According to Barry M. Richman and Melvyn Copen
“Environment factors of constraints are largely if not totally external and beyond
the control of individual industrial enterprises and their arrangements. These are
essentially the ‘givers’ within which firms and their managements must operate in a
specific country and they vary, often greatly from country to country.”
According to Glueck and Jauch “ The environment includes outside the firm which
can lead to opportunities for or threats to the…
Universally, the traditional relationship has been the dominance of the mother-toddler relationship. The role of the father in toddlerhood, however, is increasingly important. According to Fogarty and Evans, fathers need to have direct involvement to meet the needs of the child, and fathers need to have indirect involvement so the child learns important social skills (2009). This is a peculiar statement to make. It is a peculiar statement because it either fails to be culturally sensitive,…
In addition, some of our ingredients, such as aspartame, acesulfame potassium, sucralose, saccharin and ascorbic acid, as well as some of the packaging containers, such as aluminum cans, are available from a limited number of suppliers, some of which are located in countries experiencing political or other risks. We cannot assure you that we and our bottling partners will be able to maintain favorable arrangements and relationships with these suppliers. The citrus industry is subject to the…
(negative statements are written with use to.)
Which of the following time expressions is not commonly used with the simple past? (In two weeks)
Simple past and Used to
* How is the base form of a regular verb in the simple past different when conjugating for affirmative versus negative statements?
In the affirmative, the verb is conjugated by adding an –ed/-d to the base form…
INTRODUCTION/ CULTURAL DRIVERS
Throughout history, communication has played a significant role in the development of cultures and more specifically effective communication. Effective communication facilitates people to understand each other, breaks down language and cultural barriers, and builds trust and respect for one another. Today people have evolved, so as the way they communicate. We can trace the first form of communication to cave paintings around 130,000 B.C.E. The theory is that the…
How is RFID technology related to Wal-Mart’s business model? How does it benefit suppliers?
Wal-Mart’s basic business model is “low cost.” RFID promises to reduce supply chain costs and improve the availability of items on store shelves. The world’s biggest retail chain wants RFID readers installed at store receiving docks to record the arrival of pallets and cases of goods. Software uses sales data from its point-of-sale systems and the RFID data about the number of cases brought out to…
Benefits of direct marketing:
• Home shopping- fun, convenient and hassle free, time saving, larger variety.
• Comparative shopping possible- browsing through online catalogues.
• Somebody else other than buyer can order goods.
• Business customers- learn about new products & services- time saved in
meeting sales people.
• Buy mailing lists- any group : left handed, overweight, millionaires
• Personalize and customize the messages- build continuous relationship with…
Walking is the oldest form of urban transport, and until the advent of major transformations in transport technology in the nineteenth century, most cities were structured in ways that supported walkability (Newman and Kenworthy 1999). As individual private car transport became widespread during the twentieth century, public transport and urban walkability became less apparent as major priorities of transport planning and urban design. As concern for future urban sustainability…
similar situations results in different conclusions. Example. Maple Corporation is in the business of leasing cars. At the end of their useful lives, when the cars are no longer profitable to lease, Maple sells them. Maple does not have a showroom, used car lot, or individuals to sell the cars. Instead, it sells them through wholesalers or by similar arrangements in which a dealer's profit is not intended or considered. Maple can depreciate the leased cars because the cars are not held primarily…
perceptions not on facts. There are also multiple factors that influence one's perceptions.
People perceive things, situations, events and other people in different ways. Superficial issues often dominate their impressions of new people and situations until "more information" impacts their knowledge, understanding and comfort.
Perception can be influenced by the time, appearance,…