Differentiate a company’s internal value chain and the industry value chain. And explain the relationship between vertical integration and the industry value chain?

Question 7.3. a) H&H Pizza is a small pizza shop operated by Mr Peter. H&H Pizza is surrounded by a couple of colleges in a market. What strategies should Peter use to strengthen his business model? b) HARDA Limited is a manufacturer of a detergent. The company is looking to launch its new detergents in an established market. What strategies should HARDA use to strengthen his business model? Question 8.3. H&H is a small company where you are working as a manager. H&H holds a leading position in an embryonic market. With the lowest cost structure, your company has a sixty per cent share of the market. Further, H&H has the most reliable and highest-valued products. Due to these reasons, your boss believes that the company’s future is ensured. You are required to write a memo to your boss outlining why the assumptions posed might be incorrect. Question 9.3. Companies enter into strategic alliances with potential competitors in order to achieve a number of strategic objectives. Amongst these companies, what type of companies gain the most from entering into such alliances. Why? Question 10.2. a) There are some conditions where horizontal integration might not be consistent with the goal of profit-maximising. Discuss these conditions. b) Differentiate a company’s internal value chain and the industry value chain. And explain the relationship between vertical integration and the industry value chain? Question 10.3. Some value creation activities should be outsourced to independent suppliers. However, this outsourcing has some associated risks. Discuss these value creation activities and their related risks

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Question 7.3.

 

  1. H&H Pizza is a small pizza shop operated by Mr Peter. H&H Pizza is surrounded by a couple of colleges in a market. What strategies should Peter use to strengthen his business model?

 

  1. HARDA Limited is a manufacturer of a detergent. The company is looking to launch its new detergents in an established market. What strategies should HARDA use to strengthen his business model?

 

 

Question 8.3.

 

H&H is a small company where you are working as a manager. H&H holds a leading position in an embryonic market. With the lowest cost structure, your company has a sixty per cent share of the market. Further, H&H has the most reliable and highest-valued products. Due to these reasons, your boss believes that the company’s future is ensured. You are required to write a memo to your boss outlining why the assumptions posed might be incorrect.

 

Question 9.3.

 

Companies enter into strategic alliances with potential competitors in order to achieve a number of strategic objectives. Amongst these companies, what type of companies gain the most from entering into such alliances. Why?

 

Question 10.2.

 

  1. There are some conditions where horizontal integration might not be consistent with the goal of profit-maximising. Discuss these conditions.

 

  1. Differentiate a company’s internal value chain and the industry value chain. And explain the relationship between vertical integration and the industry value chain?

 

Question 10.3.

 

Some value creation activities should be outsourced to independent suppliers. However, this outsourcing has some associated risks. Discuss these value creation activities and their related risksHOLMES INSTITUTE
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Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester T1 2020
Unit Code HC3141
Unit Title International Strategic Management
Assessment Type Individual Assignment
This is strictly required to be your own original work. Plagiarism will be penalised.
Students are required to apply the theories and knowledge derived from the unit
materials, demonstrate critical analysis, and provide a considered and
comprehensive evaluation. Students must use correct in-text citation conventions.
Assessment Title Tutorial Question Assignment 2
Purpose of
the assessment
and linkage to
ULO.
A student is required to answer five questions come from the Pre-Recorded
Tutorial Questions every week from week 7 to week 10
The following Unit Learning Outcomes applies to this assessment:
– appraise theoretical and practical knowledge of management in an
international context,
– analyse management problems using the strategy tools, e.g. Porter’s 5
Forces, SWOT,
– demonstrate the capacity to diagnose organisational challenges and
opportunities, and to
– demonstrate research skills, showing initiative in consulting the academic
literature and preparing strategic company report.
Weight 25%
Total Marks 50 Marks
Word limit No more than 300 Words/each question
Page 2 of 2
Due Date Week 11 – Friday 11:59 PM (Midnight)
[Late submission penalties accrue at the rate of -5% per day]
Submission
Guidelines
• All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a
completed Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, 1.5 spacing, 12-pt Arial font and
2 cm margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings
and page numbers.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report and listed
appropriately at the end in a reference list, all using Harvard referencing style.
Assignment Specifications
Purpose:
This assignment is designed to assess your level of knowledge of the key topics covered in this unit.
Details
Answer All FIVE (5) of the following questions. The questions come from the Pre-Recorded Tutorial
Questions from week 7 to week 10.
Week 7: Question Number 7.3 (10 marks)
Week 8: Question Number 8.3 (10 Marks)
Week 9: Question Number 9.3 (10 Marks)
Week 10: Question Number 10.2 (10 Marks)
Week 10: Question Number 10.3 (10 Marks)
Note. On the Tutorial Material section of Blackboard, you will find weekly folders. Each week folder
has Pre-Recorded Tutorial Questions and Interactive Tutorial Questions. Please make sure that you
are using Pre-Recorded Questions for this assignment.
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