The purpose of this memorandum is to provide Casandra Cardigan CEO of CARDWARE Inc with the necessary and vital legal information regarding the elements the plaintiff needs to sue based on negligence in a civil court of law in the United States of America. The second and final purpose of this memorandum is provide possible potential defenses CARDWARE and Candice Cardigan may use to dwindle the plaintiff Myra 's claim of negligence. Whether Myra, world renowned supermodel, has a sufficient claim against CARDWARE and Candie Cardigan a model hired by CARDWARE, for negligence due to suffering a broken nose and cut to her face from the defendant 's shoes. In order to bring a cause of action based on negligence; furthermore, negligence requires the following elements Duty, Breach, and Caution. In the United States, businesses of all sectors and individuals in general owe people a general duty of due
How Will Flooding of the Embarcadero Impact the Urban Geography of San Francisco? The mean sea level off of the coast of San Francisco has shown a clear positive increase with respect to time since 1855, according to the chart below. It is projected that the sea level of San Francisco could increase by as much as two feet in the next hundred years (National Trust for Historic Preservation, n.d.). In future years, it is impossible to deny that some of the most important coastal areas of San Francisco could be affected by rising sea levels, like the Embarcadero , a lively waterfront area at the end of Market Street in San Francisco that contributes $2.1 billion to the tourist industry (National Trust for Historic Preservation, n.d.). The map
Introduction The task for week six assignment is to, Analyze Current Trends Regarding Technology in Business. I will assess the current topics trending on LinkedIn relating to Apple and their current advancement in technologies. Apple, Inc. is one of the world?s state of the art tech giants. LinkedIn services can be used to access the current data and trends to evaluate Apple?s social platform.
Vertical Disintegration: The division of one organization into a few, with each performing activity leading to a single completed product. Vertical disintegration occurs generally because of diseconomies of scale, which are the consequence of inefficiency because of huge size, make it more advantageous than remaining one corporation. OR Vertical disintegration means dividing an industry into several segments, from upstream to downstream, with each firm concentrating on certain functions of certain segments. The firms in the segments comprise supply chains.
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT WEBINNOVATE 2.1 BAREBURGER SWOT & PESTLE ANALYSES ASSIGNMENT Submitted by: (The7Corgis Group) John Hargaden David Gardiner Hassan Sougrati TABLE OF CONTENTS Company Description Key Facts SWOT Analysis Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats PESTLE Analysis Political Economic Social Technological Legal Environmental “You can’t grow if you don’t go out of your comfort zone” Euripides Pelekanos – Bareburger Group LLC Co-Founder & CEO 1. COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Difference between a Manager and a Leader When it comes down to business there are two main things that people get confused on that is the different between a manager and a leader. The future is not a place you go put a place you create in order to do this you need to master two essential skills mainly leadership and management. Management is basically the usage of already build processes such as planning, staffing, measuring performance and budgeting thereby implement an organization to do well. Leaders succeed when their words, decisions, and actions address prevailing conditions. It is tough to manage people.
Loopholes like the system breakdown of system during peak seasons is noted, requirement for reinforcements to avoid customer delays should also be analysed noting down every contributing factor, Troubleshooting requirements in a system is also another indication that the current system is not working. Through the preliminary investigation one is able to detect that the IT area needs attention to prevent holing down of the whole business system when the organization is expecting to maximize profits fully in the market. This is drawn out and well stated in the strategic IT
When a company/ organization is needed to make large changes within the organization, the participative leadership style promotes employees which leads to accepting changes easily because they play a role in the process. This style meets challenges when companies rely on trying to make a decision in a short period of time. IBM was forced to change its approach as it was near bankruptcy and didn’t have a plan B. Hence, Meyer & Stensaker (QUT, 2008)
ACHIEVING GLOBAL COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE OF APPLE INC. Apple Inc. is an American conglomerate company located in one immeasurable loop, Cupertino, California in the middle of the Silicon Valley. (OPPapers, 2012). Apple is motivated on their designing, developing, innovating new products like the personal computers, other related software products, and the electronic products such as MP3 players and iPods. Apple Inc.’s main products are iMac, iPod, iPhone, iPads and its latest advanced product is iWatch, which is on the edge of creating another revolution after iPhone. Apple Inc. has transformed its image from an inventive computer manufacturer to a fully-fledged consumer 's electronic company.
1.1 Background of the case The chosen company is Lenovo Group Limited which is a multinational technology company that is headquartered in Beijing, China. Established in 1988, Lenovo is the largest information technology enterprise in China, engaged primarily in the sale and manufacturing of personal computers, mobile telephone handsets, computer servers and printers, in China. It has been the market leader for seven consecutive years, commanding a 27 per cent share of the domestic PC market in 2003. It is also the market leader in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan), with a market share of 12.6 per cent in 2003.
How Sustainable is Apple’s Competitive position Introduction Apple started out simply as a computer company producing Macintosh computers and software, but has since evolved over the years to manufacture other products. It introduced iPods in 2001 for music players, in 2007, it started producing iPhones. Its products are consumer oriented and this has contributed to the success of the company. Apple also views innovation as basis of survival and business development (Yoffie, 2012).
Therefore, if Lenovo is able to prevent high turnover in IBM’s employee after the acquisition, it will be helpful to Lenovo in stabilizing the market as well as smoothing its operation in the first stage after merger. In order to avert this problem, Lenovo had designed several strategies before the acquisition being completed. Firstly, before the acquisition, Lenovo conducted an internal survey within the organization as well as IBM’s PC department to find out the staff’s opinions toward the M&A. According to the result which Lenovo gathered from both teams, it shows that both teams have display similar thoughts towards the integration. The staffs from Lenovo were really positive about the M&A as they believed that the integration would advance the company to an international level.
As much as company managers face a lot of burden in their works, it is better to get along with some of the issues that we might face along that might hinder the success capability. First, precise decision making which via voting to ascertain on matters pertaining the company, this is much better as an individual is not the one that makes decision on behalf of the whole organization, he voting are acquired after shares are divided such that each share is a one count vote. Secondly, there is unbiased structure as CEO’s and managers cannot make decision for their own self-gain but for the company, (Michael &Andrew, 2001). This means that the top level managers and the executives are not basically the owners as they are differentiated from those who own the company’s daily operation from stock
Because many new product introductions fail, the shake out stage may be short or relatively nonexistent for some products. However, for other products the shake out stage may be longer due to frequent product upgrades and enhancements that forestall movement into maturity5. The computer industry today is an example of an industry with a long shake out stage owing to upgrades in hardware, services, and add-on products and features. As the product gets more and more acceptance in the industry, more and more new entrants are likely to join the industry leading to aggressive competition. Finally, it is the survival of the fittest.