9th July Meeting

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AGENDA ITEM1: Confirmation of Case Reading and Understanding[edit]

Lets confirm if all have read and understand the case very well? If not where lies your main challenge?

NB: Reply here only

Victor.mensah (talk)05:12, 10 July 2009

I think i understood though i hurridly went thru it

Hove (talk)05:14, 10 July 2009

i've read through but there is too much info, i can't confirm full comprehension...

Kay go (talk)05:16, 10 July 2009

Ok. so at least both of you have read it and there is some understanding. I have read it several times but i wont lie to u that i fully comprehend. Lets start one after the other shortly.

Victor.mensah (talk)05:19, 10 July 2009

the question asks for a detailed analysis of co. + industry (30) recommendations (60) & presentation (10)

Kay go (talk)05:22, 10 July 2009

Yes. I think we should do a SWOT analysis of the company and the industry, recommend based on the SWOT( I think is the major part)

Hove (talk)05:26, 10 July 2009

The Question:

The questions requires for two main parts:
a) A detailed analysis of the company and the industry (30 marks)
b) Your recommendations on appropriate strategic interventions that the organisation should implement in order to counteract the threat of the merger of its two largest competitors (60 marks)

Part b) however has three divisions as follows:
Your recommendations must include:

  1. A focus on the entrepreneurial process, intrapreneurship, innovation and creativity.(20 marks)
  2. An organisation design that will facilitate effective monitoring and control of divisions,stores and management performance, without sacrificing the independence and creativity of individual managers. (20 marks)
  3. The strategic implementation process together with the controls that should be in place to support the monitoring of the implementation of your recommendations. (20 marks)

(Comment.gif: detailed discussions in the next agenda item)

Victor.mensah (talk)05:23, 10 July 2009

may i suggest that we for the first couple of days all work on the detailed analysis, maybe give it until sunday when we can merge our analysis, then since the second part is divisible by three each member tackles on a section...

Kay go (talk)05:29, 10 July 2009

Guys, we are chating now in Agenda Item 2 bellow

Victor.mensah (talk)05:36, 10 July 2009