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NEPAL: NEW HORIZONS..? Nepal is an independent country which lies as a buffer between two major powers, China and India. Small, landlocked and poor, the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal was first opened to the outside world in 1951. Lord Buddha (Siddhrtha Gautam, 563-483 BC) was born in this country but still considered as the only Hindu nation in the world. However, the main religions are Hinduism (87%), Buddhism (8%), and Islam (4%). Even though Nepalese is the national language, there are 70 dif

Eliyahu M. Goldratt's The Goal is an interesting and informative business book that covers many of the issues facing businesses today. These issues include bottlenecks, activating versus utilizing resources, small batch sizes, work in progress, the concept of a "Balanced Plant", "the real goals" of an organization, and the Theory of Constraints. In this novel, Al Rogo learns there are three things that a manager must be able to do in order to manage and that is to learn what to change, what to

In an article in the Friday, November 22,1996 edition of the Wall Street Journal, Robert Berner reports that a small company called Langlitz Leathers in Portland Oregon is making one of the worlds most popular leather jackets, but they will not increase their production from six jackets per day. According to the Journal, "Langlitz is the leather jacket of choice for many rebels . . . as well [as] people who want to look rebellious. (WSJ A1)" The executives at Langlitz seem to understand that

The Business of Dying Prepared for: Peru State College Business Administration 251: Legal environment and Contract Law Submitted to: Victor F. La Puma April 5, 1998 By Lisa M. Holmes 403 Main Street, box 331 Johnson, NE 68378 402-868-4945 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1Die and Pay Taxes 1 CHAPTER 2The Concept and the Cases 3 CHAPTER 3 Legislation and the Health Care Stand 9 CHAPTER 4Death a matter Ethics, Religion or Legal Realism 13 CHAPTER 1

Socialism aims at a social system based on public ownership of the means of production (Von Mises, 1969). Arising in the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Century, socialism developed as a reaction to the hardships caused by capitalism and industrial revolution. The government owns and operates all material resources in a social system. Socialism first originated in France and England at about the same time, but as it grew socialism took different courses throughout each country (Wells, 1

In today's corporate environment, human resources are undeniably our most valuable asset. By valuing and training our employees, we are better able to meet the needs of our clients. More and more, companies are realizing the importance of corporate etiquette in the sales environment. Customers are looking for a manner conscious sales associate with attention to detail, and a desire to be his or her best. The proper use of manners can show a client immediately what you're made of. According

I EXECUTIVE SUMMARY With the continuance of the United States's industrialization, the truck industry was at its peak before the 1980s strikes and concession from the United Auto Workers. These series of strikes were followed by recession that resulted in raising interest rates. The truck manufacturing industry was really in trouble, including Navistar. As the largest truck manufacturing company in the United States, Navistar faces many competitors, and they are Ford, Freightliner, Mack, V

D. Friar Investments 591 Monday, 27th May, 1997 Re-Emerging Markets? During 1993, the buying fever for emerging market shares was at its peak and each day a mutual fund specializing in investment in ever more exotic locations seemed to appear. Mexico, Latin America and even post communist Eastern Europe were in turn touted as the next 'dragon' economies of the 90's. Unfortunately, anybody who put cash into an emerging market equity fund three years ago, lured by the promise of vast

The Fed and Interest Rates Dave Pettit of The Wall Street Journal writes a daily column that appears inside the first page of the journal's Money & Investment section. If the headlines of Mr. Pettit's daily column are any accurate record of economic concerns and current issues in the business world, the late weeks of March and the early weeks of April in 1994 were intensely concerned with interest rates. To quote, "Industrials Edge Up 4.32 Points Amid Caution on Interest Rates," and "In

I believe that General Motors Has one of the best technical development facilities. When an ambitious young inventor named Charles E Kettering set up a small laboratory in a Dayton, Ohio, barn in 1909, he laid the foundation for what was to become the automotive industry's first research laboratory. Today that organization survives--and thrives--as the General Motors Research and Development Center. Charles F. Kettering's first laboratory, 1909-1911, was in E.A. Deeds' barn in Dayton, Ohio. Thi