Take the Business Strategy Quiz
1. Answer each question by clicking the appropriate radio button.
2. Click on
to see where your company stands on the strategic playing field.
I. How competition-oriented is your company?
Our company would rather lose money on a sale than lose a customer to a competitor.
Our company is most often first-to-market in its industry.
We prefer to hire people who have competed in college sports than people with Ph.D.s
Our executives are measured more on sales/market share goals than profit goals.
Our company seeks out every opportunity to bend industry standards and regulation our way.
II. How customer-oriented is your company?
At our company, the customer is always right, even when he/she is wrong.
People we say we are very flexible and accomodating.
We'd rather spend money on better customer service than developing a leading edge product.
Personality counts as much as competence in our hiring decisions.
In new markets, we focus on being the best more than on being first.