Hill, C., Jones, G., & Schilling, M. (2015). Strategic Management Theory: An Integrated Approach. Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.
The importance of defining a company’s business accurately and thoroughly is presented as a critical component of developing strategy. They also identify steps that can be taken at the functional level to improve a company’s efficiency, product quality, ability to innovate, and responsiveness to customers; in short, it’s about how to build competitive advantage.
- Chapter 4: Building Competitive Advantage Through Functional-Level Strategy.
Application of the Baldrige Core Values is an important feature of this course and the process of strategy development and implementation.
In a brief (approximately one page) APA formatted essay, you will discuss the following:
- Which Baldrige Core values did you observe being presented in the readings and resources for the Unit?
- Which Baldrige Core values have you observed in action in your group work this week?
Cite specific examples where necessary.