A. Discussion questions
1. How can a decision maker identify strategic factors in a corporation’s external
2. Discuss the relationship between corporate governance and social responsibility?
B. Critical thinking
Review the figure 4-3, p.110 from your textbook and answer the following questions:
1. Choose any example of industry from the real national or international market, and
detail Porters’ five forces framework with a graphic representation.
2. According to Porter’s framework, what determines the level of competitive
intensity in your chosen industry?
3. Assess the threat of new entrants, and substitute products/ services for your chosen
4. Is your chosen industry attractive for investment? Why or why not?