First of all, we look at the labour job-site productivity. Labour productivity in construction is the amount of goods and services that a laborer produces. For example, brick laying, pouring concrete, plastering or surface finishing. Labour with good performance may lead to high productivity. However, there are several factors that would affect the job-site productivity which are labour characteristics, project work conditions and non-productive activities. Construction labourers can be found...
This section gives an overview of the Electronic Sector. Primarily, it includes a sector supply chain analysis and green potential and readiness analysis. Interview results with the key sector informants are likewise included.Sector Overview and Supply Chain AnalysisHistorical Development of SectorThe Philippine electronics sector traces its advent to a time when foreign firms from industrialized nations started to relocate their facilities to the country because of the low labor and...
Target Identify and critically discuss the influence power, politics and control have on the management of performance Theories of power, politics and controlPowerThere are different ways to define power according to different authors e.g` Manager x has a power over manager Y to the extent that he can get y to do some thing that y will not otherwise do (Dahl 1957) The power of tutor F over tutor G is the amount of resistance on the part of tutor G that can be potentially overcome by tutor f...
INTRODUCTION The success or failure of the company in a certain industry does not depend on the size of the business. Some companies started only as a small or medium enterprise but eventually became big and known internationally. It doesn't matter how much is your capital, how many employees do you have or how small or big your office is. What matter is how you will manage to make it profitable and how to stay in the business for long, especially now that there are lots of competitors in any...
The management and organisation of people and work in today's world has become an important aspect of management process in any form of business. Employees are considered to be the most vital part of an organisation and hence the concept of managing people is extensively and commonly used in the organisations all around the world. As employees are the ones directly related to the productivity of the company, the managers are all the time interested in knowing their interests, values and the...
Job satisfaction, which is a worker's feeling of achievement and success, is normally perceived to be directly linked to productivity as well as to personal welfare. This implies doing a job that one enjoys, doing it well and is being duly rewarded for that effort and is also accountable for the eagerness and happiness with one's work. Monotonous jobs can erode a worker's initiative and enthusiasm and this may result in high employee turnover as well as high absenteeism rate. Job satisfaction...
The idea of change has increasingly become a necessity for organizations rather than an alternative that they wish to choose. Although it is usually associated with crisis, even the most successful companies have to face necessity of change. Ability to shift direction and to improve functioning of an organization can be assumed as one of the key competencies of contemporary business organizations. As the complexity of business life markets gets intense, organizations have become much more...
"The Entrepreneur is dead, long live the Infopreneur" The entrepreneur is dead?! I'm not sure if the entrepreneur is dead however I will be looking at the differences between an entrepreneur and an infopreneur and whether the entrepreneur is still alive or if the future lies within infopreneurs. I will be looking at examples of an entrepreneur and an infopreneur and analysing whether there is a future for each. An entrepreneur is someone starting or growing a business who...
This report attempts to look at the importance of communication in the world of one of the biggest franchise restaurant that is located in global scale, KFC©. KFC© is a fast food restaurant chain based in the United States. KFC© has been a brand and operating segment, termed a concept of Yum! Brands , Inc since 1997. The main aspects of business covered in this report are: business demographics, organizational goals, organizational culture and ethics, management of knowledge resources, group...
Introduction One of the basic steps to financial planning comes through budgeting. It is the most important process that a company needs to undergo before it makes the financial plan for any particular tenure. Not only is the development of budgeting an important aspect but the company's financial position can be best evaluated on the implementation of budgeting done by the company. There are many companies which hire their finance department staffs in fresh lots form new colleges and...