STR581-Knowledge check-week5

1. These create differences across national boundaries that influence how people interact, read personal cues, and otherwise interrelate socially. 2. The DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) process is relevant to 3. While these may under perform established products in mainstream markets, they often offer features or capabilities appreciated by some fringe customer group. 4. A leader’s vision should be 5. Short-term objectives assist strategy implementation by identifying measurable outcomes of action plans or functional activities, which can make feedback, correction, and evaluation 6. Power Fund is a long-standing brokerage firm with a great history of high returns and well-managed growth. The managers at Power Fund repeatedly refer to terms like quality, growth, and reliability in the firm’s advertisements. This demonstrates managers’ 7. This is concerned with tracking a strategy as it is being implemented, detecting problems or changes in its underlying premises, and making necessary adjustments. 8. This, called kaizen in Japanese, is the process of relentlessly trying to find ways to improve and enhance a company’s products and processes from design through assembly, sales, and service. 9. Strategic surveillance must be kept 10. The effort to familiarize future leaders with the skills important to the company and to develop exceptional leaders among the managers you employ is 11. Key, routine activities that must be undertaken in each department of the organization are 12. CCC21 stands for 13. Discussion about and agreement on short-term objectives help raise issues and potential conflicts within an organization that usually 14. This idea factor involves following demographic and other broad trends and trying to develop ideas that may be relevant and useful. 15. Organizational culture includes important assumptions shared by members of the organization. These assumptions are often 16. These are also referred to as crowdsourcing or open innovation. 17. Short-term objectives are usually 18. In which type of strategy do functional tactics translate into action designed to accomplish specific short-term objectives?

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