Week 3 Assignment

Week 3 Assignment

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Everything in Blue should be deleted. Your font must be in Times New Roman 12 Font ONLY. Due Week 3 and worth 115 points. Choose one (1) public corporation in an industry with which you are familiar. For a list of companies you can choose from, go to https://www.forbes.com/top-public-companies/list/5/#tab:overall . Research the company 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.

NOTE: Be sure to read Chapter 1 and 2 in the course textbook and complete the Practice Activity for Weeks 1 and 2 (refer to your weekly checklist) as they set the foundation to this assignment. Of necessity, be sure to incorporate applicable vocabulary from the chapter readings and lectures for this assignment. In each section, be sure to provide thorough original responses and meet at least the minimum page requirement. This will help you end up in the “thorough” column of the rubric as well as meet your minimum page count. You MUST cite from the textbook in addition to at least 2 other quality references. BE SURE TO DELETE EVERYTHING IN BLUE!!!!!

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper (does not include Title or Reference pages) in which you:

Week 3 Assignment 1

Introduction

Write your introduction here: It should be 1 to 2 good paragraphs that introduce the reader to your topic and it should explain in detail what your paper will be discussing. Much of your introduction may be taken from the assignment itself (in your own words). Read the scenario to get a feel for what the paper is about and explain what your paper will be discussing. Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment. Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

Globalization

Assess how globalization changes have impacted the corporation you researched. Consider how has your chosen company been involved in expanding globally? Consider how has the company been impacted by global competition? As a reminder, be sure to provide thorough original responses and meet at least the minimum page requirement. This will help you end up in the “thorough” column of the rubric as well as meet your minimum page count. Do not forget to properly cite! Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

Technology

Assess how technology changes have impacted the corporation you researched. Consider how the company been impacted by cloud computing, social media, crowdfunding, program apps, email, texting, websites, mobile, automation, robotics, IOT (Internet of Things), AI (Artificial Intelligence), e-commerce, data and analytics, etc. As a reminder, be sure to provide thorough original responses and meet at least the minimum page requirement. This will help you end up in the “thorough” column of the rubric as well as meet your minimum page count. Do not forget to properly cite! Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

Industrial-Based Model

Apply the industrial organization model to determine how your corporation could earn above-average returns. Start by defining the industrial organization model as discussed in your textbook. This is based upon the firms’ external environment which is anything outside of the firm that can influence or impact its business (macro)/operations (micro). Consider its competition, government, regulation, legal, economic, financial, customer attitudes, suppliers, etc. As a reminder, be sure to provide thorough original responses and meet at least the minimum page requirement. This will help you end up in the “thorough” column of the rubric as well as meet your minimum page count. Do not forget to properly cite! Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

Resource-Based Model

Apply the resource-based model to determine how your corporation could earn above-average returns. Start by briefly defining the resource-based model as discussed in your textbook. Consider the firm’s unique resources (corporate culture, land, location, equipment, brand, reputation, trademarks, patents, etc.) and capabilities (skills, experience, capabilities, etc. that set it apart from its competition). What about the firms internal structure helps it achieve its financial results. As a reminder, be sure to provide thorough original responses and meet at least the minimum page requirement. This will help you end up in the “thorough” column of the rubric as well as meet your minimum page count. Do not forget to properly cite! Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

Vision

Assess how the vision statement of the corporation influences its overall success. Include the actual vision statement for your chosen company (be sure to quote and cite per APA). (As a reminder, be sure to provide thorough original responses and meet at least the minimum page requirement. This will help you end up in the “thorough” column of the rubric as well as meet your minimum page count. Do not forget to properly cite! Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

Mission

Assess how the mission statement of the corporation influences its overall success. Include the actual mission statement for your chosen company (be sure to quote and cite per APA). As a reminder, be sure to provide thorough original responses and meet at least the minimum page requirement. This will help you end up in the “thorough” column of the rubric as well as meet your minimum page count. Do not forget to properly cite! Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

Stakeholders

Evaluate how each category of stakeholder impacts the overall success of this corporation. Consider its employees, stockholders, customers, suppliers, community, creditors, unions, etc. As a reminder, be sure to provide thorough original responses and meet at least the minimum page requirement. This will help you end up in the “thorough” column of the rubric as well as meet your minimum page count. Do not forget to properly cite! Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

Conclusion

Write your conclusion here: It should be 1 to 2 good paragraphs that bridge(s) and reiterate(s) to the reader major points in your paper. It will help the reader to see why your analysis and information should matter; and is your opportunity to further synthesize your thoughts to demonstrate the importance of your ideas, and to propel your reader to a new view of the subject. It is also your opportunity to make a good final impression on the reader and to end on a positive note. Remember, this document is just a template. You will want to review the assignment AND rubric for full details. Finally, please ask me any questions about this assignment.

References

Use at least three (3) quality references. All references in this list MUST be used in the paper. The textbook for this course MUST be one of your references.

Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

List your reference here in APA format. The reference page must include all of the references you used, listed in proper APA format.

Note: You will be graded on the quality of your answers, the logic/organization of the report, your language skills, and your writing skills.


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