Globalization

Various strategic components are especially important in business and will influence the operationalization of a local or international corporation. Earl, (2001), says that the success or failure of a firm will highly depend on the strategic components they employ. Such will include risk management, innovation and acquisition of knowledge, and efficient methods of operations. Differences between the performances of corporations will vary depending on the level of exploitation of the strategic components they employ. Levitt, (1996) also opines that globalization of these strategic components will even result in the future success of such a firm. Impact of globalization Globalization is simply the...

Apple company

Apple Company Name of Student: Course: Course Instructor: Date: Apple Company Background Apple Company is an organization that has gained fame globally. It was incorporated in 1976 as a dealer of computer appliances (Lüsted, 2012). An analysis of its operations reveals that in about a decade the company underwent expansion and resorted to specializing in dealing in the provision of many more services (Arthur, 2014). The company developed the iPod that made Apple the unbeatable market dealers in music player (Mitchell, 2008). Later, in 2007 Apple joined the phone industry with the iPhone and it has remained successful with more developments to this day (Jie, 2009). Currently, Apple is a...

Assignment 1: Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness

Assignment 1: Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness Name: Institutional Affiliation: ASSIGNMENT 1: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC COMPETITIVENESS Introduction Apple Inc. is a multinational corporation in the US that deals in technological advancements. The company has its headquarters in California, and it develops designs and sells various consumer electronics, e-services, PCs and software. The corporation is globally known because of their products like the iPod, the Mac, the iPad computer and the iPad Smartphone. The corporation’s online dealings include the iTune store, the App store and the iCloud. Their software includes the safari browser, iWork, iOS operating...

family bussines

Name Prof Class Date The Family Business The family business is a hallmark of modern society. From the dawn of extended trade networks and integrated markets families were always the first units to go into business together. While family businesses are usually thought of as small some of the largest businesses in the world have roots in a family enterprise. Think of families such as the Rothschild’s who started a family run banking operation in Europe and grew to be the richest family in the world. The Medici is another famous family that comes to mind. The Medici essentially invented the modern banking system in accident Italy. The list goes on. While family businesses are not as practical...

Cold war USA vs Soviet Union

During the World War II, the United States of America and the Soviet Union were allied forces in fighting to repulse the powers of the Axis forces. However, during the fighting there was a tense relationship between the two countries. The reason being the tense fighting between them was probably because the USA was wary of the Communist state of the Soviet Union and particularly the leader of Soviet Joseph Stalin who ruled with iron fist and blood thirst. The Soviet Union, on the other hand, had bitter feelings earlier before on the United States for their failure to honor their legitimacy and entry into the international community. Their bitter feeling was also as a result of the USA delayed entry...

Selling Executives on Project Management.

Selling Executives on Project Management Name Professor’s name Course title Date of Submission Project management is a very important aspect towards the planning, motivating, controlling and organizing of a given business project. Project management is therefore regarded as a process or procedure that is significant in making a project achieve specific goals. In any business or development of any business enterprise it is critical to take note on all protocols within the business. In a case study from chapter ten, the fundamental reasons on why the executives in the case refused to listen to their own employees. They rather listened to a consultant; perhaps the company had lost confidence of...

Creating a Methodology

Creating a Methodology Student’s Name Professor’s Name The course title Date Discuss factors about the corporate culture that were at play, and suggest central reasons why the executive staff waited as long as they had to consider the development of an Enterprise Project Management Methodology (EPM). In today’s interconnected areas of work, employees need to closely work together to ensure high productions (Kogan, 2012). Employees are required to work as a team to tackle different projects. The corporate culture in the organization was a non-cooperative type, which often applies in cultures where individuals don’t trust one another. The employees were more worried about their...

Bubbles and Panics

Bubbles and Panics Affiliated Institution Students Name Date Due Introduction An economic bubble refers to an overflow in the market that is as a result of a speculation in the market offering a particular asset that causes a burst, or an expected expansion of activities in that field make resulting in very high levels of inflation on the prices of commodities. In the due process, the costs become unmanageable, and the bubble followed by a crash in the associated market field. In the period of the late 1990s, investors were filled with high expectations of becoming very rich by using the internet as a platform for investment, they plunged their money on the believed golden opportunity and...

Merit

Name: Institution: Course: Date due: Merit Pay Merit pay is a word that is used to describe pay that is related to one s performance. Using criteria that are measurable, those workers who are seen to effectively perform their jobs are given bonuses. Research shows that using merit pay, one is able to reward the employees that they wish to keep for a long period of time. Organizations that use merit to pay their employees always succeed and they manage to retain their employees. Merit pay should be used in paying employees in organizations. When paying them according to their performance, there are some conditions that ensure that the policy...

How can Tesla Motor Company continue profitibility through innovations and changes in its product portfolio?

Students Name Professor’s Name Subject Date of Submission How can Tesla Motor Company continue profitability through innovations and changes in its product portfolio? Tesla Motors, company. Incorporated on 1st July 2003, designs, develops, and produces together with selling electric automobiles, electric vehicle powertrain machinery and static energy storage systems. Furthermore the Company designs, develops, produces as well as selling electric automobiles powertrain machinery to other motor vehicle manufacturers. The Corporation utilizes energy management machinery and manufacturing methods created for its automobile powertrain systems and also develops static energy storage products for...