Using an industry with which you are familiar, apply two out of the five elements of Porter’s Five Forces model (Porter, 2008) that you think profoundly affect the industry, briefly explaining how each element affects that industry.

Also, select one company from within that industry, select three of the eight general environment trends (Dyer et al, 2020), Chapter 2, pp. 31-36 [eBook], including the eight items in the outer edge of Figure 2.3) that are having or could have the most impact on the company. Justify your selection of trends using sources.

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Part A: Initial Post

The initial post is due on Wednesday by 11:59 p.m. CT. Use references to support information in your initial post.

Due Date

    • Part A: Due Wednesday, 11:59 p.m., CT.
    • Part B: Peer Response by Sunday, 5:00 p.m., CT.