The last of the five competitive forces are the rivalry that takes place between existing competitors. Like any of the five competitive forces, rivalry among existing competitors will cause profitability of each company to go down. When companies compete for customers they tend to reduce prices, increase product marketability, and even improve quality of their services. There are two factors that contribute to the degrees of rivalry; the intensity and the basis of the competition. The intensity of competition can vary in many ways.
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But it can also trigger burst of positive energy as an anger to another person/company can increase productivity and this kind of person will work more to be more successful than his competitors. Thus, not only positive emotions are important in the workplace. Second term that needs to be define
The virgin group is highly diverse as it is with the many businesses they own, they risk diluting their brand image and name and so customers may not believe them to be the “consumer champion”. Furthermore, the case suggests Branson’s ‘popular appeal’ could be waning due to discrepancies between his behavior and public image. Since this is a large advantage for Virgin that makes customers trust the brand it could significantly hurt the group, especially combined with dilution of the brand. Moreover, not only a failure in Branson’s image can harm the group, but also a failure in one of Virgin’s businesses can contaminate the entire virgin brand and make it lose its appeal. Additionally, from the Virgin Wings financials we can see that although they seem to be managing their debt, their management of assets and revenue is declining, suggesting that they have grown too large too quickly.
Advancing the interests of one division, when rehashed crosswise over a wide range of offices, accidentally hurt the general welfare of the organization. The issue of Nokia, all things considered, appears to be frustratingly like those of numerous expansive organizations, for example, Microsoft or Sony who couldn't grow astounding inventive items sufficiently quick to coordinate their rising rivals. As the organizations became bigger and wealthier, every division turned into its own particular kingdom, every official a little sovereign, and individuals were more worried about their status and inside advancement than coordinating effectively with different offices to deliver imaginative items quickly. (Quy Huy and Timo Vuori,
• Consumers are having different tastes. . Bad economy will make customers more to price sensitive. D. Threats: • Heavy and strong completion between some organizations like Wal-Mart and Target company. • Low confidence from customer side to company products.
Customers, Competitors, Suppliers and Public Pressure Groups are specific factors that have a direct and profound impact on the business. Political, Environmental, Socio-cultural, Economic and legal factors are also factors that will affect the business venture at a wide scale. In IKEA, growing demand for lower priced products can be taken as an opportunity as well as increased demand for the same can be taken as a threat as the market might introduce new competitors when the demand for low budget products has been seen. 3. Analyse ways in which IKEA has managed to minimise threats to its
• Reputation and Company Image: Companies like PwC that have created good business practice in a distinctive way; find themselves gaining a positive reputation with the public and the business community. This in turn leads to an increase in capital and trading partners. • Employee Attraction and Loyalty: Companies with good CSR find it easier to employ and retain employees. This reduces the cost of training for the firm • Company Oversight: Best business practice results in less public scrutiny, fewer inspections and preference when applying for operating permits. • Access to Capital: Active CSR results in increased access to capital which may not have been otherwise available.
Both companies also had good effective business practice because their operational decisions had affected the economy in a good way in the long run. • Opinion on the topic My opinion is that these two businesses namely Woolworths and Cadbury are doing very well buy using their ethical behaviour to support the
Besides, it helps to build brand loyalty. Customers who are frequent and enthusiastic purchasers of a particular brand are likely to become brand loyal. Cultivating brand loyalty among customers is the ultimate reward for successful marketers since these customers are far less likely to be enticed to switch to other brands compared to non-loyal customers. It also enables an organization to command a price premium. A strong brand will help an organization to differentiate the price from the rest and encourage their customers to pay for the intangible benefits they get from associating themselves with a brand that makes them appear cool fashionable, or clever.