MGT325 SEU Management of Technology Discussion


This assignment is a case study

You can go find it from the textbook or just read it from the attachment below (I already put it with the assignment)

There are 4 questions related to the case study all of them must contain 300 to 500 words (I prefer not to exceed 300 words)

References are required in at least 2 peer reviewed journal and don’t forget about plagiarism

Also please use easy words

Text Book:

  • Schilling M.A (2020),Strategic Management of Technology Innovation (6th Edition) .Mc-Graw Hill Education.

Electronic Version: ISBN-13: 978-1260087956 ISBN-10: 1260087956

Printed Version: ISBN-13: 978-1260087956 ISBN-10: 1260087956

‫المملكة العربية السعودية‬
‫وزارة التعليم‬
‫الجامعة السعودية اإللكترونية‬
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Education
Saudi Electronic
College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Assignment 3
Management of Technology (MGT 325)
Deadline: 30/04/2022 @ 23:59
Course Name: Management of
Course Code: MGT325
Student’s Name:
Semester: 2nd
Student’s ID Number:
Academic Year:2021-22
For Instructor’s Use only
Instructor’s Name:
Students’ Grade:
Marks Obtained/Out of 10
Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low

The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated

Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.

Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced
for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.

Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.

Late submission will NOT be accepted.

Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other
resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.

All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No
pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Course Learning Outcomes-Covered
➢ Explain of the concepts, models for formulating strategies, defining the
organizational strategic directions and crafting a deployment strategy. (Lo
Assignment 3
Students are requested to read the opening case of chapter 10 “Organizing for
Innovation” from their book Strategic Management of Technological Innovation
(Page Number-197-200) of e-textbook. Based on your understanding of the case
and concepts studied until now answer the following question in 300-500 words
1.What are the advantages and disadvantages of the creative side of Google being
run as a flexible and flat ‘technocracy’?
(3 marks)
2. How does Google’s culture attract the kind of employees it can attract and retain.
(1.5 marks)
3.What do you believe the challenges are in having very different structure and
controls for Google’s creative side versus the other parts of the company.
(2.5 marks)
4. Some analysts have argued that Google’s free-form structure and the 20 percent
time to work on personal projects is possible only because Google is prior success
has created financial risk in the company. Do you agree with this? Would Google be
able to continue this management style if it had closer competitors?
(3 marks)
NOTE: It is mandatory for the students to mention their references, sources and
support each answer with at least 2 peer reviewed journal.

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