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Sample Question for Strategic Management

Question 1.
“Business strategy is a mixture of luck and judgment, opportunism and design.” Using appropriate theoretical frameworks discuss to what extent you agree or disagree with this statement

Question 2.
Drawing on relevant models and concepts critically explore the ways in which business organisations could strengthen their strategic position in the current global economic crisis

Question 3.
To what extent do you agree that the Emerging World View (EWV) is a challenge to traditional models of strategic management?
Question 4.
Critically discuss the five forces model and strategic group mapping

Question 5
Critically evaluate the view that a firm exists to maximise profits

Question 6
To what extent does e-commerce invalidate the concept of the five forces?

Question 7.
Using appropriate value curve and indifference curve diagrams critically discuss the ways in which dominant firms have restructured their operations strategy to deliver more value and to raise product imitation barriers. Support your analysis by relevant business examples

Question 8.
Compare and contrast Porter’s generic strategies and Kim’s Blue Ocean strategy supporting your analysis by relevant business examples

Question 9.
Critically evaluate the BCG matrix.

Question 10.
By reference to relevant qualitative and quantitative techniques critically discuss the process of strategy evaluation.

Question 11.
Internal analyses is a critical dimension of strategic management. (Johnson and Scholes, 2007). In relation to this statement critically evaluate internal or organisational strategic audit models

Question 12.a)
Examine the traditional motives and emerging trends that are causing firms to expand internationally.
Question 12 b)
Discuss the domestic and global factors that...
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