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This week, our discussion thread is centered on the resource-based view of the firm and clarifying capabilities. Select a Middle Eastern company with which you are familiar and reinforce the approach to resource and capability analysis by applying the principal stages of the analysis from your textbook (chapter 5).
1- Identify the resources and capabilities of the company.
a- Choose the functional analysis with Key Success Factors in the industry and identify what resources and capabilities are needed to meet these success factors. State why you made this selection.
b- Choose the value chain analysis and identify the capabilities and resources for each major value chain activity. State why you made this selection (Figure 5.4).
2- Discuss the firm’s resources and capabilities in terms of its strategic importance and relative strength.
a- Discuss the weaknesses and strengths in resources and capabilities. What are the implications for how the firm should compete?
b- Make recommendations to the firm’s management as to which of the resources you have identified should be invested (or divested) and/or which resources should be acquired.
Embed course material concepts, principles, and theories (require supporting citations) in your initial response along with at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article. Keep in mind that these scholarly references can be found in the Saudi Digital Library by conducting an advanced search specific to scholarly references.
Be 2-3 pages in length. Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines