This company's Australian operations strategic plan is outlined in its production of apple pies for McDonald's and other industrial and retail markets. The best practice initiative that Pampas undertook led to numerous improvements in employee relations, s
Paper Products Pty Ltd
A manufacturer marketing disposable diapers for babies in Victoria seeks to establish a sales forecast for this product. Data given: quarterly sales for the last 17 quarters (dollars and numbers of cases), the results of market survey showing consumer atti
Parson's Tyre & Rubber Service
Starting and running a small business. Factors pushing a Manager into becoming an entrepreneur. Strategic problem whether to expand and in which way.
PCEK: Struggling with Internationalisation (A)
This case describes the history and development of a small strategy consulting firm based in Australia up until the time it decided to expand internationally. The case allows students to explore the reasons why professional service firms expand internatio
PCEK: Struggling with Internationalisation (B)
(A) case describes the history and development of a small strategy consulting firm based in Australia up until the time it decided to expand internationally. The case allows students to explore the reasons why professional service firms expand.internation
Pelletised Products Packaging Perplexities
A small group of packaging staff are able to control production output by slowing their work rate. Their manager offers an incentive for greater output but encounters protests from other staff. Class discussion should focus on how the manager can regain co
A quality control initiative which had been initiated and achieved early success was stalling. How should it be revitalised?
The case describes a range of contentious issues that are to be addressed upon preparing a set of financial statements for a winery.
Prejudice at the Press
Scenario: A female reporter in a newspaper wishes to develop her skills in a non-traditional area, but is blocked by her manager. Class discussion should focus on approaches the reporter may employ to persuade her employer to support her in developing her
Pre-Pak Pot Plants
The case study takes the students to a critical stage in the development of business strategy. They must produce a report as managers. Final `on the spot' decision to be made during presentation based on new information.