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Strategic Plan and Presentation

Resource: Implementation,k strategic controls, and contingency Plans assignment with facilitator feedback.

Discuss a strategic plan for Apple Computer, Inc.

Summarize the current issues facing Apple Computer, Inc., the strategy choice you've made to address those issues, and which highlights key points in my paper

*Company background
Note: For a start-up this should focus on the backgrounds and accomplishments of the key anticipated management personnel. The goal is to convince the investor that these individuals are trustworthy and successful.

*Review of strategies and a recommendation for the best strategy for Apple computer, Inc.

*Risk management plan, including contingency plans for identified risks.

*any change management strategies that would enhance successful implementation.

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Background of Apple and CEO;

Apple's motto is "think differently". This means innovation, and Apple continues to define the world of computer design. When Steve Jobs assumed the post of CEO in 1998, he re-volutionalized the entire Apple platform, rescinding previous attempts to license the operating system. Jobs identified four basic platforms based on the demographics of computer buyers, from the most basic 'i know nothing" people to the experts able to code their own software.
Under his command, Apple introduced the outstanding iMac,iBook, PowerBook, and G series computers, all designed to fit the needs of such diverse buyers. And in 2003, Apple continued to forge ahead in design as the introduction of iTunes, iMovie, iPhoto, and iPod inspired the replication by its rivals.

Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970's with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and internet offerings.

Accomplishments by product development personnel;(marketing manager)
In January 2003. Apple introduced the new PowerBook models: (1) the 17-inch Powerbook G4 weighing as little as 6.8 pounds and (2) the 12-inch powerbook, G4 which features a 12-inch, active-matrix display weighing approximately 4.6 pounds.
Apple continued to innovate its Macintosh line of professional desktop ...

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The solution discusses a strategic plan and presentation.