List at least three steps that make-up a workable plan and explain why each is important.

You are to write a three to six (3-6) page report that answers the following questions:

1. The case creates four options to choose from. Discuss at least three criteria the company should use to decide which of the four listed options is best and the reasons why each criterion should be used.

2. In light of the possibility that market conditions can and do change, discuss at least three examples of how the company should build-in flexibility to back-up its decision-making process.

3. Discuss how an effective action plan can be created and how progress can be monitored.

4. List at least three steps that make-up a workable plan and explain why each is important.

5. Discuss the option or combination of options you selected as the best course of action for Ford Motor Company and detail your reasons for selecting that option or combination of options.

The format of the report is to be as follows:

o Typed, double spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one inch margins on all sides, APA format.

o Type the question followed by your answer to the question.

o In addition to the three to six (3-6) pages required, a title page is to be included. The title page is to contain the title of the assignment, your name, the instructor name, the course title, and the date.