Integration – Causal Chains and Strategy
Case Assignment you will play the role of a consultant presenting a case to a medium-to-large technology firm. A representative from the company Sonic Technologies
has contacted you and asked you to meet with a group of company executives to discuss how the BCS approach works in technology organizations.
Of course, it is well known that consultants are not all-knowing and that it is not uncommon for them to do a considerable amount of research before presenting a
case to a client. Fortunately, you come across the following document while preparing for the assignment:
Rohm, H., Malinoski, M., Strategy based balanced scorecards for technology. Balanced Scorecard Institute. Retrieved from:
Your task is to prepare an overview document that you will provide to the individuals who participate in your meeting. The document should not exceed 5 pages but
should summarize the key points of the Balanced Scorecard process based on what you have learned this session and you need to apply what you have learned to technology
Your essay should be 4–5 pages long and include the following:
Introduction: In this part of your essay introduce your topic and provide a brief overview of the key points you plan to make in your paper.
Analysis: In this section present the actual comparison and contrast between BAA’s approach to the Balanced Scorecard and more traditional approaches.
Conclusion: Wrap up your argument with a clear and cogent synopsis of your findings. Do your best to convince your reader (aka your professor) that your position
Additional Instructions: Your essay should be 4–5 pages in length (not counting your title page or references). You must include a title page and a list
references. APA formatting is preferred. Do not paste in sections of text into your essay. All of your work must be written in your own words. It’s OK to use a short
quote now and again, but quotations must be in quotation marks and properly cited. In-text citations should be used any time you are borrowing somebody else’s ideas, or
information. That is to say, if you are borrowing a thought from a publication from J. Neutron’s article written in 2010, that section of text must be followed with
(J. Neutron, 2010). Quotations, data, and general ideas (put into your own words) should all be cited.