1. ?Each industry?s attractiveness or profitability potential is a direct function of the interactions of various environment forces that determine the nature of competition.? ? Discuss.
2. Identify the factors that called either creating opportunities or threats for Indian software companies in the near future. Explain how changes in the value of dollar affect fortunes of the Indian software industry as a whole.
3. Select a four-wheeler company of your choice operating in a tough and, competitive environment. Identify the sources of competitive advantage for the chosen company. Explain how the chosen company is trying to defend its ?turf? in different segments over the years.
4. Take the case of a large retailing firm. Identify key factors affecting its performance and suggest an effective system of operational control so that it can keep its costs under check and ensure improved performance.