• Economics and Finance
    Sources of finance for SMEs

    Title: “Explain what sources of finance are available for small to medium sized companies and explain why they sometimes face difficulties in raising finance.”  Introduction Small and medium sized enterprises/ companies, or more famously abbreviated as SME, are important entities in the business landscape. In most of the countries around the world, SME is contributing […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    A Critique on Business Plan

    Perform critical assessment and evaluation on the Business Plan for Ancient China Hotel at the following link: http://businessessays.net/marketing-management/a-business-plan-for-ancient-china-hotel/   Abstract In this article, the relative strengths and weaknesses of the business proposal prepared will be outlined. Basically speaking, the strengths of the business proposal is that it is comprehensive, well structure, concise, parsimonious and indeed, […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    A Business Plan for Ancient China Hotel

    Executive Summary This is a wonderful business plan about setting up a state of the art, unique and innovative hotel services to people visiting to China. The project is named as the Ancient China Hotel as the hotel will not only serve as the providers of high quality accommodations for tourists, but also aim to […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    A Business Plan for Oriental Travel Agency

    Introduction This paper is the business plan for Oriental Travel Agency (OTA). OTA is an entrepreneurial start-up providing all sort of travelling services for people in UK to China. In this paper, the business plan will focus on the marketing aspects of OTA, considering that the report is supposed to be short and yet comprehensive. […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    Ways to Manage Relationships in Workplace

    In this essay, an evaluation of the most appropriate ‘skillful means’ of managing workplace relationships effectively will be presented. Whenever appropriate, examples will be presented. This is important because managing workplace relationships require skills and techniques. There are certain ways to effectively manage the workplace relationships for the best interests of the manager as well […]

  • Case Study
    Value Innovation in Apple Inc.

    PART I Explain what you understand by the “value innovation strategy”. How might this type of strategy be implemented at a firm level? What is the role of marketing activities in successful implementation of this type of strategy for innovation and growth? Defining Value Innovation Strategy As argued by Kim & Mauborgne (1999), the value […]

  • Contemporary and General Managerial Issues
    Managing Creativity and Innovation: Issues and Applications

    Introduction In the new economy, characterized by the information revolution, that ultimately will lead the world into knowledge based economy, business successes are increasingly dependent on the abilities of people to innovate and create new value proposition in the marketplace. Indeed, many researchers argued that innovation and creativity can lead to competitive advantage of a […]

  • Entrepreneurship

    Introduction In the complex and challenging business environment today, there is no many ways for a firm to growth fast except offering excellent services to build layers of loyal customers that would recommend the business to other friends and relatives through word-of-mouth. According to Reichheld (2003), there are empirical evidences showing that there is strong […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    A Business Plan for Success Entrepreneurship Business School

    Executive Summary This is a business plan – confidential in nature that outline the most exciting type of business school that can deliver huge profit potential to the investors. In this business plan, the mission and vision of the Success Entrepreneurship Business School is outlined.  Besides, the various management processes are also discussed in details. […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    An Analysis of Howard Schultz’s Leadership Style

    Introduction Starbuck is a company that place huge importance in its people. It is argued by the company that people are important for the company success, because it is people, but not products that enable Starbuck to attain competitive advantage in the marketplace. Such a competitive edge is not easy copied by the competitors, as […]

  • Change Management
    Managing Change and Creativity In Organization: Google

    INTRODUCTION In the fast changing and turbulent business and economic environment, creativity and innovation is increasingly important for the success and performance of a firm. To begin, creativity is a sort of mental process, either conscious or unconscious, that generates ideas, concepts and associations of various elements in the world. Innovation, however, is the profitable […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    Important Traits, Behaviors and Styles of a Leader

    Leadership is become very much on every manager’s mind today in organizations. Organisations are struggling due to the increasingly dynamic environment. As the challenges of leading and managing increase, leaders of organizations need to understand process, skills and knowledge to perform leader functions effectively. Lim and Daft (2004) has highlighted that “leadership is an influence […]

  • Design Management
    What makes for a successful design consultancy firm?

     Chapter 1: Introduction To create a successful design consultancy firm is never an easy task – particularly in the turbulent business environment as we are facing now. However, a successful design consultancy firm can be profitable and sustainable, as the lifestyles of the modern people are increasingly focusing on arts and beauty. It is observed […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    Sources of Fund for Entrepreneur

    1.0   Introduction This is a report on the various options of sources of fund relevant for TREE, the new business venture designed especially for customers to learn about the Chinese culture in UK. In this report, the varieties of sources of fund will be discussed, whereby the pros and cons of the different methods of […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    Literature Review: Leadership Effectiveness and Project Outcomes

    Importance of Leadership Leadership is an important subject that has been intensively researched by the various scholars, as it is very important not only in the context of project management, but also in the context of business management, organisational change, managing people and even for managing non-profit organisations (Robbins, 2005; Nielsen, Yarker, Brenner, Randall & […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    Leadership Practice Inventory (LPI)

    Leadership Practice Inventory (LPI) instrument is one of the frequently used tool to assess, gauge and research into leadership effectiveness of a particular manager within the context of business management. Such a tool had been found to be reliable, practical, possess of sound psychometric properties and as a good predictor of leadership effectiveness (Kouzes & […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    Leadership Styles by Daniel Goleman

    Daniel Goleman suggested that there are a total of six unique leadership styles – and these six different leadership approaches will affect organizational performance and results differently. Therefore, understanding of these different leadership styles can be important. That is not to mention that understanding about these different leadership styles will also offer guidance how an […]

  • Entrepreneurship
    Some Thoughts on Leadership

    Definition   Leadership is “the ability to influence a group toward the achievement of goals” (Robbins & Judge, 2007).   Leadership is as a critical management skill in various organizations, which influences and motivates a group toward the achievement of organizational goals (Rafferty & Griffin 2004).   Leadership Versus Manager-ship Leadership must be differentiated from […]