Case_25_Manpower_Australia - How well accepted is the BSC...

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Assignment Questions 1. What are the key elements of Manpower Australia’s strategy in 2004? Which of the five generic competitive strategies discussed in Chapter 5 is the company employing? 2. What are the chief policies, practices, support systems, and management approaches that underlie Manpower’s strategy execution efforts? 3. What is Manpower trying to accomplish by using a Balanced Scorecard and strategy map? How do they facilitate execution of the company’s strategy? What did Manpower hope to gain by using a Balanced Scorecard and strategy map? 4. Was the process Varina used to develop the company’s strategy map effective? What are the primary benefits of the methodology she chose? What are the weaknesses of this approach? 5. Did managers have enough input in developing their strategic objectives and metrics?
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Unformatted text preview: How well accepted is the BSC among Manpowers managers? What do you attribute this to? 6. Does it appear that the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) has been properly used and implemented in the R&SS division at Manpower? What about in the company overall? Are the themes and objectives in the R&SS BSC consistent with Manpowers strategy? Do the measures appear to adequately reflect the 7. Which of Manpowers divisions has the most appropriate BSC? Which one needs the most improvement? 8. Do you think Manpower Australia needs to redesign the BSC to ensure that it can measure the success of its current strategy to be recognized as the Australasian Leader in delivering innovative people solutions and specifically the growth through innovation and productivity themes? What changes should be made and why?...
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course MGMT 4000 taught by Professor Tonytong during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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