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Please follow the each topic individually and do not plagiarize the answers, attached copy of the book and the reference from this book look like this

Dyer, Jeffrey H., Godfrey, Paul, Bryce, David (2016). Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases (1st ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley

Please follow each bullets.

Topic 1

Signature Assignment: Environmental Scanning


Purpose of Assignment

A strategic management plan addresses four different management functions: environmental scanning, strategy formulation, strategy implementation, evaluation and control. Weeks 3, 4 and 5 individual assignments (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) are integrated to generate a strategic management plan. The purpose of the Week 3 individual assignment is to evaluate the internal and external environments of a company selected by the student, to analyze the competitive advantage of the selected company, to evaluate a set of suitable strategies, and to examine appropriate metrics.

This assignment provides students an opportunity to research a selected company as if they were involved in a company’s actual strategic management planning process. It allows students to see which management planning process and management plan the selected company is currently using, allowing them to measure the effectiveness of current strategies.

A Strategic Management Plan addresses four different management functions: Environmental Scanning, Strategy Formulation, Strategy Implementation, Evaluation and Control.

The Week 3, 4, and 5 Individual Assignments (Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3) are integrated to generate a Strategic Management Plan. This is Part 1 of the three part Strategic Management Plan.

Assignment Steps

Write a 1,050-word report in which you select a company you are familiar with or a company where you currently work, and do the following:

Evaluate the internal and external environments of your selected company using an environmental scan.

Analyze the competitive advantage of your selected company.

Evaluate the strategies your selected company uses to create value and gain competitive advantage.

Examine the measurement guidelines your selected company uses to verify its strategic effectiveness.

Evaluate the effectiveness of the measurement guidelines your selected company uses.

Cite 3 scholarly references, including at least one peer-reviewed reference from the University Library.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Topic 2

Strategy Formulation

Purpose of Assignment

The Week 4 individual assignment is the second part of a three part strategic management plan for the company selected by the student in Week 3. The purpose of the assignment is for students to establish long-term goals and objectives; indicate, specify and discuss strategies; and investigate, consider and describe specific business strategies including vertical integration and strategic alliances, to achieve competitive advantage in the industry. The student also generates an appropriate organizational chart in alignment with the stated strategies.

Weeks 3, 4, and 5 Individual Assignments are integrated to generate a Strategic Management Plan. This is Part 2 of the three part Strategic Management Plan.

Assignment Steps

Write a 1,050-word report on the company you selected in Week 3, following up on the Individual Assignment of Week 3 (Environmental Scanning), and address the following:

Establish Long-term Goals and Objectives

Strategy Formulation.

Indicate the markets that the company will pursue.

Specify the unique value the company will offer in the selected markets.

Discuss the resources and capabilities that are required.

Analyze how the company will capture value and sustain competitive advantage over time.

Business Management Strategy

Consider Cost and Differentiation Advantages.

Describe the Corporate Strategy.

Investigate Vertical Integration.

Describe Strategic Alliances.

Detail the Company Competitive Advantage.

Generate an Organizational Chart of the company you selected.

Cite at least 3 scholarly references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Materials


Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 4: Cost Advantage

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 11: Competitive Strategy

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 7: Vertical Integration and Outsourcing

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 5: Differentiation Advantage

Topic 3

Strategy Implementation, Evaluation and Control

Purpose of Assignment

Weeks 3, 4 and 5 Individual Assignments are integrated to generate a Strategic Management Plan. This is part three of the three part Strategic Management Plan addressing strategy implementation, evaluation and control. The purpose of the Week 5 individual assignment is to allow the student to discuss and explain how the strategies discussed in prior weeks are converted into implementation activities both domestically and internationally, in alignment with legal, social and ethical considerations. Furthermore, the student has an opportunity to explain and discuss how the strategic plan and implementation activities will be monitored.

Weeks 3, 4, and 5 Individual Assignments are integrated to generate a Strategic Management Plan. This is Part 3 of the three part Strategic Management Plan.

Assignment Steps

Write a 1,050-word report on the company you selected in Week 3, following up on the Individual Assignment of Week 3 (Environmental Scanning), and address the following:

Strategy Implementation

Discuss International Strategy.

Discuss Strategic Implementation.

Explain the influence of Governance and Ethics.

Discuss the Company Social Value.

Discuss Innovation and Diversification.

Discuss Legal limitations.

Evaluation and Control

Explain Strategic Metrics.

Discuss Key Financial Ratios.

Cite at least 3 scholarly references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Materials:

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 14: Strategy and Society

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 9: International Strategy

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 10: Innovative Strategies That Change the Nature of Competition

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 12: Implementing Strategy

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 13: Corporate Governance and Ethics


Topic 4

Long Term Strategies and Globalization

Purpose of Assignment

The purpose of the learning team assignment is to offer students the opportunity to investigate their understanding of how globalization affects a company’s strategic plan. Additional objectives include allowing students to assess the effectiveness of strategic alliances in the growth process of a company and to understand the necessity for innovation to create a sustainable long-term organizational environment. The students will also identify how organizational structures facilitate company growth and controls in the global environment.

Assignment Steps

Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation (excluding the title slide and references) with speaker notes and address the following topics:

Evaluate the effects of globalization on strategic management planning.

Assess how strategic alliances can facilitate global strategic growth.

Discuss the three types of innovation and how each type can contribute to long-term strategic growth.

Identify three Organizational Structures best suited for optimal global operations.

Cite 3 scholarly references, including at least one peer-reviewed reference the University Library.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.


Materials:

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 8: Strategic Alliances

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 9: International Strategy

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ch. 10: Innovative Strategies That Change the Nature of Competition



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