Now that you know in detail what the difference is between Low-Cost Leadership and Differentiation, name a large company that best exhibits each one. What major weakness do you see in each of these two company’s choice of strategy? Finally, which of these two opposite strategies do you think Starbucks […]
1.The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was one of the most controversial and contentious pieces of legislation to pass Congress in recent years. The provision that attracted the most debated was the so-called Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) provision which mandated that individuals not insured through employment or otherwise exempt […]
Bob Carter is well known for his quote, “Poor planning on your part does not necessitate an emergency on mine.” Describe a situation in which poor planning (by yourself or someone else) created an “emergency” for someone else. Could the “emergency” have been prevented with appropriate planning or was the […]
How did the criminology students use data to improve performance of United airlines? Where else would a similar approach be applicable? At a place you have worked or a business you have frequented describe a performance quality issue? Outline how you would improve performance. What data would you collect? Who […]
1.Both Autiliv and Dr Pepper stress involvement of many employees in their Kaizens. Why? Why not have a team of experts assess business processes and institute improvements? 2.Describe a situation at a place you have worked that would be appropriate to utilize a Kaizen process. How would you organize the […]
Discussion Topic: The Conventional or Traditional Organization vs. Virtual Organizations. Discuss the following topic within 2 paragraphs. The paragraphs should be 3-5 sentences and will justify your answer. Provide examples from your own experience.