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  • Early Pacific Northwest History

    The first three major eras of the Pacific Northwest show some remarkable changes. What begins with the first people rapidly becomes a barrage of settlers, development and the harvesting of resources. Each period of time in the PNW brings changes in the people, the geography, and the culture. First is the Era of the First People. Scientific theories suggest that man first came to the PNW via land bridges from Russia or perhaps waterways. Some legends suggest a similar nomadic journey

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  • Pacific Oil

    Pacific Oil Company MGT470-2: Conflict Management and Negotiation Vimarie J. Negron, MBA September 23, 2012 Professor Susan Weese As part of this assignment I will discuss the negotiation between Pacific Oil Company and Reliant Chemical Company in early 1985. Negotiation is a process by which two or more parties attempt to resolve the opposing interests (Lewicki, 2011). This scenario is about the problems Pacific Oil Company faced as it reopened negotiations with Reliant Chemical Company

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  • Cathay Pacific General Environment

    Analysis of Cathay Pacific Airlines General Environment Cathay Pacific was established in 1946 and is now the largest airline company in Hong Kong. It operates both passenger services and cargo services and operates in more than 30 countries throughout Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America to more than 80 destinations. From Hong Kong, where its headquarter is based, Cathay operates 36 of their destinations in the Asia-Pacific region. Therefore the general environment

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  • Georgia Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific Environment MGMT 4313 – Structure and Process of Organization Abstract Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific employs some 50,000 people worldwide. It’s a privately owned company with a Board of Directors and Executive Leaders. The employees are guided by Market Based Management Principles, based on integrity and compliance. Founded in 1927, the company has grown to become one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of paper products. Georgia-Pacific fosters

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  • Pacific Island Countries

    Pacific Island Countries (PICs) lie in an area known as the "Pacific Ring of Fire." Around 91% of the world's earthquakes occur within the Pacific Ring of Fire. This makes PICs extremely vulnerable to earthquakes and tsunamis. Furthermore information technology has played a major part in assisting the authorizes in helping , alert the people about natural disasters, organizing people during the natural disaster and assisting authorities and people in the disaster rehabilitation and recovery. To

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  • People of the South Pacific

    The area of the South Pacific is a diverse and dynamic environment, full of many cultures that are all unique and yet share a common theme. The Polynesian triangle was settled over two and a half thousand years ago by ocean voyagers, known as the Lapita, from the Indonesian area. After settling islands across the South Pacific, the Lapitas developed communities based on cooperation and reciprocity(define..here or..?). Centuries later Polynesians began moving away from the islands to industrialized

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  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the U.S. economy Executive Summary -The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a free trade agreement initiated in 2005 and was joined by the U.S. in 2008 which proposes to liberalize trade in the Asia-Pacific region. -Negotiations are ongoing and held in secret. While the FTA’s existence and meetings are public knowledge, most of the information is classified and kept from U.S. government officials. However, several documents have been leaked to

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  • Cathay

    Cathay Pacific Airways announced earnings well below expectations yesterday as yield pressure on regional routes and a weak cargo market derailed recovery efforts. The world's biggest international air cargo carrier posted net profit of HK$24 million in the first half of the year, far below the HK$600 million expected by analysts. Cathay's ambitions to achieve a significant turnaround was also stymied by the losses generated from its air cargo joint venture, Air China Cargo, and establishment

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  • Pacific Brands

    Pacific Brands Case Study Contents Introduction 1. Problem Identification 1.1 Cost Reduction 1.2 Structural Reorganisation 1.3 Ethics and Social Responsibility 2. Problem Analysis 2.1 Cost Reduction 2.2 Structural Reorganisation 2.3 Ethics and Social Responsibility 3. Recommendations 4. Bibliography Introduction Pacific Brands is an Australian based textile retail business that operates throughout Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Asia. Within the following

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  • Georgia Pacific Letter

    apply. My educational and professional background lends me several strengths that would help me add value to Georgia-Pacific and its customers:  Market-focused Background: Given my consulting experience, I would be able to make a comfortable transition into the internship position and utilize my strong communication and inter-personal skills to drive business at Georgia-Pacific. These skills facilitated me to lead a team of peers and win a product reselling agreement with EDP, Norway.  Leadership

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  • The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch This article is about the trash that ends up in the oceans and builds up into a giant garbage patch. When people throw their garbage on the ground it ends up in a small body of water and eventually travels into the ocean and gets stuck in this unbelievably large collection of trash. I think it is terrible when people litter because that litter ends up in the oceans and can hurt many animals. This problem is very serious and needs to be looked at as a bigger problem

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  • Cathay Pacific

    | |Cathay Pacific | Memo To: Edward Nicol, Director of IM From: Anthony Yeung, General Manager of IM CC: Jakob Iverson Date: 2/05/2003 Re: Cathay Pacific Outsourcing Process Edward, Once again, welcome back to Cathay Pacific! I thought I would take time to articulate the current state of Cathay’s outsourcing

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  • Pacific Bell: Centrex Reengineering

    improvements in the business processes of an organization. This paper describes and analyses one of Pacific Bell’s successful reengineering initiatives, the Centrex reengineering project. The reengineering project describes the redesign and rollout of the new order-fulfilment process for a flagship product at Pacific Bell, Centrex. Background In late 1990, Pacific Bell, a subsidiary of Pacific Telesis Group and one of the seven Regional Bell Operating Companies, initiated reengineering. Due to

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  • Pacific Island Social Issues

    specifically talked about the Pacific Gender Justice Knowledge Exchange and announced their new website which starts a new Pacific Gender Justice Network for Pacific islanders to cooperate and work together on gender justice. The Australian government has agreed to donate more than $20 million tala (currency of Samoa) over ten years. Over fifty percent of this financial aid goes to programs and policies that focus of empowering women and young girls in the Indo-Pacific region. The reason why the

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  • Regional Trade - South Pacific

    e Table of Content Declaration of Originality 2 Acknowledgements 3 Introduction 4 Economic Integration: Definition 5 Background of Free Trade in the South Pacific 6 PICTA 7 PACER 7 Advantages and benefits of Economic Integration 9 Drawbacks of Regional Economic Trade 11 Resolution 15 Conclusion 17 Bibliography 18 Appendices 19 Declaration of Originality

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  • Pacific Brand Notes

    Pacific Brands 1. How has the organization performed in its implementation of the strategy? Customer perspective: Low performance  No detail about customer satisfaction, repeat business, market share, product loyalty in case fact. However, sales in cornerstone brand Bonds fell, Kmart replaced Bond with its home-brand might indicates the decreasing of customer loyalty.  Troubled footwear, outwear & sport business Internal process perspective: low to medium performance  Profit margin and

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  • Orthodox Judaism / Pacific Islander

    ORTHODOX JUDAISM AND PACIFIC ISLANDER Laurence M. Pacheco ETH/125 May 18, 2014 Ellen Kang ORTHODOX JUDAISM AND PACIFIC ISLANDER There are many Religious and Ethnic backgrounds. Let me present a bird’s eye view into Orthodox Judaism and the ethnic background of a Pacific Islander in particular. I will approach the beliefs, worship and practices of Orthodox Judaism, as well as their effect on others, and the American culture that we live in today. I will focus in on what prejudices

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  • Union Pacific

    Executive Summary Union Pacific is the largest freight railroad in North America. In 2007 they transported over one trillion ton-miles of freight earning revenues of $16.28 billion. They operate on 32,000 miles of rail covering the United States west of the Mississippi. Union Pacific is a successful firm both externally and organizationally. The Class I Freight Railroad industry encompasses the seven largest railroads in North America. In the U.S., where Union Pacific operates, Class I Freight Railroads

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  • Pacific

    because it captured and explained a lot of the issues the Pacific Youth are facing today in society. Watching this film allowed me to see a lot of similarities in what we are learning in this course. Respect is of the essence within many Pacific Island cultures. In this film we see this through the character of Tino. Tino’s facial expressions often show how he is afraid of his parents and that he has no choice but to obey. As Pacific people we can relate to Tino and his siblings as our parents

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  • Pacific Oil Case Study

    Critical Thinking – PACIFIC OIL CASE STUDY Brian Crummy MGT 470-1: Conflict Management and Negotiation August 31, 2014 The Pacific Oil Company, known for touching off the “black gold” rush began working with the Reliant Corporation in 1979. The first contract between the two was for the purchase of vinyl chloride monomer. As the end of the contract drew close in 1982, the companies worked together to broaden the contract from 1983 to 1987. In 1984 Jean Fontaine, the marketing vice president

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  • Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    The biggest landfill on the earth: Great Pacific Garbage Patch Can you imagine the amount of trash approximately fourteen times bigger than whole Slovakia? No? Then it is about time to make you familiar with Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This large floating landfill is the biggest one in the world. According to Charles Moore, discoverer of Great Pacific Garbage Patch (in 1977), "The ocean is downhill from everything" (as cited in Blomberg, 2011). Considering the fact that high percentage

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  • Pacific Oil

    The Pacific Oil Company “Look, you asked for my advice, and I gave it to you,” Frank Kelsey said. “If I were you, I wouldn’t make any more concessions! I really don’t think you ought to agree to their last demand! But you’re the one who has to live with the contract, not me!” Static on the transatlantic telephone connection obscured Jean Fontaine’s reply. Kelsey asked him to repeat what he had said. “OK, OK, calm down, Jean. I can see your point of view. I appreciate the pressures you’re under

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  • Health Promotion of Pacific Islanders

    Health of Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders Today the United States is a melting pot of ethnicity. The United States was founded and built by immigrants. Even though minorities help build the U.S., they suffer health issues disproportionately compared to white non-Hispanics. The World Health Organizetion defines health promotion as the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve their health. The Hawaiian and Pacific islanders’ racial category refers to a person having original

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  • 385 Asia Pacific

    whatever else) Students are encouraged to choose a company that is based in the country where the student comes from. This will allow students to gain more knowledge relevant to their background and their future jobs. 1. How do you define the Asia Pacific as a region? • Definitions vary, depending on the purposes of the definitions • Should be based on certain similarities of countries included • Commonly included countries: o China o Japan o 4 NIEs o 10 ASEAN member countries • Launceston

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  • Pacific Brand Case

    Pacific Brands: Segmentation Australian Brasserie Consumers Q1. For this case, involving some exploratory research, Exhibit 12a and 12b show the segmentation and descriptor variables used to collect data for the segmentation analysis. Comment on the appropriateness and comprehensiveness of these attributes. What would your team change in this questionnaire and what other segmentation and descriptor questions would you recommend to ask to respondents for a better segmentation and

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  • Pacific Grove

    PACIFIC GROVE SPICE COMPANY   Introducción: The Grove Spice Company Pacífico fue una organización involucrada en la producción, distribución y comercialización de especias y condimentos de alta calidad. La empresa había obtenido buenas ventas durante el año, debido a que había permitido lograr precio actual de $ 32.60 con una capitalización de mercado de 38 millones. A medida que la compañía tenía una política de retención de los beneficios con el fin de guardarlo para la financiación de las operaciones

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  • Pacific Oil Co.

    Pacific Oil Company Gene Arnold Negotiation Strategy Oklahoma Wesleyan University Pacific Oil Company The Pacific Oil Company went into negotiations with Reliant Manufacturing, and its goal was to sign a new long-term agreement. Pacific assumed that the new contract would be signed with no major obstacles, and that the principal point of negotiation would be price. Jean Fontaine, who is the marketing vice president for Pacific, went into a negotiation process with Reliant. Fontaine started

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  • Delta Grand Pacific Hotel

    i Richard Ivey School of Business The University of Western Ontario IVEy 9A98A005 DELTA GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL s Tom Gleave prepared this case under the supervision of Professor John Kennedy solely to provide material for class discussion. The authors do not intend to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a managerial situation The authors may have disguised certain names and other identifying information to prefect confidentiality. Ivey Management Services prohibits

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  • Women in the Pacific

    Aida P. Yap WG101 4.22.12 Assignment 3 Women In The Pacific During my investigation for this assignment, I visited the ABC Store and the Dollar Discount Store at the mall. I thought about going to a place that was common and popular for many of the tourists that come to Guam, these two stores seem to fit the bill perfectly. As I began my searching’s for representations of Pacific Island women, I was caught slightly off guard by the things that I found. I never really paid much attention before

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  • Asia Pacific Studies

    and infrastructure such as setting up new office buildings (DHNS 2010). Discuss the impact of ethnicity on the existence of nation states with a focus on the Asia Pacific. Nation states generally mean that most of the people are bound together by a common language, history, traditions and religions. Most states in Asia Pacific are mostly regarded as nation states with the expectation of certain countries like Singapore which the citizens are widely ethnic diverse. Thus this makes it hard for

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  • Pacific Century

    NATIONAL OPINION POLL: CANADIAN VIEWS ON ASIA © Copyright 2014 Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT THE ASIA PACIFIC FOUNDATION OF CANADA _________________________________________________ 2 ABOUT THE NATIONAL OPINION POLL: CANADIAN VIEWS ON ASIA ________________________________ 2 METHODOLOGY KEY FINDINGS ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 ____________________________________________________________________________________________

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  • Pacific Medical Supply

    Sales Management Summer 2015 Case Study 1 Pacific Medical Supply: Hiring, Motivating, and Retaining Good Salespeople Jim Shine had some big problems on his hands as the owner and sales manager of Pacific Medical Supply Company. But these are the types of problems owners of a successful small businesses like Jim like to have. Jim problems involved his most junior salesperson, Nicole Landis. Nicole’s impact on Pacific Medical Supply’s sales was huge, despite the fact that the company hired

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  • Asia Pacific

    the economy because higher productivity and better workflow in the organization would lead to a stabilized economy. Imprint on the world This innovative legal situation would leave an imprint on the world beyond Asia Pacific. Due to the corruption of many areas in Asia Pacific such as Bangladesh, it has left a negative image in the Western society. This law would ensure that the Bangladesh student population have fairly attained their education hence it would give the students job opportunities

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  • The Pacific Futures Trading Company

    © Roger Bougie 2011 CASE ANALYSIS: SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION THE PACIFIC FUTURES TRADING COMPANY For some time, theoretical and empirical evidence suggested that the Efficient Market Hypothesis, the Capital Asset Pricing Model, and other rational financial theories did a good job of predicting and explaining the behavior of investors. However, recently, the ‘rationality’ of financial markets - and more specifically investors - is a hot topic in the financial economics literature. Recent research

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  • Union Pacific

    UNION PACIFIC INTRODUCTION In any industry a company must have a Sustained Competitive Advantage (SCA), something that differentiates them from their competition. When determining what a companies SCA is, we need to consider what it is that they do that is rare, valuable, non-substitutable and costly to imitate. In evaluating Union Pacific (UP) we were able to establish that their SCA was in their operations. Since there are limited competitors

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  • Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement

    ABSTRACT Trans- Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is now sound familiar to Malaysia, this is because that countries is one out of the twelve countries that involve in that agreement. The goals of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a much-delayed but significant trade agreement between 12 countries in Asia-Pacific and the Americas pushed by the US are increasingly becoming clearer after ongoing talks reveal some of the intentions Washington is pursuing with this pact. The highlighted of the

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  • Pacific Islander Perspective

    been exposed to the Pacific Islander people. Whether I was socializing with them throughout my childhood schooling or playing with and/or against Pacific Islanders throughout my athletic career, the exposure that occurred between myself and Pacific Islander’s shaped my personal perspective on who Pacific Islanders are. In my perspective Pacific Islanders are: physically large, extremely family oriented, and very protective of their cultural ideals. Naturally I always saw Pacific Islanders as very

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  • Totems on Pacific Northwest

    Alyssa LaFace ARTE 220 3/9/16 Totems of the Pacific Northwest Totems are carved Redwood Cedar trees and used in the Potlatch ceremonies of families of the Pacific Northwest. Paint for the totems comes from pigments in nature, and like the carved animals, colors are symbolic as well. The natural ingredients mixed with oil from salmon eggs created easy application. Totems were carved to represent the emblem of the family as a reminder of its history. A totem is carved and placed to honor its ancestors

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  • Plate Tectonics and the Pacific Northwest

    Plate Tectonics & the Pacific Northwest April Pilcher 7/18/16 GLG/150 Anna Foutz Plate Tectonics & the Pacific Northwest Plate tectonics is a scientific theory that tries to explain the movements of the Earth’s lithosphere that formed all of the landscape features we see today. The theory of plate tectonics says that the Earth’s lithosphere is made up of individual plates that are broken down into over a dozen different sized pieces of solid rock. The theory of plate tectonics was

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  • Trans Pacific Partneship

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an international trade agreement that is aimed creating an Asian-Pacific free trade area. The TPP arises from the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement that was reached in 2006 by only four countries. Australia joined the TPP in 2008. One of the main reasons behind Australia’s interest in the agreement an estimated 70 per cent of country’s trade flows through this region . Currently, the accord is being negotiated by 12 Pacific Rim countries

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  • Cathay Pacific

    Cathay Pacific [Case Analysis] Due to substantial deregulation of the airline industry in the 1980s, a highly competitive environment arose for airline carriers. Cathay Pacific, for one, was particularly efficient in making the most of this new environment, and this is largely attributable to how the airline has managed its IT operations. By outsourcing (mainly non-strategic) functions that were not core competencies, for example, they did not only cut down on costs but they also effectively

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  • Pacific Cares

    Which overall growth strategy should Pacific Cares adopt? * GO WITH STEADY SCENARIO for next two years (2006 & 2007) * The potential risk for the robust scenario is not worth it (comparative net margins don’t justify the risk – Exhibit 3). * Lack of confidence of the projections for the robust scenario add to the riskiness (“the CEO and Chairman only had 85% confidence in the 2006 projection and 75% confidence in the 2007 estimate.”) * 75% topline growth for the steady scenario

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  • Ww2 on Pacific

    The China Theater of Operations more resembled the Soviet-German war on the Eastern Front than the war in the Pacific or the war in Western Europe. On the Asian continent, as on the Eastern Front, an Allied partner, China, carried the brunt of the fighting. China had been at war with Japan since 1937 and continued the fight until the Japanese surrender in 1945. The United States advised and supported China's ground war, while basing only a few of its own units in China for operations against Japanese

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  • Kuehne & Nagel in Asia Pacific

    Kuehne & Nagel in the Asia Pacific Prepared by: Satya Jagannathan KOTHIMANGALAM (G0750279L) Q 1. How do you see KN’s environment changing? The changes in the environment could be classified into the following – Regulatory changes: The formation of trade barrier-free European Union meant lower Customs Clearance (CC) revenue for Freight Forwarding (FF) companies. It used to form 60% of an FF company’s business and now was reduced considerably. Hence, companies like KN had to look for other

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  • Pacific Island Environmental History

    the Pacific World [M]. Ash gate Publishing, 2001. [2]Alexander, H.Bolyanatz. Pacific Romanticism: Tahiti and the European Imagination [M].Westport Connecticut Press, London, 2004. [3]Hughes, J. Donald. An environmental History of the World [M]. Rout ledge, London and New York, 2001. [4]Grove, Richard H. Green Environmentalism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Eden’s and the Origins of Environmentalism1600-1860[M].Cambridge University press, 1996. [5]Lawton, Graham H. “Man in the Pacific Islands:

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  • Pacific Northwest History

    Over the course of Pacific Northwest history, there have been various cultural expectations that have influenced the encounters between the many groups of peoples living in the Pacific Northwest. The Native Americans, Europeans, Mexican born Spanish, and American people have encountered cultural differences amongst each other for several centuries. First, curiosity was the driving force behind exploration. The New World still had an undiscovered area in the Northwest, the last frontier. The curious

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  • Pacific Oil Case Study

    Pacific Oil Company is a Sweetwater Oil company of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It was founded in 1902. One of the major chemical lines of Pacific's is the production of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM). “VCM is subjected to the process of polymerization, in which smaller molecules of vinyl chloride are chemically bonded together to form larger molecular chains and networks.” Pacific Oil's first major contract with the Reliant Corporation was in 1979. The contract between Pacific Oil and Reliant was a

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  • Pacific Brand - Performance

    criteria employee participation in product developments Employee recruitment with right 4 skills 3 5 6 Overall Performance : Vision and Strategy 1 2 3 Overall Performance : Summary of overall Performance analysis: (1) Based on the analysis above, Pacific brand's performance to date is Medium No of employee suggestions Staff retention rate Reduction in brand lables boosted local design abilities medium + New High profile managers in the management team such as David Jones' executive Colette

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  • Pacific Brands Case Study

    Introduction: Pacific Brands Limited is the largest supplier of everyday essential brands in Australia and New Zealand, retailing and distributing some of the biggest brands like Berlei, Hard Yakka, Bonds, Sheridan, Holeproof, Kayser, etc. The purpose of this case study is to analyse the fundamental issues relating to Pacific Brands strategy to close all seven of its Australian factories, and source its merchandise from southern Chinese factories resulting in the layoffs of 1850 Australian workers

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  • Cathay Pacific Investment Plan

    carrier for Cathay Pacific and China Southern Airways, accompany with the high jet fuel prices, the future in airlines industry is pessimistic.According to Wallis (2012), China Southern Airlines claimed there is 50% drop in net profit compare to last year, contributed by high jet fuel costs, losses in exchange rate (6.3760 against the dollar) and China’s slowing down economy due to Europe’s austerity measures and government debt burdens. On the other hand, its major rival Cathay Pacific announced billions

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