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Week 2 – Assignment

SWOT Analysis

Prior to completing this assignment, review your prior research on the company you selected for research in this Week’s Environmental Scanning interactive assignment. Also watch the video How to Perform a SWOT Analysis (Links to an external site.) (2016). In approximately 250 words,

  • Describe the company’s history, products, and major competitors by accessing the Mergent Ashford University Library online database which offers company financials, descriptions, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors and by accessing the Business  Insights database. (View the Mergent tipsheet and Business Insights tipsheet documents for suggested methods of searching Ashford University Library databases generally as well as specific advice for searching these two databases).
  • Assess the financial performance and condition of the organization.

Next, conduct a SWOT analysis using the SWOT Analysis TemplatePreview the document. Detail the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that may affect the organization. Copy and paste the completed table from the template into your SWOT analysis paper.

In the evaluation portion of your paper of your SWOT analysis:

  • Describe the specific areas that indicate a need for change.
  • Determine what changed objectives, or newly implemented interventions, are required to improve the company’s position within its market.
  • Assess the trending performance of the company and provide recommendations for improvement.

(NOTE: Incorporate the feedback you receive from your instructor and save your work. It will be part of your Strategic Plan Final Project for this course).

The SWOT Analysis paper

  • Must be from five to six double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.) resource.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of SWOT Analysis
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least two scholarly and/or credible sources in addition to the course text.
  • Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the Ashford Writing Center for specifications.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Required Resources

Text

Abraham, S. (2012). Strategic management for organizations. Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

  • Chapter 4: External Environmental Analysis
  • Chapter 5: Assessing the Company Itself

Multimedia

virtualstrategist. (2016, October 19). How to perfom a SWOT analysis (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_161788243&feature=iv&src_vid=GNXYI10Po6A&v=I_6AVRGLXGA

Recommended Resources

Articles

Conner, C. (2014). Top online reputation management tips for brand marketers (Links to an external site.). Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/cherylsnappconner/2014/03/04/top-online-reputation-management-tips-for-brand-marketers/

Dyer, J. & Gregersen, H. (2014). How we rank the world’s most innovative growth companies 2014 (Links to an external site.). Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/search/?q=Assessing+a+company

Moore, K. (2011). Porter or Mintzberg: Whose view of strategy is the most relevant today? (Links to an external site.) Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/karlmoore/2011/03/28/porter-or-mintzberg-whose-view-of-strategy-is-the-most-relevant-today/

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Trefis Team. (2014). Better market conditions complement Gap Inc.’s strong position and brands (Links to an external site.). Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2014/06/16/better-market-conditions-complement-gap-incs-strong-position-and-brands/

Multimedia

Harvard Business Review. (2008, June 30). The five competitive forces that shape strategy (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYF2_FBCvXw&feature=player_detailpage

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