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    Evaluate if a car manufacturer and a carpenter need ICT to succeed.

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    Whether or not switching to robots is a success will depend on how quickly the company can replace the money spent on buying/building the robots in the first place. It also depends on how much the robots cost to run and whether or not they are really efficient. A carpenter could use robots in the same way. Robots can carve etc. wood more efficiently than a human can. This would mean the company could increase its output. However the disadvantages of using a robot in this situation is that if the robot was programmed incorrectly, or broke down during a

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    Baltimore Royale Suites.

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    locally and nationally * No kitchenettes External threats * Other hotels or units that offer similar service with the competitive price or even at the lower level * Down falling economy 2.2 Preliminary Assessment of Market Conditions This section records preliminary observations on the market advantages and disadvantages of an all-suite hotel. Advantages: * Rooms are 500 to 800 square feet compared to traditional hotel rooms which are 300 to 400 square feet * Privacy * Business people can conduct small meetings in there hotel rooms * Convenient because it's located near the business district and near tourist attractions Disadvantages:

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  3. The company which I chose to talk about is BMW, I will talk about their website, TV advertising and e-mails sent by the company to their customers or subscribers. I will extract information from each source and talk about the legislation in relation to th

    In order to protect such images and features a number of legislations have been put in place. One of those legislations is called the electronic commerce regulations of 2002. The Electronic Commerce Regulations 2002 came into force on 21 August 2002 and seeks to promote e-business and help build consumer confidence and protection. The regulation applies to those who provide and receive online based services. The regulation does not apply to a number of areas including taxation, particularly VAT, agreements, betting, gaming or lotteries. What are the key features of the Regulations? Establishment of Service Providers The Regulations seek to liberalize the provision of online services in two key ways, they require UK-established service providers to comply

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  4. Describe the main physical and technological resources that need to be considered in the running of KFC.

    In KFC there are machines to pour cold drink into cups also hot coffees. There are also machines which help the staff member to cook the food quickly. Also there is some cleaning which the staffs use to clean the food before cooking it. Premises KFC has premises that are all over the nation. These premises allow KFC to sell products. They also have headquarters which consist of tower blocks, offices all around the world. The building have people working that find the costumer need and fulfils the needs. KFC have lot of different premises which they can use to make the company make more successful.

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  5. Describe how a selected business manages its human resources

    If an organisation has no directors then it would be hard for an organisation to succeed because there would be no one to direct the managers. But however KFC has directors which direct the managers. The director of an organisation is on highest position in a company. Manager Mangers are employees that work in shop floor and check if every thing is going smoothly.

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  6. Free essay

    In this assignment I am going explain how the gathered information by Newham sports centre can be used for many specific tasks in the organisation.

    Advertising on the internet or on leaflets will attract more consumers. Analysis To be effective, sports club managers must understand their own data. They must be to look at tables or charts of performance data and be able to explain any anomalous values (these are values that are unusual and not expected). For example a chart for the sports club to display the staff on annual leave means efficiency in the sports club will be affected, the sports club will run less efficiently. Or for example any profit making business like Newham sport club could produce a chart every week or two, to see if they are making any profit or if they are losing profit.

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  7. Electronic business

    Personally, I would consider a website for Istanbul Grill but not for customers to order food online, just for them to have a menu online and maybe place a catering order online for people who want Istanbul grill to cater for their party. The factors influencing a business when deciding to set up their website are things such as * Customer trend. * Costs - costs include the cost for hosting, the design of the site, the domain name, training staff, equipment, payment for advertising, security and internet access.

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    customer service

    By this method the organization will know their staff is happy or not to work in this organization. ESOL student: I have chosen questionnaire for ESOL student. Through the answers given on the questionnaire we are able to monitor their progress and they can also tell us about the recommendations of the course. We can use this data to evaluate to help the students get better grades and also to use the recommendation given to improve the course. Reason: The questionnaire helps the organisation to monitor what their customers think of their customer services.

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    Evaluation of my database

    Below is the three tables and how they were laid out: I was glad to see that the data base worked extremely well and that importing the text file data was reasonably easy. The Queries was another part of the database that worked well it was rather easy to create the queries and once they where created they ran pretty smoothly. I used reports for my recommendations section to help identify trends this section was slightly more difficult but after a bit of help I got them to run smoothly as well.

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    Evaluate the advantage to an organisation of employing suitable people to communicate information

    A suitable person in Mark and Spencer will consider all age, gender and ethnicity, including religions. The advantage of having a mentally strong person and also hardworking will mean that this employer is fulfilling his tasks and objectives in Mark and Spencer. They are doing all work at there maximum performance and high potential. Having a person with great motivation in Mark and Spencer is good for the organisation. This is because the person will bring good practice in the work environment with staffs. An Mark and Spencer employee that can communicate in a formal language will show the company's respect and politeness.

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  11. In this assignment I have to the planning and implementation issues a business will need to consider in order to go online four businesses have been chosen and used as examples

    For a company like this the target audience would be of adults. When creating a website for this company you need to include such information as the make of the car, special features, prices for the car and use special offers to attract the customers, planning of the journey and the time period as such and finally customer support just in case the customer would like to give some feedback or is having trouble as such. When running a website you need a 24 hour watch on the website for updates which need to be included such as new offers and for this you need to employee computer engineers and for doing

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  12. Free essay

    GNVQ intermediate ict unit 7

    What points do you need to take into consideration? The points that need to be taking into consideration are first time buyers, pictures of different type of cars for different audiences e.g. people who like sporty cars, cars that are for cru zing, off road cars etc. What information do you need to include? The information that I need to include was pictures of cars, information about the cars and the BMW headquarters. How We Worked As a Group Include the following points and evidence Meetings (agendas and minutes)

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  13. the different sections of a business plan

    I did some research into business plans (see appendix one) and companies that design them for other businesses and discovered that the content may be slightly different depending on the type of business but it usually just all the same information just varied for different businesses and presented in a different structure. Preliminary Information This is normally just the general background information of the business and covers things such as the name, size, location etc.

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  14. Le Carolo Business

    About 10-15 people go in to Le Carolo and they each spend about �150 each although some people do spend a lot in there like a �1000 for wedding for example but also some people don't spend as much, only �50 The sandwich shop go gourmet opened in March 2007.It is a lunch/snack shop and its target market is everyone because it a lot less cheaper than the other 2 business's as it serves up less expensive food that everyone enjoys such as sandwiches and crisps etc.

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  15. Business Coursework

    My idea My idea is that a cinema should be opened up in Bur Dubai. At the moment the nearest cinema is the Grand Cineplex beside Wafi. This cinema can sometimes be inaccessible due to the heavy traffic along the Road. Also if you use the toll road on Garhoud Bridge this will either require a salik tag or if going by taxi will incur a further 4dhs for the privilege. At the moment there is a Cinema in Bur Dubai called Plaza but only shows low budget films. It is located near the Bus station and opposite Carrefour.

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  16. How is multimedia used for communication?

    how many people can fit in their football stadium, how much annual revenue the club achieves. If time was not a limitation I would have included more slides, and videos of the actual club in play in the slideshow. 2) What is your layout plan for your slideshow presentation? I plan to present my slideshow with a mixture of writing and text this is to provide the viewer the contrast between the photo and the text. The information I will use is from my own personal knowledge regarding the club and accurate information which will be accessed from the internet from yahoo and the official club site which is manchesterunited.com which will provide me with various sources of information.

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  17. interview questions

    4. What happens when new members join? When a new member wants to join I have to fill in the appropriate information in an index card and then put this information in the filing cabinet for the members in alphabetical order so it is easier for me to search. 5. What happens when someone rents a video? For loans, when a member wants to rent out a video I have to right the video he has rented out, what

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  18. project overview

    Another problem is that Mr Patel will have about 1 member joining his shop everyday, and about 250 videos rented out every day, this could mean that all the paper can get used up in a few weeks, which would mean that it would cost the business to buy paper regularly. This could be very costly to the business. Another problem is that it is very time consuming for Mr Patel to look up all the records of the members, which have rented out the videos.

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  19. Departments in Reuters

    They protect information so customers have confidence in the privacy of their business dealings. Reuters staff is also protected in order to keep Reuters running efficiently. Human Resources This information was given to me by Collette Ryan, head of Human Resources. Human resources aims are: - To manage existing staff. - To deal with managing potential staff. The department also deals with existing staff by managing wages and also by promoting those who work to the highest standard. Human resources also deal with complaints against staff, whether it is from a customer or a fellow worker.

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  20. Applied ICT internet searchers

    Yes Yes Yes Are there any sponsored links (none/top of list/at the side) Top and Side None Top and side Ease of use of advanced options (Rank 1 = very easy - 5 = difficult) 1 1 3 How many results after advanced search (total) 24,000,000 26,100,000 28,800,000 Quality of results = does it give the information you want? (Rank 1 = Excellent, 3 = OK, 5 = Useless) 1 1 1 Rank the search engines according to which you think is the best for your assignment (1 = Best, 3 = Worst)

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  21. Tesco Plc Mc Donald's Oxfam EBay online compared

    For those who put their money in the business, their expectation is to make more profits. This business is a private sector, but it is non-profit making. This business it owned by individuals. It is impossible to buy shares through the Stock Exchange. This business is a private sector. As it is a internet provider, the sellers own the business. It is not possible to buy shares through the Stock Exchange. The size and scale of the business This business is big. many people employed this business. This business operates in two or more countries making it a global business.

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  22. What are Franchises?

    Franchises are often seen as low risk because the franchisor is already providing the franchisee with the brand name and products which as already been successful therefore the risk is very low for the franchisee to fail. The main reasons for setting up a franchise are * More profit for the franchisor * More growth for the business * Low risk for the franchisee to fail because the Brand name of the business and products is already well known and successful Franchise could have unlimited liability The liability of a franchise will depend on the business ownership structure of that particular franchise.

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  23. Lloyds TSB Location

    Labour When deciding on a location Lloyds must know that it will be able to recruit enough employees with the appropriate skills and experience to meet its needs. Different types of business or industry require different types of skills and experience. The availability of a suitable workforce also depends on local employment levels. Employment levels Lloyds should locate there business in an area where employment levels are low and there is high unemployment because the business may be able to attract the employees its needs more easily.

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  24. Free essay

    Business qualitys

    We learnt a lot with this coursework for the future, we have seen business studies at work. We have applied knowledge of business studies to a practical task to see if it works. We have also learnt the importance of planning. We planned everything before hand which was top quality planning as the class discussed it. Researching- could have been better, however we didn't research our suppliers but we new lidl would have been the cheapest, we also didn't research the weather as it rained on the day of the sale this could have caused less sales even though we did sell all our stock.

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  25. "Choice of Business"

    * As well as local factors, there are also national factors that also need to be thought about. Some of them imply success; nations now drink more coffee than ever and some need internet more than ever. -Analysis: * Our Chester research revealed the coffee shop where I was in, was very popular (footfall was high and people from all sexes and ages were costumers) 37 costumers in half-hour. The shop had to be tidy and organized to be attractive, its location wasn't perfect, but was good enough to catch a good area-radius. (Close to Virgin and several other clothes shops).

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Conclusion analysis

Good conclusions usually refer back to the question or title and address it directly - for example by using key words from the title.
How well do you think these conclusions address the title or question? Answering these questions should help you find out.

  1. Do they use key words from the title or question?
  2. Do they answer the question directly?
  3. Can you work out the question or title just by reading the conclusion?
  • "In order to find out how things really are, one must understand the filters through which one perceives the world." Discuss and evaluate this claim.

    "In conclusion, each individual in this universe perceives things differently because everyone has different capabilities in their senses on how they can interpret things using their senses. In order to understand and find out how things really are in this world, we have to be able to differentiate with our minds what is right from what is wrong, meaning what is real and what is deceiving. We must recognize what information we are gathering and how we interpret them within our minds, whether we want to reduce the amount of information that is given to us or whether we want to overcrowd our brain with unnecessary information. Our senses can clearly deceive and trick us (optical illusions or hallucinations), but when a person is experienced and know how to differentiate reality and fantasy, then they are considered to be open minded and will know how things really are in our universe and how we perceive things. "If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thru' chinks of his cavern." William Blake (1757 - 1827)"

  • Some managers believe the most effective means of increasing productivity in a business is to increase the wage of the employees. Discuss this view.

    "In conclusion, increasing the wages of employees can be effective in increasing productivity but may not be the most efficient method as it can have its problems and drawbacks therefore other methods should be considered by a business wanting to increase productivity. In my opinion I think that both financial and non-financial techniques should be used side by side to increase the productivity levels of a business and if a business is seriously looking into increasing their productivity by large amounts it should look into escalating productivity through its capital. Claire Newby, Business Studies."

  • This report will compare two standard business documents from three business organisations.

    "Final conclusion. 12 Good points 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10 Improvements 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10 Introduction. 2 Layout 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10 Low Fell Removals -Business card. 3 Low Fell Removals letterhead 10 Target audience 2, 3, 6, 9, 10 The purpose 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 The target audience. 5 Use of language 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10"

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