Sir Richard Branson is often termed as an entrepreneur who has always over achieved. He was born on 18 July, 1950 and is the man behind pioneering the Virgin Group to what it is today. Richard Branson studied at Stowe School, where he started Student Magazine which was his first venture when he was only 16. By starting the Student Advisory Center, he gained popularity and finally in the year 1970 he went to start Virgin retailing. In the year 1972 he started a record store in London, after which Branson diversified Virgin group in other businesses and ventures. Richard Branson has been working in the tertiary business and ensured the Virgin group became a customer oriented business organization. Branson first started in the primary sector, by selling gift trees and in the year 1970 after he signed up with the Six Pistols he started Virgin Records. Mr. Branson is also known as one of the most sorted out self promoters in the business world.
[...] Another drawback of the divisional structure is that the expertise that exists within the services makes it difficult for top management for the transportation of personnel in various departments, and if parts are competing for similar markets, like Jetstar and Qantas, which can compete with each other and thus create their own competition. Conclusion Virgin Atlantic has always had the better in the Airline industry when compared to Qantas due to many reasons. As regular passenger would first prefer a safe flight but when the flight is compared between these two Airlines, the aircraft accidents and incidents are much higher in Qantas than Virgin Atlantic Airways. Also, [...]
[...] This database has a wide range of information including information provided by customers who register their interest for Virgin Atlantic, when visiting the site. Apart from being used to perform precisely targeted campaigns and promotions, the database is also used to produce management reports on customer behavior and track mileage from the travelers who use Virgin Atlantic frequently. Qantas Qantas was found in Outback Queensland in the year 1920. Originally registered as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited, Qantas is now the main airline in Australia, operating in both domestic and international sectors. [...]
[...] Strategy and competition through departments in the organization As an independent company, Virgin Atlantic successfully competes on all lines, with most of the major national carriers in the industry. Virgin Atlantic of the Virgin Group, has tried to decentralize its operations within the organization which as enabled it to meet all business needs. This strategy has helped the Airlines to give detailed attention to every single aspect of business, right from the update on flight timings to serving the customers need. [...]
[...] Having self- released by the departments and top management at Qantas, by mixing with the current day's work, allows them to focus on long-term planning and strategic decisions, which is imperative in the dynamic environment. The six wholly owned subsidiaries of Qantas share a foundation, which reduces the duplication of resources. The center provides support, human resources and financial services for the six companies owned by Qantas that is Link Qantas, Australian Airlines, and the new arrival of Jetstar, Qantas Flight Catering, Qantas Freight and Qantas Holidays. [...]
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