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Lockheed Martin Corporation - Strategic Analysis
A strategic and SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis of Lockheed Martin Corporation.
# 114145 | 5,772 words | 11 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on May 31, 2009 in Business (Companies) , Business (Applied Operations)


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Description:

This paper provides a strategic analysis of Lockheed Martin, a multinational aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company. The paper examines the vision, mission statement, objectives and standards of Lockheed Martin Corporation, as well as provides an analysis of the internal and external opportunities, threats, strengths and weaknesses of the company. The paper contains figures, tables and graphs.

Table of Contents:
Existing Vision, Mission Statement, Objectives, and Standards of Lockheed Martin Corporation
Development of Vision and Mission Statements for Lockheed Martin
External Opportunities and Threats
Competitive Profile Matrix
External Factor Evaluation (EFE) Matrix for Lockheed Martin
Internal Strengths and Weaknesses
Internal Factor Evaluation (IFE) Matrix for Lockheed Martin
Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats (SWOT) Matrix
Strategic Position and Action Evaluation (SPACE) Matrix
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Matrix
Internal-External (IE) Matrix
Grand Strategy Matrix
Quantitative Strategic Planning Matrix (QSPM)Recommended Strategies and Long-term Objectives
Implementation and Expectations
Projected Financial Statements and Forecasted Ratios
Annual Objectives and Policies
Strategy Review and Evaluation

From the Paper:

"It will not be very easy to evaluate the effectiveness of objectives and policies of Lockheed Martin because some objectives are long-term. Analyzing the current internal and external situation of the company is necessary to review strategies and objectives. Getting responses about the new strategies and objectives after communicating clearly with all employees can also help to review the strategy plan and annual objectives.
"At the end of each year, analyzing financial data and different key financial ratios like Return on Equity (ROE), Return on Asset (ROA), current ratio, and profit margin ratio can help in evaluating strategies. Significant changes in financial statements and ratios cannot be seen very early in case of long-term objectives."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • BAE Systems. (2009). Retrieved April 06, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BAE_Systems
  • Basic chart. (2009). Retrieved April 06, 2009, from http://finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?t=1y&s=LMT&l=on&z=m&q=l&c=ba
  • Boeing. (2009). Retrieved April 06, 2009, from http://www.boeing.com/commercial/787family/news/2009/q1/090319c_pr.html
  • Chamblee, W. (2000). Lockheed Martin. In Olver et al (Ed), Prentice hall custom business resources (pp. 49-50). Boston, United States: Pearson Custom Publishing.
  • Corporate vision and value statements. (2009). Retrieved March 24, 2009, from http://www.lockheedmartin.com/aboutus/ethics/VisionValueStatements.html

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APA Format

Lockheed Martin Corporation - Strategic Analysis (2009, May 31) Retrieved October 25, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/case-study/lockheed-martin-corporation-strategic-analysis-114145/

MLA Format

"Lockheed Martin Corporation - Strategic Analysis" 31 May 2009. Web. 25 October. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/case-study/lockheed-martin-corporation-strategic-analysis-114145/>

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