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Research and select a publicly traded organization or MNC that you have not previously used in this course as a case study for this discussion.

Discussion

Identify and briefly describe the organization you have selected. Based on your assigned unit readings, answer the following about the organization:

  • How would you define the organization’s approach for growth?
  • What have been the growth strategies over the last 3–5 years? Is the organization a first mover, fast follower, or something else?
  • How successful has the organization been?
  • Has the organization used mergers and acquisitions as part of its strategy? For example, Cisco Systems uses acquisitions as a primary means of growth and building strategic competencies.

Your discussion post should be a minimum of 250 words and incorporate at least one scholarly reference along with citations from the required readings