eBay in 2003|Business Strategy|Case Study|Case Studies

eBay in 2003

            
 
Case Studies | Case Study in Business, Management, Operations, Strategy, Case Study

ICMR HOME | Case Studies Collection

To download eBay in 2003 case study (Case Code: BSTA094) click on the button below, and select the case from the list of available cases:

Business Ethics Case Studies | Case Study in Management, Operations, Strategies, Business Ethics, Case Studies


OR


Buy With PayPal

Amount to be paid:



Prefer to pay in another currency ?
Select Currency for Payment



Exchange Rates: Click Here
Delivery Details: Click Here

Business Strategy Case Studies
Case Studies Collection
Business Strategy Short Case Studies
View Detailed Pricing Info
How To Order This Case
Business Case Studies
Area Specific Case Studies
Industry Wise Case Studies
Company Wise Case Studies

Custom Search



Please note:

This case study was compiled from published sources, and is intended to be used as a basis for class discussion. It is not intended to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a management situation. Nor is it a primary information source.



Chat with us

Strategic Management Formulation, Implementation, & Control, 12e

Please leave your feedback

Leave Your Feedback

ICMR India ICMR India ICMR India ICMR India RSS Feed

Case Details:

Price:

Case Code : BSTA094 Electronic Format: Rs. 300;
Courier (within India):Rs. 25 Extra
Business Strategy | Case Study in Management, Operations, Strategies, Business Strategy, Case Studies

Themes

-
Case Length : 11 Pages
Period : 2003
Organization : eBay
Pub Date : 2004
Teaching Note : Not Available
Countries : Global
Industry : Internet

Abstract:

eBay is widely considered to be one of the most successful business models in the Internet world. eBay is one of the few profitable dotcoms around. With a presence in 27 international markets and 325 million page views each day, eBay seems to be well ahead of its competitors. eBay's transparency, strong financial performance and a large on-line community have made it one of the most popular dotcom stocks. Like most other dotcom companies, eBay has a freewheeling, informal culture. But its disciplined approach to managing business is a rare commodity in the on- line world. eBay executives manage eBay more like a brand, than like a piece of software. eBay has also built up a well-knit, vibrant on-line community.

eBay operates very much like a newspaper classified section. It facilitates person-to-person transactions but does not take possession of the items being sold. But eBay exercises control over buying and selling and restricts the items which can be listed on its site. This case can be used to study how a successful on-line business is managed. It also demonstrates the importance of identifying the correct spot on the value chain. The case is aimed at MBA/PGDBA students as part of the business strategy curriculum.

Contents:

  Page No.
Introduction 1
Background Note 2
The eBay Community 3
Transaction Management 7
Security 9
Conclusion 10
Exhibits -

Keywords:

eBay, Internet company, Dotcom, Transparency, Strong financial performance, On-line community, Classified, Pez dispenses, 325 million page views per day, Traditional auction houses, CEO Meg Whitman, P/E of 143, Amazon.com, AOL, Matchmaker

eBay in 2003 - Next Page>>


Custom Search





Economics for Managers Textbook
Textbooks Collection

Economics for Managers Workbook
ICMR books Collection

Case Studies in Business Strategy Volume VI

Case Studies in Business Strategy
e-Book on Business Strategy

Case Study Volumes Collection

 

Case Studies Links:- Case Studies, Short Case Studies, Simplified Case Studies.

Other Case Studies:- Multimedia Case Studies, Cases in Other Languages.

Business Reports Link:- Business Reports.

Books:- Textbooks, Work Books, Case Study Volumes.