Strategic Analysis;Deliverable 3

Strategic Analysis.

Strategic Analysis
Strategic Analysis

Formulate Strategic Analysis based on an external and environmental analysis.

Instructions

All of the six organizations (Google, Walt Disney Company, Amazon, P&G, 3 M, or Ford Motor Company) you chose from have invested in different methods of analysis to gain and retain industry standing.

The threats and opportunities that exist for an organization are identified through studying and appraising the external environment.

In order to be competitive, an organization must look closely at these aspects to properly formulate a successful strategic plan.

Write a three- to four-page APA formatted paper with at least two outside sources (in addition to the text) incorporating the following aspects:
Organizations as Open Systems:

One key aspect is the “Environment as Information Perspectives.”

Discuss what was determined to be the environmental uncertainty for your chosen organization.

Another important aspect is the “Environment as Source of Resource Perspective.”

Discuss the way in which management has been able to attain and regulate these critical resources for your organization.

Provide a breakdown of these two perspectives to better see how they can be applied.

If these perspectives are not readily available for your organization, you may infer them from information about the organization that is available.

External and Environmental Analysis:

Within the specific environment, multiple variables exist, discuss which two of the five competitive forces were found to be most valuable and why.

The general environment also needs to be examined. There are five sectors that should be analyzed.

After evaluating each, discuss which two you believe will most impact the strategic management plan for your chosen organization and why.

In addition to the aspects above, please share the advantages and disadvantages that exist when performing an external analysis.

What did you find to be the most beneficial and detrimental factors during this analysis?

Incorporate information from the readings, your research, and personal experience (using APA citations where appropriate).

Grading Rubric

FFCBA01234No PassNo PassCompetenceProficiencyMasteryNot Submitted Does not identify the environmental uncertainty, nor are the required sources present to support points.

Identifies environmental uncertainty, yet only a basic understanding is displayed and required sources are not included.

Environmental uncertainty, yet the description is underdeveloped and only a few resources are provided.

Identifies the environmental uncertainty and fully supports stance with required sources.

Not Submitted No mention of the manner in which management has been able to attain and regulate critical resources.

Partial recognition is showcased when displaying the manner in which management has been able to attain and regulate critical resources, but is not supported by required sources.

Partial recognition of the manner in which management has been able to attain and regulate critical resources, and is somewhat supported by required sources.

Recognizes the manner in which management has been able to attain and regulate critical resources, and fully supports stance with required sources.

Not Submitted No demonstration of the ability to pinpoint the value of two competitive forces.

Only partial demonstration of the ability to pinpoint the value of two competitive forces.

Pinpoints the value of two competitive forces, yet sources are not present to support points.

Pinpoints the value of two competitive forces and provides supporting research.

Not Submitted No demonstration of the ability to identify the two sectors needed.

Identifies only the understanding of the two sectors needed, not the results.

Understanding of the two sectors needed, but does not provide research to support the results.

Identifies understanding of the two sectors needed and provides supporting research.

Strategic Management Process;Deliverable 2

Strategic Management Process.

Strategic Management Process
Strategic Management Process

Apply Strategic Management Process to analyze and improve organizational performance.

Instructions

The six organizations you have to choose from (Google, Walt Disney Company, Amazon, P&G, 3 M, or Ford Motor Company) at some point in their history changed their industry.

For the module 01 assignment, you analyzed your chosen company’s existing strategic management plan and completed a SWOT analysis.

Now comes a more in-depth evaluation of the analysis process.

Write a three- to four-page APA formatted paper with at least two outside sources (in addition to the text) that incorporate the following aspects:

Importance of analysis:

Multiple methods exist to evaluate management analysis.

Discuss what some of these methods are and how can they be applied to your chosen organization.

Show how an organization’s resources impact a management analysis.

Discuss how value chain analysis can be used during the planning process for the future of the organization.

Improvement methods for auditing organizational performance:

Discuss the role an internal analysis can have during a more in-depth examination for improvement.

Understanding the capabilities that exist within an organization will aid in making improvements.

Using your knowledge of the capabilities assessment profile and applying the necessary steps, discuss the results of the profile and how can they be applied to your chosen organization.

In addition to the aspects above, please share your thoughts on how this analysis assisted in the review of the current strategic plan.

Incorporate information from the readings, your research, and personal experience (using APA citations where appropriate).

Grading Rubric

FFCBA01234No PassNo PassCompetenceProficiencyMasteryNot Submitted Does not identify management analysis methods.Identifies management analysis methods, but does not describe how they can be applied.

Identifies management analysis methods, but the description is underdeveloped and does not mention resources.

Identifies management analysis methods, with a robust description that includes impact of resources.

Not Submitted No mention of the impact of the value chain analysis.

Brief mention of the impact of the value chain analysis.

Adequate discussion of the impact of the value chain analysis, but incomplete description of how it can be used to plan for the future.

Thorough discussion of the impact of the value chain analysis, and robust description of how it can be used to plan for the future.

Not Submitted Does not identify the role of the internal analysis.

Partially identifies the role of the internal analysis.Adequately identifies the role of the internal analysis.

Thoroughly identifies the role of the internal analysis.

Not Submitted Does not demonstrate understanding of steps needed for the capabilities assessment profile or the results.

Demonstrates understanding of steps needed for the capabilities assessment profile, but does not show results.

Demonstrates understanding of steps needed for the capabilities assessment profile and shows results, but not how they can be applied.

Understanding of steps needed for the capabilities assessment profile, shows results and how they can be applied.

Not Submitted Does not share thoughts on how the analysis assisted in the review of the current strategic plan.

Thoughts on how the analysis assisted in the review of the current strategic plan are unclear.

Thoughts on how the analysis assisted in the review of the current strategic plan are clear, but no research is incorporated.