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Advanced Strategic Management Universities past papers
Q1: What is Strategic Management? What is the role of PEST (Political, Economic, Social, and
Technological) analysis in strategy formulation
Q2: Based on your understanding of IKEA case study, explain the role of strategic thinking and
successful implementation of strategy.
Q3: What are the five elements of globalization? How does globalization affect the strategy of an
organization like PIA?
Q4: Explain the forces that determine the nature and intensity of competition. Give some examples of various case studies.
Q5: How can an organization use modern technology for gaining and sustaining a competitive advantage? Refer to Dell as a case in point.
Q6: What factors determine the choice between competition and cooperation? What have you learned from Microsoft in this regard?
Q7: What strategic choices need to be made before entering a new market like China? Refer to the
strategic approach of Wal-Mart in your answer.
Q8: Write short notes on any two of the following :
- RBV (Resource-based view)
- SBU (Strategic Business Unit)
- Product Differentiation