Walt Disney and Pixar
Due: Beginning of class on Tuesday, March 1
Deliverable: A word document limited to two pages single-spaced maximum (12 point font, 1 inch margins). Material limited to that in the case report only.
Work with others: Discuss with fellow students but provide your own individual reports.
- Evaluate the decision to use an acquisition. Was acquisition the most effective growth method for the firms’ mutual purposes and objectives? Why or why not?
- What kind of acquisition would this be? What benefits and risks exist?
- Evaluate value-creation. Does it meet the “Three laws”? Why or why not?
Grades will focus on the use of class concepts, the accuracy and development of answers, and professionalism of report.
Answers with non-case material will receive no credit.
Late reports, defined as those submitted after the class discussion of the case report begins, will not be accepted.
See syllabus for letter grade criteria and requirements.