BUS 499 – BUS Admin CapstoneAnalyze the Casea. Succession plansb. Mission statementsc. Strategic plans The fact that Tim Cook’s career at Apple took him through the positions of manager of operations and COO prior to his appointment to CEO suggests that Apple has what in place for its top-level managers? d. Visionary goals Determine Strategy Now that Tim Cook has assumed the CEO position at Apple, he will have to make certain decisions to guide the firm’s strategy. What characteristic of the organization is a factor that may impact Cook’s managerial discretion at Apple? a. Industry structure b. Rate of […]
Some managers believe that compromise is not a good conflict resolution technique because there is no distinct winner and the decision reached is probably not ideal for either group. Understanding and managing conflict is a vital investment to improve organizational performance. Analyze five stages of conflict process model with appropriate examples.
Implement and Drive Performance a. Financial b. Customer c. Internal business processes d. Learning and growth Since Tim Cook became CEO of Apple, several major product launches missed publicly announced shipping dates, causing inconvenience and possibly harming Apple’s reputation among those who were planning to buy the products. While this could impact all areas of the balanced scorecard, which was probably most affected by these delays? Implement and Drive Performance In 2014, Apple generated $200 billion in revenue and, with a market value of over $700 billion, its stock price increased by 65 percent. In early 2018, in spite of […]
Read the following case study and answer the questions. Watson Public Ltd Company is well known for its welfare activities and employee-oriented schemes in the manufacturing industry for more than ten decades. The company employs more than 800 workers and 150 administrative staff and 80 management-level employees. The Top-level management views all the employees at the same level. This can be clearly understood by seeing the uniform of the company which is the Same for all starting from MD to floor level workers. The company has 2 different cafeterias at different places one near the plant for workers and others […]
J.R.V. Company, which manufactures industrial tools, was founded in 1905 by James R. Vail Sr. Currently, James R. Vail Jr. is the president of the company; his son Richard is executive vice president. James Jr. has run the company for the past 30 years in a fashion very similar to that of his father. When the company was founded, James Sr. had been a big supporter of scientific management. He had organized the work very scientifically with the use of time and motion studies to determine the most efficient method of performing each job. As a result, most jobs at […]