Essays - Part 3
In 2002, the HM Naval Base Clyde (Faslane) submarine base transitioned from being under the direct control of the MOD (Ministry of Defence) to a private company called Babcock International. With these substantial transitions, it was necessary for Babcock to perform change management in order to smooth over the transition, as well as improve performance, which was lackluster enough to demand the change in leadership.
In “Inside Dyson: a distinctive company?”, Shepherd et al. (2011) gives details of the secret of Dyson’s success – the company specializing in innovative, design-heavy vacuum cleaners and other household appliances. The successes and failures of Dyson’s design efforts (from their successful vacuums to the 3-in-1 vacuums that did not test well with customers) are explored, as well as their unique perspective on business, which puts quality and innovation above anything else.
In the essay “Empowering Women: Rebuilding Society: The Role of the Foreign Service in Promoting Women’s Rights in Afghanistan,” Eva Lam denotes what the US Foreign Service does in order to make sure that Afghan women are no longer oppressed because of their gender. Despite concerns of imperialism and unwanted interference in the religious culture of another, the initiatives that are being exercised by the Foreign Office do indeed promote women’s rights in Afghanistan, and are ultimately the best thing to do.
Analytical Paper on article ‘Global Apartheid: AIDS and Murder by Patent’
The article discusses the demonstration of Global Apartheid by the countries and United Nation. Apartheid, the social philosophy in South Africa appears to be adopted globally and the economic and social status of the people is given importance instead of their lives. This paper analyzes the article on Global Apartheid and establishes the key points shared by author and continues with critically analyzing the article in the global context.
The expansion of the internet infrastructure across the world, coupled with the emergence of social media have proved influential in increasing internet coverage to much of the world, as against previously, where it was only largely available in the advanced economies. The growth in internet access has brought with an increased audience, which provides expanded markets for businesses, which have variously sought to exploit the new opportunities, Hussain & Hussain (2007).
An Overview of Abortion
Abortion refers to the termination of a pregnancy by removing or expelling the fetus or embryo from the uterus before it is ready for birth. There are two major forms of abortion: spontaneous, which is often referred to as a miscarriage or the purposeful abortion, which is often induced abortion. The term abortion is commonly used to refer to the induced abortion, and this is the abortion, which has been filled with controversy. In the developed nations, induced abortions are the safest form of medical procedures in medicine if it is conducted under the local law.
Greater London Authority and the Mayor’s Environmental Policies
London is of the greatest City in the world that has been successful in terms of production and competitive economy. Arguably, it is well known for its style, entrepreneurship, innovation, diversity as well as dynamism. The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a crucial managerial body for Greater London, which was formed in 2000 through a referendum. The body encompasses an executive Mayor who is elected directly, 25 members with inspection powers and a stuff of approximately 700 individuals. Most of its powers come from the Greater London Authority Act 2007 and Greater London Authority Act 1999, (Greater London Authority, 2006).
Professional Development Plan
A Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one of the most important tools for student and at times for professionals. Eth PDP is at most times instrumental in providing knowledgeable tools and techniques to students who want to plan and reflect on their performance. This harnesses continuous improvement on performance, especially for students in higher institutions of education (Hartley & Woods 2005 p. 131). Moreover, PDP is a necessity in making decision making even to working professions (Sinha & Labi 2007 p. 12). Below is an example of a PDP for a student who wants to improve academically in business management.
Discuss the financial manager’s place in the corporation
The place of the financial manager may vary significantly. In fact the generic nature of this job title and description can be misleading; hence it should be carefully scrutinized as the role can vary enormously depending on the size of the company and job title.
IAS 1 requires that at the minimum, any business should prepare four types of financial statements. Balance sheets indicate what the entity owns and owes at that particular point in time. They include assets, shareholder’s equity and liabilities. Assets are the properties that the companies own that can be valued while liabilities are the amounts owed to others. Income statements are different in that they only indicate what the business entity has made and spent over a fixed period.