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Business Case Analysis

Write a review of the Case Study on "Nora-Sakari: A Proposed JV in Malaysia", in your primary text, You do not have to address the financials of the case, except as they are impacted by other factors. Specifically consider the cultural orientations of the countries participating in case, and their impact upon it. respond to the following questions.

Identification of the company's internal strengths and weaknesses.

Identification of the opportunities and threats in the external environment surrounding the company.

Analysis of the corporate-level strategy pursued by the company, if addressed in the case study reading material, and whether it fits effectively with the company's SWOT analysis.

Specific recommendations for what the company should do next and directions that it should take.

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1. The internal strengths of Nora are that this company has a long track record of providing high-quality telecommunication services to a wide variety of clients. This company also has a staff of over 3000 employees, with nearly 250 engineers, which gives this organization a great deal of experience and knowledge to draw upon from its outstanding staff members, who are trained in every aspect of the telecommunications business. This organization has also obtained a great number of contracts within the cable industry, which includes cable laying in conjunction with internationally known Japanese organizations. The fact that this organization has an effective cable laying capability, makes it instrumental in establishing the cable networks in many host countries.

Nora is also a well-established and effective manufacture of telephones within Malaysia, and has over 20 years of experience in working with in this country in tangent with the government of this nation. In addition to obtaining licenses to manufacture telephones from reputable companies such as Nortel, this company has also embarked upon a program of developing its own telephone sets, which makes this company very adaptable within the telecommunications industry. Another major strength of this organization, is the fact that it has invested into the pay ...

Solution Summary

A SWOT analysis is applied to Nora to prepare for a corporate level strategic analysis of the company and recommendations prepared for moving forward in a joint venture.