Class 27: Review: Where have we been?
The Sharp case is a good vehicle for summarizing most of the concepts of the course, from sources and transfer of innovation to protecting entrepreneurial rents to globalization.
Reading: Review the chapter of your choice
Case: Sharp Corporation: Technology Strategy (HBS case)
(1) What are the sources of Sharp's innovations?
(2) Is Sharp's bet on LCD's paying off?
(3) What is the relationship between Sharp's S3PE and its ability to innovate?
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