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Corn Consumer Report
Corn Consumer Report
Corn Consumer Report Corn Corn is the common name for the cereal grass widely grown for food and livestock fodder. Corn ranks with wheat and rice as one of the world\'s chief grain crops, and it is the largest crop of the United States. The Cultivation of corn in exists in the United States southwestern for least 3000 years. There are many varieties of corns with widely different characteristics; some mature in 2 months; others take 11 months. In the US sweat corn is commonly grown for human con
Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolu
Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolu
Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution The Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and the U.S. Steel Company founded by Andrew Carnegie. The Standard Oil Company and U.S. Steel Company were made successful in different ways due to the actions of their different owners. The companies differed in their labor relations, market control, and structural organization. In the steel industry, Carnegie developed a system k
Corporate Downsizing in America
Corporate Downsizing in America
Corporate Downsizing in America - INTRODUCTION - Downsizing, restructuring, rightsizing, even a term as obscure as census readjustment has been used to describe the plague that has been affecting corporate America for years and has left many of its hardest working employees without work. In the 1980’s, twenty-five percent of middle management was eliminated in the United States (Greenberg/Baron 582). In the 1990’s, one million managers of American corporations with salaries over $40,000 also los
Corporate Structure - Colesmyer
Corporate Structure - Colesmyer
Corporate Structure - Colesmyer Introduction Corporate structure is the way in which the parts of a corporation are put together. Corporations usually have several strategic business units (SBUs). These SBUs are also called strategy centers, strategic planning units, or independent business units (Jain, 1990, p.17). Kotler (1997, p.71) states that an SBU is a single business or collection of related businesses that can be planned separately from the rest of the company. An SBU can be a company d
Critiques On Wall Street
Critiques On Wall Street
Critiques On Wall Street The article, Greenspan gets another Fed term, in the New York Times discussed Alan Greenspan\'s success and failures during his term. The article was fairly easy reading. I found some statements to be quite amusing however, there were some issues discussed that was a little ambiguous. Reading this article, I learned that President Clinton nominated Alan Greenspan to a fourth term as chairman of the nation\'s central bank. I had no clue as to what the title of chairman of
Death Penalty
Death Penalty
Death Penalty The Death Penalty Should Continue to be Used in the U.S. Ever since the death penalty has been declared constitutional in 1976, thousands of people have been placed on death row and 314 of them have been executed.( Yaffe,1) Thirty-eight states now allow the death penalty, with New York being the last to adapt this legislation last March. Massachusetts and Iowa have been trying to pass a law that would to allow the death penalty to be used in their states. Capital punishment is most
Describe the roles of government in the present bu
Describe the roles of government in the present bu
Describe the roles of government in the present business envi Business Studies - Essay Q: Describe the roles of government in the present business environment. In the present business environment governments have the power to change and make laws, having a major role and influence on the business environment. There are three levels of government; federal, state and local. The federal government has power over such areas as; company law, income tax, trade etc. State government has power over poll
Direct marketing
Direct marketing
direct marketing Mail Order has prospered for decades and it still continues to prosper even during the Internet revolution. You still receive sales letters in the mail. You still see ads through magazines you are reading. If you will open your eyes you will see that the Death of mail order has been greatly exaggerated. It is still alive and well on planet earth. Mail order has withstood the test of time. Although, everything isn\'t profitable to sell by mail. You will see many people online who
Discuss the importance of depreciation.
Discuss the importance of depreciation.
Discuss the importance of depreciation. Title: Discuss the importance of depreciation expenses. Depreciation as a concept and in practice plays a very important role in a company’s cash flow hence in funding. The reason’s are basically two, firstly because depreciation is a way of self finance for an organization and secondly because is a way of decreasing taxes that the government claims as the company doesn’t have to pay taxes on depreciation which consequently enlarges the cash flow of the co
Discussion of Internal Comtrols that are placed in
Discussion of Internal Comtrols that are placed in
Discussion of Internal Comtrols that are placed in an Account In accounting systems, certain controls are needed to ensure that employees are doing their jobs properly and ensure that the system runs properly. These checks are in the best interest of the organization. These controls come in the form of internal and external controls for the system. The internal controls are the checks that are placed in the system my the company’s own management and directors. Today more and more companies are m
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Domestic Violence By: Kris Hudson Each day, the statistics on domestic violence get more and more horrifying. A woman is beaten every 15 seconds, 22 to 35 percent of emergency room visits from women are because of ongoing partner abuse, 1 in 4 pregnant women have a history of partner violence, and 63 percent of young men between the ages of 11 and 20 are in jail for murdering their mothers abuser. Also domestic violence is the leading cause of injuries to women between 15 and 4
Downsizing
Downsizing
Downsizing According to a 1997 survey by the American Management Association (AMA), the most often claimed reasons for downsizing are “organizational restructuring,” “business downturn,” and “reengineering of business processes.” Downsizing has adversely affected 43 million jobs since 1980. Many organizations are realizing that downsizing may not be the best solution for reducing costs. The time and money it takes to train employees often make downsizing a wasteful procedure. By changing their b
Drinking and driving offences
Drinking and driving offences
drinking and driving offences 1 DRINKING AND DRIVING OFFENCES My essay is on Drinking and Driving Offences. In my essay I will tell you the various kinds of drinking and driving offences, the penalties, and the defences you can make if you are caught drinking and driving. Let me tell you about the different offences. There are six offences in drinking and driving. They are driving while impaired, Having care and control of a vehicle while impaired, Driving while exceeding 80 m.g., Hav
DuPont An Investment Analysis
DuPont An Investment Analysis
DuPont An Investment Analysis DuPont makes a variety of high-value products for industry today, including polymers, chemicals, fibers, and petroleum products...products for agriculture, electronics, transportation, apparel, food, aerospace, construction, and health care. DuPont serves customers in these and other industries every day, offering better things for better living as the company prepares to begin its third century of scientific, technological, commercial, and social achievement. DuPon
EAP'S
EAP'S
EAP\'S This being the day of the great downsize many managers are hurrying to make the cut\'s and in doing so closely examining their Employee-Assistance Programs for effectiveness. What are they? How do they help? How do they work? Are they worth the hassle? What are they? By definition employee-assistance programs (EAP\'s) give a business the means for identifying employees whose job performance is negatively affected by personal problems. EAP\'s should arrange for structured assistance to sol
Eastern Airlines Facing Bankruptcy
Eastern Airlines Facing Bankruptcy
Eastern Airlines Facing Bankruptcy Eastern Airlines Facing Bankruptcy In 1986, Eastern Airlines was in desparate trouble. The fourth quarter of 1985 had shown a $67.4 million loss, and financially experts had told Frank Borman, president and chief executive officer, that the airline had three choices: 1) a 20 percent pay cut for all union and noncontract employees. 2) Filing for Chapter 11 (bankruptcy) or 3) Selling the airline. On February 23, 1986, Eastern\'s board of directors met to decide t
Economic and Monetary Union of Europe
Economic and Monetary Union of Europe
Economic and Monetary Union of Europe ECONOMIC AND MONETARY UNION OF EUROPE The main reason for creating a European Market was the growing international competitiveness. In the mid of the eighties the European countries recognized that in the long run the national economies alone won’t be able to compete against countries like the US, Japan and the new industrial centers in East Asia. The biggest advantage of the European integration is the unique chance of causing significant economic growth in
Economic Development in Zimbabwe
Economic Development in Zimbabwe
Economic Development in Zimbabwe The country of Zimbabwe is one of the most economically developed on the African continent1. A fairly young political entity, Zimbabwe has only enjoyed recognized autonomy since 1980, the year in which the United Kingdom repealed its imperialistic claims to the African nation2. Despite its youth the country has achieved a level of economic development uncharacteristic of sub-Saharan African nations. Second only to South Africa in economic development, Zimbabwe\'s
Economic Development in Zimbabwe
Economic Development in Zimbabwe
Economic Development in Zimbabwe Economic Development in Zimbabwe The country of Zimbabwe is one of the most economically developed on the African continent . A fairly young political entity, Zimbabwe has only enjoyed recognized autonomy since 1980, the year in which the United Kingdom repealed its imperialistic claims to the African nation . Despite its youth the country has achieved a level of economic development uncharacteristic of sub-Saharan African nations. Second only to South Africa in
ECONOMIC POLICIES
ECONOMIC POLICIES
ECONOMIC POLICIES Chad Stigall Econ 100 11/26/96 Economic Policy The new economic policy of the united states should include cutting taxes, reducing governmental waste, and balance the budget by having a smaller more efficient federal government. It should include equal opportunity for financial security but not through a government sponsored redistribution of wealth program. Cutting taxes across the board including income tax rates, capital gains and estate taxes among others should provide a g
Economic Reform-Policy Mix
Economic Reform-Policy Mix
Economic Reform-Policy Mix Question: What role do governments have in modern mixed economies such as Australia? Using appropriate indicators (macro economic aggregates) outline the present state of the economy. In what ways is the Commonwealth government using fiscal and monetary policies to influence the Australian economy? What are the main features of the government\'s micro economic policy? Why is the government concerned about microeconomic reform? Synopsis: The role of government in Austra
Economic Systems
Economic Systems
Economic Systems ECONOMIC SYSTEMS ASSIGNMENT Canada: The Government of Canada is a Federal Parliamentary Democracy and a member of the Common Wealth. The Prime Minister of Canada is the Honorable Jean Chretien. The Deputy Prime Minister is Sheila Copps and the Governor General is Romeo LeBlanc. There are five major political parties in Canada they are; the Progressive Conservatives, the Liberal Party, New Democratic Party, the Reform Party, and the Bloc Quebecois. The GNP per capita (1991) was $
Economic Analysis Of Hawaii
Economic Analysis Of Hawaii
Economic Analysis Of Hawaii Economic Analysis of Hawaii Hawaii, with an area of 28,313 sq. km (10,932 sq. mi.), is the 43rd largest state in the U.S.; 6.9% of the land is owned by the federal government. It consists mainly of the Hawaiian Islands, eight main islands and 124 islets, reefs, and shoals. The major islands in order of size are Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Nihau, and Kahoolawe. Population growth has increased by 80,000 persons over the past five years. Demographics show
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American software company rev
Economics of at&t
Economics of at&t
economics of at&t The AT+T Corporation, formerly known as The American Telephone and Telegraph Company, was incorporated on March 3, 1885 in New York as a wholly owned subsidiary of The American Bell Telephone Company. Its original purpose was to manage and expand the burgeoning toll (long distance) business of American Bell and its licensees. It continued as the long distance company until December 30, 1899 when it assumed the business and property of American Bell and became the parent company
Economics of India
Economics of India
Economics of India In every region of the world there are culture and social differences that set countries apart. Each with an economic, social and political outlooks on the future that determine the way people live. These endless arrays, even occur in different parts of a particular of every country including one of the worlds most diverse, India. India is separated into 25 states and 7 territories which create 16 major languages and 1,000 minor languages and dialects. This diversity in langua
Economics
Economics
Economics Economics and Healthcare Delivery Systems has a direct affect on society; because health, like any other good or service, is desired because it generates utility. The Health Production Theory explains the role of the making, or production, of health and its influence by a variety of factors, including the amount of medical care consumed. Also, there’s a direct relationship between healthcare economics and societies access to health insurance. Rising incomes mean more disposable income
Econonmics
Econonmics
Econonmics Economics 1 The study of economics is helpful in several ways . Some of these I will comment on . First of all , technology levels affect a societies economy , so by learning what products are produced and how they are produced , you can see how technologically advanced a society is . By examining where the produced goods are sent/used you can get a better idea of what type of government the society is run by . By studying an economy and seeing how the economy uses resources , you can
Effective Meetings
Effective Meetings
Effective Meetings While effective meetings are essential to any organization and to getting work done, most of the meetings I attend leave me looking for a decision. These meetings also leave me tired and somewhat disillusioned on the vision of the company. I think a good meeting is not dissimilar to a football teams huddle. It should bring people together, facilitate decision making, assist people in taking responsibility, energize the participants, and contribute to building team effort withi
Entrepreneur Observation Report
Entrepreneur Observation Report
Entrepreneur Observation Report This report outlines a very small business of my brother’s. It describes his business, target market, financial plans, and marketing plans. I have tried to keep a neutral opinion about his opinions as much as possible. I have tried to keep my inputs and thoughts in the conclusion only. The whole idea of my brother, insert name here, owning a business started in early March of 1998 when one of the neighbors jokingly suggested he should raise chickens and sell them
Equal Pay
Equal Pay
Equal Pay Mike K. Essay on equal pay in the work place. In 1963, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, making it unlawful to discriminate against a worker on the basis of sex. Since that time, the wage gap between men and women in the United States has narrowed by just 15 cents, now being 74 cents, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. Pay equality is most prevalent for the 16 to 24 age group, in which women earn more than 90 percent of what men do; however, the gap becomes 75 pe
Ergonomics in Clerical Environments
Ergonomics in Clerical Environments
Ergonomics in Clerical Environments ERGONOMICS IN OFFICE AND CLERICAL ENVIRONMENTS ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT 200 GROUP PROJECT WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT Ergonomics is becoming one of the most important aspects of administrative management. Since the introduction of computers, offices are becoming more technologically based. Employees are spending greater amounts of time in the office and therefore must be comfortable to remain productive. Workers that feel stressed and do not like their work environmen
IBM Software Base
IBM Software Base
IBM Software Base This folder contains file bases containing Shareware Software. Shareware files are public files for public use. Many Shareware files ask for small contributions to the author for use of the file, users can choose to follow any instructions contained in the files themsleves, although users are under no obligation. With that out of the way, users can download any files in any of these bases free of charge. Users can also upload files to the Firstclass System. FIles that are uploa
Essence of Empowerment
Essence of Empowerment
Essence of Empowerment The Essence of Empowerment Empowerment is certainly not a new idea within the business arena. In fact, its concept has been around since the 1960\'s when American car manufactures suddenly realized that they were losing their butts to the Japanese producers. An extensive and extremely well-funded investigation for answers to the recurrent question, how do I get more out of my employees while simultaneously lowering my costs, did produce some implementable and constructive
Establishing and Maintaining Good Client Relations
Establishing and Maintaining Good Client Relations
Establishing and Maintaining Good Client Relations Total Quality Management, customer satisfaction index, zero defects, client service - all are buzzwords of management in the 1990s. Yet what is all this about anyway? After all, lawyers and law firms successfully made it through the \'80s without all the commotion about quality and service. Why all the fuss now? Is this just another fad, some passing fancy that will come and go like Hula-Hoops, disco dancing or designer jeans? Hardly. While the
Ethical Economics?
Ethical Economics?
Ethical Economics? Nicholas Grosz Mr. Burke Econ 3/1/00 ETHICAL ECONOMICS? The term ethical and economics should never be put into the same sentance. They are almost oxymoronic in the sense that in order for one to succeed on an economic level, ethics are usually never involved. America as we have come to know it is a world full of mice and snakes. The mice are those in society who voluntarily choose to live off of the prosperous, as the snakes go out and get their prey. The capitalistic society
Ethics in Business
Ethics in Business
Ethics in Business Ethics in Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that
Ethics
Ethics
ethics Ethics in Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that can carry s
Ethics In Business
Ethics In Business
Ethics In Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that can carry serious
EVALUATING NORTH AMERICAN HEALTH SYSTEMS
EVALUATING NORTH AMERICAN HEALTH SYSTEMS
EVALUATING NORTH AMERICAN HEALTH SYSTEMS INTRODUCTION Compensating the affairs of economic efficiency with the demands of sociopolitical rights is a constant source of tension in Canada and the United States alike. In no other element is this tension more apparent than in the group of complex markets we call the health care system. Canadians have been fortunate enough to receive a universal health care system for nearly forty years. This is a single-payer system funded by the governments, both p
Argumentative Essay: Should Women Be Allowd To Go
Argumentative Essay: Should Women Be Allowd To Go
Argumentative Essay: Should Women Be Allowd To Go Topless in Public In the summer of 1996 Gwen Jacobs enjoyed a topless summer stroll during which she was seen by a local O.P.P officer, was apprehended and subsequently charged with indecent exposure. Gwen Jacobs pleaded not guilty in court and won the right to go topless in Ontario. This incident brought up an excellent question: should women be allowed to go topless on public beaches and in other public areas? The answer is strictly no, women s
Implementing A CAD System TO Reduce Costs
Implementing A CAD System TO Reduce Costs
Implementing A CAD System TO Reduce Costs Introduction This report will analyze a proposal on how Woodbridge Foam could become more competitive through improvements in technology. This includes the saving of the companies money, shortening the design time for new products, decreasing quoting time and improving quality overall. By implementing a company wide CAD system, which would be networked together with each customer and all plants, these improvements could be achieved. Research will include
Executive Summary of Pepsico (Finance)
Executive Summary of Pepsico (Finance)
Executive Summary of Pepsico (Finance) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PEPSICO Through my research of Pepsico, I have calculated the cost of capital. A firm’s cost of capital is imperative because it represents the funds used to finance the firm’s assets and operations. First you have to estimate the cost of capital in order to minimize it. In estimating the cost of capital, you first have to find the cost of each capital component and then combine the component costs to find the weighted average cost of c
Explain why it has proved impossible to derive an
Explain why it has proved impossible to derive an
Explain why it has proved impossible to derive an analytical Explain why it has proved impossible to derive an analytical formula for valuing American Puts, and outline the main techniques that are used to produce approximate valuations for such securities Investing in stock options is a way used by investors to hedge against risk. It is simply because all the investors could lose if the option is not exercised before the expiration rate is just the option price (that is the premium) that he or
Exporters Financial Assistance
Exporters Financial Assistance
Exporters Financial Assistance ADVANCED EXPORT MARKETING MAJOR ASSIGNMENT There are already many federal programs that assist exporters in various ways including Progam for Export Market Development (P.E.M.D.), Canadian International Development Association (C.I.D.A.) and Canadian Commercial Corporations (C.C.C.). These programs help exporters secure and enhance access for Canadian goods and services in world markets. They also strengthen Canada\'s international marketing effectiveness and help
Facts of the great depression
Facts of the great depression
facts of the great depression To my amazement the Great Depression serves as a natural debating point that justifies or refutes various economic policies. The Great Depression and the New Deal are complex topics that are open to many interpretations. The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which spread to virtually all of the industrialized world. Seeing the order in which events actually occurred dispels many myths about the Great Depression. One of t
Farmland Industries Inc.
Farmland Industries Inc.
Farmland Industries Inc. Introduction Today, when we hear the slogans better farming, better food, or proud to be farmer owned one company comes to mind, Farmland Industries. We may think of this of this fortune 500 company as a leading agricultural powerhouse, which it is, however, it was not always that way. Background Farmland Industries Inc. was founded by Howard A. Cowden, who was born and raised in Southwestern Missouri. Cowden started young in the cooperative business by working for the M
Fieldwork Study #1
Fieldwork Study #1
Fieldwork Study #1 On Wednesday March 8th, a meeting was held in the city of Los Angeles regarding a small community and a private school. The issue was about the community and their loss of privacy when a private Jewish day school moved its campus into the neighborhood. The main concern was about the traffic around the neighborhood being that there is a public school that is right across the street from it. This particular neighborhood can be classified as being a well- to- do, upper- middle- c
Finance
Finance
Finance 1) Arithmetic mean Standard Deviation 1. Intermediate T-Bond 2.15592593 7.08417535 2. T-bond 2.74185185 12.7163729 3. EAFE Index 7.49074074 23.4421382 4. S&P 500 5.31518519 16.8600115 5. Small Stock Index 8.01444444 24.8112222 2) Payoff per $1.00 Invested 1. Intermediate T-bond $10.05447301 2. T-bond $10.47833304 3. EAFE Index $23.11274502 4. S&P Index $15.0826532 5. Small Stock Index $22.6971407 The EAFE Index would have had the biggest payoff if $1.00 was invested. 3) Payoff Inflation
Financial Analysis of Company
Financial Analysis of Company
Financial Analysis of Company The Loewen Group Inc. was founded in 1969. The company has two major headquarters in North America, one in Burnaby, British Colombia and a second in Cincinnati, Ohio. Loewen Group Inc. (L.G.I.) is the largest funeral services enterprise in Canada and is the second largest company in the North American Funeral Services Industry. L.G.I. owns 918 funeral homes and 269 cemeteries and also engages in the pre-need selling of funeral services including cemetery and cremati