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    Volkswagen Group: Develop an EFAS and IFAS Table

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    Research the Volkswagen Group website. Using your research findings from the Library and the Internet, develop both an EFAS (External Factors Analysis Summary) table and an IFAS (Internal Factors Analysis Summary) table. The tables are to be submitted in one Excel file (one sheet for the EFAS and one sheet for the IFAS), separate from your assignment that will be written in MS Word.

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    Volkswagen Groups is a Germany based vehicle manufacturing company that belongs to automobile industry. It is one of the biggest automobile and vehicle makers in all over the world (VW (Group) becomes largest car maker, 2009). The parent company of Volkswagen Groups is Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft. This group comprises mainly 342 companies related to the vehicle production and automotive services in all over the world (Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft: Annual Report, 2008, 2009). Presently, there are more than 369,928 employees are working in Volkswagen Groups (Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft: Annual Report, 2008, 2009).

    Mission of this group is to provide quality and cost effective services to the customers within the safe environment and enhance the productivity of the firm by serving innovative vehicle technology to the customers. There are various strengths and weakness of the firm in its internal environment and the company can utilize various opportunities by facing lots of threats in the external environment to achieve its mission and objectives.

    Environmental analysis of firm comprises both external as well as internal environment. Volkswagen Groups has developed various policies and strategies that lead the growth of the firm in positive direction. Internal environment includes strengths and weaknesses and External Environmental serves various opportunities and threats to the firm.

    Internal Factors Analysis

    Strengths of the Group: Volkswagen Group is having various factors that are needed to make strong company. Strong brand name and goodwill comes very first (Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft: Annual Report, 2008, 2009). Suppliers of the groups are also its one of the major strengths. The relationship of the group with its suppliers is very strong and all the suppliers of the group utilize innovative technologies at the global level (Volkswagen Group honors its best suppliers, 2008). According to the spectrum of broad model, this group also awarded its suppliers for using low cost solutions and procurement strategies at the global level, which ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution develops an EFAS and IFAS table for the Volkswagen Group.