|Question # 47649||Management||9 months ago|
Prompt A (Due in 5 days)
Explain how each one of the three major theories: organizational (population) ecology, institutional theory and contingency theory, provides you a better perspective of how organizations respond to environmental factors.
Prompt B (Due in 5 days)
When you think about the organization you work for or one you are familiar with, how do you think it would respond to an abrupt change in the environment. Make sure you use concepts from your readings and outside resources to support your claims.
Essay (Due in 8 days)
write a two-three-page summary that describes GE (General Electrics) organizational environment. Discuss any environmental turbulence the company has faced in the past 20 years. Make sure you explain why you have drawn these conclusions. Support your claims with APA in-text citations and references. Include a cover/title page and reference page (not included in the assignment page count). Keep a copy of this document as you will be adding to it as we move through the course project.
Prompt 1 (Due in 10 days
Describe why you believe some firms outperform others in the same industry and based on what you know today and with the help of any outside research, suggest a few actions a firm could do to improve its performance in a high competition industry.
Prompt 2 (Due in 10 days
When you think about the company you are currently employed at (or a prior employer), what are its core capabilities? How does this company (no need to name it) compare to its closest competitor in regard to resources and competitive advantage?
Essay (Due in 15 days)
write a 2-3-page paper that describes, from a strategic and resource-based view of GE (General Electric Company). The major decisions GE has made to respond to its environment and remain competitive. Also, discuss the dynamic capabilities that this company has that are superior and inferior to their competitors. Make sure your response is aligned with the previous week’s assignment. Specifically, the strategic decisions made should directly apply to the environment challenges discussed in last week’s paper. In addition, how did the company’s capabilities help it transform and what capabilities would have helped had they existed for this firm.