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Case Study of Google in China

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Google in China Case Study Analysis

When Google detected an extremely high level of attempted hacking on its computer systems, it issued an online memo that indicated its possible exit from the Chinese market. The Wall Street Journal captured this adequately in its headline for its edition on 13th January 2010 as, "Google warns of China Exit after Hacking." Based on proof gathered from the same, it seemed that the attacks had been directed at gaining access to the email accounts of human rights agitators from China. According to Google, the attacks had been unsuccessful. The company, however, indicated the balancing act that they had to engage in ever since coming into the Chinese market. The Chinese market had required a lot of thought being put into the information availed to the Chinese people, as there was a lot of censorship and limitations on the information that they could access.…… [Read More]


Quelch, J. A., & Jocz, K. E. (2010). Google in China. Harvard Business School
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Tourer Marketing Bureau Case Study

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e. The conative effect) wouldn't have been possible. Therefore, the company chose a soft version over a hard one thus appealing to consumers' feelings for determining a major change of attitude.

For producing the desired effects, the objectives of a campaign must obey several rules. First of all, they have to be strictly correlated with the impasse that a company tries to solve. Secondly, they have to be established according to reality and they must also be achievable. Thirdly, they have to allow an easy measurement of the outcomes obtained (Newsom, Turk & Kruckeberg, 2004).

In the TM's case, the three objectives corresponding to the informational, attitudinal and behavioral levels of Hendrix's hierarchy were: building awareness, changing the negative attitude and generating visits to dealers (and, implicitly, purchases). All of them were closely related to the significant decline in sales and looked realistic and achievable, at the same time. Moreover,…… [Read More]


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4. Newsom, D, Turk, JV & Kruckeberg, D 2004, 'Theory and theoretical frameworks', This is PR: the realities of public relations, Thomson Wordsworth, Belmont, California.
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Indigo Books Case Study

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The employees of both organizations also need to have assurance of their roles being there in general, meaning no lay-offs or their pay not being impacted by the merger. While the case does not allude to this, a mechanistic organizational structure will make it easier for the leadership team to make these decisions and quickly, clearly and convincingly communicate them to the workers companywide. Taking a more mechanistic organization structure approach to the merged organizations will also ensure that the management teams and leaders of Indigo have an opportunity to iteratively refine and perfect core process areas as well (Tata, Prasad, 1992). The many benefits of organic structures in terms of openness of communication and egalitarian mindset would be better suited for the merged organization after the roles and responsibilities have been well-defined and the new organizational culture has solidified. Trust needs to pervade the new organizational structure for it…… [Read More]


Christensen, M., and T. Knudsen. 2010. Design of Decision-Making Organizations. Management Science 56, no. 1, (January 1): 71-89.

Cordes, C., P. Richerson, and G. Schwesinger. 2010. How corporate cultures coevolve with the business environment: The case of firm growth crises and industry evolution. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 76, no. 3, (December 1): 465.

Ellman, M., and P. Pezanis-Christou. 2010. Organizational Structure, Communication, and Group Ethics. The American Economic Review 100, no. 5, (December 1): 2478.

Gillen, Dennis J., and Carroll, Stephen J.. 1985. Relationship of Managerial Ability to Unit Effectiveness in More Organic vs. More Mechanistic Departments. The Journal of Management Studies 22, no. 6, (November 1): 668.
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Deploying a Pilot Case Study

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The more that your questions are descriptive or explanatory the more that the case study method will be relevant;

How should I select the case to be studied?": According to Yin: "you need sufficient access to the potential data, whether involving people to be interviewed documents or records to be reviewed, or observations to be made in the 'field'. Given such access to more than a single candidate, you should choose the one(s) that best illuminate(s) your research questions. Absent such access, you should consider changing your research questions, hopefully leading to new candidates to which you do have access."

I am studying a school. What is my case: Is it the teachers? The reading program? The whole school?: Yin states: "The specific definition of your case again depends upon your research question(s). The least desirable question is to want to know "everything that happened." Your literature review should help…… [Read More]


Audet, Michael (2005) Teacher Professional Growth Plans: A Case Study of the Chilliwack School District. 21 April 2005. Online available at 

Creswell, J.W. (1998) Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Traditions. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lenz, Pamela A. (2005) Perceived Influence on School Effectiveness: Chapters I-III. January 2005. Online available at

Yin R.K. 1994: Case Study Research: Design and Methods, Second Edition, Sage Publications London
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Healthcare Information Systems Case Study

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It has been working well, and is large enough and high-quality enough to be upgraded at a later date. Because that is the case, MPCC can simply continue to add to its technology as needed, instead of spending a significant amount of money on a new database or other technology that would really not be needed or warranted at this time. It is possible that MPCC may eventually have to upgrade and get new technology, but there is no reason to do so when what it has is working well and still has room for expansion. Rather than assume all forays into new countries require new technology, MPCC would be better off exploring what its current technology can do, first. That way it will also have some idea of when an upgrade may be needed in the future, so it can be prepared for the switch over at a later…… [Read More]

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Cquay Technologies Corp Case Study

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enchmarking should not include sensitive data or negative advertising using sensitive data to put down the other company. Confidential information must not be shared without the proper confidentiality contract in place, and confidential information should not be illegally obtained from competitors.

After internal cost disadvantages are found, steps should be made to correct them by revamping the value chain system, moving high cost activities to lower cost areas, implementing cost-saving technology, or simplifying some aspects of the product design. Competitive advantage can be worked into the value chain by utilizing employee knowledge more effectively, coordinating related activities, and building dominating expertise that is essential to customer satisfaction or market success. Competitive strength against competitors must be assessed to determine the overall competitive position of the company, and a new strategy must be based on the company's current position. This strategy should include every issue listed in the industry and competitive…… [Read More]


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Ivey Management Services. (2004). CQUAY Technologies Corp., Chapter 8.

Kestle, J. (2005). CQUAY Supports Environics Analytics in Consumer Marketing.

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Creating a Great Case Study

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individual child help you to better understand some problems of the struggling reader? How will this understanding influence your future practices as a teacher?

The work involved in studying a single child brought a lot of understanding about the different issues prevailing in the struggling reader. Some related to comprehension, some related to difficulties with certain words, some related to the problems of the individual. As well, working with a single child provided new information about interests and difficulties of one specific struggling reader, which then can potentially be generalized to issues other struggling readers might have. One possibility would be to incorporate information gained into the teaching techniques as well as into the materials chosen for the students. For instance, a child who likes outer space will definitely be more interested in reading a book on astronauts than a book on flowers. Similarly, a child who likes sports might…… [Read More]


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Using Case Studies to Justify Changes in

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IT Projects: Findings and Opinions

According to Hopkins (2007), in the case of most IT projects and the case of most business projects in general, justifying an investment requires the demonstration of a mixture of immediate "savings, efficiency gains or the reuse of existing resources" and "simple forecasting methodology can then be used to calculate a potential return on investment (OI) to determine a course of action." Forecasting methodology can often be extremely difficult to use in an accurate fashion regarding IT versus other types of projects. The environment is constantly changing and a major investment in one project which seems to be valuable might be rapidly undercut by the revelation of another type of technology which presents an even better cost saving. No matter how great the potential financial savings in theory, "calculating the potential value of unknown information is similar to a prospector digging for gold" (Hopkins 2007).…… [Read More]


Arnett, S. (1999). Project cost justification. Quality Digest. Retrieved from: 

Hopkins, J.M. (2007). How to justify an IT project with uncertain returns and still make your CFO happy. CIO. Retrieved from:  -- and-still-make-your-cfo-h.html
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Case Study and Nursing

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Advance Nursing Practice

In order to sustain life, the human body has to have oxygen. When a person cannot breathe, or there is not enough oxygen coming into the body through the act of breathing, it is not possible for life to continue. The respiratory system is what provides the person with the opportunity to breathe and take in oxygen. Carbon dioxide is also expelled that same way. If oxygen is not received, the brain cells will start dying, followed by other cells, organs, and tissues. Addressed here is a case study dealing with the respiratory system, conditions it may face, and how those issues can be treated.

Patient Initials: Unknown Age: 65 yo Sex: Female

Subjective Data:

Client Complaints: The patient complains of a dry cough that is rarely productive. She has had the cough for two weeks, and for the last two days has also been running a…… [Read More]


American Lung Association (2014). COPD: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Retrieved from 

Buttaro, T.M., Trybulski, J., Baily, P.P., & Sandburg-Cook, J. (2013). Primary care: A collaborative practice (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier/Mosby.

Cenzon, M. (2014). Emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Retrieved from 

Mayo Clinic Staff. (2014). Oral thrush. Retrieved from
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Case Study of Copper Coil

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Copper Coil Case Study Student Name University Name Copper Coil Case Study Abstract Copper Coil is a successful corporation that specializes with distinct metal components. The company has seen progressive sales in the past five years and such growth is projected to continue in the forthcoming periods. This analysis sought to ascertain three key aspects comprising of employee engagement, employee turnover and perceptions of organizational support. The analysis of the data comprised of the gender category, which included of three different groups including males, females, and individuals who failed to state their gender. For starters, the outcomes of the study demonstrated that there was no statistical significant difference between males and females and employee engagement. 60 percent of the workforce comprises of females, indicating that Copper Coil is distinct from other male dominated manufacturing companies. It is recommended that the company continues to recruit and sustain female employees. In addition,…… [Read More]

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Case Study on Polaris Victory Motorcycles

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Polaris & Victory: Entering & Growing the Motorcycle Business

Strategic Profile and Case Analysis Purpose

This is a case study of Polaris Industries and how they managed to enter the motorcycle market in 1998 with the Victory brand of motorcycles. The charge was led by Matt Parks who joined the company in 1987, by being asked to conduct research on the viability of Polaris entering the motorcycle market (Hitt, Ireland, & Hoskisson, 2016). The name Victory was coined when the company was still pursuing the possibility of starting motorcycle production. Victory was a confidential codename for the project, and it is Parks who came up with the name. esearch indicated that there was room for another competitor to enter the market especially in the cruiser business that was currently dominated by the Japanese producers and Harley-Davidson. Leveraging on its manufacturing capabilities, Polaris was able to begin developing a prototype for…… [Read More]


D. Banker, R., Mashruwala, R., & Tripathy, A. (2014). Does a differentiation strategy lead to more sustainable financial performance than a cost leadership strategy? Management Decision, 52(5), 872-896.

Dekker, H. C. (2003). Value chain analysis in interfirm relationships: a field study. Management accounting research, 14(1), 1-23.

Hitt, M. A., Ireland, R. D., & Hoskisson, R. E. (2016). Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases: Competitiveness and Globalization. Boston. MA: Cengage Learning.

Nandakumar, M., Ghobadian, A., & O'Regan, N. (2010). Business-level strategy and performance: The moderating effects of environment and structure. Management Decision, 48(6), 907-939.
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Case Study of a School Gone Wrong

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school known as St. Martin de Porras. There were two portions to the case study…a part "A" and a part "B." The two parts were very much a "before" and "after" of a school that was in very rough shape and in every measurable way. This report will have a brief literature view, a methodology section, a study section and an analysis section. The literature review and methodology section are fairly self-explanatory. The study section asks the author of this report to identify the problems, goals and concerns of the stakeholders as well as the problems or critical issues that existed prior to the revolution that later occurred at the school. The analysis section asks the author of this report to compare the findings of the study to the findings in the literature review as well as some identification and analysis of alternative solutions. While some may shy away from…… [Read More]


Chiao-Ling, H., Shu Ching, Y. & An-Sing, C. (2015). The relationships among students'

achievement goals, willingness to report academic dishonestly and engaging in academic dishonesty. Social Behavior & Personality: An International

Journal, 43(1), 27-37. doi:10.2224/sbp.2015.43.1.27

Savage-Austin, A., & Honeycutt, A. (2015). Servant leadership: A phenomenological study of practices, experiences, organizational effectiveness and barriers.
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Case Study Yachts Australia

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Yachts Australia is a small size company owned and operated by a family, and offering charter yacht services in the heart of the Great Barrier eef; this is an easily navigable area, implying a reduced need for specialized skills.

Yachts Australia is currently being run by Alice and Paul, and it has been passed on by Paul's parents, who retired. After taking over the business, the young couple expanded its operations to complete more trips, to deliver more services -- such as catering while on the boat trip -- and they also increased the size of the YA fleet. Today, this is formed from 6 sailing yachts, 4 catamarans and 6 skippered touring boats.

In order to capitalize on the success the company was registering, Alice and Paul engaged in franchise operations, through which similar products are offered by partners along the coast. While the business model implemented generates positive…… [Read More]


Boyes, W., Melvin, M.., 2011, Fundamentals of economics, 5th edition, Cengage Learning

Bragg, S.M., 2010, Accounting best practices, 6th edition, John Wiley and Sons

Murphy, D.J., Willmott, H., 2010, Organization theory and design, 10th edition, Cengage Learning EMEA

Information systems analysis and design -- Yachts Australia case study
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Case Study Struggling Reader

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Working with the individual child in my case study was definitely enlightening in terms of understanding the struggling reader more generally. I think probably the most salient fact I learned about Jake -- the one which really occasioned the most generalized breakthrough in terms of my own understanding about this sort of educational difficulty -- was to observe specifically and intimately the differences in Jake's experience.

Vlach and Bursie (2010) emphasize the importance of "narrative" in for students in Jake's position -- my close observation really brought their conclusions home to me in an unexpected way, as it revealed the importance of narrative for educators as well. To clarify, "narrative" in this sense refers to the individual student's narrative, the way in which the story of the student's own process of learning to overcome reading difficulty is described and indeed internalized by the student himself or herself. The importance of…… [Read More]


Berkeley, S. & Lindstrom, J.H. (2011). Technology for the Struggling Reader: Free and Easily Accessible Resources. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 43(4), 48-55. Retrieved from 

Dalton, B. And Jocius, R. (2013), From Struggling Reader to Digital Reader and Multimodal Composer, in Evan Ortlieb, Earl H. Cheek (ed.) School-Based Interventions for Struggling Readers, K-8 (Literacy Research, Practice and Evaluation, Volume 3), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.79-97

Le Cordeur, M. (2011). The struggling reader: Identifying and addressing reading problems successfully at an early stage. Per Linguam, 26(2). doi: 

Paterson, P.O. And Elliott, L.N. (2006), Struggling Reader to Struggling Reader: High School Students' Responses to a Cross-Age Tutoring Program. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 49: 378 -- 389. doi: 10.1598/JAAL.49.5.2
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Case Study Wal-Mart

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Wal-Mart Inc.

Wal-Mart is an American-based multinational discount store, currently operating more than 11,000 retail outlets in 27 different countries, and serving approximately 140 million customers weekly. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, Wal-Mart grew from a small family-managed retailer in 1945 to the world's largest retailer, and was named the world's largest company by revenues in the 2014 Fortune 500 list. The company operates its retail stores in two forms: i) Sam's clubs, which deal in assorted product lines including jewelry, electronics, hardware, to name but a few; and ii) Wal-Mart stores, dealing in similar product lines in addition to groceries, household appliances, apparel and clothing, beauty and heath products, and so on. In fiscal 2014, Wal-Mart reported a massive $473 billion in sales, more than $80 billion more than Costco, its closest competitor. It is widely believed that the company's corporate governance strategy, codes of conduct, values, mission statements and…… [Read More]


Flannery, M. (2006). Wal-Mart: Case Study. University of California, Santa Cruz. Retrieved 11 December 2014 from 

Ireland D., Hoskisson, R. & Hitt, M. (2011). Understanding Business Strategy Concepts Plus (3rd ed.). Mason, OH: Cengage Learning.

KPMG. (n.d.). Stakeholder Communications: The Toolkit. KPMG Inc. Retrieved 11 December 2014 from 

Lussier, R. & Achua, C. (2009). Leadership: Theory, Application and Skill Development (4th ed.). Mason, OH: Cengage Learning
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Case Study Into Loyalty in the Mobile Network Market

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Mobile Loyalty ackground

The mobile telephone system is part of a global communication sector that has a number of distinct but interlinked elements. Whether one talks on a telephone, searches the net, emails, sends texts or downloads and participates in web-generated data sharing, one is using the mobile telephone network more and more, to the point where it and some of the competing companies appear to be reaching their service capacities. Or at least this seems to be the case when it comes to doing what these large providers should be best at: adding and keeping customers. Maintaining a loyal buyer base -- one that truly likes and advocates for the provider -- or at least happily retaining one beyond a small contract period is critical for any company that wants to be able to serve the global marketplace (Sharpley, 2009).

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BBC Mobile (2011, Aug. 31). Mobile Internet use nearing 50%. Viewable at .

Bomsel, O., Cave, M., Le Blanc, G. And Neumann, K-H. (2003). How mobile termination charges shape the dynamics of the telecom sector. The University of Warwick. Viewable at .

BuddeCom (2012). United Kingdom - Mobile Market Insights, Statistics and Forecasts. Viewable .

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Case Study of GEICO Total Rewards Program

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Total ewards Program Evaluation: Case Study of Geico

Total rewards are all available tools that employers can use to motivate, attract and retain employees. In other words, rewards are the compensations that organizations provide to employees for the services rendered to the company. However, rewards are not simply to offer payments or direct currencies for employees; however, rewards are the other form of non-financial benefits that can be converted to currencies, which include comfortable offices and favorable interpersonal relationships for employees. Typically, rewards are the compensatory benefits to exchange for the services that employees offer an organization. Total rewards are also defined as everything that an employee perceives as a great value. In a contemporary competitive business environment, organizations are increasingly attracting best talents to achieve business success. Implementation of total rewards for employees is one of the critical business strategies that can enhance competitive market advantages.

Objective of this…… [Read More]

Resources Management Strategy Going with the Trend of the Times. International Journal of Business and Management.4(11): 177-183.

San, O.T. Theen, Y.M. & Heng, T.B. (2012). The Reward Strategy and Performance Measurement (Evidence from Malaysian Insurance Companies). International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology. 2(1):211-223.
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Case Study on Child Development

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Child development- A case study

One of the popular ideas of child development and learning in the early childhood educational setting is engaging children in play activities. Play stimulates and improves cognitive, motor and socio-emotional skills of children. Children practice as well as gain mastery over their behaviors, through play. Play theories are broadly categorized into two groups: classical and modern play theories; the former group focuses on human energy, evolution, and instincts (Does play matter, 2013).

Observed levels of play

"Ted" in the striped shirt: Ted is involved in a cooperative form of play, and has cultivated the skills for interacting with others in order to play. He has well-developed communication skills (listening and speaking) and conveys ideas effectively, telling others what must be done. Play-related communication is the key skill in cooperative play.

"Adam" in the Celtic shirt: Adam also exhibits cooperative play, and aims to engaging in…… [Read More]


Borghans, L., Golsteyn, B. H., & Zolitz, U. (2015).School Quality and the Development of Cognitive Skills between Age Four and Six. Plos ONE, 10(7), 1-20. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129700


Ferguson, K. T., Cassells, R. C., MacAllister, J. W., & Evans, G. W. (2013). The physical environment and child development: An international review. International Journal of Psychology, 48(4), 437-468. doi:10.1080/00207594.2013.804190

Nixon D, Aldwinckle M (2003) Exploring: Child Development from three to six years 2nd edition. Social Science Press, Katoomba.
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Case Study Part II Genetics

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Case Study Part II: Genetics

Describe if chromosomal analysis is/was indicated.

Huntington disease, also known as HD [MIM 143100] is dominantly inherited gradually neurodegenerative disorder. It is caused by a mutation; which leads to the expansion of the CAG or polymorphic trinucleotide HTT tract. Normatively, the size of the control CAG among ordinary people should be between 17 and 20 repeats. In HD patients, 1-2 duplicate genes have an expanded GAC tract to at least 36 repeats (Kremer, et al., 1994).The polymorphic trinucleotide tract size can be uneven and is more likely to expand, especially if it is passed on by a male germline. At first, the new rate of mutation for Huntington disease was estimated to be extremely low. The illness only affected those families that had history with HD. Current estimates have discovered that the expansion of CAG into the illness range has become more rampant than…… [Read More]


Campo, A., Spiethoff, K., & Roos, R. (2012). The Patient Education Program for Huntington's Disease (PEP-HD). J Huntingtons Dis., 47-56.

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Losekoot, M., Belzen, M., Seneca, S., Stenhouse, S., & Barton, D. (2013). EMQN/CMGS best practice guidelines for the molecular genetic testing of Huntington disease. Eur J. Hum Genet., 480 -- 486.

Meiser, B., & Dunn, S. (2001). Psychological effect of genetic testing for Huntington's disease. West J. Med., 336 -- 340.
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Analysis of a Case Study

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easters, Springfield's new Class A minor league baseball team had to solve the common issue of earning sufficient revenues from concession and ticket sales that would help fund their jobs in Springfield. The issue was aggravated by knowing that the Falcons, the only other professional sports team in Springfield, would have to leave because they failed to gain enough revenue from ticket and concession sales. The limitations were that only the budget of players' salaries as well as ball and bat expenses were funded by major league teams. Any and all other expenses, the minor league teams were accountable for and had to pay. Therefore, Nor'easters had to figure out a pricing policy that will them to break-even or make profit in order to raise revenues for their other expenses. If they failed to do so, they would have to follow the Falcons and move out of Springfield.

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Case Study of Netspionage

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Netspionage, which is basically network-enabled espionage. The case entails a high-technology corporation that is situated in California which became a victim of trade secret theft to the ussians. The instance started when authorized users realized when they opened their offices on the next working day, that their computers, that they had switched off the previous day were powered on and also files as well as folders reorganized and some open. However, this matter was brushed off with the excuse that the accessed files had no significant value in addition to the fact that the accessed systems were deemed not to have any sensitive or important information. The following weekend, a desktop unit was stolen from the company and this unit had in it stored data and files consisting of valuable information in the form of quality control measures and practices for numerous of the major products of the company. The…… [Read More]


Boni, W. & Kovacich, G.L. (2000). Netspionage: The global threat to information. Woburn, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann Publishing Co.

Robinson, S.W. (2003). CORPORATE ESPIONAGE 101. Information Security Reading Room. Retrieved from
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Child Case Study The Story

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In relationship of his reading comprehension -- Manuel knows how to read at grade level. He really does get the plain indication and can figure out the connotation of a lot of words in the course of context clues. He can effortlessly recapitulate what he has just read and grabbed some of the main ideas as well as extrapolations. His writing needs a lot of work. A lot of the time he leaves out things like prepositions and over uses the imperative regarding creating the words so that they could be plural. For instance -- take the word "children." Manuel will normally just adds an "s" on it so that it can be plural. During other times he does not make certain terms plural. Homonyms are a big issue for Manuel. His language appears to emphasis needs to be on structuring a basis of appropriate sentence structure and sentence syntax.…… [Read More]

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Pattern Case Study Fact Pattern

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The issues, problems and recommendations

The subject matter of the case study itself highlights a number of issues, factors and problems that existed at the Mermon Correctional Institution, which is located outside the Washington D.C. One of the most significant problems that the Mermon Correctional Facility faces in the case study is of the existing staff levels employed by the prison administration. According to many prison staff members, which also included the victim Correctional Officer Marsha Willis, the number of staff enrolled by the prison administration was less than the numbers that should have been present in an average correctional facility in the country. According to the classification of prisons made by the Federal ureau of Prisons, a correctional institution requires to have a high staff member to inmate ratio. Such a policy was in place to ensure that the prison security measures were up to the mark required for…… [Read More]


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Quiksilver Inc Case Study Brief

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This approach is highly congruent with the guidance of marketing experts such as Wheaton (2004) who advises, "There are synergies between different lifestyle sports industries and their media. Corporations make equipment for several lifestyle sports, sometimes under different brand names. Clothing companies like Quiksilver sell to a range of lifestyle sport markets including skating, surfing, windsurfing, snowboarding and have been quick to exploit the potential of emergent and rapidly growing activities like kite-surfing" (2004, p. 10). Because the company also designs and manufactures the core sporting needs for these sporting enthusiasts, it is important to identify defining characteristics of this market. These sports are characterized by a number of features of interest to Quiksilver's and its competitors' marketers with respect to their various core product and accessory lines, including those set forth in Table 2 below.

Table 2

Defining features of the surf and sports industries



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Blue Ridge Coffee Case Study Sales Strategy

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Blue idge Coffee Case Study

Sales Strategy for the Flavored Coffee

Following the introduction of the new flavored coffee, there is need for coming up with a sales strategy for increasing the sales of the new product. The strategy gives details on how the product will reach the customers, and in the end, making them aware of the difference between the new product-line with the other products from the company. These strategies are necessary for improving the total company sales, consequently increasing the profitability of the company. The strategy is also necessary for the coming up with sales activities that position the flavored coffee to a state where it can gain a competitive advantage in the market. The most appropriate sales strategy of choice for meeting the sales objective of the company is the triple-tiered sales strategy (Frain, 2009).

Justification of the recommendation

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Dyson Case Study Dyson Has Created a

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Dyson Case Study

Dyson has created a highly profitable business through the use of a series of processes, systems and practices that increase the probability of innovative new products being produced. It is insightful that the founder and CEO concentrates on finding those household items that aren't working well and dramatically improving their ergonomics, performance and value. This takes a unique approach to innovation that is not easily replicated or imitated by competitors, and further ensures the long-term success of the enterprise. His decision to employ engineers directly out of university further exemplifies the mindset of an innovator as he is deliberately creating a culture that seeks to challenge the status quo and how the majority of design and engineering professionals see the world. Speaking of this dynamic, Sir James Dyson commented that he seeks out those that don't see the world linearly, but rather are free thinkers. What's impressive…… [Read More]

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Stella Artois This Case Study Presents a

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Stella Artois

This case study presents a strong and nuanced presentation of one European beer brand that appears to have a strong level of self-awareness regarding its image, demographic and how to present itself to the public. One of the issues that Stella Artois appears to need work with is an overall level of brand consistency. Tim Lindsay, president of TBWA, an ad agency in the UK and Ireland, explained the problems that Stella Artois experience -- problems that it largely brought on itself. "Stella built its name on the 'reassuringly expensive' campaign. Unfortunately, it then discounted the product vigorously through both on and off trade, failing to deliver on the brand promise. 'This has led to ubiquity and by becoming a plentiful cheap, strong lager; it unwittingly became 'wifebeater' the beer of choice for angry men in white vests" (brandstrategy, 2008). This is a classic example of just how…… [Read More]


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Corrections Case Study of the

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Louise oodward, 2008).

oodward's legal team filed motions after her conviction to the trial court for which a hearing began on November 4th. In the days following the verdict it came out that the jury had been split about the murder charge, but those who had favored an acquittal were persuaded to accept a conviction. This fact was of no legal consequence, however. On November 10th, at a post-conviction relief hearing, Judge Hiller B. Zobel reduced the conviction to involuntary manslaughter, saying that the circumstances in which the defendant acted were characterized by confusion, inexperience, frustration, immaturity and some anger, but not malice in the legal sense supporting a conviction for second-degree murder. He also said that he thought that allowing this defendant on this evidence to remain convicted of second-degree murder would be a miscarriage of justice (Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Louise oodward, 2008).

oodward's sentence was reduced to…… [Read More]

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Jacob A Case Study Jacob

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He has received little personal affirmation for 'who he is' in all of the social settings in which he finds himself. He has had more success in school, but the challenges of his ADHD have resulted in disciplinary problems at time.

The first step is to find some form of social intervention to result in a more stabilized situation at home, either offering Jacob's mother support if she is at risk of violence at the hands of her husband, or attempting to offer some conflict or anger management for the couple. In school, Jacob would benefit from additional resource room support to help him deal with his ADHD, along with academic enrichment to enhance his sense of self. Jacob may also be referred to a school therapist to help him engage in more effective social interactions with peers. The school nurse may wish to discuss with Jacob's parents different medications…… [Read More]


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Organizational Behavior Case Study

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Organizational Behavior Case Study


esidential care facility's staff plays an important role in the daily lives of residents; unfortunately these facilities are usually faced with organizational obstacles and lack of information that prevents them from taking proper care of residents (Smith, 1998). This organizational behavioral case study is about a residential care facility which is part of a parent company that runs six different residential care facilities. The management of the company observed, this residential care facility facing serious problems. Turnover rate was high, performance was poor and economic losses were high.

In order to diagnose and solve the problem; parent company conducted a culture survey in all of its residential care facilities in which each member was bound to participate. The results were satisfactory for all residential care facilities except this care facility which showed totally negative results.

Looking at this serious situation; management hired a new…… [Read More]


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Jollibee Fast Food Case Study Jollibee Foods

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Fast food case study: Jollibee Foods Corporation

Define the problem

The Philippine-based hamburger chain Jollibee Foods Corporation is currently contemplating international expansion. The first question it must answer is where: should it expand into America, Hong Kong, or the developing world market of Papua New Guinea? If it decides to expand into America it faces another choice: should it focus on mainstream America consumers or recent immigrants and Philippine expatriates? (Bartlett & O'Connell 2001: 34)

Outside concepts that can be applied: The challenges of globalization

egionalization was vital in Jollibee's original success: it offered larger spicy hamburger patties more attuned to local diners' palates vs. McDonald's more generic offerings. Political instability in the region resulted in reluctance for foreign companies to make incursions into the fast food landscape and enabled Jollibee to establish a secure foothold in its home nation. However, poor initial selection of partners abroad, poor quality…… [Read More]


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Tiffany Case Study the Jewelry and Luxury

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Tiffany: Case Study

The jewelry and luxury goods company Tiffany and Co. is one of the world's most famous companies, immortalized in the film Breakfast at Tiffany's. It has shown robust growth in recent months, rebounding nicely after the recent credit crisis. Tiffany's and the luxury, high-end market also recovered quickly after the recession of 2001. Luxury consumers tend to be less impacted by economic downturns than middle and lower-class consumers (Blackburn 2004). More of high-end consumers' income is derived from diversified investments and they are less dependent upon a weekly paycheck. While high-end consumers may curtail their spending if their investment income has decreased, few are so negatively impacted by the economy that they feel forced to cut out all luxuries from their budget. Furthermore, jewelry is viewed as an investment, rather than as a frivolity. And, in Tiffany's favor, the upper echelon of the market has grown wealthier…… [Read More]


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Special Education Case Study During

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The teacher was understanding of the student's disability, but knew he could overcome it and was simply being lazy. I gave the teacher a copy of the student's reading level test results and this sparked an idea and a solution that proved most effective. The teacher mentioned that there were abridged and simplified versions of the books, most of which were at a 4th grade or slightly above reading level. The plan was to use an abridged book for the first novel in order to help the student gain confidence and then allow him to tackle the regular novel for the second book of the year. Additionally, the student would not be made aware of the switch in texts to prevent any additional laziness or excuses from being utilized.

Over the next few weeks I worked with the student using the book. It was a battle getting him to focus…… [Read More]


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Executive Assistant This Case Study Examines the

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Executive Assistant

This case study examines the decision making process from a collective viewpoint. It attempts to resolve issues within a community hospital that have arisen due to failed organizational management, ethical considerations and a poorly established communication system.

Framing the Problem:

Identify the Problem-

The primary problems that exist within Faith community hospital center around the following as outlined by the CEO: (1) a lack of organizational processes that ensure uniformity, (2) a lack of standardized procedures with regard to ethical considerations working in a medical environment, and (3) lack of appropriate communication systems to ensure that everyone is thinking alone the same lines.

At this point in time Faith Community Hospital has developed a mission statement that clearly identifies the organizations mission which is among other things to provide a quality continuum of service to community members.

However variant interpretations of the mission have led to a chaotic…… [Read More]


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Nursing Related Case Study Tom's Vitals in

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Nursing elated Case Study

Tom's vitals, in the emergency department, revealed an elevated respiratory rate, heart rate and blood pressure. His oxygen saturation was also considerably low. Tom's Body Mass Index (BMI) falls in the overweight category. He was also a-febrile, at presentation, indicating that infection was not a precipitating cause.

Initially the ABGs were normal, indicating an acute severe exacerbation or life threatening asthma. Later, when the ABGs were repeated, carbon dioxide levels were above normal. A raised carbon dioxide level is the differentiating bench mark between life threatening and near fatal asthma. The ABG analysis also reveals acidemia which cannot be solely attributed to a respiratory or metabolic cause alone, and hence can be safely classified as a mixed disorder.

Tom's history is typical of atopic asthma which usually begins in childhood and is triggered by antigens from the environment, such as pollen, animal dander or dust. Upper…… [Read More]


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Organizational Transformation the Chosen Case Studies Are

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Organizational Transformation

The chosen case studies are those of Pfizer and Intel. The two case studies are much similar because they are founded on the basis of organizational capability being improved through better H practices. They show that H practices are important in ensuring success in organizations and ensuring better performance. As stated by Ulrich et al. (2009)

, the case studies show that it is important to think about organizational capability and H practices and how they impact performance and not the other way around. Organizational capability as a source of competitive advantage is also highlighted in the case studies which show that by looking at the organization from an inside-out perspective, rather than an outside-in perspective is important in ensuring sustainability of change and that the change is based on effective reasoning Zhang, 2010()

In the case of Pfizer, the organization's capabilities are seen in how it organizes…… [Read More]


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Nortel Case Study

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Nortel Case Study

Nortel Networks Corporation, more commonly referred to as Nortel, was a global company of Canadian origin that at its peak in the early 2000's had comprised of one-third of the total valuation of the companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Nortel was founded in 1895 in Montreal, Quebec, with its manufacturing headquarters currently located in Mississauga, Ontario. The company manufactured data networking equipment along with offering telecommunication services. It employed over 94,500 employees worldwide.

Nortel's troubles began in the 1990's when under CEO John Roth, the company expanded into the internet technology market. Roth used media to alter public perception of the company. The sale of the optic fibre networking gear by the company from then on was hyped up by the speculators in the market, driving the share price of the company up, even though the company failed to produce overall annual profits. This…… [Read More]

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Geico Case Study Facets of the Geico

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Geico Case Study

Facets of the Geico total rewards program align with the five (5) top advantages of total rewards

GEICO is the largest automobile insurance corporation operating in over fifty American states. As a government owned insurance firm, it is registered on the New York Stock Exchange. It operates in numerous areas of the automobile business operations. The company is managed by a semi-private firm, Berkshire Hathaway, which manages the activities of the numerous subsidiary companies.

The management has designed new strategies and policies. It also ensures the implementation in order to compete against competitors and to maintain its market share. The organization's prime objective was to maintain its reward system as employee performance is directly linked to appraisal they get from the organization. After a thorough review of GEICO's website, the first facet, which stood out was that with the economic issues in the United States, the company…… [Read More]


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Pour in the Case Study

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Naturally, it is the new person's job to assist the CEO, but this does not mean that all of the workload for something so important as this should be dumped on this individual on his first day. The CEO appears to still not want to take much responsibility for looking at the problem and the solutions that may be needed, and this indicates a lack of desire to really manage the staff.

However, it must also be considered that the CEO has been in his job for 10 years, so he must be doing something right. If he were not performing up to the expectations of the Board of Directors, he likely would have been replaced. Despite this, though, there are clearly problems at the hospital that have to be dealt with and should have been dealt with some time ago. The media has caused some problems by relating stories…… [Read More]

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Utah Symphony Case Study 1 Like Many

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Utah Symphony Case Study #1

Like many artistic endeavors, opera and symphonic organizations are facing increased budgetary pressures. Consumer spending on the arts has decreased, some say because of access to the Internet and other media, others a decline in public and foundational support coupled with increased costs. Such has been the case for the Utah Symphony and Opera, both of whom have been hindered drastically since 2001. One solution would be to merge both organizations and reach an economy of scale for musicians, audience, human and other resources, advertising, and thus would result in an economy of scale that might help save both organizations (Delong & Ager, 2005).

Baily and Motivation: Bill Bailey was Chairman of the Operatic Board and had some initial concerns about the merger. The Opera was actually financially stronger than the symphony and had its own identity. Bailey was concerned that this identity might be…… [Read More]

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Searching and Understanding a Case Study

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Searching and Understanding a Case Study

Building Information Modeling (BIM) signifies the entire process of creation and usage of the computer produced design to imitate the planning, layout, building as well as functioning of the facility as displayed in Figure 1. The ensuing unit, a Building Information Model, is really a data-powered, object-oriented, smart as well as parametric electronic portrayal involving the premises, from where ideas and information suitable to numerous users' demands could be pulled and assessed to create info which can end up being utilized to make choices and also to enhance the entire process of presenting the center (AGC, 2005).

The main distinction between 2D CAD and BIM has been that the former explains a construction by separate 2D viewpoints like plans, portions as well as elevations. Modifying anyone of those views necessitates that all the other views should be examined and up-to-date, a mistake-prone procedure that…… [Read More]


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