Using all you have learned to date about Harley-Davidson, analyze whether or not Harley-Davidson has a source of sustainable competitive advantage. Defend your answer using examples from your readings,
Discussion Question: Sustainable Competitve Advantage
Sustainable competitive advantage is the “holy grail” of corporate strategy, but it is elusive.
Using all you have learned to date about Harley-Davidson, analyze whether or not Harley-Davidson has a source of sustainable competitive advantage. Defend your answer using examples from your readings, the annual report, and other sources.
Should be at least 2 to 3 paragraphs in length.
No. Of Words: 399
DISCUSSION QUESTION: SUSTAINABLE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
Harley Davidson (H-D) is world’s xxxxxxing player in xxxxxx heavyweight motorcycles (Nolan, R. & Kotha, S., 2006) founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Davidson family. For xxxxxx a century, xxxxxx company xxxxxx managed to grow beyond her adversaries xxxxxx xxxxxx Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha xxxxxx Kaxxxxxxaki. Txxxxxx is because of competitive xxxxxx xxxxxx company xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx competition mainly brxxxxxx loyalty. xxxxxx, Harley’s main grip xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx Amerixxxxxx market, xxxxxx txxxxxx is room xxxxxx expansion in xxxxxx xxxxxxeign xxxxxxies (Joseph, C. & Watson, J., 2008). Harley wants to exploit xxxxxx xxxxxx market xxxxxx hopefully maintains xxxxxx vibrant growth in a number of target markets, Europe xxxxxx China specially.
Well, xxxxxx journey of success xxxxxx not xxxxxx without challenges xxxxxx Harley. At xxxxxxpoint, xxxxxx sales slowed down (Nolan & Kotha, 2006) xxxxxx stiff competition xxxxxx Japanese models. After implementing several internal xxxxxx external stxxxxxxgies xxxxxx as better quality control xxxxxx xxxxxx seeking tariff protection, Harley xxxxxx xxxxxx to xxxxxx good profxxxxxx. Sxxxxxxe 1903, Harley