28 cases found.
The case describes the development of the German company, Continental Tires, subsidiary of automotive supplier Continental AG, the world’s most profitable tire-maker. The tires division is one of the few that has been able to grow its global market share while maintaining a high level of profitability.
The case describes the development of the Japanese tire company, Bridgestone, leader of the global tire industry. The focus is on Bridgestone’s strategic challenges as it seeks to extend its global leadership while increasing its presence in China.
The case describes the development of the South Korean tire company Hankook and its strategic challenges as it seeks to get into the ‘top five’ global tiremakers. Information on global industry dynamics, the segmentation of the market, industry economics and key competitors is provide by the case “Michelin in China in 2016”.
The case focuses on the strategic challenges of Michelin as it seeks to regain global leadership of the tire industry, covering strategy and performance of the company since Jean-Dominique Sénard became CEO in 2012. It describes the dynamics of the global tire industry, the segmentation of the tire market and the main competitors. Michelin’s challenges in China are given particular attention.
The case describes the development of the Indian tire company Apollo Tyres, and its quest to become a global Top-10 tire company. While it is well-established in India and has a foothold in Europe, it struggles to develop in the US and China. The case describes the accomplishments and challenges of the company as it extends its global footprint.
Cycleon moved from a non-asset company centered around IT solutions for consumer returns to a reverse logistics service provider that facilitates the take-back and processing (repair and refurbishment) of different types of returns. This case describes the strategic decisions taken by the CEO during the transformation and expansion of Cycleon in the past 10 years.