This document of STR 581 Week 5 Discussion Questions shows the solutions to the following problems:
DQ 1: Although objectives, functional tactics, and action items are included in many implementation plans, why do some organizations have a difficult time reflecting the plans they create?
DQ 2: Consider an organization you have worked for or are familiar with. What are the most important metrics used in the strategic control process? Why?
DQ 3: Refer to Ch. 8 of Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage and advice what flexibilities companies have in today’s business environment. For each response, research a corporation, identify which options the company faced against challenges and what type of flexibility it exercises (please provide source for your research).