Ompetitive Strategy (Answer 5 questions)

Read the file which I uoload to you first,it is about the informations of the questions. And then answer the following questionsi??You must answer 4 out of the 5 questions in Part B,so total answer 5 questions in both Part A and Part B)

PART A

Q1

The chart below shows how the decline in operating margin telegraphs the approach of failure for mobile phone companies.

What PESTEL factors have influenced Nokias decline

Which of Porteras five forces factors is most responsible for Nokiaas decline

Which of the SWOT factors is most responsible for Nokiaas decline

What strategy should Nokia follow to survive n Explain

Part B

Q1

… it is found that U.S. multinationals prefer to invest in those regions that have:
a?better protection of intellectual property rights
a?lower degree of government intervention in business operations
a?lower level of government corruption
a?better contract enforcement.

Which country would you choose and why

Which country is the least attractive for investment and why

How do the factors listed above affect the intention to engage in a licensing agreement

How do the factors listed above affect the intention to engage in a franchising agreement

Q2

Porter suggests that there are four determinants of country advantage:
a?Factor conditions
a?Home demand conditions
a?Related and supporting industries
a?Firm strategy, industry structure and rivalry.

In the context of the above statement:

Discuss how Factor conditions contribute to the advantage of the United States.

Discuss how Home demand conditions contribute to the advantage of Germany.

Discuss how Related and supporting industries contribute to country advantage in India.

Discuss how Firm strategy, industry structure and rivalry contribute to country advantage China.

Q3

Using PEST / PESTLE model:

Show a macro-scan for Qantas.

What is the most and least important element of this analysis n Why

Q4

Read the following

A core competency is a specific factor that a business sees as being central to the way it, or its employees, works. It fulfills three key criteria:

1. It is not easy for competitors to imitate

2. It can be leveraged widely to many products and markets

3. It must contribute to the end consumers experienced benefits

A core competency can take various forms, including technical matter know-how, a reliable process and/or close relationships with customers and suppliers. It may also include product development or culture, such as employee dedication.

In the context of the above statement:

What is the core competency of Starbucks

Do competitors share this core competency

What new competency does Starbucks need

How would the acquisition of this new competency influence Starbucksas business performance

Q5

Michael Porters model of a supply chain (below) is a well-known strategic management tool.

Consider the supply chain for Dell.

What is the most and least important element of the supply chain for Dell? Whyi?Y

How does analysis of the supply chain influence the formulation of strategyi?Y

Answer each question within 200 to 300 words. You can use as much references as you want.
P.S. Please finish it on time,no delay!! Otherwise I will get fail on this paper