Choose ONE of the following prompts and write a three-page paper to answer the questions. You MUST cite any sources you use, and your plagiarism score must be below 10%.
Choose a company that interests you and do research to document its strategic plan. Include a SWOT analysis and a statement of the organizationâ€™s vision, mission, objectives, goals, and strategies. Identify and briefly describe two IS-related projects that would be consistent with this plan.
- Complete SWOT analysis
- Statement of organizational information
- Two IS projects
Steve Jobs was a strong, charismatic leader who co-founded Apple and is accredited with much of the success of the company. Some believe that Tim Cook, who became CEO in 2011, embraces a more collaborative leadership style. Do research to compare and contrast the leadership style of the two CEOs. (You may wish to view the 2013 movie Jobs, which portrays the story of Steve Jobsâ€™ ascension from college dropout to Apple CEO.) Which CEO â€”Jobs or Cookâ€” do you think developed and executed the most effective strategic plan? What evidence can you find to support your opinion?