Sustainable Competive Advantage


This is an opinion paper written in the third person. The paper will describe your approach o solving a managerial economic problem (sustainable

competitive advantage). Questions for consideration: 1. Michael Porter describes the 5 forces that characterize the best, most profitable organizations.

Describe these and apply them to Microsoft. 2. How do organizations in this position keep from becoming monopolies? 3. What strategies do organizations

use to slow profit erosion. My organization of focus for this paper is Microsoft. All references must be current. My text book could be used as 1

reference. Text Book: Managerial Economics (a problem solving approach – 4th edition) by Froeb, McCann, Shor Ward.