Iscussion Questions, Ending Case, for Chapter 5, 6, & 7.

Please complete the following assignments form the textbook chapters:

Chapter 5: Please Answer Discussion Questions # 2 and # 3 (page 166) and Ending Case for part Two (Pages 170 & 171) -# 2. How can value chain analysis help identify a companys strengths and weaknesses? And # 3 In what ways may a corporations structure and culture be internal strengths or weaknesses? Also please answer ending case for part two (Boeing Bets The Company) questions on page 171 with a 1 page (double-spaced) analysis*. Questions: Which vision of the future was correct? The long-term fortunes of both Boeing and EADS depended on two contrasting strategic decisions, based on two very different assessments of the market. If EADS was correct, the market would continue to demand ever-larger airplanes. If Boeing was correct, the current wave of jumbo jets had crested, and a new wave of fuel-saving midrange jets would soon replace them. Which companyas strategy had the best chance of succeeding? Link for chapter 5: pdf/Koller12.pdf
Please answer each question fully and completely!

Additional Chapter 5: Please Answer Discussion Questions #4 & #5 (page 132). # 4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of being the first mover in an industry? Give some examples of first mover and late mover firms. Were they successful? # 5. Why are many strategic alliances temporary?
Link for additional chapter 5: ad3f376eacb63c420e7602b7db2e350b.html
Please answer each question fully and completely!

Chapter 7: Discussion Question 3 & 4 (page 230): Please Answer Discussion Questions #3 & #4 (page 230). #3. Is stability really a strategy or is it just a term for no strategy? #4. Compare and contrast SWOT analysis with portfolio analysis.
Link for Chapter 7 is attached as a JPG file for each of the 27 pages. I am sorry for this inconvenience, but I was unable to attach the file as one complete PDF file.
Please answer each question fully and completely!

Please answer the above questions for each chapter and the case ending for part two in chapter 5. Also, please double check spelling and grammar.

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TEXTBOOK: CONCEPTS IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS POLICY Toward Global Sustainability 13th Edition Thomas L. Wheelen