Functional Strategy: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT one of the three planning levels of a business?

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1. A/an _____ aligns the actions of operating departments to a business' overall strategy.

2. Which of the following groups of functional areas are typically assigned strategies toward the achievement of a business' strategic goal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz on functional strategy, you'll need to be familiar with strategic business planning and marketing. You can take this quiz multiple times until you're satisfied with your score.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • The three planning levels of a business
  • What aligns the actions of operating departments to a business strategy
  • Functional areas that are assigned strategies to achieve goals
  • How a business allocates its resources to support operations and goals
  • Functional considerations of marketing

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about functional strategy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding planning levels of a business
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding functional considerations of marketing and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

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  • Operational strategies versus functional strategies
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