Standards of health, education and social mobility levels. The challenging diagnosis for Empirical Chemicals Ltd A The Merseyside Project and the management of information is needed to be provided. Unique resources and low cost resources company have. In addition, it also identifies the weaknesses of the organization that will help to be eliminated and manage the threats that would catch the attention of the management.
Next political elections and changes that will happen in the country due to these elections Strong and powerful political person, his point of view on business policies and their effect on the organization. Brainstorm and assumption the changes that should be made to organization.
The strengths and weaknesses are obtained from internal organization. Its changes and effects on company. Activities that can be determined as your weakness in the market.
It is said that case should be read two times. These forces are used to measure competition intensity and profitability of an industry and market.
Changes in these situation and its effects. Make sure that points identified should carry itself with strategy formulation process. Decisions needed to be made and the responsible Person to make decision.
Major HBR cases concerns on a whole industry, a whole organization or some part of organization; profitable or non-profitable organizations.
In addition, it also helps to avoid activities and actions that will be harmful for the company in future, including projects and strategies. Also, manipulating different data and combining with other information available will give a new insight.
It is recommended to read guidelines before and after reading the case to understand what is asked and how the questions are to be answered. To make an appropriate case analyses, firstly, reader should mark the important problems that are happening in the organization.
Following points can be identified as a threat to company: Any relevant strategy that can be added. However, the new entrants will eventually cause decrease in overall industry profits.
It is better to start the introduction from any historical or social context. Initially, fast reading without taking notes and underlines should be done. Good opportunities that can be spotted. Change in Legislation and taxation effects on the company Trend of regulations and deregulations.
Strength of property rights and law rules. Product and services quality standards Threat from changing technologies Weakness that threaten the business. Whereas, the opportunities and threats are generally related from external environment of organization. Apply the analyses at proposed level.
After reading the case and guidelines thoroughly, reader should go forward and start the analyses of the case.Empirical Chemicals (EC), a major competitor in the worldwide chemicals industry, was a leading producer of polypropylene, a polymer used in a variety of products (ranging from medical products to packaging film, carpet fibers, and automobile components) and known for its strength and malleability.
Case 1: Diamond Chemicals PLC (A) Merseyside Project CASE INTRODUCTION Major competitor in worldwide chemicals industry & a leading producer of polypropylene. Cases Empirical Chemicals (A) and (B) consider the capital-investment decisions to be made by executives of this large chemicals firm in January The A case presents a go/no-go project evaluation regarding improvements to a polypropylene production plant.
Empirical Chemicals Ltd A The Merseyside Project Empirical Chemicals, LTD. (A): The Merseyside Project Is the proposed $7 million expenditure to renovate and rationalize the polypropylene production line at the Merseyside Plant to exploit opportunities and achieve increased production efficiency worth it?
Empirical Chemicals is a worldwide competitor in its industry, but earnings are falling and investors are anxious for improved financial performance.
The plant manager of an aging production. Background Information Empirical Chemical Company is a major competitor in the worldwide chemicals industry with two plants. Frances Trelawney, who had assumed responsibility for the Merseyside Works only 12 months previously, believed after a worldwide recession in the chemicals industry and 3/5(2).Download