Case assignment

Read the Case “The Walt Disney Company: Its Diversification Strategy in 2012?” and perform the following analysis:

  1. What is the Walt Disney Company’s corporate strategy? (20 pts)
  2. What is your assessment of the long-term attractiveness of the industries represented in Walt Disney Company’s business portfolio?(20 pts)
  3. What is your assessment of the competitive strengths of Walt Disney Company’s different business units? (20 pts)
  4. What does a Nine-cell Industry Attractiveness/Business Strength Matrix for Walt Disney Company look like? (20 pts)
  5. Evaluate the financial and operating performance of the Walt Disney Company. (20 pts)

Chapters 8 in your textbook provide detailed discussion of the topic/tool (Portfolio analysis) that you would need to know in order to complete this assignment.