Assignment Question(s):  Discussion Questions



.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? 


6.Why are many strategic alliances temporary?