Introduction to Industry Analysis

This toolset is a primer on conducting a Porter Five Force Analysis. For this module we are focusing on the changing dynamics of the video game industry. Please see class schedule for due date. THIS MODULE MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE CLASS.

  1. Porter's Five Forces - An Additional Explanation

    Porter's Five Forces A MODEL FOR INDUSTRY ANALYSIS The model of pure competition implies that risk-adjusted rates of return should be con...

  2. Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4

    Microsoft and Sony's new gaming consoles offer similar features and graphics but differ in exclusive games and price.

  3. Group Exercise - Industry Analysis

    With your team create a stakeholder mapthat identifies the major players in the video game industry. Then on the same page conduct a Port...

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  5. Rita McGrath on The End of Competitive Advantage

    Rita Gunther McGrath, professor at Columbia University, explains why it's time to challenge the established thinking around strategy and ...

  6. The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy

    An Interview with Michael E. Porter, Professor, Harvard University. Porter's five competitive forces is the basis for much of modern busi...

  7. Industry Analysis

    This is an introduction to industry analysis.

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  8. US video game retail sales fall 25 percent in May

    NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. retail sales of video games, hardware and accessories declined 25 percent in May as demand for aging game consoles c...

  9. Level Up Documentary (2011) - A story about gamers and the games they play

    Technology has changed the way that people can play games, from casual gamers who play a few times a week or month on their phone, to tho...

  10. Project Management Application

    This is one of the most important parts of the project. It is extremely important that you work on this as a group.

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  11. PART 2 - What is an Industry?

    Industry is the production of an economic good or service within an economy. This term should be differentiated strategic groups which ar...

  12. Video Game Industry Data

    This is a great source for trade information concerning hardware, games and trends in the industry

  13. Porter's Five Forces - Explained

    Assessing the Balance of Power in a Business Situation The Porter's Five Forces tool is a simple but powerful tool for understanding wher...

  14. Why does the games industry have such a problem with female protagonists?

    No matter what game makers do, the video industry is still male dominated. How does gender disparity affect the future of this industry?

  15. PART 1 - Atari: From 'High Score' to 'Game Over'

    Video gamers' lives were forever changed after Atari created the first in-home console. This video describes the impact of Atari and how ...

  16. PART 3 - Industry Analysis Quiz

    This is a quiz that will allow you and me to access how well you know the material walking into class. Please feel free to examine all th...

  17. Michael Acton Smith, CEO of Mind Candy

    Michael Acton Smith grew his company from an online store, to a perplexing online game, to a monster multimedia franchise by trusting his...

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