Review Slides C3

Review Slides C3 - UsingIndustryAnalysis:AFew Caveats...

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Using Industry Analysis: A Few  Caveats Managers must not always avoid low profit industries M Can still yield high returns for players with sound strategies Implicitly assumes a zero-sum game, determining how a firm can enhance its position relative to the forces Five Forces analysis is essentially a static analysis 2
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Using Industry Analysis:  Conducting a  Good Analysis Good industry analysis looks rigorously at the structural underpinnings of profitability. M A first step is to understand the time horizon The point of industry analysis is to understand the underpinnings of competition and the root causes of profitability. 3
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Strategic Groups within Industries Strategic groups Cluster of firms that share similar strategies M Breadth of product and geographic scope M Price/quality M Organizational structure M Type of distribution 4
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Strategic Groups within Industries Value of strategic groups as an analytical tool M Identify barriers to mobility that protect a group from attacks by other groups M Thinking through the implications of each industry trend for the strategic group as a whole 5
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Assessing the Internal Environment of the Firm
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The Limitations of SWOT  Analysis Strengths may not lead to an advantage SWOT gives a one-shot view of a moving target SWOT overemphasizes a single dimension of strategy 7
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Value-Chain Analysis Value-chain analysis a a strategic analysis of an organization that uses value creating activities.
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course BADM 4513 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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Review Slides C3 - UsingIndustryAnalysis:AFew Caveats...

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