McDonalds SWOT

Topics: McDonald's, Hamburger, Strategic management Pages: 38 (11582 words) Published: July 23, 2009
STRATEGIC BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MCDONALD’S CASE STUDY
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Award Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Business IT
Module Title Strategic Business Analysis
Assignment Title McDonald’s
Examination Cycle March 2009
Version 1.5
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Prepared by Tan Hwa Seong, PMP
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STRATEGIC BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MCDONALD'S CASE STUDY
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EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW............................................................................................. I-4 TASK I. 2003 SWOT ANALYSIS............................................................................. I-5 OVERVIEW ..................................................................................................................................I-5 POTENTIAL RESOURCE STRENGTHS AND COMPETITIVE CAPABILITIES .............................................I-5 Strongest International Presence...........................................................................................I-5 Real Estate Holdings..............................................................................................................I-6 Proven Production Processes and Branding a Service .........................................................I-6 Cost Advantages....................................................................................................................I-7 Product Innovation Skills........................................................................................................I-7 Decentralised Management of Franchisees ..........................................................................I-8 POTENTIAL RESOURCEWEAKNESSES AND COMPETITIVE DEFICIENCIES..........................................I-8 Poor Customer Service Rankings..........................................................................................I-8 Strong Brand Image but Poor Reputation..............................................................................I-9 Declining Service Quality .......................................................................................................I-9 Internal Operating Problems ................................................................................................I-10 Diversification Away from Hamburger Segment ..................................................................I-10 Behind on product development ..........................................................................................I-11 POTENTIAL COMPANY OPPORTUNITIES........................................................................................I-11 Focusing On Value...............................................................................................................I-11 Focusing On Quality.............................................................................................................I-11 Focusing on Younger, Hipper and Sophisticated Customers ..............................................I-11 Retail Merchandise for Sale.................................................................................................I-12 POTENTIAL EXTERNAL THREATS .................................................................................................I-12 Loss of sales to substitute products.....................................................................................I-12 Intense Price War among Rivalry ........................................................................................I-13 Slowdown in Market Growth ................................................................................................I-13 Unique Product Offerings from Rivals..................................................................................I-14 SUMMARY...

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