From the same case that you have chosen for Deliverables 1 to 3, you will advise the CEO on how best to position the organization to be responsive to change in order to take advantage of the strategies you have recommended.
Write a 6–8 page paper in which you:
- Give your opinion as to whether your chosen company’s industry is maturing or declining, based on its evolution history. Justify your answer.
- Use Porter’s National Diamond to evaluate the relative main advantages and disadvantages of vertical integration versus outsourcing for the company. Support your response.
- Use the Boston Consulting Group’s growth-share matrix to evaluate the company’s strategic position as of 2013.
- Suggest one approach for the CEO to adopt in order to implement the strategies that you recommended in Project Deliverable 3. Include the main changes in decision-making style, main changes in planning structure, and measures of success in your recommendation. Provide a rationale for your response.
- Use at least three quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as academic resources.
The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
- Propose leadership changes in decision-making and planning structure to successfully implement recommended strategic initiatives.