Principles of Management MGT210 Chapter 2 Quiz
1- The interests of one person should never take precedence over what is best for
the company as a whole" is an explanation of which of Fayol's principles
Answer: Subordination of individual in
November 23, 2013
Case Study 9 Prince Sports, Inc: tennis Racquets for Every Segment
1.) In the 21st century what trends in the environmental forces (social, economic,
technological, competitive, and regulatory) (a) work for and
Case Study #6
Trek: Building Better Bikes Through Organizational Buying
1) What is the role of the buying center at Trek? Who is likely to compromise the
buying center in the decision to select a new supplier at Trek?
Case Study #5
Groupon: Helping Customers with Purchase Decisions
1. How has an understanding of consumer behavior helped Groupon grow form 400
subscribers in Chicago in 2008 to 60 million subscribers in 40 countries today?
November 9, 2013
Video Case 4: Toyota: Building Cleaner, Greener Cars
1.) How does Toyotas approach to social responsibility relate to the three concepts of
social responsibility described in the text (profit responsibility, stakeholder
November 9, 2013
Video Case 3: Geek Squad: A New Business for a New Environment
1.) What are the key environmental factors that created an opportunity for Robert
Stephens to start the Geek Squad?
Technology Changes: as Robert Stephens said
Case Study 2
1. What is IBMs Smarter Planet business strategy? How does this strategy relate
to IBMs mission and values?
IBM's "Smarter Planet" strategy is based on the companies analysis that
recognizes changes in the business environment
3Ms Post-it Flag Highlighter: Extending the Concept!
1. (a) How did 3Ms David Windorski get ideas from college students to help him in
designing the final commercial version of the Post-it Flag Highlighter? (b) How were