Month: June 2012

UNUM Group (UNM) SWOT Analysis

SWOT analysis of UNUM which is an insurance company formed by the merger of Unum of Portland, Maine, and Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company of Chattanooga. Its headquarters is situated in Chattanooga, Tennessee Strengths • Strong financial position in the market. • High returns on investment. • Huge and attractive business portfolio. • Strong position in the industry as compared to its competitors. • New product development. • Strong domestic presence. • Employed approx 10,000 employees in 38 cities of U.S. Weaknesses • Low efficiency after lowering the cost of services. • Weak international presence. • Negative image due to some previous incidents. Opportunities • Untapped international markets. • Raise in percentage of aged people in U.S. can increase company revenues. • Market penetration in existing markets. • Invest in research and development. • Corporate social responsibility. Threats • Strong competition • Increase in interest rates may impact the company financials. • Change in economic conditions. • Entry of new players in the...

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Regression Point Displacement Analysis

Regression point analysis is done on the design of the regression point displacement which is made up on the statistical requirements such as including two groups having one group value equals to 1, pre test and post test values, dummy variables and model of covariance etc. regression point displacement model is also be called as the quasi experimental model. Thus from the stated model the analysis includes some requirements that are as follows; • A post test values • A pre test value • The treatment group that is represented by specific variable. This analysis is somehow similar to the analysis of covariance but there is the difference that it is treated on the single group variables. The analysis exists when the important measurements are already being there.  As with the pre and post variables the analysis is practiced and then comparison is made with the existing measures. For the regression point displacement analysis can be made through the analysis of covariance and then regression equation is stated, that is:                  yi = B0X+ B1Xi+ B2Zi+ei In the above stated equation, the yi is the concluded value at the ith unit; b0 is the coefficient for the intercept where as B1 is the coefficient value for the pretest, B2 comprises of the difference between the mean for the treatment group, and Xi is the value of covariate, Zi involves the...

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Motorola Solutions SWOT Analysis

Motorola solutions is a leading telecommunications equipment provider in America, that ranked 2nd largest amongst all Motorola divisions. Currently, it is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois. Motorola Solutions was formerly a division of Motorola Inc. which began operation as an independent unit in 2011. The company presently employs 23000 people from all over the world. The business specializes in provide wireless communications, barcode scanners, Computer systems, two-way radios and other electric equipment to customers around the world. The average revenue of Motorola Solutions for the year 2010 was $19.3 Billions and the assets were valued at $25.57 Billions. Motorola Solution Strengths WiMAX is one of the leading technologies on which the top companies are working nowadays. It is a powerful wireless network that uses microwaves, and transfers the data on very high speeds. Besides, it has a broader coverage than Wi-Fi. Soon it will be much demanded and the strongest point of Motorola solutions is that it has already travelled half-way in developing this technology. It is still a widely demanded phone in the western countries and has thus a strong brand reputation. It has a strong R and D department and is equipped with the latest machines and gadgets. Motorola Solutions Weaknesses The most important problem that Motorola Solutions is facing is its declining position in the market. Its cellular devices lack the fashionable style that the new generations...

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Yum Brands! SWOT Analysis

In 1997, Yum Brands was founded which operates and licenses the restaurants across the world like KFC, pizza hut and wing street etc. The Yum brand company is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, United state. Yum brands are considered to be the world’s largest fast food restaurant. David C Novak is the CEO and President of the yum brands that operates the company. SWOT Analysis of Yum Brands! Strengths • Yum brands have the loyal follow ship of the customer’s means that due to the strong recognition of the brand the customers are loyal for yum brands. • The management team possessed by the yum brand is very much strong that leads the company to the better opportunities. • The products and services that are produced and served by the company are of very good quality. • Strong financial position is experienced by the company that leads the brand to the strong market shares. • Yum brand products are unique and exceptional as compared to the competitors manufactured products. • The diverse type of business is used means that the area of the business is expanded by the company as according to the facilities. • For the strong brand name and recognition, the marketing campaigns are organized by the company. Weaknesses • The factor of research and development is very weak in the company that leads as the weakness for...

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