Prior to beginning this discussion, read Chapter 1 of the course text and complete the following SWOT Analysis activity. After completing the activity, attach it to your 1st Day post. I
Select one of the companies you would like to research below:
- British Petroleum (BP)
- Dunkinâ€™ Donuts
Conduct research using Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) to address the following required elements:
- State what you believe is the distinctive competence and core competence of your selected company.
- Give an example of how the values and mission statement help to shape planning. Additionally, discuss some internal and external factors that may influence the business in the future.
- Complete the template for your selected organization; applying each of the categories in evaluating the company.
Support your claims with examples from required materials and/or other scholarly or credible resources, and properly cite any references. Attach your SWOT Analysis to your discussion post. Your initial post should be a minimum of 200 words.