Question 1. What does the term “organisational configuration” mean in the context of strategy implementation? Discuss how strategy, structure, and systems should reinforce each other in organisational configurations. Provide examples to support your answer.
Question 2. Using either Porter’s generic strategies or the Strategy Clock, identify examples of organisations following strategies of differentiation, low cost or low price, and stuck-in-the-middle or hybrid. How successful are these strategies?
Question 3. Identify and discuss the key drivers for internationalization. Using Porter’s diamond model, explain why some locations tend to produce firms with competitive advantages in some industries more than others. Support your answer with examples.