This week, we learned about corporate level strategies in Chapter 6. For your Unit 4 Complete assignment, write a narrative essay (minimum 1500 words) in which you address and discuss the questions and statements listed below. Use at least four scholarly sources and remember to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the READ and ATTEND sections in your essay. Cite your sources in APA format. You may use your current or former employer in relating to this assignment.
List and describe the corporate-level strategies in Table 6-1 in Chapter 6 of your text.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of internal growth as opposed to growth through mergers and acquisitions?
Why would management adopt a stability strategy? Can stability strategies be viable over a lengthy period of time? Explain!
How should the BCG matrix be applied? Are such portfolios always useful to corporate executives?
What are the advantages and disadvantages associated with corporations operating in centralized or decentralized fashions?