Jd Wetherspoon Essay

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1.0 Introduction The aim of this case study is to critically analyze the current strategic situation and future strategic direction of JD Wetherspoon Plc by using the macro and micro environment analysis, to illustrate and evaluate its internal and external situation and its competitive position. As well as to gain competitive position in the market. To implement and analyze the strategy using Porter’s five generic forces and also discuss a possible strategic direction; by combining with the life cycle portfolio matrix development before drawing to a conclusion. JD Wetherspoon Plc is one of the leading pub chain and budget hotel in United Kingdom. The company has 775 pubs spread in UK and Ireland. The pub first started on…show more content…
By analyzing their weakness and providing a solution it will increase the strength of the company which is they provide training to their staff and provide more jobs to the 3.1 Macro Environment Macro environment are the external and uncontrollable factors that influence an organization’s decision making and affects its performance and strategies. Changes in external forces translate into changes in consumer demand for both consumer products and services. The company must prioritize to determined which factors may have the most impact and influence to the business. These factors are Political, economical, sociological environmental, and legal. Many of these factors are linked together. For example political, government legislation affect the economic factors (for example increasing the VAT). There are many models that can be used to analyze the external environment. LoNGPEST analysis examines the impact of each factor in local, national, and global aspect in the organization. It will help to where the company needs to focus and most important factors to have a sustainable and profitability in a long run(Hassanien, Dale, & Clarke, 2010; Johnson, Scholes, & Whittington). JD Wetherspoon LoNGPEST factors analysis illustrated in table format (see table 2.1). Identifying the key drivers for change is necessarily, this are the high impact factors likely to

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