Essay A CASE STUDY - STRATEGY AT H&R BLOCK, INC.

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A Case Study Running head: A CASE STUDY - STRATEGY AT H&R BLOCK, INC. A Case Study - Strategy at H&R Block, Inc. Capella University OM 8012 Strategy Dr. Perry Hahn Dec 21, 2005 1 A Case Study 2 Abstract This paper will include an analysis of the company from the four strategy perspectives provided in the project deliverable which are: Strategy as rational thought - strategic planning and decision-making, Strategy as revolution - what is referred to as disruptive innovation, Strategy as resource allocation and accumulation in the firm, and finally Strategy as technology leadership viewed as a unique competitive advantage. This paper provides information about H&R Block in the areas identified in the project…show more content…
14 Competitive Analysis - External ................................................................................................... 16 Industry Analyses....................................................................................................................... 16 Tax Preparation Competition .................................................................................................... 17 Software Comparison: TaxCut versus Turbo Tax ..................................................................... 20 Mortgage Industry ..................................................................................................................... 21 Financial Advice Industry.......................................................................................................... 22 Foreign Markets ........................................................................................................................ 23 Competitive Analysis – Internal.................................................................................................... 24 SWOT Analyses.......................................................................................................................... 24 Strengths: ............................................................................................................................... 24 Weaknesses:
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