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  • Amber Room Research Paper

    Elly Wolhardt Core B/A December 14th, 2015 The Mystery of the Amber Room The Amber Room disappeared during World War Two and has not been seen since. The Amber Room was a room covered with amber panels, made using six tons of amber, backed with gold leaf. It was 590 square feet large and would be worth $385 million today. It was originally intended for the Charlottenburg Palace in Prussia but later was given as a gift to Russia and was installed in the Catherine Palace. After that, it was…

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  • JP Morgan Chase Case Analysis

    Introduction The key tenant of choosing a specific firm for analysis, is one having the history of outsourcing their Information Technology (IT), to a third party, only to regret the decision, and return, or back source, the IT service. An excellent example being the current largest bank in the United States; JP Morgan Chase. In 2004 JP Morgan Chase cancelled the remainder of a seven year, $5 billion IT contract with IBM. When the outsourcing deal was done in 2001, it was heralded as the…

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  • Business Ethics Case Study: Sherron Watkins

    Watkins under oath gave her testimony to the House that it was her believe that a confrontation, bringing the recent discovery and concerns to light, with Jeffery Skilling undoubtedly would lead to job termination. Therefore, Ms. Watkins was under pressure that as long as Mr. Skilling was at the helm of the company she had no choice to but remain quiet regarding her findings of inappropriateness of the Raptor assets. In spite of this Watkins had the option to resign and…

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  • Enron Culture Analysis

    world. Even though what they were doing was very illegal, teamwork played a huge role. Leadership played a significant role too, but in this case, the leader wasn’t a “good” leader because the whole scheme was illegal. Each leader, Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling empowered their workers and inspired them. They trusted their leaders because of their intelligence and their recognition of them. They always told them to act as if they are the best…

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  • Case Study: Corporate Failure: Toshiba Accounting Scanda

    Hizmete Özel / Confidential Hizmete Özel / Confidential MGMT 512: Corporate Governance Sultan Orman: 0055134 Corporate Failure: Toshiba Accounting Scandal (2015) Summary of the Case: Everything began with the results of an independent report created by a committee of people consisting of independent accountants and lawyers in July 2015. The CEO of one of the leading companies in electronics and technology sector, Toshiba from Japan, announced that he is resigning of his…

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  • Left Side Weakness In Mr. Wu's Case

    In the case scenario, Mr. Wu is a 55 years old accountant. He had sudden onset of left sided weakness and drooling. So he was admitted to the Accident & Emergency Department. After CT brain scan, Mr. Wu was found suffering from right middle cerebral artery ischaemic infarct. He was then transferred to the stroke unit for further management. Several health needs are identified after conducting health assessment to Mr. Wu. Left-side weakness and urinary incontinence are selected for…

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  • Mr Graham The Intelligent Investor Sparknotes

    Sir Isaac Newton, the famous English physicist and mathematician, was undoubtedly one of the smartest people in the history. Back in the spring of 1720, Sir Newton owned shares of the South Sea Company, the hottest stock in England at that time. At first, he sensed the market was going rogue, and as O’Farrell recorded in his book in 2007, he described himself as a man who “could calculate the motions of the heavenly bodies, but not the madness of the people.” He sold his South Sea shares,…

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  • Phaneesh Murty Case Study

    Phaneesh Murthy-An Introduction A business magnate, Mr. Murthy served as the Director of Infosys Ltd. In 2000 where he was fired from the company 2 years later. In 2003, Mr. Murthy became the Chief Executive Officer of iGate Corporation where he became the President in 2006 & later got re-elected in 2010. The board of iGate removed Mr. Murthy as President in May 2013 in view of an ongoing investigation against Phaneesh. An alum of prestigious institution such as the Indian Institute of…

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  • Serial Killers: Donald Henry Gaskins And Jeffrey Dahmer

    these killers are white men, motivated by sexual desires, and are anti-social. Why do we see so many serial killers like this? The answer could be attributed to two infamous American serial killers. They go by the names Donald Henry Gaskins and Jeffrey Dahmer. Donald “Pee Wee” Gaskins was a killer in the United States. He is best known for his nickname, “Pee Wee,” a name he was given due to his small structure. This feature contributed to an endless amount of mockery and ridicule. Early in…

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  • The Learning Theory: The Case Of Jeffrey Dahmer

    why this has occurred? What has caused this person to commit these crimes repeatedly? In the case of Jeffrey Dahmer I think it is a variety of reasons. The first one being control theory. When you look into Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood, he seemed to have lacked social controls which is usually formed in the early stages of one’s life. These controls are formed through bonds and relationships. Jeffrey Dahmer didn’t seem to have been able to form this kind of bond with his parents. His father who…

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