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MG 495 Business Policy
Nordgren, Lee


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Course

MG 495 Business Policy

Semester

SP 2013 HOZ

Faculty

Nordgren, Lee

Title

Assistant Professor of Management

Degrees/Certificates

D.Sc., Management, Privredna Akademija, Fakultet za Menadzment, Serbia
M.B.A., Harvard University, Boston, MA
M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Office Location

Norrington 203

Office Hours

Tu 7:30-8:30am, 1-2, 4:00-6:00pm; Th 8-9am, 1-2pm, & by appointment

Daytime Phone

816-584-6878

E-Mail

lee.nordgren@park.edu

Semester Dates

January 14, 2013, to May 12, 2013

Class Days

-T-

Class Time

8:30 - 9:30 AM in Norrington 203

Prerequisites

EC 141, EC 142, EC 315, EN306B, FI 360, MG 260, MG 352, and MK 351

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Wheelen, T. L., & Hunger, J. D. (2012). Strategic management and business policy: Toward global sustainability (13th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. 
ISBN-10: 013215322X, ISBN-13: 9780132153225

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:

On reserve in the Parkville Library. This book has more information about Five Forces Analysis, Value Chain, and Generic Strategies:

Porter, M. E. (1990). The Competitive Advantage of Nations. New York: Free Press.

Michael E. Porter has several articles in Harvard Business Review that summarize his strategic concepts and tools. Here are some references. Partial articles are available from www.hbr.org

Porter, M. E. (1980). Competitive Strategy. New York: Free Press.

Porter, M. E. (1985). Competitive Advantage. New York: Free Press.

Porter, M. E. (May-June, 1987). From competitive advantage to corporate strategy. Harvard Business Review, 43-59.

Porter, M. E. (March-April, 1990). The competitive advantage of nations. Harvard Business Review, 73-93.

Porter, M. E. (November-December, 1996). What is strategy? Harvard Business Review, 61-78. Week 6 Required Reading

Porter, M. E. (November-December, 1998). Clusters and the new economics of competition. Harvard Business Review, 77-90.

Porter, M. E. (March, 2001). Strategy and the Internet. Harvard Business Review, 62-78.

Porter, M. E. (January, 2008). The five competitive forces that shape strategy. Harvard Business Review, 78-93.

Porter, M. E. & Kramer, M. R. (December, 2006). Strategy & society: The link between competitive advantage and corporate social responsibility. Harvard Business Review, 78-92. Week 3 Required Reading.

Porter, M. E., Lorsch, J. W. & Nohria, N. (October, 2004). Seven surprises for new CEOs. Harvard Business Review, 62-72.

Porter, M. E. & Millar, V. E. (July-August, 1985). How information gives you competitive advantage. Harvard Business Review, 149-174.

Porter, M. E. & van der Linde, C. (September-October, 1995). Green and competitive: Ending the stalemate. Harvard Business Review, 120-134.

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Course Description:
MG495 Business Policy: A series of business cases and materials dealing with a variety of problems confronting general management selected to illustrate the major areas of managerial concern: environmental opportunities and constraints, formulation of business policy, organization for business activity and marshalling of resources for achieving of the firm. 3:0:3 Prerequisites: EC141, EC142, EC315, EN306B, FI360, MG260, MG352, and MK351 or permission of instructor

Educational Philosophy:
The field of business management requires analysis, research, critical thinking, problem solving, and active oral and written communication. It also requires the ability to make diversity a competitive advantage. My educational philosophy incorporates a balance of the above and was heavily influenced by experience with the case method at Harvard, my professional work in leading organizations, and my decade abroad, mainly in rapidly changing environments. You should find me flexible but challenging, as I strive to bring out your greatest potential for your future.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define the term “strategic management”.
  2. List four phases of strategic management
  3. List four basic elements of strategic management.
  4. Define the term “strategy”.
  5. Identify the five forces that shape competition as described by Porter.
  6. Explain what is meant by the term "competitive advantage".
  7. List three directional strategies.
  8. List the five stages of international development.


  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. Evaluate sustainable competitive advantage using Porter's Five Forces.
  2. Evaluate ways an organization can use ethics and social responsibility to achieve competitive advantages.
  3. Analyze and recommend improvements to an organization's strategy using three or more methods from this course.
  4. Identify and assess techniques for implementation and control of strategy.
Core Assessment:

All Park University courses must include a core assessment that measures the course's Core Learning Outcomes. The purpose of this assessment is to determine if expectations have been met concerning mastery of learning outcomes across all instructional modalities.  

For this course, the core assessment is a Comprehensive Final Examination to be administered in all sections of MG495.  This exam is worth at least 30 percent of the student's final grade and will test students' mastery of the Core Learning Outcomes (as listed on this syllabus) through definitions, essay, and/or multiple choice questions. 

 This core assessment is a CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTES comprehensive examination that must be administered and proctored in the classroom and may not be given as a take-home examination. Students should not have access to the exam or its questions before it is administered. The duration of the exam can be no longer than two hours. 

 No calculators, computers, or materials other than a writing instrument may be used for the exam; this applies to all students, regardless of whether the exam is for on-line or face-to-face students. Completion of the exam is strictly individual; students may not work in groups to complete the exam. 

Link to Class Rubric

Class Assessment:

This section is offered as an independent study. Core learning outcomes and instructor learning outcomes will be assessed through weekly chapter overviews, case study analyses, midterm and comprehensive final examinations, a strategic business analysis (oral and written with research), and ACTIVE class meeting discussions that may include unannounced written or oral activities.

     Active Class Participation requires attending the class but attending the class is not enough to earn any points. Participation points are earned by enriching the educational experience through relevant comments, analysis, questions that demonstrate attentiveness, involvement, and preparation for class discussion. It is unlikely for an independent study that the student could earn points in class without preparing in advance. The best way to earn the participation points is to read assigned chapters, analyze assigned cases, and come to class with a few notes about what you want to contribute to the day's discussion. Distractions will usually cause loss of participation points for any offense, including disrupting class by late arrival, early departure, or mid-class exits and entries; side conversations; and use of electronics for any purpose other than official class activities.

     Chapter Overviews will be given weekly by the student as oral presentations to highlight the most important and the most challenging concepts in the chapter that merit attention. The overviews are evaluated on timeliness, clarity, and value added in the judgment and insight you show by which few concepts you select to highlight. You should go beyond simply repeating textbook facts. Your chapter overviews should be designed for stimulating discussion. This does not require a written report; however, it is helpful to prepare notes so we can move through points efficiently.

        The Case Study Analysis Presentation should be 8-10 minutes total outlining the key points of a case analysis and the points to highlight for discussion or debate. You should outline the full analysis with all solutions after you identify the key facts to set up the problem(s) with one or two analytical steps completed. (Analysis might be easiest to show in writing.) The goal is to quickly set up the problem and provide a summary of the analysis of the case. The presentation is evaluated on timeliness, clarity, and value added in the judgment and insight you show by which few case facts you mention to set up and solve the problem. Your analysis should highlight the analysis of the case problem and potential solutions. Please try to identify and present one or more course concepts from recent chapters that are relevant for each case analysis.

        The Strategic Business Analysis should be done on a company or other organization that is interesting for you. In consultation with the professor, you will choose a company to analyze using data available to you or to the public, such as a recent annual report and other documents from the company's website. The business analysis is an opportunity to demonstrate how well you can apply the techniques studied in MG 495 to evaluate an organization, its sources of sustainable competitive advantages, and its strategy. The report and presentation should include critical analysis and action-oriented recommendations that address issues you have discovered by applying analytical techniques from MG495, including original financial analysis. Please use Chapter 12, including all appendices, to guide your analysis and report; however, there is no set format required or recommended. The written report should be as long as it needs to be to present the important information and analysis concisely. Please write in Times New Roman, 12 point font for the normal text and use APA style for references and citations. The presentation should be 12-15 minutes total. A PowerPoint or similar visual aid is recommended and should be posted in DocSharing before you present. Business or business casual dress is preferred for presenters. 
        Examinations are closed-book, closed-notes and will include a mix of question types; and the final exam, in addition to other question types, will include a mini-case to be analyzed in essay format. There will be questions from every chapter covered and from the cases analyzed in class. A study guide will be provided for the midterm and the final exam. All core and instructor learning outcomes will be important on the exams. All material assigned as reading, graded work, or in-class activities is subject to examination.

The CPC test will be taken outside of class time on the Internet. Every student will get a different set of questions.

Below are details about the CPC test

       Assessment of outcomes is required by our regional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and our business school accreditor, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). To assess our business program, Park University’s School of Business has implemented a Major Field Test using both the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Peregrine Academic Services.

       The ETS Major Field Test (MFT) in Business assessment and the Peregrine Common Professional Component (CPC) assessments will provide the School of Business with data which we use to benchmark to comparative programs and make changes in our program designs. These major field tests measure your entire business education and are not intended to be the course final exam in your capstone course. We use these results to redesign and improve our programs. MG 495 HO will take the CPC. Each student will be required to complete the CPC in Week 11, 12, or 13.  Please give your CPC your best effort.

What is the test like?

       The CPC test consists of multiple-choice questions, about half of which are based on short case-study scenarios. Questions employ materials such as diagrams, graphs, and statistical data. Mathematical operations do not require a calculator. Most of the questions require knowledge of specific information drawn from material delivered in courses in marketing, management, finance, and managerial accounting, or a combination of these. There are sample questions available in MyPark at the bottom of Request for ETS-MFT Proctor e-form. Please note that the sample questions are for the ETS-MFT; however, these provide equally good information to prepare for the CPC. Please review the ETS-MFT questions even though you will take the CPC.

What happens next?

       The Park School of Business is using a random sampling system to assign capstone courses to the major field tests. You will take one, but not both, of these assessments. In Spring, 2013, MG 495 HO is scheduled to take the Peregrine Common Professional Component (CPC) assessment. The assessment may be taken via proctored examination centers, taken online, or face-to-face in our course. Your exam will be administered during the 11th through 13th weeks of the course. You can access the proctor request form through MyPark. Click the Student (tab), and then click Request for CPC exam e-form link where detailed instructions are provided.

Information regarding this exam is provided below:

         Maximum logins: 3 (times).

         Maximum time per question: 3 minutes.

        There are 120 questions in the exam.

         Peregrine is non-proctored business core exam.

         When taking the exam, if a student opens another window or navigates away from the exam, the exam will stop and shutdown. The student will need to use another “login” to get back in and resume where s/he left off. Remember, you only have a total of 3 logins.

         The student should take the exam during the 11th, 12th, or 13th week of the course - no later than the end of the 14th week.

STUDENT REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Go to http://www.peregrineacademics.com/park

2. Enter case-sensitive password PARK-1234 (under Self-Registration for Exam Keys).

3. Select Proceed with Registration.

4. Select your currently enrolled course, MG495 Business Policy Exam.

5. Select Review Your Selection(s) and Proceed with Registration.

6. Select Proceed with Self-Registration.

7. Enter First Name, Last Name, and your E-mail address.

8. Select Review Registration.

9. Select Complete Registration.

10. To take exam:

      a. Select the hyperlink under Course/Exam heading.

      b. When finished, to get your points for the exam, save/print completion certificate.

      c. Post the completion certificate to the Dropbox in eCompanion.

      d. As a backup, email a copy to lee.nordgren@park.edu


Grades for all course assessments are given as points. These grades are summed together in order to derive a course cumulative final grade using the scale below:

90% - 100%

A

80 -   89.9

B

70 - 79.9

C

60 - 69.9

D

59.9 and below

F

Grading:

Class Participation (5 points x 15 classes)

75

Chapter Overviews (5 x 12)

60

Case Study Analysis Presentations (7 x for 10; 5 for Dollar General)

75

Strategic Business Analysis Written Report

150

Strategic Business Analysis Formal Presentation

100

Midterm Exam (Tuesday, March 5, in class)

200

 Peregrine Common Professional Component (CPC) Assessment  40

Comprehensive Final Exam (Tuesday, May 7, 10:15 - 12:15)

300


The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.

All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.

Late Submission of Course Materials:

       There is no makeup for class participation points. No exceptions for any reason. If you were not in class, you did not contribute participation to add value to our educational experience so you did not earn class participation points.
       A makeup exam will be entirely essay and more demanding than the original exam because I will take time to make you a different exam that will be given at the assigned time. I highly discourage you from asking for a makeup exam. I am not required to give a makeup exam. Please plan to attend the two exam dates. Please let me know immediately if you have any schedule problem. You may lose your option to take an exam if you fail to obtain my precise agreement in writing in advance regarding a possible alternative exam.
       It is in your best interest to keep current with your work. I recommend working ahead to prevent problems in case of unexpected health or computer problems. There are no excused late submissions. All work submitted after the BEGINNING of the class in which it is due will be penalized. It is your choice whether the reason you are late is worth the penalty. The late penalty is 20% of the possible points if the work is submitted after the class beginning but before the ending of the class in which it was due. The late penalty is 50% if you reschedule in advance with me to a later class time. Otherwise, late work will not be accepted.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

        DO enter or leave very quietly if you are not able to attend the full class session. You can earn partial class participation points for partial attendance by quietly placing a note on my table with the date, your name, and the time you arrived and departed. If I do not get this note or if it does not reflect your correct, complete information, you will lose your participation points for the day.
        DO silence all electronic devices. If you must take an emergency call during class time, you must leave the room quietly and follow the above rules for not attending the full class session. If your electronic device makes noise during class, you lose your participation points for the day because you disrupted the class.
        DO participate actively, listen attentively, and refrain from all forms of disruptive activities during the class period. Disruptive activities can cancel out your positive class participation for the day and may result in my asking you to leave for the remainder of the class period.
        DO bring your electronic devices to class for use in class activities.
        DO NOT use electronic devices or any other materials during class time for unauthorized purposes.
        EXAM RULES : During an exam, I recommend you leave everything except a few pens at home. All other materials you bring including cell phones, backpacks, papers, etc., will be left at the front of the classroom during the exam. BE SURE YOUR DEVICES ARE SILENCED! IF WE HEAR YOUR DEVICE MAKE NOISE (vibration or other noise) DURING THE EXAM, YOU LOSE 10% OF YOUR EXAM POINTS FOR EACH OFFENSE because this disturbs your classmates.
        You MAY eat or drink quietly in class IF your food or beverage does NOT disturb anyone in any way (smell, noise, mess, etc.) You MUST immediately and completely clean up any mess. If there are problems with this policy, the right to eat or drink in class will be revoked for everyone.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
 

Week Textbook Chapters  Work Due
(Reading = basic daily requirement)
Week 1  Introduction & Requirements Get your textbook
January  Ch 12-Case Analysis  Prepare to apply analytical principles to case in class activity
14-18, 2013 Case 27 Dollar General  
January 21 Monday MKL Day  Monday MLK Day
Week 2 Ch 1-Strategy, Environment & Decision Making Ch 1 Overview     Bring ideas for Strategic Business Analysis. 
January 22-25
Week 3 Ch 2-Corporate Governance Ch 2 Overview
January              28-31 Ch 3-Ethics & Social Responsibility                                                     Required: Porter & Kramer (2006) Prepare to evaluate how CSR can be a source of sustainable competitive advantage.                 Ch 3 Overview
Week 4 February Ch 4-Environmental Scanning & Industry Analysis (Porter's 5 Forces)  Case 12 Google                                                                             Prepare to apply Porter's Five Forces Analysis to identify sources of competitive advantage                Ch 4 Overview                     Case
4-8

Week 5 Ch 5-Internal Competencies, Value Chain & Competitive Advantage     Case 19 Harley-Davidson Ch 5 Overview              Case: prepare to apply value chain in analysis
February
11-15
February 18 Monday President's Day Monday President's Day
Week 6       February           19-22 Ch 6-SWOT & Business Strategy      Porter (1996) What Is Strategy?                         
Ch 6 Overview   What Is Strategy? Case: Choose Porter's 4 generic strategies      Ch 7 Overview            Case: prepare
  Ch 7-Corporate Strategy, Growth & 
  Alliances                        Case 24 Best Buy
Week 7       Feb. 25-28   Case 16 Carnival                 Exam Review Case: prepare    Write 3 exam review questions for class
Week 8 Midterm Exam Study for Exam                                                      
March 5
March 11-17 Spring Recess Enjoy your recess
Week 9 Ch 8-Choosing Functional Strategies                      Case 31 Wal*Mart Ch 8 Overview              Case: prepare
March 18-22
Take Exam Peregrine CPC-CommonProfessional  Register, Practice, Send Results to Lee
Week 10 Ch 9-Implementation & Organizational Structure   Case 21 - Tom-Tom Ch 9 Overview  
Prepare case
March 25-28
March 29 Good Friday Holiday Good Friday Holiday
Week 11 Case 17 Chrysler
Case: prepare
April 1-5
Week 12 Ch 10-Staffing & Leading Culture Change  Ch 10 Overview        Case: prepare
April 8-12 Case 7 Apple
April 8 - 11 Student Research and Creative Arts Symposium - participate or attend to support your fellow students
Week 13 Ch 11-Evaluation & Control                                            Case 14 TiVo Ch 11 Overview       Case: prepare
April 15-19
Week 14 Case 15 Marvel Case: prepare
April 22-26 Exam Review Write 3 exam review questions
Week 15     Apr 29-May 3 Strategic Business Analysis - Berkshire Hathaway
Paper due & presentation
Week 16 Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Comprehensive Final Exam

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 97

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

Additional Information:
 Please use American Psychological Association (APA) style for referencing, citing, and paper formatting.



Rubric

CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Outcomes
Explain what is meant by the term                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Provides Porter's definition of the term, a thorough explanation of how a firm has a superior position to that of competitors, and at least one actual example Provides Porter's definition and an explanation of competitive advantage which supports the superior position of the firm to that of competitors Provides only a definition of the term “competitive advantage” No answer or insignificant explanation 
Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Outcomes
Identify the five forces that shape competition as described by Porter                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Identification and description of Porter's forces and an explanation of how each force impacts the competitive environment. Identify all five of  the forces as described by Porter. Identification of less than five of the forces. No answer or a provision of  unrelated, insignificant data. 
Evaluation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Outcomes
List three directional strategies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
List of the three different directional strategies,  a description of each, and an explanation of the effect of use on the organization's plans. List  three directional strategies that may be used in planning by an organization. List less than three different directional strategies. No answer or a provision of  unrelated, insignificant data. 
Terminology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Outcomes
Define the term “strategy”.  Define the term “strategic management”.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Provide a complete definition of the term(s) and an explanation of how each term is used in the analysis of business plans. Provide a complete definition of the term(s). Provide a partial definition of the term(s). No answer or a provision of  unrelated, insignificant data. 
Concepts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Outcomes
List the five stages of international development.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Provide a list of the five stages and explain how the stages may or may not be evolutionary. Provide a list of the five stages in order of development. Provide a list of less than five stages and/or not in the order of development. No answer or a provision of  unrelated, insignificant data 
Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Outcomes
*List four phases of strategic management. *List four basic elements of strategic management.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
*Provide a list of the four phases along with an explanation or description of the activities that occur during the respective phase.



*Provide a list of the four elements along with an explanation or description of  how the element is important to the overall management plan. 
*Provide a list of the of the four phases in order of  phasing.



*Provide a list of the four elements.







 
*Provide a list of less than four  phases and/or not in the order of  phasing.



*Provide a list of less than four  elements. 
*No answer or a provision of  unrelated, insignificant data



*No answer or a provision of  unrelated, insignificant data 
Whole Artifact                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Outcomes
List four phases of strategic management.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Provides a thorough, detailed list, description and explanation of the company's phase of strategic management, the elements being used, the competitive advantage, and a prediction of the long range effect on the organization. Using the lists and an actual company case report, identify the phase of strategic management, the elements being used, the strategic direction, and the competitive advantage. Provides incomplete list(s), and partial  or incomplete identification of the phase of strategic management, the elements being used, the strategic direction, and the competitive advantage. No answer or a provision of  unrelated, insignificant data 
Component                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Outcomes
List the five stages of international development.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Submits a complete list, identifies the stage of development in an actual (or provided) business, and predicts the long range outcome or effect on the business. Provides a complete list and using the list, identifies the stage of international development in an actual (or provided) business. Provides an incomplete list and/or unable to use the list, to identify the stage of international development in an actual (or provided) business. No answer or a provision of  unrelated, insignificant data 

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