The performance measurement system of a firm has a strong influence on the behavior of its people. Performance measurement is the basis of every system like cost system, planning system, capital budgeting system, personal assignments, promotions, reorganizations, budget allocations- the mechanisms, built up over years by which every thing runs in a company. Organizations measurement […]

Abstract In today’s rapidly changing commerce environment, companies be it start up or well established companies must make good business decisions faster and more efficient than ever. Good business decisions require accurate, timely as well as meaningful data as well as techniques or models to support it. To make those decisions confidently, it is essential […]

In a simple way performance means “doing something successfully”? mainly by using the available resources. Performance can be elusive concept. It deals with the outcomes, results, and accomplishments achieved by a person, group or Organisation. (William J. Rothwel, Carolyn K.Hohne & Stephen B. King: 2007).In many cases people do define performance based on financial aspects […]

CHAPTER 1 Introduction and Objectives 1. Introduction In today’s consumer driven world, companies are forced to offer quality products and at the same time also keep the pricing competitive to fight the competition. Today’s consumer is not only aware but also smart to evaluate similar products for its quality. This smart and knowledgeable consumer is […]

Department of Statistics, Malaysia and Bank Negara Malaysia stated that only 13.4% of SMEs sought for banking institutions loans. Although Government SMEs Annual Report 2009/10 declared that up to 78% of approval rate was achieved in SMEs financing through banking institutions in Year 2009, it doesn’t show a whole picture of SMEs financing accessibility in […]

Abstract Traditional acting practice treat expenses incurred on procurement, development, and maintenance of human resource as revenue expenditure and debit this to profit and loss account but now it is being increasingly realized that this expenses are incurred to get future benefit and as such should be capitalized and reflected in the balance sheet. This […]

Introduction The success of a company is strongly influenced by its ability to identify and implement strategies which will help it in maintaining or enhancing its competitive position. The objective of this essay is two folds: to review the use of environment analysis in generating strategic options, and to measure the performance of a strategy. […]

A critical evaluation of total quality management (TQM) and its influences on competitive advantage. The case of Trinidad and Tobago Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (NP), automotive lubricant division 1.1 Background Slack (2004) explains that Quality management is extremely important in gaining and sustaining competitive advantage. Growth, survival and attainment of strategic goals are all major […]

1.0 Describe the components of equity theory and the role of justice Equity theory is a theoretical motivational model managers use to keep employees motivated. According to equity theory, defined by Stacy Adams in the 1960s, employees are motivated when they perceive that they are being fairly treated in comparison to whom they compare themselves […]

Operating head: Case Examine Evaluation Introduction The root trouble of Bank of Montreal was how they could concentration each and every and just about every worker on the results of the corporation. BMO necessary to fulfill the wants of the 4 shareholders: BMO shareholders, consumers, employees, and communities. Case Thoughts Discover the strengths and weaknesses […]

The Balanced Scorecard for Hospital Performance and Productivity ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the usefulness of the Balanced Scorecard in improving a hospital’s management and delivery of health care at reduced cost without loss of quality. This paper describes an approach to designing and implementing a balanced scorecard […]

1 Introduction 4.1 BACKGROUND TO THE RESEARCH PROBLEM For almost three decades practitioners, academics, consultants, and research organizations have identified “attaining alignment between IT and business” as a pervasive problem, Luftman and Kempaiah (2007). Gutierrez,Nawazish,Orozco,Serrano and Yazdouni (2007) add that despite the wide acceptance of strategic alignment (the strategic use of Information Technology), there is […]

Efficient market hypothesis- An investment theory that states it is impossible to “beat the market” because stock market efficiency causes existing share prices to always incorporate and reflect all relevant information. According to the EMH, stocks always trade at their fair value on stock exchanges, making it impossible for investors to either purchase undervalued stocks […]