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  • Sonic Operations As Store Managers
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    Sonic Corporation INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND INFORMATION In 1953 Sonic Corporation was founded by Tony Smith in Shawnee, Oklahoma under a different name of the Top Hat. Tony Smith started the company as a drive-in restaurant featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, and french-fried onion rings. In the mid-50's Smith was asked by Charles Papp e for assistance in establishing a similar restaurant in a rural town also located in Oklahoma. This was the beginning of a partnership between the two men. CURRENT INF...
  • German Aspects Of Corporate Governance
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    As W. Carl Kester points out in, "American and Japanese Corporate Governance: Convergence to Best Practice", the Japanese, American (which he calls "Anglo-American") and even German models of corporate governance are all reasonable ways of dealing with the problems arising in governing corporations. Japanese firms, for instance, work to reduce transaction costs, while U.S. firms work to reduce agency costs. Neither form is perfect, however, and as Kester states, "neither can be easily judged to ...
  • Criticism Of Corporate Governance
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    Corporate governance is a very poorly defined concept; it covers so many different economic issues. It is difficult to give a first class definition in one sentence. Corporate governance has succeeded in attracting a great deal of interests of the public because of its obvious importance for the economic health of corporations and society in general. As a result, different people have come up with different definitions that basically mirror their special interest in the field. It is difficult to...
  • Cultural Diversity Of The Target Management Population
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    Introduction There is no doubt that today's business world is changing rapidly and many factors are also simultaneously interacting. Perhaps these factors are created by diversity. According to the dictionary, diversity is a point or respect in which things differ. In fact, diversity in the population, the work force and the market place give many benefits for organizations. Managers are to gain more knowledge on internal diversity in order to maximize the efficiency of workforce and profit. The...
  • Management Strategy For Workplace Safety Issues Managers
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    Key Point 1: How does Corporate Restructuring affect our Society? In the early 1990's, corporate restructuring was being reported in newspapers and magazines almost daily. In 1995 alone, domestic mergers totaled more than $450 Billion. In just the first week of the second quarter of 1996, merger activity totaled $28.3 Billion. To name a couple of corporations that were involved were Bell Telephone systems and AT & T. Pros and cons come from such large mergers and acquisitions. A good aspect that...
  • 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...
  • Corporate Management
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    CalPERS strongly believes that each market throughout the world should adopt corporate governance principles that are appropriate for that market. Ideally, these principles should be developed by the markets participants themselves, through cooperative action and consensus What is CalPERS? The California Public Employees Retirement System manages pension and health benefits for more than 1, 4 million California Public employees, retirees and their families. Its mission is to protect the health a...
  • 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...
  • Codes On Corporate Governance
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    Corporate Governance in the Era of Globalization Concept and Its Meaning Corporate governance is a process or a set of system and processes to ensure that a company is managed to suit the best interests of all. The systems which can ensure this may include structural and organizational matters. The stakeholders may be internal stakeholders (promoters, members, workmen and executives) and external stakeholders (shareholders, customers, lenders, dealers, lenders, bankers, community, government and...
  • Involvement Of Stakeholders In Corporate Governance Mechanisms
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    What is meant by corporate "accountability"? it has been proposed that, to enhance corporate accountability and profitability, corporate stakeholders should play an active role is the governance of the corporations in which they have an interest. This would also safeguard the interests of the stakeholders. What are the arguments for and against this view? Discuss some possible ways whereby corporate stakeholders may play a more effective role in corporate governance. Identify some of the issues ...
  • Communication Breakdown Between Weston And Corporate Headquarters
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    KFC-JAPAN Written Case # 2 Prepared By: Dana Pearson (906927) Prepared For: Dr. Colin Boyd Date: Nov 7, 1999 Class: MBA 828.3 Dick Mayer, the CEO of KFC is faced with making some tough decisions. KFC is in the midst of change. Faltering U. S operations in the late 1970's lead to the implementation of strategic planning processes. These processes proved to be very effective in turning around a potentially disastrous situation. Mayer is currently wondering if and how these strategies should be ada...
  • Worthington's Management System
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    Founded in 1955 by John H. McConnell, Worthington Industries has evolved into an established market leader in value-added steel processing and general metal related businesses. Of recent, Worthington has consistently outperformed its competitors and continues to maintain its dominant position in the steel manufacturing industry. Worthington operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy based on the corporations "Golden Rule". Worthington's' "Golden Rule" philosophy to treat its employees, ...

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