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Village Volvo Case Study - Village Volvo Case Study 1. Village Volvo is an independent service operation that provides quality repair service on out of warranty Volvo at reasonable cost. The shop was build in suburb in the outskirts of the city. Unfortunately, it is not centrally and conveniently located for all of the customers, however a daily shuttle service is considered, since no alternate transportation is presently available. Village Volvo is based in a new butler building that has four work bays, plus the office, storage and the waiting room....   [tags: Business Analysis Automobile Industry Papers] 871 words
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Pfizer Case Study - Pfizer Case Study Pfizer Inc. is a large pharmaceutical company that engages in the discovery of new technologies, the manufacture of prescription and "over the counter" (OTC) medicines, as well as the marketing of such products. It operates in three distinct segments that include Human Health, Consumer Healthcare, and Animal Health. For fiscal year 2004, the company generated approximately $53 billion in revenue that contributed to over $11 billion in net income.(Pfizer, 2004) The Cow and Calf division of the Animal Health segment markets its products direct to cattle ranchers....   [tags: Business Strategy Management Analysis] 996 words
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Case Study: Conseco - Case Study: Conseco Introduction Imagine a multi-billion dollar company with a vision to be a full-service investments firm. The firm acquires a company in hopes of increasing the bottom line; however, the acquisition only places tremendous resource burdens on the company. This scenario became a reality for Conseco, a leading source of insurance, investment and lending products. In 1998, Conseco purchased Green Tree Financial Corporation (Green Tree), a company providing various financial services....   [tags: Conseco Business Essays] 1917 words
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Lego.com Case Study - Lego.com Case Study Lego Mindstorms The non-commercial website Lego.com has been an enormous success providing Lego with a strong presence on the Internet. However, implementing a website capable of handling sales transactions requires a great deal more than a non-commercial site. The firm has implemented an ERP system which may provide some technical support for the website. The details of the ERP system are unknown at this time; however, the goal of implementing the system was to optimize the supply chain from production to distribution, which will be a significant opportunity for the E-Commerce project....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing BTEC Coursework] 1591 words
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Adolescent Case Study - Adolescent Case Study I. Identification A. Kathy Johnson is a 14 year old female, a freshman at Parkway High School, and resides at 789 Parkview Way, Bossier City, LA 70000. II. History of Family A. The subject lives with her biological mother and stepfather. The child's biological father resides in Bossier City as well, but he has not maintained a relationship with the child since he divorced her mother in 1981. The child also has a brother who lives out of state and has no relationship or contact with him either....   [tags: essays research papers] 1023 words
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Chemistry Case Study - Chemistry Case Study We are the research chemist at Valentines metal extraction company. We have received the following letter: Dear Sirs, We have just discovered a blue mineral which we believe contains a copper compound. Could you please analyse the sample we have enclosed to see if there is any copper in it and see if it can be extracted. Yours Sincerely Freddie Jones I am sure that there is copper in the compound as it is a blue colour. All compounds that are blue or green contain copper in them....   [tags: Papers] 970 words
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Criminal Law Case Study - Criminal Law Case Study Sara was teaching her husband, Tom to drive but he was a slow learner frequently subjected to excessive criticism by Sara and there were numerous arguments between them. During the course of a lesson, Sara suggested to Tom that he was not using the clutch properly. Tom made no reply but, a few minutes later, suddenly steered the car off the road into a ditch. At the time, Sara was not wearing her seatbelt and she was thrown through the windscreen and badly injured....   [tags: Papers] 2266 words
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Law Case Study - Law Case Study X owns a holiday cottage in a remote mountain area. In May he agreed to let it to Y from 1-15 August. Y paid a deposit of £ 200. On the afternoon of 31 July, after Y and his family had set off from their home near London, a landslide rendered the cottage uninhabitable....   [tags: Papers] 835 words
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Legal Case Study - Legal Case Study Introduction- overview: This is task 1 of the CS2026A module. For this task I have to critically assess the given scenario adopted from Dave Colantonio and Deborah Johnson in Anderson, R.E., Johnson, D.G., Gotterbarn, D., and Perrolle, Judith (1993) "Using the New ACM Code of Ethics in Decision Making" Communications of the ACM 36(2) (February), pp 98-107). I have to balance the arguments and give my opinions. The topics of discussions are: The ethical software practitioner, Professional codes of conduct and practice & the data protection act....   [tags: Papers] 1773 words
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Legal Case Study - Legal Case Study Two police officers found a stolen car parked in a street of terraced houses and knocked on the nearest door to make enquiries. The door was opened by Katy, aged 5, who allowed the police officers to enter. The officers found the child’s mother in the living room and recognised her as Karen, the wife of Mickey, a man with previous convictions for theft and burglary. Karen told the police officers to leave. They refused and searched the premises. One officer seized a computer which he suspected as being stolen....   [tags: Papers] 612 words
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Legal Case Study - Legal Case Study The Facts Jenny had an argument with her boyfriend, David, which resulted in David throwing Jenny down some steps. Jenny suffered a very badly broken leg that needed surgery. She also suffered cuts and bruises to her other leg. Question (in 3 parts) (a) Briefly explain the legal requirement that actus reus and mens rea should be contemporaneous (occur together). (5 marks) Plan A brief explanation of actus reus - guilty act, omission, state of affairs, result crimes A brief explanation of mens rea - guilty mind, types of mens rea (intention, recklessness) The requirement that actus reus & mens rea must coincide A brief explanation of exceptions to actus reus & mens rea coinciding - crimes of strict liability Essay Most crimes (except strict liability) require the prosecution to prove both the actus reus (the guilty act) and the mens rea (the guilty mind) of the crime....   [tags: Papers] 2902 words
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Huge Company Case Study - Huge Company Case Study Today, more and more organizations prefer Activity-Based Costing System (ABC) to the functional-based costing system. ABC takes into account minute details regarding the activities and the factors that add up to the final cost. ABC is based on an activity hierarchy wherein the different activities influencing the cost build up are grouped into different categories. Such a costing method improves cost measurement by organizing information around activities (Thompson, 2003)....   [tags: Business Costing Analysis] 1337 words
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The Solar Feeder Case Study - The Solar Feeder Case Study Ed Welsh and Bo Haeberle discovered an idea of the solar feeder. After years of developing, the product became very successful. It even won several prizes like the best new product in the Bird Watch America trade show, the national birding convention. After this, Ed and Bo decided to sell their final product under new established company Squirrel Defense, Inc. They opened a small shop in Greensboro and begin the production of the solar feeder so they could take orders for the demanded product....   [tags: Business Management Finance Analysis] 1737 words
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Legal Case Study - Legal Case Study Tom agrees to give Ellen private tuition for her Law of Contract examination to held in eight months time. The fee is £300, of which Ellen pays £25, with the balance to be paid on completion of the tuition. Tom spends £50 in the preparation of some printed tuition notes....   [tags: Papers] 857 words
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Case Study of Euro Disney - Case Study of Euro Disney To this day, EuroDisney struggles to keep its doors open, while the American and European theme parks continue to thrive. My paper for my International Business course deals with the many problems that marked the opening of EuroDisney ... For years, the Disney theme park empire was built upon three crown jewels located in California, Florida, and Japan. Combining the familiar, family-friendly characters and images upon which the Disney reputation was built, with clean and well-operated theme parks helped Disney set new standards for efficient, friendly customer service in the theme park industry, with its parks becoming major international tourist attractions....   [tags: Entertainment Amusement Parks Papers] 2188 words
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Case Study on Dave Barry - Case Study on Dave Barry Much can be learned about Dave Barry's personal life by reading his books, which are compilations of the articles that he has written. His articles can be seen every Sunday in the Daily Break section of The Virginian-Pilot. He is a comedy writer who often points out annoying aspects of everyday life and makes fun of them. All of the following excerpts have been taken from the book entitled, "Dave Barry is not making this up" (unless otherwise noted). He uses a lot of parentheses to add asides, which further explain what he has written....   [tags: History] 1157 words
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Arctic Power Case Study - Arctic Power Case Study CURRENT SITUATION It is the summer of 1987. Arctic Power laundry detergent has contracted with the consulting firm of Smith and Jones, LTD to assist Arctic Power in determining their strategic direction and their product positioning. BACKGROUND AND HISTORY Arctic Power, a laundry detergent specially formulated to clean in cold water, is part of Colgate-Palmolive Canada family of products. Colgate-Palmolive Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multinational corporation Colgate Palmolive....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 2835 words
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The Benetton Group Case Study - The Benetton Group Case Study The Controversy Continues Problem Identification Benetton, the world famous clothing producer, once again dives into social issues that the United States may not be ready for. The Italy based group is well known for their shocking world issue advertisements that only bear the company logo. In fact, Benetton’s advertisements traditionally do not feature the clothes it sells; only the issues play the lead role. After years of controversy over ads such as AIDS, war, interracial relationships, and priests kissing nuns, it may be time for Benetton to campaign about something other than controversial social issues, like clothes....   [tags: Benetton Ad Campaign Social Issues Essays] 3576 words
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Business - A Case Study - Raising Funds An ongoing problem with most research facilities around the globe is funding. Now that Vertoxin has been discovered, the next step is to get it onto pharmacy shelves across North America. In order to do this Dr. Lingwood and his research team must put the drug through three stages of testing in living human patients. These three stages are estimated to take up to seven years to complete. With the help of additional funding, Dr. Lingwood hopes to bring that number down to three or four years....   [tags: essays research papers] 1212 words
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Case Study Analysis - Case Study Analysis Chris Smith received a promotion to executive assistant to the chief executive officer at Faith Community Hospital. On Chris’s first day as executive assistant his boss, Pat, the CEO of Faith Community Hospital, meets with Chris to discuss, what the hospital does and some of the problems that the hospital is having. At the end of the meeting, Pat asks Chris to prepare a report that covers three areas: what is going on right now, what they can do about it, and what they should do about it....   [tags: Business Hospital Management Essays] 1790 words
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Case Study for AcuScan, Inc - Case Study for AcuScan, Inc I am the newly hired Vice President of Organizational Development. My responsibilities include creating the Organizational Development Department. I look forward to working with all of you especially with finding a new and improved product based on our already developed retinal scanning system iScanner. First of all I am going to discuss assumptions made by Kelly Thomas, Pat Lambert, Cliff O’Connor and Chris Martinas. After each employee assumptions will be their arguments and my evaluation of whether the argument is sound or unsound and why....   [tags: Business Management Essays] 1333 words
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Sears Case Study - Sears Case Study Introduction The great advantage of publicly held companies is that they bring together capital and managerial expertise, to the benefit of both groups. An investor need not know anything about making or marketing chairs in order to invest in a chair factory. A gifted producer or seller of chairs need not have capital in order to start a business. When it runs well, both profit, and the capitalist system achieves its goals. Our system of capitalism has been less successful when the company does not run well....   [tags: essays research papers] 8861 words
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Small Business Case Study - Enterprise & Entrepreneuralism Bridgetown Newsagents - A Small Business Case Study Introduction Dillons newsagents is a late closing local shop with a 'Mini-Mart' service. The 'Mini-Mart' side of the business is franchised from Dillons to a registered partnership: Mr Charles Pettifer and Mr Marc Devis. Full services are provided in the shop, a paper delivery service is also available along with the full complement of groceries, fresh sandwiches, confectionery, videos, cigarettes and alcohol etc.....   [tags: essays research papers] 2223 words
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Amazon.com Case Study - The objective of this case study is to outline and provide a brief overview of Amazon.com’s (Amazon) mission, strategic direction, core competencies, relied technologies and their future impact of new technologies, and how management and use of consumer data will impact future business. In addition, we have analyzed Amazon’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in a SWOT analysis. Based on this analysis, and research, we have recommend a course of action as to how Amazon should respond to their weaknesses and threats and how best to leverage strengths to take advantage of available opportunities....   [tags: Business Marketing Management]
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A case study on Levis Strauss. - A case study on Levis Strauss. Introduction Levis Strauss has been the market leader of blue denim Jeans since 1853, but of late the sales have started to plummet it has lost a huge amount of its share in the market. This has lead to closures of stores throughout America and layoff staff in this report I will look at the following questions 1. What is Levis Strauss environmental domain. 2. What factors in its environment are giving rise to opportunities and threats for Levis Strauss. 3. How are Levis managers trying to manage these opportunities and threats....   [tags: Economics] 994 words
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Communication and ICT Case Study - Communication and ICT Case Study Tesco and ICT ICT is vital to Tesco. Every aspect of their operation is controlled or monitored by ICT - stock, distribution, payroll, communication methods, and so on. ICT is essential to the running of a modern store. It is used for planning, monitoring, auditing and communicating between store operations. For example, when an item has its barcode read at the checkout, the system not only logs the price onto the till, but also logs the financial transaction between Tesco and the customer and the fact that the tock has been reduced by one item....   [tags: Papers] 1529 words
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Case Study of Nortel Networks - Case Study of Nortel Networks Vision Statement "Nortel Networks mission is being a company that's valued by its customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities in which our people live, work, and raise their families"[1]. Introduction Nortel's Core Values Our people are our strength: Nortel boasts the importance they place on their employees and the contributions they make to the organization. We create superior value for our customers: The company claims that their products are of the greatest quality and they offer them at competitive prices amongst their industry....   [tags: Papers] 8655 words
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Case Study of a Child with Autism - Case Study of a Child with Autism John, An only child, was born after normal pregnancy and delivery. As an infant, he was easy to breast-feed, the transition to solid foods posed no difficulties, and he also slept well. At first, his mother and farther were delighted at how easy he was: he seemed happy and content to lie in his cot for hours. He sat unsupported at six months (this is with in the normal range), and soon after he crawled energetically. His parents considered him to be independent and wilful....   [tags: Papers] 1292 words
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The River Rhine Case Study - The River Rhine Case Study The River Rhine rises in the Swiss Alps about 3,353 metres above sea level and flows north, passing through or bordering Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France, and the Netherlands and then its mouth is located at the North Sea. The Rhine is usually at its maximum volume during the seasons of spring and summer; this is due to the fact that there is the melted water of snow and glaciers. In this enquiry I am looking at the aspect of river flooding in the Rhine, particularly in 1995....   [tags: Papers] 954 words
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Case Study on Aids and Condoms - Case Study on Aids and Condoms The AIDS virus is spreading rapidly throughout India and Brazil. Due to the differences in culture and political policies, these two countries are attacking the AIDS epidemic problem in two totally different ways. On one hand, Brazil plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars for teaching public AIDS awareness mainly to married women and Carnival goers. In comparison, India's government has identified specific targets of their society in order to reach the public and spread the information about AIDS awareness....   [tags: Papers] 899 words
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Regional Bank Case Study - Regional Bank Case Study A satisfaction mirror is based on the relationship between customer and employee satisfaction. For example, when customers are generally satisfied, employees are at least equally satisfied. When this phenomenon occurs, corporate earnings increase. However, our situation is slightly skewed from this traditional Service Profit Chain relationship. Our earnings grew 20% between 1994 and 1996 while employee satisfaction decreased 7% over the same period. Since we have such a disconnect, our satisfaction mirror is cracked, as shown in Appendix A....   [tags: Papers] 959 words
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Case Study of a Business - Case Study of a Business Rexam PLC is a Consumer Packaging company. Consumer Packaging is the packaging that reaches the consumer, e.g. Bottles and cans etc. Rexam PLC is the parent company of Rexam Glass LTD among other companies, and it is based in Britain. Rexam PLC has multiple business activities. One of their activities is the production of beverage cans and bottles, and almost 80% of Rexam PLC's sales come from beverage packaging. Rexam PLC is the biggest manufacturer in the world for producing beverage cans....   [tags: Papers] 1663 words
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Law Case Study - Law Case Study Ian, an investment broker, was approached by Victor who asked him whether he should invest in Wonder Electronics Ltd. Ian said “ You certainly should, Lord Wellybob is a director. It is a very sound company. It is my view that it will go from strength to strength. In fact, I own 5,000 shares myself which I can let you have.Â’ Victor then bought the shares for ₤10,000 ....   [tags: Papers] 1346 words
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International Law Case Study - International Law Case Study A & B are two homosexuals who have lived together for a number of years. Also living with them is C, who, while aged 30 is mentally abnormal and has a mental age of 10. A and B have cared for C for 2 years since C’s remaining parent, an old friend of theirs, died. C cannot look after himself very well and occasionally goes through periods of deep depression. One day, A thinking that C might learn how to bake a cake, shows C how to mix ingredients and use the gas oven....   [tags: Papers] 1196 words
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Legal Case Study - Legal Case Study The American Automobile industry has historically been tied to the nations economic cycle in which three or four years were good followed by one or two poor years. In 1977 there were four major U.S. automakers including General Motors, Ford, Chrysler and American Motors. Imports were starting to make their presence in the market because they offered subcompact cars at reasonable prices. Ford started producing the Ford Pinto on August 10, 1970. Ford accelerated the planning process and achieved the design and development time in 38 months, compared to the industry average of 43 months....   [tags: Papers] 1332 words
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Legal Case Study - Legal Case Study In advising Benny’s position of the interest over the said property (“the flat”), it is necessary to examine the relationship between Amy and Benny, because, “the flat” is at Amy’s sole name. It is not arguable, Amy is the legal owner and subsequently withheld the legal title....   [tags: Papers] 3410 words
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Eating Disorder Case Study - Eating Disorder Case Study Mother is concerned that daughter is not eating enough, restricting food intake for 8 months because she feels fat, feels she needs to lose ten pounds, feels that her thighs and stomach are to large, reporting 35 lb weight loss over last 8 months, denies any eating problems, began menarche at age 16 periods normally regular, stop three months ago, exercises daily 20 min. to 2 hours, experiences low energy, chronic constipation and lightheadedness, favorite TV show is “America’s Next Top Model” and reports “feeling down in the dumps” for about nine months, college student, good grades, finding it difficult to concentrate, admits to feeling worthless and having no friends, moved to new city middle of senior year, has difficulty falling asleep awakens in middle of night often, mother reports that she is often irritable and cries often....   [tags: Papers] 886 words
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Netherlands Case Study - Netherlands Case Study The Netherlands is situated in northwest Europe. It is a small country with an area of 41,863 sq km much of which is flat ground. This classic home of windmills and tulips, is in a constant battle with the sea to save its land. In that effort it uses 1,500 miles of dykes, a tidal barrage and additional innovative technologies to protect itself from floods. On 31st January 1995 the Rhine burst its banks at the point where the Rhine enters the Netherlands....   [tags: Papers] 643 words
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Case Study of an Immigrant - Case Study of an Immigrant “We are all immigrants. Our only difference is that some of us arrived earlier and some of us later” a great quote from Ruiz (1997). From the 1930’s to the 1970’s most people that immigrated here were from Europe, it is only recently that people from Mexico began immigrating here (Christie, 1998). The only difference is, when people were emigrating here from Europe, they already had high income and educational levels (1998). People that are emigrating here now from Mexico have trouble keeping the economy up (1998)....   [tags: Illegal Immigration Mexico USA Essays Papers]
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Steel Asia Case Study - Steel Asia Case Study iSteelAsia is a secure, neutral steel trading e-commerce platform created by Andrew Cho Fai in december 1999 for steel industry professionals. Indeed, iSteelAsia enables users to purchase and sell steel, network with a global community of steel traders and find informations and news concerning steel industry. 1) Describe briefly the market itself and the market conditions (positive / negative trends, opportunities / threats) under which iSteelAsia developed. Identify more specifically the threats that the company faces or may face in the near future....   [tags: Business Analysis ] 1609 words
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Gillette Indonesia - Case Study - Gillette Indonesia - Case Study 1. Current Situation and Trends 1.1. Market 1.1.1 Definition, Size and Growth Broad - Personal Grooming Products Narrow - Shavers, including double-edged blades, disposables, and “systems” blades Gillette expects to sell 108m units of double-edged blades, 10m units of disposables and 18m units of systems blades....   [tags: Business Analysis Marketing] 1449 words
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Healthcare Industry Case Study - Healthcare Industry Case Study Introduction: Following on his experience of medicines used in the Civil War, Colonel Eli Lilly, a Union Officer and a pharmacist, started a small pharmaceutical company in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA with the aim of producing high quality prescription drugs. After Colonel Lilly's death, his son Josiah K. Lilly Sr., and eventually his two grandsons, Eli Lilly and Josiah K. Lilly Jr., each served as president of the company. It was his grandson who led the company into the industrialized era by stressing upon the need of biomedical research and installing modern equipments to make the research successful....   [tags: Healthcare Analysis Strategy Management] 1665 words
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IBM Case Study - IBM Case Study 1.) IBM advertises itself as a company that provides service and business solutions. It used to be positioned as a computer hardware company, but as more companies like HP and Dell began to pop up they were forced to move away from this image. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with an IBM sales person, and he said that they very much rely on the value of their products, rather than competing on price. IBM positions themselves as having better, but slightly more costly, products than their competitors....   [tags: Business Management Analysis ] 1594 words
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JDK Case Study - JDK Case Study Just because their last names might sound the same, does not mean that Michael Jager of JDK, a powerful marketing company, and Mic Jagar of the Rolling Stones are not just as powerful as one another. Michael Jager is one of the marketing industry’s favorite up and coming managers; someone that big companies are starting to turn to for his unique approach towards marketing. His company JDK, stands for Jager, Jager’s wife’s initials Giovanna Di Paola, and the marketing director and chief financial operator, David Kemp....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 1937 words
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Southwest Airlines Case Study - Southwest Airlines Case Study Marketing. Marketing savvy also plays a key role in Southwest's strategy. Since Southwest's inception, the major elements of the product offering have been price, convenience and service. As a Texas native serving mostly Texas markets, it has played the role of the hometown underdog, fighting against the majors. Now, when Southwest enters a new market, they use a sophisticated combination of advertising, public relations, and promotions in the belief that once people fly Southwest they will be hooked....   [tags: Business Marketing Strategy Management Analysis] 1814 words
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McDonald's Case Study - McDonald's Case Study Company overview McDonald's Corporation is the world's largest chain of fast-food restaurants, primarily selling hamburgers, chicken, french fries, breakfasts and soft drinks. More recently, it also offers salads, fruit, snack wraps, and carrot sticks. The business began in 1940, with a restaurant opened by brothers Dick and Mac McDonald in San Bernardino, California. Their introduction of the "Speedee Service System" in 1948 established the principles of the modern fast-food restaurant....   [tags: Fast Food Business Analysis] 1579 words
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Decisionmaking Case Study - Decisionmaking Case Study Providing vaccinations, disaster training and hiring local for labor and support, are three ways to establish a greater presence in Kava. To accomplish these goals, it will take motivation and cooperation throughout our company and specifically our office in Kava. In the following paragraphs I have described what is needed to implement these decisions. Decision Implementation To implement the decisions to provide vaccinations, disaster training and hiring for labor and support will require time, effort and money....   [tags: Management Decision Making] 1067 words
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Netflix Case Study - Netflix Case Study The video rental industry began with brick and mortar store that rented VSH tape. Enhanced internet commerce and the advent of the DVD provided a opportunity for a new avenue for securing movie rentals. In 1998 Netflix headquartered in Los Gatos California began operations as a regional online movie rental company. While the firm demonstrated that a market for online rentals existed, it was not financially successfully. Netflix lost over $11 million in 1998 and as a result significantly changed the business model in 2000....   [tags: Netflix Business Analysis ] 1320 words
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San Fabian Case Study - San Fabian Case Study Questions for San Fabian: 1) What does San Fabian bring to its relationship with MacDowell. Do you think San Fabian has been a good distributor for MacDowell. Why. - Experience navigating heavy corruption through the Philippines’ political and economic system - National coverage that was partially built up to support the MacDowell product line - Strong brand name built on decades of high-quality service and products - Exclusive-only basis approach to distribution has allowed San Fabian to spend heavily on targeted advertising, consultations and customer support on behalf of MacDowell o Critical since MacDowell’s products, while high quality, have a lot of product-specific installation methods that need to be implemented to ensure customer satisfaction o San Fabian uses a highly trained, technical workforce that would be difficult for MacDowell to replicate (San Fabian also compensates them extremely well, with significant potential for commissions to equal 50-100% of base) - Valuable relationships at all types of customers o Retail: lists of architects and contractors that salespeople frequently call o Wholesale: majority of dealers are Chinese, like Paul Cheng o Government: personal relationships with people at all levels across multiple departments (Public Works is example, where San Fabian employee used to be at the DPW and so can drive the sale and collection process) - Surrounds MacDowell’s products with complement of other building supply products that promote the sale of MacDowell’s offerings as a part of end-to-end solutions - Provides MacDowell with feedback on the state of the market in the Philippines and capacity for more product (however, this advice often goes unheeded) - One of the few dealers in the Philippines willing to carry MacDowell in inventory and provide shelf space to show to customers - Serves as a very timely customer for MacDowell, consistently paying within 60 days 2) How attractive is the MacDowell business to San Fabian....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy] 1773 words
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Burns Auto Case Study - Burns Auto Case Study The automobile industry is one that has constant vicissitudes. Burns Auto Corporation is not exempt from these unexpected changes or shifts in that industry. Many factors drive the automobile market fuel prices, the economy, and family sizes are just a few. This paper will take an in depth look at the current situation at Burns Auto; including the situation, problem definition, end state goals. Situation Burns Corporation is an auto corporation that consists of 24 dealerships selling foreign automobiles in the United States....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy] 1961 words
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Tylenol Case Study - Tylenol Case Study The discipline of public relations is a modern profession which has been in existence for only close to a century; however, it has already taken an important role in the fields of business, government, entertainment and non-profit organizations including educational institutions and healthcare organizations. Public relations professionals are required to have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to persuade the public. It is imperative for PR professionals to effectively communicate with its public in order to establish and maintain a positive relationship....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy] 1454 words
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Teaching Case Study - Teaching Case Study During my brief observation of an urban middle school, I have found that too often teachers do not have the time to sit down and understand their students. In a day filled with short periods, chaotic class changes, and over a hundred students, this task could seem daunting and unnecessary to some. However, by taking the time to understand your students, I believe you can reach them better in your instruction. Even though you might not have the time to sit down and conduct an interview like I had the opportunity to do, teachers still can find out details about their students every day and simply care about their lives and perspectives....   [tags: Education Educating Teacher Essays] 1169 words
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Berghaus’ Case Study - Berghaus’ Case Study 1) Berghaus is very successful business having an annual growth rate of 25%. This indicates that there is an increasing demand for their products. They also have an export ratio of 50% meaning that their distribution rates are very good. Last year alone their per-tax profits were £750,000 and a large amount of this money can, most probably, will be reinvested into the company for further development. Also, its pre-tax profits in 1991 were £750,000 which is obviously not a small amount, Berghaus clearly mean business....   [tags: Business Management Studies] 1329 words
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Case Study Of Carnival Corporation - Case Study Of Carnival Corporation The history of the Carnival Corporation begins in 1972, when Ted Arison set up Carnival Cruise Lines as a subsidiary of the American International Travel Service. The first ship ran aground, but Arison remained steadfast in achieving his vision of a cruise line offering affordable vacation packages to middle-income consumers. By 1977, Carnival had three ships, and ten years later, as the industry leader, the company went public. In the early 1990s, Carnival began to diversify into land-based entertainment, thus changing its name to Carnival Corp....   [tags: Business Marketing management Essays] 1548 words
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Case Study of Boots Plc - Case Study of Boots Plc Boots Plc have various kinds of stakeholders in their business who do various kinds of jobs suitable for which group there are in. Like any other Plc their stakeholders at least have a say in the business depending their role. E.g. shareholders have a bigger say than the employees who have very little say in the business. Boots Plc have the following external stakeholders in their businesses that play different roles between them are: - Ø Pressure Groups Ø Local Community Ø Government Ø Financers (Banks/Creditors) Ø Suppliers Ø Customers Although they have external stakeholders in their business the must have internal stakeholders for them to run their business properly and be successfully at the same time....   [tags: Papers] 1158 words
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Rhine Flooding Case Study - Rhine Flooding Case Study Introduction: - The River Rhine is one of Europe's largest and most used waterways. The source of this great river can be found in the Swiss Alps, where it stretches 1,320km until it flows out into the Dutch North Sea. The Rhine has a long history of intense flooding and recent devastating floods in the 1990's have caused considerable damage and are well remembered by the local population. [IMAGE] Causes: - The causes of these forceful floods can be traced back to a number of different things including human factors such as deforestation, the greenhouse effect (this is show by the facts stating the 1°C temperature rise in southern Germany and the winter precipitation in the Rhine catchment increasing by 40%) and the straightening of the Rhine for commercial purposes....   [tags: Papers] 678 words
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Case Study on Alcoholism - Case Study on Alcoholism Introduction: The ingestion of alcoholic beverages for their enjoyable effects is a custom which has been around for thousands of years, and alcohol continues to be a popular drug because of its short-term effects (Coleman, Butcher & Carson, 1984). An enormous amount of damage can be attributed directly to alcohol abuse as a result of lost jobs, accidents caused by drunk drivers, and so forth (Maltzman, 2000). Alcohol also compounds other problems--an estimated 25% to 40% of hospital patients have problems caused by, or recovery delayed by alcohol abuse (Maltzman, 2000)....   [tags: Papers Alcohol Drinking Liquor Addiction Essays]
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Urban Growth Case Study - Urban Growth Case Study Newcastle was named after the Norman castle built in 1080 by Robert Curthose, who was the eldest son of William the Conquerer. But before that it was not called Newcastle. Its existence was first recorded around the first century AD, when the main island of the British Isles was part of the Roman Empire. The Romans realised that they had to control the crossing of the Tyne. And so they built a fort on the north side of the Tyne, and a bridge to link it to supplies and reinforcements in the south....   [tags: Papers] 777 words
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Legal Case Study - Legal Case Study Chronological order of events ============================= 1. Xavier wrote to YY stating, “I hear you have a Nokia 7600 mobile for sale. I would be interested in buying it for $2,000 if it is in good condition.” 2. YY wrote back to Xavier, “I agree to sell the phone to you but there are still a few things which need doing to it before it is fully usable.” However, the letter was lost in the post....   [tags: Papers] 1021 words
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Large Company Case Study - Large Company Case Study In this report I will be looking at the software and hardware used in all departments of Hanover Displays Ltd. I will also be looking at the benefits this software and hardware gives the company, and how they help the company save time and money. Hanover Displays is a company based in Lewes, East Sussex, and they manufacture signs for buses, trams and trains. I will show the benefits of each program by defining each one and what they do, and then how they save time and money for the company....   [tags: Papers] 1244 words
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Immigration Case Study - Immigration Case Study Four hours a week, discussing the issues of immigration, combined with a mountain of reading on the topic will eventually have an effect on a person's every day outlook. I discovered as much during my last semester at University. The absence of thought was more than made up for in the ensuing semester, as the ideas we discussed in class oozed into my daydreams, my personal time, and my personal associations. And if all that hadn?t happened, I never would have met Rosa. I came down the stairs in the hotel reservation center where I work and slid down the worn, but very clean tiles towards the employee?s break room....   [tags: Immigration Immigrant Essays Papers] 1455 words
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Sudan Case Study - Sudan Case Study Sudan is a country with multitudes of problems. I will address just a portion of the many problems this country face but must first began with a very brief background. Sudan is a very large country located on the continent of Africa. Sudan has a very diverse landscape ranging from deserts, to mountain ranges, rainforests, and swamps; to name a few. It is estimated that Sudan has a population of 34 million people. Out of the 34 million people, the indigenous Black Africans make-up the majority in the south, while the Arabs account for the majority in the north....   [tags: Sudan Foreign Studies Relations] 1177 words
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Case Study: Dell, Inc. - Case Study: Dell, Inc. Incomplete Essay 1. History of the company. In 1983, Michael Dell started his own business while in college. The company he started was PC's ltd., which was the forerunner to Dell Inc. today. Dell started his business with a simple concept which is made to order computers. The computers were to be direct sales to consumers. Dell maximized his profits by bypassing distributors and retailers. Although he his product was sold by retailers he soon took the product out of the stores and continued focus on direct sales....   [tags: Business Strategy management Analysis] 1954 words
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Marketing Case Study - Marketing Case Study Introduction Brief History of the Company Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is one of the world's biggest electronics companies and Europe's largest, with sales of EUR 267.93 Million in 2007. With activities in the three interlocking domains of healthcare, lifestyle and technology and 161,500 employees in more than 60 countries, it has market leadership positions in medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring, colour television sets, electric shavers, lighting and silicon system solutions....   [tags: Business Management Strategy Analysis] 1938 words
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Corning Case Study - Corning Case Study Corning is a decentralized company currently being plagued by both external and internal threats, such as market uncertainty and poor communication and planning systems. The company has just recently started to recover from a large layoff in 1975, which reduced worker job confidence. The Houghton family has a preference for an informal workplace with an ambiguous leadership style that contradicts the formal and strict resource allocation system designed for their international strategy....   [tags: Business Analysis] 847 words
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Pepsi Blue Case Study - Pepsi Blue Case Study During the 1990s, PepsiCo launched new products and engineered a global re-branding campaign in an effort to grow sales volume; reinvigorate their stagnant brand; and to close the increasingly large sales and market share gap between itself and its primary competitor, Coca-Cola. In 1993, Pepsi jump-started its marketing efforts by adding two brands to its portfolio: Crystal Pepsi and Pepsi Max. Crystal Pepsi, which was initially offered in the United States, failed to earn the company more than 2 percent volume share....   [tags: Business Marketing Pepsi ] 1473 words
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Star Appliance Case Study - Star Appliance Case Study Situation: Star Appliance is looking to expand their product line and is considering three different projects: dishwashers, garbage disposals, and trash compactors. We want to determine which project would be worth doing by determining if they will add value to Star. Thus, the project(s) that will add the most value to Star Appliance will be worth pursuing. The current hurdle rate of 10% should be re-evaluated by finding the weighted average cost of capital (WACC). Then by forecasting the cash flows of each project and discounting them by the WACC to find the net present value, or by solving for the internal rate of return, we should be able to see which projects Star should undertake....   [tags: Business Analysis Management] 1773 words
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Case Study: Victoria's Secret - Case Study: Victoria's Secret OVERVIEW Victoria's Secret, one of the world's most recognizable fashion brands, established itself in the Bay Area in the early 1970s. Originally owned by an ambitious Stanford graduate looking for a comfortable and high-end retailer to buy his wife lingerie, Roy Raymond opened the first store at Stanford Shopping Center. Styled after a Victorian boudoir, Raymond's success prompted him to open three other locations, a catalog business, and a corporate headquarters within a few years....   [tags: Business Market Analysis Management] 1408 words
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Xerox Case Study Analysis - Xerox Case Study Analysis Xerox's "Book In Time" is a revolutionary product, presenting some new opportunities for the company. It is simply a matter of costs. The Book-in-Time equipment allows for a publishing company to produce a 300-page book for $6.90, something which could have been previously reached only for lots larger than 1,000 copies. A significant decrease in publishing costs, given the fact that these cover up to 20 % (including the paper and binding the book), would create the possibility of an increased profit margin....   [tags: Business Analysis Xerox] 1027 words
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Inheritance Case Study - Inheritance Case Study In the text Inheritance, many themes are repeated including inheritance and who will get the farm. To characters like Nugget and Lyle it is more then just about who will receive the assets and property, it is about keeping the farm in the family name and ensuring it stays successful. Nugget has the most right to the farm. His name is on the will, he has a spiritual attachment to the land, and morally he is the best suitor to run the farm. So who has more of right to the farm....   [tags: Inheritance Property Rights] 1081 words
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Krispy Kreme Case Study - Krispy Kreme Case Study Question 1. The chief element of Krispy Kreme's strategy is to deliver a better doughnut and to appeal to customers in new ways. They have taken great steps to insure customer satisfaction from the use of their proprietary flour recipe to their automated doughnut making machines. They have chosen to target mainly markets with 100,000 households. They also were exploring smaller-sized stores for secondary markets. Krispy Kremes's strong brand name, highly differentiated products, high-volume production capability and multi-channel market penetration strategy has worked well....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 1002 words
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Child Development Case Study - One precious little girl, charming responses, and thirty well spent minutes adds up to a successful Piaget project. The time spent on interviewing a child for cognitive development was insightful, and gave me a first hand look at how a child’s mind matures with age. N.G., 4 years, 11 months, embodied all I could ask for in a child to conduct such an interview on. Nearing her fifth birthday in the upcoming week, her age is central between ages three and seven, providing me with information that is certainly conducive to our study....   [tags: Child Development, Piaget, psychology] 1017 words
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Case Study of Chase Corrolin - ... Chase’s mother and father are African American, but his father is not often present. His immediate family is Catholic and moderately religious. His family comes from North Carolina. Though he comes from an area that is not overtly tolerant of LGBTQ issues, his siblings seem to be supportive, as do the friends from his home town. In addition, a cousin of his came out to the family as a lesbian a few years ago. Chase is very self-determined and goal oriented. He has participated in many student organizations since he arrived on campus his freshman year....   [tags: Diversity Resource Center, LGBTQ]
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Schizophrenia Case Study - Throughout psychology today there are six different theoretical models that seek to explain and treat abnormal functioning or behavior. These different models have been a result of different ideas and beliefs over the course of history. As psychology began to grow so did the improvements in research techniques. As a result psychologists are able to explain a variety of disorders in terms of the six different theoretical models. In the movie A Beautiful Mind it follows the mathematician John Nash as he struggles with schizophrenia....   [tags: Psychology ]
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Actions in Negligence: Case Study - ... In Castel’s case, having successfully passed one of the preconditions for recovery, it was found rather efficiently and predictably that TopClub should owe him a duty of care. The requirement that the suffered psychiatric harm must have been a ‘recognized psychiatric illness’ is one precondition to recovery that may significantly alter the likelihood of an outcome. The distinction between ‘mere mental distress’ and ‘psychiatric illness’ however can cause confusion as Gummow and Kirby JJ describe in their judgment that it is one that ‘advances in the capacity of medicine objectively to distinguish the genuine from the spurious’....   [tags: Tort Law, Reform] 828 words
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Princess Diana : A Case Study - Many people remember Princess Diana for her very fragile and loving nature, however during an interview with BBC, she often remarks “I am a very strong person,” an ironic statement for someone whose life was full of challenges and disappointments (Elliot& Pederson, 1995, p.62). Beginning with her birth on July 1, 1961 to aristocratic parents Viscount and Viscountess Johnnie and Frances Althorp, Princess Diana (then Diana Frances Spencer) believed she was a disappointment to her parents because she was not born a baby boy, the desired heir to the Spencer estate....   [tags: Psychology]
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International Business Case Study - Krom Bop-A-Lee’s experience in Bombay, India is undoubtedly a common one for those from First World countries unaccustomed to the relatively poor working conditions present in many parts of the world. As Westerners, many luxuries are taken for granted, and the absence of these luxuries can have a profound impact on one’s moral and ethical foundation. The Problem Within This Situation It is this impact upon Krom Bop-A-Lee’s psyche which serves as the primary problem in this particular situation. Krom Bop-A-Lee’s company should be proud to have her representing it; too often liaisons on international business trips of this nature are content to accept the overwhelming hospitality of their hosts and choose to ignore the goings-on “behind the scenes”....   [tags: International Business, business model] 1158 words
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A Case Study of Ethics in Psychology - In this case, the psychologist is presented with several ethical issues which could cause harm to the client. The first ethical issue that arose in this case is the potential for a role conflict. The psychologist and Mr. Hartwig had contact prior to the development of a therapeutic relationship when the psychologist bought a car from Mr. Hartwig. It may not be enough that the brief, informal relationship ended. The psychologist must assess the dimensions of the previous relationship from the viewpoint of the client as well as his/her own personal feelings (Koocher & Keith-Spiegel, 2008)....   [tags: Ethics, Psychology]
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Case Study about Work System Framework of a Company - Executive Summary TradX is a company that aims to sell furniture to retailers and special targeted companies. By analyzing the case study, which is on TradX Company, we came up with two different work systems for the company's trade actions. The work systems are "Replenish Retailer Inventory" and "Direct Selling." Moreover, the performance variables for the business processes are discussed in detail in the report. The report then talks about how an introduction of electronic information system may affect TradX work systems....   [tags: Business Case Studies] 3587 words
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