Saturday, February 8, 2020
Labor Force Effect on International Business - Essay Example In most cases, wage constitutes a substantial portion of the total production cost of companies. As such, businesses find myriad ways and means in order to reduce labor cost for enhancing their viability. Another way by which labor affects international business is through workers' skills. Especially in the modern times, human resource is considered as one of the most valuable assets of a company. This is because it is the employees of the company that possess the skills and expertise required for the efficient completion of production and other business functions. In this regard, the skill level of labor employed by companies is one of the key ingredients to ensure organizational success. With the advent of globalization, labor becomes a central issue in light of prevailing wage and skill levels. Given the technological advancements, employers have found a way to tap the global labor market (Tristan, 2003). Multinational corporations have benefited from the use of modern ways of communication, like electronic mail and video conferencing, to rationalize their labor factor. With the high-tech gadgets, they have taken advantage of highly-skilled and less expensive labor force available in other countries.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Quantum Software Case Study Essay Quantum Software is a fairly new organization Ã¢â¬Å"No ties, no suits coats, first name onlyÃ¢â¬ that was founded by Stan Albright and Erin Barber. The company develops computer software specifically oriented to the needs of independent oil businesses. TheyÃ¢â¬â¢ve had a lot of success over the past 3years and are growing fairly fast. Quantum has gained over 200 employees and has made about 95 million dollars in sales. Currently, Employees at Quantum Software work 16 hour days 6 days a week. In order to keep the morel and sprit up, Quantum recognizes that their employees have been working extra hard and they want to compensate them by having a weekly Ã¢â¬Å"Beer BustÃ¢â¬ party. Bill Carter, the corporate attorney, doesnÃ¢â¬â¢t agree with the Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ idea. Instead he believes that serving alcohol at a companyÃ¢â¬â¢s sponsor party can be a big liability to Quantum. A Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ sounds fun and relaxing. However Bill Carter makes a good point, serving alcohol at a companyÃ¢â¬â¢s sponsor party can be a huge liability on the companyÃ¢â¬â¢s future. Recently an employee by the name of John Hooker lost his balance and fell on the snack table during one of the Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ events. Luckily John didnÃ¢â¬â¢t get hurt. When having these types of events the company cannot guarantee that a person like John will not over drink and possibly drive home drunk and cause a serious accident. These are all things that Quantum needs to take into consideration. Accidents happen all the time and Quantum needs be aware that these Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ can be a great liability to the company. I can understand that Quantum wants to reward their employees for their hard work. Working long days 6 days a week can get over whelming. What Quantum needs to do is analyze the situation. The company is growing really fast and they need more people. Hiring more programmers can help balance their work load making 8 hour days 5 days a week possible. I donÃ¢â¬â¢t think that having a weekly Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ is a permanent solution. It is obvious that employees at Quantum like to be recognized for their accomplishments and hard work however in the beginning of the case study is it mention the most of the employees drop in to Ã¢â¬Å"unwindÃ¢â¬ to these Ã¢â¬Å" beer bustÃ¢â¬ events. Most, meaning that not everyone who works at Quantum shows up or participates in theseÃ¢â¬ beer bustÃ¢â¬ parties. What I would recommend quantum to do at this point is to pass out an employee surveys and ask their employees what they want or prefer. Some employees might not like the type of environment and rather spend their free time doing something else. Others might like the idea of working fewer hours and having weekends off as a reward. An employee survey can actually help the company out by providing feedback and letting the company know what they like and dislike. The Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ events have been going on for a while and have become a sort of a companyÃ¢â¬â¢s tradition. IÃ¢â¬â¢m not saying to eliminate the whole Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ events. The Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ parties can be a great way to socialize, relax and unwind. Having social events like these can help co workers become closer and share ideas and knowledge which can be beneficial to the company. If Quantum decides to continued the Ã¢â¬Å"beer bust Ã¢â¬Å"parties, what needs to be done is that they need to need to get with Bill carter, the corporate attorney and come up ways to handle a situation if it occurs. Limiting the number of beers a person can have at each event can help by not over drinking or by providing some sort of transportation such as bus or taxi to take employees back home after a Ã¢â¬Å"beer bustÃ¢â¬ event. These are rules that can be implemented by the company in order to not only save Quantum from a future law suit but also to save a life. The fact that both Eric and Stan are not really listening to BillÃ¢â¬â¢s concerns can and will affect the companyÃ¢â¬â¢s future. Bill is the corporate attorney and he knows the law. I would recommend bill to talk to both Eric and Stan another day. Eric and Stan are in a relax mode at this point probably had a few drinks or two and might not think that what Bill has to say is quite as important as it really is. Scheduling a meeting with both Eric and Stan and going over what can happen if they donÃ¢â¬â¢t start implanting rules.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Keiran Austin, Yr 11 English, Mrs Ferguson THE DIVINE WIND The description of the situation in Broome portrayed in The Divine Wind is a complete accurate account of the events that occurred during 1938- 1946. Practically everything in the novel was precise including the description of Broome, the Japanese internees, the dates and things as detailed as street names. It is quite obvious that Garry Disher had studied the town in depth before writing the novel. The fact that Broome is described as a pearling town with a tropical existence is true. As quoted in The Divine Wind Ã¢â¬Å"Broome was a straggling mile of wood and corrugated- iron shops and dwellingsÃ¢â¬ (pg 1and). This quote is a precise vision of what Broome would have looked like judging by descriptions from various sources of information and photos from that period in time. Even though the characters are made fiction the major events are real and the author has gone to such detail by using exact dates. For example the pinnacle of Broomes direct involvement in the war occurred on 3rd March, 1942 when Japanese Zeros Bombed Roebuck bay. As quoted in the Divine Wind Ã¢â¬Å"I was burning. Some of the scars I have now are from that fire, the burning water of Roebuck bay on 3rd March, 1942Ã¢â¬ (pg 144). Another example of the accuracy of dates in the novel is the 8th December, 1941 were Authorities began interning Japanese residents. As quoted in the novel Ã¢â¬Å"The authorities acted swiftly on 8th December, right around the country. In Broome a hundred Japanese were arrested and taken to jailÃ¢â¬ (pg 105). Other important facts that have been accurately recorded in The Divine Wind are how the residents of Broome were faced with rounding up and interning friends and employees simply because they were Japanese. This is an excellent description of what the Anglo Saxons were faced with doing regarding the Japanese. Other facts state that many of the Japanese who were born and raised in Australia and had no Japanese ties were interned. As quoted in The Divine Wind Ã¢â¬Å"They interned single women, old men, children. They interned European and Aboriginal wives of Japanese born men, mixed race children, Australian- born Japanese. Many had never been to JapanÃ¢â¬ (pg 113). This is an example of the accuracy of the people who were interned. An area in this subject that perhaps wasnÃ¢â¬â¢t so accurate was the treatment of the Japanese community. Reality shows that in Broome the residents tried to make life as easy as possible for the Japanese bringing food and presents too the camp and allowing regular visits to town to go shopping.
Monday, January 13, 2020
Course Project Comprehensive Balance Sheet December 31st 2012 Assets Current Assets Cash $42,485 Account Receivable$165,824 Allowance for Doubtful accounts 1,850 Net Accounts Receivable 163,974 Inventories 499,493 Securities (available for sale/at fair market value) 28,250 Notes Receivable (due next year) 23,000 Prepaid Expenses 16,252 Total Current AssetsÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦$773,454 Non-Current Assets Investments in Warren Co. $87,500 Land 125,000 Building$975,800 Accumulated Depreciation 341,200 Net building 634,600 Goodwill 100,000 Patents 125,000Copyrights 105,000 Trademarks 80,000 Deposits with Vendors 50,000 Total Noncurrent AssetsÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢ â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦ $1,307,100 Total Assets $2,080,554 Liabilities and StockholderÃ¢â¬â¢s Equity Liabilities Current Liabilities Accounts Payable $197,532 Income Taxes Payable 62,520 Salaries Payable52,000 Notes Payable to Banks50,000 Mortgage Payable-current portion18,000 Accrued Liabilities 9,500 Accrued Interest on Notes payable 500 Customer Deposits (expected to be paid next year) 420 Total Current LiabilitiesÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦. $390,472Non-Current Liabilities Mortgage Payable $290,000 Twenty-year, 12% Bonds, due 1/01/13500,000 Total Non-current LiabilitiesÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦. $790,000 Total Liabilities$1,180,472 StockholderÃ¢â¬â¢s equity Preferred Stock, 7%$300,000 Common Stock 400,000 Additional Paid-in Capital 37,500 Retained Earnings 162,582 Total StockholdersÃ¢â¬â¢ equityÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦ $900,000 Total Liabilities and stockholdersÃ¢â¬â¢ equity$2,080,554 Income Statement For the Year ending December 31st 2012 Sales Revenue$2,000,000 Sales Discounts 120,000 Net Sales Revenue $1,880,000 Costs of Goods Sold 1,000,000Gross Profit $880,000 Less: Operating Expenses Selling Expenses Selling Expenses$300,000 Depreciation Expenses 60,000 Total Selling ExpensesÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦.. 360,000 Administrative Expenses Administration Expenses$350,000 Depreciation Expenses 40,000 Total Admin ExpensesÃ¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦Ã¢â¬ ¦.. 390,000 Total Operating Expenses 750,000 Total Operating Income $130,000 Other Operating Income Rental Income$50,000 Dividend Income 30,000 Interest Revenue 25,000 105,000 Earnings before taxes $235,000 Income Tax expense 82,250 Net income $152,750
Sunday, January 5, 2020
The Hard Rock CafÃ © (HRC) and the Hard Rock Hotels / Casinos is a highly successful series of ventures that serves up fun, music, food, nostalgia and beverage. The HRC is also famous for its music collectibles, including guitars used by icons in the industry (i.e. Madonna, Jimi Hendrix, etc), fashion merchandise, live concerts, and Hard Rock Live performance venues. The first Hard Rock CafÃ © was opened on June 14, 1971, in London, England. Founded by Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton, HRC became well known and successful almost immediately. Tigrett went out and opened HRCs in New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., Dallas, Orlando, Paris and Berlin, while Morton developed HRCs in Chicago, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. VariousÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦Also, 48% from its revenue come from retail merchandise. Hard rock CafÃ © strategy has changed over time since 1971. It has moved from a London small cafÃ ©, to food plus entertainment, to food plus an experience. Ã¢â¬Å"Restaurant-goers donÃ¢â¬â¢t just want a meal; increasingly, they want an experience, and Hard RockÃ¢â¬â¢s operation strategy is designed to provide that experience.Ã¢â¬ Ã ² HRC claims its mission is Ã¢â¬Å"to spread the spirit of Ã¢â¬Ërock Ã¢â¬ËnÃ¢â¬â¢ roll by creating authentic experiences that rock.Ã¢â¬ Ã ¹. Their success and growth come from adopting this experience strategy. While a first-time customer spreads the mustard and ketchup on a thick juicy hamburger, and takes that first sip of a frozen margarita, he or she should read the HRC motto, just below the mission statement. The idea of HRC is to Ã¢â¬Å"Love all Ã¢â¬â Serve All,Ã¢â¬ and moreover, Ã¢â¬Å"All is oneÃ¢â¬ ¦Save the PlanetÃ¢â¬ ¦Take time to Be Kind.Ã¢â¬ Those are some pretty radical ideas Ã¢â¬â a for-profit corporation reminding people to be Ã¢â¬Å"kindÃ¢â¬ and to Ã¢â¬Å"save the planetÃ¢â¬ Ã¢â¬â when it comes to comparison of HRC with other restaurant chains. But it would appear that companies like HRC and Starbucks, that go out of their way to publicize and advocate for the urgent environmental needs of the planet and the needs of less fortunate people, have had a powerful influence on other restaurants. ChiliÃ¢â¬â¢s for example is Ã¢â¬Å"proud to support St. Jude ChildrenÃ¢â¬â¢s Research HospitalÃ¢â¬ Ã ³.Customers can use crayons at ChiliÃ¢â¬â¢s restaurants to drawShow MoreRelatedFrom Your Knowledge of Restaurants, from the Video, from the Global Company Profile That Opens This Chapter, and from the Case Itself, Identify How Each of the 10 Decisions of Operations Management Is Applied at Hard Rock Cafe.3040 Words Ã |Ã 13 PagesOperational Management Fields of Hard Rock Cafe Operation management is an academic field of study that focuses on the effective planning, scheduling, control and use of service firm and their operations as show by the case study of the Hard Rock CafÃ ©. 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Saturday, December 28, 2019
The American education system requires that students complete 12 years of primary and secondary education prior to attending university or college. Although admission policies vary from one university to the next, most determine admission based on several criteria, including a student s high school course of study, high school Grade Point Average (GPA), participation in extracurricular activities, SAT or ACT exam scores, a written essay, and possibly a personal interview. University students pursuing a Bachelor s degree are called undergraduates, whereas students pursuing a Master s or Doctoral degree are called graduate students. American undergraduate students will say they are going to school or going to college, whichÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦Liberal Arts College or University: offers a university education combining natural and social sciences as well as humanistic studies. The term Ã¢â¬Å"collegeÃ¢â¬ is often used where undergraduate study is concerned. The college may be part of a university which also has graduate and professional schools, or it may be an independent institution offering a BachelorÃ¢â¬â¢s degree program, with little if any instruction at the graduate level. (Thus Harvard College is the undergraduate division of Harvard University; Vassar College, Amherst College and Sarah Lawrence College are examples of independent colleges, also called liberal arts colleges). The academic status of an independent liberal arts colle ge may be just as high as a college which is part of a university. Fine Arts and Music are often taught in the colleges and universities described above, but may also be available in specialized academies, schools and conservatories. See Directories at the Advising Center for information. The BachelorÃ¢â¬â¢s Degree: Four years of undergraduate study lead to a BachelorÃ¢â¬â¢s degree in Liberal Arts or in Science, a B.A. or B.S. degree, and qualify the graduate to apply for admission to a graduate school. The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree is awarded on successful completion of a specified number of courses or units and the full degree requirement is usuallyShow MoreRelatedThe American Education System Education1438 Words Ã |Ã 6 PagesAmerican Education System Education plays important role in society. It determines the final development of an adultÃ¢â¬â¢s personality. In todayÃ¢â¬â¢s society most jobs require a University degree. To receive a University degree students need to rely on a good education system. Does America provide this? The American education system has relied on the grade point average system for a long time. The problem with this is there is not a universal GPA grade point system varying from course to course. 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Friday, December 20, 2019
The influence of gender identity on graphic design The perception of gender and its role of establishing personal identities have dramatically changed in recent years. If design is to continue to play a dynamic and constructive role in society, it stands to reason that it has to reflect these changes to be more fluid and nuanced in its interpretation of gender and how design understands gender. The link between design and gender identity is profound because they are essentially bound to culture. This paper will address the evolving concept of gender identity and how it is influencing design. How one thinks of themselves as a man or woman encompasses the crucial core of gender identity. The terms sex and gender are often used synonymously but have different meanings. Sex refers to a personÃ¢â¬â¢s biological traits between men and women. 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