The merger was a "merger among equal" and should be Very much successful. But in less than two years, it has become clear that acquisition, do not merge. The most significant issue was organizational culture. Germans and American styles of management differed sharply. DaimlerChrysler underestimated the influence of culture.
In recent years, ignoring the recommendations and scientific facts that run counter to the ideology of the companies, the industry has kept on its way to more artificial food production even to the discredit of adverse scientists. This is because the practice of the business being determined from its share holders and the principle of exploitation by biotechnology. We end up with soybeans resistant to cold temperatures, cotton resistant from insecticides patented
Tabreed is operating with the help of its partnership with SNC Lavalin a Canadian Engineering Company for the structure, design and building of district cooling plants. The company also holds the manufacturing of pipe for its cooling district plant. Threat Barriers to entry (High): The company is operating with help of government entity, so there is very less chance of new entrants. Even though some companies are operating in the same industry, but there capacity is very less as compared to TABREED. Bargaining power of customer (low/medium): Property state developers are fascinated to the District Cooling worth proposal plan because the unregulated space can be sold or rented thus cultivating the project’s effectiveness and success.
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3) Product: What are the competitive advantages of the firm? Competitive advantage is anything that a company has, or does better, that customers value but the competition cannot match. This is usually manifested in terms of a lower cost or a differentiated product or service. With 3960 stores in the US and more than $209 billion in annual sales, Wal-Mart stands top in its position and it is an incessantly profit-driven company. With profit as the goal and service as the process the company is at its core.
(http://www.nissan-global.com) Although Nissan has recorded a success in automobile technology but rather it forget to focus also on style /design, its products were too old to compete with others in the market (for example, micra in Europe)although micra (March) was nine years old and only a few updates it still competed for 25% of the Japanese market and for the similar portion of European market( Ghosn,2002) and most product lines weren’t much different from micra suffered from similar problems hence the reason for its financial difficulty. Following the alliance Nissan needed Renault’s cash to reduce its debt and Renault wanted to learn from Nissan’s successful story in the North America which was essential for Renault to expand its market base.Renault paid off Nissan’s debt in return of 36.6% equity stake in the company. However this didn’t mean Nissan had regained its profitability,Nissan had retrieved itself from the Keiretsu, many people thought the cross sharing of equalities of both partners would jeopardize the relationships between Nissan and its suppliers, but the relationships became even more stronger.
As the paper has just emphasized, there are many aspects which influences an industry’s profitability and therefore attractiveness. Some indicators can be shaped by the market participants while others result from an industry’s nature. The following step for a business is its positioning in the industry and its analysing regarding to its strengths and weaknesses compared to the other market actors. Even though the industry analysis shows a rather unattractive market, a firm is still able to gain a competitive advantage. This is possible by defining a business’ strategy and developing a unique value proposition which supports the firm being more profitable compared to the its competitors.
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RESULTS/FINDINGS Competitive advantage arises when a firm creates value for its customers by emphasizing the importance of differentiation, which consists of offering a product considered as being unique, seeing a particular product market as more effective or efficient than its competitions, and cost leadership. By utilizing these generic strategies against industry’s external environmental determinants, management can affect a firm’s performance. On the contrary, a resource-based view suggests that a firm can sustain its competitive advantage through the alignment of internally consistent bundles of HRM strategies/implementation to its overall business strategy and desired performance, to develop critical resources or competencies. This
The fourth advantage is the market conditions. The big data analysis gives the organization a better understanding of the market conditions. The analysis presents them with the customer’s purchase patterns, as well as the customers feedback. Purchase patterns analysis can set an outline for the company to make better decisions under the given market conditions. This would help the company obtain and keep a competitive advantage.