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Baidu: Beating Google as its own game (CASE STUDY)

Conduct a PESTEL assessment for the Industry and provide an overall assessment of general environmental impacts to the industry.

Describe the Major Driving Forces of the Industry. Provide an overall assessment of their combined impact on industry attractiveness and profitability.

Identify & assess the strengths of the Industrys Competitive Forces and provide a summary of their impacts on current or potential industry participants.

Identify and describe the Key Success Factors for the Industry. Rank the key success factors in terms of importance. Assign and justify any weights to be used in a Company Competitive Strength Assessment.

Using a Strategic Group Map(s) identify & discuss the major players, their strategies, and how the strategies differ.

Given your external situation analysis, is the Industry attractive? Why and/or why not?

Assess the strength of the companies relative to each other in the industry using a Competitive Strength Assessment from Chapter 4. (CSA) matrix. What conclusions can be made concerning the ability of the companies to compete based upon your CSA matrix?

Conduct an in-depth financial analysis with regards to profitability, liquidity, and growth, and then provide an assessment of the overall health of the firms finances.

Assess the Companys value chain compared to key rivals to identify best practices and/or areas needing improvement.

Use the resource-based view to identify the competencies and skills the firm has that provide the organization with a competitive advantage. Summarize the impacts of the companys resources in providing a competitive advantage (Be Specific).

Conduct a SWOT analysis on the company and include pertinent financial assessment aspects revealed by your answer to question 7.

Identify the firms present mission and business model. Does the existing mission and business model fit with market forces? What changes to either should be made?

B Identify the firms present generic strategy. Does the present strategy fit with market forces? What supporting strategies from Chapters 6-8 does the firm use to compete? Have they been effective in establishing a sustainable competitive advantage? Why or Why not?

Identify and explain the strategic issues the firm must address to be competitive?
In your role as a consultant, what strategic (Chapters 5-9) and operational (Chapters 10-12) changes would you recommend to the CEO to address the firms strategic issues?