The Myer Emporium Limited
The case covers the Myer trading loss of late 1982, the corporate strategy which led, at least in part, to the difficulties, and the subsequent redirection of the corporate plan which commenced with the Grace Bros bid. Financial data to enable the analysis
The Night Shift
An organisation experiments with a night shift staffed mainly by students, and finds a clash occurs between their preferred style of work and that of the older, regular staff members.
The Oss Case
Traces the growth of a small new competitor in the furniture removals market and its vulnerability to small and large competitors. Should be used to demonstrate effective niche marketing and the need to seek a sustainable competitive advantage.
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
The case outlines the provision of the Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme including the alterations introduced in 1986. Industry Assistance Commission recommendation are discussed.
The Pre-Pack Buy-Out
The case describes the situation facing two first time entrepreneurs who have the opportunity to set up a new business by buying out the vegetable prepacking unit of a larger firm Students should analyse this strategic decision to arrive at a recommendatio
The Price War - Marketing
A cross-cultural small business marketing case. Students to identify the problem and analyse the case or answer the questions at the end of the case.
The privatisation of CSL
This case describes aspects of the sale of CSL. It is designed to enable consideration of the financial aspects of privatisation, specifically, of what factors should be included in consideration of whether an asset sale would be fiscally advantageous.
The Reluctant Entrepreneur - Intuition or Gut Feeling
A cross-cultural small business case on intuition of `gut feeling'. Students to identify the problem and analyse the case or answer the questions at the end of the case.
The Research Sub-Committee
A role playing exercise involving a meeting of the Research Sub-Committee of a University faculty.
The Returned Services League
A case that briefly describes the history and aims of the Returned Services League, which has exerted a major influence on policies for the treatment of Australian veterans.