• Accounting
    Financial, Investment and Strategic Analysis on Best Buy

    1.0 Introduction 1.1 Structure of this Report This is a report of financial and investment analysis on Best Buy. In order to understand if Best Buy is a viable investment target, the qualitative and quantitative aspects of Best Buy will be analyzed, investigated and studied. The report is structured as follow. Firstly, the company background […]

  • Case Study
    A Strategic Analysis on Tesco

    Preface Tesco is a fast growing multinational company in the recent years, despite stiff competitions within the retailing industry around the world. The great success of Tesco provides many valuable lessons to scholars and practitioners. One area deserve serious attentions is about the successful strategic development of Tesco in the recent years, that enable the […]

  • Marketing Management
    Growth and PESTLE Analysis for Virgin Group

    Introduction Virgin Group is a well known venture capital conglomerate leaded by Richard Branson that has been concentrating primarily in the travel, entertainment and lifestyle related industry. Today, the group has more than 300 subsidiaries companies worldwide. In this report, the analysis will be focus on Virgin Atlantic. This is because there are too many […]

  • Case Study
    Growth Strategies and PESTLE Analysis for ASDA

    Introduction ASDA is the fast rising retailers in UK. The report is divided into two parts. Firstly, this report will discuss the methods employed by ASDA for growth and expansion. The reasons of using both organic and acquisition for growth are outlined. Then, PESTLE analysis will be conducted to understand external factors affecting the business […]

  • Accounting
    Financial and Strategic Analysis: Carrefour versus Tesco

    Introduction In the process of globalization, many big and powerful multinational retailers had emerged to dominate the worldwide retailing landscape in the past decades. Despite a highly competitive industry landscape, it can be seen that the multinational retailers are growing fast and have been successfully expanding to other regions around the world. Today, the brand […]

  • Contemporary and General Managerial Issues
    High Performance Working (HPW) Practices

    Introduction In the recent decades, the business landscape around the world is becoming highly competitive, and dynamic in nature. Corporations, big and small, have no much choice but to become high performance organizations in the ever competitive business environment. Consistent with such trends and needs, companies are forced to become more performance oriented (Adams-Bloom, 2009). […]

  • Case Study
    Financial and Strategic Analysis for Anta

    Identify a company to research. The company chosen is: ANTA Sports Products Limited.   Secure a copy of the external accounts and commence an analysis of these. Generally speaking, it can be seen that ANTA is a fast growing company. The revenue of the company is increasing, consistent with the trend that the retail stores […]

  • Case Study
    Financial and Strategic Analysis for Haier

    Identify a company to research. This will be quoted on the local (country) stock exchange, one that you can use for the examination and one that has accessible records for you to analyse. The company selected is Haier.   Secure a copy of the external accounts and commence an analysis of these. The various important […]

  • Change Management
    Organisational Learning

    Introduction Today, the economic and business environment is changing fast, dynamic and turbulent. Due to the increasingly globalized and competitive business landscape, companies are forced to evolve and learn fast, to stay relevant and competitive in the respective industry. Due to such a situation, it can be seen that observers and researchers are arguing that […]

  • Change Management
    The Complexities of Strategizing

    Strategizing combines a number of critical processes in relation to knowledge, learning and change. Critically discuss this statement and using examples from organizations illustrate how different aspects of strategy as a process entails aspects of learning, knowledge and change across levels of analysis (individual, group, organization).   Introduction Strategy is a highly complex subject with […]

  • Case Study
    Management Tools, Applications and Methods: ANTA

    1.0 Introduction ANTA is a well-known sport equipments and apparels company in China. Indeed, it is a fast growing public listed company on Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with respectable track records in the past five years. The company is the Chinese Olympic Committee Official Partners. The logo of the company is shown in Figure 1 […]

  • Case Study
    A Strategic Analysis Report for Tesco Plc

    Introduction Company Background – Tesco In the past decades, Tesco has been growing very fast, to become a well-know international retailing corporations, with its operations can be found in three regions, namely Europe, United States and Asia around the globe. According to the company’s annual report in 2010, the retail business of Tesco can be […]

  • Case Study
    Leadership and Management Issues facing Southwest Airlines

    Introduction Structure of the Report In this report, the several leadership and management issues facing Southwest Airlines in the near future will be discussed. To perform this, an external analysis on Southwest Airlines will firstly be performed. Under this section, PESTEL and Porter Five Forces Framework will be applied. After the external factors are analyzed, […]

  • Case Study
    Value Innovation in Apple Inc.

    PART I Explain what you understand by the “value innovation strategy”. How might this type of strategy be implemented at a firm level? What is the role of marketing activities in successful implementation of this type of strategy for innovation and growth? Defining Value Innovation Strategy As argued by Kim & Mauborgne (1999), the value […]

  • Contemporary and General Managerial Issues
    Managing Creativity and Innovation: Issues and Applications

    Introduction In the new economy, characterized by the information revolution, that ultimately will lead the world into knowledge based economy, business successes are increasingly dependent on the abilities of people to innovate and create new value proposition in the marketplace. Indeed, many researchers argued that innovation and creativity can lead to competitive advantage of a […]

  • Case Study
    An Essay on Strategic Management in Honda

    Introduction In this assignment, Honda case study will be used to analyze the several strategic thinking process and philosophies taught in the business schools. In the first part, the several paradoxes on strategic thinking will be discussed. In the conventional business thinking, trade-offs are inevitable, and a manager should choose one of the philosophy to […]

  • Case Study
    Internationalisation of Tesco

    Introduction to Tesco Started with a humble beginning in UK, Tesco has been growing very fast to become a powerful international retailing company around the world. In fact, it may be more appropriate to mention that Tesco had already become a diverse international business, thanks to the new strategic direction set by Tesco in 1997 […]

  • Case Study
    Strategic Management: A Case Study in Honda

    Introduction In this paper, several issues on global corporate strategy will be discussed. Honda will be used as the company to understand how the many concepts of strategic thinking process were applied in real business environment. In the first part, several managerial dichotomies were being reconciled by Honda, through creativity and breakthrough management concepts. In […]

  • Managing Information System
    Implementation of CRM in Organizations

    Introduction As the world enters the era of knowledge economy, it is found that companies are forced to move from a product-centric management philosophy to a customer-focused philosophy. Increasingly, companies are depending on delivering excellent customers services to achieve competitive advantages in the marketplace. This makes the concepts of customer relationship management (CRM) an increasingly […]