1. Do you think that Pixar most closely resembles an organic or a mechanistic structure? Why?
2. Describe the nature of Pixar’s “contingencies” and explain how they influence the suitability of Pixar’s structure.
3. How could Pixar be redesigned as a virtual organization?
Lululemon: For the Love of Yoga
1. Analyze the yoga clothing industry using Michael Porter’s five-forces model.
2. Conduct a VRIO analysis of Lululemon.
3. Discuss which of the three kinds of business-level strategies you think Lululemon is employing or should employ?