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Session2FA10 - GB704.62Session2Sep16,2010 HarrahsBS/OS/IS

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GB704.62 – Session 2 – Sep 16, 2010 Harrah’s – BS/OS/IS
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Tell me about Harrah’s at the time of  the case.  Mission? Financial performance? Market? Products? Channels? Phil Satre Bill Harrah Gary Loveman, Chairman, CEO, President
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Porter Model of Five (+Sixth)  Competitive Forces + Complementors
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Netflix Let’s evaluate the video rental  industry based on Porter’s model: Threat of new entrants? Bargaining Power of Buyers? Bargaining Power of Sellers? Threat of substitutes? Intra-industry rivals? What is a “disruptive technology”?
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Porter’s Potential Business Strategy  Types  for achieving Competitive  Advantage
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Treacy & Wiersema Discipline of Market Leaders ; Basic Books Publishing, 1995
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Organizational Structure Functional Structure/Centralized Divisional Structure/Decentralized Matrix Structure/Networked
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Organizational Culture Artifacts of Organizational Culture Material Symbols Language Rituals Stories Organizational Culture Beliefs Values Assumptions Norms
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Characteristics of Organizational Culture Innovation and risk-taking The degree to which employees are encouraged to be  innovative and take risks. Attention to detail The degree to which employees are expected to exhibit  precision, analysis, and attention to detail. Outcome orientation The degree to which management focuses on results or  outcomes rather than on technique and process. People orientation The degree to which management decisions take into  consideration the effect of outcomes on people within the  organization. Team orientation The degree to which work activities are organized around  teams rather than individuals. Aggressiveness The degree to which people are aggressive and competitive  rather than easygoing. Stability The degree to which organizational activities emphasize  maintaining the status quo in contrast to growth.
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Organization Strategy?
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Session2FA10 - GB704.62Session2Sep16,2010 HarrahsBS/OS/IS

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