BBUS 502
Strategic Management in High Technology Firms

MBA ProgramUniversity of Washington Bothell • Autumn 2008

Professor Kevin Laverty
laverty (at) • +1 425 352-5338 • Office: UWB-2, Room 325; hours by appointment

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Updated 10/28/08.

SYLLABUS html | pdf

SCHEDULE (updated 10/18) html | pdf

Group research project abstracts | presentation schedule

Due dates for submissions, exams, etc.

Assignment #2 due Monday October 20 LINK
Assignment #1 due Monday September 29 LINK

Monday Oct 27
Assigned reading:
Text: Chapters 7 and 8
Case: GE's Digital Revolution: Redefining the E in GE

Wednesday Oct 29
Assigned reading:
Case: Timex Corp.
• Quiz #2

Required for this course
Text (available at UW Bothell Bookstore)

Barney, Jay & William Hesterly (2008)
Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts (2nd edition)
ISBN-13: 9780136135203,1144,013613520X,00.html

UW Bothell Policy on Academic Conduct
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Cases from Harvard Business School Publishing

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