Economics Assignment on Project about Covid-19 pandemic


Consider yourself as Global Manager for a Medical Company (Daway) that is a leading chain of retail pharmacies in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and the United Kingdom. This company uses digital solutions for its business, but it focuses heavily on its retails sales. However, due to the recent Covid-19 pandemic, the way how they do business has been remarkably impacted. Not just with sales, the impact of this pandemic affected the way this company work, communicate and operate.

Therefore, as the global manager of Daway medical company you are required to develop a detailed strategy on the following:

  • Introduction about the topic.
  • Explain what are the limited options that Daway currently has regarding dealing with the pandemic.
  • What is the level of technology urgency Daway needs to sustain its performance?
  • As a global manager, leading from home involves the leverage of digital capabilities. What are these capabilities? List and explain at least 3.
  • Explain what type of virtual management characteristics will be implemented and why?
  • How the virtual teams will work together?
  • What tools are they using for communications and task management?
  • How you will manage to deliver the new changes within a short time in different locations in terms of language, cultural, time, political, and economic differences?
  • What are techniques that you will be used to create a strong team with a high level of teamwork?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of managing a virtual team?
  • What type of conflicts might occur between members? When it happened how will you solve it?
  • As a manager how you will manage the outsourced projects?
  • What techniques that you will apply to encourage and motivate your team for improvement?

Keep in mind that the project MUST be supported by evidence and resources. Otherwise, your answer will not be valid

Important details


Due date


End of week 13

15 marks

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Guidelines for the assignment:

  • This is an individual project, which is part from your course score. It requires effort and critical thinking.
  • Use the given cover page below. One mark will be deducted if there is no cover page.
  • Your assignment must be supported by evidence and resources. Otherwise, your answer will not be valid.
  • Use font Times New Roman, Calibri or Arial.
  • Use 1.5 or double line spacing with left Justify all paragraphs.
  • Use the footer function to insert page number.
  • Ensure that you follow the APA style in your project.
  • Your project report length should be between 2500 to 3000 words.
  • Up to 20% of the total grade will be deducted for providing a poor structure of assignment. Structure includes these elements paper style, free of spelling and grammar mistakes, referencing and word countSaudi Electronic University 

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences 

E-commerce Department


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