Coca­Cola Companyâs strategic controls and their fit with the company's chosen strategy

For this paper, please research the Coca­Cola Companyâs strategic controls and their fit with the company’s chosen strategy. Keys to the Assignment ⢠Step One: Review your previous papers (I will provide copies of all 3 essay drafts for your review) so that you dear writer are familiar with the mission, vision, SWOT, strategy, and strategic choices identified. ⢠Step Two: Research the structure, systems, people, and culture at the Coca­Cola Company. You will not be able to get answers to every single question, but you will need to answer at least one or two for each component. ⢠Step Three: Describe the Coca­Cola Companyâs organizational design, key strategic control systems (e.g., budgeting and variance analysis systems), primary human resources concerns, and cultural factors, and the effect that these have had on the implementation of the Coca­Cola Companyâs strategy. ⢠Step Four: In the paper, critically evaluate the fitâor the lack of fitâbetween the company’s mission, strategy, and organizational components crucial to implementation. Do these components complement the strategy? Why or why not? ⢠Step Five: What changes would youâas the CEOâmake to better assure the success of the company’s strategy? This is the most important section of the Assignment. ⢠Step Six: Consider the paper as a formal business report that you are developing for the Board of Directors and CEO as the Coca­Cola Companyâs consultant. This is a professional document. Follow the format below: o Executive summary: This is a synopsis of the main points, conclusions and recommendations made in the longer report. o Introduction: State the main purpose of the paper (thesis statement), what you hope to accomplish, and how you will go about doing it. o Main Body: The “meat” of the paper. Emphasize analysis, not just description. Delineate separate topics or sections with headings. o Conclusion: Summarize your paper in the light of your thesis statement. Required readings­ You must use at least one of these required eading in the References. Garrow, V., PhD., & Hirsh, W., PhD. (2008). Talent management: Issues of focus and fit. Public Personnel Management, 37(4), 389­402. Heneman, R. L., Fisher, M. M., & Dixon, K. E. (2001). Reward and organizational systems alignment: An expert system.Compensation and Benefits Review, 33(6), 18­29. Aligning organizational culture with business strategy. (2013, November). Towers Watson. Retrieved on August 29, 2014 from http://www.towerswatson.com/en­US/Insights/Newsletters/Global/strategy­at­work/2013/viewpoints­qa­aligningorganizational­culture­with­business­strategy Durden, C. (2012). The linkages between management control systems and strategy: An organic approach. Proceedings from The International Conference on Accounting and Finance. Singapore: Global Science and Technology Forum. Klosowski, S. (2012). The application of organizational restructuring in enterprise strategic management process. Management, 16(2), 54­62.

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