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Problem 1. Pick a company or organization, preferably the company or organization for which you work. (If you select to write about a company other than your employer, please make sure it is one that has easily accessible information.) What do you meant by the organization? What is its primary services or business? Tell us about the industry and its competition. What is the organizational mission or purpose of the organization that you selected? How could you characterize the organizational culture? What are the primary strategic objectives or long range plans for the company?
Problem 2. Pick a company or organization, preferably the company or organization for which you work. (If you select to write about a company other than your employer, please make sure it is one that has easily accessible information.) In your opinion, how well is the company or organization's present strategy gonig? What are the strengths, opportunities, weaknesses, and threats (SWOT) of the organization? Please include at least two points per each SWOT category. How strong, if applicable, is the company's competitive position? What strategic issues does this company/organization face in the next year? Next five years?
Problem 3. List and describe four current sociocultural trends in the U.S. that are transforming North America and the world.
Problem 4. Define a value chain and the significance of the center of gravity. Please also give an example of a value chain from your place of work or from a company that you have researched.
Problem 5. What are the principal differences between a multidivisional structure and a functional structure? Why does an organization change from a functional to a multidivisional structure?
Problem 6. Suppose you own experience with workplace culture. Explain past and current experiences with organizational culture. Be as specific as possible and support your comments with examples.