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Diversified Organization Sets Strategy

Consider how a large diversified organization sets strategy. PepsiCo, for example, has beverages (Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Tropicana, Aquafina, Dole, and tea and coffee through partnerships with Lipton and Starbucks) and food companies (Frito Lay, Quaker, Sabritas, Gamesa, and Latin Americas Foods).

Do you think all the business units should have the same strategy, or should they be independent and set their own strategies? Please explain.

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Diversified Organizational Strategies

Problem:

Consider how a large diversified organization sets strategy. PepsiCo, for example, has beverages
(Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Tropicana, Aquafina, Dole, and tea and coffee through partnerships
with Lipton and Starbucks) and food companies (Frito Lay, Quaker, Sabritas, Gamesa, and Latin Americas
Foods).

Do you think all the business units should have the same strategy, or should they be independent and
set their own strategies? Please explain.

Explanation:

There are many aspects of a company that will either contribute to a company's success or contribute to the company's failure. In a company that tries ...

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The solution discusses diversified organization sets strategy and if business units should use the same strategy.

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