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  • Why Is Richard Branson Successful

    Though there are many great and successful entrepreneurs, I have decided to do my research paper on Richard Branson. Richard Branson is the founder and creator of Virgin Group. Virgin Group generate millions of dollars yearly and are very profitable. Not is only Branson a successful entrepreneur, but he is also a very unique person. He likes to think outside the box and believes that if someone has done it already then you should not do it twice. I believe this is one of his strongest traits and one of the main reasons why he is very successful. Branson started his success at such a young age, he was only fifteen when he started his first company. During Branson teen years, he was living through the Vietnam War, this is when he saw the opportunity. Many teens did not know what to do and were frightened by the war, so Branson started to sell magazines that gave teens advice. He named the company “Student”, it was a company ran by students for students. The company was started with only two hundred dollars, which were fund by a necklace that Branson’s mother found and then was sold. The company jumpstarted very quickly, it sold eight thousand dollars in advertisement within the first fifty thousand copies distributed. With enough profit Branson saw another opportunity, he wanted to start…

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  • The Virgin Group: A Case Study Of The Virgin Group

    The Virgin Group A. Introduction It started in 1968 Sir Richard Branson as the founder of the The Virgin Group built his first business. He created youth magazines named youth and continue his business by building label record company named Virgin in 1970. And back in these days, Sir Richard Branson has known as the billionaire in England with many companies that he owned under the name of Virgin. Virgin group consisted of many companies under the founder itself Sir Richard Branson. He is…

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  • Similarities Between Stephen Jobs And Steve Jobs

    There are two major influential people that will be discussed thoroughly in this paper. One is Stephen Jobs and the other is Richard Branson. Both have accomplished incredible achievements in their lifetime. They both share an interesting path to success. To fully understand these peoples’ lives I will compare the two in depth. To begin, Stephen jobs at a young age was a normal kid who swam competitively, and had hobbies like electronics. He was known to spend lots of time in his neighbor’s…

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  • Richard Brannon Entrepreneur

    successful.” This quote by Richard Branson represents his mindset towards his business ventures which have crafted his success as an entrepreneur. Richard Branson is one of the richest and most influential men in the world. Taking the business world by storm through numerous amounts of integration,mergers, and joint ventures. Richard Branson’s business techniques stuck out over his competition for the simple fact that his intentions had been genuine. Richard…

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  • Virgin Group: The Success Of Richard Branson's Leadership Model

    The companies vary from selling books, mobile phones, and recently moving into the airline, train, finance, and resorts industries. The success of Virgin is reflected by Richard Branson’s personality and leadership style of openness and master negotiation skills. Team-building and approaching situations with a consultant perspective were skills that Branson used in daily decisions. The customer service aspect of all of the companies that Virgin Group was the parent company to be focused on…

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  • Case Study Of Virgin Atlantic Airlines: Organizational Behavior Analysis

    Virgin Atlantic Airlines: Organizational Behavior Analysis Virgin Atlantic Airlines is part of the Virgin Group corporate structure founded by Sir Richard Branson. Virgin Atlantic was the first airline of the Virgin Group, but was later joined by subsidiary airlines Virgin Australia and Virgin America. Virgin Atlantic is based in London, England operating primarily in Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport, as well as Manchester Airport in Manchester, England (Branson, 2014). An organizational…

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  • Richard Brannon's Leadership Style

    Leadership of Richard Branson Richard Branson was born in the 19th century in Stowe in the UK. He began his la business which was an understudy paper business, at the youthful age of '16 when he dropped out of school. In the 1970s, Branson starts a mail request and a record marking business. Two years subsequently, Virgin Records were made. In the middle of 80s and 90s, Branson wandered into aircraft and had likewise made a Virgin record name in America. In 2005, Branson made a space tourism…

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  • Trait Based Approach To Leadership Essay

    leadership is a relatively early theory that provides us a simple idea to identify different traits of effective and successful leadership and exert those traits for future. Thus it is closely tied to the “great man” theory of leadership proposed by Thomas Carlyle (Cherry, 2016). Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple. Inc., will be used in this essay to interpret trait based approach to leadership (Kaufman, 2014). On the other hand, transformational leadership first introduced by James V. Downton…

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  • Richard Branson: Concept And Theme Of Entrepreneurship

    SECTION I - Introduction: Statement of research topic: For the academic research assignment, this essay will deal with the concept and theme of entrepreneurship with focus mainly on how Sir Richard Branson as one of the most successful and world renowned entrepreneurs. Purpose/Objectives: • To learn about the theme of entrepreneurship. • To understand why Sir Richard Branson is a successful entrepreneur. • To find out knowledge about Richard Branson’s companies. Introductory paragraphs: In…

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  • The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind Analysis

    Community: a unified body of individuals. In a community, people come together to achieve great things and work together to bring each other to success. The theme of “If you work together, you can succeed” is conveyed in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind through William’s education, the famine, and the process of building the windmill. William’s problems with education were solved by the community around him; his father, his teacher, and the people at TED. William’s teacher, Mr. Tembo, him…

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