In early 2007, Dürr Environmental Controls, a German conglomerate with capabilities in this arena and extensive industrial operations in the US, was considering entering the US with one or more offerings. A variety of features and capabilities are available to Dürr in considering market entry. Dürr is one of our more advanced cases, requiring the use and knowledge of Segmentation and Conjoint models.
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A case study is deemed managerially complex when its solution is ambiguous, unclear, or requires extensive judgment calls; it is best suited for advanced students or executive education settings.
A case study is deemed technically complex when its solution requires extensive data manipulation, or when it requires to juggle with more than one marketing model.
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