P rinciples of Management: Chp 1 -Competitive Advantage: being better than competitors at doing valuable things for your consumers Factors: innovation- int roduce new goods and services -Quality- excellence of your product -Service- giving people what the
Oil Drops to Lowest Level This Year as U.S. Supply Rises
By Mark Shenk - Feb 21, 2013
West Texas Intermediate oil in New York fell to the lowest level this year as a
government report showed that U.S. crude stockpiles climbed to the highest level
Current Issues Analysis 2
Title: Chromebook could free Google from Microsoft and Apple
Authors: Adrian Covert
Date Published: April 19, 2013
Source: CNN money
This article focuses on Googles creation of their first laptop known as the
Current Issues Analysis 1
Title: Oil Drops to Lowest Level This Year as U.S. Supply Rises
Authors: Mark Shenk
Date Published: February 21, 2013
The subject of this article explains the recent decreases of Oil levels.
Principles of Management Chp 2 Environment 1. Competitive- immediate environment surrounding a firm: Competitors- identify them and see how they compete Substitutes- potential threat- an alternative Compliment- potential opportunity- buy more product if t
Principles of Management Managerial Decisions - Risk, uncertainty, lack of structure, conflict 1. Lack of structure- problems are new/unstructured a. Programmed decision- encountered and made before b. Non programmed- new, complex decisions having no prov
Work Calendar for the remainder of the semester
Work on projects
Work on projects
Work on projects Work on projects/ Thanksgiving break
Perform a neutralization reaction.
Perform reactions of acids and bases on various materials.
Test various solutions with acid-base indicators.
Measure the pH of various of common materials.
Organization and Positivity in the Workplace
Managing a Positive and Productive Work Environment
o Organizing is essential
A strategy, no matter how great, is useless if we cannot implement it
Designing the flows of work across the entire organization is
Different Types of Strategies and their Effect of Teams
5 Generic Competitive Strategies
Low-Cost Provider Strategy:
Striving to achieve lower overall costs than rivals on comparable products that
attract a broad spectrum of buyers
Board Differentiation S
The Key to Success and the Underlying Factors
Macro-Environment: encompasses the broad environmental context in which a companys
industry is situated.
PESTEL Analysis: focuses on the six principal components of strategic significance in the
Strategy and its Principles
Strategy: is its action plan for outperforming its competitors and achieving superior
o Strategy is about competing differently from rivals- doing what competitors dont
do or, even better, doing what they cant do
Six Sigma Programs and Other Policies
- The funding requirements of good strategy execution must drive how capital
allocations are made and the size of each units operating budget. Underfunding
organizational units and activities pivotal to the strategy i