Essays Tagged: "Harvard Business Review"

3M's New Information System,

ions the autonomy to conduct jobs in their own way using their initiative in a responsible manner. (Harvard Business Review and MIS Quarterly)III. The ProblemAlthough 3Ms decentralized structure was g ... avigation requiring customers to have to familiarise themselves with the features of each website. (Harvard Business Review) Another problem with the 3M information system was that an archival system ...

(6 pages) 494 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Core Competence is the secret to success: it cannot be replicated.

since management academics C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel introduced the concept in an article in the Harvard Business Review in 1990 managers now consider almost everything a potential competence. But ...

(6 pages) 323 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Short essay on the Gobalization of Markets.

published his summation of the Global Market Place, entitled "the Globalization of Markets", in the Harvard Business Review. Within his review he described the emergence of a truly global market for i ... he right balance between price and quality.ReferenceThe Return of the Global Brands by john Quelch, Harvard Business Review. August 2003.

(2 pages) 139 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Balanced Scorecard

chnology, systems, and databases.(Kaplan & Norton 1996)In 1993, Kaplan and Norton reported in a Harvard Business Review article that each company's scorecard must contain a set of measures suited ... 8Kaplan, Robert S. & Norton, David P., The Balanced Scorecard-TranslatingStrategy into Action., Harvard Business School Press., 1996Kaplan, Robert S. & Norton, David P., Putting the Balanced S ...

(3 pages) 848 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Ansoff matrix

Ansoff's Matrix - Planning fo GrowthThis well known marketing tool was first published in the Harvard Business Review (1957) in an article called 'Strategies for Diversification'. It is used by ...

(1 pages) 167 2 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Asahi Glass Company:Strategy

sahi needs to answer the following six questions (Markides, Constantinos C., "To diversify or not", Harvard Business Review, November 1997). This coupled with detailed financial analysis like IRR, NPV ...

(6 pages) 124 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Core Competence of the Corporation

Authors C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel introduced the concept in an article in the May-June issue of Harvard Business Review in 1990 managers now considers almost everything as a potential competence. ...

(3 pages) 109 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Developing a Quality Workforce.

In a Harvard Business Review article entitled "What Really Works," some of the main points raised by the ... d your organization.References:Nohria, N., Joyce, W., & Roberson, B. (2005). What Really Works. Harvard BusinessReview, 23, 161-165.

(4 pages) 60 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

IT matters!

t provoking article, "IT DOESN'T MATTER". This article, first appeared in the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review, was written by Nicholas G. Carr.Carr (2003) argued that IT is very affordab ... l III 2003, p. 2).REFERENCES:1. Brown, J.S. and Hagel III, J 2003, 'Does IT matter: An HBR debate', Harvard Business Review, June, p. 3.2. Carr, NG 2003, 'IT doesn't matter', Harvard Business Review, ...

(17 pages) 374 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Reputation and its Risks

Reputation and its Risks (Harvard Business Review)February 2007This articles' emphasis is on the managers decision making and ...

(4 pages) 54 1 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Customer Relationship Management

ip effectively, not only to acquire new customers but to retain their existing ones. According to a Harvard Business Review study by Reicheld & Susser, some companies can boost profits by almost 1 ... Buzz",, September 16, 2002.Darrell K. Rigby, Dianne Ledingham, "CRM Done Right", Harvard Business Review, November 2004, p.118.Freederick Newell, "Why CRM Doesn't Work", 2003, p.154 ...

(6 pages) 290 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Branding: Choosing Company name, Logo, Slogan

r example, General Motors markets a variety of brands associated with the GM name.6According to the Harvard Business Review, there are five principles for creating a leadership brand: "(...) these are ... vin Hillstrom and Laurie Collier Hillstrom. Vol. 1. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale, 2002. p101-103. 2 vols.7 Harvard Business Review, July-August 2007 v85 i7-8 p92(9)Building a leadership brand. Dave Ulrich; N ...

(4 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Michael Porter

a son of an army officer. He is currently the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor based at Harvard Business School. A university professorship is the highest professional recognition that can ... nition that can be given to a Harvard faculty member, Professor Porter is only the fourth person in Harvard Business School history to earn this distinction and is one of 20 current University Profess ...

(6 pages) 136 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well that the product or service fits him or her and sells itself." (Drucker) Produce arguments for and against this statement.

Prentice Hall, New Jersey.Levitt T (1980) "Marketing success through differentiation of anything", Harvard Business Review, January- February, pp.83-91.Pauwels K (2004) "How Dynamic Consumer Response ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Business model, apple case, and Disney case

1923, the Walt Disney Company has predicated itself as the world's best in the family entertainment business. After 80 years in the business, who could argue with that statement? Today, Walt Disney Co ... torytelling. To capture such a highly diverse market, Walt Disney has divided itself into four main business segments: Studio Entertainment, Parks and Resorts, Consumer Products, and Media Networks. T ...

(10 pages) 28 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Michael Porter

OverviewMichael Porter is a well known strategy guru. He is Harvard University's youngest tenured professor. Every strategy student can recite his 'Five Forces' ... perior Performance' (1985); 'Competitive Advantage of Nations' (1990); and numerous articles in the Harvard Business Review. His books adorn the shelves of Chief Executives, politicians, academics and ... ned.He has been appointed to a University Professorship, the highest professional distinction for a Harvard faculty member.As a strategy guru he is included in this book because of his contribution on ...

(18 pages) 206 0 4.7 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Managers Job

approaches to management education and started 'The International Masters in Practicing Management' Harvard Business Review McKinsey prize winners, "The Manager's Job: Folklore and Fact" and "Crafting ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Assignment Effective Teams

M. Ellen, Widmann, Nancy Clifford, Kopelan, Amy Dorn, Hassan, Fred, Cohen, Allan, Rhodes, Gary B., Harvard Business Review, 00178012, Jan2005, Vol. 83, Issue 1.Database: Business Source Complete.Open ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Evaluate the impact of innovation on your selected organization. Discus the impact on strategy, process, product, and or service within each type of organization

elivering to customer's products or services they don't even know they want but now they must have (Harvard Business Review 2009). Innovation is the thought of a new creative method, process or idea t ... 228974.htmlInnovation in Turbulent Times. HBR. June 2009. Retrieved on July 3, 2009 from:, Retrieved July 17, 2009 ...

(8 pages) 363 1 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

It is argued that the Activity Based Costing approach produces more accurate product cost information. Critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of this statement.

ggested by Cooper and Kaplan (1988) was Activity Based Costing (ABC) based on the following theory (Harvard Business Review (1988)):"Virtually all of a company's activities exist to support the produc ... ety, 27. pp 99-120.Robin Cooper and Robert S Kaplan. Measure Costs Right: make the right decisions. Harvard Business review on Use activity based costing to guide corporate strategy. Pp 1-8.

(9 pages) 67 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting