E-business research is currently one of the most active research areas. With the rapid advancement in information technologies, e-business is growing in significance and is having a direct impact upon ways of doing business. As e-business becomes one of the most important areas in organizations, researchers and practitioners need to understand the implications of many technological and organizational changes taking place.
In addition to an explosion of touch points, we are faced with an infinitively
complex and rapidly changing web of networks, applications, systems, client software,
and service providers. Under these circumstances, absolute security cannot be guaranteed
since it’s impossible to test the security implications of every configuration combination
of hardware and software under every set of conditions.
This text offers business school students an excellent practical explanation of the short-term linkages in the macroeconomic arena. While the underlying theoretical constructs are not ignored, emphasis is placed on the empirical underpinnings and managerial implications of macroeconomics. The text begins by introducing key concepts such as the GDP, National and Personal Income, and the various measures of inflation and unemployment.
From where is S brand growth coming?
Determine the sources of volume due to:
increased/decreased category consumption
lost/new category buyers
Did S Product Line contribute to overall category growth?
What are the switching dynamics between “S” and other leading brands in the Category?
With which competitive brands does “S” show the greatest interaction?
What implications did volume switching and altered category consumption have on consumer purchase dynamics for “S”?
What are the sources of volume for the other leading Category brands? Par...
The purposes of this handbook are to provide a forum for presentation of the
current state of knowledge about women in business and management and
to specify the directions for future research that will be most constructive
for advancing the representation, treatment, quality of life and success of
women who work in these fi elds. In this sense, we hope that the Handbook
on Women in Business and Management will serve as a reference for recent
advances in research and theory, informing both scholars and those with a
general interest in the subject....
This dissertation addresses how the weather derivative hedges
the corporate risk, how to price the indexed derivative as an exotic
derivative instrument, and the implications of basis risk. These topics
are summarized in an expanded uncertainty model. Under this
framework, different hedging instruments for studying the optimal
hedging portfolios are compared.
Power management is, literally and metaphorically, the hottest area in
computing and computing appliances.
In 1965, while working at Fairchild Semiconductor, Gordon Moore
predicted that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit would
double approximately every two years. Moore’s law, as his observation
has been dubbed, has so far been the foundation of the business of per-
sonal computing and its derivative applications.
This book, now in its third edition, began almost 25 years ago when Weed
Ecology: Implications for Vegetation Management was published in 1984. That
text concentrated on the need for farmers, foresters, rangeland managers, and the
researchers who advised them to understand better the biology of weeds and
the role people play in creating and maintaining weeds in agriculture and other
production systems. We were assisted in that first effort by the writings of many
early scientists, such as J. L. Harper, H. G. Baker, and E. J.
Across the globe, organisations are spending increasing sums of money on executing projects and
programmes. Managing change successfully has become a significant factor in organisational
success, and investment in projects and programmes is integral to that success. However, many
organisations still struggle to achieve success with the majority of their projects and programmes.
Some believe that the effort and money spent in implementing PMOs has made a big difference in
the level of success achieved in executing projects and programmes.
Here’s why: if the fund invested all its assets in 60-day paper, and
tomorrow your shareholders wanted to withdraw some of their money,
you would be forced to sell 59-day securities in what could be a weak
market. To prevent this—and comply with Rule 2a-7—you’ll need to hold
at least a 10 percent cash position. To make sure that you’re always in
compliance, you’ll stagger the maturities of the holdings in the fund, so that
some securities are being paid off every day, providing a steady cash ﬂow.
But there’s even more to the maturity decision.
Chapter 6 describe the exchange rate system used by various governments, describe the development and implications of a single European currency, explain how governments can use direct intervention to influence exchange rates, explain how government intervention in the foreign exchange market can affect economic conditions.
Chapter 2 - The business, tax, and financial environments. In this chapter, we will explore the advantages and disadvantages of the various alternative forms of business organization. Next, we will look at the tax environment in order to gain a basic understanding of how tax implications may impact various financial decisions. Finally, we investigate the financial system and the everchanging environment in which capital is raised.
Leasing is an important source of financing for companies of all sizes, and leasing introduces new possibilities for acquiring assets. This chapter considers the circumstances under which leasing makes sense and discusses other important financial management implications of leasing.
Chapter 1 introduction to financial management. After studying this chapter you will be able to: Know the basic types of financial management decisions and the role of the financial manager, know the goal of financial management, know the financial implications of the different forms of business organisation, understand the conflicts of interest that can arise between owners and managers.
Chapter 18 decribes international aspects of financial management. In this chapter you will understand how exchange rates are quoted and what they mean, know the difference between spot and forward rates, understand purchasing power parity and interest rate parity and the implications for changes in exchange rates, understand the types of exchange rate risk and how they can be managed, understand the impact of political risk on international business investing.
Chapter 3 - Globalization and the manager. The goals of this chapter are: Explain what globalization is, describe the processes driving globalization, identify the implications of globalization for business enterprises, discuss different constraints limiting the pace of globalization, outline the benefits of going global for a business firm, discuss some of the challenges of managing in a global enterprise.
The Internet is a critically important research site for sociologists testing
theories of technology diffusion and media effects, particularly because it is a
medium uniquely capable of integrating modes of communication and forms of content.
Current research tends to focus on the Internet’s implications in five domains:
1) inequality (the “digital divide”); 2) community and social capital; 3) political participation;
4) organizations and other economic institutions; and 5) cultural participation
and cultural diversity.
Approaches to Disaster Management regards critical disaster management issues. Ten original research reports by international scholars centered on disaster management are organized into three general areas of hazards and disaster management. The first section includes discussions of perspectives on vulnerability and on evolving approaches to mitigation. The second section highlights approaches to improve data use and information management in several distinct applications intended to promote prediction and communication of hazard.
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This chapter explain the purchasing power parity (PPP) theory and its implications for exchange rate changes, explain the International Fisher effect (IFE) theory and its implications for exchange rate changes, compare the PPP theory, the IFE theory, and the theory of interest rate parity (IRP), which was introduced in the previous chapter.