OVERVIEW: Create a grand strategy matrix using the attached template for an organization of your choice, write a summary of whether the organization’s strategies are aligned with the matrix, and make recommendations for changes to the organization’s strategy based on your observations.
Morden, T. (2007). Principles of strategic management. Abingdon, Oxon, GBR: Ashgate Publishing Group.
David, F. R., & David, F. R. (2017). Strategic management: A competitive advantage approach, concepts & cases (16th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
INSTRUCTIONS: Create a grand strategy matrix sing the attached for an organization of your choice. Ideally, the company you choose will be a familiar one and one to which you have easy access, such as your place of employment or a company close to where you live. You may use the same organization for other assessments in this course.
You may wish to review the suggested readings listed in the Resources as well as do your own research into completing a grand strategy matrix to prepare for this assessment.
Complete the following:
Answer the following questions:
Is your chosen organization in a weak or strong competitive position?
Is the market growth rapid or slow?
Complete a grand strategy matrix for your chosen organization using the Grand Strategy Matrix Template linked in the Resources under the Required Resources headings.
Compare whether the organization’s strategies are aligned with the relevant quadrant strategies, and write a half-page summary on the differences and changes you identify. Make recommendations for changes to the organization’s strategy based on your observations.
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: If you use sources, ensure that resources and citations are formatted according to APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.