1. In a narrative format, discuss “Papa John's” from a
strategic perspective. Information concerning recent changes in the firms is
readily available online and should be accessed. Strategic issues should be
discussed in “real time.”
2. How would you describe Papa John’s competitive strategy
along the lines of the Porter and the Miles and Snow typologies? Support your
3. Do Papa John’s marketing and production (service)
strategies support its competitive strategy effectively? Provide examples to
support your answer.
4. Suppose you are the CEO of Papa Johns, and McDonald’s
just announced that it would begin to serve pizza in and deliver from all of
its restaurants in the United States. Would you make any changes to your
competitive strategy? What additional information would you like to have before
you make your decision? Explain.