Case Study on Hewlett Packard

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MBA6100 Managerial Accounting TEXAS I & HEWLETT PACKARD JAHZUYAN SAWO 10/01/2011 Hewlett Packard commonly referred to as HP; the HP was founded by Hewlett and Packard in a one car garage in Palo Alto. HP is one of the world’s largest information technology (IT) operating in nearly every country. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing the world computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. Major product lines include personal computing devices,…show more content…
This became know as the Hewlett-Packard way. HP has achieved “what appears to be greatest dichotomy: creating an environment that celebrates individualism, but at the same time one that is also wholly supportive of teamwork. Although HP people are taught to engage in cross-functional teams, they are also rated on the performance of decentralized business units and personal achievement. Strategy:Balancing liquidity profitability, and growth by emphasizing areas that provide profitable growth opportunities.(services)Shift toward more variable cost manufacturing structure.Reducing operating expenses and improve working capital management.Reduce total cost of ownership.Aggressive research in mobile note book and all-day batteries.Tasks:Additional cost reduction and efficiency efforts.Provide best solution in all areas.Increase portfolio of solutions offerings.Increase operating income and profitRaise overall competitiveness.Management :Becomes the world’s No #1 mobile PC company growths while minimizing operating cost.Increase operating income and profit raise overall competitiveness. Provide business units and employee with more reliable and responsive IT services.Consolidate data center infrastructure to sloppy growth and reduce power demand. Strength :Strong market position –recently (April 2010) Hewlett Packard’s share closed at $53.15 .The stock is up 62% in the past year, better than the market at large. This
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