c An organization has pursued a retrenchment strategy and failed to accomplish

C an organization has pursued a retrenchment strategy

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c. An organization has pursued a retrenchment strategy and failed to accomplish needed improvements. d. A division is a misfit with the rest of an organization; this can result from radically different markets, customers, managers, employees, values, or needs. Question 5 In organizational terms, it means that as separate departments within an organization cooperate and interact, they become more productive than if each were to act in isolation. Select one: a. Synergy b. Profit c. Productivity d. Energy Question 6 In the BCG Growth-Share Matrix, these businesses have a high market share and are in growing markets. The expectation is that these businesses will become the cash cows of tomorrow, but for the present they are likely to be hungry for more investment funds than they can self-generate. Select one: a. stars b. question marks
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c. cash cows d. dogs Question 7 It involves gaining ownership or increased control over distributors or retailers. Select one: a. Forward integration b. Horizontal integration c. Vertical integration d. Backward integration Question 8 It is a strategy of seeking ownership or increased control of a firms suppliers. Select one: a. Forward integration b. Vertical integration c. Horizontal integration d. Backward integration Question 9 It occurs when an entire company is dissolved and its assets are sold. It is a strategy of the last resort. Select one: a. divestiture b. Forward integration c. liquidation d. retrenchment
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Question 10 Market development may be an effective strategy in the following conditions, except: Select one: a. New untapped or unsaturated markets exist. b. An organization is successful at what it does. c. New channels of distribution are available that are reliable, inexpensive, and of good quality. d. An organization has limited production capacity. Question 11 Rarely articulated as a definite strategy, its success depends on a lack of significant change in a corporation’s situation. Select one: a. pause/proceed-with-caution b. profit strategy c. divestiture d. no-change strategy Question 12 Strategies which expand the companys activities. Select one: a. Growth strategies b. Retrenchment strategies c. Integration strategies d. Stability strategies Question 13 The following are intensive strategies, except:
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Select one: a. Market penetration b. Product development c. Market development d. Product penetration Question 14 The following are key issues addressed by corporate strategy, except: Select one: a. The client's needs and desires which the company seek to satisfy. b. The industries or markets in which the firm competes through its products and business units. c. The manner in which management coordinates activities, transfers resources, and cultivates capabilities among product lines and business units.
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