Case Study of The Home Depot

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Case Study of The Home Depot Preface This Essentials of Strategic Management assignment has been made by three persons which have been working together and individually to finish the assignment properly and in time. Secondly, we would like to thank the company whose websites we were able to visit and use, to get additional information that we could use for leading the assignment of Home Depot to a successful ending. We can say, that it was a pleasure to work on this assignment and would, in the third place, like to thank each other. The persons who worked on this assignment, for the effort and time that is put in the assignment, that brought us to this finished version. Content 1.Preface 2.Introduction 3.Problem definition 4.Summary 5.Conclusion 6. Chapter 1: External analysis of Home Depot Inc. 7. Chapter 2: Internal analysis of Home Depot Inc. 8. Chapter 3: Strategic forces. 9. Chapter 4: Core Competencies Home Depot Inc. 10. Chapter 5: Distinctive Competencies Home Depot Inc. 11. Chapter 6: Competencies transferred to different markets 12. Chapter 7: Large box (endless selection) versus smaller stores 13. Chapter 8: The home improvement industry. 14. Chapter 9: Corporate Stock 15. Chapter 10: Competitor strategy 16. Chapter 11: Corporate Strategy 17. Chapter 12: The corporate culture of Home Depot 18. Chapter 13: Strategic Managers 19. Literature list 20. Enclosure Introduction. During the lesson we had the opportunity to read quickly through some of the cases. The reason why we have chosen the Home Depot case is first of all that th... ... middle of paper ... ...ml?printversion=yes http://www.informationweek.com/701/01iucul2.htm http://www.primesmoked.com/tim/writing/hdepot.html http://www.auxillium.com/culture.shtml http://www.ituedu.ca/emba/materials/strategic_management_and_busines.htm http://www.multexinvestor.com http://www.broadvision.com http://www.google.com http://www.homedepot.com http://www.lowes.com http://www.businessweek.com http://www.financialtimes.com http://www.actionpoint.com/services/support/hd.asp http://technidigm.org/essays/jhu/tech/strategic.ppt Case Study: Home Depot; The Home Depot Team Case 24: The Home Depot, Inc: Growing the professional Market (Revised) Essentials of Strategic Management, by J. David Hunger and Thomas L. Wheelen Organisational Behaviour by Stephan P. Robbins 9th edition
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