All corporations depend on effective management. Every year BusinessWeek magazine
surveys its staff of 160 writers and editors in New York and 22 bureaus around
the world to choose its top 25 managers of the year. Using the above web site,
answer the following question:
Pick two managers in the related items area. Click on those names. What are
each manager's key accomplishments?
To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.
Companies have different goals depending upon their purpose and mission. Many
of these companies have mission statements-statements of how they will achieve
their purposes in the environments in which they conduct their business. Using
the above web site, answer the following question:
What are the three interrelated parts of Ben & Jerrry's mission statement?
The National Retail Federation (NRF) is the world's largest retail trade association.
The NRF provides education, training, information technology, and works on governmental
issues in order to advance the interests of the retail industry. To this end,
the NRF puts out a monthly magazine, Stores, for the benefit of
its membership and others interested in the retail industry. Due to the tragic
events of September 11, 2001, the NRF decided to address the issue of crisis
management for the entire retail industry. Using the above web site, answer
the following questions:
In most firms, the title of Chief Information Officer (CIO) is a fairly new
managerial position. Rick Devenuti is Microsoft's CIO and is responsible for
Microsoft's worldwide internal technologies infrastructure, corporate information
and internal business systems. Using the above web site, answer the following
What is the IT infrastructure like at Microsoft?
Corporate culture is the shared experiences, stories, beliefs, and norms that
characterize an organization. Culture is about what a company values. One researcher,
Christian Stadler, has set up the above web site to expound on issues concerning
a company's culture. Use the above web site to answer the following question:
At the bottom of the web page, pick 3 companies and present what they value.