For this essay, you may use the same company you have previously used, or select a different company for your analysis on how a company has implemented a corporate strategy or a future policy rollout. Consider a company that has done a strategy development, and is in the implementation phase, or has been through the implementation phase. In your essay, address the following questions.
? What are the stages of a corporations life cycle? How can a corporations life cycle be extended?
? What is strategy implementation? What questions must strategy makers consider to begin the implementation process?
? What are some of the approaches a company can take to identify and prepare its people for important positions?
? It is important to assess the strategy-culture compatibility when implementing a new strategy. Do you think that culture follows strategy, or does strategy follow culture? In your response, use the company to illustrate your points. Justify your answer.
? What is Six Sigma? Why would a company want to implement it?