The European Airline Industry

Introduction: The European Airline Industry The first European countries to start the use of air travel were: Finland, Belgium, France, Germany, U.K., and the Netherlands. The oldest carrier in the union was KLM (Brueckner e tal 2003). This carrier started operating in 1919 and it’s still operating using its original name. The European union airspace underwent deregulation in the early 1990’s, a move that since then has had a quite significant effect on the structure of the airline industry. This effect has greatly been a shift towards “ budget” airlines which operate on shorter routes (Bruec ...

Project Procurement Management

Procurement refers to the process of material and technical recourses provision in the enterprise in order to make its performing and management effective. The purpose of procurement is adequate and effective material, technological, information, etc. needs satisfaction of the projects with the highest possible economic efficiency. The project procurement management is the sufficient part of the whole project management process that require the products/services purchases from outside the company world in order to solve or complete the project or task effectively. The project procurement ma ...

The Stress Management

The Main Sources of Stress in My Life One of the stresses that I face as a single mom with a military career is how to cope with separation from my daughter. In this career, separation from family is an inevitability that one has to accept and live with especially when one is frequently deployed. In essence it is a dilemma that one consciously decides that one can handle at the time of deciding on a military career but when that day that one has to go away from loved ones arrives, it is as if one can indeed never be adequately prepared. The stress that come with making decisions on who to sta ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Transportation Security Administration

With increasing cases of global terrorism, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been actively involved in screening of baggage for travelers into and out of the U.S. However, in order to secure the top flight performance, TSA needs to adopt several human resource ramifications. The first one is to change the design of the jobs offered under TSA. This was seen as a necessary step because of the professional-ethical issues that arose from the delivery of service. In this case, the employees either stole the baggage of travelers or colluded with criminals to smuggle arms. Therefor ...

Wrongful Termination of Employees

Wrongful termination is a legal breach that occurs when an employer discharges an employee from the employment for any other reasons that are not legal (Guerin & DelPo, 2011). Termination of an employee is said to be wrongful if it defies the legal provisions of employment policies. These may include termination in violation of the discrimination laws, termination as a form of sexual harassment, firing that violates oral and written employment contracts, or in revenge against an employee who had filed a claim against his/her employer. Duties and Right of the Parties in an Employment Contract. ...