please use very very easy words . I will have a persentation with a group, and I have choose part for which is 4. Analysis of business-level strategy used by the firm. You may include questions such as: (10 Points)
• What is the generic strategy used by the firm in its primary market(s)?
• How is (or is not) the business-level strategy supported by its functional strategies?
• How does the firm use business-level strategies to influence (or respond to) the competitive and/or cooperative dynamics of the industry?
• How does the firm use its organizational structure, control systems, or organizational culture to pursue the business-level strategy for competitive advantage?

so please answer by writing them only and I don’t need a conclusion and an introduction just answer directly the 4 questions. please write evry question above the paragraph. I need a source , you can use one or more than source you choice but i need to know where did you get the informaion for each question. remember my part only the four question.
thanks

There will be a semester-long group project focusing on a specific firm. The project
includes forming into groups, selecting a firm, applying strategic management tools to
analyze the firm, writing an in-depth report, and presenting your findings and
recommendations to the class. You cannot select a firm from the list of cases in the text.
You can choose any firm for which you have good access to information, be it a Fortune
500/1000 company or a local company.
You are expected to research multiple sources to access the latest information and to
effectively analyze the firm. Your choice of industry and firm must be approved by the
SIXTH week of class. Only one group will be allowed to analyze a particular
industry/firm. You may work with your teammates to decide a firm and industry you
want to study. But keep in mind that the choice of industry and firm is on a first-come,
first-served basis.

Written Group Project & Oral Presentation Guidelines
There will be a semester-long group project focusing on a specific firm. The project includes forming into groups, selecting a firm, applying strategic management tools to analyze the firm, writing an in-depth report, and presenting your findings and recommendations to the class. You cannot select a firm from the list of cases in the text. You can choose any firm for which you have good access to information, be it a Fortune 500/1000 company or a local company.
You are expected to research multiple sources to access the latest information and to effectively analyze the firm. Your choice of industry and firm must be approved. Only one group will be allowed to analyze a particular industry/firm. You may work with your teammates to decide a firm and industry you want to study. But keep in mind that the choice of industry and firm is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Group Project Report (70 Points)
Your written report must include (but is not limited to) the following components:
1. Brief Introduction & Key Issues (5 Points)
This section should include an overview of the firm in question, such as its history, products, markets, locations, culture, philosophy, mission, vision, etc. It is also important to identify here the key issues the firm in question needs to address. These issues should be serving as a backbone of your analysis, which are to be developed in greater details in the following sections. Often best to do this after you have done the bulk of your analysis.
2. External Analysis-Industry Analysis (15 Points)
You may use analytical tools such as Porter’s Five Forces (required), industry life cycle, and strategic group analysis. Exemplar questions may include:
• Who are the competitors and what are their market shares?
• What products or services are produced in this industry?
• What must a firm do well to compete effectively in this industry?
• How have demographic, social, or technological trends influenced this industry?
• What key opportunities exist for this industry? Which company (or companies) is most likely to take advantage of these opportunities? Why?
• What key threats (in terms of new entrants, product life cycle, product obsolescence, substitute products, etc.) exist for this industry?
3. Internal Analysis-Assessment of firm’s strengths and weaknesses (15 Points)
You may discuss in greater details here about the firm’s history, products, markets, culture, vision, and so on. Some specific questions may include:
• Which functional areas within the firm are particularly strong and which are particularly weak? Why?
• Are any of the firm’s resources sources of competitive advantage? Are those advantages sustainable? What are the firm’s core competences?
• What do the firm’s financial statements say about its health? Trends? Comparison relative to competitors?
• What has the firm’s non-financial performance (employment stability/growth, innovation, customer relations, etc.) been like over the past three to five years?

My part: 4. Analysis of business-level strategy used by the firm. You may include questions such as: (10 Points)
• What is the generic strategy used by the firm in its primary market(s)?
• How is (or is not) the business-level strategy supported by its functional strategies?
• How does the firm use business-level strategies to influence (or respond to) the competitive and/or cooperative dynamics of the industry?
• How does the firm use its organizational structure, control systems, or organizational culture to pursue the business-level strategy for competitive advantage?

5. Analysis of the corporate-level strategy of the firm (10 Points)
• Identify the businesses the firm is in (or is considering entering), how they are related (or unrelated), and whether and how they create additional value in their combination. Be specific and detailed. If it is unclear that value is created, try to assess why the firm might have chosen to enter those businesses.
• Identify the global strategy used by the firm (if it is a multinational company) and the rationale of using that global strategy. What entry modes did the firm use to enter those countries? Were the methods of entry used (or proposed) the best choice given the firm’s objectives, environment, strengths, weaknesses, and strategy? Be sure to include any appropriate financial analysis to support your assessment.
• Identify and analyze the firm’s organizational structure, control systems, or organizational culture used to support its corporate-level strategy and/or global strategy.
6. Recommendations (10 Points)
Recommendations should respond to the key issues identified earlier, and must be specific and actionable. They should be consistent with the analysis. You should evaluate the impact of each recommendation on the firm’s environment, strengths, weaknesses, and strategy. Also highlight why they are feasible to the firm. Do not forget to consider the firm’s financial standing when making recommendations.
7. Bibliography (5 Points)
Any external information used must be properly referenced. Failure to properly reference any external source constitutes plagiarism. Use the APA format for the bibliography. The format of your report should be in an agreeable and professional manner. It also needs to follow correct form, spelling, and grammar.
The final report should be no more than 10 pages in length (excluding references and appendix), single-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, with one inch margins all around. Do not submit your report in a folder or cover of any type. A staple in the top left-hand corner of the document is sufficient. Please also email me a Word document of your report on or before the due date.

In-Class Oral Project Presentation (30 Points)
Each group will be presenting their project to the class in week 14. Each group member must present orally and use PowerPoint slides or other visual aids in an appropriate manner. Each group will have up to 15-20 minutes to present their work.