In this exercise, students need to review the possible strategy development path for a textbook publisher, which is a firm that tends to pursue virtually whatever market opportunities that have been presented.
In this mini-case study, students are required to allocate $250m in funds across a firm’s four strategic business units, using the BCG matrix as their primarily guide.
In this mini-case study, students need to select the best growth strategies, for a producer of cheeses, from a choice of seven options.
This student task is to evaluate a bank’s strengths, assess its dynamic environment, and then select the most suitable strategy direction for them to continue to expand.
In this exercise, students assess the for and against of a franchised food retailer broadening their product range, as the proposed move has both opportunities and substantial risks.
The student task is to identify the marketing benefits and risks associated, from a list of possible and actual strategic alliances.
This is a mini case study of a hypothetical toy manufacturer (Fun 4 U) that is faced with two distinct marketing strategy choices. The student task is to determine, based on the information available, the best approach for the firm.
In this mini case study for a manufacturer of pasta, students are faced with evaluating a choice of four strategic options – which one will they choose?
In this mini case study, students are required to assess whether this toy manufacturer was too flexible and too willing to adapt to its changing macro-environment.
In this case study, this B2B firm is considering their strategic growth options. However, they are faced with two competing paths.