1. What is crowdfunding?
Crowdfunding is an alternative method of raising money to finance different kind of purposes. The concept of crowdfunding is to gather a large group of people(the crowd) who fund small amounts of money to eventually reach the total amount desirable for financing the purpose.
Crowdfunding is used by all kind of people and groups like entrepreneurs, charities, companies and privates. The different purposes wherefore crowdfunding can be used are from raising money to fin...
- Characteristics of Planned Economic Systems
An economic system is an organized way in which a state or nation allocates its resources and apportions goods and services in the national community. There are three types of economic systems namely the mixed economic system, free market system and the planned/command system. This paper aims to explain what a planned economic system is, the characteristics of the system and how resources are allocated within the system.
A planned economy is an economic system in which factors of production are...
Life is beautiful but not always easy, it has problems, too, and the challenge lies in facing them with courage, letting the beauty of life act like a balm, which makes the pain bearable, during trying times, by providing hope
Happiness, sorrow, victory, defeat, day-night are the two sides of the me coin. Similarly life is full of moments of joy, pleasure, success and comfort punctuated by misery, defeat, failures and problems. There is no human being on Earth, strong, powerful, wise or ri...
- Creating a methodology
RUNNING HEAD: CREATING A METHODOLOGY
Project Management 375
January 18, 2014
I believe that based on the case study it was noted that it is obvious that the executive staff waited so long to create a methodology because they were afraid that they might lose power. The consultant explained that whichever executive gets control of the Project Management Office (PMO) may become more powerful than other executives because he or she ...
- Stat 101 Project
College of Business and Economics
Department of Statistics
Group No. ( 5 )
Rigidity of Employment Index
The rigidity of employment index is the measurement of the regulations of employments.
With measures ranging between ( 0 - 100 ) higher ratings mean more rigid employment and less ratings indicate less rigid employment by companies.
The rigidity of employment index consists of three sub indexes :
1. A difficulty of hiring index .
2. A rigidity of ho...
- strategic planning
The development of a strategic plan is essential to the achievement of organisational goals. The development of a strategic plan is an essential part of strategic management accounting. It is important to note that the strategic plan is set for long term planning, as much as 3-5 years. It has been established that a strategic plan requires the specification of objectives distinguished between three key elements, forming a hierarchy: the mission of an organisation, corporate objectives and unit o...
- Six thinking hats
Six Thinking Hats\' is an important and powerful technique. It is used to look at decisions from a number of important perspectives. This forces you to move outside your habitual thinking style, and helps you to get a more rounded view of a situation.
This tool was created by Edward de Bono in his book \'6 Thinking Hats\'.
Many successful people think from a very rational, positive viewpoint. This is part of the reason that they are successful. Often, though, they may fail to look at a pro...
Best Places to Work / Diversity & Inclusion
2013: PepsiCo ranked among GIJobs.com\'s Top 25 Military Friendly Employers for the second consecutive year
2013: PepsiCo ranked #11 on Hispanic Business\' 2013 Best Companies for Diversity, up from #18 in 2012
2013: PepsiCo was recognized as a Top Employer in Europe for the third year running by the CRF Institute
2013: PepsiCo was recognized by Working Mother\'s Best Companies for Multicultural Women
2012: PepsiCo was acknowledged by LA...
- Proper Etiquette in the Business setting
America is an image driven country. Management is aware of how they and their employees represent that image on behalf of the company. An employee\'s value to will be largely determined by how successful they are at projecting that image. Business etiquette is concerned with correct behavior and practices according to social convention. In the social realm, there are certain amount of etiquette that needs to be followed when dealing with business partners, co-workers and ...
The term bankruptcy is originated from the Italian language, in which the word is “Banca Rotta” that is meant by broken bench (Loveland, 1912). This leads to the situation that arises in the situation, when a person fails to commit his solvency or break a custom of bank rules. If, we look at the history of this term than it is cleared that the term do not exist in an ancient Greece. On the other hand, the Old Testament defines that every seventh year is declared as ...
Franchise generally means a right or privilege. It may refer to:
Suffrage, the civil right to vote
Jurisdictions used to be treated as property rights, and could be referred to as franchises.
Franchising, a business method that involves licensing of trademarks and methods of doing business, such as:
Chain store, retail outlets which share a brand and central management
An exclusive right, for example to sell branded merchandise
Media franchise, ownership of the characters and setting of a ...
- display of goods
Are supermarkets designed to persuade us to buy more?Fresh fruit and vegetables are displayed near supermarket entrances. This gives the impression that only healthy food is sold in the shop. Basic foods that everyone buys, like sugar and tea, are not put near each other. They are kept in different aisles so customers are taken past other attractive foods before they find what they want. In this way, shoppers are encouraged to buy products that they do not really need. Sweets are often placed at...
DKNY (Donna Karan New York) is a label of fashion designer Donna Karan. It is also the name of a clothing store in New York City featuring Donna Karan\'s associated line.
Inspired by her daughter Gaby, Donna Karan founded DKNY in 1989 in New York as a younger, more affordable diffusion line to run alongside her existing Donna Karan New York label. DKNY became a publicly traded venture in 1996, and 2001, was purchased by French corporation Louis Vuitton Mo...
- Scavenger Hunt Worksheet
Scavenger Hunt Worksheet
The point of this assignment is to get you to search and become familiar with the GCU Learning Management System (LMS) LoudCloud and the GCU web site. These two sites have many resources to help you be a successful student.
Answer the following questions that require you to search the LoudCloud classroom and GCU web site. Feel free to search around the sites until you find the things you are looking for.
- TA in India
Tabular Alumina : Domestic market.
Compared to the developed western market, Tabular Alumina use in India started late because of no local capacity and lack of focus of global players like ALMATIS and RT ALCAN. In 2000, its consumption was hardly more than few tonnes. The market was predominantly using other locally produced low priced fused aggregates and had very little or no inclination towards Tabular Alumina. However, with the growing trends in the use of quality products in refractory, o...