Part 1 and 2

Part 1 and 2


Select one of the topics.   Locate, read, and prepare a brief synopsis (3-4 paragraphs) of an article dealing with your selected topic.  Your response must be well-thought out, prompt critical thinking and inspire dialogue.


  • Disruptive technology and how disruptive technology impacts strategic planning
  • Hypercompetition and how hypercompetition impact strategic planning


Write a paragraphy distinguishing between the following pairs of grand strategies:

  • Horizontal and vertical integration
  • Conglomerate and concentric diversification
  • Product development and innovation
  • Joint venture and strategic alliance