Research Paper On Cooking Oil
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Thomas Cook, Shell, and eBay Business Analysis
A 16 page paper comparing and contrasting the industries and types of businesses represented by Shell Oil and Thomas Cook (eBay is mentioned only in passing and is not part of the analysis). All businesses require accurate and useful information on which to base business decisions. The types of information they need will depend on the types of industries in which they operate, however. While most Thomas Cook customers could be expected to have no opinion as to the ethics of that company, many are vitally interested in the same measure regarding Shell. All businesses are obliged to take advantage of the information available to them as a means of increasing their competitive advantage within their industries and markets. The paper discusses environmental analysis, segmentation, positioning and research for both Shell and Thomas Cook. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Scott Cook/Colonial Encounters
A 3 page reaction paper that reviews Scott B. Cook's monograph Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism, which offers a comprehensive overview of the "last and most extensive phase of Western expansionism," which occurred between 1870 and 1914 (Cook xii). The author's stated intention is to "underscore the great variety of colonial experiences," as well as examine the "basic characteristics of imperialism" (Cook xii). This analytical examination of this text indicates that Cook succeeds admirably and achieves this goal. No additional sources cited.
Cook and Cook's Good Faith and Truthful Ignorance and Family Relationships
A 4 page paper discussing typical family relationships in 16th century Latin America, during the early colonial period. It uses as its beginning Cook and Cook’s “Good Faith and Truthful Ignorance: A Case of Transatlantic Bigamy.” Today’s Latin American families have many more options open to them, but the attitudes and perceptions of the colonial period persist in the form of tradition. Today’s Latin American families are not as bound to their families – either those of birth or those married into – in practice, but tradition remains as the ideal. Bibliography lists 1 source.
Oil Production Questions
This 5 page paper answers 4 questions set by the student concerning the way in which oil production takes place within the US. The first question discusses the way in which production process for Marathon oil may be accelerated. The second question looks at the direct relationship that exists between the prices of crude oil and the price of gasoline at the pumps. The third question considers the way in which an oil company may try to keep prices at the pump the same and retain profits if the price of crude oil increases. The last section considers the impact of a potential long-term and on deep-sea oil drilling, and looks at the way in which US oil companies may be to remain competitive if this occurs. The bibliography cites 3 sources.