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Dynamism of Al-Hikmah Company

Yamareemong, Asmanee and Klabkasem, Korn and Nararak, M Uanprae and Waiyasil, Natee and Maha, Nurfittree and Suden, Wanhassun and Yahya, Rohaziah and Mhd. Sarif, Suhaimi (2023) Dynamism of Al-Hikmah Company. IIUM Journal of Case Studies in Management, 14 (2). pp. 37-48. ISSN 2810-2327 E-ISSN 2710-7175

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This case study was about the printing industry in Malaysia. The researchers are interested in the printing industry because the printing industry in Malaysia grew rapidly in the last decade. When computer software and hardware technology go through a big revolution and big improvement, the printing sector is growing on the same path. The objective of the case study is Identify the strategic management activities of the company, perform internal and external environment assessments, and generate strategic alternatives for short-term and long-term plans for the company. In this case included the background and history of the company, Internal and external issues, financial and marketing, products, supplier, industry, and competitors. Moreover, our group comes out with the Situation Analysis in order to make a profit and sustain competitive advantages for the company. The case conducts preliminary research on the issue/company by asking a contact for information and visiting the company to conduct interviews with the company’s key decision makers. Al-Hikmah is a company that is in the field of printing and has long experience in the printing industry in Malaysia. The company has a wide variety of printing services with offset printing processes. The company uses offset printing to produce large volumes of high-quality documents. Al-Hikmah is a small printing company and it is the family business. Rusni aka Nural Aini Abdul Rashid and Zaidi Abdul Jalil are established and driven the company since 1991. They both work at a head of any position and assign the job to their workers directly. Al-Hikmah has variety products which are Cards, Posters, Brochures, Catalogues, Books, Calendars, Name cards, Letter Heads, and Paper Bags. The best-sellers are Books and wedding cards. Al-Hikmah’s marketing strategy was to target both organizations and individuals. It sold directly to organizations by making the proposal to them about its products and services. For the individuals, Al-Hikmah was using the word of mouth through its regular customers. Al-Hikmah’s marketing campaigns were based on seasonal, special occasion and event. Major competitors in this company included Chinese company printing and Malay company printing.

Item Type: Article (Case Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Strategic planning, competitive strategies, competitive advantage
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5387 Business ethics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Suhaimi Mhd Sarif
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2023 12:44
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2023 15:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/105770

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