Read the attached article, “Still in the Garage”, from The Economist, and develop a written evaluation of the strategic issues present for HP as suggested in the article. It might be helpful to think of yourself as being tasked with reporting the strategic issues to your boss. What insights are you able to provide? Papers should focus on the application of theories presented in class to the specifics of HP. Good papers will show a consistent and integrated understanding of the company and related strategies.
You may also use the article “Split today, merge tomorrow” from The Economist, Oct. 7, 2014, as reference.
Please use the glossary as reference for terms to use with this textbook (this is an important step as applying terms to the article is key):
Strategic Management An Integrated Approach Edition 10 is the book name if you happen to have it on hand.