This framework addresses the impacts of environmental hazards and shocks. It involves financial capital, natural capital, human capital, physical capital and social capital (Rural Livelihood Systems). The human capital comprises of the capacity to adapt, the capacity to work, skills and knowledge, education, nutrition and health. The natural capital comprises of environmental services, biodiversity, fibres and wild foods, wildlife, forest products and trees, aquatic and water resources and land. (more…)
Military, legal and ethical controversies related to the atomic bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima in 1945 on 6th and 9th August have been one of the biggest concerns of the debate over these atomic bombings. The Postdam Declaration was issued by Chiang Kai-shek – the Chinese Nationalist government’s Chairman, Winston Churchill – the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and Harry S. Truman – the President of the United States in 1945 on 26th July. (more…)
The term ‘external environment’ is referred to all of the characteristics that are present outside the organisation. The organisational aspects may also not be influenced by these specific elements. This involves all social, economic, political, and technological characteristics. The external environment of an organisation can be distinguished into two different concepts, i.e., the task environment and the general environment. (more…)
Purchase and manufacturing decisions are often made by global businesses regarding whether outsourcing must be preferred or a specific activity must be carried out by them. To enhance scheduling, accrue dynamic capabilities and protect proprietary product technology, core competence activities are mostly internalized by the organizations. On the other hand, with of objective of accomplishment of strategic flexibility and eliminating cost, the activities perceived as secondary to core competencies are mostly externalized. (more…)
Some uses of data in higher education are given below.
Reducing Cost and Time of Analysis
Data analytics can be used to replace difficult and tedious operations, thus saving investment, time and resources. Processed data, presented in a usable format, is far easier, economical and faster to evaluate as opposed to conducting own surveys, questionnaires or primary research. (more…)
Tortuous Workplace Deviance
Tortuous Workplace deviance is an occupational crime that might vary alongside a continuum of severity, from somewhat minor acts including embarrassing the co-workers, too much more serious acts like theft and sabotage. The victims of tortious workplace deviant behavior might include employees, employers and in some cases both. An act can be workplace deviant if it results in the violation of major organizational rules. Tortuous Workplace deviant behavior is extremely costly and pervasive for the organizations today. Various studies have revealed that employees mostly get engaged in different forms of workplace deviance such as stealing, fake accident claim, sabotaging, drug abuse, harassing other employees, and breaking organizational rules, etc. (more…)
At the most recent strategic planning meeting, the board of directors of your company has voted to issue additional stock to raise capital for major expansions for the company in the next five years. The board is considering issuing a total amount of stock worth $5 billion. The CEO has asked you to analyze the impact of issuing this stock on the income statement, statement of retained earnings, balance sheet, and cash flow statement. Take the most recent financial statements and prepare a set of projected financial statements based on the given assumptions.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed: (more…)
Explain the differences, importance, and purpose of both the code of conduct and the code of ethics. Secondly, tell me about some of the factors that you would use to make ethical hiring decisions in an organization. (more…)
Social media has become one of the major tools to interact with thousands of user at a time, though revolution has been brought in social media in various aspects. It has become a platform for an organization to start up their business or build their brand image. The difference between revolution and transformation can be explained as revolution is based on the innovations and creativity of the social towards image building. Whereas, transformation can be elaborated as the user has transformed their mean of communication, advertising, marketing to social networks. (more…)
Sociologically Imagining Bodies
In the context of the discussion, modern sociology and social sciences may contribute as an ideal remedy to the subjected cause. As per the decorum of the domain; it can be, said that the social existence of the body may be relying on the shared views and thoughts held by a certain society and the emotional attachment of an individual with it. On the other hand; it can also be said that the social existence of an individual may not be relying on the physical existence; rather it is the social and cultural context the person may have been brought up in. (more…)