Midterm Exam (Total 100 Points)
Answer Any 4 Questions. Do not duplicate/copy exactly from the textbook. Each answer to your question requires examples to support your analysis. Your exam requires you to answer individually; this is not a group work/test. Plagiarism checker should not attribute your work to be more than 10%. If you need help with your writing, check with our writing department or with me before you submit.
Midterm Exam is due on 10/25/18 at 6 PM (EST). No late submission will be accepted. Also, if you have any quesitons, please ask on either Monday or Tuesday. No Excuse will be etertained, example, my car was towed, broke down, I am sick the whole week (need doctor’s note), my computer crashed (need IT receipt). Thank you and I am sure you will all do well!!!
Discuss the relevance of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War to strategic management.
Discuss how clear vision and mission statements can benefit other strategic-management activities.
Discuss 10 major external forces that affect organizations: economic, social, cultural, demographic, environmental, political, governmental, legal, technological, and competitive.
Explain how to develop a Competitive Profile Matrix. Provide an example using Apple and Samsun by developing a competitive profile matrix.
Discuss Porter’s five generic strategies in relations with your group project.
Case Study – 50 Points
See attached case study.
Answer the following question in detail.What were Akamai’s challenges?
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