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Japanese Automobile Companies: How do Do They Retain Their Competitiveness in the International Markets?
Around the seventies Asian companies encountered a surge in regards to
becoming multinational companies. Analyzing the extent to which the
Japanese automobile manufacturers have been able to maintain their position
as multinationals in the international markets, it becomes clear that they
have indeed succeeded due to the ap...
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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...
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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...
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The Six Categories of Cost Related to the Manufacturing of DreamCap Package
In finance and accounting there are six forms of cost that must be
considered. For this essay we will discuss the six categories of cost
related to the manufacturing of a new packaging product. For this essay the
product will be called the DreamCap Package. The six categories will be
discussed in relation the DreamCap Packa...
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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...
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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...
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An Analysis of 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Oil Relations Between the United States and Saudi Arabia
U.S.-Saudi Oil Relations Since oil’s first discovery, oil has been one of the most influential sources of energy in world history. Every developed country has an undeniable dependence on oil, and foreign interdependency is at an all-time high. The U.S. specifically consumes the most oil in the world as a country. But where...
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A Discussion on the Influence of Chinese Exports in America
Influence of Exports Have you ever wondered where the toys you play with or the blankets
you go to sleep in come from? China, one of the most dominant economic
forces in the world, supplies the U.S. with many of its goods and services
that we as citizens use on a daily basis. America is in fact the leading
receiver of...
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A History of the Change of Creation of Industrial Products
If we go back to our traditions in the past, it will be disastrous. We need to move forward with change but we need it to be for good and not for the ill of society. Sometimes the change is beyond what we can control. At that point we can only hope that our actions towards change will guide us in a better direction. We...
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A Discussion on the Impact of the Growth of Alien Labor in California
California and its industrial revolution especially in terms of prospecting minerals and the railway line brought workers from diversified cultures and origins to the state. The promise of jobs building the railway line and mining ensured that California was one of the most favored destinations by workers seeking employment...
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An Analysis of Tesco's Supply Chain
“Tesco” The main purpose of Tesco Food Industry was to essentially become the number one retailer in the world. In 2012, Tesco was ranked third in the world amongst other retailers trailing only Walmart and Carrefour. After a while, they decided to group food together. The way this supply chain worked was: the grower would...
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Florida in the Early Industrial Age
Florida in the Early Industrial Age Introduction Industrialization is a potential and beneficial element in any growing and developing economy. The concept of industrialization propels the economical factors of any state to the higher levels of productivity hence, translating to more income generation, which probably coul...
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The Early Life and Career of Henry Ford
William Ford was born as an Irish man. He immigrated to the United States in 1846. 15 years later he married his only spouse, Mary Litogot (later Mary Ford). On July 30th, 1863 she gives birth to her first of six children, and they name him Henry Ford. Henry Ford grew up on the family farm in Wayne County, Michigan. On his...
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An Overview of the Chemicals Industry in the United States
September 4, 2012 Chem 4100 Facts and Figures Essay After completing the facts and figures assignment I learned a number of new things about the chemical industry. I learned which companies and countries produced the most chemicals annually, which companies spent the most capital annually, the stock prices of variou...
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Localisation in the Food Industry and the Things That Affect It
Introduction With convenience being a priority to everything in modern society, industries supplying goods directly to customers have to be constantly changing to fit their needs. An example of this is how fashion shops would sell thicker clothing to countries with lower average temperature, the technique known as loca...
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An Analysis of Forms of Industrial Organization
Forms of Industrial Organization Buyers are confronted with difference choices about which item to purchase each day. Unless customers have an individual inclination on which item to purchase, they tend to construct their purchasing choices in light of cost. Producers control evaluating given supply and request, yet there...
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