Better World Books (BWB) – Case Study


Question & Answer (Q&A) Case Study. Answer the three questions using the case analysis provided (Better World Books)

– Write in Third Person (He, She, They, It, Their, Etc;)


1. What is the vision, mission, and values of BWB? Evaluate the company’s usefulness to the company’s leaders in formulating strategic intent.

2. Conduct a Porter’s Five Force Analysis of the used book industry. Is this a good industry? Why or Why not? Which one of Porter’s Forces has the strongest influence?

3. What are BWB’s resources and capabilities? What core competencies does BWB have to help them compete in the used book industries?