Canon, Inc. Case Study by Nicky

Canon, Inc.
An overview of the Canon company and its corporate philosophy.
# 128624 | 844 words | 4 sources | APA | 2010 | US
Published on Jul 30, 2010 in Business (Companies)

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The paper outlines the history of the Canon company and looks at its products. The paper examines Canon's corporate mission and primary values and focuses on the company's commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

Company History, Products and Market
Corporate Mission and Primary Values
Social Responsibility

From the Paper:

"The Canon company was founded in Tokyo, Japan in 1937, from where it currently operates a worldwide business throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas (Canon Global, Inc., 2008). Its American subsidiary is Canon USA, Inc, with a national corporate headquarters is in Lake Success, New York, approximately fifteen miles from New York City.
"The company designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of professional business and consumer imaging equipment and information systems intended to enable its customers to produce and publish information in multiple media. The Canon product line includes copiers, printers, image filing systems, fax machines, photographic and optical equipment and accessories, camcorders, scanners, and components for semiconductor and broadcast components, in addition to customized special industrial equipment in similar areas."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Business Wire (2006). Canon XL H1 HD Camcorder Wins Six Awards at NAB2006; Canon's First-Ever HD Camcorder and Console Software Awarded for Innovation and Technology. May 15, 2006. Retrieved November 5, 2008, from
  • Canon Global, Inc. (2008) Official Canon Global, Inc. Public Website. Retrieved November 5, 2008, from:
  • Canon U.S.A., Inc. (2008). Official Canon U.S.A., Inc. Public Website. Retrieved November 5, 2008, from:
  • (2006). Canon Inc. ranks No. 170 on Fortune's 2006 Global 500. September 28, 2006. Retrieved, November 5, 2008, from:

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