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  • Great Cups Of Coffee Case Study

    Management and Culture Rationale of Great Cups of Coffee Introduction The culture of an organization is the foundation to its success. According to Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart & Wright, culture is defined as a “community’s set of shared assumptions about how the world works and what ideals are worth striving for” (Noe, Hollenbeck, etc., 2011). The culture within corporate organizations is no different. Organizational culture, or corporate culture, is important to HR because it determines many factors within human resources management. Organizational culture is the “amalgamation of values, vision, mission, and the day-to-day aspects of communication, interaction, and operational goals that create the organizational atmosphere that pervades the way people work” (Miller, 2012). Corporate culture is defined as “the collection of beliefs, expectations and values learned and shared by corporation’s members and transmitted from one generation of employees to another” (Hunger & Wheelen, 2011). This culture defines how policies and procedures are established, how supervisors and managers manage their people and how the general atmosphere of the organization is perceived. As with a well-structured organization, if the “culture is compatible with the organization’s strategy, it is an internal strength; however, if the corporate culture is not compatible, it will become a serious weakness” (Hunger & Wheelen, 2011). Problematic Areas Corporate Culture within the Great Cups of Coffee…

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  • Roderick T. Long

    that conservatives are for deregulation of the bank industry in one sense, but then accept additional regulation in the form of government bailouts. As for libertarians, Long has borrowed a phrase from Kevin Carson which directly answers why some libertarians conflate the free market and corporatism. As stated by the author the phrase vulgar libertarianism means, “... the tendency to treat the case for the free market as though it justified various unlovely features of actually existing…

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  • Patron-Clientelism In China

    business transactions and allows business decisions to be made based on favorable personal relationships with business partners or political officers. The general case of patron-clientelism is the bribing of government officials to ignore policies and laws set by the state. An example is the Xiao Tian, a former member of China’s Olympic committee. Xiao Tian was found to have accepted bribes to disrupt official Olympic games as well as illegally placing his wife in a job. The disrupted games may…

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  • Similarities Between Marxism And Fascism

    to eliminate the divides between the rich and the poor. In addition, fascism follows a principle entitled, social darwinism. This philosophy embodies the dogma that those who are superior will prosper and on the contrary, those who are inferior will suffer. In other words, the philosophy gives preference to those that it claims are superior in comparison to those that are poor which, according to social darwinism, should not be assisted due to their inferiority. To reflect upon the words of…

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  • Elite Power Theory In American Democracy

    access. This makes the issues more salient to elite political actors, of course, in exchange for generous campaign contributions. In a nation where the Supreme Court has ruled in Citizens United that political campaign contributions are free speech, those without the resources to contribute are left with no speech. The idea that interests must compete for representation seems to be culturally, a very American thing – but is also a particularly insidious form of pure capitalist thinking.…

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  • Economic Interest And Interest Groups

    It is a modern version of state corporatism, which emerged in the late 19th century in authoritarian systems and had several manifestations in the first half of the 20th century. In this system, society is seen as a corporate—that is, united and hierarchical—body in which the government dominates and all sectors of society (e.g., business, the military, and labour) are required to work for the public interest as defined by the government. Lobbying Strategies and Tactics Lobbying involves…

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  • Neoliberalism In The Big Short

    occasions, and thus leaves a tear in the moral fabric of society. The Big Short, by Adam McKay and Charles Randolph, is a film that details the 2008 financial crash, and how a select few investors betted against what seemed to be the entire world and won. The film portrays the harmful side of neoliberalism brilliantly, even explaining concepts as complicated as subprime mortgages and CDOs (Collateralized Debt Obligations) in an easily understood manner. In The Big Short, McKay and Randolph…

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  • Western Australia's Regional Forest System Case Study

    The conflict sets the political debate, in more recent cases, the conflicts have allowed to change the framework. Since there are new actors rising because they are interested in the issue, they create new impacts and other actors become irrelevant. In Australia, the national elections adapted their approach to Neo-corporatism because the actors in play had changed; these represented the interests of rivalling political groups . This argument is illustrated by studying the case of the regional…

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  • Differences Of The Three Estates In France

    The key to understanding the nature of citizenship—the values and sentiments it conveys—lies in the very nature of the orders and corporations that comprised the political culture of the Old Regime. Corporations and orders instilled a sense of privilege in its members, conferred upon them a particular status, and endowed them with a measure of power and dignity in the polity. While these attributes were most pronounced among the elite, the ubiquitous extent of privilege throughout Old Regime…

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  • Disaster Capitalism In Haiti

    The Iraq war is attributed to the Bush administration which allowed companies like Halliburton and others to profit off the war while our nation was still in shock from the 9/11 attack. The Clinton Foundation is a major player in the profiteering off the people in Haiti during the aftermath of the earthquake. The state of shock that occurs from the sudden crisis allows for the privatization of government funds and deregulation to benefit the elite few who run the country. This activity has gone…

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