Quality of work life

QWL Basics

Quality of work life (or QWL according to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG) refers to living conditions within the corporate environment. It corresponds to the degree of satisfaction of the personal needs that the employee is able to obtain while exercising his function. QWL is a broad concept, whose objective is to find the balance between the well-being of […]

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What is USB

USB Basics

USB port or Universal Serial Bus according to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, is a universal serial bus or Universal Serial CUS Driver, it is a port that is used to connect peripherals to a computer. An important feature is that it allows devices to work at higher speeds, on average about 12 Mbps, this is more or less 3 […]

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UTF-8 Basics

UTF-8 Basics

UTF-8. (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format, see ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG). It is a variable-length transmission standard for encoding characters encoded using Unicode, created by Rob Pike and Ken Thompson. UTF-8 uses groups of bytes to represent the Unicode standard for the alphabets of many of the world’s languages. It is especially useful for transmission over 8- bit mail systems. Use […]

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BMP Basics

BMP Basics

Short for Bitmap according to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, BMP is an image file format, it is one of the simplest. It was developed jointly by Microsoft and IBM, which explains its particularly wide use on Windows and OS / 2 platforms. The BMP format supports RGB, Indexed Color, Grayscale, and Bitmap color modes. You can specify the Windows […]

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European Central Bank ECB

ECB Basics

The European Central Bank, abbreviated as ECB by ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, is responsible for the euro, the common currency of many EU countries. It controls the amount of money put into circulation, sets interest rates and ensures that economic development in the euro zone is as smooth as possible. Who will ensure that I will still get […]

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ASEAN Basics

ASEAN Basics

ASEAN – The structure ASEAN is a body for cooperation between Member States, but without the demands for far-reaching political and economic integration that characterize, for example, the European Union (EU). The organization’s highest authority is the summit, where the heads of state or government meet to decide on issues of long-term, strategic importance. Abbreviated […]

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Silent Society

Meaning of Silent Society

As a rule, a silent partner gives assets and the whole thing then means that a community relationship has been established. There are even legal bases in the Commercial Code, because the silent partner naturally also wants to benefit from his contribution. On the other hand, he has no obligations and therefore keeps out of […]

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Meaning of Shinto 2

Meaning of Shinto II

Evolution of Shintoism From the most archaic Shinto nature cults to modern Shinto, which groups hundreds of doctrines united by strong syncretism and with great diversity, this Japanese religion has varied a lot over the centuries. Ancient Shinto Ancient Shinto, which did not even bear the name of shinto, encompasses the religions of Japan in […]

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Meaning of Shinto 1

Meaning of Shinto I

The Shinto , Japan’s national religion, is an amalgam of beliefs and rites ancestors centered in the worship of supernatural forces called Kami. It has survived from ancient times to the present, but over the centuries it has undergone innumerable adaptations and transformations. Characterization of Shinto The name of Japan’s national religion, Shinto, was created […]

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Geographic Thought

Meaning of Geographic Thought

With the rise of geographic science, the first currents of geographic thought also appear. From the 19th century, Geography saw different conceptions about the relationship between human beings / society and the environment / space. Some currents have valued human beings more as a society and with their capacity to transform the space where they […]

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BASIC TAX ALLOWANCE

Meaning of Basic Allowance

The basic allowance is the amount of income for which no tax is due. The income is only taxed from this limit. The basic allowance is intended to ensure the subsistence level for taxpayers. The basic allowance applies to all taxable persons, including pensioners. The basic allowance ensures the tax-free subsistence level. The adjustment is […]

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Depreciation

Meaning of Depreciation

Depreciation is made on the company’s fixed assets, which lose value over time through natural wear and tear and through their use. Aging, wear and tear, but also external influences, accidental damage and falling prices are the causes of impairment. These reductions in value are recorded in the accounts and referred to as depreciation. A […]

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COMMERCIAL REGISTER

Meaning of Commercial Register

The commercial register is a directory that provides information about the merchants registered there. Registration is mandatory for all merchants, OHGs and corporations. Small businesses and freelancers are exempt from registration. However, the question arises as to whether an entry is generally useful, as the company name is automatically protected in this way. The commercial […]

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Dumping 2

Meaning of Dumping Part 2

Is unfair competition successful in the long run? Whether the described worst-case really makes its appearance depends primarily with the market development, the purchasing behavior of customers and the market flexibility together. The following principles apply in this regard: The lower the market entry thresholds for smaller, non-monopoly providers, the lower the effects of dumping. […]

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Dumping 1

Meaning of Dumping

Setting the sales price of your goods or services is a central aspect of corporate strategy. Usually these prices should be higher than the manufacturing cost to make a profit. But the so-called dumping aims at a completely different sales strategy. What is dumping? The term dumping is understood to mean the sale of goods […]

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INDEX FUNDS

Meaning of Index Funds

The mutual fund family has had one member richer for several years. In addition to traditional equity funds, index funds are becoming more and more popular. Index funds were only approved in Germany when the 3rd Financial Market Promotion Act came into effect in 1998. Before that, fund companies were prohibited from replicating an index […]

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