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Promotional Marketing - Keels Super - 1.0 Introduction Keels Super is one of the premier super market chains in the country, which adds value to their products to improve customer satisfaction and retain them in the long term. Keels Super is a supermarket chain, which has number of supermarkets in many of the major cities in the country. Keels Super is the first super market chain in the country who took the initiative in changing the supermarket culture by making many changes, specially in the last decade....   [tags: Business Case Study] 1961 words
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Replacing Leadership at EMC - Replacing Leadership EMC In 2003, when EMC, a Massachusetts-based information infrastructure provider, began its corporate transformation five years ago, EMC saw a potential issue and opportunity in reduction of future talent and leadership resources. To keep pace with the company's growth, like most global companies, EMC faced the knowledge management challenge of preparing young managers and up-and-coming executives to replace retiring top-level Baby Boomers. With EMC’s continue double-digit growth, they anticipate in 2008 and 2009 the number for leadership talent is going to have to grow by 20 percent....   [tags: Business Case Study] 900 words
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Royal Dutch/Shell: Human Rights In Nigeria - Brief background Shell was exploiting the natural reserves of oil and gas from the Nigerian Coastal plains dwelled by an ethnic group of Ogoni. Shell’s Nigerian operation constituted 11-12% of its output and 200 million dollar’s sale of annually. On contrary, Nigeria plummeted economically even 3 decades after independence partly because of political failure that neither could not leverage its competencies and nor reduce its oil dependency. Immature political system ultimately led to Military coup d'état ensuing a totalitarian rule reigning Nigeria brutally and undemocratically....   [tags: Shell Case Study] 1743 words
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English Indian Clays Ltd - English Indian Clays Ltd About the Company English Indian Clays Limited (EICL, has two key business segments viz Clay Business and Starch Business with strong R&D set-up at all its three manufacturing locations. English Indian Clays Limited was incorporated on 18th November 1963, in technical and financial collaboration with English China Clays Limited, UK (now known as ECC Group plc, UK). The collaboration with ECC ceased in the year 1992. EICL has since been actively engaged in the manufacture and processing of China Clay of different grades for use as a coating agent and filling agent....   [tags: Business Case Study Analysis] 1354 words
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Slade Company Plating Department - Introduction The Slade Company was a small but prosperous manufacturer of metal products designed for industrial application. It was located in central Michigan with 500 employees. The plating department of Slade had formed certain informal team in which some employees had dishonest behaviors. In this paper, we will discuss Slade’s external environment, central problem, alternatives, analysis, and finally give some recommendation. External Environment Competitive Market Slade’s competitive market is metal product market....   [tags: Case Study Analysis] 1858 words
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Target - Our group, upon much deliberation, decided to conduct our research on the Target Corporation. This decision was based partially on the interesting class presentation done by one of its Wisconsin store managers, and also a genuine interest in the company. We have all been to a Target store or one very similar in our lives. A great number of Americans shop there on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, purchasing anything from a loaf of bread to a flat screen television. The broadness of its product and the way they conduct their business is what first appealed to our group....   [tags: Case Study Business Target] 1627 words
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Tenderlink - Tenderlink.com was established in 1994. Tenderlink.com allows exchange of information in a secure and natural environment. This service being online allows this trade to be done on a local, regional, national, or global basis. (Tenderlink, 2006) This service is provided to subscribed suppliers and purchasers only. It allows them to communicate electronically and opens their options. (Tenderlink, 2006) Purchasers are now able to do numerous things including requesting for information (RFI), request for proposal (RFP), request for quote (RFQ), and expression of interest (EOI) displaying notices on tenderlink.com....   [tags: Business Analysis Case Study] 1613 words
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United States vs Martha Stewart - Martha Stewart and Peter Bacanovic were indicted on criminal charges arising from Martha Stewarts December 27, 2001 sale of 3,928 shares of stock in ImClone Systems, Inc. ("ImClone"). ImClone is a biotechnology company whose then-chief executive officer, Samuel Waksal, was a friend of Stewart's and a client of Stewart's stockbroker at Merrill Lynch, defendant Peter Bacanovic. On December 25, 2001, ImClone learned that the Food and Drug Administration had rejected the company's application for approval of Erbitux, a cancer-fighting drug....   [tags: Legal Case Study] 1199 words
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Saxonville Sausages - Saxonville Sausage companies entered the market 70 years ago and found themselves struggling to position and segment one of their Italian sausages in the market. They recently decided to find a new positioning and segmentation plan where they are able to identify and profile distinct groups of buyers who might require varying product mixes by examining their information such as demographics, psychographics and behavioral difference. Through quantitative research such as focus groups. Their objective was to find a new concept to apply to their Italian sausage ‘Vivio’ and appeal to a new market as well as to create a new marketing plan, in order to achieve its profit objectives for the next fiscal year....   [tags: Saxonville Sausages Case Study Brand Marketing] 1706 words
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Implementation Plan - Implementation Plan for Friar Tucker Galleria The one thing all successful projects have in common is a good plan. This has been repeated over and over again during classroom study and benchmarking. Friar Tucker International understands the concept of a successful implementation plan lending itself to a wonderful project outcome. During this paper, Friar Tucker will show different aspects that must be addressed to complete a project successfully. To Begin, Friar Tucker will first have to look at the makeup of their company before an implementation process can be put into place....   [tags: Case Study Friar Tucker Galleria Implementation] 1992 words
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Disneyland Hong Kong - In this case analysis I will first show the requirements the company had for its financing. Then I will provide an analysis of the main pros and cons for Chase in connection with the deal. Lastly I will show how both affected the pricing as well as the execution of the deal. In order to build the new Disneyland in Hong Kong a new non-recourse entity, Hong Kong International Theme Parks Ltd (HKITP) was formed. While the owners supported the project with substantial amounts of equity (Disney and Government) as well as with subordinated debt (Government), Disney had significant requirements for the financing portion of the remaining needed amount....   [tags: Case Study Analysis Disneyland Hong Kong] 1681 words
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General Motors, Poletown, MI And The Executive Compass - In 1980, General Motors’ executives were faced with a dilemma regarding new plant construction in Detroit, Michigan. GM intended to close two of its aging facilities and rebuild new assembly plants at a different site location although still in the Detroit metro area. The only land site matching the construction specifications was a settlement called Poletown, Michigan. This township was home to more than 3,500 residents, all of whom would have to be relocated if construction were approved. The following is an analysis of this dilemma according to the four quadrants of The Executive’s Compass: Liberty, Equality, Community, and Efficiency....   [tags: Automobile Industry Case Study Plant Analysis] 1754 words
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Automated And Group Collaboration Software - Automated and Group Collaboration Software The current military office environment that is worked in can be cut into two sections when talking about office automation and group collaboration tools; the deployed and non-deployed office environment. Each section has its' own unique qualities and usually requires the same technology to operate, but each gets different support based the deployed environment being more of a priority. To first answer this topic, one must understand that collaborative software is also known as "social software and embraces the communications systems, including e-mail, videoconferencing, instant messaging and chat" (Ziff Davis Media Inc., 2007)....   [tags: Business Technology, Case Study, solution] 752 words
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Bead Bar - The Bead Bar is a company that creates bead jewelry. The bead Bar is a hands on company that allows its customers to create their own jewelry. BRJ Consulting was contracted by the Bead Bar to assist in determining information technology needs. The Bead Bar is an arts and crafts oriented company that enables its customers to design and make their own jewelry with wires, beads, and strings. There currently exist three divisions in the company spread throughout the United States: six (6) studios, five (5) franchises, and the Bead Bar on Board which is a portable Bead Bar designed for cruise ships....   [tags: Case Study, Analysis, Technology, solution] 1125 words
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Bead Bar Systems - Bead Bar Systems Development Project 1 Introduction The Bead Bar franchise is a successful company with its eyes on the future. The Bead Bar already functions very efficiently as it is. Our plan is to take The Bead Bar to the next level by implementing a various array of technical upgrades. This plan will consist of every thing from the latest in desk top computers to PDAs. The building of a new website will help bring in the customers that do there shopping online as well as those who prefer to browse what The Bead Bar might have available before they come to the store....   [tags: Case Study Information Technology, solution] 1312 words
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Bead Bar Network Paper - The Bead Bar is in dire need of a well-designed network structure. Each executive of the organization has specific needs for their department. The Bead Bar is steadily growing and requires a complex network capable of handling daily business functions and processes. The current system in place does not allow effective communication between all Bead Bar locations. Bringing in new technology will reduce redundancy and create a more effective business flow, introducing new network topology and architecture....   [tags: Case Study, Information Technology, solution] 913 words
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Computer Industry Analysis - High Innovation Turbulence in this industry which is evidently in the maturity stage Competitor Analysis The two major competitors are HP and Lenovo About HP – They are in the same strategic group as Dell After losing 5% of their combined Market Share they are now gaining ground and in the US have managed to reduce the market share gap between them and Dell by increasing the efficiency of corporate functions and focusing on relationship marketing aimed at both the retailing and consumer industry with the aim of keeping customers loyal and profitable in an efficient way....   [tags: Market, Analysis, Case Study, solution] 1048 words
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Toyota - Toyota has topped a survey gauging the satisfaction of US customers for the second year in a row. Toyota earned a satisfaction rating of 87 out of 100 on the index compared with an industry average of 81. US researchers at JD Power stated that Toyota was the most reliable car in a survey of three year old vehicles. Toyota has raised its annual profit forecasts after reporting strong results for the three months to end of September. The firm saw operating profits rise by 44% during the quarter, to reach $4.9 billion as sales continued to increase....   [tags: Toyota, Business, Case Study, solution] 982 words
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Aqualisa Quartz: Simply A Better Shower - Customers Shower buyers fall in three pricing segments: premium, standard and value. First, premium segment is conducted of people who mainly shop in showrooms. Their focus is on great service and high performance. Second segment is called standard. Customers in this segment rely on plumber recommendation and emphasize performance and service. Value segment conducts mainly customers who are primarily concerned with convenience and price. Thus, they like to avoid excavation and also tend to rely on independent plumber in selecting a product....   [tags: Market Analysis, Case Study, solution] 851 words
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Priceline.Com - Introduction Business models are possibly the most discussed and least understood facet of the web. Brokerage models, such as Priceline.com are market makers: they bring buyers and sellers together to facilitate transactions. Priceline.com leads the way to a unique new type of e-commerce known as a "demand collection system". Priceline.com is the world's first online buying service through which consumers name the price they're willing to pay. Leveraging the unique attributes of the Internet, Priceline.com finds sellers willing to meet buyers' needs and price....   [tags: Case Study, Economics, Travel, solution] 1889 words
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Hp At A Strategic Cross Road - December 13, 2005 11:24 AM PST, HP discloses strategy for recovery, By Marguerite Reardon, Staff Writer, CNET News • Hurd said revenue is expected to grow to $91 billion in fiscal 2006, up from $89.5 billion the previous year. In fiscal 2007, which begins in November 2006, profit margins are expected to grow to 8 percent, up from 7.5 percent the previous year. Specifically, HP is focusing on three major businesses: enterprise virtualisation, high-end printing and mobility. • Vyomesh Joshi, executive vice president of the imaging and printing group, said it will take a combination of all these smaller printing markets to hit the revenue growth target of 4 percent to 6 percent....   [tags: Case Study Analysis Hewlett Packard] 1396 words
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Global Communications - Problem Solution: Global Communications The following is an analysis of the problems evident in the Global Communications scenario. The management team within Global Communications is weak in many areas including internal communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. The lack of effective communication could easily be held to blame for the recent demand for immediate actions to be taken due to the drop in stock value. If there was better communication within the company, this decline in the cost of shares could have been forecasted and addressed appropriately rather than being forced to make drastic, last minute decisions....   [tags: Case Study Analysis Problem Solution] 1514 words
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Global Communications - Global Communications (GC) is facing many issues. Restructuring of the organization is required to offer services and cut costs. Global Communications can better compete locally and globally to increase revenue and profits. One issue that Global Communications is facing is the depreciation of stock by more than 50 %. Stockholders do not have confidence in the success of the company. Global Communications is also facing a competitive marketplace where everyone in the industry is competing for the same business....   [tags: Case Study Analysis Problem Solution] 1020 words
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Guajilote Cooperativo Forestal, Swot - The Guajilote Cooperative is an incredibly fascinating business enterprise. It has created prosperity for its members, kept the protected national forest free of debris that could cause wide-spread destruction, and keep capesinos (peasant farmers) from over-running the preserve. Given the lack of education by its members, their success is impressive. COHDEFOR should be delighted with their experiment. Nevertheless, any future attempts to copy this model should be carefully analyzed and basic business skills, such as accounting, should be taught to members before letting them run a business....   [tags: Guajilote Swot Analysis Case Study] 1542 words
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Harley-Davidson Performance Analysis - Harley Davidson Performance Analysis There are many ways to analyze the performance of a company, some more popular than others. According to the Barney text the accounting method is the most popular way of measuring a firm's performance (Barney, 2002). Some of the reasons for the popularity could include the fact that accounting measures of performance are publicly available on many firms and they communicate a great deal of information about a firm's operations. Other methods of performance analysis include firm survival and the multiple stakeholder approach....   [tags: Case Study Harley Davidson Motorcycle] 1508 words
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Levis At Walmart?? - In 2002, CEO of Levi Strauss, Phil Marineau was faced with a tough decision: whether he should sell product at Wal-Mart. In the last five years, Levi-Strauss had lost sales and had to close US plants to move production to cheaper offshore areas. Levi's really needed to revive the brand image to gain back some lost sales and was using marketing to create new advertisements and product placement to broaden their target market. Levi's had tough competition on every level of the price-point spectrum, whether it be high end retailers like Diesel or Calvin Klein, middle vertically integrated retailers like Gap or American Eagles, and on the bottom, private-label brands like Wal-Mart and Target....   [tags: Levi Strauss Walmart Case Study] 1739 words
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Market Research - Kudler Fine Foods Kudler Fine Foods is a local upscale specialty food store with three locations in the San Diego area. Each of these stores is located in a fashionable shopping center with nearly 16,000 s.f. of retail space. These stores offer the very best domestic and imported products from organic produce to specialty meats. After experiencing substantial growth, Kudler Fine Foods is now interested on increasing the loyalty and profitability of its consumers through the expansion of services, improving operation efficiency, and increasing the consumer purchase cycle (Apollo Group, 2004)....   [tags: Case Study Kudler Fine Foods] 820 words
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Miles Kimball A Subsidiary Of Blyth, Inc. - Abstract While the Miles Kimball Company started off 70 years ago as an idea for printed Christmas cards the company has achieved many milestone goals. It has become the leading direct marketer of gifts, cards and household products. Miles Kimball was acquired by Blyth, Inc. in 2003 which helped to promote the Miles Kimball name and products along with securing another catalog company, Walter Drake, to become a division of Miles Kimball. This has added strength in sales and a reduction in expenses as the expenses can be split between the two catalog companies....   [tags: Maketing Company Analysis Case Study] 1234 words
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Overview Of Management: Kudler Fine Foods - Kudler Fine Foods – Overview of Management Kudler Fine Foods is an upscale specialty food store located in San Diego, California. What started out as a small endeavor has escalated into three stores throughout the San Diego metropolitan area. The three stores are located within existing shopping centers and contain the following departments: bakery and pastries, produce, meat and seafood, condiments and packaged foods and finally cheese's and specialty dairy products (Kudler Fine Foods - Home)....   [tags: Kudler Fine Foods Case Study] 1757 words
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RFID Chip Technology - INTRODUCTION If you were to ask me what my dream job is, it definitely wouldn't be taking over the operation of a floundering grocery chain. Yet, that's exactly what former General Electric executive Lawrence R. Johnston did in 2001. Not only did he take over the company, he turned it around. His inventive management style and new ideas have begun to revive the company. Johnston knew that he couldn't compete head to head with the retail giants such as Wal-Mart (Holmes, 2005). He has spearheaded the addition of technology to Albertsons, to improve the speed of checkout and customer service....   [tags: Technology Impact Analysis Case Study] 1320 words
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Bead Bar Sytem - Bead Bar System The Bead Bar needs to be able to communicate online with their customers. The Bead bar does not want to offer beads online for the simple fact that customers will be more likely to make the beads at home. Another problem is that the Bead bar needs more customers to come into the store and they are afraid if they go online customers will not come in to the store at all. This will eventually hurt the bead bar’s business. The Bead bar needs a way to be able to by online without customers buying the beads online....   [tags: Case Study, Analysis, Technology, solution] 1432 words
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Benetton - Founded by the Benetton family in the 1960s, Benetton is one of the largest garment retailers, with stores which bear its name located in almost all parts of the world.. It could be interesting to analyse the technical development of such an important company going through the different theories of technology. Concerning the technological approach to the activity that Benetton carries on inside its group, the Company adopted a not fully integrated system: not all the activities, namely the technologies, are held "in-house"....   [tags: Case Study, Retail, Analysis, solution] 1356 words
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Riordan Manufacturing - Running head: RIORDAN MANUFACTURING PROCESSES EVALUATION: User requirements will allow the WASP barcoding system to improve its inventory management, shipping logistics, manufacturing processes, and customer service communication. Current manufacturing processes will need to be modified in order to support the proposed changes to the Inventory Management and Control segment, while minimizing impact to employees and customers. And the proposed enhancements to the Inventory Management and Control segment that need to be supported by the WASP barcoding system will be Raw Material Receiving, Manufacturing with Inventory, Final Product Shipping....   [tags: Case Study, Business, Analysis, solution] 1369 words
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Problem Solution: Kuiper Leda - Problem Solution: Kuiper Leda The ability to manage supply chains effectively is a key component of corporate success. Adopting a supply chain management strategy (inventory strategy) that works to minimize costs, enhance quality and efficiency of products and services rendered, and maintain sufficient levels of inventory while reducing associated carrying costs is ideal for all businesses. Achieving such a goal, however, is quite challenging and most businesses adopt inventory strategies that best enable them to fulfill their most primary needs (e.g....   [tags: Business, Case Study, Analysis, solution] 1955 words
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Apple Computers Strategy - Apple Inc, is a company that epitomizes what innovation and re-invention is all about. By using innovation the company has been able to turn itself around from the poor position it was in of 2000 to the far more attractive and appealing position it is currently in as one of the most innovative and forward thinking technological firms in the market today. Essentially Apple Inc. was able to turn its fortunes around by being highly innovative in the digital media market which was still only present in the underground computer networks and communities for the late 90’s....   [tags: Business, Analysis, Case Study, solution] 872 words
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Design Productivity Enhancement Through NBS & Netbatch - Why NetBatch. At my workplace, we have way more computing needs for the number of machines we own. Hence, it would be economically infeasible to buy enough machines to satisfy our peak consumption, which is growing constantly. NetBatch is a tool, which allows our organization to maximize utilization of the available computing resources. This paper discusses about NetBatch and NBS, a package around NetBatch that handles job management, which use principles of queuing, job scheduling, sequencing to achieve its goals....   [tags: Information Technology Alternative Case Study] 1895 words
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Diversification Mondavi - In order to offset the recent disappointing earnings and descending stock price The Robert Mondavi Corporation must make several changes to its business and marketing strategy. Flattening jug wine sales have caused many large volume wine producers to venture into the popular premium to ultra premium wine market, thus penetrating into Mondavi's market share. This is an area in which Mondavi has been traditionally strong, with its popular premium brand, Woodbridge, accounting for 60% of net revenues in 1998....   [tags: Diversification Strategy Case Study Analysis] 1565 words
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Implementation Generic Benchmarking - Motorola, Inc. Motorola Inc is a global communication leader, powered by, and driving, seamless, mobility. Motorola is revolutionizing broadband, embedded systems and wireless networks – bringing cutting-edge technologies into the everyday life, with style (Motorola, 2008). With their projects of revolutionizing broadband, embedded systems and wireless networks, they are bringing new technologies into everyday life. They are recognized around the world for their policies on environment and safety issues....   [tags: Case Study Motorola Benchmark Implementation] 1367 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Global Communications needs to address the current state of the company’s financial position in the telecommunications industry by coming up with a plan that will reduce operations expenditures and expand the company’s consumer base and market share internationally, all without negatively impacting the company’s long-term relationships with key stakeholders, and while continuing to strive to deliver an ever increasing array of high-quality services and products to the company’s end users. Situation Analysis Issue and Opportunity Identification As of late, interests in the telecommunications industry have been struggling in the stock market....   [tags: Global Communications Strategy Case Study] 1836 words
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Global Communication Gap Analysis - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications faced a difficult and arduous decision. The company is declining and a new growth strategy is ready for implementation. The growth strategy will enable Global to become more competitive and responsive to their customers. However, the implementation of the plan was not thought out clearly causing conflict and division. How can Global fix their issues. The problems Global faced were looked at and measured against the concepts presented in the cited texts....   [tags: Global Communications Strategy Case Study] 1806 words
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Guajilote Cooperativo Forestal, Honduras - Guajilote is a growing business but the organization of this company does not have a steady foundation due to the political structure of Honduras. Guajilote also the amount of mahogany wood was limited and was being threatened by forest fires, illegal logging, and slash and dash burn agriculture. Wood trade was even restricted internationally. Guajilote was force to take lower price for its wood due to that there was only one distributing area. Most if not all of Guajilote employees had any education beyond primary schooling, and some were even illiterate....   [tags: Guajilote Swot Analysis Case Study] 1459 words
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Kudler Fine Foods Transforms To Organic Produce - Kudler Fine Foods Transforms to Organic Produce The Kudler Fine Foods is transforming its produce to carry organically grown produce. In the company's mission statement: "We will provide this service because we ‘shop the world' for our products; purchase only the finest of products…and will go to extensive lengths to assure that Kudler's is the purveyor of choice for customers aspiring to purchase the finest epicurean delights (Kudler Fine Foods, 2006). Kathy Kudler and her administrative team have decided to contract with local vendors to bring organic produce to the stores....   [tags: Kudler Foods Case Study Analysis] 1997 words
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Kudler Foods - Running head: KUDLER FOODS VIRTUAL ORG. Analysis of the Implementation of Organic Foods Paper MBA/502 University of Phoenix Linda Chavis September 15th, 2008 Kudler Fine Foods is an organization that wants to evolve and mature as a company and implement practices that illustrate their growth as a company. One particular practice that Kudler Foods wants to implement is reaching out and contracting to local farmers to gain access to organic foods for sell within all three branches of Kudler Foods (UOP,2008)....   [tags: Kudler Foods Case Study Analysis] 1482 words
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Problem Solution Intersect Investments - Problem Solution: Intersect Investment Services Corporation Intersect Investment Services needs to make an internal sales transformation to add value to customers, employees, products and services. Intersect provides a broad set of products and services to individual consumers and small businesses. In the past Intersect made quick sales calls, this technique was based around numbers. The more potential customers they contact the more sales possibilities. This technique provided no room for personalization or trust....   [tags: Intersect Investment Services Case Study] 1845 words
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Southwest Airlines - Southwest Airlines In the airline industry, Southwest Airlines is considered a true innovator. By shaking up the rules of flying and improving upon inefficient industry norms, Southwest has quickly grown by leaps and bounds. From the very start, Southwest Airlines' goals were to make a profit, achieve job security for every employee, and make flying affordable for more people (Southwest,2007). Southwest has not strayed from these goals. It does not buy huge aircrafts, fly international routes or try to go head to head with the major carriers; and thanks to a great planning, Southwest airlines has become the most successful airline company in the U.S., if not the world....   [tags: Business Case Study Analysis Management] 1119 words
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Barco Projection System - Case Analysis of Barco Projection System: Worldwide Niche Marketing Introduction Barco N.V. was established in 1934 as a producer of radio broadcast receivers. At the end of 1970's, facing the economic recession owing to oil supply shock, the company altered its market strategy from consumer market to industrial niche market of projectors. This decision was based on firm and clear vision that Barco knew which market it had to serve. Pursuing top-of-the-line in the high-end niche market, Barco focused on R&D to retain the top quality and launched series of international expansion activities....   [tags: Case Study, Analysis, Niche, Marketing, solution] 1251 words
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Ebay - CASE: eBay's GLOBALIZATION STRATEGY February 21, 2001 From: Amal MBA Student, Spring 2006 To: Matt Bannick Senior Vice President, International eBay In response to your request for an outsider's perspective concerning how you can handle your growth in Latin America, the following report presents my analysis and recommendations of your potential growth in the area, and how to handle the Brazilian division of IBazar. I hope that my report justifies my recommendations. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY After I received your email asking me to give recommendations about the IBazar Brazilian operation and your next expansion in Latin America, I spent the whole week analyzing the eBay current situation, as well as the Latin America e-commerce market, in order to come up with the appropriate solution that guarantees an immediate success of your company in the region....   [tags: Ebay Case Study Globalization Strategy Analysis] 1785 words
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Hurricane Island Outward Bound School - Hurricane Island Outward Bound School Case The paper starts with a consideration of the current position of Hurricane Island Outward Bound School (Hurricane) - Maine location of an international organization with 30 schools around the world - and their marketing activities vs. organizational culture, the threats and opportunities they face, the impact of political and regulatory controls, economic influences social influences, competitive forces and technological factors. The paper then looks at how marketing should take place to maintain the schools values, use the core competences, maximize the use of resources and keep stakeholders happy....   [tags: Case Study Analysis Financial Aid Students] 1749 words
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Hematal - Problem: Dr. Rini's main and immediate problem is whether to decide on further giving credit to the boy's family or not. It is influenced by the following critical factors: 1. Hematal's cash flow problem limits Hematal's decision on giving further credit to the boy's family or not. It has been proved in the case that the family is very poor and won't be able to pay right away and most probably won't be able to pay anymore considering also the increasing hospitalization bills. This fact is important because Hematal will already have to consider writing off of the family's debt, which further affects the company's cash position in the future when she gives additional credit....   [tags: Case Study Analysis Finance Loan Credit] 1728 words
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Jones Blair Company - Problem Recognition The Jones Blair Company is a small paint (coatings) producer in the southwestern United States. The company plant and headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas; and it does most of its business within this 11 county Dallas-Fort-Worth region, and also Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana. Currently the company sells top quality architectural paint and accessories to various markets. The company also sells OEM materials to domestic and international customers. Jones Blair is currently looking for solutions for marketing their architectural coatings and sundries....   [tags: Case Study Pain Industry Problem Recognition] 1212 words
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Pole Climbers - POLE CLIMBERS Ringing Bell Company has to redesign the selection process for the position of outdoor craft technician due to an adverse impact on employment opportunities for women. Currently the failing rate is at 70% for women compared to 30% for men. The reasons identified for high failing rate for the installation school's training program include physical inability to climb poles, fear of height, an accident during pole climbing while at training school, strenuous work involved and some women have also mentioned that they felt influenced by the interviewer while applying for the outdoor craft position of a installer-repairer and line worker....   [tags: Human Resource Hiring Case Study Ringing Bell] 1330 words
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Virtual Organization E-Business - Virtual Organization E-Business Marshall Industries has been making its mark as one of the first company to provide distribution of electronic components by conducting e-business on an international basis. Like many other company in its century, technology have played an important part and changing the way and giving many options on marketing and service a business. Countless businesses have taking a piece of the pie by taking advantage of the world wide web to conduct their business to a broader list of clients and taking their business out of the box....   [tags: Marshall Industries Case Study Analysis Virtual] 1024 words
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Wal-Mart - Wal-mart is currently the world’s largest company. It has seen continuous growth and financial success since it was founded in 1962. Today it is living off of a previous reputation of solid ethical business practices that are no longer being exercised. Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-mart, was considered to be “freakishly cheap… Cost-cutting was an obsession in the Wal-mart culture… on business trips, everyone, including the boss, flew coach, and hotel rooms were always shared.” (reclaimdemocracy.org....   [tags: Wal-Mart Case Study Market Analysis] 1714 words
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Icecream Industry - The origins of ice cream go way back to the 4th century B.C. In the 13th century, Marco Polo learned of the Chinese method of creating ice and milk mixtures and brought it back to Europe. It became a fashionable treat in Italy and France. Definition of an ice cream To call a product "ice cream," two basic requirements must be met: • The treat must be at least 10-percent milk fat • Use sugar as the sweetener. Though there is a potential market for fat-free and sugar-free ice creams, the country's food laws don't permit them yet....   [tags: Case Study History Ice Cream Global] 1421 words
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