Phil Knight By: Matthew Mata Career Prep- 1st period January 9, 2013 The Entrepreneur I picked to do my “Famous Entrepreneur Project” over is a man named Phil Knight. The reason I picked Phil Knight is because he created my favorite company that makes athletic attire such as shirts, jackets, shorts, socks, underwear, hats, gloves, watches, glasses, wallets, goggles, sweat pants, and my favorite shoes. I’m sure there are a lot of other things they make but those are just the ones that I buy from them. Phil Knight started when he was around twenty six years old. He was going to school for his MBA at Stanford in the early '60s, Knight took a class with Frank Shallenberger.
While at Northwestern, Hall attended classes with a fellow student named Carroll L. Griffith who would later go on to become the founder of Griffith Laboratories. After graduation, Hall earned a graduate degree from the University of Chicago. Hall was soon hired by the Western Electric Company through a telephone interview. When he showed up for his first day, however, he was told by a personnel officer that "we don't take niggers." Recovering from this slight, he began working for the Chicago Department of Health as a chemist and was promoted in 1917 to senior chemist.
NAME: ASARE BEDIAKO ASABERE KOFI INDEX NUMBER; 3240409 CLASS: ARCHITECTURE THREE (3) COURSE: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN THEORY REPORT ON THE ARCHITECT, MARIO CUCINELLA EARLY LIFE Mario Cucinella was born in Italy in 1960. He studied architecture at the University of Genoa and graduated in 1987 at the age of 27 with a degree in architecture. He proceeded to work with renowned architect, Renzo Piano at his building workshop in Genoa and occasionally in Paris. LIFE AS A PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT In 1992, he formed his own firm, Mario Cucinella Architects (MCA) in Paris and later in 1999 in Bologna, Italy. Early on the office had great success in international competitions and also in research and industrial MARIO CUCINELLA design.
Boyz 2 men is an American R&B vocal group best known for their emotional songs and a cappella harmonies. The quartet won 4 grammys and the trio won 2. They are the most successful R&B groups of all time selling over 60 million albums worldwide. The group was originally a quartet but Michael McCary left the group in 2003 due to his health issues. the groups first single was end of the road which hit number one on charts, it stayed number one for 13 weeks straight.
Tsu Wong graduated with a degree in aeronautical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, so bearing in mind that Westervelt and Tsu Wong were both Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni’s, Westervelt referred Wong to Boeing. During Wong’s interview Boeing assured his security in Seattle for one year in return to aid harvest a successful company, so he was then commissioned as the company’s chief aeronautical engineer. According to Balmaceda (n.d.) Tsu Wong
You are a practicing CPA at Gibbons, Johnson & Tannun, LLP. You recently received a new medium-sized client, ABI, Inc., a construction company that builds and renovates office buildings. Since the tornado went through your town, ABI, Inc., has had more projects than it can handle. ABI’s gross revenues for 2011 were $12 million dollars, up from $150,000 in 2010. Alex expects the revenues to grow by 30% for the next three years because cleanup of the devastating tornado will take that long.
Competitive Capabilities: Prior to 1990s Kodak had invested huge in R&D. Moreover, its century of innovation and development of photographic images gave Kodak tremendous depth of understanding of recording and processing images. Central to Kodak’s imaging capability was its color management capability. In the digitizing color and transferring digital images to paper, Kodak possessed a powerful set of complementary technologies in sensing, color management and thermal printing. Market advantage: Through its wider distribution network, it has been able to maintain a huge market coverage and accessibility. It had worldwide distribution presence - primarily through retail photography stores, film processors, and professional photographers.
It wasn’t long before the business took off and within a ten year period they were the leader in their field. Bouleau & Huntley were renowned throughout the United States for their high-quality professionalism and began to look abroad to expand their operation. The firm proved to be successful with many offices around the world. By 2012, Bouleau & Huntley had “42 offices, 325 partners and revenues in excess of US$1.2 billion.” (Wirtz & Lowe, 2012) Bouleau & Huntley created new divisions that focused on executive compensation, personnel management, insurance consulting, and reinsurance consulting. In the Philippines, many high profile companies were seeking the services of Bouleau & Huntley, so in 1998 they opened an office in Metro Manila.
As a Brahma Tech student at Diamond Bar high school, I am required to complete a 150 hour summer internship which relates to Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. So, as I was searching for an internship, I found one through the help of my father’s friend who knows a business that would hire interns. This business is named Sunland Groups which does Real Estate Development and Construction. In order to prepare for my internship, I have asked my parents and my sister for some advice so I would do great in my internship. In my internship, I have gained experience, I have gained working skills, and it affected my life.
Internal and External Factors On or about the year 1952, Puerto Rico had the pleasure to have visionary business men who change the history of car business in the Island. Mr. Carlos Quinones who after graduating as an automotive mechanic started his dream of having his own auto mechanic shop and named it Garage Isla Verde. Mr. Quinones worked long hours to keep his business running and overcoming the different internal and external factors. Since day one Mr. Quiñones planned to become the number one automotive service shop in the area. Along with his wife they delivered the strategic value of the business.