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The Ohio Pilot Scholarship Program

It involved an experimental Cleveland program offering low-income children scholarships to attend either public or private schools. Your education, your choice – what could be more straightforward? Yet it was not just opposed, but vehemently so, by the public education industry. This opposition raises two questions: Why is the public education industry so opposed to […]

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Ideology and the Cinema

First, it should be noted that every film is political, at least inasmuch as it is determined by the ideology that produces it (or within which it is produced, which stems from the same thing). The cinema is all the more thoroughly and completely determined, according to critics, because unlike other arts or ideological systems […]

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Hewlett-Packard – The Flight of the Kittyhawk

The technology industry is a market of change, due to innovative breakthroughs. But for the firms in this sector, the challenge is to predict success. The disk drive industry provides some characteristics of how changes can cause certain types of firms to succeed or fail in choosing for instance a disruptive or a sustaining innovation. […]

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Transforming Greenwich as a tourist centre

The purpose of this report is to promote and transform Greenwich as a tourist destination during the forthcoming 2012 Olympic in London up until the year 2020. The generally idea is motivate and attract people to Greenwich during Olympic. The report is going to show how we intend to align Greenwich with the Olympic brand, […]

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The positioning school

The key to a firm’s success is a function of its formation and implementation of a good strategy. There are two schools of thought on strategy development; the resource-based view of strategy and the positioning school. Both agree that the creation and sustaining of a competitive advantage is essential to a firm’s performance in competitive […]

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Cumberland Gasket Company, Inc

Cumberland Gasket Company Inc. had been formed in 1970 by the merger of three small companies. It consists of three divisions: Maryland Division that manufactures a wide range of products for oil processing industry and Michigan and California plants that make parts for the automotive industry. The company was manufacturing products that were essential components […]

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Critically analyse the influences of your own culture

A) Terms of Reference On the 6th of October 2003, the management lecturer requested a report to be written investigating the influences of your own culture on your personal buying behaviour. Consideration and reflection should be given to regional, ethnic, religious, social influences, age, gender, household, social influences and any other relevant influences and identify […]

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Honda’s US market

The question asked on this case study is whether prescriptive strategy is to be modified or whether as Pascale suggests, redefine the strategic process completely. In some cases the prescriptive strategy works adequately, but in the case of Honda, they had to change their approach due to the unsuccessful launch of the program in the […]

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What measures should Wang Laboratories adopt to avert this disaster

In the word processing industry, Wang Laboratories, Inc. has been the forerunner. It has revolutionized the process of preparing documents and expedited its flow. However, with its colossal success and profits, the company has become cataleptic to an apparent threat in its environment – the existence of competition. As a result, since 1988, the company […]

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British Airways – Background to the current strategy

Over the last two-and-a-half years, British Airways has made significant changes in its business strategy. The changes are a response to developments in the market environment which overturned some of the assumptions under which the company was developing its business in the mid-1990s. Opening up of the European market has seen increased competition as established […]

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Brainwashing America’s Youth Through Advertisements

In his essay “On Reading a Video,” Robert Scholes states that advertisements, such as commercials, need to be analyzed in schools (467). He believes that video texts in particular portray the ideologies ingrained in American society and thus are rich resources for students to study because they reveal much about their American culture. Commercials are […]

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Strategic study of the VSM Group

1. Introduction VSM group having been developed, manufactured and sold household sewing machines for more than 130 years after its first sewing machine was launched in 1872. It became an independent company after it was divested from Electrolux and acquired by the investment fund, Industri Kapital in 1997. With the advent of the new CEO, […]

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Teliani Valley PLC

Teliani Valley PLC is a successor of traditional Georgian wine production using the modern technologies and the knowledge of motivated young professionals. On May 2004, Teliani Valley established strategic relationship with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). It acquired a block of shares of Teliani Valley PLC. This investment enabled the company to […]

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Eddie Bauer, Inc: One Brand, One Voice, One Customer

Eddie Bauer, Inc. was a $2 billion apparel retailer in 1999. However, the preceding year was one of diminishing sales and profits of over 5%. Our goal is to increase the operating profits in the existing channels as follows: Retail 11% to 20%, Catalog 4% to 15%, and iMedia 19% to 25% over a period […]

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Smith & Nephew

2.0 Introduction: Smith & Nephew is a global company that markets, manufactures and develops medical devices within three sectors: These are orthopaedics, endoscopy and advanced wound management. Smith & Nephew concentrate on the development of products that combine tangible benefits to patients and clinicians with favourable health care economics. This is then underpinned by a […]

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America online – A Case Study

The Internet revolution in the 90’s can be attributed to America Online’s growth history. The company was named Control Video Corporation in the early 80’s and was founded to provide online services specializing in video games. It was reorganized in 1985 by James Kimsey and Steve Case and was bannered under the name Quantum Computer […]

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EWU athletic

Executive Summary Situational Analysis: The internal strengths regarding the marketing toward non-student populations and alumni revolve around the concept that EWU athletic events are a relatively inexpensive activity to entertain entire families. Activities may also provide incentives for the population to attend, including Fan Fest, contests, the tailgating area, and the beer-garden. Weakness that must […]

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The Implications of Memory, Thinking and Language for the Modern

Cognitive psychology ‘is the attempt to understand human cognition by observing the behaviour of people performing various cognitive tasks’ (Eysenck and Keane, 2010: 1).This essay examines the cognitive processes of memory, thinking and language and how they can be applied to the third level student. The modern, third level Irish student has many challenges to […]

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Are Repressed Memories Valid

After reading both arguments, I came to two major conclusions: first, there seems to be inherent differences in what the experts were in fact debating; and secondly, in arguing whether or not repressed memories exist remains not only a possibility but an enigma of how little we still understand about the complexities of the mind. […]

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‘Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants’

The title of the book I am doing a report on is ‘Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants’ written by Louise Rennison. This is the last book in a series of 4. It comes under the genre of teenage love and friendship. It is written in a diary style throughout and therefore is in the 1st person. […]

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TS Elliot’s The Wast Land: metaphors and metonymy

Metonymy doesn’t substitute like metaphor something like the thing that is meant for the thing itself, but substitutes some attribute or cause or effect of the thing for the thing itself. As an elaborate and repetitive device, it fulfils two functions in modernist poems. It depicts a fragmentation of perception – which it in part […]

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