MGT 497 week 4.doc - RUNNING HEADER MANAGING GLOBAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS Managing Global Information Systems MGT497 Strategic Technology Planning for

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RUNNING HEADER: MANAGING GLOBAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS Managing Global Information Systems MGT497: Strategic Technology Planning for Organizations Betty White Dr. Jamillah Davis January 30, 2017
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MANAGING GLOBAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS 2 The name of the organization I chose is Apple. My organization was started in 1976. Apple is in the computer industry. The mission statement is "Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and internet offerings" (Apple, Inc.) . My organization specializes in electronics. Their products are iPhones, iPads, and computers. The main headquarters are in Cupertino, California and Middle Silicon Valley. Apple operates in ten different countries. Apple is currently doing well but, it does face some risks in the future. China may become competition for Apple in the future. The customer base in India is not very large. One of the global challenges that Apple face is in China. There is an environmental problem in China. Apple relies on the Chinese to manufacture their products. The Chinese government has planned to make companies pay the treasury more than they are currently paying. Apple’s outsourcing prices are going to increase. This goes against the reason why Apple’s chose to outsource. The mobile carrier in China is not willing to pay Apple prices for
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