ECOM201 SEU Virtual Management

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Consider yourself as Global Manager Marketing for one of the following companies:

www.walmart.com, www.target.com, www.macys.com, www.zappos.com, www.etsy.com, www.costco.com, www.6pm.com online merchandiser. At present the company you’ll choose is doing business in the USA and wants to enter in gulf region online market. ( You can discuss other options with your instructors)

Develop a detail strategy on the following:

  • Explain how you will implement the virtual management?
  • How you will manage the teams in both areas which is culturally, politically, and economically different?
  • How the virtual teams will work together?
  • What tools are they using?
  • What are the advantages of using virtual management?
  • What are some disadvantages they have and how they can overcome them?
  • Explain how you will manage meetings between the teams in US and gulf in terms of time, place and language?
  • As a manager how you will manage the outsourced projects?
  • How would you solve a problem between two virtual workers?
  • What is your advice to the team for improvement?

Remembergulf countries are well positioned to experience the eCommerce expansion due to their high internet penetration and the fast-growing number of tablets, smartphones, and computers. Moreover, the market potential in the Gulf countries is attracting a growing number of online business players which make it a very competitor market.

Project report structure:

  • Title Page: the name of the institution, the title of the report, the name of the author and then add the date.
  • Abstract: Brief summary of your work.
  • Table of contents:

1.Introduction: Background or introduction to state what the report is about. You have to give the reader an overview of the whole report.

2.Main Body of the report: Include your main work. End of Week 12

3.Conclusion.

4.References: Use APA style.

5.Presentation: You have to prepare for the presentation include your project summary and description.

Tutor Answer

Cess
School: Cornell University

Hello, please see attached and contact me if you have any questions, thank you

Running Head: TARGET CORPORATION AND VIRTUAL MANAGEMENT

Institution Affiliation
Target Corporation and Virtual Management
Student’s Name
Date

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TARGET CORPORATION AND VIRTUAL MANAGEMENT

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Abstract

Target Corporation is one of the largest retailers in the United States with regards to
revenue. The company operates globally. One method of moving a corporation's operations
abroad is through virtual management. Virtual management is the act of managing a global
venture from a central location. It involves the creation of a corporate culture remotely.
Virtual management brings many advantages to a corporation in terms of overhead cost
reduction. To conclusively establish and manage a virtual workforce, the manager has to
create a close connection between virtual team members which is vital in finding solutions to
problems at hand.

TARGET CORPORATION AND VIRTUAL MANAGEMENT
Table of Content

1. Introduction.........................................................................1
2. Implementation of the virtual management.........................1-5
3. Management of the virtual management.............................5-7
4. Unifying the virtual management team...............................7
5. Tools used in of the virtual management............................7-8
6. Advantages of virtual management.....................................8
7. Disadvantages of virtual management.................................8-9
8. Managing meetings..............................................................9
9. Managing outsourced projects.............................................9
10. Problem-solving...................................................................9-10
11. Team improvement..............................................................10
12. References............................................................................11

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TARGET CORPORATION AND VIRTUAL MANAGEMENT

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Target Corporation is a retailer in the United States that was founded by George
Dayton. It is, in fact, the eighth largest retailer in the United States. Target headquarters are in
Minneapolis, Minnesota. After start-up in June 1902, George Dayton named the company
Goodfellow Dry Goods. Seven months later, he renamed it Dayton's Dry Goods Company. In
the year 1910, the name was changed to Dayton Company. The company's first store was
opened in Roseville, Minnesota in 1962. In 1967 the parent company was rebranded Dayton
Corporation. In 1969, after merging with J.L. Hudson Company, the company was renamed
Dayton-Hudson Corporation.

In the 1970s after establishing itself as the highest-earning branch of the DaytonHudson Corporation, Target began a national-wide expansion. The expansion mainly
happened in the 1980s. New store formats were introduced under the Target label in the
1990s. In 2000 the parent company was rebranded the Target Corporation. Target
Corporation experienced a setback in the 2010s due to security breach of its customer's credit
card data and failure of Target Canada. The loss incurred was covered after the company's
plan to expand in urban markets in the United States became a success.

Currently, the firm operates 1844 stores in the United States. In 2018 the company
was placed 39th in the Fortune 500 list of the largest corporation in the United States by total
revenue. The corporation to be winning by embracing its widely known strategy places much
emphasi...

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Anonymous
Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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