Cutting-Edge Marketing Analytics: Cases and Technical Notes Bundle is a collection of the original cases and technical notes that inspired the successful first-edition book. Covering an array of practical marketing problems, Cutting Edge Marketing Analytics provides proven methodology matched with several business cases, many of which include actual data.
Effective, persuasive analytical writing is a critical management skill. This note trains students to write to the needs and expectations of their readers with objectivity and efficiency, whether they are writing memos, emails, research reports, technical briefings, position papers, or recommendations for action.
A couple wants to start a small flight charter company to serve the mining, oil, scientific, and wilderness adventure clients of northern Canada but worry that their thin financial base necessitates a sizable scale of flight operations during their first year. If a substantial revenue stream was slow to develop, or expenses were too high, their first year might be their last year?they had no finan
The case examines the scope, history, and scale of the fintech industry, while also defining what fintech may be?and what it is not. The protagonist, management consultant Carolina Costa, is tasked to advise a client bank executive regarding alternative paths into fintech that he could choose. The material includes an overview of the fintech market, including analysis of entrants from start-up in
Students are in the role of Target Corporation's CFO considering the pros and cons of a variety of capital-investment proposals. The CFO is preparing his thoughts prior to a meeting of the Capital Expenditure Committee (CEC) with other Target senior executives to consider the merits of 10 capital-project requests (CPR), 5 of which are expected to require extra attention. Each CPR has a "dashboard"
In this case the student is cast into the role of adviser to Anita Roddick, the managing director of The Body Shop. The student must prepare a three-year forecast of the firm's income statement and balance sheet. The case is intended to provide a first-time introduction to percentage-of-sales forecasting and walks the student through the preparation of a simplified forecast, first using pencil and
Temple Fennell, CEO of ATO Pictures, recalled the distribution of ATO's first U.S. film, Casino Jack, starring Kevin Spacey. He reflected on the red carpet thrills during the opening week in December 2010, and the excitement surrounding Spacey's Golden Globe nomination. At the same time, he was reminded of the challenging decisions he and his team had had to make regarding the film's advertising
The Strategist's Toolkit is designed for anyone needing to engage in any kind of strategic planning exercise: basic or advanced. Paired with case studies, the toolkit trains adherents to think strategically by developing a mechanized way to think through problems. With practice, readers will develop a seamless process for analyzing strategic problems and presenting coherent solutions. Arranged in