Strategy

Aims And Objectives

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...

Driving forward environmental aims and objectives

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

Developing initiatives to improve financial stability

This case study examines how one organisation dealt effectively with a key funding issue when faced with...

Effective strategies for long-term growth

Over 3,000 extra flight slots were needed for the visitors and athletes for the London Olympic Games....

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

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...

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...

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...

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

Supporting new business start-ups

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

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...

Business Strategy

Making life easier for the motorist

Anyone who has experienced a broken windscreen will know the sickening feeling of frustration and helplessness this...

The business of reinvention

Today we live in a highly competitive world in which only one thing is certain for companies...

The rebirth of the MGF

We identify with products in a variety of ways. At a simple level we may buy a...

Engineering advantage strategy in action

Achieving competitive advantage is not easy, particularly in global markets. Businesses that do well in these markets...

Culture

Creating a high performance culture

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

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...

Changing the culture at Jaguar

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

Decision Making

Critical path analysis at Network Rail

Planning a major project is an exciting and challenging activity. This case study focuses on the planning...

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...

Decision making techniques

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

Decision making in an uncertain world

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

Enterprise

Enterprise in the fast lane

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

Making the things that make communications work

Organisations gain many different operational benefits from producing goods or providing services on a large scale. As...

Developing enterprise skills

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

Teaching youth to build businesses

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