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As you can see in the picture below, walt disney himself presented the strategic plan that enables disney to sustain its competitive advantage and growth up to this day. Moreover, walt disney adopted different strategies to diversify its activities and always tried to manage innovation and creativity, in order to gain the competitive edge furthermore, the strength of the company lies in its strong portfolio, resources, capabilities, and an effective organization.
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