Filkar Inc. Management Evaluation. Analytical Essay by Pico

Filkar Inc. Management Evaluation.
Looks at the ability of Filkar Inc., manufacturer of braking equipment for the Turkish market, to maintain its market position locally and globally.
# 147936 | 3,000 words | 3 sources | APA | 2011 | BD

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This paper explains that Filkar Inc. has implemented total quality management in its manufacturing systems and HR policies, which has enabled the company to be the market leader in its domestic Turkey market and to remain competitive in its foreign markets. Because the company invests substantially in research and development, the author points out that the management is able to maintain manufacturing systems and training programs that are up-to-date with the latest developments in its industry. To evaluate this management approach, the paper uses SWOT, value chain, internal, valuable resource base (VRIN) and ratio investigations. The paper includes an appendix which is a diagram.

Table of Contents:
SWOT Analysis
Value Chain Analysis
Resources and Capabilities
Ratio Analysis
Appendix: Value Chain Activities of Filkar Inc.

From the Paper:

"The company should conduct benchmarking activities with suppliers and customers in order to further enhance the continuous improvement process. Benchmarking is defined as the process of measuring the performance of internal practices in comparison with industry best practices. The ERP solution would aid the process by providing an information sharing network between Filkar and its partner organizations so that there is a common database of best practices based upon which to compare the performance of Filkar with that of its partner organizations.:

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Filkar Web, 2009. Filkar Inc. Available at
  • Grant, R. M., 2010. Contemporary strategy analysis. 7th ed. Wiley.
  • Porter, M. (1985). Competitive advantage: creating and sustaining superior performance New York: The Free Press.

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