• Porter Five Forces Brief Outline
    The extended rivalry that results from all five forces defines an industry’s structure and shapes the nature of competitive interaction within an industry. The global auto industry, for instance, appears to have nothing in common with the worldwide market for art masterpieces or the heavily reg...
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  • Out of the Blue
    Out of the Blue is divided into nine chapters, including ones on coral reefs and atolls, the great depths of the ocean, the Sargasso Sea, and, finally, a brief entitled "Into the Future." This last offers the usual hand-wringing about overfishing, climate change, pollution, humans the villains and t...
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  • Blue Ocean
    Blue Ocean Strategy Kim and Mauborgne A onetime accordion player, stilt walker, and fire-eater, Guy Laliberté is now CEO of one of Canada’s largest cultural exports, Cirque du Soleil. Founded in 1984 by a group of street performers, Cirque has staged dozens of productions seen by some 40 mill...
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  • Positioning Services in Competitive Markets Outline
    SERVICE MARKETING CHAPTER 3 : Positioning Services in Competitive Markets Overview of Chapter 3 • Achieve Competitive Advantage through Focus • Market Segmentation Forms the Basis for Focused Strategies • Service Attributes and Levels • Developing an Effective Positioning Strate...
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  • Global Forces at Pilkington
    Global Forces at Pilkington Introduction Pilkington is an international manufacturer of glass and glazing products. Through pioneering technology and innovation they produced the world’s first self-cleaning glass and are renowned as leaders in the global Flat Glass industry. The company was fo...
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  • A Short Analysis on Walmart's Competitive Advantages
    March 2013 Case study #3 - Wal-Mart Stores' Discount Operations 1) Discount Retailers sell goods to customers in large warehouse-like stores. On average, soft goods in the industry such as: apparel, linen and fabric, account for 35% of sales, and hard goods account for 22%, the rest being foo...
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  • Competitive Intelligence System
    Competitive Intelligence System Outline Prep (Very Rough Draft) Submitted by: George T. Boldizsar June 30, 2002 Ist. Create your Competitive Industry Profile Using Porter’s 5 Competitive Forces Model Using Corporate Strategy & Technology Policy Outline (For key Rivals only)...
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  • Competitive Strategies
    1. Determine how each corporate culture differs from the other. Southwest Airlines culture was very unique among all of its employees. The company generated a culture around prioritizing their workers over their customers. This family oriented atmosphere that was created enabled worker retention an...
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  • Competitive Intellingence Syllabus
    A.Y. 2012-2013 Università della Svizzera Italiana Competitive Intelligence (3 Credits) Gianluca Colombo, Carmine Garzia Competitive intelligence is the continuous monitoring of rival’s business models and performances and the analysis of competitive dynamics evolution...
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  • Generic Competitive Stategies
    Generic Competitive Strategies A firm's relative position within its industry determines whether a firm's profitability is above or below the industry average. The fundamental basis of above average profitability in the long run is sustainable competitive advantage. Q: Definition of Generic Co...
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  • Introduction to Competitive Intelligence
    What is not Competitive Intelligence?  Competitive Intelligence is not spying. Spying implies illegal or unethical activities. While spying does take place, it is a rare activity. Think about it; corporations do not want to find themselves in court, nor do they want to upset shareholders. For t...
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  • Competitive Analysis of Starbucks
    When would a firm choose to operate on a transnational basis? Under what circumstances would a firm use a localization strategy? When would an international strategy be employed? Support your answers with examples. Firms look to operate on a transnational basis primarily to penetrate into foreign...
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  • COMPETITIVE STRATEGY OF WINE INDUSTRY
    COMPETITIVE STRATEGY OF WINE INDUSTRY The wine may appear to be a simple drink with limited variation available, has turned into a multibillion dollar a year industry with enormous variation and an increasingly sophisticated consumer base. The variation available and changes in the age...
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  • Tupperware: Confronting Changing Demand Condition
    Tupperware: Confronting Changing Demand Condition As refrigerators replaced iceboxes as the primary method of cold-food storage in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s, consumers encountered a new problem—refrigeration caused food to wilt and lose its flavor. Although paper...
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  • LSE mg205: competitive strategy and game theory
    Lecture 12 Competitive Advantage Competitive Strategy and Game Theory Economic Value Added (or Economic Profit) • Net operating income less a charge for the cost of capital that is employed to produce the income. • EVA = NOPAT − WACC × Capital (1) where NOPAT is net operating...
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  • Elements of Art in the Reproduction of the "Blue Bird" fresco
     Reproduction of the "Blue Bird" fresco, ca. 1700-1525 B.C. Watercolor on paper. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Line: For this assignment, I chose the Reproduction of the "Blue Bird" fresco. This is a very interesting piece. The very light, almost fragile lines, combined with...
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  • Economic Analysis of Hot-or-Not Online Dating Apps
     Chicago’s Hinge Launch Party and an Economic Analysis of Hot-or-Not Online Dating Applications A new dating app—Hinge—recently launched in Chicago. Its kickoff party took place at Paris Club last month and was well attended by Chicago Booth students. Hinge positions itself as...
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  • One Click Shopping
    1-Click: A New Generation of Online Shopping Processes Wenting Song Chao Zhao Zhuogang Li Ziming Ma Le Yu University of La Verne December 11, 2012 BUS 510 Nazila Safavi, Ph.D. Abstract The paper explores the advantages and disadvantages of the 1-click system, and impr...
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  • Oration Piece - One Vision, One Goal
    CRITIC ON OFW’s Pope John Paul II, in his message for the 1992 World Migration Day said, “Migration related to underdevelopment is a challenge, which we must face with courage and determination.” In the Philippines, underdevelopment and poverty are the main causes of migration within and...
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  • One Malaysia
    One Malaysia One Malaysia In: Social Issues One Malaysia INTRODUCTION One Malaysia has been introduced by the sixth Malaysia Prime Minister YAB Dato Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak. Prime Minister chosen One Malaysia as his guide and goal for his premiership. One Malaysia is formed to...
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