Question number 1
Unit 4. Analyze the relationship between knowledge-based economic decision-making and total
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Using a Global Fortune 500 company, you will complete a research paper that summarizes its history,
conduct a SWOT analysis, and address its future.
Course outcome(s) practiced and assessed in this Assignment: economic growth.
In this Assignment, you will select a Global Fortune 500 company (it cannot be a company you work
for) that operates in the United States and in other nations around the world.
A) Summarize the firm’s history, the economic, social, and political forces that affect it most.
B) Present recent and current operating results (financial performance) data in a table.
C) Present a brief SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats).
D) Discuss the factors it will need to predict, plan for, and adjust to in the future.
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Unit 4 [GB540: Economics for Global Decision Makers]
GB540 Unit 4 Assignment 1: Fortune 500 Companies
Content and Analysis
10. A global Fortune 500 company was chosen.
Analyze the firm’s history.
Evaluate the firm’s recent operating results.
Analyze the major economic forces that affect the firm.
Discuss key social forces that affect the performance of the firm.
Discuss major political forces that affect the operation of the firm.
Present a brief SWOT analysis for the firm.
Examine the factors the firm needs to predict for the future.
Examine the factors the firm will need to plan for the future.
Examine factors that the firm will need to change (adjust) in the future. Question number 2
Fortune 500-Domestic Operations
For this Assignment, you will continue using the same Fortune 500 Company you selected in Unit
The focus here is on its domestic (American) operations, with global issues left for Unit 6.
Course outcome(s) practiced and assessed in this Assignment:
Unit-5: Assess how economic theory and concepts are utilized to maximize the quality of
Begin by reviewing the following websites as resources for your Assignment: OECD Economic Indicators
http://www.oecd.org/std/oecdmaineconomicindicatorsmei.htm USA Department of Commerce Economic Indicators
https://www.commerce.gov/economicindicators Department of Labor Economic Indicators
Select 6–10 economic indicators that are of particular relevance to your firm and explain how
they affect the performance of the company. Then, outline strategies on how the firm should
respond to the changes in the economic indicators with the goal of maximizing revenues in the
Unit 5 [GB540: Economics for Global Decision Makers]
GB540 Unit 5 Assignment 1: Fortune 500- Domestic Operations
Content and Analysis
1. Used the same global company from Unit 4 Assignment.
2. Selected and defined 6–10 economic indicators of particular relevance to the specific firm.
3. Discussion for each of the indicator includes an explanation relevance to the performance of
4. Discuss strategies of how the firm will respond to changes in economic indicators.
5. Examine goals to maximize revenues for the years ahead.