Read KIPP Houston Public Schools, Case 9, pages C-97 through C-111.
For this case analysis, you should prepare a written analysis of 3 to 5 pages that uses the text and other credible sources as appropriate. Your paper should have 1″ margins, be double spaced, and use APA formats for
- topic and subtopic headings
Your case must minimally address the following issues / questions:
- Summarize the organizational strengths and core competencies which distinguish KIPP Houston from its competitors. Does the new regional structure advance or interfere with the goals of the organization?
- What are the weaknesses of KIPP Houston’s internal operations? Compare the organization’s performance to the achievements of its competitors. What steps have been taken to manage its problem areas?
- Describe the factors in the external environment which affect the charter organization’s ability to meet its objectives. Discuss KIPP Houston’s current expansion goals.
- Describe and consider Ali’s strategic posture on the major issues facing KIPP Houston. Based on your analysis, do you agree with her judgment? What additional recommendations can you make to guide the organization’s strategy and actions?