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Unformatted text preview: In what areas can strategic fits be captured? How can strategic fits and economies of scope lead to a competitive advantage? What is unrelated diversification? Why do firms pursue unrelated diversification? What are the pros and cons or what is the appeal of unrelated diversification? How can unrelated diversification build shareholder value? Explain the 2 major drawbacks of pursuing unrelated diversification. Identify and briefly describe the six steps associated with evaluating the strategy of a diversified company. Identify and briefly describe the strategic options for companies that are already diversified (i.e., broadening business base, retrenchment and divestiture, restructuring and turnaround, and multinational diversification strategies). What are the distinguishing characteristics of a multinational diversification strategy?...
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- Summer '08