In Iran in January 1995, this case relates to an election, that the owners of family businesses must make several strategic options for the future growth and diversification in the face of Iran’s deteriorating economy. The case of students being encouraged to go through the various steps of a comprehensive strategic analysis, starting from the identification of core competencies and Porter’s “Five Competitive Forces” to the assessment of the strategic fit and strategic alliances. The case is also in the … Read more »

In Iran in January 1995, this case relates to an election, that the owners of family businesses must make several strategic options for the future growth and diversification in the face of Iran’s deteriorating economy. The case of students being encouraged to go through the various steps of a comprehensive strategic analysis, starting from the identification of core competencies and Porter’s “Five Competitive Forces” to the assessment of the strategic fit and strategic alliances. The case is also the importance of strategic fit in the face of new opportunities and limited resources. The narrowness of the featured windows of opportunity creates a sense of urgency that prompt overlooked students to strategic fit and could reach hasty decision.
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Jeanne M. Liedtka,
Amir Amiri
Source: Darden School of Business
15 pages.
Release Date: 21 February 1997. Prod #: UV0959-PDF-ENG
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