CS-E5130 Group Assignment: Case Nokia Mobile Phones
The rise and fall of Nokia Mobile Phones
In this case analysis you are tasked with analyzing Nokia’s rise and collapse looking into both the internal environment and strategic decisions, and development and the changes and shifts in technology and business environment – all factors that may have contributed to Nokia’s success – and eventual fall. With the benefit of hindsight and learning, you are tasked to analyze what could Nokia management have done differently to save the company.
Read next the description of the group assignment below (1-Group assignment description.pdf)
Your group should then plan, write and submit a case analysis report addressing the contents viewpoints described in the assignment description.
The report should meet the following criteria:
Submitted as a PDF
Max 10 pages + possible appendices (like reference list)
Font size 12
Used sources must be cited and listed as references following some consistent citation notation.
The submission DL is 23:55 on December 2nd, 2018. Submission takes place in MyCourses "as a group" (one group member on the behalf of the whole group).
Enjoy your work!
CS-E5130 Individual Assignment
– Individual Assignment
Answer the following
questions in your words, do not quote directly the lecture materials (max. 3 pages)
1.Explain briefly the main types of Digital Business presented at the course giving an example on each.
2.What is Digital Transformation and what kind
of implications it sets for management of business organizations?
the phases of innovation, and their relation to amount and sizes of firms.
are essential patents and why they are important?
briefly 5 typical ways of fostering
briefly the major Market Failures that characterize
is understood with the Platform Economy? Explain briefly its evolution,
fundamentals and main impacts for business.
8. The changes in external business environment, such as globalization,
digital transformation and platform economy have set new management related challenges for companies. Considering the previous, choose one
company (not Apple, Google or Nokia) in the domain of digital business that has
had notable challenges,
and has either failed or succeeded in transforming its business. Discuss briefly the reasons for the challenges and company’s reactions to them. Try to analyze management’s role in it (change management, decisions, strategy changes, etc.).
Note: this is supposed to be based on brief desktop research and the acceptable length can be
even a half page.
Your task is to answer the questions controlling your learning in the course domain (lectures, online and course materials).
Max. 2-3 pages (A4);
Single space, font 12;
Please Note the new extended deadline: Submit the assignmentby 21.12.2018, 23:55 via MyCourses. Addition: Submissions enabled until 31.12.2018 (23:55).