In using the CPM matrix strategic researchers assign weight to the critical success factors when they evaluate the competitive position of the competition companies in the industry, strategic researcher need to use ________set(s) of weights with _____that add(s) up to_________.
The strategic researcher found from the balance sheet of company PQR the following financial data: Cash of $1,800 and other current assets of $5000, and the current liability of $21,250 and the long term liability of $252,000. What is the acid test ratio of company PQR?
Company XYZ Has an EFE total weighted scores of 2.34 and an IFE total weighted scores of 3.2. The intersection point in IE Matrix is cell______. The recommended strategies based on IE matrix are________
Choose the appropriate sets of scores
|IFE Matrix||Appropriate sets of scores|
|Large Pool of products lines||3||2||2||3|
|Research and development||1||3||3||4|
|High rate of employee retention||3||2||2||3|
|Outdated Information technology||2||1||2||2|
|Mediocre products promotions||3||2||1||1|
|Limited expertise in global procurement||2||3||3||2|
|Low production capacity||1||3||2||1|
The Missing weight, score, weighted scores, and the total weighted scores are
|Internal Factors||Weights||Scores||Weighted Scores|
|Superior Information Technology||0.20||3||0.60|
|Expertise in Global Placement||0.10||0.40|
|Research and development||0.15||3||0.45|
|High rate of employee retention||0.07||4|
|High Cost of labor||0.20||2||0.40|
|Low Financial Position||0.101||0.10|
|Limited pool of product lines||2||2.24|
|Low production Capacity||0.06||1||0.06|
|Total Weighted Score|
Groups of recommended strategies fall within which of the following strategy groups.
The ______of the SWOT are used as the _____in the ______ in the strategic planning process
What is the corporate inventory turnover ratio? How is the corporate inventory ratio status relative to industry inventory ratio?
|Company HGK||Beginning inventory||Ending inventory||Cost of goods sold||Inventory turnover ratio|
Compute the total weighted scores and interpret the strategic meaning with respect to other competitors.
The total weighted scores are___________. The focal company_____________
|External Factors||weights||Scores||Total Weighted Scores|
|Rising income levels in developing countries||0.18||2.00|
|Exports from EU countries exempt of steel and aluminum tariffs||0.14||3.00|
|Consumer preference for the products of the company||0.15||2.00|
|Bilateral trade agreement with the south Korea||0.11||2.00|
|Potential severe winter conditions in early 2019||0.13||2.00|
|Increasing piracy incidents strait of Malacca||0.10||3.00|
|US-China trade war||0.11||3.00|
|Aftermaths of the floods and the hurricanes||0.08||2.00|
|Total Weighted Scores|