Answer the Initial discussion questions in a minimum of a 100-word response and at least one reference with in-text citations.
Should the Hampton Inn use the same competitive strategy that Motel 6 uses? Explain. Use concepts from the textbook to make your case.
The complete section must be 200 words per question. You must use two references in each complete unit. In-text citations and references are required when utilizing outside sources of any kind.
In a narrative format, discuss these firms from a strategic perspective. Information concerning recent changes in the firms is readily available online and should be accessed. Strategic issues should be discussed in “real time.”
How would you describe Papa John’s competitive strategy along the lines of the Porter and the Miles and Snow typologies? Support your response.
Do Papa John’s marketing and production (service) strategies support its competitive strategy effectively? Provide examples to support your answer.
Suppose you are the CEO of Papa Johns, and McDonald’s just announced that it would begin to serve pizza in and deliver from all of its restaurants in the United States. Would you make any changes to your competitive strategy? What additional information would you like to have before you make your decision? Explain.
THIS IS THE REFERENCE FOR THE TEXT:
Parnell, J.A. (2008). Strategic Management: Theory and Practice (3rd edition). Mason, OH: Cengage Learning/Savant Learning Systems.