Strategy Formulation

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Purpose of Assignment

The Week 4 individual assignment is the second part of a three part strategic management plan for the company selected by the student in Week 3. The purpose of the assignment is for students to establish long-term goals and objectives; indicate, specify and discuss strategies; and investigate, consider and describe specific business strategies including vertical integration and strategic alliances, to achieve competitive advantage in the industry. The student also generates an appropriate organizational chart in alignment with the stated strategies.

Weeks 3, 4, and 5 Individual Assignments are integrated to generate a Strategic Management Plan. This is Part 2 of the three part Strategic Management Plan.

Assignment Steps

Write a 1,050-word report on the company you selected in Week 3, following up on the Individual Assignment of Week 3 (Environmental Scanning), and address the following:

  • Establish Long-term Goals and Objectives
    • Strategy Formulation.
    • Indicate the markets that the company will pursue.
    • Specify the unique value the company will offer in the selected markets.
    • Discuss the resources and capabilities that are required.
    • Analyze how the company will capture value and sustain competitive advantage over time.
  • Business Management Strategy
    • Consider Cost and Differentiation Advantages.
    • Describe the Corporate Strategy.
    • Investigate Vertical Integration.
    • Describe Strategic Alliances.
    • Detail the Company Competitive Advantage.
    • Generate an Organizational Chart of the company you selected.

Cite at least 3 scholarly references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Strategy Formulation Grading Guide MGT/498 Version 4 Strategic Management Copyright Copyright © 2016 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. University of Phoenix® is a registered trademark of Apollo Group, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft®, Windows®, and Windows NT® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Use of these marks is not intended to imply endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation. Edited in accordance with University of Phoenix® editorial standards and practices. Strategy Formulation Grading Guide MGT/498 Version 4 Individual Assignment: Strategy Formulation Purpose of Assignment The Week 4 individual assignment is the second part of a three part strategic management plan for the company selected by the student in Week 3. The purpose of the assignment is for students to establish longterm goals and objectives; indicate, specify and discuss strategies; and investigate, consider and describe specific business strategies including vertical integration and strategic alliances, to achieve competitive advantage in the industry. The student also generates an appropriate organizational chart in alignment with the stated strategies. Resources Required Textbook Chapters 4, 5, 7 and 11 Grading Guide Content Student establishes long-term goals and objectives. Student addresses the following regarding strategy formulation: a. Indicates the markets that the company will pursue. b. Specifies the unique value the company will offer in the selected markets. c. Discusses the resources and capabilities that are required. d. Analyzes how the company will capture value and sustain competitive advantage over time. Student addresses the following regarding business management strategy: a. Consider Cost and Differentiation Advantages. b. Describe the Corporate Strategy. c. Investigate Vertical Integration. d. Describe Strategic Alliances. e. Detail the Company Competitive Advantage. f. Generate an Organizational Chart of the company you selected. The paper is 1,050 words in length. Met Partially Met Not Met Comments: 2 Strategy Formulation Grading Guide MGT/498 Version 4 Content Writing Guidelines Met Met Partially Met Not Met Total Available Total Earned 5 #/5 Partially Met Not Met Total Available Total Earned 2 #/2 7 #/7 The paper—including tables and graphs, headings, title page, and reference page—is consistent with APA formatting guidelines and meets course-level requirements. Intellectual property is recognized with in-text citations and a reference page. Paragraph and sentence transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper. Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Rules of grammar and usage are followed including spelling and punctuation. Assignment Total Additional comments: # Comments: Comments: 3 ...
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Thanks, good work

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