Hewlett-Packard (HP) is one of the world’s leading technology companies. The company currently operates in over 170 countries globally and offers personal computing, printing, imaging and software services. In addition HP provides an IT infrastructure, cloud computing and connectivity. Described herein is an analysis of the company based on its generic strategies, corporate strategies, and international strategies. After the analysis, one of the company’s problems is identified and a solution proposed.
The five generic strategies are Overall Low-Cost Provider Strategy, Broad Differentiation Strategy, Focused Low-Cost Strategy, Focused Differentiation Strategy, and Best-Cost Provider Strategy. The low cost provider