For this essay, use Wal-Mart for your analysis on how this company has implemented a corporate strategy or a future policy rollout. Consider how Wal-Mart 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 corporation’s life cycle? How can a corporation’s 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 Wal-Mart 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?
Your essay should be at least two pages in length, double-spaced, and in 12 pt. Times New Roman font. The title and reference pages do not count towards the minimum page length. To complete this assignment, a minimum of three reputable sources must be used, cited, and referenced. Use APA style guidelines.