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Porter's Competitive Advantage

Please research an organization and determine how their business strategy differentiates them from other organizations in the same industry using Porter's four competitive strategies model. A brief explanation of Porter's four competitive strategies. A brief explanation of how competitive strategy determines value chain structu

Compensation Plan Outline For PepsiCo

I need assistance with the evaluating the existing compensation plan for PepsiCo to determine if it is the most appropriate for your company and the rationale. Determining the most beneficial ratio of internally consistent and market consistent compensations systems for the company you selected. Evaluating the current pay struc

General Mills SWOT

1) What is your opinion on SYLVESTER'S ANSWERS to the Questions below? SYLVESTER'S ANSWERS The rivalry degree between competitors. The struggle for market control in this industry is relentless. All the leading and small companies struggle to retain or expand the market share they control. This clamor causes high rates o

The External Environment, Internal Profile, and SWOT

The External Environment, Internal Profile, and SWOT 1) Using ALEXANDER RIGSBY'S WK #1 ANSWERS. What is your opinion on WK #2 QUESTIONS below? WK #1 ALEXANDER RIGSBY'S ANSWERS In order to complete a SWOT, we are required to identify and analyze the key opportunities and threats in the external environment. Then, we ne

Non-profit status 501 (c) (3)

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. Its for an MBA course and needs to be between 350 and 450 words or so. Please describe what the 501 (c) (3) designation means and tell why is it so popular? Thank you so much in advance for all your help. I really appreciate it.

IRS codes and Nonprofit Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 550 and 650 words. Describe the difference between the Nonprofit Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) codes and the 29 different categories of Section 501 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). Why do we need the NTEE Cod

Cougars and Biodiversity

With habitat loss, less land and resources means lower carrying capacity. Choose cougars (mountain lions) large predators to investigate: 1. What size of land/water is required to support this animal? 2. What pressures threaten this organism's habitat? 3. What role does international trade and political regulation play in pr

Learning about applications of PEST, Porter's 5 , SWOT

This is for a threaded discussion- need only be a few paragraphs in length (2-3). See below for more details on topic: "As a business student you have likely spent some time learning about applications of PEST (and/or PESTEL), Porter's 5 forces, and SWOT analysis over the years. These are useful tools for understanding the

Value of homeless shelter

Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course and needs to be between 550 and 650 words. Describe which nonprofit theory, contract failure theory or government failure theory, (or both) explain(s) the existence of a local nonprofit homeless shelter. Hint: Those served by the shelter, unlikel

Conservation Efforts - Biodiversity

1. Define "invasive species" using the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website: 2. Provide three examples of invasive species in your region. 3. Define "endemic species," and provide an example of an endemic species from anywhere in the world. If you can find an example of an endem

Honest Tea and Mycorrhizal Applications

Examine the positive impact of two successful businesses that have direct ties to the natural world, Honest Tea ( and Mycorrhizal Applications, Inc. ( As you review the content in this video and website, think about the rela

Non profit value and benefits

Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. It's for an MBA course and needs to be between 350 and 450 words. Every nonprofit has a reason to exist. However, many nonprofits miss the opportunity to express that in a concise way. Funders, potential board members, other supporters of a nonprofit need to know why th

Strategic Management: Vision, Mission, and Stakeholders

Strategic Management: Vision, Mission, and Stakeholders 1) What is your opinion on the QUESTION below? For this assignment, we will focus on General Mills, a multinational food manufacturing company: As you research General Mills, you may want to compare and contrast that company with the ot

Strategic Management Process Stages

Hello, I need help developing a response discussing the strategic management process. What strategic leadership activities are needed for strategy implementation?

How strategy helps companies

Threaded Discussion: In this module (and throughout the course) we will be discussing the strategic management cycle. And although organizations tend to consider organizational strategy yearly, organizational strategic plans tend to be multi-year endeavors often looking 5 or more years into the future. Given the typical 5 yea

Focus on SWOT

a) Evaluate the operating industry of General Mills using a minimum of two forces included within Porter's Five Forces model. b) Using PEST, assess General Mills' remote environment using a minimum of two PEST forces. c) Conclude your assessment about the overall environment. Is it more or less favorable for General Mill

Brazilian Amazon Deforestation

Duncan, Emma. All creatures great and small. The Economist Sep 14, 2013; Vol. 408 (8853): 3. And Brazil's conversion: Trees of knowledge. The Economist Sep 14, 2013; Vol. 408 (8853): 13. Answer following questions: •Why did the Paragominas support their mayor? Address the following in your answer: •What level of biodive

Executive Summary for Time Restraint

DB Post an executive summary of your Comprehensive Project in the body of a post in this discussion (please do not use attachments). An Executive Summary is a one-page document that outlines the purpose, process, findings, discussion, and findings of a report submitted to management. CEOs often read and assess an Executive Summ

MRP and JIT: Feets

MRP and JIT each have benefits. Can they work together successfully, and how would one go about combining them at one of the Feets vendors? Pick a vendor type, such as shoes or apparel and relate you answer to that vendor type. How does shipping from China (e.g., shoes) affect your analysis? Can the result be a pull or a

Supply Chain for Time Restraint

Research an organization of your choice, and describe its supply chain. Your description should include a discussion of: • Suppliers. • Facilities (plants, distribution centers, etc.). • Customers. • Supply chain partners (third party providers, etc.). Draw a schematic of the organization's supply chain with thre

Financial Overview of Property Maintenance/Home Repair

Developing a 350- to 700-word four-part financial overview of a property maintenance/home repair organization. This overview will include the revenue model, financial highlights, funding requirements/use of funds, and the exit strategy. To support this work a financial statement needs to be developed and included in the append

Restaurant Industry

Please choose a venue in the hospitality industry that is of most interest, covering the below topics. 1) how technology is utilized in the venue, 2) career opportunities within the venue, 3) marketing strategies within the venue, 4) how positive and poor customer service can affect consumer behavior within the venue, 5)

Mychorrhizal Fungi

Cooperation and trade are common in the natural world. Based on the cost of production and the constraints presented by the environment, an organism may be more successful by trading for a product than producing it. In this situation the organism may specialize in one product and trade for another. In this assignment we will exa

Compensation Management- Pepsico

Please provide assistance with preparing written material on PepsiCo; briefly describing its compensation strategy, best practices they are applying, and compensation-related challenges they are facing; analyzing how your company applies compensation practice to determine the positive or negative impact to the company and its st

Free Cash Flow and Resulting Impacts

Explain the theory behind the free cash flow valuation approach. Why are the free cash flows value relevant to common equity shareholders when they are not cash flows to those shareholders, but rather are cash flows into the firm?

The Business World and the Natural World

As we begin to consider some parallels between the business world and the natural world, we can identify some very similar patterns in extinction, adaptation, and supply and demand in both. For example, an organism faces many challenges as it attempts to survive in the natural world, just as a business will struggle to succeed i

Characteristics of Self-Managed Work Teams

The characteristics of self-managed work teams include the ability of employees to share their expertise with others in the organization, share responsibilities for task among all members of the group, rely equally on fellow team members, and feel empowered to proceed with the project. Most importantly, self- managed work teams

Self Managed Work Teams

Hello I need help answering the following question: What are the characteristics of self-managed work teams?

A Management Team Section

Locate and review various organizational structures. Evaluate the differences in each structure and determine what would be the one, best suited for an organization Please help developing a 350- to 700-word Management Team section addressing three sub-sections: 1. Management Team Members: This section details the c