Assignment 5: Capstone Select a publicly traded corporation, business and finance homework help

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Select a publicly traded corporation for which you would like to work or are currently working.

Research the corporation on its own Website, the public filings on the Securities and Exchange Commission EDGAR database (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml), in the University's online databases, and any other sources you can find. The annual report will often provide insights that can help address some of these questions.

Write an eight to ten (8-10) page paper in which you:

  1. Determine the impact of the company’s mission, vision, and primary stakeholders on its overall success.
  2. Analyze the five (5) forces of competition to determine how they impact the company.
  3. Create a SWOT analysis for the company to determine its major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
  4. Based on the SWOT analysis, outline a strategy for the company to capitalize on its strengths and opportunities, and minimize its weaknesses and threats.
  5. Discuss the various levels and types of strategies the firm may use to maximize its competitiveness and profitability.
  6. Outline a communications plan the company could use to make the strategies you recommend above known to all stakeholders.
  7. Select two (2) corporate governance mechanisms used by this corporation and evaluate how effective they are at controlling managerial actions.
  8. Evaluate the effectiveness of leadership within this corporation and make at least one (1) recommendation for improvement.
  9. Assess efforts by this corporation to be a responsible (ethical) corporate citizen and determine the impact these efforts (or lack thereof) have on the company’s bottom line. Provide specific examples to support your response.
  10. Use at least five (5) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.

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Business Capstone: FedEx Corporation.



FEDEX CORPORATION

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Table of Contents
Introduction. .................................................................................................................................... 3
Company overview. ........................................................................................................................ 3
FedEx Express ............................................................................................................................ 3
FedEx ground .............................................................................................................................. 4
FedEx Custom Critical................................................................................................................ 4
FedEx global logistics. ................................................................................................................ 4
FedEx Corporate Services........................................................................................................... 5
FedEx general environment ............................................................................................................ 5
Economic factors. ....................................................................................................................... 6
Technological factors. ................................................................................................................. 7
Forces of competition. .................................................................................................................... 8
Addressing these forces .............................................................................................................. 9
External threats ............................................................................................................................. 10
Opportunities................................................................................................................................. 11
Greatest strengths .......................................................................................................................... 11
Significant weaknesses ................................................................................................................. 11
Core competencies ........................................................................................................................ 12
Resources ...................................................................................................................................... 12
References ..................................................................................................................................... 13

FEDEX CORPORATION

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Introduction.
The United States have some industries and companies that associate to the sectors. One
of these industries is on delivery service. Under this industry, we have businesses that deal with
the services and one of these companies is FedEx Corporation. It deals with export and import
services in the United States.

Company overview.
The company, FedEx Corporation was incorporated in 1997 as an express delivery
company. In 1998 it acquired Caliber System Inc. and became FDX Corporation. This
acquisition enabled the company to provide other services other than delivery services only. The
acquired company caliber system Inc. offered subsidiaries in the shipping, transportation,
packaging and freight services. This enabled the FedEx corporation to state providing this
services with the new acquisition. The company has the following units that all provide services
to the clients according to the type of service required. These are:
1.

FedEx Express

2.

FedEx Ground

3.

FedEx Custom Critical

4.

FedEx Global Logistics

5.

FedEx Corporate Services

FedEx Express

This unit of the FedEx Corporation offers cargo services. It is the largest airline in the
world bas...

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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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