Find out how Groupon exploded around the world in just 50 minutes!The online deal marketplace Groupon was founded in 2008 in response to ordinary citizens declining buying power during the global economic crisis. Its initial success was astounding: its early growth outstripped that of Google, Amazon and eBay, and its value reached $1 billion just 17 months after its creation. However, cracks soon began to show as partners complained of being forced into loss-marking contracts and investors deserted the company in droves, causing its share value to plummet. In response, Groupon has taken steps to reinvent itself through its new marketplace and direct purchasing options, leaving many onlookers uncertain but cautiously optimistic about the sites future.In 50 minutes you will:•Find out about Groupons business model and astonishing early successes•Understand the reasons for Groupons decline and the steps taken to remedy it•Identify Groupons competitors and the challenges facing the company in futureABOUT 50MINUTES.COM | BUSINESS STORIESThe Business Stories series from the 50Minutes collection provides the tools to quickly understand the innovative companies that have shaped the modern business world. Our publications will give you contextual information, an analysis of business strategies and an introduction to future trends and opportunities in a clear and easily digestible format, making them the ideal starting point for readers looking to understand what makes these companies stand out.
The Modern Mughal Mentality transforms hardships and difficulties into success stories by introducing the Jugaad Management Principle Business Model, which can be applied to any business, anywhere. For the purpose of this book, the term Jugaad will be defined as obtaining your objectives by maximizing resources through thinking out of the box. Following this new business model will inspire all types of companies around the world, no matter how big or small, to create innovative mentalities, products, and strategies. The Modern Mughal Mentality reveals ways in which companies everywhere can benefit from this new business model. It also reveals ways in which western companies can learn to be successful in India. Executives of multi-national corporations, government officials, and even American and global small business owners who have no plans to do business in India will benefit from the innovative and revolutionary approach to maximizing resources that The Modern Mughal Mentality delivers. Multi-sector success stories illustrate the various components of the Jugaad Management Principle Business Model. Specific questions in the Modern Mughal Mentality Exercises at the end will guide the reader through putting the Jugaad Management Principle Business Model to work for their business. Implementing the model can lead to increased profit, maximized resources, and a more efficient way of dealing with todays turbulent economy. The Modern Mughal Mentality also identifies international opportunities in various industries - providing practical solutions to take the guesswork out of the equation. The Modern Mughal Mentalitys four chapters reveal how the same mentality, which has enabled India to enjoy economic success in todays turbulent times can radically transform any business. The Jugaad Management Principle Business Model can be used to maximize resources and increase profitability in many sectors.
Nach der Vertreibung aus der Heimat Schlesien in die damalige Ostzone wuchs der Autor in der sich neu gründenden DDR auf. Nach einer - auch erotisch - ereignisreichen Jugendzeit gelang ihm drei Monate vor Bau der Mauer eine gefahrvolle Flucht in den Westen Deutschlands. Im Westen angekommen, führt ihn sein beruflich - und auch hier erotisch - turbulenter Weg zur Existenzgründung in der Gastronomie und der Versicherungsbranche. Trotz Rückschlägen gelingt es ihm, durch unermüdliches Festhalten an seiner Vision erfolgreich zu sein. Wird sich sein Traum vom armen Schlucker zum Millionär erfüllen? Diese erotisch aufgeladene Beschreibung eines zielstrebig gelebten Lebens bietet eine ebenso spannende wie lehrreiche Lektüre. Unterhaltsame Reiseerzählungen und viele Gesundheitstipps aus der Naturheilkunde runden das Leseerlebnis ab. Spannend - informativ - humorvoll