Johnson Controls Social Responsibility Strategy JJT2 Social Responsibility, Task 1 February 23, 2014 Introduction Johnson Controls is a global manufacturing company with its corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The company is the largest producer of private label lead acid batteries in North America, and is quickly becoming a leader in Asia and South America. Johnson Controls provides batteries for nationally recognized brands such as Duralast, Interstate Batteries, Die Hard, ProStart, and Bosch. In addition, Johnson Controls provides original equipment batteries for Ford, Acura, Honda, Diamler Chrysler, Nissan, and Toyota. With over 170,000 employees around the world, Johnson Controls is a global industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries and is committed to corporate social responsibility (Johnson Controls, 2014).
According to the Costco Wholesale Corporation Company Profile (Datamonitor, 2009), 78.5% of total revenue comes from the United States, the company’s largest geographical market, it is an increase of 10.4% from 2007. Canada generates 14.5%, and the remaining 7% are from other branches such as Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, U.K. and Mexico. Compared with 2007 and 2008, the Canadian and other international markets’ revenue increased by 20.7% and 21.9% respectively. Based on the Onesource company report (2008), Costco’s revenues can be separated as follows: 22% from sundries, 19% from hardlines such as major appliances and electronics, 20% from food, 10% from softlines such as apparel and
The influence of global economic interdependence and the effect of trade practices and agreements for Harley Davidson Motorcycles have changed over the years. Harley Davidson started exporting motorcycles to Japan in 1912 and by 1920 there is more than 2000 dealers in 67 countries worldwide. The Japanese motorcycle industry was launched in 1935 because of Harley Davidson, the blueprints, tools, dies,
Cover Page Largest IPO in the U.S- Alibaba Hou Wang EDUTL 5902 November 8, 2014 Executive Summary Another history is about to be changed in Corporate America. Alibaba claims to raise $25 billion from its Initial Public Offering, which exceeds the $22 billion by ICBC in 2006, and $22.1 billion by Agricultural Bank of China in 2010. This Chinese e-commerce company, which has only fifteen years’ history, makes the headline every day and creates a lot of discussions. The major business of Alibaba is to provide consumers, suppliers, and manufacturers with a network to conduct trading between each other. Alibaba holds no inventory, but controls 80% share of Chinese e-commerce market.
Company Overview Founded in 1883 and incorporated in 1902, The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) is one of the world's largest grocery retailers based on annual sales, holding the #23 ranking on the Fortune 100 list with fiscal 2013 sales of $98.4 billion. The Kroger Co. Family of Stores spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry stores. Food stores are Kroger’s primary business and account for approximately 94% of total company sales. The convenience and jewelry stores and manufacturing facilities contribute the remainder of total sales. Up to September 11, 2014, Kroger has operated 2,638 grocery retail stores in 34 states under nearly two dozen banners.
Virtual Organization System Inventory Timothy L Welty BSA310 October 27, 2014 Peng Virtual Organization System Inventory Assignment: Select one of the following Virtual Organizations: * Huffman Trucking Complete the following chart, filling in information for each system used at the Virtual Organization. Add rows to the chart as necessary. Huffman Trucking “Huffman trucking is a national transportation company. The company's 1,400 employees work in its logistical hubs located in Los Angeles, California, St. Louis, Missouri, and Bayonne, New Jersey; its central maintenance facility is in Cleveland, Ohio; and as drivers of its 800 road tractors. The company expects to earn revenues during fiscal year 2004 in excess of $600,000,000 (Virtual Organization, 2014).” System Name | Brief Description | Department to Use the System | Purpose of the System | Connects With | Development Details | Finance & Accounting Systems | Application is licensed on an annual per user basis from a vendor specializing in F & A systems for the transportation industry | Finance and Accounting Systems | General ledgerAccounts PayableAccounts ReceivableCash ManagementBilling/InvoicingCredit/CollectionsCostingProperty ManagementAssetsTaxes | Integrated with the Fleet Maintenance System and the Enterprise Transportation Application | Maintenance costingFuel management and costingWarranty managementMaterials inventory managementFixed assets | System Name | Brief Description | Department to Use the System | Purpose of the System | Connects With | Development Details | HRIS system | Track employees from an operational and financial perspective | Human Resources | To generate employee files in database.
Outsource painting of motors 2. Upgrade process to e-coating 3. Optimize new space from old gutted paint station -Quantitative Analysis Rondot Worldwide(RW)/Automotive(RA)/Jackson Plant(JP) * Operates in more than 100 countries (RW) * Employs more than 200,000 people(RW) * Operates in 25 countries(RA) * Operates 85 plants(RA) * Produces Approximately 7 million motors per year(JP) * # of employees dropped from 1450 to 600(JP) * Quality specifications, motors must withstand 240 hours of salt spray testing. Outsourcing Opportunity (Continuous-flow wet paint system specs) * Installed 17 years ago * Uses 20,000-square-foot section of the plant * 25 cent operation cost per housing due to * 10 cent material cost * 3 cent labor cost * 12 cent overhead cost (tax, energy, maintenance, corporate fees) Greven E-Coating * Fits ⅚ of the the families of housings (60% of housing volume) * 15 cent cost each to install -Qualitative Analysis Randot worldwide was evaluating an important outsourcing opportunity collecting important information for
HRM Human Resource Management in TESCO Organization 1- Identifying the organization's business strategy, mission and goals: Tesco, the largest retailer in UK as well as the third biggest in the world in terms of revenue, was founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen. In 1924 the brand Tesco was first started its journey and in 1932 it became a private limited company. Now Tesco is operating in 14 countries all over the world. There are 4,331 Tesco stores and almost 470,000 people working in the company across the world. According to the recent annual report published by the company, its group sales in 2009 are found to be 59.4 billion euro (Tesco, n.d.).
1. Use the web to find out more about the company and discuss its history and changes over time. World’s largest operator, franchisor, and licensor of convenience stores (21,000 stores in 18 countries). Japan is the largest, and 7-Eleven serves over six million customers per day. Southland Ice Company started in 1927 by John Jefferson Green 1927 in Dallas, Texas.
HUGO BOSS 2013 2014 Group sales 2,572 Mio. EUR Net profit 333 Mio. EUR 335 Mio. EUR Employees worldwide around 12,500 around 12,990 Active on the market in 127 countries 130 countries Own retail stores 1,010 1,041 Points of Sale around 7,100 around 7,600 Sales subsidiaries LCA @ HUGO BOSS 2,432 Mio. EUR 34 35 HUGO BOSS © 25-Feb-2015 2 / 19 Sustainability @ HUGO BOSS Sustainability @ HUGO BOSS The strategic dimensions “We act responsibly“ We Manage stakeholder oriented LCA @ HUGO BOSS Environment Preserve natural resources Employee Employ equitably and foster a culture of responsibility HUGO BOSS © Partner Collaborate responsibly Product Develop ideas for tomorrow Society Create shared values 25-Feb-2015 4 / 19 LCA projects: ecologtex / ecoshoes For textile and leather products Life Cycle Assessment @ HUGO BOSS Mass LCA analyses – collecting data from the complete supply chain Online Questionnaires (primary data) LCI – datasets Product Environmental Footprint Analyses of all main environmental impacts: !for each single process step !