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A Case Study on Management Development

Where are we now? A review of management development issues in the hospitality and tourism sector: Implications for talent management

The paper provides a literature review into factors influencing and components of management development. It encompasses literature that addresses management learning, management development and career progression as these are seen to impact on talent management. Secondary research into articles published under the broad heading of “management development in the hospitality industry” in management, hospitality and tourism journals from 2000-2007 was conducted. After this initial trawl the author themed these into categories to aid presentation and discussion of findings. Click here to read more…

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A Case Study on Indian Management: Barista

This case addresses a number of marketing and strategic issues in fast evolving market with competition expected from all over the world. We are well aware with each new entrant, the industry structure and market dynamics changes and the existing players have to cope with various marketing and strategic issues. This happened in the coffee café industry in India in which Barista is participating.




Barista

Another interesting issue for management students to discuss and analyze is how fast a company should try to grow? What happens when strategic investors who have their own agenda buy into the company. The case also includes detailed description and situation of the various competitors in the coffee café industry. One of the interesting way for the instructor to teach the case could be to form groups to discuss and write about what strategies each of the player in the coffee café industry should adopt as in a evolving market you have to also visualize what the competitors strategies would be. Click here to read more…



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A Case Study: Evolution of Evidence-based Practices

A Study about Evolution of Evidence-based Practices

This paper addresses one facet of the effort to translate growing behavioral science knowledge into concrete benefits – the evidence-based practices movement. We describe recent developments in this effort and present as a case study the experience of Norway in implementing evidence-based practices.

Over the past 30 years, behavioral scientists have identified numerous evidence-based treatment and prevention programs, policies, and other practices (e.g., Biglan et al., 2004). Societies have the potential to help achieve a significant reduction in the prevalence of the most common and costly behavioral and psychological problems that develop in childhood and adolescence—if they can implement evidence-based practices widely and effectively. Putting it more positively, we could assure that many more young people reach adulthood with the skills and interests needed to become productive and caring adults who contribute to the wellbeing of others. Keep reading…

Case Study on Experto Credite

Introduction: Experto Credite is a leading provider of debt management services in the UK and manages portfolios including financial products, utilities, debt purchase, outsource solutions and insurance. The company has previously used internal data and expertise to create and manage collection strategies, but wants to utilise external data to enhance collections of their portfolios.





The Challenge: To ensure that the addresses and personal details of debtors are accurate and up-to-date, To identify home owners and debtor characteristics in order to segment accounts and tailor specific collection strategies accordingly, To be aware as soon as possible of significant changes to debtors’ financial circumstances so that collections activity can be proactive and treats customers fairly.
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Case Studies for Crafting A Human Resource Strategy To Foster Organizational Agility

A decade ago, the CEO of Albert Einstein Healthcare Network (AEHN), anticipating a tumultuous and largely unpredictable period in its industry, undertook to convert this organization from one that was basically stable and complacent to one that was agile, “nimble, and change-hardy”. This case study briefly addresses AEHN’s approaches to business strategy and organization design, but focuses primarily on the human resource strategy that emerged over time to foster the successful attainment of organizational agility. Although exploratory, the study suggests a number of lessons for those who are, or will be, studying or trying to create and sustain this promising new organizational paradigm.




Human Resource Strategy

Increasingly, organizations find themselves operating in environments characterized by unprecedented, unrelenting, and largely unpredictable change. So it’s not surprising to find that serious searches are underway for new and better ways of strategizing, organizing, and operating – that is, managing – in dynamic and turbulent circumstances. The proscriptions and prescriptions are many and varied, and most have profound implications for the management of eople. Click here to read more…



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