Of course, eBay also could integrate Skype with Stumble Upon, using the call features to strengthen.

Of course,
eBay also could integrate Skype with Stumble Upon, using the call features to
strengthen the networking aspects of both. It could potentially integrate the
service with its classified ad business, using it to recommend ads related to
products people are looking for. Share gains aside, eBay thinks the stock
merits a higher value and announced a plan to repurchase $2 billion in stock over
the next two years. The plan shows the company’s confidence in its ability to
grow, says Devitt. He adds that he thinks the company will show mid- to
upper-teens growth on a three-year basis. With
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Of course,
eBay also could integrate Skype with Stumble Upon, using the call features to
strengthen the networking aspects of both. It could potentially integrate the
service with its classified ad business, using it to recommend ads related to
products people are looking for. Share gains aside, eBay thinks the stock
merits a higher value and announced a plan to repurchase $2 billion in stock over
the next two years. The plan shows the company’s confidence in its ability to
grow, says Devitt. He adds that he thinks the company will show mid- to
upper-teens growth on a three-year basis. With the variety of businesses that
are now part of the company, what is eBay? More than just auctions—that’s for
sure.

1. What does
eBay’s corporate or multi business strategy for the twenty-first century appear
to be?

2. List the
businesses eBay is emphasizing and deemphasizing.

3. Which
framework in this chapter—portfolio approach, leveraging core competencies, or
parenting/patching— best helps explain what eBay is doing today in its
corporate strategy? Why?

4. What
appears to be the major advantage of this new eBay strategy and the major
disadvantage or risk?

5. What
would you advise Meg Whitman to do differently, and why?

6. Do you
agree with her/eBay’s approach and the logic of eBay moving from being an
online auction–based company to being a broader, Internet services–based
company? Why?

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