Business

The Reward Management Practices: Kazakhstan’s Hospitality Industry

Introduction In this part of the paper, attention will be paid to the review of recent studies about employee job performance, reward management, and hospitality industry in the Republic of Kazakhstan. A literature review is an integral part of any research project, the goal of which is to create a...

The Impact of Leadership Styles and Skills on Teams

Introduction Modern conditions dictate a radical change in the role of human in the organization’s management system. He ceases to be part of the technological process, and turns into the most important resource of the organization. Therefore, the priority task of management is to ensure conditions for the fullest disclosure...

Wisynco Manufacturing Company: Case Study

Introduction Technological advances of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have shaped the manufacturing industry on a global scale. Beverage production has developed under the influence of new technologies and managerial strategies, which enabled companies to improve their performance and enhance their competitive advantage (Flammini et al. 2017). Although the food...

Benchmarking Knowledge Management Systems in Project-Based Organizations

Abstract This paper aims to explore knowledge management with regard to project-oriented organizations, the key feature of which is the integrated work of various employees in a team. Today, knowledge presents the paramount asset of project-focused companies that need to not only produce new products and services but also accumulate...

Self-Awareness Process in Leaders

Case Overview The primary goal of this qualitative research was to investigate aspects of self-awareness and the way it defines the decisions and experiences of leaders, especially when faced with various challenges in their jurisdictions. When a leader lacks self-awareness skills, their thinking can easily be distorted by deception. Studies...

VUCA: The Strategic Role of HRM

Abstract The VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) business environment is characterized by fast changes, the focus on diverse employees, and the challenge of working with unpredictable and demanding customers. The purpose of this paper is to analyze a specific strategic role of human resource management (HRM) in generating a...

Guidance Center: Community Organizational Impact

The Guidance Center is a holistic organization that aims to enhance the lives of families across southeast Michigan. The paramount goal of this organization is to cooperate with the communities to reinforce them and help in overcoming challenges. This investigational paper examines the current status of the Guidance Center and...

Shell UK: Behavioural Supply Chain Management Models

Abstract Behavioural supply chain management is a quickly growing part of the broader discipline that has emerged in response to the challenges that the operational approach could not resolve. It explores companies as enterprises run by people, who do not necessarily make the optimal decision every time. As such, the...

Dubai Emirate’s Community: The Effect of TQM

Background of the Problem Ensuring the high quality of the services provided is among the utmost concerns in the contemporary world. One of the most notable and evident ways to make services both more accessible and productive is adopting the systems of electronic services or, shortly put, e-services. The concept...

Changes of Gambling and Betting Sector

Introduction Macau is an area that covers approximately 29.2 sq. km; this is close to sixth of Washington D.C. this area consists of Coloane, Taipa and Macau Peninsula. The city has 550,000 residents, and collects more revenue from gaming than that of Atlantic City and Las Vegas is combined (Braunlich,...

Accounting: Valuation Model in Use

Introduction In contemporary business environments, there is an increased business combination through mergers and acquisitions; the combinations are necessitated by the hard economic environment experienced in the world or as effort to improve business. When a certain company is acquiring another, there is some consideration for the acquisition which must...

International Competitiveness of Chinese SMEs

Chinese SMEs have become dominant in the global market in the past decade due to various supporting factors. This study attempted to tests how resources, country environment, industry environment, global strategy, country environment, and company characteristics enhance the international competitiveness of Chinese SMEs from Zhejiang province. According to this study,...

The Changing Role of the Independent Financial Advisers

Problem Statement Introduction This dissertation essentially illustrates the insight of the changing role of independent financial advisers in the UK linking with retail investors respond and the factors touching the investor’s motivation and exploration under the regulatory exercise introduced by the ‘Financial Services Authority’ that emerged and developed in the...

Relationship Between Accounting Ratios and Stock Returns: Case Study of Hong Kong

Introduction For the past years, studies that examine the efficiency of stock market have been of great interest to researchers (Abdolreza & Mehdi 2013). On one hand, there are researchers who believe that information on stock market is not useful, while on the other hand, some researchers have emphasized on...

Financial Assessment and Resource Planning

Husk Power System’s portable power source is a new line of product that is meant to increase revenues for the company. As discussed in the previous section of the report, the initial market research had identified a gap both in the local and international markets that can be filled with...

Employee Turnover in the Hospitality Industry

Employee turnover is an essential concern for companies regardless of their size or target industry. High turnover can pose a risk of understaffing, performance losses, and decreased quality of products or services offered to customers (Brown, Thomas and Bosselman, 2015; Hom et al., 2017). Maintaining low turnover rates can also...

Relationship Between Location and Room Rate

Introduction Location is regarded as one of the most crucial yet complex factors in hotel management. First, location is a fixed parameter; once one has selected the locale, one has no choice but to contend with the results that emanate from that area. Furthermore, it has a direct effect on...

Innovation in Multinational Enterprises

Introduction Overview This chapter covers the background to the study, problem statement, research objectives, hypotheses, and the significance of the study. Background information During the 1990s, there were massive changes with regard to politics, society, and technology. It is during this time that the entire world came to know about...

Social Enterprises in Recession

Abstract Globally, the recession has had a negative impact on most businesses and governments. Consequently, the recession has forced many companies to downsize their operations by laying-off workers and reducing the scope of their investment programs. The recession has equally forced governments to reduce “unnecessary” spending and bail out struggling...

Description of YM Research Results: Segmentation

Segmentation is a critical tool of classifying customers into their respective categories. It involves creation of an impervious strategy of dividing customer in accordance to their social classes among other groups. Probably, this would allow ministers to rent similar rooms within a hotel. Also, it allows travel agents to get...

Telecommunication Sector in Sultanate of Oman: Change Management

Introduction Change management is the use of structures to shift an organization from a certain state to a desired future state. It is a process that helps the stakeholders come to terms with the changes in their venture brought about by the changes in the business environment. It is a...

Relationship Between Accounting Ratios and Stock Returns: Case Study of Hong Kong

Chapter 1: Introduction Introduction For the past years, studies that examine the efficiency of stock market have been of great interest to researchers (Abdolreza & Mehdi 2013). On one hand, there are researchers who believe that information on stock market is not useful, while on the other hand, some researchers...

Methodology of the Yield Management

Summary Yield management is a technique that enables companies to understand and predict the behavior of customers in order to increase revenues (Jagels, 2006, p. 282). This method has been widely used in the hospitality industry (Reid & Bojanic, 2009, p. 13). This research is aimed at examining the use...

Risk Reporting and Risk Management in Companies

Introduction Risk reporting and risk management are very important in the life of organizations. There are various risk-reporting practices used by organizations that ignore adequate risk disclosures in annual reports and much of it depends on the sizes of the companies (Abraham, Marston & Darby 2012, p. 16-75). Another factor,...

Marketing Management of Al-Mazunah Free Zone

Introduction Free economic zones are a group of special geographic territories that provide designated economic trade opportunities for businesses with very light taxation or not at all to encourage the development of prosperous economic activity. Depending on the country where the free zone is located, the taxation rules are determined...

Silence of Brands: Advertising for Luxury Products

Recently in the world, the rivalry between a financial manager and a brand manager has gotten stronger. Both believe that exactly their activity is the most important for the company and that they create the basic cost for shareholders. Many known world companies on consultation in the field of branding...

RFID in Supply Chain Management

Abstract With an increase in competition in the global marketplace, companies begin to seek new ways in order to gain a competitive edge over their competitors. This was the time when the organizations identified the need for adopting a new approach for supply chain management. The result was the emergence...

Customer Satisfaction as Significant Tool in Marketing

There are various tools that can be used in the measure of customer satisfaction. In a hotel, for example, the famous tool that is employed is the guest comment card (Trusov, Bucklin & Pauwells, 2009). It is often referred to as the GCC, and they are very suitable as they...

Metro Bank and the Difficulty in Establishing a Bank in UK

Abstract The service matters are crucial in banking sector given to the heavy competition in UK. The new entrant of Metro bank and its success has inspired many players to enter UK and the ways and means of the bank that made possible the success are important points that need...

The Use of Yield Management in Saudi Hotels

Introduction This research targets at gauging the use of yield management in Saudi hotels. Consequently, the focus of this chapter is to argue the results retrieved from research scrutiny in Saudi hotels. The argument will criticize earlier finding of other researchers to establish a firm foundation and reasoning in the...

Saudi Accounting Standards and International Standards

Introduction Introduction and Background of the Study Accounting is considered as a very important tool in operation of business in the current society. According to Mourra (2008, p. 82), a business unit cannot run without proper accounting documents in the current society. The need for accounting in organization (both for...

Assessing Why Nigeria Lng Has Been Restricted in Development

Natural gas deposits in Nigeria currently form one of the most significant resources for the country. Nigeria ranks amongst the top producers and exporters of the commodity, with a 4 percent GDP contribution coming from natural gas. Given the country’s immense oil production, analysts and experts point at the possibility...

Auditors Are the Most Effective Gatekeepers in Preventing Corporate Scandals

Introduction In the past few decades, we have witnessed a lot of corporate scandals that have implicated the auditing profession. As a result, various players in the auditing profession have deemed it necessary to reexamine the issue of ethics.1 The role of auditors has repeatedly been questioned as most people...

Yield Management Used in Hotels

Human resource in yield management In the implementation of the yield management (YM), human resources remain a very critical factor in achieving positive results from the system. According to Yeoman (1996), the yield management system is functionless without the human activities. Yeoman and Watson (1997) echoed this opinion after a...

Pricing Strategy in the Hotel Industry

Introduction A pricing strategy is a premeditated option from a number of substitute price schedules or prices, which are employed towards maximizing profits within a given duration, in reaction to a certain situation. Pricing strategy is a very crucial approach in the running of hotel businesses; mainly because the industry...

The Wynn Housekeeping Department: Employee Motivation Issues

Abstract Motivation is an important area of study. The use of performance pay, which is based on monetary motivation schemes, is one of the ways used to motivate employees. The purpose of this research is to investigate the applicability of performance pay at the Wynn housekeeping department. Maslow proposed the...

Life Cycle Costing in the UAE Built Environment

Introduction The history of construction in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reveals that contractors and design teams put a significant emphasis on the establishment of buildings at the lowest initial capital costs. However, designers, contractors, and policymakers have gradually realised that it is highly unfavourable to determine the project choices...

Market Segmentation in the Hotel Industry

Market segmentation is the categorization of the different components of the market, which are dissimilar from one another. Through the identification of such dissimilarities in the different portions of the market, hotel ventures can satisfy the needs of potential consumers in an effective manner. Segmentation is an important part of...

Oman Oil Company: Logistics and Transportation Management

Introduction Achieving competitiveness in the market requires the establishment of appropriate strategies in the supply chain process. The amount of revenue generated by a company determines the competitiveness and long term survival of the company in the market. To achieve high level of competitiveness and revenue generation, it is important...

Life Cycle Costing in the UAE Built Environment

Introduction Life Cycle Costing Analysis (LCCA) is a modern technology used to determine the most cost-effective options for purchasing, operating, maintaining, and disposing of an object or process. This strategy helps in the economic analysis of building projects (Gille 2010). In the construction industry, Life Cycle Costing provides the total...

Benchmarking in the Hospitality Industry: A Case Study

Introduction Overview The process of evaluating the performance of an organisation requires the use of a number of parameters. Benchmarking is one of the commonly used performance indicators across the globe today. The main aim of this approach is to help compare the status of a given entity with that...

Environmental Reporting in the UK Oil and Gas Industry

Introduction Corporations have been increasingly responsive to stakeholder pressure for societal and environmental information, especially on important matters like carbon disclosure and social programmes (Stanny & Ely 2008). Demand from stakeholders has focused on environmental and social disclosures. Stakeholders have complained of lack of disclosures about environmental impact of corporate...

Enterprise-Wide Risk Management at Financial Agencies

Abstract In recent times, risk management relative to Enterprise-wide Risk Management (EWRM) is increasingly becoming more and more significant and crucial for big corporations across the world, including financial agencies. Many of the major financial companies have shifted from the traditional risk management approaches towards Enterprise-wide Risk Management (EWRM). It...

The Emergence of Infrastructure as an Asset Class

Introduction There have been a lot of revolutions and changes in the business environment of the entire world as far as investments are concerned with the goal of engaging in business activities that have the highest returns as well as great value in almost all sectors of the economy (Deloitte,...

Talent Management in Saudi Arabian Firms

Introduction The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the countries in the Middle East that have become very attractive to local and international firms because of a number of reasons. According to Effron and Ort (2010), the country has enjoyed a long period of political stability. The economy of...

Project Portfolio Management Influence on Individual Projects

Executive Summary The influence of project portfolio management on individual projects is an issue that has raised a lot of attention of many researchers. In this research, the researcher focused on understanding the impact of project portfolio management on individual projects using both the primary and secondary sources of data....

Construction in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: The Causes of Delays and Poor Quality Work

Introduction Over the years, different civilisations have relied on the construction industry to support the human activities prevalent at the time (Ralph 2000). Presently, the global construction industry is experiencing a surge owing to increased human activities like trade and industrialisation. Just like any other sector, the construction industry is...

Developing a Credit Risk Management Manual

Introduction Creative Capital Microfinance Solutions has been in operation for the last five years. When the company began offering credit facilities in the form of business loans and consumer loans, there were plans for expansion in the first two and a half years. However, the ambitious plans did not take...

Risk Assessment Methods in Projects

Introduction to the Study Risk assessment is a stage in the risk management process that is concerned with the determination of both quantitative and qualitative risks in a particular project. Risk assessment in various contexts involves the objective evaluation of risk where the uncertainties and assumptions that exist in a...

Literature Review On Manufacturing Strategies

Introduction Earlier theories relating to competitive strategies of manufacturing organizations depended on several rational assumptions such as (a) basic reason for the existence of a firm is to produce something of value, (b) manufacturing has a critical role to perform in the creation of that value, (c) since a firm...

Information Technology Business Outsourcing Issues

Introduction Emergence of web 2.0 paradigm opened windows for Information Technology (IT) business outsourcing and off-shoring (Garner, 2004). Outsourcing has developed mainly due to changes in the market and industry conditions. There has been a common boost in outsourcing of information processes within business cycles. The needs and expectations of...

The Capacity Management Dilemma in Hera’a General Hospital

Introduction Quality is rapidly becoming a global issue as well as a concern to both the suppliers of services and the consumers of those services. In healthcare, quality is reaching a new dimension in that, it is being demanded and expected thus providers are judged by it. Health care quality...

Crisis Management in the United Arab Emirates Analysis

Executive summary Crisis management is more important for nations today as populations become big and investments even bigger. Common characteristics of a crisis is it potential to destroy life and the brief time it allows for decision making (Coppola, 2007). A crisis can be natural or man-made. Fire, floods and...

Layoffs: Ethical, Legal, Economic and Social Ramifications

Introduction Massive layoffs have become a common phenomenon in the corporate world. Companies do it in order to cope with temporary falls in demand or to increase their competitiveness. However, most of them copy their competitors without really thinking about the effectiveness of the strategy. It will be hypothesized that...

Occupational Health Safety in the Construction Industry of Saudi Arabia

Abstract Lessons from the history of accidents in the construction industry have shown the industry as one that has experienced one of the highest rates of accidents ranging from minor injuries to severe injuries and other forms of severe and mild injuries. Research into the cause of accidents in the...

Emirates National Oil Company: Case Study

Confirmation of the Research Topic The topic of this research read as follows, “Exploring the CSR Activities of Oil and Gas Firms: A Case Study of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC).” The researcher was interested in investigating the CSR activities that ENOC is currently undertaking in various regions where it...

Marketing Strategies in FMCG Industries

Introduction Background FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) needs different marketing strategy from other goods. FMCG markets are extremely competitive as compare to the other markets, as FMCG market moves with much faster pace than others. Over a month, a quarter, or a year, the sales of any brand are determined...

On Online Integration Catalogue of Sales for Ben Foods

Introduction Ben Food(s) Pte is a major food distribution company in Pacific Asia majoring in Animal and poultry products as well as wines and beverages. With a business history of over half a century, the company has grown and expanded with a wide supply chain and shop outlets across the...

Corporate Social Responsibility Within the Indian Banking Sector

Abstract The focus of this research is in the area of corporate social responsibility within the Indian banking sector and how it affects profitability and growth. This study is highly important because enables individuals within the corporate world to adopt sustainable business practices and become more CSR sensitive by dedicating...

Enterprise Resource Planning for Online Data Management

Research Methodology and Analysis Introduction I had proposed for Ben Foods Co. concerning the Enterprise Resource Planning for the online data management and electronic transactions. By adopting an appropriate approach of research methodology, my proposed system will satisfy the business requirements and meet the intended objectives. Since this new system...

Military Leadership Experiences in Information Support Operations

Abstract The following doctoral dissertation outlines the parameters of a study focusing on leadership development experiences of Military Information Support Operations officers who have served in the recent conflicts in Southwest Asia. The purpose of the study is to determine if these officers agree that the current leadership development paradigm...

Brand Influence in China’s Hotel Industry

Introduction This paper examines the existing literature, giving a clear and brief idea to reader on the topic of brand equity. It starts with an overview of the relevant literature about brand equity, especially focused on the customer-based brand equity. The available research on the factors affecting customer selecting hotels...

Why Companies Prefer Project Finance to Corporate Finance

Literature Review Companies have started opting for project finance rather than the corporate finance since the past few years. According to Inadomi (2010), project financing is an excellent mean of financing when it comes to avoidance of the record for the project debt on the balance sheet. Furthermore, it is,...

Accounting Career Is Stressful

Introduction Although an accounting career can be very stressful, it is still interesting. This means that as much as it might be demanding (to an extent), it can still allow you to enjoy your job and career as an accountant. In this case, just like any other career, there are...

Transperth Supplier and Its Business Strategy

Abstract This report provides an overview of one of biggest transportation services provider around Australian. Transperth has chosen to apply a new sustainable strategy in order to improve the company service quality and get the expected long-term income. Moreover, this report will discuss the objectives of the company and the...

Factors in Success of Leadership Development Programs

Abstract The present study is dedicated to the examination of success factors of the Regional Development Specialist (RDS) program in the XYZ Telecommunication Company. The program was initiated as a response to the high front-line employee turnover on the background of multiple mergers and acquisitions conducted by XYZ at the...

Small Business and Development in South Africa

Introduction SMEs (small and medium enterprises) are increasingly gaining recognition for the crucial role that they play in facilitating the economic development of nations. They are usually regarded as prolific and efficient job creators, fuel engines of the national economy, and as seeds for the large enterprises. Even among the...

Customer Engagement as a Strategic Marketing Tool

Introduction The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer. Peter Drucker Customer engagement as a concept has received recent hype in the marketing literature. Both academicians and practitioners have perceived this concept to be a new era in developing and retaining customers. The reason behind this is...

Customer Relationship Management and Engagement

Introduction How companies respond to increased competitiveness evident in the current business environment is should be of great interest to both businesses and marketing researchers. In recent times intense competition within diverse industries such as information technology, chemicals, and financial services has given rise to situations where firms are making...

Bullying at the Workplace and Victimology

Introduction In this paper, the review of literature regarding the area of interest to this particular research has been categorized into four sections. To start with, the issue of workplace bullying, along with the associated definitions and theories, are addressed. Next, the relationship between personality and bullying behavior, and personality...

How CSR Affecting the Profit of the Company in America

Executive Summary The rationale of this dissertation is to develop an understanding of how corporate social responsibility affects the profit of the company in America and how oil companies can handle critical incidents connected to CSR by enforcing their integrated short-term and long-term social responsibility. This paper will focus on...

FedEx Strategy Analysis

Company current position FedEx Corporation is a delivery service company that is renowned worldwide due to the provision of the articulate small parcel and document transport. It is the first company to be awarded the Malcolm Baldrige national quality award in the service category. Also, FedEx is considered as the...

Coaching Role in a Healthcare Organization Restructuring

Introduction Healthcare industry is amongst the largest economic sectors in US. As a result, it consumes a significant proportion of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In 2006, the sector’s total consumption averaged $2.17 trillion. This represents 16.5% of the country’s GDP. The rate of consumption is expected to increase...

Management: Organisational Behaviour

Introduction Various companies depending on their sizes adopt suitable organizational structures that help make sensible managerial frameworks. These structures are vital in ensuring efficiency within the organizations through proper storage and access of data. As a result, gains are made both in terms of company reputation as well as financial...

IFRS Adoption in Azerbaijan

Abstract Convergence to the international accounting standards has been driven by the changes in the ways businesses are formed and the way they carry out their activities. Increased complexities in corporate frameworks, the flow of information, sharing of responsibilities all coupled with undue lust for profits by managers and higher...

Pre Employment Testing

Methods In 2004, a major automotive industry company contacted BTE Technologies to develop a reliable and non-discriminatory method for screening candidates, to determine if they were physically fit to perform work in which they have been employed in the automotive company. The company identifies six manufacturing plants to develop the...

Pre Employment Testing in the Automotive Industry

Abstract This paper will try to examine the evidence which is associated with pre-employment screening in the automotive industry, the use of pre-employment screening in the automotive industry is often driven more by cultural practices than evidence. There is a lack of evidence in trying to justify the effectiveness in...

Computer Simulation of Business: Pinnacle Company

The era of computerization and innovation is one of the main characteristics of the modern world. People got used to the fact that they are able to get information or communicate being in the most remote territories. The increase of the computers use propelled many companies to the idea of...

Pros and Cons of a Unionized Workforce

Executive Summary This literature review focuses on the pros and cons of a unionized workforce with regard to how it can affect various parameters in a business organization. Managers who are entitled with the duty of hiring, supervising and rewarding workers in an organization have been impacted by the prevalence...

Real Options Valuation Analysis in the Business

Abstract The real option valuation analysis in the business is the option in the business scenario, which can be selected and analyzed from the various alternatives. The decision-making and the analysis of the real option is the main aim of the study. The real value of the option is the...

Invoice Finance Services: HRM Strategy in Financial Crisis

Outline With the unfolding of the economic crisis the financial services industry has started facing severe challenges. The prevailing crisis has its roots in continuous situations of imbalance that include long periods characterized by low-interest rates, speedy increases in asset prices and large-scale imbalances in credit patterns and savings. These...

Employment Opportunity for People With Learning Disabilities in the UK

Abstract People with learning disabilities are normally segregated and discriminated against when it comes to employment. They face numerous challenges and barriers in their efforts to get employment. This study will therefore seek to assess the availability of employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities, challenges they face in their...

Sonicare Electric Toothbrush: Marketing Plan

Introduction This section provides a sample marketing plan for Sonicare Electric toothbrush. Sonicare, which is a division of Sonic Technology of Philips, is dedicated to producing various electric toothbrushes. Before Philips’s acquisition of Optival in 2000, Optival was responsible for the production of Domestic appliances and Personal care. Its acquisition...

Online Decision Aids: ODA Use for Online Shopping

Abstract The quick growth of the number of consumer products’ offered on the Internet has exposed modern users to the need of making multiple choices. The most problematic aspect of such a situation is that every single consumer has to make a rational decision in the process of product choice....

CRM: Enterprise Marketing Automation

Introduction The current global market is characterized with intensive competition and strict profit margin. The one and only way for any organization to sustain in the market is to maximize customer satisfaction through better customer service. Any organization requires support from the customers to be successful in the market. Most...

Delivering Messages Appropriately

Abstract For people to communicate effectively, they are required to convey messages to their recipients in a clear and comprehensible manner. Effective communication also requires that the received information be free of any distortions. Therefore, the success of any communication process depends largely on the input of both the sender...

The Importance Of E-Learning as a Tool for HR

Introduction From a corporation point of view, e-learning has generated much of interest, with the result that massive investment has been made for purposes of expanding its growth and by extension, the market, as has been noted by Bielawski and Metcalf (2003). One of the areas in which e-learning has...

International Integration and Coordination in MNEs

Introduction The globalization in of MNEs involves foreign-owned subsidiaries as well as export intensive activities. The foreign owned subsidiaries that have export intensive activities will be present in clusters that are embedded. More autonomy and global orientation is necessary for them as well as dynamism as the activities of the...

Strategic Management With Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Introduction SOA – Service Oriented Architecture and ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning are two domains in IT that have changed how organizations interact with applications. SOA provides a means to unify massive business processes by creating structures of large applications into services or smaller modules. Once the application has been...

Insurance Applications in Construction Industry

Introduction The types of risk faced by the present day construction industry have proliferated over the period. These risks range from the liabilities arising out of meeting the environmental obligations to meeting the compensation for injury and death of workmen in the construction sites. The risks also extend to the...

Retirement Plans for Dental Hygienists

Introduction According to State of California (2009), hygienist is a profession and a career that is fast growing. State of California (2009) indicates that hygienist demand is expected to rise due to changes in roles where hygienists are taking the role that used to be played by dentists. EDD (2009)...

Exploring Future of Mobile Payment in United Kingdoms

Abstract With the advent of mobile commerce a wide range of products and services are being offered today which has opened up different avenues in United Kingdom. By the use of Mobile ticketing tickets can be easily issued to clients by directly sending them to their mobile phones by means...

Analysis of ERP Systems: Implementation and Critical Success Factors

Introduction Globalization has done a lot to revolutionize businesses and organizations. The term globalization has emerged as an offshoot of the high-technology tools that are made available today due to the Internet. With just a computer with internet connection, one can connect with the rest of the world that has...

High Speed Packet Access Technology Analysis

Introduction Background of the study Forkel and Klenner (2004) indicate that High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) is a set of mobile phone protocols that is a function of three components namely High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA), High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) and Evolved High Speed Packet access (EHSPA)....

Planning for Information Technology Outsourcing

Abstract Outsourcing may seem to be an extremely advantageous course of action in light of the current economic recession that is prevailing globally (Sparrow 2003), but if the appropriate measures are not taken before the actual process of outsourcing is initiated; the consequences of the outsourcing may turn out to...

Enterprise Marketing Automation: Electronic Customer Relationship Management

Introduction The current global market is characterized by intensive competition and strict profit margins. The one and the only way for any organization to sustain itself in the market is to maximize customer satisfaction through better customer service. Any organization requires support from the customers to be successful in the...

Challenges Implementing Talent Management in Culturally Diverse Organizations

Introduction Talent management is currently one of the primary concerns in many organisations around the world. Companies are not just looking for highly educated and experienced employees in the job market, but they are also looking for highly talented individuals who can think creatively when undertaking assignments in their respective...

Multi-tier Information Management Systems – Past, Present and the Future

Introduction Today’s business is operating in an increasingly competitive environment which is interdependent on an intense focus on changing customer preferences, enhanced productivity and improved quality to sustain organizational growth and profitability. In order to remain competitive it has become imperative for the company to improve the productivity of not...