Answer those questions

At least 2 full pages in each question. at least two references in each question.

Discussion Question One 

Review page 174: Strategic Focus –The Economic Power of Google and The Competitive Derivatives

here is the link of the article

 http://books.google.com.hk/books?id=hdoKAAAAQBAJ&pg=PA2150&lpg=PA2150&dq=Strategic+Focus+%E2%80%93The+Economic+Power+of+Google+and+The+Competitive+Derivatives&source=bl&ots=dcebalqLKP&sig=uQZiEFjAaRwLZNnErfWoFjv8eNw&hl=zh-CN&sa=X&ei=9vF2Uqq2CsLGkwWlwIDgDw&ved=0CCgQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Strategic%20Focus%20%E2%80%93The%20Economic%20Power%20of%20Google%20and%20The%20Competitive%20Derivatives&f=false

if you can’t open it, you can also find the article on google

In a 4-5 paragraph analysis, answer the following questions:

  1. Describe Google’s corporate level strategy
  2. Describe Google’s level of diversification
  3. What do you think led to Google’s reason to diversify?
  4. What is Google’s approach to value-creating diversification?
  5. Is Google in a position to overdiversify?

Discussion Question 2: 

You Tube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-t6zD5G4bk

Explain the popularity of merger and acquisition strategies in firms competing in the global economy? Comment on one example of a company that has experienced a recent merger or acqusition. Post a link sharing the information located on the aforementioned company.

here are some ppts, you should use the knowledge in the ppts to answer the questions.

Ch 6.pptx 

Ch 7.pptx