1. Compare the competitive advantages enjoyed by a large restaurant chain, such as Steak and Ale or Red Lobster, and the sources of competitive advantages enjoyed by a small local restaurant.
2. How and why do bureaucratic costs increase as a company goes from a multidomestic to an international to a global to a transnational strategy?
Why would an organization choose a corporate-level strategy to expand its valuecreation activities beyond its core domain?
Discuss how an organization’s structure and culture might change as the organization begins to enter new domains.
1. How does small-batch technology differ from mass production technology?
2. Why is technical complexity greatest with continuous-process technology? How does technical complexity affect organizational structure?