Real World Situations

Using your current work organization (or an organization of interest) and a second organization in the same industry as the subject matter, research the elements of business, compare and contrast the two selected organizations, and prepare an APA formatted paper that:

  • Analyzes the basic legal, social, and economic environment in which the organizations operate 
  • Analyzes the managerial, operational, and financial issues impacting the organizations including: 
    • Company Culture and Performance 
    • Promotion Policies 
    • Strategic Decisions Making 
    • Decision-Making Style 
    • Management Style 
    • Leadership Style 
    • Communication Style 
    • Use of SWOT Tool 
    • Operations Strategy Framework 
  • Assesses how the overall management teams perform in terms of the four functions of management. 
  • Identifies and explains the strong points of the managers. 
  • Identifies and explains areas in which improvements are needed.  

Be sure to use a minimum of 5 external sources to support your analysis.