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Definition Strategic Business Unit. Description.

Strategic Business Unit is an organizational entity of a company that is given the responsibility to serve the particular demands of one business area and therefore has its own  mission, objectives and business strategy. Acronym is SBU. Contrary to the use of the word "business unit" in everyday life, an SBU in the strategic management sense is normally an entire division in large corporations.

The SBU is the subject of Business (level) Strategy. While the entire corporation is the subject of Corporate (level) Strategy.

Strategic Business Units Forum
  Strategy Planning for Cooperative Investment Guarantee Fund
Hi, I am planing for SBUs at Cooperative Investment Guarantee Fund in the I.R. Iran.
I have to design an action plan (operation plan) that is based on the strategic goals and objectives but in this industry we are seeing new actions that don't ...
  Market Definition at the SBU Level
A market definition at an SBU is defined in the same way as it would for an entire company. But there are 2 differences between market definition at the company level and at the SBU level:
1. Because marketing plans are made for the SBU, ...
  Managing a Strategic Business Unit (SBU)
What makes managing a strategic business unit special?...

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Common Pitfalls of Organizations with Business Units

An organization based on business units certainly has its merits. For example, each business unit can have its own strategy and the performance of eac...
Usage (application): SBU's, Corporate Strategy, Business Strategy, Synergy

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Diversification Strategy and Portfolio Management

Presentation about diversification including many graphs and figures for clarification. The presentation includes the following sections:
1. Basi...
Usage (application): Diversification, Corporate Strategy, Portfolio Management, Corporate Center


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