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Reserves Wang: MGMT 6369

MBA Capstone Course: International Management

Week 1: Strategizing Around the Globe

1.Porter, M.E.  What Is Strategy?,  Harvard Business Review; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p61-78, 18p.

2. Porter, Michael E.  Importance of Being Strategic Balanced Scorecard Report. May 15, 2002Available for purchase from HBR.

3.  Harvard FSS: Where Do Strategies Come From? . Lecturers: Rivkin, Jan W. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series. 2005.


Week 2: Managing Industry Competition

1. Strategic Analyses Overview

2. How Much Does Industry Matter, Really? McGahan, Anita, M. Porter, Michael E. Strategic Management Journal; Jul97 Supplement 1, Vol. 18, p15-30, 16p.

3. Harvard FSS: Crafting business strategy and environmental scanning lectures. Lecturers: anand, Bharat N.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series, 2006. 

Week 3: Leveraging Resources and Capabilities

1. General External Environment Analysis

2. External Environment Analysis and Interpretations

3. Duncan, W. Jack; Ginter, Peter M. & Swayne, Linda E. (1998). "Competitive advantage and internal organizational assessment." Academy of Management Executive. 12(3), 6-16. 

4. Harvard FSS: What Really Matters. Lecturer: Nohria, Nitin. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2004. 

Week 4: Emphasizing Institutions, Cultures and Ethics

1.  Industry Analysis - Part I

2.  Industry Analysis - Part II

3. Harvard FSS: Building Strategy-Focused Organizations with the Balanced Scorecard. Lecturers: Kaplan, Robert S.Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series, 2003.

4. Harvard FSS: Authentic Leadership. Lecturer: George, William W.  Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series. 2007.

Week 5: Growing and Internationalizing the Entrepreneurial Firm

1. Harvard FSS: Judo Strategy: Turning Your Competitors' Strength to Your Advantage Lecturers: Yoffie, David B.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series; 2002. Duration: 1:00:17. (AN: 1512c) Video

2. Yoffie, D.B. (1999). "Judo strategy." Harvard Business Review. 77(1). p. 70. Jan/Feb .

Week 6: Entering Foreign Market Entries

1. Harvard FSS: Scope and Global Strategy. Lecturer: Khanna, Tarun. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series. 2005.

2. Harvard FSS: How Countries Compete: National Startegies for Globalization. Lecturer: Vietor, Richard. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series. 2007. 


Week 7: Making Strategic Alliances and Networks

1. Harvard FSS: Resources and Corporate Strategy. Lecturer: Montgomery, Cynthia. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series. 2005.

2. Coman, A. & Ronen, B. (2009). "Focused SWOT: Diagnosing critical strengths and weaknesses." International Journal of Production Research. 47 (20), pp 5677-5689.

Week 11: Strategizing, Structuring, and Learning Around the World

1. Porter, Michael E. (Spring 88). "From competitive advantage to corporate strategy." McKinsey Quarterly. 2, p. 35-66.

2. Harvard FSS: Capturing the Value: Competitive Strategies that Work Lecturers: Bradley, Stephen P.. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series;2004. Duration: 0:57:06. (AN: 7529c) Video


Week 12: Governing the Corporation Around the World

1. Bungay, S. (2011). How to Make the Most of Your Company's Strategy. Harvard Business Review89(1/2), 132-140.

2. Harvard FSS: Managing People for Competitive Advantage. Lecturer: Bartlett, Christopher A. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series. 2003.

Week 13: Team Term Project

1.  Internal Environment Analyses

Week 14: 22 Project

1. Compensation

Week 15: 29 Project

1. Value Chain Analysis

2. Financial Statement Analysis

Week 16: 6 Project


1.  Fit Analysis

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