Case_10_YMCA_of_London_Ontario

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Assignment Questions 1. What are the chief elements of the YMCA of London’s strategy in 2005? What role do the organization’s values and principles play in its strategy? 2. What are the three main service areas within the YMCA of London? Are the business models for each of these three areas similar? How do they differ? Which of its services is best positioned for growth? Which service is in the weakest position? 3. What factors have contributed to the recent success of the YMCA of London? How will these factors impact the organization heading into the future? Would the YMCA of London be considered to have a strong YMCA position profile, consistent with the YMCA of Canada’s strong association profile as presented in the case? 4. What is your assessment of the YMCA of London’s performance through 2005? What was the most profitable part of the YMCA of London’s business as of the end of fiscal 2004?
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Unformatted text preview: Please use the financial ratio summary in Table 4.1 of Chapter 4 as a guide in doing the calculations to support your financial assessment. 5. What does a SWOT analysis reveal about the YMCA of Londons overall situation as the company heads into 2006? 6. Is the YMCA of London organizational structure appropriate given the organizations strategy? What evidence is there that this structure is promoting effective strategy execution? Is there any evidence that it is hindering effective strategy execution? 7. What are the major issues that Shaun Elliot needs to address to enable the YMCA of London to succeed with its growth strategy? 8. What recommendations would you make to Shaun Elliot to enable the YMCA of London to meet its goals of maintaining a surplus and growing its participation levels to more than 100,000 by 2010?...
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