McKinsey & Company is a leading management consulting firm. The company publishes McKinsey Quarterly, an online journal, which features current thinking on business strategy. Go to http://www.mckinsey.com, find the search box on the right-hand side of the website, and conduct a search for articles on “strategy implementation.” Select a recent article on this topic, and briefly outline the key insights that the article provides. Respond to the following questions as well.
- How would the tendency of business-to-business operations to develop close-knit relationships and partnerships affect their strategy development?
- Describe how global expansion interrelates with strategic planning.
- List the ethical implications involved with the development of a strategic plan.
Your response should be a minimum of three pages, double-spaced. Please begin your article debrief with an article introduction along with a summary of the article itself. References should include your textbook plus a minimum of one additional credible reference. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. All references and citations used must be in APA style.