Read the followings chapters in: Strategic Management for Organizations:
- Chapter 5: Assessing the Company Itself
- Chapter 6: Creating Strategic-Alternative Bundles
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce. (2012). Chamber directory search page. Retrieved from https://www.uschamber.com/chamber/directory
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SWOT Analysis & Strategic Planning
Identify and describe the areas of a SWOT analysis and discuss why it is important to consider these areas when developing a strategic plan. Why is it often difficult to develop a realistic analysis? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. You must create one initial post and at least two responses, for a minimum of three posts for this discussion.
Imagine a nonprofit organization trying to raise funds for cancer research. What types of strategic alternatives might such an organization develop? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. You must create one initial post and at least two responses, for a minimum of three posts for this discussion.
****Please answer discussions and 250 words or more.