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Battle Of The Bulge - 1,146 words
The Battle of the Bulge was an important fight because it was one that could have turned World War II around for the Germans. The Battle of the Bulge took place on December 16 1944. The Germans mobilized the last chance they had to win the war. The Germans wanted to cut the American forces in to two parts, because this way they could easily be destroyed. Hitler felt this was his last chance to win, because his forces were being pushed back and soon they would run out of the resources they would need to win the war. Hitler was mobilizing a task force of 500,000 Germans soldiers. The allies were slowly pushing through the Ardennes Forest on the German, Belgium boarder, with a force of 600,000 ...
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Accounting Software Decisions - 1,052 words
Selecting Accounting Software is one of the most important and, potentially, one of the most costly decisions a business makes. The decision is important because if the right choice is made, internal control of most accounting functions will provide a lower risk of doing business. An accurate method of keeping track of the essential financial functions of the business also will result. However, the decision could be costly if it is made without a thorough evaluation of the current and future needs of the business as well as the establishment of an effective method of determining which software package best meets the requirements of the business. Three of the most important steps to identifyi ...
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History Of The Euro - 2,283 words
... ational currencies but will also carry out transactions in Euros. All money-based transactions in the economy (wages and salaries, pensions, bank balances, etc.) will be denominated in Euros. References to national currencies in contracts will be converted into Euros without any other changes in terms and conditions. In other words, the principle of continuity of contracts will apply in full. Public administrations in the countries taking part in EMU will also implement a coordinated switch to the Euro for their transactions with the public. The definitive changeover to the single currency should be completed by July 1, 2002 at the latest with final withdrawal of the national currencies. ...
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Strategic Analysis Of Ben And Jerry's Homeade Inc. - 1,530 words
INTRODUCTION Ben & Jerrys is an innovative leader in the super premium ice cream industry. The company blends a commitment to provide all natural, high quality ice cream with a commitment towards social activism and environmental responsibility. This report will analyze both the companys environmental strategy and general corporate strategy in order to identify the consistencies and disparities (if any) between these strategies and to determine whether a green company such as Ben & Jerrys can sustain a competitive advantage. We will also discuss the potential impacts on the companys strategic vision in light of the recent acquisition by Unilever. Our analysis will focus on examining ...
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What Is Leadership? A Complex In-depth Analysis - 2,261 words
Concept of Leadership Leadership - what is it? Many definitions have been offered, cultural stereotypes abound, numerous programs focus on leadership development, but the question remains. In fact, leadership is many different things to different people in different circumstances. When we think of leadership, we often think first of famous individuals. We may think of great political leaders: Washington, Churchill, Roosevelt. We may think of the leaders of social movements: Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Caesar Chavez. We may think of spiritual leaders: Jesus, Mohammed, Mother Theresa. Do we also include in our definition some of the infamous leaders such as Hitler, Stalin, or David Koresh? Obv ...
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Ingvar Kampard - 744 words
Kampard did not have University education, neither in marketing or commerce, nor in any other subject, but the innovations and unique business strategies, which he introduced for IKEA, are being studied recently in many Universities of Europe. For example, Kampard was one of the first businessmen, who discovered that it is cheaper to establish production lines and factories in foreign countries, where working power is cheaper. He transferred his manufacturing plants to Poland, where producing of furniture proved to be incredibly more profitable than in Sweden. Besides, the prospects of expansion into new huge markets of developed European countries seemed to be very realistic due to consider ...
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The News Corporation - 580 words
The Key Strategic Environmental, International and Competitive Issues In order to examine the News Corporation activity, it is very important to have the understanding of all strategic environmental, international and competitive issues affecting the corporation and the economy it operated is. The most efficient way to identify the key strategic environmental factors is to conduct a P.E.S.T.E.L. analysis. So, the key strategic factors are as follows. The News Corporation is associated with the name of Rupert Murdoch, its founder (Marjoribanks, 2000). It underwent the process of evolution from "a single newspaper to a multi-media, multi-platform global media company" (McQuade, 2004), and this ...
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