Wk 5 – Apply: Signature Assignment: Strategic Analysis – Apply: Signature Assignment: Strategic Analysis

In Wk 2, you completed a SWOT analysis on a successful company that demonstrated a sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace. Now, you will shift your focus to look at a company that is failing or experiencing challenges in the area of financial performance.Select and research a company that is having financial difficulties or is on the brink of bankruptcy.Review “Where Can I Find a Company’s Annual Report and Its SEC Filings?” from Investopedia.You can also access specific information about a variety of businesses in theUniversity Libraryby searching the following databases:University Library > Databases > B > Business Source CompleteUniversity Library > Databases > E > EDGARUniversity Library > Databases > P > Plunkett Research OnlineConduct a strategic analysis of the company’s current financial operations. Determine strategies for achieving a sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace and increasing financial performance.Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word analysis. When writing your analysis, complete the following:Evaluate the company’s current financial plan, including charts and/or graphs showing financial data from the struggling company, and make recommendations for improvement.Determine strategies for achieving a sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace and increasing financial performance.Create a plan to implement the strategies you selected.Include APA-formatted, in-text citations, and a reference page with at least 3 sources.Submit your assignment.