Q24 the passage cites all of the following as

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Q24: The passage cites all of the following as differences between firms using build strategies and firms using harvest strategies EXCEPT A. their willingness to sacrifice short-term profits in order to build market share B. their willingness to sacrifice building market share in order to increase short-term profitability C. the number of strategic options available to their managers D. the relative importance they assign to maximizing cash-flow E. how likely they are to employ decision-sharing in developing strategic plans Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q25: The primary purpose of the passage is to 24
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A. identify some of the obstacles that make it difficult for firms to adhere to their strategic business plans B. compare two different theories concerning why firms adhere to or deviate from their strategic plans C. evaluate the utility of top management decision-sharing as a method of implementing the strategic mission of a business D. discuss the respective advantages and disadvantages of build and harvest strategies among several large firms E. examine some of the factors that may affect whether or not firms adhere to their strategic plans Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q26: The author includes the quotation in lines 44-47 of the passage most probably in order to ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q27: Competition in the mid-nineteenth century by large western farms gradually caused farmers in Pennsylvania to turn to livestock raising, but before that it was predominantly grain-producing. 25
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