Strategic Management. Strategic Audit Report. The External Environment

I’m working on a Business exercise and need support.


Here are the instructions for this assignment:


week you will start the creation of a SWOT analysis which is the

identification of your strategic audit company’s Strengths, Weakness,

Opportunities, and Threats. For this module, you will start to develop

Section III of your Strategic Audit Report by creating pieces pertaining

to the external environment and how they impact your selected company

by developing an EFAS table or summary of external factors. They include

opportunities and threats such as the natural physical environment,

societal environment, task environment. Researching these areas will

help you identify the opportunities and threats that can enhance or

threaten your strategic audit company. Being able to realize what can

impact your organization for good or bad is imperative to creating and

maintaining a successful strategy.


Provided are the guidelines to complete each part:

  1. Provide a written overview of the natural and physical environments affecting your strategy audit company. This summary could include topics such as but are not limited to the climate, pollution, weather, temperature, sea level, fresh water, flooding, etc. There is no minimum of the number of topics to write about; however, each one should be relevant to your strategic audit company.
  2. Explain how the following forces are currently affecting industries in which your strategic audit company competes:
    • Economic
    • Technological
    • Political-Legal
    • Sociocultural

Please provide a 2-3 sentence explanation for each force, with at least one outside source properly cited and references for each to validate and support your answers.

  1. Complete an External Factor Analysis Summary (EFAS) table following the guidelines and instructions in the following documents:

Review the Strategic Audit Report Guidelines page for additional details on this course project.


  • Parts 1 and 2 of your assignment should be one page in length for each part.
  • Part 3 of your assignment should consist of the completed worksheet.
  • All pages should be double-spaced, with sources cited and referenced using current APA formatting.

You should have a total of two (2) pages and the completed worksheet upon completion of all parts. Compile all pages of your document to submit to this assignment.

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