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These are due 9/23/10 I can pay for these first $ 25 Tops for the questions 1. International Markets What issues are likely to arise in a developing country when a global giant like Coca-Cola begins operations there? What kinds of advantages does such an expansion bring to the globalizing organization? Support your thoughts with research from a credible source other than the text. Multibusiness Corporations Consider how a large diversified organization sets strategy. PepsiCo, for example, has beverages (Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Tropicana, Aquafina, Dole, and tea and coffee through partnerships with Lipton and Starbucks) and food companies (Frito Lay, Quaker, Sabritas, Gamesa, and Latin Americas Foods). Do you think all the business units should have the same strategy, or should they be independent and set their own strategies? Explain. Research Paper This paper is due 10/1/10 you ask for $60 for the paper I can do that. We have to choose from one of these cases, - Competition, in the movie rental industry in 2008 netflix and blockbuster battle for market leadership. - Dell Inc in 2008 Can it overtake Hewlett- Packard as the Worldwide leader in Personal Computers? - Google’s Strategy in 2009 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc in 2008 Management’s Initiatives to Transform the company and Curtail Wal-Mart Bashing - Southwest Airlines in 2008 Culture Vales and Operating Practices This 8-10 page Research Paper must address major problems and issues of an organization analyzed through a case study. You will assume the role of a professional manager writing to an audience of other practicing managers. Your in-depth analysis report to management will need to go through the entire process of identifying (or diagnosing), evaluating, and recommending areas for the case organization selected. Well-supported recommendations are required in your report. Be sure to "think strategically" to evaluate the organization's situation from the perspective of its competitiveness and performance prospects, and to draw sound conclusions about what actions a company's management needs to take in light of all the relevant circumstances. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the reading assignments as well as the implications of new knowledge in your work. Focus of the Research Paper Select a case from one of five Essentials of Strategic Management text cases: 4, 5, 8, 13 or 14. First review the respective case video available in Week 5 and then carefully analyze your selected case study. At least five professional resources (other than text or case materials) are required, including a minimum of two scholarly sources from ProQuest. Outside research gives credibility to your thoughts. The Research Paper must have an Introduction and a Conclusion. Be sure to address each of the following areas for the case study organization below: Diagnose the company’s situation Size-up what problems/issues need to be addressed Decide what analysis to conduct to probe the identified problems and issues Make use of the appropriate core concepts and analytical tools in the text chapters to thoroughly describe the ins and outs of the company’s situation Evaluate the pros and cons of various action alternatives Set forth a practical, workable set of action recommendations (that are within the firm's financial means and resource capabilities)