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Chapter 1—Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness
TRUE/FALSE 1. The Opening Case shows that McDonald’s is one of the few firms able to achieve strategic competitiveness from its founding until the present time. ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: Medium OBJ: 01-01 TYPE: application NOT: AACSB: Multicultural & Diversity | Management: Environmental Influence | Dierdorff & Rubin: Managing strategy and innovation 2. By focusing on product innovations and upgrades of its properties, McDonald’s was able to achieve strategic competitiveness and above average returns. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Medium OBJ: 01-01 TYPE: application NOT: AACSB: Business Knowledge and Analytical Skills | Management: Strategy| Dierdorff & Rubin: Managing strategy and innovation 3. Strategic competitiveness is achieved when a firm successfully formulates and implements a value-creating strategy. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy OBJ: 01-01 TYPE: knowledge NOT: AACSB: Business Knowledge & Analytical Skills | Management: Strategy | Dierdorff & Rubin: Managing strategy & innovation 4. Part of McDonald’s strategy was the choice that it would remain involved in additional food concepts such as Boston Market and Chipotle. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy OBJ: 01-01 TYPE: application NOT: AACSB: Business Knowledge & Analytical Skills | Management: Strategy | Dierdorff & Rubin: Managing strategy & innovation 5. Alligator Enterprises has earned above-average returns since its founding five years ago. Since no other firm has challenged Alligator in its particular market niche, the firm’s owners can feel secure that Alligator has established a competitive advantage. ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: Hard OBJ: 01-01 TYPE: application NOT: AACSB: Business Knowledge & Analytical Skills | Management: Strategy | Dierdorff & Rubin: Managing the task environment 6. permanent. The goal of strategic management is to develop a competitive advantage that is

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