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17 Oct 2023

The Profitability of a Company Product

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Finance

A company manufactures and sells two types of products: "A" model and "B" model. - Calculate for each product, the level of activity (in volume) that allows covering its direct fixed costs. - What two actions can we suggest to increase the Contribution Margin in order to cover the specific costs...

19 Mar 2014

Maximizing Profitability using Lean Logistics

Case study - 8 pages - Management

Lean logistics is a concept that outlines ways through which generation of wastes can be reduced in supply chain systems. The supply chain encompasses all the processes involved from production to consumption. Lean logistics principles aims at minimizing the cost incurred from waste generation...

04 Oct 2010

Distinctive features of the perfectly competitive model for goods and services and its implications for a business strategy aimed at enhancing profitability?

Thesis - 5 pages - Business strategy

Above is a quote from John Sloman, which I feel is a concise way of defining perfect competition. Rather than being a market structure which we can meet in real life, the model of perfect competition could be seen as a completion of the categories of market structure, an ‘anti-monopoly'...

14 Sep 2009

The determinants of commercial bank profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thesis - 15 pages - Finance

Banks have high profits in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in comparison to other regions. This paper wields a sample of 389 banks in 41 SSA countries to probe the determinants of bank profitability. It is found that apart from credit risk, higher returns on assets are linked with activity...

25 Nov 2022

Marketing Issues in Humanitarian Non-Governmental Organizations

Dissertation - 15 pages - Brand management

Non-profit organizations have only recently integrated marketing as a part of their strategy. These relatively new behaviours are still lacking for implementation. Indeed, Non-Profit Organizations (NPO) are still sceptical regarding the utility, effectiveness and reputation of using marketing in...

13 Aug 2022

Economic and Financial Management - Jaguar Land Rover

Case study - 9 pages - Finance

This report entails an analysis of Jaguar Land Rover's financial statement. This report explores the firm's financial performance regarding the different financial ratios, including liquidity, profitability, leverage and net profit margin. A comparative analysis of the firm's financial...

17 Mar 2009

Profiting off the slave trade

Thesis - 8 pages - Modern history

Slavery and the opening up of the New World go hand in hand. Whether it be the mining of the silver and gold caches in the Mexican interior or the farming of sugar cane in the Caribbean islands, the riches appropriated by the Europeans from the new world were made possible on a large scale due...

29 Sep 2010

The Danone Case: can a firm combine profits and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

Case study - 70 pages - Business strategy

First, to hit the high degree of competitiveness, it becomes necessary for the firm to keep the competitive advantage by dealing with new concepts such as the environment, respect of human rights and social activities. Indeed, the traditional factors such as product, price, place, promotion seem...

10 Aug 2021

SWOT Analysis - How to Develop a Strategy For Success - The Case of Burberry

Case study - 4 pages - Marketing theories

In every organization, company, society or enterprise that wants to make profit, the SWOT analysis is indispensable. The SWOT analysis helps managers to evaluate the strengths (S) and weaknesses (W) of a company in an internal level in one hand. On the other hand, it also allows them to have an...

03 May 2023

SWOT Analysis and recommendations - General Motors

Case study - 3 pages - Automotive marketing

General Motors suffered from a collapse in 2009 (after the crisis), which was mainly driven by five factors: (i) retired employees had plenty of benefits (from when the sector was more profitable) (ii) GM overfocused on "overpricing and discounting," which drove the clients' attention away...

29 Sep 2010

Can socially responsible firms increase their profits? - The case of 'The Body Shop'

Case study - 63 pages - Management

Corporate Social Responsibility is a topic of prime importance that has been doing the rounds for long. Since the 1960s, social responsibility has become an important argument not only for business but in the context of law, politics and economics. In fact, in the new context of globalization,...

21 Dec 2021

Financial performance measure alone as opposed to an approach which encompasses both financial and nonfinancial measures

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

Bacidore et al (2019) state that "An appropriate performance measure gauges how management strategy affects shareholder value". Shareholders, as well as stakeholders, plays an essential role in the management of an organization. The evaluation of a potential strategy to apply with the outcomes of...

26 Nov 2023

Financial statement 2019-2021 - Christian Dior SE

Case study - 5 pages - Finance

Christian Dior's profitability has been decreasing over the last three years, but it is less and less consistent. This negative profitability remains unchanged from 2019 to 2020 and then falls from 24% to 9% the following year. This negative profit is induced by the decreasing...

13 Jan 2022

The different types of business strategies

Course material - 7 pages - Business strategy

Business strategy is to set long-term objectives and a direction to follow. It is aimed at creating value, sustainability and profitability. Business strategy results in inspiring actions to all departments, allocating resources to reach them and impacting the organization of the company....

05 Feb 2009

Seeking evidence of corporate profiteering in Australia

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Despite media outcry's, Australia's legal system largely protects its citizens from the effects of corporate profiteering. Whether it is complaints over the rising cost of fuel or even the price paid for a kilogram of Bananas, Australian's are quick to condemn business and large corporations if...

30 Jan 2017

Economics assignment

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

There are many restaurants in the city providing significantly differentiated menus and are currently generating profits. Depict in a diagram showing the profit maximising equilibrium for such a typical restaurant. Will this typical restaurant maintain profits in the long-run? Depict this long...

21 May 2008

Business Plan Gourmet and specialty food expo planning and execution Non-profit management

Business plan - 14 pages - Business strategy

We aim to be a non-profit non-governmental agency that specializes in the organization and execution of specialty food exhibitions and trade shows. With an emphasis on workplace diversity, we also intend to write a manual every year filled with successful strategies for implementing and...

11 Feb 2011

The communication devices used by a non-profit organization: Case of YMCA

Case study - 5 pages - Services marketing

In the current world that is laden with random messages and information, the organization's key key to breaking through the clutters is to reasonably manage its communication media and deliver a consistent message via its text and image contents. From the standpoint of establishing...

28 Dec 2021

Corporate Sustainability

Essay - 3 pages - Management

Corporate sustainability refers to a new way of management, it is an alternative to the traditional growth and profit-maximization model. Corporate sustainability focuses on both growth and profitability as much as the social and environmental impact and goals toward sustainable...

15 Jun 2008

Specific considerations that would have to be made by a Chief Financial Officer working with a non-profit organization with respect to borrowing and depositing monies in Triodos Bank.

Essay - 3 pages - Accounting

Identification The development of Triodos Bank is one that has notable implications for the development of both the banking and nonprofit or voluntary sector. With the ability to match investments with deposits in an environmentally friendly manner, the organization has created a positive...

06 Oct 2022

Management and cultural aspects

Course material - 25 pages - Management

Human beings have needs in order to survive and the purpose of economic activity is to satisfy these needs by providing people with what they need. Such needs will vary from person to person because each person seeks different things at different times. Those who are poor would like to satisfy...

19 Nov 2022

Megacorp's Crane Manufacturing company (CMC) operations analysis - published: 19/11/2022

Case study - 9 pages - Business strategy

The sales within the global crane markets have slated to the top forty-four billion dollars as of 2022. And the market is expanding at a steady 4 percent, it has been projected that the crane market will reach a total of 57 billion dollars by 2029. It is reasonable that the increased usage of...

15 Jan 2009

The sustainable development: An ethical and profitable strategy for companies?

Thesis - 4 pages - Business strategy

During the Johannesburg summit of 2002, the world of international business renewed its commitments towards the concept of sustainable development. Today, for most companies, durability has become necessary as a business strategy. In some companies, many researches are made to find the best...

21 Aug 2021

Porter's 5 Forces - Nestle

Case study - 4 pages - Distribution marketing

Today, Nestle is the leader of the food processing industry in the world. Nestle is a Swiss multinational created since 1866. That aside, Nestle is also the number one company in the milk sector in the world. The brand was named after its creator Henri Nestlé. When we talk about Nescafe, we can...

05 Oct 2021

What development in the luxury sector? The case of China

Dissertation - 8 pages - Luxury marketing

Luxury has been part of society for thousands of years. It has always been present at all times and in all cultures. This is a concept that has different definitions depending on the country and, of course, especially among consumers, who do not all understand it in the same way. From this...

26 Jul 2022

Porter's five forces - Lidl

Case study - 4 pages - Distribution marketing

Lidl is a supermarket chain based in Germany. It has most of its operations in some European countries. The UK, Germany and France are the main countries where the company is based. Outside Europe, Lidl is also present in the USA. The German brand was created by Dieter Schwarz in 1973. The...

05 Sep 2023

Football teams in the stock market

Litterature review - 9 pages - Business strategy

To diversify the football club's ownership and financial base. Thus, it can be interesting for a football club to diversify its economic activities to diminish the sporting uncertainty, making financial results uncertain. Such a strategy was made for instance by the Danish club FC Copenhagen....

17 Apr 2015

Enhancing Employability in Marketing

Case study - 4 pages - Marketing theories

The marketing and advertising industry has proved to be a very lucrative industry in the U.K of late. This is because of the various improvements that the industry has been experiencing. (CBI Employability Report 2011) The last ten years had not been so good for the economy of the U.K due to the...

03 Nov 2021

PESTEL Analysis - Vodafone

Case study - 5 pages - ICT marketing

Vodafone is a British telecommunication company based in Newbury. The company was created in 1984 and known as Racal Telecom, a branch of Racal Electronics. It is only in 1991 that the company became Vodafone group. The company made its entry in the stock market in 1988 under the name Racal...

02 Aug 2021

Equity research report - Danone

Financial analysis - 6 pages - Finance

The purpose of this document is to present a detailed equity research on Danone group. First of all, we will present a brief investment summary of Danone, followed by an extensive and detailed valuation work on the company (based on DCF and multiples). We will see some of the KPIs related to...