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MGT 498 Week 1
Individual Strategic Management Process Paper

Instructions

Write a 350- to 500-word paper as an individual
project, that includes the following:


  1. A
    description of the primary components of a strategic management process
    (i.e., environmental scanning, strategy formulation, strategy
    implementation, and evaluation and control).

  2. An assertion
    regarding why a strategic management process is needed for a company.

  3. A relevant
    overview of a company that you research for this assignment.

  4. A
    description of the strategic management process used by that company.



Format your paper according to
400-level APA standards (see Writing & Style Guidelines in the eCampus
Center for Writing Excellence for assistance). An abstract is not required for
this paper, but the paper must include a Conclusion heading. The word
count does not include the title and reference pages.



Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your individual
assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for additional details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 2 Individual
Ethics Paper

Instructions

Write a 700- to 900-word paper as an individual
project, that includes the following:


  1. An
    explanation of the role of ethics and social responsibility in developing
    a strategic plan, while considering stakeholder needs and agendas.

  2. A relevant
    overview of a company that you research for this assignment.

  3. A
    description of how that company overstepped any established social or
    industry ethical boundaries to meet certain stakeholder agendas.

  4. An assertion
    regarding the preventative measures that could have been taken by that
    company to potentially prevent the situation from occurring.



Format your paper according to 400-level APA
standards (see Writing & Style Guidelines in the eCampus Center for Writing
Excellence for assistance). An abstract is not required for this paper, but the
paper must include a Conclusion heading. The word count does not include
the title and reference pages.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your individual assignment (see
Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for additional details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 2 Learning
Team Charter

Instructions

Resource: Learning Team Charter, available through the
Toolkit Essentials link in the eCampus Learning Team Toolkit (accessed via the
Resources link below).

Create a Learning Team Charter
as a collaborative project, including actionable and measureable details for
the following:


  1. Team ground
    rules and guidelines.

  2. Expectations
    for time management and involvement.

  3. Ensuring
    fair and even contribution and collaboration, including strategies for
    effective team conflict management.



Note: Individual points earned
for this assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as
assessed by the instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your team assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for
additional details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 2 Learning
Team Log

Instructions

Resource: Learning Team Log, available through the Toolkit
Essentials link in the eCampus Learning Team Toolkit (accessed via the
Resources link below).

Create a W2 Learning Team Log as a
collaborative project, including specific and objective details for the
following:


  1. A list of
    assigned tasks by Learning Team member.

  2. A list of
    activities and outcomes by Learning Team member.

  3. A reflective
    and realistic plus/delta exercise, describing what worked well (i.e.,
    plus), and what should change in future weeks (i.e., delta).



Note: Individual points earned for this
assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as assessed by
the instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
team assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for additional
details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 3 Individual
Environmental Scan Paper

Instructions

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper as an individual
project, that includes the following:


  1. A relevant
    overview of at least two (2) companies that you research for this
    assignment.

  2. An analysis
    of each company's internal and external environments, using an environmental
    scan.

  3. A
    description of each company's competitive advantages in their respective
    markets.

  4. An analysis
    of each company's business strategies, that answers the following
    questions:





    • How does each company create value and sustain
      competitive advantage through business strategy?

    • What measurement guidelines are used by each
      company to verify its strategic effectiveness?

    • How effective are the measurement guidelines used
      by each company?




Format your paper according to
400-level APA standards (see Writing & Style Guidelines in the eCampus
Center for Writing Excellence for assistance). An abstract is not required, but
the paper must include a Conclusion heading. The word count does not
include the title and reference pages.



Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your individual
assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for additional details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 3 Learning
Team Log

Instructions





Resource: Learning
Team Log, available through the Toolkit Essentials link in the eCampus Learning
Team Toolkit (accessed via the Resources link below).

Create a W3 Learning Team Log as a
collaborative project, including specific and objective details for the
following:


  1. A list of
    assigned tasks by Learning Team member.

  2. A list of
    activities and outcomes by Learning Team member.

  3. A reflective
    and realistic plus/delta exercise, describing what worked well (i.e.,
    plus), and what should change in future weeks (i.e., delta).



Note: Individual points earned for this
assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as assessed by
the instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
team assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for additional
details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 4 Learning
Team Competitive Advantages Paper

Instructions

Resources: Virtual Organization, Riordan Manufacturing,
available through the Virtual Organizations Portal in the eCampus Library
(select Riordan Manufacturing from the Business drop-down menu); and all
assigned Learning Team members' W3 Individual Envrionmental Scan Papers.

Select at least two (2) companies, not including Riordan Manufacturing, from the
W3 Individual Environmental Scan Papers submitted by all members of your
assigned Learning Team. 

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper as a
collaborative project, that includes the following:


  1. Relevant
    overviews of Riordan Manufacturing, and the selected companies.

  2. A
    description of the competitive advantages that Riordan Manufacturing has
    in common with the selected companies.

  3. An assertion
    proposing competitive strategies that Riordan Manufacturing could use to
    improve both innovation and sustainability of business operations, in both
    the United States and the global market, including an explanation of why
    the team chose to propose them.

  4. An estimate
    of how your proposed competitive strategies might affect sustainability of
    Riordan Manufacturing's long-term organizational performance.

  5. An
    explanation of how the global market could affect the business strategy of
    Riordan Manufacturing.



Format your paper according to
400-level APA standards (see Writing & Style Guidelines in the eCampus
Center for Writing Excellence for assistance). An abstract is not required, but
the paper must include a Conclusion heading. The word count does not include
the title and reference pages.

Note: Individual points earned
for this assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as
assessed by instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your Learning Team assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading
Rubric for additional details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 4 Learning
Team Log

Instructions

Resource: Learning Team Log, available through the Toolkit
Essentials link in the eCampus Learning Team Toolkit (accessed via the
Resources link below).

Create a W4 Learning Team Log as a collaborative
project, including specific and objective details for the following:


  1. A list of
    assigned tasks by Learning Team member.

  2. A list of
    activities and outcomes by Learning Team member.

  3. A reflective
    and realistic plus/delta exercise, describing what worked well (i.e.,
    plus), and what should change in future weeks (i.e., delta).



Note: Individual points earned for this
assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as assessed by
the instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
team assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for additional
details).

 

 

MGT 498
Week 5 Learning Team Strategic Plan Paper

Instructions

Resources: Virtual Organization, Riordan Manufacturing,
available through the Virtual Organizations Portal in the eCampus Library
(select Riordan Manufacturing from the Business drop-down menu); the course
textbook, Concepts in Strategic Management and Business Policy: Achieving
Sustainability; and your W4 Learning Team Competitive Advantages Paper.

Scenario: The board of directors
for Riordan Manufacturing has asked your consulting team (i.e., your Learning
Team) to create a strategic plan for the organization.

Write a 2,500- to 3,500-word strategic plan
paper as a collaborative project, that includs the following, that includes the
following:


  1. A relevant
    overview of Riordan Manufacturing.

  2. A brief
    summary of the strategic management process (i.e., environmental scanning,
    strategy formulation, strategy implementation, and evaluation and
    control).

  3. An
    actionable strategic plan, specifically designed for Riordan
    Manufacturing, that answers to the following questions:





    • Why does Riordan Manufacturing need a strategic
      plan?

    • What role should ethical and social responsibility
      considerations have in Riordan Manufacturing’s strategic management
      process?

    • What competitive advantages does Riordan
      Manufacturing currently have?

    • What proposed competitive strategies should Riordan
      Manufacturing utilize to improve innovation and sustainability in both
      domestic and international operations?

    • What measurement guidelines should Riordan
      Manufacturing use to verify ongoing strategic effectiveness?

    • What internal dynamics, along with cultural and
      structural leadership considerations, should Riordan Manufacturing use
      when implementing the proposed competitive strategies?

    • How will the proposed competitive strategies
      influence long-term business continuity at Riordan Manufacturing?

    • What assessment and feedback controls should be
      used to determine if Riordan Manufacturing is achieving the strategic plan's
      anticipated outcomes?

    • If the proposed competitive strategies for Riordan
      Manufacturing do not achieve the anticipated outcomes, at what point
      should senior management consider altering this strategic plan, and how?




Explain and justify all of the decisions and
recommendation presented in your strategic plan using data collected from
Riordan Manufacturing's Virtual Organization website, and research and
understanding learned from this course's reading materials.

Format your paper according to
400-level APA standards (see Writing & Style Guidelines in the eCampus
Center for Writing Excellence for assistance). An abstract is not required, but
the paper must include a Conclusion heading. The word count does not include
the title and reference pages.

Note: Individual points earned
for this assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as
assessed by instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your Learning Team assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading
Rubric for additional details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 5 Learning
Team Strategic Plan Presentation

Instructions

Resources: Virtual Organization, Riordan Manufacturing,
available through the Virtual Organizations Portal in the eCampus Library
(select Riordan Manufacturing from the Business drop-down menu); and your W5
Learning Team Strategic Plan Paper.

Scenario: The board of directors for Riordan
Manufacturing has asked your consulting team (i.e., your Learning Team) to
present your strategic plan for the organization.

Prepare a convincing and
comprehensive presentation of your team's actionable strategic plan for Riordan
Manufacturing, one that would take 20-30 minutes to deliver to the board of
directors, including intentional and active board involvement. Being a
roleplay, the presentation materials should reflect an appropriate level of
business focus and professionalism.

Using Microsoft® PowerPoint®,
create a 20-30 slide presentation as a collaborative project, that includes the
following:


  1. An agenda
    for the presentation.

  2. A relevant
    overview of Riordan Manufacturing.

  3. A brief
    summary of the strategic management process (i.e., environmental scanning,
    strategy formulation, strategy implementation, and evaluation and
    control).

  4. An assertion
    regarding why Riordan Manufacturing needs a strategic plan.

  5. Using
    relevant specifics from your W5 Learning Team Strategic Plan Paper,
    address the following topics in the remainder of the presentation:





    • Ethical and social responsibility considerations.

    • Current competitive advantages.

    • Proposed competitive strategies.

    • Innovation and sustainability considerations for
      both domestic and international operations.

    • Measurement guidelines to verify ongoing strategic
      effectiveness.

    • Internal dynamic and resource considerations during
      strategy implementation.

    • Long-term business continuity influences.

    • Assessment and feedback considerations to determine
      if anticipated outcomes are being achieved.

    • Possible alternative strategies if the strategic
      plan is not successful, including when they should be considered.




Involve Riordan Manufacturing's board of
directors throughout the presentation by including planned interaction,
anticipated board member questions, and planned Learning Team responses, as
demonstrated within the presentation's slide notes.

Format the presentation according
to 400-level APA standards (see Writing & Style Guidelines in the eCampus
Center for Writing Excellence for assistance). The slide count does not include
the title and reference slides.

Note: Individual points earned
for this assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as
assessed by instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
Learning Team assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for
additional details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 5 Learning
Team Log

Instructions

Resource: Learning Team Log, available through the Toolkit
Essentials link in the eCampus Learning Team Toolkit (accessed via the
Resources link below).

Create a W5 Learning Team Log as a
collaborative project, including specific and objective details for the
following:


  1. A list of
    assigned tasks by Learning Team member.

  2. A list of
    activities and outcomes by Learning Team member.

  3. A reflective
    and realistic plus/delta exercise, describing what worked well (i.e.,
    plus), and what should change in future weeks (i.e., delta).



Note: Individual points earned for this
assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as assessed by
the instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your
team assignment (see Instructor Policies and Grading Rubric for additional
details).

 

 

MGT 498 Week 5 Individual
Learning Team Evaluation

Instructions

Resource: Learning Team Evaluation,
available through the Toolkit Essentials link in the eCampus Learning Team
Toolkit (accessed via the Resources link below).

Create a Learning
Team Evaluation as an individual project, including numerical scores for each
Learning Team member, in each of the four quantitative columns (i.e., team
involvement, time management, establishing and following guidelines, and
professional communication), as well as specific and objective qualitative
details for each Learning Team member, in both of the narrative columns (i.e.,
team contributions, and collaboration comments).

The Learning Team Evaluation should evaluate each Learning Team
member across all Learning Team activities and assignments throughout this
course (i.e., only one summative evaluation is required).

Note: Points
earned for this assignment will be, in part, based upon the Learning Team
Evaluations submitted by your fellow Learning Team members, as assessed by the
instructor. This will be reflected as an adjustment of points earned, up to and
including all possible points for this assignment.

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your individual assignment (see Instructor
Policies and Grading Rubric for additional details).

 
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