Assignment: Chapter 3 Page 125 Questions; 1,2,3, 5,8
What is entailed in the service area competitor analysis? Why should health care organizations engage in competitor analysis? Should not-for-profit organizations perform competitor analysis?
What is the relationship between general and health care environmental analysis and service are competitor analysis?
What competitor information categories are useful in competitor analysis? Are these categories appropriate for health care organizations? How can these information categories provide a focus for information gathering and strategic decision making?
Explain the steps or logic of service area competitor analysis? How may these obstacles be overcome?
How does the use of Porter’s five forces framework help to identify the major competitive forces in the service area?