The purpose of this assignment is to help students understand how manufacturing and service companies can maximize their competitive advantage. The Porter Model is discussed as a method to categorize and assess businesses and industries.
Write a 1,050-word report in which you address the following:
- Examine and discuss competitive strategies that manufacturers can use to gain competitive advantage.
- Appraise costing and financial strategies for manufacturing and service companies.
- Identify value chain strategies for both manufacturing and service companies.
- Discuss (Porter’s Model) and categorize (NAICS) the industry of a company the Learning Team selects.
Cite 3 scholarly references, including at least one peer-reviewed reference from the University Library.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Present an in-class 7- 10 minute PowerPoint presentation with summarizing your paper. Include the appropriate speaker notes to explain the key points in your presentation.
1. What changes now occurring in consumer and business lifestyles and values have a bearing on the brands marketing strategy?
2. Explain how your company(made up company name “Think Tank”) should address these social and cultural trends.
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