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 Question 1 Finance for Managers  Consider two companies: United States steel (X) and Facebook (FB).  Look at the profiles (financial statements for 2016) of each on yahoo finance and discuss the followings (you need to calculate these values yourself and show details of your calculations): • How many outstanding shares the company has?  • What is the market value of the company?  • What is the book value of the company?  • What is the beta for the company? • How do you find the risk free rate? (Consider the market risk premium to be 8%) • Using CAPM calculate the expected return on the equity for the company.  (To get the required rate of return on debt, divide the interest expense by total debt)  (To get the total debt, add the short term debt to long term debt)  • What is the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) for the company? • What is the leverage (total debt/equity ratio) for the company?   Question 2: Marketing Strategy & Consumer Behavior Therefore, you need to prepare the following information about your company (or previously chosen by you for PA1) and answer to the following questions:  • What core values would you want to ingrain in your company’s culture? Why?  • Following each decision round, do you and your co-managers make corrective adjustments in either your company’s strategy or the way the strategy is being executed?  • List at least three such adjustments you made in the most recent decision round. What hard evidence (in the form of results relating to your company’s performance in the most recent year) can you cite that indicates that the various corrective adjustments you made either succeeded at improving or failed to improve your company’s performance?  • What would happen to your company’s performance if you and your co-managers stick with the status quo and fail to make any corrective adjustments after each decision round?   Question 3: Management Strategy for Performance Write an 8 - 10 page APA formatted paper that explains the following: (1) three to four important concepts you have learned throughout this seven-week course; (2) identify the two to three concepts you would like to apply to your work setting and how you will go about implementing them; (3) identify the key elements of your plan to strengthen your practice of leadership. (Concepts: Leadership Skills and Performance Reviews in the Organizations and Select any case study with performance review)  Question 4: Business Intelligence & Information Systems Develop and present a paper that demonstrates you have learned, and know how to apply the learning objectives in this course; develop a plan to implement and execute your strategy to go E-business. The product doesn't matter, but how you sell it to consumers does. Your paper should be from the perspective of a manager or an executive that uses Information Systems to increase the bottom-line and grows the company. Be sure to provide examples of all the elements that you have learned. 

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