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  • Mt. Isa Mine

    The Mt. Isa Mine is a deposit of copper, lead and zinc. It is located at latitude 20∘44’S, longitude 139∘29’E and is in Queensland (Forrestal, 1990). Generally, this ore deposit contained 123 g/t copper, 5.0% lead and 7.0% zinc at 4.8 Mt. The host rock of this deposit consists of pyritic shale, carbonaceous shale, dolomitic siltstone, carbonate, granite, ironstone and metasedimentary cover rocks (Hutton et al. 2012). Deposit genesis The ore deposit genesis is considered to have occurred in…

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  • Mass Media Globalization And National Identity

    Media, Eoin Devereux has clearly indicated that media globalization is characterized by convergence of old and new media technologies as well as media conglomerates being formed. (Devereux, 2003) it’s obvious that the media in any nation-state will be affected by media globalization through the construction of national identity. As media conglomerates emerge, so will international construction of global identities emerge as…

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  • Global Film Industry: The Global Entertainment Industry

    The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment conglomerate, purchased Marvel Studios back in 2009 for $4 billion (Vejvoda). When conglomerates eliminate industry competition, it can produce negative externalities in an industry. Marvel Studios has been committed to producing superhero movies since 1993 and recently has been criticized for its…

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  • 3M Corporation

    Introduction to 3M Corporation 3M Corporation is an industrial conglomerate that develops products which serve propose in a variety of industries. The original function of 3m was mining. Founded in 1902, 3M was originally known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co. This firm’s main function was to harvest the mineral corundum, extremely hard aluminum oxide. This mineral is found in a crystalline form. Some precious stones such as rubies and sapphires are some types of corundum. 3M mined…

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  • Carlos Slim Case Study

    Gates in the year 2014 before Carlos Slim reclaimed the position again in 15, July 2014. Recognized as the Warren Buffett of Mexico, Carlos Slim has wide holdings in a significant number of the Mexican companies through his SA de CV, Grupo Carso, conglomerate, have collective interests in the fields of real estate, communications, media, airlines, retailing, finance and technology. Currently, Carlos Slim is the chief executive and chairman of the telecommunications companies América Móvil and…

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  • The Failure Of The Walt Disney Company

    Walt Disney Productions, is a diversified worldwide entertainment conglomerate that located at Burbank, California. The Walt Disney Productions is also commonly known as Disney. Disney was founded on October 1923 by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy O. Disney. At that time, the company was only work under the animation industry and the company name for this two brothers was Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. Thereafter, they diversified their business into theme parks, live-action film production…

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  • Gala Dali Museum

    For my first museum visit I went to the Dali museum in St. Petersburg on the 26th of March. The visit as a whole was fascinating and I got to see several paintings that were intriguing. For this assignment, however, I am going to talk about one piece in particular and that is Galacidalacidesoxiribunucleicacid. This piece stood out to me for a couple different reasons. First, was obviously the name. It appears to be a blend of Gala Dali, his crush over whom he obsessed, and deoxyribonucleic…

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  • Process Philosophy Of Marriage And Family

    Process Philosophy is a conglomerate of ideas, proposing the concept of constant change. Moreover, promoting the idea that the supernatural and thus God are non-existent. “Furthermore, the idea is that nothing is permanent, absolute and/or fixed and all is in a constant status of ultimate change” (Martin, 2006). Ludwig Feuerbach, a German philosopher played an instrumental part in this transition and his book was known to have influenced integral figures such as Marx. “Feuerbach articulated…

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  • Burts Bees Threats

    One of the most competitive threats that Burt’s Bees competitors pose is their big advertising budgets. Since the budding of Burt Shavits and Roxanne Quimby’s relationship in the 1980s and the creation of what is now known as Burt’s Bees, the company’s advertising strategy held more of a personal approach. Unlike their competitors multi-million dollar advertising budgets that would boost sales expeditiously, the early days of Burt’s Bees consisted of word of mouth, distributing products at large…

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  • Zaibatsu Corporate Culture

    Translating to “wealthy clique” the Zaibatsu were the conglomerate businesses created during the Meiji restoration where one company comprised of one family held complete control over all subsidiaries while maintaining a monopoly of the industry sector. Dating back to the Tokugawa period the prominent large merchant houses would transcend to become Zaibatsu and during this time companies were just beginning to form with little separation between shareholders and management. Their economic growth…

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