Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness
Choose one (1) public corporation
in an industry with which you are familiar. Research the company on its own
Website, the public filings on the Securities and Exchange Commission EDGAR
database (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml), in the University's online
databases, and any other sources you can find. The annual report will often
provide insights that can help address some of these questions.
Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
- Assess how globalization and technology changes have impacted the
corporation you researched.
- Apply the industrial organization model and the resource-based model to
determine how your corporation could earn above-average returns.
- Assess how the vision statement and mission statement of the corporation
influence its overall success.
- Evaluate how each category of stakeholder impacts the overall success of
- Use at least two (2) quality references. Note: Wikipedia
and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment
- Determine ways in which the vision, mission, and stakeholders of a firm
impact that firm’s overall success.
- Use technology and information resources to research issues in business
- Write clearly and concisely about business administration using proper