1) Refer to Assurance of Learning Exercise #1 (Apple) in Chapter One of your Thompson (2020) text. Read “Apple Inc: Exemplifying a Successful Strategy” in Illustration Capsule 1.1. 2) Incorporate our

1) Refer to Assurance of Learning Exercise #1 (Apple) in Chapter One of your Thompson (2020) text. Read “Apple Inc: Exemplifying a Successful Strategy” in Illustration Capsule 1.1.

2) Incorporate our course (Thompson text) work for the week and dDevelop your analysis by responding to the following questions:

3) Does Apple’s strategy seem to set it apart from rivals?

4) Does the strategy seem to be keyed to a cost-based advantage, differentiating features, serving the unique needs of a niche, or some combination of these? Explain why?

5) What is there about Apple’s strategy that can lead to sustainable competitive advantage?

Submission Details:

Your analysis should be 500 words

Incorporate a minimum of at least one course (Thompson 2020 Text) and one non-course scholarly/peer-reviewed sources in your paper to support your analysis.

All written assignments must include a coverage page, introductory and concluding paragraphs, reference page, and proper in-text citations using APA guidelines.

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