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…)
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…)
Herzberg has brought up the two factors that influence the standard of conduct of a laborer – one is Hygienic factor, and the other is Motivational elements. Herzberg is of view that individuals endeavor to accomplish ‘Hygiene’ needs as it keeps them glad in the work environment. Afterward, he distinguished that the hygiene factor alone won’t fulfill the individuals, and this fulfillment is impermanent. (more…)
Australian exports (goods and services) along with its top 8 export markets in 2004-05 and 2014-15 are shown in the table stored in file EXPORTS.XLSX (in the course website). Using this data, answer the questions (more…)
Importance Of Advertisement
In a competitive society or in a capitalistic country, advertisements are a necessity. Products and services need promotion so that people may know about them. The advertisement of goods and services is meant to attract a wide variety of customers to buy them.
The government advertises its schemes and policies to inform the public and to make its citizen participate in them. The government uses to advertise housing plans, saving schemes, educational policies, and messages for the betterment of the citizens (more…)