This casino has made one Indian and many non-Indian investors rich! Although this is the case with Martin’s Casino, it is not the case with many Indian Casinos. Stated on pg.85 of Now and Then “ The examples of bad gaming are certainly compelling, but are not representative of what Indian gaming has done for many of the poorest tribes in
However, Motel 6 has some disadvantages. The first thing is its security, it’s lax and causes Motel 6 lost money and reputation. Second, the motel rooms are old style, and Motel 6 doesn’t do a lot of promotion and advertising, so it’s hard to attract new customers. The Third, Motel 6 does not only face to the slowdown economy environment and the downturn in hotel industry, but also face to a lot of competitors, some of them are exiting the market, and some of them are the same as Motel 6 and trying to enter the extended-stay market. The model of franchising allowed Motel 6 to expand quickly, primarily throughout the Eastern United States, to maximize name recognition and invade new markets, to reenter the market that it formerly ceded, and franchising will not cost the company a lot.
I think refining is the most appropriate response in this scenario. The vision and mission have already been established for Listo sytsem. However, the lack of employee training due to the rapid growth of the company and high turnover rate has resulted in low production and poor quality. Refining the company by using the ACHIEVE model to motivate employees is one of the theories that can be used to help the Vision to Performance. Managers need to know what motivates people in their organization.
32) was definitely proven in this article. He writes about several instances where he runs in to astonished guest who are amazed by the décor of the Las Vegas strip and especially the Venetian. Curtis’s himself even states “No, while I’m here I have to guard against being swept up by an utterly undignified enthusiasm for the place. Despite myself, I love Las Vegas.” (Pg. 34) He also proves that the Las Vegas is not the only place that has caught on to these faux decors.
This backfired on the company and they franticly did everything they could to match what Bratz was selling to their old customers. They failed to conform to the changing of the times where other companies took advantage and started to become very lucrative off of Mattel’s stubbornness. There were several cognitive errors that Mattel made over the course of time that contributed to these decisions. Some of the errors are ego-defensiveness, illusion of control and cognitive dissonance. The company thought that since they had a lock on the competition for decades that they did not have to change anything and they would remain
The store was not being managed well currently and the store director Heather was resentful of the companies hiring practices that excluded her from the process. Shortly after Tricia was hired Heather left the company and Tricia was promoted to the position despite almost no experience in retail management. She again was very motivated and rose to the challenge. The company had a ranking system in place that tracked the stores by their sales and goals met but all stores were held to the same standards despite being different sizes. This made it difficult for goals to be met, if at all, thereby creating tension and turnover in the smaller stores.
Section E - Group No 4 (A) Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. – Case Analysis 1. Discuss the factors that drove Harrah’s customer relationship strategy. With the advent of new luxury casino hotels like Mirage and Bellagio and the rapid expansion of casinos due to relaxation of gambling laws, Harrah’s witnessed intense competition in the late 1990s. Customers were not making repeat visits and Harrah’s was losing its customers to other flashier properties. Since it was difficult for Harrah’s to make huge capital investments to spruce up its properties, it realized that a shift was required from its existing people management strategy to a new customer relationship strategy.
Case Study, Jack Carlisle, CIO Executive Summary IZL Corporation hired Jack Carlisle to restructure and reorganize the IZL IT department. The company was going through major turmoil in which the CEO Chuck Hansen was replaced by CEO Jim Giles and another SVP, Carl Strati. Jack Carlisle must assess the problems within the company and implement tactical and strategic changes. Carlisle must align the current business strategy with an aged information department that does not support business strategy. Other problems include the company having a lackadaisical business strategy, internal conflicts among upper management, an information technology department that has not been well run and is frequently criticized by peer executives, and a lack of integrated business objectives that do not align with information technology objectives, the inability to prioritize projects due to unclear business objectives.
Their US parks, Disneyland and Disneyworld, were extremely success- ful, and Tokyo Disneyland was so popular that on some days it could not accommodate the large number of visitors. Simply put, the company was making a great deal of money from its parks. However, the Tokyo park was franchised to others—and Disney management felt that it had given up too much profit with this arrangement. This would not be the case at Euro Disneyland. The company’s share of the venture was to be 49 per cent for which it would put up $160 million.
Casino gaming industries in many states have experienced substantial growth and expansion. Much of this has been a direct result of explicit strategies adopted by state and local governments which believe that casinos can be an important catalyst in creating or otherwise stimulating growth and tourism within their borders. However, the success of using casinos as a growth strategy and a tourism strategy has been mixed. The actual impacts of casino developments and their contributions to tourism objectives have depended on a variety of circumstances. Also, there are many that believe that gambling and casinos lead to more problems than good.