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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...
The Manufacturing Plants of Levi Strauss in China
The Juvenile Manufacturing Company was responsible for manufacturing jeans in a plant on South Zarzamora Street in 1923.The plant was located in San Antonio, Texas, and it was a plant which was responsible for manufacturing sports jackets for Levi Strauss. After the plants biggest layoff in around 1990 JMC decided to move o...
The Importance of the System of Corporations
Technology, such as automobile and television, impacted the freedom of average person in the 20th century. According to the cross book, “Mass automobility did not only create new kinds of travel but it also fulfilled the American dream of freedom from urban life” (270). It had given them the opportunity to travel on their o...
The High Quality, Healthy Goods at an Affordable Price of the Trader Joe's Grocery Chain
Case Study: Trader Joe’s Trader Joe’s is a small, yet popular grocery chain in the United States known for its repertoire of addictive, up-scale self-brand food items, and warm, “neighborhood-store” atmosphere. Though it competes in the health-food industry with giants such as Wholefoods, and the grocery retailing market w...