We will select two cases from the list below and submit one document for both.

We will select two cases from the list below and submit one document for both. Please note the case studies will cover content we have covered to-date (chapters 1 through 7).
Case 4: Ford Motor Company: Will the Company’s Strategic Moves Restore its Competitiveness and Financial
Case 9: Spotify in 2020: Can the Company Remain Competitive?
Case 18: Domino’s Pizza: Business Continuity Strategy during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Case Study Questions:
Case 4: Ford Motor Company: Will the Company’s Strategic Moves Restore its Competitiveness and Financial
How strong are the competitive forces in the global automobile industry? Do a five-forces analysis to support your answer. What are the key drivers in this industry?
Develop a SWOT analysis for Ford and utilize your SWOT analysis to reach conclusions about Ford’s situation and future strategy.
What would be 3 top priority issues for Ford to address (be thinking of near-term, medium-term, and long-term), then utilize these priorities to share recommendations how to address these priority issues (be thinking of ideas, such as vertical integration, horizontal mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing, strategic alliances and cooperative partnerships, etc.)?
Case 9: Spotify in 2020: Can the Company Remain Competitive?
What are the key elements of Spotify’s strategy? What keeps them competitive compared to other streaming platforms?
Develop a SWOT analysis for Spotify and utilize your SWOT analysis to reach conclusions about Spotify’s situation and future strategy.
How do you characterize Spotify’s growth strategy? Have they achieved a stronger position?
What recommendations would you make to Daniel Ek to sustain the rate of growth at Spotify?
Case 18: Domino’s Pizza: Business Continuity Strategy during the COVID-19 Pandemic
What are the strategically relevant components of the pizza restaurant segment of the U.S. quick service restaurant industry macro-environment (please be thinking of correlating the macro-environment and components of PESTAL)?
Develop a SWOT analysis for Domino’s and utilize your SWOT analysis to reach conclusions about Domino’s situation and future strategy.
Utilizing Michel E. Porter’s generic concepts, what strategy would work best for Domino’s? Explain.
For each case study, address the following: Use headers to identify the prompts below clearly.
Answer the questions listed for each case you select. You need to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts presented. For full credit, each answer should be 1-2 paragraphs and include information cited from the textbook chapters (not just the case study itsefl) and/or journal articles to provide support.
Conduct additional research (APA heading example: Additional Research) for each case study and include a minimum of one paragraph on the information you learned. Choose your sources wisely here- they don’t have to be peer-reviewed but try to select credible sources and not Wikipedia, for example.
How can the information gleaned (APA heading example: Lessons Learned) from both case studies be applied to your workplace and/or strategic planning sessions?
Paper Format:
Include a properly formatted APA title page (7th edition). The title of your paper should reflect the cases you selected.
Format your paper in APA, 7th (student) edition (header, page numbers, double-spaced, 12 point font, etc.)
You do not need to include an introduction and conclusion.
Answer each question listed. Use a level 1 APA header for each question. For example, Name of Case Study: Question One, would be the header.
You need to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts presented. For full credit, each answer should be 1-2 paragraphs and include information cited from the chapter (not just the case) and/or journal articles to provide support.
Include a properly formatted reference page with a minimum of 6 sources. For full credit, you must include the textbook and one scholarly peer-reviewed journal article from Welder Library or Google Scholar for full credit.
Refer to the rubric for the grading scale. Your submission will go through Turnitin. Turnitin evaluates the originality score of your paper. Your Turnitin score should be 25% or less.

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