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Therapeutic Alliance
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...Alliance The quality of the therapeutic alliance is a predictor of the treatment’s positive outcomes. This report reflects on and elaborates this concept. First of all, an introduction has been given as to what therapeutic alliance actually is. Its importance in the treatment process has been discussed. Some findings from the past empirical research have been taken into account to support its importance. After that, characteristics of a positive therapeutic alliance have been discussed following which is an illustration about what factors lead to a positive therapeutic alliance. This section discusses the roles of both the counselor and the client working in the alliance. The report... ?Therapeutic...
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Strategic Alliance
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...Alliance Table of Contents STRATEGIC ALLIANCE 19 2 Introduction 4 Strategic Alliance Trends 5 Reasons for Strategic Alliances 7 For entering into new markets and growth 7 To decrease the financial risk and share the cost of research and development 8 Achieve competitive advantage in market 8 To obtain new technology and innovation 9 Forms of Strategic Alliances 9 Risks of Strategic Alliance 10 The clash of different culture and absence of chemistry between the parties 11 Lack of right co-ordination among the management teams of different companies 11 Differences in the operation systems and attitude of the partners 11 Lack of clear objectives and goals 12 Relational Risk 12 Strategic... ? Strategic...
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Strategic Alliance
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...Alliance Introduction Strategic alliance is a relationship, which is formulated between two or more parties in order to follow agreed goals. Along with this, the companies aim at meeting the critical business needs while maintaining their separate entities. This form of cooperation tries to cover the loopholes of mergers and acquisitions and provide opportunities for remaining independent organisation while working together on some critical projects. This is basically an arrangement of two companies which take a decision to share resources in order to maximise their benefits from their projects (Dumela 2004). In strategic alliance, there is less involvement and it is temporary in nature... ? Strategic...
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Strategic alliance
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...alliances in the corporate world. It has discussed the pros and con of the alliance and the importance of testing its efficacy in the long run. It also informs that the managerial leadership becomes a very important ingredient of decision making process that can define the success or failure by accurate assessment of the need for alliances. The benefits and disadvantages of the strategic alliances are given in details that show good understanding of the business strategies. The different stages of alliances help to assess the success of strategic alliance. Therefore, they are very pertinent issues for organizations and for the viability... The article has raised critical issue of forging strategic...
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International Alliance Case-Writing
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...Alliances are complex business decisions that are established between two or more entities, with an aim to maximize growth. Business alliances vary in their styles, from contractual obligations such as licensing, shared resources and competencies, to collaborative approaches that include mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, to name a few. In a broad sense, the ‘Alliance portfolio’ describes the internal capabilities of a firm and also understands the necessary infrastructure, knowledge and resource capabilities required to create, design and manage alliances. Strategic alliances may be defined as...
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Fuji Xerox Strategic Alliance
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...Alliance Contents Contents Introduction: Strategic Alliance 3 Creating a Long-Term and Successful Strategic Alliance 4 Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd 5 Background of the Two Corporations 5 History: Strategic Alliance of Rank Xerox and Fuji Photo Film 6 First Two Decades of Advancements, Developments and Innovations 6 Factors behind the Success of Xerox Corporation and Fuji Co. Ltd's Alliance 8 Conclusion 10 Bibliography: 11 References: 11 Introduction: Strategic Alliance According to Wikipedia, "strategic alliance is a formal relationship between two or more parties to pursue a set of agreed upon goals or to meet a critical business need while... Fuji Xerox: The Most Successful Long Term Strategic...
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Financial alliance boots
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...alliance boots, deadline 2007-03-16 10:00 Topic: financial alliance boots, deadline 2007-03-16 10:00 Introduction: This paper assumes that I am the financial manager working for the Alliance Boots and the Chief Executive of the company has asked me to provide a report that answers the following points: a) How effectively have we delivered shareholder value compared to the FTSE100 over each of the last 3 years?; b) Can you provide calculations showing our cost of capital and explain exactly what this means? Why is it important for us to know what this figure is? ; c) How does our market capitalization compare to a valuation based on discounted cash flows?; and d... Order 157938 Topic: financial...
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Lojack and Micrologic Alliance
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...Alliance by 15/10 Executive Summary Alliances in business are a common practice. These alliances are intended to benefit both the partners involved. The alliances are done in order to gain strategic or operational benefit by the companies. This paper will discuss about the alliance between Lojack and Micrologic. The alliance between the firms was done in order to leverage the technical expertise of Micrologic and the distribution network of Lojack. The paper will evaluate the success of this alliance and the challenges which lies ahead in the relationship between the 2 partners. The paper also analyses the difference in partnerships between public... sector firms and private firms....
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Common Wealth Alliance Case
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...Alliance’s Health Insurance Q Population Targeted by CCA Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) insurance covers the dual eligible. Dual eligible group comprises the elderly and disabled. Poverty, ill health and a high likelihood of nursing home placement are the significant challenges dual eligible members face. They also rarely get comprehensive medical coverage from profit generating insurers. CCA being a non-profit insurer, therefore, offers the best insurance option for them. CCA provides health coverage to a large population of vulnerable citizens in the society. Elders and disabled persons constitute its suitable targets. Due to low-income, they do not qualify for enrollment... Commonwealth Care...
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Alliance Design analysis of alternatives
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...Alliance Design Analysis of Alternatives Alliance Design Analysis of Alternatives Issues of the Case Alliance Design Conceptshas three strategic problems that need to be resolved as effectively as possible. Since they affect the strategic dimension of the business, the company should act fast to ensure that it is not adversely affected by these challenges. The first problem involves the price quotation and equipment acquisition processes, and the second problem entails fluctuations in the exchange rate, especially when converting from Canadian dollars (CAD) to US dollars (USD). The operations manager understands that a strategy for...
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KKRs Acquisition of Alliance Boots
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...Alliance Boots Introduction It is, first of all, necessary to understand the meaning and implication of the term LBO, or leveraged buyouts, in which the entire equity of a company is purchased, in all possibility, by a small group of outside investors. It is interesting to note that although such public companies turned into private ones, it does not affect the financial figures or structures, as much as it would initiate changes in the ownership of the business and constitution of the Board of Directors of the newly constituted Company (Brigham & Ehrhardt, P.758). Benefits of LBO... wish to liquidate the ...
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Joint ventures and strategic alliance
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...alliances and joint ventures Introduction Strategic alliance involves an agreement between two or more than two organizations. The agreement is aimed at cooperating on specific activities in the business. The aim of the alliance is to ensure that the parties to the alliance benefit from the strengths of one another. The union also enables the parties to gain a competitive advantage as compared to other companies with the same ventures. A response to globalization needs and increasing uncertainty and complexity in the business environments necessitates ventures and alliances (Culpan 2002). Strategic alliances promote knowledge sharing and expertise between the parties. It also fosters... Strategic...
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Muslim-Croat Alliance and War
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...Alliance: Chronology and fall out. Bosnia had been fighting for its independence for a considerable period of time. It was a Muslim majority country. At the time Chairman of the influential Bosnian CDU, Kljuic had good personal and working relationships with the Bosnian president and influential Muslim leaders including Ejub Ganic, Muhammad Filipovic and others... ?Introduction: Bosnia and Herzegovania was one of the most conflict ridden regions in the latter half of the 20th century. The war in Bosnia killed more than a hundred thousand people in the span of just four years between 1992 and 1995. The conflict was a three sided ethnic struggle between Muslims, Croats and Serbs. The breakup of the Federal ...
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Boeing's Alliance with Foreign Partners
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...Alliances with Foreign Partners Boeing’s Alliances with Foreign Partners Introduction Alliances have become a reality of changing business world, because of the most powerful and dynamic force, which is globalization. The time of strict national and cultural boundaries seems like a dream. Nowadays, local markets are developing at an exponential rate, therefore growing into saturated ones in virtually no time. This, in turn, is giving birth to a novel challenge for the organizations, which is called the quest of internationalization. Operating in a local economy is one thing, but doing so in foreign market is a different game. Because of the divergence in cultures of the two economies... ? Boeing’s...
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Strategic Alliance of two companies
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...Alliance of two companies Summary: A strategic alliance is formed when two or more companies merge together whether they may be for financial purpose, to enlarge the business and to enhance the performance of the business. The Strategy Design suggests as to how to align with the other company. What should be the process? The companies chosen here are Sony and Ericsson. The two companies merged together in the year 2001. Ericsson had the technology of making cell phones and Sony being a global leader in the entertainment industry was meant for aligning with each other. The main reason for the merger of the business was to compete against the other mobile brands operating in the market. After... Strategic...
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International Business Alliance case-writing
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...Alliance Total System Services, Inc. (TSYS) is the second-largest credit card processor in the world, trailing only AmericanExpress's First Data Corp. subsidiary. Under the service mark, THE TOTAL SYSTEM, and the company's TS2 computer-based processing system, TSYS offers a full line of card support services, from credit approval to production and mailing of cards, to authorizing domestic and international purchases, preparation and mailing of billing statements, and customer service support, as well as merchant accounting and other merchant support services. In 1996, TSYS handled more than 63 million consumer accounts and more than 600,000 merchant accounts for some 115... ?TSYS and Universal Card...
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Mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliance
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...alliances taking place in the global market place. While much has been studied on the reasons of success and failures of M&A, the strategic reasons behind the mergers, acquisitions and alliances are being looked at in this paper. This paper will not focus on the post-merger success or failure but concentrate on the strategic reasons that prompt firms to enter into M&A and alliances. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) has been described as ‘among the most important strategic decisions companies ever make’ (cited by Duncan & Mtar, 2006). Acquisitions can be based on strategic decisions like market... Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become a staple of newspaper headlines (Rothenbuecher & Hoyningen-Huene,...
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The 2009 Chrysler-FIAT Strategic Alliance
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...Alliance Introduction The term strategic alliance has been widely used as a competitive weapon in the modern business environment. Strategic alliance refers to a voluntary, formal agreement between two or more organizations or business units to pool their resources together so as to achieve strategically significant goals while maintaining their independence. In the modern global business environment, strategic alliance has been a fast growing trend because of its capability to create new markets, cost share, and enjoy the benefits of new technologies and pooling of resources. This affirms Peter Drucker sentiments that “the greatest change in corporate culture may... The 2009 Chrysler-FIAT Strategic...
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Alliance Supermarket and Point of Sale Systems
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...Alliance Supermarkets and POS Introduction Today, information has become as essential, or more important while compared tothe product. Those businesses that fail to understand this end up failing to explain the reason as to why that even though their prices are lower, and that their products are just as good, the costs that they spend on advertising ends up being higher. It is appropriate for a retailer to adopt a point-of-sale (POS) system since it plays a crucial role with regard to allowing a retailer to gather as well as apply information in an effective manner in today’s highly competitive markets. For instance, cash registers, even those that are highly competitive...
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Seminar Paper of BOOTS (now Alliance Boots)
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...Alliance Boots is wholesaler and retailer of pharmaceutical goods. The company controls a wide chain of pharmacy spread all across Europe. At present, the company maintains 17% of its total target market (BBC News, 2005). Moreover, Alliance Boots is the largest pharmaceutical wholesaler in UK covering 40% of the market. Its wholesaling and retailing activities are undertaken by subsidiary UniChem. With its vast operations, the company employs approximately 100,000 workers in more that 3,000 retail stores in which 2,700 have pharmacies. In addition, the firm has established 380 retail... Introduction Since the industrial revolution, the concept of entrepreneurship has widened in greater perspectives....
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Star Alliance in the field of Marketing
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...Alliances have become a way to grow businesses and maximize shareholder value. The reasons cited for alliances include the need for fast and low-costexpansion into new markets and greater control and influence over customer relationships (Anslinger & Jenk, 2004). Alliances differ from mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Alliances are messier to manage and open-ended in terms of duration and focus. Alliances demand the focus of the senior managers throughout the relationship or the alliance may lose its intended value. Globalization and liberalization made aviation a key industry...
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Physical effects of Mercosur & The Pacific Alliance
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...Alliance College: Physical Effects of Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance Globalization is a paramount aspect of business that has gained more attention in the contemporary business environment. All countries are striving to achieve a high business profile by streamlining all the aspects of the global trade. The Physical aspect of the global business entails the geographic coverage of the business and the associated trade elements that exist within a business environment. In a time of global business recession, many countries have entered into agreements to expand their business geographical coverage and to enhance business operations across... their countries. The Pacific...
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The advantages and disadvantages of stratgy alliance
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...Alliances When we define a strategic alliance, come up with following concise definition of alliance. This definition defines strategic alliance as the creation of value by combining capabilities of separate firms which share capital in an open ended agreement. This definition broadly describes the advantages of why the firms enter into strategic alliance and provide three broader benefits of combining capabilities and sharing of capabilities. (Casseres) 2) Making Strategic alliances provide a necessary access to various markets and resources to the organization necessary to penetrate or consolidate into any particular market. This is achieved through various strategies... Advantages of Strategy...
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Grand Alliance after World War II
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...Alliance When World War II ended, the Grand Alliance of the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, andthe United States gave the people of the world a glimpse at a demilitarised future that offered a new spirit of peace and cooperation. However, by the end of 1947 the Alliance had been split with an irreconcilable wedge driven between the East and the West. The split was framed as a difference in the ideologies of capitalism and communism, but soon became characterised by an out of control arms race and a dangerous nuclear future. The change from wartime allies and victors that were dividing the spoils of war to bitter enemies threatening total mutual... Seeds of the Cold War: The Suspicions of the Grand...
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International Business Alliance (based on the Business Strategy Game)
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...Alliance Proposal to Kachilles Heel Proposed Governance Management structure at both partners’ will need specialized modification that will factor in the alliance management needs. Strengthening the management teams’ attention will require formulation of a collaboration committee in the initial stages of the alliance, bearing the management oversight mandate. The initial stage of carrying the appropriate alliance management design will therefore include the appointment of the alliance committee for further managerial design negotiations. A managerial design structure will be negotiated and agreed among the committee representatives. To ensure that the highest form of commitment... and...
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Henry Kissinger supported a anti-Soviet, Sino-American Alliance
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...Alliance Remembering the past is just not enough. It is vitalthat people understands it. Prior seconding the argument for the path ahead, this study will examine critically the decisions that brought the discussion into most scholars’ attention. This paper will give reasons that warrant Kissinger’s support for a Sino-American Alliance. While Richard Nixon was the president of the United States of America in 1969, he faced confrontation that scholars perceived as the erosion of the U.S power and credibility. America was at war with the Vietnamese. His initial advisor as well as Gerald Ford’s Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger purported to redesign... Henry Kissinger supported anti-Soviet Sino-American...
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Strategic Alliance: McDonalds and Environment Defense Fund US
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...Alliance: McDonalds and Environment Defense Fund US Grade Introduction Corporate collaborations can be defined from different aspects but each definition has certain features in common. One of the salient features of such collaborations is that partners voluntarily decide to collaborate with each other for future common or synergistic business motive. During the process, the partners involved coordinate with each other, share and transfer resources amongst themselves. Independent partners agree to collaborate with other companies to accomplish a goal which they cannot do with their own resources (Farag, 2009). The resources pooled in by each... of the collaborators promote the business goals...
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Renanlt Nissan the making of Global Alliance case
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...alliance since inception This alliance has been able to prosper and succeed, with both companies benefiting from this alliance. At present, the alliance accounts for one car sale in every ten worldwide and is the fourth largest automotive manufacturer based on sales equaling... Reasons for Renault seeking a strategic partner The company sought a strategic partner due to the need to expand into the wider international automotive market with emphasis in the Asian market. The company had been a major player within the European automotive market and only had 5% of the global market. As such, the company wanted to become a major market player within the international automotive market. It was therefore...
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BOOTS and ALLIANCE in talks over 7.5bn merger
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...ALLIANCE in talks over £7.5bn MERGER Introduction Recently, there were some reports in the press that BOOTS, a prominent pharmaceutical chain in Europe with it’s headquarters in the UK, was in advanced stage of talks over a £7.5 billion merger with Alliance UniChem, a wholesale drug business firm; in a deal that would provide the high street retailer with its long-sought after platform for international expansion. The new firm is henceforth said to be addressed as “Alliance Boots”. The purpose of this report is to identify and analyze the potential operational needs of the combined organization upon merger, using appropriate theory, by focusing in the area of ‘Operational... REPORT on the BOOTS and...
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Investigation of Session Impact and Alliance in Internet Based Psychotherapy
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...alliance in internet based psychotherapy” which you will find in Appendix 2 (500 words). The main purpose of the study on session impact and alliance in internet based psychotherapy (D’Arcy et al., 2006) is, as the title suggests, to investigate how therapists and clients rate two aspects of the counselling experience in a context of internet based delivery rather than the more conventional face to face context. This is a relatively new area of research, because the technology for such forms of communication has only been developed in the last twenty years, and the population at large has only... ?Psychology Final Assignment (a) Summarise the research article on “An investigation of session impact and...
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Northwest Ecosystem Alliance v. Washington Forest practices board
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...Alliance v. Washington Forest Practices Board, 149 Wn.2d 67, 66 P.3d, 2003 WL 1848694. Issues: During 1998, several environmentalist groups comprising of the "Northwest Ecosystem Alliance, The Mountaineers, Alpine Lakes Protection Society, Kettle Range Conservation Group, Whidbey Environmental Action Network, and Pilchuck Audubon Society", filed a suit under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) with the Thurston County Superior Court seeking compliances of mandatory forest practices by Washington State Forest Practical Board. (NWEA v Washington State Forest... Court Case: Administrative procedures must be exhausted before Appeals to Court. Case taken up: Northwest Ecosystem Alliance v. Washington...
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The Formation and Evolution of Sony Ericsson Alliance
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...Alliance Table of Contents Introduction of Sony Ericsson 3 References 5 Introduction of Sony Ericsson History of Sony Sony is one of the most dominating players in the electronics and telecommunication industry. The company was established as Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation (Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo K.K.) in 1946. In the next year, the head office along with the factory was shifted to Shinagawa, Tokyo. In 1955, the company came up with the first transistor radio in Japan and in 1960 it brought the first transistor television in the world. The name ‘Sony’ was originated from the combination of the two words – SONIC (sound) and SONNY (small size... The Formation and Evolution of Sony Ericsson...
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Levis: Alliance to Improve Business Effectiveness and Efficiency
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...alliances and network of retailers. The major objective is to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of delivery of the quality goods to all its stores across the world. With 414 company operated stores in 26 countries and 55000 franchisee owned retail outlets across 141 countries, we market our products (levi, 2010). Thus to meet the demands of our customers across the world, our alliances and partnership with independent contract manufacturers have greatly increased our effectiveness in delivery of the huge range of our products. The sourcing agents and logistic firms are used for procurement... Levi’s is an American brand that has created a niche market place in global market vis-à-vis its product...
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The Formation and Evolution of Sony Ericsson Alliance
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...Alliance Table of Contents Introduction of Sony Ericsson 3 References 5 Introduction of Sony Ericsson History of Sony Sony is one of the most dominating players in the electronics and telecommunication industry. The company was established as Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation (Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo K.K.) in 1946. In the next year, the head office along with the factory was shifted to Shinagawa, Tokyo. In 1955, the company came up with the first transistor radio in Japan and in 1960 it brought the first transistor television in the world. The name ‘Sony’ was originated from the combination of the two words – SONIC (sound) and SONNY (small size... ?The Formation and Evolution of Sony Ericsson...
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2. What is the difference between an alliance problem and an alliance symptom, and what does this difference mean in terms of managerial intervention
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...alliance problem and an alliance symptom, and what does this difference mean in terms of managerial intervention? Strategic alliance is a collaboration between two organizations in which both the organizations agree to work together in order to achieve a common set of goals. Strategic alliance is gaining importance in today’s competitive business world as in such alliances the highly qualified and trained personnel of two organizations work together and devise strategies, policies and plans that increase the ratio of profit and success for both the organizations. Though strategic alliance is very... Inserts His/her Inserts Inserts Grade Inserts Here (Day, Month, Year) What is the difference between an...
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Case Study: The Nokia-Microsoft Alliance in the Global Smartphone Industry (circa 2011)
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...Alliance Case Study: Nokia-Microsoft Alliance SWOT analysis of the Nokia-Microsoft alliance: Strength: The alliance brings Nokia into perspective. Being the market leader in mobile technology, Nokia knows how to lead from the front. Since the alliance is made out to work primarily in the mobile market, Nokia’s experience will be crucial. Microsoft helps with the operational aspect. The operating system which was dysfunctional in Nokia handsets will be revived by Microsoft like in Lumia which can be a major crowd puller. Weaknesses: Both the partners come from very diverse backgrounds. Although they have a lot to offer, their interests in the outcome and products can cause... Case Study: Nokia-Microsoft...
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The logic of alliance Value Creation model on case study Renault and Nissan
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...alliance in 1999. Since then the two companies have been able to combine their assets synergistically in order to maximize the productivity of both companies. The combination of two organization structures has enabled both companies to address their individual shortcomings. Nissan has been able to address the financial problems while Renault has been able to enhance market reach. In this manner the alliance has proved to be a success for both Nissan and Renault. However the two companies are still facing challenges in creating an organizational culture that can maximize cooperation between the human resources from the two companies. In order to create... ?Introduction Renault and Nissan formed the...
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The logic of alliance Value Creation model on case study Renault and Nissan
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...alliance in 1999. Since then the two companies have been able to combine their assets synergistically in order to maximize the productivity of both companies. The combination of two organization structures has enabled both companies to address their individual shortcomings. Nissan has been able to address the financial problems while Renault has been able to enhance market reach. In this manner the alliance has proved to be a success for both Nissan and Renault. However the two companies are still facing challenges in creating an organizational culture that can maximize cooperation between the human resources from the two companies. In order to create... Introduction Renault and Nissan formed the...
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The key factors influence the success of an international strategic alliance
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...alliance Alliances generally depends on proper management with clearly set out objectives, that must be understood before the parties appends their signatures to the deals. Alliances have found a lot of relevance in the present global economy, and that is the reason why they are a wide range in addition they serve strategic objectives. This implores upon the parties to design structures of agreements that meet certain levels of governance, financial and operating systems should be customized to fit individual agreements. The success of an alliance must be built upon reliable infrastructure, which must support the underlying goals and objectives of the parties... ?Executive Summary The success of an...
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How Successful was the American and Chinese Alliance in the WWII and Why
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...Alliance during World War II The Second World War left a mark in the world history because it consisted of all types of armed troops of nations rising against nations. In addition, new alliances resulted as nations joined forces against other competing nations in pursuit of different interests. This war found china in a state of potential substance to compete internationally but kits potential seemed a reserve for the future. From historians’ perspective, China had the potential but it proved weak. In the Asian region, the prevailing force was Japan. China did not participate in the First World War, but Japan did. In their participation, Japan posed a great threat to western... The American-Chinese...
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The collective good problem in alliance politics. How can the U.S. resolve this
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...Alliance Politics. How can the U.S. resolve this? This paper explains the changing aspects of alliances and investigates how the existence of outside options affects the decision of creating a collective good within an existing alliance. The study shows that lawlessness plays a significant role in justifying the incentive to free-ride on alliance partners, and that the incentive to invest political wealth in an alliance ascends endogenously. Additionally, this study looks into political, economics in defense problems. And further US current attitude towards NATO. Collective Good Defense is a typical model of a civic or shared good. The knowledge of the insinuations... ?The Collective Good Problem in...
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Why is the alliance with Israel so important to the United States/US-Israel Relations
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...Alliance Important to the United s? Israel is considered as one of the strongest allies of the United States of America in the world. According to a report from the Congressional Research Service, the “Israeli-U.S. relations are an important factor in U.S. policy in the Middle East, and Congress has placed considerable emphasis on the maintenance of a close and supportive relationship” (Mark 1). As such, the United States played the key role in the state-building of Israel for the last six decades by providing the latter with political motivation as well as supporting it in all financial, military and diplomatic aspects (Bard). Because of this deep friendship... U.S.-Israel Relations: Why Is the...
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Understanding Alliance Boots internationalisation process: The case of Boots Thailand (health and beauty retail sector)
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...ALLIANCE BOOTS INTERNATIONALISATION PROCESS: THE CASE OF BOOTS THAILAND (HEALTH AND BEAUTY RETAIL SECTOR) Institution Submission Date Understanding Alliance Boots Internationalisation Process: The Case of Boots Thailand (Health and Beauty Retail Sector) 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background and Problem Statement Retail internalisation increased visibility that has been observed in the past three decades has contributed to increased interests for researchers with common themes including the volume as well as investment direction (Hollander, 1970; Hamill and Crosbie, 1990; Myers and Alexander, 1997; Muniz-Martinez, 1998. Scholars including Alexander (1990), William (1991) and Quinn (1999... UNDERSTANDING...
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Report on the BOOTS and ALLIANCE in talks over 7.5bn merger
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...ALLIANCE in talks over 7.5bn MERGER Contents Page No.s Introduction--------------------------------------------------- 2 Brief Description of the History of the Companies---------- 2 The Merger---------------------------------------------------- 3 Recommendations of the Report----------------------------- 4 Conclusion----------------------------------------------------- 8 References----------------------------------------------------- 9 Introduction Recently, there were some reports in the press that BOOTS, a prominent pharmaceutical chain in Europe with it's headquarters in the UK, was in advanced stage of talks over a 7.5... REPORT on the BOOTS and...
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Strategic Management Case Study Write up Commonwealth Care Alliance: Elderly and Disabled Care
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...Alliance Model. CCA believed by reducing hospitalizations and institutionalizations as a result of health management and better self-management of chronic illness will enhance impressive quality and tailored care for people with complex medical and behavioral health needs. As an achievement derived from surplus in the operation, while balancing up its operations extensively, the CCA nonprofit health plan and care delivery from the previous years experience, convinced them to target the elderly and disabled population... Business The Reason Why CCA Targeted A Population That Most Insurers Tried To Avoid Generally, the disabled and elderly population has not been well expanded by the earlier Community...
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Economics of Mergers and Aquisitions. Management motives and theory behind the proposed Boots/Alliance Unichem merger
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...alliances created in the last decades has exceeded the number for the years before which in the 1960s, for example, were mainly unions between conglomerates. According to statistics from the web resource Mergerstat.com, the amount of mergers only until 2002 has reached 4,363 worth over $291,7 billions1 and the majority of the deals was done within Internet, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Banking and Semiconductors industries. This type of vertical integration and diversification of production achieved usually leads to only humble profits and no dramatic increases in value of the companies... The number of mergers of companies of different sizes and performing in variable industries, acquisitions and...
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Module 10 World Alliance vs. World ChaosAmerican Foreign Policy in the Twentieth Century
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...alliance with the Soviet Union, however, the United States actively supported Ho Chi Minh's bid for independence and, in assertion and affirmation of its support, the United States even trained Ho Chi Minh's guerilla fighters, preparing them for the seizure of their country and the declaration of Vietnam independence following World War II. Following the surrender of the Japanese Imperial Army in World War II... 10.09 Honors - America's Decision To Enter Vietnam Question: Why did the United s agree to support and protect Vietnam from her more powerful Communist sister Analyze the views of those who supported or opposed the war. Why did this war become such a divisive issue Formal Essay Response To this d...
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WHAT KIND OF COMPANIES STAND TO GAIN THE MOST FROM ENTERING INTO STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH POTENTIAL COMPETITORS WHY
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...alliances with potential competitors? Why? Introduction: Strategic alliances with competitors are an effective tool for overcoming the potential barriers from competitors in the targeted business. Through avoiding unhealthy competition, it also allows exchanging the valuable resources in the most effective way and beneficial for both of the aligned firms. It also facilitates to get greater access in the valuable resources of a competitor by sharing the resources with them. In the competitive market environment, strategic alliances are essential for getting competitive strength in the industry through managing and balancing... What Kind of companies stand to gain the most from entering in to strategic...
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Describe Roman imperialistic influences on Africa including the Punic Wars with Carthage and the roman cleoparta alliance and warfare
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...alliance would later... Roman Imperialistic Influences on Africa Number: Introduction If there is an empire whose influence has been pervasive, then it must be the Roman Empire. This is because the Roman Empire had the longest longevity, spanning from 40 BC to 1450 AD. It is for this reason that the Latin phrase imperium sine fine, meaning empire without end was used to describe the Roman Empire. Similarly, the sphere of influence that the empire had is the largest. Particularly, the Roman Empire encompassed territories in western and northern Europe North Africa and the Middle East. This means that the Roman Empire had its influences on Africa. Tunisia and the rest of North Africa where Carthage was...
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Case analysis and presentation on the following...All about Chrysler, Chrysler asks for financial Aid, and The Chrysler-Fiat Alliance
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...alliance After withdrawing the request that they had taken to the government of Canada, Chrysler formed an alliance with Fiat. The two corporations would then share their vehicle platforms, technology... Case analysis of Chrysler Corporation Introduction Chrysler group is an automobile manufacturer that is of American origin and it has its headquarters located in Auburn hills, Michigan. The group is a subsidiary of Fiat an Italian multinational automaker. The group manufactures and sells vehicles globally under its leading Chrysler brand. It also manufactures vehicles that are sold under the Fiat brand that is based in North America (Bayley and Hunter 176). History Chrysler Corporation was brought forth...
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