Ronald Alfaro Case #1 1. What are the overall strengths of HP’s treatment of Corporate Entrepreneurship? Consider the overall model of CE, the different structures and organization of new ideas, what happens once a new project has grown, and staffing. They brought in subject matter experts (champions) not placed in a leadership role to help grow the business. They changed the R&D budget strategy. With the development of HPís homegrown Blackbird, and its acquisition of a small Canadian gaming specialty PC maker called Voodoo in September 2006, gaming had become a separate segment within PSG. (p2-3) 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? There was a lack of collaborative efforts. Some executives viewed the IPO idea as a distraction. (p10) This is weakness because there is no common vision as to where they want to take the company 3.
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