In this assignment you are to assume the role of a senior executive of a large and highly successful organization in Saudi Arabia. The executive committee has directed you to collaborate with a global organization located in Europe in order to form a strategic alliance in your industry to gain an advantage over your organization’s fiercest competitor in the global marketplace. Using the Saudi Vision 2030 as a backdrop for your analysis, you are to discuss the following:
Describe the various challenges that you could face by forming the alliance with the global organization located in Europe. How might you apply prescriptive or descriptive decision-making methods to accomplish the alliance initiative.
Fully justify your reasoning. Evaluate the various decision-making methods that you might use to better insure the alliance will be effective against the competition. Your well-written paper should meet the following requirements: Be 5-6 pages in length, which does not include the title page, abstract or required reference page, which are never a part of the content minimum requirements. Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines. Support your submission with course material concepts, principles and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles. Review the grading rubric to see how you will be graded for this assignment.