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    business organization. Starbucks and Virgin Group are some of the highlighting examples for that. All these organizations were able to reach to an extreme level based on the way they handles their business operations. Since they found the best strategic actions on behalf of the organization, they were able to succeed at the end. These strategies will be evolved basically with connected to the nature of the organization, potential

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    1. INTRODUCTION The Virgin Group of companies The Virgin Group is the largest private enterprise in the UK which includes of an assorted mix of businesses. It is considered to be one of the most world’s respected brand name and venture capital organizations established by Sir Richard Branson in 1970. The name Virgin has been selected to correspond to the plan of the firm being a virgin in every business it entered. The Virgin group businesses success increased in different sectors such as; transportation

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    Background of VIRGIN In 1968 a guy named Richard Branson started the Student magazine and that was the starting of his revolutionary business career and from that time Branson did not have to look back ever. Now today Branson has the huge size of his business which is VIRGIN BUSINESS GROUP. This group owns more than 200 companies. “Branson” and “VIRGIN” is now a symbol of a famous brand all over the world. VIRGIN group holds a pretty number of companies. Most popular VIRGIN companies are VIRGIN Money

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    The Virgin Group, is a British international corporation conglomerate founded by entrepreneurs Sir Richard Branson and Nik Powell in the 1970. Today, the Virgin Group, operates in 13 regions internationally, in seven industries with a net worth valued at $4.9 billion (Virgin, n.d.). Although, the Virgin Group is made up of several largely diversified companies, for the general purpose of this assessment, we will concentrate on the airline sector of the Virgin Group. Virgin-branded airlines include:

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    companies namely Virgin group and Starbucks. First pert of this report gives brief introduction to two selected company while highlighting business strategies. Second part of the report illustrates business environment using SWOT and Porters five forces analysis. Next section explains Ansoff’s Matrix relating to two companies and how they shifted from one quarantine to another. Final sections concludes the report explaining business values of two organizations. Introduction Virgin Group Richard Branson

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    Shelley Mantei vixendoll_13@hotmail.com Virgin: Branding Culture Subject: Virgin Group Ltd. Sir Richard Branson started with a student magazine and a mail order record company in 1971. His Virgin empire is now comprised of over 200 companies [Fig.3] and spans three continents. Not only is Virgin one of Britain 's most respected brands, but it is also becoming an international superbrand. They are involved in planes, trains, finance, soft drinks, music, mobile phones, holidays, cars, wines

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    The Virgin Group 1) What is the corporate rationale of the Virgin Group? Corporate rational is the way in which a corporate parent envisages the way that it can add value to its strategic business units. The Virgin Group sees itself as a restructurer; this means that it has low central costs due to relatively small corporate center, with fairly minimal involvement at business level. However they vary from the portfolio managers because they also set about trying to identify restructuring opportunities

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    Virgin Group LTD is a British venture capital conglomerate that has been around since 1970. Virgin encompasses over 400 different companies located in many industries such as: financial services, transport, food and drink, media and telecommunications. Headquartered in London, this British corporation has come a very long way since it’s birth in 1970. One of the main reasons for the companies success is because of its founder; Sir Richard Branson. Branson, born July 18th, 1950 in London

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    Sir Richard Branson, Chairman, Virgin Group, Ltd. Case Study Strayer University BUS 520 – Leadership and Organizational Behavior Read the Sir Richard Branson, Chairman, Virgin Group, Ltd. case study located in Chapter 11 Describe Branson’s leadership style in terms of the leadership models addressed in Chapters 10 and 11. Sir Richard Branson exercises an unconventional Leadership style. His style incorporates a variety of the components of the leadership models presented by Hellriegel and

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    Establishing Strategic Issues and Problems Using the case study, this section will examine the strategic issues and problems relevant to the Virgin Group and the strategy that the company has adopted. The case study briefly describes the Virgin Group empire and its corporate strategy. Furthermore, it proceeds to highlight a number of strategic issues Virgin group was experiencing. According to the National Academic Press (2009) a strategic issue is understood to constitute fundamental policy choice

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