Question;Assignment 4: Capstone ProjectDue Week 10 and worth 480 pointsUse the Internet or the Strayer Library to research articles on strategic management of Apple Inc. and Samsung Group.Write a ten to twelve (10-12) page paper in which you:1.;Analyze the existing business strategies, domestic and global;environments, industry, and internal capabilities for both Apple and;Samsung. Assess the significant manner in which each company?s mission;and vision align with the long-terms goals and strategic direction of;the organization. 2. Analyze the business-level strategy of each;company by conducting a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and;Threats) analysis. Next, determine the fundamental way in which each;sector influences its competitive position within the industry. Provide;rationale to support the response.3. Analyze the central manner in;which the strategies of each company?s business leaders have adapted to;cultural differences in order to both facilitate effective operations;within global markets and drive new strategic initiatives with improved;innovation excellence. Provide one (1) example of such strategies in use;from each company to support the response.4. Evaluate the;superiority of each company?s organizational competencies in terms of;entrepreneurial capabilities, organizational design capabilities, and;strategic capabilities geared toward increased performance and;profitability. Include one (1) example of such superiority from each;company to support the response.5. Recommend one (1) appropriate new;business strategy for each company that may maximize profitability and;improved competitiveness in the industry. Provide a detailed rationale;for this strategy.6. Evaluate the success of both companies?;corporate-level strategies in terms of horizontal integration, vertical;integration, strategic outsourcing, or diversification. Next, determine;the type of strategy that contributed most effectively to the creation;of a successful and profitable multibusiness model. Provide a detailed;rationale to support the response.7. Analyze the strategies that the;internal leadership of both Apple and Samsung has taken to discourage;unethical behaviors. Provide at least three (3) examples of such;leadership in action from both companies to support the response.8.;Assume that both Apple and Samsung are in need of organizational change;and must alter existing strategies. Recommend three (3) specific ways in;which Apple and Samsung could change functional, business, and;corporate strategies, as well as organizational structure and control in;order to improve business performance and competitiveness in their;industry. Provide a rationale to support the response.9. Use at;least six (6) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note;Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
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