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The Profitability of Banks: A Comparative study for UK banks

Introduction In the aftermath of financial crises, the financial sector in general and banking industry, in particular, has been subjected to a plethora of regulations (Kroszner & Strahan., 2011). Hence, it is logical to assume that the financial performance of the banks must have experienced some sort of change. The financial ...

Creating Shared Value: How can Corporate Policies and Practices Enhance Company Competitiveness and Simultaneously Advance Community Social and Economic Conditions?

Study Rationale In the contemporary era, the corporate world is experiencing intense competition due to technological advancement and diminishing global boundaries. Besides dealing with the environmental complexities, modern business organizations are expected to make a substantial contribution to social welfare (Kramer, 2011).  The concept of CSR has gained significant popularity ...

An Assessment of Regional Strategic Management in the Fast Food Restaurant Industry: The Global Operations of McDonalds in the Beijing (China)

1. Introduction 1.1 Research Rationale Different models and theories have been developed to explain the link between organizations’ strategic management and competitive advantage (Grant, 2016). However, previous researchers haven’t adequately explored the influence of cultural difference on international and regional strategic management of large multinational enterprises (Yu & Zhang, 2009). ...

An Empirical Investigation of How Leadership Style Influences the Employee Motivation and Commitment in the Hospitality Sector in China

. Title: An empirical investigation of how leadership style influences the employee motivation and commitment in the hospitality sector in China. 2. Research Questions: The current study has formulated following central research question to conduct the empirical investigation: Central Research Question: To what extent leadership style influences the employee motivation and commitment ...

Improving Supply Chain Practices of Chinese Construction Firms: An Empirical Investigation in North China

. Introduction and Context 1.1 Introduction Construction projects have become increasingly complex, riskier and uncertain for contractors. Environmental complexity has increased projects' vulnerability to the external environment. The integration of efficient supply chain and risk management practices has become almost inevitable for construction organizations (Chen, Shan, Chan, Liu & Zhao, 2017). Complex interdependencies ...

The Impact of Globalization on Small and Medium Enterprises

Introduction Research Aim and Objectives The research aims to explore the impact of globalization on small and medium enterprises by evaluating the role of internal and external factors in determining the competitiveness at the local and international stage. Following research objectives have been formulated to accomplish this aim: Analyse the ...

An Investigation into How Push and Pull Factors Combined to Motivate Tesco to Adapt an Internationalization Strategy in China

Table of Contents Rationale and Research Questions. 2 Literature Review.. 3 Methodology. 5 Ethical Issues. 6 References. 8 APPENDIX. 9        Rationale and Research Questions Over the course of time, retail trade has internationalised to a large extent through globalisation and assimilation of markets all over the world. Hence, the issue of confined ...

Implementation of CRM Solutions for SMEs – A Comparative Case Study Between Open and Closed Source Software

1.Introduction 1.1 Research Rationale Today, small and medium enterprises are making a substantial contribution to regional economic development. However, heightened competition and influx of global multinational enterprises have increased challenges for SMEs (Alshawi, Missi & Irani, 2011). It has become extremely important for SMEs to develop long-term relationships with their customers by ...

Management Accounting Tools Provide Useful, Accurate and Relevant Information to the Financial Decisions Makers

Table of Contents Introduction: 3 Literature Review: 3 Management Accounting and Production Processes: 3 Management Accounting and Marketing Information: 5 Management Accounting and Performance Measurement: 6 Conclusion: 7 Research Methodology: 7 Research Design: 8 Data Selection, Data Collection and Sample: 8 Conclusion: 9 References. 12     Introduction: The purpose of any corporate entity is to maximise the shareholders’ wealth (...

Information Systems, Current and Future Directions and the Implications for Society

Title Information Systems, Current and Future directions and the implications for Society. Research Rational and Research Questions Information systems have been a part of the major technological advancements that have taken place over the past years due to which, our lives, workstyles and society, in general, has evolved and changed ...

Analyzing Impact of Work Life Balance on Employee Performance: Focus on Chinese Firms

1. Introduction 1.1 Research Rationale In the contemporary era, the corporate world is experiencing intense competition due to technological advancement and diminishing global boundaries. China being a huge country and having an overall collective culture is facing work-life balance issues from past few years (Yue & Yan, 2013). Results of a previous survey ...

Benefits of Child Protection, Early Intervention and Prevention Programs in Canada

Table of Contents 1.0. Introduction. 3 1.1. Background of Research. 3 1.2. Research Questions. 4 1.3. Research Objectives. 4 2.0. Background of Relevant Literature. 5 2.1. Significance and Implications. 6 3.0. Research Methodology. 8 3.1. Research Approaches. 8 3.1.1. Deductive Approach. 8 3.1.2. Inductive Approach. 8 3.2. Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. 9 3.2.1 Qualitative. 9 3.2.2 Quantitative. 9 3.3 Sampling Techniques and Sample Size. 9 3.3.1 Sampling Techniques. 10 3.3.1.1 Probability Sampling. 10 3.3.1.2 Non-probability Sampling. 10 4.0. Description of Data Collection Plans. 10 4.1. Secondary Data. 10 4.2. ...

Analysis of the Impact of London's Property Market in the Economy of the UK?

Contents Research Question, Aims and Objectives. 3 Literature and Theoretical Framework. 4 Methodology. 5 Ethical Considerations and Limitations. 6 Timetable. 6 References. 7         Background and Rationale of the Study London is one of the most important cities of the United Kingdom, and its real estate sector is catching the attention of foreign ...

Talent Retention and Development within McDonald's (China) Co., Ltd.

Title Talent retention and development within McDonald's (China) Co., Ltd. Rational and Research Questions Human resource is more like the life-blood to any organization. Nowadays, many organizations are technology driven yet, it is the human that drives the technology (Baruah & Das, 2013). Retaining employees is vital to an ...

The Impact of Employee Motivation on Organisational Performance in Retail Sector of China: A Case Study of Walmart

Table of Contents Introduction. 1 Organisational Background. 2 Research Rationale. 2 Research Questions. 2 Research Aims and Objectives. 2 Literature Review.. 3 Methodology. 5 Ethical Issues. 6 References. 7 APPENDIX. 9 Timetable. 9                 Introduction This research will be led on employees of the retail business in China. The real aim of this study ...