• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Research Proposal - Research Problem: The problem is to analyze the corporate strategy of Tata communications ltd. Problem analysis: Tata Communications Ltd has changed its position from the year 2002 after acquiring the company from the Govt. of Indi

Extracts from this document...


MBA DISSERTATION MODULE PROJECT PROPOSAL Candidate Name: Punit Katira Enrolment Date: 01St Jan 2011 Registration Number: 109113845 Project Title: The force of ideas: overcoming and translating strategy into action Anticipated Hand in Date of Dissertation: 15Th September 2011 Project Background: Background: Telecommunications play a vital role in the development of an economy as well as for the companies in the local or global market. Today, in the global market of telecommunications industry there are quite handsome number of players / companies which are struggling to be the leader in the world market in every segment such as carrier, enterprise, submarine cables etc. Every telecom company appoint their best employees with a high budget to make an exceptional strategy for the company to increase their revenue figures and to beat up the competition which can be through multiple ways such as mergers & takeovers, strategic alliances etc. A company's central strategy can be divided into financial and marketing strategy which differs at various times for various markets. But at all times it must give a positive result else the company may have to suffer major loss in which may further result to downfall of the credibility/goodwill in the market. ...read more.


After the declaration of the financial result of 2011, the statement given by Vinod Kumar, Managing Director & CEO of TCL was "Over the past few years, we have focused our investments on building and strengthening our global assets, services and capabilities which has impacted profitability. Our focus now is to put the business on a firm path to profitability, driven by growth in our enterprise business, growth in new segments like cloud computing, improved performance at Neotel and a sharp focus on costs" (Sources: http://www.tele.net.in/company-stories/item/6826-tata-communications http://www.tatacommunications.com/news/files/20060418-reuters.pdf http://www.tatacommunications.com/news/release-view.asp?d=TataCommunicationsFY2010-11) Key Words: Tata Communications Ltd, Finance, Strategy, Mergers & Acquisition and Takeovers, Globalization & Expansion, Business Risk, Financial and Marketing strategy, Products and services, Core Competence, Market value of share, Targets, Industry Standards, Decision Making Objectives: Intended outcomes/significance and scope of the project) Research Aim: To analyze the corporate strategy of Tata communications ltd, a success or a failure? Research Objective: 1. To critically analyze the financial strength (in terms of investment) of the company since 2002 2. To evaluate the corporate strategy of Mergers and Acquisition & Takeover globally 3. To Analyze the financial position of Tata communications ltd in relation with its strategy Significance: This assignment will give me more exposure of telecom industry; the ...read more.


This pilot study will help us to improve any deficiency in our questionnaire pattern. Reliability: By Conducting an pilot study the reliability of data will be higher. The data will be collected from most trusted sources such as official sites of the company Tata Communications Ltd, official media sources such as Reuters, British Library, etc which will assures the reliability of the data Validity: The data collected will be easy to validate as it will be collected from the trusted / reliable sources. Also after conducting an pilot study the validity of our data will be higher. Ethical Issues: There would be some ethical issues in collecting primary data i.e. while conducting interviews with the TCL personnel, such as declaring the privacy of the personnel taking part in the interview. There would be some chances of leaking of the data as we would be using computers as technical tool for gathering the information Limitations: Research limitation will be constraint of resources, availability of time and funds, accessibility of data, confidentiality / secrecy matters. Target Group: Our target group will be the managers of the company i.e. Tata Communications Ltd. Resources used for the research: Laptop, supervisors, pen, papers, British Library, books, Internet, Journals, Company officials, Microsoft office tool. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our University Degree Management Studies section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related University Degree Management Studies essays

  1. Managing financial resources and decision assignment

    With this method, company has more capital and it is not compelled to pay interest during its starting period because shareholders negotiate together to get the dividend when the company has interest. Method 2: Alan and Geoff would issues 70% of ordinary shares of $1 each and remaining required capital 8% debentures or other options.

  2. China, India and the World Economy

    This has not been done. While I do not expect the zones to be spectacularly successful, I do expect some modest success, particularly in attracting FDI to emerging manufactured exports and exports of IT services.

  1. Corporate Strategy

    achieved by Fitness First as although the business announced a 332.4% decrease in pre-tax profits over the last 12 months, the company has still shown improving revenue and a company turnover of £34,425,000 for 2009 (creditsafe, 2010.)

  2. ITC - diversification strategy

    In a way, it seems more like a people-driven company than a process-driven company. As mentioned by Mr. Deveshwar, the concept of core competence is not generally applicable to companies in the emerging countries. It is the capability of its management of handle diverse businesses which results in the success of the firm.

  1. Tesco analysis

    By introducing on line shopping, improved refrigeration techniques, sophisticated software for monitoring customer loyalty shoppers and their buyers pattern and new services being offered have all together improved customer service, reducing costs and sustaining competitive advantage. Legal The main legal issue here is related to what was mentioned above.

  2. To complete this assignment on research method process for strategic managers, I will locate ...

    Any organisation has a number of players in this regard that seek good strategy in quick, innovative and satisfying ways is very important thing. But the modern business world does not permit any segment of any type of business to exist in isolation.

  1. Business Strategy and Economical analysis of Danone

    However Actimel is still the market leader and it is also visible from the above graph that the sales started to rise again in 2008 until 2010 when the sale started decreasing.â(15) It can be said that Actimel is a mature product and its sales have reached their âpeakâ (in terms of lifecycle of a product)

  2. The analysis of acquisition between Nestle and Hsu Fu Chi and Hsu Fu Chi's ...

    Moreover, owing to Macro-economic Control, china has avoided most of the more tumultuous upheavals that its regional neighbours have faced,such as 1997 Asian financial crisis, and Subprime mortgage crisis(Liang-Xin,2010). Political stability provides a safety environment for Nestle to run its business and expand market share in Chinese confectionery market. 3.1.2.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work