Questions And Answers
Chapter 11 – Question 1: A decentralized structure is more likely to further the cause of good strategy execution than is a centralized structure. True, false, or it depends? Justify your answer. Be sure to define the two terms you are discussing.
Chapter 11 – Question 2: What is meant by the term “corporate culture”? Why is corporate culture an important factor in implementing and executing strategy?
Chapter 11 – Question 3: Define and discuss input and output controls. How does this concept of output controls differ from previous ideas you might have had about what they are? Explain.
Chapter 12 – Question 4: “…an effective strategic leader should focus on creating shared values, a concept that involves creating economic values for shareholders while also creating social values by addressing society’s needs and challenges.” Discuss.
Chapter 12 – Question 5: What is corporate governance? Explain, to include the role of a board of directors. How have boards changed in the recent years?
Chapter 12 – Question 6: What are the causes of unethical strategies and unethical business behaviors? How might these causes be addressed to stop the unwanted behaviors?