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Gulf Coast Shipping: major strategic issue, strategic and operational decisions,

Gulf Coast Shipping is interested in developing a new type of market for transportation services. They wish to develop a high-speed vessel to compete with slow-moving freight ships that offer low cost transportation and with rapid delivery cargo planes that offer high cost transportation. Managers at Gulf Coast believe a middle

Strategic Initiative affecting sales

In describing the relationship between strategic planning and financial planning for Barnes and Noble, could you assist with an introduction to the strategic initiative plan below advise how this initiative would impact sales? Strategic planning and financial planning are part of why Barnes and Nobles is successful. The compa

Health Organization: Mission, vision statements, structure, culture, monitoring

Create a strategy for a new health organization in which you serve in a leadership position. Use APA formatting (use citation and references) ? Write a brief summary about the function of the organization. What is the purpose for this organization? What population does this organization serve? ? What governing body structu

Ethics Considerations in a Strategic Plan

- Explain the role of ethics and social responsibility in developing a strategic plan, considering stakeholder needs. - Explain how your ethical perspective has evolved through your career

Competitive Advantage: Club IT Mission Statement and Strategies

Essay that addresses the following: o Club IT's mission and primary clientele o Club IT's information resources include intranet resources; for example, the password to log-in is clubit. Resources also include the role of the IT department and how its information resources are managed. o Choose one of the different str

Are Starbucks' current strategies aligned with the company's mission?

Are Starbucks' current strategies aligned with the company's mission? Will the company continue its past success? Why or why not? Visit the Starbucks website, identify Starbucks' mission statement, and analyze it. Analyze whether Starbucks' current strategies will help the company to meet its mission, vision, and objectives.

Strategic Planning and its Impacts on an Organization.

Describe how quality is linked to the organization's strategic plan and strategic objectives. Provide an analysis of a process improvement plan that the organization currently utilizes. Include examples of the tools and techniques used to measure quality and customer satisfaction within your selected organization.

Develop a summary of the organization's current situation, including its mission or business overview, its current competitive position, and the forces and trends in its industry. Based on this situation, you will identify three to six current opportunities and issues you believe should be addressed through the strategic-planning process

Looking for a SUMMARY OF WALGREEN'S current situation, including its mission or business overview, its current competitive position, and the forces and trends in its industry. Based on this situation, you will identify three to six current opportunities and issues you believe should be addressed through the strategic-planning pr

Strategic Plan for Kudler Fine Foods

Complete the 2003 strategic plan for Kudler Fine Foods. Include the following: *Executive Summary *Company background *Organizational mission, vision, and value statements *Environmental scan *Recommendation for the best strategy for Kudler *Implementation Plan: Create a WBS and Gantt chart for the strategy/tac

Surrogate Regulators in the Marketplace

Questions What are the surrogate regulators that influence organizations to focus on sustainability? Why are these influential? What is the relationship among the mission, vision, and value statements to an organization's sustainability? Provide an example of how this relationship works. What strategies related to environ

Prepare a Strategic Plan (Nokia)

Please annotate at least a Minimum of 5 scholarly peer reviewed journal articles must be included and a reference list of at least 10 references (books, journals, interviews, etc.). Please read the following for the design and requirements for the Strategic Plan of your organization. Please annotate the name of the organization.

Country Risk and Strategic Planning Analysis

Prepare a 400 word paper in which you conduct a country risk analysis for your selected global business venture (please see attached word file). Analyze the following risks in your paper: o Taxation and double taxation risks ? Market risks (four Ps) ? Distribution and supply chain risks o Physical and environmenta

Change agents

Change agents play an important role during the execution stage of the road map for a strategic plan. The change agents use their knowledge, behavior and leadership to ensure that the strategic plan is executed according to the road map. Question: Within a healthcare (hospital) organization what are the change agents are and h

Conventional Strategic Planning Concepts vs. Strategic Intent Thinking

Compare and contrast conventional strategic planning concepts with those of strategic intent thinking. Discuss how the differences in conventional strategic planning and strategic intent thinking concepts can lead to better business strategy practice. I need someone to get my thinking process going on this issue. I have an id

Communication of a strategic plan

Please answer the 3 questions below. OK to include some "real world" experiences and new ideas whenever possible. If applicable, please use citation and references for the sources of material used. Why is it important to continuously update the implementation and communication of a strategic plan? Who should be responsi

Monitoring and Controlling Strategic Plans, Employee Role

Why is it necessary to monitor and control strategic plans? Who should be responsible for monitoring and controlling strategic plans? Why? What are the pitfalls of failing to monitor and control strategic plans? As an employee of an organization, what role do you play in the strategic planning process? What role do you play i

Stakeholders Management

I have an assignment due and am having a hard time identifying the organizational structure and how it effects managing projects. I have attached previous papers that were used in this course and are required to use as reference to this assignment. assignment:Strategic Context of Project Paper and Presentation from Week T

How to communicate a strategic plan; what types of communication.

1-How do we communicate our strategic plan? What are ways of communicating? Which ones are working and which ones are not working as well? What type of communication is used at your place of employment? What type will you choose in your created business? 2-What is organizational culture? Why is it important? 3-Discuss

Hewlett Packard: Strategic Audit

Prepare a strategic audit of Hewlett Packard. Include the following: Abstract Proposed Vision Statement Proposed Mission Statement External Audit Opportunities Threats CPM - Competitive Profile Matrix External Factor Evaluation (EFE) Matrix Internal Audit Strengths Weaknesses Internal Factor Evaluation (IFE) Matrix

What is the purpose of strategic planning?

In 350 words please answer the 5 questions. What is strategic planning? What is the purpose of strategic planning? Why is it necessary? What are the components of a strategic plan? Which component is the most important? Why?

There are a number of participants in the strategy process: stakeholders

1. There are a number of participants in the strategy process: stakeholders, executive strategy team, support team, and corporate community. Discuss your prior involvement with one of these and discuss how including such participants can enhance the strength of your strategic plan for your fictitious IS business. 2. What can

Strategic Planning & Management

1. What are the key elements of strategic planning? 2. What are the differences between a vision and a mission? Which one should come first and why? Can these statements be combined? why or why not? 3. What is a value statement and why is it important? Many have noticed the significant issues many companies are fa

Strategic Initiative: strategic planning and financial planning

Help me with the following. Strategic Initiative Paper Using the selected organization from your Learning Team Meeting One assignment, prepare a paper in which you describe the relationship between strategic planning and financial planning. In your paper, be sure to address the following: Introduction Describe a