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Business Policy and Strategy – Feb. 17, 2015

Exam 1
• Average: 28.29 (~ 81%)
• Range: 22 – 32 (~ 63% - 92%)
• Which of the following is NOT an example of complementary products or services when thinking about “the sixth force” of
Porter’s five-forces?
– Xbox gaming console and Halo gaming franchise
– Shell gasoline and Ford F-150 pickup truck
– Google Android operating system and Samsung smartphone

Business Policy and Strategy – Feb. 17, 2015

Exam 1
• When evaluating the sustainability of a firm's competitive advantage, which of the following statements is NOT true?
– If managed effectively, existing core competencies can help sustain the competitive advantage indefinitely.
– When expectations of future resource value turn out to be accurate and can be repeated, then a sustained competitive advantage is realized. • Intangible assets add great value to a firm because:
– A firm's reputation and brand equity are accumulated quickly and can be leveraged easily.
– Tangible assets require a high degree of capital; intangible assets do not. – A firm's culture, knowledge, and intellectual property take time to develop and are generally difficult to imitate.
Business Policy and Strategy – Feb. 17, 2015

Teamwork
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• How to run effective teams?

Business Policy and Strategy – Feb. 17, 2015

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Chapter 11

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