Zipcar Casestudy Essays and Term Papers

  • Zipcar

    The Computerworld Honors Program case study ORGANIZATION: Zipcar LOCATION: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States YEAR: 2006 STATUS: Laureate CATEGORY: Transportation NOMINATING COMPANY: Cingular Wireless PROJECT NAME: Car Sharing Summary Zipcar’s project is to create an alternative to car...

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  • Zipcar

    Introduction Zipcar is a car-sharing organization that offers motor vehicle services to its members. This organization was started in January 2000 by Robin Chase and Antje Danielson. The current Chief Executive officer and Chairman of Zipcar is Scott Griffiths. The company has its headquarters...

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  • Zipcar

    Zipcar: “It’s Not about Cars – It’s about Urban Life” Zipcar’s service is the benefit of having a car, without actually owning one yourself. Zipcar first started out with the focus on the green-minded customers using promotional pitches such as “We <3 Earth.” It wasn’t long before CEO Scott Griffith...

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  • Zipcar

    Porter’s five forces applied to Zipcar Threat of new entrants: Potential new entrants include existing car rental firms, companies that currently supply cars to car-sharing businesses (such as Volkswagen), and new start-up car-sharing ventures. As Zipcar is operating in only Boston, there are opportunities...

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  • Zipcar

    Zipcar Executive Action Summary Zipcar has a challenge beyond profitability. It needs to innovate in two ways: technology wise, and consumer service wise. As of September 2000 Zipcar has managed to start operations and gain subscribers in a constantly increasing rate. However we will analyze some...

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  • Zipcar

    FRANCES X. FREI Zipcar: Influencing Customer Behavior Do No In Brookline Sal Fishman glanced nervously at his Iron Man-branded “expedition” watch as 3:30 pm approached. He was confident that the watch had helped him communicate vitality and focus during his two-hour interview with representatives...

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  • Casestudy

    1. Project Title: 2. Executive Summary 3. Limitations 4. Literature Review 5. Brand: (eg PTCL, Nestle, Ufone, Samsung, Zara, Sunsilk, Pantene ...) 5.1 Brand Introduction: (launching in Pakistan and for international brands just the company overview that do not exist in Pakistan) A brief timeline...

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    CHAPTER 8 : CONTROLLING Controlling - is the last basic function of the manager. - as a systematic effort to set performance standards with planning objectives. - to design information feedback system - to compare actual performance with those predetermined standards. - the process of assuring...

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    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz The break-even analysis indicates that $1.1 million in sales per year will be needed to reach the break-even point. Fixed costs are estimated at $150,000. Variable costs are 40% of sales, therefore sales of $1.0 million will be sufficient to pay for the fixed and variable...

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  • Casestudy

    e What business communication media you will utilize if you have to launch a soap in rural India? Electronic communication: Electronic communication is the modern way of communication that includes electronics and latest technology for communicating such as teleconferencing e-mail, etc. example...

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  • Zipcar

    Business model of Zipcar and its evolution from December 1999 to May 2000 The conceptual business model for Zipcar can be briefly summarized as offering a flexible car sharing service for urban residents. Whereas this describes the nature of the business and the target market, Zipcar's revenue model...

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  • Casestudy

    Case study 1 Josephine is a 47-year-old single woman. The hardest times of the year for Josephine's family are holidays and family gatherings; Josephine never seems to enjoy herself. She seldom smiles, laughs, or reacts to people and events around her. She remains detached and often goes into a room...

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  • Casestudy

    http://www.scribd.com/doc/36573826/Just-In-Time JIT in Mutual Insurance Company of Iowa: Mutual Insurance Company of Iowa has an insurance facility located in Des Moines. This office is responsible for the processing of the claims. This office receive daily2500 forms for processing of claim, but...

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  • casestudy

     TEAM : - VIVEK IYER AND A. AIJTH , TRIVANDRUM LPG PLANT CASE STUDY - DECOLLAPSE INC. BACKGROUND :- A NASDAQ LISTED CO. , 0.50 BN PROFIT , STARTED IN SMALL TIME CUSTOMISED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TO NICHE PRODUCT. HAS TWO MAJOR SUCCESS WITH GOOD CLIENTEL IN INDIA AND ABROAD WITH SIZABLE...

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  • Zipcar

    Zipcar is in its early stage of development having created and tested the basic service and associated technology pertaining to car sharing and has also acquired customers. Chase has developed an aggressive growth model to create a profitable firm, however, there are certain key issues that need to be...

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  • Zipcar

    Introduction In 2000, Inspired by car-sharing concept in Europe, Chase and Danielson started Zipcar to pursue the opportunity of car sharing in U.S. market. By mid-October of 2000, Zipcar had enlisted nearly 250 members with 19 vehicles located throughout Boston. I will evaluate this potential venture...

    659 Words | 4 Pages

  • Casestudy

    Assignment #1: "IT Doesn't Matter" by Nicholas Carr Nicholas Carr wrote an article entitled IT Doesn't Matter at first; it reads controversial and needs full of interpretations for the readers. As we read the entire story, the author might have a different interpretation of IT and probably points...

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  • CaseStudy

    1.The Dumonts are in the early years of the accumulation of wealth stage of the financial life cycle. During this longest stage of the life cycle, the Dumonts will establish their lifestyle and build a foundation for the two later stages. This phase is characterized by: 1. The Dumonts are in the early...

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  • Casestudy

    Case Study of the Construction of Petronas Twin Towers Background of this project Facts on Tower 1 and Tower 2 | Number of storeys: | 88 | Height: | 452 metres above street level | Total built-up area: | 341,760 sq.metres ( 3.7 million sq. feet) | Foundation: | 4.5 metres [15 feet] thick raft...

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  • Zipcar

    The Zipcar business has been growing continuously. With Zipcar merging with Flexcar, it has become a leading car-sharing provider, while enhancing its experience in the market and providing more convenient access to customers. 

As mentioned previously, late return of cars has been a major problem for...

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