Measuring / Calculating the Five Forces of Porter?


 
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Measuring / Calculating the Five Forces of Porter?
Mrinal Ghosh, Business Consultant, India, Member
Hi, can somebody help me how to calculate the co-efficients for each of the five forces. I understand all of the 5 forces might not be having the same weight. Also it would differ by industry....Sign up
 

 
Calculating the Forces
Agustin Cosso Leskovar, Student (University), Argentina, Member
In order for this analysis tool to be effective, you may want to consider a few aspects:
A) In order to solve any optimization problem you need t...Sign up
 

 
Calculating Porter's 5 Forces
Anil Kshatriya, Professor, India, Member
Porter's five force model is more of a tool to understand factors that affect competition. It is ordinal and not cardinal in nature. In its tru...Sign up
 

 
@ Anil Kshatriya
Mrinal Ghosh, Business Consultant, India, Member
Hi Anil, why do you feel that they are ordinal in nature and not cardinal. I see a similarity between these and the
 

 
@Mrinal
Anil Kshatriya, Professor, India, Member
Why not. It can be extended to logic of the GE Matrix. I only have one apprehension that we might get caught in the loop of proving dominant strategie...Sign up
 

 
Sub Parameters
Mrinal Ghosh, Business Consultant, India, Member
With due regards, though it is a mixed game, I guess the coefficients can be calculated by considering some of the main forces and their sub parame...Sign up
 

 
Hurdles Too Strong to Calculate
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member
Though we like the idea of calculation, everything cannot be calculated, because:
1. The company is in a dynamic situation and no static f...Sign up
 

 
Sub Parameters
Agustin Cosso Leskovar, Student (University), Argentina, Member
Mrinal, I have made some research in my math books here at home. I think there is a way to determine the future impact of a chain of events by conside...Sign up
 

 
Historical Data
Mrinal Ghosh, Business Consultant, India, Member
Yes, also we can have a look at the historical data to analyse how the markets have behaved in these situation. For example if we take the US a...Sign up
 

 
Calculating the Magnitude of the Five Forces Quasi Quantitively
H D SHARMA, Professor, India, Member
Hi the group! The idea is fascinating but we must remember that the numbers so estimated or generated would at best be soft numbers to be interpreted ...Sign up
 

 
Garman-Kohlgane
Agustin Cosso Leskovar, Student (University), Argentina, Member
HD Sharma, with the GK formula you shouldn't have to do any qualitatively interpretation, you just have to adjust the variables to fit the information...Sign up
 

 
Many Variables
Umesh, Project Manager, Sultanate of Oman, Member
When variables are many, analysis becomes complicated, even when data is available. So 5 force analysis is a tool which can give you some idea about t...Sign up
 

 
The Model is Non-numerical in Nature
Hans Joergen Pedersen
Until I come across a very advanced micro econometric model (i.e. a book on the subject), I take the view that Porters five forces is more a mind map ...Sign up
 

 
Five Fources Measures
JOSE DELGADO, ACCOUNTANT, Mexico, Member
In my personal point of view, I think it should be fantastic to use algorithms and formulas to predict business but nowadays it is very difficult and ...Sign up
 

 
Calulating Forces by Social Engineering
Parvez, Manager, Mauritius, Member
I believe these statistical tools are important but we should favor social engineering also (finding information about the reality or trends vi...Sign up
 

 
 


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