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A Delicate Balance for Ruby Cup: Profitability and Sustainability at the Base of the Pyramid
Ruby Cup explores the challenges of creating marketing, pricing, sales, and distribution strategies based on the needs of those living in bottom of the pyramid (BoP) markets. Three entrepreneurs are ...
Publication Date: 01/14/2015 Product ID: 1-429-400
A Profile of Toyota’s Production System
What is the Toyota Production System, lean manufacturing, and Kaizen? Discussion of this profile leads the student through the process of coming to an understanding of Toyota and its justifiably ...
Publication Date: 01/28/2010 Product ID: 1-429-018
A Taxonomy of Process Types
This note describes the spectrum of process types, focusing on two pure cases in detail, flow shops, and job shops. Specifically it describes characteristics, operations, and opportunities for competitive advantage ...
Publication Date: 05/24/2010 Product ID: 1-429-083
ABT Associates: Scaling Indoor Residual Spraying for Malaria Prevention in Africa
In the summer of 2011, Abt Associates was awarded a contract to implement indoor residual spraying (IRS) in up to 17 countries in sub-Saharan Africa based on successes the ...
Publication Date: 02/11/2013 Product ID: 1-429-272
African Solar Rise: Electrifying Rural Tanzania
1st Place Winner – 2014 NextBillion Case Writing Competition. Daniel Uphaus—founder and CEO of African Solar Rise (ASR), a German NGO providing solar energy solutions in Tanzania—is faced ...
Publication Date: 04/01/2014 Product ID: 1-429-384
Alexander & Thurston Inventory Management
The president and CEO of Alexander & Thurston has expressed the opinion that there is too much spare-parts inventory in the system. He believes that, through better inventory management ...
Publication Date: 11/16/2012 Product ID: 1-429-293