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    SWOT Analysis of Apple Inc.

    History of Apple Inc. Since its inception in 1976, the Cupertino headquartered multinational has recorded massive growth beyond the manufacture of personal computers. It has become a leading player in designing and marketing consumer electronics, computer software and distribution of digital media content. Although experiencing a period of wobbling sales of its personal computer line […] More

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    Consumers Take a Shine to Apple Inc.

    Apple came back from near extinction to become one of the most revered technology companies in recent memory. They achieved this status by developing innovative design products and pushing the limits of their marketing prowess. Apple is known for their ability to listen to consumers and revolutionize market segments by providing modern design laden and […] More

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    External Factor Analysis for Apple Inc

    Apple is an American organization that specializes in the conception and manufacturing of consumer electronics as well as connected software products (Breillatt 45). It operates over 300 stores in the world. The company has an employee base of about 50, 000.In order to understand and analyze the external environment and to know the current state […] More

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    Apple Corporation: Ethical and Social Responsibility

    Apple Inc. is an American corporation that is located headquartered in in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells electronics like computer software, online services, and personal computers. It’s very well known for hardware products like the Mac computers, iPods, iPhone and the iPad. Its online services include iCloud, iTunes Store and App Store. Its […] More

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    CASE: Accounting for the iPhone at Apple Inc.

    The non-GAAP numbers of Apple Inc. reflect its economics better. Because, in the existing method of accounting, revenue and cost of goods sold are spread over the lifetime of the product (expected 24-months), while the costs incurred for engineering, sales, marketing and warranty are recorded immediately. This accurate recording of expenses while recognizing only a […] More

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    Apple antitrust

      Monopoly Market Structure Oligopoly Market Structure Barriers to Entry Into the Market Natural Monopoly Government Monopoly Downward Sloping Demand Curve Economies of Scale Price Fixing Collusion Monopoly Pricing Price Maker Market Power Economic Profits Imperfect Competition Rent-Seeking Behavior X-Inefficiency Deadweight Loss to Society Given your research and findings, are monopolies and oligopolies (firms demonstrating […] More

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    Apple Organization Structure

    Each team will present a case during the course. The presentation will take between 15- 20 minutes. It should provide 1. summary of the case including information on who the main actors are, what the internal and external environment for this company is and what the key challenges are. You should also try to go […] More

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    Apple Research Project

    To help Apple figure out what can be done to maintain and/or surpass its current level of success within the smartphone market Team D created and administered a ten question survey. The purpose of the survey is to gain knowledge on what consumers think about the iPhone and determine any desired changes to ensure Apple’s […] More

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    Apple Strategy Management

    Formerly known as Apple Computer, Apple Inc. has effectively became a successful company in a competitive consumer electronics industry. The firm managed to outsell others by being innovative and differentiating its products through superior service standards and high quality products. To ensure standards are met, Apple outsourced its manufacturing to a reliable third party electronics […] More

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    Apple vs Samsung

    Application of Microeconomics concepts 1. Apple: ‘We can’t keep up with demand’ Global passion for Apple unabated as consumer demand outstrips supply across iPhone,iPad and iMac ranges, Apple says. As Apple announced record profits, chief executive Tim Cook confirmed that even supplies of older, cheaper models of the iPhone were not enough to satisfy demand, […] More

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    Apple Inc. and the Macro Environment

    Economic Environment: More or less, every economic factor has an effect on the operations of Apple Inc. These may include; current economic situation (boom, recession, etc.), credit terms, inflation or deflation, strictness of interest rates, unemployment levels, stability of exchange rates, stock exchange trend, etc. Apple’s business can be affected by all these factors either […] More

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    Apple, Google, and Microsoft

    1) Define and compare the business models and areas of strength of Apple, Google, and Microsoft. A) Microsoft’s business model is operating systems which 95%of all computers use worldwide. The strengths for Microsoft are that they are still the leader in PC operating systems and desktop productivity software. But has failed miserably with regards towards […] More

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    Apple vs Samsung devices

    Do you own a smartphone? If so, which brand did you buy, and why? Yes I do have a smartphone. Usually I like all the brands when it comes to phones but my personal opinion is with apple. I am a very frequent user of all the apple products and I have most of them. […] More

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    Creative Deviance: Apple Org Chart

    One of the major functions of an organization hierarchy is to increase standardization and control for top managers. Using the chain command, managers can direct the activities of subordinates toward a common purpose. If the right person with a creative vision is in charge of a hierarchy, the results can be phenomenal. Until Steve Jobs’ […] More

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    Apple Financial Report

    Background Object: Apple Inc, an American multinational corporation that designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. I would like to emphasize that this report supports in order to have a general look of long-term investment. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (or SWOT matrix) of Apple Inc will be mentioned below. Specifically, I […] More

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    Apple iPhone

    Japan to Apple iPhone “No Thanks” and Would Mickey Mouse Eat Shark Fin Soup these two case studies shows what happens when consumer behavior and marketing mix in globalization goes very wrong. These two studies reveal how marketer think they are giving a wonderful product and service in the case of Apple’s the iPhone and […] More

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    Apple INC

    Apple computer Inc. is a multinational corporation that creates consumer electronic, personal computer, computer software, commercial servers and digital media. Apple‘s core product lines were iPhone, smart phones, iPads, tablet computers iPods, portable media players and Macintosh computers. The founder, Steve Jobs, and Steve Woziak started Apple Computers in 1976 and incorporated it into a […] More

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    Strategic leadership and innovation at Apple Inc.

    Introduction In this case-based report, 2 out of 3 given questions will be chosen to assess and discuss in details from different perspectives in relation to the case study “Strategic leadership and innovation at Apple Inc.” (De Wit & Meyer, 2010, p. 681) (Heracleous, 2010) by using relevant paradoxes and theories from the book: Strategy […] More

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    Apple, IT and. The Specter of Sweatshop Labor

    Apple INC          Apple Company has been in business for more than 40 years designing, manufacturing and market mobile communication and media devices and portable digital music players (Hitchcock, 2011). Apple markets a number of software and a number of networking solutions. Apple is the definition of new and advanced technology. They […] More

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    Compare and contrast the practices of Apple and Samsung

    Compare and contrast the practices of Apple and Samsung Introduction        Both Samsung and Apple are the largest manufacturers of smart phones in the world. Combined, the two technology giants’ account for more than half of the Smartphones sold world wide. Traditional cell phones had very limited computing abilities. Many of them were […] More

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    Current competitive strategies of Samsung and Apple

            Both Samsung and Apple are the largest manufacturers of smart phones in the world. Combined, the two technology giants’ account for more than half of the Smartphones sold world wide. Traditional cell phones had very limited computing abilities. Many of them were designed to offer basic services like making and receiving […] More

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    The Great Smart Phone War; Apple vs. Samsung

    Apple Inc. is an international software company that globally produces and supplies digitally enabled gadgets. History of the company. The company was started by the late Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak on April 1, 1976. Jobs and Wozniak schooled together in high school and had been friends. They both dropped out of school and got […] More