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Breaking Bad Performance through Strategic Alliance

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Breakeven Analysis - Quick Quiz

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Meet Britain’s Best Business Leader - Harriet Green

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Is Arrogance the Biggest Threat to Western Multinationals Succeeding in China?

Xiaomi - An Essential Student Research Update from Bloomberg

China’s focus on Innovation, not Imitation

Monday, April 07, 2014

Starbucks – Technology to order your Coffee… but Never to Serve it

Starbucks Update from Howard Schultz

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Technological Change and the Watchmakers

Google Glass, Geeks and Loons – Overcoming Barriers for Product and Market Development

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Retrenchment and the Rope-a-dope

Monday, March 31, 2014

Macroeconomic moves in China

Friday, March 28, 2014

Market Segmentation for Politicians

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Alibaba - Ali you need know!

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Samsung target the selfie segment

Friday, March 21, 2014

Entrepreneurs by Google Chrome

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Big Top is Big Business

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Foxconn: Life away from the Factories in China

Small is Beautiful in the Fast-Changing Solar Power Industry

Does the UK Steel Industry Have a Future?

If you can’t think of anything inspirational to say, let Google do the work for you

Monday, March 17, 2014

Change of strategy at Morrisons

Thursday, March 13, 2014

China – has the “domino effect” begun?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Even St Anthony can’t change the culture at Barclays

Monday, March 10, 2014

China as the woman of your dreams… but is the feeling mutual?

Friday, March 07, 2014

Football Finance

Maverick gets shot down

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Government (or governing body) Intervention: Man City, Benefits Streets & Universities

Sunday, March 02, 2014

What’s gone wrong at Mothercare?

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Can WhatsApp help Facebook get into China? No! But LinkedIn seems to have found a way.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BUSS4 China - Cathay Pacific China Business awards

Why buy a business with $20mil revenue for $19 BILLION?!

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Customer service in the rail industry

Saturday, February 22, 2014

How China Fooled the World

Friday, February 21, 2014

The Slowing Chinese Economy - Rebalancing Has Implications

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

What Happens to Your Old Phone, Tablet or Lappy? China and E-Waste

Investing in E-Commerce: M&S Spends £150m on a New Website

Connect the 3 stories using Business Studies terminology

Friday, February 14, 2014

Cantona given another red card.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Huawei Invests in Innovation to Fuel Growth

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Sun Tzu’s The Art of Business

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Globalisation Takes Another Step as McDonald’s Opens in Vietnam

Sony, More Retrenchment and the Boston Matrix

The Revenue Race - who’s in the lead?

Friday, February 07, 2014

Exiting China When the Risks Don’t Justify the Rewards

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Apple v Samsung Research task

Monday, February 03, 2014

Lenovo Takes on Samsung and Apple in the Global Smartphone Market

Sunday, February 02, 2014

China and Western Multinationals - End of the Gold Rush?

Anti-Corruption Drive in China - Bad News for Luxury Brands?

Managing Capacity - A Novel Way to Increase Capacity

OUP, Youtube, ebooks and PDFs

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Will Google rule the Earth? An interactive case study on growth and change management

Friday, January 31, 2014

BUSS4 China’s Development - Past Present and Future

iPod in the decline phase of the product life cycle

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

What is wrong with this advert?

BUSS4 The impact of legislation relating to business, and the government’s Red Tape Challenge

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Localisation - How Design is Helping Starbucks Take A Global Brand into Local Markets

Monday, January 27, 2014

Localisation - the foundation of British Airways Strategy in China

Seeing through the Smog - Clean Energy Business Opportunities in China

The story of the Tangle Teezer (and the importance of perseverance).

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Rolls-Royce Cars in China - Demand for Luxury Sustained

Google Buys Smoke Detectors, Thermostats…and Some of Apple’s Innovative Culture

Retrenchment in China for Global Cosmetics Brands

Strategies for Success in the UK Cinema Industry - Product Innovation

Did she fire 6 shots or only 5?

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Counter Revolution or Revolution?

Samsung: Boston Matrix, Culture and Dividend Yield

China and Chocolate - Can the Global Big Five Exploit the Opportunity?

Insights into the ‘Culture’ of business organisations

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Ten things Christmas taught us about the UK retail revolution

Innocent’s Chain of Good Analysis

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Poor Customer Service - Delivered

Friday, January 10, 2014

Teaching Resource - Super Market Mapping

Revision Presentation - Market Mapping

A Simple, Stretch Corporate Objective for Xiaomi - Double Sales in 2014!

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Ansoff Meets Harry Potter

Friday, January 03, 2014

Supply Chain Quality in China - Wal-Mart, Five-Spice Donkeys and Foxes

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Business Ethics & CSR - GSK Promises to be Good

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Wal-Mart in China - Refocuses Strategy on Affluent Consumers with Sam’s Club

Strategies for Success - a Retail Turnaround at Bonmarche

Apple (Finally) Signs the Deal with China Mobile - 700 Million New Potential Customers!

Monday, December 23, 2013

Combat flip flops - bad for running, worse for fighting

Sunday, December 15, 2013

​How to raise band awareness.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Wages Vs Inflation

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Drones, OWLS or Royal Mail? Delivery Innovation for E-Commerce

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Managing Risk - Lessons from the Horsemeat Scandal

The Changing Face of Employee / Employer Relations in the UK

“Motivation” by Terrible Terry Tate

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks - Judge, Jury & Evaluator.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Revision Party!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Co-Op Bank Elastic Ethics, Political Interference & Blind Regulators

Digital advertising: further developments to billboards

Bring Him Home - UK Manufacturing Turns to Onshoring

Monday, November 25, 2013

Hair Today - Gone Tomorrow: Can iGrow Succeed in a Growth Market?

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Marketing Strategies: PS4 is a Loss Leader in the new Console War

Organisation - Structured for Success?

Friday, November 22, 2013

Games consoles and the Product Life Cycle

Thursday, November 21, 2013

RIP The Co-Op’s Ethics - no flowers by request

Marvin Gaye Introduces Macro Economics

Monday, November 18, 2013

What Colours teach us about brands

Monday, November 11, 2013

John Lewis Christmas Ad for 2013

Friday, November 08, 2013

BUSS4 - China: Opportunities, Threats, Success & Failure

Thursday, November 07, 2013

BUSS4 - Market Entry Strategies for China

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Rising Costs and a Stronger Currency Hit China’s Manufacturing Competitiveness

The Retail Model of ASOS (Business Cafe)

Monday, November 04, 2013

BUSS4 - Key Features of China’s Economy

Rising Wages in China: Causes and Consequences

Sunday, November 03, 2013

China’s Rebalancing Act - A Balanced China is a Slower China

China’s Economy - Addicted to Debt?

Crocs Takes on China’s Copycats

The Five Biggest Challenges to Doing Business in China

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Industrial Action on the Rise in the UK (Business Cafe)

Starbucks Pricing Strategy Under Attack in China

Corruption in China - Mooncakes and Guangxi

Guanxi - How AliPay Built Market Leadership in China

Revision Quiz - Customer Service: Customer Feedback

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Revision Quiz - Customer Service: Communication

Revision Quiz - Customer Service: Dealing with Problems & Complaints

The Empty Cities of China

Monday, October 28, 2013

Strategic Choice - On What Should Japanese Camera Makers Focus?

Micro-Tyco: A Superb Enterprise Competition for Schools

Understanding Ansoff

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Revision Quiz - Customer Service: Customer Needs and Expectations

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Is luck an essential ingredient in entrepreneurship?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

BUSS4 China - Osborne and Johnson in China

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Glocalisation: Would Ansoff Classify it as Diversification or Market development?

Haier Delayers to Encourage Innovation and Teamwork

Sunday, October 13, 2013

A Golden Hour on Radio 4 Archive

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Innovation Innovation Innovation

Friday, October 11, 2013

China’s Urbanisation - the Largest Migration in History

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

China’s Young Workers Shun Factory Employment

Is Big Better? Economies of Sail

Hong Kong - the Great Mall of China

Is a Flotation Next for Poundland?

Monday, October 07, 2013

Price Elasticity of Demand and the National Lottery

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Investing in China’s Urbanisation Opportunities - KKR Takes a Stake in Haier

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Onshoring - Is China Losing its Competitiveness as a Low-Cost Location for Manufacturing

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Xiaomi - The Apple of China?

Starbucks’ Long-term Investment in Leadership of the Chinese Coffee Shop Market

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Maslow and the pyramid that beguiled business

Monday, September 23, 2013

Can Retrenchment Really Save Blackberry?

Can Ryanair Change its Corporate Culture with the Same Leadership?

Abandoned Shopping Carts: Why did Tesco and Best Buy Fail in China?

Alibaba Beats Amazon to the E-Commerce Prize in China

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Why Localisation Is Important for Success in China – Yum! Brands and the Rapid Growth of KFC

GSK Under Fire Again For Alleged Corruption in China

How Did P&G Reach the Top in China?

China’s Urban Billion

Friday, September 20, 2013

Being Entrepreneurial - The Trading Game

Thursday, September 19, 2013

China’s Economy - A Quick Overview for Business Students

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

More Trouble in China for Danone?

China at a Turning Point?

Emerging Markets - If You Want Growth - Go Where The Growth Is…

Monday, September 16, 2013

Being Entrepreneurial - Entrepreneurial Skillsets

Being Entrepreneurial - Entrepreneurial Mindsets

Playing to Win in Emerging Markets - Local Competitors Pose the Biggest Threat to Success

Customer Service for the Chop - Customers Watch Out!

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Growth Strategy - Under Armour Targets Nike and Adidas as it Aims to Become a $10bn Business

Aims and Objectives for A2 - Suggested Lessons

Friday, September 06, 2013

Nokia: Elop Raises the White Flag and Sells to Microsoft

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Retailing in the UK - Peston Goes Shopping

Monday, September 02, 2013

Competing in Emerging Markets: Adidas Goes West in China

Earnings and Dividends

Sunday, September 01, 2013

Competition for your Remote Control and Wallet: BT Sport takes on BSkyB

Growing a Business: Cath Kidston’s International Success

What Does it take to be a Successful Leader? Advice from the CEOs

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Fat Profits? The Risks of Investing in a Franchise

Costs, Cash, Capital and Customers - Harriet Green’s Strategy for Success

Technological Change - The Decline of Blackberry

Friday, August 30, 2013

Furniture Retailers Carpeted for Misleading Pricing

Less is more: everyone advised to pause for thought

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Farewell Steve Ballmer - CEO of Microsoft

Friday, August 23, 2013

Maker Movements - Garage Manufacturing

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Leadership at Apple - Tim Cook’s Quiet Cultural Revolution

Zero-hours Contracts on the Rise

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Is the Tesco Tablet Doomed to Fail?

Monday, August 19, 2013

ASA bans Bruce Willis Sky advert

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Entrepreneurship - the Early Days of Amazing Amazon.com

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Google and Youtube - One of the Best Takeovers in History?


Friday, August 09, 2013

Measuring Innovation

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Business Finance - New Sources for Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Planning for the (very) long term

Friday, July 12, 2013

Slump in PC sales - Product Life Cycle extension strategy teaching resource

Thursday, July 11, 2013

How recent Waitrose and ALDI location decisions give a good marketing insight

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Profit v Principles: The Rise of Corporate Social Responsibility

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Marketing the budget hotel concept

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

What can we learn from the design of Corporate Headquarters?

Divine Chocolate - the Future of Business is Social

Low cost airlines

Friday, June 21, 2013

Stakeholder conflict in the battle over Royal Mail

Thursday, June 20, 2013

How are UK firms raising finance?

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Market segmentation - a challenge to find new examples

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Ethics & Competition: Chocolate Price Fixing in Canada

Thursday, June 06, 2013

BUSS4 in 6 Concepts/Theories: Analysing your Research Organisations

BUSS4 in 3 words: What do they say about Leadership, Values and Culture?

Organisational Culture: When the Culture Needs to Change

Are Premium, Differentiated Products the Answer to Compete Against Mass Production?

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Strategic Choice: Apple: Differentiation v Scale

Organisation Culture: Strong v Weak

Monday, May 27, 2013

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