Even complicated and confusing topics will be easily developed and covered if you request our help writing an essay. Place an order today!

 

Week 3 Discussion Forum

Class begins on  Monday and ends on  Sunday at 11:55PM of each week.

Your first/ initial entry into the discussion  MUST be made by  Thursday in order to receive credit for the week. This way you can read, learn, and comment on each other’s posts before the assignment is due.

If you have any questions or need further clarification please feel free to contact me via e-mail at: 

In the event that you email me and I don’t reply within 24 hours, it is most likely because I didn’t get your email. Please check the address and email me again. If for some reason you have to email me any documents, please be kind and write me a note too and don’t just send your document making the assumption that I will read it. Don’t forget the old axiom,  people do business with people they like, with that in mind, make yourself likable and  you might be surprised by what people will do for you. 

Answer the following questions

  1. Why is strategic planning important to a small company?
  2. What is a competitive advantage? Why is it important for a small company to establish one?
  3. What are the steps in the strategic management process? 
  4. One Business writer says, The text of a mission statement is what you do with it after you put it in place. What does she mean? Do you agree? Explain.
  5.  Our customers dont just like our ice cream, write Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben and Jerrys Homemade Inc. They like what our company stands for. They like how doing business with us makes them feel. What do they mean?
  6. What are strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats?  Give an example of each.
  7. Explain the characteristics of effective objectives. Why is setting objectives important?
  8. What are business strategies? Describe the three basic strategies available to small companies. Under what conditions are each successful?
  9. Its better to be a company with a great strategy in a crummy business than to be a company with a crummy strategy in a great business, says one business expert. Do you agree? Explain.
  10. Explain how a company can gain a competitive advantage using each of the three strategies described in this chapter: cost leadership, differentiation, and focus. Give an example of a company that is using each strategy.
  11. How is the controlling process related to the planning process?

 

“Looking for a Similar Assignment? Get Expert Help at an Amazing Discount!”

 

"Is this question part of your assignment? We Can Help!"

testimonials icon
Case Study 1: Florida Department of Management Services, Part I Due Week 4 and worth 80 points...
testimonials icon
CASE 1Before starting your Case Assignment, make sure to thoroughly review the Pearson tutorial and the three required...
testimonials icon
Marketing Mix for Dog Vacay business, a pet sitting company a.     Product: development stage, branding, features, quality, packaging,...
testimonials icon
Read the experiment article, “Effects of social influence on eating in couples, friends and strangers”...
testimonials icon
AS PREVIOUS TUTOR JUST A TIME WASTER CAN YOU PLEASE READ WHAT IS NEEDED...
testimonials icon
A Case of Sunburn On the first day after arriving in Miami for spring break vacation, Matt plays out in the sun for six hours. Later that n...
testimonials icon
The following is a simple activity that will help you visualize exponential decay. You will need 50 small candies that have letters on one...
testimonials icon
Research Lean Principals- Six sigma to improve efficiency and clinical outcomesResearch Lean Principals- Six sigma to improve efficiency and...
testimonials icon
Part A: Business Ownership   1. Describe the pros and cons of each of the following forms of business ownership in relation...
testimonials icon
Insert Name 1NameProfessors NameCourse TitleDateShould the United States Legalize Prostitution?Prostitution has been a controversial worldwide is...
testimonials icon
Discuss the risks of financing a long-term need with a short-term line of credit.There is an expression that it is best...

Other samples, services and questions:

Calculate Price

When you use PaperHelp, you save one valuable — TIME

You can spend it for more important things than paper writing.

Approx. price
$65
Order a paper. Study better. Sleep tight. Calculate Price!
Created with Sketch.
Calculate Price
Approx. price
$65