5000-Word Business Essay Examples

Impact of Business Issues

Conglomerate Mergers and Acquisitions: Creating or Destroying Value?

Abstract In this study, we inspect ineffective Conglomerate mergers and acquisitions in attempts for new evidence on whether this creates or destroys value for acquirers and targets, especially in the US banking industry. We contribute toward the literature of this study in three significant areas. First, we put in to...

Economics

Export Imperialism: Export and Export Initiatives

Introduction The term imperialism is often related to the European influences on Africa and Asia and other parts of the world. Its motivation has always been to advance Britain’s’ industrial economy to other nations. There has been a persistent pressure by Britain to extend its empire to other countries. Cain...

Finance

Impact of Global Financial Crisis: Developed & Emerging Economies

Introduction Globalization has made the economies of the world conglomerate into one singular and large unit. Economies of the world can therefore not be studied in isolation because of the interrelationship brought about by the advent of globalization. It is this interconnectedness of the global economy that is however posing...

Management

Quality Management and Business Performance

The research presented before you is based on the topic “the impact of quality awards on total quality management and business performance”. The report highlights the three quality awards i.e. Deming Prize Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award European Foundation for Quality Management Excellence Model (EFQM) And on the basis of...

Finance

Capital Structure of Firms in Industrialized Countries

Abstract In the present-day corporate world, the significance of capital structure can not be undermined. The capital structure decisions as to a proper mix of debt and equity components are of paramount importance for the success of the firm. Such decisions are influenced by a host of factors. The essence...

Company Analysis

Cenveo Inc.: The Company Analysis

Company Information Company name & Ticker Symbol – CENVEO Inc (CVO) Link to web site investors page Beta – 2.18 Current Stock price – $ 5.77 Earnings per share – (0.54) Dividend Yield – 0.0 Current Risk Free Interest Rate – 10 year 3.473 30 year 4.522 Income tax rate...

Management

Regulations and Change in Ownership Structure

Summary The performance of any organization is largely influenced by the ownership structure of the organization, as well as any regulations within the organization’s areas of operations (Alves & Mendes 2004). Barontini and Bozzi (2009) observed that following the increased global competition, achieving maximum performance in an organization is the...

Employee Management

Employee Treatment and Firm Innovation Performance

Abstract The paper is a review of literature on the topic of employee treatment and firm innovation performance. A detailed analysis of scholarly sources published within the past fifteen years allows tracing the development of the research topic and the shifts in researchers’ interest in its various aspects. The paper...

Case Studies

Wisynco Manufacturing Company: Case Study

Introduction Technological advances of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have shaped the manufacturing industry on a global scale. Beverage production has developed under the influence of new technologies and managerial strategies, which enabled companies to improve their performance and enhance their competitive advantage (Flammini et al. 2017). Although the food...

Management

Benchmarking Knowledge Management Systems in Project-Based Organizations

Abstract This paper aims to explore knowledge management with regard to project-oriented organizations, the key feature of which is the integrated work of various employees in a team. Today, knowledge presents the paramount asset of project-focused companies that need to not only produce new products and services but also accumulate...

Case Studies

Assessing Why Nigeria Lng Has Been Restricted in Development

Natural gas deposits in Nigeria currently form one of the most significant resources for the country. Nigeria ranks amongst the top producers and exporters of the commodity, with a 4 percent GDP contribution coming from natural gas. Given the country’s immense oil production, analysts and experts point at the possibility...

Finance

Corporate Governance Effects on the National Banks in the UAE

Study Background The UAE ranks among the best investment destinations in the world, probably due to the political and economic stability enjoyed, despite challenges in the region. Apart from undoubted stability demonstrated to the investor world, the investor community needs tangible assurances of management competence. Aware of the attention that...

Organizational Management

Talent Management in Saudi Arabian Firms

Introduction The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the countries in the Middle East that have become very attractive to local and international firms because of a number of reasons. According to Effron and Ort (2010), the country has enjoyed a long period of political stability. The economy of...

Risk Management

Risk Assessment Methods in Projects

Introduction to the Study Risk assessment is a stage in the risk management process that is concerned with the determination of both quantitative and qualitative risks in a particular project. Risk assessment in various contexts involves the objective evaluation of risk where the uncertainties and assumptions that exist in a...

Employee Management

Layoffs: Ethical, Legal, Economic and Social Ramifications

Introduction Massive layoffs have become a common phenomenon in the corporate world. Companies do it in order to cope with temporary falls in demand or to increase their competitiveness. However, most of them copy their competitors without really thinking about the effectiveness of the strategy. It will be hypothesized that...

Economics

Arbitration of International Investment Disputes (Iraq)

Iraq has in the past experienced a poor economic performance because of the US-led invasion in 2003. Before the US-led invasion, Iraq’s economy was fairly stable and run by a central government, but the most prominent feature of the Iraq economy was its strict prohibition of foreign business ownership of...

Economics

Emerging Stock Markets Integration in the Middle East

Introduction This study will analyze the emerging Middle Eastern stock markets comprising of Dubai stock market, Abu Dhabi securities market, Cairo stock exchange, Amman stock exchange, and Kuwait stock exchange. It has been noted that Middle Eastern stock exchange markets have been growing both in size and participation of late....

Workforce

Gender and Harassment of Sexual Nature at Workplaces

Abstract While the concept of gender and harassment of sexual nature at places of work may be approached from various perspectives, this paper offers a succinct literature review of the concept on gender and harassment of sexual nature with specific references to known case studies. In addition, some solutions and...

Strategic Management

Clayton County Public Library System: Diversifying Funding Sources

Opening Statement Public libraries continue to attract millions of users as demonstrated by their heavily trafficked websites and the ability to remain among the most trusted public institutions not only in the United States but also globally (Clark & Davis, 2009; Goodman, 2008). Allen (2003) employs the public choice theoretical...

Organizational Management

The Case of Oman Telecommunications Company: Change Management

Introduction Organizational change is a structure-driven process that creates the roadmap for growth. The growth and development of an organization are centered on the correlation between the objectives and the processes involved (Wolff & Frank, 2005). Omantel is the largest telecoms operator in the Sultanate of Oman (Kathiwalla, 2012). Although...

Finance

The Impact of Financial Risks on the Governmental Projects in Dubai

Introduction The government of Dubai has committed a lot of resources to a series of public projects that are meant to change the phase of this city. These megaprojects are meant to turn this city into the world’s leading tourist destination. These ambitious projects have received praises from various members...

Organizational Management

Change Management in Telecommunications Sector in the Sultanate of Oman

Introduction Organizational change is a structure-driven process that creates the roadmap for growth. The growth and development of an organization is centered on the correlation between the objectives and the processes involved (Wolff & Frank 2005). Background: Omantel Omantel is the largest telecoms operator in the Sultanate of Oman (Kathiwalla...

Management

Business Policy & Strategy: Challenges and Trends

Introduction The world is increasingly becoming competitive due to various environmental changes. Technology has reduced the world into a global village and with it has come several advantages to business units, especially due to the creation of a borderless market. However, this has come at a cost. Firms are forced...

Marketing

Entrepreneurial Marketing and SMEs Performance in Saudi Arabia

Introduction The competitive landscape in many industries today is marked by intense competition among existing players and the emergence of many focused competitors targeting specific segments of the market (Ramachandran, Mukherji, & Sud, 2006). The entrepreneur has been considered as a driver of change and has been responsible for shaping...

Globalization

The History of Globalization: Three Main Waves

Introduction Authors like Wallenstein, Cooper, and Hobsbawn hold that a specific historical demarcation of globalisation does not exist. Instead, what exists is a randomly conjoined shamble of recent eras starting from the seventeenth century onwards. However, Wallenstein and fellow theorists ascribing or contributing to the literature on globalisation have their...

Decision Making

Personal Mastery on System Thinking

Introduction Organizations comprise a variety of elements or separate entities operating distinctively with each other. In some organizations, such elements are characterized by a hierarchical flow of voice of command from top to down. The main challenge faced by the organization is how to integrate these entities so that they...

Industry

The Change Management in Telecommunications Sector Omantel in Sultanate of Oman

Abstract Organizational change involves changing occurs when change is adopted by altering the organization structure, objectives, goals, and policies. This is mainly done to improvise on the level of organization competition performance and customer service. Organizational change leads to assorted views and reactions towards the change. When change occurs in...

Industry

Small-Scale Mining of Gemstones: Trends in Namibia

Introduction Mining is a multi-billion dollar industry that provides massive employment to millions of people worldwide. On the flip side, however, mining especially of oil and precious stones is ironically more of a “curse” than a blessing. There is nowhere in the world when mining generates wealth and negativity like...

Strategic Management

Strategic Triangle Performance Frameworking in Namibia

Overview of the strategic triangle performance frame-working As the era of competition is ushered in, strategic planning for organizations has become a necessity. Therefore, many strategic planning models are being developed. Strategies are developed with the aim of capturing the emerging needs of organizations arising from competition and the competitive...

Management

Role and Current Trends in Human Resource Management

Introduction Human resources are the heart of a business as they help the business to carry out its everyday activities and assist it to trade and serve the society; nevertheless, human resource management refers to the way in which such individuals are handled; so, HRM possesses a broader sense, as...

Management

National HR Policy Efficacy in Driven High Growth Economies: A Case Study in the State of Qatar

Introduction This literature review explores and synthesises literature on human resource practices and employee retention, with the view to facilitating a broader understanding of the key theories, issues, strategies, and challenges related to employee retention. The review of employee retention scholarship is important since the proposed study attempts to discover...

Leadership Styles

Situational Leadership and Employee Job Performance and Productivity in Multicultural Work Settings

Introduction The shifting global economy coupled with an increasingly competitive business environment implies that organizations must deploy the right kind of leadership to survive, as effective leadership has been shown to encourage innovation, respond swiftly to changes in markets and environments, creatively address challenges, as well as sustain high employee...

Employee Management

Effective Introduction and Adoption of Remote Working in a Governmental Department

Introduction Background Globalization and rapid evolution of information technology have immense impacts on organizations and governments because they transform working practices. Remote working is one of the effects of globalization and rapid development of informatics in the modern society (Rockmann & Pratt 2015). Remote working requires an enabling environment, which...

Management Theories

Strategic Human Resource Management Theories Review

Abstract The literature review on the approaches to Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) was conducted in order to discuss the main theoretical perspectives and models that are usually applied to SHRM. The traditional sources on SHRM perspectives were examined along with the recent researches in this topic area. The examination...

Financial Management

Clayton County Library Diversifying Funds to Enhance Financial Stability

Introduction In this paper, I investigated how Clayton County Library could adopt a financial diversification strategy by conducting a wider investigation of the implications of a financial diversification strategy in the non-financial sector. To do so, I used a case study research design to gather the views of library directors...

Workforce

National Human Resource Development in Asian States

Introduction Human Resource Development (HRD) has gained considerable significance amongst different stakeholders since the 1980s. Its prominence is evidenced by the high rate at which stakeholders both at the national and international levels are integrating the practice in the quest to improve the quality of labour force. Greg and Swanson...

Economics

CSR: The Relationship Between the People and the Firm

Introduction CSR is a term used to describe the relationship between individual entities and the society. These entities may be people, that is, workers, employers and entrepreneurs or it can be firms. It depicts the relationship amongst people, people and firms or firms and other firms. The relationship between the...

Impact of Business Issues

Saudi Small & Medium Business Responsibility Issues

Introduction In the current global business environment, organizations do not operate alone without interaction with other stakeholders and the environment. The objective of many businesses also is not only to go after financial gains but also to impact positively on the environment and the society at large. The products that...

Strategic Management

Diversity Management: Comprehensive Competency Assessment

Evaluating one’s work in the context of studying a certain discipline is expected to reveal the contribution of a student to the body of knowledge. The assessment of competencies developed during a course implies the synthesis of conceptual theories and principles that relate to a given specialization. Not only such...

Employee Management

The Commitment of Generation Y Employees in United Arab Emirates

Introduction Background Generations of people emerge due to differences in experience, values, attitudes, ambitions, and mindsets. Changing demographic attributes in various parts of the world have a marked impact on human resources. As in other parts of the world, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is experiencing changes in the demographic...

Risk Management

Results and Data Analysis: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

Introduction Analysis of variance (ANOVA) is a statistical method that evaluates the potential differences among a group of means (Urdan 2017). The dependent variable is often at the scale-level, whereas the independent variable is at the nominal-level and may have two or more categories. The purpose of this section is...

Company Analysis

Etihad Airways’ Business Excellence

Introduction Not too long ago, the airline industry in the Middle East became extremely dynamic, with Etihad Airways as one of its prominent representatives. The national airline of the UAE, it was created in 2003 and remains competitive today, positioning itself as the fastest-growing airline. This organization strives to give...

Management

Information Assurance, Security and Privacy Services in Companies

Introduction According to Dark (2010), “information assurance is the practice of managing risks related to use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data and the systems and processes used for those purposes”. Information assurance encompasses information in different forms including digital, analog and physical information, even though the subject...

Business Ethics

The Efficacy of HR Role as Ethics Guardian: The Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Introduction Creating a set of ethical standards and maintaining them during communication with other stakeholders is a crucial step in the development of a business organization. Although often overlooked, ethical principles designed by a company hold it together and serve as the foundation for the decision-making processes occurring in its...

Management

Cultural Dimensions and Their Impact on Performance Management in the UAE Market

Abstract Culture contributes immensely to the performance of different organizations, particularly in the case of international of corporations and multinational organizations that employ expatriates (expats) and nationals. The current paper discusses the impacts of various cultural dimensions on UAE-based organizations’ performance. It develops its arguments through the deployment of literature...

Case Studies

Marsh & McLennan Company: Case Study

Introduction This is a case study of Marsh & McLennan Company. The case study researches on the five problems that are facing this company. The study goes a head explaining the strategic analysis of Marsh & McLennan by analyzing company’s SWOT analysis, Five Forces or value chain and the generic...

Marketing

Red Bull: Stages of Marketing Plan

Executive Summary Since its inception into the market in 1984, Red Bull has remained a market leader in the energy drink sector a success the company attributes to aggressive, polemic and non conformist marketing and accountability management of the companies affairs. Red Bull is categorized under soft non alcoholic drinks...

Economics

Monetary Economic Community Central Africa Case Study

Introduction The world has gone through periods of economic and financial crises at different points in recorded history. These crises has been attributed to events such as the collapse of the American real estate market circa 2008 which led to the recent economic recession that spread to other parts of...

Case Studies

Hamleys and the Disney Store: Business Strategies

Introduction Rob and Pablo, the co-proprietors of SNOG (a chain of U.K.-based yogurt shops), mention that the secret behind their success lies not only in the type of product they sell but rather in the way in which they make each transaction an “experience” for their customers. What these two...

Finance

Micro Finance and Women Empowerment in Sierra Leone

Introduction In the past 20 years, micro-finance has received a lot of attention from policymakers and scholars alike. Microfinance has been seen as one of the most effective ways of supporting and maintaining development, especially in third-world countries. It has however been criticized by economic scholars and researchers as well...

Company Analysis

Aveng Company: A Value Chain Analysis

Introduction Aveng is a leading infrastructural development company in South Africa. The company consists of seven different groups that have amalgamated together to form one of the leading infrastructural development companies in the world. With the competitive advantage that the company has, Aveng has been a leader in various business...

Marketing

Kenyan Maize Chain Value and Marketing Margins

Introduction Although it is not an indigenous crop, maize is a very important staple food in Kenya. Kenyans consume large quantities of maize either as whole or sifted. Whole maize may be roasted, boiled, or may even be used to make common relishes. (Kamau, 2002) On the other hand sifted...

Economics

Solid Bio-Fuel and Its Potential in the Russian Market

Introduction The use of fossil fuel brings about environmental pressure as well as pressure on international relations. The strains that occur on the environment like the occurrence of the acid rain, the increasing problem of global warming that brings about change in the climate, and the occurrence of smog are...

Management

Article Critique on Changes in Organizational Routines

Introduction Organizational routines are commonplace. They are found in most organizations regardless of the industry. In this critique of the article that deals with routine changes and the consequent behavior change, several elements will be employed (Kezar 2001, p.19). These elements include the problem statement and the purpose of the...

Finance

The Roles of Foreign Direct Investment in the Egypt Economy

Introduction Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been widely considered as a major stimulus to economic growth and development in developing countries. This is mainly due to its perceived possession of the wherewithal to overcome the major operational obstacles that impede growth in these countries like technology, financial resources and skills...

E-Commerce

The Utilisation of E-market Places in Saudi Arabia

Abstract ICT has become an integral part of business operations in contemporary society. Many aspects of ICT such as the use of smart cards, use of mobile phones, and the internet have become integrated into business operations today, becoming indispensable aspects of the same. Ecommerce is one aspect. Recent developments...

Economics

UK Economic State After the Global Turn Down

Introduction This paper will focus on the current economic state of the UK after the global economic turn down. The global economy is just recovering from the global economic crisis that resulted from the high debt burdens on the consumer following the “easy money policy” (Hm Treasury, 2009). This paper...

Company Information

‘Wokoodle’ Noodle Bar in London: Business Plan

Executive Summary ‘Wokoodle’ will present a relaxing, neighborhood-centered eatery with an oriental tint where the bar will serve noodle and other rice items to customers. Wokoodle will render different service to the customers much different from other noodle bars existing currently in the vicinity. The objective of this paper is...

E-Commerce

Retailing Operations and Technology & Security

Abstract Technology has changed the way we do things and has revolutionized businesses all over the world. The increased use of internet in the process of business transactions, e-business has been hailed as the way to go in the modern and future business growth. This has led to many business...

Leadership Styles

Application of a Theory of Leadership

This application section of the paper focuses on the Neo-populist leadership, i.e. the current leadership style in the third world countries. It further mentions certain changes in the country affairs and in leader’s own personality and in his character are required to implement the neo-populist theory. According to this research...

Economics

Impact of Dollar Rates on the European Economy

Introduction Theoretical framework The purpose of this chapter is to provide evaluators with background information on this paper’s research proposal, therefore establishing a ‘framework’ by means of which it is possible to understand main aims of this study (Wilkinson, 1991, p.96). Recently, international financial markets became tense after news emerging...

Management

Integrated Working: International and National Drivers

Defining integration and integration working Percy-Smith (2005) defined integration as agencies working together within a single, often new, organisational structure. The Integrated Care Network (2004) defined integration as a single system of service planning and/or provision put in place and managed together by partners who nevertheless remain legally independent. But...

Branding

Tesco Lotus and Big C.: Thai Shoppers Buying Decision

Outline Customer loyalty is important to build as a strategic objective for retailers since loyal customers provide the maximum opportunities to increase sales. It is well established that selling to existing customers is far easier than attracting and luring new clients. The basic idea is to concentrate on holding on...

Strategic Management

Relationship Between Business Analysis and Its Application

Abstract There are many methods of business valuations available for various institutions in the world today and business analysis has become key element for any successive business. Business analysis methodologies have become of paramount importance to many business analysts. Business analysis methods have been also embraced in all manner of...

Employee Relationships

Work-Life Balance: Basic Terms and Fundamental Theories

Background Starting the research of any kind, the researcher has to develop, at first theoretically, the frame in which the work will be carried out and the sources from which preliminary, mainly secondary, data will be collected. This fact makes the literature review a vitally important part of every research...

Strategic Management

Corporate Venture Capital Creating Value

Abstract Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) is equity or equity-linked investments in young privately held companies where the investor is a financial intermediary of a non-financial corporation. While many entities offer finance for entrepreneurs, such as banks, venture capital, IPO, and others, CVC differs from them in the sense that its...

Branding

Emirates Airlines Brand Audit and Its Success

Introduction to the Company Emirates Airlines, mostly known simply as Emirates, is one of the leading airline companies in the global aviation sector. Founded on March 25, 1985, the company was meant to address the market gap that was created by the decision of Gulf Air to scale down its...