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English: Figure 10: SWOT-Analysis of the organ...

English: Figure 10: SWOT-Analysis of the organic business idea. Belongs to The Organic Business Guide. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Swot analysis

Swot analysis (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

SWOT analysis diagram in English language. Fra...

SWOT analysis diagram in English language. Français : Matrice SWOT en anglais. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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English: Diagram of DuPont analysis of return on equity. ‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Diagram over DuPont-analyse av kapitalrentabilitet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Create Google Drive Doc using table of contents page.

GUIDELINES FOR WRITTEN CASE ANALYSIS

 

I.    DIAGNOSIS – Current situation: summary of factors which contribute to present status

  1. Mission
  2. Objectives
  3. Corporate Strategy
  4. Policies
    1.  Diversity
    2.  Ethical Standards/code of Conduct
    3.  Suppliers
    4.  HR

 

5. Strategic Managers and Board
1.  Sr. Level Executives
2.  Corporate governance
a.  Responsibilities
b.  Board Committees
c.  Director Compensation

 

6. Generic Industry Type:
1.  Fragmented, Maturing, Energizing, Declining
2.  Industry Economic Characteristics (p.53)

3. Generic Industry Type

Industry definition
Market size and growth rate
Key rivals & market share
Scope of competitive rivalry
Concentration vs. fragmentation
Number of buyers
Demand determinants
Degree of product differentiation
Product innovation
Key success factors
Supply/demand conditions
Analysis of stage in life cycle
Pace of technological change
Vertical integration
Economies of scale
Learning/experience curve effects
Barriers to entry
Regulation/deregulation
Globalization
Trends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Organization Structure:

  1. type—functional, divisional, matrix, SBU
  2. advantages and disadvantages discussed in class

 

8. Financial Analysis / Altman & DuPont
1.  Graphs
2.  Altman
3.  Tobin’s Q
4.  DuPont Analysis

5. Stock Analysis

Compare your performance over time using the “Max Graph” from Yahoo Finance,

 

9. SWOT Analysis (See Handout)

  1. Internal (strengths, weaknesses)
  2. External (Opportunities, Threats)

 

10. Market Share Data Graphs

 

 

II.                      FOCAL POINTS FOR ACTION: Identify problems & issues which need to be resolved.  Analyze your company’s 10K before performing this step.

  1. Short Range
  2. Long Range

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to www.lewisu.edu click on Academic, then Library, then On-line Databases

Go to Databases and type in your Company’s name and Industry to find helpful information.