According to the National Football League (NFL) figures, 45% of its television audience is made up of women. Officials say women make up 45% of baseball’s television audience and 43% of its attendance. NBA officials estimate 40% of their attendance and television audiences made up of women. More women than ever are attending NBA games. Bill Sutton, a marketing consultant for the Cleveland Cavaliers and other NBA teams indicated “the number of female fans is increasing, and the number of games they’re attending is increasing.
Data is collected from available secondary sources and the methodology results of study conducted at GSK by Carleysmith, Dufton, & Altria (2009) are applied on Bio-Rad.
Different job-designs and perks aimed at facilitating different employees as per their personal needs definitely leads to higher productivity of employees as they feel sense of attachment and affiliation with their organization and in order to be successful organizations have to pursue one or more such strategies. For example in order to overcome work-family conflicts and to increase productivity, employers should introduce family friendly programs for workers having family. It is also seen that any such conflict leads to such drastic results as absenteeism, turnovers, less productivity etc. On the other hand productivity of employees is seen to increase when they are being offered benefits like flexi-hours, child care centers and telecommuting etc. (Kossek & Ozeki, 1999)
A third approach to e-learning is blended learning which can be defined as; a combination of various technology based modes of learning, or a mixture of virtual and direct interactional learning or a combination of e-learning techniques with actual job related issues to make learning more effective and fruitful. Blended learning helps organizations to increase the level of acceptance of e-learning among its employees. (Driscoll, 2002)
Five competitive forces in industry also affect the growth prospect of any product/firm. These forces include rivalry, threat of new entrants, threat of substitute products, bargaining power of supplier and bargaining power of buyer.