Impala Athletics – Business Simulation Game JHT2 Strategic Management, Task 1 January 27, 2015 Introduction 3 A. Artifacts 3 B. Company Strategy 7 B1. Effectiveness 10 C. Competitor 13 C1. Next Moves 16 D. Sustainability 16 E. Strategies 17 F. Value Chain Analysis 21 G. Important Issues 23 References 27 Introduction: Impala Athletics is an athletic footwear company was founded 10 years ago. The company sells over 5 million pairs of athletic shoes annually in several geographic markets that include North America, Europe-Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America.
You could call NASCAR, or the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, a successful business but that would be an understatement. NASCAR is the biggest spectators sport in America, out of the 20 highest attended sporting events, in America in 2004, 17 of them were NASCAR events. NASCAR has 75 million Americans follow NASCAR. That is one and three people in the US that follow the sport, and it’s the number two rated regular season sport on TV in America. Their was more than 2 billion dollars in licensing in 2005 and over 200 licensees.
His other publications where Tan magazine, Ebony Man, Ebony Jr., African American Stars, Jet and Ebony. This year is the 40th year of Ebony magazine publication, reaching a circulation of 2,300,000. The company's subsidiaries also include Fashion Fair Cosmetics and the Ebony Fashion Fair Show. Johnson Publishing Company is the number one African-American owned and operated Media and Beauty Company in the world. Located in Chicago, in 2012, the company will celebrate its 79th anniversary.
- In both 2005 and 2006 Jelena Prokopcuka won the New York City marathon. she became the 6th women in history of the race to achieve this. $100,000 plus a bonus of $30,000 is the prize money the women’s winner took home in 2005 and 2006 which was the largest profit in marathon history. Unequal Pay in Professional
Jackie was at it again with sports and became the first UCLA Bruin to letter in four sports and was one of four black players on the football team making it the most integrated team in the nation. Competing in track and field he won the 1940 NCAA Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship in the long jump with a 24’10.5” jump. Surprisingly, his “worst sport” at UCLA was baseball where he hit a pathetic .097 on the season after going 4-4 in the season opener where he stole home twice, a reoccurring them throughout his career. During his time at UCLA he met his future wife, Rachel Isum, a freshman at the time who knew about Robinson due to his athletic prowess and accomplishments at Pasadena Junior College. Much to the dismay of his mother, Jackie left UCLA during the spring semester of his senior year and fell just short of graduating.
The opening ceremony is an Olympic tradition, of which has been upheld for 114 years. In honor of the original games held in ancient Greece, the Olympic athletes of Greece march into the stadium first. The athletes of the other countries then follow in alphabetical order by country, according to the spelling in the language of the host country. The athletes of the host country enter last. For the first time ever in the Summer of 1956 Olympics, during the Closing Ceremony athletes from all nations entered the stadium in unity, rather than marching in one nation at a time.
The Gathering of Nations is one of the largest Pow-wows in the United States. It is held annually the fourth weekend in April, in New Mexico. Over 500 tribes from around the United States and Canada participate. This event is competitive with 32 dance categories, as well as other competitions for singers and drumming, and a pageant for Miss Indian World. The event also features a Traders Market where Native Americans display their arts and
Movember came to the US in 2007, with 2,127 participants raising over $740,000. This year, there will be official Movember campaigns in 21 countries. Globally, 3 million participants have raised more than $446 million to date. Movember moustache growth can be seen around the globe each November in 21 countries across five continents. The growth of a moustache instead of the plain shaven face sparks both public and private discussion.
The Olympics’ birthplace was Olympia, hence the name. In 776 BCE the first contest took place, it was the 200-yard race called the stadion (where the word stadium comes from). Over time more games were added including the pentathlon (means “five contest”), which consisted of discus, javelin, long jump, sprinting and wrestling. These games were held every four years and only men were allowed to participate. The games were held for many