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MANA 4322-007
Organizational Strategy
Fall 2012 8/23/12 – 12/5/12 (Final 12/6/12)

Instructor:Dwight Long

Grading
The five activities in which you will be participating will be combined to determine your final grade. Their respective weights are as follows:
1.Class Participation*10%
2.Simulation**
Company Performance20%
Shareholder’s Meeting and Annual Report10%
3.Comp-XM®
Balanced Scorecard10%
Board Queries5%
4.Comp-XM® Executive Summary5%
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5.Two Examinations (20 percent each)40%
TOTAL100%

* Grade is determined both by attendance and student engagement as stated in ‘Achieving the Objectives’ above.
** The company performance, shareholder meeting presentation and annual report grades are subject to adjustment based on your group members’ peer evaluations.

Department of Management
“Developing tomorrow’s leaders today”

Date| Topics Covered| Assignment|
8/23(Thur)| - Class Orientation. - Brief introduction to Foundation® Business Simulation- Discuss Team Formation - Briefly discuss Power Point Presentation and Annual Report requirement| - In Class| 8/28 (Tues)| - Lecture: Strategic Management “Creating Competitive Advantages” - DVD: Specialized Bicycle| - Chapter 1- Read Chapter 13| 8/30(Thur)| - Lecture: “Analyzing the External Environment of the Firm”- Distribute Foundation® Business Simulation ‘Team Member’ Guides- Foundation registration discussion.| - Chapter 2- Read Guide| 9/4 (Tues)| - Lecture: “Analyzing the External Environment of the Firm” (con’t)- DVD: Panera Bread Company | - Chapter 2- In Class| 9/6 (Thur)| - Foundation® Business Simulation Software Demonstration | - In Class- Census Date 9/10| 9/11 (Tues)| - Lecture: “Assessing the Internal Environment of the Firm”- DVD: Wal-mart Global Giant # 1- Foundation® registration and team formation due date.| - Chapter 3| 9/13 (Thur)| - Lecture: “Assessing the Internal Environment of the Firm” (con’t)- DVD: Wal-mart Global Giant # 2| - Chapter 3- Practice Decision 1by 10:00 PM CT| 9/18 (Tues)| - Lecture: “Recognizing a Firm’s Intellectual Assets: Moving Beyond a Firm’s Tangible Resources”- DVD: Pike Place Fish Market | -Chapter 4- Practice Decision 2by 10:00 PM CT| 9/20 (Thur)| - Lecture: “Recognizing a Firm’s Intellectual Assets: Moving Beyond a Firm’s Tangible Resources” (con’t)- Foundation resets from ‘Practice’ to ‘Competition’ on Friday 9/21 at 9:00 AM CT| - Chapter 4- Practice Decision 3 by 10:00 PM CT| 9/25 (Tues)| - Lecture: “Business Level Strategy: Creating & Sustaining Competitive Advantages”- DVD: Whole Foods | - Chapter 5- Foundation Decision 1 by 10:00 PM CT| 9/27 (Thur)| - Lecture: “Business Level Strategy: Creating & Sustaining Competitive Advantages” (con’t)| - Chapter 5 | 10/2(Tues)| - Exam I: Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5| - In Class- Foundation Decision 2 by 10:00 PM CT| 10/4(Thur)| - Review Exam- Lecture: “Corporate Level Strategy: Creating Value Through Diversification”| - Chapter 6| 10/9 (Tues)| - Lecture: “Corporate Level Strategy: Creating Value Through Diversification” (con’t)| - Chapter 6-Foundation Decision 3 by 10:00 PM CT| 10/11 (Thur)| - Lecture: “International Strategy: Creating Value in Global Markets”- DVD: Starbucks, Building Relationships With Coffee Growers| - Chapter 7| 10/16(Tues)| - Lecture: “International Strategy: Creating Value in Global Markets” (con’t)| - Chapter 7- Foundation Decision 4 by 10:00 PM CT| 10/18(Thur)| - Lecture: “Entrepreneurial Strategy and Competitive Dynamics”| - Chapter 8| 10/23(Tues)| - Lecture: “Entrepreneurial Strategy and Competitive Dynamics” (con’t)| - Chapter 8- Foundation Decision...
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