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Organization Development - 834 words
Organization Development (OD) is the application of behavioral science knowledge to improve an organization's health and effectiveness through it's ability to cope with environmental changes, improve internal relationship and increase problem-solving capabilities. OD is an effort of planned, organizationwide, and managed from the top, to increase organization effectiveness and health through planned interventions in the organization process's using behavioral science. It must be managed from the top. Top management must have commitment to and knowledge about the goals of the program and must actively participate in the management of the effort. OD focuses on the entire organization; plant, f ...
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Arthur D Little Inc - 710 words
Does Process, Form, and Strategy make a business successful? ADL enjoyed a pre-emptive market share originating from the late 1800's, and became the leader of a growing management consulting practice during 60's and 70's. By the end of the 70's and early 80's they lost their dominant position as the market grew, and they continued to slide as the success of new companies tooled with contemporary technologies and skills, identifiable products, and a singular image gained market strength. ADL's pride was in the freshness of approach to each case, the "Eureka" kind of solutions, and no repetitive job undertaking. Work at ADL was problem oriented, technically based and highly customized. However ...
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Successful Entrpreneurship - 2,416 words
... SUCCESSFUL ENTRPRENEURSHIP Successful Entrepreneurship in the Real Estate Industry Problem StatementPage 3 Abstract.Page 4 Questionairre.Page 13 AppendicesPage 14 References.Page 15 Bibliography.Page 16 What are the driving factors behind entrepreneurship in commercial real estate, and what are the reasons for the success of the industry leaders? How could success (past, present, and future) be measured? How would an individual approaching an entrepreneurial endeavor in this field gauge their success? The hypothesis of this study is that it is possible for an entrepreneur to achieve a return on investment of 15%. Variables that may affect this include management of the expense to profit ...
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Natco - 1,594 words
NATCO is an acronym for the initial's National Confectionery Co. It is a very popular brand name in England, which tries to satisfy the needs of the Asian community it is often mistaken that NATCO is the name of the company; but this is not true. NATCO is only a brand name for an international trading company, a specialist in Indian foods, -T. Choitram & Sons. T. Choitram & sons is the largest chain of supermarkets in the U.A.E., a confectionery manufacturer, a wholesaler, a cash &carry operator, and the manufacturer and packer of more than 250 products marketed and distributed in the UK under the NATCO brand. Some of the other brands of the company are Papa - lentil and spices, Leone - tea, ...
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History - 1,123 words
-job analysis-the gathering of information about a specific job and determining the principal elements involved in performing it. -job description-on outline of the information obtained from the job analysis, which describes the content and essential requirements of a specific job or position. -job specification-a detailed record of the minimum job requirements explained in relation to the job factors. -work measurement and setting work standards-the procedure for determining the time required to complete each job or task and for setting up criteria by which the degree of work performance may be measured. -job analysis is fundamental to the prepararion of job descriptions and job specificati ...
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The Success Of Goldman Sachs - 1,203 words
Imagine we could step back to Manahattans financial district circa 1869, we might see a man in a frock coat and high silk hat hurrying along the cobblestone streets. This could be Marcus Goldman, an immigrant from Europe and maturing entrepreneur. Would he have ever thought that he would be the founder of the greatest financial success stories of the twentieth century? (Endlich, 1999) Goldman Sachs is a global leading investment banking and securities firm. It commenced as a little-known business, founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869. Almost 20 years later, Samuel Sachs joined his father-in-law, Marcus Goldman, and created Goldman Sachs as a private partnership with a minor reputation and a hug ...
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Job Stress - 1,304 words
... occupational stress can be divided into four models namely social environment, person environment fit, vitamin model and job strain (Buunk et al, 1998). Social environment model view environmental factors such as the size of organisation that one is working for as the source of stressor .Organizational size can be a stressor(Cooper & Payne, 1978). Large organizations, especially the universities, can create a sense of helplessness to make required changes in the organization. Similarly, the technology used by an organization to provide its service can be a source of employee stress. An organizations design can also affect employee stress. Mechanistic organizations can create in some emp ...
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Company Profile Of Executone Information Systems - 1,023 words
Executone Information Systems, based in Milord, Connecticut, which designed and marketed telecommunications products for small-and medium-sized businesses, has become a major telecommunication company competing with AT&T and Northern Telecom since 1988. Because of economic recession in 1993, many companies had to change their product strategy to overcome this unbreakable situation. Not only the largest company in this business area such as AT&T decided to lower price and revenues, but also Executone reduced its profit margin since it had recently overhauled healthcare communication system that was malfunctioning after installation. With this current situation, even though Executone s ...
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Study Of Jack Welch Of General Electric - 1,140 words
For this assignment, we were required to write a paper, which relates our leanings of Organizational Behavior to a current event or business of some form. After doing a wealth of research and reading many of my fortune and business week magazines, I decided that I wanted to incorporate something along the lines of leadership and organizational structure. Due to the current events of September 11, these are very important for all businesses and individuals to take in to consideration. I choose to write about one of our world leaders in the business world with an emphasis on Jack Welch. I plan to discuss how he stresses the importance of Organizational Behavior and how he has used it throughou ...
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Gillette's Path To Global Success - 1,221 words
The story of Gillette, one of the most successful global consumer-packaged good companies, well known for product innovation. It offers insights on the innovation, acquisition, and global strategies of Gillette. It is chronologically well organized and is filled with interesting examples and facts, as can be expected from its journalist author Gordon McKibben. This book is aimed at practitioners and students of business. Although it covers consumer-packaged goods, some of the lessons are applicable to all product categories. There are five parts: "The Stage is Set," "The Search for Balance," "Fight for Survival - The Takeover Threats," "Fast Track to Global Leadership," and "Gillette's Globa ...
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The Role Of Organizational Culture In Mergers & Acquisitions - 460 words
The articles stressed the important role culture plays in mergers and acquisitions (m&a). Several factors regarding the cultural impact on mergers and acquisitions were evident in the information gathered from the Internet. These factors such as reward systems, operating and decision making styles, organization structure, and company values should be pre-assessed and considered when determining the viability of a m&a. Leaders of todays global markets should look past financial and strategic synergies and focus more on the cultural impact of changing two previously independent organizations into one integrated solution. There were four main areas of importance regarding organizational ...
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