ANALYSIS PAPER 4

Review the attachment 

Cargill PLC. (2019). 2019 Annual Report. Retrieved from https://www.cargill.com/doc/1432144962450/2019-annual-report.pdf

Cargill PLC. (n.d). Home. Retrieved from https://www.cargill.co.uk/en/home

Mergent Online. (2020). Cargill PLC. Retrieved from https://www-mergentonline-com.ezproxy.umgc.edu/companydetail.php?compnumber=92750

The Saylor Foundation. (2014). Chapter 1: Mastering Strategy. Retrieved from

https://learn.umgc.edu/d2l/le/content/536272/viewContent/18742391/View

The Saylor Foundation. (2014). Chapter 2: Leading Strategically. Retrieved from https://learn.umgc.edu/d2l/le/content/536272/viewContent/18742392/View

The Saylor Foundation. (2014). Chapter 3: Evaluating the External Environment. Retrieved from

https://learn.umgc.edu/d2l/le/content/536272/viewContent/18742393/View

The Saylor Foundation. (2014). Chapter 5: Selecting Business-Level Strategies. Retrieved from

https://learn.umgc.edu/d2l/le/content/536272/viewContent/18742395/View

The Saylor Foundation. (2014). Chapter 6: Supporting Business-Level Strategy. Retrieved from

https://learn.umgc.edu/d2l/le/content/536272/viewContent/18742396/View

The Saylor Foundation. (2014). Chapter 10: Leading an Ethical Organization. Retrieved from

https://learn.umgc.edu/d2l/le/content/536272/viewContent/18742400/View

· Selecting  strategies by linking the analytical outcomes in all the projects

· Strategic Management: Strategy Evaluation and Control

· Where Companies With a Long-Term View Outperform Their Peers

· Global Consumerism and Sustainability

· Creating Value Through Sustainable Design

· The Climate Challenge: Achieving Zero Emissions

Tools and Techniques:

You will be using the following tools/techniques in the projects.  These tools are also part of the quizzes that you will complete so make sure you understand their use and how to do the calculations.

· External Factor Evaluation (EFE) Matrix

· PESTEL Analysis

· Porter’s Five Forces

· Using Porter’s Five Force Model

· The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy (13:11 minutes)

· SWOT Analysis: How to perform one for your organization

· Strategic-Formulation Analytical Framework – Must Read to Learn how to create a Grand Strategy Matrix.

· The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Matrix

· BCG Matrix

· The IE Matrix

· How to Prepare the Internal External Matrix

· QSPM Explained

· IFE (Internal Factor Evaluation)

· The TOWS Matrix: Putting a SWOT Analysis into Action

· SWOT Analysis From a Resource-Based View  

Strategic Management:

· Chapter 7:  Competing in International Markets

· Chapter 8:  Selecting Corporate Level Strategies

· Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Matrix

· What is Corporate Strategy, Really?

· Strategy, Marketing, and Technology are all Intertwined

· Exploring the Structural Effects of Internetworking

· IBM Internetworking

· How to Build Collaborative Advantage

· Globalization in Uncertain Times: 10 Key Takeaways

· What a Trump Presidency Will Mean for Globalization

· Chapter 9:  Executing Strategy through Organizational Design

· Getting Organizational Redesign Right

· Hsieh, T. and Yik, S. (2005, February). Leadership as the starting point of strategy. McKinsey & Company

· It’s Not The CEO, It’s The Leadership Strategy That Matters

· Does Your Strategy Need a Strategy Part 1

· Does Your Strategy Need a Strategy Part 2

· Strategy and Corporate Culture

· Levels of Culture

· Structure and Strategy in Multinational Corporations: A Reexamination of the Stopford and Wells Model

· Chapter 5:  Managing Business Level Strategies

· Chapter 6:  Supporting the Business Level Strategy:  Competitive and Cooperative Moves

· The Reality of Digital Disruption–How to Stay Ahead

· Porter’s (1980) Generic Strategies as Determinants of Strategic Group Membership and Organizational Performance

· Blue Ocean Strategy