Strategy

Aims And Objectives

The business of economic development and regeneration

This case study examines how one of the UK's most important regions, the West Midlands, with a...

Using technology to create a paperless office

Information technology has become increasingly important in the life of all organisations in providing effective communication systems,...

Driving forward environmental aims and objectives

There are many issues in the workplace that require discussion, for example, attention to health and safety...

Objectives and dynamic strategies in an expanding market

In September 1998, Freeserve sent shockwaves through the emerging Internet market by becoming the UK’s first fully...

Business Expansion

Building a joint venture in an emerging market

Burmah Castrol is a leading international marketer of specialised lubricant and chemical products and services. With operations...

Building a global telecommunications business

The twentieth century will be looked back on as the period when telecommunications revolutionised people’s daily lives...

Business Organisation

Working with bottling franchisees around the world

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company and is the leading producer and marketer of...

Creating an effective organisational structure at Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Company is truly global, and its main product is recognised and consumed worldwide. The Company...

Reinventing the organisation – Heinz Europe

The business writer, Charles Handy, illustrates the need for organisations to reinvent themselves by the sigmoid curve...

Decentralisation within a book retailer

The largest specialist book retailer in the UK and Ireland is Waterstone’s. It has more than 200...

Business Planning

A business case for investing in rail

Today, there is growing concern about the number of cars and lorries on the UK’s roads, the...

Making the best use of limited resources

One of the challenges facing every organisation today is how to make best use of its limited...

Business Start-Up

Driving forward a business start up

From the 1990s onwards we have seen the development of a ‘new economy’ based on the new...

Creating an entrepreneurial partnership

Cosmetics is a huge and fast growing industry comprising fragrances, traditional cosmetics, beauty and skin-care preparations as...

Supporting new business start-ups

Barclays is a major global financial services provider. It operates in over 50 countries and employs more...

Business Strategy

Using innovation to improve performance

Within all types of organisations, managers need to constantly ask themselves ‘Where do we go from here?’...

Thinking global acting local

Do you ever think about what goes into a motor car, a power tool or a particular...

Vision values and business strategies

Tesco was founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen from a market stall in London’s East End. Today...

Strategy in action healthy schools

Governments often propose new initiatives, some of which turn out in the long run to be more...

Culture

Creating a high performance culture

Organisational culture and valuesThe culture of an organisation is the typical way of doing things in the...

Changing the culture at Jaguar

This case study looks at how Jaguar, one of the world's most prestigious car manufacturers, has been...

Developing clear strategies to fulfil strategies within cultural aims...

Enterprise Rent-A-Car was founded in 1957 by Jack Taylor in St. Louis and is still operated by...

Decision Making

Decision making techniques

A business aims to generate value for its owners, customers and other stakeholders. It must decide how...

Managing risk through effective team based decision making

Making sure that government, businesses and households have secure supplies of energy is a huge commitment. Engineers...

Financial information in decision making

CIMA is the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. It supports over 164,000 members and students in 161...

Decision making in an uncertain world

Modern organisations operate within an environment of change. There are all sorts of factors that change within...

Enterprise

Teaching youth to build businesses

Many people dream of owning their own business and being their own boss, but most hesitate to...

Developing enterprise skills

In a world in which young people follow the National Curriculum and then prepare for examinations, it...

Enterprise in the fast lane

An entrepreneur is someone who is prepared to take a risk by setting up and organising a...

Intellectual property rights and entrepreneurship

People have ideas all the time. In business, new ideas can lead to new products and services....