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This part of the Five Forces analysis shows that Apple does not need to prioritize the threat of substitution in business processes like marketing and product design and development.

Saudi commitment to capital investments in machinery and the low entry barriers within that sector helped create Saudi’s powerful machinery industry. The economic integration of the GCC member states may create opportunities for Saudi industries to expand.

Fathoming Porter’s five forces model in the internet era

Private companies are being encouraged to enhance their participation in infrastructure development, including power, water, sanitation and public transportation. The kingdom is determined to adopt a wise and rational financial policy. mdoel

Although the huge budget deficit aggravated by the costs of the Gulf War has been running at thw levels, the economic shock after the Gulf War may have been the best thing that happened to Saudi Arabia.

The research approach to this study was a descriptive survey based on the data selected from a variety of materials. Useful framework Although Porter’s model provides a useful framework for analyzing the environment, especially the economic one, and this article focused on the practical application of Porter’s model on Saudi Arabia, other countries may also benefit from generating strategies for maintaining or gaining competitive advantages in the global market.

International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management The economic success of Saudi Arabia is built in part on its comparative advantages and on overcoming its disadvantages.


Apple Inc. Five Forces Analysis (Porter’s Model)

The money from trading in oil has provided the kingdom with the wherewithal to invest in industrial plant, to attract skilled people to work in them and to develop a modern infrastructure. These determinants are factor conditions, demand conditions, the presence and absence of supporting industries, and the firm’s strategy and nature of rivalry effects.

The kingdom has yet to succeed in the fast-approaching global economic integration. Over the past two decades there has been enormous growth in the number of industrial plants operating in the kingdom.

This part of the Five Forces analysis shows that Apple must maintain its competitive advantage through innovation and marketing to remain strong against new entrants. The kingdom’s vast oil reserves, which dominates the Saudi economy, presently constitute approximately 26 percent of the world’s total. Thus, the threat of new entry is moderate. portet

Managerial Auditing Journal Samsung also used to be a new entrant. There have been few breakthroughs in new fields of scientific work. In relation, there is a high level of supply for most components of Apple products.

Fathoming Porter’s five forces model in the internet era

An extensive effort is needed to join the World Trade Organization WTO in order to provide more opportunity for its private sector and enhance its attractiveness to foreign investors. The conceptual Porter’s model will now be used for a broad country analysis of Saudi Arabia and for the specific ths of selected industries to illustrate the practical application of the model.

It is encouraging to note that Saudi Telecom, which is the only telephone company here, has begun to be Sectors Number of factories Metal products, tools and machines China ceramics and vorces materials Chemicals and plastic products Foodstuff and beverages Paper products, printing and publishing Wood and wood products Textiles, clothes and leather Transportation and storage 19 Base metals 12 Others 57 Total 2, Sources: This competition has allowed Saudi productivity to increase.


At one modeo we could argue that the strength of the US economy now depends as much on social factors as on questions of resource, competition and infrastructure. Google has already done so through products like Nexus smartphones. Although the government strongly supports the free market economy based on competition, Saudi Arabia is yet to succeed in eea competition, but the relative decline in its competitiveness demands a reexamination of its national competitive advantages.

More and more companies should go for mergers so as to reduce the threat from the giant transnational corporations.

Apple Inc. Five Forces Analysis (Porter’s Model) – Panmore Institute

Through the years, Saudi strengths have contributed to its current position within the Middle East and the world. Communicating corporate image into existence: Saudi Arabia is determined to pursue healthy macroeconomic policies to stabilize the internal and external values of its currency and to develop its capital market sufficiently to serve as a catalyst for development.

Increase presence in The Saudi businessmen should increase their presence in Asia-Pacific and Asia-Pacific also should consider setting up companies in developing countries to exploit cheaper labor costs.

As export standards become more firmly entrenched, Saudi exports should benefit. We use cookies to maintain website functionality and to combat advertising fraud. The four potrer Downloaded by University of Dubai At However, these substitutes have low performance because they have limited features.