SWOT or Porter’s Five Forces Model

Weekly Readings and Videos

How to Do a SWOT Analysis Perfectly in 4 Steps. Frue, K. (2020, Sep 20). pestleanalysis.com

The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy. (13:11). Harvard Business Review. (2008, Jun 30). YouTube.com

Porter’s 5 Forces EXPLAINED | B2U | Business To You. (16:38). Business To You. (2019, Mar 10). Youtube.com

 

 

Businesses use a variety of resources, tools, and approaches to analyze performance. Two of the most common tools for evaluating the competitive environment are a SWOT analysis and Porter’s Five Forces Model. Businesses apply these analyses against the backdrop of the company’s entire integrated strategy.

Instructions

  1. Select one of your favorite companies for which to complete a SWOT or Porter’s Five Forces Model analysis. Use one of the following templates to complete this task:
  2. Use information from the company’s website, financial reporting sources, and/or the company’s most recent annual report to gather solid information to complete your analysis.
  3. Based on the results of your analysis, create three recommendations designed to drive sales over the next year (e.g. – marketing/advertising activities, operational activities, product activities, etc.).
  4. In 300-400 words, double-spaced, describe your recommendations, and include your completed SWOT analysis template or Porter’s Five Forces Model diagram as an appendix to your paper.

Porter’s Five Forces

Weekly Readings and Videos

How to Do a SWOT Analysis Perfectly in 4 Steps. Frue, K. (2020, Sep 20). pestleanalysis.com

The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy. (13:11). Harvard Business Review. (2008, Jun 30). YouTube.com

Porter’s 5 Forces EXPLAINED | B2U | Business To You. (16:38). Business To You. (2019, Mar 10). Youtube.com

 

 

Companies can use Porter’s framework at the individual store level, for merchandise divisions, or for the total company to evaluate integrated elements of their strategy and their competitive position in the marketplace. However, like all other analytical frameworks, it is the starting point for analysis and should be accompanied by other methodologies such as the SWOT analysis.

Instructions

  1. Review the following two resources:
  2. Watch: Porter’s 5 Forces (Tesla Example) – How to do an Industry Analysis – Porters 5 Forces Explained. (9:51). Learn to Invest. (2019, Jul 31). YouTube.com
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  3. Review course content and conduct additional outside research on Dr. Michael Porter’s Five Forces of Competitive Position (Porter’s Five Forces Model or Framework).
  4. For your post, answer the following questions:
    • Based on Porter’s Five Forces, identify and explain the forces that are currently influencing product sales in your company’s industry
    • Explain the best way for you, in your current role, to apply Porter’s Five Forces to improve the integrated business strategy in your business
    • Predict the results you expect to achieve from applying Porter’s Five Forces Model to your business

Amendment

This is a multi-paper assignment. I will submit two or 3 parts due tomorrow and will submit the other 4 parts.

Please read the instructions and requirements that I will submit. Thank you

These are 3 separate papers. I will email the Fact Finding Rubric for the Research Web Assignment.

Macbeth

Hello:

For this paper, a narrative of the chosen prompt which will be attached is required. The final original narrative is to be at least 500 words. I have also enclosed my pre-writing graphic organizer. Please construct the narrative along these lines. 

Please read through all the attached instructions carefully. Rubrics for both the draft and final paper are attached. Contact me if you need clarification.

 

I will email all the other information including the topic.

Discussion

Discuss the following: Classification of Safety Events in Healthcare

1. Why is it important to classify safety events?

2. What common features of high-reliability organizations (HRO) are important to safety risk reduction and are applicable to error classification?

3. Choose one of the models of classification of safety events that you read about in Chapter 10 and describe it demonstrating understanding.