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Case Study on BM&FBOVESPA and General Atlantic

The Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F) selected GA to invest just prior to its IPO in November 2007 because of GA’s long-term focus, global relationships and experience investing in the capital markets sector in the U.S., Europe and Asia. GA’s investment served as an anchor for the IPO and helped to attract international investors to this successful offering. In 2008, BM&F merged with Bovespa to create BM&FBOVESPA. Click here to read more…

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Case Study about Coal

Introduction: Coal is one of the worlds major energy sources providing in 2000 24.9% of the worlds primary energy requirements. This compares with oil at 40% and natural gas at 24.7% (BP Statistical Review June 2001) Significant deposits of coal exist in all of the world’s major continents and production is wide spread, including some of the world’s most stable economies. World hard coal production in 2000 was 3639 million tonne and production of brown coal was 895 million tonne (IEA Coal information 2001)…






Production and demand : Over 80% of the world’s coal production is used in its country of origin. Some economies such as China and Poland are heavily reliant on coal since they have limited alternative energy sources. Whilst coal production in Europe is declining rapidly this is not true of the whole of the developed world. Coal production in the USA for example increased from 710 million tonne in 1980 to 899 million tonne in 2000. By contrast in the same period European 4 Coal Case Study production fell from 500 million tonne to 207 million tonne…
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Case Study on Employment Impact of Relocation of Multinational Companies

Case Study: Index






>Introduction
>Profile of multinational companies
>Effects on employment
>Factors determining location decisions
>Conclusions
>List of company case studies
>Analysis of individual case studies
>References


Introduction: The present report is a follow-up study to ERM case studies in Europe: the employment impact. The latter was carried out in early 2008 and examined cases of offshoring, or relocation, of production by companies, in particular between the EU15 countries (EU15 – prior to the 2004 enlargement) and the new Member States…
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Case Study of Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a global construction solutions provider. The company is made up of a range of engineering, construction and specialist services companies, employing over 30,000 people across Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Australasia, providing services in all aspects of project management and delivery, through to operations, maintenance and decommissioning. Read further on Laing O’Rourke







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Case Study for Role of Six Sigma in Financial Services

An international bank with 50 branches in Germany and approximately 300 employees decided in 2003 to adopt Six Sigma in all its business units in Europe. It then set out to use Six Sigma to implement one of its priority business strategies – significantly grow its car loan business in the next two years. The bank’s goal was to increase car loans by 100 percent in the first year, and by another 70 percent in the second year. Click here to read more on Role of Six Sigma in Financial Services..







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Distribution Management for spare parts- solving the problem with fluctuating demand

A general purpose of this thesis can be defined as to examine and evaluate the possibilities to solve the problem with fluctuating demand on spare parts from the local sales subsidiaries in the three big markets in Europe. A secondary, more specific, purpose of this thesis is to investigate what the possibilities are to implement direct distribution of spare parts to these countries and what the implications of such an action would be.
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A Case Study on Marketing Management

Case Study about Marketing Management

Brand Bond: The World Is Not Enough: Global Film Industry, despite having started in Europe, had lost its prominence to the Hollywood. It is believed that one among the few, for the Europeans to take credential, is the creation of brand like James Bond, a fictional character that was conceived by the British-born Ian Fleming. Having his novel Dr. No made into a feature film by EON Productions in 1962, the Bond movie series is numbering twenty-one in 2006. Click here to read more…



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Case Study for Hitachi

Hitachi Asia was formed in Singapore in 1989 and is one of the company’s four regional headquarters, with the other three located in the United States, Europe, and China. Hitachi Asia offers a wide range of systems, products, and services in market sectors such as information systems, power and industrial systems, digital media systems, consumer products, and international procurement. Read more..







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A Case Studies on BM&FBOVESPA and General Atlantic: Building for the Future

The Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F) selected GA to invest just prior to its IPO in November 2007 because of GA’s long-term focus, global relationships and experience investing in the capital markets sector in the U.S., Europe and Asia.


GA’s investment served as an anchor for the IPO and helped to attract international investors to this successful offering. In 2008, BM&F merged with Bovespa to create BM&FBOVESPA, one of the largest exchanges in the world by market capitalization. BM&FBOVESPA is currently focused on enhancing its electronic trading platform to attract new participants to the exchange, including foreign investors. Click here to read more…


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A Case Studies for Toxic International Partnership

During the 1980s, developed countries witnessed the rapid growth of a powerful environmental movement. One key international issue was the transport of hazardous waste from developed to developing countries. Economists argued that developing countries should have the freedom to seek economic development in ways that they considered appropriate.



Environmentalists and individual citizens decried the ethical implications of these ìtoxic exports. In the late 1980s, U.S.- based Treeton Chemical (a fictional company) chose to aggressively expand its chemical production and distribution activities in Europe in order to capitalize on the emerging European Community market. Rather than build new production and marketing capacity, Treeton bought Tossico Chemical, a well-regarded Italian company. Click here to read more…

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