To prepare for this Assignment, review â€œNokia and the Smartphone Industryâ€ on page 22 of Dyer, Godfrey, Jensen, and Bryce (2016), and complete a personal version of the Rivalry Strategy Tool provided on page 41 of the text. Be sure to consider the potential impact of the Five Forces as a tool for shaping industry competition and strategy development.
Submit a 3- to 4-page analysis of the influence of market selection in business strategy development. Your analysis should address the following:
- What is the intensity of rivalryâ€”high, medium, or lowâ€”within the smartphone manufacturing industry? Explain your answer using the Rivalry Strategy Tool.
- What is the intensity of supplier powerâ€”high, medium, or lowâ€”within the smartphone industry? Explain your answer using the Rivalry Strategy Tool.
- What is the importance of correctly identifying and choosing a firmâ€™s industries and markets? Justify your answer with at least one example.
- How does accounting for gaining and sustaining competitive advantage impact the success of business strategy development? Explain.
Please Note: For each page of your paper, you must include a minimum of two APA-formatted scholarly citations.