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1. What is your impression of the world wide operation of the company?

1. What is your impression of the world wide operation of the company? This section refers to Application of concepts / theories in respect to global operations.  
2. Conduct a SWOT Analysis of the company. For this section, complete EFAS and IFAS ONLY
3. Does the company have a competitive advantage and/or a competitive strategy? Justify your answer. Porter's model would be applicable here (Five Forces of Competitiveness & Competitive Advantage model). Please avoid repeating the concepts / theories / definitions.  I am looking for you applying the concept to this question.
4. Describe the components of the company's  value chain.  This section should be discussing the concept of Value Chain relevant to the company.  Please avoid repeating the concepts / theories / definitions.  I am looking for you applying the concept to this question.
5. What strategic alternatives are open to the company? Explain and justify your answer.  Explain and justify your answer.  This section should discuss alternative strategies / recommendation (strategies such as growth, retrenchment, differentiation, stability, horizontal / vertical /forward / backward integration).  Additional research is necessary for justification of your answer.  

Assignment Type: Individual Project   Deliverable Length: 6 to 8 Pages
Points Possible: 100   Due Date: 9/8/2007 11:59:59 PM
Research Altria Corporation. Using your readings, the Library, and the
Internet, write responses to each of the following: Using your readings,
the Library, and the Internet, write responses to each of the following:
1. What is your impression of the world wide operation of the company?
This section refers to Application of concepts / theories in respect to
global operations.
2. Conduct a SWOT Analysis of the company. For this section, complete
EFAS and IFAS ONLY
3. Does the company have a competitive advantage and/or a competitive
strategy? Justify your answer. Porter’s model would be applicable here
(Five Forces of Competitiveness & Competitive Advantage model). Please
avoid repeating the concepts / theories / definitions.  I am looking
for you applying the concept to this question. 
4. Describe the components of the company’s value chain. This
section should be discussing the concept of Value Chain relevant to the
company. Please avoid repeating the concepts / theories /
definitions.  I am looking for you applying the concept to this
question. 
5. What strategic alternatives are open to the company? Explain and
justify your answer. Explain and justify your answer. This section
should discuss alternative strategies / recommendation (strategies such
as growth, retrenchment, differentiation, stability, horizontal /
vertical /forward / backward integration). Additional research is
necessary for justification of your answer.
Submit your responses in a document 6 to 8 pages in length.
Please submit your assignment.

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