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    within an industry, Michael Porter from the Harvard Business Review developed Porter’s Five Forces, which allows companies to get a feel into the potential industry profitability by looking at the pressure of the competition. Once when a company gets a clue on their competitors, they come up with a way to further themselves to make that profit. This analysis has five key components that make it up which are Supplier Power, Buyer Power, Threat of New Entry, Threat of Substitution, and Industry Rivalry. Industry Rivalry There is a higher degree of competitive rivalry among wholesale clubs, mainly because they are four powerful competitors in the market share. The limited…

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    These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnaround. But, in almost every case, the basic goal has been the same: to make fundamental changes in how business is conducted in order to help cope with a new, more challenging market environment. A few of these corporate change efforts have been very successful. A few have been utter failures. Most fall somewhere in between, with a distinct tilt toward the…

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    Treadway Tire Company

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    The dissatisfaction has created a poor culture at the Lima plant that needs immediate attention. If the Lima plant does not manage its culture, then the culture will continue to manage the plant. Sources Skinner, W., & Beckham, H. (2008). The Treadway Tire Company: Job Dissatisfaction and High Turnover at the Lima Tire Plant. Harvard Business School Briefcases. Retrieved January 15, 2017. Anderson, D., & Kelliher, C. (2009). Flexible Working and Engagement: The Importance of Choice. Strategic…

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    Transformational Change

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    Change is everywhere. In today’s business world, change is inevitable. To prosper and survive in the modern business environment, organizations must be aware of the drivers that stimulate change and implement initiatives in response to these changes. These drivers can include new competition, unfavorable economic conditions, and increased cost of raw materials, to name a few. Transformation planning is a process of developing a strategic plan for changing an organization’s systems, processes,…

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    google Big Data you will notice big corporations like IBM, SAS, Oracle providing enterprise solutions with punch lines “Transform Your Business” and “Big Data Can Generate Big Brainstorms” promising business growth. The reality behind investing in Big Data analytics is still hidden. Today we have the tools to analyze massive amount of data but we still lack the expertise to derive correlations from it. In the public realm finding relation between health and air pollution can be an example of Big…

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    Maybe you were only familiar with her name when Donald Trump went on TV for ‘The Apprentice.’ Or maybe this is the first time you have heard of her since her father is a presidential candidate for the United States of America. But for most people, Ivanka Trump is famous for her own portfolio. Born in 1981, Ivanka Trump has always been under the spotlight because of her father and mother. Her mother being a former model and her father a businessman and self-made millionaire. But she did try her…

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    Childhood is one of those precious and phenomenal time in which a child is transforming into an adult. We all been through childhood and we can all agree that childhood is one of the most significant moment of our lives because childhood is a delightful time in which life is extremely enjoyable and innocent. Childhood is the most beautiful of all life season. The poem Hide and Seek by Vernon Scannell presents an unbeautiful side of childhood life, in which the central theme is about growing up,…

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    Bsw Literature Review

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    In this Journal I am going to be reflecting about the competency 4: Engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice. I will be describing from my understanding the value of a literature review and engaging in research change during the BSW program, how learning to search for data, read and use peer review articles had been for me throughout the process and finally what could I improve in order to inform the agency where in interning at Girls in the Game. During my BSW…

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    Agenda Summary

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    The meeting was called to order at 10:00 a.m. The first order of business was the approval of the Agenda. Mr. Kirkland made a motion to accept the Agenda as written. Ms. Demers seconded, motion carried. The next item was the approval of the Minutes from the September 13th Annual Membership Meeting. Mr. Mack made a motion to approve the Minutes as written. Ms. Demers seconded, motion carried. Next on the Agenda was the Audited Financial Report. Ms. Olejnik and Ms. Stefanski…

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    How am I going to actively monitor my learning in this course? After I complete the assigned chapter reading before class, I am going to answer the review questions for the chapter to assess my learning. This will give me feedback whether I understand or did not understand certain concepts or terminology within the reading. I will also create flashcards for terminology and vocabulary and actively review them to monitor my retention and learning in this course. Do I find this course interesting?…

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