Discussion 5

Part A 

Please respond to the following:

  • Evaluate the business-level strategy of either Starbucks or Lockheed Martin to determine whether you believe the strategy is appropriate to offset forces in the industry. Provide specific examples to support your response.
  • Make recommendations for improving this strategy as well as describing any challenges you foresee in executing those recommendations. Provide specific examples to support your response.


Please respond in a paragraph of at least 57 sentences to fully address the question(s). Then, respond to at least one classmates post. Be sure to use your own words!

  • Are you troubled by the practice of altering photographs? Can you think of times when it might be more appropriate than others? Argue for or against one of the following statements using examples to support your argument:
    • The media and its platforms are partly to blame for individuals developing negative body images.
    • People who regularly take selfies are not as happy as those who do not take selfies.
    • It is troubling that the practice of altering photographs is acceptable, ever!
  • Build on a classmate’s post by asking questions, offering thoughtful ideas, or sharing personal connections. Be sure to demonstrate respect for classmate’s comments.