The aim of this essay is to explain why flexibility became a central issue for employment policy from the 1980s. In explaining this issue the advantages and disadvantages of flexibility from both management and employee perspective will be discussed. In addition, the case that can be made out in favour of the introduction of the European Employment Directive on fixed term contracts as well as whether it has created significant problems for management will also be discussed. In writing this...
Business management and entrepreneurship are improving rapidly nowadays and one of the main roles is improving with it also, which is the line manager. The role of line manager became very important in the structure of the business entity, because it is the shortest way for executive or non-executive directors to communicate with their employees and line manager helps in this situation a lot. Line manager appeared from the business term "Line Management" and its aim was to...
One factor that is going to determine if you are satisfied or not in your current job is teamwork. Teamwork can be defined as member of group work together in order to achieve a common objectives. In addition, the concept of teamwork is that: T= Together. E= Everyone. A= Achieve. M= More. However, the teamwork is essential tool can be used in organization in order to achieve an organization goals. In addition, the organization should has a good team to be more responsive to the changing...
This study was initiated as a result of identifying factors affecting motivation in Volkswagen after the franchise by Nissan Motors. It identified those factors perceived by Volkswagen employees as most important for their motivation to work. A survey containing five questions related to their perception of the factors that motivate them to work. This study will analyze on how to either sustain or enhance the current level of motivation in Volkswagen. Ethics, essentially consist of a set of...
Apple was founded on April 1, 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in Jobs' family garage at 2066 Crist Drive in Los Altos, California, to start building computers. The early innovative ideas and techniques that emerged form that Garage would set the foundations for building one of the most globally profitable and effective technological companies. The reason that apple stood out from similar companies is their unconventional business ideas that constantly redefine standards for...
An organisation has both internal and external environment. The external environment includes everything outside the firm that has the potential to affect the organisation. In contrast, the internal environment includes everything inside the firm that will affect the organisation towards success. Corporate culture has considered as the major element for the internal environment and it is very important to competitive advantage. The culture must fit on the demands of the external environment and...
Project management has concerned to plan, synchronize and complete the composite and divers performance of current trade, commercial and management change and IT project. All projects share one common personal the protrusion of ideas and actions into novel activities. The ever present element of risk and indecision means that the event and task leading to completion can never be foretell with complete accurateness. Simply stated, project management has involved into a business process rather...
Research has called for organizations to be more flexible, adaptive, entrepreneurial, and innovative in meeting the changing demands of today's environment. The fierce competitive situation is arising because of globalization and privatization and is forcing organizations across the globe to realize the fact that their survival is not feasible in the absence of innovative practices. Competition and long-term growth can be achieved through innovation, efficient Management of Technology,...
Menlo Logistics is the concept of the late '80s. At that time, see the company's marketing director, and then submit the idea of the creation of the company - an organization of the warehouse, inventory and transportation management, as well as through customized systems and software fully integrated supply chain - to the senior management. The initial business plan was to create, implement, and manage logistics projects for its customers.       On October 26, 1990, Menlo Logistics Inc....
Introduction This paper constitutes a business report on Project Management. The paper will provide an overview of Project Management (hereafter PM), from a theoretical perspective of this module, while also supplying a variety of real world examples to illustrate such concepts. The paper is structured into sectioned discussions, starting with a differentiation between Project Management and Operations Management, followed by a discussion of the most salient issues in contemporary PM research...