Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff in their book Groundswell give up-to-date strategies to organizations on how to succeed in their businesses through social media and marketing. It presents useful schema on how we view the opportunities of groundswell as marketers. Organizations world over are experiencing social revolution championed by their customers and employees. This has posed great challenges to organizations prompting some of them to channel energy arising from potentially disruptive...
1 Introduction Howard S. Gitlow defines quality as “A predicable degree of uniformity and dependability, at low cost and suited to market”. Quality is baseline of customer's satisfaction and ultimately customer contentment is guarantee to a successful business. Organisations follow standards and guidelines produced or written by quality monitoring agencies / institutes for quality production and in order to gain big market share to compete in. Managing quality in an...
This thesis is being conducted to determine the Irish government's response before, during and after major emergencies. The impact of major emergencies that effect logistics within an Irish business, in addition to the effect on individuals' personal lives will also be investigated. These major emergencies have massive implications on businesses and people's lives in terms of financial effect, as well as emotional consequences. This thesis focuses on improving the preparedness of individuals in...
Introduction The Oxford Dictionary (2012) states that, culture (noun): the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society; the attitudes and behaviour characteristic of a particular social group. It cannot be precisely defined, but it can be sensed and felt. Culture provides direction to people's behaviours, in visible and sometimes unnoticeable ways; and it deeply influences decision-making (Mobley, Wang and Fang, 2005). This is the same for management science because...
With the advent of the IT revolution all over the world and globalization being the new mantra across the corporate sector, the Human Resource Management practices and policies have undergone severe changes. The challenges that are faced by the HRM today are totally new to what has been few years ago. This paper highlights the importance of HRM in meeting the new challenges. Our paper focuses on these challenges that are impacting the organizations all over the world. Challenges: Setting the...
INTRODUCTION: Ryanair was founded in 1985 by the Ryan Family to provide scheduled passenger airline services between Ireland and the United Kingdom, where Ryanair started with full service conventional airline with two classes of seating, leasing with three different types of aircraft. Ryanair known as the largest and most successful low airline fare of Europe which targets leisure travellers, visiting friends and relatives segment of the market(Hoffmann 2004). By the end of 1989 Ryanair had...
Systemizing knowledge sharing: Bahrain as case studyAbstract This research paper aims to review the current issues of knowledge management system in Kingdom of Bahrain. The aim of this paper is not to present other guidelines to KMS. However, the purpose is to provide some solutions to improve review and identify gaps and objectives of knowledge management system in Bahrain that will be of special interest to businesses and organizations across the country. The findings of our research are a...
Ageing is prone to physical weakness especially in our motor-reflexes. Yet our nervous system can still be as agile and alert as youth for people who consciously activate the mind in exercising many forms of dexterity. It is a natural biological process that takes place in our body and no one can escape or turn away from it. Some are prepared to cope with the impending truth and embrace it better than those that would need medical means to sustain biological functions; or resort to medications...
Dell was launched in 1984 by Michael Dell, the computer industrys longest-tenured chief executive officer. It has a concept which is selling computer systems directly to customers. Dell realizes the consumer needs and efficiently provided the most effective computing solutions to assure those needs. Dell companies build every system to order and offer customers powerful systems at competitive prices. By 1984, Michael Dell found PC's Limited with $1,000 and a game-changing vision for the...
The influence Power, Politics and Control have on the Management of Performance Power and politics are the dominating forces with in organizations. Organizations are lead by people with power, and the ones who exercise control, fairly or unfairly. The effect of the use of power on attitude and behavior is also known as influence. Power can be awarded by management to a person by title, "legitimate power" which is more formal and recognizable. Many leaders assume power through such...