Strategic Management Research. Review the following terms and concepts discussed this week to prepare for this assignment: Organizational structure Organizational culture Inertia Holacracy PESTEL model Create an APA formatted Microsoft® Word document and title it Strategic Management Research Journal Part 3. Write a 525- to 700-word response to the following prompts in your journal entry: Determine the performance measures used by Caterpillar Inc. and whether they verify its strategic effectiveness.
Summarize Caterpillar Inc.’s organizational structure as depicted in its organizational chart. Make the determination whether Caterpillar Inc.’s organizational structure is traditional or an Holacracy. Justify the need for Caterpillar Inc.’s leadership team to study and understand the company’s internal and external environments. Evaluate Caterpillar Inc.’s competitive position and its responses to shifts in its external and internal environments. Recommend operational change strategies to support Caterpillar’s overall strategic plan, future business decisions, and improvement in business performance.
Answers with the course’s readings and at least wo scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook. Sources ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite them in-line. Also, only use sources within the five-year range.