Why Competitive Strategy Succeeds - and with Whom
Huggins, R. and Izushi, H. (2010) Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter, Oxford University Press
27 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2012
Date Written: 2010
Porter’s extraordinary record of private, public, academic, and corporate accomplishment has diverse roots, but it is clear that the genesis, publication and impact of Competitive Strategy shifted a promising career as a young award-winning Harvard economist into a very different gear. In this chapter we puzzle why the book has such impact and with whom – evidently widely embraced by managers, policy makers, consultants, and strategy teachers, though often criticized for its shortcomings by strategy theorists.
Keywords: five forces framework, competitive strategy, porter, framework
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