LinkedIn is currently a successful company; however, changes in the internal and external environment might the efficiency and effectiveness of its strategy. In order to improve its business strategy and keep up with those changes, LinkedIn must continuously monitor and evaluate its strategy by completing an industry analysis, five forces model analysis, SWOT analysis and value chain analysis as they ensure other aspects of the strategy fit the condition of the market. Summary of Recommendations The following recommendations will assist LinkedIn to grow and expand its business and improve internal and external relationship with shareholders. If the company applies the correct methods and integrates the following strategy moves, in the three
(Seow, 2009, p. 202). Being forced to comply with regulations is a useful motivating factor for senior managers when it comes to maintaining a continuity plan. The benefits of partaking in a continuity plan also appeal to management when examples of good management practice are established. A huge core motivator for business continuity is its ability to trigger an advantage over competitors by having the ability to become more reliable than other organizations in the event of an outage. “When disaster strikes, the organization that is better prepared to meet delivery deadlines and customer expectations through more resilient operations and that is better able to recover quickly clearly has the advantage.” (Seow, 2009, p. 204).
This is achievable when a company shares a dynamic perspective. The key factors here are enhancement of dynamic capabilities to accommodate market trends, and extrapolations, where IBM could foresee major changes in the future. To succeed in dynamism, IBM must take the route of democratized innovations instead of the traditional innovation model. Though, it may take a while to curb the commoditization but it definitely will lead to a greater degree of differentiation. Once, the company starts analyzing the trends in customer future needs, the dynamic capabilities will automatically set in place, paving a smooth transition path for new products and innovations to be developed with a first mover
That’s why for the first few months, the number of employees will be minimal, so the company can reduce amount of expenses and increase profit. Later on, depending of popularity of beauty salon and needs of customers the amount of employees will definitely expand. Cocktail&Nails spa has a responsibility for their employees, suppliers and public in general. Strong and solid organization and management structure is one of the most important things. This beauty salon emphasis not only profits as well the impact of business decisions on society related to environmental concern, high opportunity to develop in the industry, training and responsiveness for employees.
The analysis suggest a strong need to improve its strategy in relation to its primary activities, which will improve if they link each other activities. To improve performance warehouse should be trained to work more efficiently and so, improve some packaging issues they have had in previous years. Probably considering more and better use of technology will improve the service and communications externally, with customers and suppliers, and internally, within different departments, facilitating enough information to avoid
It would be very important for the company to have business partners who portray that they will continue to be in existence for the far future. Growth of the suppliers would also be an indication they would be able to tackle new requirements in quality that may be required by Starwood in future. Having business partners who portray growth records is essential as it would provide Starwood with the required stability of conducting business. Glenn Wheaton, (2009). Quality of the linens and terrycloth The quality of the materials provided by the suppliers should also be used as an evaluation metric as it would directly affect Starwood.
I believe that people are a major asset for any business organization because this model describes the importance of stakeholders, leadership and employees for the organization. That is the main reason why this model would suit me. To conclude I will work hard to change and organization successfully. From this module topic I have learned that you need to plan carefully and build the proper foundation so that implementing change can be much easier and chances of success will be improved. If you are too impatient or if you expect too many results too quickly, your plans for change are more likely to
The value proposition of IT to business organizations are enormous, but to benefits from IT an organization has to succeed in integrating IT with the business strategic objectives. To do this, the organizations have to develop its IT architecture capabilities which will serve as an enhancer in evolving the enterprise IT architecture before the firm can realize this value from IT. Yes, the company should have risk mitigation strategies for the standardized technology architecture stage because while firms move from the application silo stage, they carries along some of the problem that they were facing to the technology standardization stage. The application of specific-data is one problem facing the standardized stage which has to be managed
Miladys can utilise the low cost strategy to either increase profits by reducing expenses or increase the target market by offering a lower price to customers. However, decreasing costs could create more competition between lower price ranged stores and eventually decrease Miladys’ profits. It is better to decrease expenses by cutting out on unnecessary costs. A differentiation strategy is incorporated with generic strategies; it involves making Miladys’ products different and more attractive than the competitors in order to make consumers value Miladys