Case#5: In the Zone
1. In this brief description of AutoZone, how is strategic management illustrated?
Analysis of the current situation
Development of appropriate strategies
Putting the strategies into action
Evaluating, modifying, changing st
I think University art museum should open to limited public. Museum is a part of
University and University is an organization and enterprise. As an organization and
enterprise, University should take a responsibility not only to students but a
After the changes, employee teamwork declined because of the job cuts,
machines took over the conversion process. Employees were no longer mixing the
batches by hand as a team. Absenteeism increased markedly and several judgmental
errors by operators had
Sunflower incorporated case
According to this case, in order to solve problems, Williams, the director of
pricing and purchasing get the authority from president of Sunflower to establish
whatever rules and procedures when necessary. So after three weeks
According to the case, in the Product x, there at least five people know that
Product X was a failure six years before the decision was made to stop producing it.
But there are several reason lead to this information did not get to the top soone
In order to prevent this situation happen in the future, Product X should do some
change of the organization structure. According to the description of case, the
structure of Product X should be vertical structure, so it is hard for line workers to
Opportunity: Perdue Farm may have a great opportunity in the convenience market.
1. Chicken is the most-consumed meat in the world, and the prices of agriculture
products are lower because of the mass production.
2. Growth of the international business, d
I believe George is cleaver enough to understands that hes not in a position to
take decision or thinking of influencing other colleagues to stop the production. He
has understood that his reputation is at the stake since Paul laughed when he saw the
SWOT analysis of Perdue Farms
Perdue Farms is a privately held and family owned company primarily produces and
provides poultry products (Chicken and Turkey) and agricultural products (grains and
seed oils) for consumption through retail.
C & C Grocery Store Inc. Case
C & C Grocery Store Inc. SWOT Analysis:
The location was good, and the founder Doug Cummins had a winning
Have good employees. Employees had good attitude, and the company have good
product and service
The Acme and Omega Electronics Case
According to the case, Acme and Omega were two that manufactured computer
chips and print circuit boards, and they were owned by Technological Products of Erie
in 1986. Although both plants used to belong to a company,
Acetate Department Case
Before the change, the old acetate department was located in an old four storey
building follows a workflow that is heavily based on shifts because production is
based on a per batch basis. A typical shift, the group leader and his
Does this milkshake taste funny?
According to this case, I think this is not a pleasant situation for George, he is
not a decision makers. George is familiar with change because he had lived in various
suburbs of a major city. He understands the need for
I think the first one is a good decision, because a good corporation should
create better communication system and share information that makes all employees
and manager know better of the organization and do as the direction of organization
mission. As W
The atmosphere of informal session was spread to parties who the company
contacts with, such as employees, bankers, suppliers. Company tried to develop
relationship with banks. It built a significant network of contacts within the bank that
the company ha
Hugh Russel, Inc. Case
In order to survive , Wayne Mang, the new president gathered the first group
of managers together to discuss current situation, and this group were consisted of
people whom Wayne respected and trusted from all over the organization.
Cast acceptance is the cogent agency affecting Coke's aggressive position.
Coca-Cola's cast name is accepted able-bodied throughout 94% of the apple
The primary affair over the accomplished few years has been to get this name
1. Which competitive strategy does Coke appear to be using according to Miles and
Snows frame-work? Porters framework? Explain each choice.
Mile and Snows frame-work: Prospector: innovate, take risks, seek out new
opportunities, and grow. Accor
1. Competitive strategy is a choice of how an organization is going to compete in its
industry or market so that it can develop a sustainable competitive advantage.
Given the nature of this industry, what competitive strategy would be most likely
Knowledge Regarding Adversary
Humans Assurance on Above of our Artifact and Cast
Merchandising and All-around Score Rating (Gives Backbone to brainwash
bazaar about convalescent sales)
Coca-Cola has been a circuitous allotment of apple ability
On my opinion, I dont think the consultants recommendations were reasonable and
can be adopted. I think the original organization structure is more suitable for C & C,
all meat, grocery, and produce department manager would report to District Director,
SWOT analysis of AutoZone
1. Its clean floors, friendly clerks, and spirited corporate culture featuring a rousing
cheer performed by employees.
2. Its attention to detail: Established retail and distribution network. To support its
When Acme and Omega realized the threat of mixed analog and digital device,
they began to seek new customer. Both Acme and Omega was asked to produce 100
unit of digital memory before making contact. But Acmes vertical structure was not
suit at this time.
Case for Analysis: The University Art Museum
In this case, the University art museum got in a management trouble, managers and
economist had different opinions to manage the museum, they made a hot debate and
made no result at the end. Here are the SWOT a