Nintendo's Strategy in 2009

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Mystic Monk Coffee - Assignment Questions

1a. Has Father Daniel Mary established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? Yes, he has established a future direction for the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming shown by his vision creating. 1b. What is his vision for the monastery? * Increase size from 13 to 30 * Purchase 496 acre ranch * Build monastery with accommodations * Build church * Build a convert for nuns and a hermitage

1c. What is his vision for Mystic Monk Coffee? There is no true vision except to fund the Carmelite Monks.

1d. What is the mission of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming? * Worship * Live out their life in monastery * Vows of obedience * Chastity and poverty * Sacrifices associated with living a cloistered religious life

2. Does it appear that Father Daniel Mary has set definite objectives and performance targets for achieving his vision? No, he has not set definite objectives and performance targets for achieving his vision however, some goals on wanting to obtain the 496 ranch or how to raise the money to buy it.

3a. What is Father Prior’s strategy for achieving his vision? Father Prior’s strategy for achieving his vision is to use M.M.C. profit to buy ranch for monastery.

3b. What competitive advantage might Mystic Monk Coffee’s strategy produce? Its competitive advantage is the market niche of focusing on Catholics worldwide and to produce more of the coffee.

4a. Is Mystic Monk Coffee’s strategy a money-maker? Yes, it is a money maker but used for monastery.

4b. What is your assessment of Mystic Monk Coffee’s customer value proposition? Assessment of customer value does value because it sales to wholesalers or coffee clubs.

4c. What is MMC’s profit formula? $56,500 * 12= $678,000 * Revenues / sales $678,000 * COGS $352,560 * O.E. $250, 860 * Net…...

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