Essays Tagged: "Strategic management"

"Strategy without action is only a daydream, but action without strategy is a nightmare" Discuss the benefits of formal corporate planning in directing organisational action

IS STRATEGIC CORPORATE PLANNING RELEVANT IN THE 21ST CENTURY?This essay will discuss the benefits of co ... ss the benefits of corporate strategic planning. Firstly, we will look at what strategy is, and why strategic planning is important to an organisation. Secondly, what types of strategic models are use ... anisations are increasingly complex and market dynamics are constantly changing is there a need for strategic corporate planning in the 21st century.It is hard to get a proper definition of what strat ...

(6 pages) 668 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Is Strategic Planning and Information Systems Strategic Planning Relevant to all Organisations?

eference (Robson, 1997). The above definition is an example of Porters stance on what a strategy is.Strategic planningStrategic management is concerned with deciding on strategy and planning on how th ... d with deciding on strategy and planning on how that strategy is to be put in to effect via:·Strategic Analysis·Strategic Choice·Strategic executionThe above definition of strateg ...

(15 pages) 1944 1 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Strategic Management, Why & How.

Introduction"Strategic management is the process of decision making which have high medium term to long term impa ... value for customers and key stakeholders and to outperform the competitors"(Hubbard, G., 2000, p-2).Strategic management has three elements such as strategic analysis, strategic choice and strategic i ... strategic choice and strategic implementation. Strategic analysis gives the idea to understand the strategic position of the organization. It is an ongoing activity of organization. Strategic analysi ...

(15 pages) 1583 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Wal-Mart Corporation.

Strategic Management Case Study on Case 27(Pearce & Robinson, Strategic Management - Formulation ... ct, ideal retailer in the world, it has to be Wal-Mart.References:Pearce, J.A. and Robinson, R.B., 'Strategic Management - Formulation, Implementation and Control', 8th edition - Case No. 27.Quinn, B. ...

(8 pages) 1261 0 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The essay is about the company Artistic Impressions Inc.

Case StudyOfArtistic Impressions Inc.InstructorJanet JonesStrategic Management 240byIvy Felicia MartinHistory, Development And Growth OF Artistic Impressions ...

(7 pages) 71 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Management Processes: An Example of Successful Change of Wal-Mart.

10 most admired corporations."Changing PeopleWal-Mart is successful not only because it makes sound strategic management decisions, but also for its innovative implementation of those strategic decisi ...

(3 pages) 389 0 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

External & Internal Analysis of Amazon during 1997. Example of a Strategic Management in the New Economy.

"External & Internal Analysis of Amazon during 1997"Strategic Management in the New Economy24/09/02What are the opportunities and threats that ... ch benefited customers' shopping experience.Close attention to the finances. The company has made a strategic decision to postpone profitability and made increasing market share its priority. As a res ... Retrieved September 22, 2002, from, J., Robinson, R. (2000). Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation, and Control (7th Ed.). McGraw-Hill.

(10 pages) 625 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Strategic Management Process.

sis74.1PEST Analysis74.2Scenario Analysis105.Industry or Task Environment105.1Porter's Approach105.2Strategic Group135.3Competitive Intelligence146.Internal Environment156.1Resource-Based Approach156. ... rce-Based Approach156.2Value Chain Analysis167.SWOT Analysis198.Conclusion20Reference1. IntroductionStrategic management has four basic elements such as environmental scanning, strategic formulation, ...

(17 pages) 1779 2 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Monsanto Company Executive Summary.

Executive Summary: Monsanto CompanyStrategic Management IssuesOver the past 20 years, Monsanto has grown and shifted focus from high-vo ...

(5 pages) 397 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

XFL - Excitement or Excuse

ng?porter's 5 forces analysis, swot analysis, implementation strategy...etcpaper was midterm for my strategic management in sports industry class....XFLAmerican football has surpassed baseball in rece ... other segments of the sports industry that a consumer can enjoy.An important step in analyzing the strategic plan is to create a SWOT analysis focusing on the internal (Strengths & Weaknesses) en ...

(6 pages) 58 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Critically evaluation of Porter's five forces, Value Chain Analysis, Balanced ScoredCard

n the demands of today's competitive and dynamic environment, it is quite challenging to understand strategic issues facing organizations and develop the capability for long term organizational succes ... ons of three frameworks and considering some implementation issues within organizations.As powerful strategic management tools, Porter's Five Forces, Value Chain and Balanced Scorecard frameworks are ...

(19 pages) 1947 3 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Charateristics of Strategic management with examples

at services over 100 million customers in over 100 countries. This merger marked the beginning of a strategic transformation within the financial services industry in US. All organizations are faced w ... thin the financial services industry in US. All organizations are faced with the challenges of such strategic developments: some from the desire to grasp the new opportunities such as the above stated ...

(8 pages) 436 1 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Gap Inc.: Analysis of the Retail/Specialty Retail Industry

Gap Inc.: Analysis of the Retail/Specialty Retail IndustryFebruary 11, 2004Strategic Management (BUS 471)Executive SummaryGap Inc. has been doing business, starting in San Fra ...

(14 pages) 959 0 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Scenario Planning A Review

g.The papers which have been used for this analysis are as follows:"h Scenario Planning: a tool for strategic thinking. Paul J.H. Schoemaker."h Scenario thinking about the future. Kees van der Heijden ... .H. Schoemaker."h Scenario thinking about the future. Kees van der Heijden."h How scenarios trigger strategic thinking. Stephen M. Millett.The report gives a brief introduction to scenario planning an ...

(11 pages) 292 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Distribution effect in strategic management the product is condom

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT(DISTRIBUTION EFFECTS IN CONDOM MARKET)Introduction of ProductThe main reason fo ... yküsü Birinci Baskı,İstanbul Temmuz 20032-Roger A.Kerın,Robert A. Peterson,Strategic Mraketing Problems Eight Edition,USA 19973- Marketing Türkiye ,Yıl 2 Sayı:4 ...

(17 pages) 286 5 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Comparing the resource based view, Porter's five forces and dynamic capabilities in strategy.

In the last two decades, one of the most fundamental questions emerging in strategic management is how firms achieve and sustain competitive advantage. In a simplified world, ... he "loose brick" strategy, because it refers to a section of the market that is somewhat neglected. Strategic positions mainly emerge from two distinct sources, which are not mutually exclusive and of ... rontier and having operational efficiency is not enough to guarantee a sustainable advantage. For a strategic position to be sustainable, the company must also make trade-offs in terms of the way with ...

(10 pages) 621 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Danger of Not Aligning The Three Domains in Change

Three Domains in ChangeIntroductionOrganizations today face major, discontinuous change that makes strategic management more difficult and complex than ever. Making a change program effective and bre ... nded to bring in is with the purpose of reacting to external competitiveness rather than internally strategic driven. When realizing the market shrinkage, the Marketing Director felt that he ought to ...

(14 pages) 186 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


STRATEGIC MANAGEMENTCORPORATE CULTURE"Some are born great,some achieve greatness,and some have great ... ng significance of corporate culture and analyse its influences on the organisation with respect to strategic management of the company. The first section will describe organisational culture as a who ... he extent to which the competitive environment requires flexibility, and b) the extent to which the strategic focus and strength is internal or external.Exhibit C Relationship of Environment and Strat ...

(5 pages) 485 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is the challenge of strategic management?

Achieving the strategic competitiveness and earning above average returns is one of the strategic management chall ... to compete with in a certain market and it is a very hard challenge for the firm to implement their strategic management.Profit is one of the aim or goal for most of the firm or company. However, in s ... tisfaction towards a certain product or service quality. So, this could be one of the challenges of strategic management.Some company or firm do creates their own problems by formulating the wrong str ...

(1 pages) 223 1 3.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Strategy, change and innovation

rs on strategy that we should keep the environment under constant review. Form the point of view of strategic management, what is the practical use of knowing what is going on in the environment? Can ... its external and internal environment. According to the Henry Mintzberg (1994, The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning), he pointed out that people use "strategy" in several different ways, the most c ...

(10 pages) 877 0 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers