Why has strategic management become so important to today’s corporations and how does it typically evolve in a corporation? 


What is the relationship between corporate governance and social responsibility? 

Are people living in a relationship-based governance system likely to be unethical in business dealings?)


Discuss how a development in a corporation’s natural and societal environments can affect the corporation through its task environment.


How can value-chain analysis help identify a company’s strengths and weaknesses?


What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a first mover in an industry? 

Give some examples of first mover and late mover firms. Were they successful? 


Why are many strategic alliances temporary?