The Worplestrop Partnership

The Worplestrop Partnership is anxious to press ahead with the development of the necessary costing and information systems for the management of the organisation. As a first stage, before putting out to tender the development of software and the purchase of computing systems, the partners have requested a preliminary analysis of the cost and budgetary information systems that will be required. In order to assist with this task, they have asked the firm’s accountants to prepare a report to the partners, providing: An outline of the product cost and budgetary control methodologies and syst ...

The Strategic Management

Investing in the pharmaceutical industry is the most challenging business venture that an organization may undertake. According to Whewell (2010), the pharmaceutical industry has been experiencing various changes, challenges and dynamisms. These changes may result from either the internal environment or external environment of the company. Due to such rapid changes in the internal and external environments of an organization, it is important for top managers to develop appropriate strategic plans that would enable the organization to retain its competitiveness in the market. In order to develo ...

Organizational Behavior and Teamwork SLP1

McGregor developed theory X and theory Y to explain motivational behavior in organizations.These theories can be used to analyze and to understand how managers use employees’ levels of motivation in their management principles and in the assignment of tasks. The management principles, decision making and team work is thus founded strongly on the foundational understanding of theory X and Y. Relevance of Theory X and Theory Y in Workplace Theory Y principally presumes that employees generally like work and enjoy exercising self-direction, self-regulation and autonomy. The Y theory contends th ...

The Engine of Economic Growth and Development

Introduction Economic Growth and Development Knowledge brought about industrialization. When education came and people learnt, farmers started gaining great income because of increased knowledge in farming. Industrial growth has been gradual but it has brought social changes in the communities. As people continue acquiring knowledge, advance industrialization is evident. All the industries, companies, farmers and all the other employers are looking on employing skilled labor. This has resulted to great rewards than before science and technology came in to place. This paper will look at the so ...

The Economy of the USA and the UK

The GDP of both countries has been growing constantly except for the year when the world was facing recession, i.e. 2008 through 2009. The growth rate of both countries has been decreasing over the years, but United Kingdom in 2007 experienced a higher growth rate than the United States. The exchange rate for United States has been constant over the years while the exchange rate for United Kingdom has been increasing little by little over the years. The inflation rate of United Kingdom has been going up over the years, and, in 2008, it shot up to a high then went down, then in 2011 it shot ...

Emirates Airlines: Strategic Management Practices

Strategic Management Practices of Emirates Airlines 1.1 Background of the Company In the scopes of this study, it is important to pay attention to the background of Emirates Airlines and to the core details concerning the specific features of the company’s’ activity. Emirates Airlines is the airline, located at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. More than 2.500 flights are operated by this company per week, and consequently, it is considered the largest airline in the Middle East. The world's four longest non-stop commercial flights are operated by the company: f ...

Addiction To Methamphetamine

Meth is one of the most common existing psychoactive stimulants, whose abuse can lead to acute or chronic physiological and psychological problems. Medically, the drug is an important remedy to obesity, narcolepsy, and ADHD, although inmost cases most users abuse the drug, because of its pleasant effects, for example, increasing of sexual libido, alertness, and self-worth. Such effects result due to the ability of the drug to elevate the release of dopamine and serotonin quantities in its users’ brain. Meth is whitish in colour, with no strong smell, and easily soluble in most solvents, for ...

Effective Communication in the Workplace

Effective Communication within the Workplace In the fast-paced world that we live in, communication has become a way of life, especially within the business environment. From a manager’s point of view, communication is the key to the success of many objectives and goals set by individuals and upper management. Unfortunately, management at every level is experiencing increased tension and uncertainties from lack of communication within the workplace. “Therefore, the need for new strategies such as listening preparations, which includes the mental, physical, and behavioral aspects required for ...

Introduction to the middle ages

The dark ages? So much of what the average person knows, or thinks they know, about the Middle Ages comes from film and tv. When I polled a group of well-educated friends on Facebook, they told me that the word “medieval” called to mind Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Blackadder, The Sword in the Stone, lusty wenches, feasting, courtly love, the plague, jousting and chain mail. Roman de la Rose, M. 948, fol. 12r, 16th century (Morgan Library and Museum, New York) Perhaps someone who had seen (or better yet read) The ...

Strategy of Apple

The objectives of Apple are primarily business driven. For instance, it is indicated that the company is concerned with maintaining high levels of its productivity based on the research and development. Thus, the company has an objective to sustain its global dominance. This is supported by the increasing sales. Thus, the company also has an objective of increasing its sales. The company's strategy is to reduce the negative changes, while maximizing the positive ones. The company's strategy is diversification, which entails supplying electronic products and complementary products. The company ...