The Renault-Nissan Alliance” and “Nissan’s Electric Vehicle Strategy in 2011
Analysis of two cases: “The Renault-Nissan Alliance” and “Nissan’s Electric Vehicle Strategy in 2011: Leading the Way toward Zero-Emission.”
This is a take-home exam due by midnight June 26th via e-mail. This is an individual assignment to be prepared with no collaboration.
Scope of the questions is cumulative since the beginning of the term.
All questions are in the context of the two cases mentioned above. Please answer all questions.The first part and the third part are worth 20 points each, and the second part is worth 50 points. Evaluation criteria are included below.
Present a comprehensive analysis of the global automobile manufacturing industry in which Nissan and Renault are two major firms. Then, at the end of your response to this question, share a perspective about “Competitive Strategies for Dynamic Environments” considering this industry and the macro/general domestic and global environments. (20 points)
Develop a comprehensive response foreach of the following five aspects for the Renault-Nissan Alliance formation and subsequent initiatives and progress based on these two cases: strategically advancing, financially healthy, operationally efficient, organizationally strong and stable, and social and environmental responsible.(50 points)
What is the meaning of an alliance? And discuss the interdependence between strategy and organization. (20 points)
Evaluation criteria for each question: Coherence and structure of information and analysis provided; effectiveness and creativity in the use of relevant concepts and frameworks integrated in the discussion as lenses through which you viewed the situation; and insights and perspectives de