Residual Analysis

Introduction Bilinga being a growing suburb in Sydney, it requires various commercial buildings to cater for the needs of the growing population. The area has a site has been identified as viable for the construction of commercial building that is compliant with environmental sustainability. This construction will involve the conversion of the existing building into […]

Online Education

Trends in Online Education Online education is defined as globalization of human ideas and acts through technology (Tompkins, 2011). It involves the use of personal computers and the internet to connect the world in matters of education. Distance learning is propagated through a wide range of technologies that aim at reaching out to many students […]

Educational Implications of Learning and Developmental Theories

Abstract Theories of learning and development provide important knowledge on which educational practices and activities are based. This document discusses the roles of teachers, factors which motivate learners and how learners acquire information as well as the factors which influence curriculum design and delivery as explained by cognitive, constructivism, social, behavioral learning as well as […]

Creativities and Boys Involvement

Introduction The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) noted that the creativity among children has to be enhanced by supporting their curiosity, exploration and play. It is also important to provide them with opportunities for exploring and sharing their thoughts, ideas, and feelings. This can be achieved through art, music, movement and dance activities among others. […]

Business Ousourcing Strategy

Executive Summary Business enterprises, both profit and non-profit organisation, have adopted outsourcing as a viable way of increasing effectiveness and efficiency. To assess the factors leading to outsourcing, this study delves into outsourcing strategy used by the University of Wisconsin (UW), as well as the challenges they face in the implementation process. As such, this […]

International and Comparative Human Resource Management

Introduction The human resource management is responsible for managing the human resources of an organization. The HRM aims at improving the performance of an organization through effective management of human resource. It is involved in job description in an organization, planning and recruitment of employees. According to Risher (2003), strategic human resource management involves merging […]

Business Strategy – Haier Group

Introduction Devising effective business strategies that improve the overall performance of an organization and its successful participation in the global market has become one of the most burning ambitions that managers in companies that intend to increase customer preference, profitability and sustain competitive advantage have assumed. Studies point out that as business in the local […]

My Experiential Challenging

Introduction The role of decision making cannot be established clearly without undergoing serious traumatic incidences that request fast action (Myers, 2004). Primarily, most people undergo at least one such incident in their life time. Most are able to pass these experiences and identify valid solutions that allow them to continue well with their life. However, […]

International PepsiCo. Company

Introduction Every organization is expected to undertake strategic analysis to determine its market position as well as its current and anticipated performance. Through the application of different environmental analysis tools, managers are able to determine the strong and weak points of an organization. One of the activities carried out by organizations is scenario analysis. Scenarios […]

Marketing in the digital age

Introduction Marketing is a fundamental element in organisation’s long-term performance. Therefore, making effective marketing decisions is critical. Traditionally, marketing decisions were based on experience and judgement. However, different marketing models were formulated during the 1960s in an effort to assist organisations in conducting marketing analyses. Another major revolution in the 1960s relates to the development […]

International Financial Reporting Standards in Kazakhstan

Introduction Global literature on accounting supplies evidence of the economic implications of accounting quality such as costs of capital (Leuz & Verrecchia 2000) as well as international capital mobility (Guenther &Young 2002). According to Land and Lang, the quality of accounting systems has improved significantly throughout the world since the 1990’s (2002). This improvement can […]

Porsche Company

Porsche AG Background Ferdinand Porsche who was a renowned professor is the one who started the car manufacturing company as early as 1931. The company initially did not produce any vehicle with its brand, but specialized in offering motor vehicle development work and consultancy services to other automobile manufacturing companies. The company produced its first […]

Enterprise Architecture and Its Implementation in Federal Domain

Definition of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Federal Enterprise Architecture According Michael Platt, “enterprise architecture (EA) is a conceptual blueprint that defines the structure and operation of an organization” (Platt 5). This definition takes into account how “an organization can effectively use EA to achieve both its current and future aims” (Platt 5). This means that […]

Nanotechnology

Abstract Nanotechnology is an emerging technology which is developing at an exponential rate. The technology utilizes novel characteristics of materials that are exhibited only at nano scale level. Although still in early stages, this technology has signaled potential and breakthroughs in many areas such as medicine, computer technology, food industry, building construction, environment protection to […]

Environmental Impact Statement

Introduction In the recent past, the environmental studies have ranked industries as the leading causes of environmental pollution (Syrakov, Batchvarova, & Wiman 1998, p. 118). The current challenges of global warming facing major industries across the globe have necessitated the need for coming up with tools that measure environmental risk. A number of studies affirm […]

Prevalence of High Power Distance Among Indian Workers in the United Arab Emirates

Background The cross cultural issue under analysis is the prevalence of high power distance among Indian workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Indian immigrant population is one of the largest in the UAE. However, because the emirates have a high representation of foreigners, Indian employees tend to experience difficulties at work that stem […]

Global Trade Imbalance

Introduction Background: Global Trade Imbalance Within the context of international trade, the process of constantly changing patterns of trade is inevitable and, therefore, sustaining a trade balance is a serious challenge for the global community. Trade relations between different countries are not confined merely to the purpose of importing and exporting goods. Rather, the importance […]

Leading a Complex and Culturally Diverse Team

Introduction The 21st century economy is increasingly liberalized and collaboration in teams that cross different cultural boundaries has become the norm. More often than not, teams are scattered across geographical locations and work through communication enabled platforms made possible by advancing technology. These teams are normally involved in complex projects and ideally, they are supposed […]

Shuzworld Company

Workflow at Shuzworld (Discussion and Recommendations) Shuzworld’s case embraces the aspects of workflow. This section of the paper discusses the workflow provisions and provides appropriate recommendations applicable in this context. This will ensure credible workflow augmentation in the Shuzworld Company with specific reference to Chinese plants. For example, the workflow in the production system is […]

Tsunami of 2004

Introduction The tsunami of December 26th 2004 was a natural disaster that occurred in the Indian Ocean. According to Shibayama (2005), the tsunami was caused by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake which released 23,000 Hiroshima-type atomic bombs in terms of energy. The earthquake struck the coastal area off northern Sumatra in Indonesia triggering a gigantic tsunami […]

Outbreak Democratic Institutions

Introduction In this analysis, the rational choice theory and sociological theory have been used to evaluate the democratic institutions. Under, the sociological theory, the focus would be centered on the corporatism1. Democracy refers to a set of principles that are considered to be very fundamental to the continuity of humanity2. Although, the actual concept of […]

Origin of Trade Preferences

Freiden notes that political systems mediate and change interests into policy using political machinery (Frieden, 2005). Political machinery come together and change interests of society using different conditions of bargaining and bias among different groups. Established procedures and rules in domestic political systems show group strength normally for a long term. However, institutions can create […]

Privacy and Homeland Security

Introduction Privacy of individuals is an issue of concern. This confidentiality is guaranteed under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 USC 552a. Provisions of privacy of citizens guarantee every individual that his or her personal identification information should not be collected without legal authority. However, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) along with policies and […]

A Government Cannot Support Domestic Audiovisual Industry Without Discriminating Against Foreign Products

Introduction Several nations have developed ways of safeguarding their local film industries through conserving market share of domestic films against domination by American films. The market share of American’s films is about seventy percent in the entire world. Many countries have created protectionism techniques such as tax concession, import quotas, subsidies, and screen quotas to […]

Hearing Impaired and Education

Defining Characteristics of Hearing Impaired The characteristics of hearing impaired can be categorized as behavioral or motor characteristics. The various behavioral characteristics of hearing impaired is a bad attention to what is being said by another person. This condition makes the victim appear as absent minded. Another characteristic of hearing impaired is the fact that […]

Gate Gourmet Management

Executive Summary Gate Gourmet is the world’s leading company offering catering services to airline companies. In order to improve the efficiency of its business processes, the firm introduced a Scala system to help in integrating various processes in the supply chain. The firm also introduced e-gatematrix to help improve communication within the new system. This […]

Corporate Governance and Informational Disclosure on Internet Financial Reporting: The Saudi Arabia Evidence

Abstract The proposed study aims at in-depth understanding of the existing correlation between corporate governance and transparent disclosure of the internet financial reporting (IFR) in Saudi Arabian companies. This relationship will be investigated in an empirical research in order to clarify the reliability of possible impacts of corporate governance techniques on the disclosure transparency in […]