Summer 2015 Strategy 2
Kierthi (Key) Swaminathan (ks3969)
1. What factors explain Danahers corporate advantage?
Danaher Business System (DBS): Danaher Corporations core competency was their
expertise in the implementation of the Lean Manufacturing system
Homework 1 - Walt Disney Co. - The Entertainment King
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified worldwide entertainment
company with operations in five business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio
Assuming that Pixar and Disney are more valuable in an exclusive relationship, can that
value be realized through a new contract? Or is common ownership required?
Although Disney had a storied history in animation starting in the 1930s, majority of their
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
Q1: What did Eisner do to rejuvenate Disney? Specifically, how did he increase net income
in his first four years? (We focus on the period from 1984 to 1988)