"Fencing and Maneuvering"
WRITE 2 PAGES WITH YORUR OWN WORDS AND TYPE EACH QUESTION BEFORE YOU ANSWER THEM EACH PARAGRAPH HAS TO BE AT LEAST 4 SENTNCES. LESS THAN 4 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTABLE.This assignemnt is based on e activity. whic is below after "and first e-Activity.
"Fencing and Maneuvering" Please respond to the following:
- From the case study and first e-Activity(Imagine that you work as a manager for Harley-Davidson (H-D), and the president of the company has tasked you with researching its top U.S. and foreign competitors. Use the Internet to research one (1) U.S. competitor of H-D. Next, use the Internet to locate one (1) foreign-made motorcycle that is a close competitor of H-D. Be prepared to discuss. Sometimes international business is just like a board game. One (1) company adds new features and another attacks by dropping its prices to compete with its rival. Use the Internet to locate three (3) articles within international newspapers or e-zines that depict incidences of select offensive or defensive competitive behavior strategies that the textbook has examined. Be prepared to discuss.), outline the opportunities for and threats to H-D that its closest foreign competitor poses. Propose the strategic manner in which you, as a manager, would use the information that you have outlined to your advantage.
- From the second e-Activity, examine two (2) instances when multinational companies have used offensive or defensive competitive strategies. Determine the major advantages that global companies would have over domestic competitors in sustaining competitive advantage as a result of using offensive or defensive competitive strategies.