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Based on the content of the abstract, identify and discuss the type of research conducted by Kier and McMullen (2018), and explain the main deductive theory underpinning the research and the contributions made to the body of knowledge.

Below is the title and abstract of an article which was published in the Academy of Management sourial, No. 6, page 2265 – 2295. Critically reflect on the abstract and answer the questions that follow. Entrepreneurial Imaginativeness in New Venture Ideation Alexander S. Kier and Jeffery S. McMullen

Abstract Although theories of entrepreneurial action regularly acknowledge the importance of imagination, the ability is rarely defined or measured, and thus effectively treated as uniform in degree and type. Using a creative problem- solving lens, we identify and measure three different cognitive skills -creative, social, and practical imaginativeness-that vary across individuals. Each skill combines the ability of imagination with the agination with the knowledge needed to mentally simulate various task-related scenarios used in generating and selecting ideas for new value….

The Board is asking you to lead the Due Diligence Team to answer the following questions knowing that 70% to 90% of acquisitions do not meet their intended goals.

As per Harvard Business Review Articles,

The Big Idea: The New M&A Playbook and M&A: The One Thing You Need to Get Right, – “M&A is a mug's game: Typically 70% – 90% of acquisitions are abysmal failures”. You have been tasked by the Board of Directors of Commerce Bank (Regional Bank located in NJ, NY, PA) to explore expansion opportunities in Florida via an acquisition. Commerce's mission is to be America's Most Convenient Bank. The CEO of Commerce has already found a target Bank in Florida, about ½ the size of Commerce, as a candidate for acquisition and wants to proceed.

The Board is asking you to lead the Due Diligence Team to answer the following questions knowing that 70% to 90% of acquisitions do not meet their….

The External Factor Evaluation matrix will allow you to use the information from the industry analysis and the competitive analysis to assess whether the company (Tesla) is able to effectively take advantage of existing opportunities while minimizing the identified external threats that will help you formulate new strategies and policies

The External Factor Evaluation matrix will allow you to use the information from the industry analysis and the competitive analysis to assess whether the company (Tesla) is able to effectively take advantage of existing opportunities while minimizing the identified external threats that will help you formulate new strategies and policies.

Use the opportunities and threats in the OT table below.

Develop an EFE matrix using 5 opportunities and 5 threats. Discuss how you developed the EFE matrix and the outcome. Support your reasoning.

 

Opportunities A growing demand for eco-friendly vehicles An increased awareness of environmentalism Technology advancements Lower electric vehicle pricing Advancement in automation technology Threats A decrease in oil prices Competitors Heightened dealership regulations Oil lobbying Public perception

Create a Quantitative Strategic Planning Matrix (QSPM). Use your Strategic-Planning Template to develop a Quantitative Strategic Planning Matrix for your company.

Create a Quantitative Strategic Planning Matrix (QSPM). Use your Strategic-Planning Template to develop a Quantitative Strategic Planning Matrix for your company. For SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO

 Solar Energy

Data Sheet

Description of Weather at the Time of the Exercise:

Table 3. Solar Cell Observations

Table 3. Solar Cell Observations Environmental Variable Motor Speed (Select One)* Direct Sunlight F 100% Shaded F 50% Shaded M 45° Angle Toward Sun M 45° Angle Away from Sun S Under Red Filter S Under Blue Filter NM Under Green Filter S Under Yellow Filter M *VF = Very Fast; F = Fast; M = Medium; S = Slow; NM = No Motion A. Direct vs. Indirect (at 45 angles) Sunlight: NULL: There is no difference in solar energy proficiency between direct versus indirect….

The Kimble Firefighting Equipment Company Makes Alarm Valves. It Has Two Assembly Plants: Plant A In Atlanta And Plant B In Buffalo.

The Kimble Firefighting Equipment Company Makes Alarm Valves. It Has Two Assembly Plants: Plant A In Atlanta And Plant B In Buffalo. Plant A Can Produce At Most 8000 Alarm Valves And Plant B Can Produce At Most 10000 Alarm Valves. The Cost To Produce An Alarm Valve Is $12 At Plant A And $18 At Plant B. All The Alarm Valves Produced Are Shipped To Two

The Kimble Firefighting Equipment Company makes alarm valves. It has two assembly plants: Plant A in Atlanta and Plant B in Buffalo. Plant A can produce at most 8000 alarm valves and Plant B can produce at most 10000 alarm valves. The cost to produce an alarm valve is $12 at plant A and $18 at Plant B. All the alarm….

Complete An Internet Search Of Large Global Companies (E.G. Amazon, Toyota). From This Search, Select One Company To Review.

Case Study Step 1: Complete An Internet Search Of Large Global Companies (E.G. Amazon, Toyota). From This Search, Select One Company To Review.

Step 2: Review Your Select Company's Website. From This Website Review, Select One Of The Company's Main Supply Chain Product Lines. Verify The Company And Main Product Line With Your Course Instructor If You Are

Case Study

Step 1: Complete an internet search of large global companies (e.g. Amazon, Toyota). From this search, select one company to review.

Step 2: Review your select company's website. From this website review, select one of the company's main supply chain product lines. Verify the company and main product line with your course instructor if you are unsure of your product lines validity.

Step 3: Reflect upon the the implication of environmental….

Develop an existing organizational chart for Nike, Inc. located in case 20. Follow the guidelines described in the chapter when developing the organizational chart.

Develop an existing organizational chart for Nike, Inc. located in case 20. Follow the guidelines described in the chapter when developing the organizational chart.

 

1. Evaluate the existing organizational chart of Nike. What do you especially like and dislike about the company’s organizational chart?

 

2. Develop a new and improved organizational chart for Nike. You may want to change up the list given, adding and deleting positions as you deem necessary as well as changing certain titles to ensure adherence to the chapter guidelines and dos and don'ts in devising organizational charts

 

Introduction: Nike, Inc.-2018 Q Internal Issues Organizational Structure Nike does not make its organizational chart public but likely a division-by-product or division-by- region type structure would work well since the company reports….

The Green Machine Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the “Green Machine”) is a newly formed Canadian corporation with large investors who believe the tea industry is posed for a significant increase in the coming years.

Background Facts

The Green Machine Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the “Green Machine”) is a newly formed Canadian corporation with large investors who believe the tea industry is posed for a significant increase in the coming years. The Green Machine is a tea company focusing on green tea, matcha and related accessory products. Some of those accessory products include various teapots, teacups, and devices that heat specialized teapots. The Green Machine has been working to establish direct relationships with large tea growers in the area of Shizuoka, Japan and in the area of Darjeeling. India. Furthermore, the Green Machine has found some companies in and around Tokyo to purchase their tea accessory products. They have reached a point where they would like to start purchasing the products to….

Organizing and analyzing

You are responsible for an analysis of the profitability of the movie industry, based on the dataset provided, for which you will:

1. Organize the data in various ways as necessary to understand the trends.

2. Analyze the data. Your analysis should outline the trends that are occurring and identify any relationships found in the data.

3. Identify which genre you consider to be most successful, and provide rationale based on the data.

4. Determine what the better predictor of success is – Audience Score or Rotten Tomatoes Rating, and explain your rationale.

5. Provide a forecast for 2022 which will include what you think the worldwide gross sales will be, including sales by genre and by studio, based on your analysis.

This assignment will be completed in….

Describe a time when you were very successful at achieving a specific communication goal, such as persuading someone to do something. Identify at least one reason for your success.

Informal impromptu presentations

a. Describe a time when you were very successful at achieving a specific communication goal, such as persuading someone to do something. Identify at least one reason for your success.

b. Describe a time when you wanted to achieve a specific goal with communication but were unsuccessful. Identify at least one reason that you were not successful.

c. Based on your experience, give your classmates one or two tips about collaborating successfully with a teammate.

d. Do you think you are better at writing or at speaking? Provide examples to support your answer.

e. Think of a time when you have communicated with people from a different culture. What was your biggest challenge?