federal Reserve Bank controls inflation and price-stability, unemployment, and economic growth. The paper also provides some insight into the creation of money. Details The U.S. is the world’s largest economy, and such its monetary policy

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    Social Security

    2321 words, 10 pages

    Macroeconomics Social Security Chapter One: The Structure of the Social Security System What is Social Security? How does it work? When and why was it started? Who benefits from Social Security? Who pays into Social Security? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, Social Security is “the principle or practice or a program of public provision (as through social insurance or assistance) for the economic security and social welfare of the individual and his or her family; or a U.S. government program established in 1935 to include old-age and survivors insurance, contributions

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    Grand Metro

    463 words, 2 pages

    The pound-based WACC for Grand Met is 12.81%, while its dollar-based WACC is 11.01% 1.748 (1.027/1.043) = 1.721185 ? Spot rate, expected exchange rate. This shows that the dollar is appreciating in relation to the pound. This is expected as inflation is expected to be higher in the UK. This also explains the differences in the WACC between the two countries. In order to preclude arbitrage opportunities and account for difference in inflation rates, pound-based WACC has to be higher than the dollar-based WACC. 3. As is mentioned in the case, in the footnotes on page 6, the betas fo

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    Memorandum: Contract Creation And Management

    963 words, 4 pages

    MEMORANDUM: CONTRACT CREATION AND MANAGEMENT TO: John Sullivan FROM: Jon Sorrell DATE: October 27, 2006 SUBJECT: Legal Environment of Business: Contract Creation and Management The Issues In the case of Span Systems of California and Citizen-Schwarz AG of Germany, management is essential in forging the proper attitudes and remedies necessary to maintain the current contract. The facts of the case is that Span Systems are under a one-year contract worth $6 million to produce a Java-based transaction processing software for Citizen-Schwartz's $20 billion banking interests. Eight mo

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    Environmental Analysis

    887 words, 4 pages

    Running Header: Environmental Analysis Environmental Analysis D University of Phoenix Forces Influencing Business in the 21st Century/MBA501 Dictaphone Corporation, the healthcare division of Nuance Communications, provides speech-driven clinical documentation systems. Dictaphone offers products and services designed to achieve two goals: to drive productivity and cost savings in medical transcription and patient information management, and to extract, structure, and use the rich clinical data embedded in patient narrative reports. Dictaphone’s solutions reduce operating

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    1626 words, 7 pages

    I. Introduction and Article Overview The article is about the inflation problem faced by United States in Sep 2005 because of the increase in the oil prices caused by external factors like Hurricanes, Katrina and Rita. There was an increase in the demand for the oil because of the Gulf Coast Hurricanes which disabled oil rigs, refineries & pipelines and posed them to finally shut down. On the other hand there was still tight supply of oil in the market. In this context analysts had different point of views and generally considered that global competition & vigilant Federal Reserve act to pr

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    The Auto Industry

    408 words, 2 pages

    Honda of America's two manufacturing plants in East Liberty and Marysville, Ohio, renowned for productivity and high product quality, sought to leverage this expertise to improve the plants' environmental performance. This case study covers the strategic, organizational, and operational decisions facing the environmental manager in charge of the two plants as she awaited the pending visit of her corporate boss from Tokyo, who had made it clear that environmental issues were of growing importance in Honda's overall direction. The shrinking is accelerating dramatically. Just yesterday Chrysler

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    Hdi To Measure Development

    3544 words, 15 pages

    Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2 2. Growth and Development 2 3. Human Development Index 3 3.1 Historical Background of Human Development Measurement 4 3.2 Definition of Human Development and HDI 5 3.3 HDI Calculation 6 3.4 HDI Interpretation and Application 7 3.5 Limitations 8 3.6 Criticism 9 4. Conclusion 10 Appendix-I (Acronyms and abbreviations) 10 References 11 1. Introduction Over the last two decades economic growth has got a lot more attention among policymakers, corporate, economists, and academics in India and across the world.

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    Amul Project

    2283 words, 10 pages

    September 23, 2005 {draw:frame} Every day Amul collects 447,000 litres of milk from 2.12 million farmers (many illiterate), converts the milk into branded, packaged products, and delivers goods worth Rs 6 crore (Rs 60 million) to over 500,000 retail outlets across the country. Its supply chain is easily one of the most complicated in the world. How do managers at Amul prevent the milk from souring? Walk in to any Amul or Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) office, and you may or may not see a photograph of Mahatma Gandhi, but you will certainly see one particular photograp

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    Interclean

    309 words, 2 pages

    Job analysis involves studying a specific job to identify the measurable work activities, tasks, and responsibilities associated with that job. An effective job analysis requires the systematic gathering of information and focus on the work behaviors and tasks that are necessary to achieve a satisfactory outcome and identifies the employee knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that are necessary to perform the job. Job analysis involves reporting the job as it currently exists in the specific organization for which the analysis is applicable. Job analysis does not report on the job as it exi

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    Five Factors And Downsizing

    2863 words, 12 pages

    Assignment - 2 (Individual) Five Factors and Downsizing Which two of the five HR factors listed by the authors of your course do you consider the most important for your organization? (Explain your organization and its nature of business briefly). Justify your choice, and discuss these two factors in detail. Assuming that the U.S. sub-prime crisis of the present day is now affecting the Asian economies and your organization is feeling the effects of slowing sales as well as rising raw materials cost. Downsizing is a real possibility and one of the most challenging aspects of human resou

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    Non Unionized Workplace

    2251 words, 10 pages

    Trade union is an organization that consists of workers who is wanted to improve the terms and condition in the workplace. In Singapore, trade union has defined as any organization of employers or employees have main objectives. First of the objective is to establish relation in the economy. Another objective is to create a win- win situation for both employee and the employer; this objective also will be effect to Singapore economy. Lastly is to create a better standardized working environment for the employee and employer. The impact of union is to improve worker safety, increase salary f

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    Industrial Relations In Asia

    942 words, 4 pages

    Introduction Industrial relations in accordance to tradition, is the relationship between the management and the employees in an unionized organization. This relationship is formal and legalistic, as it involved the acts of law. It is also often viewed as the sub set of employment relationship. Industrial relations play an important role in Asia, with significant transition over the years. Despite the fact that different Asian countries opted inconsistent strategies in the aspect to industrial relations, I do not agree to the statement saying that Singapore is the odd country out when compa

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    How Monetary Policy Works

    904 words, 4 pages

    HOW MONETARY POLICY WORKS We need to examine how the Bank uses monetary policy, not just to set interest rates but by intervening in the money market on a daily basis to ensure that the rate it has set becomes the equilibrium rate. This then has the longer-term effect on a range of variables, thus the Bank is able to meet its inflation target. Source '' The Bank of England The Bank sets a rate of interest at which it lends to banks, this affects the rates at which the banks, building societies and other financial institutions set for their own lenders and indeed savers. When the Bank

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    Macroeconomic Impact On Business Operations

    1405 words, 6 pages

    Running head: MACROECONOMIC IMPACT ON BUSINESS OPERATIONS Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations Laurie Wilkinson University of Phoenix Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations The Federal Reserve has the unique ability to control the money supply and stimulate the economy when needed. Any actions of the Federal Reserve can have an impact on macroeconomic factors and the balance in the economy. This paper will discuss the tools used to control the money supply, the effects of monetary policy on macroeconomic factors and the best way to achieve a balance in the combinations of mone

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    Fed Feeds India

    1811 words, 8 pages

    SPECIAL REPORT ON EMERGING MARKETS www.dreamgains.com White Paper Special Report On Emerging Markets ABSTRACT This paper examines the four emerging economies- Brazil, India, Russia and China (BRIC) - that are expected to play an increasingly important role in the global economy in the coming decades. These four countries have come to symbolize the exciting challenges and opportunities presented by dynamic emerging markets. The first part of the report outlines key features of these economies and their growing contribution to world output and trade. The second part analyses the contr

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