EasyGroup case Strategic Organizational Design
Case 2 (easyGroup) Strategic Organizational Design UvA 2016 (Grade 7.4/10) - Answering the folling questions;
A. Use the literature of this course (especially for week 4 and 5) to assess whether or not the easyGroup should diversify into the cinema business.
B. Assuming the easyGroup would decide to enter the cinema business, based on the literature of this course (especially for week 4 and 5), would you advise the easyGroup to build their own cinemas, acquire an existing firm, or start a partnership?
LEGO case Strategic Organization Design
Case 1 (LEGO) strategic Organization Design UvA 2016 (Grade 8/10) - Answering the following questions:
A. Was the choice to outsource a good decision for LEGO from (1) a TCT, and (2) an RBV perspective?
B. What should the LEGO Group do next? Consider two options (of the three given in the last paragraph of the case): (1) stick to the original plan and outsource all the distribution to DHL or (2) keep three distribution centers (one operated by DHL and two operated by LEGO).
Strategic Organization Design complete summary UvA 2016
Lectures by stoelhorst - total 32 articles/texts
W1. Transaction cost theory and the knowledge-based view: why do firms exist?
W2. Agency theory: motivating to create value in independent tasks.
W3. Team production theory: motivating to create value in interdependent tasks.
W4. Vertical (dis)integration: choosing the firm’s vertical boundaries.
W5. Diversification: choosing the firm’s horizontal boundaries.
W6. Organization structure: managing the multi-business firm.