BUSI 707 LU WK 2 Company Strategy on Business Environment

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BUSI 707 LU WK 2 Company Strategy on Business Environment

 

Strategy is critical to the process of charting a company’s direction in the business environment. When evaluating strategic choices, it is important to understand key advantages and disadvantages of the various options under consideration. Decision models continue to impact strategy development and should continuously be evaluated, and others considered.

For your main thread, perform the following:

  • Discuss the process of setting the company’s direction.
  • Discuss a key advantage or disadvantage created by strategic choices.
  • Discuss your current decision model(s) and others that are being considered.
  • Develop an Annotated Bibliography for the references used in your discussion.
  • Support all of your factual assertions with citations.

Discussion Thread: Setting Direction, Advantages / Disadvantages, and Decision Models

Strategy is critical to the process of charting a company’s direction in the business environment. When evaluating strategic choices, it is important to understand key advantages and disadvantages of the various options under consideration. Decision models continue to impact strategy development and should continuously be evaluated, and others considered. Minimum of 500 words in the body Minimum of 2 sources from the literature in addition to course texts Current APA format must be used. Use the following outline: Introduction Process: Setting the Company’s Direction with Strategy – What is the process in no less than 200 words Strategic Thinking: Discussion of a Key Advantage or Disadvantage from Rumelt – What is it and why is it important in no less than 200 words Decision Model: no less than 100 words How do my decision models aid / hinder this process and why What other decision models are being considered and why Conclusion Support your factual assertions with citations. Include an Annotated Bibliography, in current APA format, of the 2 additional Sources: Minimum of 250 words in each annotation Summary of Key Points Evaluation of the Quality of the Publication Evaluation of the Quality of the Author(s) Where this fits into the discussion

Discussion 2:

Evaluating the external environment that the company does business in is critical to the process of developing a company’s strategy. When evaluating the external environment, it is important to understand key sources of power or weakness that exist. Decision models continue to impact strategy development and should continuously be evaluated, and others considered.

For your main thread, perform the following:

  • Discuss the process of evaluating the external environment.
  • Discuss a key source of power or weakness.
  • Discuss your current decision model(s) and others that are being considered.
  • Develop an Annotated Bibliography for the references used in your discussion.
  • Support all of your factual assertions with citations.

Instruction

Discussion Thread: External Environment, Power / Weakness, and Decision Models Evaluating the external environment that the company does business in is critical to the process of developing a company’s strategy. When evaluating the external environment, it is important to understand key sources of power or weakness that exist. Decision models continue to impact strategy development and should continuously be evaluated, and others considered. Minimum of 500 words in the body Minimum of 2 sources from the literature in addition to course texts Current APA format must be used. Use the following outline :Introduction Process: Evaluating the External Environment – What is the process in no less than 200 words Strategic Thinking: Discussion of a Key source of Power / Weakness ? What is it and why is it important in no less than 200 words Decision Model: no less than 100 words How do my decision models aid / hinder this process and why What other decision models are being considered and why Conclusion Support your factual assertions with citations. Include an Annotated Bibliography, in current APA format, of the 2 additional Sources: Minimum of 250 words in each annotation Summary of Key Points Evaluation of the Quality of the Publication Evaluation of the Quality of the Author(s) Where this fits into the discussion