- What are the boundaries of the corporation-which businesses should be part of the corporate portfolio and what is the underlying logic?
- How should resources-and capital, in particular-be allocated to the different businesses?
- How can the goals and actions of the individual business units be aligned with the interests of the corporation as a whole and with the interests of its shareholders?
- What is the real operating value of a particular business, and is that value being maximized in the current corporate structure or would a different owner do better?
Source: Corporate Portfolio Management: Theory and Practice by Ulrich Pidun, Harald Rubner, Matthias KrÃ¼hler, Robert Untiedt, Michael Nippa | Boston Consulting Group (BCG)