The Effect of Skinning Crocodiles on the Environment

The skinning of crocodiles has been an economic activity since the ancient times.  Crocodiles are targets for hunters who seek to skin them or acquire other crocodile products. Crocodile meat is a delicacy for communities living near to water bodies. The increasing importance of crocodiles in the leather industry has led to the establishment of crocodile farms where the reptiles are kept for their hides.   Other…

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The Duties of an Agent to the Principal

Agency is a fiduciary relationship between two parties where one party acts on behalf of the other. The party who act on behalf of the other is referred to as an agent while the other party is a principal (Miller 2013, p.969). An agent is, therefore, able to enter into contracts that are binding to the principal.  The principal engages an agent to facilitate buying and…

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Understanding the Great Recession

The great recession occurred between the years 2007 and 2009. It was characterized by a collapse in the housing sector and a compromised stability of the banking sector. A recession is a condition of reduced economic activities that is characterized by low purchasing power among citizens. The demand falls due to the low purchasing power leading to a cyclic of events that deteriorates the economy. The…

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Understanding the Great Depression

Which were the main causes of the Great Depression? The Great Depression was experienced from the year 1929 to 1941 (Eichengreen 1). This period was characterized by an economic downturn that is considered the longest global economic crisis in history. The depression’s origin was the United States after the collapse of the stock market. The economic slowdown was more severe in the United States than in…

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Sustaining Employee Performance: Walmart Case Study

Walmart is the world’s leading retailer and has a large workforce.  Cashier and supervisor position are common positions in all Walmart’s outlets. The responsibility of a cashier is to enable the company to exchange value with the customers. Cashiers compute the value of products the customer wishes to buy from the outlet and give an invoice. Cash equivalent to the value of the goods is retained…

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Should Scholarship Student Athletes Be Paid Some Kind Of Salary In Addition To Their Scholarship?

Scholarship student athletes spend a lot of time their sporting activities. Schools have athletic teams that represent them in interschool and international matches. Sporting activities in schools have been gaining popularity and they have led to the rise of many sporting icons in different sports (Rubin, Lisa and Vicki 43). The school environment provides a good base for students to develop their sporting careers. Scholarship student…

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Genetically Modified Foods

  American economist Jeremy Rifkin once said, “May; of the genetically modified foods will be safe, I’m sure. Will most of them be safe? Nobody knows”. This quote can be connected with the age-old debate about GM foods. GM foods are basically formed from organisms which have altered DNA in order to form a desirable trait according to the needs of the people. There have already…

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The History of Immigration to the United States

Historians argue that the first American inhabitants moved in around twenty thousand years ago. These immigrants are considered the ancestors of today’s Native Americans. However, immigration topics consider Native Americans as the original inhabitants of the United States thus not considering them when discussing American immigration.  The history of immigration in America is characterized by issues such as racism, immigration laws, and discrimination, religion, and ethnicity. …

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How Important Are Leaders In Influencing Organizational Performance?

The ability of an organization to realize its goals is pegged on its leadership. Leadership is one of the principal responsibilities of a manager and is also a key determinant of organizational success.   Leadership is a sub-function of the directing function of management that is concerned with channeling the employees’ efforts towards realization of organizational goals (Avolio, Walumbwa, & Weber 2009, 421).  Leadership is the process…

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Homelessness in U.S and the Role of the Police in the Issue

Homeless is a serious problem in the United States. Being the richest country in the world based on GDP, one is tempted to imagine that the high level of economic development translates high income among citizens. On the contrary, the level of homelessness is high in the US where thousands of Americans lack a place to call home.  According to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…

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Students as an important part of American Society

Students form a substantial portion of the American population, and their roles have far reaching implications. They form the most socially, physically, and intellectually active segment of the population.  Their roles are important due to the interrelations that exist among the various elements of the society. The participation of students in the society is influenced by many factors. It is, therefore, imperative to view students as…

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Ryanair Customer Service

Ryanair Customer Service The success of a company is to a great extent influence by the level of customer service.  Ryanair has been facing problems regarding customer service as a study revealed that it is one of the brands with least satisfied customers.  The company has been offering low-cost flights to cost conscious customers (Malighetti, Paleari & Redondi 2009,p.96). The relatively low prices have enabled the…

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Theories of entrepreneurship. Traits of an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs play an important role in the society. They establish businesses that employ thousands of people and earn their owners profit.  They also pay taxes and other revenues to the government that enhances the government’s ability to provide essential services.  These are among the many other roles played by the entrepreneurs in the society. Due to the importance of entrepreneurs, many scholars have made attempts to…

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Importance of financial information.

1.0 Introduction The accuracy of decisions in the business environment is dependent on the availability of accurate data on a timely basis. Financial information is an important proponent of information needed in decision making. This information is found in financial statements prepared by businesses for different classes of stakeholders. These statements include the statement of financial position also referred to as the balance sheet, comprehensive income…

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External Sources of Finance Shoe Zone and Sports Direct International PLC Case Study

1.0 Introduction Financing decisions are crucial thus making it necessary for managers to assess sources of finance carefully and understand the ramifications of implementing a specific source. Financing can be external or internal and businesses usually exploit the internal financing fully before turning to external financing. Internal financing involves reinvesting profits or contributions from the shareholders.  Internal financing is limited and this necessitates the exploitation of…

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Amazon Internal and External Analysis and Strategic Options

Case Study-Amazon Internal Analysis Analyzing Amazon’s internal environment reveals some strategic capabilities and weaknesses. Some of the strategic capabilities are under threat while others are immutable thus giving the company a sustainable competitive advantage. The company’s future depends on how best the Amazon’s management implements measures aimed at fully exploiting the strategic capabilities and at the same time ensuring the weaknesses do not prevent the company…

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Types and Characteristics/ of Entrepreneurs

1.0 Introduction The statement by Thompson shows the broadness and complexity of entrepreneurship that warrants deep research. Entrepreneurship is a complex area that has attracted many definitions and studies. Equally, it has attracted many studies seeking to clear the myths about entrepreneurship and bring to light facts that people who are seeking to understand entrepreneurship should know.   Focus has also been put on defining an entrepreneur…

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Entrepreneurship :Mo Bros Case study

1.0 Ideas and the Strategies Adopted The success of a start-up is pegged on the strategies and ideas implemented by the founders. Creative founders and those who implement effective strategies position their businesses on the path to success. On the other hand, founders with skills shortage fail to create the right environment to enable the business to have a good take off leading to losses. Dattanis’…

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