Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, watch the BUS608 Week 2Links to an external site. overview video; read Chapters 5 and 6 in the Dhandho Investor text; read the Preface, Introduction, and Chapter 1 in the Outsiders: The Low-Risk Value Method to High Returns; and read Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon Talks 5G — And Its Revolutionary Power for Consumers, Companies and EconomiesLinks to an external site..
Cristiano Amon serves as president of Qualcomm Incorporated and is a member of the Qualcomm’s executive committee. In this role, he is responsible for Qualcomm’s semiconductor business (QCT), which includes mobile handsets, RF front end, automotive and Internet of things, and the company’s global operations. Qualcomm is a leading communications company and more recently, a 5G global leader.
Read the interview with Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm, and answer the following questions:
- 5G is at the front and center of what Qualcomm does right now. What, specifically, will 5G deliver, both for consumers and for enterprise? Base your answer on the interview and at least one outside source.
- Rich Karlgaard indicates that the COVID slowdown made economic inequality worse. While focusing on Amon’s answer, share some of your own views and examples of this topic. Do you believe 5G rollout is critical for economic health? Why or why not?
- It’s five years from now. What does industry and life look like in the United States because of 5G? Please analyze Amon’s answer, then provide your own unique one.
- Reflect on the textbook chapter readings for the week. What traits does Cristiano Amon embody that make him a great leader?
Guided Response: Your initial response should be a minimum of 200 words. Graduate school students learn to assess the perspectives of several scholars. Support your response with at least two scholarly or credible resources in addition to the text. The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible SourcesLinks to an external site. table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. Use at least one outside article on the featured CEO in addition to the provided material.