Industry paper

Submitted By 52frank
Words: 484
Pages: 2

Companies: Dell, BASF, National Oilwell Varco
Dell was established in 1984. “At age 19, Michael Dell founded PC's Limited with $1,000 and a game-changing vision for how technology should be designed, manufactured and sold” (Dell.com). Dell provides eleven different services: Support Services, Application Modernization, Application Services, Business Process Outsourcing, Cloud-Based Services, Deployment, Financing & Leasing, Information Security, IT Consulting, Managed Services, and Training Services. In addition to these services, Dell sells computer hardware and software. They sell laptops, tablets, desktops, printers, etc. Their competitors are Hewlett-Packard Co, Samsung, Lenovo, etc. There headquarter is located in Austin, Texas. Dell is definitely a great place to start a career. They were named in top 10 InDemand companies of 2012 by LinkedIn, and they were voted “Best Company to Work For” in Rio Grande do Sul. People usually gravitate to Dell because they invest in their employees. They offer leadership development programs as people rise in the firm; they move their employees into new roles to promote different opportunities. They operate in a diverse and inclusive culture; they have different groups within the company so everyone can always find a place. Dell is simply a fun place to work, everything from the passion in Michael Dell to an open, transparent, friendly environment. Questions: Considering that Dell just became private, can you anticipate any changes to the culture of Dell? How many years do I have to be with the company to request a transfer to the Brazil office?
National Oilwell Varco was founded in 1841. They provide technological solutions to vast range of problems. They provide solutions for downhole, drilling, engineering & project management, industrial, lifting & handling, production, supply chain, tubular & corrosion control, and well service & completion. They are headquartered in Houston, TX. Their top competitors are Schlumberger NV, Halliburton Company, Baker Hughes Inc., etc. It is a great company to work for because of the global…