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Company Profiles Telefonica

Telefonica is thought to be one of the most stable companies that is represented in the Spanish stock exchange IBEX 30. The idea is that in these times with increased uncertainty, the stable cash ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Esperanto - Example of a New Construction For an Old Problem

Architecture is about building and constructions to solve problems. A house could be seen as a construction for a problem of security. Living in a house is much safer than living in an open space. ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Business Architecture of Hospitals - Part 10

Infrastructure is an organizational component that is often taken into account at the tail of projects. Infrastructural solutions require planning and offer the basic support for the rest of the ..
(July 23, 2008)
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The Corporate To-Do-List

Organizations are like (a bunch of) people and people have things to do. The most well known application in the person efficiency area is the to-do-list. This is a simple list where you write down ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Change and the G8

Why does change happen in one situation and why not in another. Some changes are like leaders, other lags and have to be dragged along. The G8 - a group of eight most developed and democratic ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Business Architecture of Hospitals - Part 13 - The Mock-Up

When you have walked around the hospital and have made an inventory of all the main organizational elements it is time to build the organizational mock-up. The mock-up is like the mock-up the ..
(July 23, 2008)
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What is the Best Debt Management Approach?

As it seems the winter is arriving in the economic landscape. What does this mean for debt-management? Debt management is like general management: when the market conditions are most favorable the ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Kondratieff Waves - Do They Exist?

When looking at Google-trends there is some search volume on the term “Kondratieff, " but all entries have a European origin. I have checked EzineArticles.com too and the search for ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Trader Versus Investor - What is the Main Difference?

Financial Investor, Financial account manager, . . . . Trader, they are all involved in investments. The account manager as a spokesman / adviser for the clients’ portfolio, the financial ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Language & the Impact of Living Abroad

Roots need time to grow and develop . . . Most people live in the country where they were born, only a percentage live in another country. They have emigrated and live as foreigners in a new ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Would You Smoke in a Public Toilet?

Smoking is a habit, many people have developed during their lives. It can be seen as a social ritual, where the smokers take a break connect to others for example during work. Smoking has been ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Analyst Performance Management = Investor

The famous Chinese walls inside banks should protect the leak of classified information between investors on one side and analysts on the other. But beyond such a virtual wall, one could ask oneself ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Telemarketing Combined With Voice Broadcasting - Some ..

"Don't call us, we call you, " is a saying that you would tell others than you would like to hear, because you will never hear something from this person again. . . There are moments were you are ..
(June 10, 2008)
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Company Profiles - BME

In June 2008, there is not yet an annual report of the last fiscal year (2007) on the site available. Whether this is functional is not clear. Form the 2006 report we gain some insight in this ..
(June 10, 2008)
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Company Profiles - VDM

VDM is more than other companies involved with change. In 2006, in the annual report of 2005, the ambition was communicated to continue with the specialists. At the end of 2007, the ..
(June 09, 2008)
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Market Sectors Offered by Google and Yahoo

"I was there first!" - but I'm better. . . (When I look at the differences between Yahoo and Google finance, this is what came to my mind). It seems that the information offered by Google is more ..
(June 05, 2008)
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About Mergers and Marriages

Mergers take place as long as we remember and the parallel with a marriage is not only a parallel, marriages where the predecessors of (business) mergers. Think of the marriages between the kings and .
(June 04, 2008)
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A Keyword Rich URL Is - Against the Rules

Some sites do it, others don't. Some online newspapers have the heading wrapped-up in the url, others just use numbers or a meaningless Url. Maybe that today this leads to a very small advantage of ..
(June 03, 2008)
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Ignacio Hernando De Larramendi

This is a biography of a man that dedicated his life to one company: Mapfre Ignacio Hernando de Larramendi, . . got listed in the civil war in 1936 to fight in the north of Spain. He was only ..
(June 03, 2008)
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What Did We Learn From the Financial Crises?

Whether we learned from the financial crisis is yet to be seen. There is though a shift in productivity going on in the financial world. According to a news item on the BBC, there seems to be a real .
(June 03, 2008)
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Thank God the Oil Price is Rising

Yesterday I noticed an advert of an automotive company that offered a maximum gas price when buying a new car. A cutting edge invention, I thought. If that won't help people to drive through the ..
(May 29, 2008)
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Company Profiles - Accor (2)

In the organizational area, the company is changing its ownership and lease model; the percentage completely owned or fixed by leases has been lowered to 45 from 65 percent before 2007 (1). The ..
(May 17, 2008)
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Company Profiles - Accor (1)

Accor is a company in the hospitality business, a French chain of hotels. The company profile offered in this article, and the next where more details are shown, discusses some main characteristics ..
(May 17, 2008)
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Change & Investment - An Expected Decrease In Future Revenues

Stocks are valued by profits, dividends and their growth-rate. And Investors in stock are risk-averse, or investors have a risk/return preference. When selecting a company to invest in (stocks) one ..
(April 22, 2008)
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The Business Architecture of Conglomerates - Acciona (Spain)

Conglomerates are companies with a diversified business (model). They were popular in the sixties when the investment approach was less specialized. In those days companies could improve the ..
(April 24, 2008)
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