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Acquisition

Select a Virtual Organization (Huffman Trucking). Assume that your selected organization is a privately held company and that it wants to expand its operations. The organization is faced with the below option to expand its operations.

Option:
They can acquire another company in the same industry.

Must cover:
1) Strengths of approach
2) Weaknesses of approach
3) Opportunities of approach
4) Threats of approach

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There are numerous advantages and disadvantages with the option to acquire another company in the same industry. Let us first evaluate the advantages and opportunities with this approach.

A decision to acquire another company in the same industry will provide numerous cost and revenue related advantages to our organization. First of all, the company's asset base will be much stronger than before as asset base of the individual entities will be combined to form a merged entity with combined resources and larger scale of operations. Thus, in turn, will result in economies of scale and reduction in operational costs due to large scale ...

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Select a Virtual Organization (Huffman Trucking). Assume that your selected organization is a privately held company and that it wants to expand its operations. The organization is faced with the below option to expand its operations.

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