Strayer University Securities and Exchange Commission: Amazon.com Inc

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Question Description

  1. Attached is the Required Template
  2. Click here for Assignment 2 Insights

In this assignment, you are to use the same corporation you selected and focused on for Assignment 1.

  1. Using the corporation you chose from Assignment 1, examine the industry in which the entity operates. Use any or all of the following resources to conduct research on the company:
  2. Company website
  3. Public filings from the Securities and Exchange Commission EDGAR database (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml)
  4. Strayer University's online databases
  5. Other miscellaneous sources. Note: the company’s annual report will often provide insights that other resources may not include.
  6. Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
  7. Give your opinion on the corporation's greatest strengths and most significant weaknesses. Choose either a strategy OR tactic the corporation should select to take maximum advantage of its strengths, and the strategy OR tactic the corporation should select to fix its most significant weakness. Justify your choices.
  8. Determine the company’s tangible and intangible resources, core capabilities, and core competencies.
  9. Choose the two (2) segments of the general environment that would rank highest in their influence on the corporation you chose. Assess how these segments affect the corporation you chose and the industry in which it operates.
  10. Choose two (2) forces of competition that you estimate are the most significant for the corporation you chose. Evaluate how well the company has addressed these) forces in the recent past, going back no further than five (5) fiscal years.
  11. With the same two (2) forces in mind, predict what the company might do to improve its ability to address these forces in the near future.
  12. Identify what you consider to be the greatest external threat to this corporation. Discuss how the corporation should address this threat. Justify your explanation.
  13. Identify what you consider to be the greatest opportunity presented to the corporation, and discuss how the corporation should take advantage of this opportunity. Justify your explanation
  14. Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources .
  15. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
  16. This course requires use of Strayer Writing Standards (SWS). The format is different than other Strayer University courses. Please take a moment to review the SWS documentation for details.
  17. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.
  18. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
  19. Identify how the six segments of the general environment affect an industry and its firms.
  • Identify the five forces of competition.
  • Analyze the external environment for opportunities and threats that impact the firm.
  • Analyze the internal environment of a company for strengths and weaknesses that impact the firm’s competitiveness.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in business administration.
  • Write clearly and concisely about business administration using proper writing mechanics.
  1. Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.
  2. Assignment 2 Template.doc
  3. By submitting this paper, you agree: (1) that you are submitting your paper to be used and stored as part of the SafeAssign™ services in accordance with the Blackboard Privacy Policy; (2) that your institution may use your paper in accordance with your institution's policies; and (3) that your use of SafeAssign will be without recourse against Blackboard Inc. and its affiliates.

Tutor Answer

DrReginaldWoof
School: Cornell University

Hi, please see the attached paper. Have a look at it and in case of any edit, please let me know. Otherwise, it is my pleasure to have you as my buddy now and future. Until the next invite, Bye!

Outline
SWOT Analysis
Amazon.com, Inc. is the United States and the world's largest e-commerce company.
Strengths and Weaknesses
One of Amazon's greatest strengths is the company's global presence.
Tangible, Intangible resources and Core Capabilities and Competencies
The tangible resources at Amazon's disposal are financial, physical and human resources.
Political and Economic Environments
The two segments of the general environment that significantly influence Amazon's operations
include political and Economic Environments.
Two Forces: Competition and Substitutes
The most significant forces from the Porters five force analysis of Amazon include competitive
and competition from other firms and as well as threats from substitutes
Handling Rivals and Substitutes in the future
Being strategically placed means that Amazon will always be in a position to make a strategic
method to manage competition and substitutes.
External threat
Amazon faces many threats, but the major one is imitation by rivals.
The most significant opportunity for the corporation
The Amazon Company has a variety of opportunities that include the following: penetration of
developing markets, the boosting of measures to reduce counterfeit products and the expansion
of brick and mortar businesses.


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Amazon.com Inc.
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SWOT Analysis
Amazon.com, Inc. is the United States and the world's largest e-commerce company.
Starting as an online bookstore, the company has grown to become a globally recognized online
store alongside offering IT solutions to other firms, processes that have seen the company enjoy
an enormous market share. Being a market leader, a SWOT analysis is, therefore, a valuable tool
to assess the organization's strengths weaknesses, opportunities and threats within their
immediate environment and formulate strategies on how to take advantage of strengths and
opportunities, or mitigate threats and weaknesses (Amazon.com, 2019).
Strengths and Weaknesses
One of Amazon's greatest strengths is the company's global presence. The company has
provided an e-commerce platform that serves people g...

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