MGT 498 Weeks 1-5 Discussions, LTA, Individual Assignments, Week 5 Questions 29 of 30 correct - 13571

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Week 1

DQ’s

Week 1 

 DQ 1. How critical do you think having a mission statement is relative to the overall success of an organization? Explain.

DQ 2. How does a leader develop and articulate a compelling vision? Explain.

DQ 3. Why is it important to use a process such as the strategic management model? Explain.

DQ 5. Can an organization have an effective strategy and be operationally ineffective? Can an organization be operationally effective without an effective strategy? What is the effect on the organization in each situation?

DQ 4. What is the relationship between strategy and tactics? Explain.

Individual 

Strategic Management Process Paper    Write a 350- to 500-word paper

 

Week 2

DQ’s

DQ 1. What models, tools, and techniques would you use in performing an environmental analysis of an organization?

DQ 2. What are two major environmental changes that you expect to have an impact on your organization over the next 5-10 years?

DQ 3. What is the role of strategic planning in creating value for the organization? Provide an example of how a company uses strategic planning to create value for the organization. What are the key success factors for achieving objectives?

DQ 4. Why do we want to create measurement devices early in the strategy process? How do metrics allow us to track the strategy process once it is implemented? How is environmental scanning helpful in choosing the appropriate metric guidelines to use?

DQ 5. How would you define a firm's core competencies? Support your response.

Individual

Ethics Paper       Write a 700- to 900-word paper

Learning Team Weekly Reflection

Prepare a 350- to 1,050- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion. 

 

Week 3

DQ’s

DQ 1. Based upon plan preparation, how would one assess the impacts of organizational strengths and weaknesses related to the development of long-term objectives?

DQ 2. Describe at least four sustainability strategies. Review the Virtual Organization Riordan Manufacturing, which can be accessed through this course’s reading from University of Phoenix student Web site. Which sustainability strategies would be most appropriate for Riordan Manufacturing and why?

DQ 3. Assume that you are a risk adverse manager in an industry experiencing rapid technological innovations. Which of the generic strategies would you be inclined to favor to mitigate risk? Why?

DQ 4. How does your organization select generic and grand strategies?

DQ 5. Do you agree that a low-cost strategy is the same as a low-price strategy? Why or why not?

Individual

Environmental Scan Paper

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you complete the following:

 

Learning Team Learning Team Weekly Reflection

 

 

Week 4

DQ’s

DQ 1. What are the attributes of Critical Success Factors in general? Are these attributes in your industry?

DQ 2. How are the tactical plan and the goals related to long-term objectives (LTO) and Critical Success Factors in your experience?

DQ 3. What steps need to be taken before we implement an organizational strategy? Why are time frames so important to the implementation of an organization's strategy? What role does the sequence of execution play?

DQ 4. What are some structural, leadership, and cultural considerations that need to be included in the strategy implementation for the virtual organization, Riordan Manufacturing?

 

Learning Team Weekly Reflection

Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field.

Prepare a 350- to 1,050- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion. (Submit LT Evaluations)

Learning Team

Competitive Advantages PaperResources: Riordan Virtual Organization and Environmental Scan Paper

 

Week 5

Complete the Final Examination. You are allowed one attempt to complete the exam, which is timed and must be completed in 3 hours. Results are auto graded and sent to your instructor.

Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field.

Prepare a 350- to 1,050- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion. (Submit LT Evaluations)

Resources: Riordan Virtual Organization, Concepts in Strategic Management and Business Policy, and Competitive Advantages Paper

Scenario: The board of directors for Riordan Manufacturing has asked your team to create a strategic plan for the organization.

Create a 2,500- to 3,500-word strategic plan for Riordan Manufacturing starting from what you learned in Week One and using a similar strategic management process as Concepts in Strategic Management and Business Policy. You may also use information from the team  CA project you completed for Riordan Manufacturing in Week Four to create the strategic plan.

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Week 1

DQ’s

Week 1 

 DQ 1. How critical do you think having a mission statement is relative to the overall success of an organization? Explain.

DQ 2. How does a leader develop and articulate a compelling vision? Explain.

DQ 3. Why is it important to use a process such as the strategic management model? Explain.

DQ 5. Can an organization have an effective strategy and be operationally ineffective? Can an organization be operationally effective without an effective strategy? What is the effect on the organization in each situation?

DQ 4. What is the relationship between strategy and tactics? Explain.

Individual 

Strategic Management Process Paper    Write a 350- to 500-word paper

 

Week 2

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