The strategic audit. Please utilize the Strategic Analysis Framework to conduct a strategic audit. You may use a SWOT analysis for either and or both of these companies to examine each company’s situation.
You must conduct a mini strategic audit for two companies with an overall goal to compare how each company differs in the strategy management and implementation, while indentifying the importance of strategic management.
Conduct a mini Strategic Audit on e-company Tigerdirect.com and Best Buy
, Visit the each company’s website at Tiger Direct at http://www.tigerdirect.com/
and Best Buy at www.bestbuy.com
. After conducting research, identify key strategies that each company has in common. List a brief introduction of each company, to include the Mission Statement and compare key aspects of each company. Identify the importance of strategic management based on your research.
Submit your answers in a 800 word, APA style paper. 2 references must be included. Only one reference may be found on the internet. The other reference must be found using the links below or must refer to the textbook: Grant, R.M. (2013). Contemporary Strategy Analysis, (8th ed). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-1119941897. If the link(s), are used then the exact link(s) used must be shown on the reference page. Only the body of the paper will count toward the word requirement.