IFAS - Internal Factors Analysis Summary (IFAS): Wal-Mart...

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Internal Factors Analysis Summary (IFAS): Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. On Becoming the World’s Largest Company (Case #18) Key Internal Factors Weight Rating Weighted Score Comments Strengths (S1) Distribution, Information, and Inventory Control Systems .18 5 .90 Having a relationship with the most knowledgeable and experienced suppliers with low cost raw materials for its line of product. Having the ability to control inventory in all locations through satellite and having “just in time” inventory systems. (S2) Marketing .05 4 .20 Customer intimacy is a competitive advantage. Wal-Mart has created a community feel and realizes what its customers are in want and need of. In result, the company has built trust with its customers. (S3) HRM Policies/Corporate Culture .12 4.5 .54 Employees are given a family feel and are able to build a career within the company. They are hired locally, which represents the diversity and individuality of the employees’ hometown. (S4) Economies of Scale
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