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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
Executive Summary 3
Vision/Mission Statement and Goals 4
A. Vision Statement 4
B. Goals and Objectives 4
C. Keys to Success 4
Company Summary 5
A. Company Background 5
B. Resources, Facilities and Equipment 5
C. Marketing Methods 5
D. Management and Organization 5
E. Ownership Structure 5
F. Social Responsibility…………………………………………………………………6
G. Internal Analysis 6
Products and/or Services 7
Market Assessment 8
A. External Analysis 8
B. Customers 8
C. Industry Analysis…………………………………………………………………….8
D. Strategic Alternatives 8
Strategic Implementation 9
B. Resource Needs………………………………………………………………………9
C. Sourcing/Procurement Strategy………………………………………………………9
D. Marketing Strategy…………………………………………………………………..9
E. Performance Standards……………………………………………………………..10
Financial Plan 11
A. Financial Projections 11
B. Contingency Plan 11
This section is a summary of the information from the pages that follow. Prepare it last, after the business plan has been written. It should not exceed two pages. Headings to use in the Executive Summary:
A. Vision/Mission Statement
B. Company Summary
D. Market Assessment
E. Strategic Implementation
F. Expected Outcomes
Vision/Mission Statement and Goals
A. Vision Statement
The vision/mission statements are clear summaries of where the business is headed. It describes what the business produces, who products are produced for, and unique business characteristics. It will reflect the values of the management team and the type of business culture you are trying to create.
B. Goals and Objectives
What do you want your business to achieve? Be specific in terms of financial performance, resource commitments (time and money) and risk.
When will various milestones be achieved?
C. Keys to Success
What do you need, or must happen, for you to succeed?
A. Company Background
What does your business do?
Who were the founders of the business?
What were the important milestones in the development of the business?
B. Resources, Facilities and Equipment
With what do you produce your products or services?
What are the land, equipment, human and financial resources?
Who provides them?
How are resource providers rewarded?
C. Marketing Methods
What is your annual sales volume in dollars and units?
Explain how you work with others to improve returns. This may include a strategic alliance with suppliers or customers that you can leverage.
Do you use forward contracting, options, or futures? If so, how?
How much does it cost to produce and deliver your products and services?
How is contracting used?
D. Management and Organization
Who is currently on the management team?
How have management responsibilities been divided among the management team?
What are the lines of authority?
Who acts as the president/CEO? spokesperson? Chief Financial Officer?
Who determines employees’ salaries and conducts performance reviews?
What is the educational background of the management team members?
What is the management team’s reputation in the community?
What special skills and abilities does the management team have?
What additional skills does the management team need?
Who are the key people and personnel that make your business run?
Who do you go to for advice and support?
Do management and employees have avenues for personal development?
Sketch a diagram of lines of authority for your operation.
E. Ownership Structure
Who are the primary stakeholders in your business?
Describe the legal form of your company, such as partnership, proprietorship, or corporation.
Do you need special permits to operate, or a record for inspections? If you do, please describe them.
F. Social Responsibility
What environmental practices do you follow?
What procedures do you use for handling chemicals?
What noise/dust/timing/odor policies do you have?
What will be the roles of management and employees in community organizations?
What will be your involvement at the local/state/national level in commodity organizations?
What training and new employee orientation practices will you offer to insure proper handling of hazardous materials and safe operation of equipment?
G. Internal Analysis
What are the strengths and weaknesses of your firm?
What are the relative strengths of each enterprise or business unit within the firm?
What are the core competencies (things you are doing better than others) of your firm?
What things can you build on? Think only about the things that you can control.
Suggested areas to consider:
• knowledge and work
• financial position
What enterprise or business unit should be exited?
What enterprise or business unit shows promise?
Products and/or Services
Describe the products and services you plan to sell.
How is your product or service unique?
Are you producing a commodity or a differentiated product?
How does your product or service compare to other products in
Quality? Price? Location?
What experience do you have with this product/service?
A. Examining the General Market
How is the market characterized?
Are there clear segments in the market? Describe them.
What important customer need(s) is the market not currently fulfilling?
What is the growth potential for each segment of the market?
What opportunities and threats does your firm face?
What does an analysis using the Five Forces model suggest about your industry? Who is your competition (in light of the Five Forces)?
What trends, relevant to your business, do you see?
What are the drivers of change?
What political and legal issues do you face, such as zoning, environmental laws, inspections, etc?
B. Customer Analysis
Who will be your customers?
What do you sell to each of the customers?
How does your product/service solve a key customer problem?
How difficult is it to retain a customer?
How much does it cost to support a customer?
C. Industry Analysis
Assesses the current business environment and helps businesses understand the marketplace and how to gain a competitive advantage.
D. Strategic Alternatives
Should discuss the strategies used by the business to achieve selected goals.
How will you produce your product?
What value will you create and capture with your product?
What is your competitive advantage?
What technology will you use, i.e. reduced tillage, GPS systems, etc.?
What processes will you use to produce products?
What growth options will you use to develop the business unit?
• Enterprise Expansion
What is the anticipated timeline?
B. Resource Needs
In order to effectively organize your business you need to insure the resources are available. Assess those needs here.
What skills are needed?
How will human resources be acquired?
What level of financial resources will be needed?
What type, quantity and quality of physical resources will be required?
C. Sourcing/Procurement Strategy
On what do you base a decision to buy products or services? Price? Quality? Convenience? Extra service? A combination?
By what venue will you find suppliers — local dealer, Internet, direct from manufacturer, etc.?
D. Marketing Strategy
What is your sales plan?
What advertising and promotion will be used to increase sales/awareness?
Where will you sell products/services?
Will you use the open market or contracts?
Do you have a preferred market outlet?
Are you a qualified supplier for a specific processor or buyer?
How will you price the product?
a) Hedging, forward pricing, options
How will you use these to mitigate your risk?
Will you use production or marketing contracting to reduce risk?
How will you use crop, liability and other insurance?
E. Performance Standards
What performance standards will be used to monitor this enterprise or business unit?
What are acceptable performance standards?
What yield or output levels could you attain?
What efficiency levels will you reach?
What procedures will be used to monitor performance?
Who is responsible for monitoring performance?
What industry benchmarks will be used to assess performance?
A. Financial Projections
How will you fund the business?
What is your desired debt and equity position?
Who will provide capital debt funds?
What role will leasing play in your financial strategy?
Will you use outside investors for equity capital?
How will you manage the financial risks your business faces?
What operating procedures, such as developing cash flow budgets or spending limits, will you have to ensure adequate money for debt repayment?
What are the important assumptions that underlie your projections? These assumptions may be associated with both external or internal factors.
What financial aspects of your business (equity, asset growth, ROA, ROE, etc.) will you monitor?
What procedures will be used for monitoring overall business performance?
What level of performance will your business shoot for? These should be targets for next year and in five years. They should be financial performance standards used to monitor the overall business.
What yield and output levels could you attain? What efficiency levels will you reach?
B. Contingency Plan
What will you do if you can’t follow through with your primary plan?
How are you preparing for an emergency in your business?
How will the business function if something happens to one of the key members of the management team?
Text review of this paper: This page of the article has 2111 words. Download the full form above. The United States is home to the absolute generally famous and productive chronic executioners ever. Names, for example, Ted Bundy, Gary Ridgeway, and the Zodiac Killer have become commonly recognized names because of the horrendous idea of their wrongdoings. One of the most productive chronic executioners in American history is John Wayne Gacy. Nicknamed the Killer Clown due to his calling, Gacy assaulted and killed in any event 33 adolescent young men and youngsters somewhere in the range of 1972 and 1978, which is one of the most elevated realized casualty checks. Gacy's story has become so notable that his violations have been included in mainstream society and TV shows, for example, American Horror Story: Hotel and Criminal Minds. Legal science has, and keeps on playing, a significant part in the comprehending of the case and distinguishing proof of the people in question. John Wayne Gacy's set of experiences of sexual and psychological mistreatment was instrumental in provoking agent's curiosity of him as a suspect. John Wayne Gacy was conceived on March 17, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois. Being the main child out of three kids, Gacy had a stressed relationship with his dad, who drank intensely and was regularly oppressive towards the whole family (Sullivan and Maiken 48). In 1949, a contractual worker, who was a family companion, would stroke Gacy during rides in his truck; in any case, Gacy never uncovered these experiences to his folks inspired by a paranoid fear of reprisal from his dad (Foreman 54). His dad's mental maltreatment proceeded into his young grown-up years, and Gacy moved to Las Vegas where he worked quickly in the rescue vehicle administration prior to turning into a morgue specialist (Sullivan and Maiken 50). As a morgue specialist, Gacy was intensely associated with the preserving cycle and conceded that one night, he moved into the casket of a perished young kid and touched the body (Cahill and Ewing 46). Stunned at himself, Gacy re-visitations of Chicago to live with his family and graduates from Northwestern Business College in 1963, and acknowledges an administration learner position with Nunn-Bush Shoe Company. In 1964, Gacy is moved to Springfield and meets his future spouse, Marlynn Myers. In Springfield, Gacy has his subsequent gay experience when an associate shakily performed oral sex on him (London 11:7). Gacy moves to Waterloo, Iowa, and starts a family with Myers. Nonetheless, after consistently undermining his better half with whores, Gacy submits his originally known rape in 1967 upon Donald Vorhees. In the coming months, Gacy explicitly mishandles a few different adolescents and is captured and accused of oral homosexuality (Sullivan and Maiken 60). On December 3, 1968, Gacy is indicted and condemned to ten years at the Anamosa State Penitentiary. Gacy turns into a model detainee at Anamosa and is allowed parole in June of 1970, an only a brief time after his condemning. He had to move to Chicago and live with his mom and watch a 10:00PM check in time. Not exactly a year later, Gacy is accused again of explicitly attacking a high school kid however the young didn't show up in court, so the charges were dropped. Gacy was known by numerous individuals in his locale to be an enthusiastic volunteer and being dynamic in network governmental issues. His part as "Pogo the Clown" the jokester started in 1975 when Gacy joined a neighborhood "Carefree Joker" comedian club that consistently performed at raising support functions. On January 3, 1972, Gacy submits his first homicide of Timothy McCoy, a 16-year old kid going from Michigan to Omaha. Asserting that McCoy went into his room employing a kitchen blade, Gacy gets into an actual fight with McCoy prior to cutting him over and over in the chest. Subsequent to understanding that McCoy had absentmindedly strolled into the stay with the blade while attempting to get ready breakfast, Gacy covers the body in his slither space. Gacy conceded in the meetings following his capture that executing McCoy gave him a "mind-desensitizing climax", expressing that this homicide was the point at which he "understood passing was a definitive rush" (Cahill and Ewing 349). Just about 2 years after the fact, Gacy submits his second homicide of a unidentified adolescent. Gacy choked the kid prior to stuffing the body in his storeroom prior to covering him (Cahill 349). In 1975, Gacy's business was developing rapidly and his hunger for youngsters developed with it. Gacy frequently attracted youngsters under his work to his home, persuading them to place themselves in binds, and assaulting and tormenting them prior to choking them (Cahill 169-170). A large portion of Gacy's homicides occurred somewhere in the range of 1976 and 1978, the first of this time occurring in April 1976. A significant number of the adolescents that were killed during this time were covered in a creep space under Gacy's home. For the rest of the killings, Gacy confessed to throwing five bodies off the I-55 extension into the Des Plaines River; nonetheless, just four of the bodies were ever recouped (Linedecker 152). In December 1978, Gacy meets Robert Jerome Piest, a 15-year old kid working at a drug store and extends to him an employment opportunity at Gacy's firm. Piest advises his mom regarding this and neglects to restore that night. The Piest family documents a missing individual's report and the drug specialist illuminates police that Gacy would undoubtedly be the man that Jerome addressed about a work. When addressed by the police, Gacy denied any inclusion in Piest's vanishing. In any case, the police were not persuaded, and Gacy's set of experiences of sexual maltreatment and battery provoked the police to look through his home. Among the things found at Gacy's home were a 1975 secondary school class ring with the initials J.A.S., different driver's licenses, binds, attire that was excessively little for Gacy, and a receipt for the drug store that Piest had worked at. Throughout the following scarcely any days, examiners got different calls and tips about Gacy's rapes and the secretive vanishings of Gacy's workers. The class ring was inevitably followed back to John A. Szyc, one of Gacy's casualties in 1977. Futhermore, after inspecting Gacy's vehicle, examiners found a little bunch of strands looking like human hair, which were shipped off the labs for additional investigation. That very night, search canines were utilized to identify any hint of Piest in Gacy's vehicle, and one of the canines demonstrated that Piest had, indeed, been available in the vehicle. On December 20, 1977, under the pressure of steady police reconnaissance and examination, Gacy admits to more than 30 killings and illuminates his legal counselor and companion where the bodies were covered, both in the slither space and the stream. 26 casualties were found in the creep space and 4 in the stream. Gacy is captured, indicted for 33 killings, and condemned to death by deadly infusion. He endeavored a madness request yet was denied, and was executed on May 10, 1994. There were a few scientific pointers that examiners used to attach Gacy to the homicides. A portion of these include fiber investigation, dental and radiology records, utilizing the deterioration cycle of the human body, and facial recreation in distinguishing the people in question. Agents discovered strands that looked like human hair in both Gacy's vehicle and close to the creep space where the bodies were covered. Notwithstanding these hair tests, specialists additionally discovered filaments that contained hints of Gacy's blood and semen in a similar territory. Blood having a place with the casualties was found on a portion of the strands, which would later legitimately attach Gacy to the wrongdoings. The filaments in Gacy's vehicle were examined by legal researchers and coordinated Piest's hair tests. Besides, the hunt canines that verified that Piest had been in Gacy's vehicle showed this by a "passing response", which told specialists that Piest's dead body had been within Gacy's vehicle. Out of Gacy's 33 known casualties, just 25 were ever indisputably distinguished. A considerable lot of Gacy's casualties had comparative actual depictions and were thusly difficult to recognize by absolutely asking the general population. To distinguish the people in question, examiners went to Betty Pat Gatliff, a pioneer in criminological science and facial reproduction. Facial remaking is the way toward reproducing the facial highlights of a person by utilizing their remaining parts. Certain facial highlights, for example, facial structures, nasal structure, and in general face shape can be valuable in recognizing a casualty even long in the afterlife. By utilizing these highlights, and with the assistance of program, criminological specialists can make a picture of an individual's face, which is instrumental in recognizing casualties after their bodies have rotted. Facial reproduction should be possible in a few measurements. Two-dimensional facial recreations is utilized with skull radiographs and depend on pre-passing photos and data. Notwithstanding, this isn't really ideal on the grounds that cranial highlights are not generally noticeable or at the correct scale (Downing). So as to get a practical and more precise portrayal of the casualty's face, a craftsman and a legal anthropologist are typically essential (Downing). Three-dimensional facial remaking is finished by models or high goal, three-dimensional pictures. PC programs can make facial reproductions by controlling examined photos of the remaining parts and use approximations to reproduce facial highlights. These will in general deliver results that don't look fake (Reichs and Craig 491). In some cases, specialists will utilize a strategy called superimposition as a method for facial recreation. Sadly, it's anything but a usually utilized technique, as it expects examiners to have some information about the character of the remaining parts they are managing. By superimposing a photo of a person over the skeletal remaining parts, specialists can check whether the facial highlights line up with the anatomical highlights, permitting them to distinguish a casualty. On account of John Wayne Gacy's casualties, specialists had the option to utilize facial recreation to recognize nine of the bodies found in the creep space. The accompanying realistic shows the facial recon>GET ANSWER