Choose two(2) public corporations in an industry with which you are familiar – one(1) that has acquired another company and operates internationally andone (1) that does not have a history of mergers and acquisitions andoperates solely within the U.S. Research each company on its ownWebsite, the public filings on the Securities and Exchange CommissionEDGAR database (,in the University’s online databases, and any other sources you canfind. The annual report will often provide insights that can helpaddress some of these questions.

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

  1. Forthe corporation that has acquired another company, merged with anothercompany, or been acquired by another company, evaluate the strategy thatled to the merger or acquisition to determine whether or not thismerger or acquisition was a wise choice. Justify your opinion.
  2. Forthe corporation that has not been involved in any mergers oracquisitions, identify one (1) company that would be a profitablecandidate for the corporation to acquire or merge with and explain whythis company would be a profitable target.
  3. For the corporationthat operates internationally, briefly evaluate its internationalbusiness-level strategy and international corporate-level strategy andmake recommendations for improvement.
  4. For the corporation thatdoes not operate internationally, propose one business-level strategyand one corporate-level strategy that you would suggest the corporationconsider. Justify your proposals.
  5. Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Identify various levels and types of strategy in a firm.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in business administration.
  • Write clearly and concisely about business administration using proper writing mechanic

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