MGT 510 Saudi Electronic University Module 1 Strategy & Industry Analysis Paper Critical thinking 1: Strategy & Industry Analysis Select a Middle Eastern
MGT 510 Saudi Electronic University Module 1 Strategy & Industry Analysis Paper Critical thinking 1:
Strategy & Industry Analysis
Select a Middle Eastern company of your choosing and complete an Industry Analysis by answering the following questions:
In relation to the four characteristics of successful strategies in Figure 1.1 (textbook p.9), assess the strategy of your selected company.
Review the figure 3.2 (textbook. p. 65) relative to Porter’s Five forces of competition framework, assess the power of the buyers, suppliers and substitutes of your selected company. How formidable are the barriers to entry and how intense is the rivalry among existing firms? Is the industry of your chosen company attractive? Justify.
What strategies can companies adopt to reduce competitive pressure and improve industry profitability? Which strategies might work for your company? Justify.
Review the figure 3.6 (textbook p. 78) and the text relative to the identification of Key Success Factors (KSFs) and answer the following questions:
What are the KSFs of your company?
How do customers choose between rival offerings?
Have your companies KSFs changed over time? Explain.
This assignment is an individual assignment.
All students are encouraged to use their own words.
Student must apply Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines.
Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook along with at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles.
A mark of zero will be given for any submission that includes copying from other resource without referencing it.
Write at least 4-5 pages in length, excluding the title page, abstract and required reference page, which are never a part of the minimum content requirements.
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