Long term strategy : Alliances & partnership
Based on “What Happens When You Outsource Too Much?” by Francesco Zirpoli and Markus C. Becker (MIT Sloan Management Review, winter 2011), “Building the Supply Chain of the Future” by Yogesh Malik, Alex Niemeyer, and Brian Ruwadi (McKinsey Quarterly, January 2011), and “Baromètre Outsourcing Europe. De l’externalisation à la fragmentation: business model du 21e siècle?” Ernst & Young, 2009.
Based on “Three Paths to Open Innovation” by Barry Jaruzelski and Richard Holman (Booz & Company, May 2011), “The Next Step in Open Innovation” by Jacques Bughin, Michael Chui, and Brad Johnson (McKinsey Quarterly, June 2008), and “How to Manage Outside Innovation” by Kevin J. Boudreau and Karim R. Lakhani (MIT Sloan Management Review, summer 2009).
Consider the successful collaboration between HEC Paris Executive Education and the EADS Corporate Business Academy. Interview with Bertrand Moingeon, professor of strategic management and deputy dean of HEC Paris in charge of executive education and academic development, Gaëlle Pellerin, head of the EADS Corporate Business Academy (CBA), Rachael Puchercos, Expand program manager, and Sandra Nichol, International Key Account Development Director, HEC Executive Education, December 2009.
Globalization and the interconnectivity of corporate networks require extremely agile managers. Based on The Spider’s Strategy – Creating Networks to Avert Crisis, Create Change, and Really Get Ahead, Amit S. Mukherjee, Financial Times Press, September 2008, and the interviews with Arnoud De Meyer, Director of Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, England, and Jean-François Baril, Senior Vice President, Group Sourcing and Procurement, Nokia, Finland.