• Mattel and the Toy Recalls
    Culture and Organization | Mattel and the Toy Recalls | Responding to recall notice of Mattel’s character toys for lead paint violations | Paulina Gorczyca9/26/2011 | Mattel’s Toy Recall The toy industry is estimated to be a 71 billion dollar market in 2007 (pg.167) with approximately...
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  • Mattel
    AY2012/2013 Case Study Analysis: Mattel and the Toy Recalls Tutorial E01 Group 5 1)      What are the characteristics of the toy industry and how do they affect toy making? Oligopolistic “The top five retailers sold about 60 per cent of all the toys sold in the United States.” (Delios...
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  • Disstribution Channels
    Mattel toys – Made in China (B) Based on Mattel case, Please answer following questions: * What are the risks in global sourcing? One of the main risks in global sourcing is that suppliers provide company with low quality materials. In this particular case: Mattel’s company suppliers and their...
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  • Business Ethics Cases
    scarce) there would be no dilemma. However, this is not the case. Since donated organs are rare, you, with assistance of our team, must make the best use of the donated heart. The recommending organization the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) has published guidelines to help transplant centers...
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  • Toy Mattel Safety Case
    Mattel and Toy Safety Case 1. How did Mattel’s detailed code of conduct fail to detect vendors who used lead paint? What else could the firm have done from a policy/audit standpoint? Like most contracts and regulation statements, Mattel’s code of conduct has a loophole. The loophole is mainly due...
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  • Mattel
    UNSAFE FOR CHILDREN: MATTEL’S TOY RECALLS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT We apologize to everyone affected by this recall, especially those who bought the toys in question. We realize that parents trust us with what is most precious to them—their children. And we also recognize that trust is earned...
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  • Esquale Case Study Hau Lee
    HBR.ORG Hau L. Lee (haulee@ stanford.edu) is the Thoma Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the director of the Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum. He is on the board at Esquel, one of the companies discussed in this article. ...
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  • Analysis of Mattel’s Supply Chain Management
    MATTEL Ruth Handler Innovating Mattel and Barbie & Sustaining Innovation Leadership in Mattel’s Toy World Management of Supply Chain Operations Table of Contents Executive Summary …………………………………………………………………………………… 3 Critical Strategic Milestone …..……………………………………………………………………….. 3 Mattel...
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  • Global Supply Chain Management
    its nature, and definitions about contents and meanings of SCM vary widely. According to Harland (1996): ‘However, there is little consistency in the use of the term SCM and little evidence of clarity of meaning.’ In order to have a clear understanding of SCM concept, Bechtel and Jayaram (1997) classified...
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  • Global Communications Benchmarking
    gathered in this scenario the team reviewed, Dell, Google, Xerox, Yahoo, General Electric Refrigeration, Hanesbrands, Inc., Kraft Foods, Hersey Foods, Mattel, and Levi Strauss. The problems that the benchmarked companies encountered when outsourcing jobs outside of the United States proved to be just as...
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  • managing sypply chain risk
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  • mattel
    Mattel Toy I. Introduction : Mattel Toy Recall 2007 Case Study About Mattel In 1945, Ruth and Elliot Handler and Harold "Matt" Matson form a partnership called Mattel Creations in Southern California in a garage workshop that manufactured picture frames and dollhouse furniture. The world's largest...
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  • Matel Case Stusy
    concern about children’s right: By assuring parents that their children’s privacy will be respected, Mattel demonstrated that it takes its responsibility of marketing to children seriously. In 2007, Mattel conduct entitled Global Manufacturing principles. In this principle, Mattel’s business partners must...
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  • Mattel and Toy Safty
     Mattel and Toy Safety Gabriel Caldwell BUS 250 Pof. Robert Hamamoto May 11, 2014 In 2007, the Mattel toy company recalled around 20 million of its toy products do to contamination of lead in the paint and safety issues dealing with parts of its products (magnets) that was manufactured...
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  • Mattel Toy Recalls 2007
    Summary of Case Mattel’s Toy Recalls and Supply Chain Management This case talks focuses on the event in the year of 2007 when Mattel – the leading global toymaker – voluntarily recalled its toys from worldwide stores. Mattel’s name is synonymous worldwide for its most famous product – the...
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  • Mattel Lean Manufacturing Case Study
    discuss the issue of toy safety, how to make it better and improve it (Anne T Lawrence, 2008). What brought about the hearing was the Mattel Company, who is known as one of the “world’s premier toy companies” and was the Global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of toys along with other family...
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  • Mattel Toys
    Mattel Toys Thesis: This is a rhetorical analysis of the response strategies employed by Mattel during the recall crisis. This decision would come back to haunt the toy manufacturer in the summer of 2007. Understanding how trust is built, support and recovery are a critical competency for any...
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  • Mattel Product Scandals 2007
    Mattel Product Scandals & Recalls 2007 Case Study Analysis Report By Rajif Feroth b. Mohd Bahl (SCM 017803) Arif Rasyad b. Rosli (SCM 016882) Company History Mattel, "The world's premiere toy company," began in Southern California in a garage workshop that manufactured picture frames...
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  • Mattel in Chine: Toy Crisis
    Introduction Mattel, the world’s leading toy and children’s good manufacturer has cultivated a strong portfolio of well known brands and products while being recognized as a highly responsible corporate citizen that makes ethics and safety a priority. However, Mattel has had to overcome a few hurdles...
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  • Mattel CAse
    Mattel’s vision statement: “to be the premier Toy Brands-today and tomorrow.” (Mattel.com) Mattel’s mission is to “positively impact our people, our products and our planet by playing responsibly. This commitment resonates in our actions and through our company values each and every day as we: Play...
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