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Unformatted text preview: answers. 5. Evaluate Western States’ financial performance from 1998-2003. Are revenue and earnings growth acceptable? How liquid is the company? Has leverage become a concern? How does Western States’ financial performance compare to that of key rivals? 6. How would you characterize Western States’ growth strategy through 2002? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the approach they have adopted as opposed to other growth strategies? Has it produced results consistent with the company’s strategic and financial objectives? 7. Which of the three objectives/strategic alternatives should Kirby advise Toussaint to pursue? Why? What is the upside potential associated with the course of action you have recommended? What are the downside risks? What are the obstacles Toussaint is likely to encounter in implementing your suggested course of action?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2011 for the course BUS A 10001 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology.
- Spring '11