Apple Inc Essays

apple_ Competitive Strategies and Government Policies

Abstracts For every profit oriented industry to survive in the globalize market; they must employed competition strategies that suit their operations and also keep in mind their competitors and target set to be achieved. This makes every company feel the pressure to be successful and to maintain leading the industry. This pressure plays significant role in the survival of industry in the competitive market. The effect of pressure faced by industries can either positive for the leading industry or negative…

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The Conflict Between Apple and Samsung

Conflicts between Apple and Samsung over design patent problems began two years ago just a few months after Samsung started to release its Galaxy smartphone even though they have had good relation that Samsung had provided many components for the iPhone and iPad. Finally, in August 24th 2012 a California ordered Samsung to pay Apple $1.05 billion because they judged that Samsung infringed intellectual property of Appleʼs iPhone and iPad technology and design. they are, however, still continuing the battle…

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Magical Apple

Apple’s over-arching company strategy follows an innovative, mysterious and customer-centered strategy. One of the main reasons for Apple’s success has to do with their large commitment to satisfying customers while continuously innovating their products and design without creating a sense of “too much” or confusing their consumers through new operating systems. These goals, which create a unique and successful company, are achieved through the ways in which they use the five key strategic elements: arena, differentiators, vehicles, staging and pacing,…

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Who Makes the Apple Iphone_

1. What are the benefits to Apple of outsourcing the assembly of the iPhone to foreign countries, and particularly China? What are the potential costs and risks to China? The benefits to Apple of outsourcing to foreign countries is that labor costs are sometimes lower there, especially in China. Moreover, Chinese subcontractors are able to respond very quickly to requests from Apple and it is much easier to hire engineers over there than in the United States. Besides, many factories…

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Total Quality Management Apple

INTRODUCTION Apple Inc. Is an American multinational electronics and software company established by Steven Jobs and Stephen Wozniak on April 1, 1976, in Cupertino, California. Apple Inc. Has become the market leader in their industry by supplying price worthy products which possess high value in terms of their genius technological design from their I- pods, I-phones to Macbook and extending it to their software like I-tunes and games which are at reasonable prices. The main competitors in their industry are…

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Apple’s Innovation Strategy

Innovation strategies are important for businesses to remain viable in this competitive market. Innovation also allows businesses to set the pace for the future. Apple continues to be the known as one of the leading electronic manufacturers in the world. Their innovation continues to impress consumer and remain a threat to its competitors. Apple is known for its Mac line of products. This paper will describe and evaluate Apple’s Innovative Strategy, provide information from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)…

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Case Study_ _the Apple of Your I_

As I am writing this essay now, Apple has become the world most valuable brand of all time; and it remains the company whose approach to technology and design is a standard for others. After reading the case study in the book, there are couple questions I would like to answer about this innovative company. 1) Which of the Porter’s four competitive strategies does Apple engage in? Explain. Apple founders and employees have always preferred to design and build good…

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Compare and Contrast Essay on Mac Vs. Pc

In the technological world, there has been a raging debate on the Mac and PC – which is better in terms of user friendly, cost, and reliability among others. There are various similarities, as well as differences between the two computers. When looking for an ideal computer, every user needs to look at some factors such as the PC’s price, technical characteristics, and more so what one really needs in a computer. From the outlook of things, the Mac and…

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Capstone Project

Apple has been known to be an inherently personal computer company. However, it is also well known that there is no better example of innovative strategic thinking and execution. Apple’s strategy has remained to creating and sustaining value for customers across the world. Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 and the company never looked back since. However, it is also said that Apple lost the pc business because of ignoring the trends in pc industry. Apple’s business strategy is primarily…

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Creative Deviance_ Apple Org Chart

One of the major functions of an organization hierarchy is to increase standardization and control for top managers. Using the chain command, managers can direct the activities of subordinates toward a common purpose. If the right person with a creative vision is in charge of a hierarchy, the results can be phenomenal. Until Steve Jobs’ regrettable passing in October 2011, Apple had used a strongly top-down creative process in which most major decisions and innovations flowed directly through Jobs and…

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Apple Market

Apple changed its company name from Apple Computer to Apple Inc in 2007. And with this name change, the chief element of Apple strategy is to let consumer know, it is not just a computer company, but a company provide other products, such as iPod, iTunes, and iPhone. In Sculley Years, Apple’s chief element was to be versatile compare to IBM, and it will be the complete desktop solution with desktop publishing. Also, Mac wants to have a closer relationship…

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Apple Inc. in 2010_ the Competitive Advantages of Apple

Q1. The competitive advantages of Apple are the user-friendly interface, the new design, the innovation functions, the creator of personal computer and their long history brand name. The most important is their marketing strategy. As the creator of personal computer in the industry, Apple deliver a high quality product to market, they make loyalty to consumers, make people feel what they get more than what they paid. Although, the selling price was not lower than the other computers. Apple’s customers…

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Leadership Styles and their Effect on Ceos

Abstract The purpose of this essay is to analyze, compare, and contrast the leadership styles of two influential CEOs. I have collected information from many internet sources that elaborate on the life, achievements, and misfortunes of Jack Welch and Steve Jobs, and how they overcame their obstacles to become the best CEOs of all time. Leadership Styles and Their Effect on CEOs Leadership is a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization…

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Bad Effect of Modern Technology

Introduction: Metamorphosis is the only thing that is constant in this world. Everything is subjected to change, whether it’s small or huge. And these changes have its complementary effects, either good or bad. Technology is a concrete example of those things that are undergoing a huge change. It came from the Greek words: (1.) Techne, which means “Art, skill, cunning of hand”; and (2.) a prefix “-logia.” This only means that technology is a scientific progression and modification of tools,…

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Aple Inc. and Starbucks Corporation

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The project of such magnitude cannot be accomplished without the assistance and co-operation of several people. Exchange of idea generates a new object to work in a better way. So, whenever a person is helped and co-operation by others. His heart is bound to pay gratitude and is not merely formalities but an expression of deep sense of gratitude and cumulative appreciation. First of all, We wish to express our deep sense of gratitude to our faculties Prof. Sanjay…

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