Professional Essays Writer The Rise and Fall of Nokia

Juan Alcacer, Tarun Khanna, Christine Snively

Strategy & Execution

In 2013, Nokia sold its Device and Services business to Microsoft for €5.4 billion. For decades Nokia had led the telecommunications (telecom) industry in handsets and networking. By the late 2000s, however, Nokia’s position as market leader in mobile devices was threatened by competition from new lower-cost Asian manufacturers. Apple’s 2007 release of its iPhone established an entire new category-the smartphone-immediately popular with users. What were Nokia’s missteps over the years? What should Nokia have done differently?

Mobile, Strategy

Professional Essays Writer Dream Big Academy Charter School (A)

Liz Livingston Howard, Matthew Shaw

Leadership & Managing People

This case examines the leadership challenges associated with budget shortfalls in a young nonprofit organization. The school leader must decide how to close the budget gap and implement the decision. Case A focuses on the decision-making process and the associated communication between the school leaders and the teaching staff. The staff is dissatisfied with the decision and writes a letter of complaint to the Board of Directors. Case B focuses on the Board of Directors’ reaction to the letter and the situation’s resolution.

Leadership, Social enterprise, Strategy

Professional Essays Writer Airbnb, Etsy, Uber: Growing from One Thousand to One Million Customers

Thales S. Teixeira, Morgan Brown

Strategy & Execution

By 2016, two-sided online platforms (or marketplaces) were pervasive among the highest growing internet startups around. These marketplaces sought to match suppliers of assets for rent, physical products or services with customers demanding them. Among the most notable two-sided platforms in terms of their tremendous early growth were Airbnb, Etsy and Uber. They offered short-term property rentals, handcrafted goods, and car rides, respectively. As two-sided markets grew to scale, network effects kicked in as more consumers bred more suppliers and vice versa. But how did these platforms ride the second wave of growth? How did they grow from one thousand to one million customers?

Marketing, Strategy, Supply chain

Professional Essays Writer Design Thinking and Innovation at Apple

Stefan Thomke, Barbara Feinberg

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Winner of a 2013 ecch Case AwardDescribes Apple’s approach to innovation, management, and design thinking. For several years, Apple has been ranked as the most innovative company in the world, but how it has achieved such success remains mysterious because of the company’s obsession with secrecy. This note considers the ingredients of Apple’s success and its quest to develop, in the words of CEO Steve Jobs, insanely great products. Focuses on: 1) design thinking; 2) product development strategy and execution; 3) CEO as chief innovator; and 4) bold business experimentation.

Creativity, Experimentation, Product development, Productivity, Strategy, Technology