Read Case #7, “Nucor Corporation in 2012: Using Economic Downturns as an Opportunity to Grow Stronger” in your text.
Write a 3-6 page paper answering the questions below. At least 2 references of an academic or scholarly source is required for this case study paper.
Use APA writing style for intext
citations and each reference source that you use. Remember, all wording that is not your
own must be cited.
Use headings to format the paper (not the questions).
Times New Roman black font, 1inch
margins on all sides, and doublespacing.
An abstract is not required.
Note: In addition to the above listed requirements, assignments are graded using the Case Study Assignment Rubric
included at the end of this syllabus and also available in the Blackboard classroom
Please convert the following questions to headings and address each question. Do not list the questions followed by
1. Explain Nucor’s growing presence (exhibit 1). Describe what were good and bad years for Nucor? Explain exhibit 2. What
are significant areas of concern?
2. What does a SWOT analysis of Nucor Corporation reveal about the overall performance?
3. What is Nucor’s pricing strategy? Explain the diversity of Nucor’s resources.
4. How has acquisitions affected the development of Nucor? What competitive role did acquisitions play in Nucor’s situation?
5. What is the impact of Nucor’s raw materials strategy? What are recommendations for successful joint ventures?
6. What are your thoughts on the workers’ compensation package? Based on Nucor’s financial information, are the packages
appropriate for profits?
7. What are recommendations for Nucor Corporation?