When Wal-mart decided to incorporate grocery srores into some location and created “supercenters” was this a business-level strategy of differentiation or a corporate strategy of diversification? Why? Explain your answer
Horizontal integration has benefits to the forms involved. Consider the consolidation in the event promotion business when Live Nation bought Ticketmaster. List some specific advantages of this acquisistion for Live Nation. Do you see any downside to the merger?
Professor Paul Pankaj Ghemawat delivered a TED talk entitiled “Actually the World Isn’t Flat”. Do you agree with his assessment that the world is at most semi-globalized, and that we need to be careful not to fall victim to “globany”? View the talk at http://www.ted.com/talks/pankaj_ghemawat_actually_the_world_isn_t_flat_.html
Immigration: During 1820—1860 there were enormous waves of immigrants coming to America. In your opinion, how did the waves of immigrants shape the country–both positively and negatively? How do immigration waves of the 21st century continue to shape our country? Crew, think about the political, social, and economic environments.
How can managers assist their organization with the retention of their workforce? MGT discusions questions. Discussion Questions are designed to influence critical thinking, higher learning, and to promote student interaction by discussing course related topics and current events. Discussion Questions also promote the students ability to apply real-world experiences to the discussion topic(s). The criteria for each Group Discussion Question is to respond to the posted question with a minimum of 400 words using one (1) or more credible reference(s). The response and reference(s) should be in APA format.