Papa John’s management team has employed you as a consultant to assess the company’s overall situation and recommend a set of actions to improve the company’s future prospects. Please prepare a report to Papa John’s management that includes:
(1) an evaluation of the competitive forces in the pizza segment of the quick serve restaurant industry,
(2) an assessment of Papa John’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats,
(3) an identification of the primary components of Papa John’s value chain,
(4) an evaluation of Papa John’s financial and operating performance as displayed in case Exhibit 1.
(5) a set of action recommendations that Papa John’s top executives should initiate in order to sustain the company’s growth and performance.
Your report should not exceed 5–6 pages, plus an assortment of charts, tables, and exhibits that support your analysis and recommendations.