Essays Tagged: "Porter"

AP US History: What happened at Lexington Green. Looks at the viewpoints of this situation from the standpoint of several different historians.

he goes on to state, "I saw eight men who had been killed, among whom were Captain Parker and a Mr. Porter of Woburn." When Robert uses the phrase "I think", it makes one believe that this person does ... e events that happened on Lexington Green. Robert Bisset was an English schoolmaster, and a keen supporter of the Tory cause, published an eight-volume study of the democratic states of ancient themes ...

(10 pages) 39 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Critically evaluation of Porter's five forces, Value Chain Analysis, Balanced ScoredCard

uccess. This report aims to present a critically analysis of three frameworks across organizations: Porter's Five Forces, Value Chain and Balanced Scorecard. Such critical evaluation includes identify ... considering some implementation issues within organizations.As powerful strategic management tools, Porter's Five Forces, Value Chain and Balanced Scorecard frameworks are linked and interacted each o ...

(19 pages) 1947 3 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What Factors Determine The Level Of Advertising In An Industry?

ertising for consumer goods are also affected by whether a product is durable or non-durable, or as Porter (1974) referred to them "shopping" and "convenience" goods. Convenience goods tend to be boug ... ing good than a convenience good, which could mean a lower level of advertising for shopping goods. Porter found evidence supporting this theory when he undertook a study with a sample of 42 "convenie ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Creating Business Advantage with Information Technology

ContentDeclaration 3Executive Summary 5Introduction 6Scope 7Developing Business strategies with IT 8Porter's competitive model and Wiseman's strategic trust 8The balance power among buyers and supplie ... new technology, three types of strategic models mainly have been attracted to these days, business Porter's competitive force, Wiseman's strategic trust, and Strassman's model.Porter's competitive mo ...

(13 pages) 823 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

An evaluation of porters diamond as a means of explaining why some countries and industries have competitive advantage over others.

buyers, sellers, new entrants or providers of substitutes goods may influence the domestic market. Porters (1985), Five Forces Model allows management to analyse the industry in which they operate, a ... perate, and thus they can develop their corporate strategy in line with their findings.In addition, Porters Diamond of National advantage allows us to analyse why some nations are more competitive tha ...

(6 pages) 229 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Life and Works of O.Henry

incidental circumstance, is typical of O. Henry's stories.Born September 11, 1862 as William Sidney Porter, he later changed to his pen name of O. Henry. ^He spent his childhood in North Carolina. He ... ped out of school at fifteen and became a pharmacist at his uncle's pharmacy.*At the age of twenty, Porter went to Texas primarily for health reasons, and worked on a sheep ranch. *He lived with the f ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"The Jilting of Grandma Weatherall" and how modernism is used.

it, and they tried to communicate fears and opinions through unique writing styles. Katherine Anne Porter's early story "The Jilting of Grandma Weatherall" is a perfect illustration of modernismIn th ... ck into time to the main characters' past experiences, re-creating dramatic moments. Katherine Anne Porter writes "Such a fresh breeze blowing and such a green day with no threats in it." This referre ...

(1 pages) 72 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing the resource based view, Porter's five forces and dynamic capabilities in strategy.

to do so. In this sense we may distinguish between the positional perspective, developed by Michael Porter, according to which achieving competitive advantage is the result of exploitation of imperfec ... cribed them, and will end by illustrating how they can all be brought together.According to Michael Porter, operational efficiency (OE) as measured for example by financial management tools is necessa ...

(10 pages) 621 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Generic Competitive Strategies

Porter describes a structure for evaluating the behavior of costs, the determinants of relative cost ... a differentiated competitor can lower costs in the areas that do not undercut its differentiation. Porter also made a concrete proposal over the value chain and its connection to cost analysis. Porte ... o establish its relative cost position. After presenting the framework for analyzing cost behavior, Porter then tells how a firm assesses the relative cost of competitors and achieves a sustainable co ...

(9 pages) 269 1 3.8 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Kiwibank - Market Planning Assignment

ing a number of tools including, Product Life Cycle, BCG and GE Matrix. Competitive Advantage using Porter's Generic Competitive Strategies Model was also analysed. This was followed by the determinat ... EVALUATION & CONTROL 238. LIST OF REFERENCES 24APPENDIX A A1A1 - RATINGS SCALE EXPLAINED A1A2 - PORTER'S FIVE-FORCES MODEL A2A3 - MAIN COMPETITION REVIEW A3APPENDIX B - KIWIBANK OVERVIEW B1APPENDI ...

(33 pages) 201 0 1.7 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Financial Management Tools and Competitive Advantage. A Literature Review

ine and process minerals under laws of Ghana.1.9.3 The concept of competitive AdvantageAccording to Porter, M. (1985) the first basic determinant of a firms profitability is industry attractiveness an ... there are high entry and exit barriers or if competitors have high stakes in staying in the segment.Porter, M. (1985) again outlined two basic types of competitive advantage a firm can possess as low ...

(8 pages) 423 0 4.9 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business Strategies For A Media Company

forward for implementation as a business strategy.The author shall base their strategic choice/s on Porter's (1985) three (or four, opinion depending) generic strategies.Key issues to be examined &Aci ... ith data from a variety of sources (see references) provides rationale for strategic recommendation.Porter's generic strategies(p.99 .strategic management Gordon greenley1999) These three broad strate ...

(5 pages) 80 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How does a Value Chain analysis model help the organisation develop and deliver sustained competitive advantage?

With regard to today's dynamic and fiercely competitive business environment can Porter's value chain analysis model help organisations to develop and deliver sustained competitive ... l help organisations to develop and deliver sustained competitive advantage? This essay will define Porter's value chain model and his value system including it's primary and secondary activities and ... ncluding it's primary and secondary activities and how this impacts profit margins. It will explain Porter's five external forces which impact organisations including additional external forces which ...

(12 pages) 259 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Inequality in Retail Sector

2006: 52)The hierarchy abovementioned in both toy stores shares similar concept of sociologist John Porter's vertical mosaic. The model of vertical mosaic outlines the ethnic and racialized hierarchy ... lines the ethnic and racialized hierarchy of class, power, and privilege in all major institution. (Porter, 1965: 8) Porter argues that some groups such as the British origin have significantly better ...

(12 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Jilting of Granny Weatherall

The Jilting of Granny Weatherall In Katherine Ann Porter?s "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall," there are two prevalant themes. The first is self-pity. ... with the way people perceive their deaths and mortality in general. Granny Weatherall?s behavior is Porter?s tool for making these themes visible to the reader. The theme of self-pity is obvious and t ... bagan remembering those who were important to her and dividing her possesions among family members. Porter shows a loving side to Granny Weatherall that endears her to the audience before she is wiske ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Jilting Of Granny Weatherall

h Approaches As death inevitably lurks over the horizon in Granny Weatherall?s mind, Katherine Anne Porter utilizes certain stylistic elements to amplify Granny?s cynical and sometimes regretful tone. ... distrust of her own family?s intent, especially Cornelia?s. Once inside Weatherall?s consciousness, Porter shifts hers diction into subtle gear to unmask Granny?s regretful tone. For example, the auth ...

(7 pages) 54 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

General Motors: The Decline of an Automotive Giant

Question 1: Using Porter's 'five forces' framework, discuss the competitiveness of the global automobile market.Porter ... arket share. Besides, the common technology has lowered the barriers to enter the market as well.In Porter's model, substitute products refer to products in other industries. While the treat of substi ... low but the power of buyer, threat of substitutes and the rivalry of competition are strong. Using Porter Five forces help the firm understand more on the market and develop marketing strategy. Howev ...

(5 pages) 161 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Google Takes on the World- Case Study

e chain models.Five forces affecting competitive strategy:Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter identified five forces that drive competition within an industry:1.Threat of entry by new com ... ers may refuse to work with the firm, or e.g. charge excessively high prices for unique resources. (Porter, 1979)This model is beneficial to new and existing companies who are trying to be competitive ...

(16 pages) 429 0 3.2 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

ACER – A New Step in Supply Chain Management

uter. In order to determine what challenges Acer currently faces, three analysis methods were used; Porter's five forces analysis, the Political, Economical, Social and Technological (P.E.S.T.) analys ... analysed to determine what problems to the company is facing. This analysis is substiated by using Porter's five forces analysis, the P.E.S.T. analysis and the S.W.O.T. analysis. The three main probl ...

(22 pages) 122 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Economics of Corporate Strategy

ces and potentials can develop this strategy to support lasting advantage.(3) 'Despite appearances, Porter's thinking on competitive advantage has not significantly evolved beyond the structure-conduc ... re-conduct-performance paradigm.' Evaluate this claim.A major example of the bewilderment caused by Porter's thinking on competitive advantage's uncertainty over the object of analysis is to be found ...

(9 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers