Consider your company or one that you know well and evaluate the words of their mission and vision statements. You must include the companys mission and vision statements in your initial post.
Using the information in Table 2.2 from our text, critique the adequacy and merits of the words of their vision statement identifying effective elements and shortcomings. Using the below criteria, evaluate the adequacy and merits of the words of their mission statement.
Mission Statement Criteria:
Identifies the companys products and/or services.
Specifics the buyer needs that the company seeks to satisfy and the customer groups or markets that it serves, and
Gives the company its own identity.
What recommended changes (identify at least one change for each statement) would you make for each statement and why?
Please note that you are not evaluating what you know of can find out about the company, but simply the words they use for their vision and mission statements.
NOTE: Make sure you choose a company that has not been selected by one of your classmates.
Your initial response to the discussion question should be 250-300 words. You must have at least one course (our text) and one non-course scholarly/peer reviewed source in your initial posting. Sources require in-text citations and must be incorporated into the body of the post in addition to a full APA citation at the end of the post.
Note: Please refer to slide 8 in PPT 2 for table 2.2.
Written Assignment – Apple’s Strategy
Refer to Assurance of Learning Exercise #1 (Apple) in Chapter One of your Thompson (2022) text. Read Apple Inc: Exemplifying a Successful Strategy in Illustration Capsule 1.1.
Incorporate our course (Thompson text) work for the week and dDevelop your analysis by responding to the following questions:
Does Apples strategy seem to set it apart from rivals?
Does the strategy seem to be keyed to a cost-based advantage, differentiating features, serving the unique needs of a niche, or some combination of these? Explain why?
What is there about Apples strategy that can lead to sustainable competitive advantage?
Your analysis should be 500 words or less.
Incorporate a minimum of at least our course Thompson 2022 Text and one non-course scholarly/peer-reviewed sources in your paper to support your analysis.
All written assignments must include a coverage page, introductory and concluding paragraphs, reference page, and proper in-text citations using APA guidelines.
Note: Please refer to PPT 1 for Illustration Capsule 1.1.
Note: Please refer to both PPTs for Both assignments