STR 581 (Strategic Planning and Implementation) New Course
Week 4 DQ 1
Identify an existing organization that established sustained market leadership by successfully leveraging a value discipline. How did the organization successfully leverage this discipline?
Week 4 DQ 2
Picking from one of the items listed below, distinguish between one of the following pairs of grand strategies. Provide an example of a firm that exhibits grand strategies of concentration (you can use examples provided in Exhibit 7.3 of the Strategic Management book):
a. Horizontal and vertical integration.
b. Conglomerate and concentric diversification.
c. Product development and innovation.
d. Joint venture and strategic alliance.
Week 4 DQ 3
What are the challenges in managing a portfolio of companies?
Identify an organization that has been consistently successful. What critical success factors have they emphasized?
Week 4 Assignment:
STR 581 Week 4 Individual Strategic Choice and Evaluation Paper (1300+ Words)
STR 581 Week 4 Learning Team Grand Strategy Rankings (1550+ Words)