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.
1. How would the tendency of business-to-business operations to develop close-knit relationships and partnerships affect their strategy development?
2. Describe how global expansion interrelates with strategic planning.
3. List the ethical implications involved with the development of a strategic plan