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15 Apr 2013

Henry Gantt and his three theories

Case study - 4 pages - Business strategy

Henry Gantt, the celebrated mechanical engineer and management expert, not only developed the project management tools - Gantt chart, but also advocated the interpersonal theory as a pioneer. In addition, he designed "task and bonus" system in his later years, which have made a great...

12 Apr 2013

The personal computer industry - a marketing perspective

Case study - 14 pages - Business strategy

Personal Computers, meaning a machine to be used by only one person, have thrived for decades. The historic systems were built with a magnetic drum memory and gave the person complete control on the machine's registers and its various modes of operation. Many were only intended to be operated as...

04 Apr 2013

The social process of joining an organization

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

The standard perception of ‘The social process of joining an organization' studies the behavior of an individual, the relationship within groups, how the public develops and interacts. Moreover, how these relations can change their behavior within a business. Frederick Taylor (1911) believed...

03 Apr 2013

Timber use in the 21st century

Case study - 5 pages - Business strategy

The Use of Timber resources traces back to the era of early man, where they used wood to make fire. Since then, timber has become one of the important resources for development. Trees can be categorized into two types; hardwoods and softwoods. Due two the different characteristics of these trees,...

02 Apr 2013

Individual research applications: HRM

Case study - 2 pages - Business strategy

Research is a method used to gather and study information about a specific subject and data collection of information on the past and present or primary and secondary data. The purpose of these findings is to assist an organization in setting goals and making strategic decisions to remain...

01 Apr 2013

The formula one constructor

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

The Formula One constructors generally function at the peak of resource utilization and, therefore, manage resources very efficiently. Hence, almost every resource that becomes a capability for competitive advantage is converted into a competency for competitive advantage. Internal...

25 Mar 2013

An analysis of both micro and macro environments of Russia, Sweden and Spain in order to evaluate the potential to internationalize a DVD player product

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

This report will analyze the micro and macro environments of Russia, Sweden and Spain in order to evaluate the potential to internationalize in each country. Pennine Electronics is a small to medium size enterprise based in the UK and consists of 150 employees. Its incentive to internationally...

21 Mar 2013

Is pop music decided by its audience taste and the artist's talent or is it dictated by the producer who sells it?

Case study - 1 pages - Business strategy

Before the 90's, the success of pop songs was because of the artist's talent and the diversity and the complexity of the music structures. Music was a way of expressing something and the aim was to be the voice of people. According to The Rolling Stone magazine and its ranking of the 500 Greatest...

21 Mar 2013

Tobacco: industry, market, society chronology

Case study - 4 pages - Business strategy

Nowadays, the most commonly-spread form is the filter-tipped cigarette; big companies like Philip Morris use machines which can produce thousands of cigarettes a minute; the cigarette becomes omnipresent during the 20th century: from the middle-class person to the worker, from the student to the...

21 Mar 2013

Hotel occupancy in India

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

Tourism in India contributes to around 6.23 percent of India's GDP (Sanjeev, Kanika & Rumki, 163-173).Yearly, India receives over 6million tourists, ranking India as the largest source of foreign tourists to the United Arab Emirates. In 2011, foreign tourist arrivals in India totaled to...

19 Mar 2013

Dawanda website analysis

Case study - 28 pages - Business strategy

The online objectives of Dawanda.fr are to provide a website by which any designer can offer its products. Each designer can open its own shop. It represents an intermediary between designers and customers who are looking for unique and original products. The main objective of Dawanda is to make...

11 Mar 2013

General Electric

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

General Electric has been building market share based on a brand name that is associated with the company. This brand name has become so popular that it can be found on in most households. As the world's largest company, General Electric achieved consistent growth in sales. General Electric...

08 Mar 2013

Business plan of eco Stargleam

Case study - 30 pages - Business strategy

LED is the abbreviation for 'Light Emitting Diode'. A diode is a small, plastic coated device, which carries inside a semiconductor and upon an application of an electric current, emits light of a predetermined color. This tone depends on the material of which it is made of. Until...

08 Mar 2013

Purchasing and supply chain: BIC Company

Case study - 10 pages - Business strategy

The group's history began in 1945 BIC while Marcel Bich and Edouard Buffard mount a factory spare part for pens in Clichy. In 1950, BIC Cristal pen is launched: it went on to sell hundreds of billions of copies. BIC is expanding internationally in 1950 (Italy, Brazil, United Kingdom, United...

01 Mar 2013

Tesco: Homeplus subway virtual store

Case study - 8 pages - Business strategy

The service that we have chosen is the Tesco's HomePlus Subway Virtual Store. This concept appeared first in the subway of Seoul, in South Korea, in September 2010 . It was developed by Tesco, a distribution group mainly based in the United-Kingdom, Ireland and Asia . The principle...

22 Feb 2013

3M Corporation management of its accounting and financial information

Case study - 1 pages - Business strategy

For any organization to achieve tremendous growth and maintain competitive advantage it has to effectively manage its financial and accounting information. 3M management policies, of its account remain envy of many cooperates, it's upon this concept that the paper seeks to identify the...

22 Feb 2013

How information systems act as agents of change

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

In many organizations, employee- employer relationships are critical components which ought to be natured and subsequently stressed. Indeed a wide body of knowledge point to the fact that such a cordial relationship is not only a boon to the employer but also to the employee. In this case the...

22 Feb 2013

Conflict management: Case study

Case study - 2 pages - Business strategy

Workplace, conflicts is a concept, which an organization can't afford to ignore or disassociate with, they are common and often will keep on recurring if strategic and result oriented measures are not adopted. Though such conflict have been accentuated as having both positive and negative...

22 Feb 2013

Volkswagen of America

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

When Ferdinand Porsche designed the first Volkswagen during the 1930s, he most likely could not imagine what major impact that simple drawing would have on what one calls today the “great German Auto-Industry”. First, targeting the mass market, Volkswagen's intention was to provide...

15 Feb 2013

Creating and measuring shareholder value in British corporations

Case study - 15 pages - Business strategy

The shareholder value in business industry is the most commonly used term in present age. The wildfire of equity culture is quickly spreading from United States to the whole world business industry and it has been grasped as critical today as it was in the last few decades. In United Kingdom the...

14 Feb 2013

SWOT analysis - Haier group

Case study - 9 pages - Business strategy

In the contemporary competitive business environment, the ability of any business to survive and maximize its productivity, is defined by among others; its ability to adopt strategies aimed at maintain competitive advantage. Importantly it's critical for an organisation to ensure the consumers...

06 Feb 2013

Carlos Ghosn: Multicultural leader as CEO of Nissan and Renault

Case study - 6 pages - Business strategy

As we have seen in class “Cross-cultural management studies the behavior of people in organizations around the world and trains people to work in organizations with employee and client populations“. This case study is a perfect example of a good cross-cultural management. In this case...

06 Feb 2013

Business ethics: German car manufacturer BMW

Case study - 8 pages - Business strategy

International firms are more dealing with an International orientation by developing the business in new emerging markets and consolidating the loyal ones. In order to be effective, they have to control many elements in the same time: accountancy, human resources or sales department are really...

04 Feb 2013

Michelin off-shoring in China

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

Michelin is a tire company that was created by Edouard and Andre Michelin in 1888 in Clermond-Ferrand, France. The company created the removable tire; the train tire and the green tire that reduce fuel consumption. Today the company has become the biggest tire manufacturer in the world with 20%...

30 Jan 2013

Mobilicar case study

Case study - 10 pages - Business strategy

The American car market accounts for 16, 2% of the world's total car market but has experienced a decline in the total number of sales during year 2009 (Datamonitor, 2009). This means that many Americans have become dependent on public transport or other ways of moving across cities. ...

28 Jan 2013

Corporate social responsibility in India

Case study - 4 pages - Business strategy

Corporations can now have workers in India to execute production within hours via online matchmakers. From administrative responsibilities to executive orders, full-scale solutions have produced a huge infrastructure for inexpensive labor in India for multinational corporations. With businesses...

22 Jan 2013

SOPA's effect on the online culture

Case study - 26 pages - Business strategy

Slashdot.org was founded in 1997 by Rob “CmdrTaco” Malda, and is now owned by Geeknet, Inc. Numerous editors and coders run the site. Users can submit a news story through the use of a web submission form, where it will be moderated and edited for proper grammar and...

16 Jan 2013

FNAC: A successful online business

Case study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Since several years, companies have understood the importance of Internet. Nowadays, Internet takes an important place in our life. Indeed, new technologies modify between the various actors of the professional world (clients, suppliers and the internal working of the company). ...

15 Jan 2013

Carrefour group: Case study

Case study - 6 pages - Business strategy

According to “Carrefour” financial reports “Carrefour” particularly relies on both “Borrowing” and “Shareholder's equity” at approximately the same level. If we look closer at the charts we can notice that: -In 2007 shareholder's...

11 Jan 2013

Bangalore: Online OTC healthcare market outlook 2012

Case study - 4 pages - Business strategy

Online OTC healthcare segment witnessed exponential growth reaching Rs 2.5 million, with year-on-year growth of 65 in 2011-2012. The market is stipulated to grow at 35-40 annually in next 18-24 months (2012-2014). The segment witnessed strong transaction volume sales of 40% on year-on-year basis...