Category Archives: Business

Essays and information that relate back to business including ethics, SWOT analysis, and standards of practice.

Brief History of the Modern Hotel

The hospitality industry is a significant part of American history. Lodging was available to visitors in the form of rooming houses throughout the Civil War era. However, hotels didn’t became a permanent fixture in the business market until the onset … Continue reading

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Ford Motor Company: Financial Management of a Globalized Industry

Ford Motor Company is an international industry with operations, manufacturing, and distribution markets across the globe. With this they have companies in a variety of regions. These areas span across six continents including over 200 hundred markets and 108 plants. … Continue reading

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EBay: Strategies in Marketing

http://www.eBay.com became part of the World Wide Web in 1995 and has continued to maintain popularity and a competitive entity in terms of business and annual capitol. Today, eBay remains an innovative company of its time. As one of the … Continue reading

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BP (British Petroleum): A Lesson Learned on Social Responsibility

Tragedies continue to effect individuals and families worldwide. While some maybe natural disasters, others are man-made. This is evident in the BP Gulf Coast oil spill, a preventable man-made disaster. From April to July 2010, more than 185 million gallons … Continue reading

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Holiday Inn: Globalizing in the European Market

By taking advantage of economies and technological advances, businesses operating in the hospitality industry have the opportunity to globally expand and participate in world markets.  It is observed specifically in hotels such as Holiday Inn. In 1951, founder, Kemmons Wilson … Continue reading

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