This paper discusses Joel Bakan's book The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, comparing Bakan's views to those of Karl Marx. The amoral nature of the corporation and its selfish use of people and other resources elicits some Marxian tones in Bakan's book. The paper concludes by comparing Bakan's views with Marx's.
Marketing at eBay
A proposal and study on how eBay markets its business. Includes survey, instrument, and data analysis.
STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS.
Organization, structure, financing, partnerships, purchase, inventory, location, advertising. Annotated bib.
US and the Opium Trade
Examines the participation of the United States in the opium trade with China of the 18th Century. Discusses the cultivation of opium. Points out that Britain was the major trader, but that American traders and cartels also participated to a great degree. Negative impact of opium trade on China leading to a high addiction rate and worldwide opium consumption. The destabilization of Chinese-Western relations caused by the opium trade.
Cannibalism in the Late Pleistocene
The evidence for cannibalism among homo erectus and other Late Pleistocene hominids is examined from a variety of sources. Chinese and Spanish sites are reviewed in detail to weigh the evidence for cannibalism, and the writer concludes that they do in fact prove that it happened.
Multinational Business Strategy
Discusses cultural and environmental determinants in multinational business strategy, focusing on international joint ventures.
(1995) Company profile, environmental dimension & symptoms analysis of Chrysler Corp. looking at: mission; objectives; definition of business; strategy; macro & industry environment (5 forces); problems; alternatives; & implementation.
World view, relationship of individual to nature, technology, geography, politics, progress, time orientation, socioeconomics, uncertainty avoidance, family unit, religion.
International Joint Ventures
A literature review on international joint ventures focusing on four core dimensions: formation motives, partner selection, management control and conflict, and performance.