Research Paper On Career Management
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The Nike Corporation in the 1990s- a Case Study
A 7 page paper discussing information presented in Harvard Business School Case 9-595-102 (1995). CEO Phil Knight stated in 1990 that Nike's focus for the 1990s should be that of athletic shoes and clothing, later refining that focus to one of marketing, rather than production. By 1993, the company had opened tourist-attraction stores, founded a professional athlete career management business and entered into an alliance with a large Hollywood talent agency, all the while bemoaning that European managers could not comprehend the Nike "spirit and message." The company failed to understand that its arrogance toward consumers and focus on activities unrelated to marketing athletic shoes and clothing masked any "spirit and message" that may have existed. The paper recommends that Nike return to focusing on its core business. Bibliography lists 1 source.
Pursuing a Career in Management
This 5 1/2 page paper gives a details overview of the management career opportunities in the United States. This overview includes salary potential, projected outlook for employment, as well as the common attributes of someone in the management field. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
Personal Development Plan
This 10 page paper is a personal development plan based on information supplied by the student. The paper proposes a career goal for someone in junior management to reach middle management and run a department within years, current skills are identified a needed skills are identified. A plan to obtain them is then presented. The bibliography cites 7 sources.