Part 1 of your response: Visit one of the websites listed below and locate the company’s vision and/or mission statement(s). Critique the adequacy and merit of the company’s vision and mission. Be sure to list the effective elements and the shortcomings.
Part 2 of your response: Draft at least 3 strategic objectives for the company based on what you learned from Part 1. Be sure to make the objectives SMART.
Post your response in the “Week 1, Step 2: Discussion Assignment” discussion topic by Saturday midnight East Coast US time.
After you have made your first contribution in the Discussion topic for week 1, assuming the role of a management consultant, critically review and respond substantively to at least one colleague’s posts. Focus your review and (respectful) response on the strength of your colleague’s supporting argument and evidence, on presenting alternative perspectives, and on sharing insights that may prove helpful for the future individual assignments in this course. Try to ask a direct question.
Come back in on Monday and respond to any questions posed by the people who reviewed your initial post. Make these posts by midnight, Eastern Time on Monday.