Posts under Category: operations 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 Corporation (NYSE: CUB), is a large diversified Electronic Component manufacturer headquartered in San Diego, California, United States. The company provides diversified systems and services to the transportation and defense industries worldwide. Cubic… Read the rest

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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, United States. The official population of the city is 80,600 as of the 2020 census, making it the third largest in the state. Quahog is a part of the Providence… Read the rest

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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 an American brewing company founded in 1984 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The brand name for the beers is Samuel Adams (often abbreviated to Sam Adams), after… Read the rest

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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 Macmillan Group, a large, global publishing company headquartered in London, England, U.K. It has offices in 21 countries worldwide and operates in more than 15 others. The company is best known… Read the rest

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