Business Case Studies by Industry

- Electrical/electronics

Below is a list of Business Case Studies business case studies from companies within the Electrical/electronics sector of industry. Choose a case study from the lists alongside each company.

Business Case Studies electrical/electronics case studies

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    • Integrated information systems: seeing the whole picture

      This case study illustrates ways in which organisations like schools and businesses can become more efficient by integrating their Information & Communications Technology effort. Society also stands to gain; students who become familiar with good Information Management practice are better equipped to become effective members of the workforce of the future. Edition 8

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    DSG international

    • Meeting and exceeding consumer protection laws to drive competitive advantage

      This case study helps students understand consumer protection and how companies need to exceed legal requirements in competitive market places. Edition 11

    • Pursuing a growth strategy

      As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: differentiate between Ansoff’s four growth strategies, show why market research was important to Dixons in choosing strategies, understand how a SLEPT analysis helps to inform strategic decision making. Edition 9

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    • How a brand promise drives change in a multinational organisation

      This case study helps students understand how companies re-position themselves to consumers through communication and product development/enhancement. Edition 11

    • Brand repositioning and communications

      As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: explain what is meant by repositioning and why Philips carried out qualitative and quantitative research to identify an appropriate position for the brand, understand why it is important to understand the strengths and weaknesses of an existing brand when deciding how to reposition it, describe how Philips had built a new position for its brand, based on creating products that are ‘designed around you’, ‘easy to experience’, and ‘advanced’. Edition 10

    • Design as a differentiator

      This case study focuses on Philips and how a competitive edge can be built through design. The Philips-Alessi Line was the creation of a new set of products designed to ‘re-humanise the kitchen’. Edition 5

    • Making things better

      This study focuses on the way in which Philips has transformed its organisation and culture in order to flourish in the modern competitive world. Edition 2

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    • A focus on customer service

      This case study focuses upon service quality by illustrating how one organisation - Yorkshire Electricity - in a fundamentally reorganised electricity industry, has developed a customer service strategy to redefine the way it looks after its customers. Edition 2

About the electrical/electronics industry

The electronics industry is responsible for designing and manufacturing electronic products. The electronic industry is a diverse sector with many sub-groups including consumer electronics, medical equipment, components for electrical equipment and photographic equipment.

Electronic chip design is a particular strength of the UK electronics industry. ARM Holdings PLC is the world's leading semiconductor intellectual property supplier. ARM's main technology is in its microprocessors which are at the ‘brain’ of most modern gadgets. Electronics is an global industry with increasingly global supply chains. Increasingly organisations are manufacturing goods abroad where supplies and labour costs are lower. The industry is extremely competitive and technological advancements drive the sector.