Strategic Management Case Study: Dell Inc.

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Introduction
Strategic Management
The systematic analysis of the factors associated with customers and competitors (the external environment) and the organization itself (the internal environment) to provide the basis for maintaining basic management activities. The goal of strategic management is to accomplish a better alignment of corporate policies and strategic priorities.

Strategic leadership

Strategic leadership is the manager’s skill to portray his strategic vision for the future of the organization, or a part of the organization, and to motivate and influence others to achieve that vision. It’s a leader’s view point, to make a strategy so that all the goals of the organization can meet and that it helps in achieving success for the
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although sales and earnings flourished the growth of sales slowed down, the company lost 25% of its stock value. Dell’s Advantage for their product price tag was linked to the hardware of the laptops being ultra-thin, but soon that wasn’t important anymore as saving diminished in the company’s supply chain. This is where the competitors like HP (Hewlett-Packard) and Acer made their manufacturing more efficient to match Dell, decreasing Dell’s price advantage. Even though Dell’s was a Multinational Corporation most of its revenue came from the US corporate PC market. With 32% of revenue coming from corporate and commercial…show more content…
took too long to realize the importance of strategic management and caused the company to fall into chaos, he didn’t not see what the competitors were up to and was ambushed by them loosing sales and status, Michael Dell’s return was a little too late even though he planned and tried his best to recovery the lack of innovation and resources caused Dell’s downfall causing them sell the company. Task 1.3: Evaluate how leadership styles can be adapted to different situations
Michael Dell was a democratic leader. He was friendly, a little shy to strangers but was a very friendly boss, when he was CEO initially he didn’t know anything about leadership, he only had a vision for the company this is when he brought in Lee Walker who was a venture capitalist and mentored him building up his confidence and making a polished executive.

He was strong in 4 senses of leadership

• His kept his goal clear in mind and stayed focused
• He had a strong sense of
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