Course Description

OLM 7006
Strategic Development of
Critically analyze theoretical and empirical literature, and best practices of the strategic management processes for multinational organizations. Foundational concepts for competitive analysis and both short and long-term competitive success are examined including barriers to effective strategic management, Porter's competitive advantages system, and multinational strategic management development . The emerging literature and best practices of value chain analysis, supply chain management, and the global context of organizational sustainability are reviewed to provide recommendations to create and strengthen the organization’s competitive advantage and to sustain superior performance. The structure, reporting responsibilities and centralized/decentralized strengths and weaknesses of a multinational organization are explored.