International Portfolio Diversification
Review of how the inclusions of international securities and derivative securities in an investment portfolio affect diversification, rise, and return. Discusses effective investment strategies to enhance portfolio performance.
Contrasted with financial accounting, purpose, costing operations in public & private sectors.
HR Balanced Scorecard at Verizon
Case analysis of the implementation of the Human Resources Balanced Scorecard at Verizon communications. Analyzes its development, implementation and success. The strategic objectives of Verizon within the telecommunications industry. The HR Balanced Scoreboard as part of the company's response to the changed regulatory environment for the telecommunications industry.
Healthcare Strategic Planning
This paper discusses the importance of strategic planning in health care organizations, including Balanced Scorecard, normal accident theory, and the high-reliability organization model. Need to establish clear guidelines.
ACTIVITY BASED COSTING (ABC).
Discusses its relationship to Total Quality Management (TQM). ABC as a set of accounting concepts and systems that managers can use to trace historical costs to activities, products and services. Advantage of ABC for managers. ABC as a process of simplifying and clarifying decisions by process evaluators and senior management.
Houston Fearless 76 Case
Brief case analysis involving the comparison of two incentive compensation plans for the company Houston Fearless 76, Inc. Focuses on four issues centering on compensations incentive plans.
Dell: Project Analysis
This paper provides an analysis of Dell, including its mission statement online marketing strategies, 4Ps, branding, customer relationships, marketing matrix, performance metrics, and suggestions for improvement.
HR and Change Management
This paper describes the role of HR in change management, using the hypothetical case of a merger between two cable TV companies (Time Warner and TCI) as an example.
Balanced Scorecard for Accounting Firm
This paper describes Kaplan and Norton's Balanced Scorecard approach, developing specific measures for stated strategic objectives, and proposing how the BSC could improve performance in the student's organization.