Global Strategy and Organization

Three diagrams with arrows and lines, colored to represent country relations on a national, national plus, and metanational level.

Superior global performance starts from a national level (left), to augmenting the home base advantage (right), to then creating multiple capabilities across countries on a metanational level (center). (Illustration courtesy of José Santos.)


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Spring 2012



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This subject focuses on the specifics of strategy and organization of the multinational company, and provides a framework for formulating successful and adaptive strategies in an increasingly complex world economy. Topics include the globalization of industries, the continuing role of country factors in competition, organization of multinational enterprises, and building global networks. This particular version of the subject is taught and tailored specifically to those enrolled in the MIT Sloan Fellows Program.

Santos, José. 15.220 Global Strategy and Organization, Spring 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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