What is a vertex? Think of an application
There is illustrates that all graphs do not have a Hamiltonian Circuit. Keep this in
mind when doing the essay.
Is this method always possible? Think
about how large
Time Value Part 2:
MBA520 chapter 5
Valuation and BUS320
MBA520 chapter 5
Learning Outcome Statements Ch5
Solve all ele
MBA 565 Strategic Management
September 9, 2013
What is STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT?
What is STRATEGY?
Large-scale, future-oriented plans for interacting with the
competitive environment to achieve companys objectives.
Unit of Analysis
* What are the potential threats and opportunities
to the current . ?
* Business idea
* Business model
* How does the industry of interest compare to
Five Generic Competitive Strategies
Strives to achieve lower overall costs than
Appeals to a broad spectrum of customers,
usually by underpricing rivals
Good at finding ways to drive costs out of
Comparative Advantage vs. SCA
ability to produce a product / service at a
lower opportunity cost
Economic Value Creation
measured relative to other firms
A core competence - An area of expertise of an
organization that is
critical to its long term success,
built over time, and
can not be easily imitated.
(Prahalad & Hamel, 1990)
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Blue Ocean Strategy
by two INSEAD professors: Chan
Kim and Rene Mauborgne
on more than 100 years of data
(from 1880 to 2000) from 30 industries and
150 blue ocean creations
Revenue and Profit Consequences
of Creating Blue Oceans
Strategies for Science-
Businesses and Crowd-
Inven%on crea9on of new
products / processes /
technologies by developing
new knowledge or new
Plan of the lecture
Corporate strategy and its dimensions
Make vs. Buy decisions and Transac<on Cost
Mergers and acquisi<ons (M&A)
Chapter 2: Urban
Section 2.5 Critical Path Analysis
Department of Mathematics
University of Rhode Island 0 Critical Path Analysis
Most often, scheduling jobs consists of complicated tasks that cannot
be done in a random order.
The Euler circuit on the right was found by trial and error.
Understand why the Konisberg bridge cannot have an Euler Circuit? Hint:
Try nding Euler circuits for the problems listed above. Practice, practice!
Using the Eulerizing graph applet in the companion website is very helpful
Eulerizing a graph is not unique and every Eulerization of the graph may not be
Cannot add a street that does not exist. Think about driving o