Discussion 9,10,11

Please answer each question in full.

Each question does not need to exceed one paragraph.

Question 1

Please respond to the following:

  • Explain why firms      experience evolutionary cycles in which there is a fit 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?

Question 2

Please respond to the following:

  • Discuss whether the      term “corporate entrepreneurship” 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?

Question 3

Please respond to the following:

  • Discuss how you will use      the lessons learned in your BBA program to be more productive in your      current (or future) career. Provide specific examples to support your      response.

(just be creative)