MGT 498 Week 4 Learning Team Competitive Advantages Paper
Resources: Virtual Organization, Riordan Manufacturing, available through the Virtual Organizations Portal in the eCampus Library (select Riordan Manufacturing from the Business drop-down menu); and all assigned Learning Team members’ W3 Individual Envrionmental Scan Papers.
Select at least two (2) companies, not including Riordan Manufacturing, from the W3 Individual Environmental Scan Papers submitted by all members of your assigned Learning Team.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper as a collaborative project, that includes the following:
- Relevant overviews of Riordan Manufacturing, and the selected companies.
- A description of the competitive advantages that Riordan Manufacturing has in common with the selected companies.
- An assertion proposing competitive strategies that Riordan Manufacturing could use to improve both innovation and sustainability of business operations, in both the United States and the global market, including an explanation of why the team chose to propose them.
- An estimate of how your proposed competitive strategies might affect sustainability of Riordan Manufacturing’s long-term organizational performance.
- An explanation of how the global market could affect the business strategy of Riordan Manufacturing.
Format your paper according to 400-level APA standards (see Writing & Style Guidelines in the eCampus Center for Writing Excellence for assistance). An abstract is not required, but the paper must include a Conclusion heading. The word count does not include the title and reference pages.
Note: Individual points earned for this assignment will be, in part, based upon individual contribution, as assessed by instructor.
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