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    WestJet Airlines Case Analysis WestJet Airlines was founded in 1996 in Calgary, Alberta. Clive Beddoe, Don Bell, Mark Hill, and Tim Morgan got together to create an airlines that stood apart from the other airlines in Canada. They wanted to create a low-fare carrier in Canada similar to what Southwest Airlines was in the United States. Another big part of their airlines was the company environment and culture. WestJet Airlines started off small by only working in certain regions in Canada. This quickly changed as more and more opportunities were becoming available to expand. WestJet Airlines major competitors were struggling and they seized the opportunity to move into other markets. WestJet Airlines had created a very unique culture. Most…

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    the success of the organization, Westjet Corporation structured their leadership model around a bottom-up approach. The Westjet “founders had set out to create a company that was managed from the bottom-up. Westjet gave employees a high degree of latitude to perform their jobs without to much interference from team leader” (Westjet, 9). Westjet understands that it is the people who work for the corporation that are able to impact the success of the organization, if they feel connected to the…

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    Chevery Airport Chevery Airport (YHR) is a small regional airport located on the northeastern shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Quebec. The area is extremely popular with bird-watchers and outdoor enthusiasts due to its active migratory bird population and stunning landscapes. With more than 5km of pristine beaches on the Gulf, as well as beautiful hiking trails, Chevery is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts who just want to get away from it all and relax. Skyscanner's cheapest…

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    Westjet Case Study

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    WestJet is a culture and customer based airline which provides a unique sense of its own friendliness to fulfill customer satisfaction and accomplish high demand and growth of market share (Buchanan, 2012). The goal of WestJet is “to enrich the lives of everyone – customers, employees and people in WestJet’s world by providing safe, friendly and affordable air travel” (Westjet, 2016). WestJet believes that their passionate and always caring attitudes are the essential foundations of their…

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    Of the three cases presented this week, Westjet Corporation has the highest potential to meet their objective because of the relationships that they have built within the company. A business has the potential to succeed when management recognizes the he impact that their employees have on the success and the employees recognize that their success is built from the success of the business. One of the ways they demonstrated that they recognized the impact that each individual had on the success of…

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    Case Study: Westjet

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    As technology continously change organizations business practices having the essential tools is needed to better understand consumers for marketing initatives, gather valuable information, and look for innovative ways to gain a competitive advantage in its market. Cheryl need to explain this to Westjet that these resources is the way of the future in doing business, and can also testimonials from other companies she have worked with as a CIO, CEO, and other position in information technology how…

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    Traveling during the holidays can be hectic; and flying is no exception. WestJet airlines decided to do something different in 2013 for their passengers. They wanted to show their guest that they truly value them and go above and beyond customer service and give their customers a “Christmas Miracle”. The video shows passengers talking to Santa on at a kiosk station telling them what they wanted for Christmas. Requests ranged from a big screen TV to socks and underwear. Once the passengers…

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    Another thing that the reservation system helps is the ability to know when to advertise specials on certain flights in order to fill the roster and offer standby to last minute travelers. 2. Evaluate the risks of the projects to upgrade the reservation systems of WestJet and JetBlue and key risk factors. There are several risks associated with upgrading any information systems within a company. Typically the most difficult tasks involve providing training to the employees that are…

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    WestJet About WestJet- I would love to work for this airline for the reasons below. WestJet is known for the friendly atmosphere on board, and camaraderie between the passengers and the crew members. They are also known for providing exceptional customer service at a discounted price. What many people may not know about WestJet is it was founded in 1996 by Clive Beddoe. They started off very small with only three aircrafts, and five destinations. WestJet is also very giving to those in need.…

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    Liquidity Ratio The current ratio is a liquidity ratio, which analyzes WestJet 's working capital, and measures their capability to settle its short- term obligations. This ratio also assists investors and creditors in understanding the liquidity of the airline and how easily they can pay off its current liabilities. According to WestJet 's annual reports ,"We maintain a strong liquidity position and sufficient financial resources to meet our obligations as they fall due."(WestJet, 2015). With…

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