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week 6 dq & assignment 2 -Comparing First-movers in Technology




Question;Week 6;Bus 599;Comparing First-movers in;Technology;From the first and second e-Activities, analyze the key ways in which;Intel and Microsoft capitalized on and reaped substantial first-mover;advantages in pioneering new technologies. Provide a rationale to support your;response.;From the first and second e-Activities, compare Intel?s and Microsoft?s;strategies in terms of their ability to profit from innovation. Next, analyze;the manner in which shifts in new technologies revolutionized the structure of;the industry, increasing profitability and growth through global expansion.;Provide a rationale to support your response----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Assignment 2: Executing Strategies in a;Global Environment: Examining the Case of Federal ExpressDue Week 6 and worth 250 pointsReview Case 7 "The Evolution of the;Small Package Express Delivery Industry, 1973 - 2010", located in the;textbook to complete this assignmentWrite a five to seven (5-7) page paper in;which you:1.;Analyze Federal Express?s value creation frontier, and determine which;of the four building blocks of;competitive advantage the company needs in order to continue to maintain;above-average profitability. Provide a rationale to support the response. 2.;Determine the main aspect of product differentiation and capacity;control that Federal Express could use in order to maintain an edge over its;rivals. Justify the response.3.;Assess the efficiency of Federal Express?s current business model, and;recommend one (1) new business-level strategy that gives the company a;competitive advantage over its rivals. Provide a rationale for the;recommendation.4.;Examine the manner in which overall global competition may impact the;new business strategy that you recommended in Question 3. Next, suggest one (1);significant way that Federal Express may confront its global competition.5.;Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment.;Note: Wikipedia and similar type Websites do not qualify as academic resources.;="msonormal">


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