Consider the impact of a businesss operations on the

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consider the impact of a business’s operations on the environment when making purchase decisions. Business-level strategies portray a company’s resolve to improve its competitiveness in the market. Leadership is crucial in ensuring that all departments of an institution are committed to the success of the company. Therefore, strategies focusing on issues, such as human resource management, marketing, brand development, and corporate social responsibility improve the competitiveness of an organization in the market. Therefore, leaders of firms such as Vodafone are considered efficient because of their ability to ensure that its strategies are aligned with the goals of the company. Therefore, the leadership of Vodafone focuses on the environment and subsidiaries to enhance its business level strategies. Subsequently, the company has been able to become a leading telecommunications firm in the world. Additionally, since the primary focus of the company is the environment, it has been successful in attracting customers from different regions around the globe because of people’s increased concerns over global warming and climate change effects (Johnson, 2017). On this note, the leadership of the company has been effective in ensuring that its strategies are aligned with the firm's goals, and its objectives emphasized the society and its competitiveness. Question Two Vodafone’s competitive advantage is based on sustainability and effective leadership. Concerning viability, the organization has been effective in ensuring that all its processes and
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STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CASE STUDIES 4 operations are environmentally friendly; this has created a positive reputation for the company in the international market. The world is currently faced with numerous environmental issues. Therefore, many people are looking for products and services that are produced sustainably. Additionally, the firm’s approach to ensuring the sustainability of its operations has enabled it to enhance the value of its products and reduce operational costs (Nanjundeswaraswamy & Swamy, 2014). Vodafone is one of the companies in the market that have been successful in attracting and retaining employees and investors.
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