• Competitive Strategy Analysis on Edison International
     EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Edison International generates and sells electricity as both a utility to the public and as a commodity in regulated and deregulated markets across the US and Turkey. Tightening emission regulations threaten the company’s growth and sustainability. To address...
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  • Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance
    COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: CREATING AND SUSTAINING SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE Michael Porter Contents Introduction Chapter 1: Competitive Strategy: The Core Concepts 3 The Structural Analysis of Industries 4 Industry Structure and Buyer Needs 6 Generic Competitive Strategies 7 Cost Leadership...
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  • Competitive Advantage
    The Competition: Maintaining Advantage Maintaining competitive advantage in today's ever-changing business environment is not a simple task. For any company to maintain a competitive advantage, the company must develop the advantage such that it is "rare, costly to imitate, no substitutable, and n...
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  • Thinking Strategically, Grand Strategies and Creating a Strategic Roadmap (Mba-580)
    Three Simulations Thinking Strategically The simulation mentions that "Strategic thinking is a readiness for action based on market realities, organizational competencies and brand equities. It is supported by long-range objectives, strategic flexibility and a need to stay ahead of change."...
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  • The Study of Critical Success Factors for Knowledge-Based Technology Service Industry
    THE STUDY OF CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR KNOWLEDGE-BASED TECHNOLOGY SERVICE INDUSTRY INTRODUCTION 1.1 Research Background Most Taiwanese have witnessed the development of Taiwan with the focus on from agriculture, textile industry, light industry, electronic industry to hi-tech industry tod...
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  • Ethical Marketing for Competitive Advantage on the Internet
    "The function within business firms most often charged with ethical abuse is Marketing" Murphy and Laczniak, 1981 (p. 251) The development of internet-based technologies opens endless possibilities for Marketers. Marketing research can be carried out subtly by actively archiving the procedures tha...
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  • Competitive Benchmarking of Tourism Destination Websites
    COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING of TOURISM DESTINATION WEBSITES: DUBAI CASE STUDY Morag I. Stewart The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Dubai, UAE morag.stewart@emiratesacademy.edu Methini Ramasamy Jumeirah Group Dubai, UAE methini.ramasamy@jumeirah.com ABSTRACT This paper prese...
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  • Competitive Advantage
    Operations management can be generally described as the management of the resources that are needed for the production of goods and services provided by an organization. The production of goods and services occurs through a transformation process that transforms various inputs (raw materials, compon...
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  • A Study on the Influence of External Factors in Purchasing Decision of Property”
    A STUDY ON THE INFLUENCE OF EXTERNAL FACTORS IN PURCHASING DECISION OF PROPERTY” PROJECT REPORT SUBMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS IN PARTIAL FULLFILLMENT OF THE MASTERS DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SUBMITTED BY JAYASHREE.M (Register no. MA81042) UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF Mr...
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  • Destination Decision Making and Consumer Demands: Identifying Critical Factors
    Destination Decision Making and Consumer Demands: Identifying Critical Factors by Don Fuller, Janet Hanlan and Simon Wilde Centre for Enterprise Development and Research Southern Cross University Coffs Harbour Campus Occasional Paper No. 3 August 2005 Centre for Enterprise Development and Re...
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  • Determination of Job Satisfaction Factors
    Executive Summary In today’s competitive world an employee satisfaction is very important for companies as a satisfied employee would produce more which in turn would give better benefits to the company. Job satisfaction is closely related to motivation level of the employees which depends on man...
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  • Competitive Dynamics
    Academy of Management Journal 2010, Vol. 53, No. 4, 743–768. EARNINGS PRESSURE AND COMPETITIVE BEHAVIOR: EVIDENCE FROM THE U.S. ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY YU ZHANG University of California, Irvine JAVIER GIMENO INSEAD This study examines the effect of pressure felt by management to meet or beat ana...
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  • Advantage Competitive
    L-IRR Comptroller of the Currency Administrator of National Banks Interest Rate Risk Comptroller’s Handbook Narrative - June 1997, Procedures - March 1998 L Liquidity and Funds Management Interest Rate Risk Introduction Background Definition Banking Activities and Interest Rate Ri...
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  • Competitive
    COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS : A RESOURCE-BASED VIEW DISSERTATION Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Graduate School of The Ohio State University By Doyeon Won, M.S. ***** The Ohio State University 2004...
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  • Factors That Influence the Response of Mobile Marketing
    CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 1. Overview Nowadays mobile phone plays the key role in communication in many countries including Malaysia. The rapid growth of the Malaysia Mobile industry has largely been due to the development of a simple and highly popular mode of mobile communication. The...
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  • What Factors Do You Think Attributed to Suraj Bhai's Success? Was He Merely ``in the Right Place at the Right Time’’, or Are There Characteristics About Him That Contribute to His Success?
    ====================================== 1. Which of the theories of international trade can help Indian services providers gains competitive edge over their competitors? 1.ONE  SUGGESTED  THEORY   to gain dynamism and competitiveness IN  OPERATION . A.Developing executive leadership at...
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  • Competitive Manufacturing
    1 Competitive Manufacturing 1.1 MANUFACTURING MATTERS In the earlier part of the 20th century, manufacturing became a capitalintensive activity. A rigid mode of mass production replaced mostly smallbatch and make-to-order fabrication of products. A turning point was the 1920s. With increas...
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  • Sucess Factors in Merger and Acquisition
    Master thesis Autumn semester 2007 Supervisor: Professor Tomas Blomquist Authors: Hoang, Thuy Vu Nga Lapumnuaypon, Kamolrat Critical Success Factors in Merger & Acquisition Projects A study from the perspectives of advisory firms ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First of all, we are grateful to our supervi...
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  • A Comparative Analysis on the Competitive Strategies of Telecom Industry
    TITLE PAGE “A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS ON THE COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES OF TELECOM INDUSTRY WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS TO AIRTEL” CONTENTS |CHAPTER |PARTICULARS |PAGE NO....
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  • Investigating the Factors Required for a Successful E-Banking Implementation in Developing Countries. a Case Study of a Nigerian Bank
    Background Technology is the powerful force that drives the world into a converging commonality. (Levit, 1992). According to Combs et al., (1992). Technology has been one of the most indispensible and vital factors for the development of mankind since the beginning of time. Technology is of no doub...
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