OMGT 5623 Assignment Chapters 5 & 6
1. Define and give an example of reshoring. What are three reasons why reshoring is
becoming more popular? What are three reasons many companies expect never to
reshore (as Steve Jobs once told President Obama)?
OMGT 5623 Assignment 3 & 4
1. List some legal or ethical ways to gather competitive intelligence. List some illegal
or unethical ways.
a. Legal/ethical ways to gather CI include:
i. Hire top executives from rival firms
ii. Reverse engineer rival firms pro
OMGT 5623 Assignment Chapters 10 & 11
1. Explain why whistle-blower payouts by the federal government to informants are
becoming more and more common.
a. Whistle-blower payouts are becoming more common because they present a
win-win scenario, whereby the
OMGT 5623 Assignment Chapters 8 & 9
1. What is treasury stock? When should a company purchase treasury stock?
a. Treasury stock is an item in the equity portion of a balance sheet that reveals
the dollar amount of the firms common stock owned by the compa
OMGT 5623 Assignment Chapter 7
1. Discuss the glass ceiling in the United States, giving your ideas and suggestions.
a. Glass ceiling refers to the invisible barrier in many firms that bars women and
minorities from top-level management positions. Glass c
OMGT 5623 Assignment 1
1. Compare and contrast the near-end-of-chapter quotes by Alexander the Great and
Bear Bryant regarding the importance of strategic planning in military or athletic
settings. How applicable are those quotes in a business setting? Di
OMGT 5623 Assignment 2
1. What are some different names for mission statement, and where will you likely
find a firms mission statement?
a. A mission statement is sometimes called a creed statement, a statement of
purpose, a statement of philosophy, a sta
1. The Nature of Strategy Implementation
a. Strategy formulation
i. is positioning forces before the action.
ii. focuses on effectiveness
iii. is primarily an intellectual process
iv. requires good intuitive and analytical skills
b. Strategy implementatio