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26 juil. 2014

Drug Trafficking in West Africa - The Case of Guinea-Bissau

Étude de cas - 6 pages - Relations internationales

When the police seized cocaine worth 15% of the country's annual income, two explanations emerged, either Africa is one of the poorest in the world or it has an alarming drug-trafficking problem. In the case of Guinea-Bissau, both explanations are valid. The whole of West Africa is...

12 août 2011

Understanding the tendencies in the use of private military and security companies in international security management

Étude de cas - 8 pages - Management organisation

The recent war in Iraq reveals the growing importance of the phenomenon of privatization of security and defense activities. It has been estimated that more than 20,000 private contractors were hired in Iraq to carry out military and security related activities. These new soldiers...

07 août 2014

Economic partnership agreements

Dissertation - 38 pages - Économie générale

The developing countries are negotiating preferential trade agreements with the European Union since always. This paper will explain the different treaties which have been put in place along the way between 1957 and now. Since it would be too long to describe the situation implying all the ACP...

17 Sept. 2008

China in Africa: a new form of colonisation?

Dissertation - 5 pages - Relations internationales

China maintains a privileged relationship with Africa. From 2000 to 2005, trade between the two countries has increased from US$10 billion to US$ 28billion. By the end of 2005, China has established more than 800 enterprises in Africa involving a total investment of US$6 billion. It has signed...

18 juil. 2014

Analysis of the creation United States of Africa

Dissertation - 24 pages - Relations internationales

The United States of Africa is a project that has been raising issues for decades. Indeed, many international actors, activists groups, countries and other companies are concerned about the unity of an African people formed as a strong and powerful continent. It is true that many key topics are...

03 Janv. 2011

What is the Chinese government's energy strategy to guarantee its energy requirements and its dynamic growth rate?

Thèse - 50 pages - Théories & notions économiques

Some energies are essential to develop economies and industries of developed countries since the industrial revolution: coal, gas and oil. 90 % of the world consumption is based on these energies. Several factors involve that countries need more and more of these energies: high technologies, car...

29 Janv. 2008

Utilising case studies of your choice assess the extent to which private and public measures can create sustainable tourism at destinations

Dissertation - 8 pages - Écologie et environnement

Tourism is one of the world's largest industries and one of its fastest growing economic sectors. It has a multitude of impacts, both positive and negative, on people's lives and on the environment. Sustainable tourism, as defined by the WWF is: “tourism and associated...

12 juil. 2006

The Argentina Crisis - The IMF's Guinea Pig

Dissertation - 12 pages - Économie générale

In 2001, Argentina, the former model pupil of the International Monetary fund of the nineties, declared default in all its public debt. This is one of the most harrowing economic crises in the history of Argentina. Several crisis-fighting actions like the freezing of bank accounts or the...

24 mai 2008

Fair trade in Europe: overview and perspectives

Mémoire - 75 pages - Économie générale

Fair trade is a movement born after the Globalization. It's a consequence of the growth of exchanges. To develop their economy, countries have been forced to trade with their neighbors and the territories around them, etc…Finally countries have abolished their barriers and established...

22 févr. 2011

Business Ethics: The China-Africa relationship

Étude de cas - 11 pages - Relations internationales

On the one hand, Africa, the second most populous continent in the world with an estimated population of 945 million inhabitants in an area of 30 million km², a continent rich in natural resources (diamonds, gold, etc ) and natural resources (oil, coal, natural gas) but eternally the ugly...

10 juil. 2012

Football governance: Is the current governance model stable and sustainable?

Étude de cas - 20 pages - Sport

“Organized football” had started as an amateur and European sport. But for fifteen years, football has become a “big business” throughout the world. During the nineties, TV channels have understood the growing popularity of football and have turned this sport from...

31 Janv. 2015

Business Ethic: Chinese Oil Company in Africa

Étude de cas - 11 pages - Marchés étrangers

Tripling in the last five years, its trades with the black continent to at $37 billion in 2005, China presents Africa one of its spearheads concerning its world progression and its influence networks. A geopolitical strategy which strongly displeases Western countries, Africa and its raw...

27 avril 2008

Relationships between China and Cameroon

Dissertation - 8 pages - Sciences politiques

Is Cameroon in love with China? China's growing presence in Africa is now obvious. Trade between China and Africa has multiplied three times in five years. African people are both rejoicing and concerned at the same time, by this new alternative power. I choose to speak...

03 juin 2009

Crisis Management: a Report on Pfizer and the Trovan Crisis

Étude de cas - 14 pages - Management organisation

We decided to study the Trovan crisis that affected Pfizer as we found it particularly interesting. If one delves into the circumstances which contributed to provoke the Trovan crisis, it is indeed an intriguing story. We also thought that it would be quite enriching to analyze how a...

18 juil. 2014

Tendencies towards privatization of international security management

Dissertation - 9 pages - Sciences politiques

In March 2004, after two foreign soldiers were found dead, the world learned that the troops deployed by the United States in Iraq did not consist solely of local soldiers. A shadow army, composed by more than 100000 contractors was there, and among them thousands of heavily armed mercenaries...

29 Nov. 2006

The place of the French language in our society

Dissertation - 13 pages - Linguistique & langues

The French language is one those languages which are spoken all around the world. It's the 11th most used language through the world, the second most commonly-taught second language in the world (after English) and the official language in 29 countries . According to some estimations, more than...

13 Janv. 2011

China's economical and ethical rise in the African continent

Thèse - 9 pages - Théories & notions économiques

The paper is based on the theme of an article that emphasizes on China's role in Africa. We first learn about the contents of the article and then state the status quo of the collaboration between the country and the continent. After description, we will go through a critical thinking section...

24 mai 2013

Knowledge, power and development

Étude de cas - 5 pages - Sciences de l'éducation

United Nations report 1951: rapid economic progress and painful adjustments Truman: ‘fair deal' - the US and the world have to solve the problems of the underdeveloped areas (misery, food inadequate, poverty, disease…). He develops the idea that humanity has the knowledge to relieve the...

20 août 2014

World War I: Initiation, Fighting, Casualties, Armistice

Étude de cas - 30 pages - Sciences politiques

World War I was a military conflict that took place in practice in Europe from 1914 to 1918(although administratively continued until 1923 for the countries concerned by the Treaty of Lausanne, the last to be signed July 24, 1923). Considered one of the key events of the twentieth century, this...

16 août 2006

A Strategic Overview of men's cosmetics: An Industry Profile

Étude de marché - 28 pages - Marketing luxe

The men's cosmetics market was estimated at 10 billion in 2004. It increased by 43% from 1997 to 2002 (in France global turnover of men's cosmetics increased by 140% from 1998 to 2003 and reached 42.16 million in 2003). Data-monitor forecasts that the US and European men's cosmetics...

05 Sept. 2014

Corporate Social Responsibility How far should it go?

Dissertation - 16 pages - Management organisation

Corporate Social Responsability, how far should it go? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is 'the policy and practice of a corporation social involvement beyond its legal obligations for the benefit of the society at large'. CSR aims to make any negative impact small or non existent,...

07 juin 2018

How is the cosmetic marketing depicted based on culture?

Mémoire - 94 pages - Marketing luxe

For ages, in depth analyses address the cultural issue worldwide. A key consideration for marketing managers is recognizing that cultures are based upon different assumptions about the way societies should do things. A set of criteria underlined over this paper maintains the controversy between...

07 août 2014

The negative effects of the globalization process on the least developed countries

Dissertation - 6 pages - Économie générale

The globalization process began thirty years ago with the borders opening promoted by the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (now called World Trade Organization). In spite of the fact that 32 of the 50 LDC are members of the WTO, their influence is not as important as the United-State's and...

15 Sept. 2008

L'essor de l'impérialisme à la fin du XIXème siècle

Fiche - 11 pages - Histoire contemporaine : XIXe, XXe et XXIe

Document: Fiche d'histoire : L'essor de l'impérialisme à la fin du XIXème siècle Extrait: La période qui s'ouvre en 1898 est celle des « temps heureux de la croissance », surtout à partir de 1905. A cette époque, la politique extérieure de la France s'infléchit et...

07 août 2014

La société - publié le 11/03/2013

Cours - 22 pages - Économie générale

• Relation entre des personnes : idée de contrat (acte volontaire) ou de compagnie. • Etat de vie collective : entourage, communauté. • Organisation en vue d'un but précis : congrégation, coopérative, société (sens éco). Social, sociable, sociabilité, socialiser, sociétaire,...

02 Mars 2002

"The impetus for decolonisation rested more with metropolitan initiatives than with African nationalist pressures." Discuss

Dissertation - 5 pages - Histoire contemporaine : XIXe, XXe et XXIe

The independences of the African countries ran from 1922 (Egypt) to 1990s (Namibia). But these independencies were the result of many decades of evolution; in the colonizing countries policy and in the growing African nationalism. Both aspects were actually very linked; chronologically and...

03 févr. 2011

The Tourism sector in Chile

Étude de cas - 8 pages - Théories & notions économiques

Between 1973 and the early 1990s, Chile underwent a troubled political situation with a dictatorship situation of the government. Logically, the destinations in this situation remain on the sidelines of world tourism. But when the political crisis in Chile had subsided, giving way to democracy...

23 févr. 2008

Global warming

Dissertation - 7 pages - Écologie et environnement

In today's society, environmental issues have an important impact on business and industrial decisions and are becoming part and parcel of economics. We live in scorching summers, the winters seem to be milder from year to year, and the seasons seem to have disappeared. Are these observations...

12 juil. 2014

Is the Organization Man irresponsible ?

Dissertation - 3 pages - Management organisation

Organizations are not only business organizations but include the army, the administration, the education system etc… «Organizations are omnipresent in modern societies. Individuals are born in a health organization, are trained for years in educative organizations, then are employed in...

22 août 2012

Can we consider corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a mean of recognition for multinationals company?

Étude de cas - 70 pages - Stratégie

Ethics has been a very important subject for thinkers since ancient times. The definition of ethics, a reflection on the reasons for desiring justice and harmony and how to achieve these, will be a valuable aid in the development of this thesis. It establishes the criteria for acting freely in a...