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What Are the Different Types of Business? There are at least six different types of business you could choose to start:

What Are the Different Types of Business?

Level 6 - Strategic Management, BUSINESS STRUCTURE. Royal Dutch Shell plans 2,800 job cuts after BG deal. Image copyright Getty Images Royal Dutch Shell has said it will cut 2,800 jobs if its planned takeover of BG Group goes ahead, about 3% of the combined group's workforce.

Royal Dutch Shell plans 2,800 job cuts after BG deal

The proposed job cuts are in addition to the 7,500 job losses Shell announced in July. The tie-up between Shell and BG deal is due to be completed early next year. However, an institutional investor has told the BBC that the deal does not make "financial sense" at current oil price levels. David Cumming, head of equities at Standard Life Investments, told the BBC it was "very difficult to make the deal work" with oil below $40 a barrel, saying oil prices needed to be $60-$70 a barrel.

Extra measures Shell announced in April that it had agreed to buy BG, in a deal that valued the oil and gas exploration firm at about £47bn. The Economist. Sweet success COMPARE “Candy Crush Saga” with the “Star Wars” franchise and it comes as a shock that the casual game’s creator, King Digital Entertainment, would sell for almost 50% more than the $4 billion that Disney paid for Lucasfilm in 2012.

The Economist

But in paying $5.9 billion in cash and stock for King on November 3rd Activision Blizzard, a giant in video games for computers and specialist gaming consoles, is doing more than buying another industry leader. Its purchase is an acknowledgment that the future of video games, and of gaming profits, is in mobile, where games are usually given away, and where their creators make money by selling extra features to the most enthusiastic players. Mobile games have been by far the fastest-growing part of the market in recent years, and have broader international appeal because of the penetration of smartphones.

Activision has flailed about in mobile gaming (even if it has had a recent hit with “Hearthstone”, a digital card game).


Four Functions of Management. Vocabulaire anglais - Management - CORPORATE CULTURE. MOTIVATION. The Power of a 'Project Beard' and Other Office Rituals. Pro badge Rituals are common among gamblers and sports figures, from wearing a lucky shirt to blowing on dice to counting dribbles before a free throw.

The Power of a 'Project Beard' and Other Office Rituals

Now researchers are finding that rituals help on the job too. People who engage in ritualistic behavior before a difficult task are less anxious, get more involved and tend to perform better than people who didn't have a ritual, according to research at Harvard Business School, the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and other universities. People tend to believe intuitively in the value of rituals—repetitive, symbolic behaviors that aren't motivated by reason and lack a particular goal or outcome, studies show. Ecofine - Focus and niche strategies.


Patagonia: Case Analysis. The business strategy behind Disney’s magical experiences. Last week, 250 GTA business professionals participated in “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence,” an all day workshop offered through the Disney Institute and organized by McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business in partnership with the Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA).

The business strategy behind Disney’s magical experiences

Workshop attendees watched case studies, answered questions, and participated in several group exercises led by Bryan Tabler and Amy Rossi, two facilitators from the Disney Institute and veteran employees of Disney. The goal of the day was to learn the strategies Disney believes are key to the successful maintenance of The Walt Disney Company. These strategies are regarded as Disney’s five universal assets of a successful business — also known as the Disney Chain of Excellence — made up of leadership excellence, cast excellence, guest satisfaction and financial results/repeat business. Leadership Excellence.

The business strategy behind Disney’s magical experiences. Vocabulaire - anglais des affaires: Business English Glossary. 150 Free Online Business Courses.


Why Virgin Trains wants passengers to 'Arrive Awesome' Virgin Trains head of marketing Danny Gonzalez has been itching to give the brand a makeover for some time.

Why Virgin Trains wants passengers to 'Arrive Awesome'

The launch today (17 September) of a new strapline, ‘Arrive Awesome’, and a major advertising campaign is almost two years in the making. Principles of Management 2.0. 1.3 Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling.

Principles of Management 2.0

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Vertical Integration

Because it can have a significant impact on a business unit's position in its industry with respect to cost, differentiation, and other strategic issues, the vertical scope of the firm is an important consideration in corporate strategy. Expansion of activities downstream is referred to as forward integration, and expansion upstream is referred to as backward integration. Obedience to Authority_Stanley Milgram Experiment.