The Recalcitrant Director at Byte Products, Inc.: Corporate Legality vs. Corporate Responsibility

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CASE 1:

THE RECALCITRANT DIRECTOR AT BYTE PRODUCTS, INC.:
CORPORATE LEGALITY vs. CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

In partial fulfillment of the requirements for
MGT 426: Strategic Management
2:35 pm – 3:35 pm / MWF / C306

Members:
Castillo, Nikka Paula C.
Esparagosa, Maribeth
Morta, Winadel B.
Panaligan, Rosemarie D.

December 2, 2015

I. Background of the Study
Byte Products Inc., which is located in the Midwestern part of the United States, is known to be the largest producer of electronic components which is mostly used for sophisticated business and engineering applications. Byte Products, Inc. has been the top producer in the industry because it has secured a spot on the electronic computers market getting 32% of the market share. Their strong market share has consistently given them an annual increase of their revenues which eventually lead to total sales of approximately $265 million. Byte products currently have three (3) plants operating at full capacity. Because of the increasing demand of their products, Byte cannot simply meet the increase in demand. Several members of the board had presented solutions to the problem, but some has objected to the proposals.

II. Problem Statement
What strategy should Byte Products, Inc. implement in order to meet its demand problems and maintain its status as the industry leader of producing specialized electronic components?

III. Point of View
James M. Elliot, CEO and Chairman of the Board, recognizes the gravity of the problem in meeting the demands of its customers. He strongly believes that the three year period of the construction of a new plant is far too long thus insisted that a new solution for the problem be presented. He rejected the proposal of licensing Byte’s product to other manufacturers and overseas facilities. He considered one proposal…...

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