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The Products I Purchased from the Pasadena
Pasadena Write Up The first company I purchased from was Bucket List. I purchased a replica notebook from the movie The Notebook. The item price was $50.00, but my total was $58.50 with tax and shipping. Shipping was $5.00, and tax was $3.50. Based on the company and their products, I believe that their target are mostly y...
My Unusual Favourite Toy: The Commodification of Children's Cultures
Topic: The Commodification of Children’s Cultures The objective of this paper is to discuss and analyze my favorite toy as a child and how it differs from the norm that is socially constructed by society. Children are immersed in cultures of consumption such that every aspect of their lives is touched by buying, trading...
The Increasing Use of GIS and Big Data in Modern Day Planning and Public Works to Benefit Communities
Clarice Africa's article for futuregov.asia, "How Big Data and GIS Will Plan a Livable Singapore," emphasizes an increasing use of GIS and big data in modern city planning and public works to benefit communities. According to her report, earlier this month, CIO of Urban Redevelopment Authority(URA) of Singapore, Peter Quek,...
The Importance of the Materialistic Perspective in the Twenty-First Century Labor Force
The Importance of the Materialistic Perspective in the Twenty-First Century Labor Force In most societies, there are myriad jobs that people could take up in order to sustain themselves and their families. In some circumstances, the reality of sustaining one’s self overpowers the other end of the spectrum, which is the spi...
The Significant Role of the Trade Unions in Ensuring Better Treatment of Workers
Unions With the world becoming more and more industrial it became important that the labor force can keep up with the progression. The better the work force makes for a better company and leads to the better product – so treating workers better was necessary to move the industrial development forward. This is where the T...
My Experience in Leadership Positions
I have not been handed many leadership positions in the past, but when I have been, I managed to bring out the best out of the people under me. Whether it be coaching underclassmen how to become better at soccer, or pushing the cashier team for credits, I have done pretty well when it comes to leading people. In the summe...
The Purpose and Goals of a Business Corporation
The Purpose of the Corporation The social responsibility of business is to increase its profits. No strings attached. Business provide a service or a good to consumers, in order to make a profit. They do this day after day, month after month, and year after year. Friedman writes that “business must conform to the basic r...
Wally World's Rollercoaster of Impending Destruction
Wally World’s Rollercoaster of Impending Destruction When an artist drops a new single the fans listen to the song and share with everyone else. Some people like the beat of the song so much that they remix it and add their own vocals then .share it with the world. That's the Internet. In the age of the Internet nothing i...
The Factors That Drives Migrants to Excel in the Market Place
Before beginning my research on this topic, I had preconceived notions as to why migrants are seemingly so driven to excel in the market place. However through my research I found there to be a larger issue at hand concerning the manner in which illegal and legal migrants handle the market economy and the limitations which...
Are Robots the Solution to Equality in the Job Interview Process?
Robots: The Solution to Equality in the Job Interview Process? In an effort to understand the human mind, philosophers and scientists alike have looked towards complex technology to help explain psychological phenomena. In medieval times, philosophers compared the brain to a hydraulic pump, which was largely influenced by...
Accounting Malpractice and Its Effects on You and Your Business
Accounting Malpractice Accounting is an area that has been prominent in business for ages, according to the Encyclopedia of Business, accounting is “the language of business” (4). There are various kinds of accountants such as Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), Fraud examiners,Internal Auditors and Management accountan...
The Overwhelming Aspiration to Major in Business Marketing in Southern California
I was brought up in a culture that was academically rigorous and unforgiving. Arcadia is a cultural bubble, similar to other predominantly Asian cities, which revolves around the belief that academic success determines a person’s quality of life in the future. Concurrently, other cities in the LA area stereotypically focus...
The Benefits of Increased Minimum Wage for Companies and Employees
With the minimum wage inevitably rising, we should not be afraid of the externalities of this change. There are many great things that come with the increase of the minimum wage. According the CEO and Co-Founder of ClearCompany, Andre Lavoie, there are three reasons why we should be happy about the increase of minimum wage....
An Analysis of Leadership Styles from the New Generation
In a business setting, leaders are exceptionally important in ensuring that tasks are completed accurately and efficiently. Leadership comes in two forms: formal leadership, where one or many people are given direct authority over a group or groups, and informal leadership, where one person takes charge of a group without a...
The Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores of Amazon, the Benefits to Bookstores, and Financial Success of the Company
Amazon is a company known for its innovative ideas and its successful business decisions. In 2013, Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, first spoke about Amazon Prime Air. This service plans to use drones to deliver lightweight packages to buyers in less than half an hour, assuming the buyers are within a close radius of an order fulf...
The Effects of the Constant Technical Innovations and High Demand on Employment Practices in the Computer Manufacturing Industry
The most generic definition of computer hardware centralizes around the idea of a computers physical parts, or what can physically be touched on a system. This being said, a few questions come into play; How do these manufacturing companies work? What are the employee’s roles? How are they treated? And most importantly, wha...
The Consequences of the Issues Surrounding the Unethical Products of Organizations
There are many problems that can result for an organization and its customers when the organization acts in an ethically questionable manner. Organizations can lose customers and their trust, also, many organizations have corrupt employees that are conducting unethical acts, and lastly, there are many deaths that occur due...
What is Leadership and What are the Qualities of a Leader?
What is leadership? Leadership: the ability to drive a group of people to perform an action they might not be able to perform on their own. Leadership is what has formed the world as we know it today and will continue to form the world for future generations to come. The art of effective and successful leadership is some...
The Importance of Consistency in a Leadership Style
When discussing the world’s greatest leaders and the qualities that they possess or possessed that made them so great, the word consistency is something that is a very common trait. It is known that there is, nor will there ever be one way to lead a group of people that is superior to any other method. It is human nature to...
The Importance of a Budget
A budget is an estimation of the revenue and expenses over a specified period of time. A budget can be made for a person, family, business, government or just about anything else that makes and spends money. A budget is a microeconomic concept that shows the transaction made when one good is exchanged for another. Purpose...
The Importance and Demand of Microfinance Among Academic Entrepreneur
Introduction This chapter discusses about the demand of microfinance among academic entrepreneur which include the background of the study, purpose of the study, problem statement, research questions, objective of the study, significance of the study, scope of the study, limitation of the study, research design and conclus...
An Analysis of the Events Surrounding the Fall of the White Cap Company
Peter Browning and Continental White Cap Case The White Cap Company, which was established in 1926 by William P. White and his two brothers, runs the latest cap-making and capping machinery and successfully produces and distributes “vacuum-sealed metal closures for glass jars.” They were one of the most profitable market l...
The Secret of the Continued Success of Fjallraven
Company Paper Fjallraven is a private company that sells outdoor equipment, such as clothing, tents and backpacks, promising durability, timelessness, functionality, reliability, user-friendliness, and versatility. It was first based in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden and founded in 1960 by Ake Nordin. Their mission statement is “to...
An Assessment of the Financial Status of Samsung Electronics
Executive Summary This paper analyzes the strengths, liabilities, and overall history of the technology giant that is Samsung Electronics. It all started with Lee Byung-Chul’s ambition and inspiring vision for the future back in 1938 with the creation of a small trading company. Overtime the company has grown into a glo...
The Factors Affecting the Success of Organizational Goals
Montefiore laid out organizational goals, on top of strategic goals, which act as a foundation to judge their performance. Several of the organizational goals are able to be measured relatively easy, those being Strong Financial Health and Investing in state-of-the art facilities and technology (Kovner et al., 2011). Dete...