The importance of creating a strategic fit between organizational structure, objectives and the environment

AN ANALYSIS OF SELECTED AUTOMOBILE COMPANIES (BMW, VOLKSWAGEN AND TOYOTA) 1 INTRODUCTION 2 LITERATURE REVIEW Strategy, Organizational Structure, Objectives and the Environment A strategy is an action plan that outlines how organizations use their human and material resources to deliver competitive product or services. It includes internal and external activities performed to achieve specific objectives … Continue reading The importance of creating a strategic fit between organizational structure, objectives and the environment

Malaria: Everything you need to know

Photo by Jimmy Chan on Pexels.com Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected vector, in this case the female Anopheles mosquito. The mosquitoes by themselves do not infect us with Malaria when they bite us. They are only carriers of he protozoan(causative agent for malaria). It is this … Continue reading Malaria: Everything you need to know

Daily exercise lowers risk of COVID-19 infection

Photo by Jonathan Borba on Pexels.com According to a study, daily physical activity has been associated with a decreased risk of COVID-19 infection and severity, including hospitalization and death. The study was published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. A weekly tally of 150 minutes of moderate intensity, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity, … Continue reading Daily exercise lowers risk of COVID-19 infection

DNA test kits ruining donor-conceived families in the UK

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com A law passed on April 1 2005 will have life-changing consequences for families across the UK from next year. Anyone conceived from a donated sperm, egg or embryo from that day onward can find out the identity of their donor parents once they reach 18. This means that starting from … Continue reading DNA test kits ruining donor-conceived families in the UK

Aphelion phenomenon: Does it really affect our weather?

Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com From now till August 22 this year, it will be colder than previous years. They call it Aphelion phenomenon.Starting tomorrow at 05.27 we will experience the APHELION PHENOMENON, where the Earth will be very far from the Sun. We cannot see the phenomenon, but we can feel its impact.This … Continue reading Aphelion phenomenon: Does it really affect our weather?

How to team your way through disruption

Photo by fauxels on Pexels.com The past 18 months have felt like a series of massive disruptions, one after the other, yet some companies have emerged stronger because they were able to use the disruption as an opportunity to innovate. While technology has been a key enabler of this innovation, organizational change will have long-lasting … Continue reading How to team your way through disruption

Terrorism: Past, Present and Future

TERRORISM The concept of terror is not new; people in different parts of the world have witnessed different forms of violent attacks for centuries. Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term “terrorism,” the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) notes that the Special Tribunal for Lebanon passed a controversial judgement … Continue reading Terrorism: Past, Present and Future

What is sustainable tourism development?

Photo by Haley Black on Pexels.com Sustainable tourism development is a research area that can cover a wide range of ideas.  Everything from economic growth to environmental protection falls under its banner.  What ties them all together, though, is a long-term aim for growth and development.  Anyone working in the field of sustainable tourism wants to see renewable resources … Continue reading What is sustainable tourism development?

Does smoking cause depression and schizophrenia?

Smoking increases the risk of developing schizophrenia by between 53% and 127% and of developing depression by 54% to 132%, a report by academics from the University of Bristol published ON 20 June, 2022 has shown. More research is needed to identify why this is the case, and more evidence is needed for other mental … Continue reading Does smoking cause depression and schizophrenia?

Key non-financial performance measures for business organizations

man drawing schedule of business growth Examples Of Non-Financial Performance Measures Taking the Balanced Scorecard approach, there are four perspectives involved in strategy management: customer, internal processes (operations), learning and growth (HR), and financial. Below are 15 examples of performance KPIs, organized by the three non-financial perspectives: Customer Conversion Rate: The percentage of interactions that result … Continue reading Key non-financial performance measures for business organizations

What is personality testing?

What Does Personality Testing Mean? Personality testing, within the context of employee evaluation and pre-employment screening, is a type of psychological testing used by employers to evaluate prospective and current employees. Common types of psychological testing used by employers include cognitive ability tests and personality tests. While cognitive ability tests most often evaluate the test … Continue reading What is personality testing?

Outline for a qualitative research report

Qualitative Research Report Instructions Word limit: 2,000 words. The 2,000 word limit applies to the main body of the text (Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions). It does not include the abstract, the table of participants and table of themes, the quotes used in the results section, the references, or the appendices. Writing up your … Continue reading Outline for a qualitative research report