Unit 3 Main Discussion Board

Research Design and Analysis

Objectives for this assignment:

Apply critical thinking skills to analyze business situations.

Apply the standard of APA style to all research and writing tasks.

Appropriately use effective communication techniques.

Describe common biases in decision making.

Summarize the role of decision making in business.

Assignment:

This DB has three parts:

Writing a mission statement requires focus and should inspire not only the employees within an organization but the customers, suppliers and community as a whole. What are the nine basic components of a mission statement? Why is it important to include as many of these components as possible in a company’s mission statement?

There are many analytical tools and techniques available for companies to gauge not only where they stand within the industry but to also assess their sustainability and competitive advantage within the marketplace. Why do you believe it is an important step within a strategic planning process to conduct a SWOT analysis? How can a VRIO help an organization?

Describe a situation when a TOWS matrix framework would be appropriate.

This MUST be Plagiarism Free or at least Low Originality. All References Must be cited properly. All 3 questions Must be addressed!