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

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Question;Unit AssignmentsUnit I Case StudyRead 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 StudyComplete 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 StudyComplete;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 StudyComplete;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 StudyRead 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 StudyFollow 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 StudyComplete;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 paperAll assessmnetsUnit 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 citationsFinal examQuestion 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.AnswerPath: pWords:020 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.AnswerPath: pWords:020 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.Answer20 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:020 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;="msonormal">

 

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