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Unformatted text preview: What value-chain match-ups and opportunities for skills transfer, cost sharing, and brand sharing do you see? 6. Is there good resource fit among Sara Lees lineup of businesses as of late 2006? How profitable are each of Sara Lees three business segments? How did the profitability of its divested businesses and Hanesbrands compare to the businesses retained after the retrenchment was completed? 7. What is your overall evaluation of Sara Lees retrenchment plan? Does the resulting business lineup have a good chance of providing the companys shareholders with above-average market returns? 8. What strategic actions should Brenda Barnes take to improve the corporations financial and market performance? What further business lineup changes might she consider? What strategic moves and initiatives should be considered to improve the performance of Sara Lees business units and overall performance?...
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- Fall '08