The world of government and politics has undergone revolutionary changes during the 1980s, and the first years of the 1990s indicate that the pace of change is likely to continue unabated. This text summarizes these changes and analyzes their effects on the political scene.
The past three or four decades have seen a steep rise in the number of cross-border operations taking place throughout the world, as measured in terms of trade flows (imports-exports), FDI (foreign direct investment), or joint venture initiatives. The scope and depth of today’s international business operations would suggest that cross-border contacts are inevitable for all but a small minority of companies. If we accept this premise, then it surely follows that those companies that wish to operate competitively should be prepared to adapt their operations accordingly.
Written specifically to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum, this text offers coverage of the GCSE economics syllabuses. It is intended to be a complete course companion, and contains coursework, examination guidance, homework, activities and case studies.
The enormous challenge of implementing Total Quality Management - the continuous improvement of all aspects of an organization - has been likened in scale to the task of eating an elephant. This practical guide details the 95 digestible slices essential for the successful introduction and maintenance of TQM.