Impact of Environmental Factors in Workforce Planning


Internal and external factors also vary from company to company and from industry to industry as they relate to workforce planning.

Select two different companies, from two separate industries, and analyze each of their strategic plans. For example, Apple would be considered an organization in the technology industry, and Walmart, would be considered an organization in the retail industry. 

For the purpose of this assignment, please discuss the following:

Compare 2-3 external and 2-3 internal factors that influence the industries differently.
Identify specific countries in which these factors would be influenced. 
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