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  • Coffee In The Future O Starbucks
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    SWOT Analysis StarbucksStrengthso Starbucks Corporation is a very profitable organisation, earning in excess of $600 million in 2004. The company generated revenue of more than $5000 million in the same year. o It is a global coffee brand built upon a reputation for fine products and services. It has almost 9000 cafes in almost 40 countries. o Starbucks was one of the Fortune Top 100 Companies to Work For in 2005. The company is a respected employer that values its workforce. o The organisation ...
  • Employee Incentive Programs O
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    Herman Miller: Role Model in Employee and Environmental Relations Case Summary and Questions for debate o The company had been a model for almost 70 years - until the 1990'employee Relations Used as example of superb employee relations in business text books like A Passion for Excellence The 100 Best Companies to Work For in American Interesting point of how the founder named the company after his father-in-law, giving honor to him who supported the business both in financial start-up and via fa...
  • O Toyota
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    Toyota Revs up U.S. Sales Threats: o The Japanese market is getting more competitive and Toyota is loosing sales to Nissan and Honda. o Chevrolet and Ford are selling better in the U.S. o The "Toyota takeover" is not assured. o Japanese manufactures gaining a foothold in the US market. o American companies are working to update the styling of their cars. Opportunities: o Exploiting the U.S. o Attaining more local managers in order to Americanize. o Import taxes and current risk are reduced by ma...
  • Mission And Vision O Grow En Clean
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    This case analyses situation described in the HBR article about En Clean. 1. Major issues facing En Clean. A. Stock price is down more than 85% from its high of $22. Company has been losing money since the first quarter of 1992. Financial fundamentals are sagging: . Gross margin is dropping; . SG&A are too high; . debt is huge; As a result, investors have lost confidence in the company. B. Managerial incompetence. COO has lost control over several major company's SBUs. Since 1989 En Clean has be...
  • Control O Since Wal Mart
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    SWOT Analysis Wal-Mart Strength so Wal-Mart is a powerful retail brand. It has a reputation for value for money, convenience and a wide range of products all in one store. o Wal-Mart has grown substantially over recent years, and has experienced global expansion (for example its purchase of the United Kingdom based retailer ASDA). o The company has a core competence involving its use of information technology to support its international logistics system. For example, it can see how individual p...
  • Changing Capital Structure Of Afgri
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    Executive summary This article focuses on shareholder wealth creating in companies. This is a very broad focus and is therefore reduced to several key terms with the example of Afgri in an agricultural environment. The business community is more and more focussing on profits. This tendency is been highlighted by Afgri's profits and growing share prices in contrast with Senwes where shareholders are irritable about their company. The King Report on corporate governance has highlighted several asp...
  • Customer Perception Of Luby's O To
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    Luby's, Inc. Case Analysis: By: Chris Wilson October 20, 2003 INTRODUCTION: Luby's, Inc, once known as Luby's Cafeterias, Inc. is a chain of cafeteria style restaurants established in 1947 and headquartered out of San Antonio, TX. The corporation is very well known throughout the state of Texas with nearly 200 properties strategically located near retail centers, business centers, and residential areas and also has establishments in nine other southern and southwestern states. Luby's is also tra...
  • New Company Identity
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    Elements that built the credibility of a "brand new company": o The SEC blackout restrictions: though these restrictions were negatively perceived by the company, I think that they helped Lucent building its identity. Indeed, when the company disclosed his message, it was a big surprise for the entire market place. Thus, it must have created a formidable "buzz" and many questions ranging from "what is this company? what are they doing?" , for unaware General Public, to "why AT&T has decided to s...
  • Rover Cars
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    Advertising Strategy and Planning Pitch Proposal-MG Rover An Overview of the Company History In 2004 Rover will be celebrating 100 years of manufacturing, as it was in 1904 that Rover cars first rolled of the production lines at the Long bridge plant in Birmingham, Britain's major car manufacturing nerve center. The company was initially created out of the merger between two British car companies, Morris and Austin, to become the mighty British Motor Group Corporation. The name of the company ch...
  • Industry O Unfortunately For Zap
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    ZAP and the Electric Vehicle Industry Case Analysis MGMT 480 Andrea Calvert Danielle Miko lai Marta Koto nova Peter Kariuki ZAP and the Electric Vehicle Industry Introduction "ZAP stands for Zero Air Pollution" (web). ZAP focuses on production of vehicles that run on electric power, keeping the environment in mind. This case is evidence that just a few ideas and love for the environment can give the way to a great product, and many manufacturers followed. Although the economy is not too friendly...
  • Intellectual Property Ip Management
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    Intellectual Property Management And IPR Audit Intellectual Property In the last 200 years, our society has progressed from the agriculture age to the industrial age to the information age. Today, the majority of a company's organisational value may be in the form of intangible assets and intellectual property (IP), which now constitute "the primary product of the Information Age". 1 The globalisation of business, accelerated product life cycles, advancing technology, and growth in mergers and a...

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