Case study on |
Strategic Analysis |
Of Dell Inc. |
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The purpose of this report is to analyze the strategic position of Dell Inc. Headquarter in Round Rock, Texas; Dell computer was founded in 1984 by Michael Dell who was then an undergraduate student at the University of Texas. From very inception the company is providing superior value to its target market by providing latest technology at competitive prices around the world. Dell is cited as the largest player of the personal computer market. The company follows unique selling policy that is known as Dell Model—selling computers and other equipments directly to customer and build-to-order strategy thereby eliminating the intermediary margins and inventory costs.
The mission statement of Dell has been divided into three parts customer satisfaction that states “We are an established company striving to satisfy customers by meeting their demands of quality, responsiveness, and competitive pricing. Each customer is #1” , team satisfaction that states, “Management and employees are committed to cooperating as a team for the purpose of profitability and gratification of a job well done” and community satisfaction “We will provide jobs in a clean, safe, environmentally sound atmosphere and be an active participant in community affairs” (Dell, 2010).
1. External Analysis:
The primary industry of Dell is personal computer and computer equipments that are evolving with the passage of time due to constant advancement of technology. The dynamic nature of environment offers certain opportunities to Dell while posed certain threats to various player of the market including Dell. The competitors of Dell can be grouped into two categories: those who sold their products directly to customer and those who use intermediary channel to distribute their products.
2.1. PEST Analysis:
Dell’s environment consists of uncontrollable forces that directly or...