ACQUISITION PLANNING

  1. WHEEL OF OPPORTUNITY
  2. FIT CHART 

 

WHEEL OF OPPORTUNITY

  1. HORIZINTAL OR MARKET INTEGRATION
  2. MARKET EXTENSION
  3. BACKWARD VERTICAL INTEGRATION
  4. FORWARD VERTICAL INTEGRATION
  5. PRODUCT OR SERVICE EXTENSION 
  6. FREE-FORM ENTRY

 

FIT CHART

COMPLEMENTS - HELP FOR OUR WEAKNESSES

1. CYCLICAL

2. ENTRY AND EXIT

3. GROWTH

4. INVESTOR APPEAL

5. MARKETING

6. REGULATORY AND LEGAL

7. OPERATIONS

 

SUPPLEMENTS - UTILIZING OUR STRENGTHS

1. HUMAN RESOURCES FIT

2. PHYSICAL RESOURCES FIT

3. TECHNOLOGICAL RESOURCES FIT

4. MARKETING RESOURCES FIT

5. OPERATIONS FIT

6. FINANCIAL RESOURCES FIT

7. INFORMATION FLOWS