U 8: Case Study Analysis Paper:
Prepare a case study analysis of Case 2 “Ann Taylor: Survival in Specialty Retail” found in the Cases section of your digital book.
Read the following chapter(s) in your Pearce and Robinson text:
Chapter 13: “Strategic Control”
Case Study 2: “Ann Taylor: Survival in Specialty Retail”
Closely adhere to the Case Study Analysis Template by clicking on the hyperlink. Please utilize this template format for this Assignment. Use titles and subtitles per the format for readability purposes.
Focus upon the idea of the company’s balanced scorecard and control systems to guide and monitor its strategy implementation in order to help move Ann Taylor competitively forward. Please include the SWOT analysis with the four quadrants in the appendix of your paper (after the References page). You can find the case study SWOT analysis template in Doc Sharing.
· Conduct a SWOT analysis on the case study company’s current lack of strategic control.
· Create a case study analysis focusing on the company’s challenge relative to strategic control through a balanced scorecard and implementation.
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