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Strategic Management PG 6277: Ebay Case Study (Part 2)_Industry Environment

3.Industry environmental Analysis

Industry environmental analysis is done to understand how industry structure creates and affects competition among the firms with similar type of products so that they can determine and forecast their future profitability. 1,405 more words

Retail Industry

An Evening with the Dingman Center Angels

I like to view b-school as the gift that keeps on giving, which is good because I’ll be continuing to pay for it for the next 20+ years. 447 more words

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Python - My New Toy

I haven’t written anything in a while so I failed to live up to my once-per-week blogging commitment.  That’s okay since I’m only doing this for me but I will work on posting a little more frequently. 439 more words


Boards Are Terrible at Their Most Important Job

The chief responsibility of any board is management of the senior executive. Yet a recent Bridgespan Group survey of nonprofit CEOs found that nearly half (46%) got little or no onboarding help from their boards. 1,086 more words


Scotland’s Vote Didn’t Clarify the Path Forward

Scotland voted against independence on September 18 with a clear, though not overwhelming majority. But the vote hasn’t really settled the issue: on the contrary, the lead-up to the referendum, and its aftermath, will have a deeply traumatic impact on the UK as a whole. 904 more words


Getting Past a Career Setback: An Example and a Test

Managers often think about their careers in terms of winning and losing. Winners ascend the corporate ladder and get the praise, recognition, bonuses, and top jobs. 776 more words


How to Tell If You Should Trust Your Statistical Models

Predictive analytics often sounds a bit like quantum mechanics: fiendishly complex to look at and wildly counter-intuitive. So when someone sells you a tool, how can you verify that the black box is fit for its purpose or even lives up to the vendor’s claims? 825 more words