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Operations: Keeping an Eye on Your Margins

Lecture no. 22 from the course: Critical Business Skills for Success

Operations: Keeping an Eye on Your Margins

Taught by Professor Michael A. Roberto and 4 others | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Obliterate the assumption that all business is good business. Instead, come up with more precise numbers that show how different customers affect your business by understanding the contribution margin.

60 Lectures

1
Image of Strategy: Strategy Is Making Choices
Strategy: Strategy Is Making Choices
0 of 32 min
2
Image of Strategy: How Apple Raises Competitive Barriers
Strategy: How Apple Raises Competitive Barriers
0 of 30 min
3
Image of Strategy: The Danger of Straddling
Strategy: The Danger of Straddling
0 of 33 min
4
Image of Strategy: What Trader Joe’s Doesn’t Do
Strategy: What Trader Joe’s Doesn’t Do
0 of 31 min
5
Image of Strategy: First Movers versus Fast Followers
Strategy: First Movers versus Fast Followers
0 of 31 min
6
Image of Strategy: When Netflix Met Blockbuster
Strategy: When Netflix Met Blockbuster
0 of 30 min
7
Image of Strategy: Anticipating Your Rival’s Response
Strategy: Anticipating Your Rival’s Response
0 of 31 min
8
Image of Strategy: Why Did Disney Buy Pixar?
Strategy: Why Did Disney Buy Pixar?
0 of 31 min
9
Image of Strategy: The Diversification Discount
Strategy: The Diversification Discount
0 of 30 min
10
Image of Strategy: Forward and Backward Integration
Strategy: Forward and Backward Integration
0 of 31 min
11
Image of Strategy: Mergers and Acquisitions—The Winner’s Curse
Strategy: Mergers and Acquisitions—The Winner’s Curse
0 of 31 min
12
Image of Strategy: Launching a Lean Start-Up
Strategy: Launching a Lean Start-Up
0 of 33 min
13
Image of Operations: The Power of Superior Operations
Operations: The Power of Superior Operations
0 of 35 min
14
Image of Operations: Leaner, Meaner Production
Operations: Leaner, Meaner Production
0 of 32 min
15
Image of Operations: Refining Service Operations
Operations: Refining Service Operations
0 of 30 min
16
Image of Operations: Matching Supply and Demand
Operations: Matching Supply and Demand
0 of 31 min
17
Image of Operations: Rightsizing Inventory
Operations: Rightsizing Inventory
0 of 32 min
18
Image of Operations: Managing Supply and Suppliers
Operations: Managing Supply and Suppliers
0 of 34 min
19
Image of Operations: The Long Reach of Logistics
Operations: The Long Reach of Logistics
0 of 33 min
20
Image of Operations: Rethinking Your Business Processes
Operations: Rethinking Your Business Processes
0 of 30 min
21
Image of Operations: Measuring Operational Performance
Operations: Measuring Operational Performance
0 of 33 min
22
Image of Operations: Keeping an Eye on Your Margins
Operations: Keeping an Eye on Your Margins
0 of 32 min
23
Image of Operations: Leveraging Your Supply Chain
Operations: Leveraging Your Supply Chain
0 of 33 min
24
Image of Operations: Reducing Risk, Building Resilience
Operations: Reducing Risk, Building Resilience
0 of 34 min
25
Image of Finance and Accounting: Accounting and Finance—Decision-Making Tools
Finance and Accounting: Accounting and Finance—Decision-Making Tools
0 of 31 min
26
Image of Finance and Accounting: How to Interpret a Balance Sheet
Finance and Accounting: How to Interpret a Balance Sheet
0 of 30 min
27
Image of Finance and Accounting: Why the Income Statement Matters
Finance and Accounting: Why the Income Statement Matters
0 of 31 min
28
Image of Finance and Accounting: How to Analyze a Cash Flow Statement
Finance and Accounting: How to Analyze a Cash Flow Statement
0 of 31 min
29
Image of Finance and Accounting: Common Size, Trend, and Ratio Analysis
Finance and Accounting: Common Size, Trend, and Ratio Analysis
0 of 31 min
30
Image of Finance and Accounting: Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
Finance and Accounting: Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
0 of 30 min
31
Image of Finance and Accounting: Understanding the Time Value of Money
Finance and Accounting: Understanding the Time Value of Money
0 of 31 min
32
Image of Finance and Accounting: The Trade-Off between Risk and Return
Finance and Accounting: The Trade-Off between Risk and Return
0 of 30 min
33
Image of Finance and Accounting: How Investors Use Net Present Value
Finance and Accounting: How Investors Use Net Present Value
0 of 29 min
34
Image of Finance and Accounting: Alternatives to Net Present Value
Finance and Accounting: Alternatives to Net Present Value
0 of 30 min
35
Image of Finance and Accounting: Weighing the Costs of Debt and Equity
Finance and Accounting: Weighing the Costs of Debt and Equity
0 of 31 min
36
Image of Finance and Accounting: How to Value a Company’s Stock
Finance and Accounting: How to Value a Company’s Stock
0 of 34 min
37
Image of Organizational Behavior: Achieving Results in Your Organization
Organizational Behavior: Achieving Results in Your Organization
0 of 31 min
38
Image of Organizational Behavior: The Value of Great Leadership
Organizational Behavior: The Value of Great Leadership
0 of 31 min
39
Image of Organizational Behavior: Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Organizational Behavior: Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
0 of 31 min
40
Image of Organizational Behavior: The Art of Effective Communications
Organizational Behavior: The Art of Effective Communications
0 of 32 min
41
Image of Organizational Behavior: The Motivation-Performance Connection
Organizational Behavior: The Motivation-Performance Connection
0 of 30 min
42
Image of Organizational Behavior: Winning with Teamwork
Organizational Behavior: Winning with Teamwork
0 of 30 min
43
Image of Organizational Behavior: Coaching—From Gridiron to Boardroom
Organizational Behavior: Coaching—From Gridiron to Boardroom
0 of 30 min
44
Image of Organizational Behavior: Understanding Power Relationships
Organizational Behavior: Understanding Power Relationships
0 of 31 min
45
Image of Organizational Behavior: Handling Workplace Conflict
Organizational Behavior: Handling Workplace Conflict
0 of 32 min
46
Image of Organizational Behavior: Ethics and the Bathsheba Syndrome
Organizational Behavior: Ethics and the Bathsheba Syndrome
0 of 32 min
47
Image of Organizational Behavior: Leading Real Organizational Change
Organizational Behavior: Leading Real Organizational Change
0 of 32 min
48
Image of Organizational Behavior: Lifelong Learning for Career Success
Organizational Behavior: Lifelong Learning for Career Success
0 of 32 min
49
Image of Marketing: What Is Marketing?
Marketing: What Is Marketing?
0 of 32 min
50
Image of Marketing: How to Segment a Market
Marketing: How to Segment a Market
0 of 29 min
51
Image of Marketing: Targeting a Market Segment
Marketing: Targeting a Market Segment
0 of 27 min
52
Image of Marketing: Positioning Your Offering
Marketing: Positioning Your Offering
0 of 29 min
53
Image of Marketing: Identifying Sources of Sales Growth
Marketing: Identifying Sources of Sales Growth
0 of 28 min
54
Image of Marketing: Deriving Value from Your Customers
Marketing: Deriving Value from Your Customers
0 of 29 min
55
Image of Marketing: Creating Great Customer Experiences
Marketing: Creating Great Customer Experiences
0 of 31 min
56
Image of Marketing: The Tactics of Successful Branding
Marketing: The Tactics of Successful Branding
0 of 30 min
57
Image of Marketing: Customer-Focused Pricing
Marketing: Customer-Focused Pricing
0 of 29 min
58
Image of Marketing: Marketing Communications That Work
Marketing: Marketing Communications That Work
0 of 28 min
59
Image of Marketing: The Promise and Perils of Social Media
Marketing: The Promise and Perils of Social Media
0 of 30 min
60
Image of Marketing: Innovative Marketing Research Techniques
Marketing: Innovative Marketing Research Techniques
0 of 31 min

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