Essay about Holey Soles

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Table of Contents Overview 1 Problem Statement 1 Symptoms 1 PESTEEL Analysis 2 TOWS Analysis 3 STRATEGY 4 GE Matrix 4 Porter’s Five Forces 5 Effect of Strategy on Porter’s 5 6 BEAM ANALSYIS 6 Effect of strategy on BEAM 7 TOPS Framework 7 Organization 7 Technology 9 People 10 Topology of Stakeholders 11 Expert Models 12 Jick`s “The Ten Commandments” 12 Orlikowski & Hofman 14 McKinsey’s 7-S Framework 16 Nadler & Tushman “Framebending” 19 TTA/TTI 20 Tactics to Emulate 20 Things to Avoid 21 Implementation Plan 22

Overview
Holey Soles Holdings Ltd, a Vancouver-based injection-molded footwear company, was soaring to new heights in 2007 when they realized that it might be time for
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PESTEEL Analysis Pestel Analysis Factors | Effect on organization | Potential Impact | Implication and importance | | | | Time Frame | Type | Impact | Relative Importance: | Political: * Trade policies and compliance * Government regulations on production | Opp 1- Changing foreign trade policies can provide incentives to change manufacturing facilities to different countries. | Medium3 | None | Unknown | Unchanged | Important | Economic: * Economic Growth | Opp 2- Holey Soles has seen positive feedback from countries overseas especially European countries where they could expand operations.Threat 1 – Seasonality of the business is causing plant and manufacturing to run under full capacity | High4.5 | None | Negative | Increasing | Critical | Social: * Lifestyle association * Appeal to elder women | Opp 3- Increase the male lifestyle association with the Holey Soles brand to capitalize on the male market. | Medium3 | None | Unknown | Increasing | Un-important | Technological: * High technology requirements and specialization | Opp 4- Investing in new technology can make manufacturing the high quality clogs more efficient and of higher quality at a lower cost. | Medium3 | None | Positive | Decreasing | Important | Environmental: * Product contents and it’s effect on the environment | Threat 2- Holey Soles used molding of polyolefin/polypropylene and ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA). As people begin to become more environmentally conscious,

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