business management discussion questions

150 word minimum each please:

1. When new laws go in to effect regarding ethics there is a certain cost to those new rules of ethics. Look at the SOX ( Sarbanes Oxley Act) and describe for the class how much it costs for top fortune 500 companies to comply with this legislation?

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 2. 3 main generic strategies; overall cost leadership, differentiation, and focus.  Is it possible to combine these strategies? What are the pitfalls to combining differentiation and overall cost leadership?