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  • Bnp And Bank Paribas Merger
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    What is your opinion of a merger? If you say and think a merger is a bad thing then you are not alone. Recently, "mergers were given a big thumbs down in a poll given to Americans and Canadians". The definition of a merger is "a combination of two or more businesses to form a single firm". The cons of mergers greatly outnumber the pros because as companies get larger and larger, people lose jobs, monopolies form, and consumers pay higher prices, resulting in a less competitive and, therefore, le...
  • Importance Of Emotional Brands
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    This article explaining emotional branding was an interesting read. The beginning of the story really grabbed my attention. I have always found it a comfort to realize that even truly intelligent people cannot understand everything and do sometimes have to ask for explanations. Although we have all been told that there is no such thing as a stupid question, except a question that is not asked, it is difficult in the business world to ask for help or an explanation, without feeling inferior, or w...
  • Corporate Bankruptcy Building A Successful Business
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    Corporate Bankruptcy Building a successful business is very difficult and when doing so some may encounter financial hardship. The law has established a process that can help rescue businesses. This is called bankruptcy. What is bankruptcy to a company? How does bankruptcy rescue businesses? The reader will understand the meaning of bankruptcy to a corporation, be familiarized with types of proceedings, and identify with businesses that have been rescued by bankruptcy proceedings. Bankruptcy is ...
  • Full Service Business Marketing Solution In Order
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    Proposal for the development of a Business Plan to Launch a Graphics & Web Design Company Prepared for: Dan Hirsch horn - Capella University TS 7000-Technical Communications Prepared by: Chacon dra Holcombe January 11, 2003 Introduction In today's business world, many consumers prefer a company's presence & position on the internet. E-Business is a magical marketing tool for most companies. The term attracts attention and affects the fundamental tasks of a company's day-to-day operations. Compan...
  • Ben And Jerry's Corporation
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    Due to the societal shift in the twentieth century toward material gain and capitalism, there has been an overwhelming emphasis put on monetary accrual and the pursuit of wealth. To generalize, people are no longer satisfied with familial happiness and achieving status through such things as cars and clothes has become the norm. Due to this, the job market has become increasingly more competitive, which in turn has given tremendous power to business. Corporations have all but taken over control ...
  • Ibm's Computers
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    IBM- International Business Machines Corporation History: Though the building blocks of IBM reach back into the mid 1880's, the company was officially founded in 1911 when Charles F. Flint engineered the merger of Hollerith's Tabulating Machine Company, Computing Scale Company of America and International Time Recording Company. The agreed upon name was Computing- Tabulating- Recording Company or C-T-R. C-T-R soon found itself struggling do to over diversification of its product. In 1914 Thomas ...
  • Tax Distinctions Between The Owner And Business
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    Introduction There are many types of organisational structure a business may decide to adopt. This assignment will examine the four main different business structures and present the advantages and disadvantages of each one. The business structures that I will be examining are as follows: The Sole Trader The partnership The Private Limited Company (LTD) The Public Limited Company (PLC) Sole trader A sole trader is an organisation, which is owned by one person. The assets and liabilities of the o...
  • Friends Hiring Friends
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    HIRING SPOUSES The most typical form of family hiring comes in the form of spouses owning or managing an organization. The reasons for this in the embryonic stages of a company are obvious. In the early years of a company, this arrangement is an economic necessity. It can be comfortable, even advantageous for this arrangement to continue for a while. The risks of this kind of nepotism can, however, make things difficult as the company grows. Employees are often confused as to whom to actually re...
  • Aware Of Business Ethics
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    Introduction Background The literature being studied is an article written by Hellen O's ullivan, the Director of Scientific Methods Australia. The article entitled "Business ethics are set to set to stage a comeback" was published on the 75th page of The Australian Financial Review on the 6th February 1990. Literature Review Basically, the article discussed several important issues about business ethics. One of the most prominent was the remark she made about business ethics making a comeback. ...
  • Ethical Consumerism Of Third Generation Businesses
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    THE ETHICAL IMPERATIVE Today's businesses are entrenched in a great conflict. The interests of the stockholders and the interests of the populace at large seem to be in constant turmoil. On one hand, stockholders desire profit for themselves, and on the other, the general population does not care to be exploited by those whose sole motive is profit. This is a conflict because those who buy a business's products tend to be in the general public, and they have the ability to make or break a compan...
  • Concerns Of Today's Small Business Owners
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    Burke BembridgeBus 110 First Evaluation Instructor; Dr Chris EhiobucheDescribe the term Entrepreneurship and the challenges of starting a small business Entrepreneurship is the dream of a lifetime for most individuals. The idea of being in control on one's financial future by establishing, owning, and operating their own business has driven most individuals in the direction of Sole Proprietorships. Most plunge in looking at the advantage and over looking the disadvantage and challenges of Sole P...
  • Owners Of A Family Business
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    Acct. Term Paper "Cash Out" In an October 1998 issue of "Fortune Magazine" in the finance section, an article entitled "Cash Out on Your Own Terms" speaks about a relatively old concept refined for a new market. In the centuries past, wealthy landowners would allow working farmers to live and work on their land and tend the crops and cattle for a portion of the goods and maybe a portion of the profit. The farmer was happy because he didn't have enough money to buy his own land yet he could still...
  • My Business As A Private Limited Company
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    The type of Business Organisation This is important in order to know how many people are involved in the business (e.g. sole trader one person). Sole Trader A sole trader is an individual who owns the business. e.g. Hairdresser Sole traders are risk takers and moneymakers. The advantages of being a sole trader are that you can make decisions quickly as there is no one else that needs to be consulted, the owner gets to keep all rewards and profit, flexible working hours, they are their own boss, ...
  • Responsible Businesses
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    Social responsibility is a business code of ethics which affects the behavior not only towards the environment, but also to its customers, employees, and investors. These responsibilities are not only for the corporation but also for the investors and operators. The responsibilities of any business should always consider its behavior towards society. The areas of social responsibility that are the most important in any business are its affect on the environment, customers and its employees. A re...
  • Details In The Clauses Agreements For Protection
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    What is the legal environment in which business operates today? My immediate thought when I first read this question was, without regard to the "environment", they operate very carefully. Businesses today are taking great precautions to protect themselves from other businesses, customers, consumers, and State & Federal regulatory agencies. We find ourselves working and living in a litigious society gone a wry. This may seem a bit cynical, but my experience in the MBA program thus far, the inform...
  • Company's Sales Representatives
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    Dear Sir or Madam: Our Company, the Spire Corporation ("Spire" or the "Company" hereafter), a Massachusetts corporation incorporated in 1969, is organized into two separate businesses: solar energy and biotechnology surface engineering. The Company's revenues of the past three years have been between $12 million and $14 million, but the sources of those revenues have varied among the Company's business areas. By strategically assessing our business areas as well as the concerns of our consumers,...
  • National Steel Pellet Company
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    Primary The primary sector includes such businesses as agriculture, fishing, forestry and mining. It is the one that deals with raw materials. An example of an organisation from this sector is National Steel Pellet Company based on the Mesabi Iron Range of Minnesota The purpose of this organisation is to mine iron ore from the earth and mix it with other materials to make steel pellets, which are then transferred to another company to turn it into other finished steel materials such as steel she...
  • Business O The Owner
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    There are many different businesses out there in the big old world, from fast-food outlets to solicitors. The similarity that businesses can share even if there as complete opposite as a fast-food outlet to a solicitor is the way they have there legal structure. To create a successful business dependent on the type of work, four different legal structures can help succeed in what you desire. SOLE TRADER - A sole trader is the simplest legal business structure and consists of just one individual ...
  • Greyhounds Businesses
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    What were the critical incidents in Greyhound's growth and development over time? Greyhound was founded in 1914 and its first business was providing bus transportation for mine workers. After that the company continued to grow and expand its bus routes, by 1930 the name Greyhound Corporation was adopted and the running-dog logo, its unique brand sign, was introduced. The next 20 years Greyhound continued to acquire bus interests in order to consolidate routes either by purchase, stock swaps or m...
  • Atlanta Bread Company
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    Justin Weigt Into to Business 10-24-00 I researched my own place of employment, which was the Atlanta Bread Company. Atlanta Bread Company is located in Batavia at 207 Randall Rd. I was very lucky because my managers are also the owners. Their names are Robert and Claudia Curtis. They are married and they are responsible for opening and operating the store. They are the ones making the decisions and selecting the suppliers and contractors. Atlanta Bread Company is a? Restaurant Concept, ? not co...

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