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    Biography of James Dean

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    Almost everyone in the world has heard of James Dean. Some know of him while others have just heard the name. Not many know that he died at the age of 24. James Dean himself told more than one of his friend that he did not expect to live past the age of thirty. He said, "What better way to die? It's fast and clean and you go out in a blaze of glory" (80 Things You Didn't Know About James Dean). Little did they know, he turned out to be right. However, before passing away at the young age of

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    James Dean Case Study

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    They say that Actor James Dean car is cursed. Why? You ask? James Dean got the Porsche 550 Spyder while he was filming a movie called “Rebel without a Cause”, and there were only 90 of these cars made. James Dean hired legendary car customizer designer George Barris, to work on the car. George Barris is known for his design of the bat mobile for the 60's Batman television show. James Dean wanted his racing number 130 on the front, sides and back. With simple red racing stripes and the name “Little

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    Porsche Boxster- Indonesia Introduction: Specialized in manufacturing high-performance cars, Porsche tried its fate in automobile in the year 1931. With some decent years passed, this German auto giant nourished in technology and quality and were able to gift the world with some of the finest models of the era. Recognized as the sales booster of the brand, the Boxster was first introduced in the year 1996. Since then the roadster has a passed a couple of decent mutations and now with the new Boxster

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    Elliott (2014) discusses the changes in trade from a production orientation in the early 1900’s to the more modern 2000’s societal market orientation. This has meant changes in the way organisations manage as they have had to increasingly cater to societies needs, and while these views change so do their outlook on what drives organisation success. (Simon et al. 2011) report on five surveys conducted in fields of advertisement, IT consultancy, law firms, management consulting and the ASX top 500

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    Volkswagan Case Study

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    An article by the BBC (2015) explains as a result of this the EPA accused VW of modifying a software on their 3 litre diesel engines that are fitted on Porsche, Audi and VW models, but VW have denied these claims. The device worked because the car could detect when it was being tested, meaning it ran the engine at below normal power and performance. However when driven on the road the engine was emitting

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    Fixed Costs

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    The automotive industry is a highly competitive industry with many manufacturers fighting for a share of the large market. The industry has historically had a manufacturing capacity that has far exceeded the demand provided by the automobile market. The large manufacturing facilities that the companies operate out of have high fixed costs that must be managed successfully if the company wishes to make a profit. The automobile industry often has a hard time surviving harsh economic conditions because

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    Porsche is a brand of high-end luxury and sports cars that started in Germany and progressed to the U.S. This ultra-fabulous brand is the very epitome of innovative technology and style. Its community spectrums from all walks of life giving its foreign diffusion process in 1931. Being one of the most thrilling, appealing, and stimulating companies in the world, Porsche, desired an élite surrounding where its motorists, racers, owners, and admirers all alike could personally connect and form the

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    of Germany, he envisioned an affordable vehicle capable of transporting three children, two adults and able to reach speeds of 100 kilometers per hour. After failed attempts at creating the ideal car he enlisted the help of Ferdinand Porsche. With the help of Porsche they created the Kraft durch Freude- Vagen, or Strength through Joy-Car. After the Kdf –Vagen, a new design by Erwin Komenda emerged and turned out to be the legendary beetle shape known across the world today. Komenda’s design was put

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    Porsche Case Study

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    Porsche was founded in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche. The Porsche company is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany and it is one of the market leaders in the global high end automobile industry. It produces luxury high performance sports cars and is primarily owned by the Porsche family. 70% of all Porsche cars are still on the road today. Porsche's entire identity and business model is subject to change, as they shuffle executives across product lines and implements new strategies to become the world's

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    The Automobile’s Contribution to Identity in America: Nostalgia, Nationalism and Status Introduction Over one billion cars have been manufactured world-wide in the past century, with nearly 700 million on the road today (Urry, 2006). As important as flight, computers, and mass communication, the automobile has been a key contributor to the growth and globalization of our world (Sheller, 2000). While the automobile is rarely the topic of sociological discussion and cultural study, this article

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