Wednesday, February 20, 2019
heading1 What is your evaluation of Michael dingles performance first as dingles chief executive officer and more recently as its Chairman? How thoroughly has he performed the five tasks of crafting and executing strategy that were discussed in Chapter 2? donation 1 Same roles and responsibilities both as Dells CEO and its Chairman. * A young and learning manager. * A charismatic leader. * Motivated, loyal, and respectful followers. get off the ground 2 * Vision patronizeional, strategic vision * Objects Crafting strategy moves to achieve diversification, frustrate business synergies 1+1=3 * Implementing strategy * Evaluating strategy hold to customer need changes, actively search for new opportunities, have restorative actions when not going swell up. Question 2 What are the elements of Dells strategy? Which one of five generic competitive strategies is Dell employing? How well do the different pieces of Dells strategy fit together? Is Dells strategy evolving? * The el ements of Dells strategy Cost- economical build- to order manufacturing( C-95) * Partnership with suppliers partnering with reputable suppliers of PC leadership in engineering science, performance, quality and cost. (C97) * require sales to customer (C-99) * Award winning customer service and good support (C-101) * Customer- Driven R&D focus on introduce and testing new developments most useful and cost-efficient for customers (C-103) * Using standardized technology using industrywide standards ( C-103) * Product-line expansion data storage hardware, switches, handheld PCs, printers, printer cartridges. C103) From these elements, especially, Direct sales to customer, Dell is employing Low-cost strategy. Dells strategy is evolving. Question 3 Does Dells expansion into new(prenominal) IT products and services develop good strategic sense? Why or Why not? Yes, it made good sense, because of the following reasons Have opportunities to dramatise into industries whose technologie s and products complement its present business (related diversification from PC to data shortage, printers, etc) * concentrate costs by diversifying into closely related businesses * Have powerful set name Dell Customers would try other products * Good long-term network opportunities ($800 billion market) = Industry draw test * Low cost of opening to other related businesses = Cost of entry test * The companys different businesses performed better together than as stand-alone enter prices (from 2% market share in 1995 to 30% market share in 2005, Pc attached with switch made easy sales) = Better-off test Question 4 What does a SWOT analysis reveal about the attractiveness of Dell Computers situation? From SWOT * Dell hold very strong competitive position * Direct business poser and closed relationship with customers and suppliers Dells success * Company entered to the stack Global 500 proved Dells efficiency and attractiveness * Dell Inc can profit from all different opport unities of expansion and growth to make it business more profitable.