Industry Analysis

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To prepare for this assignment, review Figures 2.2 and 2.3 from your
textbook and the text relative to Porter’s Five Forces of Competition
framework. Consider the role of the following key forces of suppliers,
substitutes, buyers, and potential entrants.

  • Select a Middle Eastern company of your choosing and assess the
    power of each of five forces on that firm: that is, how powerful are the
    buyers, suppliers, and substitutes? How formidable are the barriers to
    entry and how intense is the rivalry among existing firms?
  • Which of the forces has the biggest impact on the firm and why? What are the structural determinants impacting the firm?
  • Focus on how you see your chosen company positioned in the market
    vis-à-vis the five forces you have identified, and which recommendations
    would you give to the firm’s management to improve their position in
    relation to suppliers, buyers, barriers to entry, and competitors.

Your well-written paper should meet the following requirements:

  • Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines.
  • Support your submission with course material concepts, principles and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles unless the assignment calls for more.