Business Policy (BUSI 4940)
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o Please read the supplemental material provided by the instructor on the day of the exam, and answer the following questions in the context of the industry and the firm discussed in the supplemental material.
o Answer all questions on the exam. Maximum points for the exam = 200 points (each question is worth 40 points).
o There is no limit to the length of your answers. However, recognize that this is a time-constrained ...view middle of the document...
Assess the Firm and its Strategic Consistency.
a) Assess and describe the firm’s organizational performance.
I. Operating performance (Financial and Market performance).
II. Organizational health.
b) Identify current goals of the firm.
c) Describe each component of the current strategic orientation of the firm.
d) Describe the most significant current capabilities of the firm.
e) Use the Criterion of Consistency to assess overall fit (environment ←→ Strategy ←→ business capabilities) and identify key issues/problems.
4. Strategic Choice: Use information from the case, your response to the questions in Part-A of this exam, and your response to Question-1 on the previous page, to propose a new set of goals, strategy components, and capabilities for the firm that will improve strategic fit and resulting performance. (Remember that you MUST present your response in terms of CHANGES that need to be made to the current goals,...