From Value Chain to Value Constellation: Designing Interactive Strategy
by Richard Normann and Rafael Ramírez
[Harvard Business Review, July/August 1993, Vol. 71, Issue 4]
[Richard Normann is founder of the SMG Group, a...
Maruti Value Chain
Value Chain Analysis of Maruti Suzuki
Value Chain A value chain is a chain of activities. Products pass through all activities of the chain in order and at each activity the product gains some value. The goal of these activities is to offer the customer a level of value th...
When executives view their companies’ innovation processes as a value chain, engaging in a link-by-link analysis, they may be surprised by what they learn. The managers are often quick to tout their particular innovation strengths such as creativity or fast in developing products. However, accordi...
As an overview Hewlett-Packard (HP) is a technology company that operates worldwide, the main image they portrait of themselves is that they explore how technology and services can help people and companies address their problems and challengers, and realise the...
From supply chains to value chains: A spotlight on CSR
Malika Bhandarkar and Tarcisio Alvarez-Rivero* 1. Introduction
Corporate social responsibility (CSR)1 has become a hot topic in boardrooms across the world. Changes in corporate value systems are being driven by pressures from different...
STRATEGIC ALLIANCES IN TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS
1.0 INTRODUCTION 3
1.1 BACK GROUND OF THE STUDY 3
1.2 PURPOSE 4
1.3 SCOPE OF THE STUDY 4
2.0 TYPES OF STRATEGIC ALLIANCES 5
2.1 JOINT VENTURES 5
2.2 COLLABORATION 6
2.3 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS. (M&A) 7
2.4 R&D CONSORTIA. 8
3.0 STRATEGIC R...
Inbound logistics for the Pepsi and Coca Cola consisted of largely the same operations. Both companies purchase their own ingredients through use of future contracts (to avoid market volatility) and produce their concentrate from their own facilities. Once this is done, these companies send their co...
"LEADERSHIP," writes the historian James MacGregor Burns, "is one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth." Indeed, there are untold volumes on leadership. Why, then, bother to write still another book about it? Because, although ours is a business dominated society, we have so...
key drivers can be used to construct scenarios of possible futures. Scenarios consider how strategies might need to change depending on the different ways in which the business environment might change.
● Industry, or sector, forms the next layer with this broad gen...
To survive in a fast changing world, the best managers develop themselves constantly. A quick way to becoming a efficient manager is to understand the importance of self analysis and continuous self development. Self- awareness has a chain with self-analysis. The latter could help us to improve the...
The GE Business Screen is not without controversy. Some observes argue that there is too much subjectivity in the construction of the matrix.
According to Hofer and Schendel, "The Principal difficulty with GE Business Screen is that it does not depict as affectively at it might the positions of new...
CFI: Corporate Financial Instruction
SOP: Standard Operating Procedure
SAP: (Systems, Applications and Products data in process) is solution software for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
CIP: Continuous Improvement Program
IDP: Individual Development Program
Strong management team and good corporate strategy in both North American and overseas markets
First movers advantage in e-commerce
Brand recognition and reputation
Trademark "Just Do It"
Diversity and variety in products offered on the web (footwear, apparel, sporting...
Increasing inflows of Foreign Direct Investment (fdi) into a country are often seen as a mean of promoting economic development. Explain the policies you would recommend a host country government to adopt towards foreign investors, in order to promote economic development....
Harley-Davidson Motor Company organizational design: The road to high performance
Organization Development Journal, Spring 1998 by Young, Jeffrey, Murrell, Kenneth L
Introduction During the past century, the application of Organizational Development (OD) principles to corporate management have r...
Here goods are received from a company's suppliers. They are stored until they are needed on the production/assembly line. Goods are moved around the organisation.
This is where goods are manufactured or assembled. Individual operations could include room service...
Individual Research Report Title: Strategic Management of Lenovo in Mainland China PC Market
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Can Chinese IT Firms Develop Innovative Capabilities Within Global Knowledge Networks?
East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
in: "China's Quest for Independent Innovation" (Marguerite Gong Hancock, Henry S. Rowen, and William F....