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  • Aids - 1,140 words
    ... f the mouth by the fungus Candida Albicans, is common in the early symptomatic phase of AIDS. Other infectious fungi include species of the genus Cryptococcus, a major cause of Meningitis in up to 13 percent of people with AIDS. Also, infection by the fungus Histoplasma Capsulatum affects up to 10 percent of people with AIDS, causing general weight loss, fever, and respiratory complications or severe central nervous system complications if the infection reaches the brain. Viral opportunistic infections, especially with members of the Herpes virus family, are common in people with AIDS. One Herpes family member, Cytomegalovirus (CMV), infects the retina of the eye and can result in blindn ...
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  • Ben And Jerry - 1,403 words
    Ben And Jerry Ben & Jerrys first started in 1978 on the corner of St.Paul and College streets in Burlington, Vermont. Ben and Jerry met in 1963 while in 7th grade gym class. That was the start of their lifelong friendship and partnership in business. Their first ice cream stand was an old renovated gas station in downtown Burlington. Ben and Jerry started their corporation with a $12,000 investment. The outstanding taste of their ice cream, which comes from the fresh Vermont milk and cream, would soon turn their $12,000 investment into a multi-million dollar corporation. Ben & Jerrys Homemade, Inc. is a Vermont (USA) corporation. "We make super premium ice cream, frozen yogurt, and ice cream ...
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  • Data Mining In A Nut Shell - 1,744 words
    Data Mining In A Nut Shell In today's business world, information about the customer is a necessity for a businesses trying to maximize its profits. A new, and important, tool in gaining this knowledge is Data Mining. Data Mining is a set of automated procedures used to find previously unknown patterns and relationships in data. These patterns and relationships, once extracted, can be used to make valid predictions about the behavior of the customer. Data Mining is generally used for four main tasks: (1) to improve the process of making new customers and retaining customers; (2) to reduce fraud; (3) to identify internal wastefulness and deal with that wastefulness in operations, and (4) to c ...
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  • Does Mcdonalds Offer A Model Which Other Businesses Should Follow - 1,563 words
    Does McdonaldS Offer A Model Which Other Businesses Should Follow? Does McDonalds offer a model which other businesses should follow? At first, most people must have laughed at the idea of a chain of restaurants selling identical products all over the country, but little did they know that the genius idea that they had mocked would go on to revolutionise the business environment of the future. McDonalds is now the international market leader for fast food, and has been ever since its pioneering first restaurant was launched in San Bernardino, California in 1948. Historical Background The original founders of McDonalds, and the fast-food concept, were brothers Dick and Mac McDonald. In 1948, ...
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  • Emerging Waterborne Pathogens - 668 words
    Emerging Waterborne Pathogens In todays food preparation world waterborne pathogens are becoming a real threat. Why? Simply because in todays culture people are quick to blame the food industry for most cases of disintary or other ill effects caused by bacteria. In this paper several things will be discussed. To understand what Im trying to say, you must understand a few key terms. First lets define waterborne pathogen. A waterborne pathogen is a micro-organism whose ability to cause disease has recently been identified. Now that you know what a waterborne pathogen is lets name a few. 1. Bacteria in the form of, Arcobacter Butzleri Helicobacter Pylori And E. Coli 2. Viruses Rotaviruses and A ...
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  • Food, College Style - 950 words
    Food, College Style Coming to this school, one of my biggest fears was what the food would be like. I knew there would be no way I could last a whole year here if the food was terrible, and my budget didn't allow eating out very often. At home when the high school cafeteria food was bad, I could always go home and get a good meal. Here, however, I couldn't just go home if the food was bad. I would just have to choke it down or starve. After I'd been here awhile, and had a couple of meals from Morrison's food service my fears were relaxed. I realized that the food wasn't that bad, and that I'd be able to make it the year without starving to death. My evaluation of Morrison's food service was ...
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  • Fritolay Tostistos - 719 words
    Frito-Lay Tostistos In 1932, Elmer Doolin, who was in the ice-cream business, bought a recipe for corn chips from a Mexican man who was eager to leave the states and return home. From him Doolin acquired 19 accounts and old manufacturing equipment in hopes to start an entirely new industry in America. The first manufacturing plant for Fritos Corn Chips started out in Doolins mothers kitchen. With a lot of hard work, Elmers sales increased and new equipment and packaging were soon needed. After WW II he would grant H.W. Lay and Company, a source of potato chips and snack foods, an exclusive franchise to manufacture and distribute Fritos Corn Chips. The two companies would work close together ...
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  • Gender Communication In The Workplace - 1,845 words
    Gender Communication In The Workplace Communication between males and females has always been somewhat complicated. Because we are arguing that males and females have different cultures we wanted to take a look at what some of these differences might be. According to our research the inherent differences between male and female culture are the different roles that society holds for them and the ways these roles lead to different communication styles. The stereotypes that men and women grow up with affect the types of ways in which they communicate. We first wanted to take a look at how they specifically differ while men and women are arguing or having normal conversations. We also looked at ...
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  • Going Beyond A Pat On The Back - 1,090 words
    ... meet with me today at the start of the meeting can set a respectful tone and facilitate the employees acceptance of responsibility." Other common mistakes Steinbrecher focused on was the assumption of a "child-parent" posture, as opposed to taking on a mature, unemotional tone. Also, the employee should be asked and not told what the problem is, and should be made to commit to a specific plan of resolution. Several companies, realizing that the needs of a younger generation (generation "x" and younger) differ from those of older workers. According to Barbara Kaplan, Director of Human Resources for Fridays International, parent company of TGIFridays, "You need to provide a work environmen ...
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  • Going Beyond A Pat On The Back - 1,040 words
    Going beyond a Pat on the Back Motivation Theory at Work in the Food Service Industry Americas love affair with restaurants has never been greater. According to Roy Alonso of the National Restaurant Association, there were over 750,000 locations offering food services of some sort in the United States as of 1997. It is estimated that half of all adults are foodservice patrons on a typical day, and over 43 cents of the consumers food dollar is spent at these establishments. In 1997, sales of restaurants of all types topped $286 billion dollars, and experienced a growth rate of twenty percent. However, all is no t well in the industry. With the national unemployment rate hovering around five ...
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  • Going Beyond A Pat On The Back - 1,089 words
    ... o meet with me today at the start of the meeting can set a respectful tone and facilitate the employees acceptance of responsibility. Other common mistakes Steinbrecher focused on was the assumption of a child-parent posture, as opposed to taking on a mature, unemotional tone. Also, the employee should be asked and not told what the problem is, and should be made to commit to a specific plan of resolution. Several companies, realizing that the needs of a younger generation (generation x and younger) differ from those of older workers. According to Barbara Kaplan, Director of Human Resources for Fridays International, parent company of TGIFridays, You need to provide a work environment th ...
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  • Group 1 - 1,748 words
    Group1 1 OUR FOOD SYSTEM After a long hard day of work you sit down in your comfortable recliner and open up your favorite snack. But when you reach into grab a piece, you pull out a dead bug. Suddenly many thoughts come into your mind, you wonder how did the bug get there and was it dead or alive. Is it harmful or carry a disease. You ask yourself did the bug come from the United States or another country and where was your snack made? As all these questions come into your head, you wonder who can give you the answers. Fortunately, the government thought about these conflicts and established several governmental agencies to protect Americans in food safety. These agencies are responsible fo ...
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  • Illegal Immigration And The Economy - 1,295 words
    Illegal Immigration And The Economy Illegal Immigration and the Economy Illegal immigration has become one of the key political issues of the 1990s, especially in border states such as California. The Bureau of the Census estimates that there are now 4 million illegal aliens living in the United States and that about 300,000 more settle permanently each year. Four million illegal immigrants is undeniably a large number of people, but it is far below the invading army of 8 million 10 million aliens regularly reported in the media and by anti-immigrant lobbyists. Illegal aliens constitute only about 1.5 percent of the 260 million people living in the United States. Myopic and xenophobic Americ ...
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  • Marketing Plan - 1,481 words
    Marketing Plan Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. I. Executive Summary Green Mountain Coffee Roasters currently has a revenue growth rate of 35.5% over the last 5 years. This company is growing right along side the fastest growing portion of the of the coffee industry, the high-end specialty coffee market. Green Mountain is a product leader in this category, they emphasize quality and enjoyment of their product. Green Mountain's target market is no question wholesaler's. Green Mountain has over 5,000 wholesale accounts that currently account for 94% of their revenue. In this marketing plan I thoroughly go through who their wholesale customers are, the relationships they have with them, and ...
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  • Mc Donalds Corporation - 1,842 words
    Mc Donald`s Corporation McDonald's Corporation is the world's leading food service organization. The corporation started out as a small drive-through in 1948 by two brothers, Dick and Mac McDonald. Raymond Albert Kroc, a salesman, saw a great opportunity in this market and advised Dick and Mac to expand their operation and open new restaurants. In 1961 Kroc bought out the McDonald brothers. By 1967 McDonalds expanded its operations to countries outside the U.S.A. This unyielding expansion led the Corporation to open 23,000 McDonald's restaurants in 110 countries in 1994, producing $3.4 bn in annual revenues. In addition, McDonald's opens a new restaurant every three hours. Also, McDonald's h ...
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  • Pepsico - 1,108 words
    Pepsico pepsico 1. Introduction: 1 What is PEPSICO? 1 Brief History of PEPSICO 1 Business Segments 1 Frito-Lay 1 Pepsi-Cola Company 2 Tropicana 3 2. Company Analysis: 4 External Analysis 4 PEST Analysis: 4 Porters Diamond: 5 Five Forces 8 Internal Analysis 9 Porters Value Chain 9 Boston Consulting Group 12 Financial Analysis 13 SWOT 14 Strength 14 Weakness 14 Opportunities 14 Threats 15 3. Conclusions 15 Marketing 15 General 15 4. Recommendations 16 Bibliography 17 Appendix 17 Appendix I 17 Appendix II 17 Appendix III 17 Appendix IV 17 Appendix V 17 Appendix VI 17 1. Introduction: What is PEPSICO? PepsiCo is one of the most successful beverage and snack food business in the world. The compan ...
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  • Pizza: Restaurant Fast Food Industry Analysis - 1,997 words
    Pizza: Restaurant & Fast Food Industry Analysis THE RESTAURANT & FAST FOOD INDUSTRY ANALYSIS OF THE PIZZA CHAIN SECTOR THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AND HISTORY Where and when did the fast food concept come into play? Consider the hamburger. While German immigrants brought the first Hamburg Style Steak to the United States in the early 19th century, the humble hamburger, White Castle, became the basis for a new kind of restaurant in 1916 called the fast food chain. J. Walter Anderson, who sold five-cent hamburgers with french-fries and colas, opened the oldest burger chain. Other restaurants followed and in 1948 brothers Richard and Maurice Mac McDonalds figured out a fresh approach that would pro ...
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  • Product Portfolio - 1,710 words
    Product Portfolio Pepsi Cola Pepsi Cola beverage business was founded at turn of the century by Caleb Bradham a New Bern N.C druggist who formulated Pepsi Cola. Pepsi Cola Company now produces and markets nearly 200 refreshment beverages to retail, restaurants and food service customers in more then 190 countries and territories around the world and generates revenue of over 18 billion dollars. Although Pepsi holdings over the years have become diverse in such fields as the snack industry and restaurants industry this portfolio will discuss its core business and its highly successful business of beverages. The soft drink industry customer base is probably the widest and deepest base in a wor ...
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  • Proxemics - 1,146 words
    Proxemics Spacial Relations Spacial relations is a complex subject that can be interpreted in many different ways. A clear explanation of spatial relations is easily understood with the study of proxemics. So what is proxemics? Well the term proxemics came from E.T. Hall, a researcher in 1963. Proxemics is the study of the nature, degree, and effect of the spatial separation individuals naturally maintain (as in various social and interpersonal situations) and of how this separation relates to environmental and cultural factors. Proxemics is made up of featured spaces: fixed space, semi-fixed, and informal. Space around a person is set up into zones representing comfort and non-comfort. Fixe ...
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  • School Lunches - 1,149 words
    School Lunches A visit to a school lunchroom at noon would quickly dispel any preconceived view of how lunch goes down in children. Most youngsters will dive for the cookies first eat a bite or two out of the sandwich and the apple, throw away the rest, and turn to the serious business of snack foods. There are approximately 25 million children in 93,000 schools who receive breakfast and lunch through the school cafeteria. Although research has shown that eating healthy at an early age helps youngsters develop good eating habits, these lunches and breakfasts are loaded with fat, sodium, sugar and are low in fiber. A nutritious diet will positively affect the performance of a student work (Sh ...
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