Under Armour Case Study
Under Armour is an American sports clothing and accessories company that is
headquarted in Baltimore, Maryland. Their mission is to make athletes better and they have
stayed true to this mission. Th
BB Assignment #4
Core competencies are activities that the firm emphasizes and performs especially well while
pursuing its vision. Core competencies that are valuable, rare, difficult to imitate, and nonsubstituta
Diversification-to give variety, to balance differently, by dividing. Sometimes done for defense. Diversify
equals less risk of losing their job hopefully, bigger the company means bigger the pay, and economies of
Five levels of diversification- de
SHR 247 Final Exam
1. Value Chain Analysis
StarbucksInbound Logisitics (equivalent): Deals directly with coffee farmers for sourcing of green coffee
beans. Sources coffee beans from different demographic areas to provide customers with vari
Some firms adopt an ethnocentric staffing model. Firms that use this model primarily use
parent-country nationals to staff higher-level foreign positions. Based on the strategy that homeoffice perspectives should take precedence over local perspectives an
Assignment Ch. 11
Discuss the role of labor unions in organizations.
A labor union is a legally constituted group of individuals working together to achieve
shared, job-related goals. Their goals today center around collective barga
MGT 355- Professor Eppolito
Assignment Chapter 8
Discuss the impact of diversity on organizations.
Discuss current social issues and how they relate to human resources.
Most organizations have come to realize that increasing the diversity o
Blackboard Assignment #5
A multiproduct strategy is an action plan a firm uses to compete in different product
markets. Berkshire Hathaway is a conglomerate company that operates on the multiproduct,
also known as
Short Answer Questions
1. Common elements in successful strategies- 1 example (consistently applied to all 4 elements)
4 common elements- explain each
Use at least one example
Vision: Clear, consistent, long term goals
Why does a business that has profit of $30,000 per year need a bank loan?
A bank loan for many companies is needed to ensure growth and maximized profitability.
It is also obtained by many companies to reduce the risk of shortage of cash. Jones Electrical