Before beginning work on this week’s discussion forum, please review the link “Doing Discussion Questions Right,” the expanded grading rubric for the forum, and any specific instructions for this week’s topic.
By the due date assigned, respond to the assigned discussion questions and submit your responses to the appropriate topic in this Discussion Area.
Respond to the assigned questions using the lessons and vocabulary found in the reading.
Support your answers with examples and research and cite your research using the APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible.
A firm has developed a new roofing material that also produces electricity from sunlight. This material is very light and inexpensive. Besides roofing, it could also provide an inexpensive carport covering for open-air parking lots. The firm has hired you as a consultant for the successful national launch of this product. You are required to present a report to the senior management describing when and where this product should be launched.
Create a 300- to 400-word response answering the following:
- Identify different segments of the market for launching this product.
- Recommend which segments of the product should be targeted first for maximum returns to the firm and support your recommendation.
Be sure to properly cite your sources using APA; include your references and in-text citations.