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.
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