Case 5 – Applied Research Technologies, Inc.: Global Innovation’s Challenges
Below, please find the questions you are to answer for the final case analysis in your 1- 1 1/2 page, single-spaced written summary. Please remember that this is an individual case summary, not a group effort.
1) As Peter Vyas, how would you handle the expenditure request for the re-launch of the mini water oxidation system? (What is your recommendation and why?)
2) As Cynthia Jackson, would you approve the expenditure request if Vyas sends it up to you?
3) How effective has Vyas been as a front-line manager at ART, including his handling of global challenges?
4) How effective has Jackson been as an ART division vice president?
5) How has ART been able to foster innovation and an entrepreneurial environment in the context of a large corporate entity?