Mergers and acquisitions are one of the main instruments used by companies to carry out the structural change they need, and to increase its size quickly. These types of operations represent an opportunity to achieve economies of scale and scope and to increase innovative capacity of the company. The challenge of public policies is to allow the necessary restructuring in certain sectors and the increase in business size, protecting the same time the competition. In continental Europe, the defense legislation of the competition is stricter than in the United States or the United Kingdom, when considering the decision to approve the operation other factors than the injury of the effective competition, such as European integration or the promotion of
Mid-Term Examination How Technology Will Change The Practice of Diplomacy? I. Introduction In this globalization era we live in, sophisticated technology keeps rapidly growing and always bring new innovations in all sectors in our daily life. Specifically, in the practice of diplomacy nowadays, technology plays a role as one of the most important factors in making and strengthening relations between states. In the scope of International Relations, technology is used as a tool of communication between states in negotiating and achieving their national interests, in developing peace between states, and also in solving conflicts.
Renco is certified according to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 standards and OHSAS 18001:2007. It allows Renco continuously expand its activities and today Renco provides its clients a wide range of quality services, ranging from technical assistance and consulting work to full turn-key projects (Renco SpA - Certificates (n.d.)). Weaknesses: 1. Economic results and profitability of the Renco depend greatly on the development and distribution of dividends of the other Group companies and therefore, ultimately, it reflects the economic trend and investment policies (Admission Document, 2014). Negative results recorded by other Group companies could influence negatively to the economic situation and financial position of the Renco and the Group.
Chavonne Taylor BUSN 1240 Week 8 Overview of Chapter 11 Rolls-Royce and ARM both have high levels of entrepreneurial intensity. Both companies are revolutionary in terms of frequency and degree. Being leaders in technology is leading them on the path to greatness in the world of partnerships. Rolls-Royce has been successful by changing their business model for engine supply by providing a service case business. This is mixing things up a bit from the usual core high-tech product business and the service case business has made more contributions across the whole market.
Satish K. Mittal and Ishant Kumar Gupta (2013), in their research paper have stated that mergers and acquisitions are the most used consolidation tool for corporate restructuring and also that the number of mergers and acquisitions are increasing not only in number but also in the value of the deals. They stated that this is a growing trend in the services and manufacturing industries and will continue to grow and expand into other industries as well. 6) D’angelo Buendia and Nadia Meljoum (2006) state that corporate identity is the most essential part of an organisation as that is what the client/ consumer sees first and that is the way that consumers at first relate to the company. It is also like a mini 2-5 second advertisement as it portrays what the company’s core values and beliefs are. They stated that companies should know why they need to maintain corporate identity and what benefits can be gained.
Knowledge management technology taxonomy Many researchers agree that the current stage of economic development is characterized first of all by an increase in the role of information, to be precise - of knowledge, in determining the level of capitalization. The concept of "corporate knowledge" is closely intersects with popular nowadays concepts as "intellectual capital". Without going into the details of the relationship of these concepts, we take as a working definition as follows: intellectual capital - is the knowledge which is used to maximize the economic performance of the company. An effective intellectual capital is a source of financial well-being in the long term, therefore, intellectual capital can be considered as one of the
Going hand on hand, the importance of the sourcing practice as well has been increased over years and it is essential for enterprises to settle on and choose the most profitable sourcing strategy. According to Eng, Chew, and Lee (2014), since the paradigm shift from traditional sourcing, this increased urge for organisational sourcing in the current business environment can be described from three perspectives; the first one is the relational perspective, which slots that individual inter-organisation connections are the driving force of relational rents which can be explained as; abnormal profits generated in cooperation to the interactive relationship that cannot be created by organisation working independently and only can be created during the cooperative individual contributions of explicit grouping partners (Buetow, 2007). However, on a traditional sourcing perspective, outside sectorial and domestic requirements of the companies, the current representations of the supplier association appear to be branded by a certain co-operational factor. Against the earlier entrepreneurial independency and competitive individualism attitude, and facilitated by developed manufacturing and administrative methods, the traditional models anticipate an extra stretched functional collaboration throughout the supply chain which result in
6.6 Success story of using Analytical Approach to Direct Marketing Strategy. There are plenty of companies who specialize in working with large corporations with many divisions; many product groupings, many customer interactions, etc. are realizing the importance of data mining and the value that it can bring to their business. An analysis of this type would take a lot of planning, time and money. If an organization is not complex of, great understanding of customer base can be achieved without spending a ton of money to do it.
Nowadays, there are many of perspectives about the important role of salesperson plays in today’s business. It’s obvious that delivering the high-quality products or services is a requirement for the success in today’s business environment, but how they can do that. Thus, to answer the question why selling is important by following points. Firstly, an organisation cannot have the good financial condition without sales department, even they already has the high-tech equipment or a good manufacturing operation (Leslie, n.d.). Secondly, they seem to be one of the sources of revenue, according to Leslie(n.d.), a business organisation’s revenue can come from many sources such as sales, royalties, interest rate as well as dividends from its assets.
This is due to the importance of working capital to manufacturing firms which range from the purchase of raw materials, payment of accounts payable and finally credit management. Thus firms with high gearing ratios are usually forced to issue equity as a mechanism of counteracting the effect of debt on the operating cash flow in order to positively enhance their working capital which according to Nyabwanga, (2011) is the lifeline of a firm. This notion upholds the underlying principle of the pecking order theory as opined by Myers, (1984) since equity appears both at the beginning and the end of the capital structure of an