Describe an industry analysis and its purpose. Give two examples of the types of questions an industry analysis might answer

Discussion 1

 

The internet significantly influenced business and strategic planning. In your opinion, according to Porter’s Five Forces Model, has competition increased or decreased overall as a result of the Internet and e-commerce? Justify and support your response with two examples from your text or external resources.

 

Discussion 2

Describe an industry analysis and its purpose. Give two examples of the types of questions an industry analysis might answer. In your discussion also include an analysis of the chosen two areas and how they affect the strategic planning process.