Amazon’s reliance on other shipping companies (UPS). How should Amazon move forward? Acquisition? Start their own delivery service? Continue using other companies?
Detailed type of strategy and mitigation of problem/issue (implementation)
Detailed Literature Review (supporting or alternative opinions or negating opinions)
A literature review discusses published information in a particular subject area, and sometimes information in a particular subject area within a certain period. It might give a new interpretation of old material or combine new with old interpretations. Or it might trace the intellectual progression of the field, including major debates. And depending on the situation, the literature review may evaluate the sources and advise the reader on the most pertinent or relevant.
The paper must have not less than 7 peer reviewed references from the listed sources and of course from the organizations website. The project must be in APA format.
Comprehensive Project (Holistic Information)
The Comprehensive Project is expected to reflect ones understanding of the actual application of strategic management and the relevant material covered throughout the course. You are a management trainee in an organization (your organization or an organization of your choice for profit or not for profit) and have been asked by the CEO to prepare a paper on the Organizations key strategic management problem/issue. The problem/issue can be in any of the following departments: accounting, finance, marketing, production, human resources, logistics, procurement, and research & development (R&D).
Using your knowledge prepare an in-depth examination of the existing strategic management problem/issue. You must use relevant literature and sources that support your assertion, pertaining to the problem/issue within the organization of your choice. The literature included must not only support your argument or position, but also alternative opinions, and explanations whenever possible. As such, do not hesitate to challenge or critique scholarly works when appropriate. Your project must encompass the following:
1) Evidence of ability to size-up the organizations situation and to identify key problems/issues.
2) Use of appropriate analytical techniques, sound logic, and well-supported arguments in evaluating the organizations present condition and future prospects.
3) Evidence of ability to formulate realistic and workable recommendations for action.
4) Thoroughness both in (a) scope and coverage and (b) depth of analysis.
5) Evidence of ability to use good communication skills (including the use of charts, tables, graphs, and figures).
Evidence of adequate preparation, pride of workmanship, and display of a professional attitude and approach.