Charles Schwab Company Case Study by write123

Charles Schwab Company
An analysis of the use of strategic planning in the Charles Schwab Company.
# 106729 | 1,539 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 13, 2008 in Business (Companies) , Business (Management)

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This paper presents a case study of the Charles Schwab Company which created stock trading on the Internet in 1996 by going from a tiny firm to the world's largest financial services company. It discusses the need for the company to use strategic planning in order to deal with issues since strategic planning is what determines the overall direction and goals of the organization.

Table of Contents:
The Company
Conclusion and Recommendations

From the Paper:

" The Charles Schwab Company has been profitable, which has not created a huge dip in sales and revenue. It has been discovered that with this growth in technology, people have been able to compete with in the industry. For example, the typical companies are not the only ones that are fighting for the market. The company decided that this type of competition has decreased in value of stock prices and has made the company look into different methods to increase profitability. Considering these factors, it is recommended that the Charles Schwab company must change its business model to allocate for modern growth and find new innovative technology, which keeps the customers' attention while being one step ahead of the competition, which seems that has been the pattern of this company due to the fact that it had created OneSolution and e-Schwab before the online trading craze began. It is also recommended to keep motivating employees because without teamwork, the company will fall apart. Along with that, it is necessary to have strong leadership when competition is intensified. Therefore, this company was not being squeezed in the middle; however they were making a category of one because they have strong leadership that embraces innovative technology. Companies need strong leadership so that they have the ability to be innovative enough to set themselves apart from their competitors and maintain a successful and stable structure company, which benefits the employees and the overall company."

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