“Thanks, Dave,” Bev Burgess, Managing Director of The Capsicum Group, said as she
adjusted the volume on her headset. “I appreciate the opportunity. We should be able to get
started by early next week. I’ll give your Secretary a call to set up our Kick-Off meeting.
Burgess hung up the phone, and looked down at the proposal that Dave Baldwin, the
Managing Director of Getronics UK, had just accepted. She had known Dave for a number of
years and had worked with him on the same management team at another £500M company
in its IT Services Business group. Since this was a sole-source opportunity for her, she
suspected the fact that they had worked on a number of successful projects in the past was
the reason that he had approved the proposal so quickly, and with so few details around the
scope of the engagement and the Work Plan.
In Burgess’ mind, this proposal seemed like something that she and her team could do
without a great deal of difficulty. With 25+ years of experience as a professional marketer,
she was confident there was nothing in it that would throw the engagement off of the tracks.
Still, there were a number of different directions that she could take the project. The
assignment was relatively straight-forward — she was being asked to develop a go-to-market
plan for a new set of solutions offerings that Getronics UK wanted to roll out that dealt with
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). The solutions had already been developed and
implemented for a London based client, and now was “on the shelf” to be re-used, so to
speak. The next step for her and her counterparts inside of Getronics was to put together a
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Human resource management is very challenging work for a manager in today’s world as employees have different assumptions, attitude, psychology and ambitions or aims in life. It is concerned with people in management and is refers to policy, procedure, framework, philosophy and practices followed by company to manage people (Mathias & Jackson, 2010). More info →
The objective of this research paper is to study the consequences of IFRS adoption in Oman. This will extract a picture of current financial reporting quality of firms in Oman and what influences will come after the adoption of IFRS. More info →
Cross Border Management
The report is a study of cross border management issues faced by organisations. In particular the report studies the market entry of UK based telecommunication company Vodafone in China. An analysis of Chinese culture has been carried out and using key Hofstede variables namely Power Distance, Uncertainty avoidance, Individualism vs collectivism, masculinity and Short term vs Long term orientation. It has been founds that chines culture is significantly different from UK culture. In addition ethical challenges that the company might face have also been discussed. On the basis of cultural analysis management has been recommended to review the environment both micro and macro and emphasis on language adoption and technology empowerment should be made.
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The present research paper sheds light on the evidences that explain the psychological basis for terrorism and terrorists. The paper summarizes the agreeing and disagreeing responses and approaches of the accredited scholars and practitioners both regarding the terrorist organizations. Structurally, the essay explores mindsets of people joining the terrorist organizations followed by the evaluation relevance of psychopathology and individual personality for understanding or preventing terrorism. Correspondingly, the paper summarizes the vulnerabilities of the terrorist groups so as to measure its impact on the economic stability of a nation. The main theme or the thesis statement for this paper is to determine the psychological basis for terrorism and terrorists.
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The Travel & tourism sector is a large economic sector. As a result, the legal and regulatory framework of the travel and tourism sector is diverse. There are laws applying to tourism in unforeseen circumstances due to individual incidents i.e. disappointments and damages. There are also industry-specific laws and international regulations More info →
Wireless network is used for network connectivity between two or more devices by using radio frequency or in air. Basically it includes wired infrastructure, client systems and access point. The network does not rely on pre built infrastructure so this network can be consider as ad hoc. These are self configuring and dynamic networks. The nodes can be move anywhere and anytime. Some hardware devices such as routers, hubs, firewalls are used to forward the data.
Wireless network is the system in which the networking is done with wireless data connection. Radio waves are used to connect the network to computing devices. Costly process of cables is avoided by using this method. The implementation of the radio cableis placed at OSI model’s physical layer. The wireless network includes mobile phones, wireless sensor networks, satellite communication method, wireless local area networks etc.
Also the security is also provides to these wireless network medias. This security is called wireless security. This is used to prevent unauthorized access to wireless computer networks.WEP is the security that is used commonly. The password that is used by WEP can be easily hacked. Some systems have pre-installed security wireless cards. Wireless security is created to provide the proper security to wireless network.
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Eddie Bauer hacked by POS Malware
Eddie Bauer is based in Bellevue, Wash that was recently affected by security breach. It is an outdoor apparel retailer that informed its customers that its retail store system was affected by point of sale malware that will take around six months in order to recover the data. There are around 360 stores that are affected by this malware and all these stores in Canada and United States but it prevented its 40 stores in Japan, Germany and Southeast Asia from this malware. Data breach incidents are so common now days thus this report will elaborate some important facts regarding the selected incident. More info →
1.1. Research aim and rationale
Tourism is one of the crucial prospective to contribute towards the development of a country. Identifying this potential is one of the main intents for countries to strengthen tourism (Robinson, 1993). Massive rapid environmental, global and political changes happened in the world over the past few decades and appeared to be fundamentallyand revolutionary effected upon tourism. However, aparticular factor having the possibility to transform or revolutionize the nature of tourism significantly is the ideaof sustainable development(Newsome et al., 2012).
The attractiveness of the United Kingdom’s tourism industry is carefullyconnected to its sustainability because the eminence of tourist points is greatly influenced by their natural and cultural environment as well as their incorporation into the local community(Font et al., 2014).Managing Long term sustainability necessitates a stabilityamong sustainability in economic, socio-cultural and environmental factors(Woo et al., 2015).
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Marketing is key aspect of organizational process of achieving the objectives and influencing the decision of target customers. The report will provide the information about the features of products and services of Amul and review its marketing and pricing strategy according to organizational objectives. Moreover, report will develop the marketing mix plan for Amul and identify the consumer priorities as well the impact of external environmental factors on the marketing activities of Amul.
2. Introduction, objective and strategies of Amul
Amul is an Indian dairy cooperative, based at Anand in Gujarat, India. It was formed in 1946 and also managed by Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF). Today it is jointly owned by 3.6 million milk producers in India. Amul is responsible for India’s white revolution and has made the country one of the largest producers of milk and milk products. Amul deals in variety of milk products cheese, yoghurt, flavoured milk etc. Being the largest producer of milk, its main aim is to incite the white revolution in the country so that India can become one of the largest producers of the milk in the world. Its objective has also led to reduction in the malpractices carried out by milk traders and merchants. When it comes to marketing strategy of Amul, it motivates its workforce to produce the food while maintaining the quality of the product so as to sustain in the market as a leader. Also it aims to produce the product with more innovations and eco-friendly operations so that it can satisfy the customers, farmers as well as distributors. Producing the product as per the quality standards will help the organisation to become the largest producer.
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