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BUS 508 Assignment 1 Entrepreneurial Leadership
1. Discuss the common elements described in the theories/philosophies of Case, Kouzes, and Drucker including how their principles/strategies relate to the new definition of entrepreneurial leadership presented in Understanding Entrepreneurial Leadership in today’s Dynamic Markets. 2. Discuss your leadership style or the style you aspire to be and how it compares to transactional, transformation, visionary, charismatic, principled, and entrepreneurial leadership. 3. As a new entrepreneur, discuss how you would use resources and tools available through the Small Business Administration and SCORE. 4. If you were to create your personal principles of leadership, what would they be and explain why you would chose them.
BUS 508 Assignment 2 Diversification Strategies (Wallmart and Kmart)
A big question in business is: To Diversify or Not to Diversify? 2—B+ Some corporations (e.g., Amazon, 3M and General Electric) have diversified broadly over the years and have had great success. Other diversification attempts (e.g., Time Warner’s purchase of AOL) have taken companies away from their core businesses and their experiences are less successful. Research two corporations that have had different outcomes (one successful and one unsuccessful) with their diversification strategies. Compare and contrast each corporation’s diversification strategy and evaluate the reasons for each one’s success or failure in the venture. Write a 4-6 page paper in which you: 1. Compare and contrast the two businesses—core business, their size, financials, global presence, use of e-business (marketing, sales, etc.). 2. Compare and contrast their outcomes (one successful, one unsuccessful). 3. Analyze the three primary reasons for the different outcomes. 4. Recommend two actions the unsuccessful one could have
made to make their diversification venture successful. 5. Use a minimum of three (3) quality external resources from the last five (5) years to support the content of the paper. (Note: Do not use Wiki sites.) Your assignment must: •
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.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: •
Examine the private enterprise systems, drivers of change on the system, ethical and social responsibilities of business, and the requirements for success in today’s business environment.
Analyze business plans based on an analysis of domestic and global operating environments, market dynamics, and electronic and internal capabilities. Use technology and information resources to research issues in contemporary business. Write clearly and concisely about contemporary business using proper writing mechanics
BUS 508 Week 3 Assignment Production and Operations Management Marathon Oil
The Strayer MBA program prepares students for careers in 2--no business from a holistic perspective. As such, it is important to understand the interrelationship between our physical environment and how it is impacted by business processes. The worst oil disaster in US history began in April 2010. Its effects on the environment will remain unknown for decades to come. This assignment explores the process of converting crude oil to consumer fuels, such as gasoline for transportation. Required: 1. View the video: The Time it Takes to Provide America’s Transportation Fuels at http://www.marathonpetroleum.com/the_time_it_takes/index.htm 2. Read the corporate profile of Marathon Oil at http://www.marathon.com/ You are to write a five to six (5-6) page report that answers the following: 1. Explain one possible option that Marathon could take to reduce the time involved in the production process. 2. Discuss the relationship between the
BUS 508 Assignment 3 Using Teams in Production and Operations Management Boeing Co BUS 508 Assignment 4 Internet Technology, Marketing, and Security (Sony Corp)
retail price of gasoline and the price of crude oil. 3. Explain what Marathon could do to keep the price at the pump the same without losing profits if the price of crude increased 10%. 4. In June 2010, President Obama imposed a six month deep water drilling moratorium. If the US government prohibits deep water drilling off the US coast, discuss how the US oil companies can remain competitive in the US market when over 35% of crude oil is currently sourced from domestic deep water drilling. The format of the report is to be as follows: o Typed, double spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one inch margins on all sides, APA format. o Use headers for each of the criteria, followed by your response. o In addition to the 5-6 pages required, a title page is to be included. The title page is to contain the title of the assignment, your name, the instructorâ€™s name, the course title, and the date. BUS 508 Assignment 3 Using Teams in Production and 2â€”B+ Operations Management Boeing Co
Assignment 4: Internet Technology, Marketing, and Security Most major corporations, as well as government agencies, have an online presence for organizational and product information, marketing, sales, communication, and customer loyalty. Balancing effective marketing, sales, and communication with security is a major challenge. An organization's Web site also has a privacy/security policy and uses programs tools designed to protect those who visit the site and put in their information. However, numerous accounts of minor to serious security breaches are reported each year. Select a major corporation that markets and sells through its Web site and which has experienced a security breach in the past three years. Write a 5 page paper in which you: 1.Describe and evaluate a major corporation's Website in these four areas: (1) product information, (2) corporation's contact information, (3) customization of products for customers, and (4) customer information at purchase. 2.Describe and evaluate three (3) of the corporation's Internet marketing strategies and the competitive advantages its Website provides. 3.Analyze and evaluate the corporation's privacy / security policy and the corporation's response to the security breach. 4.Recommend and provide rationale for two (2) methods and/or tools to ensure greater security for customers. 5.Use a minimum of three (3) quality external resources from the last three (3) years to support the content of the paper. (Note: Do not use Wiki sites.)
Your assignment must: •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.
BUS 508 Assignment 5 Financial Management (Pepsi and Coca Cola)
Assignment #5: Financial Management
Long time competitors in the soft drink industry, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola continue efforts to gain additional market share. Which do you prefer, Coke or Pepsi? Let’s take a look at these two companies from a financial perspective rather than our drink preference. To learn more about PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Enterprises, download the PepsiCo 2009 Annual Report at: http://www.pepsico.com/annual09/ and the Coca-Cola 2009 Annual Report at:http://www.cce2009annualreport.com/. Review the annual reports for general information.
1. Read Understanding the Income Statement at:http://www.investopedia.com/articles/04/022504.asp
2. Read Reading the Balance Sheet at:http://www.investopedia.com/articles/04/031004.asp
3. Compute the following financial ratios for both companies and provide as an appendix to the required paper. If you need help understanding the meaning of the ratios or how to they are computed, go to:http://www.investopedia.com/university/ratios/
Liquidity measurement ratio: •
Profitability indicator ratios: • •
Return on assets Return on equity
Debt ratio: •
Operating performance ratio: •
Fixed asset turnover ratio
Cash flow indicator ratio: •
Dividend payout ratio
Investment valuation ratio: •
Price / Earnings ratio
You are to write a five to six (5-6) page report that answers the following: