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Chemonics

Chemonics International, Inc. is a private international development firm based in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1975 by Thurston F. Teele as a subsidiary of Erly Industries. The employee-owned company offers a variety of services global ...

                                               

COMATCH

COMATCH is an online marketplace that connects companies of all sizes with independent business consultants and industry experts registered in their network for project-based work. COMATCH is based in Berlin, Germany, and acts besides the DACH re ...

                                               

Commercialista

                                               

Cumming Corporation

Cumming Corporation is a privately held international project management and cost consulting firm with more than 620 employees, 37 offices and a focus on serving the education, healthcare, themed entertainment, and hospitality sectors. In 2017, t ...

                                               

Engineering consulting

Engineering Consulting is practice of performing engineering as a Consulting Engineer. It assists in development of both public and private companies. This development can be in a variety of ways including Process Management, idea organization, p ...

                                               

Expert as a service

Expert-as-a-Service is an online delivery model of human consulting and/or automated knowledge transfer. Similarly to SaaS the concept of ExaaS comes from the remote nature of processing data and/or providing service. The user of ExaaS accesses t ...

                                               

Grade (consulting)

In information technology consulting and management consulting, a grade aims to explicitly recognize a certain professional level, both within the organization and to customer organizations. A grade is separated from a place in the line hierarchy ...

                                               

Information Control Company

g2o, formerly Information Control Company, formerly Information Control Corporation, is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, United States. It is the largest Ohio-owned digital experience and technology consulting company. The company employs more th ...

                                               

Palladium International

Palladium is an international advisory and management business representing the combination of seven prior companies: GRM International, Futures Group, Palladium, the IDL Group, Development & Training Services, HK Logistics and CARANA Corporation ...

                                               

Peopleware

Peopleware is a term used to refer to one of the three core aspects of computer technology, the other two being hardware and software. Peopleware can refer to anything that has to do with the role of people in the development or use of computer s ...

                                               

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams is a 1987 book on the social side of software development, specifically managing project teams. It was written by software consultants Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister, from their experience in the world of sof ...

                                               

Performance consulting

Performance consulting is a practice that became popular in the early 2000s. Performance consulting is a practice that evolved from the instructional design discipline. It is performed by performance consultants who use more of a systems-thinking ...

                                               

Professional services

Professional services are occupations in the tertiary sector of the economy requiring special training in the arts or sciences. Some professional services require holding professional licenses such as architects, accountants, engineers, doctors a ...

                                               

Public consultation

Public consultation, or simply consultation, is a regulatory process by which the publics input on matters affecting them is sought. Its main goals are in improving the efficiency, transparency and public involvement in large-scale projects or la ...

                                               

Rapid Results

Rapid Results is a structured process that mobilizes teams to achieve tangible results over a rapid time frame and accelerate organizational learning. Schaffer Consulting, a management consulting firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, devel ...

                                               

Research ethics consultation

Analogous to clinical ethics consultation, Research Ethics Consultation describes a formal way for researchers to solicit and receive expert ethical guidance related to biomedical research. The first REC service was established at the National In ...

                                               

Steuerberater

Steuerberater is the professional license for tax advisors in Germany. The provision of tax advisory services is restricted and basically permissible for Steuerberater only according to German law. In order to obtain this qualification, an indivi ...

                                               

Systel

Systel, Inc. is a U.S based multinational provider of integrated technology and business services, most utilizing temporary H-1B visa workers. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Systel development centers are located in India and the United States. Sys ...

                                               

List of university statistical consulting centers

This list of university statistical consulting centers is a simple list of universities in which there is a specifically designated team providing statistical consultancy services. Often this service will be available only to enquirers from withi ...

                                               

Kevin Wilhelm

- Kevin Wilhelm born February 21, 1973 is an American business consultant and author in the field of sustainability and climate change. He is the CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting, a Seattle-based consulting firm focused on demonstrating the ...

                                               

Fellowship of Companies for Christ International

Fellowship of Companies for Christ International is a membership-based 501non-profit. Founded in 1977 as Fellowship of Companies for Christ in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1985, International’ was added to the name to reflect the international vision. FC ...

                                               

Guanxi

Guanxi defines the fundamental dynamic in personalized social networks of power, and is a crucial system of beliefs in Chinese culture. In Western media, the pinyin romanization of this Chinese word is becoming more widely used instead of the two ...

                                               

News values

News values are "criteria that influence the selection and presentation of events as published news". These values help explain what makes something "newsworthy". Initially labelled "news factors", news values are widely credited to Galtung and R ...

                                               

Granvia l'Hospitalet

Granvia lHospitalet or Granvia lH is a district in the municipality of LHospitalet de Llobregat, a south-western suburb of the Barcelona metropolitan area. Part of Granvia LH is part of Gran Via business center of Barcelona and directly Fira de B ...

                                               

Huaqiangbei

Huaqiangbei is an area and subdistrict of Futian, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. The areas status as a major electronics manufacturing hub, and sprawling electronics marketplaces have earned it occidental nicknames such as "Chinas Silicon V ...

                                               

Application for employment

An application for employment is a standard business document which is prepared with questions deemed relevant by an employer in order for the employer to determine the best candidate to be given the responsibility of fulfilling the work needs of ...

                                               

Backstage pass

A backstage pass is a credential which allows its bearer access to restricted areas at a performance or conference venue, most commonly associated with rock music groups. Backstage passes can come in the form of lanyards, stickers or wristbands. ...

                                               

Blanket order

A blanket order, blanket purchase agreement or call-off order is a purchase order which a customer places with its supplier to allow multiple delivery dates over a period of time, often negotiated to take advantage of predetermined pricing. It is ...

                                               

Business correspondence

Business correspondence means the exchange of information in a written format for the process of business activities. Business correspondence can take place between organizations, within organizations or between the customers and the organization ...

                                               

Business plan

A business plan is a formal written document containing business goals, the methods on how these goals can be attained, and the time frame within which these goals need to be achieved. It also describes the nature of the business, background info ...

                                               

Business record

A business record is a document that records a business dealing. Business records include meeting minutes, memoranda, employment contracts, and accounting source documents. It must be retrievable at a later date so that the business dealings can ...

                                               

Business records exception

The business records exception to the U.S. hearsay rule is based on Rule 803 of the Federal Rules of Evidence. It is sometimes referred to as the business entry rule.

                                               

Comp card

A comp card is a marketing tool for actors and especially models. They serve as the latest and best of a models portfolio and are used as a business card. A Z-CARD is also a folded leaflet format, typically used for marketing communications campa ...

                                               

Curriculum vitae

A curriculum vitae, Latin for "course of life", often shortened as CV or vita, is a written overview of someones lifes work. Sometimes mistakenly described as plural. Vitae can be plural or possessive. Correct translation from Latin is lifes cour ...

                                               

Delivery order

A delivery order is a document from a consignee, or an owner or his agent of freight carrier which orders the release of the transportation of cargo to another party. Usually the written order permits the direct delivery of goods to a warehousema ...

                                               

Edge-notched card

Edge-notched cards or edge-punched cards are an obsolete technology used to store a small amount of binary or logical data on paper index cards, encoded via the presence or absence of notches in the edges of the cards. The notches allowed efficie ...

                                               

Executive summary

An executive summary is a short document or section of a document produced for business purposes. It summarizes a longer report or proposal or a group of related reports in such a way that readers can rapidly become acquainted with a large body o ...

                                               

Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles

The Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles, were created by ARMA International as a common set of principles that describe the conditions under which business records and related information should be maintained.

                                               

Memorandum

A memorandum is a written message that may be used in a business office. The plural form of the Latin noun memorandum so derived is properly memoranda, but if the word is deemed to have become a word of the English language, the plural memorandum ...

                                               

Memorandum of association

The memorandum of association of a company is an important corporate document in certain jurisdictions. It is often simply referred to as the memorandum. In the UK, it has to be filed with the Registrar of Companies during the process of incorpor ...

                                               

Memorandum of conversation

Memorandum of conversation and also memorandum of a conversation and memo to the file refers to a method of contemporaneous documentation of a conversation in the form of a memorandum used by the United States federal government. The Weekly Stand ...

                                               

Operating agreement

An operating agreement is a key document used by limited liability companies to outline the business financial and functional decisions including rules, regulations and provisions. The purpose of the document is to govern the internal operations ...

                                               

Press pass

A press pass grants some type of special privilege to journalists. Some cards have recognized legal status; others merely indicate that the bearer is a practicing journalist. The nature of the benefits is determined by the type of issuing agency, ...

                                               

Purchase order

A purchase order is a commercial document and first official offer issued by a buyer to a seller indicating types, quantities, and agreed prices for products or services. It is used to control the purchasing of products and services from external ...

                                               

Resume

A resume or resume is a document used and created by a person to present their background, skills, and accomplishments. Resumes can be used for a variety of reasons, but most often they are used to secure new employment. A typical resume contains ...

                                               

Sales order

The sales order, sometimes abbreviated as SO, is an order issued by a business or sole trader to a customer. A sales order may be for products and/or services. Given the wide variety of businesses, this means that the orders can be fulfilled in s ...

                                               

Turnaround document

A turnaround document is a document that has been output from a computer, some extra information potentially added to it, and then returned to become an input document. For example, meter cards are produced for collecting readings from gas meters ...

                                               

E-commerce

E-commerce is the activity of electronically buying or selling of products on online services or over the Internet. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet ma ...

                                               

Timeline of e-commerce

                                               

Types of e-commerce

Open source e-Commerce is a free of charge platform that doesn’t imply licenses fee. Furthermore, open source users are also responsible for installing, maintaining, securing and configuring the software on their own servers. In order to set up a ...

                                               

AdsML

AdsML is a suite of business-to-business electronic commerce standards intended to support the exchange of advertising business messages and content delivery using XML. It is supported by Peter Meirs of Time Inc. Typical users include newspapers, ...

                                               

B2B e-commerce

B2B e-commerce, short for business-to-business electronic commerce, is the sale of goods or services between businesses via an online sales portal. In general, it is used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of a companys sales efforts. In ...

                                               

Blink Health

Blink Health was founded by brothers Geoffrey and Matthew Chaiken in February 2016. Geoffrey is the CEO of the company. The company initially launched its website along with a smartphone app to offer lower drug prices to people with high-deductib ...

                                               

Brushing (e-commerce)

Brushing is a deceitful technique sometimes used in e-commerce to boost a sellers ratings by creating fake orders. Sometimes a seller will do this by paying someone a small amount to place a fake order, but sometimes the seller will just use anot ...

                                               

Business-to-employee

Business-to-employee electronic commerce uses an intrabusiness network which allows companies to provide products and/or services to their employees. Typically, companies use B2E networks to automate employee-related corporate processes. B2E port ...

                                               

Business-to-government

Business-to-government or business-to-administration is a derivative of business-to-business marketing and often referred to as a market definition of "public sector marketing". Which encompasses marketing products and services to various governm ...

                                               

The Cluetrain Manifesto

The Cluetrain Manifesto is a work of business literature collaboratively authored by Rick Levine, Christopher Locke, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger. It was first posted to the web in 1999 as a set of ninety-five theses, and was published as a b ...

                                               

Consumer privacy

Consumer privacy is information privacy as it relates to the consumers of products and services. A variety of social, legal and political issues arise from the interaction of the publics potential expectation of privacy and the collection and dis ...

                                               

Conversational commerce

Conversational commerce is e-commerce done via various means of conversation and using technology such as: speech recognition, natural language processing and artificial intelligence.

                                               

Customer to customer

Consumer to consumer markets provide an innovative way to allow customers to interact with each other. Traditional markets require business to customer relationships, in which a customer goes to the business in order to purchase a product or serv ...

                                               

Discovery shopping

Discovery shopping is a type of online shopping that emphasizes the browsing aspects of the shopping experience. Discovery shopping search offers shoppers guided queries for more personalized results. The goal is to recreate the experience of liv ...

                                               

Disintermediation

Disintermediation is the removal of intermediaries in economics from a supply chain, or "cutting out the middlemen" in connection with a transaction or a series of transactions. Instead of going through traditional distribution channels, which ha ...

                                               

E-commerce in Southeast Asia

Electronic commerce or e-commerce in Southeast Asia is the buying and selling of products and services over the internet in the countries of Southeast Asia. These practices reached Southeast Asia during the dot-com mania in the 1990s. After the d ...

                                               

E-services

E-services are services which use of information and communication technologies. The three main components of e-services are- service provider, service receiver and the channels of service delivery. For example, as concerned to public e-service, ...

                                               

Electronic business

Online Business or e-business is any kind of business or commercial transaction that includes sharing information across the internet. Commerce constitutes the exchange of products and services between businesses, groups and individuals and can b ...

                                               

Immersive commerce

Immersive commerce or iCommerce is an extension of E-commerce that focuses on improving customer experience by using augmented reality, virtual reality and immersive technology to create virtual smart stores from existing brick and mortar locatio ...

                                               

Impulse economy

"The Impulse Economy: Understanding Mobile Shoppers and What Makes Them Buy" is a book by Gary Schwartz that analyzes the evolution of mobile shopper behaviour. The book was first released in 2011 in the US and Canadian markets by Simon & Schuste ...

                                               

Intention economy

The intention economy is an approach to viewing markets and economies focusing on buyers as a scarce commodity. The consumers intent to buy drives the production of goods to meet their specific needs. It is also the title of Doc Searls book: The ...

                                               

Mobile commerce

The term mobile commerce was originally coined in 1997 by Kevin Duffey at the launch of the Global Mobile Commerce Forum, to mean "the delivery of electronic commerce capabilities directly into the consumer’s hand, anywhere, via wireless technolo ...

                                               

Mobile procurement

Mobile procurement is mobile business software that helps organizations streamline their procurement process from a mobile device. Features of mobile procurement software include mobile purchase order creation, on-demand notifications, and real-t ...

                                               

Omnichannel

Omnichannel is a cross-channel content strategy that organizations use to improve their user experience and drive better relationships with their audience across points of contact. Rather than working in parallel, communication channels and their ...

                                               

Online ticket brokering

Online ticket brokering is the resale of tickets through a web-based ticket brokering service. Prices on ticket brokering websites are determined by demand, availability, and the ticket reseller. Tickets sold through an online ticket brokering se ...

                                               

Paywall

A paywall is a method of restricting access to content via a purchase or paid subscription. Beginning in the mid-2010s, newspapers started implementing paywalls on their websites as a way to increase revenue after years of decline in paid print r ...

                                               

Product finder

Product finders are information systems that help consumers to identify products within a large palette of similar alternative products. Product finders differ in complexity, the more complex among them being a special case of decision support sy ...

                                               

Service as a product

Service as a product, freelancers, and independent contractors. It has been incorporated into the strategy of several leading web-based marketplace companies including AirBnB, Fiverr, Lyft, TaskRabbit, Uber and others, as listed in the SaaP marke ...

                                               

Shopping directory

An online shopping directory is a "Yellow Pages-Style" web directory that specializes in ecommerce sites. Inspired by the organizational structure used in traditional shopping mall directories, online shopping directories organize ecommerce sites ...

                                               

Showrooming

Showrooming is the practice of examining merchandise in a traditional brick-and-mortar retail store or other offline setting, and then buying it online, sometimes at a lower price. Online stores often offer lower prices than their brick and morta ...

                                               

Silent commerce

Silent Commerce is an expression for the execution of business transactions between electronic devices. It happens without assistance and in some cases even without awareness of the human owners of those devices. Another name for electronic comme ...

                                               

Social commerce

Social commerce is a subset of electronic commerce that involves social media, online media that supports social interaction, and user contributions to assist online buying and selling of products and services. More succinctly, social commerce is ...

                                               

Social shopping

Social shopping is a method of e-commerce where shoppers friends become involved in the shopping experience. Social shopping attempts to use technology to mimic the social interactions found in physical malls and stores. With the rise of mobile d ...

                                               

T-commerce

T-Commerce is a term describing trade via a digital TV-set which - besides its main functionality - acts as a marketing channel enabling bidirectional communication enabling interactive advertising and addressable advertising. It is part of Elect ...

                                               

Ubiquitous commerce

Ubiquitous Commerce also known as U-Commerce, u commerce or uCommerce, refers to a variety of goods and/or services. Sometimes, it is used to refer to the wireless, continuous communication and exchange of data and information between and among r ...

                                               

UN/CEFACT

UN/CEFACT is the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business. It was established as an intergovernmental body of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in 1996 and evolved from UNECEs long tradition of work in ...

                                               

Electronic Communications Convention

The United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts is a treaty that aims at facilitating the use of electronic communications in international trade. It was prepared by the United Nations Commission o ...

                                               

American system of manufacturing

The American system of manufacturing was a set of manufacturing methods that evolved in the 19th century. The two notable features were the extensive use of interchangeable parts and mechanization for production, which resulted in more efficient ...

                                               

American system of watch manufacturing

The American system of watch manufacturing is a set of manufacturing techniques and best-practices to be used in the manufacture of watches and timepieces. It is derived from the American system of manufacturing techniques, a set of general techn ...

                                               

Asset (economics)

An asset in economic theory is a durable good which can only be partially consumed or input as a factor of production which can only be partially used up in production. The necessary quality for an asset is that value remains after the period of ...

                                               

Average daily rate

Average Daily Rate is a statistical unit that is often used in the lodging industry. The number represents the average rental income per paid occupied room in a given time period. ADR along with the propertys occupancy are the foundations for the ...

                                               

A Behavioral Theory of the Firm

The behavioral theory of the firm first appeared in the 1963 book A Behavioral Theory of the Firm by Richard M. Cyert and James G. March. The work on the behavioral theory started in 1952 when March, a political scientist, joined Carnegie Mellon ...

                                               

Cash-flow diagram

A cash-flow diagram is a financial tool used to represent the cashflows associated with a security, "project", or business. As per the graphics, cash flow diagrams are widely used in structuring and analyzing securities, particularly swaps. They ...

                                               

Center for Business and Economic Research

The Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, formerly the Bureau of Business Research, is an economic policy and forecasting research center housed within the Miller College of Business at Ball State University in Muncie, ...

                                               

Chaos theory in organizational development

In organizational development, chaos theory is a subset of more general chaos theory that incorporates principles of quantum mechanics and presents them in a complex systems environment. To the observer the systems seem to be in chaos. Organizati ...

                                               

Complexity theory and organizations

Complexity theory and organizations, also called complexity strategy or complex adaptive organizations, is the use of the study of complexity systems in the field of strategic management and organizational studies. Complexity theory is an interdi ...

                                               

Composition-Based View

The composition-based view was recently developed by Luo and Child. It is a new theory that explicates the growth of firms without the benefit of resource advantages, proprietary technology, or market power. The CBV complements some existing theo ...

                                               

Computer simulation and organizational studies

Computer simulation is a prominent method in organizational studies and strategic management. While there are many uses for computer simulation, most academics in the fields of strategic management and organizational studies have used computer si ...

                                               

Engineering economics

For the application of engineering economics in the practice of civil engineering see Engineering economics. Engineering economics, previously known as engineering economy, is a subset of economics concerned with the use and ".application of econ ...

                                               

Engineering economics (civil engineering)

Engineering Economics in Civil Engineering, also known generally as engineering economics, or alternatively engineering economy, is a subset of economics, more specifically, microeconomics. It is defined as a "guide for the economic selection amo ...

                                               

Hawley's risk theory of profit

F. B. Hawley offered his risk theory of profit in 1893. According to Hawley, risk in business arose from product obsolescence, a sudden fall in prices, superior substitutes, natural calamities, or scarcity of certain crucial materials.

                                               

Hit-and-run tactics

Hit-and-run tactics is a tactical doctrine of using short surprise attacks, withdrawing before the enemy can respond in force, and constantly maneuvering to avoid full engagement with the enemy. The purpose is not to decisively defeat the enemy o ...

                                               

Incremental operating margin

Incremental operating margin is the increase or decrease of income from continuing operations before stock-based compensation, interest expense and income-tax expense between two periods, divided by the increase or decrease in revenue between the ...

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