Blanchard Importing and Distribution Co. Inc.

Illustration of the two main types of errors. Due to use of the economic order quantity (EOQ) as a tool for process planning Designed to allow discussion in class, start with a consideration of a common type of error, error in calculating the EOQ volume through the...

Crown Cork & Seal and the Metal Container Industry

Explains the technical, economic and packaging trends in the metal container industry, and the impact of these trends on the major companies in the industry. Shows the reaction of Crown Cork & Seal Co. to these trends. Based on Crown Cork & Seal Co. and...

Bougainville Copper Ltd. (B)

Provides details of the mining agreement between Bougainville Copper and the Government of Papua New Guinea, some historical, cultural, social, political and economic information on Papua New Guinea, and historic and financial information on Bougainville Copper....

Crown Cork & Seal Co. Inc.

Describes the technical, economic and competitive trends in the sector metal container. The strategy of the Crown Cork and Seal is then described in relation to these trends. Focuses on two immediate risks for Crown Strategy: The Future of aerosol cans, because the...

Japan (D1): Strategy for Economic Growth

Data on Japan’s unprecedented economic growth in the postwar period: How was it achieved and what future risks could be made in 1971? Data on Japan’s unprecedented economic growth in the postwar period: How was it achieved and what future risks could be...

Claire McCloud

Describes the situation of a young MBA with an economics background, the opportunity is offered to manage a high technology fiber optics business faced. Designed to facilitate the exploration of the skills and knowledge that the general need to be effective managers...