Bus service is the most common vision that comes to mind when one thinks about Urban Public transportation. The Bloomington- Normal area uses Connect Transit, which has multiple buses and routes throughout the area. Although the Connect Transit system is very helpful for most students, allowing us to go to the mall with friends, visit target for food and ‘needed’ items, or visiting the downtown, it can also prove to be extremely difficult and stressful for people who would have to rely everyday on
being brutally honest, Sherman Alexie provided incite to how the everyday life of a teenage Native American is like. This book opened my eyes to the problems that Native American’s face, that I was in the dark about before. Life on a reservation is a lot different than I would have thought it to be. Many people, including myself think about teepees, people running around half naked with a flowery headdress on chanting ritual songs, and others sitting around smoking their pipes. This, however, as Alexie
Many trace discount entrepreneur birth to1962, the first year of operation for Kmart, Target and Wal-Mart. But by that time, Sam Walton 's tiny chain of variety stores in Arkansas and Kansas was already facing competition from regional discount chains. Sam traveled the country to study this radical, new retailing concept and was convinced
"Ikea: How The Swedish Retailer Became A Global Cult Brand IKEA is a well-known global brand with hundreds of stores across the world. In order to improve performance, it must assess its external and competitive environment which will reveal the key opportunities to analyze there advantages and threats. IKEA responds to both internal and external issues in a proactive and dynamic manner by using its strengths and reducing its weaknesses. This helps IKEA to retain its strong identity in market.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT It is pleasure to acknowledge those who have contributed to this project directly or indirectly, though it will be still an inadequate appreciation of their contribution, we here by acknowledge the names of the people to whom we shall always remain grateful. We would sincerely like to express our gratitude to Mr. Ravjibhai Patel who gave us the grand opportunity to have Grand Project at Adani Supermarket. We would especially like to thank Mr. Manish Christian
ECS8C_C01.qxd 22/10/2007 11:54 Page 597 CASE STUDIES ECS8C_C01.qxd 22/10/2007 11:54 Page 598 ECS8C_C01.qxd 22/10/2007 11:54 Page 599 Guide to using the case studies The main text of this book includes 87 short illustrations and 15 case examples which have been chosen to enlarge speciﬁc issues in the text and/or provide practical examples of how business and public sector organisations are managing strategic issues. The case studies which follow allow the
BRAND BUILDING BLOCKS Building Strong Brands: Why Is It Hard? It is not easy to build brands in today 's environment. The brand builder who attempts to develop a strong brand is like a golfer playing on a course with heavy roughs, deep sand traps, sharp doglegs, and vast water barriers. It is difficult to score well in such conditions. Substantial pressures and barriers, both internal and external, can inhibit the brand builder. To be able to develop effective brand strategies, it is useful to
441 441 CASE STUDIES A summary of the case analysis I N T R O D U C T I O N Preparing an effective case analysis: The full story Hearing with the aid of implanted technology: The case of Cochlear™ – an Australian C A S E O N E high-technology leader Delta Faucet: Global entrepreneurship in an emerging market C A S E T W O DaimlerChrysler: Corporate governance dynamics in a global company C A S E T H R E E Gunns and the greens: Governance issues in Tasmania C A S E F O U R Succeeding in the