Describe the two substitutes for strategic alliances that were discussed in the text. Include a brief explanation of the limits of each to act as substitutes for alliances and why firms would choose alliances over substitutes in these cases. Provide an example of a firm that has engaged in an alliance.
Write a 3 to 5 page paper (750 to 1200 words, not including the cover page and reference page) in APA format in response to the prompts below. Please click here to view the criteria by which you will be assessed for the achievement of the CLO for this unit. Please use the APA Sample provided in Unit 1 to complete your assignment. For this assignment, you must go to the LIRN and find two journal (peer-reviewed) articles about management control processes. Please be sure that you have at least 3 in text citations. You will have at least 3 references with the two journal articles and the text book. You will also be assessed on the Institutional Learning Outcome of Information Literacy in this assignment. Describe institutional owners and explain their roles and responsibilities within the organization. The second section of this paper will describe how three management control processes: measuring divisional performance, allocating corporate capital, and transferring intermediate products are used to help implement a corporate diversification strategy.
Describe the role of each of the major components found in the M-form structure.