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Notes on Developing a Strategy and Designing a Company

99 Pages Posted: 27 May 2016 Last revised: 5 Feb 2017

Kevin Boudreau

Northeastern University - Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Dept. of Economics; College of Computer & Information Sciences; Harvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: June 30, 2016

Abstract

These notes provide a sequence of steps for creating or evaluating a strategy and associated company design, drawing clear lines to quantitative and evidence-based evaluation of enterprise performance and to financial valuation. The notes are intended for practical use by managers or instructors of MBAs and executive MBAs.

Keywords: Company design, startup ventures, established companies, strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, teaching notes

Suggested Citation

Boudreau, Kevin, Notes on Developing a Strategy and Designing a Company (June 30, 2016). Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 16-131. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2784718

Kevin Boudreau (Contact Author)

Northeastern University - Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Dept. of Economics; College of Computer & Information Sciences ( email )

Harvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science ( email )

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) ( email )

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