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    When working in the area of strategic management, you will often be asked to look at what appears to be a strategic initiative on the part of another company and speculate as to what the strategy behind the initiative really is.

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    When working in the area of strategic management, you will often be asked to look at what appears to be a strategic initiative on the part of another company and speculate as to what the strategy behind the initiative really is. In other words, what is the company really trying to do and why? You will find that you have to use your knowledge of business and strategic management to penetrate the rhetoric and determine what is really behind it.

    Explore the Altria website (formerly Philip Morris): http://www.altria.com/responsibility/4_6_environmentagriculture.asp

    Characterize Altria's commitment to the environment?
    Do you think this commitment will offset the environmental issues with the tobacco company? Provide support for your opinion.
    What are Altria's real strategic reasons for these environmental initiatives?

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    1)Characterize Altria's commitment to the environment? Altria is committed to positioning themselves as being environmentally conscious by implementing strategic measures which will reflect a positive image. They have establish ethical commitments to benchmark and improve their environmental performance, set priorities for the future based upon individual business requirements, and identify opportunities to collaborate more effectively with key environmental and agricultural stakeholders along ...

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    When working in the area of strategic management, you will often be asked to look at what appears to be a strategic initiative on the part of another company and speculate as to what the strategy behind the initiative really is. In other words, what is the company really trying to do and why? You will find that you have to use your knowledge of business and strategic management to penetrate the rhetoric and determine what is really behind it.

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