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Special Report on

Operations and Strategic Management

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This information serves as a guide only and is not binding. All syllabuses are subject to confirmation in the current Regulations for this degree. The Regulations also contain full details of the rules that govern the choice of any unit. Management and the modern corporation [BBA0010] This course serves as an introduction to Management. In order to gain an appreciation of the subject and its dimensions, students are introduced to a broad range of topics. There are three major objectives: to explore the practice of management in today’s context; to examine the logic and workings of organisations and firms; and, finally, to ...
is the conduct of drafting, implementing and evaluating cross-functional decisions that will enable an organization to achieve its long-term objectives. It is the process of specifying the organization 's mission , vision and objectives, developing policies and plans, often in terms of projects and programs, which are designed to achieve these objectives, and then allocating resources to implement the policies and plans, projects and programs. A balanced scorecard is often used to evaluate the overall performance of the business and its progress towards objectives. Strategic management is a level of managerial activity ...
Summer Reading List: The B-School Edition (BusinessWeek)
For aspiring MBAs, the summer is a time for quiet reflection, not to mention getting a jump on the competition through either an internship or other educational opportunities. Reading is another affordable way to expand your mind and give you deeper insight into management. "I'm a fervent believer that information adds to knowledge, and knowledge is a powerful tool for good decision-making," says Hassell McClellan, associate professor of operations and strategic management at Boston College 's Carroll School of Management (Carroll Full-Time MBA Profile), who used to have his own children read five to six books ... market research, surveys and trends
NDTV Worldwide to Provide Strategic Support to Astro Awani
New Delhi, January 28, 2010: NDTV Worldwide has signed a consultancy agreement with Malaysia’s Astro Awani Networks to offer operations and strategic management support to its channel Astro Awani, for a period of 2 years. As part of the consultancy, NDTV Worldwide will assist with channel strategy; provide a relevant and compelling content plan; broadcast training and technology planning for the channel. NDTV will use its broadcast experience to provide the channel efficient workflows and revenue enhancement strategies for coming years. Further, NDTV would deploy its staff on a continued basis to Astro Awani for planning ... market research, surveys and trends


Relationships among strategic capabilities and the performance of ...
This study of small, life-style ventures owned by women focuses on the strategic, firm-level factors related to business performance. A theoretical model drawing on the resource-based theory is developed and tested empirically. The model includes strategic capabilities, management styles, and their relation to performance. It is tested empirically on a sample of 220 Israeli female business owners. Analysis reveals that life-style venture performance is highly correlated with certain aspects of the business owner's skills as well as the venture's resources. Paradoxically, the owner/managers in the sample rate ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Articles about Daily Operations - Orlando Sentinel
COLLNER & HIGGINS Inc., an investment banking firm in Cocoa, is considering opening a branch in Orlando in late 1992 or early 1993. One of the company's partners, Robert Andersen, a certified public accountant in Orlando, may become more active in daily operations then, said marketing director Shahram Bozorg. The brokerage, to eventually be renamed Collner, Higgins & Andersen Inc., specializes in trading large blocks of stock for wealthy individuals and corporations. Microsoft Corp. group Vice President Paul Maritz, once one of the software giant's most powerful executives, has stepped back from daily operations and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Big Lots Reports Second Quarter EPS of $0.48 Per Diluted Share
today reported net income of $38.9 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 ended July 31, 2010. This compares to net income of $28.4 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2009. For the year-to-date period ended July 31, 2010, net income totaled $94.8 million, or $1.17 per diluted share, compared to net income of $64.7 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, for the same period in fiscal 2009. Results include both continuing operations and discontinued operations. Discontinued operations activity was minimal for both the second quarter and year-to-date results of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Just Released: "Foster Wheeler AG (FWLT) - Financial and Strategic Analysis ...
Recently published research from GlobalData, "Foster Wheeler AG (FWLT) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review", is now available at Fast Market Research Foster Wheeler AG (Foster Wheeler) is an international engineering, construction, and project management contractor. It also supplies power equipments. The company mainly operates in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. It is headquartered at Clinton in New Jersey, the US. The company's operations are divided into two business segments: the Global Engineering and Construction group (Global E&C group) and the Global Power group. Foster Wheeler AG Key ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


The strategic management of operations in e-business
DAVID BARNES is Senior Lecturer in Operations and Strategic Management at Royal Holloway. University of London. His research interests centre on the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
JGI Strategic Management Group
This group is responsible for strategic planning, formulation, and direction of programs and projects to enhance the JGI’s preeminence as a national resource. Members report to the JGI Director. JGI Director : The Director provides scientific and managerial guidance for all aspects of the JGI. This includes responsibilities toward the JGI internal scientific programs, the affiliated DOE National Laboratories, the Laboratory Science Program (LSP), and external collaborations. The Director ensures the highest quality operational effectiveness of production sequencing, provides health and safety oversight at the JGI, and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Strategic and Operations Management
Strategic and Operations. Management ... Strategic planning involves determining the required actions to achieve a desired vision considering the present ...
How operations management can prove helpful gaining competitive ...
I do managing operations and strategic management at university, although its a diverse subject, it all revolves around being more efficient in your productivity, maintaing quality standards of your production, motivating your staff to maintain those standards and so on. Its about how you manage your resources, your company may find that it is particularly efficient and cost effective in producing a certain component or material etc, therefore they should invest more in that 'core competence' to drive greater profit from something so easy to produce. Different systems are needed for efficieny such as lean ...
What are the top ten reasons new startups fail or struggle ...
Using LinkedIn (47), Government Policy (10), Professional Networking (9), Ethics (7), Education and Schools (6), Change Management (5), Energy and Development (5), Mentoring (4), Professional Books and Resources (4), Event Marketing and Promotions (3), Internationalization and Localization (3), Treaties, Agreements and Organizations (3), Career Management (3), Blogging (3), Web Development (3), Business Insurance (2), Purchasing (2), Job Search (2), Resume Writing (2), Economics (2), Advertising (2), Business Development (2), Writing and Editing (2), Equity Markets (2), Project Management (2), Communication and Public Speaking ...