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Business Strategy

  1. How has Google's operations strayed from its original mission statement?

  2. What are the differences between product bundling and product lines?

  3. What are some examples of businesses that use market segmentation?

  4. What is the difference between the cost of capital and the discount rate?

  5. How does transfer pricing help business?

  6. Are there any practical differences between a wholly owned subsidiary and a regular ...

  7. How do companies calculate the estimated duration of a new project?

  8. What are some of the benefits of positive brand equity?

  9. How can companies reduce internal and external business risk?

  10. What are the primary activities of Michael Porter's value chain?

  11. How can key performance metrics (KPIs) help evaluate employees?

  12. How has Larry Page's vision for Google differed from that of Sergey Brin?

  13. Why is social responsibility important to a business?

  14. How should I interpret a negative correlation?

  15. How can a company or entity maintain an absolute advantage?

  16. What are the main benefits of a JIT (just in time) production strategy?

  17. How do Internet companies profit if they give away their services for free?

  18. What are the main problems with a JIT (just in time) production strategy?

  19. How can a company increase its return on total assets?

  20. What strategies do companies use to regain market share they have lost?

  21. Why is Average Collection Period important to a company?

  22. What are the different groups involved in corporate governance?

  23. What is Jeff Weiner's personal business philosophy?

  24. How does brand image and marketing affect market share?

  25. What is Tim Cook's managerial style?

  26. When is outsourcing a bad alternative to vertical integration?

  27. When is outsourcing preferable to vertical integration?

  28. What does a company use CI (competitive intelligence) for?

  29. What does the cash conversion cycle (CCC) tell us about a company's management?

  30. Is there a benefit to outsourcing internationally over outsourcing within the country?

  31. What are some common methods of gathering CI (competitive intelligence)?

  32. Are perfect competition models in economics useful?

  33. What strategies do companies employ to increase market share?

  34. What's the difference between agency theory and stakeholder theory?

  35. What happens when a country focuses exclusively on its competitive advantage?

  36. What factors in a business most affect its core competencies?

  37. How do interpersonal skills influence a business culture?

  38. What is needed to be a successful entrepreneur?

  39. How have business ethics evolved over time?

  40. What role do core competencies play in a balanced scorecard?

  41. What are some of the ways that a company can improve its brand equity?

  42. Why is versatility in a company's core competencies fundamental in its success?

  43. At what levels are core competencies required for businesses operating in the primary ...

  44. How does Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) assist in human resources planning?

  45. At what stage of business should human resources planning occur?

  46. How do you calculate costs of capital when budgeting new projects?

  47. What tools do companies use in human resources planning?

  48. How do I determine my company's competitive advantage?

  49. What is more important for a business, profitability or growth?

  50. What are the main goals of human resources planning?

  51. How do companies measure labor supply in human resources planning?

  52. What are the top trends in corporate social responsibility?

  53. Why are oligopolies legal while monopolies are not?

  54. How should a company budget for capital expenditures?

  55. What are some current examples of oligopolies?

  56. What are the major differences between a monopoly and an oligopoly?

  57. How does Facebook (FB) make money?

  58. How does Twitter (TWTR) make money?

  59. What is the difference between Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma?

  60. Why do companies decide to unbundle their lines of business?

  61. Which of these is not one of Porter's 5 competitive forces?

  62. What is the Razor/Razorblade model?

  63. What is political risk and what can a multinational company do to minimize exposure?

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