Discuss the below:
What global forces drove IBM to become a globally-integrated enterprise?
How has IBM adapted thus far and how have they been successful?
What skills should global leaders have?
If you were Jon Iwata and John Kelly, what recommendations would you make to Sam Palmisano and how would you implement them?
Your case analysis should consist of:
A brief analysis of the situation and pending decision problem, as presented in the case, and as relevant to your answer. This should be exceptionally brief and you should assume the person reading the Assignment is familiar with the details of the case.
Identification of the major issues surrounding the organization or individuals involved with the organization.
Identification of alternate courses of action to address the issues identified.
The decision or recommendation for action, with the appropriate supporting arguments.