After returning diligently to his studies for a year, he entered the very prestigious Eighth Higher School as a physics major. Rather than be drafted at the beginning of World War II, Morita entered Osaka Imperial University, agreeing to serve in the navy following his graduation. At the university, he assisted his professors in research for the Japanese Imperial Navy. In 1944, Morita earned a degree in physics and was immediately commissioned as a lieutenant in the engineering corps for the Japanese Imperial Navy. While in the navy, he conducted research at the Aviation Technology Center into thermal guided weapons and night-vision gunsights.
Introduction Earmarked as one of the top 100 companies to work for is a feat in itself; with the current economy on the brink of disaster it is a challenge just staying in business. However, companies such as the Marriott and Intuit have managed to stay focused on the task and effectively maintain loyalty with both its workforce and its customers. Marriott International Inc– Is a lodging company that started as a rootbeer stand by J. Willard Marriott and his wife in 1927 in Washington DC; the company eventually expanded to worldwide operations and franchisor with a broad portfolio in hotels and related lodging facilities. According to M2 Presswire (2009), “[Marriott] employs about 151,000 people. The company recorded revenues of $12,990 million during the financial year (FY) ended December 2007, an increase of 8.3% over 2006.
Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG) is an integrated property development, investment and management group of companies. It has achieved one of the greatest feats of civic transformation – developing previously derelict docklands into over 15 million square feet of office, retail and leisure space across its iconic business and shopping district in inner London. In the last two decades it has developed more top-quality office space in London than any other company, helping to position the capital as one of the best places in the world to locate a business. Canary Wharf’s 35 completed buildings, including three shopping malls, are occupied by many of the world’s best companies employing 95,000 people in a diverse range of industries. CWG has successfully delivered several projects away from Canary Wharf, including in the City of London.
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.
His team had discovered and exploited business opportunities that saved Xerox millions of dollars a years. Their budget grown from $400000 to $4 million, its staff rose from 4 employees to 42. Discipline Clendenin had served in the Marine Corps for 12 years. He believes in the culture of a definite way of doing and an order to things that is often explicit which also the same as the atmosphere of Xerox Company. John strictly confirmed what the Xerox’s CEO, David Kearns said that increasing the company’s return on assets (ROA) was a major corporate objective.
“Virgin is a leading branded venture capital organization and is one of the world's most recognized and respected brands. Conceived in 1970 by Sir Richard Branson, the Virgin Group has gone on to grow very successful businesses in sectors ranging from mobile telephony to transportation, travel, financial services, media, music and fitness.” (Virgin website: http://www.virgin.com/about-us/ Retrieved on 1/11/2009) I choose Virgin as there are quite a lot of human variables and interesting organizational structure in the Virgin Group. Human variables are significance in Virgin Group. Richard Branson, as the chairman of the Virgin Group, he is a really creative man. He launched over 350 companies in the brand of Virgin, which include transportation, music community services, media.
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
It then grew into one of the most successful and profitable companies in the world. Henry Ford was 40 years old when he founded the Ford Motor Company. They sold their first car shortly after starting up, about a month after incorporation. One of the most inventive things that the Ford Motor Company did was be the
GM has led in global sales for 77 years in a row (1911-2009) longer than any other automaker and does business in more than 130 countries. They employ well over 200 thousand people in all parts of the world. Making suck models as Cadillac, GMC, Buick, and many other models. After, filing Chapter 11 we will see if GM still remains a top 10 Fortune 500 company(currently ranked 6 as of 2009) because of the recent economic conditions that the United States are facing. He is the rightful person that stirred the company in the right way so that the company could out of the filing of Chapter 11.
Wal-Mart Sam Walton is the founder of the super retail chain Wal-Mart. In 1962, he successfully opened the first Wal-Mart store in Rodgers, Arkansas. Wal-Mart has since become the most powerful retail store worldwide. Wal-Mart employs 2.2 million people worldwide and serves 200 million customers weekly at more than 10,000 stores in 27 countries (Walmart Stores, Inc., 2012). The Wal-Mart retail chain is successful because of their proficient ability to execute the four functions of management, which includes planning, organizing, directing, and controlling.