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Merger and Acquisition Fallacies

Posted by mjmedlock on January 11, 2012 in Strategy |

I’ve just come across an article in Strategy & Business about merger and acquisition fallacies. This is a topic that always comes up in strategy lessons because it is such a common strategy and yet has such I high failure rate. I’ll write more about mergers and acquisitions in future posts. In the meantime, this […]

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Porter’s Three Generic Strategies

Posted by mjmedlock on November 14, 2011 in Strategy |

Three Generic Strategies For Competitive Advantage Michael Porter came up with the idea that companies could compete using three generic strategies. This idea can be further developed into a five generic strategies framework. These frameworks provide a useful way of thinking about strategy. However they should not be thought of as the only possibilities as […]

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How To Be A Global Company

Posted by mjmedlock on August 13, 2011 in Strategy |

This post on how to be a global company is actually a link to Strategy + Business article. The article by C.K. Prahalad and Hrishi Bhattacharyya posits the theory that to be a truly global company firms must deliver on three imperatives: Customization, competencies and arbitrage. To explain their ideas they draw on the experience […]

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Porter’s 5 Generic Competitive Strategies:BIM7

Posted by mjmedlock on December 6, 2010 in Strategy |

Michael Porter’S 5 generic strategies are a useful framwork looking at a firm’s strategic options. Use the framework to assess the company you choose for your case study. First off  start by trying to identify which strategy the firm is using. Then using the information you have gathered from the rest of your research decide […]

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Balanced Score Card by Kaplan & Norton BIM7

Posted by mjmedlock on November 20, 2010 in Strategy |

Hi everyone, below you can download a pdf version of the Balanced Scorecard by Kaplan and Norton. You may find this article useful when doing you’re doing your case study research. If you want to get more dpeth into the balanced scorecard have a look at the original book by Kaplan and Norton either in […]

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Core Competence

Posted by mjmedlock on October 28, 2010 in Strategy |

To help you review the concept of core competence I have recorded the classroom slide with an audio commentary. There’s only one video at the moment, more to follow. Once you have watched the first video, go onto the second video. This video gives a brief annalysis of the Amazon’s core competences. You may disagree […]

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Value Chain Analysis

Posted by mjmedlock on October 27, 2010 in Strategy |

Here’s a copy of a visualization of Porter’s Value Chain analysis. I’ll insert a recording of the slide presentation in the next couple of days. You can download the PDF version of the picture by clicking on the link below. value chain picture

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