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By Sahifa Imran Outline Introduction Modes of growth Focus on "partnerships" Cisco's strategies Benefits Challenges Adapting to today's IB environment Conclusion Introduction Founded in 1984 Largest supplier of networking solutions Very globalized company High level of exports Modes of Growth Internal Acquisitions Partnerships Partnerships: Cisco's Strategies Joint ownership with companies Contracts with companies Partnerships with governments Alliances for new market opportunities Partnerships: Benefits Continued learning and refinement Ability to meet customers' needs Less capital investment risk Playing on par with market leaders Improvement of processes and practices Cost reduction and effectiveness Partnerships: Challenges Results not guaranteed Management of trust and commitment Cultural impact of international expansion Adapting to International Business Prior strategy Need to adapt Examples Conclusion ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course SCHOOL OF 0000 taught by Professor Na during the Winter '08 term at Sheridan College.
- Winter '08