Term Papers on Business
Removal Of GM Jobs In Flint
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.... the beginning, there were many advantages of having GM as the
dominate employer in Flint. The quantity of GM jobs in Flint provided for an
economic boom town in the 1960's and 1970's. Money from General Motors trickled
down from the workers to every part of the economy of Genesse county. The
population was on the rise which meant more homes, roads, and businesses. It
was all to good to be true. When Roger Smith (then President of GM) decided to
relocate numerous jobs from the Buick City, it was time for Flint to pay the
piper. The large dependency on GM br .....
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in 1991, Chevron had nearly signed a deal with the government to buy Tenghiz,
the biggest oil field to become available in twenty years. Hug reserves of oil,
approximately 250 billion barrels, were waiting to be taken from the earth.
After the uprising in Russia, Chevron feared that the deal would be off.
Fortunately, they were able to bargain with the new-found government and enter
into a joint agreement to produce oil from the fields in Tenghiz. At this time,
Chevron is planning to export the oil from Russia by pipeline to the Black Sea
where it wi .....
Monopolization And Its Implication On A World Scale
Number of words: 2165 - Number of pages: 8
.... war and the industrialization of the African colonies (imperialism).
This being the case, though imperialism is primarily considered a political phenomenon by bourgeoises economists, socialists have cooked deeper into the matter and "unveiled" the economic character of imperialism and it's apparent contradictions (this will be dealt with later, as well as an overview of the historic contradictions, economic intricacies and ethical realities of imperialism. It should also be stated, that the term monopoly, "monopolization" will be dealt with from the left-wing .....
Gannett Company History
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acquired many of the newspaper in New York. His strategy was to purse the
profitable advertising and expandable circulationís. His newspapers were
usually the only ones published in the city, that made it affordable and
profitable to run(Encyclopidia Britinica). In 1912 Gannett purchased the
Ithaca Journal, this was a big foot in the door for Gannett he was now in
the division of upper New York. This was also the first paper that Gannett
worked for. In 1918 the now well developing company moved to Rochester,
another part of New York. Aft .....
A Study Of The Market Reforms In Post-Communist Eastern Europe With A Specific Case Study Of Poland
Number of words: 3467 - Number of pages: 13
.... markets meant that the communist
economies were faced with four challenges that would, if met, have meant the
continuation of the USSR.
Resource saving miniaturization requiring high technology and skill were
demanded (command economies have neither), Flexible production to meet a variety
of needs (command economies have large factories to keep production high - they,
thus, did not have the funds or ability to affect the necessary changes to their
means of production), the "information age" meant that the communist bloc had to
deny the new prevalent types of .....
Economics: The American Government
Number of words: 2158 - Number of pages: 8
.... nearly universal in 1956, when lawyers and other professional
workers came under the system.
Social security is a government program that helps workers and retired workers
and their families achieve a degree of economic security. Social security also
called social insurance (Robertson p. 33), provides cash payments to help
replace income lost as a result of retirement, unemployment, disability, or
death. The program also helps pay the cost of medical care for people age 65 or
older and for some disabled workers. About one-sixth of the people in the United
General Motors - Financial Ratio Analysis
Number of words: 1317 - Number of pages: 5
.... implemented a decentralized management
system, now emulated worldwide. The auto maker competed by offering models
ranging from luxury to economy, colors besides black, and yearly style
modifications. By 1927 it had become the industry leader.
GM introduced a line of front-wheel-drive compacts in 1979. Under Roger Smith,
CEO from 1981 to 1990, GM laid off thousands of workers as part of a massive
companywide restructuring and cost cutting program.
In 1984 GM formed NUMMI with Toyota as an experiment to see if Toyota's
manufacturing techniques would work in .....
Financial Report Of Loewen Group Inc.
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.... agreements. The Loewen Group Inc.
stresses that once an acquisition has been completed, local management is
encouraged to remain and offers long term contracts to its key employees, rarely
dismissing the other employees. L.G.I. provides many services to its acquired
companies including offering training to new employees on its management
information systems and covering costs for any renovations which are needed on
the acquired locations. Each funeral home and cemetery is operated as a
distinct profit centre, with monthly and annual financial performance mo .....