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MGM 300 March 2

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these notes cover Ch. 6 for the 2nd midterm
Principles of Management
Nikolaus Butz
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Date Created: 03/02/16
Review For Exam 2 Ch. 6-10 MGMT 300 Nikolaus Butz CH. 6 Business Plan-a plan created by an organization that states their goals, strategies and how they will measure their success Strategy- a plan that sets out the future actions of an organization Strategic Management- a process that involves managers from all parts of the organization in the formulation and the implantation of strategies and strategic goals - 3 reasons for Strategic Management 1. They can provide direction and momentum 2. They can encourage new ideas 3. They help develop a sustainable competitive advantage - The 5 steps of Strategic Management 1. Establish a Mission and Vision Statement a. Mission statement – an organizations purpose b. Vision Statement- a statement that show what the organization wants to achieve in the future 2. Establish the Grand Strategy a. Grand Strategy- shows how the organization is doing then allows a company to plan on how to achieve its goal i. 3 types of Grand Strategies 1. Growth- strategy that achieves growth in a company 2. Stability- a strategy that achieves little to no change within a company 3. Defensive(retrenchment)- strategy that reduces growth within a company 3. Formulate Strategic Plans a. Strategic formulation- choosing the best strategy to fit an organizations needs 4. Carry out the Strategic Plans a. Strategy Implentation- using a strategy chosen by an organization 5. Maintain Strategic Control a. Strategy Control- examining current strategies and adjusting them to better fit with the organization Strategic Positioning- working on the goal of comparative advantage while still maintaining the basis of an organization - 3 Principles of Strategic Management 1. Strategy has 3 main sources Review For Exam 2 Ch. 6-10 MGMT 300 Nikolaus Butz  Few needs and many costumers  Broad needs, few costumers  Broad needs, many costumers 2. Strategy requires tradeoffs 3. Strategy needs to be shaped for each situation Competitive Intelligence- gaining knowledge about one’s competition to create a strategy on how to react on the competitions actions SWOT Analysis(situational analysis)- analyzing inside and outside information to understand strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to an organization 1. Strengths- internal skills that can help an organization 2. Weaknesses-internal possibilities that can affect an organization negatively 3. Opportunities- factors on the outside that an organization can use to achieve competitive advantage 4. Threats- factors on the outside that can negatively affect an organization Porter’s 5 Competitive Forces - Porter’s model for industry analysis- business strategies that are based on 5 factors in an environment 1. The threat of new entrants 2. Bargaining power of suppliers 3. Bargaining power of buyers 4. Threats of Substitutes 5. Rivalry between organizations Porter’s 4 Competitive Strategies 1. Cost-leadership- keeps base costs low to keep it prices of goods and services below those of its competitors while aiming at the larger community 2. Differentiation- offer goods and services that are better than its competitors while aiming at a larger community 3. Cost-focus- leadership- keeps base costs low to keep it prices of goods and services below those of its competitors while aiming at the smaller community 4. Focused-differential- offer goods and services that are better than its competitors while aiming at a smaller community Single-Product Strategy- makes only one product with a market b. Risk- only on product c. Benefit- focus on the quality of one product Diversification- controls several businesses to spread out the risk Review For Exam 2 Ch. 6-10 MGMT 300 Nikolaus Butz a. Unrelated Diversification- several businesses under one ownership that have nothing in common to each other b. Related Diversification-several businesses under one ownership that share simialarities 1. Reduced risk- more than product 2. Management is more efficient 3. The whole company is greater than its individuality BCG Matrix-evaluating parts of an organization on its growth and its part in the market Execution-mixing strategy in with reality, making sure that the strategy can truly achieve an organization’s goal


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