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    Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company With the competitiveness of the US tire industry in 1992, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is reconsidering a proposal from the department store Sears to carry Goodyear Eagle brand tires. With a $38 million loss in 1990 and a change in top-level management in 1991, the Sears proposal from 1989 was being looked at again. These new top-level managers have two decisions to make: whether Sears should carry only the Goodyear Eagle brand or all of Goodyear’s tire line

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    Summary of Case Analysis: Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company 1.     INTRODUCTION GOODYEAR TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, was founded in 1898 and was the world tire production leader until November 1990 when Groupe Michelin took over after merging with Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Company. Goodyear¡¦s principal business is the development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of tires throughout the world. Its tires and tube sales represent 83 % of 1991 corporate sales

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    Charles Goodyear

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    decline and both father and son owed tens of thousands of dollars. For the next thirty years Charles Goodyear was thrown in prison over ten times because he didn’t pay his debts. In 1834 when he was in New York, on a business trip, the Roxbury India Rubber Company caught his eye. ...

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    Betty Ford Biography

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    Betty Ford Betty Ford was born on April 8, 1918 in Chicago. She lived in Denver and Chicago and then moved to Grand Rapids when she was 2 years old. Her father was William S. Bloomer who working for the Royal Rubber Company and traveled, trying to get companies to buy their products. Her mother was Hortense Neahr Bloomer who constantly wrote letters to her husband. She had two older brothers, Bill and Bob. Bill was 7 years older and Bob was 5 years older. Every summer they went up to their cottage

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    Liberia

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    difficulties. Liberia declared war on Germany on August 14, 1917, which gave the Allies an additional base in West Africa during World War I (1914-1918). In 1926 the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company opened a rubber plantation on 400,000 hectares (1 million acres) of land granted by the Liberian government the year before. Rubber production became the mainstay of the nation's economy. In 1931 the League of Nations confirmed that Americo-Liberians were using native Africans for forced labor, tantamount

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    discusses about leadership, differences between leadership and management, and the contributions made to the leadership of the Rubber and Tea Planting and Processing Company. Part two analyses the appropriate literature on approaches to leadership and leadership styles used in the

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    Goodyear Case

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    Goodyear Case In 1992, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company decided to reconsider the offer from Sears to sell Goodyear's Eagle brand tires. The reasons that Goodyear was contemplating this offer was that Sears was replacing worn out Goodyear tires at a large amount every year. The tires were not being replaced with Goodyear tires because the customers at Sears wanted to replace their tires with the best possible tires that Sears offered, and the Goodyear tires were not in the offering. The

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    Goodyear Case

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    two markets are broken down as follows: The Original Equipment Market: OEM tires are sold by tire manufacturers directly to automobile manufacturers, and they account for 25% - 30% of tire unit production volume each year. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is a perennial OEM leader, in 1991 they captured 38% market share. Firestone and Michelin each held 16% OEM market share. The Replacement Tire Market: The replacement tire market accounts for 70% - 75% of the total number of tires sold each

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    demand is needed, it's the old supply and demand scenario. Although my opinion may seem pessimistic if you look at past events it points to the supply and demand scenario. During World War II rubber supplies were cut off to the western world and we began to work on a compound that was a synthetic rubber. We succeeded in supplying the demand and now that same synthetic compound is used today. My theory is that the same thing will happen with such things as plastic, which is made from fossil fuels

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    Technology in Education with DynaVox Systems

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    methods to convey a message to a person or group of people can take a long time. This could be, and is, very discouraging for someone who just wants to tell you the answer, or ask a question; however there isn’t an easy way to get it out. Luckily a company over in Europe developed a system that enables teaching and learning to come easier to a person with a disability. This system is called DynaVox. DynaVox was an educational computer system that came about in 1983 through Sentient Systems Technology

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