These included, setting up a manufacturing base for handsets in India, creating financing options for cellphones and working with cellular operators to reduce airtime costs. Nokia had also established a formidable distribution network that reached over 25,000 dealers, a network that was about three times the size of Samsung's, six times that of Sony-Ericsson's and one-fourth of Hindustan Lever’s (India’s largest fast moving consumer goods company). Nokia had preferred to work with distributors associated with dealers of fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs) and consumer durables. Many of Nokia’s regional distributors were former FMCG middlemen who found the margins in the mobile phones business more attractive. In the infrastructure business, Nokia Networks had become a key supplier to all five GSM operators in the country; Bharti, BSNL, BPL, Hutchison, and IDEA.
Case Analysis Questions on Bharti Airtel Limited Q1: What must Bharti do well to succeed in the Indian mobile phone market? What are Bharti's core competencies? By 2003, Indian mobile phone market has shown vast economic growth where they transformed the Indian telecommunications from Indian mobile operators using 2G(2nd generation) technologies which is GSM or CDMA to 2.5G and 3G technologies. By 2008, wireless market had US$10.9 billion in their pocket with 18% contributed by wireless services which peaked Indian phone market into higher level , after all they started with US$1.5 billion. Indian operators have different business strategy unlike American and European operators they sell mobile phones and mobile telephone services separately; business was partitioned with 60% prepaid services and 40% postpaid services.
With such rapid growth and expansion the temptation surfaces to simply fill a position with a body. “Unless you have a good process in place, you run the risk of not always hiring the best people. There can be a tendency to say ‘We need people so badly, a fresh body is better than no body,’” as summed up by Steve Price, vice president of human resources for Dell’s Public and Americas International Group. To avoid this scenario, Dell has created a web-based Organizational Human Resource Planning (OHRP) process. These processes help a business unit focus on and anticipate growth and staffing needs.
Between these communities, however, there remains a mixture of cultural barriers. To remain successful in this new global age, agencies must commit themselves to expanding their business. They must also create internal plans that are likely to succeed in global competition. Applying successful global strategies requires careful attention to the inconsistencies created in the management of human resources and the maintenance of complex organizational cultures. Technology A second development, which has shifted attention to workplace relations, is technology.
Executive Summary The global economy in today’s world is very competitive and it’s difficult for the companies to survive in such large market. Globalization has drastically affected the companies, which resulted in their low phase. This report analysis, that the studied company Platinum Concept Pty Ltd is only familiar with the manual system in their working process and is not aware of new automated machines or computerized systems. Hence, it has affected its growth and attainment resulting in devolution. Moreover, this report suggests adoption of Business Process Management for Jim’s business to retrieve its position by substitution of current manual practices with hi tech processes, good strategy and more fitting management to go along with it.
Executive Summary India is the second largest and the fastest growing telecom market in the world in terms of number of wireless connections, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (the "TRAI"). The growth in wireless connections has facilitated the growth of Indian mobile handset industry. The Indian mobile handset market posted revenues of Rs 35,946 crore in FY 13. The Mobile handset market was dominated by MNC’s like Nokia, Sony, Motorola and Samsung till 2008 when these MNC’s controlled more than 93% of the overall handset market. The high growth in this industry coupled with high profits prompted several players to enter into the market.
This makes 16.35 million mobile subscribers as of 2012 which is forty-five percent of Uganda’s total population. The introduction of mobile telephony has revolutionized the country’s telecommunications industry which is now considered over-crowded with a presence of eight networks in the market. MTN launched its services at Uganda in 1998 and since the recent launch of LTE network in April 2013, MTN it has become one of the leading telecoms in Uganda. Case Study: Uganda’s major telecom providers are MTN Uganda, Orange Uganda Limited, Zain (formerly known as Celtel) Uganda Telecom Mobile, Airtel Uganda and Smile Communications Uganda. The expansion in Uganda’s mobile market is an outcome of the continuous positive growth of the country’s Gross Domestic Product and a clear strategy of liberalization and competition.
The annual exports had always been over 50% over a decade. U.S.A. share represents highest with 61% and about a third of Fortune 500 companies outsource their software work to India. To foster development, Indian government has taken a number of steps like liberalization of policies and providing necessary capital and infrastructure to foster growth. Thus Indian environment has been conducive for growth. (Ref: Indian Embassy.org) Competitor analysis- The market for IT industry was fairly competitive with IBM and Accenture as global leaders and rest of the market was pretty diffused.
This form of benchmarking activities within Iridium helps to formulate the strategic position and get to know a better reinforcement of strategic fit. Substitutes ¡V Ground-Based Wireless Services In 1990s, ground-based wireless phone service grew rapidly around the world. A key factor in the growth of wireless phones was the adoption of a single standard, known as GSM, in Europe and parts of Asia. There were 480 million cellular subscribers worldwide by January 2000 and it reached more than billions before 2005. The economy of scale that introduced will provide the extent of competitive pressure in the business environment.
All of the hard work that Verizon Wireless did shows with their ranking of 16th in the Fortune 500 list for the year 2011. Verizon is well known for their "FIOS (a high speed fiber optic system), their LTE (long term evolution) and a 4G wireless network" (Seidenberg, 2011). With the introduction of their new products, Verizon has a had an extremely successful year. The popularity of the iphone4 has helped Verizon to accomplish a strong showing on the stock market wit... ... middle of paper ... ...Verizon iPhone Deal. Retrieved on May 26, 2011, from http://www.dailytech.com/Report+Behind+Scenes+Verizon+iPhone+Deal/arti... Little Rock, Ark.