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    Principles of Management: Microsoft

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    Imagine that you are Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft. Recognizing the importance of developing strategies to adapt to environmental uncertainty, what steps would you take to scan your business environment? Can you keep track of all aspects of the environment? If not what aspects will you focus on and why? How might Bill Gates use benchmarking as a tool for improvement even though he is in an organization that is a recognized leader in the industry?

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    1. Imagine that you are Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft. Recognizing the importance of developing strategies to adapt to environmental uncertainty, what steps would you take to scan your business environment?

    By definition, the organizational environment is composed of all and any elements outside the boundries of the organization itself (Daft, 2009). Examples include trends, fashions, market conditions, changing consumer tastes, and competitors. As Bill Gates, I would start by analyzing any potential opportunities or threats that exist in the market. This will include any and all changes that are evident. For example, are consumers purchasing more Apple products compared to Microsoft products? If so, why?

    The next step would be identifying any market ...

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    This solution discusses the importance of developing strategies to adapt to environmental uncertainty and steps to scan your business environment. The explanation is given in 493 words with two references.

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