Professional Essays Writer Google Inc. in 2014

Benjamin Edelman, Thomas R. Eisenmann

Strategy & Execution

The case ‘Google Inc. in 2014’ describes Google’s history, business model, governance structure, corporate culture, and processes for managing innovation. Reviews Google’s recent strategic initiatives and the threats they pose to selected competitors. Asks what Google should do next.

Competition, Economics, Internet, IT, Marketing

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Professional Essays Writer Tesla Motors

Eric J. Van Den Steen

Strategy & Execution

To maximize their effectiveness, color cases should be printed in color.In mid-2013, Tesla Motors was riding a wave of success: It had launched its first really mass-produced car-the model S-to rave reviews; had recently raised first-year production targets; and had started taking orders for its next car, the Model X. Tesla seemed to be on its way to defying the skeptics and becoming the first US company to enter the car industry with a mass-produced car since WWII and the first to successfully launch a fully electric car. Or was it not?

Economics, Innovation, Marketing, Organizational culture, Strategy execution

Professional Essays Writer Trader Joe’s

David L. Ager, Michael A. Roberto

Strategy & Execution

Based on a variety of metrics, Trader Joe’s ranked as one of the most successful grocers in the United States in 2013. Experts estimated that the company had the highest sales per square foot of any major grocery chain, even significantly higher than top performer Whole Foods. In 2013, Trader Joe’s faced several threats as larger chains such as Wal-Mart and Tesco had begun to open small-format stores that mimicked the Trader Joe’s approach. In addition some analysts had begun to question whether Trader’s Joe’s was losing its authenticity and “quirky cool” as the firm had continued to grow and expand across the country. What should Trader Joe’s do to ensure continued growth?

Economics, Growth strategy, Marketing, Organizational culture, Strategy execution

Professional Essays Writer Freemark Abbey Winery

William S. Krasker

Strategy & Execution

Freemark Abbey must decide whether to harvest in view of the possibility of rain. Rain could damage the crop but delaying the harvest would be risky. On the other hand, rain could be beneficial and greatly increase the value of the resulting wine. This decision is further complicated by the fact that ripe Riesling grapes can be vinified in two ways, resulting in two different styles of wine. Their relative prices would depend on the uncertain preference of consumers two years later, when the wine is bottled and sold.

Economics, Forecasting, Risk management