At least 2 full pages in each question. at least two references in each question.
Discussion Question 1
As a firm’s environment changes, firms often need to change their strategies to adapt to, or exploit the new situation. To manage increased complexity and introduce appropriate controls for the new strategy they must often change their structure as well. Discuss the relationship between structure and strategy. Which element comes first-structure or strategy? Support your response with information from the text.
Discussion Question 2
Define strategic leadership. In what ways are top executives considered important resources for an organization?
Discussion Question 3
Throughout its history, Amazon.com has demonstrated its innovative capabilities. Amazon’s innovations have helped it develop different types of competitive advantage. Ask students to identify and discuss some of the ways that Amazon.com has demonstrated strategic entrepreneurship and innovation. Ask students to apply the terms invention, innovation, and imitation (from the chapter) to the Kindle. Ask them to speculate about the degree to which the Kindle will revolutionize the print publication industry.
Discussion Question 4
America’ s most successful pizza delivery chains, including Domino’s, Pizza Hut, and other regional businesses, have long since relied on phone orders for delivery. How can the Internet’s capabilities be integrated into their business? Weighing the pros and cons of ordering pizza on-line, make a list of ten management concerns and techniques to consider to successfully promote, develop, and run an on-line business in this lucrative market.
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