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10 Jan 2011
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Risk management in a supply chain

Case study - 4 pages - Management

The management of risks has constituted a strategic issue for companies since the early 90s. Risk Management involves being able to control risks, or at least prevent them. The main objectives behind this process are: increasing the competitiveness of a company, and reducing the company's...

10 Jan 2011
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ThyssenKrupp Elevators

Case study - 5 pages - Management

An introduction to the company: It is often said that first impressions are the best impressions, when we arrived at the company with its high tower, it brought on a sense of seriousness, grandeur and security. ThyssenKrupp works to offer all classes of society and all...

10 Jan 2011
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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Case study - 3 pages - Management

Currently, the pace of globalization is being accelerated by the development of new information technology. This modifies the relationship that companies share with third parties like customers, suppliers and partners, and makes it more complex. The companies have to constantly work towards...

10 Jan 2011
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Reality of participative management in India

Case study - 3 pages - Management

‘Participation in Irrigation: what has changed since the Act of 2000 in Tamil Nadu?' (Olivia Aubriot), and ‘The scientific and rational management of Indian forest resources' by Emmanuel Bon, are instances of application of management models of space separation. We present these two...

03 Jan 2011
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Study of the Porsche company

Case study - 20 pages - Management

Registrations, turnover, and financial results: all these have only grown for Porsche over the years. The arrival of the Cayman was witnessed on November 26, 2005, but the hybrid Cayenne and Panamera arrived in 2009 and offered outstanding performance. Amid a global automotive industry in serious...

31 Dec 2010
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United Colors of Benetton: An overview

Case study - 8 pages - Management

The clothing market is doing well with a growth rate of 2.5%, even though the market is unstable due to certain aspects (environmental, economic, socio-cultural, etc.), Despite saturation, Benetton is a brand that continues to sell quality clothing. However, given the explosion of...

31 Dec 2010
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Case study of intercultural management: Lenovo

Case study - 5 pages - Management

Lenovo is an innovative international technology company, based in the Chinese cultural environment. It was born from the acquisition of the IBM Personal Computing Division by the Lenovo Group. Today, Lenovo is headquartered in Purchase (NY), and its main activities are directed from...

31 Dec 2010
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Ikea - Easyjet: a common low-cost concept

Case study - 8 pages - Management

How is the choice of a comparison between two companies which are not operating in the same segment motivated? Indeed, nothing (or almost nothing) seems common between Ikea and EasyJet, except that 'if you look closely, you can perceive a common basis, a concept that both companies have made...

31 Dec 2010
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Management report: The Clarins group

Case study - 16 pages - Management

In 1954, Jacques Courting opened beauty salons in France under the name of Clarins. To complement the activities of these institutions and to benefit all women with his long experience, Jacques Courting decided to create effective products to be used at home in the early 1960s. The team included...

31 Dec 2010
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Windsor Deluxe: a luxury hotel in Alexandria

Case study - 4 pages - Management

The tourism sector is undergoing a sea change. Spurred on by economic globalization, we are witnessing a dramatic increase in tourism and therefore increased competition; however, tourism remains very sensitive to the economical, political, social and security conditions. Consumers are spending...

30 Dec 2010
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The speed of innovation and the impact of Moore's law

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, formulated a law in 1965 stating that the speed and power of computers doubles every 18 months at constant cost (it is actually the story of transistor density on the silicon wafer). To offer a simple example: if I buy a computer today for 1000 Euros, it will be...

30 Dec 2010
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IKEA: Leadership and organizational culture

Case study - 9 pages - Management

It all began in 1943, when a young man Ingvar Kamprad, 17 years old, decided to create his own company, starting from a reward from his father for having finished his studies. This small company located at Agunnaryd in Sweden has now become a major performer in the world of organizations,...

30 Dec 2010
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'The third dimension of management', Robert R. Blake and Jane S. Mouton (1987) - foreword, chapters I and II: The grid of managerial development

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Theoreticians Robert R. Blake and Jane S. Mouton were the first to theorize on the dynamics of organizations. The most recognized part of their work relates to the grid of managerial development, which they developed. It conceptualizes management according to the various styles of...

30 Dec 2010
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Inclusion of employees in the collective performance of companies

Case study - 4 pages - Management

As part of the discussions initiated in February 2009 by the President of the Republic on the distribution of value added, the Movement of French Enterprises or ‘Mouvement des enterprises de France' (MEDEF), formulated last July, several proposals to develop the employee savings, considered...

30 Dec 2010
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Dominos pizza - Failures and key success factors

Case study - 8 pages - Management

With beginning of the year 1960, the pizza pie registered such an obsession in the USA that many specialized chains were created in order to answer the requests. The first Dominos Pizza opened in 1960 in the State of Michigan. In order to meet the needs of its customers, the students of the...

30 Dec 2010
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Managerial analysis of companies based in the Netherlands

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Firstly, what is striking in the Netherlands is the common company spirit, this belief is generalized in the capacities of man to act and progress. This cultural aspect then induced a direction of pluralism, mediation and even negotiation. The Netherlands are the crossroads, crossed and...

30 Dec 2010
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The management of the supply chain of Domaine de la Motte

Case study - 5 pages - Management

Description of activity The Domaine de La Motte is not far from Narbonne which is in the heart of Languedoc Roussillon. It includes nearly 175 acres of vineyards in Australia and specializes in the production of Chardonnay. The production area is mainly reserved...

29 Dec 2010
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Los Angeles, the anti-model of New York

Case study - 3 pages - Management

New York represents the very model of the global city. In such a city, combining the command centers in a city center is extremely important. Faced with this model, Los Angeles appears as an anti-model focusing primarily on the "suburbs". Will Los Angeles be the model city...

20 Dec 2010
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Study of Latin American societies in the context of urbanization

Case study - 5 pages - Management

One way to understand Latin American societies is to examine issues that cause conflict. These are most common when management tangles with urbanization, this has become a central issue, particularly since the late 1980s that saw the emergence to the "urban crisis" [1] . The articles in...

13 Dec 2010
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Iggy's Bread of the World: A Case Study

Case study - 4 pages - Management

Problem statement: Igor and Ludmilla Ivanovic, owners of Iggy's Bread of the World, have suffered a major collapse of the core culture of the organization following a fast and massive expansion. If the core values and culture that brought Iggy's initial success is not restored, the fast...

13 Dec 2010
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Nespresso: Customers Benefits

Case study - 7 pages - Management

Nespresso, currently the market leader, has always offered coffee machines to suit everybody, for professionals and the general public. The success of the brand relies on increased consumption, and a strong want by the company to meet customer expectations. It can be any type of...

13 Dec 2010
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Heineken company: Value Based Management

Case study - 20 pages - Management

The Heineken family entered the beer business in 18641, when Sir Gerard Adriaan Heineken bought a brewery in the heart of Amsterdam. Over the past 140 years, three generations of the Heineken family have built and expanded the brand and the company worldwide. In recent figures, the company has...

01 Dec 2010
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The factory of large distribution: Bonduelle de Lallio, Italy

Case study - 8 pages - Management

The choice of destination for my internship was not easy: I had a lot of tracks across Europe, but only one interested me: the plant Lallio Bonduelle, near Bergamo (40km from Milan) in Italy. After finding an internet shared apartment near the factory, I decided I was then left for a month in...

24 Nov 2010
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Crisis management: mattel (2008) - published: 24/11/2010

Case study - 5 pages - Management

Mattel has been regarded as the undisputed leader in the global toy market. However, the company had experienced several problems during the second half of 2007, which led to the image of the company being tarnished. Many toys were recalled and this incident was widely reported by...

23 Nov 2010
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La Poste - Management of a company in change

Case study - 3 pages - Management

On 3rd October, the citizen referendum on the future changes in the status of the Postal system in 2010 showed a high proportion of French mobilization around this institution and their commitment to its public nature. A reform was put in place on March 2010 which transformed the...

23 Nov 2010
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Mintzberg's approach to the organizational system

Case study - 5 pages - Management

Traditional conceptions that regulated the behavior of organizations in the late nineteenth century were based on the works of Henry Fayol (from France), Max Weber (from Germany), Frederick Taylor (from America) and their contemporaries. Their approaches was consistent the ‘top-down...

23 Nov 2010
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Corporate culture - published: 23/11/2010

Case study - 5 pages - Management

In the sixties, businesses still had an essentially rational management of the company. A little later, came an understanding of the enormous importance the human dimension in management. Economists in the late seventies highlighted this after their research on a new dimension of cultures- the...

23 Nov 2010
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The Future Focus Limited Company

Case study - 8 pages - Management

Future Focus Limited offers an opportunity to students from all over the world to develop their language skills and do an internship extending from a month to half a year. The company has a diverse work atmosphere and is present in many work areas such as the management of travel agencies and...

23 Nov 2010
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Study of the managerial culture and practices of the United Kingdom - published: 23/11/2010

Case study - 5 pages - Management

The United Kingdom consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It has been a part of the European Union since 1973, at the Safety advice of the United Nations, OECD and the Commonwealth. Its characteristic feature rests on its insularity, which it has cultivated and...

23 Nov 2010
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Quality Management at BNP Paribas Loire Valley

Case study - 8 pages - Management

BNP Paribas, considered the leading European banking group today, was founded on May 23, 2000, following a stock market battle that saw a fierce battle waged between BNP and Societe Generale for the merger with Paribas, with BNP coming out on top. Today, it is known as a company that concentrates...