Business Operation

Case interview question type: Business Operation & Strategy

  • Cubic Considers Selling Smart Transportation Business

    Case Type: operations strategy; business competition. Consulting Firm: Alvarez Marsal final round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: software, information technology (IT); transportation. Case Interview Question #01372: Our client, Cubic ...

  • Quahog Public Schools to Boost Students Performance

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Bridgespan Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: education; non-profit organization. Case Interview Question #01369: Quahog is a small city in Providence County, Rhode Island...

  • Boston Beer Company Considers Launching Green Beer

    Case Type: new product; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Mars & Co. first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: food & beverages; tobacco & alcohol. Case Interview Question #01358: Your client the Boston Beer Company is ...

  • Publisher Macmillan Group to Develop M&A Strategy

    Case Type: operations strategy; mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Consulting Firm: LEK Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: Publishing, Mass Media & Communications. Case Interview Question #01344: Our client is Macmilla...

  • UPS to Launch Joint Project with CARE International

    Case Type: operations strategy; marketing. Consulting Firm: Bridgespan Group final round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: freight delivery, shipping services; non-profit organization. Case Interview Question #01338: Your client UPS (Uni...

  • DXC to Structure Outsourcing by Standardized Service Lines

    Case Type: organizational behavior; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: A.T. Kearney first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: software, information technology (IT). Case Interview Question #01336: Your client DXC Technology is a l...

  • CNA Considers Consolidating 20 Call Centers

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Huron Consulting Group final round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: insurance: property & casualty. Case Interview Question #01319: Your client CNA Financial Corp...

  • Pan American Considers a New Hub in Kansas City

    Case Type: operations strategy; business optimization; math problem. Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: airlines. Case Interview Question #01316: Pan American World Airways, commonl...

  • Discover Responds to Lowered APR of American Express

    Case Type: business competition, competitive response; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: American Express first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: financial services; credit cards. Case Interview Question #01301: Your client Mr....

  • Nordstrom Store to Investigate Declining Profitability

    Case Type: improve profitability; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Cognizant Business Consulting (CBC) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: apparel, clothing, textiles; retail. Case Interview Question #01291: Your client No...

  • General Motors to Restructure Brand Portfolio

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior; marketing, brand optimization. Consulting Firm: Samsung Global Strategy Group (GSG) final round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: automotive, motor vehicles. Case Interview Questio...

  • Newbury Supermarket to Optimize Store Offerings

    Case Type: business competition, competitive response; supply chain optimization; operations strategy Consulting Firm: LEK Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: retail; supermarket. Case Interview Question #01279: Newb...

  • Chicago's Free, City-wide WiFi is Faster Than Your Home Internet

    Case Type: operations strategy; market sizing; Consulting Firm: Huron Consulting Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: government & public sector; information technology (IT). Case Interview Question #01268: The City o...

  • Unilever USA Under Pressure From Activist Investor

    Case Type: operations strategy; reduce cost. Consulting Firm: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Advisory final round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: household goods, consumer products. Case Interview Question #01261: Your client Unilever US...

  • Procter & Gamble to Reduce Package Size of Diapers

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: household goods, consumer products. Case Interview Question #01259: Our client Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G, NYSE: ...

  • Steel Dynamics to Switch to High-Quality Ore Supplier

    Case Type: operations strategy; industry analysis. Consulting Firm: Huron Consulting Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: mining and metals production. Case Interview Question #01257: Your client Steel Dynamics Inc. (NASD...

  • Cartier's Superfoods to Relocate Suburban Stores to City

    Case Type: increase revenues; operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Accenture 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: retail. Case Interview Question #01234: Our client Cartier's Superfoods Ltd is a chain of supermarket...

  • MTN Group to Set up a Call Center in Baviaans

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior, human capital. Consulting Firm: Huron Consulting Group 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: telecommunications, network. Case Interview Question #01225: Our client MTN Grou...

  • WHO to Launch Global Polio Eradication Initiative

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Bridgespan Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: hospital & medical; government, public sector. Case Interview Question #01203: Your client The Worl...

  • City Council to Increase Number of Angel Investors in Atlanta

    Case Type: math problem; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Google first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: government, public sector; startups. Case Interview Question #01185: Alphabet City is the capital of and the most populou...

  • Board Game Distributor to Optimize Inventory Allocation

    Case Type: reduce costs; operations strategy; supply chain optimization. Consulting Firm: KPMG Advisory first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: sports, leisure & recreation; entertainment. Case Interview Question #01177: Our client...

  • Bombardier to Turn Around and Boost Investor Confidence

    Case Type: operations strategy; business turnaround. Consulting Firm: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Advisory first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: aerospace, defense. Case Interview Question #01176: Your client Bombardier Inc. is...

  • NASA to Launch New Mission to Find Habitable Planets

    Case Type: operations strategy; math problem. Consulting Firm: Arthur D. Little first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: aerospace, defense. Case Interview Question #01174: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is...

  • Whiteboard Maker to Keep Trucking Services In-house

    Case Type: operations strategy; math problem. Consulting Firm: American Express first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: office equipment; freight delivery, shipping services. Case Interview Question #01168: Our client SuperWhite In...

  • Satellite Truck Rental Company to File Chapter 11

    Case Type: operations strategy; new product, new technology. Consulting Firm: Simon-Kucher & Partners (SKP) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: telecommunications, network. Case Interview Question #01164: A satellite truck is...

  • HBS Student to Finance His MBA by Selling Startup

    Case Type: operations strategy; pricing & valuation. Consulting Firm: Arthur D. Little first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: small business, startups. Case Interview Question #01155: Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate ...

  • Texas Oil Company to Prioritize Land Development

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization, prioritization. Consulting Firm: Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: oil, gas, petroleum industry. Case Interview Question #01152: Your client...

  • Fitness Center Chain to Target Gen X and Gen Y

    Case Type: growth strategy; business turnaround. Consulting Firm: McKinsey & Company first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: sports, leisure, recreation. Case Interview Question #01148: Your client is Heavy Things Fitness, a sm...

  • Russia's Shipbuilding Industry to Undergo Major Reform

    Case Type: organizational behavior; strategy. Consulting Firm: Deloitte Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: aerospace, defense; engineering. Case Interview Question #01146: During the cold war, the Union of Soviet So...

  • Contract Manufacturer to Predict Market Demand

    Case Type: operations strategy; industry analysis. Consulting Firm: Bain & Company first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: manufacturing. Case Interview Question #01143: Your client is Contract Manufacturer Co., which produces com...

  • Dairy Queen to Drop Underperforming Products

    Case Type: operations strategy, product portfolio optimization. Consulting Firm: Alvarez & Marsal first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: agriculture, farming, aquaculture. Case Interview Question #01133: Uour client Dairy Queen, I...

  • Clothing Retailer to Divest Brand and Focus on Core Business

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Deloitte Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: apparel, clothing, textiles. Case Interview Question #01129: Deloitte has been asked to help the ...

  • Unilever USA to Eliminate 5 Brands from Portfolio

    Case Type: operations strategy; growth. Consulting Firm: Ernst & Young (EY) Advisory first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: household goods, consumer products. Case Interview Question #01120: Our client Unilever is a global cons...

  • FDA Develops Strategy to Improve Asset Management Process

    Case Type: organizational behavior; operations strategy; supply chain optimization. Consulting Firm: KPMG Advisory first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: government, public sector. Case Interview Question #01117: The Food and Drug...

  • J&J to Fix Manufacturing Sites to Avoid FDA Violations

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Trinity Partners first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: hospital & medical. Case Interview Question #01115: Your client Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is a global medical...

  • Oklahoma Gas Company to Explore Oil Wells in Texas

    Case Type: merger & acquisition (M&A); pricing & valuation; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: oil, gas, petroleum industry. Case Interview Question...

  • Heartworm Drug Maker to Change Sales Contracts with Vets

    Case Type: increase sales; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: ClearView Healthcare Partners final round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences. Case Interview Question #01091: Our client i...

  • Chocolate Bar Startup to Source Cocoa Beans from Madagascar

    Case Type: new business; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Bridgespan Group final round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: food & beverages; startups; non-profit organization. Case Interview Question #01086: Madagascar, officially the...

  • Glendora to Shift Production from Fruit Drink to Fruit Juice

    Case Type: operations strategy; business turnaround. Consulting Firm: Cognizant Business Consulting (CBC) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: Food & Beverages. Case Interview Questions #01084: Your client Glendora Juice Co. i...

  • How to Solve Traffic Jam Problem in an Austrian Town?

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Simon-Kucher & Partners (SKP) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: government, public sector; transportation. Case Interview Question #01079: Mistelbach is a small t...

  • Kraft Foods to Partner with Maine Apple Farmers Cooperative

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Roland Berger Strategy Consultants first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: food & beverages; agriculture, farming, aquaculture. Case Interview Question #01062: Your client Kraft Food...

  • Pfizer-Wyeth to Optimize R&D Portfolio Post Merger

    Case Type: organizational behavior; operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences. Case Interview Questi...

  • Pfizer Worried About Blockbuster Drugs Coming Off Patent

    Case Type: finance & economics; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: KPMG Advisory first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences. Case Interview Question #01043: The client Pfizer Inc. ...

  • Pharmacy Chain CVS to Start "Go Green" initiative

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Ernst & Young (EY) Advisory 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: hospital & medical; retail. Case Interview Question #01039: Your client CV...

  • US Cellular to Investigate High Customer Churn Rate

    Case Type: operations strategy, marketing; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: ZS Associates 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: telecommunications & network. Case Interview Question #01033: Your client United States Ce...

  • Coolarpess Adds More Shifts to Meet Surged Demand

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior; supply chain optimization. Consulting Firm: Roland Berger Strategy Consultants first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: food & beverages; tobacco & alcohol. Case Interview Que...

  • Low Profitability Prompts UBS to Pull Out of India

    Case Type: operations strategy, marketing. Consulting Firm: L.E.K. Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: financial services. Case Interview Question #01009: The client UBS AG (NYSE: UBS) is a Swiss global financial ser...

  • 3M to Engage More Distributors to Grow Sales

    Case Type: improve profitability; operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: conglomerate; manufacturing. Case Interview Question #00965: Our client Th...

  • New Orleans Public Schools to Improve Education Quality

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Bridgespan Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: education, training services; government, public sector. Case Interview Question #00953: Our client ...

  • Colgate Decides to Not Sponsor a NASCAR Team

    Case Type: marketing strategy. Consulting Firm: Capital One first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: Household Goods, Consumer Products. Case Interview Question #00951: One of our long-term clients The Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYS...

  • Avista to Generate 10% of Capacity from Renewable Sources

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Siemens Management Consulting (SMC) 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: utilities; energy industry. Case Interview Question #00950: Our client Avista Utilities (NYSE: AVA) is the ...

  • USAID to Focus on Developing Cure for Diarrheal Disease

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization; new product. Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: hospital & medical; pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences. Case Inter...

  • Supermarket Chain Sainsbury's to Design New Store Layout

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: L.E.K. Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: retail. Case Interview Question #00919: Our client Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd opera...

  • Atlantis Plastics Outsources Part of Production to China

    Case Type: reduce costs; operations strategy, outsourcing. Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: manufacturing; consumer products. Case Interview Question #00912: The client Atlantis...

  • Cereal Manufacturer General Mills to Partner with Walmart

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: food & beverages. Case Interview Question #00909: Your client is the sugar cereal division of General Mills Inc....

  • Hilton to Develop Implementation Strategy for POS System

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Deloitte Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: tourism, hospitality, lodging; information technology (IT). Case Interview Question #00905: The c...

  • AmFam Insurance to Develop Project Investing Methodology

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Advisory first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: health & life insurance. Case Interview Question #00899: Our ...

  • Loblaws to Review Their Customer Loyalty Program

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: McKinsey & Company 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: retail. Case Interview Question #00893: Our client Loblaws is a major supermarket chain headquartered in Brampt...

  • Grocer Safeway to Increase Sales Lift During Promotion

    Case Type: increase sales; operations strategy, optimization; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: ZS Associates first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: retail. Case Interview Question #00879: Our client Safeway, Inc. is a nat...

  • Activision Blizzard to Move Offices into One Location

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Deloitte Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: media; entertainment. Case Interview Question #00875: Our client Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ...

  • Struggling Linens 'n Things to Close Underperforming Stores

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: OC&C Strategy Consultants first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: retail. Case Interview Question #00871: The client Linens 'n Things, Inc. is a mall-based retailer of ...

  • Unilever to Use Direct Store Delivery for New Product

    Case Type: operations strategy; supply chain optimization; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Capgemini first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: household goods & consumer products. Case Interview Question #00859: Our cli...

  • Cardinal Health to Optmize Distribution of Heart Stents

    Case Type: market sizing; operations strategy; supply chain optimization. Consulting Firm: IMS Health Consulting Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: hospital & medical. Case Interview Question #00852: Your...

  • Benelux Local Car Maker to Solicit Customer Feedback

    Case Type: operations strategy, marketing. Consulting Firm: ZS Associates first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: automotive, motor vehicles. Case Interview Question #00843: The Benelux Union is a politico economic union of three n...

  • Who Would You Call If Oil Price Dropped to Zero?

    Case Type: industry analysis; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Analysis Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: Airlines; Oil, Gas & Petroleum Industry. Case Interview Question #00834: You are the CEO of American Air...

  • CTA to Prioritize 20 Different Technology Projects

    Case Type: organizational behavior; business optimization. Consulting Firm: IBM Global Business Services (GBS) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: transportation; government, public sector; software, information technology (IT). ...

  • Two Sigma Research Team to Add 5 New Junior Analysts

    Case Type: organizational behavior; operations strategy & optimization. Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: financial services. Case Interview Question #00823: Your client Two ...

  • Mountaintop Ski Resort to Lift the Ban on Snowboarders

    Case Type: new business; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Bain & Company second round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: sports, leisure & recreation. Case Interview Question #00810 Cheyenne is the capital and most populous ...

  • National Semiconductor to Improve Equipment Utilization

    Case Type: add capacity; operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Siemens Management Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: electronics, semiconductors; manufacturing. Case Interview Question #00809: National...

  • Cordis Responds to Competitor's Price Cut

    Case Type: business competition, competitive response; operations strategy Consulting Firm: IMS Health Consulting Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: hospital & medical. Case Interview Question #00808: Our...

  • PCA to Improve Industrial Packing Profitability

    Case Type: reduce costs; operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: packaging. Case Interview Question #00790: Your client Packaging Corpo...

  • Milo's to Introduce Fresh Meat Hamburgers to Customers

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company) first round job interview. Industry Coverage: restaurant & food service. Case Interview Question #00788: Your client is the owner of Milo's Hamburgers...

  • Spanish Juices Company to Reduce High Spoilage Rate

    Case Type: operations strategy, value chain optimization. Consulting Firm: Arthur D. Little first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: consumer goods; food & beverages. Case Interview Question #00770: Our client Exotic Juices Comp...

  • Chicago Booth to Increase On-campus Internship Offers

    Case Type: operations strategy, value chain; math problem. Consulting Firm: IBM Global Business Services (GBS) first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: Education & Training Services. Case Interview Question #00755: The B...

  • Discount Store Chain Kmart to Cut Costs of Distribution

    Case Type: reduce costs; operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Accenture first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: retail; general merchandisers. Case Interview Question #00752: Your client Kmart (sometimes styl...

  • PepsiCo Set to Run Nationwide Promotion Campaign

    Case Type: operations strategy, marketing. Consulting Firm: ZS Associates first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: food and beverage. Case Interview Question #00744: PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) is an American multinational food and bev...

  • Netflix to Test New Streamed Video Product in 5 Pilot Cities

    Case Type: new product, new technology; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: IBM Global Business Services (GBS) first round full timejob interview. Industry Coverage: telecommunications & network; information technology (IT). Case Interview Q...

  • How to Prevent Another Hurricane Katrina?

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: government & public sector. Case Interview Question #00735: In August of 2005, hurricane Katrina hit the souther...

  • Ashley Chemical Company to Develop New Business Model

    Case Type: business turnaround; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Roland Berger Strategy Consultants first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: chemical industry. Case Interview Question #00730: Your client Ashley Chemical Inc. is...

  • Bristol-Myers Prioritizes Drug Candidates to Cut R&D Cycle Time

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: IMS Health Consulting Group first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences. Case Interview Question #00727: Bristol-...

  • Aspen Mountain Ski Field to Build a Second Ski Lift

    Case Type: math problem; operations strategy, optimization. Consulting Firm: Kurt Salmon first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: sports, leisure, recreation. Case Interview Question #00717: Aspen Mountain is a ski area located in P...

  • Washington Post to Incease Migration from Print to Online

    Case Type: increase sales; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Simon Kucher & Partners (SKP) first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: Publishing, Mass Media & Communications; online business. Case Interview Questio...

  • Takeda Pharma to Delay Launch of New Drug Delivery Product

    Case Type: new product; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: IMS Health Consulting Group second round summer internship job job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences. Case Interview Question #00700: The ...

  • NYC Rolls Out Nation's Largest Free Public Wi-Fi Network

    Case Type: new business; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: PwC Diamond Advisory first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: government & public sector; information technology (IT). Case Interview Question #00694: Your c...

  • Whirlpool to Re-focus on End Consumer and Product Quality

    Case Type: improve profitability; operations strategy Consulting Firm: Siemens Management Consulting (SMC) 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: consumer electronics; household goods. Case Interview Question #00691: Our client is W...

  • Direct Relief to Increase Donation Made by General Public

    Case Type: operations strategy, optimization; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Bridgespan Group final round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: non-profit organization; healthcare: hospital & medical. Case Interview Question #...

  • Boehringer Ingelheim to Optimize Current R&D Portfolio

    Case Type: organizational behavior; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Siemens Management Consulting (SMC) first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences. Case Interview Questi...

  • Software Firm VMware to Set Up Engineering Unit in India

    Case Type: operations strategy, outsourcing; market entry. Consulting Firm: Gallup Consulting 2nd round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: software, information technology (IT). Case Interview Question #00657: The client VMware, Inc. (NYS...

  • Warner Bros. to Do Simultaneous Global Release for Batman 3

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: NERA Economic Consulting first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: entertainment; mass media. Case Interview Question #00651: The client Warner Bros. Studios is an American producer of...

  • Newmont Mining Corporation to Exploit Gold Mine in Peru

    Case Type: math problem; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: mining, metals production. Case Interview Question #00641: The client Newmont Min...

  • Cisco Closes Minnesota Plant to Remove Excess Capacity

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Siemens Management Consulting second round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: telecommunications & network. Case Interview Question #00636: Our client Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDA...

  • Cummins To Reduce Warranty Claims for Diesel Engines

    Case Type: new product; operations strategy; supply chain optimization. Consulting Firm: Siemens Management Consulting first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: industrial equipment. Case Interview Question #00634: The client...

  • Allure Magazine to Close Printing Facility in Idaho

    Case Type: operations strategy; reduce costs Consulting Firm: ZS Associates first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: mass media, communications, publishing. Case Interview Question #00633: Our client Allure is a U.S. women?...

  • Trader Joe's Chain to Centralize Company's Sourcing

    Case Type: operations strategy; supply chain optimization. Consulting Firm: A.T. Kearney first round summer internship interview. Industry Coverage: retail. Case Interview Question #00625: Trader Joe's is a privately held chain of specialty grocer...

  • Airbus to Build New A380 Assembly Facility in France

    Case Type: operations strategy; new product; supply chain optimization. Consulting Firm: Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) first round summer internship job interview. Industry Coverage: aerospace & defense; airlines. Case Interview Question #00624: O...

  • Revol Wireless to Focus Investment in In-bound Call Centers

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Arthur D. Little first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: telecommunications, network. Case Interview Question #00620: Our client Revol Wireless is a regional wireless carrier and cel...

  • Mayor of Baltimore Aims to Grow City Population by 5%

    Case Type: add capacity, growth; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Mars & Co full-time first round job interview. Industry Coverage: government & public sector. Case Interview Question #00616: Your client is the current Mayor of the Ci...

  • R&R Ice Cream to Reduce Sales Seasonality

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Mars & Co second round summer internship interview. Industry Coverage: Food & Beverages. Case Interview Question #00615: Richmond Foods is the leading ice cream manufacturer in the United Kingdo...

  • Red Bull's Marketing Campaign Not a Huge Success

    Case Type: operations strategy, marketing. Consulting Firm: LEK Consulting first round job interview. Industry Coverage: food & beverages. Case Interview Question #00552: Our client Red Bull GmbH is a large global beverage company that sells t...

  • Adobe Systems to Not Introduce "Suite" Software Product

    Case Type: new product; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: KPMG Strategy second round job interview. Industry Coverage: software, information technology (IT). Case Interview Question #00548: Your client Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDA: ADBE) ...

  • Hedge Fund Firm Citadel to Hire More Quant Analysts

    Case Type: operations strategy, business process optimization. Consulting Firm: Cambridge Associates second round job interview. Industry Coverage: Financial Services. Case Interview Question #00546: Our client Mr. Kenneth Griffin is the Chief Exe...

  • Riva Group to Exit Hot Roll Commodity Steel Production

    Case Type: operations strategy; math problem. Consulting Firm: Capgemini Consulting second round job interview. Industry Coverage: metals production; manufacturing. Case Interview Question #00542: Your client Riva Group is a large European steel m...

  • City of Atlanta to Develop Strategic Plan to Revive Economy

    Case Type: add capacity, growth; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Oliver Wyman first round job interview. Industry Coverage: government & public sector. Case Interview Question #00535: The client Kasim Reed has just been elected to be the...

  • Canadian Oil Sands Concerned about Cost & Time Overruns

    Case Type: operations strategy; math problem. Consulting Firm: Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) final round job interview. Industry Coverage: Oil, Gas & Petroleum Industry. Case Interview Question #00523: The Canadian Oil Sands Limited (...

  • MDP to Re-design Supply Chain for Metal Processing Factory

    Case Type: reduce costs; operations strategy; supply chain optimization. Consulting Firm: AlixPartners second round job interview. Industry Coverage: Freight Delivery, Shipping Services; Transportation. Case Interview Question #00520: Our client M...

  • AGCO Optimizes Operations Among Different Business Units

    Case Type: supply chain optimization; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Diamond Management & Technology Consultants (now PwC Advisory) second round job interview. Industry Coverage: industrial equipment; agriculture, farming. Case Intervie...

  • Perot Systems to Provide Free Cell Phones to Project Teams

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Ernst & Young (EY) first round job interview. Industry Coverage: software, information technology (IT); consulting, business services. Case Interview Question #00488: Perot Systems is an information...

  • Robert Joss to Step Down As Dean of Stanford GSB

    Case Type: operations strategy; HR, organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Cornerstone Research first round job interview. Industry Coverage: education & training services; non-profit organization. Case Interview Question #00483: Let's imag...

  • Marriott Upgrades Service to Compete with Four Seasons

    Case Type: operations strategy; business competition. Consulting Firm: Roland Berger Strategy Consultants second round summer internship interview. Industry Coverage: tourism, hospitality, lodging. Case Interview Question #00465: Four Seasons Hote...

  • What Operating Metrics to Look at in a Consulting Firm?

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Roland Berger Strategy Consultants second round job interview. Industry Coverage: consulting, HR, business services. Case Interview Question #00464: Imagine you are the CEO of Roland Berger Strategy...

  • Kaiser Permanente Develops Strategy to Manage Suppliers

    Case Type: improve profitability; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Bridgespan Group first round full time job interview. Industry Coverage: healthcare: hospital & medical; insurance: life & health; non-profit organization. Case Interv...

  • McDonald’s to Offer More Health Food Options in the U.S.

    Case Type: new business; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: LEK Consulting first round job interview. Industry Coverage: restaurant & food services. Case Interview Question #00459: McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is the world's largest c...

  • Poland Springs Create Private Label Bottled Water for Walmart

    Case Type: new business; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: LEK Consulting first round job interview. Industry Coverage: consumer products; food & beverage; retail; general merchandisers. Case Interview Question #00457: We are going to look...

  • Whole Foods Grocery Store to Cut Tomato Price by Half

    Case Type: operations strategy; pricing. Consulting Firm: Cornerstone Research final round job interview. Industry Coverage: food & beverage; retail. Case Interview Question #00455: Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is a grocery and health food...

  • The Hartford to Develop 5-year Strategic Plan for Operations

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Ernst & Young (EY) final round job interview. Industry Coverage: Information Technology (IT); Financial Services; Insurance: Life & Health; Insurance: Property & Ca...

  • Emerged from Bankruptcy, Tronox Looks Ahead to the Future

    Case Type: operations strategy; business turnaround Consulting Firm: Deloitte Consulting final round job interview. Industry Coverage: chemical industry. Case Interview Question #00372: Tronox Inc. (NYSE:TRX) is an Oklahoma City, Oklahoma based ch...

  • Marathon Petroleum to Offer Co-branded Credit Card

    Case Type: marketing/operations strategy; new product. Consulting Firm: American Express 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: oil, gas & petroleum industry; financial services; credit cards. Case Interview Question #00356: Your client M...

  • P&G Considers Consolidating Purchasing Efforts

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: L.E.K. Consulting 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: household goods & consumer products. Case Interview Question #00337: Procter & Gamble (P&G, NYSE: PG) is a large diversified...

  • HSBC Bank Strives to Improve Customer Service Quality

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: KPMG Consulting first round job interview. Industry Coverage: banking; financial services. Case Interview Question #00331: Suppose you are working for the internal Strategic...

  • Johnson Controls to Boost Its Return on Net Asset by 5%

    Case Type: operations strategy; reduce costs. Consulting Firm: Mercer Management Consulting 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: manufacturing; electronics. Case Interview Question #00325: The client Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE: JCI) is a m...

  • Ford Kills Competing Models in Fear of Cannibalization

    Case Type: business competition; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: A.T. Kearney 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: automotive, motor vehicles. Case Interview Question #00319: The client Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is a multinational ...

  • GM Research Lab to Prioritize Products Development

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: McKinsey & Company 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: electronics; automotive, motor vehicles. Case Interview Question #00310: Your client is the president of GM Research Lab, which is ...

  • What is Biggest Challenge for a New University President?

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: Bain & Company first round job interview. Industry Coverage: education; non-profit organization. Case Interview Question #00304: Suppose you have just been appointed to ...

  • Symantec Turns Down PC Maker's Product Bundling Offer

    Case Type: operations strategy; mergers and acquisitions. Consulting Firm: Bain & Company first round job interview. Industry Coverage: software, information technology (IT); computers. Case Interview Question #00286: The client Symantec Corporati...

  • Unilever USA Retains PwC to Improve Profitability

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) final round job interview. Industry Coverage: household goods & consumer products. Case Interview Question #00280: You have been recently hi...

  • PwC to Develop Business & IT Strategy for Telekinesis

    Case Type: operations strategy; organizational behavior. Consulting Firm: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) final round job interview. Industry Coverage: telecommunications & network. Case Interview Question #00279: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has...

  • Century 21 Real Estate to Increase Earnings by 200%

    Case Type: reduce costs; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Bain & Company first round job interview. Industry Coverage: property & real estate. Case Interview Question #00266: Our client Century 21 Real Estate LLC is a real estate agen...

  • Emerged from Bankruptcy, Chemtura Seeks Strategic Alternatives

    Case Type: operations strategy; business turnaround Consulting Firm: Deloitte Consulting final round job interview. Industry Coverage: chemical. Case Interview Question #00255: Our client Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT) is a manufacturer of basi...

  • Romance Publisher Harlequin Rejects Bookstore's Deal

    Case Type: operations strategy; new business; math problem. Consulting Firm: IBM Global Business Services 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: mass media & communications. Case Interview Question #00233: Your client Harlequin Enterprise...

  • Ryder to Grow Business & Offer Maintenance Only Product

    Case Type: add capacity, growth; operations strategy; new product. Consulting Firm: A.T. Kearney final round job interview. Industry Coverage: transportation. Case Interview Question #00226: The client Ryder System, Inc. or Ryder (NYSE: R), is an ...

  • Microsoft Pursues Strategy for Penetrating Large Organizations

    Case Type: math problem; organizational behavior; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) final round job interview. Industry Coverage: software, information technology (IT). Case Interview Question #00200: The client Mi...

  • US Airways to Re-paint Its Fleet of 350 Aircrafts

    Case Type: math problem; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Simon-Kucher & Partners first round job interview. Industry Coverage: Airlines. Case Interview Question #00189: Your client US Airways, Inc. is a major airline based in Tempe, Arizona,...

  • What Would Southwest Do If Oil Price Dropped to Zero?

    Case Type: industry analysis; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Gallup Consulting final round job interview. Industry Coverage: Airlines; Oil, Gas & Petroleum Industry. Case Interview Question #00185: Imagine you are the CEO of Southwest A...

  • Bank of East Asia Improves Cost-to-Revenue Ratio

    Case Type: reduce costs; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Roland Berger Strategy Consultants final round job interview. Industry Coverage: banking. Case Interview Question #00179: Your client is the processing division of the Bank of East Asi...

  • DeVere Group Assesses Health Club Industry Trend

    Case Type: industry analysis; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: OC&C Strategy Consultants final round job interview. Industry Coverage: sports, leisure & recreation; tourism, hospitality & lodging. Case Interview Question #00177: Our clien...

  • Should Cab Driver Stay in O'Hare or Go Back to City?

    Case Type: operations strategy; math problem. Consulting Firm: IBM Global Business Services final round job interview. Industry Coverage: transportation. Case Interview Question #00174: You have a friend who is a taxi cab operator (not the cab own...

  • Burton Snowboards Develops Profit Growth Strategy

    Case Type: improve profits/bottom line; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: OC&C Strategy Consultants second round job interview. Industry Coverage: sports, leisure & recreation. Case Interview Question #00170 Our client Burton Snowboard...

  • Lockheed Martin Reduces Costs of Cyclical Swings

    Case Type: reduce cost; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: A.T. Kearney second round job interview. Industry Coverage: Aerospace & Defense; Manufacturing. Case Interview Question #00169: Our client Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a United States...

  • How to Analyze Spanish Conquest of Inca Empire?

    Case Type: HR/organizational behavior; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) final round job interview. Industry Coverage: Consulting, HR, Business Services. Case Interview Question #00162: In the 16th century, Spanish...

  • Marriott Hotels to Develop E-commerce Strategy

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Diamond Management & Technology Consultants (now PwC Advisory) 2nd round summer associate interview. Industry Coverage: Tourism, Hospitality & Lodging; E-commerce, Online Business. Case Intervie...

  • US Steel Concerned about Vulnerability to Market Cycles

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Towers Watson 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: Mining & Metals Production. Case Interview Questions #00104: Your client United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X, more commonly known as U...

  • Airbus Replaces CAD-CAM with Virtual Reality Technology

    Case Type: business operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Roland Berger Strategy Consultants 1st round job interview. Industry Coverage: Software & Information Technology; Airlines. Case Interview Questions #00086: Your client Airbus is a major c...

  • Corn Products International Refurbishes Ohio Plant

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Hewitt Associates (now Aon Hewitt) 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: Food and Beverages. Case Interview Questions #00064: Your client Corn Products International (NYSE: CPO) is an Illinois...

  • How to Save Bank One's Retail Lockbox Services?

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  • Meijer Considers Establishing Centralized Warehouse

    Case Type: operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Censeo Consulting Group 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: Retail; General Merchandisers. Case Interview Questions #00030: Your client Meijer is a regional chain of grocery stores based in ...

  • Alcoa Improves Manufacturing Process and Reduces Cost

    Case Type: operations strategy; reduce costs. Consulting Firm: Marakon Associates 1st round job interview. Industry Coverage: Mining & Metals Production.. Case Interview Questions #00025: Your client is a subsidiary company of Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA...

  • AIG Assess Corporate Compensation Structure

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  • Naked Juice Considers Selling Chilled Juices Business

    Case Type: operations strategy; business turnaround. Consulting Firm: LEK Consulting 2nd round job interview. Industry Coverage: Food & Beverages. Case Interview Questions #00009: You are consulting for the manager of a division of Naked Juice Com...

  • P&G Pet Food Approached by Wal-Mart

    Case Type: new product; operations strategy. Consulting Firm: Deloitte Consulting internship interview. Industry Coverage: Household Goods, Consumer Products; General Merchandisers. Case Interview Questions #00004: Your client Procter & Gamble...

  • Kimberly-Clark to Increase Profitability in Paper Stationery

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