Assignment 1: Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness
one (1) public corporation in an industry with which you are familiar (You will write about this company throughout the
entire course). 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.
a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
globalization and technology changes have impacted the corporation you
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
Evaluate how each
category of stakeholder impacts the overall success of this corporation.
Use at least two (2)
quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as
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 instructions.
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 length.
specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Determine ways in
which the vision, mission, and stakeholders of a firm impact that firm’s
Use technology and
information resources to research issues in business administration.
Write clearly and
concisely about business administration using proper writing mechanics