bus 499 week 9 and 10 discussion

WEEK 9  DISCUSSION QUESTION 

Please respond to the following:

  • Explain why firms experience evolutionary cycles in which there is a fight between strategy and structure, punctuated with periods in which strategy and structure are reshaped. Provide examples of global firms that have experienced this pattern.
  • Choose a CEO of a prominent firm that you believe exemplifies the positive aspects of strategic leadership.
    • What actions does this CEO take that demonstrate effective strategic leadership?
    • What are the effects of those actions on the firm’s performance?

WEEK 10 DISCUSSION 

 

Please respond to the following:

  • Discuss whether the term “corporate entrepreneurship” is an oxymoron. Can corporations—especially large ones—be innovative? Support your answer with examples.
  • Use the Internet to find an example of two corporate innovations—one brought about through autonomous strategic behavior and one developed through induced strategic behavior. Which innovation seems to hold the most promise for commercial success, and why?