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    Using your research skills, create an External Factors Analysis Summary table and an Internal Factors Analysis Summary table. The tables are to be completed in one Excel file (one sheet for the EFAS and one sheet for the IFAS). In addition, complete a written analysis discussing the company of choice, including a SWOT analysis discussion.

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    Research Chevron (http://www.chevron.com).

    IFAS & EFAS of Chevron Corporation


    In 1879, Chevron Corporation was found in Pico Canyon at Los Angels. Generally, Chevron was acknowledged as Standard Oil of California. After the acquisition of Gulf Oil Corporation in 1984, the company was given the name Chevron. Until that time in the history of the United States, this merger was the largest merger. Due to this, the reserves of oil and gas of the company were doubled. In 2001, Chevron was merged with Texaco and organized a new company called Chevron Texaco. Texaco was one of the branches of Chevron family which was formed in 1901 in Texas. In 2005, it was again renamed to Chevron to convey a unified presence in the world. Chevron is the world's fifth largest non-government energy company. It is headquartered in San Ramon, California, USA and is actively running in more than 180 countries.

    The company is engaged in every aspect of the oil and natural gas industry. It also includes exploration and production, refining, marketing and transportation, chemicals manufacturing and sales, and geothermal and power generation. The operating profit of the company in the financial year 2007 was $54,706 million. There was nearly an increase of 2.5% over the financial year 2006. The net profit of the company was about $18,688 million in 2007 and there was an increase of 9% in the year 2006 (Chevron Corporation - SWOT Analysis).

    The company has invested in renewable and advanced technologies too. It has a diversified workforce. From all over the world, Chevron Corporation has about 59,000 highly skilled employees and approximately 5,800 service station employees (Company Profile, 2008).

    By delivering world class products to its customers, Chevron is aiming to become a global energy company. Ethics and ethical values play an important role for the company. Chevron is guided by values like integrity, trust, partnership, diversity, ingenuity, high performance and protecting ...

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1,265 words, includes an Excel file, and four APA references. It includes an introduction to Chevron, a SWOT analysis of the company, and references for further expansion.