The Fuqua Experience

Duke Cross Continent MBA Class of 2010

The Fuqua Experience

Entries Tagged as 'Strategy'

Managerial Effectiveness, You Tease!

September 14th, 2009by Randy Zwitch · No Comments · Semester 1, Strategy

I read the Proctor & Gamble case study this evening for Managerial Effectiveness. Even though the write-up isn’t due for another 10 days (Team 6 on the ball!), after a full day’s work AND cutting the grass, I felt it was better to read an ME case study than try and make sense of Accounting [...]

[

Tags: Innovation·

Crowdsourced or Elite Unit Innovation? (Link)

September 10th, 2009by Randy Zwitch · 2 Comments · Strategy

I read a great blog post today from a man named Hutch Carpenter, who wrote about sustaining innovation and discontinuous innovation and the effect it has on different types of organizations.  It also discusses two types of business models to deal with innovation:  Integrated and Separate.
I found this article to be very interesting as it highlighted [...]

[

Tags: ·

iPod + MacBook Pro + iPhone = MBA Student (Part 2)

August 31st, 2009by Randy Zwitch · 4 Comments · General, Strategy

In London, we learned of the concept of the “Abilene Paradox”, where a group of people come to a conclusion that no one in the group would’ve come to individually. Everyone assumes their opinion runs counter to the group, and thus moves in the (assumed) group direction at the expense of their personal wishes.
Of course, I am [...]

[

Tags: ···