This exercise contains is a list of questions facing particular industries, where there is increased expectations on them to move to a more socially responsible position. Students need to identify the arguments for/against these positions.
In this activity, students act as consultants for a music festival, with their task being to develop a strategy to increase attendance and profitability for this annual event.
In this activity, students review the disappointing performance of a marketing campaign and determine where the problem occurred and does this firm need to spend more time and effort on its ‘internal marketing’ program?
For this exercise, students consider the impact of culture and lifestyle changes, from the point of view of an organization that markets holiday packages and tours.
The student task here is to prepare a SWOT for a bank that effectively identifies their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
With this exercise, students need to consider whether McDonald’s successfully leveraged the changing factors in the macro-environment, or whether their business operation just happened to be quite suited to this emerging environment?
In this mini case study, students are required to assess whether this toy manufacturer was too flexible and too willing to adapt to its changing macro-environment.
Department stores have tended to be less relevant in today’s environment than in the past. The student task is to identify the various environmental factors that contributed to their downfall.
In this exercise, students are required to help a traditional hamburger store adapt to the new market environment of more health-conscious consumers. To help guide them, market research data has been presented.
For this activity, students discuss how a small chain of traditional music retail stores can best adapt to the changing lifestyle and technological macro-environment.