Posts under Category: business turnaround

Finisar Corp Experiencing a 50% Revenue Decline

Case Type: business turnaround; industry analysis.
Consulting Firm: Siemens Management Consulting (SMC) final round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: telecommunications, network; manufacturing.

Case Interview Question #01323: Our client Finisar Corporation is a manufacturer of optical fibers based in Sunnyvale, California, United States. An optical fiber is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter… Read the rest

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Met Opera House to Attract More Traffic on Thursdays

Case Type: increase sales; business turnaround.
Consulting Firm: Cornerstone Research final round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: entertainment, performing arts.

Case Interview Question #01321: Our client, the Metropolitan Opera House (also known as The Met), is an opera house located on Broadway at Lincoln Square on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. The opera house opened in 1966.… Read the rest

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ACLU Working Hard to Repair Tarnished Brand

Case Type: marketing, branding; business turnaround.
Consulting Firm: Bridgespan Group final round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: non-profit organization.

Case Interview Question #01313: Our client is American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country. Based in New York City, the ACLU has… Read the rest

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Facing New Regulations, LifeSouth to Raise Price

Case Type: business turnaround; improve profitability; pricing.
Consulting Firm: ClearView Healthcare Partners first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: healthcare: hospital & medical; non-profit organization.

Case Interview Question #01309: Our client LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is a major blood bank with operations in five southern states (Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia), providing blood supply for more than 120 medical… Read the rest

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