Entries by Silvyn Thuo

Managerial Functions

1.From a management perspective, do you think Target made any mistakes?  Justify your answer.   2.Which of the four principal managerial functions were exhibited by CEO Greg Steinhafel and describe the seven managerial challenges Target is facing.  Discuss how Target is handling these challenges.   3.What is your evaluation of Steinhafel’s ability to effectively execute […]

Capital Finance

Division  Asset Beta Next Period’s Expected Expected Growth Rate Free Cash Flow ($mm)  Oil Exploration  1.4  450  4.0%  Oil Refining  1.1  525  2.5%  Gas & Convenience Stores  0.8  600  3.0%   The risk-free rate of interest is 3% and the market risk premium is 5%. Which is the cost of capital for the oil refining division closest to? A) 6.5% B) 7.0% C) 8.5% D) 10.0% […]

Global Environment Threats

  Threats to the Global Environment Congratulations! The United Nations has hired you as a consultant on global issues. Many of the UN members are not satisfied with the progress of the Millennium Development Goals. They believe that the goals focus on the wrong issues. There is a disconnect between the types of issues the […]

SWOT Analysis

SWOT analysis + 4 P’s of your + porter’s five forces model From the real national/international market, select any publicly listed company (listed in the Stock market). Critically analyze the chosen company based on the following questions. 1.Conduct a SWOT analysis for your chosen company based on your research. 2.Examine the 4 P’s of your […]