Middle East Broadcasting Centre (MBC): Media Innovation in the Middle East

Published 25 May 2010
Reference 5702
Topic Strategy
Region Middle-East
Summary

The objective of the case is to illustrate a market shaper's strategic challenges of staying innovative in a rapidly changing industry in a developing market environment with strong boundary conditions. Also the case illustrates the internal challenges of professionalising a company with significant creative forces and an entrepreneurial culture.

Teaching objectives

The case can be used to discuss the following topics: Growth strategies in a maturing market, creating and maintaining an innovative culture, transitioning from an entrepreneurial to a professional organization, specifics dynamics of the Middle Eastern market. The professor can select 1-2 of these topics or use the case to illustrate how these things hang together.

Keywords
  • TV
  • Middle-East
  • innovation
  • media
  • change management
  • entrepreneurship
  • MBC
  • organisation building
  • RD0510
  • AR2010
  • AR0910