MBA Case Study – Netflix

I. Introduction
A. Overview of Netflix
Netflix is a subscription-based streaming service provider that offers a wide range of television series, documentaries, feature films, and original content across various genres and languages. Founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, the company has grown to become one of the largest and most influential players in the streaming industry, with over 200 million subscribers in over 190 countries. Continue reading

MBA Case Study – The Alibaba Group

I. Introduction
A. Overview of the Alibaba Group
The Alibaba Group is a multinational technology conglomerate based in China. It was founded in 1999 by Jack Ma, and has since grown into one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world, with a diverse portfolio of businesses that includes online marketplaces, cloud computing, digital media, and more. Continue reading

MBA Case Study – Sony’s Battle for Video Game Supremacy

I. Introduction

A. Overview of Sony

Sony Corporation, founded in 1946, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation with its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronic products and services including televisions, smartphones, cameras, gaming consoles, and audio equipment. Sony is widely recognized for its popular gaming consoles, including the PlayStation series. Continue reading

MBA Case Study – Nike Considered: Getting Traction on Sustainability

I. Introduction

A. Overview of Nike
Nike is a multinational corporation that designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment. Founded in 1964, Nike is one of the largest and most recognized brands in the sports industry, with a presence in over 190 countries.

B. Importance of sustainability in the fashion industry
The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries globally, with significant environmental and social impacts. As consumers become more conscious of their environmental footprint, sustainability has become a critical issue for fashion companies to address. Companies that fail to incorporate sustainable practices risk losing consumer trust and market share.

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Case Study – Business Leadership in South Africa’s 1994 Reforms

I. Introduction

A. Brief overview of South Africa’s apartheid-era : South Africa’s apartheid era was a period of institutionalized racial segregation that began after the National Party came to power in 1948. The apartheid regime imposed a system of racial classification and discrimination that separated white South Africans from black South Africans, with the latter being treated as second-class citizens. Apartheid policies were enacted across all aspects of life, including education, healthcare, housing, and employment, among others. The apartheid era also saw significant opposition from both domestic and international communities, who called for an end to the system of institutionalized racism. Continue reading

Case Study – Strategy for Norway’s Pension Fund Global

I. Introduction
Norway’s Pension Fund Global (NPG) is the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world, with assets worth over $1 trillion. The fund was established in 1990 to provide a sustainable source of income for future generations of Norwegians. The fund’s size and investment strategy have made it a major player in the global financial markets, and its success has significant implications for the Norwegian economy. This case study examines the history and current investment strategy of the fund and discusses the challenges and opportunities it faces in the future. Continue reading

Case Study – The Future of Malls: Was Decline Inevitable?

I. Introduction
The retail industry has undergone significant changes in recent years, particularly with the rise of e-commerce and the decline of traditional brick-and-mortar stores. Malls, once a symbol of American consumerism, have also experienced a decline in popularity and profitability. This case study explores the history of malls, the factors contributing to their decline, and the adaptations that malls have made in order to remain relevant. Additionally, this case study examines the challenges and opportunities for the future of malls. Continue reading

Case Study – Glory, Glory Man United!

Introduction: Football is one of the most popular sports in the world. With a huge following and a global appeal, football has become a multi-billion dollar industry. The English Premier League is one of the most popular football leagues in the world, attracting fans from all over the globe. Manchester United, also known as the Red Devils, is one of the most successful clubs in the English Premier League. This case study explores the success of Manchester United and how it became one of the most valuable football clubs in the world. Continue reading