Please submit a 5-research paper (plus cover page and reference page) related to the topic you researched a couple of weeks ago for the annotated bibliography.
Your research paper should be in APA format.
Your research paper should include:
The paper should include the following:
Title page in APA format
Introduction with thesis statement (one paragraph)
Background Section (at least two paragraphs)
Literature Review (at least three paragraphs)
Personal Reflection (at least one paragraph)
Conclusion (one paragraph)
References in APA format (at least six sources)
USE THE OUTLINE AND ANOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR TOPIC AND CONTEXT REFERENCE, I’LL SUBMIT THE RESEARCH PAPER WITH THESE TWO FILLES ATTACHED SO EVERYTHING NEEDS TO FLOW TOGETHER.
Running head: Distribution as a Determinant of Business Success 1
Distribution as a Determinant of Business Success 7
Annotated Bibliography of Distribution as a Determinant of Business Success
Larissa Vanolli Cardoso
Southern States University
Annotated Bibliography of Distribution as a Determinant of Business Success
Kathan, W., Matzler, K., & Veider, V. (2016). The sharing economy: Your business model’s friend or foe? Business Horizons, 59(6), 663-672. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bushor.2016.06.006 The sharing of an economy is a rising pattern in product and services consumption. It possesses tremendous challenges and threats to businesses that do not advocate for distributing their services and products to their prospective customers. This trend poses a challenge on whether the distribution is embraced to mark its success in the competitive market. Existing businesses are thriving in the competitive market because of advocating for proper distribution channels of their products and services to their prospective customers. W Kathan explains how the company can have prolonged transformational consumption and distribution behavior since the trend in the distribution and consumption of goods and services positively affects the business models. Business managers are urged to have a working, and a positive plan that ensures the product and services flow to their customers is achieved without hindrance and many obstacles that may prevent goods from being transported to their destinations.
Kijewska, K., Torbacki, W., & Iwan, S. (2018). Application of AHP and DEMATEL methods to choose and analyze the measures for distributing goods in the Szczecin region. Sustainability, 10(7), 2365. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10072365 Urban centers have been the centers of innovation and businesses. Transport is mandatory, and hence the distribution of those goods and services is unavoidable. These businesses cannot perform well in urban centers without a well-established mode of distribution of goods and services. The complexity of decisions regarding the distribution and transport channels in businesses that are in urban centers are worth their success. Many companies may opt to use some processes like Analytic and Hierarchy Process while another uses the Making Trial and Evaluation Laboratory Method to make the distribution channel adequate and that the business stands out to compete favorably in the world’s competitive market. All this aims to analyze the logistics that are favorable to the company. The distribution channel taken from the said method is effective and cost-friendly to the business. K Kijewska explains the reason for obtaining the best strategy and channel of distribution of goods and services.
Antún, J. P. (2016). Corporative trends in the urban distribution of goods in Mexico City. Transportation Research Procedia, 18, 51-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2016.12.007 Product and service distribution is fundamental to the success of a company. The management of the business values logistics processes. The changing trends of distribution in the urban-metropolitan-based companies are an issue that is well looking at since its technical support and technical implementation in the company’s processes is vital to the success of the company in the highly competitive market globally. Better physical distribution of goods and services offer a better competitive position for a business or a company in the market, and in the end, it results in better lives for its employees and the people who are directly and indirectly benefiting from the results of a fair distribution of goods and services of a company. The distribution of goods and services produced by a company is the critical determinant of its success globally. A company fails to distribute its products due to a lack of the necessary logistics and falls terribly in the market.
Flanigan, R. L., & Obermier, T. R. (2016). An assessment of the use of social media in the industrial distribution business-to-business market sector. The Journal of Technology Studies, 42(1). https://doi.org/10.21061/jots.v42i1.a.2 Businesses have taken another channel of distributing their products and services. The use of social media as a medium of distribution is taking route in the business industries. Since it involves a complete awareness of the risks, threats, and the goodies of using social media, a full management task force is encouraged to hire skilled personnel to use the platforms sine many prospective customers of music are using these platforms to reach the services that are offered by their favorite artists and vice-versa. In this regard, it marks the usefulness of doing research and analyzing the best distribution model that is favorable and convenient to your products or services to compete favorably with other companies producing the same products and services as you in the world.
Law, R., Leung, R., Lo, A., Leung, D., & Fong, L. H. (2015). Distribution channel in hospitality and tourism. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 27(3), 431-452. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijchm-11-2013-0498 The tourism industry is one of the most competitive industries globally. Many challenges arise in these businesses since everybody wants the tourist to tour their businesses. Some lack the essential factors that keep the tourism industry and going and favorable to many tourists, either local or international. Fair distribution of services like taking your tourists from the airport up to your hotels and giving them executive rides makes them feel that your company is the best from others. Hence, your distribution mode has made the tourist acknowledge your services. In return, they shall refer other tourists to your company resulting in the success of your business. Therefore, establishing profitable distribution channels with a healthy interpersonal relationship is worth and counts a lot in your business’s success and makes it stand firm in the ever-changing and competitive world market.
Hübner, A., Holzapfel, A., & Kuhn, H. (2016). Distribution systems in omni-channel retailing. Business Research, 9(2), 255-296. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40685-016-0034-7 In the contemporary world, businesses are now being done online, and they still need to compete with physical companies and make profits like them. This means that traditional bricks and mortar retailers need to pave the way for and establish a new distribution system to serve their esteemed customers through various channels. This results in building and installing a multi-channel distribution system that will cater to all the distribution issues of the online business. These online-based businesses’ success is determined by way of handling technology and embracing it since it is rapidly changing the world. The forward distribution channel is a multi-channel distribution system that elaborates on different distribution channels that a business can adopt. Therefore, no matter the type of business and whether it is online or not, the distribution of its products and services matters a lot in its success.
Rajabion, L., Khorraminia, M., Andjomshoaa, A., Ghafouri-Azar, M., & Molavi, H. (2019). A new model for assessing the impact of the urban intelligent transportation system, farmers’ knowledge, and business processes on the success of green supply chain management system for urban distribution of agricultural products. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 50, 154-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2019.05.007 The agricultural sector in the world is the most affected industry in terms of distribution. The farmers’ success is determined by the success of distributing their farm produce to their prospective customers. Also, supply chain management systems in this sector are of great help because it helps in essential capabilities like faster delivery of goods and services, improved quality, value addition to supplying their clients with standards goods and services and reducing latency. In addition to this, those businesses that have employed supply chain management and fair use of distribution channels are the successful businesses in the most competitive and challenging industry in the world. For any industry and business success, a well laid out system of distribution of the goods and services to their prospective customers is looked upon with a lot of seriousness. Therefore, the agricultural sector is not an exemption to this.
Antún, J. P. (2016). Corporative trends in urban distribution of goods in Mexico City. Transportation Research Procedia, 18, 51-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2016.12.007
Flanigan, R. L., & Obermier, T. R. (2016). An assessment of the use of social media in the industrial distribution business-to-business market sector. The Journal of Technology Studies, 42(1). https://doi.org/10.21061/jots.v42i1.a.2
Hübner, A., Holzapfel, A., & Kuhn, H. (2016). Distribution systems in omni-channel retailing. Business Research, 9(2), 255-296. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40685-016-0034-7
Kathan, W., Matzler, K., & Veider, V. (2016). The sharing economy: Your business model’s friend or foe? Business Horizons, 59(6), 663-672. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bushor.2016.06.006
Kijewska, K., Torbacki, W., & Iwan, S. (2018). Application of AHP and DEMATEL methods in choosing and analysing the measures for the distribution of goods in Szczecin region. Sustainability, 10(7), 2365. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10072365
Law, R., Leung, R., Lo, A., Leung, D., & Fong, L. H. (2015). Distribution channel in hospitality and tourism. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 27(3), 431-452. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijchm-11-2013-0498
Rajabion, L., Khorraminia, M., Andjomshoaa, A., Ghafouri-Azar, M., & Molavi, H. (2019). A new model for assessing the impact of the urban intelligent transportation system, farmers’ knowledge and business processes on the success of green supply chain management system for urban distribution of agricultural products. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 50, 154-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2019.05.007
Running head: DISTRIBUTION 1
Larissa Vanolli Cardoso
Southern States University
BUS 220 Business Communications
General Purpose: In any business, marketing is highly required for your goods and services to compete favorably in the market center.
Specific Purpose: Distribution of your services and goods is key to the success of your business.
Thesis statement: In every business, marketing is a vital role and is done to increase, maintain, and get new clients or customers for your business. For successful marketing, the distribution of your goods and services is vital, and it’s the determinant of your business’s success.
A. Attention Getter: Many people think running a business is a simple thing, but it has all the messes in life and makes one almost give up on running that business.
B. Reason to Listen: For that reason, the right strategies in running your business need to be put in place for the business to succeed.
C. Credibility Statement: I have always been keen on the reasons why some businesses succeed while others fail. Distribution of goods and services has been the determinant.
D. Thesis & Preview of Main Points:
i. First, doing successful marketing of your business is the first step in almost making it in your business.
ii. Second, strategized distribution means will automatically lead to a successful business because your clients are convinced of your services.
iii. Third, for your business to remain outstanding in the competitive business world, good marketing and distribution need to be considered.
A. Statement of the first main point;
i. Proper and well-structured marketing in your business will highly or will guarantee a small percentage of your business success.
ii. A well-organized and outlined distribution system in your business will automatically lead to a successful business because your clients are well conversant with your services.
iii. In the rapidly evolving business world, proper marketing strategies and distribution channels will lead to a successful business and hence outsmart other businesses in this industry.
B. Statement of the second main point: Marketing of a business to succeed is not enough. Other tasks need to be done like distribution.
a. Idea of development: Since distribution is crucial and fundamental for the success of any business, it should be taken in total seriousness
b. Support material: When distribution as a subtopic is well looked at, the business’s success is well guaranteed.
In conclusion, for your business to succeed, proper distribution techniques are supposed to be well stipulated so that you can relate, maintain, and have new clients.