Organizational Decision Making Approaches

01 Feb 2018

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Introduction The main focus of this paper is about different approaches in making decisions in a business or company. Followed by insight into the process of making decision, and some influential factors. Finally, an assessment of manager approaches to risk and uncertainty in decision making is included too. Decision- making approachs The literature is rich in theories regarding decision making. Three main theories will be discussed ...

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Advantages of Business Strategies

13 Dec 2017

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"Strategy is the direction an scope of an organisation over the long-term: which achieves advantage for the organisation through its configuration of resources within a challenging business environment, to meet the needs of markets and to fulfil stakeholder expectations." Business strategy: Business strategy is the only driving force behind any successful business since it builds the foundation for the same. The business strategy is not just a ...

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Volkswagen's International Marketing Strategy

13 Dec 2017

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Company's snapshot: Volkswagen is a German automobile company. It operates as a manufacturer and distributor of automobile parts in the Global automotive industry. One of its subsidiaries is the Volkswagen of America that is based in United States. The Group's principal activities are to design, manufacture and distribution of cars and other vehicles worldwide. These activities are carried out through two divisions: Namely Automobile and Financial services. ...

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Why Have Strategic Alliances Grown in Popularity?

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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Who gains from strategic alliances? “Google and Lycos Europe Announce Strategic Alliance” (Google press center, 2003), “Bayer Healthcare and Intendis announce strategic alliance” (Wayne and Montville, 2007), “Fiat and Chrysler Announce Strategic Alliance” (Car News Gluckman and Kurcezski, 2009), “City Bank and American Express announce strategic alliance” (Dhaka, 2009). Alliances have become increasingly popular. Over the past years the number of firms forming strategic alliances has risen ...

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Sony Corporation Research and Development

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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Sony Corporation is an international company that was established in 1946 by Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita, the company's headquarter is located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. The company was originally called Tokyo Telecommunication Engineering Corp which started with as little as $1500. Ibuka and Morita decided to operate the firm internationally in the 1950s and changed the name to Sony since the name Tokyo Telecommunication Engineering Corp ...

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Theories of Firm Internationalisation

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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Firms internationalisation decisions can be driven by various motives, taking this into account, discuss in particular the choice of a firm of how to internationalise its production activities in terms of a trade off between ownership and market transactions. After the World War II, there has been rapid growth in international trade in both goods and services, resulting in various transactions across national borders for the purpose ...

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Dell Business Information Strategy

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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XECUTIVE SUMMARY The business information strategy helps a business in identifying ways and means of sharing information across the organization and across all the departments of the organization. This report highlights the business information strategy at Dell, a well known computer manufacturing company. The industry has been led by the major players like IBM, Compaq, Intel, Lenovo, HP, Apple, Microsoft, Dell, Sony, Samsung, LG, etc. The top ...

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Cadbury's Business Strategy and Human Resources (HR)

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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1.1 Access the fit of Cadbury's approach to managing its human resources and its business strategies with reference to relevant models of SHRM. The approach in which Cadbury manage its human resources and its business strategies lies in the ability to identify the core competence of their people and use these resources with each individual's capability to create a competitive advantage for the Company to stay ahead ...

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SWOT Analysis of Skoda

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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Introduction. After began an industrial revolution from England in late 18th century most of Europeans and some other countries socially and economically changed. Such as they shift from home-based hand manufacturing to large-scale factory production. As a result of that people were moved to use of iron and steel, new energy sources, the invention of new machines that increased production. As well as this was mainly caused ...

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General Cable Company (GCC) SWOT Analysis

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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Overview This section of the paper analyzed the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats faced by General Cable. The strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats are identified and evaluated to determine the ways to capitalize, improve, or avoid these factors to strengthen General Cable as a company. Each of the categories is explained in details to see how it will impact the business or give it a competitive advantage. ...

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Corporate Strategy of Fedex Corporation

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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Executive Summary This analysis of the corporate strategy of FedEx Corporation relates to three specific issues in the corporate strategy case. The first issue is a critical analysis of the global express transportation and logistics industry. The second issue discusses about the mergers and acquisitions in transportation and logistics industry. The final issue is a critical review of the performance of FedEx in the events leading to ...

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Specsavers: SWOT and PESTLE Analysis

13 Sep 2016 08 Dec 2017

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  1.0 Introduction This report will provide a detailed analysis of Specsavers current corporate appraisal - SWOT analysis. This will highlight the companies’ strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, which will help the company’s management, understand where the organisation is now. A Five Forces environmental analysis of the industry will examine the local, national and global influences of political, economic, social and technological factors (in the form ...

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Apple's Management Strategies

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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In a highly competitive environment such as the computer and technology industry, the structure of an organization needs to balance the benefits of a free and creative workforce all the while employing rigid guidelines to ensure cost control and efficiency. Apple Computer tried to accomplish this grey area of management when they restructured the organization in 1992. While some of the techniques they implemented looked promising, others ...

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Google's Innovation and Organisation Structure

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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Google Inc. is an American public corporation, earning revenue from advertising related to its Internet search, e-mail, online mapping, office productivity, social networking, and video sharing services as well as selling advertising-free versions of the same technologies. It was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Bring while they were students at Stanford University. A series of new product developments, acquisitions, and partnerships has always sustained the continual ...

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Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Technology Impact

23 Mar 2015 08 Dec 2017

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THE IMPACT OF CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY ON INFORMATION AND STRATEGY IN THE RETAIL Industry EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: This report examines CRMs impact on information use and strategy in the retail sector. Regarding CRM's impact on information use the reports reveal that CRMs data warehousing, automation, mining, knowledge management and knowledge sharing capabilities have significantly impacted how organisations retain, share and disseminate information to relevant areas of the ...

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Strategic Analysis of Tesco for UK and US Markets

01 Dec 2017

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Brief background As the Tesco used the corporate strategy like diversification, it has begun its Tesco bank and Tesco hope its bank could offer mortgages for its customers, also Tesco has buy a restaurant in UK. Although Tesco's supermarket has taken the biggest market share in the UK market, but it is decrease in 2012-2013. So this means the Tesco's business met problem in the UK ...

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India's Manufacturing Sector Policy Framework

28 Nov 2017

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION On August 15, 2014, Prime Minister NarendraModi, in his maiden Independence Day speech, reached out to companies around the world to ‘Come, Make in India’. He further said ‘Sell in any country of the world but manufacture here. We have got skill, talent, discipline, and determination to do something’. The key features under ‘Make in India’ - Cut red Tapism Spurforeign ...

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Development of a Business

22 Nov 2017

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Executive summary The proposed business will be a Production business named as “Sangay Tissue” in production and sales of tissue papers under sole proprietorship. The business is to be set up at Bjimina in Thimphu at Bjimina as the location for main production and supply site for the business and there are more population and ease of transportation and communication to other regions. The business will ...

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The Strategy of Setting Price for Products and Services

03 Oct 2016 26 Sep 2017

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Introduction Pricing is a basic and interesting topic in the business. This paper will be described the strategy of setting prices for products and services; especially it will focus on one specific strategy called price discrimination, which is to charge different prices to different customers for the same or similar product and service. Price discrimination is one of the most effective strategy to maximize a company’s ...

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Technological Analysis of Spain

03 Oct 2016 26 Sep 2017

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Technological analysis Spain has been slow to adopt technological advancements compared to the other European countries, even though Spain performs well in knowledge creation, the innovation climate in Spain has not been ready. The situation has occurred because of the larger role of the public sector with respect to R&D development. The private sector has limited participation in enhancing R&D levels in the country. Spain need ...

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Re-Branding Malaysia Airlines

03 Oct 2016 26 Sep 2017

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To solve Malaysia Airline’s branding problem, rebranding is necessary for them for their potential customer to put Malaysia Airline as priority choice when comparing among the airlines. According to Jonathan A.J Wilson (2014), brands are a visual, aural and verbal encapsulation of differentiating characteristics for people to a particular product or services (Lessons from Malaysia Airlines: Damage Control and Should They Rebrand, para.4). Comparing same type ...

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Nike's CSR Policy - Ethical Issues and Dilemmas

08 Sep 2016 26 Sep 2017

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NIKE – ETHICAL ISSUES AND DILEMMAS INTRODUCTION Nike has been dodging accusations of employing people in the developing and under-developed economies, at low wages and poor working conditions for a considerable period of time. Having tried course correction and public relations as a measure to salvage the bad image generated by the sweatshops that Nike is accused of running, Nike has undertaken massive efforts to overcome ...

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Elements of Sustainable Business Models

03 Oct 2016 26 Sep 2017

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The title of the journal is Elements of Sustainable Business Models which was written by Talonen, Tapani, Hakkarainen and Kari for the research conducted by Kone Corporation and Virike Consulting, Finland. They had conducted a study about the elements contributing a beneficial business model. This research aimed to provide the detailed explanations regarding the complex aspects of business models and the actions or methods required to ...

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Effect of the Traditional Practices on Modernization

03 Oct 2016 26 Sep 2017

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Effect Of The Traditional Practices On Modernization: Roaring Dragon Hotel (RDH) and Hotel International (HI) Executive Summary In this paper in working the proposal for smooth transition of organization from tradition workspace culture in case of Roaring Dragon Hotel (RDH) and Hotel International (HI). I will address major issues which effected the modernization of the one of the largest and famous hotel in southwestern china. (Grainger, ...

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Example of Nature of Business Restaurant

23 Mar 2015 13 Jul 2017

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Keywords: nature of restaurant industry, business proposal example CHAPTER 1 1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This business plan report summarise the nature of our business, the advertising and sales strategy, the monetary background, projected cash flow and income statement. Nevertheless it shows our current position and where we want to be in the future and how we have planned to get there through excellent management. It lays out the ...

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Entrepreneur Reflection Paper

23 Mar 2015 11 Jul 2017

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Keywords: personal reflection on entrepreneurship Section 1.0 Introduction This portfolio releases findings of an analysis carried out on my personal abilities, skills, capability and experience to set up a business and also an analysis of the various tests that I undertook and the lessons learnt from the review. Furthermore an identification of strengths and weaknesses identified in (1.1) and (1.2) will be release along with how I ...

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Ethical Dilemmas Faced by KFC

23 Mar 2015 23 Jun 2017

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Keywords: kfc ethics, kfc ethical problems 1.0 Introduction There are many ethical dilemmas that an organisation face and one of the organisations which faces major dilemmas is the Kentucky Fried Chicken. Firstly, the main objective of this report is to provide a discussion about the dilemmas faced by KFC and the ethical dilemmas that the company encounters. Secondly, evaluate the relative importance of these dilemmas and how ...

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Competition in International Markets - Theories and Concepts

23 Mar 2015 02 Jun 2017

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Keywords: global competitiveness essay, competitiveness essay FIRMS, NOT INDIVIDUAL NATIONS COMPETE IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS Competition has always been central to the agenda of firms. It has become one of the enduring themes of our times and the rising intensity of competition has continued until this day thereby spreading to more and more countries. As a result of globalisation, most industries with the topics of international business and ...

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Sony Company Analysis: SWOT, PEST, 5 Forces and SGA

23 Mar 2015 30 May 2017

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Keywords: swot sony, sony swot, pest sony, sony pest, sony five forces Sony SWOT Analysis | Five Forces Analysis of Sony | PEST Analysis of Sony | Strategic Group Analysis of Sony ...

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Analysis Of Zipcar Strategy

23 Mar 2015 25 May 2017

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Keywords: zipcar swot, zipcar external environment, zipcar business model Executive Summary An assessment of the strategic value of expanding Zipcar business was performed by identifying its resources and core competencies. Through its resources and core competencies, a S.W.O.T. analysis and external environmental analysis were performed to identify its strategic advantage and business model where it should strongly focus on its product differentiation and product cost (efficiency). Based ...

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Strategic Human Resource Management

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Introduction This point of time when globalization become a natural phenomenon, bring human resource in a lime light. A large number of organizations viewed human resource as a source of competitive advantage. There is greater acceptance that distinctive competencies are obtained through highly developed employee skills, distinctive organizational cultures, management processes and systems. However, it is necessary to invest the concept with clear meaning. In today's highly ...

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Strategic performance measurement

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Introduction to Strategic performance management and its Importance (Moore, 2010) illustrates that strategic performance management system focuses on the worker's individual input which is stemmed from a culture inside the company based on interest and worth and it helps the employee to keep attention on base line. With the help of ‘Strategic performance management' a company makes a clear mission, sets objectives and creates ...

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Competition in the coffee industry

23 Mar 2015 17 May 2017

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INTRODUCTION Today we stand witness to a new coffee era, one made up of Caffe Lattes, Espresso Macchiatos, Cappuccinos and Frappuccinos. Specialty Coffee is here to stay and no one will be more eager to tell you that than Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, the world's largest specialty coffee bar. The study of Starbucks Corporation leads one on a multifaceted journey through an organization's insinuation into a ...

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Case Study: Holly Farms

23 Mar 2015 16 May 2017

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Introduction In order to revive profits and save themselves from bearing heavy losses, Fred and Gillian Giles had opened a two purposed farm for the general public in 1993. Their ambitious goals had let them to put in all their savings to establish facilities on the farm which would entertain the tourists. This side of the business was apart from the usual farming being carried out which ...

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SABMiller's Strategic position

23 Mar 2015 12 May 2017

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Identify SABMiller's Strategic position: In order to Identify the company's position; it is important to carry out its Business external analysis; it is also essential to identify its core competences and capabilities as well as stakeholder expectations in order to successfully identify the company's strategic position. SABMiller's External Analysis: In order to asses SABMiller's external analysis; I have constructed a PESTEL analysis (appendix 1); ...

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