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Opportunists?
Could big companies such as Shell and others (sorry to criminalize Shell) be seen as opportunists? The fact is that those big companies in countries where the legal system is weak "take advantage" of that and do whatever they want with the blessing of local authorities they corrupt (that is a fact you see and feel when you are in Africa for example). These companies operate differently in countries where the legal system is different. I could not call them opportunists. Profit is their only aim. Thoughts?

Portion 2: Could you provide your feedback about Competitive Advantage Analysis (External Forces Macroenvironment Analysis and (Internal forces Microenvironment Analysis)?

Strategic Plan
Company: Agility Logistics Company
Country: Syria and Germany

Competitive Advantage Analysis
External Forces (Macroenvironment) Analysis
Internal Forces (Microenvironment) Analysis

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Portion 1:
Opportunists?
Could big companies such as Shell and others (sorry to criminalize Shell) be seen as opportunists? The fact is that those big companies in countries where the legal system is weak "take advantage" of that and do whatever they want with the blessing of local authorities they corrupt (that is a fact you see and feel when you are in Africa for example). These companies operate differently in countries where the legal system is different. I could not call them opportunists. Profit is their only aim. Thoughts?

I would have to agree with that because the center of their thoughts are greed and money. These people are selfish, rude, and they will do anything possible to exploit others in order to get ahead. Yes, Shell did do this because they wanted that oil; consequently, they went to the poorest countries in order to achieve it; however, this was possibly done with the okay from the United States government and with the foreign country too. In any part of the world, a person is trying to survive, and individuals are desperate ...

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