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conscious and care about the environment. Apple has not come out with any technology for their products that show that they are trying to go green to minimize their carbon footprint. On the contrary, the factories in china that produce apple products contribute to a lot of pollution.Threats that Apple Inc. face are aggressive competition, counterfeit products, rising labor costs in various countries to create their products, coronavirus pandemic, supply chain disruptionand china tariffs. Apple has fierce competition with Samsung as well as brand imitation from aggressive competitors. Rising labor costs lead to low profit margins or having to sell their products at a much higher price to compensate. On top of rising costs, because Apple has chosen to conduct their operations overseas, they have to deal with stronger guidelines with trade in
5china as well as the coronavirus pandemic effecting their supply chain distribution as factories were closed down for months. ConclusionApple Inc. has become a very profitable organization with various strengths and weaknesses. As a CEO, Tim Cook would need to take these into consideration when evaluating what the organization is doing well and what needs to be improved. During his analysis he wouldalso need to determine the opportunities to make the organization better and what threats they would face with their competition, environment and the economy.
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