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.
- Examine and discuss competitive strategies that manufacturers can use to gain competitive advantage.
- Identify value chain strategies for both manufacturing and service companies.
these two bullets about 200 words each
700-word report in which you address the following:
- Define and explain the role of ethics and social responsibility in developing a strategic plan while considering stakeholder needs and agendas.
- Include at least one example of a company overstepping ethical boundaries for stakeholder agendas, and identify what types of preventative measures could be taken to avoid this type of situation.
Cite 3 scholarly references, including at least one peer-reviewed reference