Business Policy and Strategy

Part 1

After studying the Biocon India case study, describe the strategic choices facing Biocon. What are the key factors to that decision?

Please read the case study closely, with a focus on how informal groups within an organization can provide a structure to that organization.

Please write an essay of complete and well composed paragraphs (250 word minimum for the entire essay) Be sure to use in text citation and provide references for your sources. Wikipedia is not a source.

Part 2

After reading the case study and other available information carefully, prepare a two page (double-spaced) essay addressing the following questions. When composing your essay, do not simply list the question and provide an answer, but rather compose a narrative essay that responds to the questions.

What are the strategic choices available?

Who are the key groups involved?

Describe the relationships between the groups.

What are the rewards available to expanding or growing Biocon India’s business?

What are the risks?

What is the primary structure (or lack thereof) that makes Biocon India distinctive?

What threatens this structure?

What is your recommendation to Biocon India?

Cite references to material that you use in preparing the essay. Be sure to use in text citation and provide references for your sources. Wikipedia is not a source.

Part 3

Please write an essay of complete and well composed paragraphs (200 word minimum for the entire essay) where you identify a workplace or social organization you are familiar with and describe the key groups, structure, and relationships between the groups. How does the structure of the organization affect the way it makes decisions?

Cite references to material that you use in preparing the essay. Be sure to use in text citation and provide references for your sources. Wikipedia is not a source.