Describe the possibility for a company to be the lowest cost provider in its industry as well as the highest perceived value from the customers. Give an example of a company that you are familiar with that meets both criteria of competitive advantages. (DO Not Use Walmart, McDonalds, or Amazon as an example) Use a well known U.S. company
This week’s prompt comes from the “Ethical Dilemma” on page 94 of your text: “Arrogant, condescending, mean-spirited, hateful … and those traits describe the nicest people at Netflix,” writes one anonymous employee. “Management is awful … good old boys club,” writes a Coca-Cola market development manager. And the reviews keep rolling in; Coca-Cola has 1,600 employee reviews and some companies, like Google, have double that number on Glassdoor, one of the Internet sites that allows anyone to rate their employers. Websites like Glassdoor are thriving; employees increasingly join the forums and seem to relish the chance to speak freely. The […]
Discuss a competitive advantage of a cancer hospital with advanced items like robotics, over its competition. What are the company’s strengths in terms of service, pricing, or technical capability? What building blocks does the company have that allowed it to create that competitive advantage?
Compute the mean, the mode, the median, and the range for the following data sets. Be neat and clearly label each measurement. Show work. The statistics department at College Y offers eight sections of basic statistics. Following are the numbers or students enrolled in these sections: 34, 46, 52, 29, 41, 38, 36, and 28.
In week 6 you will play devil’s advocate. Ethical decision making in the business world can be in the gray area at many times. It might not be decided until after the fact that the design was right or wrong. Deciding between Profitability and Ethics can arise at any point in your future career. Summarize Ford’s stance in this case by justifying their decision making. Then discuss how playing devil’s advocate in this case can be applied to ethical decisions in your future career. Requirements: Submit your paper to the drop box by Day 7 at midnight (CST). There should […]
Think of a retail location of any type (clothing, grocery, gas station, restaurant etc.), and analyze its atmospherics. Pay attention to the exterior, interior, layout and displays. What is the general impression or perception that a customer would gain from visiting the store? How does the store atmosphere contribute to the overall brand image of the company and/or its products? In 200 words