Managing the External Environment A Strategic Perspective by David S Mercer

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  • Business & Economics / Management,
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ISBN 100803986297
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The political and legal dimensions of the external environment include regulatory parameters within which an organization must operate. Political parties create or Managing the External Environment book laws, and business owners must abide by these laws.

Tax policies, trade regulations, and minimum wage legislation are just a few examples of political and legal issues that. The big picture of an organization’s external environment, also referred to as the general environment, is an inclusive concept that involves all outside factors and influences that impact the operation of a business that an organization must respond or react to in order to maintain its flow of operations.

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Chapter 3: Evaluating the External Environment Chapter 3: Evaluating the External Environment Evaluating the External Environment The Relationship between an Organization and Its Environment Evaluating the General Environment Evaluating the Industry. The external business environment consists of economic, political and legal, demographic, social, competitive, global, and technological sectors.

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The external environment of a firm is composed of two primary layers: the macro environment and the micro environment. The macro environment includes facts and situations that a firm must be aware of but cannot always influence. The macro environment is analyzed using the PESTEL analytical tool that considers a firm’s political and legal.

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THE external environment plays a critical role in shaping the future of entire industries and those of individual businesses. To keep the business ahead of the competition, managers must continually adjust their strategies to reflect the environment in which their businesses operate.

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The most im-portant elements in the broad environment, as it relates to a business organization and its task environment, are global socio-cultural, economic, technological, and political/legal forces.

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As discussed earlier, part of this renewed external focus has been to look at strategy, at the threats and opportunities in the environment in which the organisation finds itself.

The other main part is the need to deal directly with outside individuals and institutions and how to manage these by: 1. An external environment is composed of all the outside factors or influences that impact the operation of business.

The business must act or react to keep up its flow of operations. Executive Summary. With the Covid epidemic, many employees — and their managers — are finding themselves working out of the office. As we noted, most external forces are beyond the direct control of the marketing organization.

By “direct control” we mean marketers lack the power to determine the direction and intensity of a change in these forces. Instead, marketers must treat external forces as something to be monitored and responded to when necessary.

Environmental scanning refers to possession and utilization of information about occasions, patterns, trends, and relationships within an organization’s internal and external environment. It helps the managers to decide the future path of the organization. Chapter 3: Evaluating the External Environment.

Evaluating the External Environment; The Relationship between an Organization and Its Environment; Evaluating the General Environment; Evaluating the Industry; Mapping Strategic Groups; Conclusion; Chapter 4: Managing Firm Resources. Managing Firm Resources; The governmental environment is a difficult external force to monitor for two key reasons.

First, the number and variety of laws and regulations can be overwhelming even for the most seasoned marketer. An open system is a system that regularly exchanges feedback with its external environment.

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The external environment is important because it poses constraints and challenges to managers. • Discuss how the external environment affects managers. There are three ways that the external environment affects managers: its impact on jobs and employment, the amount of environmental uncertainty, and the nature of stakeholder relationships.

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