• Business
    environment and individual firms are dynamic systems, continuously in flux, it is a big challenge to achieve a fit between these two systems (de Wit B and Meyer R., 2004) and therefore get the competitive advantage. This essay will firstly assess and consider the balance of market-led and resource-based...
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  • Strategic leadership and innovation at Apple Inc.
    study “Strategic leadership and innovation at Apple Inc.” (De Wit & Meyer, 2010, p. 681) (Heracleous, 2010) by using relevant paradoxes and theories from the book: Strategy - Process, content, context: An international perspective (De Wit & Meyer, 2010) Case - Apple Inc. introduction Apple Inc. is one...
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  • Strategic Management
    BaieSaint-Paul, a small village located on the north shore of the St-Lawrence River, in the east of Quebec City. A theatre troupe, called “Les Échassiers de Baie-SaintPaul“, walked on stilts, juggled, danced, breathed fire and played music. Those young entertainers, managed by Guy Laliberté, constantly impressed...
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  • strategy test
    participating on this course. Good luck! 1. According to De Wit and Meyer (2010); there are three processes that enable strategies to be developed. Which of the underlying processes is not a process as specified by De Wit and Meyer? A. Strategic planning B. Strategic thinking C. Strategy formation D. Strategic...
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  • Case Study – Kentucky Fried Chicken & the Global Fast-Food Industry in de Wit & Meyer
    Campus) Strategic Management - April 2013 - Individual Assignment Case Study – Kentucky Fried Chicken & The Global Fast-Food Industry in De Wit & Meyer (2004:909-927) Module Leader: John Dixon-Dawson Submission Date: 8th April 2013 Word Count: 3,000 words University of Sunderland: Sunderland...
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  • Swot Ryanair
    approach leads to overlapping value chains, the company is a perfect example of linking its opportunities, as outlined by Campbell and Goold (1998, in Meyer and de Witt, 2004). From a Value Based Management point of view, Porter's Value Chain framework can be seen as one of two dimensions in maximizing corporate...
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  • Hilti cut or Fasten?
    competence into competitive advantage” (Andrews, 1987). Hilti is known for utilising the most innovative technology and makes this a key focus during its R&D phase on emerging particular products. This helps Hilti to meet the company’s value proposition when the 2 pillars of ‘Customers’ and ‘Competence are...
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  • Ghalieh Hanano
    Management - January 2013 - Sunderland Business School Individual Assignment Case Study – ‘The Comeback of Caterpillar, 1985-2001’ in De Wit & Meyer (2004:755-772) Submission Date: Monday 7th January 2013 Word Count: 3,000 words Introduction: This individual assignment will be assessed...
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  • Gcs in Rubber
    January 2011 - Sunderland Business School Individual Assignment Case Study: – Liberating Entrepreneurial Energy @ Continental AG in De Wit & Meyer (2004:738-754) Module Leader: Dr. Augustus Osseo-Asare Module Tutor: ??? Submission Date: ??? Word Count: 3,500 ± 10% words Introduction: ...
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  • Assignment Case Study Honda
    goals of satisfying its customers” (Honda Annual Report, 1997; cited in De Wit and Meyer, 2010, p. 657). Read the case study entitled “Reconciling managerial dichotomies at Honda Motors” by Andrew Mair, cited in De Wit and Meyer (2010:657-672) Strategy Process, Content, Context; and carry out appropriate...
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  • Assess the Balance of Planned and Emergent Approaches to Strategic Management in East Kodak
    argue that the strategies should be deliberately planned and executed, so the organization will have a direction and therefore act rationally (De Wit and Meyer, 2004). However, some argue that new strategies largely emerge over time, as managers proactively piece together a viable course of action or...
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  • Miss
    • Arnold, G., (2005) Corporate Financial Management, 3rd Edition, FT/Prentice Hall, London. • Smith, J. K. and Smith, R. L., (2004) Entrepreneurial Finance, 2nd Edition, Wiley, New Jersey. • McLaney, E.J., (2006) Business Finance – Theory and Practice, (7th Edition), FT/Prentice Hall, London. Corporate...
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  • What Is Corporate Strategy
    that they cannot do everything and be everything. Strategy in itself has 3 contents with Corporate Strategy, Business and Functional level (De Wit & Meyer, 2004). Corporate strategy is seen as the process by which members of the organization envision the future and develop the necessary corporate...
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  • Strategic Paradox
    describe a puzzle needing a solution (De Wit & Meyer, 2010). Many problems exist that cannot be defined by a single answer or resolved in one specific way, there may be an infinite number of solutions possible and thus the problem is defined as a paradox (De Wit & Meyer, 2010). This logical way of defining...
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  • Honda Case Study
    Forces Analysis 2.2.1 Rivalry: High Toyota, Nissan, Ford, Mazda and General Motors would be considered the main competitors of Honda Globally (De Wit, Meyer 2010). Competition in the automotive industry is high with so many companies offering customers a number of choices and options. Competition needs...
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  • Business
    potential ethical or moral dilemmas and finding different ways to learn from different perspectives about how one might address such dilemmas. (De Wit, B & Meyer, R 2004) • Listening to others with the intention of learning with them. • Reflecting intentionally to gain more understanding of the...
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  • Fpt Case
    by step development. This situation is like a marathon athlete who has to stand still to catch breath after sprinting (De Wit and Meyer 2010). Reference: 1. De Wit, B, Meyer, R 2010, Strategy: Process, Content, Context, 4th edn, Thomas Rennie, Croatia. 2. FPT 2011, homepage, FPT, Vietnam, viewed...
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  • Strategic Management
    paradoxical issues and a series of inter-dependent choices are at play as the management of Pep Stores search for the winning strategic position (De Wit and Meyer, 2004). Pep Stores struggle along the way to balance the competitive nature of strategy and it is apparent that they emerge from very uncertain...
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  • Starbucks vs. Douwe Egberta
    Maastricht, March 14th 2006 Conze, CE.; Cuijpers, R.; Peinemann, ANB ID number: i283819; i346748; i265071 Study: International Business; International Business Economics Course code: 3013BE – Strategic Management Group number: 4 Subgroup: 2 Tutor name: B. Blumberg Writing Assignment: Team Report ...
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  • Nestle
    and low cost. Thanks to this, improved earnings Nestlé. At this time was spent millions of dollars on improving business performance, to improve the R & D to satisfy most consumers, strengthening brands, products using blind tests did not exceed 60 percent of the market is suspended. As GLOBE, 60/40...
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