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Functional-Level Strategy: Building Functional Capabilities for Strategic Performance

  1. Define and discuss the importance of functional-level strategies for a firm's strategic performance.

  2. Describe each functional-level strategy and how it is developed.

  3. Discuss the competencies and competitive advantages associated with each function.

  4. Develop appropriate functional-level strategies for a low cost firm, a differentiator, a vertically integrated firm, and a diversified firm.

  5. Discuss the need for a multifunction orientation in today's businesses.



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