Company chosen ANZ Banking Group

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Company
chosen: ANZ Banking Group

Essential
readings: The material above has been covered in this course.

Hitt,
M.A., Ireland, R.D., & Hoskisson, R.E. (2016). Strategic
Management: Competitiveness and Globalization; Concepts and
Cases.
 (12th
ed.). Cengage Learning, Stamford CT. Retrieved
from https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/lib/think/detail.action?docID=4787757

Please
read chapter 8. This chapter provides an overview of international
strategy, expanding on the above content.

Mayer,
P., & Vambery, R. G. (2008). Aligning global business strategy
planning models with accelerating change. Journal
of Global Business and Technology, 4
(1),
31-48. Retrieved
from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bsu&AN=32582469&site=ehost-live

Please
read the journal article provided. It provides a discussion of the
nature of fast paced change in a global environment and how the tools
that you have been introduced to may be used in this context.

Grant,
R., Butler, B., Orr, S., & Murray, P (2013). Contemporary
strategic management: An Australian perspective
.
2nd edition. Wiley, Australia. Retrieved
from https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/lib/think/detail.action?docID=4901879#

Please
read chapter 11, as it gives an overview of global strategies and the
multinational corporation.

Kasahara,
E. (2015). Practical
Strategic Management: How To Apply Strategic Thinking In Business
.
New Jersey: World Scientific. Retreived
from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1061753&site=ehost-live

Please
read chapter 2.1. This chapter provides an overview of corporate
strategies and the link to goals and vision. Pay particular attention
to the examples of organisations provided and think about other
organisations that you are aware of.

Luehrman,
T. A. (1998). Strategy as a portfolio of real options. Harvard
Business Review, 76
(5),
89-98. Retrieved
from http://link.galegroup.com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/apps/doc/A21114521/ITBC?u=think&sid=ITBC&xid=ccfdc3fc

This
article considers the portfolio approach to corporate strategy. It
provides a good summary of the ways in which organisations make such
choices. Pay particular attention to the examples of organisations
provided and think about other organisations that you are aware of.

Grant,
R., Butler, B., Orr, S., & Murray, P (2013). Contemporary
strategic management: An Australian perspective
.
2nd edition. Wiley, Australia. Retrieved
from https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/lib/think/detail.action?docID=4901879#

Please
read chapter 8, as it gives an overview of corporate strategies.

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Hitt,
M.A., Ireland, R.D., & Hoskisson, R.E. (2016). Strategic
Management: Competitiveness and Globalization; Concepts and
Cases.
 (12th
ed.). Cengage Learning, Stamford CT. Retrieved
from https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/lib/think/detail.action?docID=4787757

Please
read chapter 4. This chapter provides an overview of the different
business level strategies outlined above.

Bouquet,
C., Crane, A., & Deutsch, Y. (2009). The trouble with being
average. MIT
Sloan Management Review, 50
(3),
79-91. Retrieved
from https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/central/docview/224966468?OpenUrlRefId=info:xri/sid:wcdiscovery&accountid=176901

Please
read the journal article provided. It provides a discussion of
alternative strategies and choices organisations face in the advent
of competition. This article considers the important question; Can
multinational corporations capitalize on their corporate social
responsibility investments when they expand overseas? As you read the
article, think about whether large organisations such as Apple, Coca
Cola, McDonalds, Nike, have done this or not.

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Hitt,
M.A., Ireland, R.D., & Hoskisson, R.E. (2016). Strategic
Management: Competitiveness and Globalization; Concepts and
Cases.
 (12th
ed.). Cengage Learning, Stamford CT. Retrieved
from https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/lib/think/detail.action?docID=4787757

Please
read chapter 5. This chapter provides an overview of the ways in
which an organisation can understand its competitive position. Pay
particular attention to the examples of organisations provided and
think about other organisations that you are aware of.

Grant,
R., Butler, B., Orr, S., & Murray, P (2013). Contemporary
strategic management: An Australian perspective.
 2nd
edition. Wiley, Australia. Retrieved
from https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/lib/think/detail.action?docID=4901879#

Please
read chapter 6, as it gives an overview of the nature and sources of
competitive advantage.

Barney,
J.B. (2012). Purchasing, supply chain management and sustained
competitive advantage: the relevance of resource-based
theory. Journal
of Supply Chain Management
.
48(2), 3–6. Retrieved
from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.laureate.net.au/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bsu&AN=74303264&site=ehost-live

This
article considers the supply chain and its impact on the way a firm
may obtain a competitive advantage. It provides a good summary of
resource based theory. Pay particular attention to the examples of
organisations provided and think about other organisations that you
are aware of.

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