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Outback Steakhouse International Expansion

1. Does Outback Steakhouse have any substantial impacts for their growth expansion plans? 2. Identify Outback Steakhouse performance surrounding these key issues: - Restaurant expansion - Operating efficiency - Growth strategy - Customer retention - Cultural Considerations - Restaurant sales - Competition 3. Conduct

Peru: Wal-Mart Expansion

WalMart is the company of choice and the country of choice is Peru. Now that you have conducted a cultural review along with developing some marketing strategies for entry into the country, it is time to begin the third part of the project, which continues from Project Part 2. Using the same company of choice that is proposin

Innovation and Virtual Environments

What are some strategic planning strategies for innovation and virtual environments. Can you explain how you might apply these strategies to effect positive social change. Would you provide two or three scholarly articles please? Thanks in advance for your assistance

Culture and Marketing: Walmart in Peru

Cultural Exchange and Marketing Strategy Assignment Requirements: Wal-Mart for the Company and Peru for the Country Now that you have your approved idea for the project it is time to begin the second part of the project, which builds on Project Part 1. Using the same company of choice that is proposing an expansion opportun

Learning in Local and Global Organizational Networks

In your opinion, what are the vital processes of learning that take place in global and local organisational networks? Analyse the Zellmer-Bruhn and Gibson article with regard to how the macro context in multinational organisations influences work team learning and how team learning influences task performance and interpersonal

Mission Statement Analysis: Coca-Cola and Pepsi

Use Coca-Cola and identify one of its competitors for the following task. The Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys are good resources for this activity. Then, using the nine components and nine characteristics of a mission statement as described in your text, compare the two mission statements with special emphasis on competitive

Affordable Care Act for Medicaid

Discuss the issues central to the expansion of Medicaid created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). From a state policy perspective, is this a good way to increase access to healthcare at a reasonable cost? Be sure to discuss the success stories you uncover as you complete your research for this question.

The Concept of Comparative Advantage

What is comparative advantage? Evaluate the major sources of comparative advantage. Select two major sources of comparative advantage and provide an example and explanation as to why each is a comparative advantage. As always, please provide references to support your efforts. Please add references.

Problems in the Pay System: Compensation

Read the attached files and answer the following questions. 1. Are the CCUA department's current pay practices concerning data processor IIs and computer analysts Is externally equitable (i.e. competitive)? Explain your answer. 2. What specific action, if any, do you recommend be taken now? Be specific and justify your rec

Customer Strategies: Coca-Cola Company

Describe the following as it relates to Coca-Cola: Social Media Strategies (one paragraph to describe the following sections) Responsiveness (two paragraphs) Transparency (two paragraphs) Adaptability (three paragraphs) Please include references:

Wal-Mart: Foreign Expansion

Identify a company of choice that will seek expansion opportunities to an overseas area. Identify the country and mode of entry. Additionally, provide an introduction and overview of your selected company along with an initial analysis of the growth opportunity. Identify the following: - Country of choice - Mode of entry

Adaptive Leadership and Organizational Change

As I just learned about leading organizational change within the movie and news paper industry while using Kotter's eight step method, I realize that a leader/manager will need some form of adaptive leadership to move each of the industries forward. What type of adaptive leadership will one need in order to effectively accomplis

The Future of Internet Publishing

For this Discussion Question you will need to conduct some research on the topic "What is the future of Internet Publishing?" Read the case, "New York Times: Seeking Salvation within a Declining Industry" on page 619-629. As you are reading this case think about these questions: 1.What are the pros and cons of Internet publishi

Threats to Dell's global Business

Problem What are the major operational threats Dell's logistics functions face as a result of global terrorism? Identify mitigation strategies that could help secure domestic and global supply chains. Assess the impact of global terrorism on logistics. Discuss the major operational threats Dell's logistics functions face as a

The Constitution And The Original Meaning

This week we examined two different ways of interpreting the Constitution. Using one or the other as a basis, make a case for or against the constitutionality of Roe v. Wade. State clearly from the beginning which school of thought you are flowing, then take a position, and finally show how your school of thought on constitution

Free Speech By Corporations

Please respond to the following discussion topic and submit it to the discussion forum. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length. Then, make at least two thoughtful responses to your fellow students' posts. Should we as a group of students be allowed to form a small corporation with the express purpose of running ad

Stakeholders and Sustainability Analysis

1. How would you identify organization stakeholders and how to conduct a stakeholder analysis for American Red Cross? 2. How can you evaluate the organization from multiple sustainable perspectives, including financial considerations, positive community outcomes, and innovation. Thanks for any assistance. Also can you provid

Leading Organizational Change

As I understand, one of the basic tasks of an organization's leadership is to lead an organization through the entire change process and support the mechanisms that need to replaced in order to sustain change. 1. How would one apply Kotter's eights steps toward leading change within an organization? 2. Provide an example(s)

Forecasting in Business

Many companies use forecasting to determine product/service demand. However, forecasting can be very inaccurate. Some companies report forecast errors as high as 30% - 40%. Your company current uses a time series analysis to predict demand. 1. Do you feel that your company would benefit from using forecasts even if they experie

Macroeconomic Issues

a. Assume initially that the economy is in a state of long-run equilibrium. The real GDP equals potential GDP and only natural unemployment exists. Now suppose that consumer confidence plummets and the aggregate demand decreases. What will happen to the general price level (P) and the real GDP (Y) in the short run? Why? What wil

Coca-Cola Customer Personally Identifiable Information

Please provide a new customer strategy for Coca-Cola. Include guidelines for the following: - Customer Data and Privacy - Identifying Individual Customers - Relevant Customer Data - Data Collection Limits - Internal Data Sharing - Assuring Privacy Please also add reference:

History of Strategic Management

First we will collectively construct a historical timeline of the contemporary era of strategic management. Use the table below to see which ten-year period you will be considering. Then identify and research a theorist or major contributor to strategic management or strategic planning in that ten-year period. Post the results o

Covered California Website: Navigating the Site

Browse the California Health Insurance Exchange Website, Covered CA: States are supposed to make these websites user friendly. Do you think this website is appropriate for a person who reads at the eighth-grade level (the typical public health standard)? If yes, why? If not, how do you think this ca

Core Competencies for Developing Sustainable Success

Building core competencies is important to developing sustainable success for an organization. Respond to the following: •What criteria must organizational capabilities satisfy for them to become core competencies? •How does building core competencies add value to an organization? •Why is it important to build flex

Strategic planning for non profits

1.Can you provide an explanation of ethical, financial, and cultural benefits and limitations of organizational strategic planning. Include how ever-changing stakeholders might impact the strategic plan (associated with American Red Cross) 2. Can you evaluate the organization from multiple sustainable perspectives, including f

Empowering the Employees for Better Performance

After reading an Todd's (2014) article "Get your employees to work like nobody's watching," I realize that leaders need to improve teams performance through empowering their employees. As described in the article, how would one implement such ideas into an organization and/or implement the changes in a team in order to maximize

Team Effectiveness and Leadership

Due to my limited experience and exposure to the business industry, can someone give me a readers digest version of when they were a member of a team that performed poorly. Why was the team lacking its effectiveness? How was the leader not able to get the team to perform? Also, what measures were implement in order to address su

Health Care Strategic Initiatives

How will the health care industry continue to research, develop, and coordinate strategic initiatives concerning policy changes from the federal government? Please include references.