Write a 525- to 700-word response to the following prompts:
– Identify Caterpillar Inc.s short-term and long-term goals.
– Evaluate how mergers and acquisitions in the last 3-5 years have contributed to Caterpillar Inc.s performance and affected its organizational goals.
– Determine the most critical merger or acquisition that has contributed to Caterpillars performance and success in achieving organizational goals. Defend your choice.
– Evaluate the effectiveness of Caterpillars operational plan for global strategies (international, multi-domestic, global-standardization, or transnational). Include supporting research or data.