For the first section of your post, evaluate whether the Fiat Auto acquisition of Chrysler represents a growth strategy. Conduct outside research and prepare a 1 to 1.5 single-spaced page (500–750 words) analysis of the following key strategic issues: Analyze the external environment in which Fiat competes, including identification of the critical strategic factors in each of the following areas: The General Environment The Industry Environment The Competitor Environment Based on the analysis of Fiat’s external environment, what recommendations can you give Fiat’s management to improve and continue the company’s successful expansion of the Fiat vehicles into the United States market? Your recommendations should be an integrated and coordinated set of commitments and actions that will exploit the company’s core competencies, sustain growth, and ensure maximum performance and value for shareholders. For the second section of your post, you will briefly evaluate one of the basic benefits of becoming multinational corporations. Your textbook reading this week sets out the different reasons firms cite when explaining why they cross the borders of their home country and become multinational corporations. Read the three basic benefits highlighted in the text and in Figure 8-1.