PAPER ASSIGNMENT #1
Using the textbook and 2 additional articles of your choice (use LIRN to research this), please write a 4 to 5-page paper that answers the following:
(1) Discuss 3 key strategic management concepts that you believe are useful to any manager in any organization. You can choose to describe any 3 concepts (except SWOT).
(2) Explain the strategic importance of each of these 3 concepts and why they are useful.
(3) Provide a few examples of real-life companies which have used these types of strategic management concepts to support their strategy.
- Each individual paper should be 4 to 5 pages long, not counting cover page and bibliography.
- The essay must be submitted in Microsoft Word “.doc” file format, and need to be formatted in proper APA 7th Edition style.
- The cover page and reference page/s are not included in the above-stated page requirement. These should be in addition to page requirements.
- Each paper requires a minimum of at least three outside peer-reviewed sources for your references.
o Acceptable/credible sources include: Academic journals and books, industry journals, and the class textbook.
After reading “No One’s a Mystery” by Elizabeth Tallent, answer the questions below. As always, students who respond fully, who use details from the readings, who have fresh and thoughtful insights, who interact with their classmates, and who use standard English will receive the higher grades.
- When looking at the work from a feminist perspective, what impression do you get of Jack, the female narrator, and their relationship as you read the first paragraph? Make sure to reference specific character details from the text, rather than your own experiences or opinions, to support your answer.
For my eighteenth birthday Jack gave me a five-year diary with a latch and a little key, light as a dime. I was sitting beside him scratching at the lock, which didn’t seem to want to work, when he thought he saw his wife’s Cadillac in the distance, coming toward us. He pushed me down onto the dirty floor of the pickup and kept one hand on my head while I inhaled the musk of his cigarettes in the dashboard ashtray and sang along with Rosanne Cash on the tape deck. We’d been drinking tequila and the bottle was between his legs, resting up against his crotch, where the seam of his Levi’s was bleached linen-white, though the Levi’s were nearly new. I don’t know why his Levi’s always bleached like that, along the seams and at the knees. In a curve of cloth his zipper glinted, gold.