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CASE 8: Research In Motion: Managing Explosive Growth

1. BACKGROUND INFORMATION
|Timeframe |Country(s) Involved |Key Individuals & Titles |Company Type & Size |
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2. BRIEF SUMMARY OF CASE SITUATION
|Business or Industry Description |Particular Company Situation |

3. INDUSTRY AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS

|Dominant Economic Characteristics |Strategic Group MAP |
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|Industry Driving Forces | NOT REQUIRED |
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|Competitor Strategies |Key Success Factors |
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|Summary of Industry Attractiveness |
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4. ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS

|Company Strengths |Company Weaknesses |
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|Strategic Vision & Mission Statement |
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|Company Core Values |
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|Overall Organizational Assessment |

5. COMPANY FINANCIAL ANALYSIS (Ratios, Trends, and Overall Financial Health)
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6. EXTERNAL SITUATION

|Opportunities |
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|Threats |Risks/Constraints |
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7. STRATEGIC ANALYSIS
|SWOT Analysis (graph + narrative) | [Narrative summary of model analysis results) |
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8. MODELS
Five-Forces Model
|NEW ENTRANTS |SUPPLIERS |
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|BUYERS |SUBSTITUTES |
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|Industry Rivalry |Summary of the Competitive Nature of the Industry |
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|Generic Strategy Model |Narrative summary of model analysis results |
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|Model of Grand Strategy Clusters |Narrative summary of model analysis results |
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|Grand Strategy Selection Matrix |Narrative summary of model analysis results |
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|Multinational Strategic Options |Narrative summary of model analysis results |
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|Think Local, Act Local | |
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|Think Global, Act Global | |
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|Think Global, Act Local | |

9. Model Guidance (What do the models suggest?)
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|MNC Strategic Options: |

10. STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES
|# 1 |#2 |
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|#3 |#4 |
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11. ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS/OBJECTIVES

|Key Goals/Objectives |
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12. Evaluating Alternatives “Tests of a Winning Strategy”

|How do these alternatives rate? |Alt #1 |Alt #2 |Alt #3 |Alt #4 |
|Does the strategy fit the situation (Y/N)? | | | | |
|Will the strategy achieve a sustainable competitive | | | | |
|advantage (Y/N)? | | | | |
|Will the strategy result in better company performance | | | | |
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|Summary (Good or Poor choice?) | | | | |

13. RECOMMENDED STRATEGY/POLICY
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