In lateChase an MIT business school graduate and Danielson a Harvard Geochemist, decided to take on their entrepreneurial ambitions and started working on their new car-sharing venture- ZipCar. The primary emphasis was on convenience and cost savings, but eventually the concept was also marketed as environmentally friendly.
Mary's is a large old-style brick church belonging to the council of the Hanseatic city of Lubeck. On the floor at the rear of the church, broken pieces of two large bells remain where they fell during an air raid in World War II.
Mary's but just one Palm Sunday night in March of to nearly destroy it. As with so many churches ruined by bombing during the war, parishioners debated about restoration.
Citizens living on war-torn homeland are caught: A competition for the design of the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin was held in April of Twelve artists were invited to submit a design and a stipend of 50, German Marks was provided to each candidate.
The proposals would be reviewed by a jury with representatives from architecture, urban design, art, history, administration, and politics. Interest in the project grew and at the end of the competitive period, proposals had been submitted.
Rounds of reviews commenced and 13 proposals were selected. But during the interim period between meetings, the jurors -- who ostensibly were then able to review the critiques of their fellow jurors -- asked that 11 proposals be put back in the running.
Two proposals were finally recommended to the foundation for feasibility study. One proposal was designed by Simon Ungers architectural group from Hamburg, and one proposal was designed by Christine Jackob-Marks.
Jackob-Marks' work included names of murdered Jews engraved in a large concrete plate, with empty spaces signifying Jews who could not be identified by name.
Her proposal also included debris from Massada where the Jewish inhabitants avoided capture by invading Romans by killing themselves. Chancellor Helmut Kohl vetoed this proposal. It was considered too "German" and too similar to the Nazi death rosters.
The controversy continued under many different guises. In June ofPeter Eisenman's design was chosen, but it was scaled down to 2, blocks, or stelae, after considerable controversy. In July ofbillboards reflecting Holocaust denial sentiments appeared in Berlin triggering a funding controversy.
Degesch, a subsidiary of the German company Degussa, was revealed by a Swiss newspaper to be the same firm that made Zyklon-B, the gas used in the gas chambers to murder Jews in the extermination camps.
Degussa had been hired to coat the concrete slabs with an anti-graffiti substance. In fact, many stelae had already been coated and the anti-graffiti substance had been discounted as in-kind sponsorship of the memorial.
Degussa had National-Socialist leanings during the war and this fact was ostensibly known to the construction management company and to Lea Rosh.The business model with which Zipcar came up with is quite unique and it is difficult for competitors to copy because Zipcar is taking heavy use of technology.
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These slides use ideas from my (Jeff Funk) class to develop a business model for ZipCar. Users can rent ZipCar vehicles using their mobile phones; they simply search for the closest vehicle and then find the vehicle in a prescribed parking space using GPS.
Hybrid Model View PARN ENTERPRI SE ZIPCAR ashio-midori.comison contd. • Zipcar has the tracking system. • Enterprise Car services have disparate offices working in unison because of immaculate website and very efficient and intuitive usage of the website.
The world’s core vehicle business (cars, trucks, financing, parts, and service) is a $ trillion industry, of which Ford’s share is 6 percent.
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