Information Technology Case 1 Questions Pg 75-77 Essays

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Case 1
Proctor and Gamble

Team Number 7
Kelly Amouzon
Kevin McGhee
Angela McKenzie Dixon
Seda Caliskan
Rajib

Question 1: What is Proctor & Gamble’s business strategy? What is the relationship of collaboration and innovation to that business strategy?
Answer:
P&G’s strategy consists of maintaining the popularity of its existing brands and developing new products by extending existing brands and by creating new brands from scratch via innovation. Innovation is at the core of P&G’s strategy and collaboration is a critical tool to attaining this innovation. In order to constantly come up with new lines of products, P&G must incorporate innovation in every aspect of its business. All objectives and business
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