Objectif du cours
The objective of this course is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the global environment as well as of concepts, tools and theory in order to prepare you to become an effective strategic manager (or enhance your abilities) overseeing strategic activities and making the best decisions in an increasingly competitive, complex and dynamic environment.
More precisely, this course is designed to expose students to several key aspects of the international strategy arena.
Specific course objectives include the following:
• To develop and understand the terminology, the concepts and the challenges of Globalization and international strategic management
• To develop students' understanding of the international strategic environment in which international business decisions are made, including the organizational and competitive challenges of the 21st Century.
• To develop understanding of the different forms of business activity, and the range of alternative theoretical frameworks for analyzing business decision making.
• To analyze and evaluate the strategic management, planning and decision making processes in domestic and international firms.
• To develop critical understanding in relation to the strategic analysis process, the choice and evaluation of appropriate business strategies
• To encourage the students to act in the role of a Manager making decisions that affect shareholders wealth in an cross cultural environment
Plan du cours
1. Issues of Globalization
2. Global Strategic Management Diagnosis
3. Global Strategy and the Multinational Corporation
4. Implementing Global Strategy
5. Cross cultural Challenges and the future of Management
Evaluation des étudiants
Written exam:50% Harvard Business School Case study: 30% Class participation and group presentations:20%
No books are requested for reading before the class. However, I invite you to check the following sources
COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (2010) Project Europe 2030: challenges and opportunities: a report to the European Council by the Reflection Group on the Future of the EU 2030. Luxembourg: EUR-OP
OECD (2015), Economic Surveys France 2015, OECD Publishing
GOLDING I., MARIATHASAN M., The Butterfly Defect, How Globalization creates systemic risks and what to do about it, Princeton Press, 2014
GRANT Robert M., Contemporary Strategy Analysis, Blackwell Publishing, 2014
HITT, R M. IRELAND D., HOSKISSON R.E., Strategic Management Competitiveness and Globalization,
Concepts, Nelson Education, 2014
RODRIK D. (2012), The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy, W. W. Norton & Company
RUGMAN A. M., VERBEKE A., Global Corporate Strategy and Trade Policy, Routledge, 2000
STIGLITZ J.E. (2010), Freefall: America, Free Markets and the Sinking of the World Economy, W. W. Norton & Company
SAPIR A. (ed.) (2007), Fragmented Power: Europe and the Global Economy, Brussels, Bruegel Books.
TROMPENAARS F.,HAMPDEN-TURNER C., Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Diversity in Global Business, Nicholas Brealey International, 2012
Période : 2nd semestre
Unité d'enseignement : U.E. 3 : Management et conseil
Langue : anglais
ECTS : 3.00