Conflict or Blood Diamonds
Diamonds gained through war and violence
Unique type of deposit
Near surface of ground; basically like mining for gold; critical because very easy to
seize land as opposed to traditional di
MNGT 4100 3/19/13
Ch. 11, 12, 13 on exam & videos 47 ?s Ch. 10 exam is NEXT THURSDAY! 3/28
Founded in 1957 by charismatic leader
Designed clothes to help himself for hiking
Surfboard analogy let my people surf idea that if there are
Red Flag #6
On Dec. 15, 2003, Pharmalat's founder Calisto Tanzi resigned as CEO after leading
the company for over 40 years
Auditor for Pharmalat from 1990-1999
Grant Thornton was replaced by _ and
_ % of expatriate spouses are employed before assignment but only _ % are
employed during assignment. What does this imply?
60%, 21%. Spouse gives up job.
_% of spouses are male.
25%. Businesses feel it is "unsafe" t
DeBeer's finally settled price fixing case in _.
In 1990, DeBeer's had 90% market share. In 2000 it had 65%. Why the drop?
New players and major discoveries of diamonds in Australia, Canada and Russia. By
Cassette tapes convenient so charge $_ more
2003, Apple came out with ?
iTunes = legitimate source for downloading music; close looped system, must have
Top 5 music categories in 2003
Rock - 25.2%
MNGT 4100 Exam 5 (1)
De Beers Slides
Chairman of De Beers Diamonds
Blood or Conflict diamonds
1955 GE made manmade diamonds
After 1955, not actual demand for natural diamonds anymore
Purely cosmetic source
Rebels come & seize