Real-world Business Analysis Part III
This week, you will continue to apply strategic thinking concepts and employ some analytical tools in order to better understand the strategic landscape of your chosen business. (coca cola)The tools you will explore this week focus on internal skill and capability assessment, and will assist you in applying concepts from the organic growth perspective.
(use the bold section titles to separate the various analyses). You must also post a 1- to 2-paragraph summary of your work as the text of your post so that the instructor can see it.
Relative Core Competency and Resource Analysis
Based on your reading of SWOT Analysis II: Looking Inside for Strengths and Weaknesses and the teaching note “Towards a More Precise SWOT Analysis: SCOT Analysis & Competitive Potential,” and bearing in mind the relationship between skills/capabilities and strengths/weaknesses, complete a relative core-competency and resource comparison matrix (as illustrated in Table 2-1 of the SWOT Analysis II reading) for your real-world business. Note: You will have to customize the value chain activities, select the relevant competitors, and provide a 1- to 2-paragraph summary of your analysis.
Metrics Tactical Plan
Based on your reading of Chapter 6 in the Hess book, “Measure Everything,” complete the following:
a. Create a ‘measurement matrix” in Excel that identifies, categorizes, and ranks as many relevant performance measurements as you think are important to your chosen company’s business strategy.
b. Write a 1- to 2-paragraph summary of why you think these are the important measurement criteria and why you’ve ranked them in the order you have.
General Approach to Leadership and Culture
Review Chapters 7 and 8 in the Hess book, “Build a People Pipeline” and “Leaders: Humble, Passionate, Focused Operators,” and the Collins article,”Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve.” Based on your understanding of these readings, provide a qualitative assessment about how well your chosen company’s(coca cola) leadership system “fits” the concepts discussed in the readings. Limit your description and analysis to two double-spaced pages.