Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage (Best of Long Range Planning - Second Series) by P. McNamee

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Subjects:

  • Business competition,
  • Business strategy,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Strategic Planning,
  • Corporate Planning,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Management - General,
  • Business & Economics / Management,
  • Business & Economics / Systems & Planning,
  • Business & Economics-Management - General,
  • Competition

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9267146M
ISBN 100080435742
ISBN 109780080435749

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These tools will assist you in defining the best strategy to attain your desired business goal. Chapter 1. Competitive strategy is the process of developing competitive advantage and earning above-average returns for stakeholders.

Competitive advantage is achieved through the strategic management of resources, capabilities, and core competences, as well as the firm's responsiveness to opportunities and threats in the external environment.

A country can also create a competitive advantage. It's called national competitive advantage or comparative advantage. For example, China uses cost leadership. It exports low-cost products at a reasonable quality level. It can do this because its standard of living is lower, so it can pay its workers less.

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The remainder characterized their strategies as simply matching industry best practices and maintaining operational standards.

Amazon’s generic strategy builds competitive advantage that allows the company to implement this intensive strategy of market development. A strategic objective related to this intensive growth strategy is for to establish new online retail websites that correspond to new countries added to the company’s global market reach.

What is competitive strategy. Many people have an intuitive sense of what strategy is. They may think of it as a way of matching goals and actions, of steering an enterprise, or of matching competencies to opportunities.

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In the current competitive landscape, core competencies, in combination with product-market positions, are the firm’s most important sources of competitive advantage. Now, before we get all confused about what a competitive advantage is or isn’t, let’s just know that it’s going to take you some time to develop it.

I don’t mean time such as hours expended, I mean time thinking, and perhaps several years to really get to that core.

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