Pick an organization/company and evaluate it using Porter’s “Five Forces Model.” Be sure to address all five forces. After you have done that, analyze the organization/company’s strategy in accordance with Porter’s “Three Generic Strategies.” Also, analyze how IT is helping/hindering the organization`s viability. Minimum length of the paper is four pages (double spaced), maximum length is six pages (double spaced). The paper is intended to be "an analytical product" similar to something you would submit to your boss. It doesn’t need to have citations or footnotes but it does need to be grammatically correct. This assignment is worth 10% of your total grade. You will only have one opportunity to upload this assignment so make it count. This assignment is due no later than (NLT) 11:59 PM (2359 in military time), 18 March. The grading is: one point for each of the forces; one point for the strategy; one point for the IT aspect; and 3 points for grammar and presentation
*** Poster`s Five Forces Model
Threat of Substitutes >
Supplier Power > " Existing Competitors"
Buyer Power >
Threat of New Entrants >
***The Three Generic Strategies
Low Cos High Cost
Broad Market "Cost Leadership" "Differentiation"
Narrow Market "Focused Strategy" "Focused Strategy"
Appleâ€™s Analysis Studentâ€™s Name Institutional Affiliation Appleâ€™s Analysis Apple is among the top innovative companies in the world. It has made great achievements in the mobile, desktop, and laptop technology. Apple`s products have the highest level of technology and are always admired by its customers due to its innovative nature and ideas. However, the company faces stiff competition from other companies in the industry which have sought to produce cheap but innovative products that are customized to meet the needs of the customers. Therefore, this paper is aimed at analyzing Apple Inc. Based on Porter`s five forces to establish how best it can survive in the market. Apple is in stiff competition with other existing competitors such as Huawei, Samsung, and Nokia, which have also made some great strides in innovative technology. Due to a large number of competitors in the market, the profits will tend to be low. This makes it hard for any company to control the market share