Review the article, "The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy," from Harvard Business Review.
Assignment: The article "The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy," from Harvard Business Review,
presents a comprehensive view of how five major competitive forces
shape the industry and strategic planning of businesses. Each force has
specific ways that shape competition, which may influence strategy.
Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper on the relationship between IT and a company's competitive advantage or strategy.
- Identify and briefly describe five specific areas where IT represents a risk to a company's competitive advantage.
- Identify and briefly describe five specific areas in which IT may support or promote a company's competitive advantage.
- Select a disadvantage you identified, and provide a detailed
scenario of how it would occur and what steps might be taken to reduce
- Select an advantage you identified and provide a detailed scenario
of how it could be leveraged to improve a company's competitive
- Provide at least two recent articles from an online journal to support your paper.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Important: Must be at least 1,050 words (not including title and
reference page) and include a minimum of 2 references from online journal articles. Needs to be done
in APA Format Style with a reference page and in-text citations of
sources for any quoted or paraphrased material. Should also have both an
introduction paragraph and conclusion. Additionally, answer will be
checked against plagiarism.
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