Explain the concept of value chain and its impact on business strategy.

To prepare, select a company with which you are very familiar or for which you can easily obtain information. You may wish to use the organization you are thinking of proposing for the Sustainable Solutions Paper (SSP), which you will complete throughout the course. This would allow you to repurpose information from the Discussion for a portion of your SSP. If you wish to take advantage of this opportunity, please review the SSP template located in this week’s Learning Resources to ensure the organization you choose for this Discussion also satisfies the SSP requirements.

Prepare a 3–4 paragraph response.

Briefly describe the organization you selected and the industry in which it is located.

Explain the concept of value chain and its impact on business strategy.

Explain how technology impacts a value chain.

Apply Value Chain Analysis to identify strengths and weaknesses in areas of the value chain for the organization you selected.

Describe the linkages (relationships) between the areas, and explain the strategic significance of the organization’s value chain in terms of the larger value system.

Extend the conversation by identifying implications for practice or research, as well as for your own research agenda, where appropriate.

Integrate one or two new related and engaging questions that will extend the discussion about your post in constructive ways. Try to think of a question(s) that will engage your peers in critical analysis and thinking about your organization, which may provide insight for your use as you continue preparing your sections of the major Weeks 4 and 7 Sustainable Solutions Paper (SSP) due in this course.

Response must include APA citations and adhere to APA style.

Please provide a Plagiarism Free….Paraphrased and Reference assignment….Make sure to READ the Complete Details of the assignment…and answer EACH question on a Doctoral Level….and in Scholarly Fashion


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