Reading: As mentioned in this week’s introduction, Strategic Management provides the overview and Biocon India Group is this week’s case study.

Reading: As mentioned in this week’s introduction, Strategic Management provides the overview and Biocon India Group is this week’s case study. Strategic Management, by N. Ritson, pages 98-112. Availa

Reading: As mentioned in this week’s introduction, Strategic Management provides the overview and Biocon India Group is this week’s case study.

Strategic Management, by N. Ritson, pages 98-112. Available for reading online at http://www.bookboon/ , or free download directly from the course homepage.

Leadership Skills, by MTD Training, pages 16-20. Available for reading online at http://www.bookboon/ , or free download directly from the course homepage.

Biocon India Group, a case study by Kalegaonkar, A., Locke, R., & Lehrich, J., pages 1-11. Available as a free download directly from the course homepage.

Part 1

After studying the Biocon India case study, describe the strategic choices facing Biocon. What are the key factors to that decision?

Part 2

After reading the case study and other available information carefully, prepare a two page (double-spaced) essay addressing the following questions. When composing your essay, do not simply list the question and provide an answer, but rather compose a narrative essay that responds to the questions.

  • What are the strategic choices available?
  • Who are the key groups involved?
  • Describe the relationships between the groups.
  • What are the rewards available to expanding or growing Biocon India’s business?
  • What are the risks?
  • What is the primary structure (or lack thereof) that makes Biocon India distinctive?
  • What threatens this structure?
  • What is your recommendation to Biocon India?

Cite references to material that you use in preparing the essay.

Part 3

For this week’s reflection, please write an essay of complete and well composed paragraphs (200 word minimum for the entire essay) where you identify a workplace or social organization you are familiar with in the caribbean and describe the key groups, structure, and relationships between the groups. How does the structure of the organization affect the way it makes decisions?