Mission: The Strategy Club strives to supplement the David & David Strategic Management textbook by offering the Excel Student Template, videos from Dr. David, frequent updates to the chapters and cases, and many other resources to benefit strategic management students globally. We are committed to updating this website weekly and providing all content free to the student.
In formulating business strategy, managers must consider the strategies of the firm''s competitors. While in highly fragmented commodity industries the moves of any single competitor may be less important, in concentrated industries competitor analysis becomes a vital part of strategic planning.
Competitor analysis has two primary activities, 1) obtaining information about important competitors, and 2) using that information to predict competitor behavior. The goal of competitor analysis is to understand:
SmartDraw is the only alternative to Visio ® that runs on a Windows desktop (behind the firewall), on a Mac, and online. With the best Visio ® import and export capability in the industry, SmartDraw is the easy, powerful and affordable Visio ® alternative.
SmartDraw is the more powerful addition to Office ® drawing tools. Any SmartDraw drawing can be inserted into Word ® , Excel ® , and PowerPoint ® with one click. The SmartDraw plug-in lets you add drawings to Google Docs and Sheets too.