Article Review Distance Still Matters The Hard Reality Of Global Expansion

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    the revolutionary period deserves to be looked at closer. Merrell insist that “the founding fathers would be surprised by our certainty, for they themselves were confused” confused about what they had started in the revolution. In the article merrell talks about how hard it was for john Adams and his friend, Jefferson, to make sense of their Revolution and that they “knew what generations since have largely forgotten” which is that the independence of America was unheard of and such a unbelievable event

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  • In Electronics, Japan Still Matters

    In Electronics, Japan Still Matters Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 17, 2011 In the global technology industry's pecking order, Japanese consumer electronics companies long ago surrendered their top spot to more nimble competitors like Samsung Electronics andApple. Many of the country's chipmakers also struggled as competitors in Korea and Taiwan thrived. Meanwhile, marketing executives at major multinationals turned their attention to China and India, the world's new economic powers. For many

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    Howie Lo Petrol price nears record highs January, 12 2012 Word count:536 Economics and Marketing What is the article about? The article is about the petrol prices are perilously close to the record high of $2.22 a liter in May 2011, although diesel prices at $1.57 a liter are still some way off the record $1.92 a liter in July 2008. It explains why the prices of petrol to be increased so high in recent years in terms of overusing the petrol to cause it to be less nowadays. Besides

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  • Global Expansion

    Global Expansion Corporations have the capabilities to become virtual type organizations due to today’s technological advances. This is rapidly changing the organization’s environment and enabling them to expand into global markets to enhance their competitive interdependencies. Companies such as Halcyon understand that the world’s economy is becoming more globalized providing companies an advantage to expand into foreign markets. Halcyon Fields is a leading producer of organic yogurt and dairy

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    Global Expansion MGMT455 Unit 4 Assignment Abstract As a part of a consulting firm, we are tasked to help with plans for global expansion. The company wants the upper-level management to focus on the initiatives of going global and the lower-level management to focus on the day to day operations. There are some concerns they want dealt with which include employee morale, budget, performance issues, performer’s identification, alternatives to moving forward, and evaluation of leadership

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  • Servant Leadership Article Review

    Journal of Management Servant Leadership: A Review and Synthesis Dirk van Dierendonck Journal of Management 2011 37: 1228 originally published online 2 September 2010 DOI: 10.1177/0149206310380462 The online version of this article can be found at: Published by: On behalf of: Southern Management Association Additional services and information for Journal of Management can be found at: Email

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  • Global Expansion

    Global Expansion Expanding PPQ globally can be a great opportunity in terms of profits. There are also many things to consider before making the decision to expand. Diversity, cultural issues, political issues and economic issues can all occur. It is important to research all these issues and decide which country is best for PPQ to expand to. When contemplating expanding a business globally, it is important to consider how it affects the business and how it affects the foreign country that you

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  • Distance Still Matters Summary

    Distance Still Matters Country Portfolio Analysis (CPA): * An analytic tool managers use to make judgements on international investments * Widely used technique for deciding where a company should compete * Focuses on national GDP, consumer wealth levels, and tendency to consume * Emphasis on potential sales * Ignores costs and risks of doing business in a new market * Ignores barriers from cultural, administrative, geographic, economic (CAGE)

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  • Article Review: Distance Still Matters, the Hard Reality of Global Expansion

    Pankaj Ghemawat’s article, “Distance Still Matters: The Hard Reality of Global Expansion” discusses the reasons and rationale that drive companies to over-estimate profit potential in foreign markets. Ghemawat analyzes the failures of different companies’ (News Corp, Tricon Restaurants, etc..) foreign expansion endeavors to determine what these failures had in common. From his analysis, Ghemawat concludes that these failures share one common attribute: a failure to account for distance. As Ghemawat

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  • Distance Still Matters

    and that can lead to expensive mistakes. Here’s a more rational approach to evaluating global opportunities. Distance Still Matters The Hard Reality of Global Expansion by Pankaj Ghemawat • Included with this full-text Harvard Business Review article: 1 Article Summary The Idea in Brief—the core idea The Idea in Practice—putting the idea to work 2 Distance Still Matters: The Hard Reality of Global Expansion 12 Further Reading A list of related materials, with annotations to guide further exploration

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    Article Review HCS/457 June 13, 2013 Article Review A leading community health concern throughout the Upper Cumberland of Tennessee is diabetes. The Diabetes Center at Cookeville Regional Medical Center offers informative education about diabetes. The background provides the ability to educate patients and family with the skills needed to self-manage his or her health. Patients with diabetes can expect to live a full and productive life, however; changes in lifestyle and diet are necessary

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    Article Review Read-Only Participants: A Case for Student Communication in Online Classes W. Osborne Grand Canyon University: UNV 501 7 July 2013 Nagel, L., Blignaut, A. S., & Cronje, J. C. (2009). Read-only participants: A case study for student communication in online classes. Interactive Learning Environments, 17(1), 37-51. According to a recent survey of college presidents conducted by the Pew Research Center, more than three-quarters of America’s universities and colleges now offer

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    Article Review "Napster" The 1990s was the dawning of the file sharing technology. This was a remarkable way for teens to get the music they desired for no cost, they sharing P2P, peer to peer. Napster changed the way people got music, but they technique of sharing did not quite sit well with the artist and record studios. In July 2000 a temporary – injunction ruling issued against Napster that halted the spread of file sharing services. This injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Marilyn

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    Article Review- Emanuella Garcia SOCI 201-DO1 The article that I read about is called the School-Based Groups to Support Multiethnic Sexual Minority Youth Resiliency: Preliminary Effectiveness. This article was very interesting to read and I really enjoyed it. This article was basically about the youth which was called the sexual minority youth (SMY). This group of youth faces many changes and challenges in their life because they are different from the rest of the youth. These teenagers in

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  • Resumen Distance Still Matters

    La distancia aún importa * Las empresas que han fallado en su expansión global porque han sobreestimado el atractivo de los mercados extranjeros. * CPA: análisis de portafolio de un país (CPA), es un método usado para decidir en qué mercado debería competir una empresa; considera el GDP nacional, los niveles de riqueza de los consumidores, la propensión a consumir de ellos y en las ventas potenciales. Ignora los costos y los riesgos de hacer negocios en nuevos mercados. * La mayor

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    Introduction: Dr. Terry Mortenson in the article The Origin of Old- Earth Geology and its Ramifications on Life in the 21st Century, discusses a well know debate that goes back many years. In this review I will give a brief overview of what the article itself is about. Along with that, I will discuss some of the strengths and weaknesses that I have found and thought about. There are some very great points in this article, as well as weak points. I think it is important to discuss both. Overview:

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    Article Review on: Toward Culture Intelligence: Turning Cultural Differences into a Workplace Advantage. The article under review is entitled as "Toward Culture Intelligence: Turning Cultural Differences into a Workplace Advantage." by Earley, P. Christopher, and Elaine Mosakowski. This article has been acquired from the journal, Academy of Management Perspective, Volume 18, Issue No. 3 and was published on August 1, 2004. The article attempts to explain the traditional approaches that were used

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    An article review of Harvey, Bosco and Emanuele, 2010, ‘The Impact of “Green Collar Worker” on Organizations, Management Research Review, vol.33, no. 5, pp 499-511. One of key factors to ensure organizational effectiveness is the people who run it. Therefore, acquiring and employing the workforce has to be planned and managed well since the business environment is facing rapid changes mainly in terms of generation employed, technology and society needs. This article concentrates on how “green

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    2 Article Reviews NUS rolls out “grade-free” system for its freshmen By Ong Hwee Hwee, The Straits Times, 23 January 2014 In this article, the author addresses the issue of having a grading system in the National University of Singapore (NUS) where alphabetical grades will not be given anymore; instead, the only “grades” given will be a distinction, pass, or fail. A similar approach has been taken by the Singapore University of Technology and Design, and in certain modules in Nanyang Technological

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    Childhood Obesity Article Review HCS/457 University of Phoenix FEBURARY 17, 2014 Michelle Corrigan Rebecca Brown INTRODUCTION The article selected for the review was Childhood Obesity: A Global Public Health Crisis written by Sameera Karnik and Amar Kanekar written January 2012. Based on the information in the article will help determine the methods of defining the problem. We can review the problem and define some possible solutions to this growing problem. PROBLEM DEFINATION The problem

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    1.0 INTRODUCTION, BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE. Title of this article is Managing Stress in Projects Using Coaching Leadership Tools. This article is about How to manage stress for project manager using coaching skills. As a project manager there a lot of pressure they need to handle. They need to deal with a client and their workers. Stress is an adaptive response to a situation that is perceived as challenging or threatening to a person’s wellbeing (McShane and Glinow,2013). Every project

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  • Contemplating Realities and Paradoxes in the Global War on Terror

    Contemplating Realities and Paradoxes in the Global War on Terror John B. Alexander, Ph.D. Introduction The approach of this monograph is to examine paradoxes encountered in the Global War on Terror (GWOT). The intent is to spark debate on disputatious issues. Clearly, many of the existing situations appear intractable given the emotional investment that has been made by the public, and exacerbated by political manipulation of elected officials. Also unavoidable are the fiscal constraints

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  • Walmart’s Global Expansion

    Walmart’s Global Expansion 1 How does expanding internationally benefit Walmart? After its beginning in 1962 Walmart ever since had constant growth rates and successfully gained market share in the merchandise and food retailing markets. “By 1990, however, Walmart realized that its opportunities for growth in the United States were becoming more limited”. To keep steady growth rates and profits the company decided to expand globally. The core competency of Walmart is the price. Selling merchandise

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  • Global Expansion

    foreign market strategies -Take 5 key points to being successful in FMS and get each as a reference 1- International Market assessment a. Market Segment Screening for a global marketing strategy. b. (Griffith, 2010) -necessary to understanding market segment convergence and its influence on global marketing strategy. - While market segments have often been viewed as having clearly defined boarders within a nation-state, the movement toward integrated markets due to globalization

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    Article Review Samantha ******* HCS/457 March 29, 2014 Jean Ha Article Review Obesity is a common disease now in the United States, but it is one of the main diseases here in the Coweta County communities. The Piedmont Newnan Hospital has conducted an assessment which addresses these needs and ways to help the people in the community to get healthier. Obesity problems within the community has been going on well over ten years, but with the new technology and community

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    Article critique Title: The Takaful predicament The article is written up by Nabilah Annuar on 5 Dec 2013 that explains about the difficulty faces by Takaful industry in the region. The expansion of the Takaful industry faces a number of challenges such as slowing growth rate due to the firms need to struggle for the scale and face growth competition. According to Abdul Rahman Al Baker (2013) said the struggle or challenge faces by Takaful industry due to the industry that grows both in the

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  • Global Expansion

    lRunning head: GLOBAL EXPANSION               Global Expansion Rachelle Hollins American Intercontinental University      January 6, 2011                     In order for companies to expand cultural diversity considers a complicated part of management phase inside the corporate culture. Managing cultural diversity need a right method mainly from top management personnel in conditions of cultural sensitivity and local focused. International expansion was a “desirable” element

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    product of the human intellect that the law protects from unauthorized use by others.  The ownership of intellectual property inherently creates a limited monopoly in the protected property. The products of the human intellect that comprise the subject matter of intellectual property are typically characterized as non-rivalrous public goods.  Essentially, this means that the same product may be used simultaneously by more than one person without diminishing the availability of that product for use by others

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    and Scripture in CBT Article Review Liberty University Summary The article entitled “Use of Prayer and Scripture in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy” discusses the use of prayer and scripture in a Christian view of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Tan, S. 2007). The article also discusses the expansion of cognitive Behavior Therapy to include Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Tan, S. 2007). The article also discusses implicit

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  • Global Expansion

    Karen Burgio BUSN 110 E1 Writing Assignment 1 1. Briefly describe some of the general risks associated with global expansion (for any company selling a product) that are highlighted in the articles.  How has the Internet changed the way companies expand into new markets and helped mitigate these risks? There is always a risk when a company wants to expand and the risk can be greater when a company wants to expand globally. The risk over extending resources or investments can leave already established

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    Article Review Raymondo D Bookert MGT/426 August 13, 2014 Jeff Mausig Article Review Time and change are the two things that we always have to think about, no matter what you do as a job or life. If you are not willing to change and understand the time that we live then success will never be an option. The article that really impressed was from the required readings from University of Phoenix. The article title is Putting the Positive in Change Creates an Inspired Work Team. This paper will

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    Article Review University of Phoenix MGT/426 Managing Change in the Workplace October 26, 2014 Diane Welhouse Article Review Creating a learning organization is a necessity for every business. Learning organizations can adapt to change and face challenges with positive results. Adalat Kahn’s article Creating Learning Organizations is a great resource on learning organizations. The information provides examples of why learning organizations

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    War is a harsh reality that the world has had to live with from the beginning of time. It has remained constant through out history and has given human beings an outlet to fight for what they believe in. There are three main areas of emphasis that are talked about frequently in the conversations about war and the history it has created. The first is the definition of war itself and what it actually means to the general public, historian community and to veterans themselves. The second is the costs

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    Ligia Porter MAN 6601 Article Review: Barron, “International Communication 101: Staying on the right side of culture” Jacob Barron, in his article “International Communication 101: Staying on the right side of culture” helps us identify ways to effectively communicate internationally considering the cultural differences across societies. The author claims is it important to identify the particularities of every culture in order to effectively in order to develop professional relationships

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  • Learnings from Article Review – Finance Function in a Global Corporation

    Learnings from Article Review – Finance Function in a Global Corporation As companies globalize, they face new financial challenges. Here, the major challenge faced by the Global CEO is giving companies a powerful mechanism for arbitrage across national financial markets as capital markets open up within them. CFO has to balance the traditional question with new questions which arises due to the globalization. By exploiting their internal capital markets, CFO can create value in 3 functions:

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  • Global Expansion

    Course: BUS 625 Multi-National Corporations and International Trade Submitted to: Dr. Lee Pickler Submitted by: Zachery Engels, Frank Mayse, and Gina Glorioso Rendall Date of Submission: April 11, 2015 Title of Assignment: Global Expansion Project - Ancestry CERTIFICATION OF AUTHORSHIP: I certify that I am the author of this paper and that any assistance I received in its preparation is fully acknowledged and disclosed in the paper. I have also cited any sources from which

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  • Global Expansion

    Global Markets Comparison MKT/562 March 9, 2015 GEORGE KNIPFING Global Markets Comparison New Growth Market is an increased demand for an organization’s products or services overtime. New Market Growth will be slower if consumers do not adapt to a high demand and if consumers find the products or services useful for the price point. When a company states strong growth in a market it means that the demand for products is increasing. There are larger markets for products that make it

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    Want.” Accounting Today – An Investcorp and SourceMedia Publication. N.p., 16, Aug. 2011. Web. 2 Sept. 2015. <> Issues Summary 1 In Sean McCabe’s article in Accounting Today, “What Do Millennials Want? – Listening is the first step to getting – and keeping young accountants,” McCabe discusses the fact that with the impending retirement of the Baby Boomer generation, the accounting industry needs more

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  • Distance Still Matters

    and that can lead to expensive mistakes. Here’s a more rational approach to evaluating global opportunities. Distance Still Matters The Hard Reality of Global Expansion by Pankaj Ghemawat • Included with this full-text Harvard Business Review article: 1 Article Summary The Idea in Brief—the core idea The Idea in Practice—putting the idea to work 2 Distance Still Matters: The Hard Reality of Global Expansion 12 Further Reading A list of related materials, with annotations to guide further exploration

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  • Walmart's Global Expansion in Sweden

    Introduction We finally choose Sweden as Walmart’s next expansion location as the CAGE analysis shows that Sweden is the most appropriate country to locate the new hypermarket. Sweden is a developed western country that has many similarities with US in culture, administration and economy. Sweden has a highly-developed capitalist economic system, a stable political environment and few corruption, which provides a stable external environment for Walmart’s entry and continuous operation. Its well-developed

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  • Article Review: the Finance Function in a Global Corporation

    adjustments to the coaching process and create a better experience for both the coach and coachee as a result of the evaluations. I found the coaching and feedback process to be highly effective at encouraging an introspective journey toward reality. I always envisioned coaching to be a one-way, directive conversation in which a manager told you the steps to take in order to reach a work-related set of tasks and goals. I learned that coaching is anything but a one-way, directive from a superior

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  • Walmart’s Global Expansion

    Walmart’s Global Expansion 1.How does expanding internationally benefit walmart? Wal-Mart needed international expansion critically to remain a successful company. The main reason Wal-Mart needed to go global was because they could no longer achieve the growth needed in the US. This market was saturated. The United States represents only four percent of the world’s population, which meant Wal-Mart was missing out on ninety-six percent of the world’s potential customers. (Govindarajan

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  • Article Review

    Article Review Silvia Arambula MGT 426 December 7, 2015 Robert Sell Article Review Learning Organization is an organization that acquires knowledge and innovates fast enough to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing environment. Learning organizations (1) create a culture that encourages and supports continuous employee learning, critical thinking, and risk taking with new ideas, (2) allow mistakes, and value employee contributions, (3) learn from experience and experiment, and (4) disseminate

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  • Summary of Distance Still Matters

    Distance Still Matters Notes • By focusing on national GDP, levels of consumer wealth and people’s propensity to consume, CPA (Country Portfolio Analysis) places all the emphasis on potential sales. It ignores the costs and risks of doing business in a new market. o Most of those costs and risks result from barriers created by distance • Distance: Not just geographic separation, but also has cultural, administrative and political and economic dimensions that can make foreign markets considerably

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  • Global Negotiations Article Analysis

    Global Negotiation Article Analysis Shalee K. Kekawa MGT 445 Nov. 21, 2011 Dr. Sanrdra Sessoms-Penny Globalization and technology have played a big part in negotiations and the article that I chose to write about is just one of the many negotiations that globalization has influenced the outcome of negotiations. First, one must know what Globalization is. Globalization is a process of interaction and integration among people, companies and governments of different nations. This process has

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    trail map and pointed a gloved finger at one of the black-diamond runs. “The A HBR’s cases, which are fictional, present common managerial dilemmas and offer concrete solutions from experts. | January 2008 | Harvard Business Review 29 LEADERSHIP AND STRATEGY | HBR CASE STUDY | How to Change the World Couloir Noir is the one on the right,” he said. “What do you think?” Alan and Karl shared a passion for moguls. Alan had been a Division 1 skier in college, and

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  • Learnings from Article Review – Finance Function in a Global Corporation

    Learnings From Article Review – Finance Function In a Global Corporation Learnings from Article Review – Finance Function in a Global Corporation As companies globalize, they face new financial challenges. Here, the major challenge faced by the Global CEO is giving companies a powerful mechanism for arbitrage across national financial markets as capital markets open up within them. CFO has to balance the traditional question with new questions which arises due to the globalization. By exploiting

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  • Management Review Article

    Management Review Article Internationalization for a company is to broaden its horizons, it is a companies' ability to seek other options and learn new things for its company internationally. The ultimate goal is to learn about other cultures and expand a companies knowledge on a Global level. For a company to only have exposure in its own culture and own country would not attract as much business and it would not make the company as versatile. According to the Article The Performance Implications

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    permanent store (Micaela, S, 2011). Marketing Failure The saddest failure in marketing is said to be Burger King’s never-ending search for an image. (Big Flops, American Demographics). They have changed their marketing strategy so much it is hard to keep up with the newest one (Big Flops, American Demographics). One of their strategies was to create “Herb”, a nerd who had never visited the restaurant before, but that made some customers think only nerds visited (Big Flops, American Demographics)

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    The overall purpose of the article is to gain a better understanding behind the attitudes and personal opinions of having a smoke-free campus. It continues to go into more specific depth regarding a smoke-free campus such as the most effective way to initiate and retain a smoke-free campus. Within this pool of knowledge, it will show some of the main reasoning behind why people that smoke want to keep a campus from becoming smoke-free and will also show people urges behind wanting a campus to become

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