Case preparation

Case preparation

Use the following questions to guide your thinking and analysis as you prepare a case for class. The instructor may or may not ask these specific questions in class. Case: Arrow Printing and Publishing 1. Identify what Tunnel wants to do. This analysis requires an understanding of the owner’s personal objectives as well as the corporate objectives set out for business. 2. Identify what Arrow needs to do in order to be successful. This involves an analysis of Arrows external environment: competitive analysis, customer analysis, and value system analysis. Identify what Arrow can do. This requires identification of the company’s strengths and weaknesses through analysis of the company’s four functional areas: human resources, operations, marketing, and finance. Case: Straightening at Monarchic Matt International 1. How is the firm performing? 2. What is your assessment of the organization’s vision? 3. What is your analysis of the Wine industry in the USA? 4. What factors may influence the USA wine industry in the future and how? 5. What is your analysis of the firm business strategy? 6. What would you recommend to Seem Title? Case: Coral River Divers 1 .

What external factors affect Coral Divers’ competitive position? 2. How do these factors affect Coral Divers’ strategy? 3. What are Coral Divers resources? Can any of them be considered a competitive advantage? 4. How is Coral Divers’ strategy affected by its strategy? 5. What would you recommend to Greenly? Case: Mumbles Candle 1 . What is Mumbles Candle’s strategy and how successful has it been? 2. How does Mumbles Candle’s value chain work? How does it create added value? 3. What do you see as the main strengths and vulnerabilities of its value chain? 4. Could a competitor imitate Candle’s value chain?

Europe? 2. What kind of measures could be introduced to further improve the ecological and social aspect of sustainability without impacting the economic success at Host Europe? Case: West Lake Home Furnishing This case explores how to assess a strategic opportunity. 1 . As a trusted advisor to Bowman what is your analysis of the WOLF performance? 2. What is your analysis of HELP strategy? 3. How does this strategy fit within HELP strategy? 4. What are some of the implications / impact of accepting the proposal? 5. What is your assessment of the financial associated with his opportunity?