This is a five forces analysis template. Michael E Porter developed Porter's Five Forces of Competitive Position Analysis in 1979 as a simple framework for assessing and evaluating a business organization's competitive strength and position. Porter's five forces model aids in determining where power lies in a business situation. This is useful for determining the strength of an organization's current competitive position as well as the strength of a position that an organization may wish to pursue. EdrawMax lets you create a related template effortlessly.