read articles and make slides

Please read each article, develop ONE (1) powerpoint slide that addresses: the key point of the article and how it applies to Ford Europe for each article.


§Insinga, R. C. & Werle, M. J. 2000. Linking outsourcing to business strategy. Academy of Management Executive, 14(4): 58-70.

Supplies and logistics

§Trent, R. J. & Monczka, R. M. 2002. Pursuing competitive advantage through integrated global sourcing. Academy of Management Executive, 16 (2): 66-80.


§Parmar, Rashik; Mackenzie, Ian; Cohn, David; Gann, David. 2014. The New Patterns of Innovation. Harvard Business Review. Vol. 92 Issue 1/2, 86-95.

Alliances & Acquisitions

§Bleeke, J. & Ernst, D. 1991. The Way to Win in Cross-Border Alliances. Harvard Business Review, 127-135.

§Dyer, J. Kale, P. & Singh, H. 2004. When to Ally and When to Acquire. Harvard Business Review, 109-115.

Ethics and Social Responsibility

§Porter, M. & Kramer, M. 2006. Strategy & Society: The Link between Competitive Advantage and Corporate Social Responsibility. Harvard Business Review, 78-92.

Environment and Sustainability

§Orsato, R. J. 2006. Competitive Environmental Strategies: When does it pay to be green? California Management Review, 48(2): 127-143.

Cross-cultural Training & Selection

§Brett, J., Behfar, K. & Kern, M. 2006. Managing Multicultural Teams. Harvard Business Review, 84 (11): 84-91.

§Ready, D. A., Hill, L. A., & Conger, J. A 2008. Winning the Race for Talent in Emerging Markets. Harvard Business Review, 86(11): 62-70.

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