Share
Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

Porter's Five Forces

Need help

Question 1: Search the Internet and find the five competitive forces that shape strategy. Briefly explain briefly each force. Question 2: Determine which of the five competitive forces has the most significant impact on strategy in general. Support your response with evidence or examples. Question 3: Select any industry

Strategic value-propostion to increase sales volume.

I am trying to improve my analyzing skills for upcoming tests. Attached is a sample, not for grade, of a case to analyze. Looking for help on steps to use and recommendations on responses to the case that will help me to understand and be able to analyze similar type cases on future assignments or tests.

Price wars discussion question

Under what environmental conditions are price wars most likely to occur in an industry? Why? What are the implications of price wars for a company? How should a company try to deal with the threat of a price war? Explain.

strategic management questions

1. Which type of firm would most likely use corporate-level strategies? A. firms that compete in only a single business or market segment B. firms that possess superior capabilities C. firms that compete in many diversified or unrelated businesses and industries D. firms that choose to compet

How can Porter's Five Forces method be used to analyze the chocolate industry in the U.S.? The key is: look at chocolate from the viewpoint of the sweets eater as well as the all suppliers.

Use Porter's Five Forces method to analyze the chocolate industry in the U.S. The Five Forces method identifies and analyzes 5 competitive forces that shape an industry, and helps determine an industry's weaknesses and strengths. The analysis must include: 1. Competitive rivalry in the industry 2. Threat of new entrants in

Value Chain Analysis

What is a Value Chain? Who gave this concept? How value can be added to value chain? What are the primary activities and support activities in a Value Chain?

JP Morgan Case Study

1. Rewrite the conceptual (the no-quantitative) portion of the JP Morgan case by discussing all the Behavioral phenomena not identified in the Case study . In your rewrite, make sure to just briefly explain each phenomenon/factor first, and provide an example or explanation of your own similar to the case's "Everyday Examples of

Strategies for change

At a generic level, innovation is a core business process concerned with renewing what the organization offers the world and the ways in which it creates and delivers that offering. And to do this they all need to carry out these activities: - Searching - scanning the environment (internal and external) for, and processing r

Outline a research proposal for Eastman Kodak

Outline a research proposal that I will use for the strategic plan later. I have to include the following: a. How you intend to validate the Eastman Kodak Company vision and mission statements - in other words, do not identify them, but explain how you plan to analyze them for changes, if necessary b. Sources you expect

Porter's Five Forces: Wholesale Club Industry

1. Prepare a five forces analysis addressing what is the competition like in the North American wholesale club industry? Which of the five competitive forces is strongest and why? Which of the three rivals Costco, Sams, or BJs Wholesale has the best strategy? Why? Which of the three rivals has been the best performer? 2. Do a

Marketing Management using Porter's nine value-creating activities

Five Primary Activities: ? Inbound Logistics: how the firm goes about sourcing raw materials for production. ? Operations: how the firm converts the raw materials into final products. ? Outbound Logistics: how the firm transports and distributes the final products to the marketplace. ? Marketing and Sales: how the firm com