SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis A scan of the internal and external environment is an important part of the strategic planning process. Views: 45

The Strategic Planning Process

The Strategic Planning Process In today’s highly competitive business environment, Views: 36

The Business Vision and Company Mission Statement While a business must continually adapt to its competitive environment, Views: 41

Hierarchical Levels of Strategy

Hierarchical Levels of Strategy Strategy can be formulated on three different levels: Views: 36

PEST Analysis

PEST Analysis A scan of the external macro-environment in which the firm operates can be expressed in terms of the following factors: Views: 44

Competitive Advantage

Competitive Advantage When a firm sustains profits that exceed the average for its industry, Views: 38

Porter’s Five Forces

Porter’s Five ForcesA MODEL FOR INDUSTRY ANALYSISThe model of pure competition implies that risk-adjusted rates of return should be constant Views: 45

Vertical Integration

Vertical Integration The degree to which a firm owns its upstream suppliers and its downstream buyers is referred to Views: 42

Horizontal Integration

Horizontal Integration The acquisition of additional business activities at the same level of the value chain is referred to Views: 45