32. Portfolio planning techniques, (also called portfolio matrixes), contribute to the following corporatemanagement function:[See pp.363-365]*a. Allocating resources among businesses b. Selecting diversification opportunitiesc. Formulating competitive strategies for individual businessesd. Establishing performance targets for each business 33. A major limitation of the BCG matrix in guiding corporate strategy is:[See p.365] 34. The concept of “parenting advantage” is best summarized by the following statement:[See p.365] 35. The primary purpose of the “Ashridge portfolio display” is to: 36. What are the two dimensions of the Ashridge portfolio display?[See pp.365-366] a. The relative organizational power of the parent, and the business’s innate profitability.b. The parent’s potential to add value to a business, and its potential to impose effective control on the business.*c. The parent’s potential to create value and to destroy value in a business.d. The cultural fit between the parent and the business. 37. The principal merit of the BCG portfolio planning matrix is:[See pp.364-365]
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