Compensation and benefits
1- Select a familiar company or analyze the approach your college uses to pay teaching assistants or faculty. Infer its compensation strategy using the five dimensions (objectives, alignment, competitiveness, employee considerations, and management).
2- How does your company or college compare to Microsoft and Merrill Lynch?
3- What business strategy does it seem to "fit" (ie, cost cutter, customer centered, innovator, or something else).