Strategic analysis

Strategic analysis

Question #1

How can a manager use the “strategic analysis of operating income” to determine if a firm has successfully implemented its strategy? Be sure to provide specific examples.

Question #2
Consider the following quality cost report:
 
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Prevention
$1,775
$1,650
$1,650
Appraisal
$2,500
$2,500
$2,500
Internal failure
$2,400
$2,600
$2,900
External failure
$2,500
$2,900
$3,300
Total quality costs
$9,175
$9,650
$10,350
Total revenues
$400,000
$420,000
$445,000
 
Do you believe this firm’s quality initiatives have been successful? Be sure to justify your opinion with specific information from the quality report.

NB: show all workings ( table format)
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