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Country Analysis for Hungary

Country Analysis topics to include 1) Political 2) Economic 3) Finance 4) Physical environment 5) Social, health, and environmental 6) Cultural

Case Analysis on Pepsi's Entry to India

Pepsi's Entry into India: A Lesson in Globalization SUMMARY: The case discusses the strategies adopted by the soft drinks and snack foods major PepsiCo to enter India in the late 1980s. To enter the highly regulated Indian economy, the company had to struggle hard to 'sell' itself to the Indian government. PepsiCo promis

Hewlett Packard Analysis

Research Hewlett Packard (Annual reports often can be obtained from companies' web sites.) Conduct a brief organizational analysis by answering the following questions: Are its production facilities centralized or decentralized? Does it standardize products or adapt them for different markets? Based on the strategi

Expected Value, Quanitative Analysis

5. You have received your MBA from Trinity University and been hired by a Fortune 500 company as the Executive Vice President of Finance. You are faced with three investment alternatives with the following payoffs (thousands of dollars). Economic Conditions Decision Alternative Up(s1) Stable(s2) Down(s3) Investment A(d1)

Starbucks Analysis

I need help gathering the following information together and putting into a short summary for each of the questions based on STARBUCKS. What is the company's mission? What are the company's objectives? What are the company's strategies? (ie global growth, etc) What are the company's policies? (promoting from within, emphas

Business Analysis of the U.S. Army

Take a look at feedback loops in the U.S. army and. identify at least one balancing loop and one reinforcing loop. The ultimate goal of this assignment is to answer the following questions: 1. What are the effects of these feedback loops on organizational effectiveness over the short and long term? 2. What changes in strate

Case Analysis

Analyze in terms of using diagnostic models the U.S. Army's key inputs. Remember that inputs MUST include: ? Environment ? Resources ? Organizational history ? Strategy Try to identify the most critical ones. Be sure to cite sources and provide a bibliography for each module's case.

Decision Analysis Problem - Little Electronics Company

Little Electronics Company has initiated an antitrust and unfair trade practices lawsuit against Artex Computers, asking for a settlement of $10 million in damages. On Nov. 4, Little receives an offer from Artex to settle the suit for a payment to Little of $3.5 million. The management at Little is trying to decide whether to

Decision Analysis - Oxenol Company

The Oxenol Company uses natural gas in its production processing operations. Neighboring companies in its upstate New York area have successfully drilled for gas on their premises, and Oxenol is considering following suit. If their initial expenditure would be for drilling: this would cost $40,000. If they struck gas, they would

Case Analysis - Perot Systems/EDS

1. Compare Mr. Meyerson's leadership style versus Mr. Perot's based on the Michigan and Ohio State behavioral theories of leadership. 2. Utilizing Fiedler's Contingency Theory of Leadership, explain how either Meyerson's or Perot's style might be most appropriate based on specific characteristics of the situation at Perot Syst

Analysis of Citibank's External Environment

I am looking for assistance in discussing Citibank's external environment. The external environment has three components: the remote environment, the industry environment, and the operating environment. In your opinion, discuss the most important issue, or "driver" in each of the three parts of the Environment. Then assess

Decision Modeling Analysis

Decision Modeling Analysis. See attached file for full problem description. Claude's Memo of Calculations TO: You FROM: M. Claude LeMonde RE: My Channel 24K Deal Calculations Currently, I am selling the L'Eternite bracelet to Swiss boutiques at the wholesale price of U.S.$210, but I know I won't be able to get that p

Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis eClickTik.com Server Problem

The Koan Solutions Server Study Study of eClickTik.com Server Problem Prepared by Koan Solutions Consultants Per your request, we have studied the situation regarding the potential server locations. This report details the data we have gathered and recommends four server locations in addition to the current location in

Unit 4 Strategy Implementation and Control

Do an external analysis (opportunities and threats) to determine how to best launch your company into the market place. Prepare a business plan for Able Corporation for presentation to the SOS-C of Walden International. As part of this group project prepare a detailed outline of a business plan, in presentation format. Please ke

Country Risk Analysis: Democratic Republic

I have to do a country risk analysis for my global business venture. The country is the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The product being ventured is bananas. I am proposing the growing of bananas and opening of a plant in the DRC for distribution worldwide. I have to analyze: 1. the RISK the PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT poses

Business Research Problem/Opportunity Analysis

Examine a business problem/opportunity (a management dilemma) confronting your organization that you feel could be addressed through the application of business research principles by performing the following: · Create a problem/opportunity statement (a management dilemma). · Develop two or three const

Analyze article on oil

Please briefly analyze this article: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/06/business/worldbusiness/06oil.html?ex=1147579200&en=a812df362bed8e59&ei=5070&emc=eta1

Quantitative Analysis

1. Which of the following is not a reason for the failure of a particular quantitative analysis technique in solving a problem? a. underestimating the total cost of using quantitative techniques b. failure to define the real problem c. under-emphasis on theory and over-emphasis on application d. underestimating the total t

Short analysis of Bribery

I am in charge of trying to secure a contract for the sale of U.S. telecommunications equipment worth about $40 million to the communications and transport ministry of a Latin American country. European firms are also eager for the contract. Quality differences in the products of the various suppliers are not important. A loc

Break-even analysis and degree of operating leverage

Hi there I am trying to work out the 2 questions below, and after reading my test book on break-even analysis, I am having a problem with doing this either by the algebraic and graphical methods as there are no examples, as I have a number of similar question to go, I need an example answers to work through based on these que

Business analysis for different situations

In your own words, provide a business analysis of each situation 1. Morgan Stanley showcases a wide spectrum of issues that a company can face and their influence on strategic planning. Morgan Stanley's situation covers so many aspects of strategic planning and execution that it is a good one to follow. What is your info

Analysis of FMC Green River

What is the final analysis of Kenneth Dailey of FMC Green River? What type of organizational change is needed at FMC Green River? What type of organizational developement is needed at Green River?

Business analysis - Petro Canada

Please analyze Petro Canada Pre 1990s (when they were a Crown Corporation) vs Post 1990's (when they were privatized) Were performance, efficiency and profts better when they were private or public? why? (using financials) What advantages did petro canada have when they were a crown corporation? what disadvantages?

BUSINESS - Debt Capital

This is a mini-case from an Entrepreneur Class. (** See attached file for full problem description **). --- Obtaining Debt Capital Mini-Case (for Chapter 15 of Timmons, New Venture Creation) After graduation from the MBA program, you took a job at a small consulting firm specializing in providing management assista

Business Problem Analysis Question

How do I add information to my Business Anaylsis Problem that I already have? I'm trying to add three sources or articles. Since this is an internal problem at my current work place where do I find the resources? Do I need to word it differently? I am trying to get these resources to combine a secondary Data Review. I am needing

Break Evan Analysis

(See attached file for full problem description) --- The Hartnett Corporation manufactures baseball bats with Sammy Sosa's autograph stamped on them. Each bat sells for $13 and has a variable cost of $8. There is $20,000 in fixed costs involved in the production process. a. Compute the break-even point in units. Sell

How does clustering and market basket analysis match the option package problem?

Retro Motors is considering offering predefined options combination packages (trim levels) for its cars rather than letting customers select individual options. The company wants to determine what the most desirable options packages are. Sven Jorgensen, Retro data analyst, has been looking at options packages and working with cl

Organization Analysis of FMC Green River: employees, teams and work groups

Outline of correct Organizational analysis based on the following Aberdeen and Green River are both plants that work under the FMC corporation. Aberdeen is a fairly new company that was founded on the beliefs of participative management and empowerment to its employees. Even though it's only been around for a short period of