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Before starting this activity, review the Week 6 LEARN (e-Activity) (there are several) and read Chapter 7 in the course text book. Doing this will give you the why to include in your response to the following:

Review Case Study 8: Dr. Pepper Snapple Group 2011: Fighting to Prosper in Highly Competitive Market found on page 115 in the back of your textbook (the text is broken into 4 Parts – – check the index at the front and you will find there are 2 pages 115). 

Please respond to the following:

The case study outlines six specific strategies that the firm has chosen to support its strategic direction. 

1)   Determine which strategy is most likely to benefit the firm. 

a.    Explain your rationale.

2)   Briefly outline at least one other strategy the firm could take to support its strategic direction. 

a.    Illustrate why this new strategy would be successful.