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  • Apple Case

    Apple Computer Inc,-2005 AAPL Apple's motto, "Think Differently," is a concept that the company does very well by creating innovative products that continue to define the world of computer design. Other computer manufacturers have attempted for decades to replicate the icono· clastic appeal of the Apple design. None have succeeded in the manner of Apple. When Steve Jobs assumed the post of CEO in 1998, he re-revolutionized the entire company. Apple introduced the iMac and iBook

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  • Apple Case

    APPLE, INC. A Case Study in External Communication Written by: Jenny Lee Bachelor’s Degree Candidate Ian McCarthy Bachelor’s Degree Candidate Andrew Nguyen Bachelor’s Degree Candidate Robbie Reid Bachelor’s Degree Candidate Dr. Robyn Walker Faculty Advisor Center for Management Communication Prepared for: Case Study Initiative Center for Management Communication April 25, 2012 INTRODUCTION As soon as the news of the Apple iPhone surfaced, David and Mary Jones eagerly bought

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  • Apple Case Study

    Can Apple successfully defend its position as an innovative powerhouse while expanding its portfolio to include media and software as well as attract new consumers? Apple Computer, Inc. Case Study Sheila Attipoe Rosemary Oxford On April 1, 1976, Steve Jobs and Stephen Wozniak began the partnership that would eventually become Apple Computer in Cupertino, California. “Apple Computer, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software

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  • Apple Hbs Case

    Berry 10/9/12 Ind. Case Assign #2 MGT 4195 Apple Apple Inc. has endured a long, storied history over the past 35 years since its founding in the 1970s. It was started as a computer company and today considers itself a leader in the mobile device industry. Apple has been successful over this time as a result of a number of different reasons. Apple has also been recognized as innovators in any industry they operate in. Historically, the three biggest competitive advantages that Apple has been

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  • Case: Apple

    compañía a hacerla grande. Jobs llegó con una clara idea de lo que sería su nueva visión de negocio, la innovación, alrededor de esta variable giró la nueva filosofía de Apple Inc.. Con la introducción de productos nuevos e innovadores, como el reproductor de música iPod, que se ha convertido en uno de los pilares del éxito actual de Apple. Jobs ha mantenido esta estrategia con el lanzamiento de nuevos productos, estilizados y de fácil uso que ayudaron a que incrementara su share, generando nuevos mercados

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  • Apple Case

    1) Apple has always had a mission to develop and sell easy to use products to consumers. Apple has always offered customers a complete solution- a plug and play type of system. They integrated hardware, software and peripherals into one unit instead of buying a computer, then software and audio packages individually. They also developed their products from scratch instead of using current software or technology and make modifications. They had unique drives, chips and displays. Apple made it

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  • Apple Case

    Apple Inc. Case Study Alex Sorokin Julia Andrejeva Anastasija Citajeva Inga Plavane Karina Tidrike EBS3 1. Opportunities * The online sales of computer are rapidly increasing. * Large population, which are extremely brand conscious and individualistic. * Laptops are highly demanded products of Apple Company therefore more types of laptops can be developed which will meet as many needs as possible. * Increase in worms and viruses on PCs so the antivirus solution

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  • Apple Case Study Update

    Apple Case Update: Apple Aphorisms November 27, 2012 Executive Summary Apple Computer, Inc. is ranked 17th on the Fortune 500 list, with Hewlett Packard, IBM and Dell, some of Apple’s closest competitors, ranking 10th, 19th and 44th respectively ( With such fierce competition for market space, Apple has lived up to its name in becoming and maintaining the status of being the Apple of the consumer’s eye (pun intended). Apple maintains a competitive and first-mover advantage

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  • Apple Case

    Strategy Case: Apple inc. in 2012 Inleiding In het kader van de opdracht van Business Strategy voor de PTMSc Bedrijfskunde hebben wij aan de hand van de gestelde vragen deze business case uitgewerkt. De samenvattingen, strategieën en analyses die zijn gebruikt zijn uitsluitend gebaseerd op informatie vanuit de case Apple Inc. in 2012 uit de reader. De modellen die zijn opgesteld om conclusies grafisch te onderbouwen zijn opgesteld met informatie die in de case of in de bijlagen van de case gegeven

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  • Apple Case

    market that has a growth rate of 1.1%. Microsoft is dominating the operating system market, which is why Apple’s market share is low. Based on this, Apple should invest in the market and tailor their operating system to be more used in business and education environment. This in turn will increase their market share. The mp3 player market is shrinking. The market has been decreasing at a rate of 30 percent. This

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  • Apple Case Study

    Case Study Apple-Merging Technology, Business, and Entertainment Marcus Burch University of Maryland, University College Author Note This paper was prepared for AMBA 640. Executive Summary In the case study of Apple-Merging Technology, Business, and Entertainment, Apple transformed itself from a computer company with limited success to a major digital company with almost limitless potential and outstanding success. Apple Inc. brings

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  • Apple Case

    Mgmt4650 05/21/2013 APPLE’S CASE ANALYSIS Apple Inc. (Apple) was established by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976. The company’s mission to make modernizing and promotion of personal computers, portable digital music players, mobile communication and media devices. Apple’s product was designed to cutting edge, designed beautifully, and easy use. The company product desktops and convenient personal computers ,associated devices, hardware and software. Apple has already developed the

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  • Apple Case

    Apple Case August 27, 2011 University of Maryland University College Janee Freemen Prof Carol Beam Business Intelligence: (BI) is information collected from multiple sources such as suppliers, customers, competitors, partners, and industries that analyzes patterns, trends,and relationships for strategic decision making. (Baltzan, p. 8) Customer Relationship Management (CRM) CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management. It is a strategy used to learn more about customers' needs and behaviors

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  • Apple Case 2012

    Introduction The Apple Inc. was found by two mutual interests‟ friends Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. It is a high technology corporation mainly design and produce mobile for media and communication device, digital music player, and the production and sells of variety of software, networking, service and maintenance and other digital applications. However, the company also sells and delivers kinds of digital applications such as iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV and a portfolio of consumer and professional

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  • Apple Case

    1) Historically, what were Apple’s major competitive advantages? * Apple came back with their differentiation strategy. It was supported by a strong promotion campaign, with the goal of to ‘differentiate the Macintosh amid intense competition in the PC industry. Therefore Apple has always been a very innovative manufacturer and for a long time tried to produce a unique product which is easy to use. Apple’s competitive advantages are its control of software and hardware, marketing

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  • Apple Case

    Lauren Nichols June 10, 2013 Apple Computer, Inc The Problem: The problem with Apple is that there is not a defined and consistent corporate strategy in place. Situation Analysis: Apple does not have a defined corporate strategy. There have been frequent strategy changes in recent years. Apple’s mission statement focuses on providing high quality, high priced personal computer and personal computing products to technologically savvy customers. However, Apple has occasionally deviated

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  • Apple Case

    APPLE CASE: Apple Inc. in 2010 Ipad: 2010: 3rd major innovation launched by Apple over last decade (revolutionary product). 80’s + 90’s: Mac personal computers. Late 80’s: Strong brand, rapid growth, high profits. 96’: almost went bankrupt. Then: Apple Computer=> Apple Inc + innovative non-PC products in early 2000s (=mobile device company). 2009 fiscal year: Iphone+Ipod= 60% of sales (total sales= $43 billion) Apple stock had risen more than 15-fold since 2003. -Macintosh

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  • Apple Case

    Case 3: Apple Inc. Summary: In 1976 Apple Computer was founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. The mission of Steve Jobs was to bring an easy-to-use computer to the market. Apple quickly became an industry leader. However this success ended when Apple almost went bankrupt. Microsoft invested a large amount of money in Apple, which saved the company. It was the iPod that set Apple on its explosive growth path. Apple moved from the computer industry to a mobile device company. Nowadays Apple

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  • Apple 10-K 2013

    SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 Form 10-K (Mark One) È ‘ ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the fiscal year ended September 28, 2013 Or TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the transition period from to Commission file number: 000-10030 (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) APPLE INC. California (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation

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  • Apple Case Study

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  • Apple Case Study

    APPLE: A Case Study Analysis Shane R. Mittan, Project Manager Western Michigan University School of Communication Telecommunications Management 4480 Western Michigan University 1903 West Michigan Avenue Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008 Thursday, January 28, 2010 APPLE: A Case Study Analysis Shane R. Mittan, Project Manager Thursday, January 28, 2010 ©2010 Shane R. Mittan Shane R. Mittan Bachelor of Arts (BA) Telecommunications and Information Management Western Michigan University College of

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  • Apple Case

    Apple Computer 2002 Observing Apple Computer in the 1990s was like watching a melodrama unfold. In five years, Apple had four CEOs (John Sculley, Mike Spindler, Gil Amelio, and Steve Jobs). As each new chief executive took control, the company went through one reorganization after another. By July 1997, Apple had surrendered two-thirds of its market share, losses topped $1.6 billion, and shares were trading near all-time lows. (See Exhibit 1.) Competitor Michael Dell recommended that Apple

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  • Apple Case Study

    Apple Computer Introduction: Apple Computer began it’s existence on April Fools Day in 1976 when two young men decide to sell a computer that one of the men designed. Steve Wozniak (Woz) had designed a personal computer that he and Steven Jobs built together. Woz had not even considered that idea of anyone wanting to buy it, however Jobs had a vision to introduce it to the public for sale. Woz and Jobs started the Apple Company in Jobs garage and from there it has blossomed into a billion dollar

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  • Apple Case

    Case 3: Apple Inc. I. Introduction Apple Computer is an innovative company evolving on the multimedia and high technology market. It is present on hardware and software markets, as well as in the on-line services market. Its highly diversified offer makes Apple Computers a company that is very hard to manage. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created the company in 1976. They wanted to “change the world through technology” by creating the personal computer (PC). The launch of Apple II in 1978 was the

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  • Apple Case

    Apple Inc.’s (The erstwhile Apple Computer) competitive advantage stems from its strategy to introduce differentiated products in the market. The main drivers for differentiation are innovation, user loyalty and ability to provide products that can interact with each other. (iPhone, IPad, Mac, iPod all interact with each other over icloud or iTunes). The personal computer industry has been constantly evolving since the 1980s. Growth in this segment was driven primarily by lower prices and expanding

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  • Apple Case

    New Mexico Apple Inc.’s Ethical Success and Challenges INTRODUCTION Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Apple Inc. has experienced many challenges throughout its business history. In 1997 Apple’s share price was $3.30. In 2011 its share price had risen to $339.87. For the past four years, Apple has earned first place among Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies. To millions of consumers, the Apple brand embodies quality, prestige, and innovation

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  • Apple Case

    New Mexico Apple Inc.’s Ethical Success and Challenges INTRODUCTION Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Apple Inc. has experienced many challenges throughout its business history. In 1997 Apple’s share price was $3.30. In 2011 its share price had risen to $339.87. For the past four years, Apple has earned first place among Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies. To millions of consumers, the Apple brand embodies quality, prestige, and innovation

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  • Apple Case

    Apple -Merging Technology, Business, Apple Computer Inc., back from near oblivion, is setting the pace in the digital world with innovation and creativity that has been missing from the company for the past 20 years. The introduction of the iPod, a brilliant merger of technology, business, and entertainment, catapulted Apple back into the mainstream. CAPITALIZING ON NEW TRENDS In 2000, Steve Jobs was fixated on developing video editing software for the Macintosh. But then he realized millions

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  • Apple Case

    SAMPLE CASE APPLE COMPUTERS, INC. PREPARED BY MAX BEEBER September 1, 1995 FOR OL 421 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND POLICY INTRODUCTION: In 1976, Steven Wozniak and Stephen Jobs designed computer boards in a garage. During the next six years, this operation was transformed into a Multi-million dollar company called Apple Computer. It broke into the Fortune 500 in 1982. While Apple has experienced tremendous growth, it has recently begun

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  • Apple Case Study

    9-708-480 REV: SEPTEMBER 8, 2008 DAVID B. YOFFIE MICHAEL SLIND Apple Inc., 2008 In January 2007, three decades after its incorporation, Apple Computer shed the second word in its name and became Apple Inc.1 With that move, the company signaled a fundamental shift away from its historic status as a vendor of the Macintosh personal computer (PC) line. Mac sales remained vital to Apple’s future, but they now accounted for less than half of its total revenue. A year and a half later, in June

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  • Apple Case

    Apple Assignment 2007/2008 _________________________ Historically, what were Apple’s major competitive advantages? •Industrial design/Hardware design. •Apples focus and vision. •Integrated approach with software, hardware and service. •Patents covering technology, “look and feel”, interfaces and methods. •Strong legal team to enforce the above. •Dedicated market shares. •Ease of use. •Strong brand. •Brand loyalty. •Marketing. •Steve Jobs. Analyse the structure of the personal

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  • Apple Case

    Apple case Synopsis: Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Apple is one of the most well known brands today. Apple didn’t just enter the market and become what they are today, the company had to go through a series of ups and downs which lead them to become a company with an estimated brand value of 153 billion. Apple first entered the public market in 1976 with the release of their first computer Apple I. Apple was profitable for a couple years and then they hit a slump. After a power struggle

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  • Apple Computer Case Analysis

    Case Analysis 1 – Apple Computer: Research how Apple managed to reinvent itself over the years Question 1. What were some of Apple’s biggest successes and failures? Describe why. Apple has had plenty of successes and failures. Three of Apple’s biggest successes were the iPod, iTunes, and the iPhone. The iPod MP3 player introduced the world to a new technological advancement in October 2001. The iPod was so popular because it permitted access to thousands of songs and videos at the fingertips

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  • Apple Case

    Case 30 - Apple after Steve Jobs 1. Analyze Apple’s board structure. Are criticisms of Apple board justified? What changes would corporate governance reformers like to see and why? * Apple’s board structure: Steve Jobs was the CEO of Apple Inc. Timothy Cook (Chief Operating Officer) served as CEO of the company when Jobs was on medical leave for pancreatic cancer. Scott Forstall (Senior Vice President) was responsible for Mac OS X before being named vice president for IPhone software

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  • Apple Case

    unemployed people, as well as their economics. It inevitable that firms increase their global operations because many companies are expanding and becoming global. For example, Dell, HP and others companies have now migrated overseas. 2. How does this case illustrate the threats and opportunities facing global companies in developing their strategies? I think one of the threats that global companies have nowadays is the cost of labor. It is cheaper to produce a product out of the country that within

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  • Apple Case

    Strategy and Competition Final Exam: 50% Students are required to read the “Apple Inc. in 2010” case study and answer FIVE (5) of the following questions. They are required to submit their answers within the stipulated time frame. 1- What, historically, have been Apple’s competitive advantages? Apple’s competitive advantages are its innovation, strong brand and rapid growth. In the Sculley years, Sculley pushed the Mac into new markets, most notably in desktop publishing and education. Apple’s

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  • Apple Case

    S w W12774 APPLE A1 Tom Watson wrote this case under the supervision of Professor Mary Crossan solely to provide material for class discussion. The authors do not intend to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a managerial situation. The authors may have disguised certain names and other identifying information to protect confidentiality. Richard Ivey School of Business Foundation prohibits any form of reproduction, storage or transmission without its written permission

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  • Case 10

    Zach Arsenault January 12, 2016 BA 327 Case 10 Summary: David Hannigan began as a line manager at a subsidiary of Emperor Corp., a manufacturer of automobile parts. David quickly moved into management after displaying his skills of maintaining efficiency, leadership, and his friendships with the factory workers. David was caring and empathetic towards his employees and everyone respected him. He made them feel like their contributions mattered and pushed them to work hard. Shooting up

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  • Apple Case

    Raphael Apple Within the case of Apple Inc. in 2012 my team will discuss how Apple’s strategy of differentiation helped cultivate a competitive advantage within the PC industry. Next, we will take a look at the current state of the PC industry and how attractive we believe the industry will be going forward. Lastly, after looking at Apple’s past strategy and how successful the PC industry today we’ll discuss if Apple will continue to succeed into the future. When Steve Jobs to over Apple in 1997

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  • Apple Case

    Apple Case Team Assignment 1. What historically have been the sources of Apple’s competitive advantage? (15pt) Apple, since its conception, has been focused on making a superior personal computer. Apple was, at first, ahead of their competition due to their improvements upon the personal computer. Apple was adamant on creating an easy to use personal computer with exceptional design and style; creating a premium product. Apple was focused on being different, rebellious and cutting-edge. Steve

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  • Apple Case Study

    Apple.Inc A business case study Prepared for: Prof.John Sateja Prof.Edward O’connor New Jersey City Universty Prepared By: Ahmed Elsery Elisa Flores Mazin Almudares Date: 5-8-2015 I. Company Background On April 1976, the Apple Computer was formed by a 25-year-old then Steve Wozniak and a 21-year-old then Steve Jobs who were both college dropouts . It had its humble beginnings tracing its first location of where they started to build computers in Job’s family’s garage. The

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  • Apple Case

    Costa Professor Hill MKTG 446 February 25th 2016 Apple has a very successful and rich history, starting in a garage climbing all the way to the top as one of the worlds largest and most successful tech companies. They captivated audiences with their different way of thinking and not making their products similar to others already on the market. They attempted to lead the industry in innovation and were very successful at doing so. When Apple first established them in the market, they had emphasis

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  • Apple Case 2010

    9-502-063 REV: MAY 20, 2010 LUC WATHIEU Apple Stores Ron Johnson (HBS ’84), Apple Computer’s Senior Vice-President of Retail, never missed a chance to show a customer through the nearest Apple Store. A former Vice-President of Merchandising at Target (a leading department store chain), Johnson joined Apple in January 2000 with the mission to oversee the creation of the company’s own stores. The first store opened in May 2001—and just seven months later, 27 identical stores had been opened across

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  • Apple Case

    PART C: MINICASE (30 MARKS) Apple Inc (AAPL) Apple Inc. (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. The Company's products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and OS X operating

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  • Apple in Se 10-K

    [pic] Apple Inc. SEC 10-K TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 Introduction 3 1.1 Executive Summary 3 1.2 History 3 2 financial analysis 4 2.1 Income statement 4 2.2 balance statement 4 2.3 cash flow statement 5 3 appendix 5 4 References 7 4.1 work cited 7 INTRODUCTION 1 Executive Summary In this report I will discuss my financial analysis of Apple

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  • Apple Case

    SWOT Analysis of Apple as per its position in market in 1980’s Strengths: 1. Easy to use machine 2. It offers a complete desktop solution including softwares, peripherals, hardware, etc 3. Very strong R&D ( 9% sales to R&D) 4. Differentiation in design and technology ( allowed higher price) 5. Strong team of technical, visionary and businessman. Weakness: 1. They have lesser 3rd party or compatible softwares 2. Slow mac processor 3. Closed system that

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  • Apple Case Study

    Case 10 Apple, Inc. in 2010 Assignment Questions 1. What are the chief elements of Apple’s overall competitive strategy? How well do the pieces fit together? Is the strategy evolving? 2. What are the key elements of Apple’s strategy in computers, personal media players, and smartphones? Have its strategies in its core businesses yielded success? Explain. 3. What does a competitive strength assessment reveal about Apple’s computer business, as compared to the leaders in the personal computer industry

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  • Apple Case

    CASE 10 Apple, Inc. in 2010 Assignment Questions 1. What are the chief elements of Apple’s overall competitive strategy? How well do the pieces fit together? Is the strategy evolving? 2. What are the key elements of Apple’s strategy in computers, personal media players, and smartphones? Have its strategies in its core businesses yielded success? Explain. 3. What does a competitive strength assessment reveal about Apple’s computer business, as compared to the leaders in the personal computer

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  • Apple Case 10

    Case 2: Apple Inc., 2008 Date: 23-09-2009 1 Table of Contents Table of Contents .................................................................................................................................... 2 Introduction............................................................................................................................................. 3 Theory and Analysis...................................................................................................

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  • Case Study - Apple Inc.

    STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT APPLE INC. Submitted by: BURGAS, JHENNEL CATORCE, FREYA JULIA DACALOS, DAVE RYAN MERIDA, KRISTY RAE SABILLO, MA. CARMEN F 12:00-3:00 Submitted to: Mr. Rene Y. Paquibot 1. Summary Everything started on April 1, 1976, when Steve Jobs, 20, and Steve Wozniak, 25, both electronic experts, decided to create and sell personal computers designed by the latter. Their little company was located in Job’s garage. They called their

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