Read Case 3-4: Rayovac Corporation: International Growth and Diversification Through Acquisitions (case study copy attached).
Write a 500 word (minimum) APA 12pt, double spaced, APA approved headings. Use only credible references – grading is very hard on credible sources. That backs paper points and statements. The second attachment titled Module 8 is the notes from this weeks studys from the class.
- What is your assessment of Rayovac’s strategy and position in the global battery market? What are its strengths and weaknesses?
- What is your assessment of Rayovac’s diversification strategy? In particular, how would you assess the Remington, United Industries, and Tetra acquisitions? How would you evaluate the conceptual logic behind these acquisitions?
- What is your analysis of Rayovac’s corporate strategy in 2005? What changes would you recommend to their top management team?