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Competitive strategy: techniques for analyzing industries and competitors

Author: Porter, Michael E. Publisher: Free Press, 1980.Language: EnglishDescription: 396 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0029253608Type of document: BookNote: Doriot and Tanoto: for 2016-2017 coursesBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index List(s) this item appears in: Textbooks for Foundations of Strategy and Organisation / Guoli Chen / PhD 2016-2017
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Book Doriot Library
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Print HD41 .P67 1980
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001072374
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Book Doriot Library
Main Collection
Print HD41 .P67 1980
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001130669
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Print HD41 .P67 1980
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Doriot and Tanoto: for 2016-2017 courses

Includes bibliographical references and index

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Contents Preface I NTRODUCTION PART I General Analytical Techniques T HE S TRUCTURAL A NALYSIS OF INDUSTRIES Structural Determinants of the Intensity of Competition 5 Structural Analysis and Competitive Strategy 29 Structural Analysis and Industry Definition 32 G ENERIC C OMPETITIVE S TRATEGIES Three Generic Strategies 35 Stuck in the Middle 41 Risks of the Generic Strategies C HAPTER 3 ix xiii CHAPTER 1 3 C HAPTER 2 34 44 47 A F RAMEWORK FOR C OMPETITOR A NALYSIS The Components of Competitor Analysis 49 Putting the Four Components Together-The Competitor Response Profile 67 Competitor Analysis and Industry Forecasting 71 The Need for a Competitor Intelligence System 71 vi C HAPTER 4 M ARKET S IGNALS Types of Market Signals 76 The Use of History in Identifying Signals 86 Can Attention to Market Signals Be a Distraction? 87 C OMPETITIVE M OVES Industry Instability: The Likelihood of Competitive Warfare 89 91 Competitive Moves Commitment 100 Focal Points 105 A Note on Information and Secrecy CONTENTS 75 C HAPTER 5 88 106 108 C HAPTER 6 STRATEGY T OWARD BUYERS AND SUPPLIERS Buyer Selection . 108 Purchasing Strategy 122 C HAPTER 7 S TRUCTURAL A NALYSIS W ITHIN INDUSTRIES 126 Dimensions of Competitive Strategy 127 129 Strategic Groups Strategic Groups and a Firm's Profitability 142 Implications for Formulation of Strategy 149 The Strategic Group Map as an 152 Analytical Tool INDUSTRY E VOLUTION Basic Concepts in Industry Evolution 157 Evolutionary Processes 163 Key Relationships in Industry Evolution 184 156 C HAPTER 8 PART II C HAPTER 9 Generic Industry Environments C OMPETITIVE S TRATEGY INDUSTRIES IN FR AGMENTED 191 What Makes an Industry 196 Fragmented? Contents Overcoming Fragmentation 200 Coping with Fragmentation 206 Potential Strategic Traps 210 Formulating Strategy 213 C HAPTER 10 C OMPETITIVE S TRATEGY INDUSTRIES IN vii E MERGING 215 The Structural Environment 216 Problems Constraining Industry Development 221 Early and Late Markets 225 Strategic Choices 229 Techniques for Forecasting 234 Which Emerging Industries to Enter 235 CHAPTER 11 THE TRANSITION TO INDUSTRY MATURITY 237 Industry Change during Transition 238 Some Strategic Implications of Transition 241 247 Strategic Pitfalls in Transition Organizational Implications of Maturity 249 Industry Transition and the General Manager 252 C OMPETITIVE S TRATEGY INDUSTRIES IN C HAPTER 12 D ECLINING 254 Structural Determinants of 255 Competition in Decline Strategic Alternatives in Decline Choosing a Strategy for Decline Pitfalls in Decline 273 Preparing for Decline 274 C HAPTER 13 267 271 C OMPETITION IN G LOBAL INDUSTRIES 275 Sources and Impediments to Global Competition 277 Evolution to Global Industries 287 Competition in Global Industries 291 Strategic Alternatives in Global Industries 294 viii Trends Affecting Global 295 Competition PART III Strategic Decisions CONTENTS C HAPTER 14 T HE STRATEGIC ANALYSIS OF VERTICAL I NTEGRATION Strategic Benefits and Costs of Vertical Integration 302 Particular Strategic Issues in Forward Integration 315 Particular Strategic Issues in Backward Integration 317 Long-Term Contracts and the Economics of Information 318 Illusions in Vertical Integration Decisions 322 300 C HAPTER 15 C APACITY E XPANSION 324 Elements of the Capacity Expansion Decision 325 Causes of Overbuilding Capacity 328 Preemptive Strategies 335 ENTRY INTO NEW BUSINESSES Entry through Internal Development Entry through Acquisition 350 Sequenced Entry 356 PORTFOLIO TECHNIQUES IN COMPETITOR ANALYSIS C HAPTER 16 339 340 APPENDIX A APPENDIX B How TO CONDUCT AN INDUSTRY ANALYSIS 361 368 383 389 Bibliography Index

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