In this episode of Business To You, Lars talks about the BCG Matrix (a.k.a. Growth-Share Matrix) and how to use it properly with Samsung as example. The BCG Matrix is a tool used in corporate strategy to analyse business units or product lines based on two variables: relative market share and the market growth rate. By combining these two variables into a matrix, a corporation can plot their business units accordingly and determine where to allocate extra (financial) resources, where to cash out and where to divest.
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Lars de Bruin (http://linkedin.com/in/larsdebruin) graduated as Master of Science (MSc.) in Strategic Management from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. In addition he has studied business around the world at universities such as UC Berkeley, Harvard, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, London School of Economics, Radboud University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lars has a special interest in strategic M&A and is a licensed Business Valuator in the Netherlands.
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