1) Business structure changes
a) Major companies most likely went through several business structure changes. What changes did it go through?
Sony was established right after WWII inside the bomb damaged house. As the company grows they have made the first tape recorder, which was the first on made in japan. They have played significant role in 1960,70 and 80s in Japan’s economical development. Beginning of 21st century, they have established new businesses, from film production, insurance and Bank. Originally Sony was private limited company, but they have changed to Public limited company. Companies change to public limited company for several reasons, they may negotiate much more easier about debt with bank also they can have much more shareholders then before
b) What were the reasons for the company to go through the structure changes?
Companies change to public limited company for several reasons, they may negotiate much easier about debt with bank, also they can have much more shareholders then before
2) Useful statistics
Revenue:8.215 trillion (yen)
Operating income: 68.5 billion (yen)
-Japan: Japan trustee services bank and The master trust bank of Japan
-USA: Moxley and company, State street bank and trust company and Mellon bank
China: Omnibus China treaty
Total people employed: 131,700people
3) Brief information of your company’s services and products
Portable devices (headphone, earphones)
4) Who are the competitors of your chosen company?
As sony is such a big company and they mostly invest in electronics, Apple, Samsung can be the competiroe of sony
a) How does your company strive to stay in the industry? (how are their products/services differentiated from other competitors’?)
they make some special products very surprising, one new speaker came out had a ability to change the brightness as the...