College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Science
Department of Food Science and Technology
SYLLABUS: FOOD SCIENCE 1150D
Instructor: Mary Kay Pohlschneider, PhD
Email address: pohlschneider.1@os
The National Institutes of Health
reports the following:
About 68% of American adults are
overweight or obese (2007-2008
The rate of obesity has doubled since
At current rates, all American adults will
What is Strategy?
Professor Patricia Gorman
1.1What Strategy does: Gains and Sustains
What Is Strategy?
Definitions and Questions
Industry vs. Firm Effects on Performance
Stress, Sleep, and
Stress and Cancer
The mind affects the endocrine (glands that
secrets hormones) and immune systems
The immune system directly plays a potential
role in inducing or preventing cancer or other
Stress has been correl
Week 3: Internal Analysis:
Resources, Competencies and Value
Strategic Management 4490
This Weeks Topics
The Value Chain
Resources and Capabilities
The RBV and the VRIO Framework
The Environment and Cancer
Environmental Carcinogen Facts
Only 2% of chemicals used in
commerce have been tested for
Greatest threats to our health have
been here all along
Practice common sen
Exercise for Disease
Physical Activity and Cancer
Decreases risk of the following
The Importance of
Exercise in our Daily
Reduces risk o
Tobacco and Cancer
Tobacco is an herb that can be chewed, sniffed, or
40 million adults were current smokers in 2014
480,000 Americans will die prematurely as a result of
42,000 people die every year from second hand smoke
How Much Sleep Do Adults Need?
Each one of us has a unique sleep requirement. Our sleep need depends upon
genetic and physiological factors and also varies by age, sex, and previous sleep
amounts. However, a simple definition of sufficient sleep is a slee
Nutrition and Cancer
Cancer is Preventable
One-third of all cancer deaths in the
United States each year are linked to
diet and physical activity, including
being overweight or obese, while
another third is caused by tobacco
BMGT 495 7984 Strategic Management (2168)
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ADELPHI SYLLABUS
BMGT 495 7984 STRATEGIC MANAGE
10/24/2016 to 12/18/2016
Conduct a SWOT analysis of the company of your choice. List 3 items for each category.
Also, identify the core competency of your company.
The company which I have chosen is Walmart Inc. Walmart unequivocally concentrates on its
worldwide fragment as this
Conduct a 5 forces external analysis of an industry of your choice - preferably one that you
have experienced. If you do not have a selection, please choose the airline industry.
Bargaining power of buyers With the expansion of internet ticketing and conv
What business that you visit regularly seems to have the most successful business model and
why? List 3 strengths of the business.
The business which I visit regularly is Apple Inc. I feel that Apple has the most
successful business model because of sever
Provide an example of a company that has implemented an offensive strategy. Examples are
low cost strategy, offering a better product at a lower price, a sustained product innovation,
going after less contested markets, etc.
Associations need to persisten
You are a restaurant owner. What do you see as three key factors for being successful in your
industry? List all three. To learn more about the industry, visit www.restaurant.org.
If I am a restaurant owner, I think that first and foremost, I would have t
Research a company of your choice. Identify that companys mission statement. Describe
how the firm integrates their mission into their strategy? Explain if there is a disconnect
between their mission and strategy or is there an alignment?
Apple Inc.s miss
Select a publicly owned company and access their financial records. For example, Coca-Cola
uses the ticker symbol KO. You can search websites (for example, Yahoo Finance) to access
the companys financial records. Based upon these financial statements, is
Provide an example of a firm that is vertically integrated forward or backward. Is this
integration successful or should it be reconsidered?
An example of a firm that is vertically integrated backward, is Amazon.com. This is a case of
a successful backwar
1. What, historically, have been Apple's competitive advantages?
Jobs viewed Apples control of both hardware and software, one of the very few remaining in
the PC industry, as a unique strength. Apple subsequently revamped its product line to offer