Foundations of Management Assignment

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FOUNDATION OF MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT "A Strategic Review" Case: Lannet Communications, Greek Telecommunications Company Name: Yannis Ghikas Student I.D. No: 2079778 (IACY) Date: 11/03/2005 Word Count: 4.713 1. INTRODUCTION 3 THE CASE 3 2. VMOST ANALYSIS/STAKEHOLDERS 4 2.1 VMOST ANALYSIS 4 2.2 STAKEHOLDERS ANALYSIS 4 3. EXTERNAL ANALYSIS 5 3.1 PEST ANALYSIS 6 3.2 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS 7 3.3 THE MAJOR COMPETITORS 8 3.4 PORTER 'S 5 FORCES MODEL 9 4. INTERNAL ANALYSIS 11 4.1 VALUE CHAIN 11 4.2 MC KINSEY 7S MODEL 15 4.3 FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE 16 4.4 DISTINCTIVE CAPABILITIES, UNIQUE ASSETS AND RESOURCES 17 5. SWOT ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSIONS 17 5.1 SWOT ANALYSIS DISCUSSION 17 5.2 CONCLUSIONS 20 6. OPTIONS…show more content…
This contradictory confuses the management team and probably explains what we underlined in our VMOST analysis concerning lack of monitoring and co-ordinating in day-to-day tactics, non specific and measurable objectives and lack of vision and mission awareness to the employees, which as a result do not fully meet their expectations. Finally, it is quite essential that customers expectations are met, but we should pay attention to the fact that according to Lannet 's strategy shareholders might need to be patient enough in order to see the return of their investment. Following in our analysis, we are going to take a look in the external environment of Lannet Communications. 3. EXTERNAL ANALYSIS In this part we aim to give a thorough view of Lannet 's external environment in order to understand the particularities and variables of the Greek telecommunications market. In this attempt we have conducted a PEST analysis that helped us get a clear view on the different aspects of the Greek market, a life cycle analysis and a competitors and five forces analysis so as to examine the different factors that affect the Greek telecommunication market. 3.1 PEST ANALYSIS From the detailed PEST analysis in Appendix 3 the key issues are identified as following. Lannet 's greatest threat comes mainly from the fully privatization of the National Telecommunication Company (OTE) which will make it more flexible and thus more
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