Internal Analysis Case: The Men’s Wearhouse: Success in a Declining Industry
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read the page from 25 to 50 about the topic “The Men’s Wearhouse: Success in a Declining Industry”. Then following the document which I upload to write this case study.
When preparing a written case analysis it is important to be thoroughly familiar with the case. This means that you should read the case for both general impressions and for specific facts. In writing a case analysis you are required to provide evidence from the case to support your assessments. Only data taken from the case may be used in supporting your answers. No outside sources may be used.
Week 3 – Internal Analysis
Case: The Men’s Wearhouse: Success in a Declining Industry
? For all of the following questions, supplement your answers with data and other evidence from the case.
? Only data from the case may be used. No outside research is necessary or permitted.
? All answers should be based on the situation the company was facing at the time of the case content.
1. Based on the case, describe what is meant by the statement that The Men’s Wearhouse is in “a declining industry.”
2. Conduct an internal analysis of The Men’s Wearhouse
a. Value Chain Analysis – identify which three activities from the value chain (see Exhibit 3.1 in the text, page 74) are the most essential value creating activities (choose at least one primary activity and at least one secondary activity).
b. Resource Based View Analysis – consider The Men’s Wearhouse’s resources and capabilities. What resource and/or capabilities fit the four qualifications based on the resource based view to be a potential source of sustainable competitive advantage. Be sure to explain your choice.
3. Provide three recommendations for The Men’s Wearhouse moving forward. Be sure to make recommendations that differ from their existing actions (at the time of the case)