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The primary purpose of assessing a company's external environment and internal circumstances is to Multiple Choice Preview
Which one of the following is <u>not</u> part of a company's macroenvironment? Multiple Choice Preview
The foremost reason for accurately diagnosing a company's internal and external situation is to Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is <u>not</u> a major question to ask in thinking strategically about industr Multiple Choice Preview
Which one of the following is <u>not</u> one of the analytical steps in industry and competitive ana Multiple Choice Preview
Industry and competitive analysis probes such considerations as Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is <u>not</u> a factor to consider in identifying an industry's dominant econ Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is <u>not</u> a relevant consideration in examining the dominant economic cha Multiple Choice Preview
An industry's market growth rate is strategically important because Multiple Choice Preview
The strategic importance of rapid product innovation is that Multiple Choice Preview
Whether an industry has big economies of scale is strategically important because Multiple Choice Preview
The stronger the experience curve effect is in an industry Multiple Choice Preview
The experience curve has to do with the fact that Multiple Choice Preview
A strong experience curve effect in an industry Multiple Choice Preview
The forces of competition in an industry are a function of Multiple Choice Preview
The nature and strength of competition and competitive forces are generally a joint product of Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is not one of the five competitive forces? Multiple Choice Preview
The most powerful of the five competitive forces is usually Multiple Choice Preview
Typically, the weakest of the five competitive forces in an industry is/are: Multiple Choice Preview
A competitive environment where there is weak to moderate rivalry among sellers, high entry barriers Multiple Choice Preview
A competitive environment where there is weak rivalry among sellers, high entry barriers, weak compe Multiple Choice Preview
A firm's competitive strategy concerns Multiple Choice Preview
The essence of a firm's competitive strategy is Multiple Choice Preview
Factors that cause the rivalry among competing sellers to be less intense include Multiple Choice Preview
The rivalry among competing sellers tends to be less intense when Multiple Choice Preview
Rivalry among competing sellers is typically stronger when Multiple Choice Preview
The rivalry among competing firms tends to be weaker Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive force of rival firms' strategies Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is <u>not</u> among the factors that affect whether competitive rivalry among Multiple Choice Preview
In analyzing the strength of competition among rival firms, an important consideration is Multiple Choice Preview
The "best" strategy for one firm in maneuvering for competitive advantage over its rivals Multiple Choice Preview
The intensity of rivalry among competing sellers is a function of Multiple Choice Preview
Rivalry among competing sellers tends to be stronger when Multiple Choice Preview
Rivalry among competing sellers tends to be stronger when Multiple Choice Preview
The rivalry among competing sellers is an ever-changing dynamic because Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive contests between rival sellers in different industries assume different intensities Multiple Choice Preview
Potential new entrants are more likely to be deterred from actually entering an industry when Multiple Choice Preview
The seriousness of the competitive threat of entry is greater when Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive threat that outsiders will enter a market is stronger when Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive threat of entry of new firms is stronger when Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive threat of entry of new firms is weaker when Multiple Choice Preview
A potential entrant is likely to have second thoughts about actually attempting entry when Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is generally <u>not</u> considered as a barrier to entry? Multiple Choice Preview
The best test of whether potential entry is a strong or weak competitive force is Multiple Choice Preview
Just how strong the competitive pressures are from substitute products depends on Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive force of substitute products tends to be stronger in a given market when Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive force of substitute products tends to be stronger in a given market when Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive force of substitute products is weaker when Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is the <u>best</u> example of a substitute product that poses a strong compet Multiple Choice Preview
Whether supplier-seller relationships in an industry represent a strong or weak source of competitiv Multiple Choice Preview
The economic leverage and bargaining power of suppliers is greater when Multiple Choice Preview
The strength of suppliers as a strong competitive force is diminished when Multiple Choice Preview
Supplier bargaining power is less likely to be a source of strong competitive pressure when Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive influence that a group of suppliers can have on an industry is mainly a function of Multiple Choice Preview
Effective supply chain partnerships on the part of one or more industry rivals Multiple Choice Preview
Industry rivals are often motivated to enter into strategic partnerships with key suppliers in order Multiple Choice Preview
Whether buyer-seller relationships in an industry represent a strong or weak source of competitive p Multiple Choice Preview
Whether buyer-seller relationships in an industry represent a strong or weak source of competitive p Multiple Choice Preview
Collaborative relationships between particular sellers and buyers in an industry can represent a sou Multiple Choice Preview
The bargaining power of an industry's customers tends to be weaker when Multiple Choice Preview
The bargaining power of an industry's customers tends to be greater when Multiple Choice Preview
Customers are seldom in position to exert strong leverage and bargaining power over a group of selle Multiple Choice Preview
The economic leverage and bargaining power of customers tends to be relatively weaker when Multiple Choice Preview
In which of the following circumstances is the economic leverage and bargaining power of customers < Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following factors is <u>not</u> a relevant consideration in judging whether the economi Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following factors is a relevant consideration in judging whether seller-buyer relations Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following factors is <u>not</u> a relevant consideration in judging whether seller-buye Multiple Choice Preview
The "driving forces" in an industry Multiple Choice Preview
Industry conditions change Multiple Choice Preview
The task of driving forces analysis is to Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is <u>not</u> generally a "driving force" capable of producing fund Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following are most <u>unlikely</u> to qualify as driving forces? Multiple Choice Preview
Increasing globalization of the industry can be a driving force because Multiple Choice Preview
Driving forces analysis Multiple Choice Preview
An industry's driving forces Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following are <u>not</u> likely to be driving forces capable of inducing fundamental ch Multiple Choice Preview
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Which one of the following is <u>least</u> likely to qualify as a driving force? Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is <u>most</u> likely to qualify as a driving force? Multiple Choice Preview
Environmental scanning concerns Multiple Choice Preview
A strategic group Multiple Choice Preview
A strategic group consists of those firms in an industry that Multiple Choice Preview
The concept of strategic groups is relevant to industry and competitive analysis because Multiple Choice Preview
In mapping strategic groups Multiple Choice Preview
With the aid of a strategic group map, strategic analysts Multiple Choice Preview
Strategic group mapping is a technique for determining Multiple Choice Preview
Using strategic group maps to divide industry members into strategic groups Multiple Choice Preview
The best strategic variables to choose as axes for a strategic group map are Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following pairs of variables are <u>least</u> likely to be useful in drawing a strategi Multiple Choice Preview
Some strategic groups are usually more favorably positioned than others in the sense that Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is <u>not</u> an appropriate guideline for developing a strategic group map f Multiple Choice Preview
The payoff of competitor analysis is improved ability to predict Multiple Choice Preview
The manner in which rival firms employ various competitive weapons to try to outmaneuver one another Multiple Choice Preview
One of the benefits of doing first-rate competitor analysis is to Multiple Choice Preview
In evaluating who the industry's major players are going to be on down the road, it is usually relev Multiple Choice Preview
Gathering competitive intelligence about rival firms can provide strategically useful clues and pred Multiple Choice Preview
The key success factors in an industry Multiple Choice Preview
In identifying an industry's key success factors, strategists should Multiple Choice Preview
An industry's key success factors Multiple Choice Preview
Which of the following is not a good example of a marketing-related key success factor? Multiple Choice Preview
A good example of a manufacturing-related key success factor is Multiple Choice Preview
A good example of a technology-related key success factor is Multiple Choice Preview
Evaluating long-term industry attractiveness involves Multiple Choice Preview
Evaluating long-term industry attractiveness involves a consideration of which of the following fact Multiple Choice Preview
Evaluating long-term industry attractiveness usually does <u>not</u> involve a consideration of whic Multiple Choice Preview
The most "ideal" competitive condition from an industry attractiveness perspective is wher Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive structure of an industry tends to be "unattractive" from the standpoint of Multiple Choice Preview
The competitive structure of an industry is unattractive from a profit-making perspective when Multiple Choice Preview
What are the seven key questions which form the framework of industry and competitive analysis? Essay Preview
Explain the meaning and significance of each of the following:<br>a.) driving forces<br>b.) strategi Essay Preview
Draw and briefly describe the five forces model of competition. Essay Preview
Identify and briefly discuss any four of the factors that influence the strength of competitive riva Essay Preview
Competitive markets are economic battlefields. True or False. Explain. Essay Preview
Not all buyers of an industry's product are likely to possess the same degree of bargaining power or Essay Preview
Discuss the conditions that tend to make potential entry a strong competitive force. Essay Preview
Identify and briefly describe any five of the major sources of entry barriers. Essay Preview
What conditions cause substitute products to be a strong competitive force? Essay Preview
What conditions cause suppliers to be a strong competitive force? Essay Preview
What conditions tend to give customers a high degree of bargaining power? Essay Preview
What is the analytical value of constructing a strategic group map? Essay Preview
What is the analytical value of studying competitors and trying to predict what moves rivals will ma Essay Preview
What is the strategy-making value of identifying an industry's key success factors? Essay Preview
What are some of the major factors that enter into an assessment of whether an industry does or does Essay Preview
Can an industry be attractive to one company and unattractive to another company? Why or why not? Essay Preview


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