Assessment Title: Report (Individual Assessment)
Word Count: 1500
This Assessment will address the following Learning Outcomes:
LO3: Describe the determinants of competitive advantage.
LO4: Recognise the difference between the fundamental view and the dynamic view of competitive advantage.
LO5: Develop a business strategy based on a comprehensive situational analysis.
Assessment Description: You are a strategic analyst for a large consulting firm and specialise in the analysis of Australian companies. You have been asked by your manager to write a report analysing an Australian company’s underlying strategy that has resulted in it moving some of its activities offshore with the loss of a number of local jobs as well as expanding into other international markets.
Note: You are to choose any of the following companies.
Superloop (telecommunications) [www.superloop.com]
Mantra Group (Hotel) [www.mantragroup.com.au]
IDP Education (Education) [www.idp.com]
Collins Foods (Food) [www.collinsfoods.com]
Flight Centre (Travel) [www.flightcentre.com.au]
Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) (Professional Services) [www.pwc.com.au]
This is part one of your e-portfolio which will also be part of Assessment 3. In your analysis you are required to:
Evaluate the external issues that are affecting the company and have driven it to employ a strategy that has resulted in moving jobs offshore.
Analyse the internal issues that are making the company consider moving jobs offshore as part of its strategy.
Identify the stakeholders in this company and discuss how the shift of offshore activities will affect these stakeholders
explain what is the competitive advantage for the company in moving in either expanding offshore and/or moving some jobs offshore
list and assess the issues of this strategy, including risks, cost savings and/or revenue increase. Evaluate any other issues that you see are relevant to its success or otherwise. What are the strategic implications
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