Details of this Paper

CSU BBA4951 full course (all assignments + all assessments +final exam)

Description

solution


Question

Unit Assignments;Unit I Case Study;Read the Cohesion Case on pages 27-37 in the course textbook. Create a five- to seven-page PowerPoint presentation in which you a) briefly describe your view of McDonald's strategic position, and b) answer Step 4 of the Assurance of Learning exercise on page 37.;Unit II Case Study;Complete the Assurance of Learning Exercise 3D on page 87 of the course textbook. In addition to completing Steps 1, 2, and 3, summarize your findings in a two-page APA formatted paper and discuss your views of McDonald's strategic prospects based upon your analysis of the external assessment and consideration of the opportunities to grow, as well as threats from competitors and the macro environment.;Unit III Case Study;Complete the Assurance of Learning Exercises 6A and 6B on page 205 of the textbook. Use the completed SWOT and SPACE matrices to draw conclusions regarding both the long term and short term strategies you would recommend in light of your findings. Summarize in a two-page APA formatted paper. NOTE: It is not necessary to consult other students to complete these exercises in the textbook.;Unit IV Case Study;Complete the four elements of the McDonald's organization chart exercise in the Assurance of Learning Exercise 7A on page 248 of the textbook. Once the organizational chart recommendation is completed, create at least one high-level objective for each functional group in the organizational chart. State your rationale for each and briefly state how each would be measured. Compile your work into a minimum two-page APA formatted paper.;Unit V Case Study;Read the Assurance of Learning Exercise 8A and 8B on page 282 of the textbook. Prepare a product positioning map, and perform the EPS/EBIT calculations given in 8B. Discuss, in a two-page APA formatted paper, how the product positioning is aligned with McDonald's corporate strategy. Identify potential gaps in the product line or weaknesses in positioning. Describe the relevance of the EPS/EBIT chart and why it is significant with respect to strategy implementation.;Unit VI Case Study;Follow the instructions for the Assurance of Learning Exercise 9A on page 306 of the textbook. Create a minimum two-page APA formatted paper evaluating McDonald's strategy. Choose at least one of McDonald's competitors and discuss its position relative to McDonald's. Comment on McDonald's prospects of success against this competitor.;Unit VII Case Study;Complete the Assurance of Learning Exercise 10A on page 326 of the textbook. You will be asked to analyze and to compare and contrast the code of ethics of both Starbuck's and McDonald's. Summarize your analysis and findings in a two-page APA formatted paper;All assessmnets;Unit 1 assessment;Question 1;King and Cleland recommend that organizations carefully develop a written mission statement for six reasons. List and describe five of these reasons.?;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;25 points;Question 2;Choose the pitfalls in strategic planning that management in an organization should watch out for, or avoid? Identify at least three pitfalls.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Question 3;Defend the process of developing a mission statement. Why do you feel that this process is necessary and complimentary to strategic management? Support your answer with at least two examples and detail where applicable.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Press Tab to enter the content editor. For the toolbar, press ALT+F10 (PC) or ALT+FN+F10 (Mac).;Path: pWords:0;25 points;Question 4;Define and discuss the differences between vision and mission statements.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Press Tab to enter the content editor. For the toolbar, press ALT+F10 (PC) or ALT+FN+F10 (Mac).;Unit II assessment;Question 1;Explain the resource-based view and its relation to strategic management. Identify at least three ways that this view differs from the I/O view.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;25 points;Question 2;According to James Van Horne, what are the three decisions that comprise the functions of finance? Describe each function, and identify the role of each function in strategic management.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;25 points;Question 3;List three opportunities and three threats that could represent key factors facing your college or university. Briefly state your view of what institution should do in light of these factors.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;25 points;Question 4;What four basic steps comprise the controlling function of management? Why is an understanding of the four steps important in strategic management?;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Unit III assessment;Question 1;What are the characteristics of a firm that is successfully pursuing a cost leadership strategy?;Question 2;Explain the benefits and limitations of developing a Boston Consulting Group Matrix.;Question 3;List and discuss some guidelines for when forward integration would be a particularly good strategy to pursue.;Question 4;Compare and contrast the IE Matrix with the BCG Matrix.;Unit IV assessment;Question 1;What are the advantages and disadvantages of a divisional organizational structure?;Question 2;There are three major approaches for managing and resolving conflict in an organization. Define these three approaches and give an example of each.;Question 3;List and discuss four major reasons annual objectives are essential for strategy implementation.;Question 4;Identify and briefly discuss three differences between strategy formulation and strategy implementation?;Unit V assessment;Question 1;What are the advantages and disadvantages of a divisional organizational structure?;Question 2;There are three major approaches for managing and resolving conflict in an organization. Define these three approaches and give an example of each.;Question 3;List and discuss four major reasons annual objectives are essential for strategy implementation.;Question 4;Identify and briefly discuss three differences between strategy formulation and strategy implementation?;Unit VI assessment;Question 1;Identify some characteristics of an effective evaluation system.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Press Tab to enter the content editor. For the toolbar, press ALT+F10 (PC) or ALT+FN+F10 (Mac).;Path: pWords:0;25 points;Question 2;Discuss some of the reasons why strategy evaluation is becoming increasingly difficult with the passage of time.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Press Tab to enter the content editor. For the toolbar, press ALT+F10 (PC) or ALT+FN+F10 (Mac).;Path: pWords:0;25 points;Question 3;What are some of the reasons for and against the U.S. adopting international financial reporting standards (IFRS).;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Press Tab to enter the content editor. For the toolbar, press ALT+F10 (PC) or ALT+FN+F10 (Mac).;Path: pWords:0;25 points;Question 4;Explain why strategy evaluation can be a complex and sensitive undertaking.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Unit VII assessment;Describe how organizations can create an ethics culture. Provide an example of a company with a positive ethical culture.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Path: pWords:0;25 points;Question 2;Discuss ISO 14000 and ISO 14001 and briefly describe what companies must do to achieve this rating.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;25 points;Question 3;Explain why whistle-blowing is important to encourage in a firm. Provide an example where whistle-blowing made a positive impact.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Question 4;Explain what is meant by a sustainability report. Briefly describe its purpose.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, inc;Unit VIII assessment;Question 1;List and discuss in detail two of the diverse and unique risks that face multinational corporations.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Press Tab to enter the content editor. For the toolbar, press ALT+F10 (PC) or ALT+FN+F10 (Mac).;Path: pWords:0;25 points;Question 2;Explain three forces leading companies to pursue international operations.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Press Tab to enter the content editor. For the toolbar, press ALT+F10 (PC) or ALT+FN+F10 (Mac).;Path: pWords:0;25 points;Question 3;Compare and contrast the culture in the U.S. with Mexico. Discus how you would take into account such differences in your international strategy.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Press Tab to enter the content editor. For the toolbar, press ALT+F10 (PC) or ALT+FN+F10 (Mac).;Path: pWords:0;25 points;Question 4;What is the essence of the global challenge facing American firms? Describe how the challenge is different for companies headquartered in other countries.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations;Final exam;Question 1;Identify the five basic functions of management, and describe each function. Briefly describe how such functions are used in the context of internal analysis.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Path: pWords:0;20 points;Question 2;Is it possible to achieve competitive advantage without the implementation of strategic management? If yes, describe how and explain your rationale. If no, then explain why and provide at least one example.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Path: pWords:0;20 points;Question 3;According to James Van Horne, what are the three decisions that comprise the functions of finance? Describe each function, and identify the role of each function in strategic management.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;20 points;Question 4;Define forward integration and provide a specific example. Briefly discuss the role of forward integration in strategic management.;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;Path: pWords:0;20 points;Question 5;Identify and briefly explain the steps that are involved in the controlling function of management. Which, in your view, is most important? Why?;Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer

 

Paper#30794 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

Price : $152
SiteLock