US Airways SPACE Matrix

Internal Strategic Position External Strategic Position Financial Strengths Rating Environmental Stability Rating Assets 5 Fuel Fluctuation -5 Liquidity 2 Consumer Confidence -6 Governmental Aid 6 Price Elasticity -2 Working Capital 1 Barrier to Enter Market -3 Cash Flow 1 Government Regulations -3 Financial Stability 1 Total Score 16 Total Score -19 Average Score 2.67 Average…

US Airways EFE Matrix

External Factor Evaluation Matrix For US Airways Key External Factors Weight Rating Weighted score Opportunities 1. Point to point flight patterns 0.20 1 0.20 2. Guarenteed money after bankruptcy 0.06 3 0.18 3. Partnership 0.07 4 0.28 4. Governmental aid 0.10 4 0.40 5. Increase consumer confidence 0.02 3 0.06 6. Stronger economy 0.02 3…

US Airways IFE Matrix

Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix for US Airways Key Internal Factors Weight Rating Weighted Score Internal Strengths 1. Variety of planes / excessive assets 0.11 4 0.44 2. East Coast dominance 0.04 3 0.12 3. Financial recognition of instability 0.01 3 0.03 4. Customer satisfaction 0.07 4 0.28 5. Competition 0.04 3 0.12 6. New C.E.O.…

US Airways TOWS Diagram

Strengths Variety of planes/ excessive assets East coast dominance Financial recognition of instability Customer satisfaction Competition New CEO Weaknesses Excessive assets High overhead Unprofitable flights Grew too fast Location of hubs Resignation of CEO Poor employee morale Bankruptcy Poor customer service Non aggressive competition Breakdown of merger with United No contingency plan or vision Plane…

US Airways Swot Analysis

Strengths Variety of Planes US Airways owns a variety of planes: 767s, 737s, and 727s, A330s, and A320s (22). The variety of aircrafts allow for more flexibility, versatility, mobility in passenger load options, and operating costs. A wide variety of planes provide the flexibility of matching the load capacity with the area of demand. The…

Globalization & the September 11 Attacks

“Everyone in the world is directly or indirectly affected by this new system, but not everyone benefits from it, not by a long shot, which is why the more it becomes diffused, the more it also produces a backlash by people who feel overwhelmed by it, homogenized by it, or unable to keep pace with…

Goths of the Fourth Century

The Roman Empire of the times of late antiquity was an establishment grown old, its knees giving out, and in the west, about to fall. The empire had seen large-scale Christian persecution followed by large-scale enforced-Christianity. The economy of this time was in peril. As J.M. Wallace-Hadrill puts it in his book, The Barbarian West:…

Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Contrast to William Wordsworth

Samuel Taylor Coleridge is often discussed in association with his peer, William Wordsworth. This is due in part to their friendship and joint ventures on works such as Lyrical Ballads. Although he is often “paired” with his counterpart Wordsworth, there are several differences in Coleridge’s poetic style and philosophical views. Coleridge’s poetry differs from that of…

The Psychedelic Experience: LSD and Buddhist Practices

“Tricycle” magazine described the boom of LSD during the 1960s as blowing the generation gap wide open. They described it as “the old were appalled while the young were enthralled.” In his manuscript for Flashbacks Leary wrote, “Some students quit school and pilgrimage eastward to study yoga on the Ganges. Not necessarily a bad development…

Conclusion: The Science of Smell

What Does This All Mean? Therefore, whether or not humans want to admit this commonality with animals and insects, every species is impacted by pheromones. Pheromones affect all the processes vital to the continuation of life on this planet: from helping each species to select its mate, to ensuring females ovulate at the opportune time…