Week 5 Assignment case Analysis

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Case Analysis: Tesla Motors: Disrupting the Auto Industry

Read the case, “Tesla Motors: Disrupting the Auto Industry” on page 576-588 use the case analysis format provided below to address to identify the problems and provide several suggested solutions that the Tesla Motors executive team can review for possible implementation.

Be sure to identify "identify 2 to 3 problems" and "develop 2 to 3 possible solutions to the problems identified", and use this as the focus for making your case in the case format. Note: The case questions provided at the end of each case can be used as an insight to what the problems might be; so be sure to investigate the case carefully.



Case Format

I. Write the Executive Summary

  • One to two paragraphs in length
  • On cover page of the report
  • Briefly identify the major problems facing the manager/key person
  • Summarize the recommended plan of action and include a brief justification of the recommended plan



II. Statement of the Problem

  • State the problems facing the manager/key person
  • Identify and link the symptoms and root causes of the problems
  • Differentiate short term from long term problems
  • Conclude with the decision facing the manager/key person



III. Causes of the Problem

  • Provide a detailed analysis of the problems; identify in the Statement of the Problem
  • In the analysis, apply theories and models from the text and/or readings
  • Support conclusions and /or assumptions with specific references to the case and/or the readings

IV. Decision Criteria and Alternative Solutions

  • Identify criteria against which you evaluate alternative solutions (i.e. time for implementation, tangible costs, acceptability to management)
  • Include two or three possible alternative solutions
  • Evaluate the pros and cons of each alternative against the criteria listed
  • Suggest additional pros/cons if appropriate



V. Recommended Solution, Implementation and Justification

  • Identify who, what, when, and how in your recommended plan of action
  • Solution and implementation should address the problems and causes identified in the previous section
  • The recommended plan should include a contingency plan(s) to back up the ‘ideal’ course of action
  • Using models and theories, identify why you chose the recommended plan of action – why it’s the best and why it would work



VI. External Sourcing

  • 2 to 3 external sources (in addition to your textbook) should be referenced to back up your recommendations or to identify issues. This information would be ideally sourced in current journals, magazines and newspapers and should reflect current management thought or practice with respect to the issues Identify.

The requirements below must be met for your paper to be accepted and graded:

  • Write between 750 – 1,250 words (approximately 3 – 5 pages) using Microsoft Word in APA style, see example below.
  • Use font size 12 and 1” margins.
  • Include cover page and reference page.
  • At least 80% of your paper must be original content/writing.
  • No more than 20% of your content/information may come from references.
  • Use at least three references from outside the course material, one reference must be from EBSCOhost. Text book, lectures, and other materials in the course may be used, but are not counted toward the three reference requirement.
  • Cite all reference material (data, dates, graphs, quotes, paraphrased words, values, etc.) in the paper and list on a reference page in APA style.

References must come from sources such as, scholarly journals found in EBSCOhost, CNN, online newspapers such as, The Wall Street Journal, government websites, etc. Sources such as, Wikis, Yahoo Answers, eHow, blogs, etc. are not acceptable for academic writing.

Tutor Answer

Professor Markins
School: University of Maryland

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Running head: CASE ANALYSIS: TESLA MOTORS

Disrupting the Auto Industry
Author’s Name
Course Title
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CASE ANALYSIS: TESLA MOTORS

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Executive Summary
This case analysis attempts to analyze the outcomes of Tesla Motors in obstructing the
auto industry. Many auto manufacturing industries have been seriously working to design
efficient vehicles/automobiles, but Tesla Inc. has already taken the whole of the auto market in
the country. The obstacles confronting the administration of Tesla Inc. are the battery life and its
efficiency. The organization has a considerable handle to deal with concerning the few barriers
they are currently facing. The prescribed plan is to expand the discoveries of Tesla into the
generation of more economical and affordable cars over a short period. Consequently, the
evaluation of the agitation of the auto manufacturing is significant and would denote the growth
of Tesla Inc.
Statement of the Problem
The organization is an electric car generation firm that was established with the aim of
manufacturing affordable energy automotive. The first complete product was the Model S car
that was launched back in 2008. The firm has proceeded to generate new models of electric
automobiles such as the recent Model 3 started this year a...

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