Essays Tagged: "competitive advantages"

How Contemporary Organisations Gain Competitive Advantage by Human Resource Management

hly skilled, loyalty employees and affect organisation's performance, thus resulting in significant competitive advantages. This assignment will discuss and present some arguments regarding this state ... rmance based on the cases of Xerox and Microsoft, and recommendations for organisations how to gain competitive advantages through implementation of good HRM for a better 21st Century.

(1 pages) 170 1 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management


if used in any major sports program, yet athletes still persist in using these drugs in giving them competitive advantages.These drugs can cause serious physical and psychological side effects. The dr ... t sporting events and leave behind serious side effects, including death. Are they really worth the competitive advantage that you get even tough you will probably die in a year?

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The PSA Group . Peugeot & Citroen

global markets. Globalization brings homogenization of consumer needs, liberalization of trade, and competitive advantages of operating in global markets. Companies are forced to think and act globall ... e". Also the significant increase of 15% in 1997 was by no means an insignificant figure. In such a competitive market, to be able to increase sales to almost double of the market as a whole was an ex ...

(14 pages) 298 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Running a profitable Intranet is a continual challenge, and finding the right business model is not always easy. This article will talk about TASKManage for the Retail Industry.

however, are designed to provide greater value to customers and partners -- value that creates real competitive advantages.To realize those advantages, retailers should look for Intranet solutions tha ... t practices and overseeing the entire packaging process.To escape the price wars of its highly cost-competitive industry, ModelGrocer knew it had to distance itself from the typical perception of a fo ...

(28 pages) 679 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A case study report on the sucesses of Singapore Airlines.

igning strategy. It has established a well-orchestrated system that nurtures significant sources of competitive advantage that are used to support a strategy of differentiation. Currently, the single ... quency of alliances in the aviation industry, SIA needs to set its focus towards how to rebuild its competitive advantages in order to differentiate itself and satisfy its customers in the three main ...

(28 pages) 753 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Tivo, what went wrong

nels line-up and what people would actually want to watch on their TV, at any given time of the day.Competitive advantages:1.TiVo recognizes the preferences of it user and automatically records them.2 ... eate more attractive commercials.Competitor MicrosoftWhen TiVo was introduced, Microsoft launched a competitive product, called UltimateTV. Which potential strengths and weaknesses of Microsoft's Ulti ...

(6 pages) 340 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

A marketing plan about personal computer.

uter Technology Co. Ltd is meant to distribute RUIXING series personal computers at 2004.How to get competitive advantages? How to distribute a kind of new products and get the largest market share? H ... mber. This situation is propitious to distribute RUIXING series personal computers at next year.3.4 Competitive AnalysisOur main competitors are Lenovo (Legend Group Limited), GreatWall Computer Co. a ...

(19 pages) 768 1 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Explaining the role of 'suppliers' in an organization's microenvironment. Discuss the impact the supplier environment might have on the marketing of soft drinks.

efined as Joint action. In this Joint, the supplier contribute significantly in provides sources of competitive advantages towards the organizations against other competitors as well as save cost and ...

(4 pages) 122 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Apple Computer Case Study

age in California became one of the leading producers of computers in the world. Apple enjoyed many competitive advantages throughout its existence, but it failed to capitalize to the fullest extent p ... but it failed to capitalize to the fullest extent possible with most of them. One of Apple's first competitive advantages it enjoyed was GUI's - graphical user interfaces. Along with the GUI's, Apple ...

(5 pages) 425 2 3.2 Apr/2004

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

Extranet creates competitive advantages for companies

Extranet creates competitive advantages for companiesAn extranet is a private network that uses the Internet protocol ... s needs. Advantages of an effective extranet will outweigh its disadvantages. Companies can achieve competitive advantages such as highly real time communication and low operational cost by implementi ... and airline. By using extranet, many companies, such as FedEx, UPS, and Dell, have attained amazing competitive advantages by highly real time communication and dramatically cost reduction. The Goodye ...

(6 pages) 164 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


w medium as a mean of business transaction. We too as an organisation can adopt this change to gain competitive advantages over our competitors, to deliver customer satisfaction every time and ultimat ... arket. For existing competitors, they too will also want to tap into this market, which will face a competitive disadvantage as new entrants. However in the retails segment, with the increasing number ...

(9 pages) 233 0 3.8 May/2004

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

Business Environment Analysis HSBC of UK VS UBL of Pakistan

local and only 11 international branches. (,( analysis of macro and competitive factors revealed a number of threats and opportunities for both bank and we have found t ... s, internationally proves strength with strong financial position in international market and other competitive advantages provide it with a very strong position to further improve their financial per ...

(8 pages) 167 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Why Human Capital so vital to organisation

nset of globalisation has caused many organisations to find themselves dealing with an increasingly competitive business environment. In general, almost all organisations in global are increasingly be ... esearch shown that most organisations believed human capital can bring them success and sustainable competitive advantages.Human Resource (HR) departments are responsible in the development of human c ...

(11 pages) 477 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How Dell uses different markerting techniques to to attract different consumers

do it better than anyone else. In its own business, Dell has enhanced and broadened the fundamental competitive advantages of the direct model by applying the efficiencies of the Internet. Dell led co ...

(5 pages) 240 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

How effective are 'cultural' and 'ideological' perspective in helping us to understand the distinct features of national people management practices

organizations are facing increasing competition and therefore are faced with issues on how gaining competitive advantages. Externally, measures such as mergers, acquisitions etc can be taken. Interna ... organisation of work and people more effectively could be one way. Organisations are evolving in a competitive and changing environment and other factors can affect the way of managing people.It is t ...

(11 pages) 120 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How can Dell use price to increase its market share?

still rapidly escalating. By placing the primary focus on international expansion and utilizing its competitive advantages, Dell's direct model and strategy will succeed globally in further penetratin ... Dell is organized around serving the customer."The direct-to-customer sales approach will remain a competitive advantage for Dell as it has allowed the company to eliminate the middleman from the sal ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Southwest Airlines SWOT analysis

on passengers a year to 58 different cities all over the United States. Southwest Airlines has many competitive advantages which have helped it dominate its industry, and while being successful, there ...

(6 pages) 841 0 3.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Australian Credit Card Industry

y, will lead into recommendation about what should be done by VISA to utilize those issues and gain competitive advantages in the future.1.2 BackgroundVISA International is one of the largest global c ... mmendation about what other issues that can be utilized by VISA International in the future to gain competitive advantages.2. Australian Credit Card Industry2.1 Brief Overview of the IndustryWith almo ...

(18 pages) 101 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Performance Related Pay

in work organization. It emphasizes that employees are the primary resource for gaining sustainable competitive advantages, that human resources activities need to be integrated with the corporate str ...

(14 pages) 266 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Compare and contrast the role of a financial manager with the role of an accountant

and subject to a fierce competition from a multitude of global players having various geographical competitive advantages.In this context, the financials of a business is at the center of any organiz ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management