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Product Details

Samsung and the Theme Park Industry in Korea
Product Number:
9A96M006
Publication Date:
11/01/1996
Revised Date:
11/22/2002
Length:
20 pages (13 pages of text)
BestSeller:
2002
Product Type:
Case (Field)
Source:
Ivey
The management of the Samsung Group has to decide whether to enter the Korean theme park industry. The case focuses on three main issues in the context of the entry decision:
  • The underlying forces that shape industry structure, competitive interaction, and profits.
  • The impact of globalization on industry structure.
  • The relationship between a firm’s resources and its strategy.
Porter’s Five Forces model is used to analyze the impact of the competitive forces on profitability. A 15-minute video, product # 7A96M006, can be purchased for this case.
Learning Objective:
This case is suitable for General Management, Strategic Management, Business Policy, or Competitive Strategy courses which introduces the students to the topic of industry analysis and to to explore Porter's Five Forces Model for the diagnosis of industry structure.
Issues:
Disciplines:
International,  General Management/Strategy
Industries:
Arts, Entertainment, Sports and Recreation
Setting:
South Korea/Asia, Large, 1994
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Use With: 7A96M006 (15 min)
Translations: Simplified Chinese (16 pages) , Japanese (19 pages)
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