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BUS 475 Week 2 Chapter 4 Internal Analysis Resources, Capabilities, and Core Competencies Assignment
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BUS 475 Week 2 Chapter 4 Internal Analysis Resources, Capabilities, and Core CompetenciesAssignment 1. The organizational and managerial skills necessary to orchestrate a diverse set of resources and deploy them strategically are called --------------. 2. --------------- are the distinct and fine-grained business processes that enable firms to add incremental value by transforming inputs into goods and services. 3. What should a firm do in order to be organized to capture value? (Check all that apply.) Have good coordinating systems Have a good organizational structure 4. Which of the following is not considered an isolating mechanism? 5. An early decision in the development of a firm, such as where the firm is established, can eventually have a major influence on final outcomes. This effect is referred to as path dependence. 6. “Time compression is diseconomies” refers to the concept that ---------------. 7. Cowgirl Boots, inexpensive leather boots for women, are selling at record-high numbers. The CEO of the company, however, cannot figure out why. Was it caused by the company’s recent advertisement campaign or the newly reduced price of the boots or some other unknown factor? Based on this information, what concept describes the CEO’s confusion regarding Cowgirl Boots’ recent success? 8. The culture of Zappos is hard to imitate because it consists of numerous, diverse interactions among its employees, processes, procedures and norms, that create which of the following? 9. Which of the following are example of resource for a firm? (Check all that apply.) 10. According to the resource-based view, firms are a distinctive collective of resources, capabilities and competencies. 11. Which of the following is true according to the assumption of resource heterogeneity? 12. What does the concept of resource immobility imply? (Check all that apply.) 13. The ---------- is a theoretical model that explains and predicts what resource attributes underpin competitive advantage. 14. A resource is considered -------------- if it helps a firm to deal with an external threat. 15. What does the concept of resource heterogeneity imply? 16. A core competency can help a company achieve which of the following? (Check all that apply.) 17. The internal activities of a firm that for transforming inputs into outputs consists of primary activities, which add value directly, and support activities, which add value indirectly. 18. ----------- activities add value directly by transforming inputs into outputs as the firm moves a product or service horizontally along the internal value chain. 19. Accounting and finance are ----------- activities in a firm’s value chain 20. Which of the following are considered resources under the resource-based view of the firm? (Check all that apply.) 21. Strategic fit ---------- the likelihood that a firm is able to gain a competitive advantage. increases 22. The resource-based view classifies all resources as ---------------. 23. Which of the following can help a firm extend its competitive advantage? (Check all that apply.) 24. --------------- is a framework that allows managers to synthesize insights obtained from internal and external analysis 25. The ------------- perspective is a model that emphasizes a firm’s ability to modify and leverage its resource base in a way that enables it to sustain competitive advantage in a constantly changing environment. 26. ------------------ describes firm’s ability to create, deploy, modify, reconfigure, upgrade or leverage its resources in its quest for competitive advantage. 27. In which of the following ways did Dr.Dre build the coolness factor of Beats headphones as a core competency? (Check all that apply.) 28. True or false: the value chain concept is applicable only to high-tech in rapidly changing environments. False 29. The ---------------- describes the internal activities a firm engages in when transforming inputs into outputs. 30. A firm trying to compete with the leading firm in a competitive industry can try to negate the leading firm’s competitive advantage through which of the following? (Check all that apply.) Direct imitation 31. In a highly competitive industry, what are likely consequences of a firm’s neglecting its current 32. The interaction of many individual systems in the operation of a company often leads to casual ambiguity because of -------------. Social complexity 33. In which of the following ways did Apple stand to benefit from its 2014 acquisition of Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics? 34. Strong resource flows --------- a firm’s resource stocks. 35. How are intangible resource stocks acquired? 36. ------------ are the firm’s current level of intangible resources. 37. According to the VRIO framework, in order for a firm to gain a temporary competitive advantage, a resource must be at least both --------------. 38. What can cause an outflow of intangible resource stocks from a firm? (Check all that apply.) Turnover of employees 39. In order to avoid making costly mistakes due to the potential shortcoming of the SWOT analysis, a manager should ---------------------. 40. One of the most popular tools by firms to evaluate their current situation and future prospects is the ---------------. 41. Capital, land, building and plants are example of -------------- resources. 42. When strategizing about possible competitive advantages, a major advantage of the SWOT analysis is that it allows managers to simultaneously consider ---------------. 43. Dynamic capabilities are most relevant in ------------. 44. In a firm’s resource valuable, rare, costly to imitate and the firm is organized to exploit it, this resource is a ------------------ 45. -------- has a greater chance of arising from intangible resources than from tangible resources. 46. Using the “resource-based view” helps firm --------------. 47. A firm’s culture, brand equity, and intellectual property are example of -----------------. 48. ------------------- manifest themselves in superior products or services. 49. While the -------- clarifies a firm’s core competencies, the --------- helps leaders understand how much competitive advantage arises from the firm’s unique activities. 50. Better expectations of future resource value -------------- a firm’s competitive advantage.

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