Sime Darby Case Study

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Sime Darby is a successful business in Malaysia and it is a company which involved different types of nature of business in its operations. In the way to become such successful company, there are some strengths that have been performed by Sime Darby.

Sime Darby is a Malaysia-based diversified multinational involved in key growth sectors, namely, plantation, industrial equipment, motors, property and logistics. Founded in 1910, its business divisions seek to create positive benefits in the economy, environment and society where it has a presence. With a workforce of 132,000 employees in 26 countries and 4 territories, Sime Darby is committed to building a sustainable future for all its stakeholders. It is one of the largest companies on Bursa Malaysia with a market capitalisation of RM46.09 billion (USD 11.12 billion) as at 19 September 2016.

Besides that, Sime Darby has the strength of lower risks in its operations due to the diversification of the business. Sime Darby is diversified into few categories which named as Sime Darby Plantation, Sime Darby Motors, Sime Darby Industrial, Sime Darby Property and Sime Darby Energy and Utilities (The Sime Darby Group, n.d.). This diversification actually leads to the reduction of risks in the company. When there is uncertainty in one sector and losses might be happened, the diversification is able to decreases the amount of losses in the company since it is not only focused in one sector.

Moreover, other strength of Sime

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