Lecture 11 Final Exam Review

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  1 Lecture 11 – Final Exam Review Date and time: THURSDAY April 8: 9am – 12pm Make sure you arrive by 8:30am Location: Section  (Tuesday 4pm class) Last name begins with A – L:  Curtis Lecture Hall C Last name begins with M – Z:  Curtis Lecture Hall D   Section  (Tuesday 8:30am class) Last name begins with A – L:  Curtis Lecture Hall E Last name begins with M – Z:  Curtis Lecture Hall F Section  (Tuesday 7pm class) Curtis Lecture Hall G
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  2 Exam format: Closed book: no notes, no dictionaries, no phones  or electronic devices of any kind 3 hours 3 case questions (60 marks) 2 essay questions (40 marks) Only covers the post-midterm material Textbook chapters 5-9 60% of final grade Lecture 11 – Final Exam Review
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  3 Strategic Management (Chapter 5) The Five Forces Model The VRIO Model SWOT Analysis Business-Level Strategies (3 Generic) Cost Leadership Differentiation Focus Corporate-Level Strategies (Diversification) Types: Related – Unrelated – Vertical Integration How: Internal – Mergers & Acquisition – Alliances
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  4 Strategic Management (Chapter 5) You should be able to analyze an industry  according to the 5-forces model Can you identify resources that are valuable,  rare and difficult to imitate in a given firm? Can you distinguishes the three generic  strategies and apply them to a case with  examples?  Can you recognize the different types of  corporate diversification and methods? And  provide examples?
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04/07/10   The Five-Forces Model
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  6 The VRIO Model Valuable? + Rare? + + Difficult to Imitate? + Organized to Exploit? = Competitive Advantage Yes Yes Yes Yes Sustainable Yes Yes No Yes Temporal Yes No Yes Yes Temporal
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  7 Competitive and Technological Forces  (Chapter 6) Industry Lifecycle Stages Emergence Growth Maturity Decline Characteristics and key success factors and  strategies for each stage You should be able to identify the stage of an  industry lifecycle based on an article or case  or give examples of industries and their  lifecycle stage
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  8 Competitive and Technological Forces  (Chapter 6) Types of technological innovations Discontinous/Radical vs. Continuous/Incremental Technological Evolution  Technology Lifecycle – Punctuated Equilibrium  Technological forecasting S-Curves Can you recognize different types of  technological innovations or give some  examples and explain?
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2010 for the course LAPS ADMS 1000 taught by Professor Lastry during the Winter '10 term at York University.

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