To preparefor this Discussion, review the “Cisco Systems: Growth Through Diversi

To preparefor this Discussion, review the “Cisco Systems: Growth Through Diversification and Acquisition” case found on pages 98-99 of Dyer, Godfrey, Jensen, and Bryce (2020) and consider how companies can utilize diversification strategies to create organizational value and competitive advantage. Post a comparison of corporate strategy versus business-unit-level strategy. In your comparison, address the following: How does corporate strategy differentiate from a business-unit-level strategy, including advantages and disadvantages of each?
Which approach for diversification (related-constrained or related-linked) has the strongest return on investment in this case study? Explain, including at least one supportive example.
In your opinion as an independent scholar, why does diversification most often fail to add value? Explain with at least one supportive example.
What factors should executives consider when making a decision to diversify through green field entry over making an acquisition? Explain.
Be sure to support your work with a minimum of two specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and at least one additional scholarly source. Mandatory resources that must be used in response: TEXTBOOK
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