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    Internship Final Project: Berkshire Hathaway GUARD I completed my internship at Berkshire Hathaway GUARD in the Customer service department. My position is a Customer Service Intern and my responsibilities include: completing RISC panel installs, assisting policyholders with filing new claims, answering providers’ questions about bills and general information, and helping with all other miscellaneous calls between policyholders and other GUARD employees. Not only did I gain skills in these tasks, but I also learned how to work and interact in a professional environment with coworkers and supervisors, while building relationships. With this experience I have achieved all of my learning objectives and gained a number of unanticipated skills…

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    Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. – A Great Company Background of the Company The origins of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. go back to the year 1839. Oliver Chace laid down the foundation for The Valley Falls Company in Valley Falls, Rhode Island, a textile manufacturing company. A merger with the Berkshire Cotton Manufacturing Company occurred in 1929, creating a new company entitled “Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates”. This company then merged with the Hathaway Manufacturing Company, becoming Berkshire…

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    Upon researching how to best launch a complete, fully functioning talent management program that will drive workforce success, I was able to find eleven other valuable reference sources to complement our course text in aiding my attempt to find a viable solution for a company like Berkshire Hathaway Inc. I have listed all intended reference material that I have found thus far, but will be specifically be reviewing and discussing five scholarly articles and two contemporary articles as well as…

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    The unflappable chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) is widely considered to be the most successful investor of the 20th century and still going strong in the 21st. Not only is Warren Buffett a successful businessman, but also a great author, philanthropist and inspiration to many people, not to mention among the wealthiest people on the planet. His decades of investing wizardry and success also make him one of the most followed investors in the world. Not surprising, as it…

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    industry median, according to a 2015 McKinsey report. The same report found that gender-diverse companies are 15% more likely to have better financial returns. When exploring the 2016 Best Workplaces for Diversity, it was found that the 50 companies on the list average 24% higher year-over-year growth than non-list winners. From this research, one can conclude that companies such as Berkshire Hathaway suffer from lack of innovation and creativity for not making diversity a primary concern while…

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    Executive Summary: The purpose of this case study is to analyze the decision to acquire PacifiCorp by MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company. Warren E. Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is renowned for his investment strategies and has the best investment record in history. Buffett's investment decisions have led to a compound annual increase in wealth in Berkshire Hathaway of 24% from 1965 to 2004. However, with a growth in size only the larger sized acquisition could help in…

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    Berkshire Hathaway: “Trust” and Laissez-faire Management Berkshire Hathaway, under the leadership of Warren Buffett, is one of the largest conglomerate by revenue in the world. It has earned successful achievements and growth from the size and diversity of its asset base including insurance, gas and electric utilities, rail roads, wholesale distribution, manufactured housing and many other specialty finance companies. Looking at the number of acquisitions made by Buffett, this indicates…

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    Warren Buffet Personality

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    Warren Buffett: Do you enjoy ketchup on a ballpark hotdog? That delicious snack is thanks to Heinz Ketchup Company. Let’s not forget that cold fountain drink made possible by Cornelius Fountain Solutions. And, as you walk back to your seat, you find you can save 15% or more on your car insurance as well. Geico, Heinz, and Cornelius are all sub-companies owned by Berkshire Hathaway, owned and operated under the business mogul net-valued at 66 billion dollars, Warren Buffett. Yet, the list doesn…

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    Oracle of Omaha, the nickname for Warren Buffet who is one of the best investment gurus in the world owns Berkshire Hathaway (BH). Recently his firm released its 53rd annual report on February 24, 2018, which also includes, ‘Warren Buffett's Letters to Berkshire Shareholders’. His investment strategies are enshrined in his letters. Whether you are a novice businessman or a veteran investor it doesn’t matter, you will have a clue or cue to kick-start a new investment style which is sustainable.…

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    Abstract We compare general corporate governance principles, guidelines and existing legislation relative to business, specifically in the financial industry, with Mr. Warren Buffett's corporate governance principles and applications in his company, Berkshire Hathaway. Then we consider best practices about leadership succession and compare them with the approach at Berkshire Hathaway. Business succession of Mr. Buffett being an important issue to which a clear path has not been presented…

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