Surf Shop Comparison. Access the web sites of Ron Jon Surf Shop (http://www.ronjonsurfshop.com/) and Hilo Hattie (http://www.hilohattie.com/aloha/), a similar retailer in Hawaii. Explain how the two are similar and how they are different. Can you find elements of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and control in these web sites? Provide specific examples. Respond substantively to two other learners.
Company Evaluation. Select one of the companies below and conduct some basic research. State what you believe is the distinctive competence and core competence of your selected company. Give an example of how the values and mission statement help to shape planning. Also give some internal and external factors that may influence the business in the future and explain how they will influence the business. Respond substantively to two other learners.
a. British Petroleum (BP)
d. Dunkin’ Donuts
Surf Shop Comparison. Access the web sites of Ron Jon Surf Shop (http://www.ronjonsurfshop.c