The Dynamics of International Strategy
Read the case, “Danone: Strategy Implementation in an International Food and Beverage Company” on page 727-744.
As you are reading identify and think about the following questions:
1. Does Danone have substantial debt and or challenges that will impact their growth expansion plans? Please provide examples.
2. Formulate a one- to two-sentence summary identifying Danone’s performance surrounding these two key issues:
o Operating efficiency
o Growth strategy
3. Conduct additional research as necessary to provide the most up to date perspective. Search for the following information:
o Annual Report
o SEC Form 10-K
o Annual Shareholders Proxy Statement
o Competitive/Industry Information
When you have completed your research, answer the following question:
4. Does Danone have substantial debt and or challenges that will impact their growth expansion plans?
5. Please provide examples from your research.
Danone operates in Food and Beverages Industry with four business areas: fresh dairy products, water, baby nutrition,