1.Which of the following is a feature of a monopolistically competitive industry?
3.Balmia Ammunition Inc., a firm controlled and managed by the government of Balmia, is the
only company that has the
In Galvania Republic, the federal government owns and manages all the nuclear power plants.
This is because the business would not be profitable if there was more than one supplier in the
nuclear power industry. W
1. Which of the following is an implication of high exit barriers in an industry?
The industry will face excess capacity.
2. Which of the following external forces is a part of a firm's task environment?
The composition of t
Beans Inc. operates in a perfectly competitive agricultural industry. Classica Apparel Inc., in
contrast, operates in a monopolistically competitive industry. Keeping this information in mind,
which of the followi
1.In which of the following situations is a company that exists in the telecommunications
industry most likely to face the highest threat of entry?
If the industry has recently become deregulated
2.Which type of industry str
1. Balmia Ammunition Inc., a firm controlled and managed by the government of Balmia, is the
only company that has the license to produce defense arms in the country. Which of the
following industry competitive structures do
1. A key feature of an oligopoly is that the competing firms _.
2. In the 1950s, in response to extreme forms of nationalism and the resulting world wars that had
devastated Europe, the first steps were ta
1.Industry convergence is a process whereby:
formerly unrelated industries begin to satisfy the same customer need.
2 Which of the following is a primary feature of the five forces model?
It views competition within an indus
1.Which of the following would most likely NOT indicate that sellers are a strong competitive
force in an industry?
When the buyers' cost of switching to substitutes is low
2.Which of the following is a feature of an oligopo
When companies that manufacture shipping containers want to buy iron ore, the purchase
decision is solely based on price. This is because there are a large number of sellers in the iron
ore industry, and iron ore
Macro Environment analysis example.
Industry definition: Dollar-store segment of the general retail industry
Description of the trend
Description of what effect this trend might have on the industry
why will it potentially increase or
Porters Five Forces (threats to average profitability) for the Dollar Store industry:
Suppliers = distributors and manufacturers of lowcost goods
Bargaining power of suppliers:
Dollar stores depend on the manufacturers
and distributors, but the number of
Mgmt 499: Cases in Strategic Management
Individual Case Assignment
Case: Facebook (in 2013): Will Wall Street Hit The Like Button?
This assignment is an individual assignment, worth 150 points for the semester. Present your analysis
from the point of view
Amazon.com (in 2013)
Name: Amber Hamm
Date: October 30, 2016
Read Amazon.com (in 2013): Will Amazon Kindle Another Fire?
Answer the following questions fully and submit to this DropBox.
1. What type(s) of innovation are featured in this case? I believe t
Value Chain Analysis Example for Southwest Airlines
Be sure to describe as capabilities if possible, and then identify for each how they create value or reduce costs, and provide your opinion
about the sustainability factors (V, R, I, O).
SWOT Analysis for Medtronic
Strength that leads to a sustained competitive
1. Product callbacks can incur significant costs to
1. New leadership team that has experience in the
2. Pending litigations produce financial costs
MGMT 499 Rubrics
What is a rubric? A rubric is a fairly detailed description of the performance standards associated with earning points on
an assignment. If you follow the rubric below, you should do well.
Full Case Analysis Rubric (Group & Final Individ
Porters Five Forces
Risk of entry by potential competitors:
(see list on p. 68)
Define here who the suppliers are
Define here who the buyers are
Conclusion: High, Med, or Low threat to
focal industry profitability?
Bargaining power of suppliers:
Better World Books
What are the vision, mission, and values of Better World Books? Critically evaluate their
usefulness to the companys leaders in formulating strategic intent
The vision mission and values of Better World Books is precisely what the compa