Google in 2008

Abstract Google has been a successful company for more than a decade now. The company conducts millions of searches daily that come up with relevant results that satisfy the needs of its users. Therefore, this paper critically analyses its operations and success. To achieve this, the paper focuses on the growth of search engines, the […]

Reflection of Consultancy Project

This document has been created to acknowledge the completion of the project, which focused on brand development opportunities and alternative market strategies for the national banjo manufacturing company. The project specifically targeted its subsidiary. It is a premium quality British manufacturer. Its brand name is known as the ‘The Shackleton Brand. Following a brief summary […]

Training programs for semiliterate and illiterate populations in Swaziland

Introduction Health communication focuses on the solution of health issues through the dissemination of selected messages to communities [1]. Most organisations apply various means to spread health messages including the use of social media and personal interactions with target audiences. Although communication plays a central role in th the study of health communication as an […]

North by Northwest is an Oedipal Wish Fulfillment Fantasy

Even though that during the course of recent decades, the conceptual soundness of the Psychoanalytical Theory by Sigmund Freud has been increasingly criticized, on the account of its presumed ‘unscientificalness’, there can only be a few doubts that it continues to denote a high utilitarian value. After all, even today it represents a thoroughly legitimate […]

Identifying and Assessing the Economic Costs and Benefits of WTO Negotiations Failure

Introduction Doha Development Round (DDR) also referred to as Doha Development Agenda (DDA), is recognized as the world trade organization (WTO). This organization had organized a trade negotiation round that took place in the year 2001 at a place called Doha. The major objectives of this negotiation were to try and set up lower trade […]

Critical Analysis of the Role of Leadership in Improving Performance in Public Sector Organisations

Introduction Distributed leadership is a post-heroic understanding of leadership that advocates the liberation from bureaucracy and strengthening of stakeholder involvement (Jackson 2000, p. 70). It has traits that make it relevant for public firms that are in need of a turnaround in performance (Harris, 2005, p. 82). Integrity or openness to criticism, delegation of duties […]

How Public Participation, as a New Governance Practice, Is Affecting Service Delivery

Introduction New forms of governance are constantly emerging. In the UK, the notion of public participation has gained favour owing to its ability to effect democracy and flexibility in the delivery of public services. It represents a third way in public sector service provision because it differs from market systems or state-controlled initiatives. Literature illustrates […]

Management Strategy in the Public Sector

Introduction Local authorities are embracing the use of strategic management in their daily processes. Many have recognised the usefulness of the approach but few are yet to optimize its potential. Internal and external environments in public organisations make strategic management a challenging task for many. These firms require a comprehensive analysis of strategy use in […]

Export Consultancy

Introduction Globalization and trade liberalization have become common terms in the past with both policy and technology advancements being the main drivers. The adoption of a free market economy system has greatly increased the productive potential of most countries. It has also created diverse opportunities for international trade. As a result of the reduction of […]

How Does the Leadership Style Adopted by the Franchisor Affect the Behavior of the Franchisee?

Abstract Franchising is regarded as one of the easiest forms of business deals that an entrepreneur can take advantage of. The requirements of such a venture are not very straining provided one secures a franchisor. A franchisor is an organization that lets another business entity utilize its intellectual property and transact on its behalf. The […]

Agilent Technologies Company Activities

Introduction of the organization Agilent Technologies is among the pioneer companies that offer a wide range of measurement solutions to engineers, service providers, researchers and scientists. Scientists use the company’s products to test the safety of foodstuffs. Investigators use them in their inspection of crime-scene evidence. Researchers us them to study various diseases and come […]

The Impact of International Regimes

Overview Decision making procedure, rules, norms and principles that may either be explicit or implicit in affecting international relations are all embraced under the umbrella of international regimes. The expectations of actors in international regimes tend to converge on matters related to international affairs. The United States foreign policy is indeed one critical example of […]

Programme Mandate: Focus on the Future

Introduction Heriot-Watt University Based in Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University is the leading university in Scotland. The university has a special place both within the country as well as on the global map because of offering practical solutions the current global challenges without neglecting its basic mission of providing appropriate education to local and international students. The […]

Education in Iceland

Introduction Traditionally, education was viewed as a need that was optional and could be substituted to meet other life’s important basics. Today, provision of education has become a government’s social responsibility in a majority of the countries. However, the challenge remains on the provision of inclusive education and schooling, and how best to tailor the […]

Irony and the Narrative in Forster, Howards End

Introduction This narrative begins by demonstrating an array of varied experiences and scenarios that affect the lives of people living in three different interlinking English social classes, but with unfavorable consequences. The two sisters, Margaret and Helen Schlegel, are the representative of the bourgeois class, which is financially independent. They are representatives of the intellectual […]

Comprehensive Strategic Management: Emirates Identity Authority Strategy

Introduction There are many methods managers can use to succeed in developing their businesses regarding a number of external and internal factors that many affect the growing and prospering abilities. Strategic planning is one of the possible management tools that aim at ensuring managers and their employees that they work properly to achieve the same […]

Individual Case: Google Incorporation

Introduction Google Incorporation is one of the largest internet-based companies in the world. The company’s headquarters is in California. The company deals in areas such as software vending, search engine, and internet marketing. In the recent past, the company has added cloud computing to its products line. The company has grown through product differentiation, acquisitions, […]

Tourism in Shanghai

Abstract Tourism is one of the largest and major industries in the world. The sector has become a major source of income for numerous economies. Its significance is growing by the day. China, as the most populous country in the world, is projected to become a major market for both inbound and outbound tourists. Consequently, […]

Phosphate Removal by Struvite Crystallization

Abstract Human activities continue to threaten the purity of water by releasing pollutants from industries and domestic water usage. When phosphates in aqueous solutions gain access into water bodies, they lead to the abnormal growth of algae, which reduces the concentration of dissolved oxygen. Therefore, phosphates in aqueous solutions must be reduced before the solutions […]

Marketing Design and Innovation: Smart TV’s

Executive Summary Marketing design and innovation has gained massive relevance in the electronic industry where competition has reached the cut-throat levels. The Smart TV industry is one of the most affected industries where firms are fighting to retain their competitiveness. Samsung Smart TV is one of the products that have found themselves in this competitive […]

Chinese Manga

Abstract Within the past few years Chinese manhua within China has been losing relevance within the country of its origin wherein more Chinese citizens apparently prefer manga to manhua. This shift towards manga and manhua has yet to be fully understood and, as such, will be explored within paper. By delving into the historical aspects […]

Instagram: purchase intentions in Thailand fashion industry

Overview of Relevant Theories Consumer behavior is a complex field. The complexity arises from the difficulties associated with predicting human behavior. People exposed to the same conditions do not always respond in the same way. This makes the study of consumer behavior important to help determine the potential range of consumer responses that arise from […]

The effect of market-type procurement on the public sector

Introduction Quasi market procurement is a system in which governments buy public services from non-public establishments, such as not-for-profit and voluntary organisations, on behalf of users. Governments use this approach to introduce free market principles of price and quality in the provision of public services. In the United Kingdom, the system has yielded mixed results […]

Globalisation of LNG

Introduction In 21st century, energy has become one of the vital international political issues. The globe is witnessing multiple energy confronts, soaring energy prices, climate change, global resource competition and energy poverty. The emerging of new vibrant economies like Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRICs) have hastened and worsened the present energy trends. India and […]

Consumer Behaviour

Executive Summary The government of Australia has embarked on Massive campaigns against tobacco consumption. It undertakes these functions through a number of government controlled organisations and civil society. The aim of the government is to influence and facilitate the change of behaviour in its citizens to one that condemn taking of tobacco products. Changing people’s […]

Strategic Thinking and Effective Change: Samsung

With over 200 subsidiaries across the continent, Samsung has devised a powerful business model in order to remain profitable (Samsung Global Strategy Group 2015). The firm uses innovative strategies and practices in order to produce new products. The concept of research and development (R&D) is also taken seriously. Such changes include eye-catching electronic devices and […]

Success Factors and Leadership Strategies: Southwest Airlines and Emirates Airlines

Introduction Air travelling is one of the most popular and constantly growing industries in the whole world. People want to use airlines to get to destination points in a short period; people want to work in the sphere of aircraft and try to improve the conditions under which the airline industry can be improved. The […]

Developing New Engineers and Their Effect on Organizational Commitment

Introduction One of the biggest challenges to organizations today is to motivate their work force. Various human resource practices are therefore yet to be formulated in light of recent research studies placing the human resource function as integral to the success of any organization (Ferris 1999). Employee development is relatively one of the most integral […]

Global Strategy

Introduction Strategy refers to the “direction and scope of a firm over the long run”. It facilitates the creation of competitive advantages through configuration of the firm’s resources in a challenging business environment in order to meet the customers’ and stakeholders’ expectations. The strategy process begins with strategic analysis in which the internal and external […]

Women and Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia:”Can Women Entrepreneurial Micro Businesses Grow in Saudi Arabia”

Characteristics of an entrepreneur There are certain attributes associated with entrepreneurs though with conflicting arguments. The first attribute of entrepreneurs is that they derive motivation from the need of achievement. Entrepreneurs desire to start something new that has been inexistent. The second characteristic of entrepreneurs is that they are tough, pragmatic, and unwilling to submit […]