enabling candidates critically to evaluate contemporary core knowledge and apply the comprehensive understanding necessary to make judgements and proposals for present & future value creation in contemporary business.
o Contemporary knowledge for business value creation
o The Concept of Value Creation:
-- Value Addition & Value Erosion
-- Value, Cost, Margin & Profit
-- Resource Combinations for New Value Creation
-- Financial Value added
-- Shareholder Value Creation, Dynamics & Management
o Advanced Value Chain Analysis
-- Value Network Analysis & Value Bonding
-- Value Based Knowledge Networks
o Auditing the Business Model for Value Adding
-- Brand Equity & Brand Values
-- Value Propositions for Business Leadership
-- Value Creation Interventions through Stakeholders
-- Organisational Value Creation within Turbulent Environments
o Core Values & Organisational Culture as Value Creation Drivers
PART 1 THE COMPANY REPORT (3000 words)
Adopt the role of a Strategy Consultant for a selected organization tasked with addressing the need for new value creation interventions.
You are required to lead a new strategic initiative to:
1- Propose justified changes to the current status of Value Creation for shareholders and key stakeholder groups.
2- Prescribe relevant interventions to ensure the identified opportunities for Value Creation are effectively delivered for financial and non-financial value capture.
Your specific brief, within a selected business and industry domain, is to: -
1.1 Complete, within the framework of a business model, a critically reviewed situational analysis to assess the core status of current differentiated value addition to the business.
1.2 Establish a comprehensive understanding of current value-based inadequacies to be addressed over a future specified time horizon together with an assessment of risk exposure if no action is taken.
1.3 Propose relevant changes to the business model to achieve new routes to value creation and value delivery for financial value capture which you consider the Board (or investors) will accept.
1.4 Propose a value chain-based solution to capture incremental value-added results for actual and future shareholders as well as key stakeholder groups.
1.5 State how the intended tangible outcomes from this strategic initiative will impact the organization’s strategic positioning and future business sustainability.
Consider to these points:
1- Clear Introduction to the Organisational Context
2- Report Structure and Flow
3- Industry / Company Research Applied
4- Situational Analysis and Evaluation in Content
- The Need for Change
- Direct Application of Explicit Frameworks for Value, Strategy and Leadership
- Explicit Value Propositions for Change
- Concise Action Plans Proposed
- Clarity of Judgement
- How the Change will be lead
- Stated Outcomes / Benefits for New Organisation
* Data Analysis
* Situational to Company / Industry
PART 2 EVIDENCE REVIEW (2000 words)
THIS PART OF THE ASSIGNMENT IS A MANAGEMENT REPORT FOR THE BOARD OF YOUR CLIENT ORGANISATION.
1- Prepare an individual critique of selected literature related to one theme of your company report, then support your perspectives with other contemporary organizational evidence deemed relevant to achieve meaningful managerial insights and conclusions for value creation from a generic perspective.
2- Arising from your discoveries, outline potential DBA research perspectives which could be considered for Stage Two of the DBA.
Consider to these points:
1- Academic Research Evidence related to explicit frameworks for Value, Strategy & Leadership
2- Quality of Critique
3- New Insights Gained
4- Formation of Judgements
5- Logical Conclusions
6- Emergent Themes for Potential DBA Research
* Quality of Bibliography
* Quality of In Text References
THIS PART OF THE ASSIGNMENT SHOULD BE SUBMITTED IN THE FORM OF A LITERATURE REVIEW.
PART 3 REFLECTION FOR EMPLOYABILITY ENHANCEMENT (1000 words)
Complete your individual learning log of employability skills readiness, through self-reflection on current practice, to: -
1. Realise the critical thinking and core capabilities needed to achieve this consultancy task for the client organisation.
2. Evaluate your current knowledge, skills and competencies to then assess your ability for completing this consultancy assignment.
3. Review the related leadership skills required for future personal development and career accession.
Consider to these points:
1- Ability to form Judgements
2- Mindset Change
3- Personal Skillsets Assessment for Leadership, Value Creation and Strategy Implementation
4- Self-Critique of Competencies
5- Challenges Experienced
6- Overcoming Difficulties
7- New Knowledge Acquired
8- Theory Modification to suit Organisational Environment
9- Emergent Conclusions for Employability Skills
10- The Personal Development Agenda
*** Words count = 6000 words
*** In-Text Citations and References using Harvard style.
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