Five Competitive Forces: Threats from New Entrants/Substitutes (Multinational)
Submitted By:Mustafa Abdul-Jabbar, University of Pennsylvania
Date:July 6, 2011
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
In this lesson, the teacher will address a sub-element of the “five competitive forces” management theory: Threat New Entrants/Substitutes. Students will read “Wal-Mart, Posed for Expansion in China, Is Learning to be More Chinese,” and analyze threats Wal-Mart faces in China as it seeks to expand.