Discussion Forum 2 – Analyze Apple’s competitive advantage in the PC industry, the business strategy it used to gain this advantage, and the value chain activities that made up its business strategy.
Read “Apple Inc. in 2015” (pages 1-8) and answer the following questions:
1.What type of competitive advantage did Steve Jobs pursue for Apple’s PC business, and what type of business strategy did he use to gain that competitive advantage? (Use only the information in the Apple 2015 case to answer this question. No further research is required.)
2. Explain what specific value chain activities were implemented by Steve Jobs as part of Apple’s PC business strategy and how these actions delivered a competitive advantage for that business. (Use only the information in the Apple 2015 case to answer this question. No further research is required.)
1- you should use all these 3 materials.( Do not use other external sources)
-“Apple Inc. in 2015” ( read pages 1-8)
–Creating Value.( read all pages)
–Trade-offs: The Linchpin..( read all pages)
2-you should cover and analysis all these questions.
3-you should add your thought and your opinion on each part of questions and analysis them.
4-I want all the answers academic and exact.
5-Do not plagiarism the answer or cheat it and do not use previous solutions for students or from the internet.