Forming a Strategic Alliance

Assume the role of a senior executive of a large and highly successful organization in Saudi Arabia. The executive committee has directed you to collaborate with a global organization located in Europe in order to form a strategic alliance in your industry to gain an advantage over your organization’s fiercest competitor in the global marketplace.
Using the Saudi Vision 2030 as a backdrop for your analysis, you are to discuss the following:
• Describe the various challenges that you could face by forming the alliance with the global organization located in Europe.
• How might you apply prescriptive or descriptive decision-making methods to accomplish the alliance initiative. Fully justify your reasoning.
• Evaluate the various decision-making methods that you might use to better insure the alliance will be effective against the competition.





























































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