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Like most great enterprises, Ford's beginnings were modest. The company had anxious moments in its infancy, balancing precariously on the brink of bankruptcy until cash inflows from sales began. The earliest record of a shipment is July 20, 1903, approximately one month after incorporation, to a Detroit physician. With the company's first sales, came a ray of hope. A worried group of stockholders, skeptically eyeing a bank balance that had dwindled to $223.65, breathed easier, and a young Ford M

Everyday 3,000 children start smoking, most them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids account for 90 percent of all new smokers. In fact, 90 percent of all adult smokers said that they first lit up as teenagers (Roberts). These statistics clearly show that young people are the prime target in the tobacco wars. The cigarette manufacturers may deny it, but advertising and promotion play a vital part in making these facts a reality (Roberts). The kings of these media ploys are Marlboro

Anti-trust Acts in the Information Age As many people have noticed, recently there has been a huge focus in the media on Bill Gates, and his huge Microsoft Corporation. This past Friday, May 22, 1998, a federal judge combined two lawsuits and set a trial date for September 8, 1998. This trial date will address a government request for a preliminary injunction concerning Windows 98 as well as broader issues. The Sherman Anti-trust Act was passed in 1890. Then in 1914 the Clayton Act was

Russia's Risks Investing in any country will have risks. The Eastern European Countries are extremely risky, when compared to Western Europe. Most specifically, Russia is an especially high risk country. The future of Russia cannot be accurately predicted. We can look at Russia's past, and at the present options and analyze them, but we cannot however, predict what will become of Russia in the future. Russia's history is full of strong central government, and the Russian People are acc

Social Responsibility & Freedom of Speech In the case of Time Warner versus rap critics, the issue being debating is the allowance of violent, racial, and discriminatory lyrics on rap albums. "These critics called Time Warner irresponsible for distributing violent, degrading, and sexist lyrics and for making money by undermining community values." After hearing these remarks, Time Warner responded by saying that rap lyrics express ideas, and are protected by the First Amendment. The crit

Executive Summary The Dark Side, is an after hours coffee shop located on East Evans Avenue and South High Street. Hours of operation being 4 pm to 2 am, the intention is to attract people ages 15 to 30 years, mostly being students especially from the University of Denver. By offering three distinctive atmospheres within the coffee shop our goal is to satisfy the diverse needs among this age group. We will do this by implementing a study room, a lounge and a main room. On weekends we pla

The Future Of The Canadian Financial Institutions As we approach the information age, society and all of its components must change. Some elements of society are doing this quickly, embracing new technologies and production methods. In this way they are preparing themselves for the future. Other segments of society realise that change is inevitable but for their own benefit try to slow it down. Thus while they delay change they do not in fact stop it. Finally, there are those elemen

Outline Thesis: The idea of a virtual office is becoming a reality and is changing the traditional corporate culture forever. I. Comment on traditional work A. Companies visions for future II. Visions for future becoming reality. A. Telecommuting. B. Prospects for year 2000. C. Statistics: Office of technology, Department of transportation. III. New ways companies will hire employees. A. Example: New York Life. B. Hiring on the Internet. IV. Telecommuting

Hawaii has an area of 28,313 sq. kilometers(10,932sq miles) and is the 43rd largest state in the United States. 6.9% of the land is owned by the federal government. The Hawaiian islands consist of 8 mainland islands and 124 islets, reefs, and shoals. The major islands in order of size are Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Nihau, and Kahoolawe. Population growth over the last 5 years has increased by 80,000 people. Demographics show a large number from the Asian-Hispanic, Asian, an

DuPont Company by: Ferris Bueller The DuPont company was established in a small town in Delaware in 1802 by a French immigrant named Eleuthere Irenee du Pont de Nemours. The DuPont company now a days is in production of high value products. DuPont currently produces polymers, chemicals, fibers, petroleum products, apparel, transportation, aerospace, electronics and health care. DuPont company serves customers in these and other industries everyday offering "better things for better liv