Essay about Strategic Audit of Harley Davidson Inc.

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I. CURRENT SITUATION 3 A. CURRENT PERFORMANCE 3 B. STRATEGIC POSTURE 3 1. Mission & Objectives 3 2. Strategies 4 3. Policies 4 4. Summary 4 II. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE 4 A. BOARD OF DIRECTORS 4 B. TOP MANAGEMENT 5 III. EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS (SWOT) 6 A. SOCIETAL ENVIRONMENT 6 1. Economic 6 2. Technological 6 3. Political-legal 6 4. Sociocultural 7 B. TASK ENVIRONMENT 7 1. Threat of new entrants 7 2. Bargaining power of buyers 7 3. Threat of substitute of products or services 7 4. Bargaining power of suppliers 7 5. Rivalry among competing firms 8 6. Relative power of unions, governments, special interest group, etc. 8 C. SUMMARY OF EXTERNAL FACTORS 8 IV. INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT: STRENGTHS AND…show more content…
Then in return, these stakeholders will continue purchasing their products throughout their life time due to their unforgettable experience they have doing business with Harley-Davidson. Harley-Davidson believes the backbone in their business is their strong brand name and their loyalty with customers. 2. Strategies The first strategy Harley-Davidson uses is customer focus. Harley-Davidson offers a wide range of products and services, from children’s’ tricycles, clothing accessories, and affordable motorcycles to more higher-ended luxury motorcycles targeting customers in all age groups. By allowing their customers to personalize and customize their motorcycles, this strategy helps build their second strategy, which is brand loyalty. Other strategies that help build brand loyalty and selling dreams are to have groups, such as the Harley Owners Group (HOG) and the Buell Riders Adventure Group (BRAG), so they can emphasize to their customers that everyone is welcome to join its large extended family for riders,. Their value is: “Tell the truth. Be fair. Keep your promises. Respect the individual. Encourage intellectual Curiosity.” (Harley-Davidson web

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