Session 4: Wednesday June 14, 2006
Read: Michael Porter, “Clusters and the New Economics of Competition,” Harvard Business Review, November-December 1998, pp.77-90 (HBS R98609)
Pankaj Ghemawat, “Regional Strategies for Global Leadership,” Harvard Business Review, December 2005, pp. 98-109 (HBS R0512F)
Case: Honda-Rover (A) Crafting an Alliance (HBS 9-899-223)
1. What role has Rover played in Honda’s global strategy? What role has Honda played in Rover’s strategy?
Is the Honda-Rover alliance successful?
Why did BMW acquire Rover?
What is the key difference in management between Honda-Rover and