The West Indies Yacht Club Resort Case Essays and Term Papers

  • West Indies Yacht Club Resort Case Analysis

    West Indies Yacht Club Resort Case Analysis 1. Introduction The West Indies Yacht Club Resort (WIYCR), located on the island Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been experiencing operational difficulties during the recent two years. Herein, I will first provide a brief overview of...

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  • West Indies Yacht Club Resort

    Manager), West Indies Yacht Club Resort From: Mr. Patrick Dowd (Management Consultant) Date: 1/12/2007 Subject: Recommendation Report for West Indies Yacht Club Resort Introduction The purpose of this recommendation report is to sort out the existing problems of West Indies Yacht Club Resort and to...

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  • West Indies Yacht Club Resort

    West Indies Yacht Club Resort (Case No. 1) I. Problem Statement: Patrick Dowd must find a way to unify the different types of cultures at the West Indies Yacht Club Resort. Thus he can use his expertise to recommend strategies to the resort. II. Alternatives: a. Develop ways to recognize culture...

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  • Report on the Investigation of West Indies Yacht Club Resort

    Investigation of West Indies Yacht Club Resort (WIYCR) I) Investigation Summary In British Virgin Islands (BVI), there are mainly five upscale hotels and WIYCR is one of them which is famous for its boat collection as well as its top of the line sailing instruction programs. The resort staff is composed...

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  • Recommendation Report on West Indies Yacht Club Resort

    competitive market. One of the major players is the West Indies Yacht Club Resort (WIYCR), operates successfully since its inception in late 1980s. However, recently some problems became alarming, seriously affect the operating performance of the resort. Investigation is needed. I, Patrick Dowd, am honor...

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  • West Indies Yacht Club Case Executive Summary

    The West Indies Yacht Club Resort (WIYCR) is encountering 4 main problems which includes high expatriate turnover rate, increasing guest complaints, increasing tension between locals and expatriates and low employee motivation. Most of these problems relate to cross cultural conflicts and usage of various...

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  • West Indies Yacht Club

    To: Jim Johnson, General Manager, West Indies Yacht Club Resort From: Patrick Dowd Date: 6th December 2007 Subject: Investigation report for WIYCR INVESTIGATION REPORT In West Indies Yacht Club Resort Summary of the problems The fundamental problem to WIYCR is about cultural difference....

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  • West Indies Yacht Club Resort: When Cultures Collide

    MGMT Case Study West Indies Yacht Club Resort: When Cultures Collide Task 1 Problem | Causes | Remedial Measures | High expatriate turnover | * Cultural shock: poor communication with the local staff; money not as the motivator for the local * High workload low job satisfaction, e.g....

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  • West Indies Yacht Club Resort: When Cultures Collide

    West Indies Yacht Club Resort: When Cultures Collide Introduction The West Indies Yacht Club Resort (WIYCR), located in the British Virgin Islands (BVIs), has been successfully operated from 1980. However, WIYCR has been experiencing operational difficulties in high competitive market during the recent...

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  • West Indies Yacht Club: When Cultures Collide

    Case Analysis: West Indies Yacht Club Resort: When Cultures Collide The British Virgin Islands (BVI’s) are made up of thirty-six islands, less than half of which are actually inhabited. Though the government of the British Virgin Islands has restricted development and growth, the vacation and...

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  • West Indies Yacth Club

    communication styles.   QUESTION 2 The WIYCR is troubled with internal problems that have started to affect its normal day to day operations. As the resort staff is composed of expatriate managers and local employees, there is an underlying cross cultural communication barrier for both the management and...

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  • West Indies Case

    Summary of the case (focusing on the major issues that affected the resorts progress) In British Virgin Islands (BVI), there are mainly five upscale hotels and West Indies Yacht Club Resort (WIYCR) is one of them which is famous for its boat collection as well as its top of the line sailing instruction...

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  • The West Indies

    INTRODUCTION Today I will present to you an overview of The West Indies. Throughout this speech I will touch on, where each West Indian country is located, something unique about them, and their most popular dish. Growing up on a Caribbean isle you don’t just know about...

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  • West Indies

    these peaks above the sea to form the chain of West Indian islands as we know today. Although they were islands surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, and are nowhere near Asian India, they were still considered the West Indian islands. Then why the concept of West Indian, we ask? Christopher Columbus, who...

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  • West Indies

    West Indies Yacht Club Resort: When cultures collide Jeffrey P. Shay, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of International Business and Entrepreneurship School of Business Administration University of Montana Missoula, MT 59812 e-mail: jshay@business.umt.edu 2nd Revised and Resubmitted, Case Research...

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  • CLUB AND RESORT

    1. Provide an in-depth profile of the family market that the club aims to attract. Use the demographic, psychographic, behavioral methods of market segmentation According to the demographic method, Orchid Country Club is located near Sungei Seletar Reservoir, Yishun Avenue 1. They target the middle...

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  • west indies federation

    West Indies Federation The former West Indies Federation were consists of 10 British West Indian territories established in January 1958. This federation included Caribbean Islands or territories, then under British control. former federation of 10 British West Indian territories...

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  • Club and Resort

    CLUB AND RESORT MANAGEMENT Aracedis S. Abiog BSHRM IV – 01 CHARACTERISTICS OF RESORT MANAGEMENT * VISITOR MARKET – Resort visitor are attracted to a resort based on reputation, cultural, scenic attractions, in the area, resort recreation activities. * LOCATION – Some resorts are located...

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  • University of the West Indies

    become so different. And when you are praying, let there be intervals of silence, reverent stillness of soul, in which you yield yourself to God, in case He may have aught He wishes to teach you or to work in you. Waiting on Him will become the most blessed part of prayer, and the blessing thus obtained...

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  • West Indies Federation

    Account for the failure of the West Indian Federation Federation is the act of forming a political unity under a federal government. In 1958, the British Caribbean colonies came together to form a West Indian Federation. There were ten units in this union: Jamaica, Antigua, Barbados, Trinidad and...

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