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Case Assignment 2: The Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc.: To Acquire or Not to Acquire? (100 points)
Read the following case and respond to the discussion prompts.
Alcacer, J., Collis, D., & Furey, M. 2010. The Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc.: To Acquire or Not to Acquire? Harvard Business School
Discussion Prompts
Perform an analysis of Disney’s corporate strategy around the time of the case.
List the reasons why Disney should acquire Pixar. (10 points)
List the reasons why Disney should not acquire Pixar. (10 points)
If Disney does not acquire Pixar, what alternatives does Disney have? (List all alternative options Disney could pursue instead of acquiring Pixar) (30 points)
Assuming the acquisition goes through, highlight the main risks or challenges that you foresee for Disney to derive value from the acquisition? (30 points)
Make specific recommendations about how Disney can effectively deal with these risks or challenges. (20 points)
Requirements
Submission must be in Microsoft Word format.
Excluding the questions/prompts, the write-up should be above 800 words.
Make sure to connect the responses to the learnings.
Cite key evidence from the case for your answer.
Make sure the answers are coherent, and there is no conflict between answers.
Do not use external source material (There is no need to cite the case).
Use the numbers to answer the questions, but leave out the questions.
Do not plagiarize. All sentences should be paraphrased. Only use quotes if absolutely necessary.
SafeAssign scores will be available after submission. Please make sure to check the assignment if the SafeAssign score is above 25%. Any assignment above 25% will be reviewed.
You have a total of five attempts available to submit the assignment. The last submission will be graded.
Grading Rubric
Linkages made between learning and answers
Deductions from assigned points to each question
Using external sources: -10 points
Assignment coherence
Disconnected answers: -10 points
Conflicting answers: -20 points
File format: Microsoft Word
Incorrect file format: -5 points
Meeting the word limit.
750-799 words: -5 points
500-749 words: -10 points
300-499 words: -20 points
Less than 300 words: -60 points
Late assignments.
Deductions will be made according to how late the assignment is.
Plagiarism will result in zero points.

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