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  • Hershey Foods Corporation
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    Milton Hershey was born in Derry Church, Pennsylvania in 1857. He was raised on a farm and never got passed the fourth grade. When he was eighteen his parents sent him to live with a chocolate maker so that he would learn the trait. After several failures, he founded his first successful business, the Lancaster Caramel Company. The Lancaster Caramel Company was doing so well that Hershey decided to open another Company to manufacture the chocolate. Hershey grew more wealthy and powerful; he open...
  • Concept Of Corporate Social Responsibility
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    With the recent corporate scandals involving such companies as Enron and Martha Stewart, the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has once again made its way to the forefront of contemporary management ideologies. However, CSR itself is not a new concept. In fact, societies as far back as the Ancient Mesopotamian's (circa 1700 BC) incorporated CSR in their businesses. "King Hammurabi introduced a code in which builders, innkeepers or farmers were put to death if their negligence caus...
  • Brokerage Firm A.G. Edwards Inc
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    Profiles in American Enterprise A.G. Edwards Inc. The industry for securities is undoubtedly an exciting and fast paced industry. This means that brokerage firms such as A.G. Edwards and Sons must always be watching the stock prices on every stock in the market so that they can give their clients maximum profit. When A.G. Edwards and Sons clients do well then in turn so does the brokerage firm. A.G. Edwards Inc. is not the biggest corporations in America, but yet it is still a very large corpora...
  • Persistent Issue Of Corporate Punishment
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    Hester Prynne Sanction The persistent issue of corporate punishment has been the proverbial thorn in the side of many people throughout history. Corporations have caused many people huge amounts of both physical and emotional pain due to instances of improper mechanical maintenance, ignorance towards the environment, and the manufacture of life threatening products. The main problem that lies as an obstacle in front of prosecutors of these corporations is, who do they punish? The Lord Chancellor...
  • Hershey Food Corporation
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    The Hershey Food Corporation is a very successful and quality business. Many products are manufactured by this corporation. Most relating, but not limited to chocolate. The corporation plays a role in deciding where products are produced. Hershey's has expanded to both Canada and Mexico, which calls for many corporate decisions. There are an amazing amount of products associated with Hershey. These include Jolly Ranchers, Hershey Kisses, Hershey drink mixes, the entire line of Reese's products a...
  • Workforce Of The Sony Corporation
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    History: In January of 1958, the already well-known and successful Japanese electronics company, Totsuko, adopted "Sony" as it's new corporate name. This new name, "Sony", was an original brand name that was originally applied on Totsuko products. Even though Sony is well known for being a leader in audio-visual electronics and information technology for consumers at home, they also have reached out to larger businesses worldwide. In 1978 they formed Sony Broadcast Ltd., which focused on providi...
  • First On Campus Burger King Restaurant
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    Jonathan Vazquez Intro to Business Business Paper May 11, 1999 Burger King is a leader in today's fast-food industry, with locations in all 50 states and 56 international countries and territories around the world. James McLamore and David Edgerton founded Burger King Corporation in 1954 in Miami, Florida. McLamore and Edgerton, both of whom had extensive experience in the restaurant business before starting their joint venture, believed in the simple concept of providing the customer with reaso...
  • Entrepreneurship Within A Large Corporation
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    Culture of Entrepreneurship Developing a culture of entrepreneurship within an organization can be a very important factor with the potential growth in an organization. There are many factors that can be accomplished by having a state of the art internal entrepreneur system established. One is obviously the development of new ideas. The new ideas that come along can be a turning point for the whole organization. If there is one good idea it could set the company apart from the competition drasti...
  • Corporate Downsizing
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    OUTLINE I. An introduction to corporate downsizing. II. The reasons behind a company downsizing. A. Cash flow, profits, and profit margins. B. Organizational structure and procedures.. Planning the downsizing. A. Pro and con factors. B. Identifying the options. IV. Implementing the downsizing. A. Announcing the action. B. Communicate. C. Staff Stability. V. Conclusion Corporate Downsizing: A Profitable Benefit Or An Unprofitable Disaster The unemployment level is at an all-time low. The economy ...
  • Marriott Case Analysis Project Chariot
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    Marriott Corporation and Project Chariot The Marriott Corporation (MC), had seen a long, successful reign in the hospitality industry until the late 1980's. An economic downturn and the 1990 real estate crash resulted in MC owning newly developed hotel properties with no potential buyers in sight and a mound of debt. During the late 1980's, MC had promised in their annual reports to sell off some of their hotel properties and reduce their burden of debt. However, the company made little progress...
  • First Super Target Stores
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    Our group, upon much deliberation, decided to conduct our research on the Target Corporation. This decision was based partially on the interesting class presentation done by one of its Wisconsin store managers, and also a genuine interest in the company. We have all been to a Target store or one very similar in our lives. A great number of Americans shop there on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, purchasing anything from a loaf of bread to a flat screen television. The broadness of its product and th...
  • News Corporation's Strategic Position In 2004
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    The early 1980's were the years of the company's accelerated development, growth and expansion. In November 1994, the News Corporation Limited was reorganized and re domiciled in the United States (Ferguson, 2004). This strategic expansion was focused mainly on traditional product areas, such as magazines and newspapers, and by 1984 the company's revenues were about A$2 bn (McQuade, 2004). Yet, the mid-1980's brought the company's many unexpected challenges, as these were the years of the major ...
  • Seven Decades Corporate Disney
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    Team Rodent For nearly seven decades Corporate Disney has dazzled its audiences; generation after generation have been entertained through avenues ranging from movies to elaborate theme parks. While many find this massive establishment to be a significant part of American culture and welcome the Disney spirit with open arms, one man in particular looks past the hype and into his own theory of the Disney Corporation. Carl Hiaasen, a journalist for the Miami Herald, paints a witty and sarcastic po...
  • Hostile Corporate Takeover
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    Lisa Newton argues against hostile takeovers and has many rational reasons backing her point. Takeovers in the past overall have not proven effective nor have they been monetarily beneficial to either the company or the society involved. Corporations are ruined and people, even families, are hurt. In this paper, I will argue against hostile takeovers for these reasons from the standpoint of a utilitarian. Utilitarianism is the moral doctrine that we should always act to produce the greatest poss...
  • Cadbury Report 1992 2
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    "Corporate governance is concerned with holding the balance between economic and social goals and between individual and communal goals. The aim is to align, as nearly as possible, the interest of the individuals, corporations and society" Sir Adrian Cadbury 1999 The UK's economy depends on the drive and efficiency of its companies. The companies must be free to drive forward, but exercise that freedom of situating a system of effective accountability. This is the essence of any system of good '...
  • Companies With Day To Day Labor
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    Brad Carpenter 3/8/02 Professor Noguchi ANTH 249 Victor Company of Japan's Corporate Philosophy Every company wishes to express a positive image in an effort to appeal to the potential consumer's taste and even morals. This is especially true in Japan, where values and respect play a more crucial role in every day life. The importance of a company's image is seen when examining the website of Victor Company of Japan (JVC). JVC's corporate credo is "Contributing to Culture, and Serving Society". ...
  • Brand From The Product
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    Globalization has become one of the most important political and social dilemmas facing our world today. As people struggle to protect their identity, big businesses are creating a new culture for us. Through marketing, we are told how we should look, act and feel. For the most part we eat it up, without even thinking about it. In her book No Logo, Naomi Klein attempts to explore the unsettling practices behind big business and the marketing based culture that has been designed for us. Klein ass...

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