A firm’s internal environment

assess the state of the internal environment of a company of your choice, addressing the following questions:

Does the company have any core competencies? Explain, providing relevant evidence to support your position.
Does the company have any competitive advantages? Explain, providing relevant evidence to support your position.
Where, along the value chain, are the company’s best capabilities created?
Based on your assessment of the internal environment, identify one strength and one weakness that your company has.
What is your conclusion about the importance of understanding the state of the internal environment from a strategic management standpoint?
You are strongly encouraged to incorporate your experiences in your post.

Response Parameters
Initial Response Post
Your initial response post is due by Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. ET
The initial response to the discussion questions must be 300 to 450 words in length
The post must include at least one peer-reviewed source outside of your textbook
All sources must be cited within and at the end of each post in which they have been used
All sources must be cited in APA format – 7th edition