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1. What are the overall strengths of HP’s treatment of Corporate  Entrepreneurship? Consider the overall model of C E, the different  structures and organization of new ideas, what happens once a new  project has grown, and staffing. 2. Despite these strengths, there are still some weaknesses of HP’s  approach. What are some of the most obvious ones, and in what ways  are they weaknesses? 3.HP’s IPO has specific questions/metrics for evaluating  new ideas and stages/gates. Do these questions/metrics and  stages/gates make sense given the role of the IPO compared to 
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Unformatted text preview: investing in core products and work done at HP Labs? Why or why not? 4. One of the overarching directions of HP is to focus on “profitable growth.” To that end, HP increased its gross profit and net earnings each year from 2005 to 2007 (see exhibit 1 in case). A common fear of many companies is that investing in innovation will lead to financial losses or involve substantial resource outlays. What lessons on “profitable growth” can you bring from this case and the assigned readings to your own company and its performance? NTAC:3NS-20...
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