Capital Budgeting and Initial Cash Outlay(ICO) Uncertainty (Management Project)

According to recent surveys, most companies use discounted-cash-flow (DCF) methods to evaluate capital budgeting decisions. DCF methods typically assume that a project’s initial cash outlay (ICO) is known with certainty. However, many types of initial outlays have substantial uncertainty, especially those involving the construction of a new facility. This risk affects not only the ICO, but it also affects subsequent […]

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Cultural Entry Barriers for SMES

Purpose:The purpose of this paper is to study the cultural barriers faced by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in entering Japanese market and to see how the successful companies have overcome the barriers. Design/methodology/approach:An exploratory case study with qualitative research through semi-structured interviews (telephonic and Skype) with foreign SMEs in Japan. 17 interviews could be conducted in 12 companies out […]

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Public Intermediaries as Key Facilitators of Diffusion (Management Project)

Diffusion of renewable energy technologies(RETs) is an important challenge of the current century. Much of the existing research has put a focus on understanding the diffusion of RETs through the perspective of systems of innovation. However, two recent studies highlight the importance of the actors in the process- those who adopt the RETs. With the current study we continue this […]

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Auditor Client Relationship and Audit Quality: the Effects of Long-term Auditor Client Relationship on Audit Quality in SMES (Management Project)

Different scandals around the globe during the past, in specific during the last decade, have intrigued the stakeholders to question the roles of both auditors and management. But most of the fingers since then have been raised on the role of auditors, because it is the auditors who are entrusted with the responsibility to detect any errors or frauds in […]

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The Performance of Global Business Teams within Multinational Corporations (Management Project)

Global business teams are a critical component of the strategic management process of multinational corporations. In the context of this study, they are defined as teams of managers who are responsible for a business or a function across several countries. Given their multi-country charter, national diversity, and geographical dispersion, there are major questions as to the drivers of the performance […]

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Tracking the Trends in Inventory Management in the Automobile Manufacturing Industry Throughout the Business Cycle (Management Project)

Inventory is one of the largest and most important assets a manufacturing business possesses, and the turnover of inventory is one of the principal sources of revenue generation for a company. Inventory decisions directly affect the value of cost of goods sold and consequently play a pivotal role in determining the reported earnings of a company. As a result, a […]

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The Influence of Logistics Outsourcing on Supply Chain Management (Management Project)

This research work as part of a Master thesis aims to analyse the potential influence of outsourced logistics function on supply chain management from a strategic perspective. To carry out this thesis work a survey is designed to collect all the necessary data, in order to investigate the influence of outsourced logistics activities. The survey targets professionals in the area […]

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An Analysis on Demand and Forecasting of Plastic Product (Management Project)

This is the project about an analysis on demand and forecasting of plastic product in Puducherry with reference to ACT Plastic Private Ltd. This may helpful to identify the demand of the plastic product in Puducherry areas. This projects has following objectives: To identify potential demand for the plastic product at different areas in Puducherry. To estimate demand of plastic […]

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The Role of Entrepreneurial Networking on Internationalization of a Micro-sized Born Global Swedish Fashion Company: A Narrative Ethnographic Research (Management Project)

In recent studies a lot of attention is drawn to the connection between networking and entrepreneurship. Many scholars consider successful business and networking inseparable. Taking into consideration the topicality of the two notions discussed above the authors of this thesis decided to conduct the research dedicated to these phenomena in the field that interests them most – in the field […]

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