Porter’s Five Forces

By | November 19, 2019

Porter’s Five Forces is a useful understanding of the competitiveness of your business environment, and for identifying your strategy’s potential profitability. Porter’s Five forces are: Threat of Entry Bargaining power of suppliers Bargaining power of buyers Threat of Substitutes Rivalry among competitors 1. The threat of entry: Depends on barriers of entry and expected retaliation. Factors influencing barriers… Read More »

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Gagne’s Nine Levels of Learning

By | May 25, 2019

Gagne’s Nine Levels of Learning is also known as Gagne’s Nine Conditions of Learning. Gagne’s Nine events of instruction or Gagne’s taxonomy of learning. Gagne’s nine-step process that detailed each element required for effective learning. The model is useful for all types of learnings, you can see these nine steps in the figure below. Robert Gagne, in his… Read More »

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Types of Information Systems

By | December 12, 2018

There are various types of information systems, few of them are listed below: Transaction processing system Decision support system executive information system Management information system Workflow system Enterprise resource planning and Expert systems. About each one of the information systems explained below in brief. 1. Transaction Processing Systems (TPS) A Transaction Processing Systems (TPS) is used primarily for… Read More »

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International Maritime Bureau (IMB)

By | June 13, 2018

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has MOU with the World Customs Organization (WCO) and has observer status with Interpol (ICPO). IMB’s primary responsibility is to protect the integrity of international trade by seeking out fraud and malpractice. For over 25 years, it has used industry knowledge, experience and access to a many well-placed contacts around the world to do this:… Read More »

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Relationship of Finance to Economics and Accounting

By | June 13, 2018

Financial management has a close relationship with economics on the one hand and accounting on the other. Relationship of Finance to Economics: There are two essential linkages between economics and finance. The macroeconomic environment defines the setting within which a firm operates and the microeconomic theory provides the conceptual underpinning for the tools of final decision-making. Key macroeconomic factors like the… Read More »

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Risks Associated with Financial Markets

By | May 28, 2018

When you invest in the financial market, you are exposed to different types of risk. The risk is an inherent aspect of every form of investment aspect of every kind of investment. The risk is usually used to imply downside risk. It is the uncertainty of a return and the potential for financial loss. The various risks which affect your investment… Read More »

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Different Types of Clouds

By | May 20, 2018

Clouds are defined as aggregates of innumerable tiny water droplets, ice particles or a mixture of both in the air generally much above the ground surface. Clouds are formed due to condensation of water vapor due to the uplifting of air known as adiabatic cooling. Different types of clouds are generally classified on the basis of their form,… Read More »

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How Technology Benchmarking Process is Done

By | May 13, 2018

Technology benchmarking is a process by which an enterprise performs a direct comparison of its technical performance and other entities with similar operations. Technological metrics are an important element in benchmarking process. The evaluation can be with competitors or others who are best in the world in that particular technology. The benchmarking process consists of ten steps and… Read More »

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Different Types of Foreign Exchange Transactions

By | May 13, 2018

A foreign exchange transactions is a contract to buy or sell a quantity of one currency in exchange for another at a specified time for delivery and settlement and at a specified price (exchange rate). These transactions take place in foreign exchange markets. Regarding counterparties and settlement dates, the forex transactions are classified in many categories as trade transactions,… Read More »

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Do You Know: Various Instruments of Financial Market

By | May 13, 2018

Various Instruments of Financial Market are covered in this article in brief. let us see them one by one. Zero Coupon Bonds (ZCB): Zero Coupon Bonds (ZCB) are issued at a discount to face value. They don’t provide for any payment of interest during the currency of the bond but it pays the face value in the maturity.… Read More »

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