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- 1. STEVE JOB, (as an entrepreneur) APPLE
- 2. Steve job attended Cupertino Middle School and Homestead High School, both in Cupertino, California,USA. He attended after school lectures at the Hewlett-Packard Company, where he was later hired. He worked there with Steve Wozniak as a summer employee After high school, he attended Reed College in Portland, for one semester, and then dropped out Two years later, in 1974, he started going to meetings for the Homebrew Computer Club with Steve Wozniak in California Jobs took a job at Atari, a popular video game company, as a technician, hoping to save enough money for a spiritual retreat to India He came back from the trip, head shaved, wearing traditional Indian clothing, and ready to go back to Atari. He was given the job of creating the circuit board for the game Breakout, and $100 for each chip he could reduce. He gave the job to Wozniak, who created a design so tight, the assembly line couldnt do it, and reduced the design by 50 chips. After he saw wozniak cretivity and talented work and his passionate towards electronic theories he realised to start computer company (and ready to take risk in those days). EDUCATION CAREER OF STEVE JOBS Steve job and wozniak
- 3. History 1976-1978 Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs form the Apple Computer Company on April Fool's Day on 1976 in GARAGE. Wozniak and Jobs finish work on a preassembled computer circuit board. It has no keyboard, case, sound or graphics. They call it the Apple I.The Apple I board is released for sale to hobbyists and electronics enthusiasts at the price of $666.66. Apple's first formal business plan sets a goal for sales to grow to $500 million in ten years. As it turns out, the company will pass that mark in half the time. Apple I computer boards are sold through 10 retail stores in the U.S. Apple moves from Jobs' garage to a building on Stevens Creek in Cupertino, California. The new Apple II is unveiled at the first West Coast Computer Fair. It is the first personal computer able to generate color graphics and includes a keyboard, power supply and attractive case . Regis McKenna Advertising launches its first ad campaign for Apple. Although advertising is initially aimed at electronics enthusiasts, Apple will soon become the first company to advertise personal computers in consumer magazines. Monthly orders reach a $1 million annual sales rate. STEVE JoB n WOZNIAK
- 4. Jobs has been giving inspiring presentations for decades. In 1984, Jobs unveiled the first Macintosh. The launch remains one of the most dramatic presentations in corporate history.
- 5. The idea fell from a tree, literally. Steve Jobs had returned from visiting a commune- like place in Oregon located in an apple orchard. Apple co-founder and Jobs pal, Steve Wozniak, picked him up from the airport. On the drive home, Jobs simply said, I came up with a name for our companyApple. Wozniak said they could have tried to come up with more technical sounding names but their vision was to make computers approachable. Apple fit perfectly. Present apple logo 1976 1977
- 6. Steve Jobs was the founder and inspiration for the Apple Company, but he was slowly pushed out for aggressive and underhanded tactics Employees said he had a temper, and was usually stubborn After an internal power struggle, he was eventually kicked off the board of directors Jobs protested and resigned, even though he stayed the chairmen for some time. He was so upset, he sold all but one of his Apple shares During this time, Jobs bought what became Pixar from Lucasfilm for $5 million He also started the computer company NeXT Computer Though it never went very mainstream, due to high costs, it was responsible for many important innovations, including NeXTMail, Jobs email program that supported embedded graphics and sounds and the original World Wide Web system(www)
- 7. Steve is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the "Lowest Paid Chief Executive Officer, with a salary of just $1. However, gifts like a $46 million jet and just under 30 million shares of restricted stock make him very well off to say the least Pixar, which Jobs bought in 1986, has been responsible for films such as Toy Story, Finding Nemo, the Walie and The Incredibles etc. Relations with Disney were getting tough, though, and Jobs announced that they would find a new partner in 2004. But, when Eisner was replaced by Bob Iger in 2005, he improved relations, and Disney bought Pixar for $7.4 billion. This made Steve Jobs the largest single shareholder of the Walt Disney Company, with 7% of the stock By this we can say that Steve JOBs is not only a Innovator..but he is also good ENTERPRENEUR. He all together started three companies which redefines the world thinking process and Revolutionised the IT industry as well as ANIMATION field.
- 8. Apple bought NeXT in 1996, bringing Jobs back to Apple When the CEO in 1997, Gil Amelio, was thrown out, Jobs took his place To show how profitable he could make Apple again, he released a number of new items like the Newton, Cyberdog, and OpenDoc. He invented the i-pod and world thinnest notebook MAC BOOK AIR.(now this is called CREATIVITY) The coming years brought many new products, including Mac OS X, the iMac, the iTunens,i-tv... JOBs RETURN TO APPLE Creativity is just connecting things. -Steve jobs
- 9. PRODUCTS AND FIGURES Hardware - Mac(personal computer series),Apple Remote Desktop Software - Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server ,Quick Time, i Life, i Work, Logic pro, Cinema Display etc. Consumer Electronics - i pod, i pad hi-fi, i phone, Apple TV Employees - 40,787 full-time ; 3,399 temporary (March 30,2010) Retail stores 230( 1st in Manhattan, New York) Competitors MICROSOFT,HP, IBM, DELL, nokia, sony ericsson ,phillips etc.
- 10. Focus On Education iMac, 1998 Adding Lifestyle Strategy Digital Hub Music Strategy (iTunes) Video Strategy (iMovie) Internet Strategy (iTools) C o n v e r g e n c e Apple II, 1977) Apple I(april 1st 1976) Apple III, 1980 Lisa,1983 Power Book (1st laptop 1991) MAC,19 84 It had 1st floppy disk drive Mac book Air-worlds 1st slimmest notebook,2006 iPods (2001) values Mac pro, 2004 Apple tv, 2007 i-phone, 2007 i-pad,2010 VARIOUS PRODUCT CYCLE
- 11. VISION AND MISSION VISION Man is the creator of change in this world. As such he should be above systems and structures, and not subordinate to them. MISSION Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and internet offerings. Steve Jobs has never underestimated the power of vision to move a brand forward. In 1976, Steve Wozniak was captivated by Jobs vision to put a computer in the hands of everyday people.
- 12. Opportunity Statement Apple Inc.currently operates in highly competitive and highly technological driven consumer electronics / computer industries. There exists opportunities to further leverage the intellectual capital and brand image along with new digital business strategies to create new sources of s u sta i n a b l e c o m p et i t i ve a d va nta g e w i t h in A p p l e In c . Discovery of untapped resources -More dedicated and loyal customer base -Higher profit margins -New sources of Sustainable Competitive Advantage Significance to Leadership Greater customer share Increase in profit margins Sustainable competitive advantage It should give more stress to follow SIX SIGMA method. Expected Outcomes LEADERSHIP ROLES IN DEVELOPING APPLE
- 13. SWOT ANALYSIS internal factors STRENGTHS One of the oldest hardware manufacturers. Control over the product. High quality product. Easy to carry products Huge consumer base loyal to apple Product diversification Focusing on internal engg. more than marketing High price It doesn't give franchises. Lack of succession planning Not issued dividends WEAKNESSES
- 14. SWOT ANALYSIS OPPORTUNITIES Less expensive new product lines with quality. Product line is functional and attractive. Flexibility to its users. ipods are able to communicate. New car models with ipod connectivity. THREATS Pressure from competitors. Substitution effect Technology changes at a rapid rate. Forced to develop new products. External factors
- 15. Substitutes Supplier New Entrants Customer Existing rivalry in the industry Threat of new entrants Bargaining power of buyers Substitute products & services Bargaining power of the suppliers PORTERS FIVE FORCES MODEL
- 16. EXISTING RIVALRY Windows OS and media player for playing music and video ( Microsoft is t h e b i g g e s t R I VA L ) Competition to Mac OS X (Linux) Alternate sources of computer hardware (Dell, HP, Lenovo) Small stylish MP3 players (Creative, Samsung,sony etc.) Online music stores similar to that of itunes stores(lime wire.etc are free of cost) THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS Streaming audio and video with v-cast (Verizon) On demand online services (similar to i- tunes) New entrants with disruptive technology (The next google)
- 17. BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS Suppliers of processors and computer memory (Motorola, IBM, Intel) Strategic alliance/supplier of Mac (Microsoft) Supplier of tv and movies (Disney, ABC, Fox, Sony) Sources of music (BMG, Sony, Warner, Universal) BARGAINING POWER OF CUSTOMERS Customers share music using peer- to-peer networks without paying money for music (Ares, Limewire) Retailers may pressure for lower prices or better terms (Distributors) Consumers/Businesses may reduce spending on computers if they fear economic downturns (Consumer Attitudes & Behaviors) Consumer Refresh Cycles THREAT FROM SUBSTITUTES Satellite radio for music (XM, Sirius) Entertainment media, media and music (XBOX, PS2) Alternative means to acquire music (Music CDs,
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