Strategic Management and Policy
In about 2-4 pages, analyze the most important issues relevant to the Strategy Implementation of the company in Case #20, W. L. Gore. Be sure your essay addresses the course material related to: 1) Organizational Structure & Controls; 2) Leadership & Culture, and 3) Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Some topics to consider In a bureaucratic organization, leaders assign work, provide resources and hold subordinates accountable. How does Gore’s structure and control systems allow it to do all the things a bureaucratic company can do, but without the bureaucracy? How does Gore’s structure incentivize innovation How does Gore’s leadership systems organize and control internal work flows How does Gore’s culture direct and control the entrepreneurial efforts of its associates. Six double spaced pages is probably enough space to adequately discuss a company’s strategy implementation. If you have more to say than will fit into six pages, you will need to prioritized the most important/relevant issues related to Gore’s Strategy Implementation.