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SWOT and Five Forces Analysis

Compare and contrast the key differences between a SWOT and a Five Forces analysis? Assess the advantages and disadvantages of this model.

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Five forces model was created by M. Porter to understand how five key competitive environmental forces are affecting an industry. The five forces are: Threat of Entry, Bargaining power of buyers, Threat of substitutes, Bargaining power of suppliers and finally Industry Rival. These forces determine the structure of an industry and its level of competition. The stronger the competitive forces are in the industry the less profitable ...

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This solution compares and contrasts the SWOT and Five Forces Model. It also includes the strengths and weaknesses of each.