Assignment 2: Harley-Davidson: External and Internal Analysis
Instructions for this assignment: Perform all of the elements listed below.
This assignment has you complete two parts of a strategic business plan. To see how those parts fit into a full business plan, click here for a strategic business plan outline.
Part I Analysis of the External Environment
As part of the Strategic Business Plan, you have been asked to:
- Identify and analyze the major driving forces for change in the external environment of the motorcycle industry.
- Analyze the dynamics of competition using Porters Five Forces Model of Competition. Correctly assess the dynamics of competition.
- Provide at least three statistics about the size of the motorcycle industry such as revenue, growth rate, number of units sold by manufacturer/country, etc.
- Summarize the strategic issues firms in this industry face and identify their biggest threats.
This section should be titled The Analysis of H-Ds External Environment