Cev DBA 8161 Case 2 Thread
Writer please write a one page assignment addressing the three require items below in your analysis of the role of innovation in business strategy. Be sure to support your work with three specific citations from this week’s required reading resources below and at least one additional scholarly source of your choice, for a total of four sources. Also please ensure to address each section of the rubric. To prepare for this Discussion, review the video case study featuring Walden alumnus Eric Barton and his organization BOBA, and consider his thoughts on the development of a business strategy and the role that innovation plays in doing so. Further, consider the potential implications of adapting innovative business ideas like BOBA in different countries and industries throughout the world. As a global change agent, be sure to utilize scholarly, peer-reviewed resources from the Walden Library to support your research. Address the three area below within the analysis of the role of innovation in business strategy development within a global context. Your analysis should include the following: 1. A description of BOBA’s innovation, including the underlying strategy and specific context for its current success 2. An analysis of the impact of geographic location and surrounding business communities on innovation and strategy development 3. As a global change agent, explain the importance of researching global implementation of innovative business ideas or strategies from the research literature. Be sure to include relevant scholarly examples of successful or unsuccessful global implementations and how they can further influence the understanding of innovation as a component of business strategy. Refer to the Week 2 Discussion Rubric for specific grading elements and criteria. Your Instructor will use this rubric to assess your work. Required Reading: Dyer, J. H., Godfrey, P., Jensen, R., & Bryce, D. (2016). Strategic management: Concepts and tools for creating real world strategy. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. • Chapter 3: “Internal Analysis: Strengths, Weakness, and Competitive Advantage” (pp. 46–65) • Case 02: “Coca-Cola and Pepsi: The Shifting Landscape of the Carbonated Soft Drink Industry” (pp. C-12–C-21) Chandrasekhar, R. & Schaan, J. (2014). Electrolux AB: Managing innovation (Case No. W14500). London, Ontario: Richard Ivey School of Business Foundation. Retrieved from https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pl/71270434/71270448/5d7c637606315b34df839fa550b47a2f De Jong, J. & Winig, L. (2016). Innovating by the book: The introduction of innovation teams in Memphis and New Orleans (Case No. 2056.0). Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing. Retrieved from https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pl/71270434/71270442/d431f3a4a0375a715f759a17c17ffca6 Edmonson, A. C. & Harvey, J.-F. (2016). Open innovation at Fujitsu (A) (Case No. 9-616-034). Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing. Retrieved from https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pl/71270434/71270444/f080db357a72aff8d1b493dcc9c98d8c Lakhani, K. R., Hutter, K., Pokrywa, S. H. & Fuller, J. (2015). Open innovation at Siemens (Case No. 9-613-100). Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing. Retrieved from https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pl/71270434/71270436/02026056df8138cd7c3ab7f6f3e8e3e5 Mark, K., & Mitchell, J. R. (2014). General Mills Canada: Building a culture of innovation (A) (Case No. 9B14M015). London, Ontario: Richard Ivey School of Business Foundation. Retrieved from https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pl/71270434/71270450/96880c300313a9f70f57d0a18bd7c652 Moon, Y. (2015). Uber: Changing the way the world moves (Case No. 9-316-101). Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing. Retrieved from https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pl/71270434/71270446/987dc877a70728789ce2184c036b5a08 Styles, C., & Goddard, J. (2014). Spinning the wheel of strategic innovation. Business Strategy Review, 25(4), 76–80. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8616.2014.01130.x Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Required Media Laureate Education (Producer). (2016c). Business strategy and innovation: Introduction to BOBA [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author Laureate Education (Producer). (2016a). Business strategy and innovation: Developing a business strategy [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author Martin, R. (2013, January 29). The two choices to make in strategy [Video file]. Retrieved from https://hbr.org/2013/01/the-two-choices-to-make-in-str Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 3 minutes.