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Strategic Management: Managing a Portfolio

What are the challenges in managing a portfolio of companies?

Identify an organization that has been consistently successful. What critical success factors have they emphasized?

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What are the challenges in managing a portfolio of companies?
There are several challenges in managing a portfolio of companies. The first is that as the portfolio grows, it becomes increasingly difficult to manage. In addition, a portfolio is usually created by acquiring companies and the culture, goals, and strategies of these companies differ from those of the acquiring company. This is a serious challenge. The other challenges are that there may be serious competition among the companies in the portfolio leading to attrition. Managing a portfolio of companies also throws ...

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