Privatisation of Education, The
A fictional Australian State sets up a task team to report on the advantages and disadvantages of the privatisation of its system of education. This case is a summary of the Task Teams report.
The case is set in an institute of higher education which has an outdated and cumbersome promotion system. Students should identify the major problem areas and specify the major means by which improvements in practice and communication can be effected.
Provincial Sawmills Limited
Problems of formulating a strategy for and reorganising a company operating sawmills in two provincial centres.
Highlights the problems which can arise when relativities are altered and a powerful craft union refuses to fall into line thus creating inter-union conflict and putting the company involved in a difficult and almost insoluble position and how even interve
The case describes the building of a sales forecasting model for a proposed new supermarket, using linear multiple regression.
Redcliff Petroleum Project
Account of an attempt to set up a natural gas project in South Australia.
Refocussing the Information Resources Department
BHP is one of the world's largest diversified resources companies, with a global portfolio of high quality assets in the minerals, metals and energy industries. All of its major business groups - Minerals, Steel and Petroleum - are significant players in w
Repco Corporation Limited
The case focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of geographical and product diversification, and the effects of tariff protection on expansion. Information for financial analysis is included in the case.
Residential Tenancy Law Reform
Describes evolution of residential tenancy law reform legislation under the Hamer Liberal government, and how it was influenced in turn by tenants' advocates and landlords. Can be used either to review policy development process or as basis for negotiation
Rothmans of Pall Mall, Malaysia
This case relates how company policy can affect strategy and operational planning of a company and the motivation of employees.