Conduct an analysis of (attached) Case Nucor Corporation and prepare a report. Discuss the trends in the steel industry and how it may impact Nucor’s strategy.

Conduct an analysis of (attached) Case Nucor Corporation and prepare a report.

  • Discuss the trends in the steel industry and how it may impact Nucor’s strategy.
  • Discuss the organizational structure and management philosophy at Nucor.
  • Identify three HRM issues related to strategy implementation and recommend actions to address these issues.
  • Based on the situation, recommend whether or a related or unrelated diversification should be used by the company. Provide supporting rationale.
  • Based on your recommendation for related r unrelated diversification, identify the organizational structure issues that the company would need to address to implement that diversification.

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Conduct a case analysis for Corona Beer and prepare a FOUR page report to complete the following:

Conduct a case analysis for Corona Beer and prepare a FOUR page report to complete the following:

  • Identify and discuss the trends in the global beer markets.
  • Discuss how Modelo’s international expansion was made possible through strategic partnershipswith experienced distributors in local markets.
  • Identify and discuss the next foreign market that Modelo should enter and with what strategy.
  • Discuss the challenges that Modelo faces from its competitor InBev, and how it might respond strategically to the industry giant.
  • Discuss whether or not Modelo should diversity its business. If so, what business should it enter and why?

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If this firm is a high-tech manufacturing firm, what resource and operational factors should be considered in this decision? How might the organization’s identity influence its structure? Explain the legal factors that must be considered when a company decides to locate its operations in a foreign country.

Consider the following scenario and respond to the questions that follow. A new firm, Bit Technology Inc., is deciding where to locate its facilities internationally.

 

If this firm is a high-tech manufacturing firm, what resource and operational factors should be considered in this decision?

How might the organization’s identity influence its structure?

Explain the legal factors that must be considered when a company decides to locate its operations in a foreign country.

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Provide environmental scanning of current conditions in the area of expansion including economy, competition, political stability, and so forth. Address internal resource analysis such as managerial and financial strengths and weaknesses.

Consider the following scenario:
You have held conversations with Precision Part’s leaders and obtained the following information, which you want to use in the development of a 4-year strategic management plan.
PPQ Parts employees now number 5,000, and all are currently employed in the United States. It plans to grow to 10,000 employees in 4 years.
New facilities will be needed in international expansion, and PPQ Parts anticipates building most of those (80%) outside the United States.
PPQ Parts holds 5% of the world market share on small SUVs, but its goal is 9% in 4 years.
Current stock price is $10 per share. The goal is $22 a share.
Profit margin 3-year average is 6%. Industry average during this time has also been 6%. The company goal is 13% in 4 years.
PPQ Parts has averaged 28% employee turnover during the last 3 years. This is compared to an industry average of 25%. The company’s goal is to increase employee retention by lowering annual turnover to 17%.
PPQ Parts contributes to all the local communities in which it is doing business. This is one of its corporate values. Current charity is 0.5% of total profits, but the company would like to raise that to 5% in 4 years.
Assignment
A strategic management plan is vital for the company business today. Review the company scenario at the beginning of the course for additional information regarding growth goals. Create a basic strategic management plan for PPQ Parts including quantifiable goals and measures. Include the following in your report:
Provide environmental scanning of current conditions in the area of expansion including economy, competition, political stability, and so forth.
Address internal resource analysis such as managerial and financial strengths and weaknesses.

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Consider two firms, With and Without, that have identical assets that generate identical cash flows. Without is an all equity firm, with 1 million shares outstanding that trade for a price of $24 per share. With has 2 million sharesoutstanding and $12 million dollars in debt at an interest rate of 5%.

Consider two firms, With and Without, that have identical assets that generate identical cash flows. Without is an all equity firm, with 1 million shares outstanding that trade for a price of $24 per share. With has 2 million sharesoutstanding and $12 million dollars in debt at an interest rate of 5%.

Query 1) According to Modigliani Miller (MM) Proposition 1, the stock price for with is closest to: A) $8.00 B) $24.00 C) $6.00 D) $12.00 Show your reasoning/computations

Query 2) Assume that MM s perfect capital markets conditions are met and that you can borrow and lend at the same 5% rate as with. You have $5000 of your own money to invest and you plan on buying Without stock. Using homemade leverage, how much do you need to borrow in your margin account so that the payoff of your margined purchase of Without stock will be the same as a $5000 investment in With stock? A) $10,000 B) $5000 C) $2,500 D) $0 Show your reasoning/computations:

Query 3) Assume that MM s perfect capital markets conditions are met and that you can borrow and lend at the same 5% rate as with. You have $5000 of your own money to invest and you plan on buying Without stock. Using homemade leverage you borrow enough in your margin account so that the payoff of your margined purchase of Without stock will be the same as a $5000 investment in with stock. The number of shares of Without stock you purchased is closest to: A) 425 B) 1650 C) 2000 D) 825 Show your reasoning/computations:

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Consider the following terms:ETHICS – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – MORALS Before looking at others’ posts on this, consider whatyou think each means. (Please don’t consult the textsor dictionaries in response.) List three values you think fall under ETHICS, thenthree that belong under MORALS. What is/are the difference(s) between the terms? Do they apply to us individually, or as a group? Doesthat matter? Why did you feel they belong in that category?

Consider the following terms:ETHICS – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – MORALS

Before looking at others’ posts on this, consider whatyou think each means. (Please don’t consult the textsor dictionaries in response.)

List three values you think fall under ETHICS, thenthree that belong under MORALS.

What is/are the difference(s) between the terms?

Do they apply to us individually, or as a group? Doesthat matter?

Why did you feel they belong in that category?

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Consider the following statement: Most disagreements or differences of opinion are more often a result of faulty, misunderstood, or confusing premises, rather than faulty reason from a valid premise. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Explain your answer.

Consider the following statement: Most disagreements or differences of opinion are more often a result of faulty, misunderstood, or confusing premises, rather than faulty reason from a valid premise. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Explain your answer.

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Crockett, a car collector, was interested in buying a Ferrari Daytona from Tubbs. Tubbs agreed that the price would be $250,000. During negotiations, the film Miami Vice was released. The Ferrari Daytona featured prominently in the movie. Demand for the Ferrari Daytona soared. As a result of the demand, the market price was now $500,000. Is Crockett entitled to buy it for $250,000? Why or why not?

Crockett, a car collector, was interested in buying a Ferrari Daytona from Tubbs.  Tubbs agreed that the price would be $250,000.  During negotiations, the film Miami Vice was released.  The Ferrari Daytona featured prominently in the movie.  Demand for the Ferrari Daytona soared.  As a result of the demand, the market price was now $500,000.  Is Crockett entitled to buy it for $250,000?  Why or why not?

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Create a timeline essay tracking the following major themes/paradigm shifts in American history from the beginnings of the Cold war in 1945 to the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s. Include the following in your descriptive analysis: (1) The causes of the Cold War and its effects on the politico-economic and cultural milieus of the U.S.; include:

Create a timeline essay tracking the following major themes/paradigm shifts in American history from the beginnings of the Cold war in 1945 to the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s. Include the following in your descriptive analysis:
(1) The causes of the Cold War and its effects on the politico-economic and cultural milieus of the U.S.; include:

(a) The Truman doctrine
(b) The Korean War
(c) Eisenhower and the 1950s
(d) JFK and the Cuban missile crisis and the JFK Assassination
(e) Johnson and the Great Society

(2) The theme (thread) of God-given rights/freedoms as it relates to:

(a)    The Civil Rights Movement

(b)   The Vietnam War

(c)    The Women’s Rights Movement

(3) The cumulative effect of the integrity crisis in the Johnson (Vietnam) and Nixon (Watergate) presidencies on the cultural milieu of the nation.
(4) The conservative revolution of the 1980s, including the impact of the “Religious Right” and the legacy of the Reagan Administration.
(5) The end of the Cold War in the early 1990s (including the fall of the Berlin Wall).
(6) Trends in American Domestic and Foreign Policy in the Post-Cold War Era.

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