For this assignment, you will read the case study Volkswagen do Brasil: Driving Strategy with the Balanced Scorecard (from your HBR coursepack,) students will analyze the case and resolve the issue presented in the form of a question or statement. In order to discuss the difficulties encountered when implementing the Balanced Scorecard and creating a strategy-focused organization, and to explain how a company can adopt the Balanced Scorecard for cultural change and alignment to a new strategy.
Introduction which identifies questions posed by the professor
Develop an argument backed with data from the case, and additional research to answer the questions
Conclude your paper with a summary
Describe VWB’s new strategy.
How does the strategy map (exhibit 4) and the Balanced Scorecard (exhibit 5) help Schmall and Senn implement the new strategy?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the scorecard and it implementation?
What should Schmall do in January 2009? Resume spending and Production, or Wait and See? Using information from the case study create a proforma to support your answer.