Week 4: Annotated Bibliography
Your final research paper will be based on a topic of your choice related to an aspect of organizational development examined in this course (see list provided below). This assignment requires that you explore a key aspect of organizational development within a Fortune 1000 company. You may use the readings assigned in the class to supplement your research. Please ensure that you review the grading criteria for this assignment carefully, to ensure that you receive the highest possible grade for your work! Read the instructions in detail before beginning this assignment. Please ask questions if necessary.
To complete this task, you will need to go into the library databases to find other articles. Prepare an annotated bibliography of articles collected to date on the topic selected. A sample annotated bibliography is provided in the Resources section. In addition, please refer to the reference below for more information on annotated bibliographies.
Research Paper Topics: 1 Organizational development
Discussion on Annotated Bibliography
Trivedi, S. (2019). A Study on Development of Personal and Management Skills in Apple Inc. International Journal of Human Resource Development and Management, 9(1), 1-9.
The article here is all about the management and personal skills of Apple. The article provides information related to the personal development plan. Here the knowledge related to the transferable skill is provided. They provide information related to the various transferable skill and their applications as well. Here the topic related to motivation, communication, team development, empowerment, and conflict management is provided. IT can be said that this is an important aspect that should be seen by Apple for its growth in the organization as well. Then information related to leadership skills is also provided that the leadership skill; are important in the organization so that it can help the employees to be motivated and work together as well. The information provided related to technical, informational, and conceptual skills. The skill is an important aspect of the organization and Apple understands that if these skills are present in the employees or the company can make sure that this important skill or the organization’s growth can take place in the work. Further, the information related to the GAP analysis given and how Apple uses the Gap analysis in the organization so that growth in the organization can take place without any issues.
It can be said that if the proper management is there in the organization, then the growth of the company can be seen and if the proper growth can be seen in the organization, then recognition can be gained. The information related to the motivation and the skill is provided which Apple uses so that it can able to bring innovation and new changes within the organization. So it can be said that if the proper functioning of the work can be done the organization will get a reputation in the market as well. The various analysis is provided so that it can be easy for the readers to understand the ideas which are used by the company.
Pooja, b. c. (2020). An organization study report of Apple inc (doctoral dissertation, CMR Institute of Technology. Bangalore).
The article here provides information related to Apple’s organizational development. The article here first discussed Apple, its growth, and the various product and services that it provides. Then the discussion is related to the hardware products including the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad. The history of Apple is provided where the discussion from the beginning of the company in the year till date all the goals, profit, and other things have been discussed in the article, Here the main focus on the discussion of the company is there. A greater emphasis is provided on providing information related to the company’s vision, mission, and work model. The article provides information related to Apple where it covered the information related to the various product of the company as well as its various product which was recent launches and the various services which were provided to the customer as well. Further, the information is provided related to its ownership and its achievement from the past to the present. It is correct that the company has received various rewards and recognition due to its good product and services to its customer. Then the article here provides the information relayed to Apple’s new plan with the M, Kinsley 5 framework as well. Then the information is provided related to the SWOT analysis of Apple where all the relevant information related to Apple has been provided so that the readers can have the proper knowledge related to the company.
Then the article focuses on the various strategies and the financial analysis of the company is provided which helps to understand the growth of the company till now and at what rate the company is working for achieving success had recognition in the market.
patronage, j. (2019). organizational culture and business performance: an empirical study. international journal of economics and management, 24(2), 264-278.
Here the article provided information related to the organizational learning which takes place at Apple. Organizational learning is one of the most important things in the organization because if the proper organizational learning is there in the organization, then growth can take place in the organization, and likewise, Apple follows the same, concept for the growth of the company as well. The company knows that innovation is an important factor for the growth of the company and this is the reason that the company focuses on this and try to bring innovative things into the company so that more customer gets attracted to the company. The review and the analysis of the company are done where their proper review of the organization is done as well. The information related to the innovation is there as well as the information on the need of the organizational model is there. It can be said that the organizational model is an important aspect of the organization made it is because if the organizational model is there in the organization, then it can be easy for the organization to work properly and to understand how the work needs to be performed in the organization. If the proper learning is there in the organization that how the work needs to be performed then it can be said that the organization can work properly and systematically. As Apple is following the same process and due to this reason, the growth in the organization can be seen as well. It can be said that these are the important aspects that need to be seen. Then the article here focuses on how the work needs to be performed and how the application of the model should be done so that the work can be performed properly.
Chen, X., Liu, Y., & Gong, H. (2021, December). Apple Inc. Strategic Marketing Analysis and Evaluation. In 2021 3rd International Conference on Economic Management and Cultural Industry (ICEMCI 2021) (pp. 3053-3061). Atlantis Press.
Here the article is all about the strategic marketing analysis and evaluation of Apple. Here the marketing analysis of Apple is done and detailed information is provided related to it. The information is provided related to the PEST analysis of Apple. The analysis helps to provide information related to the various factors of Apple. Each factor of Apple is an important aspect of the growth of the company in the long run. Then the article covered the SWOT analysis where all the discussion is made related to the organization’s strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities. This analysis is done so that all the important aspects of the organization can be known and the company can understand what are things in which they are good and which need to be more focused on so that growth in the company can take place. Then the discussion is made on the financial analysis of the organization then in which particular position Apple stand and how strong is the company financially in the market. The article here provided detailed information on and also helps to understand the company in a detailed manner.
The article here discussed the various product of the company. For further understanding, the article has here provided the proper images for the organization because, with the help of the proper diagram, it can be easy for the readers to understand the topic properly and also relate to it as well. It can be said that the article here provides the information that Apple has various strengths and weaknesses and as the company understands their strength and weakness then the company can know what major changes need to be made so that the organization can run smoothly without any issues can able to build the images. This article has provided the full information related to the company.
Zhongming, Z., & Wei, L. (2022). Apple expands the use of recycled materials across its products.
In this article, information is provided related to Apple products and the recycling of the product of Apple as well. Recycling is an important topic and it is helpful to conserve nature as well. Apple has always been involved in the innovation of the organization and belief that innovation is one of the ways through which it can able to go through the market and attract the customer as well. Apple has always followed the recycling process and innovation in its product as well. Apple made a product that can be easily recycled. Most of the products are recycled so that they can keep the environment free and clean. Apple is always involved and takes the initiative in a greener environment and this is the reason Apple believes to build a product that is environmentally friendly and can easily be recycled without emitting any harmful gases and by producing fewer pollutants within the environment.
The article here provides information related to the environmental progress report where the condition of the environment is said and the information is provided related to the recycled product within the environment as well.
Apple has pioneered innovations in the recycling and sourcing of materials to spur industrywide change. To help its recycling partners build on this momentum worldwide, Apple today announced its newest recycling innovation, Taz, a machine that uses a groundbreaking approach to improve material recovery from traditional electronics recycling. In 2021, 59 percent of all the aluminum Apple shipped in its products. Here it can be said that the company is more focused on mailing the machine which could lead to less pollution in the environment. The article provides information related to the recycling process that Apple has adopted for the betterment of the environment. This also creates a positive impact within their organization as more people will; come to know about the contribution of the organization and will like to contribute to the organization who do such innovation and think about the company well as the environment as well.
Rajput, R. (2021). CONSUMER PERCEPTION TOWARDS THE APPLE COMPANY.
The article here discusses Apple and its history as well. The information here is related to the various model of Apple in terms of cell phones and other electronic devices. Here the article mainly focuses on the global presence of the company and the various models which the company applies for its growth. The information is related to the hardware and the software product of the organization. The information is provided related to the market strategy which the company follows for the company. Apple is one of the renowned companies and is one of the reputed companies for its product and services in the market. Here the article itself presents that as well. It discusses the marketing which the company applies for the growth of the company. The product mix of Apple is explained here and the proper description is provided related to it. Then the article keeps focusing on the SWOT analysis where all the important information about Apple has been provided related to its strength and weakness as well. The information here is also provided related to the revenue of the company during the pandemic season as well.
The information related to the company’s revenue and its growth within the organization is provided as well. The information here is provided related to the organization and its growth in the coming year. The article here mainly focuses on the revenue of the company and gives a description of the revenue and the net worth of the company as well. The article mainly focuses on the company’s strengths and weaknesses so that it can help the readers to understand the company properly and know the company as well. The Swot analysis is one of the analyses which shows the company both the positive and the negative side in the proper manner and also helps the company to implement the necessary changes of the company so that in the future it can help to make the growth and gain more recognition in the market.
Lan, B. (2021, April). Analysis of Apple’s Marketing Strategy. In 2021 6th International Conference on Social Sciences and Economic Development (ICSSED 2021) (pp. 128-132). Atlantis Press.
The article here provides information related to the Analysis of Apple’s Marketing Strategy. The author also explains the problems caused by Apple’s marketing strategy, which is formulated by its current market environment and its development characteristics, and puts forward solutions. The article first discusses Apple and provides a small introduction about the company and its product so that the readers can understand the company and its product properly. Then the author further discusses the SWOT analysis of Apple. Here in the case of the threat, the article here provides information related to its competitor’s company and sampling that what things can be proved as a threat to the company in the long run and which should be observed and should be changed by the company so that in future this type of thread did not take place in the organization. Further, the discussion is made on the environmental analysis of Apple’s operations where important information is provided related to the marketing strategy of Apple. Then the article provides information related to the Hunger Marketing Strategy, Experiential Marketing Strategy, and Turning Mobile Phones from Communication Tools into Toys. In Apple’s retail stores, consumers will not be bothered by the sales promotion carried out by clerks to promote their products. Apple has made a new definition of store service personnel. Further, the information is provided related to the steps of Apple’s company for marketing. Here all the steps have been provided where the information is provided related to the marketing of the Apple product. Marketing is one of the processes through which the customer can know about the various product and if the proper marketing is done then the customer can know about the latest product of the company and it will also help to know which product is the latest and the latest technology which the Apple is using is also provided by the company. The article provides clear information related to the product which helps to know detailed information about the company properly.
Johnson, K., Li, Y., Phan, H., Singer, J., & Trinh, H. (2012). The Innovative Success that is Apple, Inc.
Innovation is one of the important things in any organization and if a company innovates its product, then it will help to gain success and the growth of the company. The article here provides information related to Apple Inc.’s Executive Management Team. Here the information is provided related to the CEO of the company and the Apple management team which deals with all the management parts of the organization and provides the information related to it as well. Then the article covered Apple’s mission, values, and vision. Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, life, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. The value is also provided where it states that they believe in saying no to thousands of projects so that we can focus on the few that are truly important and meaningful to us. They believe in deep collaboration and cross-pollination of our groups, which allow us to innovate in a way that others cannot. The information here is also provided about the company’s business strategy and the company goal. It can be said that a company like Apple is always making various strategies so that it can be easy for them to achieve their goal in the long run. The article also discussed the demographic segment where The United States population from 2012 census data was estimated at 314,440,891, while more than 110 million people in the U.S. owned some type of smartphone in June 2012, and 43.2 million U.S. consumers ages 18 to 34 logged on to the mobile web this year alone. The popularity of technological innovation can help a top company by creating competitive advantages but also bring more competitors to the market. Most of the products in the industry are based on technological innovation.