CASE 1: PLASTIC COLOR PROBLEM
QN. A small plastic product made of Bakelite is black and has a good sales record for years; however sales have begun to drop off significantly. The competition is using bright colors in their product and is taking over the market. In what way can the first company improve its product, add color and increase productivity to lower the price?
The Bakelite plastic was created in 1909 by Leo Baekelan, a Belgian chemist. Bakelite has revolutionize the way consumer…
the year of 2008 and 2009 where the ratios are constantly increasing due to TNB revenues rose up.
Over the five year period, the asset turnover ratio showed a gradual increase. This indicates that TNB has increased its efficiency in optimizing its asset while the revenue has increase at a higher rate than the asset. TNB has lower profit margin and company with high profit margin tend to have high asset turnover.
Inventory Turnover Ratio
Inventory Turnover ratio is a measurement of the numbers…
4.1 The Go!planet matrix – An analysis of ABC Banking Corporation Ltd
4.2 The outcomes of the Go!planet matrix
As explained in Chapter 3 of this report, the Sustainable Business Value Matrix, of Go!Planet has been used in order to relate sustainability dynamics to business success within ABC Banking Corporation Ltd. The above table explores the relationship between nine sustainability factors and eight business success factors and the results are illustrated through colour…
CHAPTER – 4
DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
TABLE NO 1: PREMISES/VISUALLY APPEAL OR NOT
4.1 TABLE SHOWING THE PREMISES/VISUAL APPEALING OF THE KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK.
COMPETENCY RATING NO. OF RESPONDENTS PERCENTAGE
Satisfied 50 50%
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 30 30%
Dissatisfied 20 20%
Total 100 100%
6.5. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
TABLE 6.1: Differential costs associated with the year-long operation of 16 boxes. Differential costs are recurring incremental expenses incurred by Western because of Purple Recycling.
Differential Cost Analysis
For the year-long operation of 16 boxes
Utilities Expense $0.84 USD / year / box 
Server Hosting Expense $50 / month 
Maintenance Expense $150/year/machine 
Wages Expense 10 minutes to empty each box, 4 times…
The Altman Z-score is the output of a credit-strength test that gauges a publicly traded manufacturing company's likelihood of bankruptcy. The Altman Z-score is based on five financial ratios that can be calculated from data found on a company's annual report. It uses profitability, leverage, liquidity, solvency and activity to predict whether a company has a high degree of probability of being insolvent.
Altman Z-Scores and the Financial Crisis
In 2007, the credit ratings of…
Before the age of discovery and colonization, England was an "underdeveloped" country in relation to the standards of the developed countries of the period such as Germany, Italy and Low Countries. While the population of France and Italy were respectively over 15 and 11 million, the number of inhabitants in England and Wales were fewer than 4 million. Also, Carlo Cipolla points out that England was more backward than that of most of the Europe continent in terms of the technology and economy.…
radio expected to grow 4% year on year over the coming five years Ibis World (2015).This positions them importantly with just over 60% of proportionate earnings in growth media, compared to 44% at the end of FY13.
3. Quantitative overview
Financial ratios are useful tools for assessing a firm’s financial condition, however there are some limitations. It can be difficult to identify industry categories to which a firm belongs as firms often engage in multiple…
As Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway, once said “Clearly, there are many places where diesel is king or gas-turbine is king . . . but there are many places in the world where, as we 've seen, they just won 't do the job” (Daryl). Hydraulic electronic fuel injection units, turbochargers, and glow plugs—do the words mean anything to you? Car and truck motors are a mystery to many, but when diesel engines come into play, many can’t do anything except put them into gear and drive them. I will be…
The mean Pirani score at 1st visit was 5.21 points and became 2.1 points after the last manipulation cast (pre-tenotomy) , 1.05 points at the final follow up. There was significant improvement of Pirani score from 1st visit and through the stages of treatment up to the final follow up.There was statistically significant relation between the mean Pirani score at 1st visit and that at the final follow up( P = 0.002 ). At the end of follow up;The results of all feet were as…