Motorola Inc.

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Motorola Inc. 1 Motorola Inc. Motorola Inc. Brenda Hawkins Professor Dwight Heaster Sr. seminar in Business Administration May 14, 2011 Abstract
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Motorola Inc. 2 Motorola Inc. is an American-based multinational telecommunications company located in Schaumberg, Illinois. Motorola was founded by Joseph and Paul Galvin on September 25, 1928. Before the company was known as Motorola, it was known as the Galvin Manufacturing Corporation. By 1930, the Galvin Manufacturing Corporation adopted Motorola. It was adopted as the new trade name from that time on. In 1943, the company went public and changed their name to Motorola 4 years later. On January 4, 2011, Motorola had split into two independent public industries. They are Motorola Solutions and Motorola Mobility. In this paper, I’ll discuss the following; -Describe the salient opportunities and threats that exist in Motorola’s external environment. -Describe the company’s most prominent strengths and weaknesses. -Describe the advantages and disadvantages associated with each of Motorola’s strategic options. -Describe how the corporation’s strategy and organizational structure can be designed to solve the company’s strategic issues. -Explain how Motorola should proceed.
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Motorola Inc. 3 Describe the salient opportunities and threats that exist in Motorola's external environment. Motorola early one has had many opportunities and they still do in the present. Motorola’s beginning was when Paul and Joseph incorporated Galvin Manufacturing which happened after they acquired the “battery eliminator operators” from the bankrupted Stewart Storage Battery Company. Galvin Manufacturing used this product as groundwork for their first Motorola car radio in 1930 followed by Motorola Police Radios in 1936 and home radios in 1937, In 1940 Galvin Manufacturing expanded their products to include a two way communication system which was called the Handie-Talkie. Due to the success of this product Galvin Manufacturing went on separate product division and established a sales subsidiary, Motorola Communications and Electronics, Inc. With Galvin Manufacturing already having the
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