After reviewing the Boston Consulting Group's (BCG) Growth/Share Matrix in chapter 5 of the Fortenberry text and in chapter 6 of the Hillestad text, identify a product and note where it would be classified on the BCG Matrix.
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After reviewing the Boston Consulting Group's (BCG) Growth/Share Matrix in chapter 5 of the Fortenberry text and in chapter 6 of the Hillestad text, identify a product and note where it would be classified on the BCG Matrix. Please be sure to defend your stated position with key facts and justification in a APA style response of 1 or 2 pages.
BCG matrix is a portfolio management tool, based on the product life cycle theory. BCG matrix is used to determine which product or division should get more funding and attention in the organization. It considers two variables: Market Growth Rate and Relative Market Share. It is particularly useful for companies having multi strategic business units or multi product companies.
Let's take an example of Apple's iPhone to have more clarity on the BCG matrix. Apple iPhone falls in Star category of BCG matrix. Star products are the market leaders in high growth industries. However continuous investment is required ...
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