Government as 6th Force in Porter's Five Forces

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Government as 6th Force in Porter's Five Forces
Naveen Ahuja
Who can give an explanation of the government factor in Porter's Five Forces? What is it? Who introduced it?

Example Goverment Force in Five Forces
Abdur Rob
I can't tell you who introduced this 6th Force, but the example below can justify the reason.
Nowadays, many Governments have established regular...

Government and 5 Forces
The Government plays the role of "Caregiver/Policeman" who regulates the economy [See

Dr. Uditha Liyanage
Government, the proposed sixth factor may well impact all five factors. Moreover, the 5 forces have to be placed within a context or framework, a key...

The 6th force
Anders Nystrom
I have a background in systemical thinking, the theories of sociotechnical systems. Generally to handle forces you have to define borders of different...

Govt. as the 6th Force
K. Gopalakrishnan
I had modified the Five Forces of Porter with Government as the 6th Force for my pharmaceutical management students in ies college, bandra, mumbai lon...

Government as the 6th Force
Stefan Guenther
I work in the financial industry and particularly in my field the existence and activity or non-activity of whatever regulatory body is quite visible ...

Re: Government sixth factor?
David Paul
If you give a chance of reading the Book 'Only the Paranoid Survive' by Andy Grove, he explains the role of the government as a sixth force. The HBR a...

Role of Government
Deb M
Government Forces can either be categorized as a Business Entity like in a state control enterprise or as a Barrier. In most countries g...

Free Market or Controlled Economy
Jeswan SinghPS, Engineer, Malaysia, Member
Porters model works well or is more suited to a free market economy where the main determinants are the forces of supply and demand. In a controlled e...

Government in Five Forces
Gianvittorio, Turnaround Manager, Netherlands, Member
Hi, if you believe Mr. Porter then government is not one of the forces.
See this

Let Government Be Out of the 5 Forces Model
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member
Governmental controls normally affect all forces and can be treated by their effect separately. These forces work with very complex motives which a...

Early Enrichments of the Original Model by Austern
Mario A. G. Lopez, Professor, Philippines, Member
Sometime in the late '80s, Porter's Harvard colleague Jim Austem located the five forces model within the context of developing countries where gov...

Porter's Original Article
Elliot Wood, Business Consultant, Australia, Member
I think in his original article on the Five Forces Porter explicitly notes that government is NOT a sixth force as it is too broad and its acti...

Originator of the 6th Force of the Model
Martyn Richard Jones, Strategy Consultant, Member
According to most references, the sixth force is government or the public. Martyn Richard Jones, whilst consulting at Groupe Bull, developed an augmen...


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