For each category give at least one organization/laundry-spec;NC example. 4. In relation to your chosen organization and/or its industry sector briefly explain one of the forces In Porters Have Forces Analysis. Illustrate your answer with organization/laundry- specific examples. 5. Explain how some of the major operational and/or operational environmental organizations in your chosen industry sector. The Political environment 1. Outline the political system of the main country or countries within which your chosen organization and ‘or firms In your chosen industry operate. How is your chosen organization and/or firms In your chosen industry sector affected by the economic system or systems within which it to they operate? 3. There are great differences between the wealth and Incomes of people living In the richest and poorest countries of the world. How do these differences affect your chosen organization and/or firms in your chosen industry? 4 With increasingly Integrated world economy world political organization are increasingly Important. Consider one of these ( examples: NUN. GO. GIG,WTFO ) and explain its importance. Legal Environment 1.
Briefly describe the main features of the legal system in your chosen country. 2. Briefly explain why knowledge of different legal systems Is useful for firms Involved in the international trade and investment. Give examples related to your chosen organization and/or Industry. 3. In relation tryout chosen organization or a firm in your chosen industry operating across national boundaries consider which laws are most Important. 4. Consider how membership of, or dealings with, a regional trade organization(examples: SEAN ,NONFAT, EX. ) affect your chosen organization or Industry. . What are the main rules to the World Trade Organization ( WTFO ) and now might they affect your chosen organization and/or industry? Competitive Environment 1 . The terms ‘industry and ‘market’ are often used inter-changeably but are also often used to make a distinction between and ‘industry and a ‘market’. Explain this distinction using examples and illustrations from your own chosen industry or market. 2. With reference to a standard industrial classification system with which you are familiar (E. G. CICS ) in which category does your or organization sit.
Explain. 3. What are the criteria that you have applied when defining the scope of your hoses industry/market or the industries/markets within which your chosen organization operates. 4. Give an outline of Porter’s Five Forces Analysis based on your chosen organization or a firm in your chosen industry. 5. Within the context of Porter’s Five Forced Analysis and in relation to your chosen organization or industry explain one of the following forces: competitive rivalry, customer power, buyer power ,threat of new entrant , and thereat of substitutes. . Porter’s Five Forces Analysis identifies five major forces which affect the competitive environment. What other important force or forces could be included ND how to they affect your chosen or industry/market. Social and Cultural 1 . How do cultural factors affect the operations of your chosen organization or of firms in your chosen industry sector? 2. Choose one of the following elements of culture and explain how it affects the operations of chosen organization or of firms in your chosen industry sector?
Language Religion Business etiquette Aesthetics Manners and customs Educational levels and attitudes 3 What demographic changes are taking place and are predicted and none might they affect the operations of your chosen organization or of firms in your chosen industry sector? 4. What is the most important demographic factor affecting your chosen organization and/or industry? Explain your answer. 5. How does age distribution within a population affect your chosen organization and/or industry? The Technological Environment 1 . The discovery and/or invention of new materials are an important area of technological development.
Give some examples of new materials that have affected your chosen firm or industry and/or give examples of imaginary new materials that might affect your chosen firm or industry. 2. In relation to and area of technological development ( e. G. : heuristically ,genetics ,transport or communications) give example of some of its main effects on your chosen organization and/or industry sector. 3. ” A major factor in globalization has been the ability of multinational corporations(Mans) to manage the values-chain internationally and globally. Explain and illustrate this statement with examples based on your chosen organization and/ or industry. 4. What are the main ways of protecting intellectual property and what are some of the main problems. Illustrate your answer with examples ( real or hypothetical) based on your chosen organization and/or industry. . Using examples from your chosen organization and/or industry sector show how work activities within organizations have been affected by the increased use odd computers and information technology.