Read Case # 5 (in your textbook), “Panera Bread Company in 2015: What to Do to Rejuvenate the Company’s Growth?” and perform the following analysis:
- What are the chief elements of Panera Bread’s strategy?
- Perform a SWOT analysis for Panera Bread. Does the company has any core competencies or distinctive competencies?
- Perform financial/performance analysis of the company based on the data in the case for 2009-2014 period.
- What strategic issues or problems does Panera Bread management need to address? ? What are your recommendations to address those issues/problems to top management?
- 1. A table of content is a “requirement”. See the guidelines.
2. You need followed the guidelines in using “Footnotes” to link your analysis to the materials/concepts in the textbook.