business strategies based on value chain

Answer  the following in 200 words each:

a) Using value chain analysis, demonstrate your understanding of how Ryan Air achieves cost leadership in different parts of the value chain.   Identify the risks Ryan Air faces due to its pure cost leadership strategy, using the types of risks given in the chapter and specific examples from the video. 

b)  Using the case Logging Dilemma and specific 9 M functions, explain the functional strategies that are most consistent with either the current technology or the alternative technology for Yakima-Olympia, along with justification.   

c)  What would you say is the business strategy of Yakima-Olympia (cost leadership or differentiation?)   Which technology (current or alternative) is more appropriate given this business strategy?   Suggest three alternative ways in which Yakima-Olympia may ensure the use of this appropriate technology.


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Self Study Tutorial – How to apply models in practice


Use materials I upload and I described to complete this discussion. 200 words each question.