Essays Tagged: "business segments"

Cooper Industries Case Study

trial products, and energy related machinery and equipment. The company operates in three different business segments with 21 separate profit centers. These segments include electrical and electronic, ... nt of the outside environment and giving full control of the manufacturing process concerning their business while avoiding anti-trust allegations. Cooper basically purchased every company that is vit ...

(2 pages) 578 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Capital sturcture of Anheuser - Busch, the world's largest brewer of beers.

keting, thus increasing their operating margins. Anheuser - Busch categorizes its operations into 5 business segments of Domestic Beer, International Beer, Packaging, Entertainment and Other. Of these ... hrough showcasing Anheuser-Busch's unique culture and heritage. Anheuser-Busch acquired a wholesale business in California for $370 million. This acquisition is recorded as a cash outflow for investin ...

(5 pages) 269 1 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

CitiGroup Research Report

Company ReportCitigroup Inc. is a diversified global financial servicesholding company whose businesses provide a broadrange of financial services to consumer and corporatecustomers with some 2 ... B), PrivateClient Services, Global Investment Management (GIM)and Proprietary Investment Activities businesssegments. In August 2002, Citigroup completed thespin-off of Travelers Property. In November ...

(3 pages) 140 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gillette Financial Analysis This assignment was intended to solicit a complete financial analysis of a publicly traded company in the U.S. for the fiscal year ending 2003.

ette Company operates in many locations around the world to deliver services from any of their five business segments: razors, toiletries, batteries, oral care, and Braun. Gillette's razor division pr ... y employee approximately 31,500 people worldwide (Gillette, 2003). Below is an analysis of sales by business segment.20012000Blades and Razors3,4163,394Personal Care877960Duracell2,3652,567Oral Care1, ...

(7 pages) 500 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Critical Thinking Benchmarking

The standard for comparison may be competitors within the industry, but is often found in unrelated business segments. Dr. Deming was not very enthused about benchmarking efforts, because if a company ... line employees and operating managers have applied basic benchmarking skills in scores of different business situations.BenchmarkingThe technique used in this paper is benchmarking. Benchmarking is de ...

(2 pages) 355 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Economic Analysis of Bank of America

nge of banking and financial services and products to more than 28 million households and 2 million businesses in the U.S. and internationally. Its primary market areas encompass the entire United Sta ... as well as selected international markets. The banks operations are divided into the following main business segments: consumer and commercial banking, asset management, global corporate and investmen ...

(6 pages) 257 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pfizer Marketing Strategies

d the world and help them enjoy longer, healthier, and more productive lives. The company has three business segments: health care, animal health and consumer health care. The top three worldwide phar ... customer satisfaction.Pfizer is now implementing a strategy to drive performance within the global business, building on the business model and management ethic that they applied in the United States ...

(4 pages) 285 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Self Directed Work Teams at Texas Instruments.

gy components; more than 30,000 customers all over the world buy TI products. TI has three separate business segments: 1) Semiconductor; 2) Sensors & Controls; and 3) Educational & Productivit ... rols; and 3) Educational & Productivity Solutions. Semiconductor is by far the largest of these business segments. It accounted for over 85 percent of revenue in 2004, and over time it averages a ...

(10 pages) 72 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Leading Culture Change at Seagram

As people know Seagram, which is a diversified enterprise that succeeded in four global business segments: music, filmed entertainment, recreation, spirits and wines. Notwithstanding it ha ... and flexible and customer and consumer oriented. For the company's aims, Edgar Bronfman emphasis on business process, reduce costs and identify future growth opportunities. These processes need the ch ... lity, Increase volume, Protect profits, Reconsider pricing and enforcement models and exit non-core businesses." (1) In essence, all of plans are in order to survive this transitional period of the co ...

(2 pages) 73 1 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Business Operations for Woolworths Limited (Australia)

Business OperationsNature of Revenue Sources and Business SegmentsWoolworths Limited is a leading Au ... operations, as well as hotel, gaming and entertainment operations.The company operates in five key business segments; Supermarkets, General Merchandise, Consumer Electronics, Hotels and Wholesale Ope ... Electronics, Hotels and Wholesale Operations.Supermarket GroupThe Supermarket Group is the largest business segment, earning the majority of sales revenue. It consists of supermarkets, liquor stores ...

(2 pages) 53 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

General Motors: Company overview and comparative analysis

General Motors Corporation's group activities are categorized into two business segments: Automotive and Other Operations, and Financing and Insurance Operations. The Auto ... nits annually. The straggler was 1995, with sales of just 14.7 million light vehicles.Consumers and business purchases jumped nearly 15% in 1999, rising from $349 billion to an estimated $400 billion, ... eneral Motors could make these vehicles hydrogen powered or hybrids they would be able to keep this business and maybe pick up some of their competition's lost business.

(8 pages) 388 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Legal and Ethical Analysis of Ashland Oil Inc. : Trouble At Floreffe

ny in the US and the largest independent oil refiner in the country (1).In addition to the refining business, AOI also diversified into other business segments including oil exploration, gas and conve ... te any discoveries and dismiss unsubstantiated claims.V. JUDGMENT AND RATIONALEAOI being in the oil business since 1965 should be very familiar with the various aspects of AST and its construction. Fu ...

(11 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Profit and Shareholder Wealth Comparison Paper: General Electric and Tyco

General Electric and Tyco International are classified as conglomerates with each approaching their business strategies differently resulting in different financial results. General Electric has pursu ... and services in the aviation and energy sectors also (General Electric, 2007).Tyco operates in four business segments, the first segment is electronics, which designs, manufactures and distributes ele ...

(3 pages) 186 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Ratio Analysis on Imperial Oil Limited

d Oil and Gas. The company refines and sells petroleum products under the Esso brand name. Its main business segments include: natural resources, petroleum products and chemicals. Presently, it is lis ... ucts and services and at the same time maintain a best-in-class cost structure in every part of the business (Imperial Oil Limited, 2006).This report provides a comprehensive analysis about the compan ...

(9 pages) 78 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Marketing Plan: Johnson & Johnson

amp; JohnsonIn 1886, Robert Johnson joined his two brothers, James and Edward Johnson and went into business in 1886 in New Brunswick, New Jersey with 14 employees. They incorporated as Johnson & ... in New Brunswick, New Jersey and employs 116,000 employees in 57 countries worldwide.Product MixThe business segments of Johnson & Johnson include consumer, medical devices and diagnostics, and ph ...

(34 pages) 369 1 4.4 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Disney Company

on occurring.b. Disney is a diversified international entertainment company with operation in three business segments: filmed entertainment, theme parks and resorts, and consumer products.B. Strategic ... nvironment A. Corporate Structure: 1. Disney's main strength is in its resources, experience in the business, its low-cost strategy.2. The company has developed a very strong well-known "brand name"&# ...

(5 pages) 142 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Caterpillar Tractor Co. – Case Analysis. The case is based on 1981 figures

ng socio-economic conditions of the world could force CAT to change some of the ways they are doing business now and offer products that the customer requires rather that the manufacturer proposes. De ... ish landscaping, moving earth.This report assesses CAT against competitors in its major operational business segments. The report compares the company's financial performance, geographical presence, p ...

(20 pages) 255 0 4.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Motorola- Swot Analysis

d philosophy enables Motorola to successfully acquire partnerships. Many other companies want to do business with Motorola because they know they will gain financially. Moreover, equity is jointly hel ... with competition and minimize the potential threat of competitors.LONGEVITY - Motorola has been in business for approximately 73 years. Paul Gavin established the corporation in 1928 under the name o ...

(16 pages) 233 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Gillette Company is the world market leader in male

is also a global leader in other consumer product categories, such as portable power and oral care businesses. In the 100 years since the company was founded, Gillette has gained, held and strengthen ... ned, held and strengthened their leadership position through the company?s strategy of managing its businesses with a long-term global perspective. Gillette has been able to generate long-term profita ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


t of electronic commerce on the economy extends far beyond the dollar value of e-commerce activity. Business are using e-commerce to establish and extend competitive advantage by providing more useful ... to assess the benefits of the implementation of information and communication technologies in their business processes. Supply Chain Management has emerged as a key lever in creating value for today's ...

(14 pages) 285 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce