C1:Â Reading, selecting, analysing and synthesising information from a range of sources
C2:Â Producing different types of document
C3:Â Participating in discussions
C4:Â Making presentations
LP1: Develop a strategy for using a range of skills to improve own learning and performance
IT1:Â Preparing information
IT2:Â Processing and presenting information
IT3:Â Reviewing the use of information technology
LP2:Â Review and Critically Reflect on Progress
LP3:Â Evaluate overall effectiveness of strategy and present achievements
N1: Collecting and recording data
N2:Â Working with data
N3:Â Presenting your findings
PS1:Â Develop a strategy for using skills in problem solving, for a short-term routine problem and a longer term extended problem.
PS2: Monitor progress and adapt any problem solving strategy as necessary to achieve the quality of outcomes required when tackling one complex problem with at least three options.
PS3: Evaluate your overall strategy considered in PS2 and consider improvements.
S1:Â Â Plan personal work schedules
WWO2: Working towards identified targets
Learning outcomes assessed:
LO1: Demonstrate knowledge, comprehension and application of the taught theory through active and consistent contribution to organisations.Â
LO2: Understand how complex problems can be managed within a business framework. ?
LO3: Critically contrast and compare related theoretical concepts presented in the lectures and readings, and understanding the inherent differences and similarities.Â
LO4: Create, develop and design strategic plans in a case study based practical application of the taught theory.Â
LO5: Feel confident in arguing a strategic position based on well researched evidence and a strong theoretical base.
Write a report describing and analysing the management style of Mr David John Lewis, the CEO of TESCO.
After undertaking an extensive research on the company, students are required to analyse the problems, issues and challenges faced by the firm and Â examine the strategies used by the CEO in order to regain the market share. The topics from the module to be covered are given below from A to E.
For each task given (FROM A to E, you are expected to incorporate at least one appropriate theory/model or concept. Â For example, you may be guided by theories from Michael Porter, Strategic planning tools and others, for example, on strategy.
In your conclusion, you are to include at least two recommendations as to how might the company improve the situation in the future.Â
A)Examine the business and corporate strategies used by the CEO which has brought about positive contribution to the organisation? Â (400 words)Â
B)Undertake external and internal environment analysis and analyse how the complex problems at Tesco were managed by the CEO using business framework. (400 words)Â
C)Describe the strategic tools/ techniques / models used by the CEO of Tesco to enhance the organisational performance. You may be guided by theories from Michael Porter, Blue Ocean strategy, Strategic planning tools Â and others, for example, on strategy. (400 words)Â
D)Examine how the CEO of Tesco created, developed and designed strategic planning for Tesco (400 words)
E)You need to critically analyse and evaluate the different contemporary strategic issues in strategy, clearly synthesising between the different levels of strategy used by the CEO of Tesco. It is important to refer to a theory or theories (for example, Â resource based strategy and competitiveness, innovation and technology strategies, Blue ocean strategy) Â when formulating the task (400 words)
?Use appropriate corporate examples and literature to justify your stand. (300 words)
?Based on the discussion and debate what suggestions / recommendations would you make for Tesco to sustain its position? (400 words) Feel confident in arguing a strategic position based on well researched evidence and a strong theoretical base.