KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
In a three to four page paper (excluding cover and reference pages), conduct a K.S.F. analysis by addressing the following:
a. Identify the key success factors necessary for success in the industry in which your venture would be competing, including the expectations of customers.
b. Weigh each factor to reflect its relevance to success in the industry.
c. Identify two competitors in your industry.
d. Evaluate your competitors and your venture against those key success factors, assigning weights.
e. Sum individual ratings to get overall measure of competitive strength for each rival and for your new venture.
f. Evaluate your venture’s overall competitive strength relative to rivals and to customer expectations.
g. Determine a course of action to enable your venture to achieve competitive advantage in your industry relative to the industry’s key success factors and the position of your competitors.
In addition to the requirements above, your paper:
a. Must be double-spaced and 12 point font.
b. Must be formatted according to APA style.
c. Must reference two scholarly sources in addition to the textbook.
d. Must include a reference page written in APA format.