1. How are evaluation and control different for each stage of the strategic process (planning, implementation, evaluation, and control)? How are they similar?
2. Find a recent merger or acquisition of your chosen organization. If this does not apply to your organization, then you can identify a recent merger or acquisition that has been announced in the media. What are the implications for the merger or acquisition and what are the plans for implementing a blending of the firms? Also, evaluate and describe two possible technological innovations that may have led to the merger or acquisition. Would you have obtained this new technology or innovation differently? Why? Include the reference information of the article from which you learned about the recent merger or acquisition.