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Recession Of Indonesia Indonesia has been among the world's fastest growing economies for the past thirty years. However, all of a sudden, it was badly hit by the economic meltdown in South East Asia region in late last year. In recent months, fueled by Thailand's economic meltdown, Indonesia's currency, the rupiah, has lost more than 80 percent of its value against the U.S. dollar. The unexpected rush forced supermarkets to put limits on goods and many ran out of goods like rice, sugar,

Indonesia has been among the world's fastest growing economies for the past thirty years. However, all of a sudden, it was badly hit by the economic meltdown in South East Asia region in late last year. In recent months, fueled by Thailand's economic meltdown, Indonesia's currency, the rupiah, has lost more than 80 percent of its value against the U.S. dollar. The unexpected rush forced supermarkets to put limits on goods and many ran out of goods like rice, sugar, cooking oil, and milk. At

Tobacco companies are now in trouble, confronted by all the scientific research results from the society, that cigarets makers have been concealing the fact that tobacco contains an addictive drug from an unwary public. Tobacco industry researchers say throughout the years it has been showed that smoking causes diseases such as oral and lung cancers, emphysema, and heart disease. There have also risen recent law suits against tobacco companies for what they have been told the public about the

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

Ethics in Business >From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that can ca

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