Core Competence Market Matrix
Does Circuit Citys CarMax diversification fall into any of the quadrants
in the core competence matrix? Why or why not?
YES! It does indeed.
CarMaxs diversification falls into the Old
Executive Summary Jack Welch v. Jeffrey Immelt
Jack Welch was CEO of General Electric. He took the mantle in 1981. During the time he
was CEO, the company saw stock prices soar, just above a 6000% increase. They were
outperforming the DJIA. He was also lu
Starbucks is a brand that is extremely recognizable in the developed world. One can
argue that it is comparable to Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Subway and other giants in the food
industry. CEO Howard Schultz wanted to make his company a leader
Strategic Management Week 1
- A (Strategic Analysis)
- F ( Strategy Formulation)
- I (Strategic Implementation)
Strategy: Gaining and Sustaining a Competitive Advantage
- Competitive Advantage
o Superior performance relative to com
I am here to critically evaluate corporate social responsibility and competitive advantage.
Corporate social responsibility is a framework that helps firms address the economic, legal,
social, and philanthropic expectations that society has of the busines
We are applying a PESTEL framework to analyze PepsiCos external environment. A
PESTEL analysis looks at political, economic, social/cultural, technological, legal, and
ecological factors. External political factors for PepsiCo are govern
IKEA is the large, almost Disneyland-esque store people flock to when looking for cheap,
yet good looking furniture. It has enjoyed success far and wide in all countries a store is in.
Unfortunately, IKEA has a few challenges that are ho
This strategy involves selling the same product or service internationally as they do at home.
MNEs that might use this strategy include high end luxury items, such as Lamborghini or Rolex.
Some benefits of this strategy include bei
MAC is one of the top cosmetics companies in the world, founded in Toronto, and now
headquartered in NYC. It is originally designed as a professional makeup line, but is
now widely popular among all t