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A History of the American Fiber Manufacturers Association
The American Fiber Manufacturers Association is a trade association for companies in the United States that manufacture synthetic and cellulosic fibers. This industry in the United States alone employs twenty-seven thousand people, produces over six billion pounds of fiber, and has annual sales that exceed eight billion dol...
A History of the Tequila Interchange Project in Educating Consumers
Tequila is North America’s first distilled drink and it’s the first commercially produced alcohol (Thomas, Ryan). Tequila has changed dramatically since 1521 when is was brought to America as Mezcal Wine by Spaniards. Mezcal and Tequila soon differentiated. The rise of high end tequila started back in 1758. Tequila has had...
A Research on the Golf Industry in Canada
For this assignment I chose to research my fathers business. My father owns the pro shop at Kawartha Golf Club in Peterborough, Ontario in Canada and works as a head professional. Also I will be discussing the golf industry in general. He started his job there eighteen years ago, before that out family lived in Toronto, whe...
An Exploration of the Opportunities in the Wedding Industry
“The cake is the wrong flavor, the flowers are supposed to be yellow not pink, and my dress doesn’t fit anymore because I lost too much weight,” yelled the bride from the next room over. Now, whose fault is all of this? Oh yeah, that’s right, the wedding planner. Who in what crazy world would put themselves through a crazy...
An Overview of the Diamang's Angolan Mining Operations in Diamonds in the Rough: Corporate Paternalism and African Professionalism on the Mines of Colonial Angola by Todd Cleveland
In “Diamonds in the Rough: Corporate Paternalism and African Professionalism on the Mines of Colonial Angola,” author Todd Cleveland travels to conflict-bearing regions in modern Angola to reconstruct the history of a Portuguese-led mining operation which spanned from 1917 until Angolan independence in 1975, which was follo...
A Case Study on the Luxury Car Cadillac
Cadillac Case Study Once a brand name associated with prestige, success, and luxurious leisure, Cadillac’s enviable reputation disintegrated quickly after the arrival of premium European automobiles to the American car market in the 1970s. Built on bulky frames with large engines and handling that was slow to respond, Cad...
The Life and Contribution of Leonard Kleinrock
Abstract This paper utilizes works to describe the work, legacy, and contribution to the world of computing/networking done by Leonard Kleinrock. Networking, as an aggregate, is the key to our society’s ability to function and progress at the rate we are progressing. Because of the actions and innovations carried out by...
John D. Rockefeller as a Robber Baron
The 19th century witnessed a universal transformation from agrarian society to industrialization in America. New technologies and manufacturing techniques allowed several men to become immensely powerful. Sometimes people categorized these men as "captains of industry," whose resources, intellect, and power could be used fo...
An Analysis of the Recreational Fishing Industry after the American Recession
The Post-Recession Recreational Fishing Industry Before I started doing research for this report, I had not given a lot of thought to the scope of the recreational fishing industry and the many types of businesses that fall under its umbrella and usually only considered my local tackle shop or the large chains like Bass Pr...
A Case Study on the New Product of Claybrook Dynamics
Introduction Claybrook Dynamics is in the process of producing a new product and they wanted to make sure that the oven they were using was capable of doing so within certain specifications. Based on the samples taken by the production manager's assistant, Mr. Castro, a conclusion was made and the process was deemed not ca...